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WELCOME TO THE EMPLOYEE SURVIVAL GUIDE® PODCASTThe Employee Survival Guide® is a podcast only for employees. We will share with you all the information your employer does not want you to know about and guide you through various important employment law issues. The goal of the Employee Survival Guide® podcast is to provide you with critical insights about your employment and give you the confidence to protect your job and career, especially during difficult times.The Employee Survival Guide® podcast is hosted by seasoned Employment Law Attorney Mark Carey, who has only practiced in the area of Employment Law for the past 25 years. Mark has seen just about every type of employment dispute there is and has filed several hundred lawsuits in state and federal courts around the country, including class action suits. He has a no frills and blunt approach to employment issues faced by millions of workers nationwide. Mark endeavors to provide both sides to each and every issue discussed on the podcast so you can make an informed decision. EMPLOYEE SURVIVAL GUIDE PODCAST IS LIKE NO OTHERS The Employee Survival Guide® podcast is just different than other lawyer podcasts! How? Mark hates “lawyer speak” used by lawyers and just prefers to talk using normal everyday language understandable to everyone, not just a few. This podcast is for employees only because no one has considered conveying employment information directly to employees, especially information their employers do not want them to know about. Mark is not interested in the gross distortion and default systems propagated by all employers, but targets the employers intentions, including discriminatory animus, designed to make employees feel helpless and underrepresented within each company. Company’s have human resource departments which only serve to protect the employer. You as an employee have nothing! Well, now you have the Employee Survival Guide® to deal with your employer. Through the use of quick discussions about individual employment law topics, Mark easily provides the immediate insight you need to make important decisions. Mark also uses dramatizations based on real cases he has litigated to explore important employment issues from the employee’s perspective. Both forms used in the podcast allow the listener to access employment law issues without all the fluff used by many lawyers. Subscribe to our show in your favorite podcast app including Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, and Overcast. You can also subscribe to our feed via RSS or XML. If you enjoyed this episode of the Employee Survival Guide® please like us on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn. We would really appreciate if you could leave a review of this podcast on your favorite podcast player such as Apple Podcasts. Thank you! For more information, please contact Carey & Associates, P.C. at 475-325-5200, www.capclaw.com.The content of this website is provided for information purposes only and does not constitute legal advice nor create an attorney-client relationship. Carey & Associates, P.C. makes no warranty, express or implied, regarding the accuracy of the information contained on this website or to any website to which it is linked to.

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United States

Description:

WELCOME TO THE EMPLOYEE SURVIVAL GUIDE® PODCASTThe Employee Survival Guide® is a podcast only for employees. We will share with you all the information your employer does not want you to know about and guide you through various important employment law issues. The goal of the Employee Survival Guide® podcast is to provide you with critical insights about your employment and give you the confidence to protect your job and career, especially during difficult times.The Employee Survival Guide® podcast is hosted by seasoned Employment Law Attorney Mark Carey, who has only practiced in the area of Employment Law for the past 25 years. Mark has seen just about every type of employment dispute there is and has filed several hundred lawsuits in state and federal courts around the country, including class action suits. He has a no frills and blunt approach to employment issues faced by millions of workers nationwide. Mark endeavors to provide both sides to each and every issue discussed on the podcast so you can make an informed decision. EMPLOYEE SURVIVAL GUIDE PODCAST IS LIKE NO OTHERS The Employee Survival Guide® podcast is just different than other lawyer podcasts! How? Mark hates “lawyer speak” used by lawyers and just prefers to talk using normal everyday language understandable to everyone, not just a few. This podcast is for employees only because no one has considered conveying employment information directly to employees, especially information their employers do not want them to know about. Mark is not interested in the gross distortion and default systems propagated by all employers, but targets the employers intentions, including discriminatory animus, designed to make employees feel helpless and underrepresented within each company. Company’s have human resource departments which only serve to protect the employer. You as an employee have nothing! Well, now you have the Employee Survival Guide® to deal with your employer. Through the use of quick discussions about individual employment law topics, Mark easily provides the immediate insight you need to make important decisions. Mark also uses dramatizations based on real cases he has litigated to explore important employment issues from the employee’s perspective. Both forms used in the podcast allow the listener to access employment law issues without all the fluff used by many lawyers. Subscribe to our show in your favorite podcast app including Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, and Overcast. You can also subscribe to our feed via RSS or XML. If you enjoyed this episode of the Employee Survival Guide® please like us on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn. We would really appreciate if you could leave a review of this podcast on your favorite podcast player such as Apple Podcasts. Thank you! For more information, please contact Carey & Associates, P.C. at 475-325-5200, www.capclaw.com.The content of this website is provided for information purposes only and does not constitute legal advice nor create an attorney-client relationship. Carey & Associates, P.C. makes no warranty, express or implied, regarding the accuracy of the information contained on this website or to any website to which it is linked to.

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English

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Episodes

Your Layoff Severance First Aid Kit

3/24/2023
In this episode of the Employee Survival Guide, Mark prepares your layoff first aid kit and instructs you about what should go into it. He will discuss (10) ten steps you need to run through when you receive your layoff notice and severance agreement. Mark offers quick advice from years of handling severance negotiations for thousands of clients. There is a method and you need understand it to maximize your financial severance gain. The content of this website is provided for information...

Duration:00:16:29

What Is a Hostile Work Environment Anyway?

3/22/2023
In this episode of the Employee Survival Guide, Mark confronts and explains one of the most overused and most misunderstood employment law phrases out there. What is a hostile work environment anyway? Mark wants to end the confusion once and for all. After you listen to this episode you will know what is and what is not a hostile work environment. Links mentioned in the...

Duration:00:26:52

Speak Up Act- A Federal Ban on Predispute Confidentiality Agreements Regarding Sexual Harassment and Sexual Assault Victims

3/21/2023
In this episode of the Employee Survival Guide, Mark explores the recently enacted federal ban on predispute nondisclosure agreements regarding sexual harassment and sexual assault in the workplace. The Speak Out Act bans or voids any and all predispute agreements from prohibiting anyone for complaining about sexual assault and sexual harassment. These agreements are not to be confused with severance, settlement agreements- so called postdispute nondisclosure agreements, which the law does...

Duration:00:14:08

Fired or Laidoff What Company Information Can You Take With You and How to Do It?

3/20/2023
In this episode of the Employee Survival Guide Mark discusses what things you can take and not take with you after being laid off or terminated for cause. There is a common misperception among employees about what exactly an employer owns. Mark explains that work for hire means anything you do for the employer belongs to the employer. Many employers make employees sign Nondisclosure and Confidential Agreements to protect company information. Listen and find out the quick and easy answers to...

Duration:00:18:36

Healthcare Claims Denied Because Not Medically Necessary-and How to Win Them

2/23/2023
In this episode of the Employee Survival Guide, Mark addresses the important topic of healthcare claim denials because the medical treatment is deemed by the health insurance carrier as "Not Medically Necessary". This is the state of healthcare insurance practice across the country and employees are not being told a thing about this practice of claim denials- until now. Mark is an ERISA benefits attorney, as well as an employment attorney, and he walks through the steps you need to go...

Duration:00:19:26

Job Loss, Grief, and Professional Identity

2/20/2023
In this episode of the Employee Survival Guide Mark tackles job loss, grief, and professional identity. He realized after so many years counseling clients, he had never written about job loss and the grieving process. Mark not only provides the steps for healthy grieving a job loss, but he also provides examples from former clients. Job loss and grief of losing your job must be better understood and talked about more openly. You will get that insight here. Here are the links to the Sources...

Duration:00:17:45

Post Covid-19 Recovery “Is A Disability”

2/6/2023
The U.S. Government reports that individuals who have “recovered” from Covid-19 do not have a physical disability under federal disability discrimination laws. However, this conclusion is not accurate, and you need to know why. In an Article on November 18, 2022, I reported that 60% of the U.S. population, 191 million people, have a disability called either Long Haul Covid-19 or “Recovered” from Covid-19. The following information will support this legal and medical conclusion and how...

Duration:00:15:23

Federal Government Moves to Ban All Noncompetition Agreements Nationwide

1/11/2023
In this episode of the Employee Survival Guide, Mark discusses the following. In an anticipated and crushing blow to all employers nationwide, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) on January 5, 2023 issued a proposed rule that would forever ban noncompetition agreements in employment for an estimated 160 million working Americans. Employees have suffered needlessly for far too long under these oppressive and one sided employment agreements that benefit only employers. I have spent my entire...

Duration:00:10:00

Q & A With Mark Carey: Retaliation Claims From Our Listeners

12/19/2022
In this episode of the Employee Survival Guide, Mark dives into listener questions regarding retaliation claims. Mark analyzes three real life fact examples and provides you with immediate triage analysis of what he would do in each case. You will quickly pick up "pro tips" from Mark and incorporate them into your own situation at work. If you enjoyed this episode of the Employee Survival Guide please like us on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn. We would really appreciate if you could leave a...

Duration:00:16:55

Q&A With Mark Carey: Family Medical Leave Act Questions From Listners

12/19/2022
In this episode of the Employee Survival Guide, Mark answers questions from listeners regarding the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA). Mark will provide a factual example based on an employee's real life circumstance and he will interpret the potential play by play about what can happen in the case. These are short fact examples intended to help you familiarize yourself with various aspects of the FMLA so you can spot the issue that may be happening to and how to deal with it. This is the...

Duration:00:15:21

December 2022 Layoffs, Recession and Severance Tips

12/18/2022
In this episode of the Employee Survival Guide, Mark discusses the recent layoffs in 2022 and how he predicts a recession is already underway. He then provides helpful information about how to handle the severance negotiation with your employer without using an employment attorney. Mark has provided the following links to help you learn about severance negotiation so you can handle your own negotiation. As a holiday gift to the recently departed/severed, Mark has done all the homework for...

Duration:00:10:18

Nearly 60% of U.S. Has Had Covid-19 and Now Have a Disability

11/28/2022
In this episode of the Employee Survival Guide, Mark discloses the unspoken impact of the pandemic. The following statement is going to surprise you. There are an estimated 191,796,906 people living in the U.S. who have a disability called Covid-19. (The CDC has reported that 61 million adults in the U.S. live with a disability, but it is unclear if this number includes Covid-19 infections). This includes both individuals who have "recovered" from Covid-19 and those with long-haul...

Duration:00:15:28

Workplace Stress and Your Health - Interview With Heather Carey

10/31/2022
This is an interview style episode: The Surgeon General recently released an extensive report on the state of workplace health and well-being that was not very favorable to employers. The report emphasized the chronic stress that is prevalent in workplace culture, and employees are paying the price. Chronic stress from the work environment can have a myriad of physical and health consequences. On the podcast, I pull in an expert on the nutrition and wellness, Heather Carey (who, full...

Duration:00:29:48

Pay Transparency Is Your Right At Work! #SayYourPay

10/28/2022
In this episode of the Employee Survival Guide Mark Carey, an employment attorney, discusses your right to pay transparency at work. #SayYourPay It is not surprising that a large number of American workers (around 50% of all employees according to some recent surveys) including managers incorrectly believe that you can be disciplined or even terminated for discussing employee wages. In fact, employees have the legal right to voluntarily discuss their wages with each other pursuant to...

Duration:00:11:01

Marijuana Laws and the American Workplace

9/30/2022
In this episode of the Employee Survival Guide®, Mark discusses Marijuana Laws and the American Workplace. Mark explores the proliferation of states legalizing marijuana (aka "weed") and the interplay of medical and recreational weed use among employees. He explores whether or not employers can ban weed use on and off the clock. Mark discusses workplace safety and how that changes the dynamic of medical and recreational use of weed by employees. He discusses drug testing and how the tests...

Duration:00:11:53

How Managers Can Help Quiet Quitters

9/29/2022
In this episode of the Employee Survival Guide®, Mark discusses How Managers Can Help Quiet Quitters. He offers a few simple yet concise considerations to aid managers to help all employees, not just quiet quitters. Managers should avoid toxic work environments, provide transparent communications, avoid the dictator mentality, and requiring employees to do less work than more. Mark closing comments to managers and executives is sharp. Either managers and executives listen to quiet quitters...

Duration:00:11:59

The Causes of Quiet Quitting and a Radical Solution

8/29/2022
In this episode of the Employee Survival Guide®, Mark discusses the causes of quiet quitting and lays direct blame on employers themselves. Employers have long instituted anti-employee rules and implemented employer favored laws, but employees now have the advantage. Quiet quitters cannot stand the current corporate work establishment and want something drastically different for themselves and I suspect everyone who works. Mark explains the tide has permanently shifted and he has offered...

Duration:00:11:13

The Joke- Men and Women Are Unequal in Pay- It's a Fact!

8/15/2022
In this episode of the Employee Survival Guide®, Mark discusses the continuous pay disparity among female and male employees. Mark shares two recent studies that support the conclusion that women earn 80 cents on the dollar in comparison to men. He explores several explanations for the cause of the pay disparity. Mark advocates that the facts speak for themselves- men do not want women to be paid equally. Employees 30 years and younger actually have the solution- they share their...

Duration:00:08:34

What's In Your Severance Negotiation Plan When the Recession Hits?

7/26/2022
In this episode of the Employee Survival Guide®, Mark discusses that when 2022 recession wave begins to batter your employment status, do you have a plan to bail yourself out of the mess? Specifically, are you planning on receiving severance benefits via a company sponsored severance plan or are you going to build a case against your employer challenging the reason(s) for the termination and attempt to negotiate a settlement? Mark provides important strategies to follow during your next...

Duration:00:06:08

Employees Are Losing A Big Opportunity to Change Work Forever

6/21/2022
In this episode of the Employee Survival Guide®, Mark discusses how employees are losing a big opportunity to change work forever. Employers are rolling back remote working and job flexibility in favor of the old school employment practices from the "before time". Mark claims employees are not standing up for themselves against employers. This is a critical moment in history for all employees right before we slam into a recession in the Fall 2022. This episode was written and produced by...

Duration:00:08:20