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An Oral Contract Ain’t What it Used to Be

Long gone are the days where a man’s word was worth its weight in gold. In today’s modern age, false assurances can leave an individual disappointed and sometimes seemingly hopeless. But nothing is more detrimental than a broken promise given by a future or current employer. In today’s economy, employees can no longer risk the possibility of relying on the words of their employers.

As an employee, it is vital to get informed and know how to ensure your employer stays accountable to his/her agreements. Here’s a section of my book “The Employee Rights Handbook” that deals with just that! Read now!

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ERISA Benefits: How Much is Your Job Benefitting you?

There are many rewards that come with having a career, but only a select few are categorized as “benefits.” For those of you that are lucky enough to have jobs that promise these perks, it’s not always easy to keep track of all the details, such as: what is owed to you? when you can receive? and what happens if you are denied what you are entitled to?

It is vital to get informed and know your rights as a recipient of benefits, to ensure your legal rights are protected. Here’s a section of my book “The Employee Rights Handbook” that deals with just that! Read now!

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Eastern Winter Sports Reps Association, Inc. Retains Steven Mitchell Sack as General Counsel in 2013

Attorney Steven Mitchell Sack has been retained by the Eastern Winter Sports Reps Association, Inc. (EWSRA) throughout the 2013 year.

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Applicant References: What is your past employer really saying about you?

Throughout our lives we transition in-between jobs quite frequently, and as a result, potential employers look to inquire about our past job history through references of employment. However, what if your previous employer gives you a negative recommendation which leads to you not getting the job? Can that employer be held liable for “bad- talking” you? The following presents a brief overview of what a past employer may be liable for as well as a potential employer’s duty to check such references.

It is vital to get informed and know your rights as a potential employee to ensure your legal rights are protected. Here’s a section of my book “The Employee Rights Handbook” that deals with just that! Read now!

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Background Checks: Has the past really passed?

In a day and age where job prospects are not as plentiful as they once were, it is important to ensure that we strive to be the best job candidates possible; but that doesn’t mean we’re perfect! You may have a bad credit history, a run-in with the law, or even a photo or two on facebook that you’re not proud of. Although these are all pertinent issues to a potential employer, to what extent can a company check your past when applying for a job?

It is vital to get informed and know your rights as a potential 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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Working Overtime: Are You Entitled?

In this fast paced society we live in, every day is a race to get the most accomplished in the shortest period of time. However, sometimes the demand of a career can either require or leave an employee wanting to work overtime. But overtime is not necessarily an entitlement given to all employees.

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Office Romances: Limits on Love

Happy Valentine’s Day from The Employee’s Lawyer! As that special time of the year approaches, many employees wonder just how much control an employer has over interoffice romances. Here’s a section of my book “The Employee Rights Handbook” that deals with just that. Get informed and stay aware of your rights.

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Pregnant Discrimination: Are you being treated fairly?

As you receive the news that you are expecting a baby, the feeling of joy is overwhelming. Thoughts of all the new and upcoming events create a sense of excitement never felt before. However, as your thoughts continue, you begin to worry about your career and how this pregnancy will affect your position as an employee.

It is vital to get informed and know your rights as a pregnant employee. Here’s a section of my book “The Employee Rights Handbook” that deals with just that.

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Access to Personnel Records. Read here to get informed!

Hello again! The Employee’s Lawyer here, giving out all the secrets and truths about Employment Law and your legal rights.

As technology drastically advances, by what seems like the day, it is hard to imagine that anything is private anymore. However, there are some elements of your employment that even in this digital age may not be available to you. Here’s a section of my book “The Employee Rights Handbook” that deals with just that. Get informed and stay aware of your rights.

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Steven Mitchell Sack Named General Counsel for Two National Sales Representative Organizations in 2013

Attorney Steven Mitchell Sack, “The Employee’s Lawyer,” has been retained by the Eastern Outdoor Reps Association (EORA) and The National Shoe Travelers (NST) as General Counsel throughout the 2013 year.

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