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Frequently hotels, restaurants, bars, and the like find themselves as repeat targets in premises liability lawsuits.
It is imperative that employers recognize and understand the need to take constant and active steps to address both internal and external potential threats of workplace violence.
Travelers – particularly those on urgent business – may not have the recommended four to six weeks prior to departure to consult with a travel medicine provider for the best preventative measures.
As a result of the risks, some employers have already taken steps to protect employees from injuries related to the use of e-scooters, e-bikes and bike-share systems.
Would You Like Fries And A Political Opinion With That? Regulating Employee Buttons, Pins, And Insignia In The Workplace
The issue of whether an employer can regulate politically charged apparel and insignia has been festering for years, in and out of the fast-food arena, and a sampling of several recent cases reveals that…
Hospitality employers nationwide continue to be hit with class action lawsuits alleging failure to properly pay/distribute tips, failure to correctly characterize service charges and automatic gratuities.
If used effectively, social media discovery can become an effective defense strategy that will withstand objections and scrutiny at trial.
This matter arises out of a lawsuit filed in the Circuit Court for Wicomico County, Maryland, by Jane Doe plaintiffs, who were victims of a human trafficking and prostitution ring.
Four risks that this season may bring: how to properly compensate your workers during weather-related absences, the dangers of this year’s flu season, how to limit risks associated with cold-weather exposure, and making sure your company holiday party doesn’t lead to a lawsuit.
Even if #MeToo may have started out as an awareness movement, states like New York and California are implementing changes in the law that are now imposing, or will soon impose, new requirements on employers, in hopes of giving #MeToo a significant, lasting effect.