All too often, understanding your rights as physicians, employees and consumers can be daunting. CIR has created brochures to cut through the jargon and answer your most frequently asked questions about federal and state laws that affect your life and work. Click on the icons below to learn more!
You are evaluated by the information in your credit report when you apply for a loan, attempt to make a major purchase or apply for insurance. Your credit rating can even affect your ability to get a job or lease an apartment. This document answers questions that residents most frequently ask in regard to their credit reports.
Obtaining H-1B status can be a frustrating and complicated process for foreign nationals seeking to work in the United States. However, early planning and a clear understanding of the H-1B process provide the keys to a successful strategy. This document represents those questions most frequently raised by foreign national resident physicians who seek H-1B status.
Residents typically complete their training with a substantial student loan burden. It is important to know the facts about your loans, and what your repayment options are. This document represents questions that residents most frequently ask about their rights in regard to student loans.
While most of us know generally what a will is, many may not know why a will is important or what can be achieved in a will. This document represents questions that residents frequently ask when seeking to prepare a will.
Family & Medical Leave
Significant life changes such as the birth of a child or the serious illness of a close family member can necessitate taking time off from work to care for a loved one. The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) was passed to address these types of situations. This document represents those questions most frequently raised when a resident needs to take a family medical leave.
This document represents those questions most frequently raised when a resident needs to take a family medical leave and are based upon New Jersey law.
Massachusetts: Family and Medical Leave Act
New York: Professional Misconduct
Issues of professional misconduct can, and do, arise. This document represents those questions most frequently raised when potential issues of professional misconduct are considered. The responses are based upon New York law.
New Jersey: Professional Misconduct
This document represents questions concerning professional misconduct, and the responses are based upon New Jersey law.