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Employee Lawsuits

Minimize Employee Lawsuits: 7 Best Practices for Small Businesses

William Morrow | Posted 10.03.2016 | Business
William Morrow

A worst-case scenario for any small business is to be greeted by a process server who is delivering a notice of an employee lawsuit against the business. The employee might be complaining of discriminatory treatment or harassment, or some violation of federal or state laws and rules by the employer.

How Employment Lawsuits Can Ruin Your Small Business

Margaret Jacoby | Posted 07.06.2016 | Business
Margaret Jacoby

Lawsuits are nasty--as discussed by American Express, many lawsuits cost small businesses upwards of $270,000, and it's not unknown for these lawsuits to reach $1 million or more.

Waitress Suing Restaurant Over Skimpy Schoolgirl Dress Code

The Huffington Post | Katherine Bindley | Posted 06.27.2012 | Business

More restaurants and bars may be trying to attract customers by having their waitresses don skimpy outfits, but not all employees think it's fair for ...

Layoffs Usher In Heyday For Employee Lawsuits

New York Times | Jonathan Glater | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

First layoffs, then lawsuits. More workers are being let go as corporate layoffs that began in earnest last year have accelerated in recent weeks. An...