Are IT Workers Ever Really Off the Clock?

  We hear so much these days about the lawsuits surrounding the classification of workers. Whether it’s with rideshare services like Uber or Lyft, or with strip clubs, the designation of contractors versus employees is a hotly contested topic as … Continued

How Non-Compete Contracts Hurt Employees

Non-compete agreements help protect a company’s intellectual and physical assets, but they can also objectify and entrap the employees who sign them. These claustrophobic contracts essentially prevent employees from searching for greener pastures when they have a specific set of … Continued

Why You Should Report Employer Violations

When employers are not up to par with legal requirements, they must be held accountable. Here are four reasons to stop hesitating and report your employer for any wrongdoing. Personal Incentives If you are going to spend years of your … Continued

Common Ways Technology Workers are Taken Advantage Of

Computer technology professionals are some of the most sought after workers in the job market today. You would think their high demand skill set would always lead to commensurate pay, but unfortunately, these professionals are often preyed upon by major … Continued

The Benefits of Class Action Lawsuits

A single stick can easily be snapped in half, but when bundled together with other sticks, it can gain strength and stability. Remember this anecdote of power in numbers. Here are four benefits to combining your case with other plaintiffs … Continued

The Differences Between an Employee and an Independent Contractor

Throughout your professional career, you will likely hold many job titles; the majority of which will fall into two categories: employee or independent contractor. Dozens of state and federal laws protect workers who fall under the full-time employee status, but … Continued

Six Reasons to Start The New Year With a New Job

With the start of a new year comes a clean slate to improve your personal and professional life. Review the helpful acronym “enough” to determine if a fresh start with a new company is right for you. Every Hour You … Continued

How to Get Your Boss to Take You Seriously

Knowing you are a working professional and being treated like a working professional are two drastically different things. Here are four ways to be taken seriously at work, while also creating a healthier office environment for all. Become a Leader … Continued

Are You An Intern or An Unpaid Employee?

Internships can be a fantastic way to get real-life work experience and potentially line yourself up for a fulltime job. Bill Gates spent a summer interning at the U.S. House of Representatives, Anderson Cooper invested time as an intern for … Continued