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

Life After Military Service

The unemployment rate for people who defended our country is embarrassingly high. This time I'll explore different options for people leaving the military.

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Blog of the Week

Changes to Overtime Rules Getting Closer: Act Now!

Recently, the Department of Labor proposed a rule to bring overtime up-to-date. If the proposal goes into effect, an additional 5 million white-collar workers are expected to benefit from overtime. The Department of Labor wants to hear your voice on this proposal and until this Friday, September 4, 2015, they are taking comments on the proposed rule.

Thought for the Week

"Flattery is the infantry of negotiation"

–Lord Chandos

List of the Week

from Professors Arum and Rokska

 Is College Worth the Time and Effort: Not If Critical Thinking Matters

  • Only 45% of students demonstrated a significant improvement in critical thinking
  • Average student only spends 9% of his or her time studying

Top Five News Headlines

  1. 18 Numbers That Show Why American Workers Really Need a Break This Weekend
  2. U.S. employers add 173,000 jobs in August; unemployment rate falls to 5.1%
  3. Inside the battle to overhaul overtime - and what it says about how lobbying has changed
  4. The pushback against unfair labor practices
  5. Georgia's Minimum Wage Is Still $5.15 An Hour

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