In this episode, Mike Matula and AnnRene Coughlin discuss the key issues employers should consider when hiring an employee with post-employment restrictive covenants. They cover tips for avoiding litigation, best practices when working with new hires, and the logistics of resignation and transition to a new employer.
Employment terminations are serious business and fraught with potential challenges. The simple idea that at-will employees can be discharged for any legal reason without incurring claims, defense costs, and possible liability, may be unrealistic. Join hosts Bud Bobber and Mark Johnson as they explore the seven questions employers should ask themselves before discharging an employee to help ensure that a discharge is appropriate, defensible, and fair.
In 2018, Congress passed legislation and the IRS issued proposed regulations relaxing the requirements for 401(k) plan hardship distributions. In this podcast, David Rosner and Taylor Bracewell follow up on their earlier blog and discuss the previous hardship distribution requirements and how the new guidance will affect 401(k) plans and participants.
In this episode, Keith Kopplin and Sarah Platt compare Wisconsin’s Family and Medical Leave Act with the federal Family and Medical Leave Act and discuss the key differences and top things employers should know.