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Social Ramifications of Sexual Harassment

31st July 2009
While women have gained several rights and recognition for their social and economic contributions, they are still the traditional victims of sexual harassment in different social settings, especially in the workplace. According to a study published by... Read >

Qualifications for RSDI Beneficiaries

31st July 2009
The Retirement, Survivors, and Disability Insurance (RSDI) is the largest federally-assisted program that provides benefits to retirees, disabled workers, and their family members. The Social Security Administration (SSA) said that RSDI beneficiaries s... Read >

Breach of Contract and the Grounds for a Lawsuit

31st July 2009
Breach of contract happens when people fail to perform their promised obligations and duty, which will also make them liable for a lawsuit. Before signing a contract, it is very important to understand and read each provision to make sure that one can ... Read >

Constructive Termination and Unlawful Discharge

31st July 2009
Before terminating or laying off workers, employers should know all the laws about termination to avoid lengthy court litigation and costly settlement which may amount to thousands or even millions of dollars. In other cases, some employers make the w... Read >

Sexual Orientation Discrimination in Workplace: What You Need to Know

23rd July 2009
Gays and lesbians are vulnerable to harassment and discrimination because of their sexual orientation. But with the growing awareness and acceptance, the society has realized that these people should be given the equal rights just like everyone else. P... Read >

The Advantages and Disadvantages of Limited Liability Company (LLC)

23rd July 2009
Limited Liability Company (LLC) is a business structure that provides many advantages to its members such as: • Tax advantages. The taxes are acquired on each member's tax returns and there is no requirement to pay additional corporate taxes unlike i... Read >

Unfair Competition and Its Negative Effects to a Business

23rd July 2009
Unfair competition in business can result to economic injury which can amount to millions or even billions of dollars. To prevent such unlawful practice, the federal and state law imposes stricter penalties and higher fines for violators. According to ... Read >

Importance of Mitigation of Wage Loss

21st July 2009
Just because an employee is wrongfully terminated, it doesn't mean that he or she should focus all his/her attention on pursuing the employment case against his or her former employer. An employee is required to perform mitigation of wage loss as well.... Read >

Emotional Distress Caused by Workplace Bullies

21st July 2009
Emotional distress claims at workplace are usually caused by workplace bullying by a superior or a co-employee. The emotional distress could be caused by actions by an individual or a group and workplace bullying can take on different forms. Workpl... Read >

How to Minimize Risks in Construction Sites

17th July 2009
The construction site is obviously one of the most accident-prone places. The presence of machines, equipment and materials, and the activity of men make it an inherently risky place. In some cases, accidents also occur when harmful chemicals or substance... Read >

How Much Should an Employee Get as Severance Package

11th July 2009
Generally, a severance package is made up of pay and benefits given by an employer to a dismissed employee. But contrary to some belief, a severance package is not given as an entitlement prescribed by law, rather it is an employer's prerogative - which m... Read >

The Importance of a Fictitious Business Name

10th July 2009
A business name identifies and distinguishes one product or brand from another. So, when starting a business, it is necessary to have an identity or name and file Fictitious Business Name (FBN) Statement before engaging in any transaction. This can as... Read >

Importance of the Office of Disability Adjudication and Review

08th July 2009
The Office of Disability Adjudication and Review (ODAR) is responsible for setting and conducting hearings as well as releasing decisions of the Social Security Administration regarding appeals and grant of benefits of applicants. They make sure that ... Read >

Cause of Boat Accidents

28th June 2009
Los Angeles boating accidents account for some of the most tragic deaths in the United States. In 2007 alone, there were a total of 5,191 accidents recorded in the whole country that accounted for 685 deaths and 3,673 injuries. The damages caused by boati... Read >

Information and Statistics about Hit and Run Cases

26th June 2009
On the early morning of March 29, 2009, Adrianna Bachan, 18, and Marcus Garfinkle, 19, both college students, were crossing on a street when suddenly they were hit by a speeding vehicle. According to some witnesses, Garfinkle was caught in the windshie... Read >
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