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What Does an Employer Owe an Employee Who Quits?

What Does an Employer Owe an Employee Who Quits?

Resignations and firings are an integral part of business. After all, you as an owner are trying to do what's best for your company, and your employees will be trying to do what's best for themselves. Sometimes these are two different things, and you have to part ways. As an employer, you ......[Read More]
How to Pay Taxes on a Workers Compensation Benefits

How to Pay Taxes on a Workers Compensation Benefits

When you file your taxes, you must include payments received from your employer or private insurance in your taxable income. Government payments made under a worker's compensation act are not taxable; however, the Internal Revenue Service does not exclude from taxation alternative arrangements that ......[Read More]
Kentucky Workers Compensation Benefits

Kentucky Workers Compensation Benefits

Kentucky laws offer financial relief for employees injured at their place of work.Empty work office. image by Neryman from Fotolia.comWorkers' compensation is designed to provide financial relief for an employee who is injured at her place of employment. Depending on the severity of the.........[Read More]
Tips for Employers On Company Restructure and Staff Redundancy

Tips for Employers On Company Restructure and Staff Redundancy

Company restructures or staff redundancy are topics that make both employers and employees nervous. Unfortunately, redundancy and company restructures are part of life. Many workers may feel they have been dismissed unfairly or that the decision is personal and has nothing to do with financial issue......[Read More]
The Enduring Controversy in Conducting Employment Credit Reports and Criminal Background Checks

The Enduring Controversy in Conducting Employment Credit Reports and Criminal Background Checks

There has been much controversy about employment credit reports being biased so that candidates who are otherwise qualified are denied employment. Laws have been passed in several states restricting the use of employment credit reports. It is an ongoing controversy with mixed messages and a variety ......[Read More]
Teen Girls - The Subject of Sexual Harassment

Teen Girls - The Subject of Sexual Harassment

The problem is that many companies employ part time teenage employees, who neither understand the ramifications of sexual harassment nor take part in any of the training programs, read the manuals or are spoken to regarding sexual harassment by their supervisors, who in many cases are also teenagers......[Read More]
Hospital Transfer Agreements

Hospital Transfer Agreements

A contract between a hospital and another medical facility, such a rehabilitation or nursing facility, may enter into a hospital transfer agreement outlining the patient transfer process. Depending on the trauma involved, patients need prompt and reliable medical care, so the transfer process from ......[Read More]
Things to Know About Labor and Wages

Things to Know About Labor and Wages

A wage/overtime attorney can help you if you have disputes concerning your pay and your overtime. Before you refer your case to these lawyers, however, you have got to know the basics about the laws covering labor and wage pay. You need to know that so you can decide for yourself if you have a stron......[Read More]
Will a Creditor Use Wage Garnishment or a Bank Levy?

Will a Creditor Use Wage Garnishment or a Bank Levy?

Creditors report delinquencies to the reporting agencies, and this information remains on a debtor's credit report for seven years. Debtors with no intentions of paying off a debt might wait for the negative information to fall off their records. However, creditors do have rights and they can take o......[Read More]
Applicable Rules of Procedure Under the Jones Act

Applicable Rules of Procedure Under the Jones Act

Receiving proper training is an important part of the Jones Act.prova idrante image by Satan from Fotolia.comThe Jones Act helps protect seamen if they are injured while working. It includes the Coast Guard as well. There are certain avenues employers must go through when they hire.........[Read More]
Maryland's Labor Laws

Maryland's Labor Laws

Maryland flagMaryland State Flag image by dwight9592 from Fotolia.comMaryland labor laws normally follow the federal standard. These laws spell out the rights and obligations of both the employer and employee. Certain things simply cannot be done. Most of the obligations between employer.........[Read More]
The Special Education Needs and Disability Act

The Special Education Needs and Disability Act

The Special Education Needs and Disability Act, also known by the acronym SENDA, is a British act designed to ensure that disabled students are not at a disadvantage to fully able students.......[Read More]
Employ American Workers Act

Employ American Workers Act

The Employ American Workers Act is aimed at keeping jobs in American hands. Applying to companies that received federal assistance as part of the Troubled Asset Relief Program, the act is intended to strengthen the American workforce by encouraging the hiring of American citizens. This is accomplish......[Read More]
Federal and USPS Employees - Will OPM Approve Disability Retirement For Obesity?

Federal and USPS Employees - Will OPM Approve Disability Retirement For Obesity?

The subject of today's post is whether obesity, or morbid obesity, might qualify you for FERS or CSRS Disability retirement through OPM. Obesity is a documented and diagnosable medical condition. In the world of Federal Disability Retirement applications, however, OPM employees and MSPB Adminis......[Read More]
Family Medical Leave & Employer Rights

Family Medical Leave & Employer Rights

The Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993 (FMLA) allows eligible employees to take up to 12 weeks of unpaid absence during a 12-month period for family or medical reasons. This leave is separate from accrued paid leave granted by the employer.......[Read More]
Labor Laws & Employee Breaks in Missouri

Labor Laws & Employee Breaks in Missouri

Missouri's Division of Labor Standards handles many aspects of labor law. There are departments devoted to Wage and Hour, On-Site Safety and Health Consultation Services, Mine and Cave Safety and Health and Workers' Safety Program matters. The division is responsible for enforcing laws concerning br......[Read More]
How to Garnish Wages in New York

How to Garnish Wages in New York

If you have made a loan to a New York resident, and the debtor fails to make loan payments as agreed, you should make reasonable attempts to resolve the delinquency, such as mailing the debtor late notices and calling or emailing the debtor. However, if these efforts do not result in repayment of th......[Read More]
HIPAA Dental Regulations

HIPAA Dental Regulations

medical equipment image by Chad McDermott from Fotolia.comThe Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), became federal law in 1996. This law was enacted to protect a patient's private medical information from being release to other people without the patient's consent..........[Read More]
Ways to Get a Work Permit in Virginia

Ways to Get a Work Permit in Virginia

A minor under 16 needs a permit to work in Virginia.help wanted image by Tom Oliveira from Fotolia.comA work permit is required for someone who wants a job and is at least 14 but not yet 16, the legal age of employment in Virginia. In order to obtain a work permit, two forms must be.........[Read More]
The Gender Tax Repeal Act

The Gender Tax Repeal Act

The Gender Tax Repeal Act was passed in California in 1995. This act states that "no business establishment of any kind whatsoever may discriminate, with respect to the price charged for services of similar or like kind, against a person because of the person's gender."......[Read More]