Ian and Otis point out that those considering the potential development of on-site cannabis use should not only inquire as to insurance coverage but also seriously consider, as those serving alcohol have done, the development of standards and procedures involving consumption to avoid litigation, such as limiting on-site consumption to one gram per customer, obtaining agreement from on-site consumers to use car/taxi companies or public transportation as a condition of sale, and posting prominent warnings about potential impairment.
When Hurricane Matthew barreled down on parts of Haiti, Cuba and the Dominican Republic, and then veered toward several southeastern states, those who could fled while others waited it out in emergency shelters or with families.
If you work in the hospitality industry, you no doubt realize that for all of the hotel rooms around the globe, there is no room for discrimination.
So far in 2016, we have had the horrific Brussels-Zaventem airport attack and subsequently, an equally devastating bombing and shooting at the Istanbul-Ataturk airport, one of Europe’s busiest.
Although interest spikes after every mass shooting, employers have not done much more than update their written workplace violence policies.
The human element as a risk factor in data security breaches is as enduring as it is troubling.
On March 3, 2016, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) launched a pilot program called “Known Employer” to streamline the process by which employers who sponsor foreign national workers send documents and information to the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS).
Lyft has agreed to pay $27 million to settle a class action lawsuit brought by California drivers who claimed they should be deemed employees instead of independent contractors, after a U.S. judge rejected a previous $12.25 million deal as too small.