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- Filing a Workers’ Compensation Claim
The workers compensation process involves the Division of Workers’ Compensation, an insurance company, your employer, medical providers and potentially a liable third-party. It’s no wonder that injured workers find the process difficult to understand and hard to follow.
- Florida Firefighter Wins Workers’ Compensation Benefits Battle
Employees can suffer all kinds of injuries while working. If you were injured at work, it is important to speak to a workers compensation lawyer about your legal rights and options.
- Oklahoma Workers Compensation Reform in 2013
Missouri law requires most employers to carry insurance, which pays for medical treatment and lost time benefits for employees who are injured on the job. The law requires prompt payment of benefits at no cost to you if you sustain a work-related injury covered under the law.
- 2013 California Employment Laws
In September 2012, California Governor Jerry Brown enacted a number of laws relating to employment law. It is important that employers are familiar with the changes in order to ensure compliance. The following list includes that changes made which, unless stated otherwise, will go into effect January 1, 2013.
- Federal Worker Claiming Employer Failed to Make a Reasonable Accommodation Must Have Requested One, Case Finds
The failure of an employer to make a reasonable accommodation is a form of prohibited discrimination under the Rehabilitation Act.
- The Advantages of Federal Disability Retirement
Some federal employees may view Federal Disability Retirement with trepidation. These remain tough economic times and there are understandable concerns that you won’t be able to make up your former income after retirement.
- California’s Employment and Labor Laws: Why are They Better?
The realms of employment and labor in the State of California are not without their common issues, such as discrimination, harassment, and anything that demonstrates unfair treatment to employees. Fortunately for them, they are able to fight for their rights as workers by seeking protection from the state’s employment and labor laws.
- Obesity Can Be Grounds for Federal Employee FERS and CSRS Disability Retirement
Obesity or morbid obesity may qualify you for FERS or CSRS disability retirement through the Office of Personnel Management (OPM).
- 10 Long Term Disability Pointers
Your LTD claim: The Initial Steps
- Defense Telecommunications Operator Loses Her Discrimination Claim over Denial of Reasonable Accommodation
The duty to provide reasonable accommodation does not apply to an employee who is unable to perform the essential functions of his or her job, according to a recent EEOC ruling.