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B.C. Court offers lessons to employers about employment contracts, part II
Last year we shared five key lessons about employment agreements, arising from the trial court's decision inMiller v. Convergys CMG Canada Limited Partnership. The recent B.C. Court of Appeal decision in the same matter highlights those lessons.
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80% in informal employment have no written contract
Nearly three out of four people working in the non-agricultural sector in India are in informal jobs, new data from the National Sample Survey Office (NSSO) shows. Eighty per cent of these informal sector employees have no written contract and 72 per …
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When Can An Employment Contract Be Set Aside
Many employees foolishly decide to save the hour or so in legal fees to have their contracts reviewed, only to then forfeit vastly greater amounts. Employers are no better. Close to half the contracts I encounter are replete with glaring legal errors …
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Question by : Do trade union employees or employers pay more for unemployment insurance?
Do trade union empoyees or employers pay more for unemployment insurance than othe employers or employees. I know an electrician who gets laid off atleast once every year. To be laid off twice a year is not uncommon. He has been collecting unemployment for the past 13 months. That is about 26,000 dollars the state has paid him.
If I wrecked my car once or twice a year I would have much higher premiums than people who didn’t wreck their car. Do these guys pay more or do they just take advantage because they can.
Also, what can be done about this kind of thing.
Answer by Tigg
No they do not.
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Question by M: Why do employers fight unemployment compensation claims?
My previous company let me go over a few lies told by other employees and an honest mistake that I fessed up to once I realized it and tried immediately to rectify. Bottom line is census was down and they needed to lay some workers off. Now I have just been to an unemployment hearing where the managers, not even my immediate manager came in with a lawyer to fight my claim. I understand that the company pays unemployment insurance but that the state funds the claims? Why would there be all this commotion and need for lawyer? I’ve never been fired, let go, or even left a company on anything other than good terms so this is very foreign to me.
Answer by Hannah
Because they also pay part of the claim, not just the state.
“Reimbursing employers must reimburse the state dollar-for-dollar for the benefits paid to their former workers.”
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Dayton, OH (PRWEB) February 28, 2013
The Montgomery County, Ohio Ex-Offender Reentry Policy Board and the Montgomery County Office of Ex-Offender Reentry welcomed U.S. Senator Rob Portman and U.S. Congressman Mike Turner to Dayton to discuss benefits available to employers who hire individuals returning to our community from prison.
U.S. District Judge Walter H. Rice and Montgomery County Commissioner Debbie Lieberman, Co-chairs of the Montgomery County Reentry Policy Board, joined Senator Portman, Congressman Turner, Dayton Area Chamber of Commerce President Phil Parker and business owners for a media event held at the Dayton Convention Center.
Montgomery County, on an annual basis, sees approximately 1,700 to 2,000 women and men return to the community from state and federal prisons to every zip code in the county.
Intense teaching and coaching for ex-offenders working to change their lives for the better have shown significant results since the start of Montgomery Countys Reentry Program in December 2010. Employment is one of the keys to that success.
Montgomery County employers who work through the Office of Reentry can hire ex-offenders who have soft skills training and employers are eligible for tax credits and incentives, said County Commissioner Debbie Lieberman. Work opportunities provide hope and a chance to achieve success for ex-offenders who have made the decision to turn their lives around.
Employers who hire ex-offenders through the MCOER are guaranteed to be matched with individuals who have:
Soft Skill Training
Access to in-prison training and state issued certificates of achievement and employability
A pre-screen drug test
Other incentives that benefit employers:
A Federal Bonding program for ex-felons for up to $ 5,000.
The Federal Work Opportunity Tax Credit available after the employee works the required number of hours, either full or part time.
Access to a company (WOTC Solutions) that will take responsibility for all required tax credit paperwork and reporting. They charge a fee from the tax credit so the risk to the employer is minimal.
When ex-offenders partner with community resources to turn their lives around, they have a greatly enhanced chance of avoiding criminal behavior and, in many cases, are able to gain employment, housing and reunification with their family, said U.S. District Court Judge Walter H. Rice.
In 2005, at the beginning of Montgomery Countys current effort to reduce recidivism, the county recidivism rate was 44.7%. By the end of 2011, the county recidivism rate had fallen dramatically to 32.2%. The Montgomery County Office of Ex-Offender Reentry is pleased to announce, over the past two years, an overall recidivism rate of 9.3% for all 1,371 clients who are eligible for and participated in specific programming.
The annual cost to incarcerate an individual is about $ 25,000. The cost to provide an ex-offender with a cognitive based reentry program with proven results is less than $ 1,000.00 total.
To learn more about the benefits of hiring individuals returning from prison, employers can contact the Montgomery County Office of Ex-Offender Reentry at 937-225-6460.
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Franklin, NC (PRWEB) March 16, 2013
A new website provided by Drake Software hits the sweet spot, giving taxpayers and employers a to-the-point, laymans overview of the Affordable Care Acts (ACA) looming tax implications. The site, located at http://www.acacalculators.com, makes the overwhelming law easy to digest in the form of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) and free penalty and credit calculators.
The Affordable Care Act has been in existence for three years, but its real tax impact will be felt beginning on the first day of January, 2014, says John Sapp, Vice President of Strategic Development for Drake Software. American taxpayers and small businesses need to understand the impact of this unprecedented legislation. Our Tax Professional partners asked us to provide a resource they could use to help prepare their clients – both individual taxpayers and small businesses – for the tax implications of the ACA. ACACalculators.com will help taxpayers determine eligibility for the Premium Tax Credit, estimate the amount of credit they can claim in 2014, and calculate the penalty that will be assessed for being uninsured. Employers can determine if they are required to provide insurance and calculate the penalty for not providing adequate coverage to employees.
In addition to the free calculators and FAQs, the site links to resources at the White House, the US Department of Labor, the IRS, the Medicaid website, and the Health Care and You website.
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Portland, OR (PRWEB) November 18, 2012
The Internet has helped many people achieve their goals. In the case of online employers, their tasks have become easier with the help of websites, forums, and online communities. Chatwing, a company that develops multi-functional chatrooms, has launched the latest version of its chat tool. The recent Chatwing chat widget version focuses on user customization, flexibility, and improved online communication.
Online employers can use the free chatbox by installing it in their websites. The installation process doesnt take much time and effort; first, domain registration is required. After that, the user can now proceed to the Chatwing dashboard. From there, he can start modifying the widget according to his preferences. There are lots of color combinations to choose from, and they can be edited separately. Moreover, the user can upload a background image and a single MP3 song link to make the chatroom enticing.
Chatwings free chat widget also offers the important factor of website visibility. By turning a portion of the website into an active chatting lounge, visitors can gather and share their thoughts and ideas. Online employers can post links in the chatroom and they can use it as a stepping stone in finding subordinates. They can also share important tips about online job hunting, interview etiquette, and proper attitude in the workforce.
With the innovation brought by Chatwings free chat box, many web users were able to experience a new form of online chat. The Chatwing team will always look out to these web users and they are willing to pan out more developments in weeks or months.
Chatwing.com specializes in the new field of website chat. Over years, the Chatwing team has introduced live chat widget for hundreds and thousands of blogs. The Chatwing application bridges people from many parts of the world, creating global synergy through the Internet. The shout box can be installed in just seconds, and it can be used for varying purposes such as leisure and Internet marketing. It also allows a user to customize the size, color, and name of the widget. Chatwing is 100% free for everyone.
Government turns heat on employers over job bias
Four years later, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) had turned the case into a major class-action lawsuit alleging more than 170 employees of Yellow Transportation were victims of a racially hostile work environment. When the company …
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California parks aides used 'Katrina codes' to pay managers overtime – The Sacramento BeeCalifornia parks officials apparently used obscure payroll codes intended for wildfires and disasters such as Hurricane Katrina to turn v… Brown moves tax …
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Ex-worker sues Disney; says forbids Muslim head scarf
(Reuters) – A former Disneyland restaurant employee sued Walt Disney Co on Monday for harassment and religious discrimination, saying she was fired because she wanted to wear a Muslim head scarf at work. Imane Boudlal, a … to come to work," Brown …
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Unemployment at 8.2%, employers add 69K jobs
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