“Subsidized COBRA in Severance – What’s that?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

The Federal “COBRA” law gives almost all laid off employees a right to remain on their employer’s health plan for up to 18 months. is entitled to remain on their employer’s healthcare insurance plan under a federal law nicknamed “COBRA.” ” Quite often this percentage is the same percentage the employer previously paid while the employee was then employed. Question: Dear Alan: I was recently laid off from my job in pharmaceutical sales, and received a small severance.


my boss makes me wear her clothes, eat her food, and say I’m grateful for my job

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Sometimes she’s a lovely person, other times she’s quite difficult to handle. When I received my tax documents, I got a 1099 instead of a W-2. As for her treating you as a 1099 contractor rather than an employee (and thus not paying your payroll taxes ), that’s illegal. The way to address it is to be incredibly matter-of-fact: “I got my tax documents and it looks like I’ve been paid as a 1099 contractor.

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wee answer Wednesday — 7 short answers to 7 short questions

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” Is this a federal law? My employer takes advantage of me and my pay requirements, and although I work as an employee he gave me a 1099 for my salary this year. It’s a federal law, although it’s commonly broken, and you can read about it here. This has lead me to quite a few sleepless nights! It’s wee answer Wednesday — seven short answers to seven short questions. Here we go… 1.

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employee takes a vacation day every week, listing Airbnb hosting on a resume, and more

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The only time he doesn’t request a day off for a week is when we have a paid holiday (we have all the federal holidays off each year). My husband and I are hosts on Airbnb, which involves a lot of coordination, hospitality, scheduling, and business management/accounting (we receive a 1099 from Airbnb). I wouldn’t include it on your resume; I think to many people, it will read as not quite resume-worthy. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go….

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