With a near-daily barrage of media reports about high-profile workplace harassment allegations, it is important to remember what “harassment” is, what it isn’t, and what employers must do when faced with employee harassment complaints.
The WORLD Policy Analysis Center’s recent report on paid parental leave noted that out of the 34 industrialized member countries in the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), the United States is the only country without guaranteed nationwide paid parental leave for mothers.
Indemnification is a legal concept included in many contracts whereby one party agrees to compensate and defend the other party for any damage or liability incurred due to certain acts. Indemnity clauses are a way to contractually transfer financial liability. When an indemnity clause is triggered, the party agreeing to indemnify (the indemnitor) pays the costs, expenses, and fees incurred…
This month, the U.S. Supreme Court announced that employees who work as service advisors at car dealerships are exempt from coverage under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), meaning that such employees are not entitled to receive overtime pay.