Board members are in the hot seat, or to put it another way – they are in a hot kitchen. The question is whether they can stand the heat of the hot kitchen....more
General Electric Co. v. Wilkins -
Addressing a claim to inventorship of an individual not listed as an inventor on two patents, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit affirmed a lower court’s ruling that a...more
A recent decision from the Massachusetts federal district court serves as a good reminder to Massachusetts employers that courts are unlikely to view the breach of a non-disclosure/confidentiality agreement as justification...more
The beginning of summer marks the start of a new chapter for both recent graduates looking for work and the businesses looking to hire them.
But before you dive into that growing pile of resumes on your desk, take a...more
Retiring after 30 years with the same company is rare today. The symbolism of a retirement party and a gold watch will be lost on generations as frequent employee transition between companies becomes the norm. ...more
Energy Recovery, Inc. v. Hauge -
Addressing a civil contempt order under an abuse of discretion standard, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit found in that a former employee was not in contempt because he...more
Originally published in the December 2012 issue of The HR Specialist.
With the year-end holidays fast approaching, many businesses are in the midst of assessing their 2012 performance and planning for 2013. If those...more
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