HR Recordkeeping

You’ve probably heard this in a legal seminar at some point…..”document, document, document”. Why is this so important? Why do attorneys tear their hair out when they get the call from a business client seeking help after the fact and find that there is no internal documentation of the matter. “We had meetings with theContinue reading “HR Recordkeeping”

Sarbanes Who??

The American Competitiveness and Corporate Accountability Act of 2002, commonly known as the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, or “Sox” for short, was signed into law on July 30, 2002. The Act was passed in response to several corporate scandals (think Enron) and was intended to rebuild public trust in the corporate sector. Although most provisions of Sarbanes-OxleyContinue reading “Sarbanes Who??”

Affirmative Action versus Equal Employment Opportunity

There is a lot of confusion out there about the difference between equal employment opportunity and affirmative action.  Both apply to the workplace, protecting individuals from discrimination based on race, religion, gender, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, etc. But affirmative action requirements apply only to a subset of the employers in the U.S., thoseContinue reading “Affirmative Action versus Equal Employment Opportunity”