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In the Know Series – Labor & Employment Law Changes in Delaware

Stay Ahead of the Curve with Key Insights from Our L&E Team Delaware joins the ranks of states ushering in updates to employment legislation this year. Now that the first quarter is behind us, it is crucial for construction industry employers in the First State to stay informed about these changes to ensure compliance and…

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Protecting Real Estate Rights – Filing a Lis Pendens in Virginia

In the realm of real estate litigation, securing or defending your interests during a pending legal action is paramount. One tool often utilized is the filing of a lis pendens, a Latin term meaning “suit pending.” In Virginia, the lis pendens memorandum serves as a notice to prospective buyers, lenders, or interested parties that a…

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Ask Sarah: Handling Extended Employee Absences Effectively

Dear Sarah: Help! I have an employee who has been out of work for twenty weeks. He has an “expected” return to work date, but we have not received anything definitive. Because of his absence, business is suffering, and I need to find someone to take over his job duties. What am I legally permitted…

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OK at Work: When and How to Enforce a Contract

On this week’s OK at Work, Sarah Sawyer and Russell Berger discuss proactive contract enforcement and things to consider when drafting a contract to ease enforcement. Listen to learn more. 

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Credit Card Chaos: Safeguarding Your Credit in Separation

Often spouses share joint credit cards during their marriage, or one spouse may be added as an authorized user on the other’s credit card. However, upon separation, one party may continue using the card, leading to significant debt accumulation.  When considering divorce or separation, paying prompt special attention to the status of your credit accounts…

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Legal Considerations for Warehouse Leases in the Transportation and Shipping Industries

Warehouse leases are integral to the operations of businesses within the transportation and shipping industries, providing essential storage hubs for goods in transit. Navigating the legal landscape surrounding warehouse leases requires careful consideration of various factors to protect the interests of both landlords and tenants. From mitigating liability concerns to ensuring regulatory compliance, here are…

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In the Know Series – Labor & Employment Law Changes in California

Stay Ahead of the Curve with Key Insights from Our L&E Team Now that the first quarter is behind us, all California employers should ensure that they are aware of and are in compliance with the new 2024 California employment laws. Our team has compiled a concise overview of these changes to keep you informed…

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Navigating Trademark Complexities: Meta’s Brazilian Setback

Meta Platforms Inc., the behemoth that owns Facebook, Instagram, Threads and others, recently faced a court in Brazil that prohibited the company from using the Meta trademark in the country. A digital transformation consultancy has held a registered trademark for Meta in Brazil since 1990, resulting in Meta Platforms being blocked from using the trademark….

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Unleashing Your Inner Barbie: Embracing Independence after Divorce

While some may view the Barbie Movie as nothing more than a whimsical, kitschy movie based on the famous Mattel doll. However, when viewed through the lens of Ms. Greta Gerwig, the film’s director, the film illuminates Barbie’s journey of self-discovery as Barbie learns how to stand on her own two legs, both literally and…

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Shipment Success: The Importance of Pre-Contract Qualification in Fulfillment Centers

Shipping fulfillment centers play a pivotal role in the third-party logistics ecosystem. These businesses are uniquely positioned as both a warehouse to store products sold on e-commerce sites and a service provider responsible for packing and shipping such products once ordered. This dual role creates unique liabilities and responsibilities for each of these two functions….

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