Arbitration Clauses in Employment Contracts

freelance articlesThe Federal Arbitration Act requires courts to enforce clauses in commercial contracts that require arbitration of disputes. The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that transportation workers engaged in interstate commerce are exempt from the Act. For other types of workers, the effect of the Supreme Court ruling was to reaffirm the enforceability of mandatory arbitration provisions in agreements entered into by workers engaged in interstate commerce. Continue reading

Employment Law Guidebook

freelance articlesThe U.S. Department of Labor publishes a guidebook to provide businesses with general information on the laws and regulations that the Department enforces. The guidebook describes the statutes most commonly applicable to businesses and explains how to obtain assistance from the Department for complying with them. Continue reading

Contracting with Subcontractors  
Audio – Part 1

For those of you who missed my recent speaking engagement to the INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT CONSULTANTS USA, I wanted to provide some of the key information that was addressed at that meeting. My topic was about the “Top 10 Contractual Legal Issues Faced When Using Subcontractors” and explored multiple legal issues encountered when using subcontractors for you business. Continue reading