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Blitman & King Partner Brian J. LaClair to Present at the Onondaga County Bar Association’s 20th Annual Bridge the Gap Program
Blitman & King Partner Brian J. LaClair will be presenting at the Onondaga County Bar Association’s 20th Annual Bridge the Gap Program, a continuing legal education program which focuses on the needs of newly admitted attorneys. Brian will be presenting on the topic of Employment Law alongside OCBA President and Staff Attorney at Legal Services […]
Blitman & King Attorneys to Present at ABA’s 10th Annual Labor and Employment Law Conference in Chicago
Blitman & King attorneys Brian J. LaClair and Bryan T. Arnault will be presenting separate programs at the ABA’s Annual Labor & Employment Law Conference. The conference will be held from November 9-12, 2016 at the Sheraton Grand Hotel in downtown Chicago. On November 10, Bryan Arnault will be a panelist for a conference program […]
The use of Executive Retention Agreements (“Agreement” or “Agreements”) generally occurs in two broad situations. First, the agreement is a reward in recognition of the executive’s significant contribution to the creation of value and leadership within the company. Alternatively, an executive may know or suspect their employer is going to be acquired or their employment security is in danger for another reason outside of the executive’s control.
Executives of Nonprofits and Tax-Exempts Under ScrutinyUnlawful Terminations and the Impact of Recent Court Decisions | Employment Law
The Internal Revenue Service and other governmental agencies are scrutinizing the pay practices of nonprofit organizations. Specifically, federal and state initiatives, trends and best practices are placing nonprofit organizations under pressure to disclose and justify the executive compensation programs. It is particularly important that executives of nonprofit organizations have their contracts for executive compensation reviewed […]
The National Labor Relations Board (Board or NLRB) has long held that the purported waiver of a party's statutory rights under the National Labor Relations Act (Act) is effective if and only if the relinquishment was "clear and unmistakable."
We all know that winning at the NLRB is hardly the end of the story
The Small Employer Tax Credit
Daniel E. Kornfeld, and Brian LaClair--a Partner and Associate, respectively, in Blitman & King's Labor and Employment Practice--recently discussed unlawful terminations and the impact of recent court decisions at Blitman & King's 22nd Annual Labor & Employment Seminar. The discussion included the continued impact of the U.S. Supreme Court's decision holding that verbal complaint may support a claim for retaliation under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).
The Basic Rules for Service Providers