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“Garden Leave’s Little Secret: It is Not Very Enforceable”

Sklover Working Wisdom

As we do for all of our clients, we asked Carolyn to send to our office all of her “workplace papers,” including offer letter, all agreements signed, employee handbook and benefit and equity plans and agreements, for review prior to our consultation. . During that period we will pay your salary and provide benefits, but not accrued vacation, sick days or bonus. Here’s 18 Smart Steps to Guide You. Complexity (at work) has opened a great divide between.

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New Expatriate Request: “Pollution Perq’s”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Eight Popular “Bad Air Benefits”. It’s a new kind of employee benefits commonly referred to as “Pollution Perq’s” or “Bad Air Benefits.” . Leaving the Children at Home – Without a doubt, the most common “bad air benefit” being requested and being provided is an accommodation to permit the Expat employee to leave the children at home to prevent any possibility of harm to growing children. Fresh air impoverishes the doctor.”. Proverb.

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“Not Feeling Well Enough to Work? – 13 Workplace Options (Part 2 of 2)”

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Some suggest that it is attributable to the many chemicals in our food, water and environment. Workers Compensation – Workers Compensation is an employer-funded insurance program administered by the states. This separate system was called Workmen’s Compensation; today we call it Workers Compensation, or “Workers Comp,” for short. To qualify for Social Security Disability benefits, an employee must first have worked in jobs covered by Social Security.

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Pregnant? When, How, and What to Tell Your Boss

Sklover Working Wisdom

Certain activities – such as heavy lifting, exposure to toxic chemicals, and lengthy air travel – will almost surely become necessary to avoid. Once you have given notice of pregnancy to your boss, you can then openly ask HR for all pregnancy- and maternity-related policies, benefits and services. Since performance reviews are so important a factor in yearly compensation, consideration for promotions, and long-term career success, raising this point at this time is suggested.

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Growing Business Need Funding? Think “S.L.I.C.E.”

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Large pharmaceutical companies compete to get their hands on a single promising chemical compound, at other times for the commercial advantages of ingenious pill packaging Some companies pay a literal “bundle” just for the exclusive “right to be the first investor” to keep potential acquisition or investment targets out of the hands of competitors. With the benefit of hindsight, would he or she have done it that way again?

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“Could I get in trouble for 'going public' about a threat to.

Sklover Working Wisdom

For example, if a factory was letting dangerous chemicals discharge into a public water system, your “going public” could be protected under certain state laws protecting public health. Salary, Raise, Bonus, Compensation G. Benefits, Pensions and Perq’s H. Non-Competes and Trade Secrets L. Unemployment Benefits AA. Blog » “Could I get in trouble for ‘going public’ about a threat to public welfare that my company covered up?”

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“Not Feeling Well Enough to Work? – 13 Workplace Options (Part 1 of 2)”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Some suggest that it is attributable to the many chemicals in our food, water and environment. Illness or Injury, and related job difficulties raise many issues, including sick day availability, FMLA rights, disability insurance, and workers compensation. Waiting Period : Quite commonly, STD policies require a certain “waiting” period before STD benefits can be provided, often ten or 14 days. “Be careful about reading health books. You may die of a misprint.”

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