Laws & Regulations
What's the Right to Disconnect All About? Ireland's Right to Disconnect Code Explained
Ireland enacted a law that enforced a worker's right to disconnect. There are key elements to this right, including a grievance procedure when your boss or colleague violates it.
Workplace Sex Discrimination: Phillips v. Martin Marietta Corp.
In 1971, a woman's job application was not accepted because she had preschool-aged children. She argued that she was discriminated against based on her sex, as the company had hired men who had preschool-aged children.
Sustainability in the Workplace in the Philippines
Implementing sustainability practices in the workplace can be a challenge. My educational upbringing taught me to value sustainability and conservation, but being exposed to workplaces in the real world has caused me frustration and disappointment.
Eight Most Asked Questions About the CARES Act and the Pandemic Unemployment Assistance Program
If you are unemployed due to the COVID-19 virus, the CARES Act and the Pandemic Unemployment Assistance Program may provide the assistance you need to survive.
Overview of 7th CPC Allowances for Central Government Employees
This article provides a summary of allowances approved by the government, based on the recommendations of the select committee which analyzed the recommendations of 7th CPC and submitted its report for the cabinet's approval.
How to Prepare an NSSF Payment Slip for an Employer
It is important to be able to process NSSF payroll so that you can make payment. Manual payrolls are no longer allowed. This article will help you prepare an Nssf payment slip within the shortest time possible.
Can You Be Fired for Having a Tattoo in the UK?
More people than ever have tattoos in the UK. The British Association of Dermatologists stated that one in five of us had a tattoo in 2012. This article will explain how the law stands regarding those of us who have tattoos and how this affects our employment rights.
What to Do If Your Employer Treats You Differently After You Become Pregnant
This article lays out the legal position and your rights when you become pregnant. It also outlines the legal redress available to you if you become the victim of unfavourable treatment.
Sources of Quality Improvement to Better the Workplace
Developing a quality plan can be easier if you refer to your employees, customers' responses, and other businesses for feedback. Let's start the conversation about quality improvement.
Sponsorship Agreements for Athletes: What You Need to Know!
Here are six key aspects of an athlete's sponsorship agreement and information about how the athlete and the sponsor can each protect their interests.
The Honest Truth About Workers' Compensation Injuries
Injuries at work are some of the most stressful matters you will ever deal with. Here are some honest thoughts from a former legal assistant.
3 Questions You Should Ask Before Starting Your Constructive Dismissal Claim
If you are forced to leave your job, you may have a lot of questions. This article answers the three most critical questions you should be answering before you bring a claim for dismissal.
3 Things You Don't Know About Accidents at the Workplace
If you have an accident at work, then your priority should be to recover from your injury. However, suffering an injury at work can raise various other concerns, this article puts those fears to rest.
5 Legal Issues Your Company’s BYOD Policy Must Address
Both employees and employers benefit when workers use their own personal smartphones, laptops, and other devices on the job. But companies must protect themselves from potential legal liabilities.
How Unemployment Is Determined in California
For many who are not working, determining how much they will receive or if they qualify for California unemployment is confusing. What time of year you choose to file for unemployment does make a difference, at times.
What You Need to Know About the Law: Making Sense of Legal Documents
As a lawyer, I wanted to share some insight about reading and interpreting legal documents. In this article, I cover common legal terms, important questions to ask, and other facets of dealing with binding documents.
Comprehensive Guide to California Special Needs Trusts
Presented here are questions and answers about different types of California Special Needs Trusts that preserve government benefits as well as how they are affected by the Affordable Care Act (ACA).
FMLA for Doctors and Health Professionals (Medical Certifications)
Examples of how to fill out FMLA paperwork from a healthcare professional's perspective.
Malaysian Regulation and Consumer Protection of eCommerce and Online Business
The Consumer Protection (Electronic Trade Transactions) Regulations 2012 came into operation on 1 July 2013 to protect users from online fraudsters. How did these changes affect eCommerce operators?
Employee or Independent Contractor: Employee Misclassification Issues
When is a worker properly classified as an employee or as an independent contractor? What happens when an employer gets it wrong? Here's an overview of employee misclassification issues.
Comparing Chinese and U.S. Regimes and the Difficulties of Doing Business in China
The aim of this article is to discern the differences between the Chinese and United States political regimes, followed by an analysis of which would provide a more stable political environment for business expansion.
The Nature, Purpose and Scope of an Audit and Review
This article discusses the nature, purpose and scope of an audit and review. It is very useful for students taking ACCA, CA or any other auditing papers.
How to Get Your Social Security Disability Approved Fast
Tips for getting your disability claim approved quickly—from someone who's done it. Lots of good feedback and advice from readers, too!