Advising Metropreneurial Legal Insights

Metropreneurial Legal Insights

“All politics is local,” former U.S. Speaker of the House Tip O’Neill is said to have made famous (even though he did not originate it). We are not quite there yet with employment laws, but increasingly state and even local...
According to a recent poll by the Society for Human Resource Management, about a third of workers reported that they are or have been in a relationship with a coworker. The number is not surprising when you think about...
One of the hard things for business people dealing with legal issues is that there seems to be so much uncertainty. Correction – there usually is uncertainty.   That’s tough for clients. So many are used to feeling mastery over their professional affairs,...
Ohio employers utilize non-compete agreements to keep their highly sought after employees from walking out the door to a competitor. While non-compete agreements are enforced by Ohio courts, they are heavily scrutinized based upon the underlying facts in each case. The...
In some ways, you don’t want to be the guy who says, “I’ve been doing this a long time.” Often it comes across as a bit condescending, as though the fact that the speaker has been doing it longer...
If you are fortunate, your company will spend a minimum of time and money on litigation. But it's unfortunately often a reality of doing business. Companies that act like they will have litigation can make that process less burdensome, and increase...
The number one question I am getting from employers these days is how to handle employee requests for exemptions from mask and vaccine mandates. Now that Columbus Mayor Andrew Ginther has issued an executive order mandating mask usage in indoor...
COVID has given us a lot of new experts. Most obviously, there are now millions of epidemiologists in this country. There are an awful lot of HIPAA experts emerging as well. “Reasonable accommodation” is poised to be next as more employers impose...