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Indiana Gov. Promises to Adjust Religious Freedom Law to Clearly Ban Discrimination
Religion

Indiana Gov. Promises to Adjust Religious Freedom Law to Clearly Ban Discrimination

After extensive criticism, Gov. Mike Pence says he now wants to pass legislation clarifying that a recent law does not permit discrimination against gays and lesbians.
Kate Taylor
Kleiner Perkins Cleared of Gender Bias in Pao Case; Jury Ordered to Deliberate Retaliation Claim
Legal Issues

Kleiner Perkins Cleared of Gender Bias in Pao Case; Jury Ordered to Deliberate Retaliation Claim

A California jury was ordered to resume deliberations on one of the four claims brought by Pao against the VC firm.
Indiana Governor Signs Religious Freedom Law, Sparking Debates That Echo the Hobby Lobby Dispute
Legal

Indiana Governor Signs Religious Freedom Law, Sparking Debates That Echo the Hobby Lobby Dispute

While supporters say the law protects small business owners' religious freedom, critics say it will allow for discrimination against gay customers and drive business out of the state.
Kate Taylor
Should Tipped Minimum Wage Still Exist?
Minimum Wage

Should Tipped Minimum Wage Still Exist?

Tipped workers are coming into the spotlight in the minimum wage debate, with Rhode Island considering tripling the minimum wage for those workers.
Kate Taylor
Franchises Lose Bid to Block Part of Seattle's Minimum Wage Rollout
Minimum Wage

Franchises Lose Bid to Block Part of Seattle's Minimum Wage Rollout

Franchise owners in Seattle are still on track to be grouped with large businesses under the city's new minimum wage law.
Kate Taylor
Microsoft Is Planning to Phase Out Internet Explorer
Rebranding

Microsoft Is Planning to Phase Out Internet Explorer

The tech giant is moving away from the ill-loved brand in favor of a new browser codenamed Project Spartan.
Nina Zipkin
McDonald's Employees Claim They Were Told to Put Mustard on Burns and Keep Working
McDonalds

McDonald's Employees Claim They Were Told to Put Mustard on Burns and Keep Working

Backed by a minimum-wage activist group, employees that suffered severe burns on the job have filed complaints against the chain in 19 cities.
Kate Taylor
Craft a Legal, Effective Employee Social Media Policy With These 5 Steps
Social Media

Craft a Legal, Effective Employee Social Media Policy With These 5 Steps

To protect your company, create rules that let workers know what can and can't be said, as well as how to act appropriately online.
Michael Roy
Before You Use DIY Legal Sites, Consider These Risks
Legal

Before You Use DIY Legal Sites, Consider These Risks

Before you add 'amateur attorney' to your job description, it's important to take a step back and consider if a DIY legal approach is really best for your business.
Autumn Gentry and Keith Dennen
A Breakdown of the Tax Implications of an S Corporation
Taxes

A Breakdown of the Tax Implications of an S Corporation

The deadline is quickly approaching for existing companies to claim S corporation tax treatment.
Nellie Akalp
Lawmakers Question Legality of NLRB's Joint Employer Decision
Joint Employer

Lawmakers Question Legality of NLRB's Joint Employer Decision

Congress joins the franchising industry in seeking explanations.
Kate Taylor
Yelp Sues Sites That Claim They Can Sell Business Owners 5-Star Reviews
Legal

Yelp Sues Sites That Claim They Can Sell Business Owners 5-Star Reviews

The embattled crowdsourced review platform returns to court again but this time it is on the other side of the legal line.
Nina Zipkin
How to Protect Your Company's Valuable Social Media Contacts
Social Media

How to Protect Your Company's Valuable Social Media Contacts

It is easy for an employee to take business away from your company through social media. You need to protect yourself.
Susan Solovic
NoFlyZone Wants to Help Keep Drones From Flying Over Your Home
Drones

NoFlyZone Wants to Help Keep Drones From Flying Over Your Home

With the president, the FAA and state legislatures weighing in on commercial drone use, NoFlyZone CEO Ben Marcus wants to open up the conversation and give individuals the power to put the unmanned vehicles on a path that doesn't include their private property.
Nina Zipkin