BYOD? More Like Bring Your Own Challenges

By | Technology's Legal Edge | November 25, 2014
BYOD? More Like Bring Your Own Challenges

From reliable surveys and less dependable anecdotes in most major markets, including the UK and the US, opinions point to the almost inevitable expansion of BYOD – Bring Your Own Device – as a cost-saving model for employers. Mobile device providers assure company decision-makers that direct savings will flow by avoiding the cost of purchasing handsets and absorbing service plan fees.

Court of Appeal Holds That Actual Notice Must Be Provided to Police Officer Within the 1-Year POBRA Statutory Timeframe

Court of Appeal Holds That Actual Notice Must Be Provided to Police Officer Within the 1-Year POBRA Statutory Timeframe

On November 13, 2014, the Third Appellate District in Earl v. State Personnel Board held that the notice of intended discipline required to be given to a public safety officer under Government Code Section 3304(d) must actually be provided to the officer within the one-year statute of limitations.

You Can’t Do That in the Champagne Room! Supreme Court of Nevada Decides Workplace Rules and Restrictions Render Exotic Dancers Employees Owed Minimum Wages

By | Employment Law Lookout | November 25, 2014

Continuing the trend of courts closely scrutinizing the classification of workers in discrete industries, the Supreme Court of Nevada recently reversed summary judgment in favor of a gentlemen’s club and found that the Club’s performers were employees entitled to be compensated at a minimum wage.

The President’s Immigration Announcement: One Small Step for Business, One Giant Leap for the Undocumented

By | Law and the Workplace | November 25, 2014
The President’s Immigration Announcement: One Small Step for Business, One Giant Leap for the Undocumented

While the press and the public focuses on the titanic battle between Congress and the President as to his Executive power and directives that might impact the status of millions of undocumented aliens, the business community is parsing through the series of initiatives that the President has proposed to assist in legal immigration and unfortunately, does not find very much there.