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The Real Cost Of Employee Lawsuits In The Workplace

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Mar 30, 2017 9:00:00 AM

In California, as in most states, employees may file legal claims against employers if they feel that their rights have been violated or were not protected. And it is a growing problem.

If an employee feels discriminated against, feels harassed or suffers an injury while at work, the employer may be liable for damages and injuries. Whether the employer's actions are intentional or unintentional, many workers file lawsuits seeking compensation or a remedy to the situation.

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Topics: california labor laws, harassment, worker's comp, employee lawsuits, discharge, wrongful termination

Labor Law Compliance, Employees, And Lawsuits

Posted by Tristan Ruhland on Oct 25, 2016 9:00:00 AM

Most employers like to think that they follow the labor laws, but many business owners and their employees often unknowingly break federal and state employment statutes.

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Topics: HR compliance, california labor laws, labor law compliance, harassment, employee lawsuits, discharge, discrimination, labor law

10 Ways To Violate Labor Laws And Get Sued [Infographic]

Posted by Tristan Ruhland on Aug 23, 2016 9:30:00 AM

New Mexico, Washington, D.C., Nevada, Alabama and California are the top states (or district) for employee lawsuit risk in the U.S. according a recent study.

 

Businesses in these markets face a substantially higher risk of being sued by their employees when compared to the national average.

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Topics: HR compliance, california labor laws, labor law compliance, harassment, employee lawsuits, california break laws

California Labor Law Landscape Changing With New Laws

Posted by Tristan Ruhland on Jun 16, 2016 9:30:00 AM

California Labor Law and Federal Workplace Legislation Continues to Alter the HR and Workplace Environment. 

A number of work-related legal issues have come to the forefront in recent months. The following is a round-up review of three issues that can and may impact most employers and HR managers in California.

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Topics: HR compliance, california labor law, labor law compliance, harassment, employee lawsuits

5 Lawsuit Risks With Labor Law California Employers Should Avoid

Posted by Tristan Ruhland on Feb 18, 2016 12:07:09 PM

Legal statistics show that due to violations of labor law, California employers often find themselves facing employee lawsuits. The truth is that many business owners and their managers often break employment laws unknowingly. And, unfortunately, this can result in employee claims which can lead to time-consuming and costly fines and even lawsuits.

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Topics: california labor law, labor law compliance, harassment, employee lawsuits, discrimination

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