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Category: Employee Rights

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

Disability versus workers' compensation

When a worker is injured on the job, there are several different types of financial support that may assist them. You can access disability benefits, Social Security disability insurance and workers’ compensation. Each of these programs carries different requirements and

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An Overview of ERISA Benefits

The Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 protects retirement funds for American workers. It is designed to ensure that your nest egg is around when you retire. It imposes rules on employers that offer retirement plans to protect your investment.

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OSHA releases new rules to protect workers

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration released new rules to protect workers who are exposed to respirable silica. Silica is a fine dust that is breathed in and causes silicosis, an incurable disease. It is found in a multitude of

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DOL adopts rules to bring transparency to unionizing

Gone are the days when company bosses would hire Pinkerton agents to bust up union meetings and demonstrations. Companies now engage “consultants” to speak with and advise workers regarding union activities. These consultants do not need to identify themselves as

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Filing a complaint with the Wage and Hour Division

The Wage and Hour Division (or “WDH”) administers several laws within the Department of Labor. If you have a wage and hour complaint, then you will likely file a complaint with them. This article will go over some basic information

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Some tips for adolescent seasonal employment

With the summer coming up, the tradition of high school students working part-time or seasonal jobs is kicking off. This is a tradition that goes all the way back to when families began migrating to cities and schools began offering

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Tips for working outside in the winter, pt. 3

Spring is in the air, but cold snaps and harsh weather remains a real possibility. The CDC released some tips for working safely out in the elements. As discussed in a prior article, cold weather illnesses can sneak up on you.

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Tips for working outside in the winter, pt. 2

Frostbite is the second most common cold-based injury. As discussed in a prior article, winter brings with it a whole host of new and unexpected injuries. In addition to the increased risk of crashing your vehicle or getting a concussion

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Information you need to file for unemployment benefits

Everyone falls on hard times at some point. Some people are fortunate to have friends and family to support them and others are grateful for government support. One of these support programs is unemployment insurance. Most employers must pay into

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