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- Family Emergencies In Your Business: How FMLA Affects You
If you've just started a new business, there's a chance you've heard of FMLA and wonder how it affects your business. This important legal matter is something that you must fully understand, as it can impact you in many different ways.
- Can I Get an Injunction for the Garnishment of My Wages?
Wage garnishments occur with frequency when certain conditions transpire where the individual must pay a company or organization. If a person has debts or been overpaid by a business or association, he or she must pay the amounts or other penalties or consequences may be issued.
- Consequences of an Arrest but not a Conviction on Employment
In some situations, a person may be arrested while he or she is working and the arrest can put his or her job in jeopardy. Arrests are treated differently than convictions, but they can still have significant consequences for employees. The way that the employer can react in response to the arrest depends on where the person is working, state laws, the nature of the crime that is alleged and the case against the employee.
- Balancing Work and Breastfeeding: What New Mothers Should Know About Their Rights
Federal law offers some protection for expressing breastmilk
- Compensation for Scars and Disfigurement
The physical and emotional suffering caused by a disfiguring injury cannot be overstated. Not only will most victims undergo numerous painful surgical procedures, many will also suffer the emotional effects of having their appearance dramatically altered.
- Compensation for Workplace Car Accidents
Depending on the circumstances, you may be entitled to Workers’ Compensation benefits if you are injured in a work-related car accident.
- Surveillance and Workers' Comp Claims
If you file a claim for Workers’ Compensation benefits, be aware that employers and their insurance companies routinely hire private investigators to monitor claimants’ activities after the workplace accident.
- Age Discrimination
A 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals recently ruled that a subgroup of workers aged 50 and over can move forward with an Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) suit based on the claim they were passed over in favor of younger employees.
- Unpaid Interns
Internships can be a win-win situation for business hopefuls and employers alike. Unfortunately, there are occasionally cases where unpaid interns are wrongly classified and taken advantage of by employers.
- Business Lawyer Explains Special Considerations when Terminating Employees
There are a number of laws and regulations in place that protect employees from unlawful and unwarranted termination. Because of these, it is vital to ensure that there is a legitimate reason the worker is being fired, there is evidence to back up the claim and the individual is not protected by certain stipulations.