Topic: Business Law

Workplace Policies in the Social Media Age: a User Manual

From law firm Fenwick & West, a comprehensive review of the issues facing employers in today’s digital workplace. There’s something for everyone – and every situation – in this 129-page update, from background searches to employee privacy to the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act: “Given the mobility of electronic information, the stakes keep getting higher… Read more »

Business Immigration: Employer Compliance, Employment Authorization Cards, PERM Certification, Visa Updates, & More

“Although the Presidential candidates will not be delving into all the volatile details of immigration in an election year,” writes labor and employment law firm Fisher & Phillips, “employers should tackle immigration issues to avoid monetary penalties and criminal sanctions.” To help you do that, here’s a roundup of recent legal commentary on business immigration… Read more »

Doing Business in California in 2012: Do You Know These New Laws?

For your reference, here’s an overview of new laws on the books for 2012 affecting companies doing business in California: California’s New Minimum Pay Requirements for Computer Professional Employees Take Effect January 1, 2012 (Morgan Lewis) “Effective January 1, 2012, the required minimum pay/salary for those employees exempt from overtime under the California computer professional… Read more »

You Should Know This: Trending Business Law Updates – Fri Jan 28

For you reference, here’s a short list of well-read, trending legal updates on JD Supra today – commentary, analysis, and news on a handful of timely business matters. Business Law You Should Know» – 1099 Repeal Appears Certain (by Partridge Snow & Hahn): “Several bills, including a bipartisan effort from Senators Baucus and Reid, have… Read more »