Dealing with Violent Customers Who Refuse to Wear Masks

Posted on: August 26th, 2020 by Leaders' Choice Staff No Comments

As many states and municipalities have issued mandatory mask orders for businesses that are open to the public, operators like retailers and restaurants have been thrust into the front lines of reducing the spread of the virus by requiring customers to wear masks when on their premises. This has led to confrontations that sometimes result […]

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Courts Rule COVID-19 Business Interruption Claims Invalid

Posted on: August 19th, 2020 by Leaders' Choice Staff No Comments

As second court has ruled that an insurer does not have to pay business interruption claims by businesses that saw their revenues run dry due to the COVID-19 pandemic, which will further make it difficult for business to successfully file such claims. In the most recent case, a Superior Court judge in the District of […]

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More Employers Ask Workers to Sign COVID-19 Waivers, but They May Not Be Legal

Posted on: August 12th, 2020 by Leaders' Choice Staff No Comments

As lawsuits against employers continue rising amid the coronavirus pandemic, some businesses are requiring workers to sign waivers absolving them of liability and responsibility should they contract the virus. Eight percent of executives surveyed by law firm Blank Rome said they would require that their workers sign waivers of liability before returning to the workplace. […]

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Raft of Bills Would Add New COVID-19 Rules for Employers

Posted on: August 5th, 2020 by Leaders' Choice Staff No Comments

The California Legislature is working on a number of new measures to protect workers in the state during the COVID-19 pandemic. The measures take aim at “holes” in the system that may leave employees who contract the coronavirus on the job without workers’ compensation benefits, footing higher utility bills because of working at home and […]

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