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- ERISA: Independent Medical Reviewers and the Award or Denial of Benefits
When benefits are necessary for someone in an ERISA program, the role of independent medical reviewers in these decisions where benefits may process through a denial or acceptance, it is important to understand how important or extraneous this decision is regarding ERISA. For the specific person, it could lead to a longer or shorter claim through legal proceedings.
- Understanding Hiring Laws Before Acquiring Your First Employee
As a new startup or entrepreneur, you may have reached a stage of completion towards the formation of your business.
- 2018 Workers’ Compensation Trends
2018 is slated to bring many changes to the Workers’ Compensation industry.
- Chemical Plant Hazards Jeopardize Workplace Safety
When a major chemical plant explosion occurs, it usually makes the national news due to the devastating nature of the accident.
- Pregnancy Discrimination Leads to Wrongful Termination
Pregnant women often experience nausea commonly known as morning sickness.
- Should You Sign a Severance Agreement?
Signing a severance agreement can affect your rights.
- An Employee's Sleep Disorder Could Be a Company's Liability
Any sleep disorder can pose a serious safety hazard, in and out of the workplace. And yet, a lot of recent research is pointing to employers as having a more prominent role in their workers' sleep disorders than what has been previously thought. This is leading to questions of potential employer liability when workers injure others – on and off the job – because of work-induced sleep problems.
- Surprising Facts about Wage and Hour Violations
It is a commonly accepted idea that the world revolves around money. Sure, some can argue it is possible to free yourself of the pull money has on your life, but at the end of the day, if you reside in the United States of America money is a key part of your life.
- Employee Social Behavior: The New Business Environment
There is unease and confusion among both people in the workforce and business leaders over the changing nature of labor law, and developing changes in employer-employee relationships.
- NYC Creates Claim Against Employers for Avoiding Cooperative Dialogues with Disabled Workers
A new law creates an independent cause of action against employers in New York City for avoiding cooperative dialogues with disabled employees or other eligible employees. (#CooperativeDialogue; #Disability; #InteractiveProcess; #ReasonableAccommodation)