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Taxation of employment, severance and settlement agreements
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • August 15 2007

Drafting agreements, including employment, severance and settlement agreements, which properly protect the company’s interests and achieve the intended results is just one of the myriad tasks that general counsel must perform expertly


Be Careful in Granting Profits Interests to Your Key Employees; New IRS Regulations Suggest the IRS is Keen on Form K-1 Filing
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • May 12 2016

On May 5, 2016, the Department of Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service published final and temporary regulations amending Treasury Regulations


What employers should know about the EEOC’s new EEO-1 form and reporting requirements
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • July 18 2007

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) recently implemented a new EEO-1 form, changing the annual reporting requirements for covered employers


A U.S. employer’s guide to basic UK employment and immigration laws
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • March 31 2015

UK employment law is constantly developing and it has been challenging for employers to keep up with the changes in recent years. All employers in


Leyshon v. Diehl Controls: Illinois appellate court upholds $8 million defamation award in favor of former employee terminated “for cause"
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • February 7 2011

Employers who terminate employees "for cause" should take note of a recent Illinois appellate court decision upholding an $8 million verdict in favor of a terminated employee


Texas Supreme Court allows coverage of punitive damages for gross negligence in workers' compensation case
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • March 13 2008

On February 15, 2008, the Texas Supreme Court issued its opinion in Fairfield Insurance Co. v. Stephens Martin Paving, LP, No. 04-0728, 2008 WL 400397, in which it held, in a workers’ compensation setting, that Texas public policy did not prohibit insurance coverage for “exemplary” damages resulting from an employer’s gross negligence


Recent developments in wage and hour law
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • January 28 2013

October and November were busy months in the world of wage and hour law. In our continuing efforts to keep our clients and friends apprised of recent


A covenant not to compete or a forfeiture clause? A distinction that matters
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • September 8 2014

The Supreme Court of Texas recently issued its long-awaited opinion in the case of Drennen v. Exxon Mobil Corporation, and in doing so has approved


Why your company should care about employee blogging
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • April 26 2007

The Internet Age has many benefits for employers, including the ability to communicate quickly and effectively with employees


Age-based testing of physicians: best practices or blatant age discrimination?
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • March 18 2013

Stanford Hospital and Clinics in Stanford, California recently implemented its "Late Career Practitioner Policy," requiring physicians over the age