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Workplace Class-Action Lawsuits Are Spiking

2 minute read Class-action lawsuits by workers against employers have risen dramatically during the COVID-19 pandemic and settlement amounts have hit record levels, a trend that is likely to continue in 2022, according to a new report. The report by law firm Seyfarth Shaw, LLP highlights the biggest litigation threats employers face in these unprecedented …

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More Workers Filing COVID-19-related Lawsuits against Employers

As the COVID-19 pandemic wears on and more employees go back to work, the risk of catching the disease for workers has spawned a growing wave of employment litigation.  Lawsuits are flying as employers struggle to keep their workplaces safe and negotiate an often-confusing mishmash of new and existing laws and regulations. Regulators have been …

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Protecting Your Firm from Employee Benefit Lawsuits

Employment practices and employee benefit-related lawsuits are on the rise – and employers have to be eternally vigilant when it comes to meeting their compliance obligations as plan sponsors. Take the case of Visteon, a global automotive industry supplier, which outsourced its payroll and enrollment/disenrollment functions to outside plan administrators.  But because of internal mistakes …

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