Topic: politics

Giving Employees Time Off to Vote? It May Be Required. A State-by-State Guide…

“Regardless of where employers operate, they should not discipline employees for exercising their right to vote or for serving as election workers. Many states prohibit firing or disciplining employees because they took time off to vote or to serve as an election worker.” (Littler) Americans head to the polls next week. Whether they do it… Read more »

Politics in the Workplace: What Are the Rules?

The presidential election is less than three weeks away, but it could be a looong three weeks for employers and HR managers. Nicole Jeong of law firm Morrison & Foerster explains: “[B]ecause many of the issues at the forefront of these elections can be deeply personal since they deal with race, class, gender, sexual orientation,… Read more »

Will Crowdfunding Supporters Be Disappointed When Legislation (Finally) Arrives?

If you’re an entrepreneur or small business owner, chances are you’re following the progress of draft crowdfunding legislation currently pending before Congress. The lawyers at Davis Wright Tremaine are too. So far, they’re not particularly impressed: “I think crowdfunding is a great idea in concept, but I am afraid that crowdfunding enthusiasts are going to… Read more »