The case stemmed from a knee injury an employee suffered in 2006 after stepping into a hole while walking through a city-owned alleyway linking the parking lot and the office.
Attorneys say that employers can be held liable for negligent supervision or retention of workers who view child pornography on company computers. They can also be found liable if they discover an individual has been viewing pornography and do nothing.
International Personnel Resources Inc. submitted work visas using randomly selected names from a Mexican phone book, according to the federal criminal lawsuit. The firm also requested more immigrants than needed and forged clients’ signatures, the suit says.
The case concerns the privacy rights of a police officer and the recipients of his text messages.
Opponents, including bars and restaurants, have said the state ban is over-regulation and businesses should be able to decide whether to provide smoking areas.
State unemployment taxes are experience-rated based on the number of unemployment claims filed against an employer. The more claims, the more an employer must pay.
The president backs an extension of the current COBRA subsidy program during a speech dealing with job creation and economic growth.
The narrow ruling means that the Supreme Court avoided the larger, and potentially more profound, matter of whether courts can insert themselves into arbitration decisions if due process has been violated.
National Nurses United combines the California Nurses Association/National Nurses Organizing Committee with the Massachusetts Nurses Association and some members of the United American Nurses, representing about 154,000 registered nurses.
The stimulus bill that President Barack Obama signed in February provided up to 53 weeks of unemployment insurance and a nine-month subsidy funding 65 percent of COBRA benefits for laid-off workers.