• “Noise,” AI, And The Black Box Of Legal Judgment

    A Nobel Prize winning psychologist and a noted legal scholar have teamed up to clarify the way legal judgments are made and how the process can be improved. Their research can be applied to any type of...

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  • In Many States, Minimum Wage Is Going Up

    A breakdown on states impacted by new minimum wage requirements for 2019. The highest is in the District of Columbia ($13.25 per hour), followed by Massachusetts and Washington at $12 per hour.

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  • Cybersecurity Risk With Seasonal Workers

    For many businesses, this is the season for rapid short-term hiring. There are risks that come with a hiring surge, and this post from RSA Security suggests some practices that will minimize that risk. Seasonal workers must...

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  • Protecting Investments In IP And People

    Companies are advised to pay attention to recent DOJ Antitrust Division initiatives to go after anti-poaching pacts between companies, including by way of criminal prosecutions. Non-compete agreements can subject a company to criminal fines of up to...

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  • Employees’s Unintended Cyber-Breach Is An Underrated Threat

    The threat of the rogue employee or the vengeful former-employee is a frequent subject of cybersecurity alerts, and it’s a real issue. But companies are more likely to confront another kind of insider threat: the clueless or...

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  • A Hard Look At CA’s New Law Requiring Women On Corporate Boards

    After a resolution that “urges” more equitable representation of women on corporate boards appeared to be having little effect, California passed a bill that requires it. In a Wharton School of Business post, two professors discuss California’s...

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  • Investigations Post #MeToo

    The #MeToo movement has changed what’s expected from an internal investigation of a sexual harassment claim. Every situation and employer is different, but previous assumptions – notably assumptions about privilege and confidentiality – may need to be...

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  • Bullying Prevention Month Is No Joke

    A comedy film that has become now a cult classic was spot on when it came to portraying workplace bullying,...

    • Posted 3 months ago
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  • $3.6 Billion Company Sues Janitor

    Cushman & Wakefield, a global real estate management firm, is suing one of its former janitors. She is accused of cleaning the same building she cleaned for her former employer, but for a different firm, a violation...

    • Posted 3 months ago
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  • Unconscious Bias In The Workplace

    Unconscious bias in the legal industry may affect recruiting, work assignments, pitch opportunities, and selection of outside counsel as well as staff for internal projects. Before it can be eliminated, unconscious bias must first be recognized. In...

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