Compensation

  • Minimum Wage Showdown in San Diego

    At the end of July, San Diego’s City Council approved an ordinance that called for incremental increases to the city’s minimum wage starting on January 1, 2015. The ordinance also included an “earned sick leave” provision.

    8 readers - HRWatchdog
  • California motor vehicle accident kills pregnant woman

    Drunk driving can often lead to dangerous situations that turn into serious accidents before any driver can react. These types of accidents can often leave the victims with serious injuries that have the ability to turn fatal. Car accidents caused by drunk driving are never excusable, especially if the accident takes the life of another individual.

    12 readers - Riverside Personal Injury Blog
    • Pennsylvania family narrowly misses tragedy in car accident

      Most of the time while traveling the scenic roadways of Pennsylvania, good drivers are capable of observing potential hazards and reacting accordingly. Motorists can greatly decrease the likelihood of car accidents simply by staying alert while behind the wheel. But events can transpire that may take even the keenest of drivers by surprise.
      6 readers - Erie Personal Injury Attorneys Blog
    • Pedestrian hit and runs in Pennsylvania leave families shaken

      In the United States, authorities attempt to make all laws equal regardless of one’s gender, age or nationality. While this is often looked at as a good thing, it also means that there is no escaping the consequences of breaking the law. Speeding, robbery and pedestrian hit and runs are just some of the things in Alabama that may lead to a variety of legal actions.
      5 readers - Birmingham Personal Injury Law Blog
    • Pay Discrimination Not a Thing of the Past

      The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) settled a lawsuit with a tire company accused of pay discrimination. The EEOC’s lawsuit alleged that a Minnesota tire company discriminated against its female human resources director for nearly two and a half years by paying her lower wages than it paid a male employee who held the very same position.
      5 readers - HRWatchdog

    The latest about Compensation

    • Driver pleads no contest to motor vehicle accident in California

      … monetary compensation for the loss of life in civil court. Compensation could be used to pay for any final expenses of the victim. This could allow the family to come to terms with their tragic loss instead of worrying about new bills. Source: The Press Democrat, "No contest plea in deadly Lakeville Highway crash", Elizabeth M. Cosin, Aug. 18, 2014 Source: The Press Democrat, "No contest plea in deadly Lakeville Highway crash", Elizabeth M. Cosin, Aug. 18, 2014…

      Riverside Personal Injury Blog
    • Minimum Wage Showdown in San Diego

      … At the end of July, San Diego’s City Council approved an ordinance that called for incremental increases to the city’s minimum wage starting on January 1, 2015. The ordinance also included an “earned sick leave” provision. On August 8, San Diego’s mayor vetoed the ordinance, stating in his veto message that “[l]ocal workers are already receiving…

      8 readers - HRWatchdog
    • Pay Discrimination Not a Thing of the Past

      … position. The employer agreed to a $182,500 settlement. The EEOC’s investigation showed that when the female executive became HR director, she was paid $35,000 less per year than her male predecessor and $19,000 less than the minimum salary for the position under the company’s own compensation system. The female executive complained to the company…

      5 readers - HRWatchdog
    • Pedestrian hit and runs in Pennsylvania leave families shaken

      … of Alabama’s pedestrian hit and runs, cost one man his life while forever changing another’s. The family members of the victim killed in this heartbreaking collision have the right to file a civil claim, on top of the charges the driver already faces, for wrongful death. This claim may lead to compensation for end-of-life and funeral expenses that the family has incurred. Source: gadsdentimes.com, "Man charged in fatal hit-and-run", Donna Thornton, July 31, 2014 …

      5 readers - Birmingham Personal Injury Law Blog
    • Car accident damages are shocking in Alabama crash

      … accident have the right to file personal injury claims, and may be able to do so against the estate of the driver who was killed if that person is believed responsible. These claims may open the possibility of compensation for medical expenses and any other related damages. Source: fox10tv.com, "1 dead, 12 injured in Causeway traffic accident", Jessie Miller, July 29, 2014 …

      1 readers - Birmingham Personal Injury Law Blog
    • California motor vehicle accident kills pregnant woman

      … hospitalized is unknown at this time. The driver of the vehicle was arrested by California police, since alcohol was a suspected factor in the accident. Regardless of whether the driver is charged for his involvement in the motor vehicle accident, the family of the deceased victim may have the right to seek monetary compensation for the tragic loss of life…

      12 readers - Riverside Personal Injury Blog
    • California Cities Consider Minimum Wage Increases

      … This week alone three cities, Oakland, San Diego and San Francisco, tackled the issue of raising the minimum wage within city limits. Yesterday, Oakland’s City Council rejected a plan calling for a gradual increase of the city’s minimum wage for nonprofits and small businesses. The rejected ordinance proposed a minimum wage increase to $12.25…

      4 readers - HRWatchdog
    • Temporary Partial Disability Benefits under Nevada Law

      … restrictions, but you are not making your compensation rate, but hope to within the next two years ; 3. You have concurrent employers at the time of your injury, and can only return to work for one of those employers while recuperating from your injuries, In each of the above examples, in order to determine whether any TPD is owed, we must first…

    • Work-related Car Accident Claims Are Complicated

      … attorneys are knowledgeable about Nevada's workers' compensation law. If the driver who caused the accident has only a minimal liability policy of $15,000,  your workers' compensation benefits may be even more important to you than your personal injury attorney realizes.  Also, because the workers' compensation insurer who pays for medical…

      6 readers - Nevada Workers' Compensation Law Blog
    • Who Are America’s Best-Paid General Counsel? (2014 Rankings)

      …. Average bonus: $1,211,608, up 8 percent. Average bonus plus nonequity incentive compensation: $1,271,867, up 6.3 percent. Average stock option award: $769,280, down 13.4 percent. Average stock award: $1,562,059, down 33.5 percent. That big dip in the average stock award isn't as bad as it looks. As explained by Corporate Counsel, "last year's…

      8 readers - Above the Law
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