PLDO Law Blog

Month: July 2018

No More Agency Fees for Public Employees

No More Agency Fees for Public Employees

For over forty years, public-sector unions could impose what were known as “agency fees” on non-members. The logic was that a union serving as the exclusive representative of a unit of employees is required to represent the interests of all employees, union member or...

Lessons from Cyber Breaches

Lessons from Cyber Breaches

Ten years ago, the mention of a cyber security breach was a rarity. Today, reports of breach  incidents are almost commonplace. Every time a breach occurs in business the potential to cause significant harm and financial loss is mind-numbing. In addition, when the...

CONSIDERATIONS FOR NEGOTIATING COMMERCIAL LEASES

While some of the provisions contained in commercial lease agreements may be considered commonplace or “boilerplate” language, there are certain issues that require specific attention, depending upon your position in such transactions as the landlord/lessor or the...

PLANNING FOR THE MORTALITY OF A CLOSELY-HELD BUSINESS

When launching a new business venture, it is likely (and more fun) to focus on strategic planning, growth and implementation. However, it is vital in the early stages to give serious consideration to an exit strategy and business succession plan. Business structures...