The Department of Labor has proposed changes to joint-employer status under the Fair Labor Standards Act and clarified the responsibilities of joint employers to employees. Here’s what employers need to know.
A social media policy can protect your company’s public image but drafting one can be complex. Here are some tips and legal precautions for your social media policy.
Businesses may often find they need Software as a Service contracts, but not be sure how they work and how to negotiate for them. This series explains SaaS negotiations.
Maintaining attorney-client privilege when working with third-party consultants can be tricky. Here are some tips to keep confidential information confidential.
With workplace violence becoming increasingly more common, employers must learn how to recognize and mitigate threats before people get hurt.
On January 1, 2020, a new rule will change the overtime exemption rules for salaried employees. Here’s what you need to know to maintain compliance.
Employers are faced with challenges when trying to curb abuses of FMLA leave privileges, while at the same time caring for legitimate medical needs.
The ADA considers obesity a disability—sometimes. Here’s how employers can ensure ADA compliance on this issue.
In Title VII lawsuits, employers must raise a defense of failure to exhaust administrative remedies in a timely manner (did the employee follow the process?), or their defense can be waived.
In this digital age, copyright infringement is easier than ever to commit (accidentally or intentionally)—and just as easy to catch. Here’s how to avoid paying damages for violating copyright law.