Employment Law - list of new articles

By WORLDLawDirect [December 23rd, 2018]
Unlawful termination is not covered under federal law unless a specific statute such as those discussed above are involved. However many states have unlawful termination statutes or case law which protect workers who have a written employment agreement, or who were led to understand by the employee manual or other method that there would be certain rights and due process procedures involved in any termination. Union contracts almost always have job protection rules with complete arbitration clauses which can serve to protect the worker well if fully invoked. However if there is no union contract, then the degree of protection is usually less and depends on the current law of the state in which the employment occurred, or where the original hiring agreement took place. .... >> MORE


By WORLDLawDirect [January 20th, 2018]
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By Delaware Department of Labor [October 5th, 2016]
Employers with one or more employees are required to carry workers' compensation insurance. Employers may not charge an employee any portion of the premium or expense of carrying workers' compensation insurance. Farm workers are exempt from the workers' compensation statute, however, these employers may elect to provide coverage. Workers' Compensation benefits have certain entitlement requirements which must be met in order to receive benefits. The requirements are established by law in Title 19, Delaware Code and are administered by the Delaware Department of Labor, Division of Industrial Affairs, office of Workers' Compensation. Workers considered to be independent contractors, rather than employees, are not covered. .... >> MORE


By WORLDLawDirect [October 5th, 2016]
USAJOBS USAJOBS is the Federal Government's official one-stop source for Federal jobs and employment information. Usajobs.gov .... >> MORE


By WORLDLawDirect [October 5th, 2016]
You can deduct expenditures made to look for a new job as long as you're seeking a job in your present line of work (i.e., you're not changing professions). You can't deduct job-search expenses if there was a substantial break between the end of your last job and the beginning of your new one, or if you're looking for your first job. Use IRS Form 2106 to report and total your job-search expenses. Meals and entertainment expenses related to a job search are reduced by 50 percent while all others are unreduced. .... >> MORE


By Kirk Denton [October 5th, 2016]
The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) is a federal law that requires overtime pay to be paid to most employees at the rate of one and one-half times their regular rate of pay when employees work more than 40 hours in a week. The majority of employees in the U.S. are covered by the FLSA. Unfortunately, employers violate the overtime pay laws in many different and sometimes creative ways. .... >> MORE


By WORLDLawDirect [October 5th, 2016]
As an employer, you may use consumer reports when you hire new employees and when you evaluate employees for promotion, reassignment, and retention - as long as you comply with the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA). The FCRA is designed primarily to protect the privacy of consumer report information and to guarantee that the information supplied by consumer reporting agencies is as accurate as possible. .... >> MORE


By WORLDLawDirect [October 5th, 2016]
Discrimination based on an individual's race, color, or their own, or their ancestor's place of origin is prohibited. The fact that an individual has the physical, cultural or linguistic characteristics of a racial, color, or national origin group is also an illegal basis for any employment decisions. This includes marriage or association with persons of a minority group, or membership in associations, or churches and schools generally used by that group. .... >> MORE


By WORLDLawDirect [October 5th, 2016]
If you are over the age of 40 and believe you were denied employment, fired, or refused salary increases or other work-related benefits, you may have a claim against your employer under the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA). It is also unlawful to retaliate against an individual for opposing employment practices that discriminate based on age or for filing an age discrimination charge, testifying, or participating in any way in an investigation, proceeding, or litigation under the ADEA. .... >> MORE


By WORLDLawDirect [October 5th, 2016]
Discrimination based on an individual's race, color, or their own, or their ancestor's place of origin isprohibited. The fact that an individual has the physical, cultural or linguistic characteristics of a racial, color, or national origin group is also an illegal basis for any employment decisions. This includes marriage or association with persons of a minority group, or membership in associations, or churches and schools generally used by that group. .... >> MORE


By WORLDLawDirect [October 5th, 2016]
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) describes sexual harassment as a form of gender discrimination that is in violation of Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act. In 1998, the U.S. Supreme Court made employers more liable for sexual harassment of their employees. Moreover, the The Society for Human Resource Management has reported that 62% of companies now offer sexual harassment prevention training programs, and 97% have a written sexual harassment policy. .... >> MORE


By WORLDLawDirect [October 5th, 2016]
Below is some contact information for agencies across Canada that are responsible for workers' compensation in the federal, provincial and territorial .... >> MORE


By Nebraska Workers' Compensation Court [October 5th, 2016]
Workers' Compensation - A state-mandated form of insurance covering workers injured in job-related accidents. In some states the state is the .... >> MORE


By WORLDLawDirect [October 5th, 2016]
Workers' Compensation Workers' compensation systems provides compensation for employees who are injured in the course of employment. .... >> MORE


By State of California [October 5th, 2016]
California An employer can lawfully withhold amounts from an employee's wages only: (1) when required or empowered to do so .... >> MORE