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Blog 2017-11-06T22:08:11+00:00

Online Holiday Shopping: Beware of the Reviews

Everyone is ready for the holiday shopping season to officially begin.  Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, and Cyber Monday will kick-off the 2017 shopping extravaganza. Many of you will prepare by compiling a list of gifts and hitting the internet to do some pre-shopping research. This research can save a lot of time and money. Cross-referencing prices and features, [...]

By | November 20th, 2017|Consumer Law|

Sex, Lies, and Gender Discrimination

By now, everyone has seen a sexual harassment story, on the news, online, in the paper; these stories are multiplying rapidly.  Allegations and admissions involving Hollywood A-listers, producers, sports figures, and even political officials have gained media coverage.  We have seen lost sponsors, delays in TV production, and even a request by Kentucky’s Governor for voluntary resignations of anyone [...]

By | November 9th, 2017|Employment Law|

Can my Employer Force me to get a Flu Shot?

The changing of the leaves, the smell of pumpkin spice, the sound of football – flu season is officially here. While most employers simply recommend that their employees receive a flu vaccination, some have a mandatory flu vaccine policy. Employees who refuse to comply with a mandatory policy may face disciplinary action, or even termination. Whether this is the [...]

By | October 26th, 2017|Employment Law|

Gig-Economy, When Your Side-Hustle Becomes More

In today’s growing gig-economy, it seems everyone is picking up a “side-hustle” or making “gigs” their full-time profession. However, the flexibility can be outweighed by the lack of benefits these jobs offer. For instance, if you wanted to make being a driver for Uber or Lyft your full-time gig, you would still not be offered any benefits from the [...]

By | October 25th, 2017|Employment Law|

NFL Protests: Freedom of Speech in the Workplace?

Few issues have generated more debate than the recent protests by NFL players. It appears that many people believe the players’ actions are protected by the First Amendment and they are therefore immune from being disciplined or terminated. The truth is, NFL players, like all private sector employees do not have a Constitutional right to free speech in the [...]

By | October 13th, 2017|Employment Law|

Sex, Lies, and Settlements

Harvey Weinstein is an American film producer and former film studio executive. He was the co-founder of Miramax, which produced several popular independent films including Pulp Fiction, Clerks, The Crying Game, and Sex, Lies, and Videotape. On October 5, 2017, The New York Times published, "Harvey Weinstein Paid Off Sexual Harassment Accusers for Decades," their findings are the results [...]

By | October 11th, 2017|Employment Law|