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- What Protections Does The Americans with Disabilities Act Provide?
The Americans with Disabilities Act was passed to help the United States benefit from the skills and talents of individuals who happen to have disabilities. It strives to break down barriers individuals with disabilities experienced regarding employment, public accommodations, public services, transportation and telecommunications.
- Walmart Sued For Denying Health Benefits to Same Sex Couple
Walmart may be known as America’s place to shop, but it certainly won’t receive positive press if it becomes known as America’s discriminatory employer.
- Can You Be Fired for Talking about Your Salary?
What the law says about employees' rights to discuss compensation.
- Employee vs. Independent Contractor Status
When an employee is hired by an employer, they agree to abide by the employer’s 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 it’s 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 you’re doing it. It’s 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 doesn’t 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.