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- Are Non-Compete Agreements Really Enforceable? What You Need to Know
The courts look at three criteria.
- How Does Workers’ Compensation Work?
Injured employees across the country are able to receive medical treatment and have a portion of their wages replaced after being injured in a work-related accident or becoming ill on the job through the workers’ compensation program. Employers and employees both have a number of responsibilities under the program.
- Federal Labor Laws
Employees in the United States are protected by a number of key regulations. In addition to any laws on the state level, employees are also protected by more than 180 federal laws administered by the Department of Labor alone. Here are some of the more common forms of protection.
- Philadelphia Enacts Paid Sick Leave Ordinance
On May 13, 2015, workers in Philadelphia may begin to acquire paid sick leave hours under the “Promoting Healthy Families and Workplaces” Ordinance. Philadelphia becomes the 17th major city to pass a paid sick leave law.
- 5 Reasons Why Your Company Needs an Employee Email Policy
Email is the number one usage of the Internet both at home and at work. While you don’t need to concern yourself with your employees’ personal email, you do need to take proper precautions when it comes to emailing at work.
- The Importance of Non-compete and Non-solicitation Provisions in Your Employment Agreements
Reasons to consider non-compete and non-solicitation agreements.
- 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.