The House Passes Bill to Protect Federal Workers From Sexual Harassment

The House Passes Bill to Protect Federal Workers From Sexual Harassment After almost a year of discussion on the matter, the House and Senate were able to reach an agreement on how to approach the issue of sexual harassment in the government body. The legislation got approved last year in December 2018, and is expected […]

How Unemployment Laws Differ in Each State

While some employees may receive severance bonuses when they leave their jobs, others may have to depend on unemployment insurance at some point. Unemployment insurance (UI) is a financial assistance program for individuals who become unemployed due to no fault of their own. Eligible individuals, who are unemployed, receive weekly payment for a set period […]

5 UNLAWFUL REASONS AN EMPLOYER CAN FIRE YOU

5 UNLAWFUL REASONS AN EMPLOYER CAN FIRE YOU In some cases, staff may get fired inappropriately for little or no reason at all. Sometimes, it may be due to some form of discrimination against the employee. This might be based on race, religion, age or even gender. Labor laws are put in place for the […]

8 QUESTIONS TO ASK YOUR EMPLOYMENT LAWYER

8 QUESTIONS TO ASK YOUR EMPLOYMENT LAWYER  You or someone you know might have been illegally terminated or abused at work. If you need an expert who will take on your case if it gets to trial, then you need an experienced employment lawyer. These are the experts who are familiar with the ins and […]

WHAT EMPLOYERS SHOULD KNOW ABOUT COVID-19

WHAT EMPLOYERS SHOULD KNOW ABOUT COVID-19 COVID-19 has forced some businesses into a complete halt, save for those who work remotely. Airlines and stock markets along with many other industries are reporting losses in the absence of sufficient cash flow to keep afloat. Staff layoffs seem more imminent than ever and employers are at a […]

First steps to take after getting in a bike accident

Riding a bicycle is usually an inexpensive and convenient means of transportation for most people until the unexpected happens. Bike accidents occur almost every year, with as high as a thousand crashes reported. According to outsideonline, there were as many as more than eight hundred cycling fatalities in 2016 alone.

10 QUESTIONS TO ASK YOUR PERSONAL INJURY LAWYER

10 QUESTIONS TO ASK YOUR PERSONAL INJURY LAWYER You wouldn’t want to hire a surveyor to do your plumbing or a carpenter to handle your untidy garden, would you? The same goes when hiring a personal injury attorney to represent you in a case such as a bicycle accident. Tussles with insurance companies for compensation […]

How does unemployment work for Freelancers/ Contractors?

Do individuals who aren’t traditionally employed count as being unemployed? Do freelancers who and independent contractors count as being unemployed when they are in between gigs or laid off from their ongoing contract? It’s a million-dollar question as these hard-working individuals face the same lay off’s as those who are traditionally employed in the midst […]

Have You Been Laid Off Due to COVID-19?

Have You Been Laid Off Due to COVID-19? COVID-19 has left many people unable to work. Some people have been unable to work because they are sick, caring for others who are sick, or quarantined after possible exposure to the virus. Others have been unable to work because of the school closures associated with the […]

Can My Work Legally Fire Me For Having Health Issues?

In many states, employers can fire employees at-will if they have frequent absences from work, and most employers have attendance requirements included in their employee handbook. If the attendance criteria is clearly indicated in the employee requirements, then you can be terminated for calling in sick and not showing up. There are situations in which […]