In the past several years, weak financial markets have devastated the retirement savings of many Americans. As a result, some employees are working longer than expected, extending their working years into their 60s, 70s, or even 80s. You likely know that age discrimination is illegal but here are some factors that will help in an ….
If you have been a victim of sexual harassment at work, you are likely flooded with emotions. You may have trouble deciding what to do and how to proceed at work. Here are some tips to help guide you during this difficult time Avoid the temptation to quit right away. It is understandable to want ….
Whistleblower protection laws exist to help protect employees who report violations of law by their employers. The New York Court of Appeals recently broadened whistleblower protection in New York by removing the requirement that a whistleblower report the specific law, rule, or regulation that the employer allegedly violated at the initial stages of litigation. In ….
When faced with a serious illness, such as a cancer diagnosis, anyone can need a lot of time off. Doctor’s appointments, chemotherapy visits, and even recovery days can add up quickly. Pregnancy or childbirth can also cause workers to miss substantial amounts of work, either to care for themselves or their new children. Unfortunately, at ….
For those seeking a job, credit problems may be unavoidable. Long periods of underemployment or even unemployment, can wreak havoc on the most financially stable person. Unfortunately for many job applicants, employers commonly check an applicant’s personal credit history before making a final hiring decisions. Credit checks can be a real barrier to employment for ….