Business Law Blog

Employment Law Blog post – #MeToo: What Businesses Must Know to Prevent Sexual Harassment in the Aftermath of the Harvey Weinstein Scandal

By Alex Lee, Esq. Following the recent revelations of numerous sexual harassment and assault accusations against Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein, the #MeToo movement has created a potentially game-changing shift in how sexual harassment and assault cases are perceived and treated. Designed to create a sense of solidarity amongst victims of sexual assault, and to “give

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Einhorn Harris partner Timothy J. Ford responds to NJ.com query “Spending assets before Medicaid kicks in”

Q. Without long-term care insurance, in addition to potentially depleting one’s savings, are other assets, like one’s home, also at risk should funds be needed to pay for long-term care? A.  Too many people don’t consider the cost of long-term care until it’s too late.  This kind of care can cost more than $100,000 a year in

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Business Law Blog post – Language Requirements: Navigating Legal Minefields in Today’s Multicultural Workplaces

By Alex Lee, Esq. As the modern workplace becomes increasingly culturally diverse, a byproduct of diversity is that many employees in the workplace may be more comfortable speaking in languages other than English. In addition to this natural growth in language diversity among employees, language diversity also continues to increase due to efforts by employers

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Employment Law Blog post – One Strike and You’re Out: Even an Isolated Incident Can Put Employers on the Hook for Hostile Work Environment Claims

By Alex Lee, Esq. Employers take note: Following a recent decision in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, it has now been established that a single racial slur can be sufficient to support a lawsuit for harassment. In Castleberry v. STI Group, the Third Circuit, which maintains jurisdiction over the District of

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Business Law Blog post – IRS Releases Streamlined Form 1023-EZ for Small Organizations Seeking 501(c)(3) Status

By Dennis M. Haase, Esq. On July 1, 2014 the Internal Revenue Service issued Form 1023-EZ, a streamlined version of the Form 1023, to make it easier for small organizations to apply for tax exempt status under Internal Revenue Code (“Code”) Section 501(c)(3). Form 1023-EZ, which must be filed electronically, is only three pages long

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