In a two hour live Webcast, a panel of key thought leaders and practitioners assembled by The Knowledge Group will discuss the risks of Joint Employer Liability
and help attendees understand how to mitigate risks in contracts and business practice.
Franchise owners, both small and large, should have a thorough understanding of federal, state and municipal employment laws, anticipate changes and proactively manage their workforce to reduce the potential for employer liability
Helen Bradin, from Walsall-based employer liability
specialists Bradin Trubshaw Solicitors, said: "Everybody talks about the compensation culture and claims that health and safety has gone mad, but it does in fact serve a purpose.
Smoke-free workplaces cost employers less because the employer liability
insurance for workers exposed to passive smoke is reduced.
It is important to note that the law does not prohibit one-time comments, or simple teasing, but rather it is aimed at conduct which is severe enough to create a hostile work environment (Enforcement Guidance on Vicarious Employer Liability
Most employer liability
suits arise out of injuries caused by well-known workplace hazards.
But a much greater stride would be to call for the review of the employer liability
legislation, which is outdated and burdensome.
Senators John McCain (R-AZ) and Edward Kennedy (D-MA) have introduced a patients' bill of rights built on the Norwood-Dingell model from last year but with more protections against employer liability
The OSHA regulations impose weak standards for determining whether an injury is work-related, which is used to establish employer liability
for payments," Wood said.
7) All of these decisions address the specific concern of employer liability
for sexual harassment; none directly confront employer liability
regarding another Title VII violation, namely, retaliation.
Finally, the Court declared in three separate opinions that same-sex harassment is actionable under Title VII and clarified what legal principles to apply in assessing employer liability
in a harassment case when a supervisory employee engages in the offensive behavior.
is determined through a simple analysis of charge invoices and employee interviews.