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Maynard Cooper & Gale is pleased to announce that 130 of the Firm’s attorneys have been recognized as leaders in their practice areas in the 2020 edition of The Best Lawyers in America©, a peer-review guide highlighting attorneys with significant…

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Wednesday, April 10th, 2013

This entry is the second of a three-part installment on types of deferred compensation and will briefly explain the positive and negative aspects of using stock options and restricted stock grants as means of providing deferred incentive compensation to employees….

Wednesday, April 3rd, 2013

In our last blog entry, we discussed how the notice requirements of the WARN Act may apply to decisions made by the contractor to deal with Sequestration.  Another employment law that rears its head in Sequestration-related employment decisions is the…

Wednesday, March 27th, 2013

With Sequestration upon us, many government contractors are facing workforce challenges.  Some contracts will be lost, others scaled back.  Some contractors will be forced to undergo significant layoffs.  Others will try to do more with fewer employees.  These issues make…

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Wednesday, February 13th, 2008

New Mandatory Compliance Requirements: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly Effective December 24, 2007, the Federal Acquisition Regulation (“FAR”) was amended to address the requirements for a contractor code of business ethics and conduct. Essentially, the new rule requires…

Thursday, January 31st, 2008

Severance Agreements and Waivers of FMLA Rights The April 2007 and September 2007 Tip Sheets reported on how recent court rulings have made it harder to structure binding severance pay agreements by making it difficult for employees to waive certain…

Thursday, January 24th, 2008

THE FUTURE OF WAGE INCREASES The Bureau of National Affairs (BNA) has recently completed a Wage and Benefits Survey of over 1300 union contract settlements in 2007. Collectively, these settlements provide a reliable guidepost for wage and benefit trends nationally….

Friday, November 30th, 2007

WORKPLACE VIOLENCE – OKLAHOMA GUN LAWS STRUCK DOWN. MUST COMPANIES BAN FIREARMS FROM PARKING LOTS? The May 2007 Tip Sheet noted that a recent Department of Labor study showed that over 70% of U.S. companies do not have formal policies…

Wednesday, October 31st, 2007

MANDATORY ARBITRATION AGREEMENTS The News From Lake Wobegon – EEOC sues Ralph’s “Pretty Good” Grocery If you’ve ever listened to Garrison Keillor’s Saturday afternoon radio show “A Prairie Home Companion,” you’re familiar with his weekly report on “The News from…

Sunday, September 30th, 2007

COURT OKs “BLENDED” RATE OF PAY FOR OVERTIME The Federal Appeals Court in Atlanta – with jurisdiction over Alabama, Georgia, and Florida – has clarified and approved a commonly used method of calculating overtime pay – a “blended” or “average”…

Friday, August 31st, 2007

INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE NOTICE 2007-78 OFFERS LIMITED RELIEF FROM CODE SECTION 409A COMPLIANCE; CERTAIN DESIGN DECISIONS AND AMENDMENTS GENERALLY STILL REQUIRED BY YEAR-END On September 10, 2007, the Internal Revenue Service (“IRS”) issued Notice 2007-78 (the “Notice”), which provides limited…

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