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  • What to know about Coronavirus Relief Legislation Law
    What to know about Coronavirus Relief Legislation Law

    President Trump has just signed a federal coronavirus relief package - H.R. 6201: Families First CoronaVirus Response Act, into law. For the full text of the bill click here This package has several ...

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  • Things You Should Know About Family & Medical Leave
    Things You Should Know About Family & Medical Leave

    Health problems and family changes can be stressful, so it isn’t surprising that employees may need to take time off work to face these challenges. Many employers offer some form of sick leave or paid ...

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  • Report Finds Walmart Punishes Employees Who Take Leave
    Report Finds Walmart Punishes Employees Who Take Leave

    A recent study revealed a troubling finding – that the nation’s largest private employer may be punishing employees who lawfully take "sick days" or leave. Such actions may violate worker’s rights ...

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  • Can I Be Fired While on FMLA Approved Leave?
    Can I Be Fired While on FMLA Approved Leave?

    The Family Medical Leave Act ( FMLA ) extends a variety of protections and rights to many employees, salaried or hourly. It can grant a total of 12 months of unpaid leave after an employee or a close ...

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  • I Need More than 12 Weeks of FMLA Leave! What Do I Do?
    I Need More than 12 Weeks of FMLA Leave! What Do I Do?

    Employers in every state are required under the federal Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) to provide their employees the opportunity to take unpaid leave for medical, military, and ...

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  • Are You An Employee Or Independent Contractor?
    Are You An Employee Or Independent Contractor?

    How workers are classified – whether they are considered to be employees or independent contractors, exempt or non-exempt – is often the starting point for many employment discrimination lawsuits . ...

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