Respected employment law attorney Zakia Richardson recognized by Attorney at Law magazine
201810.24
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Respected employment law attorney Zakia Richardson recognized by Attorney at Law magazine

Pearson, Butler & Carson, PLLC, is pleased to announce that well-respected employment law attorney Zakia Richardson was recognized by Attorney at Law magazine this week.  The article, “Zakia Richardson: keeping the peace through employment law”, highlights her career from Ford Motor Company to civil litigation at Utah Legal Services to her finding a home as an…

201807.02
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How to Work Out a Hostile Environment

One of the most frequent requests I receive as an employment attorney is advice for handling a hostile work environment. Hostile work environments are common and very often found in smaller and medium size businesses. People who are forced to work in environments replete with contention usually experience significant physical and mental health complications.  And…

Prudence Requires Advance Corporate Planning for Sexual Harassment Cases
201803.07
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Prudence Requires Advance Corporate Planning for Sexual Harassment Cases

The #MeToo movement continues to grow within the United States spreading its impact from Hollywood and the tech center to other industries such as catering and tourism.  As more people report sexual harassment in the workplace, is your business prepared to deliver an appropriate response?  A 2017 survey conducted by The Boardlist and Qualtrics revealed…

Utah employment law attorney Zakia Richardson joins PEARSON BUTLER Law
201803.06
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Utah employment law attorney Zakia Richardson joins PEARSON BUTLER Law

Before joining Pearson Butler’s Employment law division Zakia was a civil litigator at Utah Legal Services, recipient of the 2017 Attorney of the Year Award, Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) and member of the Utah Trafficking in Persons (UTIP) taskforce.  As a civil litigator, Zakia adjudicated high conflict divorce and custody disputes, protection from abuse…