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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...

WITHHOLDING THAT EMPLOYEE BONUS CAN BE COSTLY

The law regarding an employer’s obligation to pay contractual bonus amounts received significant clarification in a recent Rhode Island case. Why this is important is that Wage Act violations are subject to mandatory double damages plus attorneys’ fees, and can even...

WHAT’S IN A NAME?

Nonprofit organizations sometimes find that changing missions or a desire for a more updated image fosters consideration of a change in the entity’s name. There are two options if you wish to alter your nonprofit’s name. The nonprofit can legally change its name by...