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Almost Eligible For FMLA Leave? Put Your Request In Now
Have you been on the job for less than a year, but know you’re going to need FMLA leave as soon as you qualify for it (i.e., once you’ve been employed for a total of at least a year, and… Read More ›
Do Your Own Background Check – Before Prospective Employers Do
If you’re in the hunt for new employment, I strongly recommend that you do your own “background check” before you start that search. In other words, act like a potential employer and put together a profile of yourself. Or, for… Read More ›
Looking Back At 2011: A Great Year For Employee Rights
Looking back over the last twelve months, I can say with confidence that employee rights to complain and be protected – and to sue when their rights are trampled – grew substantially stronger in 2011. Here’s how: 1. The laws… Read More ›
Everything You Know About HIPAA Is Wrong. Here’s the 411.
HIPAA could possibly be the most misunderstood law in the history of the American workplace. I often hear the law misquoted, misused, even misnamed – HIPPI, HIPPO, HIPPUP…the list is endless (and hilarious). But the wrongful disclosure and discussion of… Read More ›
“Quit Or Be Fired!” (Now What?)
I sometimes get frantic calls from employees who’ve just been told they are going to be fired, but have been given the option of immediately resigning instead. “What should I do?”, they ask. I understand that uncertainty. Even obvious choices… Read More ›
Are You Sure That Was Our Office You Were Communicating With?
Article Summary The stakes in lawsuits are very high. As a result, both parties have strong incentives to win. Plaintiffs should only discuss the case with their lawyers’ prior approval. Plaintiffs are the best source of information, so they are… Read More ›
Mediation – A Chance To Put The Dispute Behind You
Mediation Is A Relatively Informal Meeting To Discuss Settlement Mediation, which is an assisted kind of negotiation, is one of three or four significant events in your case, and is really the only day set aside specifically to talk about… Read More ›
Pregnancy Discrimination Against Current Or Prospective Employees
I never fail to be surprised by the number of employers who treat pregnant employees, or pregnant prospectives employees, as undesirables. My experiences show that a pregnant woman has virtually no chance of being hired, if the employer has any… Read More ›