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No-Carry Policies OK For Companies

By Hannah Garcia, LAW WEEK COLORADO When a group of gun-toting men entered a Texas restaurant last month, it marked another installment in the ongoing popular debate over legislative gun control. Open-carry activists in Texas have been generating national headlines, particularly after a group of Open Carry Texas members wandered into a Dallas-area Chipotle with automatic […]

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Smartphones Might Not Sync With FLSA

By Tony Flesor, LAW WEEK COLORADO Employers might run into problems with over-sharing as a result of their bring-your-own-device policies. A panel of experts at an Association of Corporate Counsel event on May 22, sponsored by labor and employment law firm Ogletree Deakins, spoke about the baggage that can come with BYOD policies. BYOD is the […]

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Feds More Aggressive Re: Antitrust

By Tony Flesor, LAW WEEK COLORADO Recent leadership changes at the Federal Trade Commission and the Department of Justice have brought about a shift in activity from the two agencies. Primarily, they have become more active. Leadership changes have led both agencies to take more aggressive stances on regulation, particularly involving mergers and acquisitions. To read […]

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Colorado Supreme Court Adopts Pot Ethics Rule

LAW WEEK COLORADO The Colorado Supreme Court announced today that it has cleared the path for Colorado lawyers to work with marijuana businesses. The Supreme Court adopted a comment to Colorado Rules of Professional Conduct 1.2. According to the comment, a lawyer may counsel a client regarding the validity scope and meaning of Colorado’s pot […]

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Labor Elections May Change

By David Forster, LAW WEEK COLORADO A proposal intended to speed up union elections was motivated by complaints that companies use procedural tactics to create delays and buy themselves more time to persuade employees to vote against organizing. When it proposed what critics call its “quickie elections” rule earlier the month, the National Labor Relations Board […]

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Better Litigation By Project Management

By David Fine, MCKENNA LONG & ALDRIDGE As in-house counsel well know, complex commercial litigation is inherently unpredictable and has the potential to be quite expensive. However, even in light of these realities, outside counsel can work with in-house counsel from the outset of a matter to rationalize the process. Collaborative project management will make the […]

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Employers Beware: Neutral Risks

By David Forster, LAW WEEK COLORADO Just because an employee can’t explain how she got injured at work doesn’t necessarily mean she’s barred from filing a workers’ compensation claim, the Colorado Supreme Court ruled last week. A local attorney who represents injured workers said the opinion recognizes a basic fact of life: Accidents happen, and sometimes […]

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Employers Need Pot Policies

By Tony Flesor, LAW WEEK COLORADO Now that Amendment 64 has officially gone into effect and the proverbial smoke has cleared, employers should take the time to make sure they have effective policies in place and that employees are educated on both laws and workplace rules about marijuana use. At a recent employment law seminar hosted […]

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