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You Met Your Sales Goal But You Still Lost Your Job

When you joined a new software company based in Atlanta, Georgia, you signed a contract that guaranteed you a bonus based on meeting and exceeding your annual sales numbers. As one of the top salespeople in your company, you have a proven track record of success over the last two years. However, the company was Read More

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Whistleblowers Are Protected Under the Law!

You’ve suspected for a while that your employer at the construction site in downtown Atlanta was cutting some corners. The project is behind schedule and pressure is mounting on the company to get the building up to avoid penalties as specified in the terms of the original contract. To move things along more quickly, your Read More

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You’ve Designed the Next Great Consumer Gizmo…Now What?

If you are one of those people who enjoy the challenge of inventing new things, you’ve probably been working on the next great breakthrough for years. Now, after many years of tinkering in your garage in Atlanta, you think it’s time to take the next step. Do you need a patent to protect your machine’s Read More

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Opening a New Business Can Be a Challenge!

You and your brother have discussed reviving your grandfather’s restaurant business for quite a while. Though the economy isn’t booming, the business environment is picking up in Atlanta.  According to the 2011 Kauffman Index of Entrepreneurial Activity, Georgia is second in the nation as having the largest increase in entrepreneurial activity during the past decade. Read More

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Harassment on the Job in Georgia Is Illegal!

What’s more important to the success of any Georgia business than a constructive work environment that is free from discrimination or harassment of any kind? Employees who feel empowered to meet and exceed their job responsibilities can have a tremendous collective impact on the economy of the state and the country. And U.S. employers must Read More

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What Are the Notice Requirements Under COBRA?

Navigating the legal requirements of COBRA can be overwhelming for employers, and employees and their families. There are several notice requirements and procedures under COBRA. According to the U.S. Department of Labor, the notice requirements under COBRA include ― COBRA General Notice: Group health plans must give each employee and each spouse of an employee Read More

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Transgender Sex Discrimination Case Decided by the 11th Circuit

In a federal discrimination lawsuit, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit ruled in favor of a transgender woman who was immediately fired from her state job after her employer learned of her intent to transition from male to female. Vandy Beth Glenn filed her claim after she was fired as a legislative Read More

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Employment Pool Versus the Gene Pool

In the United States, people are protected from discrimination based on their sex, religion, race, national origin — and their genes. In 2008, then-present George Bush signed into law the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA). Among other things, GINA provides the following protections: GINA prohibits employers from discriminating against employees, or potential employees in any Read More

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The Economy: Some Gains, Some Losses

We talked earlier about improvement in unemployment figures in Georgia in February. In March, the global leader in beverage manufacturing, Coca Cola, announced a round of cut-backs that will affect over 750 people in the United States and Canada. With brands including Coke, Sprite, Dasani water, Minute Maid and Powerade, Atlanta-based Coca Cola announced the Read More

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Business Litigation: What Goes Up…

In August of last year a California jury found South Korean multinational electronics company Samsung Group guilty of infringing on several patents owned by Apple, an American multinational electronics company. The upshot was a $1.05 billion dollar damage award to Apple. In March of this year, U.S. District Court Judge Lucy Koh reduced the damage Read More

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