How Employers Trick Employees Into Working Overtime Without Paying Them Properly

Most employers are above-board and pay their employees fairly -- but there are still plenty of employers out there who won't hesitate to skim wages off an employee's paycheck if they can do it without getting caught. The most common way that happens is when an employer figures out a way to cheat his or her employees out of overtime. With very few exceptions, employees who work more than 40 hours in a week are legally due overtime pay. Read More 

What An Age Discrimination Case Looks Like

The nagging suspicion that your age has played a role in your treatment at work can be difficult to cope with. If you're wondering whether you have a case worth taking to a firm that provides age discrimination law services, here's what you need to consider. Company Size and Profile Under the federal Age Discrimination in Employment Act, two classes of businesses are subject to suits. The first class is comprised of companies that employ more than 20 people. Read More 

Disability Insurance Claim Denied? Common Reasons Why And What You Can Do About It

There are many reasons why a claim reviewer will deny a disability insurance claim, three of which are listed below. You will also find information below about what you can do if your claim is denied so that you can get the money that you need. Reasons Disability Insurance Claims Are Denied Some common reasons why these insurance claims are denied include: 1. Not Disabled Due To Occupation One of the first things a claim reviewer will do is to determine if your disability claim is due to your occupation. Read More 

Understanding Social Security Medical Vocational Allowances

When an illness puts you out of work, you will need financial help. The Social Security Administration (SSA) has several programs for people unable to work, and those who have a good past history of working may apply for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits. Not all medical and mental conditions are recognized by the SSA for coverage, however. Read on to find out how the SSA handles cases where the disability determination goes through an additional step. Read More