Online Privacy (or the Lack Thereof) Can Really Kill the Mood
We all know the saying “What happens in Vegas stays in Vegas,” referring to the idea that whatever crazy antics people get themselves into in Las Vegas will not be disclosed by others and vice versa. It would seem many people think that this sort of “bro code” also applies to Internet activities. This misconception […]
Non-Compete Agreements: Even Jimmy John’s Requires Them
Often times, employers require their employees to sign non-compete agreements that are designed to restrict an employee’s post-employment competition. Typically, these agreements restrain employees from competing with the employer for a certain period of time in a certain geographic area. Non-compete agreements are most commonly found in employment contracts and are not limited to just high […]
What Does the SCOTUS Ruling on Same-Sex Marriage Mean for Employers?
What policy changes will employers need to make to comply with the U. S. Supreme Court’s recent ruling upholding same-sex marriage? For some helpful insights, see “Employers need to examine policies, laws in light of Supreme Court same-sex marriage ruling” by Tammy Binford with Business and Legal Resources and HRHero.com.
Does your Company Dress Code Need Alterations?
If your company has not updated its dress code policy this year, it’s time to do so. On June 1, 2015, the U.S. Supreme Court made clear in EEOC v. Abercrombie & Fitch Stores, Inc., that dress codes must have flexibility to allow for exceptions based on religion when it would not result in a […]
A Quick Guide to Calculating Child Support
A question I am asked often is “how do I calculate my child support obligation?” Under Texas Law, the amount of current child support a parent is obligated to pay is based on a parent’s income available for child support and the number of children that the parent has an obligation to support. The chart […]