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Madison Square Garden Lawsuit May Have Far-Reaching Implications For Sports Industry
by Anthony Caruso on September 25, 2013
Several entertainment companies have been hit with lawsuits lately from unpaid interns...more
A bill currently winding its way through the California Legislature would limit the ability of an employer to request that an employee provide access to the employee’s personal social media accounts.
AB 1844 “would...more
California legislators have been active passing several employment law bills that impact local businesses in recent months. Here’s a recap of some with brief summaries. Legal counsel should be sought for a complete...more
Not every noncompete agreement is enforceable.California, for one, has a public policy against noncompete agreements, except in limited circumstances, such as the owner of a business agreeing to a noncompete as part of...more
It is crucial that employers comply with state and federal wage and hour laws, including minimum wage laws. Failure to do so runs the risk of wage claims and lawsuits from employees, not to mention investigations and...more
Fourth in a Series of Articles
We began this series of articles by asking tough questions:
Do corporations exist solely to maximize shareholder value and profit? Or do corporations also exist to serve a broader...more
Small business often finds it difficult to borrow money for operations and growth from commercial banks or other traditional sources of financing. This is especially true in economically distressed communities.
The best defense against a wrongful termination claim is good cause. And a California employer would have difficulty quantifying good cause if performance expectations and measurements are not established in advance, ideally...more
California is the birthplace of the franchise business model. Today, there are approximately 62,000 independent franchisees operating in California, employing more than 1.1 million state residents.
On July 29, the District of Columbia's Office of Tax and Revenue("OTR") announced that it will launch a tax amnesty program that will run from August 2 through September 30, 2010. The amnesty program applies to taxes that...more
Advice for businesses on ways to prevent and handle employee theft....more