You know you need to do it, but how? Law firms are rife with data and files, and they must be protected. That’s a given. The specifics, however, often elude lawyers. All files and data should be part of a ...
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Even when positions in a legal firm are often highly sought after, simply filling every available office chair shouldn’t be the endpoint for recruiting and retention. Employee engagement is a significant part of keeping those seats occupied by passionate, productive ...Read More »
Employers are well served to develop a strategy for hiring. One strategy may be the “defensive hiring process.” Although the name sounds bad, the strategy itself is sound. Defensive hiring allows the company to identify the most qualified candidates for ...
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The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission issued a notice of proposed rulemaking on April 20, addressing how the Americans with Disabilities Act applies to employer wellness programs that are part of a group health plan. Wellness programs, which are otherwise regulated ...
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The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has vacated and remanded the sentence of a member of a Maryland-based prison gang charged with multiple counts of murder and racketeering. But the appellate panel’s reasoning in John Adams’ case is unknown ...Read More »
No one ever said on their deathbed, “I wish I spent more time at the office.” We’ve all heard, and surely believe, those words of wisdom, yet we still spend more time working than we would like — and we ...Read More »
Plaintiff’s lawyers feared they faced a high hurdle for class actions alleging employment discrimination after the U.S. Supreme Court’s 2011 landmark decision in Wal-Mart v. Dukes. Those lawyers may have found new hope in a May 11 decision by the ...Read More »
What is elder mediation? It is a voluntary process to resolve conflicts regarding the needs of those who are elderly or with special needs and their families. Elder mediators typically use what is called “facilitative mediation,” wherein a neutral facilitator ...Read More »