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Monday, November 23rd, 2020

Birmingham, AL (November 23, 2020) — Maynard Cooper & Gale (Maynard) is pleased to announce that ten lawyers who recently graduated from law schools across the United States have joined the Firm. “We are honored to have this distinctive group…

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Wednesday, February 6th, 2013

A key issue faced by many government contractors is how to compensate their employees in ways that will ensure that they can attract a talented workforce.  Many executives and employees expect compensation mechanisms based on increases in the value of…

Friday, February 1st, 2013

The Department of Labor recently announced that January 18, 2013 is the effective date of its Final Rule implementing Executive Order 13495, Nondisplacement of Qualified Workers Under Service Contracts.  The Final Rule was originally published on August 29, 2011.  The Executive…

Wednesday, January 30th, 2013

Effective January 7, 2013, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (“CBP”) will no longer require importers to provide a surety bond or complete an Entry Summary (CBP Form 7501) on imported merchandise valued at less than $2,500.  This is an increase…

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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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