Unemployment Hearings 101

Many people who are fired forfeit valuable unemployment insurance benefits. This is because they do not know how to act or represent themselves properly at unemployment hearings. Many are told by unemployment personnel that a lawyer or other representative is not required and that preparation for the hearing is unnecessary. They then attend the hearing and are surprised to learn that the employer is represented by experienced counsel who has brought witnesses to testify against their version of the facts. Other people lose at the hearing because they do not know the purpose of their testimony or what they must prove to receive benefits.

For you to ensure you’re not one of the countless individuals that fall within this trap, it is crucial you get informed and know what is expected of you, and your rights.

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Age is Just a Number…Or At Least It Should Be

As the economy took a turn for the worse, many individuals that would have reached retirement age have chosen to stay in the workplace longer in order to stay afloat with their bills. Out of necessity, it is a reality that many older employees are in the workforce more than ever before. However, many employers have enacted illegal business practices in an attempt to rid their companies and businesses of the older generation. This, fortunately, is protected under the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) and should be taken very seriously.

If you or a loved one believes that you have been fired or received poor treatment as a result of your age, you may have a legal claim. Here’s a section of my book “The Employee Rights Handbook” that deals with just that. Read now and get informed!

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A Right to Money After Being Fired

Have you been fired right before an expected bonus or other anticipated financial benefit? If so, you may still have a claim to that money that you were owed.

Here’s a section of my book “The Employee Rights Handbook” that deals with just that. Read now and get informed!

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Negotiating Strategies to Achieve Maximum Compensation (Part Four)

“What will happen, God forbid, if something happens to someone in my family?” This is a scary question for anyone, but especially terrifying for someone who has just lost their job and their health benefits. After you are fired, many stresses and concerns run through your head. One of these concerns is what will happen to medical benefits.

Fortunately, there are several options and ways for you to receive your medical benefits after termination that can give you enough time to secure another job and/or find a permanent solution. But you will be taken advantage of time and time again if you do not educate yourself about your options, the system, and the law. Here’s a section of my book “The Employee Rights Handbook” that deals with just that. Read now and get informed!

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Negotiating Strategies to Achieve Maximum Compensation (Part Three)

For almost every individual, security in the future is a critical aspect of life. Employees often have this concern for their future and contribute into a retirement account or plan for the unknown with a long-term savings plan.

Knowing how to negotiate after being fired in a way that may save your goals and long-term hopes of future security regarding retirement is crucial in your fight for what you deserve. Here’s a section of my book “The Employee Rights Handbook” that deals with just that. Read now and get informed! 

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Negotiating Strategies to Achieve Maximum Compensation (Part Two)

As part one in this series states, employees deserve the right to negotiate in order to attempt to achieve the best options possible. Here is Part two which describes other aspects of the work place and negotiating strategies.

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Negotiating Strategies to Achieve Maximum Compensation (Part One)

As an individual, you always want to get the best deal as possible. Being an employee is no different. As an employee, you should always try to receive the best compensation, pension, benefits, severance etc you can obtain.

When facing termination for any reason, do not accept the employer’s first offer regarding severance. Always request a negotiating session to obtain more benefits. Prioritize the critical elements of the package and try to obtain them in order of importance to you. Here’s a section of my book “The Employee Rights Handbook” that deals with just that. Read now and get informed!

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When You Can’t Afford A Layoff

A layoff can be a stressful and traumatic time for any individual, but for some, it is just not an option. Whether it’s the consequence of financial need, or other personal reasons, many employees cannot accept a Layoff under any circumstances. If this sounds like you or someone you know, there is still hope and options that you many have. Here’s a section of my book “The Employee Rights Handbook” that deals with just that and offers an option to consider. Read now and get informed!

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It’s All in Good Faith….Right?

As a long-term employee, you have a certain protection against employers firing in bad faith, but it’s not always a simple concept. What constitutes a “long-term” employee? What is “bad faith”? It’s important for you to get informed and understand the ins and outs of employment law.

Here’s a section of my book “The Employee Rights Handbook” that deals with just that. Read now and get informed!

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If you are involved in the Military and have been fired…READ HERE!!

Serving the military is one of the most honorable vocations a man or women can partake in. As a result, the law protects these men and women and mandates particular treatment employers must abide by to ensure reasonable accommodations and safeguards. However, employers continue to fire employees unlawfully as a result of military service.

If you were fired or believe that your employer acted negatively towards you as a result of your service, your employer may have acted illegally. It is vital to get informed and know your rights as an Employee to ensure your legal rights are protected. Here’s a section of my book “The Employee Rights Handbook” that deals with just that.

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