Happy Memorial Day

May 23, 2017 |

Midyear is a perfect time to review handbooks, policies and comply with the new pay equity law at your workplace.

Why Many Executive Orders are Hot Air

May 9, 2017 |

Existing workplace laws cannot be overturned by Executive Orders

MA Wage Act is mightier than your commission plan

May 3, 2017 |

  Last month, a Massachusetts US District Court judge held that a former employee who quit was still eligible for $32,000 in sales commissions despite a commission plan that provided otherwise.  (Israel v. Voya Institutional Plan Services, LLCI)  Voya’s commission plan specifically stated that an employee who resigns is not eligible for further commission payments. […]

This is Your Brain on Conflict: Deconstructing Conflict in the Workplace

May 2, 2017 |

I spend my days providing virtual in-house employment counsel to companies all over the United States. My position allows me to observe work-place conflict across a wide range of industries and geographical locations. While most of the questions I field relate to compliance with employment laws, they also relate to something much more basic – fear of […]

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