Marriage on the Rocks: Prenups- The Good, the Bad, the Funny

Rachel Mech and Emily Shank talk prenups – the good, the bad, and the funny. ABOUT RACHEL MECH [email protected] | 410.209.6447 Rachel represents family and business clients in domestic and international civil litigation. Rachel’s experience includes representing family law clients in state, interstate, and international child abduction cases, and cases involving, divorce, custody, visitation, adoption, child support, domestic violence, and gender […]

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Ninth Circuit Continues to Write the Story of Employment Arbitration Agreements in California

For our readers who are following the ongoing battle over employer arbitration agreements in California, you have probably been following the legal battle over AB 51 (2019), which added section 432.6 to the California Labor Code. When AB 51 was first signed by the governor, we expected that it would be challenged based on preemption by the Federal […]

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Read Delete: The World’s Most Liveable Cities

The World’s Most Liveable Cities Each year, The Economist publishes a ranking of the cities with the best living conditions. In 2022, the list was influenced not only by the Covid-19 pandemic but also the war in Ukraine, with Kyiv being removed from the survey and both Moscow and St Petersburg seeing a fall in their scores due […]

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OK at Work: Quiet Quitting

Quiet quitting is a concept that has been making headlines. Quiet quitting is not a new concept, but it may be more likely that it may go unnoticed by employers in a virtual environment. This week on OK at Work, Sarah Sawyer and Russell Berger discuss the concept of quiet quitting, how it impacts employers, and actions they can […]

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What Effect Has The #metoo Movement Had on Workplace Culture?

I am often asked what lasting impact the #metoo movement has had in California and the United States, where I practice employment law. The global social protest and media flurry that stemmed from disclosures about Harvey Weinstein have receded in light of many other workplace challenges that emerged during the pandemic. These include talent retention […]

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Sued? What to Know

It can feel like a nightmare. You walk into work or arrive home and find out that someone is suing you or your business. Your head floods with worst-case scenarios. While a pending lawsuit can be stressful, it is also manageable if direct and immediate action is taken. The following are simple steps that you […]

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Same-Sex Marriages – Is Obergfell v Hodges next on the Supreme Court Chopping Block?

Obergefell v. Hodges is the landmark 2015 U.S. Supreme Court decision that legally recognized same-sex marriages and ruled that the right to enter into a same-sex marriage was protected by the U.S. Constitution. Going forward, same-sex couples were guaranteed to be accorded the same rights and privileges that heterosexual couples enjoy. That is and has […]

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The Dangers of Wrongful Dismissal in the Age of Long-COVID

While much of the world is starting to see the light at the end of the tunnel with respect to the Covid-19 pandemic, the effects of the virus are still very much affecting the workplace.  There is a staggering amount of the workforce in North America who have been rendered unable to work due to […]

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One year exoneration of the payment of Income Tax for Cooperative Associations

Presidential Decree No 4 695 was published in Official Gazette No 42 339 of June 15 2022 exonerating from the payment of Income Tax (the territorial net taxable income obtained by Cooperative Associations Please find below the most relevant aspects of this Decree : 1. Exoneration By means of the Decree, the territorial net taxable […]

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Delphi insights: A major reform of Swedish employment law

Several changes have been introduced in Swedish employment law during the summer and when Swedish employers now are facing the autumn, they must review both their employment agreements and their routines. In this article, we are summarizing the biggest changes that are important for employers to keep an extra eye on. On 8 June 2022, […]

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ABM Chambers joins IR as the exclusive Employment Law (Corporate) Member in Uganda

IR Global, the world’s largest exclusive network of advisory firms is delighted to introduce Naomi Byabazaire Mwebaze of ABM Chambers has joined IR as our exclusive Employment Law (Corporate) in Uganda Naomi is a partner at the firm and currently, in charge of Human Resources and Administration. She has over 10 years’ experience as a corporate […]

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