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- Employee vs. Independent Contractor Status
When an employee is hired by an employer, they agree to abide by the employerís job description, expectations, schedule, method of payment, and benefits package.
- Is the Person Working For Your Business an Independent Contractor or Employee?
Independent contractors and employees are not the same, and itís important to understand the difference. Knowing this distinction will help you determine what your first hiring move will be and affect how you withhold a variety of taxes and avoid costly legal consequences.
- Small Business Owners: Five Ways You May Be Breaking Employment Law Without Knowing It
Breaking Employment law? You may be a great employer, but you may be breaking employment law without even knowing youíre doing it. Itís pretty easy, as a business owner and an employer, to accidentally break the law. Here are five ways it can happen.
- Do You Qualify for Protection Under the ADA? 3 Questions to Ask
What the law does and doesnít say about disabilities.
- Can an Employer Fire/Not Hire Me for Failing a Physical?
Many employers use a variety of pre-employment tests to help find qualified employees. However, some strategies may be illegal if the test is targeted to weed out individuals with disabilities.
- Walmart Worker Urges Disclosure of Gender Pay Information
In an effort to ensure pay equality at Walmart, an employee and shareholder of the company is urging disclosure of gender wage information by the retailer.
- Cancer Patient's Disability Claims are Often Denied
There are over 12 million Americans living with cancer. Individuals diagnosed with cancer can undergo many different treatments during the course of their disease.
- New Mandatory Sick Time Leave in Philadelphia
New legislation requiring Philadelphia employers to offer paid sick time for many employees was approved by City Council and signed into law by Mayor Nutter last week.
- 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.