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The ABCs of Independent Contractors and Unemployment Insurance

Contributed by Noah A. Frank

Good news: Unlike employees, an independent contractor (“IC”) is not eligible for unemployment benefits when the work relationship terminates.

Bad news: 470 more words

Employment Policies

China slows and HP earnings — 5 things to know today

Hello friends and Fortune readers.

Wall Street stock futures are lower this morning after purchasing manger surveys in China and the Eurozone disappointed. The dollar is also lower while oil futures are up after data showing a drop in U.S. 381 more words


Graph of the Week: Oil Initial Claims

For this edition of the Graph of the Week, I am stealing Tim Duy’s idea. Just as the oil and gas boom of the past decade has impacted certain local and regional economies, places like North Dakota and Texas among others, the plunge in oil prices in the past year is doing the same, but in reverse. 169 more words


Use Of EI Funds By Conservative party To Help Balance Budget Draws Criticism

Huffington post, by Sunny Freeman   The federal government is using $1.8 billion in surplus EI funds to help balance its books

(EI is Employment insurance previously known as UI  Uneployment insurance) see some explanation about EI on… 70 more words


FAQ Friday – What are My Unemployment Insurance Work Search Requirements?

If you are receiving unemployment benefits, you should develop a realistic plan to become re-employed.

You are required to make a good faith effort to seek full-time work each week you claim benefits, even if you are employed part time. 966 more words

Idaho Department Of Labor

New Guidance on Unemployed Insurance

On 12 March 2015, the Government issued Decree No. 28/2015/ND-CP that provides detailed regulations on the implementation of a number of aspects in the Law on Employment, with specific regard to unemployment insurance ( 319 more words

LNT & Partners

Probationary Periods Don't Protect You From Unemployment Liability

We’ve heard a number of managers refer to probationary periods and make statements such as “we can terminate them within the first 90 days of employment because they’re in a probationary period.”  Even in an at will employment relationship (for the states which recognize at will employment), termination during a probationary period could still result in potential liability for your company in the event of an unemployment claim or other lawsuit (discrimination, harassment, etc). 277 more words