Wells & Drew

Wal-Mart Gains Favorable U.S. SC Decision in Gender-bias Class Action Suit

6/30/ 2011   In what can be considered as a significant victory for businesses, the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday handed a favorable decision for retail giant Wal-Mart in a class action lawsuit that alleged discrimination against female employees. The
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Legal System Taught to Companies and Employees by Lawyers

6/29/2011   Small-business owners are being taken back to school by a newly formed law firm, which provide employment education that many did not have any idea they needed. According to Alan Crone, a long-time employment attorney, possessing a basic
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Law School Ranking Methodology to be changed by US News in the Wake of ABA Action

6/29/2011   The law school ranking methodology being used by the U.S. News and World Report will most likely be changed to reflect the new and more accurate job placement information which the law school accrediting arm of ABA has
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The K.I.S.S. Guide to Great Logo Design

How do clients and customers come to know your business?  Mostly they see your company logo—on your Web site, in an advertisement—long before they decide to contact you.  Logos are a vital element of that all-important “first impression.”  A good
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Immigrant Women Vulnerable to Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

6/26/2011   The city of New York, even during the earliest days of Dutch settlers, has been the first stop for countless immigrants coming into the United States., which in recent years also included immigrants from Africa. Over half a
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E-Verify Bill Not Sure to be supported by Hastings

6/26/2011   Rep. Doc Hastings said that he will first give the the House Republican bill that seeks to require employees all across America to use E-Verify a good and thorough look before it gets his vote. The Republican representative
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States Take Steps To Curtail Illegal Immigration

6/25/2011   The federal government is intensifying the crackdown on the use of undocumented immigrant labor. On Wednesday, the Immigration and Customs Enforcement informed thousands of companies that their hiring records will be inspected. But increasingly, it is the states
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Cold Medication Still Perceived as a Challenge in War against Meth

6/25/2011   The state of Tennessee gained the lead in methamphetamine lab seizures last year. At the same time, the lawmakers in that state also got busy passing one of the most comprehensive sets of anti-meth laws since 2005. However,
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Barger & Wolen Joined by the Former President of ACIC

6/24/2011   The former president of the Association of California Insurance Companies (ACIC), Samuel Sorich, has joined the firm of Barger & Wolen as Of Counsel on June 15. Sorich, who has served the insurance industry for over 30 years,
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Dishonest Employers Targeted by Recently Signed ‘Wage Theft’ Law

6/24/2011   A revised state law, which was recently signed by Texas Gov. Rick Perry, promises to make it tough for dishonest employers to manipulate the wages of their employees. KFOX 14 revealed last week that several dozens of construction
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