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.
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.
General Counsel, Jeffrey Adelson, provides a brief survey of the current status of bad faith claims, highlighting recent cases that have challenged long-term legal precedents.
This article offers staggering statistics on the prevalence of workplace bullying in the US, along with details about Puerto Rico’s groudbreaking new law.