By Brad Adler and Marty Heller
Many employers simply misunderstand the scope of the outside sales exemption and misclassify employees under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). This article will help you to better understand how to evaluate and classify an employee as an exempt outside sales employee
By Sun Choy and David Cole
There are some pragmatic, preventative measures that businesses can follow to put themselves in the best position to handle e-discovery issues if and when litigation arises.
By Kamy Molavi
What should you do when a company is not performing as required in a construction contract? The consequences of this decision are significant, and it merits careful consideration. The wrong decision can lead to the foreclosure of options and remedies otherwise available, and in the worst case, may result in significant liability. Engineering the best answer requires, at minimum, estimating the actual and potential impacts of non-performance, assessing the feasibility and costs of alternatives, and critically, understanding your contract.
By Bobby Baker
The Georgia General Assembly has now passed the halfway point of its Legislative Session and the issues of immigration, water and tax reform still dominate the session. On February 24 the Senate approved (46-4) the amended state budget of $18 billion for the remainder of FY 2011. The supplemental budget cut most state agencies by 4%, and it will go to a conference committee to work out the differences between the House and Senate. What is notable and encouraging, is that actual revenue growth is 4.8% over FY 2010 revenue collections and FY 2011 should end in a surplus of several hundred million dollars.