Insights - Spring 2013: Employment Law Update


In This Issue:

- Ohio Intentional Tort Update

- Criminal Background Checks and Federal Contractors

- New Family and Medical Leave Act Regulations

- I-9 Form Changes

- Excerpt from Ohio Intentional Tort Update:

In a decision that will minimize employer exposure to workplace injury intentional tort suits, the Supreme Court of Ohio recently narrowly interpreted what constitutes the deliberate removal of an equipment safety guard for purposes of Ohio Revised Code 2745.01(C). That statute, which is intended to limit employer liability for intentional torts, provides that an employer is only liable for an intentional tort if it deliberately intended the employee’s injury...

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