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Severance Agreements And Older Workers – A Litigation Pitfall For Employers

The EEOC filed a lawsuit against an employer, on behalf of a terminated employee, and alleged language in the severance agreement, referring nondisparagement and a covenant not to sue, interferes with the employee’s rights under…

Harassment vs Bullying In the Workplace – What’s the Difference?

The terms bullying and harassment in the workplace are often used interchangeably. Both cause psychological harm to the victims and make the workplace unpleasant, but they aren’t the same thing. Harassment usually has a physical component…

Reducing the Costs of Your Workers Comp

For employers, workers compensation insurance coverage is all about controlling costs and effectively managing risks.  No secret there. As critical as reducing the cost of workers compensation coverage is, however, many employers don’t participate as actively in making that…