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Every hour in the United States, about 500 workers are injured on the job. Stretch this to a year and you’re looking at over 2 million injuries. While a workplace injury can cause you untold physical and emotional pain, it can also keep you out of work for several weeks, months, or even years. This [...]

American employers must provide their employees with a long list of basic benefits. These benefits include things like time off to vote and Federal Family and Medical Leave. But they do not have to provide employee health insurance benefits if they don’t want to. As a result, less than 50% of private-sector companies extend health benefits to their employees at this [...]

You were driving along, just as happy as can be. And all of a sudden, just in front of you, a car pulls out just ahead of you a little prematurely. You slam on the brakes and swerve out of the way, but end up sideswiping the car in the lane next to you. The other car [...]

Staying healthy is important. That’s why you try to eat the healthiest foods possible and get plenty of exercise. And yet there’s no guarantee that you won’t get sick.  There are millions of uninsured people in this country. Many of them are sick or have conditions that need proper medical treatment. This can be a problem [...]

Almost 100 million people in the United States either have no health insurance or are underinsured. Many of those individuals are freelancers. Freelancers are private contractors that work with clients and get paid on a per-project basis. Given their classification as a contractor rather than an employee, companies can work with these individuals without providing [...]