Chances are you - or someone you know - carries the title of Contractor. But think again if you imagine that those contractors have anything to do with any home improvement seen on HGTV. Lots of large companies are using the job title of “Independent Contractor” as a way out of having to pay wages and benefits. It can happen, for example, in truck driving, delivery, or taxi service. It [...]
Nurses are often necessary to treat patients in their own homes. Oftentimes, such nurses are designated as providing two types of care, palliative and hospice. Palliative care relates to services provided in hopes that the person can recover from injury or surgery, for example. Hospice care is often associated with end of life care, concentrating on the quality of one’s life in terms of comfort and assistance. They have a [...]
Are you working in a large warehouse? New ones are being built all over California and can be over a million square feet in size. We currently have a case involving a warehouse that big. If you work in a warehouse, you’re probably aware on a daily basis of three important factors. Heat - Is it hot - Really Hot - in the summer, or Way Too Cold in the [...]
You’ve worked there a long time. You got good reviews. Then, out of the blue, a 90-day PIP. Where did that come from?
Has this happened to you or someone you know? You’ve enjoyed where you work, always done well, your efforts were appreciated. Then it seems like nothing you do is any good. Suddenly, you’re put on a 90-day period Performance Improvement Plan (PIP). "Improve your work - or you’re out!" "Wait! What???" Perhaps your work has suffered, because of ill health, for instance, and you haven't been doing the fine job [...]