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  • How to Protect Your Rights
    How to Protect Your Rights

    What types of employee protection statues exist? There are a significant number of employee protection statutes including, but not limited to: Sexual harassment Hostile work environment Gender ...

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  • Tips to Consider When Applying for Disability Due To Knee or Back Pain
    Tips to Consider When Applying for Disability Due To Knee or Back Pain

    Knee and back pain can severely impact your ability to work. Miners, carpenters, construction workers, and many more careers involve activity that may be inhibited due to lack of mobility or pain ...

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  • Checklist for What to Do After Losing Your Job
    Checklist for What to Do After Losing Your Job

    Many people today are faced with the prospect of losing or have just lost their job. Barrett & Farahany, LLP provides you with a Checklist on what to do both before and after losing your job to ...

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  • Am I an Independent Contractor?
    Am I an Independent Contractor?

    Independent Contractor or Employee? Ask the IRS L.M. SIXEL, Staff The boss says you’re an independent contractor. You think you’re an employee. What do you do? You can ask the Internal Revenue Service ...

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  • Questions About Terminations In Georgia
    Questions About Terminations In Georgia

    What are valid reasons for an employer to fire an older worker? Under the ADEA, there has to be a valid reason — not related to age — for all employment decisions. Examples of valid reasons would be ...

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  • What Is the Difference Between Workers' Compensation and Disability Benefits?
    What Is the Difference Between Workers' Compensation and Disability Benefits?

    There are some different avenues of financial support should you sustain an injury that disables you from performing normal duties at your job. Some programs designed to assist injured workers include ...

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