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How Can a Contractor Overcome an Injury on the Job

The very meaning of work has changed over the years and if you are like millions of Americans you are considered an ‘independent contractor’ by your employer.   That’s right you aren’t even considered an employee where you work.

While this might seem like semantics, the reality is that there are some very real implications when you, as an independent contractor, are injured at work.  As such, you need to know what your rights in this situation are and how to make sure that your employer meets their obligations.

Granted, this might not be the most exciting article you have ever read, but if you are an independent contractor – or are considering becoming one – this is an article you will want to read.  As such, here are some tips on how can a contractor overcome an injury on the job.

Workmen’s Compensation

While you might think an independent contractor would be covered by the
How Can a Contractor Overcome an Injury on the Job

Understanding And Tackling Gender Inequality In The Workplace

American society and business have taken great strides to provide equality for women, but the statistics still suggest there’s a long way to go. According to the Institute for Women’s Policy Research, gender pay equality will take 42 years to become the reality at current rates of progress. Measures such as the landmark Equal Pay Act of 1963 are supposed to guarantee fairness, but reality doesn’t reflect this regulation.

Influencing regulation is a long-term game, however, and so the question remains: what can businesses and their employees do? Developing equality in the workplace requires a flexible and modernized human resources body, enthusiasm and careful management. Business owners and employees must plan well, be versatile, and crucially, listen.

Addressing pregnancy in the workplace

According to the law, women should be protected in the workplace in the case of events su
Understanding And Tackling Gender Inequality In The Workplace