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    • Paradise Lost – Firing an Employee on Vacation

      By Samantha Stepney. Are you considering firing an employee who is on vacation in order to avoid a scene at the office? We recommend that you reconsider this strategy for both legal and other reasons. Aggravated Damages All employers owe their employees a duty of good faith and fair dealing in the manner of termination. This duty is implied as a term in each and every employment contract.

      Wendy Woloshyn/ kentemploymentlaw.com- 15 readers -
    • New Laws in Texas for 2017

      The 85th Texas Legislature has finally concluded, and there are 1,252 new Texas laws on the books. While many of these new laws will affect only a few Texans, some of them will have a big impact on many. We wanted to give our readers a peek at some of these new laws, while explaining (in layman’s terms) what exactly they mean.

      Jeff Rasansky/ Rasansky Law Firm- 19 readers -
  • The Social Media Pitfalls During a Divorce

    … Going through a divorce can be very hard. The process alone can be stressful. There are also financial and emotional factors to consider. This is a time most people turn to friends and family for support, be careful how you do and what you say. Social Media can affect your divorce and its outcome. Don’t Make the Case Against Yourself Social media…

    The Law Office of Jeremy Howe- 12 readers -
  • Glenn Robert King—Excessive Trading of Customer Accounts

    …Glenn Robert King Allegedly Engaged in Excessive Trading of Customer Accounts and Exercised Discretion in Customer Accounts without Written Consent or Approval Glenn Robert King allegedly engaged in excessive trading of customer accounts and exercised discretion in customer accounts without written consent or approval, according to a Complaint from…

    Alan Rosca/ Investment Fraud Lawyers- 13 readers -
  • Power Lines Over Lakes in Texas – Regulations & Liability

    …Power lines running over lakes and waterways can be extremely dangerous to boaters. Following the tragic accident on Saturday where three boy scouts were electrocuted after their sailboat came in contact with overhead power lines, many are asking how such an accident was allowed to occur in the first place. Power Lines Over Water (Credit: Les…

    Jeff Rasansky/ Rasansky Law Firm- 9 readers -
  • Rights and Obligations in a WorkSafeBC Inspection

    … investigations of this nature. David Brown explains why employers have a legal requirement under the Act to allow an inspection to be conducted, to participate in the investigation and to provide all reasonable means to facilitate the investigation on his BC Employment Law Blog. NOT LEGAL ADVICE. Information made available on the Kent Employment…

    Wendy Woloshyn/ kentemploymentlaw.com- 10 readers -
  • Everything You Need to Know About a Prenup

    … A prenup is a stipulation of actions that you will take in events such as divorce or infidelity. This tends to be a document that by people who want to make sure they keep assets such as real estate or property of value use. It may state that in the occurrence of a divorce, whoever enters the marriage with the property will leave…

    The Law Office of Jeremy Howe- 14 readers -
  • Jason LeBlanc—Outside Business Activities

    …Jason H. LeBlanc Allegedly Failed to Disclose Several Outside Business Activities to Girard Securities, Inc. and Provided Inaccurate Information about an Outside Business Activity to the Firm Jason LeBlanc, between January 2012 and September 2015, allegedly failed to disclose several outside business activities to Girard Securities, Inc…

    Alan Rosca/ Investment Fraud Lawyers- 18 readers -
  • Arrive Alive: Don’t Text and Drive

    … You’ve heard it repeatedly: Don’t text and drive! Texting while driving, however, appears to be on the rise. In fact, textinganddrivingsafety.com finds that 23 percent of car accidents in 2011 involved cellphone usage. Many states, including Indiana, are addressing this important safety issue legislatively. Indiana Law In accordance with Indiana…

    fountaininjurylaw- 15 readers -
  • Sorry Doesn’t Have to Be the Hardest Word: BC’s Apology Act

    … By Fiona Anderson. Canadians are known for saying “I’m sorry” and they usually mean it, even if, or often when, they aren’t at fault. It’s almost a reflex reaction. But at one time, saying sorry could have been taken as an admission of liability, turning Canada’s favourite pastime into an obligation to pay damages to an injured party. Not so…

    Wendy Woloshyn/ kentemploymentlaw.com- 11 readers -
  • Lona Nanna – Outside Business Activities

    …Lona M. Nanna Allegedly Knew about Outside Business Activities Engaged in by Robert Lawson; Nanna Allegedly Failed to Make Timely Updates to Lawson’s Securities Industry Registration Form Lona Nanna, from 2009 through 2016, allegedly knew about outside business activities engaged in by Robert Lawson, the CEO of Lawson Financial Corporation’s (LFC…

    Alan Rosca/ Investment Fraud Lawyers- 14 readers -
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