By Brad Adler and La'Vonda McLean
The EEOC is, once again, taking an employee-friendly position on trending legal issues. In its most recent Enforcement Guidance, the EEOC reaffirmed its position that employers should be cautious in using arrest and conviction records in making employment decisions.
By David Cole
While many companies have policies that allow them to monitor employee use of company-owned devices, they do not always address the situation where employees use their own devices. A recent case decided by the Georgia Court of Appeals shows the importance of having a broad policy that allows your company to monitor technology devices regardless of who owns them.
By Bart Gary
Frequently an insurance carrier under a general liability insurance policy may provide a defense to its insured from a claim by a third party under a “reservation of rights.” This occurs when the insurer questions whether the claim is covered by the policy. A reservation is a recognized way in which the insurance carrier can defend its insured from the claims and at the same time preserve its rights to deny coverage at a later time.