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September 2016 Archives

Payday regulations and laws

Payday laws establish how frequently an employer must pay their employees. These laws vary from state to state. Some states only require that the employer sends a written notice to the employees regarding the pay period. Others have made guidelines for employers about how and when to pay the employees. The amount of employees and size of the organization is taken into consideration by the state.

Filing for ERISA benefits

Private employers often provide certain attractive benefits to their employees. These include retirement plans as well as disability insurance. The Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) of 1974 governs these benefits and makes sure employers are following the guidelines. All employers must follow ERISA rules and requirements when making benefit plans.

ADA can protect employment rights of those with ADHD and dyslexia

If you are a parent whose child has faced struggles in school due to a learning or attention disorder, you may feel a sense of relief when he or she graduates. School can be challenging for all youngsters, but those with learning disabilities truly have an uphill climb; so finishing high school is an accomplishment to be proud of.

High tech industry is behind the times in diversity

San Francisco is a virtual Mecca of the high tech industry. And the high tech industry is always at the forefront of the development of new products aimed at making our lives more enjoyable and productive. And typically, tech workers are forward-thinking innovators. Unfortunately, this forward-thinking has not permeated every aspect of the industry. From a workplace diversity standpoint, tech companies are apparently not making satisfactory advancements.