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- Gender Discrimination Claims
Gender discrimination claims in the employment context are governed by state and federal laws. Rulings from 2012 and 2015 have expanded the interpretations of legislature on the subject.
- Employees in Disguise: What Independent Contractors Need to Know About Their Rights
Feds issue new guidance on misclassification of workers.
- Sexual Orientation Discrimination Is Illegal under Existing Law, Says EEOC
Federal agency says discrimination against LGBT employees is equivalent to sex discrimination.
- Do Small Businesses Have to Give Time Off for Sick Leave?
When the FMLA and the ADA collide, it’s important to know which laws pertain to you
- NJ Residents Employed In PA Entitled To Workers Compensation Benifits
A state law requires Pennsylvania employers provide Workers’ Compensation insurance for employees in the event of a work related injury.
- New Guidelines Address Misclassification of Workers
Debate over whether certain workers qualify as employees or independent contractors is nothing new.
- Workman’s Comp: Electrical Injuries
More than half of annual construction worker deaths are caused by falling, being struck by an object, electrocution, or being caught in or in between objects. While falls are by far the most deadly injury in construction work (34.6%), electrocution deaths and injuries are not a statistic to be ignored.
- What Are the Consequences to Lying or Omitting Information on a Job Application?
Although some people may be tempted to embellish their resume to make themselves more appealing to potential employers, doing so can come at a significant risk. Lying on an application or resume opens the applicant up to several serious consequences.
- What Are the Legal Consequences for Lying on a Nursing Job Application?
Question: I am a registered nurse in St. Louis, Missouri. My license was probated twice back in 2000 and then in 2003. I completed both probations without further incident. I recently filled out an online application for an RN position.
- EADS for H-4 Spouses
On May 26, the USCIS will begin accepting applications for form I-765 Employment Authorization Documents (EADs) submitted by certain H-4 spouses of H-1B professionals.