We continue our Friday round-up of what is newest, best and brightest at FindLaw.com. Below, you will find this week’s offerings from various areas of FindLaw’s unique content, including: core legal content, blogs, news and case law. Take a look at what’s new:
FindLaw Consumer Blogs:
- Can You Force Sick Employees to Go Home?: ‘Tis the season … for your cold- and flu-addled coworkers to infect your entire office. A recent survey found that 90 percent of workers still show up at work when they’re ill. Instead of applauding this kind of work ethic, managers may want to take action to protect the health of their workforce. FindLaw’s Free Enterprise explains the legal justifications for forcing sick workers to go home.
- 5 Reasons to Remove a Trustee From Your Trust: Leaving money in a trust for your loved ones is a great idea, but what happens if the person in charge of your trust turns out to be, well, untrustworthy? If that happens, your beneficiaries can potentially band together to remove the trustee. FindLaw’s Law and Daily Life outlines five potential scenarios that may call for this drastic solution.
FindLaw Legal Professional Blogs:
- How Many Ways Does SCOTUS Fail Technology and Transparency?: Is the U.S. Supreme Court too timid when it comes to embracing new technology? From cameras in the Court’s chambers to posting justices’ financial disclosures online, what can be done to address some of the most common complaints from lawyers and the general public? FindLaw’s U.S. Supreme Court blog summarizes the spirited debate at a recent panel discussion in Washington, D.C.
Law Firm Management:
- NLRB Upholds Whole Foods’ Ban on Recording in the Workplace: Is making recordings in the workplace a protected right? In one recent case, a judge with the National Labor Relations Board found that it wasn’t. But how does the ruling jibe with prior NLRB guidance that seemed to support workers’ rights to take pictures at work and share them on social media? FindLaw’s latest Corporate Counsel article offers some practical legal insight.
— Andrew Chow, FindLaw Audience Team