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Protect your brand by registering your trademarks with the forthcoming .sucks domain

USA - June 18 2015 Starting this weekend, the ".sucks" domain name will be available for purchase by the general public. The .sucks domain name is one of more than 500

What is “just cause” termination?

USA - November 6 2013 There are a lot of loose terms in the world of employment law. Terms such as "at-will", "contract", "progressive discipline" and other common terms

Does a supervisor’s use of the words “historically” and “old school” prove age discrimination?

USA - June 24 2015 No - the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals recently rejected a plaintiff's argument that his supervisor's use of the terms "historically" and "old

Don’t forget: the minimum wage in Minnesota will increase on August 1, 2015

USA - June 22 2015 On August 1, 2015, the minimum wage will increase again for Minnesota employers. Here's what employers need to know about the minimum wage increase

A demand letter or refund request may constitute a claim

USA - June 22 2015 Most business owners know that when they are sued, they should immediately report the claim to their insurer in order to ensure coverage. But, a

Court decertifies FLSA collective action based on alleged meal period violations

USA - July 2 2015 A federal court recently decertified a proposed FLSA collective action based on allegedly uncompensated work performed during meal periods. In

Are male strippers exempt from the FLSA as creative professionals?

USA - June 30 2015 No - the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia recently rejected the argument that male strippers qualify as exempt "creative

Does a supervisor’s use of the words “historically” and “old school” prove age discrimination?

USA - June 24 2015 No - the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals recently rejected a plaintiff's argument that his supervisor's use of the terms "historically" and "old

Don’t forget: the minimum wage in Minnesota will increase on August 1, 2015

USA - June 22 2015 On August 1, 2015, the minimum wage will increase again for Minnesota employers. Here's what employers need to know about the minimum wage increase

A demand letter or refund request may constitute a claim

USA - June 22 2015 Most business owners know that when they are sued, they should immediately report the claim to their insurer in order to ensure coverage. But, a