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Termination Settlements: Knowing Your Options

February 19, 2014

People who experience difficulty at work can frequently feel crushed and despondent, they might even be signed off sick to have a break from such stressful conditions. They also feel it unjust that their only option is to ‘walk away’. The current financial climate has been credited for increasing workplace tension, workers are driven harder […]

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The Five Most Peculiar Employment Tribunal Cases

January 9, 2014

At Howells Solicitors, we see more than our fair share of employment tribunal cases, from the perspective of both employer and employee. Every case is different and sometimes the industry comes up with something slightly out of the ordinary. Here are some of the most peculiar employment cases of the last few years: Man sacked […]

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Top 10 Most ‘Stupid’ Reasons to Get Fired

December 16, 2013

Alltime10s has published a light-hearted video on YouTube showing 10 of the most ‘stupid’ reasons to get fired. Enjoy!:-

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Unemployment issues: what to do if you think you’ve been mistreated

October 29, 2013

Guest post regarding mistreatment at work and employment law. Losing your job is a horrible experience but it’s even worse if that dismissal was, in your opinion, undeserved or unwarranted. You feel let down with no option of doing much about it. You’re struggling to take on a massive organisation, all on your own, an […]

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Understanding the Deed of Release

September 28, 2013

(Aus Employment Law) An employment deed of release is a binding legal document that establishes agreement between an employee and an employer when employment has been terminated. The deed is final: after it has been signed, the former employee has no further claim on the employer. WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF A DEED OF RELEASE? […]

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Fees for Employment Tribunals

August 27, 2013

The High Court has recently granted permission for a review of the new fees for employment tribunals. Level one claimants who are claiming for holiday pay, unpaid wages and redundancy payouts will now be liable to pay an initial fee of £160. On top of the issue fee, claimants are also expected to pay a […]

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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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Does Your Employer Provide Short Term Disability?

June 23, 2013

Short term disability coverage can save your financial future in some cases. The idea behind this is to make sure that employees who suffer some sort of an injury or illness that puts them out of work for a while can survive without their paychecks. Oftentimes, this allows them to keep their job and to […]

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Workers Compensation Should Not Cost You Your Job

June 20, 2013

Judy works in the shipping department of a Georgia Pecan farm and factory.  During the holiday season, the small shipping department was overwhelmingly busy and cluttered.  She had made suggestions to her supervisor to build extra shelving to keep orders (in boxes) off of the floor, but her suggestions were rejected.  Instead, he told her […]

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Can a compromise agreement protect your business from a TUPE claim?

January 17, 2013

Some business owners choose to either ignore the Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2006 (TUPE) or assume that the provisions will not apply in their set of circumstances.   Recent TUPE cases highlight that complacency can result in expensive litigation and a payout to aggrieved employees. Tamang & Anor v (1) ACT Security Ltd […]

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