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UK law blog posts regarding minimum wage law in the UK. Useful for employment lawyers and clients of employment law solicitors.

The Latest Updates Regarding Minimum Wage In The UK

November 4, 2013

The National Minimum Wage is how much employers have to pay workers per hour by law. Minimum Wage is a way of ensuring that workers get paid what they should do by law, but unfortunately some companies try to get away with paying lower than the minimum wage. On the 1st of October 2013, the […]

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Exposition of the National Labor Relations Act

July 25, 2013

The National Labor Relations Act (NLRA), also known as the Wagner Act, was in enacted in 1935 as a response to employer hostility toward union members and supporters.  It gives employees the right to form unions and to join unions.  It also requires employers to bargain collectively with unions.  The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) […]

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Disabled and Can’t Work? Is Social Security Disability an Option?

January 2, 2013

There are federal programs put into place to provide assistance for individuals who are disabled and can’t earn an income. Social security disability is one of the programs that was designed and funded solely to help people survive if they are no longer capable of bringing in the finances responsible to care for themselves and […]

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Salespeople Regularly Cheated Out of Wages and Overtime May Have Legal Recourse

November 21, 2012

(US guest employment law blog post) There are many businesses that rely on cheap labor for “sales” jobs. It is not uncommon for employers to structure their employment contracts as a contract for an “independent contractor” in these type of “sales positions” . The distinction of drafting an employment contract as an “independent contractor”, as […]

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The UK’s National Minimum Wage increase and some interesting facts about minimum wage

October 5, 2012

The following is guest blog post regarding the recent National Minimum Wage increase in the UK and some interesting facts about minimum wage you may not have known. As the National Minimum Wage has increased for employees aged 21 and over, people up and down the country will be ensured a slight pay increase as […]

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What Constitutes Racial Discrimination in the Work Place?

April 26, 2012

We’ve all heard about racial discrimination in the workplace, but what truly constitutes it and how should you act if you feel you are being discriminated against based on your race? In the United States, citizens are protected against being discriminated against in the workplace by Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 […]

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