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Donna Ballman
Why Did The Lawyer Put This In My Employment Contract?: The Termination Clause

In yet another attempt to explain the legalese that lurks in your employment contracts, today I'll talk about some of the language you might see in the contract you sign when you're first hired: the termination clause. It's something you don't...

Margaret (Molly) DiBianca
Sticks 'n Stones May Break Your Bones, But Workers Can Defame You

The NLRB continues to whittle away the ability of employers to manage the operations of their businesses. In the past two years, the NLRB and its Acting General Counsel have issued a slew of opinions and advisory memoranda in which they've proclaimed...

Philip Miles
Remember that Professor Who Compared 9/11 Victims to Nazis?

Remember Ward Churchill? He is best known for his "scholarly" work calling the people killed in the World Trade Center on 9/11 "little Eichmanns" ( this Eichmann , the Nazi). The University of Colorado subsequently investigated him...

Edwin Hopson
President Obama Details Possible Cuts to Federal Spending under Budget Control Act of 2011

On September 14, 2012, the President's Office of Management and Budget released a report on what the estimated impact of sequestration pursuant to Sequestration Transparency Act, as mandated by the Budget Control Act of 2011, would be on January 2...

Jon Hyman
The 5 little words that will cause your company a huge headache

"Tell me how you're paid." The biggest wage and hour case I ever defended started with those five little words. A very disgruntled, and justifiably fired, ex-employee went to see a plaintiff's employment lawyer about filing a wrongful...

Margaret (Molly) DiBianca
Your Tattoo Says a Lot About You, Constitutionally Speaking

Tattoos are intended to convey a message. Whether it's an old-school-style pinup girl or the modern favorite "tribal language," the tattoo bearer, presumably, gets inked because of the message that it conveys. Perhaps the message is meant...