201811.01
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Independent Contractor v. Employee Rights

When being hired for a job, a worker’s classification as either an “Employee” vs. an “Independent Contractor” is often determinative of whether the worker is covered under certain laws which establish your rights within the Employer-Employee relationship. LIMITED RIGHTS FOR INDEPENDENT CONTRACTORS Independent Contractors and freelancers have limited legal rights compared to those individuals hired…

201810.24
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Severance Pay: Employment Rights

What is Severance pay? Severance pay is money that’s provided to an employee who is leaving the company for reasons other than retirement. Typically, the circumstances surrounding severance pay include layoffs, elimination of a position, or other circumstances leading to the termination of employment. The purpose of offering severance pay is to help the employee…

201802.13
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QUESTIONS ANSWERED ABOUT NEW DACA POLICY AFTER JANUARY 2018

On January 9, 2018, a judge blocked Donald Trump from ending DACA. In his ruling, Alsup wrote that previous recipients of Daca protections who failed to register by the deadline must be allowed to renew their status in the program. However, he said the federal government did not have to process new applications from people who had never…

201802.01
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HOW TO HANDLE WORK PLACE SEXUAL HARASSMENT/ COMO ENFRENTAR ACOSO SEXUAL EN SU LUGAR DE TRABAJO Y SUS DERECHOS LEGALES

Sexual harassment is a form of sex discrimination that violates Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Title VII applies to employers with 15 or more employees, including state and local governments. Verbal or written conduct: Comments about clothing, personal behavior, or your body; sexual or sex-based jokes; requesting sexual favors or repeatedly asking…

201801.12
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Daniela Carrion Interview – Tampa Salvadorans react to Trump order sending them back

To watch the Complete Interview visit: http://www.wtsp.com That’s how long The Trump administration is giving nearly 200,000 people from El Salvador — many who’ve been living in the U.S. for more almost 20 years — to leave. Thousands of Salvadorans have been working and living under temporary protected status in the U.S. after a pair of…

201701.25
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Daniela Carrion Interview: Clients ‘fearful’ of Trump

PALM HARBOR, Fla. — Bay area immigration attorney Daniela Carrion says her phone has been ringing off the hook ever since President Donald Trump was elected. “People are scared,” says Carrion, who is doing her best to field questions from undocumented immigrants worried about what President Trump’s new executive orders will mean for them. “The…

201608.03
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Undocumented Workers Rights At Their Workplace

The Supreme Court in United States v. Texas, rendered a split decision (4-4) on the expansion of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program (DACA+), as well as the Deferred Action for Parent Accountability (DAPA). DACA+ would have expanded the population eligible for the DACA program to people of any current age who entered the United…

201606.24
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Employer’s Can’t Refuse Reasonable Religious Accommodations When Hiring Potential Employees

Employer’s Can’t Refuse Reasonable Religious Accommodations When Hiring Potential Employees By: Matthew Brotz Imagine being denied a job or being fired because part of your attire speaks to a personally held religious belief. In today’s progressive society it may seem unlikely. But, think again. Not long ago, this happened to a young woman named Samantha…