It is entirely common for employers to seek consumer reports and background checks on prospective and current employees. However, the law governing how the employer can go about this can be tricky, and if done wrong leads to a massive legal nightmare. The most recent example of this is Gilberg v. Cal. Check Cashing Stores, LLC.
American federal law that seeks to ensure fair competition in the commercial realm is both robust and long-tenured, with so-called “antitrust” protections aimed at precluding monopolies and other business-choking strategies being well established and explicit.
The above query in today’s blog post can be answered in a single word: carefully.
The jury has spoken, and what it recently concluded clearly has mammoth medical device and consumer goods company Johnson & Johnson on edge and wary of future outcomes that don't bode well for the global enterprise.
Is Swedish furniture maker Ikea's response to a defective product concern adequate or abysmal?
Company mergers are central parts of the business landscape in California and across the country, with their combinations often spelling a win-win formula for two joined entities.
One company is an established tech enterprise headquartered in Florida. The other is a just-coming-to-the-party California startup.
"So far, the alleged injury is vague, very indefinite for most people," says one legal analyst commenting in the wake of what has been described as one of the largest security hacks to have ever occurred in the United States.
Imagine politicians in one state purposefully drafting legislation to fail in its first assessment by a court.
An industry commentator notes in an intellectual property-themed article relevant to business startups that many entrepreneurs materially neglect paying timely attention to a critically important matter when they begin their enterprises.