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- What Are the Elements of a New York Whistleblower Law Claim?
The elements of a cause of action under the New York Whistleblower Law.
- I Have Not Received My Last Paycheck
When a person quits or is terminated, he or she may believe that he or she is entitled to the last paycheck immediately. However, this is often not the case. The employer may have a certain amount of time to provide this check to the employee. However, if the employer refuses to pay the employee for the hours he or she worked, the employee may have legal options to recover these unpaid wages.
- Chrysler Disability Discrimination
A commissioned salesperson at Nevada-based Liberty Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge LLC, was fired by the company after she notified her employer that she had recently been diagnosed with multiple sclerosis.
- Marriage Equality Act Will Impact Workplace Benefits
In light of the U.S. Supreme Court’s recent ruling in Obergefell v. Hodges, the landscape for employer-based benefits for same-sex couples has been significantly altered.
- New Ruling on Impairment Rating Evaluation
A September, 2015 ruling by the Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court has changed the ways an Impairment Rating Evaluation (IRE) will be used in Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation cases.
- Employee Fired for Medical Marijuana Use
Yesterday, the Colorado Supreme Court ruled that employees can be fired for using medical marijuana when they are off the clock.
- Invasion of Privacy: Employment Records
Employers come into receipt of many variations of confidential information. This may be by receiving medical documents, disciplinary reports or complaints of alleged misconduct. An employer generally has a duty to safeguard information that is private to the individual employee.
- Do Injured Workers Have to Be Treated the Same?
Sometimes two employees may suffer similar injuries but may be treated differently. This may make the worker who appears to receive less favorable treatment believe that he or she is being treated unfairly. However, there are several legitimate reasons why such differences may emerge. Discuss the following issues with an employment law attorney if you would like to know more about your rights.
- 11 Things You Really Need to Know about Family and Medical Leave
Sometimes bad things can happen and will influence your life and job; things that will require your full dedication and attention; and things that will require you to leave your job for a certain period of time. Many people are worried when it comes to this situation not knowing that in many cases they are protected by the law and that they will not lose their job.
- Calculating the Value of a California Workers' Compensation Injury Claim
California workers' compensation makes available to the injured worker a bundle of insurance benefits. The purpose of those benefits is to help the hurt employee recover from their injury by providing medical care as well as financial benefits to offset temporary and permanent earning loss that results from a work related accident injury. This article outlines the different benefits that are potentially available to the injured worker under California law.