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Employment Law / Unemployment

Information on unemployment benefits and employment law.
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  2. Employment Information
  3. Employment Testing
  4. Job Loss / Termination
  5. Labor Laws
  6. Department of Labor
  7. Employee Rights (34)
  8. Employment Law (178)
  9. Unemployment (166)
  10. Work Schedules (54)

Employment Law
Here is information on what you need to know about employment law when you're job searching - wages, background checks, required employment forms, unemployment, and other related information.

Unemployment Compensation
When you become unemployed, it's important to file an unemployment claim as quickly as possible. In many cases you will be able to file a claim online and file for weekly benefits online, as well. It's also important to know what to do if your unemployment claim is contested by your employer or denied.

List of Employment Laws
Information on employment laws that regulate hiring, wages, hours and salary, discrimination, harassment, employee benefits, paid time off, job applicant and employee testing, privacy and other workplace and employee rights issues.

Employee Rights FAQs
List of frequently asked questions about employee rights including employment regulations and labor law which provide protection for job seekers and employees.

Fired: How to Handle a Termination
Getting fired, unfortunately, can happen to the best of us. It can happen even when it's not your fault. There could be a personality conflict between yourself and your supervisor. Your idea of what the job was going to be like might differ from what management was thinking. You could have simply screwed up. It happens. You're not alone.

Getting Fired Questions and Answers
Answers for 50+ common questions about getting fired, including employee rights, unemployment, compensation and more frequently asked questions about termination.

Employee Rights When Your Job is Terminated
When the economy slows, companies run into difficulties, businesses scale back their workforce, and layoffs increase.In fact, if you look at what has happened with major corporations, it's often not predictable. It's important to know what your rights as an employee are when you lose your job.

What Employers Can Say About Former Employees
One of the questions I get asked frequently is "What can an employer say about former employees?" Some job seekers presume that companies can only legally release dates of employment, salary, and your job title. However, that's not the case.

Employment Forms
When starting a job search, it's important to be aware of the forms that employers may require so you're prepared to interview, prepared to be hired, and ready to start a new job. The last thing you need is a glitch and missing documentation that could stall the hiring process. Forms you may need include job applications, W-2 Forms, and I-9 Form...

Green Card Lottery/Diversity Immigrant Visa Program
How the green card lottery (Diversity Immigrant Visa Program) works, eligibility requirements and application deadline information.

W-4 Form - Employee's Withholding Allowance Certification
The W-4 Form is completed by an employee so the employer can withhold the correct amount of federal income tax from your pay.

How and When to File for Unemployment
Unemployment eligibility requirements, when to file, how to file, benefits, rates, and answers to questions on unemployment compensation.

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