In its ruling, a Richmond, Virginia-based appeals court panel unanimously overturns the ruling of a lower court, which had dismissed the case, and remands it for trial.Read More
Exit interviews can and should be used to remind employees of their ongoing obligations related to the protection of the employer’s confidential information, and to attempt to determine whether the employee will abide by those obligations.Read More
The employer’s obligation to pay temporary total disability benefits continues until the employee’s medical condition stabilizes and he reaches maximum medical improvement, the Illinois Supreme Court says in Interstate Scaffolding Inc. v. The Illinois Workers’ Compensation Commission.Read More
Employers are advised to review applicable WARN regulations—together with employee proximity, purpose and use of equipment—to assess WARN Act applications.Read More
We have a low response rate on exit surveys and are updating the process by which we do them. What are the best practices surrounding exit surveys that yield high response?
Laid-off workers seeking financial relief are likely to increase the number of defamation claims filed against employers, employment law attorneys say. Liabilities may arise from job references, online comments.Read More
In a decision hailed as a victory for employers, a federal appellate court ruled last week that only those who have been directly involved in protected activity under federal civil rights law, not others only associated with them, can file a retaliation claim.Read More