Category Archives: Litigation

NLRB Ruling Regarding the Use of Temporary Employees

In a recent ruling the NLRB substantially changed its standard for determining the status of "joint-employers."  Previously the NLRB recognized that employers were only responsible for employees under their direct control.  The new decision came in a case involving Browning-Ferris Industries of California. As stated on the NLRB's website "In the decision, the Board applies long-established principles to find that two or more entities are joint employers of a single workforce if (1) they are both employers within the meaning of the common law;  and (2) they share or codetermine those matters governing the...
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Arbitration and Mediation

Our practice focuses on business and construction law, so we are able to help you resolve legal disputes through mediation and arbitration.  The cost of litigation is substantial and alternative dispute resolution (arbitration or mediation) is often the best way to go.  Any of our attorneys can act as an arbitrator for your dispute or as a mediator to help you resolve your dispute.  We provide these services in Tucson and throughout Southern Arizona. For further information about using one of our attorneys as an arbitrator or mediator please contact any of our attorneys...
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Corporate Minutes and Avoiding Liability

Often, disputes between shareholders, partners or members of a LLC start slowly and build over time.  During the interim business continues and each party has a different view of how "older" corporate actions affect the company and each shareholder's rights.  When a problem boils over into a lawsuit the facts at issue often date back several years.  Managers, officers and directors should expect that their decisions will be under scrutiny and protect themselves accordingly.  One of the simplest ways to do so is to keep clear, thorough and accurate minutes.  Whether for an...
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