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Preparing for a Franchisor Bankruptcy Filing

For franchisees, weathering a franchisor bankruptcy filing requires preparation, including obtaining a working knowledge of the particular issues raised in such a filing.  To learn more, click on the link below to an article recently published […]

Workplace Violence: 5 Steps to Avoid Legal Liability

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) defines workplace violence as "violent acts (including physical assaults and threats of assaults) directed toward persons at work or on duty."  Violent crime in the workplace has become […]

Michael A. Logan

Discussing Wages: "So, how much do you get paid?"

Putting tact aside, many employees ask their co-workers how much they get paid. And for a variety reasons, many employers discourage their employees from disclosing or sharing wage or salary information with their co-workers. Some employers still have […]

5th Circuit Bankruptcy Summary: In re BP RE, L.P., 2013 WL 5975030

The case is In re BP RE, L.P., 2013 WL 5975030 (Nov. 11, 2013).  The case involved BP RE, L.P. (“BPRE”) which filed Chapter 11 in the Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Texas, Waco Division.  BPRE filed state-court […]

Is Your Business Ready For a 40% Increase in Minimum Wage?

Momentum is building for an increase in the federal minimum wage, with the only remaining questions being "How much?" and "How soon?"  President Obama called upon Congress in this year's State of the Union speech to raise the federal minimum wage.  […]

Bankruptcies Bring Acquisition Opportunities

A bankruptcy filing may be an opportunity for the acquisition opportunities of individual assets, or an entire going concern business.   To learn more, click on the link below to an article published recently by the online news […]

Is Anxiety a Disability under the ADA?

The Americans with Disabilities Act ("ADA") requires an employer to make reasonable accommodations for an employee that has a disability.   In 2008, Congress enacted the ADA Amendment Act of 2008 ("ADAAA"), which broadened the definition and the scope […]