Severance Agreements: To Sign or Not to Sign?

Yesterday, Target announced the layoff of 140 more employees.  Similarly, companies routinely lay off employees and provide them with severance agreements. Questions arise about layoffs and whether to sign severance agreements.  Bertelson Law Offices routinely consults with terminated employees. Bertelson Law Offices, P.A. has over 35 years of combined experience reviewing, evaluating and strategically negotiating […]

Employee or Independent Contractor?

This is an interesting article from the New York Times about the California Labor Commission’s Ruling that an Uber driver was an employee – entitling her to expense reimbursement and other benefits and protections employees share.  Contact us if you believe you may be misclassified as an independent contractor. New York Times, June 17, 2015 […]