2018 EEO-1 EQUAL PAY DATA UPDATE

Last month, a federal district court in the case of National Women’s Law Center et al. v. Office of Management and Budget et al., ruled that the EEOC’s pay data collection provisions requiring covered employers to report pay data by race, ethnicity and gender) were to...

NEBRASKA GENERAL CONTRACTORS SHOULD TAKE ALL NECESSARY STEPS TO ENSURE THAT SUBCONTRACTORS HAVE VALID WC POLICIES BEFORE PROCEEDING TO WORK WITH THE SAME

The Nebraska Supreme Court recently reminded general contractors of the obligation it has over subcontractor employees. Appealing an award of the Nebraska Workers’ Compensation Court,  the defendant in Martinez v. CMR Construction & Roofing of Texas, 302 Neb. 618...

HELP SUPPORT LOCAL NEBRASKANS

The attorneys and staff of Baylor Evnen are deeply concerned for everyone impacted by the flooding. We ask others to join us in donating to one or more of the many organizations helping our fellow Nebraskans during this difficult time.

Nebraska Court of Appeals Addresses Evidentiary Standards for Approving Average Weekly Wage in Bortolotti v Universal Terrazzo and Tile Co.

Recently the Nebraska Workers’ Compensation Court addressed what evidence is necessary for a Plaintiff to prove applicable average weekly wages for an owner operator of a business. In Bortolotti, the Plaintiff was an owner/operator and employee of the employer – a...