15 Nov

3 Employee Rights in the Workplace


Knowing your employee rights is important for protecting your health and safety in the workplace, especially if you suffer an injury while on the job. Many workers go right from high school or college into the workforce and may be unaware of their employee rights.

Every worker in the United States has basic employee rights, but without knowing what those rights are, your employer can sometimes take advantage of your lack of knowledge. Protect yourself by knowing your rights.

09 Oct

Occupational Diseases & Workers Compensation


Throughout a lifetime, most people spend about a quarter of their lives at work, which means it’s common for workers to face occupational diseases. In today’s society, when a worker can prove that a chronic or ongoing illness stems from his or her job, that worker is eligible for worker’s compensation.

25 May

Why Is it Important to have Medical Proof for an Injury?


It is important to have medical proof for an injury to ensure that you receive your rightful damages for that injury to help cover the cost of missed work, medical expenses, and associated recovery. Medical proof can point to who is at fault. With differing levels of severity, it’s important to have medical records to back up your verbal explanation of your injuries.

08 Jul

Minimum Wage and your Employer


The state of Florida thrives on tourism, tourism, and more tourism. The sunshine state employs over two million waiters and waitress, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics for 2014, yet many people believe that waiters and waitresses are still barely being compensated for their hard work and contributions to the tourism industry.