Alan Bush is a routine a freelance contributor for Texas Lawyer. His latest article, "Use These Tips to Cut Defense Costs," appeared in the January 20, 2014 issue.
A reasonable hourly rate, of course, matters to controlling…more
Texas Lawyer has signed up Alan Bush as a freelance contributor. His latest article, "Work Boots, Not Wing Tips: Lawyer's Lessons from the Oil Rig," appeared in the Out of Order: In House Texas section on October 14.
The Department of Labor has officially hit the oil patch. And they're hunting for overtime violations.
In a December 2012 press release, the DOL declared that it is launching an "enforcement initiative" on Marcellus Shale…more
Texas Lawyer has signed up Alan Bush as a freelance contributor. His latest article, "Top 5 Mistakes Made by New In-House Counsel," appeared in In-House Texas pullout on August 5.
Here's what Alan had to say about the common…more
The Dodd-Frank Act protects security law whistleblowers against retaliation. And they’ve got some nasty remedies. Double back wages, immediate lawsuits and longer limitations claim windows come to mind.
What makes an employee a…more
Texas Lawyer has signed up Alan Bush as a freelance contributor. His latest article, “Major Changes in Texas Uniform Trade Secrets Act,” appeared in the newspaper on May 27.
Here’s what Alan had to say about how the Texas…more
Texas Lawyer has signed up Alan Bush as a freelance contributor. His latest article, "Get Smart About Non-Competes," appeared in the In-House Texas pullout on April 1.
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The NLRB has handed down boatloads of pro-union decisions since President Obama appointed three members to the NLRB while congress was in recess. The decisions are now in serious question. Reset button, anyone?
Data theft is a company's weakness to fraud - beating out embezzlement for the top spot. That's according to the US senior executives who were surveyed for the Global Fraud Report issued by Kroll Advisory Services.
We're humbled that Texas Lawyer has signed up Alan as a freelance contributor. His latest article, "How to Survive the Overtime Dog Pile," appeared on November 5, 2012 in the In-House Texas pullout.
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The Corporate Counsel Review published by the Texas State Bar's Section for Corporate Counsel published this article in its November 2012 edition. In it, Alan Bush and Morgan Culbreth wrote:
Trusted employees learn a…more
We're humbled that Texas Lawyer has signed up Alan as a freelance contributor. His latest article, "Out of the Boxing Ring, Into the Courtroom, " appeared in Out of Order commentary section.
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Many folks use LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook for business. When an employee leaves, what's that social media account worth? Saying that the account password and business contacts are trade secrets, some companies have launched…more
Six-figures. That's what a rogue manager can cost you in punitive damages if he accidentally blows a call that HR would have caught. It's surprisingly easy for an untrained manager to step in it. We've written about a couple…more
We're humbled that Texas Lawyer has signed up Alan as a freelance contributor. His latest article, "Behind Enemy Lines: Employee-Side Lawyer Tactics," appeared on May 14 in the In-house Texas pullout.
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