Alden Law Group, PLLC
Lawyer Kristin Alden | Top Attorney Employment

Practice Areas

  • Federal-Sector Employment Law
  • Private-Sector Employment Law
  • Labor Law
  • Litigation of Employment Issues
  • Discrimination & Harassment
  • Whistleblowing
  • D.C. Civil Service
  • Office of Special Counsel
  • Family & Medical Leave
  • Security Clearances
  • Employment Contracts
  • Non-Compete Agreements
  • Severance Agreements
  • Wrongful Discharge
  • Congressional Accountability Act
  • Negotiation
  • Veterans & Uniformed Services
  • Training
  • Adverse actions, removals, suspensions
  • Agency-based investigations, e.g., AR 15-6, Office of Professional Responsibility
  • Inspector General investigations
  • Ethics in Government

Weekly Highlights

Topic of the Week

Sweating the Small Stuff: Avoiding Job Hunting Mistakes

You know the phrase, "don't sweat the small stuff"? It applies great in life, but when it comes to job interviews, the little stuff often has a huge impact on getting hired.

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Blog of the Week

Rana Plaza, 2 Years Later: Garment Workers Under Siege

April 24 is the two-year anniversary of the Rana Plaza collapse in Bangladesh that killed more than 1,130 garment workers. The AFL-CIO Solidarity Center's Tula Connell reports that in the months after the 2013 tragedy, global outrage spurred much-needed changes, including the closing of dozens of unsafe factories, the adoption of the Bangladesh Accord on Fire and Building Safety and, most significantly, the formation and recognition of workers' unions by the Bangladeshi government.

Thought for the Week

"When you are asked if you can do a job, tell 'em, 'Certainly I can!' Then get busy and find out how to do it."

–Theodore Roosevelt

List of the Week

from New York Times

We're Getting Smarter: Really

  • Kenyan children's IQ has gained nearly one point a year
  • American IQ has been rising 3 points per decade
  • Removal of lead from gasoline may have added 6 points  

Top Five News Headlines

  1. What's in a $12 minimum wage?
  2. Claims Hovering Near 15-Year Low Signal U.S. Payroll Rebound
  3. Battling a Damaging Workplace Trend
  4. Food workers, janitors walk out on U.S. Senate
  5. What if Walmart raised its minimum wage to $70,000 a year?

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