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Paying Worker’s Comp “Under-the-Table”

October 26, 2013

It is not uncommon for employers to pay workers “under-the-table.” Paying under-the-table typically means that the employer pays the worker in cash.  In doing so there is no record of the payment.  Thus, the employer avoids paying taxes and fees related to that worker including unemployment compensation insurance premiums.  Also referred to as paying the […]

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Psychological Damage from Stress at Work

June 18, 2013

Stress kills. There’s no way around this. When you’re in a stressful environment, whether it’s your workplace or somewhere else, your body goes through changes that you cannot control. The stress response is set up to deal with situations that may have been common long ago—being chased by a bear, for instance—but that rarely happen […]

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