The word “conscience” is defined by Merriam-Webster’s dictionary as “conformity to what one considers to be correct, right or morally good.” Does it make you snicker to think of that definition and lawyers in the same sentence? I have to admit, I laughed a little.
In an unprecedented move, the National Traffic Safety Board (NTSB) recommended to Washington that all 50 states lower the BAC limit from .08 to .05, in an effort to end the drunk driving deaths so common all across the U.S..
So I Have to Get Dressed and Come to Work? the “Work-at-Home” Debate Continues, but What About “Reasonable Accommodation” Obligations?
What’s the latest in telecommuting? If you have many employees who rely on their ability to work from home, you probably were interested to hear of a change in trend in telecommuting.
Late yesterday afternoon, the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration released its eagerly awaited report on its investigation into the IRS’s use of inappropriate criteria for screening tax-exempt applications (“IG Report”).
In a decision chock-full of Star Trek references, U.S. District Judge Otis D. Wright, II has levied planet-wasting (or at a minimum, career-ruining) sanctions against a collective of porn copyright trolls looking to assimilate the pocketbooks of alleged porn downloaders.
The general legal advice to website operators who allowed User Generated Content (UGC) in the form of comments, videos or pictures used to be relatively easy.
A frequent question arises regarding when an employee is an independent contractor and when is he just a regular employee. Many employers have moved to using independent contractors instead of employees.
Employers routinely are asked to consider requests by employees to take leave pursuant to the Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993 (FMLA).
Rolling Stone’s Matt Taibbi described Goldman Sachs as “a great vampire squid wrapped around the face of humanity,” a phrase that, while defamatory of a uniquely adapted cephalopod minding its own business 3,000 feet under the sea, rang true.
Who is the first person a visitor sees when they enter your office? Believe it or not, that person sets the tone for the rest of the visit. Your clients will either feel special or they will feel nothing.