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Eric H. Rumbaugh

About Eric H. Rumbaugh

Eric H. Rumbaugh is a partner with the law firm of Michael Best & Friedrich LLP, headquartered in Milwaukee. He represents employers in labor, employment and employee benefits law matters.

Today’s background checks: Catch up, part 2

|April 22nd, 2020|

Six core management best practices to consider when developing and conducting background check policies.
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Today’s background checks: Catch up

|April 15th, 2020|

A well-designed and well-executed background check can reduce negligent hiring and reduce litigation exposure. Therefore, CW programs should apply a consistent management strategy by weighing the pros and cons of such checks.
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Term limits: Misunderstood role in co-employment — Part 2

|March 4th, 2020|

Co-employment is a factor in many labor laws and is interpreted differently by agencies and courts. An attorney shares a few examples and explains when term limits do make business sense.
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Term limits: Misunderstood role in co-employment

|February 26th, 2020|

Often the most common risk contingent workforce programs want to address is co-employment and a common strategy they turn to is term limits. An employment attorney and co-employment expert reprises his argument that the strategy is flawed.
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IC compliance: Top issues for 2019 — Part 2

|August 21st, 2019|

The use of independent contractors is thriving. While many embrace it, including workers themselves, others bemoan it, leading to a clash in the legal arena. Here are some of the most important issues affecting independent work today.
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IC compliance: Top issues for 2019 — Part 1

|August 14th, 2019|

The use of independent contractors is thriving. While many embrace it, including workers themselves, others bemoan it, leading to a clash in the legal arena. Here are some of the most important issues affecting independent work today.
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Valid or void? Charting the potential potholes of indemnity agreements

|January 14th, 2015|

Indemnity agreements, or risk-transfer contracts, are common elements in agreements between businesses and their staffing providers. Through these contracts, one party (the indemnitor) covers any legal costs and/or judgment incurred by the other party (the indemnitee) after a covered circumstance or act occurs. In the employment context, it is common that the staffing supplier will […]

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It’s Not a Matter of Time

|December 1st, 2009|

A persistent hot topic regarding contingent labor is that of term limits. The phrase “term limit” typically refers to a policy pursuant to which contingent workers are engaged for a finite period of time, and must leave at the end of that time. While term limits are pervasive, confusion persists about what value term limits […]

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