Does federal law
protect employees who blow the whistle about unsafe consumer products?
On August 14, 2008, Congress enacted the
Consumer Product Safety Commission
Reform Act (CPSC Reform Act), which... more
What federal law protects whistleblowers
in the public transportation industry?
In August 2007, President Bush signed
The Implementing Recommendations of the 9/11 Commission Act of 2007 ("9/11
Whether you're considering applying for disability benefits or waiting for your appeal hearing to be scheduled, the information you share with your treating doctors likely has the greatest impact on... more
Retirement Funds Are a "Countable Resource.".
The Georgia Medicaid manual rules indicate that certain retirement funds can be treated as income and as a “countable resource” or an asset. For IRAs... more
An attorney assist you if your claim is denied..
An employee who files a written notice of claim with the Industrial Commission is entitled to a detailed statement from the employer or insurance... more
Be Prepared Before Terminating an Employee.
Determine is any contractual obligations are owed to or owed from the employee. Examine any applicable employment contract, collective bargaining, non-... more
Decide whether the FLA applies.
The NJ Family Leave Act applies to employers who employ 50 or more employees for 20 or more weeks in the current or preceding year. The Act also applies to the State... more
Written by attorney Diana Summers, almost 5 years ago.
Are You Unemployed?.
In order to get unemployment benefits a person must be unemployed and not listed on the employer's roster. An employee who is given a severance agreement may be kept on the... more