Employment Law

  • What Happens to Whistleblowers?

    Since many court cases of whistleblowing have been successful, we wonder about the cases that didn’t win and for what possible reasons. Can employees lose their jobs for whistleblowing? We came up with examples of such cases and noted which...
    By ciel s cantoria October 9, 2010 

  • Hazards of Whistleblowing: What to Watch Out For

    There are numerous hazards of whistleblowing to consider when you're in the process of deciding whether to blow the whistle or not regarding an employer's misdemeanor or fraudulent act. What possible courses of action should be taken to minimize...
    By ciel s cantoria October 9, 2010 

  • Different Types of Workplace Harassment

    The types of workplace harassment can range from the seemingly minor to a case for law enforcement or even a court case. If you feel you are being harassed at work, here are some workplace harassment situations you may come across.
    By Regina Woodard October 1, 2010 

  • Consequences of Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

    Sexual harassment in the workplace can hurt a working environment, a professional career, and professional and/or personal relationships. The consequences of sexual harassment in the workplace can hurt those involved and even those who aren't...
    By Regina Woodard October 1, 2010 

  • FMLA & Performance Evaluations: Can Using FMLA Count Against You?

    An employer can not discriminate against an employee at the time of performance evaluation, simply for availing FMLA-qualified leave. However, that leave must be in accordance with the guidelines of the Family and Medical Leave Act.
    By Sidharth Thakur September 30, 2010 

  • Qualifying for Disability: Which Medical Conditions Apply?

    If you would like to know what medical conditions qualify for disability, this article gives you a brief look at a few of them. Read on to find out more.
    By Aunindita September 1, 2010 

  • Can You Work While on Disability?

    If you are disabled, you may wonder whether or not you can you work on disability. The question, "Can you work on disability?" is answered here in a brief summary of the rules surrounding work and disabled status.
    By Bruce Tyson September 1, 2010 

  • Easy Way to Show Proof of Employment

    Do you need some type of formal documentation to prove that you really are gainfully employed? Download a proof of employment letter from Bright Hub's Media Gallery or use these tips to write your own.
    By Ronda Bowen September 1, 2010 

  • How Does Workman's Compensation Work?

    How does workers’ compensation work? Workers’ compensation is insurance which covers medical costs for injuries, and after a numbers of days set by individual states have passed, a portion of lost wages to a worker. It is important to...
    By Rebecca Scudder August 19, 2010 

  • How Does Military Paternity Leave Work?

    If you're in the military you have a right to visit your child. Here's a brief account of military paternity leave regulations, as authorized by the National Defense Authorization Act of 2009.
    By Sidharth Thakur August 16, 2010 
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