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New Colorado Law Will Soon Criminalize Wage Violations
The relevant factors in determining employee status include the degree of control the employer may or does exercise over the person.
United States
3 Jun 2019
Drinking + Driving = Losing Your Visa?
With Thanksgiving and the holidays right around the corner, Fisher Phillips would like to remind our clients to be extra careful when driving home after a night out.
United States
28 Nov 2016
Stanford Swimmer Case And Baylor Athletics Report Return Focus To Title IX And Campus Sex Assault
Regarding the Baylor report, the internal report detailed alleged failings within the Athletics Department concluding that the university "created a cultural perception that football was above the rules."
United States
8 Jul 2016
Criminal Activity At Work Can Land Retailers In Hot Water
Recent workplace violence incidents have driven some employers to take steps to minimize the risk of criminal behavior at their locations.
United States
9 Mar 2016
July 1 Deadline Approaching On New VAWA Regulations
Regulations interpreting the Violence against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013 (VAWA) become effective for higher education institutions on July 1, 2015.
United States
17 Jun 2015
Focus On Colleges Obscures Country's Broader Problem
According to a Department of Justice report issued several months ago, there is a rape epidemic among 18 to 24 year-old women in the United States.
United States
20 Apr 2015
Student Sexting: A Serious Issue In Need Of A Thoughtful Response
Sexting among today’s teens is a problem that is under-the-radar in many schools.
United States
8 Jan 2014
Can You Still Consider An Applicant's Criminal Record?
Some of our dealership clients are confused about whether or not it is still permissible to check an applicant's criminal record.
United States
7 Nov 2012
Using Conviction Records As A Screening Tool
The retail industry is beset by shrink both from internal and external sources.
United States
11 Jun 2012
Taking Aim At Workplace Violence
A recent shooting death in Long Beach, California, has placed the issue of workplace violence back on employers' radar-screens.
United States
8 May 2012
Lie About Your Age...Steal A Trade Secret..It's All Criminal
Could it possibly be equally as unlawful to lie about your age as it is to download trade secrets from your employer's computer? Some say that both may constitute a violation of the federal Computer Fraud and Abuse Act, 18 U.S.C. § 1030 ("CFAA"), and therefore the statute must be amended.
United States
23 Nov 2011
Terminating Employees For Theft, Part 2
In our last issue ("Retail Update", March 2011) we looked at some ideas about how to investigate, catch, and terminate employees who are stealing from the company. In this conclusion, we'll talk about some ways to avoid – or at least lessen the possibility of – getting sued.
United States
2 Jun 2011
Common Mistakes When Terminating Employees For Theft, Part 1
Employee theft is an issue besetting retailers every day. A 2005 survey by the University of Florida puts the cost at $17.6 billion, and concludes that employee theft accounts for 47% of inventory shrinkage.
United States
10 Mar 2011
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