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Month: December 2016

We fight for victims’ full and fair recovery in employment law, harassment, sexual abuse and personal injury cases.

Severance packages for employees

Sometimes companies have to let employees go, and enter into a contract with the dismissed employee. In the agreement, the employer offers further compensation to the employee in return for protection. The employee agrees to not sue the employer for

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Last paycheck laws in the U.S.

When you leave a job, you receive your last paycheck regardless of the reason. Being fired, quitting your job or leaving for any other circumstances requires that your last paycheck be paid on time. There are several federal and state

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Important considerations for performance evaluation

Most employees worry about their annual performance evaluation because they feel they have no control over what decision will be made. The top management discusses the performance of each employee and critically analyzes it. Although you might feel that you

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Drug testing during the hiring process

Drug testing during hiring procedures and interviews has become more popular these days. An increasing number of employers have started testing prospective employees. Those who are already working for the organization might have to go through these tests regularly. The

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Workplace discrimination can be made to look like something else

Most employers already know that there are laws prohibiting them from discriminating against certain protected classes of workers. However, that doesn’t mean that certain types of back-door discrimination don’t take place every day. For instance, if you are an older

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Dealing with quid pro quo harassment

Employees may face sexual harassment problems at the workplace. This often involves a superior. A very common type of harassment is quid pro quo harassment. It is the act of asking for a sexual favor in exchange for something. A superior might

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Seeking help from an employment attorney

Employment issues and disputes are very common in the United States. There is a chance you could face discrimination or other employment-related issues at the workplace. It is important to know your rights and keep in touch with an employment

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How employee and contractor payroll taxation differs

Payroll taxes are withheld from an employee’s paycheck by the employer. It is paid as federal income tax and includes withholding taxes, state income taxes, social security taxes and Medicare taxes as well. The tax is paid according to the

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