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Posted 11 months ago in Government Video Your Job & The Law by Larry Bodine  
What You Don’t Know about Labor Day [Video]

  Did you know the first Labor Day was celebrated on Tuesday, September 5, 1882 in New York City, as a creation of the labor movement? ‘ In the video, Editor-in-Chief of Lawyers.com Larry Bodine reminds us that it’s a good day to remember how the law has grown since then to protect 140 million people in today’s work force. During the Industrial Revolution, men, women and children worked up to 16 hour days, seven days a week in dangerous …

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Posted 2 years ago in Government Your Personal Rights by Michele Bowman  
Employers Defy Obamacare Birth Control Mandate

The 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Dec. 28 said the owners of an Illinois construction firm deserved a reprieve from the Obamacare mandate that for-profit employers provide contraception coverage in their health plans.   Temporary Reprieve The owners, Cyril and Jane Korte, are claiming that the Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA) allows them to avoid the mandate because it violates their religious freedom, according to Reuters. The Kortes violated the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) by …

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Posted 2 years ago in Insurance Law Labor and Employment by Michele Bowman  
Company Demands Cost of Medical Bills from Injured Employee

The U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments this week in a case that could change workers’ ability to hire lawyers to help them bring personal injury suits when their employers have paid for their medical expenses.   Subrogation Blues James McCutchen, a US Airways employee, was seriously injured in a car accident. He settled a negligence suit with the driver responsible for the accident and collected uninsured motorist coverage from his own insurance – after his employer, US Airways, had paid $66,866 …

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Posted 2 years ago in Labor and Employment by Jennifer King  
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Video: Retirees Can Now Get Damages When Cheated Out of Benefits You’ve worked hard for your employer for years, expecting the company’s pension plan to give you financial security when you retired. Think again. Many companies are now reneging on the promises made to employees and cheating them out of their hard-earned benefits. But you may have legal recourse. Find Out More…   Workers Serve NYC Pizzeria With Class Action Suit More than 100 current and former employees of a …

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Posted 2 years ago in Immigration by Larry Bodine  
Video: Retirees Can Now Get Damages when Cheated Out of Benefits

  You’ve worked hard for your employer for years and built up your nest egg by paying into your company’s 401(k) plan, believing this would give you financial security when you retired. Think again. Many companies, using the recession as an excuse, are now reneging on the promises made to employees and cheating them out of their hard-earned benefits.         Mobile users click here to view the video.         Lawyers.com Editor-in-Chief Larry Bodine interviews …

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