A brand New Year is upon us. It is a great time to ensure your business is compliant with employment laws; protected from non-compliance penalties and fees; as well as prepared to avoid workplace litigation. According to the EEOC, lawsuits are on the rise, with the average workplace lawsuit being more than $250,000 (not … Continue reading 6 Ways to Protect Your Business in 2017
Employee-related lawsuits are on the rise and have increased 2000% since 1995. EEOC claims have jumped from about 83,000 in 2007 to approximately 90,000 in 2014. The EEOC collected approximately $340 million in monetary awards last year. According to the latest data from Jury Verdict Research, the median award for all types of discrimination claims … Continue reading Is Your Company a Lawsuit Waiting to Happen?
15 Top Reasons Employers Get Sued By Employees
According to Bloomberg Law Reports published statistics, employment lawsuits have risen over 400% in 20 years. Additionally, according to the report, if an employment lawsuit is filed against the employer in Federal court, statistically there is a 16% chance that the employee will win more than $1 million and an almost 70% chance the employee … Continue reading The Cost Of Employment Lawsuits