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Lender liability law changes from time to time. Learn more about recent cases and trends in this article including specific cites to cases and examples.
Manufacturing employers who seek to prevent work-related drug and alcohol problems, or who must comply with government safety or DOT truck driver regulations, should have a written policy. Learn more about drug and alcohol policies for manufacturing employers.
Sexual harassment lawsuits against employers are increasing, especially considering the recent United States Supreme Court ruling which makes it easier for an employee to sue an employer. Learn more about deductibility of sexual harassment expenses in this article.
The "Separability Doctrine:" The Continuing Impact of Prima Paint in Georgia, Alabama, and the Eleventh Circuit
The "separability doctrine" was first articulated by the United States Supreme Court in Prima Paint Corporation v. Flood & Conklin Manufacturing Co., 388 U.S. 395 (1967), wherein the Court ruled that arbitration clauses can be "separable." Learn more about the continuing impact of Prima Paint in Georgia, Alabama, and the Eleventh Circuit.
There is no doubt that the September 11th tragedy has had profound effects on our every day life. Added security measures have become commonplace. Learn more about how an expungement can be the answer to an employment background check in this era of heightened security.