The Most Frivolous Lawsuits Ever

Accident at Work

When you’re at work it is your employers’ responsibility to ensure that all health and safety is adhered too, so that no injuries are incurred. If you work in a factory all the machinery should be maintained and serviced for the same reason. However, unfortunately many people each year suffer quite bad injuries from faulty of poorly maintained machinery.

Dispelling and Confirming Myths About Workers’ Compensation Under the Defense Base Act

The rules under the Defense Base Act which govern cash and medical benefits available to contractors injured in Iraq and Afghanistan are often obscure and complicated. This article attempts to address some common misiconceptions concerning these laws.

Taking Time Off For Voting and Jury Duty

Employers are required to allow their workers time off to vote or serve on a jury. Taking retaliatory action against an employee for serving such duty is against the law.

Have You Been Discriminated Against?

Discrimination remains a very serious problem in our country. Whether you are African-American, Mexican, female, old/young or disabled, there are those employers who may judge you based on how you look, and this may cost you your job.

Iowa’s Workers’ Compensation System – Myths and Mysteries Revealed

In 1913, the Iowa Legislature passed the law creating Iowa’s workers’ compensation system. When the law was passed, there was a trade-off made between employers and employees. While an employee does not have to prove fault or negligence like they would in a car accident case for example, the trade-off is that the employee’s damages are limited.

California Employment Law

One of the primary concerns of every state in a federal government such as the US is to provide a competitive and sustainable working arena whereby all residents, non-residents, and businesses can peacefully and productively fuse for only one purpose – success. Sustainability is so important that it will determine not just the present situation but as well as the next years to come. California is just one of the 50 states in the US that keeps on pursuing this so-called sustainability of living.

Basic Disclosure Requirements For Employee Benefit Plans

Under applicable Federal laws, Employee Benefit Plans must include certain disclosures. This article shall address the Basic Disclosure Requirements for Employee Benefit Plans that are provided for in both the public and private sectors under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act, commonly referred to as ERISA.

Nonprofits, Sarbanes-Oxley, and the States

Enacted in response to corporate accounting and oversight scandals in 2001 and 2002, the American Competitiveness and Corporate Accountability Act of 2002 became law on July 30, 2002. Known popularly as Sarbanes-Oxley, the act introduced significant new governance standards, requiring the boards of publicly traded companies to oversee closely financial transactions and auditing procedures.

Hiring an Employment Lawyer Can Give You the Confidence to Take on a Past Or Present Employer

There are laws that have been put into place that require employers to treat employees in a certain way. Many employers count on you not knowing these laws. Consulting with an employment lawyer can turn the tables.

Sample Employment Agreements For Medical Doctors

In order to provide good services and be aware of the rights of an employee as well as company policies, a doctor should be getting familiar with sample employment agreements for medical doctors. Included in this sample are the terms, duties and place of employment, compensation and benefits, terminations and so on.

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