The More Things Change, The More They Stay The Same

Superficially scored as a win for the employer, the California Supreme Court’s recent employment decision in Green v. State of California more pertinently embodies a sobering reminder that the most cost effective way to win in litigation is to take steps to avoid it.

Failure to Disclose Activity and Use Limitation (AUL) Voids Lease

This link is to a client alert written by Ann Sobolewski and Jo-Ann Marzullo on a recent Massachusetts Superior Court decision (Cummings Properties, LLC v. Massachusetts General Physicians Organization) and its implications for users of properties subject to Activity and Use Limitations (“AULs”)

Advertising and Promotion Law Alert - Forum Shopping: The Wait & Switch & Wait Game

Court Rules For Employer In Emotional Distress Case

Court clarifies how to apply the standard for summary judgment to claims alleging intentional infliction of emotional distress.

Holiday Tips to Avoid Religious Discrimination in the Workplace

The end of the year and the accompanying holidays often bring requests by employees for time off for the religious observances and requests to display religious symbols at work.

Status of "No Match" Letter Regulation and Compliance with Continued Immigration Enforcement Efforts

This edition gives a status report on the Department of Homeland Security’s rule, announced in August 2007, addressing what employers should do upon receipt of a “no-match” letter from the Social Security Administration. Implementation of the rule was recently enjoined by a federal judge, and DHS is working on a revised rule. The article goes on to provide pointers on what employers can do in response to no-match letters pending publication of the revised rule.

Code for Leasing Business Premises in England and Wales

We thought it would be helpful to draw the attention of potential occupiers and investors of commercial property to the Code for Leasing Business Premises in England and Wales…………………..

Advertising and Promotion Law Alert - "Safe," "Healthy," "Fiction" Claims Prased in Splenda War