FBI Warns of Teleconferencing and Online Classroom Hijacking During COVID-19 Pandemic.
Using a Separation and Release Agreement as a Litigation Risk Management Tool.
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?”
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:
What is Corporate Governance?
A lot of people (sometimes including yours truly) use the term “corporate governance” without defining 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).
Having an Employee Handbook can Reduce the Employer’s Litigation Risk.
My friend Fred Moreno is an engineer and former COO of a semiconductor equipment manufacturing company. He was fond of saying: “A change of perspective is worth 30 IQ points.” Come to think of it, I’m rather fond of that phrase myself.
As I wrote in my October 10, 2018 article Preventing Harassment in Your Workplace employers have a legal duty to provide a safe, harassment-free environment for their employees, independent contractors, suppliers … Continue reading Does Your Workplace Have an Effective Reporting System?
Sizzling Real Estate Markets. I live in Boise, a city that is on a number of the “Best Places to (Live; do Business; Retire; etc.)” lists these days. I’m sure … Continue reading Cutting Corners in a Sizzling Market Gets Everyone in Hot Water
I have had the privilege of participating in some inspiring collaborative efforts. From 1989 – 1996, I worked at Austin-based SEMATECH, a consortium of large semiconductor manufacturers (including arch-competitors such … Continue reading Collaborate to Build an Industry