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July 29, 2022

The Resurgence of Union Workforces

Unions are making a comeback. While unionization efforts at Starbucks have garnered most of the media’s attention, union election petitions (the first step for unions to represent employees) are up nearly 60% from last year. Retail, health care, manufacturing and technology sectors have seen the most activity.


July 29, 2022

Three Common Estate Plan Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

Consider this a guide to ensuring both you and your client are completing the necessary follow-up steps that will mitigate as much stress as possible during an already stressful time.


July 15, 2022

U.S. Supreme Court Decision Has Important Implications for Arbitration Agreements

In the recent case of Morgan v. Sundance, Inc., the U.S. Supreme Court declined to enforce an arbitration provision after the employer delayed too long in moving to compel arbitration. Resolving a split amongst federal courts of appeal, the Supreme Court held that arbitration agreements are to be treated like any other contract, and that a party may not rely upon a lack of prejudice to the other side to avoid a waiver of its right to arbitrate.


July 15, 2022

IP Symbols: What They Mean, Why They Matter and What They Protect

Protection of intellectual property (IP) has become vitally important in business. The most common areas of IP are patents, trade secrets, trademarks and copyrights. 


July 01, 2022

A New Normal: Littler Mendelson Surveys Local and National Employers

Since the start of the pandemic, workplace regulations and employee expectations have evolved rapidly. In May 2022, Littler Mendelson published its Annual Employer Survey Report analyzing information collected from 1,275 in-house attorneys, C-suite executives and human resources workers on a range of complex employment law issues – from vaccine mandates and return-to-work policies to employee retention, workplace diversity and artificial intelligence.


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