Jonathan Segal

Jonathan Segal

Partner in Employment Practice Group of Duane Morris
Jonathan A. Segal is a partner in the employment practice group of Duane Morris LLP in Philadelphia and principal at the Duane Morris Institute, an educational organization.
Stop Embracing Failure
Learning From Mistakes

Stop Embracing Failure

Rather than embracing failure, accept it, learn from it -- and then try again.
Here's How the New Overtime Rules Will Affect Entrepreneurs
Overtime

Here's How the New Overtime Rules Will Affect Entrepreneurs

You have options but, one way or the other, the cost is going up to keep your lesser-paid employees on the job longer than 40 hours.
The Boys' Club Perception Test
Gender Bias

The Boys' Club Perception Test

Perception is not always reality and these questions could help you see something you might not want to see.
Leaders Need These 8 Guardrails for Dealing With Workplace Political Discussions
Legal Advice

Leaders Need These 8 Guardrails for Dealing With Workplace Political Discussions

'Too old'? 'Too religious'? 'Too gay'? These discussions are absolute no-nos.
Politics and Work: 7 Guardrails for Leaders
Office Culture

Politics and Work: 7 Guardrails for Leaders

Miniimize risks at work when it comes to divisive discussions at the office.
Facing Potential Terrorism, Entrepreneurs Need to Think About the Unthinkable
Crisis Management

Facing Potential Terrorism, Entrepreneurs Need to Think About the Unthinkable

A well thought-out crisis-management plan is essential for every business to have in today's world.
The 13 'Must-Dos' to Include on Your Holiday Checklist
Holidays

The 13 'Must-Dos' to Include on Your Holiday Checklist

'Don't eliminate Christmas' is just the start.
Fix, Don't Nix, Your Performance Reviews
Performance Ignited

Fix, Don't Nix, Your Performance Reviews

And while you do, keep an eye on the legal implications, both pro and con for your company.
What Jennifer Lawrence's and Bradley Cooper's Salaries Mean for Every Entrepreneur
Gender Gap

What Jennifer Lawrence's and Bradley Cooper's Salaries Mean for Every Entrepreneur

The Oscar-winning actress recently complained about Hollywood's pay inequity. Eight ways you can fight this problem in your own organization.
9 Questions Employers Need to Answer Before Firing an Ashley Madison Customer
Ashley Madison

9 Questions Employers Need to Answer Before Firing an Ashley Madison Customer

Now that anybody can find out who was trolling the cheater website employers have to decide if an employee two-timing a spouse is cause for termination or if it's wiser to just mind the business.
Labor Costs May Soar for Entrepreneurs
Labor laws

Labor Costs May Soar for Entrepreneurs

What exactly should you be telling the Department of Labor about its proposed "white collar" exemption changes?
Accommodating an Employee's Religion Just Got Even More Complicated
Discrimination

Accommodating an Employee's Religion Just Got Even More Complicated

The Supreme Court's ruling in a discrimination suit brought by a Muslim woman creates a conundrum for employers trying to follow fair hiring practices.
Why Banning Salary Negotiations Won't Close the Gender Pay Gap
Salary

Why Banning Salary Negotiations Won't Close the Gender Pay Gap

Statistics show that women are paid less than men but the problem resists one-size-fits-all solutions.
5 Ways to Manage 'Mad Men'-Era Sexual Harassment
Legal

5 Ways to Manage 'Mad Men'-Era Sexual Harassment

Spoiler alert! Every entrepreneur should follow these 5 "R"s in training their managers on sexual and other forms of unlawful harassment.
What Accommodations Must Be Made for a Pregnant Employee?
Pregnancy

What Accommodations Must Be Made for a Pregnant Employee?

Make sure you protect yourself legally by understanding the recent Supreme Court decision.