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Holiday hangovers: Cases highlight office revelry risks

Recent holiday party-related cases around the world serve as a sobering reminder to employers planning such events.
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Negligence lawsuit: Co-employment to the rescue

Citing a buyer’s co-employment status with its staffing provider, an appeals court affirmed an injured temporary worker’s negligence claim is barred by exclusive remedy.
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‘Suitable opportunity’ top reason Europeans choose self-employment

More than a fifth of self-employed in the Europe Union are so because they found a “suitable opportunity,” according to a recent report from Eurostat.
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Farm labor contractor owes $56K for visa program violations

A Florida-based farm labor contractor has paid $55,796 in back wages and fines for H-2A visa program violations.
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Google contractors push for better pay, PTO, perks

Google’s so-called “shadow workforce” of contractors sent a scathing letter to CEO Sundar Pichai demanding equal treatment, Vox reports.
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