Archive: May 2018

  • Session Three | Baby Please Don’t Leave Me: Surviving the FMLA/ADA/WC Blues

    May 29, 2018

    Webinar This webinar focuses on the interplay between the Family Medical Leave Act (“FMLA”), Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”) and Workers’ Compensation (“WC”) laws.  All three allow or mandate leaves of absence for employees with serious illness or injuries, but what they require for compliance differs significantly. This webinar will provide supervisors and human resource […]

  • Session Two | #MeToo and You: A Sexual Harassment Toolkit for the Post-Weinstein Era

    May 28, 2018

    Webinar The #MeToo movement is a worldwide campaign against sexual harassment and assault, which includes preventing it at work. Our sexual harassment prevention webinar will train supervisors and HR professionals to recognize behaviors and situations that can lead to sexual harassment claims, develop strategies for responding to and investigating claims, identify ways to create a […]

  • Session One | Tweet What? Social Media in the Workplace

    May 27, 2018

    Webinar Social Media platforms continue to drive connections not only in personal relationships but also professional circles. Organizations embraced the use of social media, however, research suggests that nearly 45% of employees say their employer does not have a social media policy. Attend this one hour webinar to understand: Business risks and challenges associated with […]

  • Businesses Take Differing Approaches to Counter Cybersecurity Threats, Survey Finds

    May 26, 2018

    Businesses Take Differing Approaches to Counter Cybersecurity Threats, Survey Finds

  • Employment Discrimination in Michigan

    May 24, 2018

    The Times, They Are a Changing… Or Are They? On Monday, May 21st, the Michigan Department of Civil Rights (the “Department”) announced that it is joining the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) in interpreting sex discrimination to include sexual orientation and gender identity. While federal law has been interpreted this way for some time, Michigan […]

  • Non-Disclosure Agreements: The Beginning of a Deal

    May 20, 2018

    Sellers and Buyers want to negotiate, but need to protect themselves in the event a deal is not completed. The Non-Disclosure Agreement, or NDA, is the key to opening meaningful conversation, while protecting valuable interests. There are several topic areas you should expect to address in an NDA, though Sellers and Buyers each have their […]

  • Rhoades McKee Welcomes Summer Associates

    May 17, 2018

    (May 17, 2018) Rhoades McKee is pleased to announce that Bryndan Arnold, Adam Baginski, and Alvin Storrs ll have joined the firm as summer associates.  While at Rhoades McKee, they will have the opportunity to work on multiple projects in over 25 practice areas as well as observe hearings, client mediations and trials. Arnold currently […]

  • The EU and You: New European Data Protection Regulations Have Far-Reaching Implications

    May 15, 2018

    Before May 25th: Make sure that your privacy policy and terms of use comply with the GDPR Make sure all your users opt-in to your possessing of their data Make sure all of your users can download and delete their data on demand Many small and mid-sized U.S.-based businesses without a physical presence in Europe […]

  • Rhoades McKee’s Commercial Litigation Team Ranked by Chambers and Partners

    May 14, 2018

    Rhoades McKee’s Commercial Litigation Team ranks among only 11 other Michigan law firms for their representative work in the past year. According to Chambers, the team is known as a “Litigation powerhouse advising well-known corporate clients from a diverse range of industries … Areas of particular strength include class actions, personal injury cases and disputes […]

  • Neckers and Spalding Recognized for 50 Years of Legal Service

    May 13, 2018

    The Grand Rapids Bar Association (GRBA), in partnership with Western Michigan University, Thomas M. Cooley Law School, will recognize Bruce Neckers and Arthur Spalding for their 50 years of service to the legal profession and the Grand Rapids Community at the GRBA Annual Meeting on May 17, 2018. Neckers and Spalding will be honored alongside […]