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Harassment “Must-Have” no. 4: The Determination 6-16-15

June 23 2015, 4:28 pm

http://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/harassment-must-have-no-4-the-82901/ Bruce’s Summary: A great overview and down to earth explanation of one of the hardest parts of an investigation. Judgmental decisions have to be made based on what evidence is collected. Good article! “None of the information contained herein should be construed as legal advice, nor are Calvin Associates consultants engaged to offer legal […]

DOJ Provides Guidance on its Expectations of “Best Practices” for Corporate Internal Investigations

June 15 2015, 3:41 pm

http://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/doj-provides-guidance-on-its-43841/ Bruce’s Summary: Mr. Illovsky gives a good overview of recent speeches by the DOJ on its definition of corporate best practices in evaluating the timeliness and quality of a company’s internal investigation. For those who fall under the DOJ’s realm, now would be a good time to ensure their house is in order prior […]

Lawsuits Challenge Classification of Uber Drivers as Independent Contractors

June 08 2015, 6:18 pm

http://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/lawsuits-challenge-classification-of-96447/ Bruce’s Summary: This article identifies an example of one of the “who controls what?”- challenges in our on-demand economy. In the case of Uber – is your driver an employee of the company and entitled to benefits under the law, or an independent contractor who must provide their own? Who foots the bill? The […]