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'You can insure almost anything,' including sexual harassment in the workplace

Omaha World-Herald

“Companies have definitely insured against the risks of harassment lawsuits,” said Paula Brantner, an attorney for the Maryland-based employee advocacy group Workplace Fairness. “You can in some ways say they have put a price tag on it.”

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Working People Need a Strong CFPB with a Leader Who Supports Its Existence

Heather Slavkin Corzo

Workers’ rights are being abused as they rebuild in the wake of Hurricane Harvey

Casey Quinlan

Don't Pass Huge Tax Cuts for the Wealthy on the Backs of Working People

Kelly Ross

One Last Time: OSHA Extends Recordkeeping Reporting Deadline

Jordan Barab

These corporations have declared war on Thanksgiving

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Sikora v. UPMC

Affirming the district court's holding that a man who sought to recover benefit plans under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act could not obtain relief because he sought benefits under a 'top-hat plan,' a kind of deferred compensation that is unfunded and maintained by an employer for key management or highly compensated employees, because such funds need not comply with many of the substantive provisions of ERISA and the defendant need not prove that plan participants had bargaining power in order to establish that the benefits were part of a top-hat plan.

November 29, 2017

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