Wrongful Termination Rights of Employees under FMLA

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The United States federal government recognizes the urgency of certain employees when it comes to attending to medical needs and family concerns; hence the creation of Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA). In accordance with FMLA, California employers with 50 or more workers are legally required to provide leave benefits to eligible covered employees. An employee may become eligible for …

Types of Gender Discrimination in Santa Monica

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Learning the basics concerning employment discrimination is a must for all Santa Monica-based employees in order to rightfully protect their rights. Discrimination in the workplace may come in various forms and one of which is gender bias. According to data from Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), in 2010 alone, the agency received 29,029 sex and gender discrimination complaints. Just like …

Basic Information about Wrongful Work Termination

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More often than not, employees who are terminated from work feel that the move made by their bosses is illegal, unethical, or even unfair. Given that, a person should recognize the issues surrounding wrongful termination. Employment law is a legal term used to refer to the legal relationship between the worker and the boss. A violation of the law will …

Federal Disability Retirement: The Absolute OPM Disability Retirement for FERS Employees

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Unfortunate events can’t be helped especially the ones that lead to disability that will potentially prevent someone from normally performing the important tasks of their work. Even if it doesn’t seem to be a common case, there are still some others who have no choice but to painstakingly go through this kind of situation. In this particular case, the employer …

Employers Guide to Avoid Pregnancy Discrimination Lawsuit

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Pregnancy discrimination cases are costing companies more money than any other claims. In fiscal year 2003, the EEOC and the State and Local agencies collected $12.4 million from lawsuit charges of pregnancy discrimination. Today, thanks to the Pregnancy Discrimination awareness campaign programs, lawsuit cases concerning pregnancy discrimination declines. However, some employers often overlook the context of the pregnancy discrimination act …

Rights of Pregnant Women in the Workplace

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The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has reported yearly increase in pregnancy discrimination cases received since 2006. In 2008, the EEOC received 6,285 cases of pregnancy discrimination cases.andnbsp; Los Angeles pregnancy discrimination attorneys can help women who are victims of this type of discrimination in getting damages and resolving their cases. According to EEOC, of the 6,285 cases, 5,282 of …

Workers’ Compensation in Minnesota

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WHAT IS WORKER’S COMPENSATION? Workers’ compensation benefits are laws that are dedicated to providing money and medical benefits to an employee who has an injury as a result of an accident, injury or occupational disease incurred at work. The laws are specifically designed to protect workers and their dependents against the hardships from injury or death arising out of the …

Fired At Will? Know If Your Termination is Wrongful

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California is one of the states in the US that adheres to the at-will system of employment. When you go to Los Angeles or in some city in California to work, expect that when you do something wrong, you ll be terminated at will”. At-will employment refers to the employer having the free hand to terminate an employee for either …

Essential Federal and California Laws Prohibiting Discrimination in the Workplace

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When talking about the word discrimination, generally it is meant as a different treatment over something from another. For example, a person chooses an apple free of blemishes over another apple that has a few spots on it. The word itself has been used over time, wherein people have treated other people based on certain aspects. Discrimination is treating other …

Minnesota Workers Comp Process

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As soon as a Minnesota employee suffers a work-related injury, a First Report of Injury should be completed. This is a form that is used to describe how an injury occurred. Although it is the employer’s job to complete this form, employees should notify their supervisor as soon as possible after suffering a work injury. Employees should also ask for …