The Virginia Supreme Court recently reemphasized the jury’s role in resolving fact issues, while reaffirming the standard for establishing an employer’s vicarious liability for its employees’ tortious (wrongful) acts.
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The economy is strong. Unemployment continues to hover around 4%, the lowest it has been in decades. Yet there are growing concerns that a recession is coming.
Record-low unemployment, a growing skills gap, artificial intelligence (AI), and the gig economy—what do these have in common? They were some of the most common topics employers discussed throughout 2019 and for the latter half of the past decade. As 2019 comes to an end, we’re continuing on with the 2020 predictions.
North Dakota has been ranked first by WalletHub in a 2019 study that evaluated the hardest-working states, beating out other top-ranked contenders such as Alaska, South Dakota, Texas, Nebraska, Hawaii, Wyoming, Colorado, Virginia, and Maryland.
When it comes to workplace injuries, many states provide specific guidance for reporting injuries by both employees and employers. As an employer, you must remember that to properly manage a workers’ compensation claim, you should report the injury as soon as your employee notifies you that it occurred and immediately start your investigation, especially if […]
Attorney Mark Schorr answers a variety of questions plaguing employers in his state. Here, Schorr discusses mumps, overtime exemptions, and I-9s.
Recruiting quality candidates in any market, let alone a tight market, is not easy. Successful hiring is made even harder by the seeming omnipresence of the dreaded noncompetition agreement—a form of contract that employees sign with their current companies that is designed to keep them from working for a competing firm.
What is your organization’s purpose? If you’re not quite sure how to answer that, you’re not alone. Many organizations focus on their mission, vision, and objectives but not purpose. In recent years, however, the idea of developing and focusing on purpose has become more common.
It’s the payroll department’s biggest headache: how to determine whether to comply with a new writ of garnishment for an employee who is already paying child support. A recent Wyoming Supreme Court opinion brings a little bit of clarity to the situation.