Key Benefits To Keep In Mind When Looking For Work Out Of State

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When it comes to employee insurance, employers in most states are required to provide healthcare, disability and workers compensation coverage. The only exception to this is Texas, where workers compensation cover is optional. Policies On Family Leave.

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Self-Help Action Plan 1: “Totally Frazzled from Work? Here’s What You Can Do”

Sklover Working Wisdom

The Family Medical Leave Act (“FMLA”), a U.S. It is understandable that your family finances may make an unpaid leave impossible. Consider use of savings, borrowing, family or friends, if need be. During Your FMLA Leave of Absence – SEEK WORKERS COMPENSATION? If this seems a potential step for you, before communicating with HR on this, first consult an experienced Workers Compensation attorney licensed in your locale.

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Don’t Believe “The Big ‘At Will’ Lie”: 117 Reasons an “At Will” Employee Cannot Be Fired, and There’s Plenty More

Sklover Working Wisdom

In like fashion, the law says, in effect, to people who want to be employers, “There are certain rules you must follow if you want to get into an employment relation, including (a) the legal obligation to pay at least a minimum hourly wage, (b) the legal obligation to provide a safe workplace, (c) the legal obligation to provide workerscompensation insurance, and (d) the legal obligation to pay overtime to that employee, among others. “The greatest pleasure in life is doing.

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“What is Joint Employer Liability?” Many Workers Have Two Employers, But Don’t Know It

Sklover Working Wisdom

LESSON TO LEARN : If you are a “contract,” temporary, “contingent,” seasonal, “leased,” “outsource,” or “independent” worker, in the eyes of the law you may well be an employee and, what may seem odd to some people, of two companies. But, somehow, they do not get unemployment insurance, Social Security benefits, or protected leaves of absence that all employees are entitled to under the federal Family Medical Leave Act. The degree to which the company supervised the worker; and.

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Independent Contractor or Employee? The Basics

Sklover Working Wisdom

One important difference is that the federal and state discrimination laws protect employees, but they do not protect independent contractors. Discrimination” in the choice of which independent contractor to hire is not prohibited by the law, but is entirely legal. As another example, the Family Medical Leave Act (“FMLA”) provides employees with a right to time off to take care of a medical problem, but does not provide these same protections to independent contractors. .

“Becoming a Consultant? – Here are 21 Smart Points to Raise”

Sklover Working Wisdom

The reduction in employee headcount provides employers with lower overall expense, especially as to benefits and legally-required payments, such as mandated contributions to healthcare under the Affordable Care Act, Social Security, unemployment benefits, and workerscompensation plans. In addition, most of the many other laws that protect employees from discrimination, retaliation, harassment and non-payment of wages, are not applicable to independent consultants.

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

Sklover Working Wisdom

Workers CompensationWorkers Compensation is an employer-funded insurance program administered by the states. The idea was to require all employers to contribute to one state-managed insurance fund that would be used to pay workers injured on or because of their job for (a) their unpaid medical bills, and (b) their lost wages. This separate system was called Workmen’s Compensation; today we call it Workers Compensation, or “Workers Comp,” for short.

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