Lawyer Advises Employers on How to Navigate New Labor Laws
In the first quarter, new labor and employment laws already have tipped the scales of justice dramatically in favor of employees, leaving employers open to a spate of lawsuits and new unionization laws. And it appears there's more to come in 2009. These are developments you should know about and prepare for to protect your business from litigation:
- The new definition of "disabled"
- Taking leave
- Drive-through unionization
- Leveling the paying field
The new year has ushered in demanding new labor and employment legislation, but if you're informed and insured, you still should be able to call it a happy one.
This article appeared in the March 23, 2009 issue of the Kansas City Star.