Everything old is new again. Employers in 2017 watched as a myriad of regulations, agency positions, and employment definitions were rolled back to pre-Obama status. What happened in 2017, and what developments should employers be alert to in 2018?
These days, attorneys and in-house legal departments can easily get caught up in the electronic evidence frenzy and lose sight of the basics. And in their rush to embrace the ever-evolving world of electronic evidence, they may find themselves expending significant time, resources, and money on digital collection and authentication procedures—measures that often prove entirely unnecessary.
Employee leave laws offer employees a variety of protections but can create a confusing compliance situation for employers.
Leslie J. Bryan, former partner and counsel at Doffermyre Shields Canfield & Knowles, LLC, has joined the Atlanta office of Lawrence & Bundy LLC as counsel.
Chambers Women in Law Awards: USA 2017 has recognized Lawrence & Bundy LLC as a finalist for Law Firm of the Year in Promoting Flexible Working Environments and Innovative Programs for Mothers.
Companies with employees across the country are faced with the problem of whether and how to effectuate employee arbitration agreements that are uniform within the company and yet enforceable nationwide.
As they celebrate 100 years of their famous cookie fundraiser, former Girl Scouts say the program taught them how to lead.
If you are still recovering from 2016, you are not alone. Transitioning to 2017 promises to be full of changes for employers — be ready for them.
This year’s enforcement actions reflect a continued expansion of the “anything of value” language in the FCPA. When coupled with the DOJ’s Pilot Program, these developments may be quite instructive.
Companies need to always keep their eye on their electronic actions in order to mitigate risks and protect their and their clients' confidential information.