No Federal law requires your employer to carry health
insurance coverage for employees (a few states, like Massachusetts and Hawaii,
are different). However, once they do have coverage, there are some Federal
requirements employers must comply with...
Know your employer's sick leave policy. Most employers
require that you call in as soon as you know you won't make it. No law requires
paid sick leave.
Family and Medical Leave: applies if you have a serious medical
condition and need...
I got this excellent question from flower on Ask A Manager recently:
Hi, I have a question about languages. I work in the shop
as a sales assistance. I am from other country and there are working 5 more
persons from the same country as me. So about...
I'm getting out my iPad's magic 8-ball app and looking
into the future. I see a big year for employment law issues in 2012. Here's
where I think we'll see lots of litigation or legislation:
Military : With loads of returning military...
I'm a mediator, and I've been one pretty much since
mediation has existed. When I was trained, in the olden times, mediations were
scheduled in 2 - 3 hour sessions. If they lasted longer and the parties were
making progress, the mediation was...
I probably get at least one inquiry a week from
someone absolutely sure that they've been a victim of nepotism. The boss is
hiring family members or friends. A family member is promoted even though she's
incompetent or inexperienced. Or even...
The National Employment Lawyers Association (NELA), which
is the employee-side lawyers' organization, just released a study called Judicial
Hostility to Workers' Rights: The Case for Professional Diversity on the
Federal Bench . The statistics...