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Work Injury Lawyers - Saviors Or Sinners?

Work Injury Lawyers - Saviors Or Sinners?

If you have been consistently becoming more ill or incapacitated over the months or years, or you have been injured directly by hazards or negligence at the work place, you are one of the millions of people yearly in America who will benefit from the services that work injury lawyers provide. When y......[Read More]
How to Apply for a Work Visa in the USA With a Minor Conviction

How to Apply for a Work Visa in the USA With a Minor Conviction

A minor criminal conviction will not change the method of applying for a work visa, however, it may effect the outcome of the application depending on the offense. Some minor offenses, even misdemeanors, will preclude you from obtaining a work visa, some will not. The sentence the court imposes, if ......[Read More]
Hiring Practices for Minorities & Women in Police Departments

Hiring Practices for Minorities & Women in Police Departments

Ask a police chief or anyone in a police department management position if her department gives equal hiring opportunity to ethnic or racial minorities and women and you'll see that person become very serious. Equal employment opportunity (EEO) is an important principle in police departments through......[Read More]
Unemployment Benefits

Unemployment Benefits

Your unemployment benefit depends on your state laws and your salary while employed.money image by cherie from Fotolia.comU.S. unemployment programs help people financially during times when they are not working through no fault of their own. Layoffs and company closings are common.........[Read More]
Federal Labor Laws on Part Time Employment

Federal Labor Laws on Part Time Employment

Federal law doesn't distinguish between part-time and full-time employment.Justice image by MVit from Fotolia.comFederal labor laws fall under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). FLSA makes no distinction between part-time and full-time employment. This distinction is up to the employer..........[Read More]
What Are the Subtle Hints That Help You Decide If You've Chosen a Competent Barrister?

What Are the Subtle Hints That Help You Decide If You've Chosen a Competent Barrister?

Among the very few professionals who evoke respect and awe, barristers count as one of them. The notion that this is a "predominantly white Oxbridge educated elitist profession for the men" is now being increasingly challenged by a large number of women and people from diverse backgrounds.......[Read More]
Does Wage Garnishment Affect Income Tax?

Does Wage Garnishment Affect Income Tax?

Wage garnishment may be imposed by a court or the federal government if there is a delinquency owed for a legal debt to the government of by a court order. For example, a person may have wages garnished due to back taxes or for unpaid student loans. The Internal Revenue Service does not afford a per......[Read More]
Colorado State Law Regarding Grievance Time

Colorado State Law Regarding Grievance Time

A grievance is a complaint or concern by an employee against their employer. Grievances can be personal or public, meaning that other workers or the general public has an interest in the issue. The Colorado Division of Labor and Employment (CDLE) handles grievances.......[Read More]
Cultural Diversity in Bankruptcy Law

Cultural Diversity in Bankruptcy Law

When speaking of bankruptcy law and cultural diversity, culture can take on many meanings. These differences hinder the way in which the relationship between culture and bankruptcy can be defined in varied contexts.......[Read More]
Federal Wage & Hour Act

Federal Wage & Hour Act

The implementation of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) was with the expressed purpose of protecting employee rights when it came to wages and hours worked. The act applies outright to companies that maintain employees and have at least $500,000 in annual business volume. However, there are corpor......[Read More]
The AFL-CIO

The AFL-CIO

The AFL-CIO is the largest union federation in the United States. The organization represents more than 10 million workers worldwide.......[Read More]
Employer Drug Testing and Legislation by Congress Considered

Employer Drug Testing and Legislation by Congress Considered

It appears that there may be some future new employment laws with regards to employee drug testing, whether it be random or mandatory. The ACLU and Congress, prompted by the Unions feel that drug testing is degrading and violates someone's civil rights. The business community and corporate oppo......[Read More]
Workers Compensation Rates

Workers Compensation Rates

The good news is, since you were injured in the course of your work, New Jersey law provides benefits to you under workers compensation. All employers in New Jersey must provide workers compensation benefits to their employees.......[Read More]
Kentucky Labor Laws on Breaks

Kentucky Labor Laws on Breaks

Kentucky workers should receive a 10-minute break every four hours.break time image by Mat Hayward from Fotolia.comWorkers in Kentucky are allowed 10 minute breaks for every four hours worked and a lunch break between their third and fifth hours of work. Lunch breaks for minors must be a.........[Read More]
Major Provisions of the Minimum Wage Act

Major Provisions of the Minimum Wage Act

The Fair Labor Standards Act establishes the minimum wage.test preperation image by Bradlee Mauer from Fotolia.comThe minimum wage is established by the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) of 1938. The FLSA was written by the Wage and Hour Division of the Department of Labor. The minimum wage.........[Read More]
Why Is Minimum Wage Different in Other Places?

Why Is Minimum Wage Different in Other Places?

The Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938, often referred to as FLSA, requires that the majority of hourly workers in the United States be paid a minimum wage. The federal law has been amended numerous times throughout its history, and set wages have been periodically increased from time to time. Still, ......[Read More]
What Percentage of Your Wages Can Be Garnished in Tennessee After a Vehicle Repossession?

What Percentage of Your Wages Can Be Garnished in Tennessee After a Vehicle Repossession?

Tennessee state law permits a creditor to repossess a defaulting debtor's property that is used as collateral to secure a loan, including an automobile for a car loan. State law also requires the creditor to follow certain procedures and provide certain notices, especially if the creditor wishes to ......[Read More]
Why Do I Need A Workers Compensation Lawyer?

Why Do I Need A Workers Compensation Lawyer?

Workers compensation law can be extremely complicated. This is a specialized area and locating a lawyer to handle this case might be somewhat difficult as well. However, it will best to find a professional lawyer who specializes in this complicated area of law in order to get maximum benefits if you......[Read More]
Work Permit Rules in France

Work Permit Rules in France

Farms are a great place to work and experience French culture, but very few will provide work permit assistance.culture image by Beatrice Preve from Fotolia.comIf you have a desire to get dirty in the grape fields of Bordeaux or influence the world's fashion from Paris, you will need a.........[Read More]
Can a Employer Decrease Your Salary for a Poor Evaluation?

Can a Employer Decrease Your Salary for a Poor Evaluation?

Most employers use their performance management systems to reward employees--not to punish them. When it comes to the reverse scenario, decreasing an employee's salary on the basis of a poor evaluation is not necessarily illegal. However, without an employee's express permission, effecting salary re......[Read More]