By: Melanie M. Dunajeski Last month I blogged on the benefits of contemporaneously documenting employee performance and behavior issues to obtain better outcomes (https://dsvlaw.com/document-performance-and-behavior-issues-for-better-outcomes/). In that post, I noted that performance review ratings of “acceptable” or “meets expectations” where an employee actually has performance… Read More >
By: Christopher S. Drewry For a contractor, knowing how to record a mechanic’s lien to secure its own payment upstream is one thing. However, knowing what to do if a lien is recorded on the owner’s project by a lower tier claimant is an… Read More >
By: Stacy L. Hanefeld The 2019 Session of the Indiana General Assembly officially began on January 3, 2019. Legislators have until April 29, 2019 to conduct all business. Set forth below is a summary of six key bills affecting health care providers in Indiana:… Read More >
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By: Scott P. Fisher The use of wire transfers for payment on construction projects is a common occurrence across these United States and their use is increasing each year primarily due to wire transfer’s ease of use and the immediate delivery of funds to… Read More >
By: Melanie M. Dunajeski From #MeToo to Supreme Court limitations on union dues, 2018 was a year filled with issues, intrigue, and surprises. #1. Sexual Harassment—Be a Responsible Employer in the #MeToo Era. Sexual Harassment can safely be labeled as one of the… Read More >
By: Melanie M. Dunajeski I’ve seen it dozens of times. An employer comes to me with an EEOC Charge of Discrimination filed by an employee who has been released from service for a persistent performance or workplace behavior issue. The employer explains that they… Read More >