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Accessibility, ADA And Your Company Website

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Jan 29, 2019 12:45:36 PM

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), prohibits discriminating against individuals with disabilities in employment, with respect to the goods and services offered, and requires most businesses to equal access to goods and services. What many businesses may not know is that this protection may now extend to a company's website.

 

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Topics: management practices, lawsuits, ADA, accessibility, websites

California "Worst" For Employers And Employee Lawsuits

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Jan 15, 2019 3:37:36 PM

With the recent spate of new California labor laws adding to employer's bureaucratic burden, and the rise of the #MeToo-inspired lawsuits, the judicial climate for California employers is becoming increasingly oppressive. With massive jury awards being handed out regularly, it pays to be diligent with compliance.

 

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Topics: harassment, employee lawsuits, wrongful termination, sexual harassment, lawsuits

Employee Lawsuits: How To Avoid Them

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Jan 10, 2019 8:44:00 AM

Claims against employers and employee lawsuits are on the rise. And, in some states such as California, the laws tend to favor the employees in many cases. HR and management best practices are needed to avoid and minimize the instances of costly claims and litigation.

 

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Topics: harassment, discrimination, sexual harassment, workplace bullying, lawsuits

New California Labor Laws Effective January 1, 2019

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Dec 26, 2018 10:30:00 AM

There are several significant new labor laws that will impact most, if not all, California employers beginning January 1, 2019. For example, companies in California will need to ensure that appropriate accommodations are made available to certain employees.

 

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Topics: california labor laws, harassment, sexual harassment, lawsuits, accessibility

Avoiding ADA Website Accessibility Lawsuits

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Dec 18, 2018 12:00:03 PM

Anyone who has been in business for at least the last 25 years knows that accessibility to their place of business is regulated by law. Business owners are restrained in terms what they can and cannot do with sidewalks, entryways, and stairs, etc.

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Topics: HR compliance, lawsuits, ADA, accessibility, websites

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