Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

of Warwick, Rhode Island, known for its proximity to wonderful beaches. Please Click Below: If you would like to contribute a saying, proverb or quote, we’d love to receive it and share it with our worldwide Blog Family.

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Parental Leave and How It Will Impact Your Career

Competitive Resumes

He has a doctorate in Organizational Studies, and blogs at Fathers, Work, and Family. California is the first to adopt 12 or 13 years, then Rhode Island, and recently, New York. And it funds an insurance system where you could take in New Jersey up to six weeks of Family leave, and you get wage replacement up to a certain amount that is paid out of the insurance funds.” ” Under the Family Medical Leave Act–Only 60% of Americans are covered.

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Why We Need To Have A Serious Talk About Paternity Leave

Career Realism

Starting a family is a huge milestone in a person's life. However, people in the workforce may feel the pressure when it comes to balancing their new families and their careers. Many companies in the United States offer family leave, maternity leave, or paternity leave, which allow new parents to take time off of work to care for their new child. However, new parents often struggle with the limited time and no compensation offered during family leave.

“I am working way too many hours!! Any ideas??”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Without a doubt it is now beginning to negatively affecting me, my health, my family and my sanity. Cranston, Rhode Island. That point, for most people, is when the number of hours worked begins to negatively affect health, family or emotions. Just in case you really can’t take it anymore: consider taking an unpaid leave of absence under the Family Medical Leave Act.

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God Has No Place in the Workplace


Sometimes that’s okay; just observe the recent Rhode Island “holiday tree” controversy that grabbed the headlines Of course, most the holiday season isn’t really about religion; it’s about vacation, family, and commercialism driving that capitalist machine where we live today. Employees Rights to Religion at Work.

12 Employee Types of Paid and Unpaid Time Off


Time off exclusively for when you or a family member you care for are sick and unable to work. Leave for grieving and taking care of personal matters after a close family member passes away. Unless you live in California, New Jersey or Rhode Island, or your company offers paid parental leave, you will be taking unpaid time off as a new parent.

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

Sklover Working Wisdom

Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, District of Columbia, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakato, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin, and Wyoming. .

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

Sklover Working Wisdom

Unpaid Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) Leave of Absence – In the U.S. a federal law named the Family Medical Leave Act, and called “FMLA” for short, provides most employees the right to have an unpaid leave of absence lasting up to 12 weeks each year. For more information on FMLA, you can review a newsletter I wrote called “The Family Medical Leave Act (“FMLA”) – The 50 Things You May Need to Know.”

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warning coworkers about my book’s adult content, returning to work 2 weeks after having a baby, and more

Ask a Manager

Some states — including California, New Jersey, New York, and Rhode Island — offer partially paid leave as well.). choosing between a high school job and a family vacation.

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is it okay to write someone’s cover letter for them, a mysterious fragrance, and more

Ask a Manager

I do a fair bit of writing and editing for my job, and sometimes friends or family members will ask me for help with their own writing projects — especially cover letters. I was laid off last week and I already filed unemployment (I’m in Rhode Island). In fact, Rhode Island requires that you be paid on your regularly scheduled paydays, and within nine days of the end of the pay period. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go….

Would you hire a cast member from MTV's

Corn on the Job

Most of my family members find the show and its cast-members offensive, but made sure to talk about “Jersey Shore&# for all three of our extended family dinners we’ve had over this holiday season. My family certainly isn’t alone in their disgust. Sad to say though there are a few Guidos & Guidettes in my extended family.

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