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NLRB Empowers Employers to Discipline Employees for Abusive or Offensive Conduct

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) (once again) modified its standard for determining whether employees have been lawfully disciplined or discharged after making abusive or offensive statements, including those that are profane, racist, or sexually unacceptable, in the course of otherwise protected activity under the National Labor Relations Act

You’re Invited: Dorsey’s Webinar: L&E Sexual Harassment Claims (6/24 – 9AM MST)

A national trend toward new legal standards to evaluate sexual harassment claims is exemplified by the recent  Minnesota Supreme Court decision in Kenneh vs. Homeward Bound. 

Efforts to restore Amtrak route across southern Montana gains momentum – Dorsey Whitney Retained

“Before we bring this (resolution) for final commissioner action, we want Dorsey-Whitney to take one last look at it based on any other counties that might participate.”

You’re Invited: Dorsey’s L&E Webinar: Pivoting Post-Covid (6/15) – 11:00AM

Pivoting Post-Covid: Practical And Legal Considerations To Building Better Companies And Their Leaders

Dorsey – New Opportunities for Hiring Foreign Physicians in Shortage Areas

This development changes the landscape for J-1 visa waiver availability nation-wide.

Dorsey – U.S. Small Business Administration offering Emergency Financing for Payroll and Other Expenses to Qualified Entities Suffering Substantial Economic Injury as a Result of the Coronavirus (COVID-19)

The SBA Disaster Relief Program now provides up to $2 million of financial assistance to small businesses and private, non-profit organizations that suffer substantial economic injury as a result of CV19.

Dorsey UPDATE: COVID-19-Related Tax Credits and Tax Filing and Payment Relief

his briefing will summarize the most important federal tax developments, as well as tax developments in certain key states, that had occurred as of Monday, March 23, 2020.

Dorsey UPDATE: What Employers need to know now that the President has signed the Family Relief Act

This “corrected” version of the coronavirus emergency relief bill significantly limits employees’ eligibility for the expanded family and medical leave that was in Saturday’s version: The new version restricts the expanded leave to only COVID-19-related child care purposes.

Dorsey – What Employers Should Know About The “Families First Coronavirus Response Act”

If this legislation is enacted into law (the Senate will consider it on Monday, March 16), it would provide sweeping benefits to Americans who are suffering from the virus or who are caring for other individuals suffering from the virus.

Dorsey – SEC Proposes to Expand Potential Investor Pool for Private Placements

Rule 506 allows issuers to sell securities to an unlimited number of “accredited investors” and up to 35 non-accredited investors.