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Employment & Labor Law

Law, regulations, requirements, case law and policy regarding the workplace, employers, employees and independent contractors. Hiring & firing, background checks, wages, discrimination, harassment, disability, benefits, workers comp and ERISA.

  1. Employment, Labor, Work Issues

    Work related legal matters including hiring & background checks, problems at work like discrimination, harassment & disability based on gender and race, including FMLA & medical leave, compensation, wages and overtime including the federal minimum wage, firing and termination.
  2. Human Resources

    Discussion of issues concerning Human Resources departments and professionals
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  3. Independent Contractors & Consultants

    Legal issues concerning "freelance" jobs or private contractors - work performed by someone who is not an employee. Also includes artists, musicians, renovators, designers and craftsmen.
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  4. Unemployment Insurance & Benefits

    Eligibility and requirements for unemployment benefits, how to apply, denial of benefits, duration, extension.
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    259
  5. Workers Compensation

    Injuries caused in or suffered as a result of the workplace, workman's compensation law, how to file a claim, qualification, disputes and awards.
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