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Monday, July 2, 2018The numbers are in, and FY 2017 proved to be another busy one at the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). During this time, the EEOC resolved 99,109 complaints. Overall, through voluntary resolutions and litigation, the EEOC secured just under $400 million for victims. READ MORE >>
Monday, May 14, 2018 Workplace harassment is all over the news. Many allegations involve high-profile individuals creating a workplace culture that subjects employees to harassment with little or no consequence. RELATED: Read 6 Behaviors that Could Spawn a Sexual Harassment Lawsuit? READ MORE >>
Thursday, December 21, 2017 In the world of workers compensation, the subject of employee vs. self-employed independent contractor is complex. Employers are not required to provide workers compensation coverage for independent contractors. Likewise, employers are not responsible for payroll taxes and other legal obligations that are necessary for employees. READ MORE >>
Tuesday, December 19, 2017
Sexual harassment scandals loom large among the events that shaped 2017.
Fueled by revelations that longtime movie producer and studio executive Harvey Weinstein forced himself on dozens of women — including such A-list celebs as Salma Hayek, Gwyneth Paltrow, Ashley Judd and Angelina... READ MORE >>
Monday, December 4, 2017 The best part about being a solopreneur is that you don't have to socialize outside of your business. Smoozing is optional. This becomes exponentially more important during the holiday season, where mandatory social events become the corporate norm. READ MORE >>