Are you entitled to a regular paycheck?
Are you entitled to a regular paycheck? On behalf of The Kaufman Law Firm posted inWage & Hour Law on Monday, June 27, 2016. Most people assume that if they work, they get paid but how often? Are you entitled to a paycheck that comes during a regular pay period? In short, it depends on your state’s particular law. For instance, it could be …
Workers’ compensation and returning to work
Workers’ compensation and returning to work On behalf of The Kaufman Law Firm posted inEmployee Rights on Thursday, June 16, 2016. Cutting off workers’ compensation benefits when you return to work makes sense at first. After all, workers’ compensation compensates you for your injuries you sustained at work. If you can work, then you must not be injured anymore. But this …
Civilian certifications are a barrier for many veterans
Civilian certifications are a barrier for many veterans On behalf of The Kaufman Law Firm posted inEmployee Rights on Thursday, June 16, 2016. The Department of Labor calls on the states to update their certification laws to give credit to military experience and education. A consistent barrier to civilian employment for many military veterans is a lack of proper certification. The Iraq and …
Workers’ Compensation for workers with permanent disabilities
Workers’ Compensation for workers with permanent disabilities On behalf of The Kaufman Law Firm posted inEmployee Rights on Thursday, June 16, 2016. Workers’ compensation is not and never was intended to provide permanent benefits. It is designed to provide a stop-gap measure for workers who are injured on the job and unable to work. Workers’ compensation is essentially wage replacement, not welfare …