Lawsuits

5 Interview Topics That Employers Need To Avoid

The recruitment and interviewing process can be stressful for all parties involved. While employers are focused on bringing on the best new talent by asking the right questions, the interviewee is hoping to make the best first impression with their answers.  While it is important to identify the right fit that adds value to [...]

5 Interview Topics That Employers Need To Avoid2022-09-23T17:31:14-07:00

How much will a lawsuit cost me?

Lawsuits can typically be a lengthy process with multiple fees, but do you know how much it will actually cost your business if someone sues you? Read on below to understand the different factors that go into determining litigation costs and better prepare yourself and company. What are Litigation Costs? Litigation costs are the [...]

How much will a lawsuit cost me?2022-05-11T15:59:44-07:00

Top 10 Legal Risks Facing Nonprofit Organizations

Nonprofit organizations are an essential business sector that focus on not only raising awareness for honorable causes but also on generating enough revenue to continue their outreach and compensate their employees. As is the case with anyone who hires a workforce and relies on external funding to operate, there are potential legal risks and [...]

Top 10 Legal Risks Facing Nonprofit Organizations2021-11-01T12:49:08-07:00

3 Common Litigation Risks for Businesses

If you own a business or are an employer responsible for the wellbeing of any size workforce, lawsuits and business disputes will always be a stressor that you try your best to avoid. You not only have to worry about your brand reputation when a disgruntled employee makes a claim but how it will [...]

3 Common Litigation Risks for Businesses2021-09-22T17:00:56-07:00

Prop 22 Ruled Unconstitutional, Appeal Expected

California’s worker landscape has significantly changed in the age of AB5. Many workers have forcibly been reclassified as independent contractors to stay compliant with the new standard set forth in Assembly Bill 5, but this has just led to a rise in misclassification suits for many employers. We don’t expect this increase to stop [...]

Prop 22 Ruled Unconstitutional, Appeal Expected2021-09-02T12:17:57-07:00

Must Your Website Be ADA Accessible?

When most people think of the federal Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), 42 U.S.C. section 12101, they think of accessibility of places - of accessible parking spaces, doorways, and bathrooms. But the latest explosion in ADA litigation is from plaintiffs suing company websites for not containing the coding necessary to work with assistive technology.  [...]

Must Your Website Be ADA Accessible?2022-01-26T17:02:00-08:00

Do You Let Your Employees Sit Down at Work? You May Be Required to…

Having employees sitting down on the job may no longer be something that employers frown upon, but may in fact be a legal requirement, under California law. A nine-year legal battle over the provision of seating to cashiers ended in Walmart paying out a $65 million dollar settlement in early October 2018. The settlement [...]

Do You Let Your Employees Sit Down at Work? You May Be Required to…2021-02-05T09:34:14-08:00

The Future of HR

Companies seem to be following two paths when it comes to their HR departments and functions.  The first path is toward greater outsourcing and automation. The second path is almost the opposite - toward reintegration of HR and management, with managers taking a more active role in employee development. Outsourced HR The first type [...]

The Future of HR2020-05-27T17:12:59-07:00

The Performance Improvement Plan: What Is It, and When Should You Use It

The internet is filled with articles claiming that a Performance Improvement Plan, or PIP, is essentially a joke. That they are designed to “improve” nothing but are actually meant to signal to everyone involved that this employee is going to be fired. Many commentators, including employers and executives, view PIPs as a simple CYA, [...]

The Performance Improvement Plan: What Is It, and When Should You Use It2021-01-25T11:51:48-08:00
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