Content about Workers' compensation

October 22, 2012

By Bruce M. Cross, Perkins Coie LLP

By Bruce M. Cross, BCross@perkinscoie.com

In the holiday rush, it's easy to overlook wage-hour issues. This article discusses common ones to which retailers should be alerted, including: temporary workers and independent contractors; unpaid interns and trainees; “off-the-clock” work, meal and rest breaks; seating requirements; cost of uniforms; workplace safety; and overtime exemptions.

Temporary workers

November 29, 2011

By Julie S. Lucht, Perkins Coie LLP

By Julie S. Lucht, JLucht@perkinscoie.com

August 31, 2008

The most onerous risk area for retailers is claims management, and in particular, workers’...

May 31, 2008

Risk happens—all day, every day. The days when risk could be defined simply in...

November 8, 2007

Declining workers’ compensation...