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Running a company is a tough job. Learn more about minute books and other minutiae in order to make your business a success.
Borderline employees must be managed resourcefully to maximize the possibility of rehabilitating them, if that is management's goal, or to minimize the potential for litigation in the wake of termination. This article briefly examines tactics for managing the borderline employee.
North Carolina Supreme Court Finds No Exception to Employment-At-Will Based on New Employee's Relocation
In Kurtzman v. Applied Analytical Industries, Inc., the North Carolina Supreme Court overturned a jury's award of $350,000 for a high-level sales manager who was terminated seven months after he quit his job in Massachusetts. Learn more about how the North Carolina Supreme Court found no exception to employment-at-will based on the new employee's relocation.
For sometime now, different standards have been applied by the various federal circuit appellate courts in deciding whether or not an employer can be held vicariously liable for the sexual harassment of an employee. Learn more about sexual harassment and vicarious liability after the rulings in Faragher Ellerth.
Delaware continues to be on the cutting edge in offering the securitization community a comprehensive legal framework through which to conduct transactions. That framework includes recent legislation providing some certainty on the issue of jurrisdiction of choice. Learn more now in this article.