• The black sheep and the working time

      In the context of the minimum wage is often scolded about timekeeping, it is a bureaucratic monster. Unfortunately, there are cases that give such monsters food. An employee has been terminated. Now there is to pay the overtime. In this company the employee had indeed a 40 h – week. Often, however, he had already worked out on Thursday afternoon these hours. So stakes were from morning 6.

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    • What’s Fair? Severance and Probationary Employees

      With contributions from Richard Johnson, Lawyer. Consider this scenario: Your new employee isn’t working out quite the way you had hoped. You’ve made the tough decision that it’s better for everyone – you, him, the Company – if you end the employment relationship now. Since he’s only been with you for six weeks, you’re not sure…do you owe him any severance? How much? Well, ...

      Wendy Woloshyn/ kentemploymentlaw.com- 3 readers -
  • Massachusetts Securities Regulator Sues SEC to Overturn New Rules for Startups

    Massachusetts Securities Regulator Sues SEC to Overturn New Rules for Startups Posted on Wednesday, May 27, 2015 at 2:58 PM From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law LLC: William Galvin, the Massachusetts securities regulator, has filed a lawsuit against the SEC to overturn a recently adopted rule that he claims curtails state oversight of stock offerings by small and emerging compani.

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  • Child Pornography Laws, Defenses and Penalties in Texas

    Any criminal activities involving pornography featuring children or minors in Texas can be severely penalized. It is a crime to intentionally and knowingly possess pictures, video recordings or digital images of minors under the age of 18 engaging in sexual conduct. Sexual conduct is defined under Texas law as real or simulated sexual intercourse, lewd display of genitals or b ...

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  • Tax secrecy? Who cares?

    Switzerland publishes now the names of alleged tax evaders on the Internet. There are probably so many requests worldwide that this is the easiest way to answer this. The German tax authorities have already given a statement: “No ...

    R24 Kooperation/ www.r24.de/en/- 3 readers -
  • How To File Your Own Personal Injury Lawsuit

    The quick, easy, no mess guide to filing your own personal injury claim. So you’ve just been injured because someone was negligent and you want to be compensated for your injuries. Or maybe you’re trying to settle your case on your own but, as it turns out, you’re in over your head. Maybe you’re simply afraid that a personal injury attorney will cost too much, and are looking to ...

    Sadie Horner/ Rasansky Law Firm- 2 readers -
  • Managers of New York Broker Dealer Plead Guilty in Ponzi Scheme

    Managers of New York Broker Dealer Plead Guilty in Ponzi Scheme Posted on Tuesday, May 26, 2015 at 5:06 PM From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law LLC: A former New York based broker-dealer, Arjent LLC and its UK-based affiliate, Arjent Limited, were on the edge of insolvency when the company Chairman and CEO Robert P. DePalo, along with Managing Director and co-owner Joshua B.

    Eccleston Law Offices- 7 readers -
  • Rhode Island Elder Law Services You Can Trust

    Rhode Island Elder Law encompasses many facets of elder law and estate planning. With the improvements of health and medical advancements, seniors are living longer, more active lifestyles than before. This brings new opportunities and perspectives to the conversation of elder law. The traditional vantage point of addressing elder law issues is challenged by the new factors of ...

    Jeremy Howe/ The Law Office of Jeremy Howe- 4 readers -
  • Finding the Best Free Images for Your Blog Posts

    You have a really great blog post, but text alone isn’t going to “sell” it. Articles with images get 94% more total views than without, so you need an image for your blog post. You may be wondering – where can I get images and will I have to pay for them? Answer: Plenty of places, and not always.

    Andrew Cabasso/ Jurispage- 3 readers -
  • Former NFL Players Sue NFL for Over-Prescribing Painkillers

    The NFL is facing a lawsuit from former NFL players who claim all 32 teams illegally obtained painkillers and pushed them to players to keep them playing through injuries. The lawsuit claims the painkillers were prescribed without any regard for the long-term health risks. The lawsuit was filed in a federal court in Maryland.

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  • Supreme Court Sides With Patent–Asserter In Commil v. Cisco

    A divided Supreme Court held today in Commil v. Cisco that an accused infringer’s good–faith belief in the invalidity of a patent asserted against it is not a defense to an allegation of induced infringement. The opinion is a victory for the patent–assertion entity who sued Cisco, and another Supreme Court defeat for the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals, which was again revers ...

    David Swetnam Burland/ Brann & Isaacson- 7 readers -
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