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The Most Common Way Businesses Get Sued (Part 1 of 3)

April 15, 2022
In the first post of this series, we discuss the most common ways businesses get sued. The answer? Your own employees. What are businesses getting sued for? Employees sue their employers. It happens . . . a lot. If you’re a business owner, it’s likely the most common type of lawsuit...

Partner Damien H. Weinstein interviewed by The Wall Street Journal on new hire compensation packages

April 2, 2022
Partner Damien H. Weinstein was recently interviewed by The Wall Street Journal on best practices if you are going to offer new hires equity sharing and the like. Damien also discusses how to avoid trouble when making available and implementing these benefits. A link to the article can be...

Do Not Kiss Your Employees (Whether They’re Irish or Not)

March 18, 2022
Happy St. Patrick’s Day! In this edition, we’ll be discussing new federal legislation banning mandatory arbitration of sexual harassment/assault claims (coinciding with Women’s History Month and a belated International Women’s Day), COVID-19 vaccine mandates, and retirement. But first,...
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“Let’s Go Girls” – Recent Trends Towards Equal Pay for Equal Work

February 25, 2022
The glass ceiling will be cracking a bit more this year. Although the pay gap unfortunately still exists, these are “ever changing times”. For example, NYC is amending its law to combat pay inequities and the United States Women’s National Soccer Team (USWNT) settled its gender...

A Love (News)letter (and a Warning) to Our Readers

February 23, 2022
Love and employment law can be a toxic mix, just watch The Office (. . . or Grey’s Anatomy . . . or The Mindy Project . . . basically TV in general). If anyone recently sent a colleague roses and chocolates for Valentine’s Day, don’t be surprised if you get a response that says:...
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