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February 2016
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Lyft: An Alternate Approach to Litigation

  There are likely few people who have not heard of the phenomenon known as “ridesharing.”  The concept of calling for a ride from a complete stranger is not a new one (i.e. Taxi service), but with new technology came what many called a massive improvement in available services for riders. Within a very short Read More

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Sexual Harassment in the Workplace: Accountability at the Top

  Sexual harassment is a serious allegation and one that a company’s leadership cannot ignore, even if the alleged harasser is the founder of the organization. As many companies discover, the unfortunate truth is that a problem ignored only makes matters worse for both employees and leadership. There are steps that a company can take Read More

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A Supreme Decision: Class Action Litigation

The United States Supreme Court generally offers the final word as to the interpretation of statutes and application of law when there is division among the lower courts. In a recent case, the Supreme Court delivered what is being seen as a fairly large blow to corporations and big business in the world of class Read More

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Managing Risk and Protecting Investments

Building a successful company is an exciting time, but also a time full of extreme amounts of stress and anxiety. One way to protect your company from the natural ebb and flow of the marketplace is to understand the relationship between risk management and protecting your investments. Maintaining a balance between these two factors can Read More

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A New Year, A New Beginning

Some may say that 2015 was the year of the independent contractor, given the surprising increase in the use by employers of these workers rather than hiring full time employees. This year may be the one in which you determine whether you are on the side that sees this trend as providing more options and Read More

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A Unionized Workforce: Then and Now

When labor unions were first created, their purpose was to protect a labor force that was being overworked and often underpaid due to the overbearing demands of employers. Much has changed, however, since these unions were first created and many argue that they are no longer needed in the same capacity as before. Unionized labor Read More

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