Monthly Archives: August 2013

They Should Have Called PMP: DOL “Comes Knocking” With Two More Large Settlements

The Ohio-based Cascom, Inc. was found liable for nearly $1.5-million for misclassified independent contractors  and the MLB’s San Francisco Giants have paid  $545K in back wages for not properly paying workers.  What do these settlements mean to your company? These continued large settlements secured by the Department of Labor should be a wake-up call to […]

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Court Defines “Supervisor”

The U.S. Supreme Court recently handed out a long-awaited ruling that should serve as good news for employers. The high court ruled that only someone with the power to take “tangible employment action” against a subordinate can be considered a “supervisor” in Title VII discriminations cases (race, sex, age, religion, disability, etc.), making it more […]

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

New Jersey SAFE Act Requires Covered Employers To Provide Domestic Violence Leave

On July 17, 2013, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie signed into law the New Jersey Security and Financial Empowerment Act (NJ SAFE Act). New Jersey joins 15 states, the District of Columbia, and a handful of local governments in providing victims of domestic violence or sexual assault with the right to take unpaid leave. The […]

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment