Civil Remedies for Child Abuse

CIVIL REMEDIES FOR CHILD ABUSE   Every day it seems there is a story in the news about a child being physically or sexually abused by an adult. In 2010 there were nearly 6 million children who were victimized by child abuse in the United States. According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, nearly 600 thousand children, almost ten percent of the 6 million reported incidents, were victims of sexual abuse. The abuser could be a teacher, … Continued

NEW LAWS THAT TOOK EFFECT IN 2012 THAT EVERY EMPLOYER OR BUSINESS OWNER SHOULD KNOW

NEW LAWS THAT TOOK EFFECT IN 2012 THAT EVERY EMPLOYER OR BUSINESS OWNER SHOULD KNOW Several new employment laws will impact California employers’ day-to-day operations and policies in 2012. Unless specified, the below laws became effective on Jan. 1, 2012. Credit Check AB 22 prohibits employers and prospective employers, not including certain financial institutions, from obtaining and using consumer credit reports (credit information) about applicants or employees. The prohibition does not apply to “managerial positions,” defined as those who qualify … Continued