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How to Handle Illegal Interview Questions

When you’re applying for a job and get called in for an interview, there are a million things racing through your head. What to wear? How early should I arrive? How should I explain my employment gap? Etcetera, etcetera. With all the things to consider, it probably doesn’t even enter your consciousness that the interviewer can ask you an illegal question, but it happens all the time.

Compromise Agreement During Redundancy in the UK

When a business reorganizes or is taken over by another company, several employees may still be made redundant. That is why as an employee, you should understand statutory redundancy rights. A compromise agreement may be used by your employer to remedy any wrongdoing on their part. Signing the compromise agreement will entitle you to a settlement sum.

Compromise Agreement, Common Terms

Any compromise agreement must be tailored to individual circumstances – there are several common key features to each one. This article examines the common terms found in a compromise agreement and details how an employment solicitor can provide advice.

Background Checks – A Company’s Standard Operating Procedure

In today’s society, you can’t just put your trust to any stranger. You can never be too sure about the people you are dealing with because who knows, they might be serial killers or psychopaths. This is why a background check has been a requirement before anyone could qualify working for any company or joining any institution.

Employment Law Capability Problems

There are two major aspects to the term ‘capability problems’ concerning employees – the first is employees with health issues and the second, more difficult area concerns employees who are underachieving. Employees with health problems Whilst it may impact directly on the effectiveness of a company’s performance, employees with health problems and are absent from work have to be dealt with carefully. Short-term illnesses are covered financially through statutory sick pay and should not impact a business’s operations to a serious extent.

Alternate Billing of Attorney Fees in Federal Disability Retirement Applications and Appeals

Many articles advise you to discuss “alternate billing arrangements” with attorneys. Rarely do they tell you what alternate billing is available. This language gives you the jargon you need to have an educated discussion with your attorney about alternate billing arrangements.

Using Background Checks to Verify Resumes of Potential Employees

For the small business owner, hiring manager or human resources personnel manager screening resumes of potential employees is a hard task when you consider the following statistics; studies have found that 75 percent of resumes have been falsified in some way and 89 percent are fully misleading in the information they provide. These numbers alone make a good case for resume verification and pro-active background checks but as is often the case many employers forgo screening prospective employees. This lack of foresight can come back and bite them in the butt in the form of liability for negligent hiring…

Fight Or Flight – Termination of Employment in Thailand

When we perceive a significant threat to us, our bodies get ready either for a fight to the death or a desperate flight from certain defeat by a clearly superior adversary. This is the fight or flight response, certainly understandable and clearly applicable to a situation where an employee is about to lose or has actually lost his precious job.

How to Choose the Right Solicitor For Your Case

Dealing with legal matters is high on most people’s list of activities they’d prefer to avoid. It can be a stressful experience because so much is at stake. However, most of us need to deal with a solicitor at some time in our lives whether it’s for routine procedures such as buying and selling property or making wills, or more individual cases such as divorces or employment-related matters such as appeals against dismissal.

Your Rights Under the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) And New Jersey Family Leave Act (NJFLA)

As an employee working in the State of New Jersey, no doubt you have heard co-workers, friends or family mention “family leave” or the “family medical leave act.” These phrases reference two separate laws that benefit many people working in this State – the Family Medical Leave Act (“FMLA”), which is a federal law, and the New Jersey Family Leave Act (“NJFLA”), which you likely guessed is a state law. Fundamentally, these laws provide unpaid leave periods during which a qualifying employee’s job as well as certain benefits are protected.

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