His 2/24/20 email update is titled: “I have a copy of the EEOC’s ‘top secret, classified, confidential’* priorities for 2020. Want to see it?”
HUD Issues Best Practices for Housing Providers in Dealing with Requests for Reasonable Accommodation of Assistance Animals.
Affordable Housing and Homelessness.
I donated several hours of pro bono legal service last year to a local nonprofit whose mission is to increase the supply of high-quality affordable housing in our area. This is a noble calling, in my opinion.
If your business had one or more of these changes in 2019, your sales contract may have some old provisions that can hurt you. It may be time for a new (or revised) contract:
In Part 1 of this series, [insert link], I defined the terms corporate governance and general counsel. I also provided the first of four tips on how a GC can help manage corporate governance.
What is Corporate Governance?
A lot of people (sometimes including yours truly) use the term “corporate governance” without defining it.
Reminder – Independent Contractors Usually Own the Copyright. As I explored in Who Owns the Copyright to Real Estate Photographs? and Who Owns the Photo Copyright When One Professional Hires Another?, … Continue reading Are You Unintentionally Violating Another Professional’s Copyright?
Lack of Affordable Housing has Reached the Crisis Stage.
We read stories of how a shortage of affordable housing is contributing to a wide array of harms. People from Silicon Valley to Boise are finding it increasingly difficult to find housing near their jobs. This contributes to increased air pollution from longer commutes. It also makes it harder for people to show up on time and sufficiently rested to be productive when they are there.
The Fair Housing Act Often Protects Former Drug Users from Discrimination.
I write regularly about the Fair Housing Act and its consequences for real estate businesses that violate it.
Good Advice on Preventing FMLA Fraud & Abuse.
Jeff Nowak is an expert on the Family and Medical Leave Act (“FMLA”). The Federal FMLA applies to public agencies to private sector employers with at least 50 employees (plus additional qualification requirements).
What the law Requires.
The Fair Housing Act requires landlords to provide reasonable accommodations for
Tenants who have disabilities. That appears to be common knowledge.
Having an Employee Handbook can Reduce the Employer’s Litigation Risk.