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Recognize Your Value by Adequately Negotiating Your Contract

Your experience and talent are valuable. Despite that, employer often do everything they can to get the best deal possible. While an executive employment contract can help lock in the terms of your work with an employer, these multifaceted contracts are often difficult to fully understand without some sort of legal insight.

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Recovering Benefits for “Invisible” Disabilities

Physical disabilities are readily apparent to the naked eye. If an accident or medical event suddenly causes you to lose the use of your arms or legs, it’s pretty clear that you may be unable to return to work for some time, if ever. Accordingly, your path to recovering long-term disability benefits should be relatively straightforward.

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Were You Wrongfully Denied Overtime Pay Earned Over the Holidays?

Workers in many professions, including restaurants workers or retail workers often put in many extra hours above the standard 40-hour workweek, especially over the holidays. Many of these workers may have earned overtime that they were wrongfully denied. The following is a brief overview of overtime rights in Washington D.C.

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What Is ERISA and How Does It Help Disabled Workers?

The Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA) is a federal law that provides important protections for workers. ERISA regulates the retirement plans of private employers, as well as disability insurance plans offered by employers to employees as part of an employee benefits package.

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What Can Be Included in A Severance Package?

Those in middle management positions in the Washington, D.C. metro area may find one day that they are being terminated due to downsizing in a tough economy. When leaving a job, they may be offered a severance package. The following are some things to know if you are leaving your job and are negotiating a severance package.

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Elements of An Employment Contract to Include

It is important to know what should be included in an employment contract. The employer-employee relationship is an important one so both parties should understand what should be outlined in an employment contract.

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What Are Your Options when Your ERISA Claim Has Been Denied?

When you’re unable to work due to a mental or physical condition, you should be able to rely on the long-term disability benefits provided by your employer’s insurance policy. However, the denial of valid claims is common. The good news is that an initial denial does not mark the end of the road. You have the option to appeal the denial of a claim.

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What Can One Do if Their Federal Benefits Claim Is Denied?

There are many different companies and employers in the Washington D.C. area. There are many private companies that employ many, many people. However, as the federal government is centered in this area, there are also many people who work for the various federal agencies or other public agencies.

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What Makes a Non-Compete Agreement Valid?

In certain industries in Washington, D.C. and elsewhere, it may be necessary to include certain terms or agreements when hiring a new employee. In order for the employee-employer relationship to begin, some employers require that a new employee enter into a non-compete agreement.

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