Blog Posts in January, 2019

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  • What To Do When You Require Long-Term FMLA Medical Leave
    What To Do When You Require Long-Term FMLA Medical Leave

    When you or someone you love is experiencing a serious health problem and it requires you to take extended time off from work, the stress and worry about retaining employment can add unnecessary ...

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  • How to Identify Wrongful Termination
    How to Identify Wrongful Termination

    Have you been fired from a job? If so, do you know if your termination was legal? A wrongful (i.e, illegal) termination occurs when an employee is fired in violation of federal, state or local laws, ...

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  • How Much Time Can an Employee Take Off for Pregnancy?
    How Much Time Can an Employee Take Off for Pregnancy?

    Federal regulations provide for maternity and family medical leave, but Georgia state laws do little to extend those rights. On average, parental leave is around 6 weeks. About half of workers will ...

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  • What To Do If You Are Fired While on FMLA Leave
    What To Do If You Are Fired While on FMLA Leave

    When you are facing a serious illness or injury, or if a loved one is experiencing a distressing medical issue, you don’t need anything else to worry about. The situation is stressful enough without ...

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  • 5 Common Types of Workplace Discrimination
    5 Common Types of Workplace Discrimination

    Illegal forms of discrimination are still fairly prevalent in today’s workplace. In fact, some reports indicate that while instances of illegal discrimination are slowly decreasing, the number of ...

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  • When Should an Employer Pay Overtime Wages
    When Should an Employer Pay Overtime Wages

    Did you know that both state and federal law requires most employers to pay overtime? The overtime wage is also regulated by the law and should be 1.5 times employee’s hourly wage. The fact that ...

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