Is an employee who quits her job then injures herself before she gets out the door still covered by workers’ comp? In a recent Tennessee case of first impression, the court ruled that after an employee says “I quit,” the employee remains employed for a “reasonable period of time” to “effectuate the termination of her employment.” Injuries occurring within that reasonable length of time are covered under workers’ comp. View Full Post
Microsoft Corporation recently announced plans to revitalize its 500-acre Redmond campus with dramatic renovation and expansion work to be completed over the next five to seven years. The project will include the addition of 18 new buildings, 6.7 million square feet of renovated office space, $150 million in transportation infrastructure improvements, public spaces, sports fields and green space.  View Full Post
Government agencies, prominent tech companies, startups and newly-created foundations are all working to develop a new paradigm for proof of identity based on blockchain technology. Known as “digital identity,” “decentralized identity,” or “self-sovereign identity,” it would allow individuals to control their own digital identities, limit access to personal data, and provide a much-needed, secure replacement to the current username and password system for access to websites. View Full Post
Recently, the topic of culture has rocketed up the corporate agenda. Look no further than our interview with Nick Donofrio and Helene Gayle, who recently led a Blue Ribbon Commission on culture for the National Association of Corporate Directors. Why take a hard look now at a “soft” topic such as culture? View Full Post