Everyone hopes to find a rewarding career and a place where they can work and feel pride in what they do. There are instances in which workers find themselves in a dilemma, though. One such instance is if an employee finds out that some type of impropriety is going on at their place of employment. It can take a lot of courage for workers to step up and report the activities.
Medical marijuana has been problematic for a lot of employers both in New Jersey and in other states. Many employers have been forced to reconsider their strong anti-drug policies that prohibited employees from using marijuana (among other illicit drugs) even while they were off the clock.
The Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993 (FMLA) is designed to provide certain employees with unpaid leave for qualified medical and family reasons. While many people never consider taking FMLA leave, it's something that others heavily rely upon.
There could come a point as an employee when you witness some form of serious wrongdoing at your company. For example, the company owner may request that you forge documents or take other illegal steps as a means of obtaining a financial gain.
It doesn't matter if you're going through the interview process or already established as an employee, you must pay close attention to how your employer classifies you.
As an employee, there's a good chance you receive benefits from your employer. These can include but are not limited to health insurance, group life insurance, group disability insurance and access to a retirement account.
As an employee, you can receive many types of compensation from your employer. In addition to your salary, you may be in line to receive bonuses every now and again (or scheduled at certain times of the year).
There are many circumstances that can result in your employer asking you to resign. For example, if you aren't seeing eye to eye with management, the company may ask you for your resignation as opposed to terminating your employment.
If you have a wage and hour complaint, don't hesitate to discuss your concerns with your supervisor, company owner and/or human resources department. This doesn't always result in a fast and efficient resolution to the problem, but it's the first step in better understanding what's gone wrong and how to fix it.
There may come a point when you're ready to leave your current job for a new opportunity. While it's a big decision, once you're sure it's the right one, you begin to move forward full steam ahead.