One sure-fire way for a business to get sued is if a visitor – a customer, vendor or anyone else – injures themselves while on your premises.
If one of your employees or a customer had a serious medical emergency while at work, would your staff know how to respond?
No doubt you’ve heard of the “drive-by” Americans with Disabilities Act lawsuits that are filed by plaintiffs who see ADA violations at businesses (like entrances that are inaccessible by wheelchair) just by driving by the location.
If you remember, the Department of Labor last December was slated to implement a new white-collar overtime rule, but after business groups appealed, a federal judge in Texas issued an order temporarily blocking it days before it was due to take effect.
Senate Republicans released draft legislation on June 23 to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act that does much of the same that similar legislation from the House would do.
The Trump administration has withdrawn guidance issued by the Department of Labor under President Obama that had tightened restrictions on joint employment and independent contractors.