Labor/Employment

Things You Should Know About Background Checks

background checks

If you are a general counsel, the topic of background checks may cross your desk. This can occur when an employer contracts with a background […]

Turmoil After Law Firm Fires Alleged Trumpies

The president and a name partner at Minnesota’s “largest and nicest bankruptcy law firm” fired two employees, allegedly because he had concluded they were racist […]

The Anti-Vaxxers New York Law Firm

The anti-vaccination movement has proven to be more potent and extensive than most experts anticipated. It ranges from fantasy conspiracy mongers who claim the virus […]

The Power of a Strong GC/CHRO Relationship

The Power of a Strong GC/CHRO Relationship

As companies formed crisis response teams to address the pandemic, the general counsel and the chief human resource officer were front and center. Teleworking, and […]

The Fraught Post-Pandemic Transition For Employers

The ninth annual employer survey from labor and employment firm Littler finds that employers transitioning to a post-pandemic workplace are faced with a host of […]

Covid Is Accelerating the Gig Economy

Covid Is Accelerating the Gig Economy

Covid-19 has accelerated a transformation of the workplace that was underway long before the pandemic. The technological revolution, combined with the need to quickly adapt […]

Expect Problems When Employees Return to the Workplace

Expect Problems When Employees Return to the Workplace

According to Pew, 71 percent of American workers now work from home most of the time. As the pandemic wanes, the need for social connection […]

At Georgetown Law, An Attack On “The Progressoriat” From A Surprising Source

A professor at Georgetown Law takes on what she calls the Progressoriat, her term for progressive liberals whom she maintains are legitimizing a takeover of […]

Why A Company Sued Its Own GC For Malpractice

The internecine dispute followed a period of cash flow problems and resulting difficulties in making payroll at the plaintiff finance company. The company then, at […]

Covid-19 and Work-Related Psychological Injury

Covid-19 and Work-Related Psychological Injury

Vast numbers of people are getting anxious and depressed, and experiencing a variety of psychologically produced physical symptoms as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic. […]

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