• Elite FLA Firm Accused Of Bribery, Stiffing Client

    A Fort Lauderdale law firm known for helping George Bush’s case in his year 2000 election victory and for winning hundreds of millions of dollars for clients against a Ponzi schemer, is accused of failing to pay...

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  • Does Your Boss Own Your Brain?

    If a prospective hire approaches a company with a new business idea, that company’s lawyers must determine when the idea was developed, using what resources, and whether or not the prospective hire is subject to a “proprietary...

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  • Combating Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

    Employers can expect to see an increase in sexual harassment claims and complaints. All claims must be taken seriously and thoroughly investigated. Employers should update their policies to clarify...

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  • $18M Award To Employee Fired After Arrest

    A jury found Allstate Insurance Co. liable for $2.6 million in actual damages, and nearly $16 million more in punitive damages to former employee, Michael Tilkey for firing him following an arrest that ultimately saw the dismissal...

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  • CA Supreme Court Cracks Down On “Contractor” Designation

    California ’s state supreme court has made it more difficult for employers to classify workers as contractors. It’s not only companies in the gig economy that will be affected by this decision,  because it is likely to lead...

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  • The Lawyer Who Gave Sexual Harassment Its Name

    A look back at the career and contribution of lawyer and legal scholar Catharine A. MacKinnon, whose 1979 book...

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  • #TimesUp

    “It’s time to ensure that your company has a strong policy prohibiting sexual harassment in the workplace and that the policy is vigorously enforced,” writes Jennifer Robinson in this Today’s General Counsel column from the employment firm...

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  • 17 Percent Of EEOC Sexual Harassment Complainants Are Male

    In a recent CNN poll, ten percent of men reported they had been victims of sexual harassment at work. The percentage of sexual harassment charges filed before the EEOC by men is even higher – 17 percent...

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  • Fallout From Trump’s Affairs: The End Of The Nondisclosure Agreement?

    Two women – adult film actress/director Stephanie Clifford, aka Stormy Daniels, and Playboy model Karen McDougal – say they had sexual relationships with Donald Trump and maintain their nondisclosure agreements are invalid. This has lined up some...

    • Posted 2 months ago
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  • Companies Are Backing Off On Drug-Testing

    A Gallup poll last October found that 64 percent of Americans favor legalization of pot. That’s the most since Gallup first started asking the question back in 1969, when only 12 percent supported legalization. Drug tests costs...

    • Posted 2 months ago
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