Video: 2022 – A Year in Review – Employment Law This Week

As featured in #WorkforceWednesday:  This week, we’re recapping some of the most significant changes that impacted employers in 2022.

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QR codes with company logos can be a recipe for disaster – or a patent lawsuit

Say your company wants to run a new advertising campaign that includes a QR code for people to scan for additional information about your products or services. Not only that, but your creative team decides to go a step further and include your company logo in the middle of the QR code. You launch your advertising campaign hoping for an increase in business – but the next thing you know, you are being sued for patent infringement in federal court.

This exact scenario is happening with many companies in the food service industry.

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Time Is Money: A Quick Wage-Hour Tip on … New State and Local Minimum Wage Rates Go Into Effect On January 1, 2023

We seem to say this every year — December always seems to go by far too fast.  And with holidays and vacations, not to mention many employees still working remotely, it’s not unusual for matters to be put off until the new year — or for a project or two to fall through the cracks.

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Establishing a Business Entity: Another Collaboration From Sharon Druker

Since 2015, Sharon G. Druker, Ad. E., is co-author of the chapter on Canada in Establishing a Business Entity: An International Guide, a manual on creating businesses in 40 jurisdictions. The 2022 edition of this publication offered by the International Lawyers Network, an association of law firms in 67 countries, has just been released. It can be downloaded at no cost.

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ILN Welcomes New Member Firms in Slovenia and Germany

The International Lawyers Network (“ILN”) is so happy to close out the year by officially welcoming our two newest member firms in Slovenia and Germany respectively, Law firm Kavčič, Bračun & Partners, o.p., d.o.o. and Wagner Rechtsanwalts- und Notarkanzlei.

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Sharon Druker and Rhona Luger Collaborate on an International Manual on Real Estate Transactions

The International Lawyers Network [ILN], an association of 91 full-service legal firms with over 5,000 lawyers in 67 countries, just announced the release of the seventh edition of Buying and Selling Real Estate: An International Guide, a manual on the purchase and sale of real estate in some 30 jurisdictions. The manual can be downloaded at no cost.

Sharon G. Druker, Ad. E., and Rhona Luger are the editors of the chapter on the Quebec regime, that discusses numerous questions related to residential as well as commercial transactions.

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U.S. News & World Report – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” 2023 Report Recognizes Six Practices

Royer Cooper Cohen Braunfeld is pleased to announce that six practice areas have been recognized in the 2023 edition of the U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” report. We are honored that multiple practices have been ranked again, including Bankruptcy for the third year and Intellectual Property for the second year. And we are thrilled that our Tax, Real Estate, and Private Client Services (Trusts & Estates) practices are joining the rankings this year.

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NLRB Dramatically Increases Liability for Unfair Labor Practices with Far-Reaching “Consequential Damages”

On December 13, 2022, the National Labor Relations Board (“Board” or “NLRB”) issued a decision that greatly broadens the remedies available for violations of the National Labor Relations Act (“Act”). Prior to this decision, the Board’s “make whole” remedies for more than 80 years have generally included only backpay, reasonable search-for-work expenses, and interim employment expenses.

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ILN 7th Ed. of "Buying & Selling Real Estate: An Int’l Guide"

EXP Legal is a member of the International Lawyers Network, which facilitates personal relationships among…
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ILN Releases 9th Edition of Corporate Publication, Offering a Summary of Key Corporate Law Principles in 40 Countries

Our final guide of the week is also the biggest one!

The International Lawyers Network’s Corporate Specialty Group is delighted to announce the ninth release of its corporate publication, “Establishing a Business Entity: An International Guide.” This collaborative electronic guide offers a summary of key corporate law principles in 40 countries across the globe, serving as a quick, practical reference for those establishing an entity in these jurisdictions.

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