INDEPENDENT CONTRACTORS: A DYING BREED?

The employer-employee relationship is fraught with legal obligations: workers’ compensation, complex wage and hour rules, paid and unpaid leaves of absence, payroll filings, sexual harassment training, benefits, etc. At times, employers may wish to engage...

WORKPLACE BULLYING AND THE FUTURE OF THE “EQUAL OPPORTUNITY HARASSER”

Everyone is familiar with the “mean” boss: a chef who yells at the line cooks in the middle of a busy rush, a manager who becomes angry when a deadline is not met, and a boss who criticizes a poor performer in front of other workers. There historically has...

WORKPLACE PROTECTIONS FOR “CAREGIVERS”

It is no secret that employee demographics are rapidly changing. One statistic receiving both state and federal level attention is the increasing number of “caregivers” in the workplace. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) recently reported...
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