Settlement for lost wages taxable

After Jack Rivera settled his race discrimination cases against his employer for the “sum of forty thousand ($40,000) less all lawfully required withholdings”, he received a settlement check in the amount of $25,140 after his employer retained $14,860 as a...

Body Piercings, Tatoos, Hairstyles, Fashion Statements

The following article is taken from law.com and was written for the New York Law Journal as: “Keeping Up Appearances at Work”– Louis PechmanNew York Law JournalDecember 16, 2005. It is generally recognized that employers are free to set reasonable...

Equal Opportunity Harassment: The Workplace Bully

Bullying, as opposed to illegal workplace harassment, is a form of “equal opportunity harassment”. Bullies pick on people without regard to sex, age, race, ethnicity, national origin, or disability. A recent reliable study estimates that approximately 1 in...

Search for Nurses in California Is Feverish

From the LA Times: Competition to hire nurses in California is so intense that some headhunters routinely make cold calls to nursing stations at rival hospitals, desperate for recruits. Others are sending out direct-mail pitches that read like time-share come-ons....
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