Business Law

The Strangest Labor Laws From Around the World

Whether you’re considering finding a job abroad, or you’re just curious about how your benefits and entitlements differ compared to other areas of the world – there are a number of international working rules that may surprise you. Here are seven weird working rules from around the world (that may…

What Rules and Regulations Govern Workers’ Compensation?

Every state has laws that require employers of a certain size to provide employees with workers’ compensation benefits. Governed by state law, workers’ compensation laws are in place in every state to protect employees against loss of income and for medical payments because of work-related injuries, accidents, illness, or disease.…

Laws Surrounding Disciplinary Procedures

A disciplinary procedure is usually the best way for employers to tell staff when their performance or conduct is not up to the company’s expected standards and what needs to be done to improve. It allows them to clearly explain their point of view and should also give staff the…

Can You Fight a False Positive Drug Test?

Random drug testing is becoming increasingly popular in the workplace. Airline, railroad, trucking, pipeline, mass transit, and shipping industries do drug tests under US government mandate. A positive drug test is cause for dismissal in many companies. Most companies that drug test do not hire job candidates who test positive.…

Flabbergasting Wage Garnishment Facts

Having your wages garnished can be a significant ordeal, and without knowing the laws that govern garnishment, many employees are blindsided when it occurs. However, a number of the federal provisions concerning wage garnishment are put in place to protect the income of employees and ensure that employers deal with them somewhat…