Employment Liability Threat Grows; What to Watch Out for

Posted on: March 28th, 2023 by Leaders' Choice Staff No Comments

One of the biggest lawsuit threats U.S. businesses face is from their own employees. Any company with staff — be that one or 500 — can be sued, and even if the case never goes to court, it can create a significant burden for your business. While most cases are settled out of court, they […]

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You May Need to Rewrite Your Severance Agreements after NLRB Ruling

Posted on: March 21st, 2023 by Leaders' Choice Staff No Comments

The National Labor Relations Board has taken a big step in deciding that non-disparagement and confidentiality clauses in employee severance agreements are illegal, a move that will require most employers to rewrite theirs. The board ruled that these provisions stifle employees’ and ex-employees’ rights under Title 7 of the National Labor Relations Act to discuss […]

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More Big Rigs Phased Out as More Regulations Loom

Posted on: March 14th, 2023 by Leaders' Choice Staff No Comments

Starting Jan. 1 of this year, heavy duty diesel trucks and buses built prior to 2010 and weighing more than 14,000 pounds are banned from operating in California. The new rule is part of phased-in California Air Resources Board regulations that aim to reduce emissions from diesel trucks and buses. But while the change is […]

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Law Barring Mandatory Arbitration Agreements for Employees Shot Down

Posted on: March 7th, 2023 by Leaders' Choice Staff No Comments

A U.S. court of appeals has struck down a landmark California law that prohibits employers from requiring their workers to sign agreements to arbitrate any disputes arising from their employment. The ruling clears the way for employers to continue using arbitration agreements without risking criminal liability that the law — AB 51 — calls for. […]

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