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New California Overtime Mandates Threaten Home Care Providers and Their Patients

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Each year, more than 12 million Americans receive care at home temporarily or permanently because of an illness, injury or condition. These individuals are cared for by more than two million home care employees nationwide who perform every duty from providing medical care to cleaning the patient’s home to driving him or her to treatment……Read More »

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How You Are Fired Is Just As Important As Why You Were Fired

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When employees knowingly take shortcuts that put a business and its employees at risk, their employer has every right to reprimand or even fire them for their actions. However, the company must follow the same baseline procedures for every employee in the organization to avoid possible litigation, especially if it’s accused of disregarding one’s legal…..Read More »

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Big Lots Fires Employee for Taking Protected FMLA Leave and Pays the Price

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Imagine the fear and distress you would experience caring for your seriously ill or injured child. On top of the worry you feel day after day as you watch him suffer, your employer reprimands you for taking time to be by his side. The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) gives a worker the right…..Read More »

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Obama Pushes for Changes in Overtime Pay Qualifications

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In fast food restaurants, convenience stores and manufacturing facilities, salaried employees are working more than 40 hours a week without receiving the benefits of overtime pay to which they’re entitled. In fact, they’re making less per hour than the employees they “supervise” and less than minimum wage. Salaried workers who make $455 or less a…..Read More »

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Protecting Americans’ Rights to Sue for Workplace Discrimination

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The right of American workers to fight against discrimination and harassment in a court of law is now more protected than ever thanks to a landmark ruling by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit. According to Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, employees may sue their employer for discrimination…..Read More »

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