Smooth Transitions

Smooth Transitions

Addressing the Legal issues arising from the departure of employees & Business breakups

Tag Archives: Firing

How to Handle a Firing

Posted in Hiring and Firing, HR Issues, Uncategorized
  From an employer’s perspective the firing of an employee is hopefully the culmination of a deliberative process and compliance with the company’s policies and procedures.  It is the ultimate adverse employment action and everything that is said and done may be put under the microscope by an employee’s lawyer, EEOC, or Texas Commission on… Continue Reading

Mad Men Non-Competes

Posted in Non-Compete Agreements, Shareholder Disputes
The much acclaimed Mad Men AMC television series is coming to an end with only a few episodes left.  The partners and employees of the New York advertising firm Sterling Cooper have given us a number of employment, partnership, negotiating, and other lessons over the years.  Times have changed with the firm as we have followed its… Continue Reading

Negligent Supervision & Hiring

Posted in Financial Advisors
  The Case FINRA recently fined Merrill Lynch $1 million over a Texas Ponzi scheme.  The case, which involved a San Antonio broker who was sentenced to prison was covered in a recent blog post in the Stockbroker Fraud blog.  The Merrill broker persuaded investors to put money into a partnership and used at one… Continue Reading

Fantasy Football Firing

Posted in Hiring and Firing
                                       It’s that time of year – the NFL season is drawing to a close and fantasy football leagues are in the midst of the playoffs.  Fantasy leagues are as popular as ever and cover all sports, not just football.  Fantasy leagues based on the NFL are by far the most popular and in many instances… Continue Reading