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Webinar: Getting it Right- Start-up employee hiring, employing, and terminating

events Webinar: Getting it Right- Start-up employee hiring, employing, and terminating Dror Futter · January 7, 2020

Date & Time January 13th, 2020. 12:30pm to 1:30pm EST Location Online Webinar Presenters Chaim Book is a Partner at Moskowitz & Book. Chaim received his law degree from Columbia University School of Law, where he was a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar. Prior to forming Moskowitz & Book, LLP in 1996, Chaim spent over 15 years at prestigious law…

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First Circuit: Bankruptcy Court “Retention of Jurisdiction” Provision Requires More Than Mere Words

insights First Circuit: Bankruptcy Court “Retention of Jurisdiction” Provision Requires More Than Mere Words Douglas J. Schneller · July 11, 2017

The First Circuit recently ruled that the bankruptcy court lacked the authority to adjudicate disputes under a contract because there was no “arising under,” “arising in” or “related to” jurisdiction — in spite of the fact that the contract itself, previously approved by the bankruptcy court, included a provision giving that court jurisdiction. Learn more here.…

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Client Alert: New York City Bans Questions About Job Applicants’ Salary History

insights Client Alert: New York City Bans Questions About Job Applicants’ Salary History Thomas M. White · May 19, 2017

It is common for employers to ask job applicants about their current compensation before extending an offer of employment.  Critics of this practice contend that because women and minority males are often paid less than white men obtaining this information from applicants perpetuates income disparity.  A number of jurisdictions have banned asking this question-and New…

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Contractors vs. Employees: The Benefits and Risks of Hiring Outsourced Workers

insights Contractors vs. Employees: The Benefits and Risks of Hiring Outsourced Workers Thomas M. White · January 20, 2015

This article, co-authored by Thomas M. White and Mark Rosenman, was originally published by Chief Executive. It can be viewed at the original source here. Alternatives to direct employment are flourishing, as businesses have come to believe they should keep in house only “core” functions and outsource other activities like IT and HR to specialized service providers. This…

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For Pension Plans – To Risk or to De-Risk: That is the Question!

insights For Pension Plans – To Risk or to De-Risk: That is the Question! Thomas M. White · September 29, 2014

Rimon Partner Tom White was recently published in the Wolters Kluwer Law & Business Employee Benefit Plan Review. He and his co-authors cover the best risk management strategies for employers offering retirement benefits. His co-authors are Corwin Zass, Tim Leier, Richard Farr, and Kelvin Wilson. Corwin Zass is a principal at Actuarial Risk Management, a BDOUSA…

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NLRB Announces Proposed Rule on Posting Employee Rights

insights January 14, 2011

The NLRB proposed a rule which would require all employers to post notices informing employees of their rights under the National Labor Relations Act.   On December 22, 2010, the National Labor Relations Board proposed a rule which would require all employers- union and non-union alike- to post notices informing employees of their rights under…

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New Legal Trap for Employers in Hiring Independent Contractors

insights New Legal Trap for Employers in Hiring Independent Contractors Michael Moradzadeh · October 21, 2009

The United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, in a September 10, 2009 ruling, held that an employer can be held liable for discriminatory hiring decisions made by its independent contractors. The case involved an independent contractor acting on behalf of the employer, telling the plaintiff that “they were looking for someone younger”.…

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