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A few new year's resolutions for your dealership
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • February 1 2013

This is the time of year when most of us have made - and maybe already broken - our own personal New Year's resolutions. It's also a good time to


Service writer update
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • August 1 2012

In April 2011, President Obama's Labor Department (DOL) announced that it was reverting to a position it had abandoned back in 1987


Back to the basics: hiring good employees
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • February 1 2010

In talking with dealerships around the country, it looks as if there is light approaching the end of the tunnel


A picture is worth 1,000 words and Facebook ups that ante
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • November 1 2011

In the last edition of Dealership Update, we talked about the potential problems that a dealership faces when it reacts to an employee's Facebook postings


A better mousetrap?
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • May 2 2011

One area where many dealership managers continue to struggle is in effectively counseling poorly performing employees - and documenting that effort


A supervisor’s guide to social media, Part one
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • May 1 2012

Over the past couple of years, we have seen hundreds of articles extolling the virtues and benefits of "social media" for every kind of business


A supervisor’s guide to social media, part two
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • August 1 2012

In our last issue we began an analysis of the legal pitfalls managers can face when dealing with problems created by employees' use, and misuse, of social media like Facebook, YouTube and Twitter


Extra pay for a courtesy inspection?
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • August 3 2010

A dealership recently received a demand letter from an attorney for a former technician


The party's over
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • November 2 2010

Many dealerships treat their dealer trade drivers (DX drivers, auction drivers, hikers, etc.) as "contract labor" or "independent contractors," paying them a lump sum for their services and withholding no taxes


Does your holiday policy need a tune up?
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • February 1 2011

During the last several months, we have received numerous calls from clients about holidays and holiday pay