These days, there seems to be a lot of discussion about protecting your company’s sensitive information. Generally, employment contracts will include some version of a non-disclosure provision that binds the employee to secrecy with respect to the company’s sensitive information. But what measures can be taken to protect your company when an employee leaves your organization?
End-User License Agreements (“EULA”) are legally binding contracts between the owner of a product (often software) (“Licensor”) and the end-user (“Licensee”). These agreements are critical for Licensors to protect their rights in their products and to manage expectations with Licensees. Here are three simple ways a robust EULA can benefit your business.
With operations resuming and starting to return to normal after COVID-19, employers are re-assessing and re-structuring their workplace. In some cases, they are hiring talent previously employed by companies within the same industry. It is generally permissible to undertake this action. However, there are some factors for employers to consider, before doing so.
A fractional chief operating officer, or COO, handles the big-picture operation needs of a business on a part-time basis. The fractional COO helps the owner or CEO with growth challenges until the day comes when the company is ready to hire or promote a full-time COO.
Ever notice that privacy notices are ubiquitous on the internet these days? It seems like you cannot visit a website without being barraged by a privacy notice of sorts.
California employers know that overtime premiums are costly, and employers often ask us if there is a way to legally avoid paying overtime to non-exempt employees. There is potentially—and it involves the adoption of Alternative Workweek Schedule (“AWS”).
Small and midsize businesses can face a quandary when it comes time to broaden their reach. They need an in-house attorney who can help with compliance and business transactions. Yet, many cannot afford a full-time general counsel. This is where the fractional general counsel comes in. A fractional general counsel, or GC, provides businesses with the legal and managerial skills of in-house counsel with the cost-effectiveness of a contract employee.
When was the last time you revised your Employee Handbook? We recommend that employers do so at least once every two years to keep up-to-date with legal changes.