September 8, 2017

Settling for Hooters Girls Will Cost You Big: How Hooters Maintains their Sex Based Hiring Practices

Hooters is one smart breastaurant. They?ve been able to maintain their “Hooters Girl” hiring practices through three lawsuits, including a class action, and an EEOC Commissioner?s Charge that had a settlement demand of over 22 million dollars. They are the gold standard for restaurants with sex based hiring practices. But for those without the resources […]

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August 22, 2017

Texas Roadhouse Settles Its Beef; Reminds Employers Everywhere that Young Workers Come at a Cost

Seven years and $12 million later, Texas Roadhouse has finally cried uncle. The company made the ?business decision? to settle its long-running age discrimination lawsuit after a recent mistrial meant potentially facing years of continued legal bleeding. The case is the largest age discrimination suit the EEOC has brought to trial in more than thirty […]

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August 15, 2017

Case Study – Upscale Apartment Plagued by Mold Problems

A beautiful, luxury apartment in a New York City high-rise, valued at approximately $4 million, was damaged by water, but the more serious culprit was the resulting growth of mold. Description The apartment was damaged by water after several pipes burst in a neighboring unit directly above the apartment. Pipes burst in the toilet and […]

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August 15, 2017

Who’s Knocking on my Door?

An Introduction to Insurance Professionals Policyholders May Encounter After Experiencing a Property Loss For both home and business owners, suffering a property loss can be a chaotic and devastating experience. After all, the destruction of someone?s house, personal possessions and/or business property can leave an enormous void accompanied by heaps of uncertainty.   ?Policyholders who […]

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August 15, 2017

10 Things That Property Managers Can Do to Make Disaster Recovery Go More Smoothly

By definition, disasters are rarely tame or predictable, and few home or business owners are truly prepared for the full extent and nature of a disaster when it does strike. While recovery is never easy, there are a few key steps that property managers can take before and after an event to help make the […]

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