Articles From Alan M. Kaplan

New federal government ruling approves companies’ employment policies By Alan M. Kaplan Intellectual Property, January 2019 To protect a company’s intellectual property, companies need to be mindful of federal and state statutes and regulations as well as decisions by different government agencies.
New federal government ruling approves companies’ employment policies By Alan M. Kaplan Business Advice and Financial Planning, October 2018 To protect a company’s intellectual property, companies need to be mindful of federal and state statutes and regulations as well as decisions by different government agencies.
Every company needs an anti-harassment program By Alan M. Kaplan Business Advice and Financial Planning, January 2018 Every employer needs to implement an anti-harassment program. Here's what it should include.
Are the company’s severance and settlement agreements enforceable? By Alan M. Kaplan Business Advice and Financial Planning, July 2014 The decision in EEOC v. CVS Pharmacy, Inc., which was filed in February of this year, may affect what language can be used in enforceable severance agreements.
News from the National Labor Relations Board By Alan M. Kaplan Business Advice and Financial Planning, April 2012 President Obama recently appointed three new members to the NLRB.
Employees vote out union after company-filed petition for election By Alan M. Kaplan Corporate Law Departments, May 2011 In a seldom-used procedure under the National Labor Relations Act (“Act”), the company filed a special "RM Petition" requesting an election.
What to do when an OSHA inspector comes to your job site By Alan M. Kaplan Corporate Law Departments, May 2011 An overview of the steps to follow when an OSHA inspector arrives at a company’s job site.
Managing the risks of implementing cost savings in a challenging economy By Alan M. Kaplan & Frank J. Del Barto Business Advice and Financial Planning, April 2011 Because employment decisions may have a less-than-obvious impact on the company’s other operations, a company should consult with attorneys in other areas of practice for additional guidance.
Double breasting: how not to run afoul of the law By Alan M. Kaplan Labor and Employment Law, March 2002 Many companies want to split their operations into two halves--one company with union contracts and one company without union contracts.
A general guide to employment agreements By Alan M. Kaplan Labor and Employment Law, March 2002 An employment agreement, like other agreements, creates what every business person wants--certainty. Under American law, parties in a relationship may create their own rules to govern a specific business relationship, as long as the parties meet certain requirements.

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