Structuring Employment

The distinction between employees and independent contractors is a crucial one for businesses for many reasons. To avoid legal risk, ensure that your business’s personnel classifications comply with Colorado law.

Videoconferencing is here to stay, at least for now, this post addresses possible platforms, meeting basics, security measures, and how you can share your meeting with a broader audience.

A multi-chapter resource which seeks to answer these questions: how much vacation time is standard, and what is legally required? What are vacation time traps to avoid? Learn more in these posts on Colorado’s laws.

When does a former employee’s social media activity become a breach of contract? Learn more about what courts across the country have to say about non-solicitation contracts in the digital age.

Is the internet changing the way courts look at whether a worker is an independent contractor? The Colorado Court of Appeals examines this timely question.

Can you have an unpaid intern? This post highlights the legal ins and outs of unpaid internships and explains how to analyze your internship with a series of factors.

The analysis of joint employment under FLSA just changed, at least in the Fourth Circuit. Would the new test apply to religious organizations? Think through the factors of a joint employer relationship.

Sometimes when school boards worry about endorsing religion, they go too far the other way. This seems to have happened when fourth-grade J.G. was not allowed to hand out his Easter Egg Hunt invitations. A Florida federal court granted a preliminary injunction in favor of his student speech in Gilio v. School Board of Hillsborough County on October 5, 2012. It reasoned that J.G. was likely to win his arguments that the school had violated his constitutional rights.