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Why Whistleblowers are Often Former or Current Employees

If you know a business or organization is acting illegally, and it’s something that’s not generally known, that may be the basis for you to act as a whistleblower, which affords you certain legal protections and rights. That information can’t be known among the public and would normally be considered confidential at the organization. As a result, it’s known by only a handful of employees, perhaps including some who have left to work elsewhere.

Hazards Faced By St. Louis Hospital Employees

No matter what job you work, you need to take the necessary steps to keep yourself safe. To do this, you need to understand the hazards of your career and do whatever you can to avoid them. If you are a hospital worker, this list is a great start.

ENTERTAINMENT INDUSTRY SEXUAL HARASSMENT

ENTERTAINMENT INDUSTRY SEXUAL HARASSMENT

Receiving Workers Compensation for Burn Injuries

Burn injuries are often incredibly painful, hard to treat, and have drastic long-term consequences.

10 Questions to Ask When Your Employer is Breaking the Law

Employment lawyers see it often when employees jump to the conclusion that their employers have broken the law and should be sued. The best way to explore whether or not you have an actual lawsuit on your hands is ask these ten questions.

Missouri Workers Compensation Hearing Loss

According to the CDC about 22 million U.S. workers are exposed to hazardous noise levels in the workplace.

Signs Your Employer Isn't Providing a Safe Workplace 

As an employee, you deserve to work in an environment that is comfortable and makes you feel safe and secure. However, not every employer takes all precautions to make that happen. What should you be looking for at your workplace in terms of safety, and what are the responsibilities of your employer?

What to Do If Your Workers Comp Claim Is Denied

There are many reasons a workers compensation claim may be denied. Here are practical steps you can take to protect your right to compensation.

Termination of Employment While on Workers Compensation

Although businesses in Missouri that employ more than five workers are required to carry workers’ compensation coverage, many employees hesitate to make a claim for fear their employment will be terminated.

What Is an Independent Medical Examination?

If the insurance company is requesting that you have an independent medical examination, as unfair and inconveniencing as it might seem, you do have to submit to it, or you will likely be denied eligibility.

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