HR Law

The information provided on this website is for informational and educational use only.  It is not prepared or presented as legal advice or to recommend a specific course of conduct.  The content, information and updates provided on this website may change frequently and readers are encouraged to review and analyze the material independently.   

RSS US news

  • Amazon Faces Citations for Safety Violations at Three Locations January 31, 2023
    Working conditions are unsafe for workers at three Amazon warehouses, according to the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). The agency sent citations to the giant e-commerce corporation on Jan. 17, and the company said it will contest the citations.
  • Security Protocols: Take Steps to Prevent Disclosure of Company Info January 31, 2023
    ​The recent discovery of sensitive, classified documents on the property of President Joe Biden, former President Donald Trump and former Vice President Mike Pence—material that is supposed to reside in the legal custody of the National Archives when there is a transition between administrations—underscores the importance of security protocols and carefully handling classified and proprietary […]
  • Firm’s Claim of Trade Secret Violations Is Upheld January 31, 2023
    Companies should not hesitate to protect their trade secrets in court. This is especially true if an employee quits, takes trade secrets with them and provides the information to a competitor that then uses the information to its advantage.
  • Employer that Failed to Pay Arbitration Fees on Time Could Not Compel Arbitration January 31, 2023
    An employer that failed to pay arbitration fees within 30 days after they were due was in material breach of the arbitration agreement it had with a former employee and so could not force arbitration of his claims, a California appeals court recently ruled.
  • OSHA Expands Enforcement Against Serious Safety Violators January 31, 2023
    The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) released new enforcement guidance on Jan. 26 that expands how it applies instance-by-instance citations for serious violations of the Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSH Act). The agency is stepping up enforcement to strengthen compliance and help prevent workplace injuries and fatalities.