Whether it involves derogatory comments, relentless intimidation or outright threats, bullying has no place in society or the workplace. However, each year large numbers of workers’ compensation claims, sexual harassment and discrimination lawsuits are brought against employers in all jurisdictions. The hidden costs of this are staggering.
Adelson McLean welcomes Elizabeth Elizabeth Sutlian-Mardikian to the team.
Our General Counsel, Jeff Adelson, is part of a great panel discussion today at WorkCompCentral’s Comp Laude event. Registration for this event is free. All details can be found at https://www.complaude.com/.
Today, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued new guidance expanding the pool of people considered at risk of contracting the novel coronavirus by changing the definition of who is a “close contact” of an infected individual.
Following the Executive Order of May 6, 2020 allowing any COVID-19 related illness of an employee to be presumed industrially compensable, on September 17, 2020, Governor Newsom approved two bills that specifically address the COVID-19 crisis. This post provides details of each law and our thoughts.