Employers Must Provide Reasonable Safety Accommodation

Did you know that Oregon’s Leave for Victims of Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault or Stalking Act requires an employer to make reasonable safety accommodations for an employee who is the victim of domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking or harassment unless the employer can show that the accommodation would cause an undue hardship? Now you do.… Continue reading Employers Must Provide Reasonable Safety Accommodation

Owner Liability for Misclassification of Employees as Independent Contractors, Again

Last week, an Ohio federal court found that a defunct cable company improperly classified 250 cable installers as independent contractors and that the company owed these individuals $737,133 in back wages for unpaid overtime. The installers were found to be employees, not independent contractors, and thus entitled to overtime pay for weeks in which they… Continue reading Owner Liability for Misclassification of Employees as Independent Contractors, Again