Workers’ Compensation News

Relocating for a Job
Before you make a decision about whether or not you should relocate for your job, consider the advantages and disadvantages and the costs involved. Both moving and starting a new job are very stressful so you can try to alleviate some of the stress by making sure the pros outweigh the cons.

At-Will Employment
An employee at-will can be fired for any reason or for no reason by his employer. The employee at-will can also quit his job for any reason and at any time. However, there are limits on the at-will employment rule, including implied contracts, discrimination laws, and violations of public policy.

Employee Handbooks and ‘At Will’ Employment
In the U.S., employment is generally considered to be “at will,” in the absence of a contract between the employer and the employee. Policy statements in an employee handbook need careful attention or they may alter the general rule.

Life Event: Losing a Job
Over the last ten years, companies have been cutting jobs and laying off people to become leaner, increase the bottom line and compete in global markets. Current cuts like this haven’t happened in a long time and more people than ever are being let go. If you’ve never been laid off before, there’s a

Videotape at Work: Somebody May Be Watching You
Do you have a legitimate expectation of privacy while at work, and has your employer violated your privacy by videotaping in your workplace? Learn about how and when an employer can videotape, and how your privacy rights are affected.

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