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Q: Does IVF coverage have to be offered via health insurance from an employer in Arkansas?
Jarred Kibbey
Jarred Kibbey answered on Feb 11, 2020

Like most situations, there isn't a simple "yes" or "no" answer. The Arkansas infertility mandate requires that insurance plans in Arkansas cover IVF up to a set lifetime amount. However, many HMO and self-insured plans are exempt from this requirement.

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Q: Can you sue an employer if you think you were terminated as retaliation for reporting racial & discrimantory acts?

I was the only AA at my job in corporate banking. I suspected that I was being discriminated against. For example, there were certain restrictions placed on what I could do but, after asking several non AA coowrkers who started the same day as me who stated they didn't have any restrictions... Read more »

Rhiannon Herbert
Rhiannon Herbert answered on Jan 8, 2020

You may be able to bring a claim for retaliation based on complaints of race discrimination under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. To prove this claim, you must be able to establish that (1) you engaged in a protected activity; (2) you suffered an adverse employment action; and (3) there... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Education Law, Employment Discrimination, Employment Law and Health Care Law for Arkansas on
Q: Im a school nurse being wrongfully accused & terminated. Would be better to get employment or nursing/health lawyer?

I am being wrongfully accused of something with little to no investigation into the event, the school is just believing what a parent is claiming and going off of that w/o my side of it. They consulted w/ their lawyer who determined that I was a liability so they are recommending termination.... Read more »

Greg Mansell
Greg Mansell answered on Nov 6, 2019

It would be best to get an employment lawyer that has experience in administrative hearings, board appeals, and hearings before the nurses' board.

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Q: Wrongful Termination (Arkansas)?

I have a serious injury (not work related) that has caused me to miss several days of work. I have had several ER visits for pain, Dr visits working on fixing the issue, and days where I simply could not move. That said, I understand missing excessive time is wrong. Where I don't... Read more »

Paul Gerard Pfeifer
Paul Gerard Pfeifer answered on Sep 15, 2019

You need to speak with an Arkansas employment lawyer. There are some facts that need to be learned before an answer can be provided. I would be happy to discuss your situation with you.

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Q: Should I have been receiving on- call pay?

I work for a municipality in Arkansas? I was issued a city phone and was told I would be responsible for all call outs per my license. ( water/Sewer) . I have answered calls and also came back from dinners and vacations to handle utility issues. I have never been able to go out of town far away... Read more »

Paul Gerard Pfeifer
Paul Gerard Pfeifer answered on Sep 4, 2019

You may want to contact an employment attorney that handles FLSA cases because you may have a claim related to this activity by your employer. We would be happy to speak with you.

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Q: If I have a boss that harasses me on a daily bases, what can I do?

He constantly yells my name as I pass by and when I stop to see what he wants, he will not say a word. He watches for me to come back into my work place to give me more work. He will tell me that he is my boss and I have to do what he says end of discussion and will walk off and not let me talk.... Read more »

William C. Head
William C. Head answered on Aug 24, 2017

If it via not sexual harassment, age discrimination, or some protected "class" of behavior, your remedy is to find someplace else to work.

Sounds like that is what your boss wants you to do, anyway.

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Q: HR&Ethics no action when reported boss. He's been reported previously and nothing done. EEOC case WM forced admin lv.

I was placed on Paid Admin Leave when WM learned I have EEOC case. I've learned someone has taken my job. I can't understand how this has happened to me. I followed Code of Ethics and rules and my career is over. My boss has been reported previously. Open doored last year. I began... Read more »

W. Whitfield Hyman
W. Whitfield Hyman answered on Jun 15, 2017

I suggest Steven Woods in Rogers, he practices employment law and will be able to help if you have a case.

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