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Light Duty, Accommodations and Federal Disability Retirement Under FERS Or CSRS

When a postal worker or federal employee applies for disability retirement through OPM under CSRS or FERS, one element that the applicant must show is that their employing Agency has tried, but cannot, accommodate him or her. To meet this element, the Federal employee or postal worker will need to get a certification from the Agency’s supervisor or HR/ER/LR office.

Agricultural Work and Discrimination

Agriculture is the backbone of our society. Without agricultural workers, no one would be able to eat. Unfortunately agricultural workers also face some of the harshest working conditions of any industry. They work longer hours, often for less pay, than people in nearly any other line of work. Even if their working conditions are less than ideal, however, they are entitled-like everyone-to work without facing discrimination.

The Government’s Burden of Proof in Misconduct Appeals to the Merit Systems Protection Board (MSPB)

If a Federal government agency suspends an employee for more than 15 days, or fires that employee for improper conduct, the employee may have an appeal right to the Merit Systems Protection Board. If the employee can appeal to the MSPB, usually the agency has the burden of proving its case against the federal employee.

Why Do You Need an Employment Law Solicitor?

Suffering discrimination at work? Want help writing staff contracts? Need to make sure your company policy is legal? Find out why you need an Employment Law Solicitor.

The Drug Testing Controversy

The practice of randomly drug testing prospective and current employees is a highly debated issue. Many people align themselves with employers and argue that employees should not be taking performance altering drugs, because it could compromise output and safety. Others side with employees who argue that random drug testing is a violation of personal privacy.

When a Job Interview Seems Like an Interrogation

Job interviews are inherently stressful. When you’re trying to present a positive image of yourself as a worker, it can be difficult to know how to respond to your interviewer’s questions. Your interviewer is usually a stranger, and you may not know what questions to expect.

Need Help With Employment Law?

Whether you’ve got an issue with an employee or you think your employer may be treating you unfairly and you need help, using professional help with employment law in Tauranga can help prevent it from becoming an unmanageable problem. It’s important to recognise that some of the long term issues arising from problems in this area can have far more long reaching issues than if you are in a large city.

Discrimination is Still a Problem of Today – Attorneys Help With Sexual, Racial and Employment Cases

Any type of discrimination is highly inappropriate and many times against the law. Even though the civil rights era ended in the 1960s and 1970s, racial, sexual, and various other forms of employment discrimination are still very much in existence today. Consulting with a qualified attorney or law firm is always encouraged. In order to help your case, it is important to do your “homework” so that the attorney can build a stronger case.

Your Employer’s Obligation to Provide a Safe Workplace

In recent years, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and other government organizations have made a concerted effort to reduce the number of workplace injuries in the United States. As our workplaces become more advanced and more technologically refined, the number of accidents should be decreasing. Unfortunately, this is not the case. Thousands of workers are injured every single day in workplace accidents, the majority of which are tragically preventable.

Consult Employment Law Solicitors For Unfair Dismissal

If you are an employee who feels that they have been unfairly dismissed by their employer, you may be feeling powerless and daunted. However, if you truly have been unfairly dismissed you do have the right to make a claim and may be entitled to compensation or reinstatement. This area of the law is relatively complicated so it is always a good idea to consult employment law solicitors to help you handle your case.

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