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As social media provides more ways to connect with others and spread information, employers have begun to use social media polices as a way to regulate their employees’ activities on sites such as Facebook and Twitter. But some employers are going too far, says the National Labor Relations Board.
Every year, 9,000 Americans are stricken with asbestos-related illnesses, and many of those people originally came in contact with asbestos in the workplace. But a new law in Michigan pushed by the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) makes it more difficult for workers to sue if they develop cancer or die from asbestos exposure.
The Lawyers.com employment law forums should be one of your first stops if you’re grappling with a job-related legal problem or issue. Covering topics including discrimination, labor unions, workers’ comp and sexual harassment, these forums are the place to ask questions and get answers before you hire an employment lawyer.
Eventually, everybody needs a lawyer, whether it’s to fight for workers’ compensation or help you get a divorce. Your attorney will stand by you in some of life’s most difficult moments. But how much does a lawyer cost? A new site offers the answer.
At some point in time, almost everyone will lose a job. It’s a stressful and often frightening experience, especially when the economy is down and jobs are scarce. There may be some help available, though. The Worker Adjustment & Retraining Notification Act (WARN) helps some employees cope with losing a job by making sure they have prior notice of job cuts and helping them find new jobs.