Company Holiday Parties & Tips for Avoiding Liability

The holidays are upon us, and that means holiday parties. While holiday parties are a good time to reflect on the year and gather employees to boost morale and camaraderie, they also have potential employment law pitfalls that employers should plan to avoid. If throwing a company-sponsored holiday party, employers should keep the following in […]

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Is Your Business Exposed to Liability for Your Company’s Leased Employees/Temporary Workers?

In recent years, employee leasing and hiring through temporary staffing agencies has become more popular among businesses who want to outsource many of the daily tasks and responsibilities associated with hiring and managing employees, in order to achieve greater efficiency in the operation of their business. Employee leasing or temporary staffing agencies take on many […]

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'Tis the Season: Tips for Avoiding Liability Related to Employer-Sponsored Holiday Parties

It is that time of the year again – the holidays are upon us! Along with the holidays comes holiday parties, which can bring your employees closer together and boost morale. While a fair amount of planning goes into venue, food, and festivities, employers should also plan ahead to avoid potential legal liability that can […]

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Supreme Court Adopts Narrow Definition of "Supervisor" in Context of Workplace Harassment Cases

On June 24, 2013 the Supreme Court of the United States issued a decision in Vance v. Ball State University, in which it defined narrowly what it means to be a “supervisor” in the context of workplace harassment claims. The Court’s decision in Vance has been a long time coming and offers long awaited guidance…

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