The claimant also relied upon the appellate court's previous holding in Complete Vending Services, Inc. v. Industrial Comm'n, 305 Ill. App. 3d 1047 (2d Dist. 1999), where the claimant was a service technician who was on call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and was injured in an auto accident while traveling to a service call. Pryor, 2015 IL App (2d) 130874WC, ¶ 26. In Complete Vending Services, the claimant departed his home in a company vehicle and intended to stop by the employer's office on his way to the service call to inquire as to whether there were any additional service calls to be made at that time.Complete Vending Services, 305 Ill. App. 3d at 1048-1049. It was noted that the company office was directly on the route to the service call that the claimant was making. Id. The appellate court distinguishedComplete Vending Services noting that the driving to the Belvidere terminal was a regular commute to a fixed jobsite as opposed to the claimant … [Read more...] about When Does a Traveling Employee Actually Begin to “Travel”?
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Carry-Over Rules ReiteratedThe Adopted Rules also reiterate ESTA’s carry-over rules. Employees can carry over up to 40 hours of unused time from one calendar year to the next. Employers may prohibit employees from carrying over unused sick time only when the employer has a policy of paying employees for unused sick time at end of the year and employees are given an amount of paid sick time that meets or exceeds ESTA’s requirements on the first day of the immediately subsequent calendar year. Regardless of the number of hours that an employee carries over from one year to the next, employers are only required to allow employees to use up to 40 hours of sick time in a single calendar year. … [Read more...] about Newly Adopted Rules Clarify and Enforce New York City’s Earned Sick Time Act
“For many people, stress manifests itself most frequently in the gastrointestinal tract,” says Dr. Joseph Brasco, a gastroenterologist at the Colon and Digestive Disease Center in Huntsville, Ala. Although stress often plays out in the stomach, the large intestine is where most of the action takes place. Food stays in your stomach for just 30 minutes, but it can take 48 to 72 hours for partially digested particles to work through the entire length of the intestine. The presence of stress hormones slows digestion further, so when you’re under pressure, food can ferment and stagnate, leading to diarrhea and constipation. … [Read more...] about Stressing Yourself Sick
His ambitions are complicated by several things. Kevin McCarthy is the frontrunner in the speaker’s race on the GOP side. If the Republicans succeed against the odds and cling to control of the House, they will vote after the November midterms on who will lead the chamber. Whomever a majority of the party in control backs for the post would typically expect to have the support of the entire party when the matter is put to a vote in the whole House. Presto, a speaker is born. … [Read more...] about What Congress does instead of its duty