What if I am terminated because of my injury?

What if I am terminated because of my injury?

Many injured workers are terminated because of their work injuries. If this occurs, the law provides relief under the Workers’ Compensation Act.  In these cases the employee may be entitled to TTD benefits to help replace his income while he continues his job...
What if I am terminated because of my injury?

Pilgrim’s Pride Leaves Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

The chicken processing company, Pilgrim’s Pride Corporation, exited Chapter 11 bankruptcy in late December 2009. The company is a Texas based corporation that has many plants in Georgia.  This company spent thirteen months reorganizing itself through Chapter...
What if I am terminated because of my injury?

Workplace injuries sustained by manufacturing employees

Injuries often occur in the manufacturing settings.  In December 2009, the U.S. manufacturing market expanded at the fastest pace in more than three years.  The Institute for Supply Management’s factory index rose to 55.9, the highest level since April 2006. ...