Category: Employment Related Agreements
#MeToo Hits Employers Paying To Cover Up Misconduct
With limited exceptions, payments made by employers to settle lawsuits, and related attorneys’ fees, are generally deductible as ordinary and necessary business expenses. On December 22, 2017, the President signed reforms to the United States Tax Code. Lost in the conversation about the changes to tax rates and various deductions is a provision, proposed by […]Read More
Recent Decision Demonstrates Need for Careful Crafting of Restrictive Covenants
A recent appellate decision by the Superior Court of Pennsylvania underscores the need for employers to carefully review the language of restrictive covenants and illustrates how a lack of precision can result in uncertainty and costly litigation.Read More
Are Electronic Signatures Valid for Employment Related Agreements?
In our ever increasing digital age, it should come as no surprise that employers are frequently turning to the use of electronic signatures. But will they hold up in court? Developing case law suggests yes but there are additional hurdles employers must be aware of with electronic signatures. The “I Never Electronically Signed Anything” DefenseRead More