Will your personnel files stand up to a government audit? In addition to being a good business practice, employers may be required to keep certain types of records in order to comply with specific provisions under both federal and state law. When collecting and maintaining information to be kept in employee personnel files, it is … Continue reading Personnel Files: Are You Legal?
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