The Labor Department is watching this issue. These types of claims are increasing, and you take a risk of a retaliation claim if you terminate an employee who reported a workplace injury.Read More
Commercial shipping vessels are governed by a code of law that has been evolving for centuries.Read More
One of the most important things to consider when planning the holiday party is how to limit the consumption of alcohol by party-going employees.Read More
How you choose publicly to respond to allegations is open to cross-examination in later depositions and at trial.
You might wonder what players in the NFL, surgeons masked in the operating room, professors in the halls of academia have in common. The answer is a lot.Read More
For a second straight year, fall protection was the most-cited violation.Read More
Here are five suggestions for smart employee communication during difficult times from Alison Davis.Read More
Bad things happen, so companies need to have a plan in place to deal with a crisis.Read More
Unless a bully is harassing someone because of a protected class (race, sex, age, disability, religion, national origin) bullying is probably legal.Read More
Even though the court concluded that the alleged harassment constituted one single incident, it was sufficiently severe such that a jury could conclude that it constituted a hostile work environment.