FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 137, interview with Loren Steffy
Do Employers Have to Pay For All Time Worked?
AB1825 Training and Anti-Harassment and Discrimination Training
Polsinelli Podcasts - What Employers Need to Know about Mediation and Arbitration
Has the Affordable Care Act influenced COBRA? What if my employer fails to offer COBRA?
Polsinelli Podcasts - The Virtual World and Wage and Hour Issues
Why Cyber Security?
Building an Anti Corruption Compliance Program Practical Steps 2 18 14, 9 02 AM
Internal Investigations: Soup to Nuts (March 13, 2014)
How Can You Better Protect Yourself with the Escalating Trend of FCPA Enforcement?
Employment Law Issues for Health Care Employers
Employee Benefits Issues in California Following the U.S. Supreme Court's Same-Sex Marriage Decisions
Potential Employer Liability for Late Manifesting Occupational Diseases
Polsinelli Podcasts - Best Kept Secrets of the Americans WIth Disabilities Act
Polsinelli Podcasts - Workplace Bullying: What Employers Need to Know
Friedman: Abramson Dismissal a 'Teachable Moment' for Companies
Polsinelli Podcast - Business Litigation Survival Guide
Polsinelli Podcast - Immigration Compliance: What Every Employer Should Know About the Form I-9
BYOD (Bring Your Own Device)... *Liability and Data Breach Sold Separately
What to Do When the Government Comes Calling – Interview with Peter Chavkin, Member, Mintz Levin
The middle of the holiday season means more than just busy shopping malls. It is also the time when many people host holiday parties. After attending Mora Rounds’ holiday party and consuming several adult beverages, Bitu...more
This is the time of year to anxiously look forward to all that is anticipated to come in 2015. But it is also the time to look back at all that has happened in 2014. Rather than simply give you links to all of my stimulating...more
With Halloween and Thanksgiving behind us, and Christmas and Hanukkah just around the corner, it is time to consider how to have a merry season, while protecting both your employees and your company. Giving forethought to...more
Everyone loves a good holiday party. It is a time to unwind with co-workers and show appreciation for another year of hard work. But if you are the boss, you may have heard about or been a part of a holiday party gone awry...more
'Tis the season for spreading holiday cheer. While planning the company holiday party, remember that employers should act responsibly in serving alcohol to party guests. ...more
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Employers throwing an annual holiday party also throw open a door to a range of potential risks. From unfortunate slip-and-fall accidents to claims of harassment to tragic accidents on employees’ drives home, only one thing...more
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Last year HRLegalist offered Eight Tips for a Problem-Free Office Holiday Celebration. This year we’ve complemented that most excellent advice with a few more suggestions to help your company foster a festive holiday spirit...more
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Back by popular demand, here is our annual “Avoiding Holiday Liability” issue of the Workplace Word.
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Every year about this time, employers are knee-deep in menus and decorations as they plan holiday events for employees – ranging from in-the-office celebrations to lavish parties at fancy locations. Inevitably, some things go...more
The holiday season is upon us – a time when many companies (and/or managers) may be organizing holiday parties, decorating offices, throwing off-site parties or holding secret gift exchanges among coworkers. Many employers,...more
Who, What, Why . . .
Who does it apply to: This one is pretty straight forward. It applies to all employers contemplating any type of holiday gathering for its staff.
What are the legal issues: Holiday parties...more
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As the holiday season reaches its peak, company-sponsored holiday parties, and the risks that arise with them, are ubiquitous. Each year, company-sponsored holiday parties result in incidents that prompt claims against the...more
We are in the midst of preparing for our 2013 holiday party. We plan to schedule an evening event and intend to provide our employees and their guests with free food, entertainment, and alcohol; after all, we’ve worked hard...more
As 2013 comes to an end, we will consider a number of issues that employers might be facing at the end of the year. In this blog series, we will cover topics such as seasonal hiring, religious discrimination claims stemming...more
36% of employers report employee misconduct at holiday parties. The misconduct ranges from excessive drinking to sexual advances, off-color jokes, vulgar language, arguments, or even fistfights. This article summarizes risks...more
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It’s holiday time! And what comes with the holidays? Company holiday parties! Pictures from holiday parties can leave employers with a holiday hangover. Below we look at several scenarios that provide some guidance and...more
These days companies often sponsor athletic events, fundraising events, parties, picnics, retreats and other types of programs for their employees. If an employee is injured at such an event, there is a possibility the...more
Employer May Be Liable For Death Resulting From Drunk Employee's Automobile Accident -
Purton v. Marriott Int'l, Inc., 218 Cal. App. 4th 499 (2013) -
In December 2009, the Marriott Del Mar Hotel held its annual...more
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