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Tag Archives: Retailer

Weekly catch-up

Posted in HR
Hot diggity! The summer 2017 edition of Retailer is out! Allison Wallrapp of our Tampa Office has a fascinating feature article about the use of robots in the retail industry and how it may not be such a bad thing for human employees. In addition, we have a graphic showing the jurisdictions that currently ban private… Continue Reading

Weekly catch-up

Posted in Safety
The last Retailer of 2016 is out! With Black Friday approaching, Toby Dykes of our Birmingham Office has a great feature on crowd dynamics and OSHA’s guidance on how retail employers can keep their employees safe during the busiest shopping season of the year. We also have graphics showing retailers’ projected earnings and hiring plans for the holidays,… Continue Reading

Weekly catch-up

Posted in Constangy News, Corporate Culture, FOCUS, Wage-Hour, WARN
Hot dawg! Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete has been named by Vault.com as the best law firm in the country for women lawyers and the best law firm in the country for minority lawyers. Heather Owen has the whole wonderful story at FOCUS, our women’s leadership blog. This latest honor comes on the heels of our having been named… Continue Reading

Your labor and employment reading for this weekend.

Posted in Constangy News, Discrimination, FOCUS, Labor Relations, Labor Trafficking, Non-Competition, Only in California
Federal protection for trade secrets, “suitable seating,” inadvertent labor trafficking, Uber’s status as an employer — whew! Be sure to check these out if you haven’t already: *Billy Hammel of our Austin Office and Bill McMahon of our Winston-Salem Office (and my next-door neighbor), with Anna Rothschild of our Washington D.C. Metro Office, are digging… Continue Reading