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Exploding Popularity of E-Cigarettes Turns Dangerous: Reported Explosions on the Rise [Infographic]

Nov
15, 2018

Burn injuries are on the rise as the popularity of e-cigarettes increases. Incidents of unpredictable combustion and/or the explosion of e-cigarettes have been linked to their lithium-ion battery, yet the safety of these devices remain largely unregulated. Read below for the latest e-cigarette statistics.

Burn injuries are on the rise as the popularity of e-cigarettes increases. Incidents of unpredictable combustion and/or the explosion of… [Read More]

Proposed Changes to U.S. Department of Education’s Regulations on Campus Sexual Misconduct Bolster the Rights of the Accused

Oct
12, 2018

On August 29, 2018, the U.S. Department of Education released new proposed policies around campus sexual misconduct. Under the new proposed regulations, the rights of students accused of sexual assault or harassment would be strengthened and would also lessen the liability for universities. The major change would be subsequent litigation, meaning accused students can look [Read More]

On August 29, 2018, the U.S. Department of Education released new proposed policies around campus sexual misconduct. Under the new… [Read More]

California Supreme Court Changes Rules for Classifying Workers as Independent Contractors: Adoption of ABC Test

Aug
30, 2018

On April 30, 2018, the California Supreme Court changed the rules for classifying workers as independent contractors in approving the ABC test in place of the Borello test in claims involving regulating wages, hours and working conditions. This Change May Affect You, If: You are an independent contractor in the State of California. You currently [Read More]

On April 30, 2018, the California Supreme Court changed the rules for classifying workers as independent contractors in approving the… [Read More]

New National Origin Discrimination Regulations Set Limitations To “English-Only” Rules

Aug
28, 2018

New regulations expanding protections for national origin individuals against workplace discrimination went into effect on July 1, 2018, including a ban on language requirements. Employers and employees alike need to know what these new laws mean for their workplace. Who does it protect?  Under these new regulations, the definition of a national origin individual has [Read More]

New regulations expanding protections for national origin individuals against workplace discrimination went into effect on July 1, 2018, including a… [Read More]

#MeToo By the Numbers [Infographic]

Aug
23, 2018

In the wake of the #MeToo movement, a recent study from Stop Street Harassment shows the staggering number of women and men who have experienced sexual harassment and assault in their lives. Find out more!

In the wake of the #MeToo movement, a recent study from Stop Street Harassment shows the staggering number of women… [Read More]

Revised Sexual Harassment Training Bill (And So Much More)

Aug
21, 2018

On May 30, 2018, the California State Senate approved Senate Bill 1343, a sexual harassment training bill, which will now move on to the State Assembly. While the bill has not yet been fully passed, it is important to know what this bill means for employers and employees if it is voted into action. How [Read More]

On May 30, 2018, the California State Senate approved Senate Bill 1343, a sexual harassment training bill, which will now… [Read More]

Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Arbitration Agreements

Aug
16, 2018

When you are first hired at a company, you fill out a lot of paperwork. Between the tax forms and employee benefits enrollment process, it is easy to lose track of what you are signing. Chances are, one of those pieces of paper was an arbitration agreement. While they vary from employer to employer, signing [Read More]

When you are first hired at a company, you fill out a lot of paperwork. Between the tax forms and… [Read More]

Age Discrimination: Seventh Circuit Court Says Applicant Can Bring ADEA Disparate Impact Claim

Jun
26, 2018

In April 2018, the Seventh Circuit Court ruled in favor of a plaintiff in the case, Kleber v. CareFusion Corp., where a 58-year-old attorney claimed he was denied a chance to interview for an in-house legal position because of his age. The issue at hand was that the application specified three to seven years of [Read More]

In April 2018, the Seventh Circuit Court ruled in favor of a plaintiff in the case, Kleber v. CareFusion Corp.,… [Read More]

Sexual Harassment on the Job [Infographic]

Jun
18, 2018

Sexual harassment can take on different forms, such as verbal or physical, and can happen to anyone. It is a violation of the California Fair Employment & Housing Act (FEHA), and individuals who feel their rights have been violated can file a complaint with the Department of Fair Employment and Housing (a required step before [Read More]

Sexual harassment can take on different forms, such as verbal or physical, and can happen to anyone. It is a… [Read More]

Pro-Plaintiff SCOTUS Decision Stops Clock for State Claims Pending in Federal Court

May
31, 2018

On January 22, 2018, in a pro-plaintiff decision reversing the D.C. Court of Appeals, the U.S. Supreme Court held that statutes of limitations for state claims are suspended while those claims are pending in federal court. In Artis v. District of Columbia, the Court ruled in favor of petitioner Stephanie Artis, a D.C. health inspector who [Read More]

On January 22, 2018, in a pro-plaintiff decision reversing the D.C. Court of Appeals, the U.S. Supreme Court held that statutes… [Read More]

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Burn injuries are on the rise as the popularity of e-cigarettes increases. Incidents of unpredictable combustion and/or the explosion of…
On August 29, 2018, the U.S. Department of Education released new proposed policies around campus sexual misconduct. Under the new…
On April 30, 2018, the California Supreme Court changed the rules for classifying workers as independent contractors in approving the…
New regulations expanding protections for national origin individuals against workplace discrimination went into effect on July 1, 2018, including a…
In the wake of the #MeToo movement, a recent study from Stop Street Harassment shows the staggering number of women…
On May 30, 2018, the California State Senate approved Senate Bill 1343, a sexual harassment training bill, which will now…
When you are first hired at a company, you fill out a lot of paperwork. Between the tax forms and…
In April 2018, the Seventh Circuit Court ruled in favor of a plaintiff in the case, Kleber v. CareFusion Corp.,…
Sexual harassment can take on different forms, such as verbal or physical, and can happen to anyone. It is a…
On January 22, 2018, in a pro-plaintiff decision reversing the D.C. Court of Appeals, the U.S. Supreme Court held that statutes…
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