As a business owner, you probably have an employee handbook. You may have had it drafted by an attorney or perhaps an employee downloaded a template from the internet and adapted it to your situation.
Kathryn Lease Simpson
Mette, Evans & Woodside Hosts Inns of Court Conference
Mette, Evans & Woodside hosted a conference for local Inns of Court leaders in June 2018 at its office.
Four Mette, Evans & Woodside Attorneys Named “Super Lawyers”
Mette, Evans & Woodside attorneys Kathryn L. Simpson, James L. Goldsmith and Michael A. Farrell were named as top attorneys in Pennsylvania by Super Lawyers. Attorney Victoria P. Edwards was also recognized by Super Lawyer as a Rising Star. The Super Lawyers honor is reserved for attorneys who exhibit excellence in their legal practice, with just five percent achieving the recognition in the state.
Background Investigation of Prospective Executive Hires: a Necessary Evil
What can you do to prevent hiring a harasser? This is the question many companies are asking themselves as each day another member of the “C-suite” is accused of sexual misconduct.
There’s a New I-9 in Town
Starting on September 18, 2017, all employers will be required to have completed a new I-9 Form for every NEW employee. However, you can start using the new form immediately.
Mette, Evans & Woodside Teams Up With RSVP for Children’s Book Drive
Firm’s Second Annual Book Drive With An Increased Goal Of 1,800 Books
Mette, Evans & Woodside is partnering with RSVP of the Capital Region for a children’s book collection drive. Collection of new and gently used books for children ages 4 to 12 will begin on September 11th and continue through October 27th.
Kathryn L. Simpson Elected President of the Lipsitt Inn of Court
Kathryn L. Simpson, a Shareholder with Mette, Evans & Woodside, was elected President of the Honorable William W. Lipsitt American Inn of Court.
Kathryn Simpson Named Super Lawyer
Eighth Year That Mette, Evans & Woodside Attorney Is Honored
Kathryn L. Simpson, an attorney with Mette, Evans & Woodside whose practice is in Commercial Litigation, Employment Law and Healthcare Law, was named one of the top attorneys in the Commonwealth by Pennsylvania Super Lawyers magazine. Only five percent of attorneys in Pennsylvania make the Super Lawyers list.
The Defend Trade Secrets Act: Do Your Employment Documents and Policies Comply?
The Federal Defend Trade Secrets Act (DTSA) was amended on May 11, 2016, effective immediately. The newly amended law contains a whistleblower clause that provides immunity for the disclosure of trade secrets to government officials for the sole purpose of reporting violations of the law.
Do You Have a Legal Wellness Program?
Clients who voluntarily “enroll” themselves in legal wellness programs and proactively monitor and attend to things before they become problems realize the same benefits of lower cost risks, avoiding major issues and improving overall legal health.
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