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Read & Share: Inflation Projections and the War in Ukraine

Inflation Projections and the War in Ukraine   In addition to the humanitarian catastrophe, the war in Ukraine has also triggered an inflation crisis that is affecting people all over the world. As this infographic based on the latest OECD Economic Outlook shows, the impact of rising consumer prices is being especially felt in Europe and countries neighboring Ukraine. For Lithuania, OECD…

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The Most Important Question to Answer Before Meeting with a Divorce Attorney

There are many things to think about when deciding to get divorced. It’s an emotional time and it can feel like your whole life is going to fall apart. You might be questioning your ability to trust those closest to you or you may be resigned to the divorce and simply questioning how you’ll rebuild…

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Are Employers Allowed to Speak With Employees About Unionizing at Work?

Unions are gaining momentum across the U.S. Employees are organizing and forming unions in industries and businesses where they have not commonly done so. This week, the New York Times ran a story on Apple store employees unionizing. Last week, my friend, a surgeon at a nearby hospital, advised that medical residents were beginning to…

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How to Co-Parent Better This Summer School Break

Summer break is a time for children to relax and enjoy themselves. However, for parents who are going through or have been through a child custody battle, it can be a difficult time, as routines and schedules that everyone has depended on throughout the academic year are altered to allow for summer camps, vacations, or…

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OK at Work: Settlement and Severance Agreements

This week on OK at Work, Sarah Sawyer and Russell Berger discuss the importance of carefully drafted settlement and severance agreements and what employers need to consider when asking an employee to release their claims. Listen to learn more.

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Read & Share: Visualizing The 50 Biggest Data Breaches From 2004–2021

Visualizing The 50 Biggest Data Breaches From 2004–2021   As our world has become increasingly reliant on technology and data stored online, data breaches have become an omnipresent threat to users, businesses, and government agencies. In 2021, a new record was set with more than 5.9 billion user records stolen. This graphic by Chimdi Nwosu visualizes the 50 largest…

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Anti-SLAPP and Section 230 Ruling

In a rare ruling on April 26, 2022, the Circuit Court for Baltimore City granted our Anti-SLAPP Motion to Dismiss in a defamation case brought by Joshua Harris, a former Green Party candidate for Mayor of Baltimore, against our clients Courtney Fix and Get Your Fix, LLC. Ms. Fix, who was the owner of a…

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Employee Resignation is Not a Shield from Employer Liability

Oftentimes, newer employers believe that they are clear from liability because “they never fired anyone.” Businesses may believe they are shielded from litigation because they have never fired anyone- rather, people leave if they don’t like their job. This is a misnomer and one that can get employers into some trouble… It is important for…

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Philadelphia Workforce and Career Pathways Information Sheet Ordinance

As businesses in Philadelphia well know, there is never a shortage of business-related ordinances coming from the City Council. Recently, the Council passed the Workforce and Career Pathways Information Sheet Ordinance aimed at providing information to departing employees about the City’s career portal, jobless benefits, career and technical skills training, and other educational opportunities. Fortunately,…

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Grey Divorces and Standard of Living

In a previous blog, we discussed the results of a sociological study that found that a late-in-life divorce – or “grey divorce” – can have an adverse effect on the standard of living of both spouses. That study also concluded that women who were going through a divorce at age 50 or older suffered a…

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