“Are employers required to reimburse internet expenses for home-based employees?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

There is no federal law that requires employers to reimburse their employees for employment-related expenses, and few state laws do so, either. For example, Massachusetts labor regulations require reimbursement to employees of “all transportation expenses” when the employer requires the employee to travel during the work day. Question: Dear Alan: I do all my work from home.

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Is a Career in Law Enforcement Right for You?

Career Alley

There are many kinds of jobs in law enforcement ranging from a police officer to a federal agent and it is best to choose a field that best matches your skills. In short, a law enforcement career comes with a lot of benefits and it can be a truly fulfilling career for the right person.

2012 191

College Grad Financial Advice: Personality Traits of the Debt-Free Graduate

Career Alley

The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports a similar trend in federal unemployment, which grew by more than two percent during this same time span. And according to the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, there are approximately 37 million student loan borrowers with outstanding student loans today.

2013 171

6 Profitable Jobs in the Public Sector

Career Alley

The Federal Government employs numerous staff members to run its myriad state and local government affairs. To put that another way, the Federal government employed approximately 21,925 staff members for every 315,255 local residents. While public jobs normally offer certain advantages such as job security, benefits, and opportunities for pay hikes and career advancement, certain public service jobs are quite lucrative in terms salary.

2013 139

Highest Paying Jobs for Felons | Get a Second Chance


Swift Transportation, Shaffer Trucking, CR England, etc. For example, if you are convicted of domestic violence then you won’t be able to apply for jobs that require you to transport, possess or ship ammunition. Benefits for Employers.

2019 169

5 Job Options For Military Veterans

Career Realism

This means that a veteran who left the military after 10 years–and is ineligible for military retirement benefits–could become a police officer and apply his military time toward his retirement. Transportation.

Occupational Health Concerns: Realistic Work Safety Career Advice

Career Key

Filing a complaint with a city, state or federal agency, like OHSA or the EEOC (if your stress is being caused by a manager illegally discriminating against you.) Do you have occupational health or work safety concerns? Do you work in an unsafe workplace and wonder what to do about it?

2013 167

MEMO TO: New College Grads

Ms. Career Girl

We spend “left-over money” on technology gadgets, killer apps, insurance, transportation and recreation. Federal government jobs are located in all fifty states, not just Washington DC. Many of the work benefits we enjoy resulted from her personal work in Congress.

DC Urged to Telecommute on the 20th

Telecommuting Journal

Encouraging telework not only reduces strain on our transportation infrastructure, but it also supports work/life balance – an issue that is important to President-elect Obama,” said Cindy Auten, general manager, Telework Exchange. Available at www.teleworkexchange.com , the Telework Exchange value calculators tally the potential cost savings and environmental benefits associated with telework.

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Overtime Pay: 80% of American Employees are Entitled. Are you?

Sklover Working Wisdom

And, by federal law, Melanie might even be entitled to double that amount, that is, $230,000. Still further, by federal law, Melanie might also be entitled to interest on what she was owed, attorneys fees and Court costs if she went to court. are entitled to time-and-one-half pay for any hours they put in over 40 in a week, by a federal law called the Fair Labor Standards Act, or “FLSA” for short. “I’ve got all the money I’ll ever need. if I die by four o’clock.”.

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Military? – Special Civilian Job Rights are Yours

Sklover Working Wisdom

federal law that you should know about. USERRA seeks to minimize disruption to the lives of service members by ensuring that they are able to retain civilian employment and benefits while serving their country. Following Military Service of 1 to 30 consecutive days: The employee must report back to work on the first calendar day following (i) the period of service, (ii) plus the time of transportation, and (iii) 8-hour period of rest. (If

Protect & Serve: 6 Career Opportunities In Law Enforcement

Career Realism

Others hope to make a difference through public service, and most are interested in the job stability and lifelong benefits that a career in law enforcement can offer. They also work for agencies that offer protection for transportation hubs, including railways and airports. Detectives will often specialize in a certain type of investigation and may be assigned to interagency task forces to collaborate with state and federal agents on high-profile cases.

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required to read a self-help book, manager calls us “old,” and more

Ask A Manager

Is the company obligated to provide that employee with transportation to get back to his home base? Of course you’re obligated to provide transportation back. Can my company make us ineligible for unemployment benefits? Even more alarming is that they are suggesting that there is a law protecting them from us getting unemployment benefits because they are giving us notice. There were some transportation issues, and her child was sick.

I’m getting a smaller raise because I negotiated when I was hired, talking publicly about career struggles, and more

Ask A Manager

If my performance since then can’t earn me much more than I started at, we’re canceling out the benefits of that initial bump to my starting salary. It has become clear that she still thinks I am going to provide transport for her. Federal law says that’s discrimination against women (because that concern is disproportionately applied to women). It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. I’m getting a smaller raise because I negotiated when I started.

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tickling as team-building, awkwardness about my vacation plans, and more

Ask A Manager

Obviously I could lie, but that doesn’t feel like a great way to live one’s life… and it also means I cannot call upon a flight/transport delay if genuinely prevented from returning to work on time. The federal WARN Act does require most employers with 100 or more employees to provide 60 days notice before closings or mass layoffs, but there’s no such law for smaller businesses. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go….

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Unemployment Extension Update

Corn on the Job

If your unemployment insurance benefits have been exhausted before the passing of this bill, you WILL be eligible for additional weeks of unemployment benefits. Those looking to receive a jumbo lump sum payment dating back to when benefits were exhausted will be mildly disappointed. Don’t frown too hard, your benefits will begin immediately moving forward. Do you have questions on unemployment benefits, or any horror stories to share?

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Martin Luther King Day Special: Racism is alive and kicking.

Penelope Trunk

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2010 86

short answer Sunday: seven short answers to seven short questions

Ask A Manager

When there is a company breaking the law, you are better off getting a lawyer before talking to local, state, or federal law enforcement. Imagine if the employee is partnered with someone on a night shift, and has children, and needs to transport the kids to daycare.

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