November 10, 2016

I talk to a lot of people who hate their jobs. They're on the verge. Their boss is terrible. They've worked their hearts out but it's just not working. They drag themselves in everyday. They're not sure they can do it much longer -- and perhaps, more importantly, they don't know if they want to. 

They need time and space. But should they hang in there for the career? 

For the money? 

Is there someth...

June 11, 2016

A story in today's New York Times featured a common clause in severance agreement -- nondisparagement clauses.

Severance agreements generally set out the terms and conditions of the separation of employment between the employee and employer. They represent a significant doorway to pass through for each the employee and employer and should be approached and executed thoughtfully, voluntarily, and with f...

April 1, 2016

The question of whether one is an employee or independent contractor can be a complicated one. I have defended the state independent contractor law in federal courts and enforced it at the state level. Mistakenly classifying an employee as an independent contractor when legally he or she should be treated an an employee is called "misclassification" and can be subject to civil or criminal penalties, s...

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