Workers Compensation Bureau and Resources by State

Workology

Workers Compensation Definition. Workers compensation is defined as a form of insurance providing wage replacement and medical benefits to employees injured in the course of employment in exchange for mandatory relinquishment of the employee’s right to sue his or her employer for the tort of negligence. Because Workers Compensation are state programs, they are unique and specific to each and every state. List of Bureau of Workers Compensation Resources by State.

“Sales compensation plans: are there limits on when and how they can be changed?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Question: The sales compensation package for my company says that the company has the right to amend, change, or cancel the sales compensation plan at any time – except where prohibited by law. . Miami, Florida. A compensation “plan” is a kind of contract, presented by the employer to the employee, that says, in effect “These are the compensation (or commission) terms we offer to you.” A compensation plan is a contract about one thing: compensation.

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

Sklover Working Wisdom

states that do not have a state income tax (namely, Alaska, Florida, Nevada, South Dakota, Texas, Washington and Wyoming) and your new job has you relocating to New York or California, two of the states with high state income taxes. 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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HEY BIG COMPANY: Are Your Management Trainees Bristling At Being Salaried Employees?

The HR Capitalist

Due to high turnover, Defendant filled these spots like the NFL keeps a practice squad, waiting until someone quit or was fired, but in the interim working many hours in restaurants performing non-exempt duties without being compensated for overtime hours worked. Compensation Litigation WorkplaceAh yes. The time honored tradition of the management trainee position. You know it, you love it. You recognize the value.

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Should You Move for a Job?

Career Alley

Some relocation services offer monetary compensation while the spouse/partner seeks a new job, others offer networking assistance, outplacement/career services, interviewing skills training and resume preparation assistance. The states with no state income tax are: Alaska, Florida, Nevada, South Dakota, Texas, Washington and Wyoming. By Leah O’Flynn, Executive Recruiter , IT Division. Moving is a big undertaking for most folks.

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Bilingual Ladies Are Highly Employable

Ms. Career Girl

Florida is the third-most populous state in terms of Spanish-speaking residents with nearly ten percent. Federal regulations ensure that all federal programs from Unemployment Compensation to Driver’s License services must provide information in a variety of languages – including Spanish. Today’s post is by, J. Salvage. Approximately twelve percent of the US population speaks Spanish. The United States houses the fourth largest Spanish-speaking population in the world.

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Who’s On the Dirty Dozen List of Employers?

Jobacle

Integra Health Management is a company with locations in Tampa, Florida and Owings Mills, Maryland. According to the Workers’ Compensation Research Institute, anywhere from 55 to 85% of workers who are injured receive an opioid prescription. Unsafe workplaces are a topic of discussion around the world, including in the United States. When workers are in an unsafe environment, the consequences can be far-reaching.

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Seven Short Q&A’s on Saturday

Sklover Working Wisdom

” An employer can always change the terms of compensation with two exceptions: (1) not if a contract says it cannot do so, and (2) not retroactively, but only regarding future efforts, not past efforts. The new Pennsylvania law’s provisions are a little complicated: The law imposes an offset on unemployment benefits that is calculated by subtracting 40 percent of the “average annual wage” under the Unemployment Compensation Law from the total severance amount.

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“Can I be fired for having a sick child?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Racquel Orlando, Florida Answer: Dear Racquel: First, I would like to express my hope that your son is doing better, and that his illness will go into remission soon, if it has not already done so. 6 ) Our laws should protect parents who help their children. This legal and common sense reasoning is slowly catching on in more and more states, and apparently in Florida, too. You might start by contacting The Amlong Law Firm, in Fort Lauderdale, Florida at (954) 462-1983.

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Seven Short Q & A’s on Saturday

Sklover Working Wisdom

The best answer I can give you is that the “prevailing view” among attorneys and courts as to Illinois law is that your non-compete agreement is valid and enforceable unless either (i) your former employer broke an employment contract or promise of compensation, or (ii) your former employer did not act in “good faith” when they eliminated your position. Key West, Florida. In either case, you may deserve compensation for the government benefits you lost.

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“Should I file a lawsuit in my city, or in the employer’s state of incorporation?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

In that instance, your employer would almost surely seek to move the case to a Court in Tallahassee, because (a) the witnesses are there, (b) the documents are there, and (c) the Court in Tallahassee is almost surely more familiar with Florida law, which would almost surely be applicable to a dispute that arose in Tallahassee. Clawback” of compensation that you previously earned is an especially unfair employment practice, no matter what the alleged reason.

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Setting Goals Beyond the Performance Appraisal

Workology

I’m not saying that I don’t want to be recognized or compensated for my efforts. Check out this story of a young man born without the lower half of his left arm because of a birth defect…he just got offered a roster spot by Florida Gator’s coach Billy Donovan. What motivates you on the job? The promise of more money and a nice title seem like the most logical choice to me. Is there supposed to be another answer?

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Why Your Employees Hate the Christmas Holiday

Workology

People from Florida who shipped cases of Citrus to their frozen friends and family in Michigan, casusing me to lug hundreds of pounds of fruit around my route. Unions in the Czech Republic demanded stores stop playing carols incessantly or pay compensation for the resulting emotional trauma to sales clerks, describing it as “acoustic torture.” Merry Bleepin‘ Christmas? It’s December. The end of the year. The most festive time of the year. The holiday season.

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“Should I file a lawsuit in my city, or in the employer’s state of incorporation?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

In that instance, your employer would almost surely seek to move the case to a Court in Tallahassee, because (a) the witnesses are there, (b) the documents are there, and (c) the Court in Tallahassee is almost surely more familiar with Florida law, which would almost surely be applicable to a dispute that arose in Tallahassee. Clawback” of compensation that you previously earned is an especially unfair employment practice, no matter what the alleged reason.

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“Now doing two jobs for one salary; any suggestions?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

I am now doing the accounting for both dealerships without any extra compensation. Orlando, Florida. Question: I work for a publicly owned automotive dealership. When I was hired about two years ago, I was given my job duties. Later the same owners acquired a second auto dealership down the street and moved me there. My boss says, “Just be grateful you have a job.” What can I do? Betty.

2011 122

“Can an employer require employees to relocate for a promotion.

Sklover Working Wisdom

Salary, Raise, Bonus, Compensation G. Kossoff – Executive Advice LJL Seminars – Public Speaking Payscale.com – Compare Your Salary Resume Service, Best Resumes of New York Salary.com – Compensation Info Become Part of What We Are Doing. Blog » “Can an employer require employees to relocate for a promotion, and refuse to promote them if they don’t relocate?” “Can

2010 100

What Are Your Business Goals?

Water Cooler Wisdom

Not counting seasonal variations, 55 percent of owners have recently hired or are planning to hire new staff, 23 percent are raising worker compensation, and 11 percent plan to create new jobs. Small-business activity is on the rise, according to the  National Federation of Independent Business’ s chief economist William Dunkelberg.

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50 Best Workplaces & Employers for Boomer & Traditional Generations

Workology

Like universities, these are more traditional workplaces focused on tenure and provide specific information around retirement, benefits and compensation pay bands and classes. 31. Central Florida Health Alliance .

“Can my employer change its attendance policy any way it wants to?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Orlando, Florida Answer: J.P.M., Salary, Raise, Bonus, Compensation G. Kossoff – Executive Advice LJL Seminars – Public Speaking Payscale.com – Compare Your Salary Resume Service, Best Resumes of New York Salary.com – Compensation Info Become Part of What We Are Doing. Blog » “Can my employer change its attendance policy any way it wants to?” “Can Can my employer change its attendance policy any way it wants to?”

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“How do I ask a new employer for an equity stake?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

West Palm Beach, Florida. The employee provides services and the employer provides compensation. By law, the employee must remain “loyal” to the employer, and the employer has many legal requirements to keep, such as providing a safe work environment, not discriminating in hiring or compensation, and paying certain additional taxes, such as Social Security. Question: I’m an accomplished salesman looking for a new company in my industry.

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Candidate to Generic Recruiters With No Game: "If You Suck, I Won't Be Replying".

HR Capitalist

Florida is preferred, Texas is acceptable. Chicago or New York would be acceptable for a significant increase in pay to compensate for cost of living. Last week I ran a tongue-in-cheek post called "The Most Honest System-Generated Rejection Letter Ever". It was designed to be truthful and direct, to say what needed to be said to candidates getting a rejection note from an employer who likely never even looked at their resume - thanks to the magic of keyword matching.

2011 74

Shirt Wearers Wanted

Telecommuting Journal

Here’s how IWYS describes what shirt wearing will be like, and compensation you can expect: We will be working a 6-day per week schedule in 2012 with every Saturday off (this is a big deal as there haven’t been weekly days off ever). Okay, shirt-wearing isn’t exactly a highly trained skill.

2011 100

“Recording Conversations with Your Boss or HR” What You Need to Know

Sklover Working Wisdom

And don’t forget that “cause” termination could result in forfeiture of unvested equity, deferred compensation, and even ineligibility for unemployment compensation. In alphabetical order, they are: California, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Illinois, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Montana, New Hampshire, Pennsylvania, and Washington (state). . “When it comes to privacy and accountability, people always demand the former for themselves and the latter for everyone else.”.

2014 162

How to Ask for a Raise

Resume Bear

POWER PHRASE / What to say: “I’d like to set a time to discuss my compensation. Thaks to Resume Bear posting this information maybe more employees will come prepared when they want to talk about more compensation. If you don’t feel that you are being compensated properly you should ask for a raise.

2010 208

11 Commandments For Smart Negotiating

Resume Bear

These market conditions provide a great opportunity to negotiate an excellent compensation package, but only if you understand how. At the same time, the employer’s primary concern isn’t negotiating the least expensive compensation package it can get away with. By not disclosing exactly what your current compensation is or exactly what it would take to get you to leave your job, you’ll force a potential employer to make its best offer.

2010 180

Seven Short Q & A’s on Sunday

Sklover Working Wisdom

Jacksonville, Florida. HL, not only am I not licensed to practice law in California, but I am not experienced in Workers Compensation, which is a sort of “subspecialty” in employment law. Since so many blog visitors submit Questions, we’ve decided to devote some of our weekend blogposts to answering several Questions at once, and have chosen those that call for “shorter&# Answers. .

2011 116

Seven Short Q & A’s on Saturday

Sklover Working Wisdom

I have been compensated with a lesser salary than two similarly situated males, both of whom reported to me. Miami, Florida. Question 1: If my employer changed its name, is my non-compete void? I signed a covenant not to compete (sometimes called a “non-compete”) with my current employer. If the owner changed the legal name of the business, is the non-compete still valid? Wilmington, Delaware. The Short Answer is “Yes, it is still valid.”

2011 116

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

Sklover Working Wisdom

Am I culpable in any way if I “go public” with this information? Name Withheld Bradenton, Florida Answer: This is a very important question, and one that requires a rather complicated answer. Salary, Raise, Bonus, Compensation G. Kossoff – Executive Advice LJL Seminars – Public Speaking Payscale.com – Compare Your Salary Resume Service, Best Resumes of New York Salary.com – Compensation Info Become Part of What We Are Doing.

2010 100

Watch Your Mouth: Office Gossip and Other No-Nos

Water Cooler Wisdom

Your compensation details or other confidential HR issues.   John Olson was an assistant manager at Publix Supermarkets in Florida, a workplace filled with golf-playing fanatics.  Whenever you hear something juicy about a colleague, whether it is related to work or not, you have the immediate impulse to share it across the hall.    Why? Frank T.

2012 64

Virginia & Maryland Tech Sales | TML (A Xerox Company)

Career Realism

Performance-based earnings and competitive compensation , including UNCAPPED commissions in sales. We’ve been to Antigua, Great Exuma, Cancun, Nassau, New Orleans, Jamaica, Las Vegas, the Florida Keys, St. Virginia & Maryland Tech Sales | TML (A Xerox Company) Work It Daily. TML is a subsidiary of Global Imaging Systems – a Xerox company. We only hire talented individuals that want to roll up their sleeves and accomplish amazing things.

does it look immature to ask what time to show up on my first day, inviting coworkers to a wedding, and more

Ask A Manager

The hiring manager didn’t realize his email had the link to the requisition, which included all info including compensation. It contained five compensation levels, namely: entry minimum, target minimum, midpoint, target max, and premium max. In the state of Florida, is it legal for my manager to make me stay past my scheduled time to leave? It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. Does it look immature to ask what time to show up on my first day?

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Top 50 LinkedIn Subgroups for Job Seekers and Recruiters

JobMob

Job Career HR human resources recruiters executives managers consultants US Europe UK United Kingdom India Canada Australia Netherlands France Italy Germany Belgium Spain Denmark New Zealand Asia Pacific California New York Texas Florida Illinois Massachusetts New Jersey Pennsylvania Ohio USA. More popular spots where job seekers and recruiters are meeting up on LinkedIn. Not sure how or why to use LinkedIn Groups on your job search?

2011 83

feeling guilty about leaving law-breaking boss, asking for a far-off raise, and more

Ask A Manager

My husband works for a company in Florida that has terminated him effective at the end of the year because they had informed him that he would need to begin working from the corporate office beginning in January 2014 and that he would need to reside in that area. We have our annual compensation review coming up, where we’re told what sort of raise and bonus to expect for the coming year. It’s seven short answers to seven short questions. Here we go….

2013 56

my coworker won’t use the phone, my coworker has her husband on video chat all day long, and more

Ask a Manager

I find myself spending all day on the phone compensating. the state of Florida thinks unemployed people need capes. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. My coworker won’t talk to clients on the phone. My coworker and office mate will do anything to avoid using the telephone to communicate with clients. She will send emails that are 5-6 pages long, dodge phone calls or even not get back to clients at all, all to avoid using the phone.

2018 30

Asperger's at work: Why I need a sick day to register my car.

Penelope Trunk

I can understand what it is like to suffer, and I also know how to learn to compensate. The truth is that you learned how to compensate and overcome ADD. Is this your first time here? About this blog | About my company, Brazen Careerist | Penelopes guide to starting a blog Asperger's at work: Why I need a sick day to register my car Posted to: Diversity | Self-management December 1st, 2009 Del.icio.us

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