Monthly Archives: March 2014

Drafting the Employee Handbook

Are you an employer? Then you should have an employee handbook. If you don’t have one, now is the time to procure one. If you do have one, then now is the time to review your handbook to ensure it … Continue reading

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Employer Can’t Avoid California Kin Care Law Through ERISA

The California Court of Appeals recently held in Airline Pilots Association International v. United Airlines, Inc. that employer United Airlines could not escape compliance with California’s “Kin Care” Law by creating an employee sick leave plan and trust and claiming … Continue reading

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Iowa Prohibits Fee Set-Off for Successful Plaintiffs in Legal Malpractice Actions

by Steven Markowitz Iowa Joins Majority of Jurisdictions Prohibiting Fee Set-Off for Successful Plaintiffs in Legal Malpractice Actions Recently the Iowa Supreme Court in Hook v. Trevino (2013) 839 N.W.2d 434 (“Hook”) held that a defendant attorney in a legal malpractice … Continue reading

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