49 ABA Journal Employees articles.
Appeals court overturns Boston Marathon bomber’s death sentence
A federal appeals court has overturned the death sentence for convicted Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. The 1st U.S. Circuit Court…
Jul 31, 2020 4:40 PM CDT
As businesses reopen, the practice of asking customers to sign COVID-19 liability waivers is increasing throughout the United States, but it is uncertain how much weight those waivers will carry in court. And if the businesses aren’t complying with safety guidelines concerning COVID-19, they may still be found liable.
Jul 2, 2020 9:33 AM CDT
There are many important implications to the U.S. Supreme Court’s stunning decision June 15. “It certainly is the most important opinion” written by Justice Neil M. Gorsuch since coming on to the court three years ago, writes law dean Erwin Chemerinsky.
Jul 1, 2020 8:00 AM CDT
Social media has undoubtedly changed the way we communicate, receive news and stay connected in our personal lives. But social media is a headache, once we consider legal and compliance best practices when such interactions in the workplace go awry.
Jun 17, 2020 8:30 AM CDT
Utah-based SixFifty set out to do what it does best: develop online tools to assist consumers of all types tackle complex legal challenges without breaking the bank. “That is where we thought we could make the biggest impact,” says CEO Kimball Dean Parker.
Jun 17, 2020 8:00 AM CDT
Jun 15, 2020 9:19 AM CDT
Judge admonishes Tennessee attorney general’s office for ignoring absentee voting order
Davidson County Chancellor Ellen Hobbs Lyle chastised attorneys from the Tennessee attorney general’s office Thursday for not following the…
Jun 12, 2020 4:14 PM CDT
May 28, 2020 2:57 PM CDT
Restaurants may often invest in substantial insurance coverage for their businesses, including purchasing “business interruption” coverage in case something beyond their control forces a shutdown of their operations. In mid-March, such an event happened: the coronavirus pandemic.
May 26, 2020 9:09 AM CDT
The Washington State Bar Association’s board of governors created a hostile work environment for staff by mishandling an employee’s sexual harassment allegations lodged against a board member, according to an outside investigator’s scathing report that recently became public.
May 21, 2020 9:23 AM CDT
May 15, 2020 1:37 PM CDT
“The coronavirus is exposing the dangers of being a gig worker—you have no benefits, no health care, and no one to one to speak for you,” says lawyer Michael P. Maslanka, a labor and employment law expert in Texas. “I think this crisis is so severe that it will change the mindsets of the people, and when the mindsets of the people change, laws change.”
May 12, 2020 8:00 AM CDT
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