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Military Leave: What is the Employer’s Obligation?

Wed November 1, 2017 Publications

With Reserve members being deployed to respond to recent natural disasters, we have been fielding questions about uniformed service members’ employment rights. The Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act of 1994 (USERRA) protects civilian job rights for veterans and members of the active and reserve components of the military. […]

2017 Hurricane Season: Legal Implications for Employers

Sun October 1, 2017 Publications

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has announced that the 2017 hurricane season will be even worse than predicted. An employer’s navigation of hurricane fallout can have a lasting impact on its business operations, reputation, and employees. In preparation, the following legal implications should be considered. Wages. Wage and hour […]

Why Size Matters In Employment Law

Fri September 1, 2017 Publications

Most employment laws apply only to employers with at least a minimum number of employees. For instance, the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) applies to employers with at least 50 employees. The Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) applies to employers with at least 20 employees. The Americans with […]

Severance Agreements: What To Include And Exclude

Mon May 1, 2017 Publications

When an employee is involuntarily separated from employment, a severance agreement can provide a graceful exit. However, if the agreement is not properly drafted, it can create additional problems resulting in litigation over the very words chosen. Here are a few points to consider when drafting a severance agreement. Where […]