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Five Reasons for Law Firms to Think About a Merger in 2018

by Hayse LLC on

There is much to do when a law firm closes out its year. Getting bills out, collecting receivables, paying bonuses, and distributing profits are but a few of the things that get the attention of leadership. As long as the...more

Who’s Really Driving The Gig Train: the Young or the More “Mature”? How About Both?

by Fisher Phillips on

I couldn’t help but be struck by two recent headlines which appeared to stand diametrically opposed in answering the question of who is driving the gig economy. One headline from World Finance touted the driving force of...more

D.C. District Court Issues Injunction Against Transgender Military Ban

by FordHarrison on

As previously reported by these authors, on July 26, 2017, President Trump announced via Twitter that transgender individuals will no longer be permitted to serve in the military. President Trump issued an official memorandum...more

Should You Offer Bonuses To Your Gig Workers? That Is The Question.

by Fisher Phillips on

Prior to the explosion of the gig economy, many workers sought fulltime, traditional employment options. Many of these individuals wanted a salary, benefits, and overall employment stability. Nowadays, however, many workers...more

Don’t give good employees the wrong idea

by Ary Rosenbaum on

I always say that the reason I’ve never hired an employee is because I was an employee once too. I say that the problem with the employee-employer relationship is that no employee thinks they get paid too much and no employer...more

Halloween Tale Of Gig Economy Terror: Will Freelancers Take Over The World? (Spoiler Alert: Not Likely)

by Fisher Phillips on

A terrible horde of mindless creatures takes over civilization, rendering our world virtually unrecognizable and changing everything about it. There’s nothing you can do to stop them. Every day, more and more of them appear....more

The Future is Freelance

by Fisher Phillips on

Yesterday, Upwork and the Freelancers Union published the results of Freelancing in America: 2017, a comprehensive annual measure of the U.S. independent workforce. The report’s findings are wide-ranging, from the number of...more

EMA relocation - A public health crisis ahead?

by Hogan Lovells on

Blog Industries: Life Sciences and Healthcare By Dr. Tanja Eisenblätter EMA employees are taking precautions to avoid relocating to cities they consider less attractive, according to the results of a recent staff retention...more

Creating Worker Loyalty in the Gig Economy

by Fisher Phillips on

With the rise of “Uber-ization” of the workforce in the gig economy, many companies, including Fortune 500 firms and IT companies, are adopting a freelance model for its workforce. It’s understandable why businesses would be...more

Did Data Scraping Just Get A Tiny Bit Safer?

by Dickinson Wright on

Is it okay to scrape data from another website? This is a frequently asked question that almost always leads to an ambiguous and equivocal answer. Legal practitioners are quick to point out the risks of civil and criminal...more

How To Be Happier at Work

by Jaburg Wilk on

Success doesn’t make you happy – happiness makes you successful. Numerous studies show that employees who are happy and feel respected at work are significantly more productive and less likely to look for new...more

Hope For the Best, Prepare For the Worst: How to Effectively Manage the Perpetual Risk of Employee Loss

by Miles & Stockbridge P.C. on

Inevitably, all businesses must deal with employee turnover and the departure of key employees. Such departures have become more frequent of late, as the economy is again on the rise, more jobs are available, the unemployment...more

Employer Beware: The Time to Use the New Form I-9 Is Now

by Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP on

On January 22, 2017 employers became obligated to use a new Form I-9, dated November 14, 2016. Prior versions of the I-9 form are no longer valid. Employers should continue to follow existing storage and retention...more

Will Your Ethics Hold Up Under Pressure?

by NAVEX Global on

Waiting to see if your organization’s ethical fabric is as bullet proof as you hope isn’t a great strategy - No executive wants to wake up and find themselves on the cover of the Wall Street Journal, exposed in some...more

Avoid the Walter Principle

by Ary Rosenbaum on

Since I’m a big fan of business and human interactions, I’d love to throw out another management principle I’ve thought about based on my work experience working as an employee for both third party administration firms (TPAs)...more

Seattle Ballot Initiative Targets Hotel Industry

by Littler on

According to Ballotpedia, 140 state ballot initiatives in 35 states have already been certified for the November 8, 2016 election. This number does not include the many city-wide measures that will be before voters on...more

"Insights Conversations: Employment Factors to Consider in Carve-Out Transactions"

Carve-out transactions can quickly become complicated by employment considerations — who stays, who goes and what practices govern the transitions. At the April 18, 2016, "Skadden Cross-Border M&A Conference 2016:...more

5 Tips for Retaining Employees in the Automotive Industry

by Foley & Lardner LLP on

Attracting and retaining employees in the automotive industry can be very challenging, especially when competitors are doing what they can to lure the best talent. After you provide an employee with a good job, training and...more

Ways to Boost Employee Morale

by Snell & Wilmer on

Often times the day-to-day issues that human resource professionals encounter with employees are not necessarily the legal “can we or can’t we” types of issues but, rather, are related to employees’ interactions with one...more

Five Tips for Retaining Employees in a Competitive Business Climate

by Foley & Lardner LLP on

Attracting and retaining employees is always a challenge. After you provide an employee with a good job, training and development, customer contacts, and access to trade secret and other confidential information, it is...more

Role of Talent in Site Selection for Manufacturers

by Foley & Lardner LLP on

One of the leading challenges facing many manufacturers in the U.S. is the attraction and retention of talent. At the same time, many U.S. states (particularly in the South and Southeast) are throwing attractive incentive...more

The NLRB Confuses with Ruling on Successorship Doctrine in Cases Where Worker Retention Laws Apply

by Kelley Drye & Warren LLP on

When one company acquires another company with a unionized workforce, some key questions almost inevitably emerge: will the acquiring company be bound by the acquired company’s collective bargaining obligations and union...more

Tricks or Treats: Human Resources Challenges Ahead

by Nexsen Pruet, PLLC on

Halloween is traditionally a time for “trick or treating.” For human resource professionals, many days can be Halloween-like, filled with unexpected events or career rewards. Recently, dozens of HR professionals participated...more

NLRB Makes a Mess of the Burns Successorship Analysis and Worker Retention Laws

New York City’s Displaced Building Service Workers Protection Act (DBSWPA) is one of numerous local worker retention laws, which apply to various industries in jurisdictions across the country, such as Los Angeles, San...more

Employment Law - October 2015 #2

Take the Cure: New California Law Permits Corrections of Wage Statement Violations - Why it matters: Employers may want to review their wage statements after Governor Jerry Brown signed a new law that permits them...more

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