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The Americans with Disabilities Act

Thankfully, over the last few decades, the government has provided for individuals with disabilities through the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). What is ADA? The federal Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) makes it illegal to discriminate against someone with a disability. This law took effect on July 26, 1992, for companies with 25 or more … Continue reading

Your Benefits: Pension and Social Security

Finding and keeping a job are important but knowing how to support yourself beyond your work years is equally important. This is why it is crucial that you understand your retirement benefits and social security rules. MY RIGHTS UNDER PENSION PLANS The laws under ERISA (Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974) protect pension participants … Continue reading

Family and Medical Leave Act

The purpose of this article is to provide general information on employment law and to increase awareness of your rights. This information is not intended to replace the advice of your attorney. If any of these issues apply to you please seek the advice of counsel immediately. Under the Family and Medical Leave Act of … Continue reading

A Nursing Primer on the Law: Being Named in a Lawsuit

Being named in a lawsuit can be an extremely stressful event for any nurse. The litigation process can cause devastating damage to a nurse’s self-concept and to the nurse’s practice. In the past suing the hospital and the doctor were generally the usual manner to obtain relief for someone bringing a lawsuit. However, now more … Continue reading

Discrimination on the Job

The purpose of this article is to provide the male nurse with a working knowledge of his rights in the workplace. This information is abbreviated and does not replace the advice of an attorney. For more specific guidance as to how to proceed if you believe you have been discriminated against please contact an attorney … Continue reading