It is difficult to go to work when you are sick and aren't feeling well. Now, think about people who have chronic medical conditions and those who are fighting a very serious illness. These individuals will often decide that they need to continue working as long as possible.
At some point in your career, you may receive a severance offer from an employer. This is not always an easy scenario to navigate, and it is important for you to understand the issues so that you can make an informed decision about the offer and potentially negotiate the terms.
Social media is a fact of life for almost everyone these days. Since employees are on social media, there are some questions that might come up about what, if any, control employers can have over what employees are posting on social media.
Various industries use on-call employees to fill gaps in staffing needs. Being an on-call employee might seem like a pretty sweet deal. You can sit around and wait to see if you are going to get called in to work. After all, if your employer wants you to wait around, you'll get paid, right?
For workers making an hourly wage instead of a salary, overtime pay can be a major boon. Extra hours require at least 150 percent their usual rate of pay, making time worked beyond 40 hours in any given pay period more lucrative. Unfortunately, due to that increased cost, many employers try to avoid paying overtime wages.
When you put in endless hours, along with blood, sweat and tears, you expect to receive the compensation you are due. Furthermore, you expect your employer to deal with you honestly. But, that does not always happen. Not all employers look out for their staff. In fact, some of them actually steal from their employees.
Women who have a baby and choose to breastfeed often worry about having to go back to work. Some women might consider not returning to work and instead stay home with their baby. This is due, at least in part, to the fact that they are worried about how they will pump milk while they are at work.
You work hard for your money, so you probably want to make sure that you get everything that is due to you when payday comes around. New York law sets specific provisions to help citizens understand a few basics points about their pay.
Did you know that Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 provides protection against employment discrimination on the basis of both race and color?
People who work in restaurants, especially those who depend on tips, need to work when the restaurant is busy to make the money they need. The issue with this is that they also need to live life. Having to be at the mercy of the restaurant doesn't give you much of a life.