Thursday, September 19, 2019

Profiles/Features

The attorney-client privilege for organizations: broader than you think?

It is increasingly common for businesses to use outside consultants, independent contractors and other third-party nonemployees to develop and manage their business....

How to respond to Social Security mismatch letters

Many employers are receiving letters from the Social Security Administration (SSA) requesting correction of employees’ Social Security Numbers. These...

Tennessee ‘anti-bullying’ law now covers private employers

In 2014, Tennessee was the first state to pass the Healthy Workplace Act. This Act addresses abusive conduct in...

The FCRA: deceptively dangerous

The Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) claims present very real and potentially expensive sources of employer woe. By its...

How bosses react influences whether workers speak up

HOUSTON – Speaking up in front of a supervisor can be stressful -- but it doesn't have to be, according to new research...

Recent lessons from OSHA on workplace violence

A recent decision issued March 4, 2019, from the OSHA Review Commission (“the Commission”) in Washington, D.C., will allow...