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Maine: Dual Persona Doctrine Cannot Shield Related Entity from Tort Liability
Posted on 19 Jul 2018 by Thomas A. Robinson

The dual persona doctrine, under which an injured employee may sometimes be allowed to sue the employer in tort if the employer possesses a second “persona” sufficiently independent from and unrelated to its status as employer, may not be... Read More

California: WCAB Finds Section 132a Trumps a Collective Bargaining Agreement
Posted on 7 Aug 2015 by Calif. WCAB Noteworthy Panel Decisions Reporter

How the WCAB resurrected 132a in a sick leave case In Rivera v. County of Alameda , 2015 Cal. Wrk. Comp. P.D. LEXIS --, the WCAB affirmed the WCJ’s finding that the employer, the County of Alameda, violated Labor Code § 132a [ LC 132a ]... Read More