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Forklift Accident at Work - St. Louis Workers Compensation Attorney

Workers in Missouri who have to operate such machinery are at great risk. Those who are employed in warehouses and other industrial workplaces commonly come in direct contact with forklifts, and all it takes is one small mistake to get injured.

Should You Switch Lawyers During a Workers Compensation Claim?

What if the lawyer doesn't seem to be a good fit for you. Your case isn't making any progress and you don't seem to be on the same page. Should you find a new lawyer?

Understanding the basics of Wyoming Workers' Compensation

Wyoming workers' compensation law can be confusing if you don't understand the process. This article provides a brief outline of the Wyoming workers' compensation system.

What are an Employee’s Rights in Calgary? Employment Lawyer Calgary Explains

Whether you are a prospective employee, current employee or former employee, you have rights when it comes to your treatment in the workplace. From the moment you submit your resume, to the day you leave your job and beyond, the law is designed to protect you at work.

How to Settle a Case?

You have suffered an unfortunate injury on the job. You have been to doctors, physical therapy, etc. You’re done.

New York State Sexual Harassment Law Overhauled by Legislature

On June 19, 2019, the New York State legislature significantly overhauled the State's anti-discrimination and sexual harassment laws. Some key amendments include lowering the standard of proof for discrimination claims by eliminating the severe or pervasive standard, eliminating the Faragher-Ellerth affirmative defense, making attorneys' fees and punitive damages available for discrimination lawsuits, and increasing some statutes of limitations.

New York State Sexual Harassment Law Overhauled by Legislature

On June 19, 2019, the New York State legislature passed sweeping reform to the State's sexual harassment laws. The changes include increasing the statute of limitations, lowering the standard victims need to prove sexual harassment cases, and removing a key defense relied on by many employers.

Employment Law vs. Labour Law - What’s the Difference? Employment Lawyers Calgary Explains

Both employment and labour law are important areas of legal practice. Our dedicated Calgary-based employment lawyers practicing exclusively in his area of law help to balance the inequality in bargaining power between you and your employer, make sure you’re protected you and that justice is done in industries that we rely on heavily in our day to day lives.

Earned Sick Time Act - Finding Replacements

Despite the Vermont Earned Sick Time Act's (VESTA's) clear focus on the provision of earned sick time, effective January 1, 2017, it also includes the important prohibition that, if an employee calls out sick from work, an employer may not ask the employee to find his or her own replacement.

ESSENTIAL TIMEKEEPING PRACTICES UNDER THE FAIR LABOR STANDARDS ACT

The article explains the Record Keeping procedures that must be followed under the Fair Labor Standards Act to properly record employee hours worked.

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