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5 Risks of Telecommuting (And How Employers Should Handle Them)
As 2012 winds to a close, a look back at legal developments demonstrates that state legislatures were busy all year long. Every year, employers are inundated with new employment laws and regulations that impose new compliance...more
Who, What, Why . . . Who does it apply to: All employers, whether subscribers to workers’ compensation insurance, or not.
What is the issue: Employees of businesses that make workers’ compensation claims sometimes...more
In Dutra v. Mercy Medical Center Mt. Shasta (--- Cal.Rptr.3d ----, Cal.App. 3 Dist., September 26, 2012), a California Court of Appeal considered whether a lawsuit alleging that an employee had been wrongfully terminated due...more
In This Issue:
- Hurricane Irene Leaves Wage/Hour Questions In Her Wake By John Thompson (Atlanta)
Affected employers will no doubt have a variety of wage-hour questions in the aftermath of any major disaster, such...more
Cuiellette v. City of Los Angeles (April 22, 2011) cautions employers that when an employee has been rated as 100% disabled for workers’ compensation purposes, the employer is not relieved of its duties under the Americans...more
A new trend in Kentucky has recently emerged where plaintiffs are attempting to base their workers' compensation claims on evidence that their employers allegedly mistreated them while they were on light duty or exercising...more
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