Morals clauses reduce risks for organizations while individuals must be mindful of poor judgment… Read More MORALS CLAUSE
Executive should ensure that a covenant not to sue in an employment separation/severance agreement is reciprocal.… Read More COVENANT NOT TO SUE
Signed employment contract should be precondition to executive’s commencement of employment.… Read More NEVER START A JOB BEFORE EMPLOYMENT AGREEMENT IS SIGNED
BY G. A. FINCH To the uninitiated, the term “moral rights”, would at first blush (pun intended), seem to suggest having something to do with bad character, improper behavior or religious and philosophical subjects. Actually it has to do with intellectual property rights of an author, artist, or creator beyond mere copyright interests. Moral Rights… Read More POWER WORD PLAY (A Term, Word, or Concept an Executive Ought to Know): MORAL RIGHTS
BY G. A. FINCH If your employment agreement has deferral of compensation provisions, you may very well see a section or paragraph captioned “Internal Revenue Code Section 409A” or simply “409A.” Its official citation is 26 U.S. Code Section 409A – Inclusion in gross income of deferred compensation under nonqualified deferred compensation plans. This… Read More INTERNAL REVENUE CODE SECTION 409A
BY G. A. FINCH You are leaving your job or you have already left. After you leave, you want to use all of your power point presentations, white papers, newsletter articles, and blog posts that you did for your employer. Not so fast. Are you allowed to do that? Who owns the written work that you… Read More I WROTE IT SO WHY CAN’T I USE IT?
It is okay not to be crude in the workplace.… Read More POTTY MOUTH IN THE WORKPLACE
Unit Appreciation Rights are the limited liability company’s version of Stock Appreciation Rights, an equity based incentive plan.… Read More POWER WORD PLAY (A Term, Word, or Concept an Executive Ought to Know): UNIT APPRECIATION RIGHTS
Networking should be judicious and about helping others.… Read More NETWORKING – UUUUUGH!
A handy definition of vesting and understanding this basic employee benefit concept.… Read More POWER WORD PLAY (A Term, Word, or Concept an Executive Ought to Know): VESTING