Know Your Rights as a Tenant in California

Avoiding The Slip And Fall Accident In The Workplace

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No matter where you work, the potential for some sort of accident exists. Even conscientious employers cannot eliminate all possible hazards, although they are required by law to make your working environment as safe as possible. Employers failing to provide adequate fall protection was the number one violation reported to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration in 2014. Falls also constitute 25% of all injury claims per year and account for 65% of all work days lost. Read More»

Can You Get Approved For Disability While Working?

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While waiting for a decision on your Social Security disability benefits application, you have to rely on other sources to pay your bills. Some people believe that the only way to be approved for benefits is to quit your job. However, this is not necessarily true. If you need to keep working while you wait for a decision on your benefits, here is what you need to know.  What Is the Substantial Gain Activity? Read More»

Can You Receive Unemployment If You Were Forced To Quit Your Job?

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If you’ve recently left your job due to hostile or illegal working conditions, you may be investigating options to stretch your household income until you can find a new position. Providing a temporary income to job-seekers is the primary purpose of unemployment insurance (UI) – however, in some cases your UI claim may be denied if your employer alleges that you voluntarily quit your job. Read on to learn more about how quitting your job can affect your UI eligibility, as well as how you can appeal a denial of UI benefits if you believe you’re otherwise entitled to this compensation. Read More»

No Matter How Unusual the Religious Belief, Reasonable Accommodations Should Be Given

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If you have an employee whose religious beliefs put him or her in conflict with some aspect of the job, do you always have to make accommodations? What if the beliefs seem unusual, strange, or out-right odd to you? Does it matter if the employee is an Evangelical Christian or an Asatru that follows Odin? Knowing the answer to those questions can keep your company out of religious discrimination trouble. Read More»

When Hiring a Personal Injury Lawyer Can Help Prevent Getting Sued

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Personal injury law most often gets associated with plaintiffs, those victims of negligence looking to file a lawsuit. However, there are groups who might want to consider retaining personal injury lawyers to stave off potential lawsuits resulting from accidents. Here are three examples of potential defendants who could benefit from having ready legal advice. Heads of Organizations Leaders of large groups bear the responsibility for the well being of the members. Read More»