Red flags in severance agreements 

Severance agreements can be a helpful tool for transitioning through a job loss. They extend some temporary stability during a time of upheaval by offering benefits like pay, insurance coverage and even continued access to company perks.    But businesses don’t trade away money and benefits without asking for something in return. Severance pay isn’t required […]

Employee rights under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)

At the best workplaces, employers accept and understand that employees have lives outside of their jobs. While it can be tricky to balance overlapping responsibilities at times, most people make it work.  Sometimes, though, a health issue or life change takes precedence over everything else. Maybe it’s a happy event, like the birth of a […]