Financial

Working Multiple Jobs

In Oregon, if you get hurt while working on one job and you are working one or more other jobs, you may be able to get compensation for the wages you miss at the jobs other than the job you were hurt while doing. This can be a difficult maze to get through, but
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Attorney Discussions are Confidential..But once waved!!!!

Recently, I’ve posted about being honest and careful with your lawyer. It is important to make sure that you fully discuss problems with your lawyer.It is also important for the lawyer to completely discuss case matters with the client. It is then incumbent upon the client to make sure that those discussions remain confidential.All client/attorney
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Insurance companies exist to take in premiums not to pay benefits!

Ifrequently tell my clients, in explaining bad behavior by insurance companies, that insurance companies exist to take in premiums and not to pay out benefits. Self-insured employers behave the same way.Here is a link documenting the most extreme behavior I have seen by any employer.How Tesla and its doctor made sure injured employees didn’t get
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Tragedy of the Triangle Shirtwaist Fire Led to Workplace Safety Laws

In the early 20th century, states around the country began passing laws implementing workers compensation. There were several sets of pressures being brought to bear on legislatures causing them to pass these laws. Organized labor (primarily AFL in Oregon) was doing their best to persuade legislatures to pass workers compensation acts. There was also an
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Unions, unfortunately, are shrinking in this country!

It has been interesting to watch how the regulation of employment has changed over the last two years. Despite promises during the campaign, this administration has not protected workers, and in fact, has worked pretty hard to assist employers in dealing with employees. It is critical to remember that even in a tight labor market,
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