New rule extends overtime to 4.2 million workers
New rule extends overtime to 4.2 million workers On behalf of The Kaufman Law Firm posted inWage & Hour Law on Friday, May 27, 2016. Overtime is a type of pay that you are entitled to when you work more than full time. There are many rules, but, in general, you are entitled to it when you work more than 40 hours a week. If …
The basics of the Trade Adjustment Assistance Program
The basics of the Trade Adjustment Assistance Program On behalf of The Kaufman Law Firm posted inEmployee Rights on Monday, May 16, 2016. Foreign trade is a politically charged topic. Is it good for the economy? Is it bad? Does it cost jobs? Regardless of these academic debates, the reality is that it is having effects on the world right now. It is …
Some basic tips on workers’ compensation
Some basic tips on workers’ compensation On behalf of The Kaufman Law Firm posted inEmployee Rights on Monday, May 16, 2016. If you are injured on the job, you may be entitled to workers’ compensation. Workers’ compensation pays you regular amounts to help cover your living expenses and partially replace your working wage until you can return to work. It also …
Suit involving 20 injured and one fatality is settled
Suit involving 20 injured and one fatality is settled On behalf of The Kaufman Law Firm posted inEmployee Rights on Monday, May 16, 2016. Safety procedures are studied and enacted for a reason: safety. This is especially true in high-risk jobs like firefighting, policing and construction. Unfortunately, there will always be companies that put profit and deadlines ahead of their workers’ lives. It is …
Uber lawsuit settles
Uber lawsuit settles On behalf of The Kaufman Law Firm posted inWage & Hour Law on Friday, May 6, 2016. The “gig” economy is continually evolving. Government regulators, industry insiders and workers do not know what, if any, protections extend to “gig” workers. Are they entitled to a minimum wage? Are they employees or independent contractors? How do they fit …