The economic relief efforts surrounding COVID-19 have left many terminated and furloughed employees feeling anxious and confused. We’re here to help. In this episode of The Walking Papers, Van Kampen Law attorney, Lana Tigri, discusses eligibility requirements for unemployment benefits, what can disqualify an applicant, how the appeal process works, and frequently asked questions regarding COVID-19 and unemployment benefits.
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An Employment Law Podcast
Quid Pro Quo Clarice – Will Workers Compensation Insurance Carriers or Short Term/Long Term Disability Insurers Have Your Back if You Contract COVID-19?
If you’re an essential employee who contracts COVID-19 while at work, your finances will be affected. Workers Compensation and temporary disability policies can help provide you coverage. In this episode, we explore the employment benefits you can use during the pandemic and the process of filing a claim.
Congress’ recently passed Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) addresses some concerns many workers have about their employment. In this week’s episode we deep dive into the FFCRA, addressing what employment rights it protects and the expected loopholes soon to emerge from the quickly passed legislation.
Getting fired from your job is one of the biggest fears that any employee has at the back of their minds. What if you were terminated unjustly or the grounds for removing employment are unfounded? Can you sue your employer for damages caused by your termination? In this episode, discover how you can recover from wrongful termination damages and the different types of damages that you can seek to recover from.
These are Not the Droids (I Mean Severance Packages) You’re Looking For, Jedi Mind Tricks for Enhancing Severance Offers
Getting laid off is probably one of the toughest things to happen to you in your career. In this weeks episode, Josh goes into detail about severance packages and negotiating your pay to get the best results for not only your employer, but for you as well.
Your Employment Rights During the Apocalypse – Your Job Protections During the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic
Listen to our Employment Law podcast for a discussion about your legal employment rights and job protections during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
On this podcast episode, we talk with attorney Bartina Edwards to explore how and when an employee should make a report to human resources. Learn strategies to prepare for if you witness or become subjected to workplace bias and discrimination.
Most North Carolina labor and employment cases require mediation sessions. In this episode, Josh and special guest attorney, Steve Dunn, prepare you for a successful mediation.
You Want Me on That Wall, You Need Me on That Wall: Proving Your Discrimination Case Without Colonel Jessup Admitting He Ordered the Code Red
Contrary to popular belief, you don’t always have to have a smoking gun to prove a discrimination case. In this episode, Josh explores how your employment law suit can still render success without employer admission.
When is enough enough? There might be less pros than cons when it comes to resigning from your position especially when considering a workplace discrimination lawsuit.
Wondering what you should do after getting a BS evaluation or write up at work? Josh explores how you can dispute faulty reports and prevent wrongful termination.
Questioning whether you should resign or take legal action against an employer? Josh explains common mistakes he sees workers make before they come to his office gives you insight on what steps you should take to get the best results possible.