BE WARY ABOUT WAIVERS IN ARBITRATION AGREEMENTS

California courts profess to favor arbitration as a means to resolve disputes, including those between employers and employees. When an employer enters into an arbitration agreement with an employee, the employer is generally looking for a lower cost, faster, and more...

TOP 10 EMPLOYEE HANDBOOK MISTAKES

Done right, employee handbooks serve multiple functions. They provide employees with important information about a company, its practices and the working environment. They also help protect employers legally by setting clear expectations and standards that employees...

WE’RE ALL INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES NOW

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission just issued final regulations interpreting the Americans With Disabilities Act Amendments Act of 2008. Published at 29 CFR Part 1630, the new regulations take effect on May 14, 2011. Employers and their lawyers should become...
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