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Jul 27, 2017

Employers Pull Plug on Remote Work

The tide may be turning away from remote work arrangements, such that companies are seeking enhanced control over the workday, including direct contact with and by employees.  The change will be good for some companies but not necessarily for all, depending upon the nature of the business.  We’ll see what happens as companies that make the change monitor the impact on their bottom line.  … Read More

Apr 24, 2017

2017 Wall Street Women Forum: Recharging in Times of Change

Our firm is a sponsor of RegentAtlantic’s Wall Street Women Forum to be held on April 26 in New York.
I will be attending and am looking forward to the event, which will “address career and personal issues in the face of the rapidly changing landscape of the industry.”  For more information on the upcoming event, you may visit RegentAtlantic.com.… Read More

Jul 20, 2012

Part IV: Negotiating the Employment Package That Is Best for You – The Fine Print Matters

The next critical step to take in the negotiation of an employment package is:
  1. The Termination Scenarios.  Defining the circumstances under which the employment relationship can be terminated is essential. Considerable attention should be paid to the definitions of “cause” and “good reason.” Not focusing on the details of the definitions can have costly ramifications. Employers seek a broad definition of “cause” to afford greater latitude in terminating an executive and avoiding an obligation to pay severance. 
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Jan 11, 2012

When Should You Retain Counsel in connection with Termination of Employment?

I was recently asked when you should retain counsel in connection with termination of your employment. The answer depends on your individual situation.

If you are experiencing difficulties in your current position or anticipate being fired, counsel can be a helpful behind the scenes guide. Strategies can be implemented to help achieve better than initially expected results in the event of a termination of employment.… Read More

Jan 05, 2012

“GET IT IN WRITING!!”

Today is a Strategy Day.  Today’s strategy is “GET IT IN WRITING!!”

Seems obvious, but you would not believe how many individuals start employment without a writing.  This happens regardless of the law requiring offer letters in many jurisdictions.

While “GET IT IN WRITING” are words that you would expect to hear from an attorney, it really holds true.  You should not leave one job until you memorialize and both parties sign an agreement to the terms of the new job.… Read More

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