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Friday, February 14th, 2020

Legislative Update — Week 2 The second week of the 2020 Regular Session was profoundly impacted by the unexpected and tragic passing of Tom Collins, husband of Representative Terri Collins (R–Decatur). Almost every standing committee of the House canceled its…

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Tuesday, July 23rd, 2013

A recent decision of the Armed Services Board of Contract Appeals (“ASBCA”) seems to nail down the issue of exactly when a claim accrues to the government under the Contracts Disputes Act (“CDA”) arising from increased costs due to changes…

Tuesday, July 16th, 2013

In a New York Times column, Obamacare’s Other Surprise, Thomas L. Friedman wrote that health data is “creating a new marketplace and platform for innovation – a health care Silicon Valley – that has the potential to create better outcomes…

Tuesday, July 16th, 2013

In a New York Times column, Obamacare’s Other Surprise, Thomas L. Friedman wrote that health data is “creating a new marketplace and platform for innovation – a health care Silicon Valley – that has the potential to create better outcomes at lower costs.” …

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Tuesday, March 31st, 2009

DEPARTMENT OF LABOR “NEW SHERIFF IN TOWN” Newly confirmed Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis recently attended the annual AFL-CIO Executive Council Winter Meeting in Miami. While receiving great applause and rave reviews from the assembled union bosses, Solis pledged to…

Monday, March 16th, 2009

President’s 2010 Budget Proposal EXECUTIVE SUMMARY On February 26, 2009, President Obama unveiled his $3.55 trillion budget blueprint for the fiscal year 2010. While the full budget details will be made available in April 2009, this proposal offers a glimpse…

Saturday, February 28th, 2009

LAYOFFS – WARN ACT LIABILITY In today’s economy, most companies have either implemented layoffs or are considering such action. Of course, any “mass layoff” (generally at least one-third of the workforce and at least 50 employees, OR a total of…

Saturday, February 28th, 2009

Annual Shareholder Meeting Checklist for Nonpublic Companies This is the time of year most companies are planning for their annual meeting of shareholders. We help a number of banks and bank holding companies, as well as public and private nonbanking…

Tuesday, February 17th, 2009

On February 17, 2009, the President signed into law the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (the “Stimulus Act”). The Stimulus Act includes limits on executive compensation that apply retroactively to prior recipients of aid under the Troubled Asset Relief Program…

Saturday, January 31st, 2009

WELLNESS – WEIGHT LOSS LOTTO – WILL IT WORK FOR YOU? Company-sponsored wellness programs, including weight loss incentives, are increasing in popularity, despite a few legal challenges as noted in the June 2008 Tip Sheet. The April 28 Wall Street…

Wednesday, December 31st, 2008

2009 – UNION ORGANIZING – BE PREPARED With the advent of a new administration and a new Congress with heavy Democrat majorities in both houses, U.S. businesses can expect major changes in – and major challenges to – their ability…

Sunday, November 30th, 2008

CASE STUDY – HOW TO “SETTLE” A STICKY EMPLOYMENT DISPUTE ON THE SLY – NOT! American Apparel, Inc. is a California based clothing manufacturer whose high profile CEO Dov Charney has been the subject of many news reports for his…

Sunday, November 9th, 2008

LAYOFF ISSUES With more and more companies closing plants and laying off employees, this is a good time to review the basics of the federal WARN law – which requires companies to give 60 days advance notice of plant closings…

Tuesday, September 30th, 2008

2008 ANNUAL LABOR & EMPLOYMENT LAW UPDATE Thank you to everyone that attended the Annual Labor and Employment Law Update at Old Overton last week. Thanks to all of you, the seminar was a huge success. INDEPENDENT CONTRACTORS OR EMPLOYEES…

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