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- Mandatory Sick Pay in Philadelphia
A crowd of workers cheered last week at City Hall in Philadelphia when Mayor Nutter signed a bill mandating paid sick leave into law, and the City Council approved the legislation.
- Side Effects of Medical Treatment Affect Ability to Work
Individuals suffering from chronic illnesses including diabetes, heart disease, rheumatoid arthritis and fibromyalgia often take prescriptions or undergo medical treatment to help them cope with the symptoms of their conditions.
- Can I Be Fired for Lying on My Job Application?
Some job applicants decide to lie on their application, in their resume or in answers to interview questions in hopes that these lies or exaggerations will help them land the job. However, employing one of these tactics can cause an individual his or her job.
- Back Injuries in Healthcare Workers
Back injuries including herniated discs, strained muscles, pulled or torn ligaments and disc degeneration are the most common work injuries among healthcare workers. Nurses, nursing aids, orderlies, attendants, laundry workers, kitchen workers and environmental services in the healthcare field can suffer from back injuries caused by everyday tasks or workplace accidents.
- Workers' Compensation Subrogation
Why does the workers' compensation insurance company get money back from my negligence lawsuit?
- Office Depot Whistleblowers Case
A whistle blower complaint filed by an Office Depot employee has resulted in a large settlement for the state of California.
- Business Taxes, Payroll Taxes and Trust Fund Recovery Penalty
When the business faces a cash flow problem, many business owners use the payroll taxes collected but not yet turned over to the IRS.
- When Work Injuries are Disqualified for California Workers' Compensation
The State of California enacted a workers' compensation system to provide benefits on a no-fault basis for those who sustain injury arising our of and in the course of employment. However, there are circumstances where workers' compensation is not available.
- Psychiatric Injuries Under California Workers' Compensation Law
The California Legislature enacted specific provisions of the Labor Code to create a higher threshold of compensability for psychiatric injury under workers' compensation law.
- I Did Not Get Paid by My Employer – What Can I Do?
You are legally entitled to receive the wages promised to you. Additionally, you may be entitled to additional benefits and penalties if your employer refuses to pay you in violation of local or state law. If you have not received your pay, the following courses of action may be available to you to help recover your wages.