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Top Institutes for Law Degree

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 Nikita Gupta (November 29, 2012)  A profession in law sets up with discovering the school that fits best for the students. The top law schools provide the advanced education required to earn a professional degree. It also prepares you to take the state bar exam. Many institutes offer specialized training in a particular area of law such as environmental law or tax law. There are also top tier law schools which are .. (Employment Law)

Things to Consider While Choosing a Workplace Injury Attorney

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 Philip Knight (September 14, 2012)  Work related injuries are a commonplace occurrence leading to casualties. An employee injured during the course of employment will be eligible to get compensation as per the company rules, under law. But more often than not, the claims are wrongly denied due to certain factors which, according to the authorities, make the employee ineligible to get compensation. In such cases, an .. (Employment Law)

Questions Related to Bigamy Laws

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 Meghan Jones (August 30, 2012)  Many people do not know what to do when they are faced with bigamy. They may need legal assistance but due to their situation, but may not know whom to turn to or ask complex legal questions. They may feel embarrassed to speak to just about anyone about it, even if it is a close friend or relative. Asking a family lawyer in such situation may be helpful. Given below are some questions .. (Employment Law)

Commonly asked legal questions about accidents at work

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 Meghan Jones (August 29, 2012)  Injuries suffered at work due to accidents are common and may have emotional and physical effects on an individual. It is important for an employee to be aware of his/her rights after being involved in an accident at work. Some frequently asked questions on the subject are given below. Q. Will an employee be allowed to go on a paid leave, if he/she sustains back injury after an .. (Employment Law)

No fault dismissals dismissed in favour of settlements

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 Carvill Johnson (July 18, 2012)  Birmingham Solicitors, Carvill & Johnson state that the government has now dropped its proposal to enable micro businesses – which employ less than 10 people – to make compensated no-fault dismissals. Furthermore, a clause will be added to the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill during the committee stage regarding voluntary settlement agreements. These simplified .. (Employment Law)

Queen announces changes to employment law

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 Carvill Johnson (July 05, 2012)  Carvill & Johnson report in her speech at the official state opening of Parliament, the Queen outlined the government’s plans for the forthcoming year, including the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill. The Bill, which will be considered during the next session of parliament, will make it easier for businesses to manage their relationships with employees due to an overhaul .. (Employment Law)

The importance of TUPE compliance

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 Carvill Johnson (June 27, 2012)  An Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) decision has reminded companies of the need to use the Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations (TUPE) when transferring the employment of their staff to another employer, Carvill & Johnson reports. Birmingham based solicitors Carvill & Johnson, state that the ruling surrounded the transfer of a contract of employment .. (Employment Law)

Railroad Employees Sue Company Over Asbestos Exposure

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 Limi Santos (June 22, 2012)  Railroad employees in Texas are fighting back after exposure to cancer-causing substances. According to a recent Star Telegram article, five former railway employees have united to sue the company they worked for, saying they have lung disease caused by exposure to asbestos and other hazardous materials. The article states that, “Asbestos was used to insulate steam and diesel .. (Employment Law)

Government consults on fees for employment tribunals

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 Carvill Johnson (January 16, 2012)  Carvill & Johnson, Solicitors in Birmingham report that the government has outlined in greater detail its proposed reforms to employment law by publishing a consultation on the fees to be introduced for individuals wishing to make use of the tribunal system. While there is presently no cost for taking such action, the government is considering introducing two options for charging .. (Employment Law)

Employer Will Not Pay Me

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 Saif Uddowlla (January 08, 2012)  Sometimes in the work industry there tends to be employers un willing to pay there employees. If you’re unlucky enough to not be paid your wage, then you're probably stuck trying to figure out a way to get your hard-earned wage. You're probably disheartened at how an employer is able to hold pay knowing how hard you've worked for it, and as a result you may even feel the need to .. (Employment Law)

Need Employment Law Solicitors Oxford?

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 Jenny Pilley (November 04, 2011)  If you ever feel that you have been unfairly treated within your workplace, you should seek the expert advice of a team of solicitors you can trust. As experts in the field of employment law near Oxford, you can be confident of receiving a truly unbeatable service from one dedicated team of specialist solicitors. There are many reasons why you may be seeking legal assistance and this .. (Employment Law)

Need Help From an Employment Law Solicitor?

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 Jenny Pilley (October 06, 2011)  Whether you are employed by a small firm, or you are the owner of a large business, there may come a time where guidance is needed in relation to the legalities of employment. If you think you have been treated unfairly or you are in dispute with an employee, one local law firm are on hand with a wealth of services relating to employment law in Bicester. With experience dating back to .. (Employment Law)

California Labor Laws For Employees Dwelling Outside Of The State

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 Margaret S. Brent (September 02, 2011)  The policy of California labor laws for employees from the state are pretty much common knowledge, especially for residents of the state. The aim with these rules would be to ensure that all workers, and firms as well, are able to profit from the contract and be certain that they are paid for for the job they had delivered to the company concerned. One area of confusion from the labor .. (Employment Law)

California Labor Laws On Wage Of Employees

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 Margaret S. Brent (August 23, 2011)  Every state in the US have almost similar policies in regards to the salaries along with other pay policies in their employees. A thorough knowledge of the California labor laws can reduce any type of legal disputes while maintaining employee and employer rights as well. In accordance with the California labor law, there are 2 days slated every month for the release of the employee's .. (Employment Law)

Inside Access To California Labor Laws On Employee Leave

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 Margaret S. Brent (August 08, 2011)  California labor laws offer protection for staff and companies in relation to making the most of their leave rights or having the much-needed rest in case of an ailment to the employee or a relative. It is regarded as one of several aspects in the California labor regulation that leaves many lost. An insight of the standard regulation will inform you of employer rights, aside from that .. (Employment Law)

Brief Look At California Labor Laws

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 Margaret S. Brent (August 08, 2011)  The Golden State has passed California labor laws that are designed to protect both the employees and employers. There are numerous aspects of the labor law, such as the employment policy, health insurance, leave, and human rights to maximize employment benefits. However, this article is insufficient to discuss thoroughly the scope of the California labor law, so it is essential to give . (Employment Law)

Employment law advice

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 Melanie Burgess (July 21, 2011)  Employment law is just one section of the legal system, but is has grown in popularity in the past decade as more employment related cases are seen in court. The reasons for bringing a case to court might include disputes over contracts, maternity pay, paternity rights, holiday or sick leave issues, and cases against racial or sexual discrimination. An employee might make a claim .. (Employment Law)

What Are Employment Law Advisors?

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 Melanie Burgess (May 23, 2011)  There may be a variety of reasons why you might need employment law advice. Employment law relates to things like discrimination in the workplace, unfair dismissal, conduct dismissal, employment contracts and maternity/paternity rights, although employment law can often encompass a lot more than this. Employment law advisors will be able to help you from the offset. They can provide .. (Employment Law)

A Few Facts About Workers' Compensation

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 Kandice Miller (December 07, 2010)  In the event you've endured personal injuries or health problems as a result of work mishap or condition in the state of New York, you could be qualified for workers’ comp. While you might already be carrying out your own web research, some components of the state workers’ compensation laws may be tough to fully understand. Listed here are explanations of a few of the .. (Employment Law)

Workers' Disability Compensation Explained

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 Kandice Miller (November 30, 2010)  Whenever a worker is wounded while in the workplace, they could possibly collect workers’ compensation benefits. Although not all traumas or diseases make one qualified to apply for reimbursement, many do, and you'll want to describe any any sort of accident to your employer at once. From there, your injury will be considered by your job’s insurance company, and compensation . (Employment Law)

You Can Get Lawsuit Funding – Lawsuit Loan On Your Employment Litigation!

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 Paul Sherman (November 29, 2010)  Employment discrimination lawsuit loan or lawsuit funding is a non-recourse cash advance provided to a plaintiff involved in an employment discrimination or workplace harassment lawsuit even before his/her lawsuit is settled or resolved. Most of plaintiffs involved in employment discrimination or workplace harassment litigation or lawsuit do not realize that they can get lawsuit .. (Employment Law)

You Can Get Lawsuit Funding – Lawsuit Loan On Your Qui Tam Case!

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 Paul Sherman (November 29, 2010)  It is a very little known secret that if you are involved in a Qui Tam lawsuit and having fiscal problems, than you may qualify for a non-recourse lawsuit advance better known as Lawsuit Loan or Lawsuit Funding. Qui Tam Lawsuit Funding – A Little Known Secret! Most of Qui Tam litigation plaintiffs and even some lawyers do not know that a plaintiff involved in a lawsuit can use .. (Employment Law)

Lawsuit Funding - How To Get On Your Wrongful Termination Litigation?

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 Paul Sherman (November 29, 2010)  No-Risk Lawsuit Loan on Your Wrongful Termination Lawsuit Wrongful termination lawsuit funding is a non-recourse cash advance provided to a plaintiff involved in a wrongful termination or wrongful discharge litigation even before his/her lawsuit is settled or resolved. Most of the plaintiffs involved in wrongful termination litigation or wrongful discharge lawsuit are not aware that .. (Employment Law)

When You Should Hire an Employment Lawyer

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 Sabyasachi Chakraborty (June 07, 2010)  All the employees dream that they will be rewarded for their work. They believe they will get what they deserve. The company is going to pay a good deal of money and other facilities for the hard work. But in reality seldom this dream comes true. While hiring an employee the only thing that an employer considers is the employee’s ability to increase the revenue of the company. All . (Employment Law)

Fired for Honest Mistake At Work?

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 Vee Tramov (May 24, 2010)  An employee at a manufacturing company with 5 years of service in a supervisory role was planning to take a vacation day to accommodate her moving into a new home. She mistakenly entered her name under the wrong day in the company vacation calendar and forgot to submit a mandatory vacation form. The employee was subsequently fired and was not able to find another job for a year and a .. (Employment Law)

Job Search Efforts Key to Your Employment Case

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 Vee Tramov (May 20, 2010)  In Ontario if you have lost your job several factors in your legal claim against the employer can decide whether your damages are awarded in full or reduced. We examine the subject of mitigation when it comes to your job search efforts and how they can strenghten or weaken your case. You\\\'ve been terminated and have engaged a lawyer to handle your case. You may .. (Employment Law)

Points to consider before choosing a good employment attorney

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 Sabyasachi Chakraborty (April 21, 2010)  Discrimination at the workplace or wage and time issues or such others may be a cause of concern for any employee. On the other hand, an employer may be troubled by lock outs, strikes and so on. Whether you are an employer or an employee you have to abide by certain rules and regulations. If there is any violation of these federal and state laws you need to seek help from a Miami .. (Employment Law)

Irish law firm

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 Noel Gallagher (January 25, 2010)  Getting expert legal advice can solve many a problems at both business and personal front. More so, there is an extensive need to receive expert legal advice in a professional and straightforward way for betterment of one and all from legal woes. Experienced solicitors can solve any type of personal or professional problem. If you happen to be in Ireland, then getting these all as .. (Employment Law)

The Pros and Cons of Migrating Down Under

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 Jesse Thompson (January 02, 2010)  There are heaps of reasons why people are eager on migrating to Australia, whether it is to experience a new and unique surrounding, or health system for you and your family that is world class. If so, Australia may be the place for you. Have you been thinking of migrating to Australia? You are not alone. Would you believe that since the 1940’s, in excess of 5 million people from .. (Employment Law)

HR: The Importance of Keeping up-to-Date with UK Employment Law

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 Adam R. Singleton (September 14, 2009)  UK employment law is ever-changing and it is a full time job just keeping up with the latest legislation. Everything from working hours, holiday entitlement, health and safety in the workplace to equality and diversity issues are all covered by employment law and that‘s why it is so important for both workers and employers to know their rights and obligations. Issues such as the .. (Employment Law)

Tips for Avoiding the Employment Tribunal Process

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 Adam R. Singleton (September 10, 2009)  Most people spend a vast majority of their waking time at work, meaning that it's more important than ever to ensure that working relationships run smoothly. Once a dispute arises it can quickly escalate, leaving all involved convinced that an employment tribunal is the only answer. However, this doesn't have to be the case. There are many benefits to conciliation and all efforts .. (Employment Law)

The Rules of Redundancy

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 Adam R. Singleton (June 19, 2009)  Increased levels of redundancy are an inevitable effect of the economic downturn that the world is currently experiencing. Some industries are proving to be stronger than others during tougher trading times and redundancies are typically occurring in sectors where demand for goods or services is diminishing. Whether you are an employee or employer, it is important to keep yourself .. (Employment Law)

Personal Protective Equipment and OSHA

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 Syed Rehan (December 18, 2008)  Every day, thousands of workers face potential death as they are not wearing or using personal protective equipment (PPE). To reduce the number of fatalities and to protect workers from injuries, the occupational safety and health administration (OSHA) has created a regulation that states that every worker should wear proper PPE whenever he/she is likely to be exposed to a hazard. What . (Employment Law)

What Are Whistleblowers?

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 Joseph Devine (December 18, 2008)  A whistleblower is a person who alleges misconduct of a company. The biggest question when dealing with a whistleblower is the issue of reprisal. The misconduct reported or alleged can be classified in many ways. For example, the alleged violation can be of a law, of a rule, of a regulation, or it can be a direct threat to the public such as through fraud, health and safety violations, .. (Employment Law)

The Civil Rights Movement and Employment

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 Joseph Devine (December 18, 2008)  The Civil Rights Movement of 1950s and the 1960s completely reshaped the United States of America. Leaders like Martin Luther King, Jr. and Malcom X helped pave the way for the future by catalyzing change that would help make the U. S. A. a more equal, more fair country. Civil Rights leaders wanted equality for blacks in the U. S. They wanted blacks to be able to have the same jobs as .. (Employment Law)

The Best Route to Negotiating a Severance Package

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 Jack M Patterson (December 17, 2008)  There are many ways to say it: Laid off, fired, sacked, downsized, let go and terminated. When your relationship with your employer comes to a sudden end, the initial feeling may be shock, relief, and anger. However you feel, you need to keep a cool head to take care of things. The severance package is one thing that you must keep in mind. Depending on the circumstances surrounding .. (Employment Law)

When Does Horseplay Become Harassment?

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 Joseph Devine (December 08, 2008)  Many offices encourage an open state of communication among their employees. Because there is such a state of openness, many coworkers actually become friends. Many people talk to their friends and joke about things to their friends that, in many cases, could constitute sexual harassment. However, because these people are friends, it isn't really sexual harassment, it's merely .. (Employment Law)

Harassment You Don't Have to Take

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 Joe Devine (December 08, 2008)  It is common to butt heads with one or two of your fellow employees or boss. It is highly unlikely you will form a tight friendship with every person in your workplace. However, a bad working environment can make even the best of jobs unbearable, and certain scenarios step outside the lines of tolerable and unworkable. NBC's hit television series, “The Office, " depicts a comedic . (Employment Law)

Mental Illness in the Workplace

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 Joseph Devine (December 08, 2008)  The National Institute of Mental Health estimates that about 26.2% of Americans over the age of 18 suffer from a diagnosable mental disorder in any given year. Given this, it is all but inevitable that everyone will find themselves hiring or working with people who suffer from one of these serious disorders. Additionally, just over a quarter of our workforce will find themselves trying .. (Employment Law)

Have Someone Experienced in Employment Law Help You Get What You Deserve

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 Jack M Patterson (December 05, 2008)  When someone is terminated from his or her job for whatever reason, they should seek the advice of someone with knowledge of employment law. This also applies to when they are in need of advice on subjects such as sexual discrimination, racial discrimination, and age discrimination. It is important that people who leave their job, whether they are laid off or leave for their .. (Employment Law)

History of Discrimination

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 Joseph Devine (October 23, 2008)  Discrimination has a long history throughout the world.   Most societies, especially the larger ones, have practiced some form and some degree of discrimination.   In fact, a notable trend (though by no means necessarily an always true law) is that larger societies have had a larger propensity to discriminate.   Why?  Because of their achievements.   Larger societies, to reach the .. (Employment Law)

What Should I Do If I Am Layed Off From My Job?

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 Nocita Carter (October 22, 2008)  Try not to panic if this happens to you first and foremost! Unfortunately, in these economic times the number of people facing this dilemma of becoming unemployed is continuing to grow significantly. This seems to be the current climate due to the condition of our American economy. We are seeing record numbers of individuals in both blue collar and white collar jobs heading for the .. (Employment Law)

Worker's Compensation Lawyer - How to Choose the Right One

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 Harry Bernstein (October 19, 2008)  A victim of an accident or other mishap while working on the job must get the legal representation of a worker's compensation lawyer in order to help them file the appropriate claims against their employer or the state worker’s compensation system. Although the employee may have some concern that he or she is jeopardizing their job, this is sometimes your only recourse. Therefore, . (Employment Law)

California Overtime Pay Basics

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 Joseph Devine (October 07, 2008)  Overtime pay is an integral part of the United States work culture. As required by federal law under the Fair Labor Standards Act, employers are required to pay employees overtime for every hour worked over 40 hours per week. Overtime pay is defined as at least 1.5 times normal hourly rate of pay, but for certain occupations, such as police officers and firefighters, the regulations are . (Employment Law)

Paralegal Job Description

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 Louis Zhang (October 07, 2008)  The duties and job responsibilities of a paralegal have grown over the years as the legal community has begun to realize the benefits of having paralegals work for them. Depending on the area of law that is being focused on a paralegal job description can include assisting trial attorneys, drafting all different types of contracts including mortgages, marriage separation papers, and .. (Employment Law)

Defining Employees and Employers

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 James Samuel Bell (September 30, 2008)  According to Dallas employment attorneys, an ‘'employee'’ is a person in the service of another under any contract of hire, express or implied, oral or written, if the employer has the power or right to control and direct the employee in the material details of how the work is to be performed. An ‘'employer'', on the other hand, is a person who hires an employee and .. (Employment Law)

Good Cause For Termination of an Employee

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 James Samuel Bell (September 30, 2008)  According to Los Angeles employment attorneys and Dallas employment attorneys, an employer may always discharge an employee for good cause. As a general rule, good cause means that the employee has failed to perform duties in the scope of employment that a person of ordinary prudence would have done under the same or similar circumstances. The standard for measuring an employee's job .. (Employment Law)

Electronic Preservation Notices in the Context of Employment Law Cases

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 James Samuel Bell (September 30, 2008)  Electronically stored information will be an extremely important and irreplaceable source of discovery and evidence in this lawsuit. The laws and rules prohibiting destruction of evidence apply to electronically stored information and data in the same manner that they apply to other evidence. Due to its format, one may easily delete, modify, or corrupt electronic information. .. (Employment Law)

Basic UK Employees' Rights

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 Iain Mackintosh (September 19, 2008)  Contracts of employment come in all shapes and sizes, but if you're in full time employment and not a freelancer there are certain guarantees you should be entitled to. Take a look through your employment contract and make sure you're covered in these key areas: Must Have an employment contract Would you believe that having a contract of employment is actually first on our list? Within .. (Employment Law)

Accident at Work

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 Paul Barry (September 16, 2008)  When you're at work it is your employers’ responsibility to ensure that all health and safety is adhered too, so that no injuries are incurred. If you work in a factory all the machinery should be maintained and serviced for the same reason. However, unfortunately many people each year suffer quite bad injuries from faulty of poorly maintained machinery. Around one million .. (Employment Law)




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