“If my company is sold, can I collect unemployment insurance.

Sklover Working Wisdom

Do I have to take my job with the new company, or can I leave and collect unemployment benefits until I find a new job? Kellie Salem, Oregon Answer: Unemployment benefits are not paid to employees based on who owns the company they work for; a sale, merger or other change in ownership is not a reason to collect. Job Offers, New Jobs and Promotions F. Discrimination, Harassment & Hostility M.

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

Sklover Working Wisdom

What Alexandra did not understand, and what Alexandra thought was eminently unfair, if not illegal, was the how much severance she was offered in relation to the severance that was offered to other Management Team members of her hospital. . We offer Model Letters entitled “ Model Letter for Objecting to Illegal Discrimination – Age, Race, Gender or Disability – that can be used to help people help themselves if they believe they have been affected by illegal discrimination.

2014 162

Sign Up for our Newsletter

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Can My Credit History Impact My Job Search?

Resume Bear

This is an invasion of privacy and can give the idea that the employer is discriminating due to the employee’s health. Currently there are states that have laws in place making it illegal to discriminate against potential employees due to poor credit. These stares are: California, Connecticut, Hawaii, Illinois, Maryland, Oregon, Washington, and Vermont. Because many minorities face job discrimination, their credit is often at a disproportionate number to whites.

2013 188

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

Corn on the Job

This will come in useful when deciding whether to apply for jobs or even when deciding to accept a job offer. When it comes to paid time off for illness, California, Vermont and Oregon all require the provision of paid sick leave.

2020 74

Are Credit Checks an Effective Pre-Employment Screening Technique?


If you’re lucky enough to score a second interview and finally the offer, you get to be subject to all kinds of checks. In 2010, a spokesman for TransUnion told a group of Oregon legislators “At this point we don’t have any research to show any statistical correlation between what’s in somebody’s credit report and their job performance or their likelihood to commit fraud.”.

2012 131

Five Tips to Empower Yourself During the Interview

Jennifer Anthony

If you have carefully managed your career, are confident in your abilities and what it is that you offer to the employer, you also have control in the interview room just as much as the employer. Flip the dynamics around, and suddenly, you are the industry subject matter expert who is top in your field, and what you offer is exactly what the employer is seeking (perhaps even desperately so). What types of professional development does your organization offer?

2010 109

how late can you call employees at home, dealing with abusive customers, and more

Ask a Manager

I hid it because I was discriminated against during my last pregnancy when I had an opportunity for a promotion with my current employer (as in, they told me that they wanted to promote me but my pregnancy was really poor timing). I received and accepted an oral offer on November 5, but I didn’t receive (and accept) the written offer until November 18. We’re in Oregon, and we are all salaried employees. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go….

coworkers can't see past my Russian accent — Ask a Manager

Ask A Manager

I realize you are working hard to lose the Russian piece of your identity as quickly as possible, but I would imagine you are a very engaging person with a lot of interesting things to offer in the workplace. But, if you moved here, and I met you, I’d undoubtedly offer to introduce you to my Russian friend. I always reply “Oregon.&# Who wants to be the one to bring up harassment or discrimination claims, and risk being villianized at work?

2011 52

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

Penelope Trunk

Rest assured, McDonald's does not tolerate discrimination of any kind. Religion might be the more serious problem here, religion combined with discrimination of women (all religions, there are still very orthodox christians and jews who tell girls and women they have fewer rights than boys and men and put it in practice in their communities). " Your comments about European discrimination are pertinent and important. Is this your first time here?

2010 87