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On January 29, 2009, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled unanimously in Crawford v. Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, Tenn., that §704(a) of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act (the anti-retaliation provision) not only applies to employees who bring a complaint, but also to employees who disclose information regarding inappropriate behavior or illegal conduct in response to questions posed during an employer’s internal investigation. Facts [...]
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With the economy in a spiral, businesses both large and small are faced with the unpleasant task of implementing layoffs. For large businesses, they must comply with the Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act (WARN Act). Most small businesses, while exempt from the WARN Act, are barely staying afloat in a sea of potentially endless liabilities where the mere threat of a wrongful termination claim inches the company ever closer to having to declare bankruptcy. All business facing the potential of layoffs should familiarize themselves with: (1) [...]
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Located in Los Angeles, California, the Law Office of Melissa C. Marsh handles business law and corporation law matters as a lawyer for clients throughout Los Angeles including Burbank, Sherman Oaks, Studio City, Valley Village, North Hollywood, Woodland Hills, Hollywood, West LA as well as Riverside County, San Fernando, Ventura County, and Santa Clarita. Attorney Melissa C. Marsh has considerable experience handling business matters both nationally and internationally. We routinely assist our clients with incorporation, forming a California corporation, forming a California llc, partnership, annual minutes, shareholder meetings, director meetings, getting a taxpayer ID number (EIN), buying a business, selling a business, commercial lease review, employee disputes, independent contractors, construction, and personal matters such as preparing a will, living trust, power of attorney, health care directive, and more.