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May 2020 Archives

Don't fall victim to these sneaky car sales tactics

Car salesmen can be very deceptive. They sometimes use unethical tactics to try to entice you to purchase a vehicle. They even do things to push the overall cost of the vehicle higher. They may try to accomplish this by increasing the interest rate or extending the payment period.

Why do employers misclassify employees?

Employers commonly misclassify employees. If you're a worker here in West Virginia, then you may wonder why companies do this and why it matters to you. There are many reasons that employers do this, and they're often intentional. They do so to keep their operating costs low. They hope that they won't get caught red-handed doing it.

What rights should employees expect in the workplace?

Employee and employer relationships are often complicated and difficult to navigate. One of the most useful tools both employers and employees have to keep these relationships stable is a strong employment contract. In a contract, all the parties involved agree to treat each other in a certain way and meet established expectations, broadly speaking.

Seniors: Beware of fraudulent business practices targeting you!

Seniors tend to be the most susceptible to fraud. A recent American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) study revealed that 83% of the wealth in the United States is held by those over the age of 50. That same research revealed that those individuals in their 70s and 80s have the highest net worth. This is why this age group is often defrauded.

Recalled cars may also be lemons

As expensive as cars are, you'd assume that it would undergo rigorous testing before it's rolled off the assembly line and into your dealer's lot. This seldom happens though. Some manufacturing defects are widespread and affect a large number of cars. Others simply impact only a small handful of them. It's common for motorists to waste a lot of time and money getting their cars repaired. If they do so for a prolonged time and it still doesn't resolve the problem with it, then they may have a lemon car on their hands.

Know your rights to Family and Medical Leave Act

The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) is a piece of federal legislation that has two primary aims. It ensures that qualified workers who need to take time off to tend to either their's or an immediate family member's illness can take up to 12 weeks of unpaid leave to do so. It also allows that worker to take that off that time from work without them having to fear losing their job for doing so. Workers and their workplaces must meet certain criteria to be covered by FMLA.

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