Posted April 20, 2020

How the Stimulus Package will affect Small Businesses

Many small businesses are suffering because of COVID-19. The financial losses associated with the virus have resulted in business owners making the decision to close or lay off their employees. If you are a small business owner, you have likely spent countless hours thinking about your business’ future and whether you could continue supporting your […]

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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 […]

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Posted April 14, 2020

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 outbreak. Many others have been unable to work […]

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Posted April 11, 2020

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 […]

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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 loss of what to do about […]

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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 outs when it comes to litigation procedures […]

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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 overall welfare of workers and also protect them […]

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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 […]

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