If you answered in the affirmative, then you need to be aware of a recent FINRA proposal submitted to the SEC. The proposal would require member firms to take a harder look when they vet new hires.
The regulations governing our Fair Housing Act are clear that (in almost all cases), an administrative housing discrimination complaint must be investigated within 100 days of being filed.
Whenever we write about workplace bullying, or discuss the pros and cons of anti-bullying laws, we seem to strike a nerve in readers – we get more comments on this topic than any other.
Reading the New York Times at breakfast this weekend we saw a few important items worthy of noting.
I told you so! A federal judge dismissed the putative collective action against the huge law firm, Skadden Arps, which was filed by a lawyer claiming he was working as a non-lawyer and was entitled to overtime.
If you have unionized workers, you know that a union gets to request information that may be relevant to it its functions. This includes information potentially relevant in deciding to grieve a matter or to assisting with bargaining.
Third Circuit Holds That Breach of Agreement Not to Appeal Justifies Government’s Withdrawal of 5K Motion
It has become the norm for the Government to insist in plea agreements, cooperating or otherwise, that the defendant waive his/her right to appeal the resulting sentence, as long as the sentence is no more severe than augured by the applicable advisory Sentencing Guidelines range.
Corporate tax inversions have emerged as one of the hottest topics in Washington, with President Obama and other Democrats threatening action to stem the use of cross-border mergers to escape U.S. taxes.
Having an HR department, or at least someone knowledgeable about the anti-discrimination laws, is something we have always counseled as part of our “preventive law” program.
Picture this: you’re enjoying a lovely evening with friends inside a hole-in-the-wall restaurant in Brooklyn. As the evening is winding down, the clouds open up and give way to a torrential down-pour.