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Labor & Employment Law

Benefits
Long-term disability is an employee benefit plan designed to provide partial salary replacement to eligible employees who are unable to work due to a disability lasting more than 90 consecutive days.
Discipline
For employers, disciplinary problems occur when an employee continues to violate or ignore work policies.
Discrimination
Whenever age becomes a factor, instead of skills and qualifications, in determining a person's job status with a company, it's known as age discrimination.
Documents & Records
Job applications and resumes are usually the two most common ways that employers retrieve information about prospective employees.
Electronic Communications
With e-mail becoming an increasingly popular and efficient method of communication in the workplace, many employers have become concerned with employees abusing their privilege.
General Information
Labor and employment laws are the body of federal, state, and local laws that regulate workplace behavior and govern the relationship between employers, employees, and unions.
Hiring
Background screening of job candidates is a common and legal practice that many employers utilize to ensure that workers have the qualifications and credentials they say they have in their interviews and resumes.
Payroll
Under The Fair Labor Standards Act, or FLSA (F-L-S-A), employers are legally allowed to require employees to be on-call.
Safety & Health
Light duty refers to any temporary or permanent work that's physically or mentally less demanding than normal job duties.
Termination
When an employee resigns from a job based on his or her own free will, it's known as a voluntary termination.
Testing
Research has shown that pre-employment skills testing can often be a highly accurate method of predicting a job applicant's work performance.
Whistle Blower Claims (Government Fraud)
Basically, when you file a qui tam action, the government needs to know your identity.
Your Job & The Law
Employment contracts basically outline both your and your employer's legal rights and responsibilities in an employment relationship.


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