How to Prevent Trade-Secret and Employee-Mobility Suits
In-house counsel must be involved in developing and implementing policies and procedures that help the human resources department and departmental supervisors operate effectively to avoid mobility suits from former employers and prevent misconduct that requires litigation by the company to protect its own information, write Laura M. Merritt and Charles T. Graves.
Implementing a Mobile Workforce Program
With many businesses looking to cut costs and save on overhead and many workers seeking increased flexibility, in-house counsel need to be prepared to handle the legal and practical considerations of implementing a mobile workforce program, writes Jason Boulette.
What to Do When OSHA Is at the Plant Gate
Under President Barack Obama's administration, employers face a reinvigorated Occupational Safety and Health Administration, write Charles H. Wilson and Andrew J. Rolfes. In-house counsel must ensure that his or her company is prepared for an OSHA inspection and that employees know what steps to follow when a compliance officer shows up at the plant gate.