Employees Are Quitting Jobs Because of Affordable Care Act in 2014

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2) Compensation. She left late last year and has been enjoying COBRA until the new year. Learn more about changes and recent court decisions as it relates to employer compliance and the ACA. Join us on 1/16/13 at 11 AM EST for our webinar. Click here to register. .

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FMLA – Great Tool to E-x-t-e-n-d Employment

Sklover Working Wisdom

Rest assured, though, that almost all health care professionals sign these FMLA certifications, and are quite understanding and cooperative about doing so. Quite often clients ask: “Do I have to return to my job after my FMLA leave of absence?” Sklover, of Sklover & Company, LLC, a law firm dedicated to the counsel and representation of employees in matters of their employment, compensation and severance. “ The cure for anger is delay.”. – Seneca.

2016 100

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“Problem Not Yet Solved; What’s My Next Step?” Your Five Alternative Next Steps

Sklover Working Wisdom

Involuntary Resignation: This is a concept that we have created that incorporates resigning, but in doing so both (i) keeping open your chances of getting severance, and (ii) quite possibly enabling you to collect Unemployment Benefits. Sklover, of Sklover & Company, LLC, a law firm dedicated to the counsel and representation of employees in matters of their employment, compensation and severance. “One of the secrets of life.

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Is Drug Addiction a Legally Recognized Disability? Understanding Addiction, the Law and the Workplace

Sklover Working Wisdom

In my view, our Congressmen and Congresswomen have been quite wise in this respect. Sklover, of Sklover & Company, LLC, a law firm dedicated to the counsel and representation of employees in matters of their employment, compensation and severance. Addiction, Law and Work Disability Disability and Pregnancy FMLA FMLA, COBRA and Pregnancy Misconduct and Bad Behavior Monthly Newsletter Library Yours (or Allegedly Yours

2016 100

Job Change? Ten Tax Tips – Things to discuss with your tax advisor

Sklover Working Wisdom

COBRA and unemployment benefits are taxable, as well – Regardless of whether an employee resigned or was terminated, sometimes former employers pay health premiums or reimburse their former employees’ insurance premiums for a period of time. If you are making such a move, do not hesitate to ask your new employer take that into account when determining your compensation level. “When the devil loses his job, he becomes a tax collector.”. – Greek Proverb.

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

Sklover Working Wisdom

The workload had grown quite considerably in recent years, due to her employer’s trying to get more and more work done with fewer and fewer employees. Lately, though, Jana didn’t feel quite right, and seemed increasingly unable to do her work. Paid Sick Days – Quite obviously, using your available paid sick days (if any) is your first and most easily accessible option. “Be careful about reading health books. You may die of a misprint.”

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“Does leaving an employer, and then returning, relieve me from a.

Sklover Working Wisdom

Then I quit. As proof that I quit, I could even show that the employer cancelled my health insurance for that three weeks. Even if they go back to the time I quit, the three years was up. Salary, Raise, Bonus, Compensation G. FMLA, COBRA and Pregnancy N.

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“Can an employer require you get its prior approval for a side job.

Sklover Working Wisdom

Published on October 13th, 2010 by Alan L Sklover Question: I am thrilled to have found your blogsite, and I find your questions and answers quite helpful. Salary, Raise, Bonus, Compensation G. FMLA, COBRA and Pregnancy N.

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

Sklover Working Wisdom

The workload had grown quite considerably in recent years, due to her employer’s trying to get more and more work done with fewer and fewer employees. Lately, though, Jana didn’t feel quite right, and seemed increasingly unable to do her work. “Be careful about reading health books.

2014 151

“How can I stop co-workers from bullying me?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Because of that injury, I have been placed on a Workers Compensation leave of absence. My manager told me not to mention to the Workers Compensation Board that my co-workers contributed to the cause of the injury. Salary, Raise, Bonus, Compensation G. FMLA, COBRA and Pregnancy N.

“If I am required to give 'four weeks' notice when I resign, can.

Sklover Working Wisdom

Incidentally, that is quite common; the law in many states says the same thing. Salary, Raise, Bonus, Compensation G. FMLA, COBRA and Pregnancy N. Blog » “If I am required to give ‘four weeks’ notice when I resign, can one of those weeks be a vacation?” “If

2010 141

“How long is an offer of severance good for?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

In practical terms, though, it is quite rare for an employer to withdraw a severance offer because an employee asked for improved terms. Salary, Raise, Bonus, Compensation G. FMLA, COBRA and Pregnancy N. Blog » “How long is an offer of severance good for?” “How

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Why Nipple Tape Doesn’t Cure Workplace Conflict

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I didn’t quit the job, but I did gain a whole new respect for and perspective on Human Resources. She currently works in HR with employee relations, compensation & benefits, COBRA, leave of absence and compliance.

2012 162

“Am I supposed to have access to my Performance Action Plan or.

Sklover Working Wisdom

First, Look at Your Employee Handbook: Quite simply, whether or not you are entitled to have access to your Performance Improvement Plan should be set forth in your Employee Handbook, or your Company Policy Book. Salary, Raise, Bonus, Compensation G. FMLA, COBRA and Pregnancy N.

2010 141

“If I retained an attorney to represent me in negotiation, but not.

Sklover Working Wisdom

Would this agreement also include mediation, or is that a kind of litigation? Richard Los Angeles, California Answer: Dear Richard: I find your question quite interesting. Salary, Raise, Bonus, Compensation G. FMLA, COBRA and Pregnancy N.

2010 130

“If I am on a Performance Improvement Plan, and fear I might get.

Sklover Working Wisdom

If you continue to be passive, I agree you are likely to be terminated quite soon. Salary, Raise, Bonus, Compensation G. FMLA, COBRA and Pregnancy N.

2010 141

“How can I make my employer open emails I send him complaining.

Sklover Working Wisdom

Unless something changes his view of things, he is quite unlikely to stop doing that. Salary, Raise, Bonus, Compensation G. FMLA, COBRA and Pregnancy N. Blog » “How can I make my employer open emails I send him complaining about Human Resources?” “How

2010 130

“I've been placed on a Performance Improvement Plan (“PIP”) for.

Sklover Working Wisdom

They sometimes also seem intended to humiliate, intimidate and infuriate, and hence encourage employees to quit – thus denying themselves both severance and unemployment benefits. Salary, Raise, Bonus, Compensation G. FMLA, COBRA and Pregnancy N.

2010 130

“How do I pick a good employment attorney to represent me?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Firm Size Does Not Matter: Over the years I have seen solo attorneys and small firms do just as good work, and quite often better work, than their larger counterparts. Salary, Raise, Bonus, Compensation G. FMLA, COBRA and Pregnancy N.

2010 151

“Short Answers on Saturdays”

Sklover Working Wisdom

So, if you are asked to sign, for example, an acknowledgment that you have received a Notice of Rights under the COBRA law, and you refuse, the worst thing an employer can do is fire you.

2011 141

“How can I get some needed relief from FMLA-retaliation?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

While they are generally quite responsive, I suggest you mention your breast cancer, and ask that the investigation of your Complaint be expedited. Salary, Raise, Bonus, Compensation G. FMLA, COBRA and Pregnancy N.

2010 141

When Leaving Your Job, How to Take Your Colleagues With You

Sklover Working Wisdom

Can one employee openly ask several employees to leave with him or her, or in an email urge other employees to quit, without getting into trouble? Salary, Raise, Bonus, Compensation G. FMLA, COBRA and Pregnancy N.

2010 151

Making Arbitration Work for You, Not Against You – “Sklover's.

Sklover Working Wisdom

She was quite a stickler for detail: Her own “rules” required all communications to be in writing, sent a certain way, using a certain font and font size, and specified margins. Salary, Raise, Bonus, Compensation G. FMLA, COBRA and Pregnancy N.

2010 130

“Must I repay a 'Sign On' bonus if I am fired on trumped up charges?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

If yours says this, your employer may be trying to get you to quit, in disgust. Salary, Raise, Bonus, Compensation G. FMLA, COBRA and Pregnancy N. Blog » “Must I repay a ‘Sign On’ bonus if I am fired on trumped up charges?”

2010 130

is employee taking too much sick leave, I keep getting surprise raises, and more

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My budget for that is quite limited. I get that it’s putting a strain on your budget, but you have an exemplary employee who’s doing nothing more than using the benefits that are part of her compensation, and doing it because she’s sick. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. Is my employee taking too much sick leave? I’m a relatively new manager and I’m struggling a little with how to handle one of my employee’s use of sick leave.

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what should a resignation letter say? — Ask a Manager

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I used to love my job (and still love parts of it) but it’s morphed into something that’s not nearly as gratifying – and quite frankly I owe it to myself and my family to see if I can find a position which pays better. I quit without having a job lined up and was unemployed for 6 months.

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