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Once I am fired and looking for other employment, what should I put on my application or say why I left my last employment?

This is always a difficult question to answer. On the one hand you want to get re-employed as soon as possible, but if you say that you were fired it might hurt your chances for the job. First, you should ask your employer what information they are going to give to prospective employers. Most employers …

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My employer wants me to sign a severance agreement or a release, what is the effect of doing that?

Never ever sign a severance agreement or a release until it has been reviewed by an employment lawyer. In most cases signing such an agreement can end your claims. These agreements can be hard to understand and can affect your right to make a claim against your company and your rights to receive unemployment. Many …

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Does my employer have to take me back on light duty after an injury?

This is a question that will depend on the facts of your situation. There are several laws that interact that will affect this answer. Such issues as do you qualify for FMLA benefits? Does your employer have workers compensation or some substitute plan? Is your type of injury the kind that might be recognized by …

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