Workplace law changes constantly. Employers and EPL carriers need to keep up with expanding risks, changing legal obligations, reason-defying jury verdicts, the #MeToo movement, and a record number of threatened and asserted claims associated with these changes. Our 2019 EPLI Trends Report gives an overview of the related risks and exposures employers and, by extension,
2018 New Year’s Resolutions for Lowering Risks of Employment Litigation
By Jeffrey M. Schlossberg on
Posted in ADA, Compliance Tip, FLSA, Hostile Work Environment
Some times, small steps can have a big impact in defending employment-related litigation. For a few tips to start the new year click here
When Are Law Firm Partners Not Partners?
Posted in Employee Definition, FLSA, Title VII
The issue of who is a “partner” and thus not an employee continues to vex professional firms. Layers, doctors, dentists and other professionals often consider themselves non-employees, at least until they suffer an adverse workplace decision. Then, they may choose to describe their situation as employees, not non-employee owners. The distinction between employee and “partner”…