The Obama administration recently put into effect a new federal regulation that will allow parents who are in prison to decrease their child support payments while incarcerated.
As a worker, the first thing you'll probably do if there's a workplace hazard is to go to your boss or immediate supervisor. You'll note the issue and ask for changes to be made to keep you and other workers safe. But what if your boss does nothing and the company leaves the unsafe conditions in place? Do you have any other options?
It's critical to understand how alimony -- often called spousal support -- works in Pennsylvania. After all, if you or your ex are ordered to pay, it becomes a legal obligation that can have a lasting impact on your financial situation for years to come.
A workplace illness is often far different than a traditional workplace injury. With an injury, there may be a direct event in which you were hurt -- a sliding door falls and breaks your leg, for example. You know exactly what happened, the injury is instantly clear, and it's easier to figure out what damages are then linked to that injury.
By the time you start your shift, you're already in the weeds. The hostess just sat a four-top in your section, but the lovey-dovey couple lingering over their pie and coffee seem to have taken out a lease on their table. As you pass by with the coffee pot for yet another free refill, you fail to notice that the toddler with the distracted parents of two other, older kids has managed to remove the lid from his lemonade and spilled it all over the himself, the table and - most unfortunately - your path. Down you go, with hot coffee splashed all over your arms, legs and upper chest area.
How far would you go to catch a cheating spouse? Read through their texts? Install a GPS tracker on their vehicle? Hire a private investigator?