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If an employer fights your right to unemployment: Fight back

If you file for unemployment, it’s possible that your employer could refute your claim. If he or she contests it, there’s a chance that you could be disqualified from receiving it. They may contest your application because of…

Construction deaths increase by 6 percent

If you work in construction, something that may worry you is that the number of construction worker fatalities has gone up by 6 percent. A Dec. 21 report states that fatalities increased 6 percent between 2015 and 2016,…

Man files lawsuit against Hewlett-Packard for wrongful firing

A recently lawsuit has alleged that age discrimination is a problem at the technology company Hewlett-Packard. A man from San Diego filed a complaint against the company for wrongful termination based on age discrimination. The man, 55, worked…

Facts you should know about workplace slip-and-fall accidents

Perhaps you’ve worked your entire 30-year construction career without suffering a single injury, but last Friday was the day. You slipped on a wet spot and broke your hip. It could be months before you can get back…

Obtaining Social Security Disability is possible with good help

Social Security Disability (SSD) benefits are meant to be there for the people who need them. If you’re hurt and unable to work for a long period of time, you may qualify for these benefits depending on your…

3 things to know about filing a workers’ comp claim

After years of working in a Cerritos machine shop, you have seen your fair share of accidents. You have even had a few close calls yourself. In reality, it only takes a moment for a catastrophic injury to…

Asian-American police speak out after being discriminated against

With many different people with different cultures and backgrounds living in America, it’s never been more important to be courteous to one another. Making fun of someone’s accent or heritage simply isn’t acceptable. When someone does something that…

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