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Getting the Right Support in the Event of Redundancy

Being made redundant is one of the most stressful experiences anyone can go through. In addition to possibly enduring financial hardship, the situation can place sudden stress on an individual to find appropriate work within a short amount of time. And if no employment is secured shortly after redundancy, various problems – especially financially-related issues – can begin to snowball out of control, causing individuals and their families immense amounts of stress and hardship.

Scotland Employment Tribunals Guide

If you are an employee looking to make a claim against your employer for unfair dismissal or redundancy, you would take your action to the Employment Tribunal in Scotland. This is a specialist Court that deals with all employment matters (excluding wrongful dismissal claims). This article explores the roll and powers of the Employment Tribunal.

Employee Free Choice Act – Part 4 – Card Check Rather Than Secret Ballot?

In three prior articles dealing with the so-called Employee Free Choice Act (EFCA), we summarized the major problems with this dangerous legislation, discussed the importance of every employer making a conscious decision to remain union-free, and then suggested some ways of implementing that decision. Today we will discuss what has been referred to as “card check.” If the EFCA becomes law, then counting union authorization cards is substituted for a secret ballot election. At the same time, the employer loses its right to communicate with employees on the important question of whether to have a union.

What Are Restrictive Covenants in an Employment Contract and What Do They Do?

Although most people have heard of the term restrictive covenant in relation to employment contract many do not understand what exactly a restrictive covenant does and what impact it will have on their future employment. This article looks at the affect of restrictive covenants in employment contracts.

Hawaii Employment Law Alert – Employers Required to Comply With ARRA’s COBRA Provisions

On February 19, 2009, President Obama signed the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (“ARRA”) into law. ARRA is intended to stimulate an overall economic recovery and is now in effect.

An Expunge Case Should Not Be a Hassle in Finding a Job

Once a case is said to be expunged, it means the case had been cleared off. Anyone who has been wrongly dismissed from employment or denied application for a job has the right to appeal for reconsideration.

If The Employee Free Choice Act Becomes Law, Is The Employer Ready?

When it comes to unions, many employers take the approach that “it can’t” or “it won’t happen here.” Other companies believe that “our employees are loyal and would not go for a union.” In today’s times this approach is unrealistic and dangerous.

Have You Been Laid Off in Your Job Recently? Consider Filing a Wrongful Termination Claim

Millions of people are being laid off in their jobs by their employers as a cost-cutting measure. Are you also one of them? Have you been laid off in your job recently? Well, if you feel that your employer’s decision to fire you was not justified legally, get in touch with a local attorney specialized in labor law to file a Wrongful Termination Claim.

The Pros and Cons of Workplace Laws

Workplace laws are set up to set guidelines for appropriate behavior and to let employees know what is acceptable and what is not within the walls of your office space. Not only do these laws talk about acceptable behavior, but it also clarifies rules and regulations regarding your place of business. This can include such things as a smoking policy, rules about food and beverages at your desk or the use of the work phone for personal calls. Laying a list of guidelines out for your employees puts in place rules that can be produced if an employee were to abuse these regulations.

Know the Employment Laws Before Joining Any Organization

Many employees and employers around the world, be it individuals or large organizations are not that well-versed with institutional regulations as well the codes and employment laws. As a result, employees have been on the receiving end though to an extent that the companies have suffered of losing credibility. Employees have found themselves on the wrong end of wrong decisions, and this has at times resulted in termination of employment without relevant benefits or compensation.

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