Justice Department Says Rights Law Doesn’t Protect Gays

What Does This Mean For Our Company Employment Policies? Recently it seems like the legal landscape surrounding issues of “gay rights” is changing every day.  For example, the New York Times recently reported on a brief filed by the Department of Justice that argues federal civil rights laws do not provide any protection against discrimination based upon […]

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What Should Due Diligence Include During Mergers and Acquisitions?

What Should Due Diligence Include During Mergers and Acquisitions? Mergers and acquisitions can be critical components of a firm’s growth scheme. Successful acquisitions may help a business increase market presence, improve profitability, and fill gaps in their product or service portfolio. Unfortunately, sometimes these transactions don’t end up meeting expectations, causing negative surprises, and damaging […]

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Compliance Audit Basics & Why Your Company Needs Them

The very words “compliance audit” are enough to send chills down the spines of many entrepreneurs and business executives in the state. Why do many people get anxious at the thought of having their businesses audited by compliance agents? It may be because they are aware of the tough penalties facing non-compliant companies or because […]

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Preventing Employment Discrimination Claims

Employees can be a company’s most valuable assets, but sometimes, they can be a great liability.  Failing to proactively manage employee issues can cost your company its reputation and its’ operating capital. The best way to proactively address potential employee issues is to talk with an experienced labor and employment lawyer. What is Employment Discrimination? […]

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