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Maintaining Strong Relationships With High-Talent Employees

October 2015

One of the things that can play a big role in a business's success is the talent the business has on its workforce. Thus, retaining high-talent employees can be a very high priority for businesses. Losing a high-talent employee can be tough on an employer. In addition to losing that employee's talents, such a loss can also expose a business to the significant costs associated with trying to replace a valued employee. Full Article
Working with a Lawyer Can Keep Employment Litigation to a Minimum

October 2015

Business owners know a lot goes into making and keeping that business successful. While having a product or service that is in demand is of course a vital part of keeping a company going, equally important is how the business is run. Minimizing legal exposure can have a great impact on the bottom line. Matters leading to litigation could arise in many areas of the business, including where employees are concerned. Full Article
NLRB Decision Changes Joint Employer Status Standard

September 2015

There are many matters that businesses must address to be successful. Some of those matters include staying abreast of laws that pertain to their employees. The failure to adhere to the employment laws in place could result in costly litigation. Because employment laws are always changing it is important that businesses stay aware of those changes so they don't inadvertently violate any laws. Full Article
Retaliation Claims and Federal Employees

September 2015

Workers in all types of employment settings could find that they are being retaliated against in the workplace. This is true where federal employees are concerned as well. In fact, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has been keeping records on the topic and has identified some trends. Full Article
Business Successfully Defends Against Race Discrimination Claim

September 2015

In our last post we wrote about the importance of having and implementing a sexual harassment policy, in part because it may be used by an employer to defend against claims filed. Recently, an employer in another state used this defense against race discrimination and harassment claims that were leveled against it. Full Article
How a Sexual Harassment Prohibition Policy Can Help a Business

September 2015

At some point within the life of a business it is possible that a legal dispute related to employment will arise. In addition to being disruptive to the business, incidents of this nature can be expensive, both in terms of money and time. These matters can also negatively impact the work environment, decreasing employee morale. This is true in a wide variety of situations including allegations of sexual harassment by employee Full Article
Employer Investigation Vital Following Discrimination Claim

August 2015

When an employee at a business believes that he or she has been discriminated against, that person might report the matter to his or her employer. Once a report is made, the employer needs to commence an investigation into the issue. When doing so, there are certain things the employer should keep in mind to protect itself. Full Article
Dispute Between Companies Resolved Before Trial

August 2015

In our last post, we discussed the fact that employers should take into consideration several things before deciding for or against litigation in the event of a dispute. Failing to do so could wind up costing an employer much more than money. Full Article