Human resources and overall HR risk management is critical to any company’s success. Unfortunately, these matters often take a back-seat at start-up companies focused on getting to market. But overlooking HR issues is a surefire way to disrupt the business rather than the market.
You’ve probably seen the flurry of news coverage about low-income families living in $3,000 to $4,000 a month luxury apartments in downtown Chicago via a federal housing program.
“Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces Executive Order” Increases Focus On Contractor Compliance with Labor Laws
On July 31, 2014, the Obama Administration issued a new Executive Order targeting contractor compliance with Federal labor laws. The order, dubbed the “Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces Executive Order,” creates several new obligations for contractors and subcontractors doing business with the Federal…
This week the general counsel of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), Richard Griffin, authorized 43 complaints of unfair labor practices brought by McDonald’s franchise workers to proceed against the franchisor, McDonald’s USA LLC.
Shari Shapiro has gone from a lawyer to founding a communications business in a move that isn’t too far from the industry she left behind.
Federal Trade Commission Releases Report On Mobile Shopping Apps, Finds Insufficient Disclosures to Consumers
Today, the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) issued a staff report examining the consumer-protection implications of popular shopping apps.
When most employers hear the word “whistleblower,” they think of their current employees and various anti-retaliation laws; however, under the SEC’s “Whistleblower Program,” the “whistleblower” may be a current or former employee.
Within the past few days, a law firm in England announced they’re going to sue Russia and its President, Vladimir Putin, for wrongful death damages arising from their role in the shootdown of MH 17.
I periodically hear business owners complain about Yelp and their inability to get negative reviews off of the Yelp website. James Demetriades is a business owner who bought advertising on Yelp.
Hospital emergency rooms are our first line of defense for actual attacks and emergencies, but in some cases ERs are finding themselves literally under cyber-attack.
When it comes to practicing law, metrics are not most lawyers’ strong suit. We focus on the substance, not on the journey.