CALL (513) 943-4560

Retaliation Cases Against Employers Continue Growing

The federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission is seeing more and more retaliation complaints by U.S. employees, with such charges accounting for 47% of all charges in 2017. That's compared with 37% in 2011. Employment law attorneys say that the increase is in part due to the fact that the employees who bring retaliation charges have a higher degree of success than those that bring a regular discrimination charge. There is a lower standard of harm that must be proven for a successful retaliation lawsuit thanks to the U.S. Supreme Court case, Burlington Northern & Santa Fe Railroad vs. White. While…

Continue Reading

Want to be Prepared for Retirement? Work With a Professional

People who use financial advisors are more than twice as likely to feel confident in their retirement preparedness than people who don't. That's the conclusion of a recent report from the LIMRA Secure Retirement Institute. Forty-three (43) percent of U.S. pre-retirees surveyed who work with an advisor reported that they feel well prepared for retirement. In contrast, only 21 percent of those who do not work with a financial advisor report feeling similarly confident. It helps to have a plan The survey also found that having a formal, written retirement plan is a big plus when it comes to preparing…

Continue Reading

Does a Homeowner’s Policy Cover Your Home Business?

Thanks to advances in technology and the Internet, more and more people are running home-based businesses, either full-time or part-time. But will a homeowner's policy cover the risks of a home-based business? In nearly every case, the answer is no. The only exception to this might be if a homeowner's policy has a special endorsement, such as to run a catering company from your home. Yet fewer and fewer companies offer such endorsements. Additionally, some policies may give a very limited amount of coverage for business property, such as a computer. Sixty percent of home-based businesses lack adequate business insurance,…

Continue Reading

Illness or Injury: How your Business can Protect your Employees

According to a recent survey, four in 10 American workers live paycheck to paycheck. This means that an unexpected illness or injury that takes your employees off the job for more than a few days can have devastating consequences for many of your employees who depend on their wages to survive. Disability insurance - sometimes called disability income insurance - helps protect workers' incomes against the possibility of loss of work from illness or injury. What it covers In a nutshell, disability insurance helps replace a portion of a worker's income if that worker loses his or her income due…

Continue Reading
Close Menu
Close Panel