employment

sickness benefits

Sickness benefits refers to the money that a person receives regularly from the government when he/she is unable to work because of an illness or a medical condition.

As explained in this case from California, “sickness...

sideline business

A sideline business is a business activity carried out with the intent to generate additional income. A person may conduct a sideline business while being employed on a full-time basis or while already owning and running another business....

similarly situated

Similarly situated refers to one class of persons being alike in all relevant ways to another class for purposes of a particular decision or issue. The term is commonly used in racial discrimination cases in which the plaintiff may seek to...

Simplified Employee Pension plan

Simplified employee pension plan (SEP), also referred to as SEP-IRA, is a type of IRA plan that allows more flexibility for employers than a traditional IRA account. Under a SEP-IRA, the employer does not have required annual contributions...

Social Security tax

Social Security tax is a FICA tax on wages which provides most of the funding for Social Security. The tax is 12.4% of an employee’s wages, but the tax cost is split between the employee and employer with each paying 6.2%. This tax only...

special needs

Special needs are the individualized care that a person with a disability - whether physical, mental, behavioral, emotional, or learning difficulties - requires to ensure their safety, access to public amenities, or ability to succeed in...

special needs trust

Special needs trust is a legal trust created to provide funds to recipients of Supplemental Security Income (SSI) or Medicare without counting towards the income caps for either welfare program. Income from the trust avoids counting towards...

sponsor

A sponsor refers to a person who takes the responsibility for another person or thing. The common uses of the term “sponsor” in a legal sense include:

In the context of legislation, a sponsor refers to a person who introduces or...

stock dividend

A Stock dividend refers to corporate dividends compensating shareholders or employees in the form of stocks instead of money. Companies issue stock dividends typically in the form of a certain percentage per share. For example, a company may...

strike

Strike means an organized and intentional stoppage or slowdown of work by employees, intending to make the employer comply with the demands of the employees. For example, a strike may seek higher pay, better benefits, or safer working...

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