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Political Drama Over Cash Benefits

Political Drama Over Cash Benefits

A discussion that started over cash benefits provided to low-income families through the county assistance office has led to some political drama. While both Republicans and Democrats agree that more…

Shutdown Limits Effect on Employee Benefits

The partial federal government shutdown amidst the launch of online health exchanges has left many employers and employees confused on the next course of action. But the online public health…

Death Benefits Denied When Estranged Husband Murdered Employee

In South Dakota, Julie Tassler served divorce papers to her husband on Dec. 23, 2008. The following day, while on break, her vengeful husband shot and killed her and committed…

Leave Requests – When They Get Complicated

Chrisanne Lanier was a business analyst for UT Southwestern Medical Center. She was required to be on call for lengthy shifts due to her position. She, when her father was…

Unions Sue When Retirees’ Benefits Are Changed — So Can Retirees File a Suit of Their Own?

Unions Sue When Retirees’ Benefits Are Changed — So Can Retirees File a Suit of Their Own?

A company headquartered in Pennsylvania was sued by labor unions after altering its retirees’ health benefits. Judgment was rendered in favor of the company, but by then, the retirees had…

Welfare Benefits Accrue To The Wealthy: But They Won’t Admit It

Welfare Benefits Accrue To The Wealthy: But They Won’t Admit It

This thanksgiving the rich and affluent will offer thanks for many things, but will in all likelihood forget to offer their gratitude for the gifts they get from welfare. The…

Thinking Of Retiring in 2013? Don’t: Here’s Why?

Thinking Of Retiring in 2013? Don’t:   Here’s Why?

According to a report around 7 million Americans will reach the age of 65 by January of the New Year and will undoubtedly be nursing thoughts of retirement. However, analysts…

A 401(k) That Guarantees A Monthly Paycheck: Ensure Continual Flow For Retirees

A 401(k) That Guarantees A Monthly Paycheck: Ensure Continual Flow For Retirees

Today’s generation laments that the type of pensions their father’s generation got are unlikely to return, but a large company has shown the way how the 401(k) plan can be…

Has Sandy Left You Traumatized? Follow These Tips To Ensure That Your Insurance Company Does Not Do The Same

Has Sandy Left You Traumatized? Follow These Tips To Ensure That Your Insurance Company Does Not Do The Same

For many people, even though the storm has ebbed they still continue to suffer as they are unable to get their insurance companies to cough out the cash that they…

Fired Bus Driver Believes She’s Entitled to an Appeal Hearing Before School Board

Fired Bus Driver Believes She’s Entitled to an Appeal Hearing Before School Board

A bus driver working for the Columbia County School District in Georgia was fired for violating school policy. She sued on the grounds that she was entitled to a Board…

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