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Workplace Violence Occurring At Alarming Rate: Time For Employers To Be Proactive
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • June 19 2017

It’s a news headline we’ve see too often, including several times in recent weeks: another disgruntled employee or former employee has entered the


Federal Court Decision Approves New Class Of “Surf-By” Lawsuits
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • June 16 2017

A federal court in Florida issued a potentially groundbreaking decision earlier this week that could open the floodgates when it comes to a new trend


“Mark Of The Beast” Workplace Concerns Lead To Half-Million Dollar Verdict
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • June 15 2017

Here’s some advice you probably didn’t think you needed, employers: you should avoid, at all costs, giving or threatening to give your employees the


Labor Board Finds Employer Guilty Of “Textual Harassment”
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • June 14 2017

In what appears to be a first-of-its kind decision, the National Labor Relations Board recently determined that an employer committed an unfair labor


Safety Agency Applies Federal Law To Bar Employer Safety Violation Citation
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • June 14 2017

The federal agency that reviews OSHA safety violation cases, also known as the OSH Review Commission, recently adopted the decision of one of its


OSHA's Multiemployer Citation Policy: A Changing Landscape
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • June 14 2017

Effective June 1, 2017, the Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission (the federal agency that reviews Occupational Safety and Health


Supreme Court Blocks Plaintiffs From Taking Shortcuts In Class Action Cases
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • June 12 2017

The Supreme Court unanimously held today that plaintiffs cannot immediately appeal a Federal Court’s denial of class certification when the named


California Employers Will Soon See New Workplace Regulations Take Effect
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • June 12 2017

In recent months, the California Fair Employment and Housing Council (FEHC) has finalized two new sets of regulations that will both go into effect on


Dawn Of A New Day? Labor Department Withdraws Obama-Era Guidance On Misclassification, Joint Employment
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • June 7 2017

In a welcome development for employers, Secretary of Labor Alexander Acosta announced today that the U.S. Department of Labor (USDOL) was immediately


Disclosure Danger: Employers Still Stuck With NLRB’s Witness Statement Disclosure Standard
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • June 7 2017

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia rejected the chance yesterday to revive long-held precedent which for many years had protected