As cities and states begin the “Return to Work” process, it prompts the question: “Does your church need a COVID19 Release Form?
I regularly receive updates from several law firms covering subjects such as employment, construction, and technology.
Using a Separation and Release Agreement as a Litigation Risk Management Tool.
Employment Law Resources: Littler and ComplianceHR.
Littler, Mendelson is one of the nation’s premier Employment law firms. I recently took their continuing legal education webinar titled: “Overtime Violations Lurking in Your Company: The Five Most Misclassified Jobs Under the FLSA.”
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.
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.
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?
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.
Talloo: Collaboration, Boise Style.
I belong to a cutting-edge business development community called Talloo. It is based in Boise, and it combines an online marketplace with small, in-person groups. Each group has a market-specific focus, such as Commercial Real Estate Development, Technology, and Small Business Owners.
You may not realize that employers could face criminal charges if they hire people who aren’t legally permitted to work in the U.S. If not, consider this your wake-up call! … Continue reading Do Employers Really Face Criminal Liability for Immigration Law Violations?
California’s Public Policy in Favor of Employee Mobility California is already famous for prohibiting most types of non-compete agreements. A recent Court of Appeals Case in the Golden State now … Continue reading Using Non-solicitation Agreements in California is Asking for Trouble!