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Legally Sound Smart Business

A business podcast with a legal twist

Legally Sound Smart Business is a podcast by Pasha Law PC covering different topics in business advice and news with a legal twist with attorneys Nasir Pasha and Matt Staub.
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Latest Episodes

August 12, 2015

Nasir and Matt close out the week by talking about the Indian restaurant in New York City that was fined for trying to hire an Indian waiter or waitress.

August 10, 2015

Nasir and Matt discuss the National Labor Review Board’s challenge of an employer’s social media policy andthe reason why the employer was able to prevail.

August 5, 2015

Nasir and Matt discuss the settlement from a class action lawsuit involving Nike and Apple for an underperforming product.

August 3, 2015

Nasir and Matt discuss the staffing agency that is being accused of negligent retention of an employee who embezzled funds with the company she was placed with.

July 29, 2015

The guys close out the week but talking about the data breach on the second largest dating website and why we may not see the lawsuit you would expect.

July 27, 2015

Nasir and Matt discuss the EEOC decision that may prohibit gender discrimination before Congress passes its own law.

July 22, 2015

Nasir and Matt talk about the lawsuitalleging Zillow of copyright infringement even though it has a licensing agreement to use certain photographs.

July 20, 2015

Nasir and Matt discuss when businesses can display a customer’s social security number and what to do if your social security number is shown on a letter or credit card receipt.

July 15, 2015

Nasir and Matt discuss the recently firing of a popular Reddit employee that causedan uproar and questioned the status of Reddit’s unpaid volunteers.

July 13, 2015

Nasir and Matt discuss howmany companies maintain privacy policies which allow for the sale of personal data.

July 8, 2015

Nasir and Matt talk about theincident involving two driverless cars almost colliding and employer liability in using driverless cars.

July 6, 2015

Nasir and Matt discuss Obama’s plan to increase the threshold for who can qualify for overtime pay.

July 1, 2015

Nasir and Matt discuss theTexas Supreme Court decisionthat ruleda Texas employer was not liable for work-related injuries sustained to one of its employees.

June 24, 2015

Nasir and Matt celebrate the 200th episode by discussing America’s pastime and why the FBI has decided to get involved with a scandal in Major League Baseball.

June 22, 2015

Nasir and Matt discuss the decision handed down by the California Labor Commissioner that classified an Uber driver as an employee instead ofan independent contractor.

June 17, 2015

The guys close out the week by talking about the legal concerns of on-call employees in the retail industry and how states are working on legislature in support of these employees.

June 15, 2015

Nasir and Matt discuss the FTC’s precedent decision to go after a Kickstarter campaign that is alleged to have taken backers’ money.

June 10, 2015

The guys close out the week by talking about businesses dealing with hiring and firing obese employees.

June 8, 2015

Nasir and Matt discuss the topic of price discrimination and how businesses are able to legally charge more to different customers.

June 3, 2015

Nasir and Matt are back and discussing the popularity of office wellness programs and the problems they have caused for employers.

May 22, 2015

The guys close out the week by discussing why companies like Google and Facebook are raising their ownminimum wage pay and how one company in Seattle isblowing up the minimum wage model.

May 20, 2015

Nasir and Matt talk about an age discrimination lawsuitfiled by a 64 year old software engineer against Google and whether H&M will be subject to age discrimination claims for targeting millennials asnew hires.

May 18, 2015

Nasir and Matt get into the story about a California woman who was fired for deleting an app on her phone that allowed her employer to track where she was at all times.

May 15, 2015

The guys close out the week by discussing Comcast’s decision to require customers to sign a non-disclosure agreement in order to receive a refund for overcharges.

May 13, 2015

Nasir and Matt put on their gloves to spar over the class action filed over Manny Pacquiao’s shoulder and the defamation claim filed against Floyd Mayweather.

May 11, 2015

Nasir and Matt discuss the investigative report concerning nail salons andthe abusivetreatmentthat many workers are experiencing.

May 8, 2015

Nasir and Matt talk about how one company rebranded in New York but failed to do a name search nationwide.

May 6, 2015

Nasir and Matt talk about a recent decisionthat ruled on whether employers couldrun a reference check on LinkedIn for job candidates.

May 4, 2015

The guys kick off the week by discussing the newly introduced Federallaw that would make it illegal for businessesto finecustomers forleaving negative reviews.

May 1, 2015

Nasir and Matt cap off the week by discussing re-hire clauses in employer-employee settlement agreements and why they may be invalid as restrictions against non-compete agreements.

April 29, 2015

Nasir and Matt talk about John Deere’s recent filings with the Copyright Office and how them and others are trying to protect their products through the argument of implied licenses.

April 27, 2015

Nasir and Matt discuss why Popeye’s Chicken fired a pregnant employee that was the victim of an armed robbery.

April 24, 2015

The guys end the week by explaining what negative SEO is and what legal remedies are available to victims of it.

April 22, 2015

Nasir and Matt are joined by Josh Malatino of Sno Kone Joe to hear his side of the story behind the alleged altercations and arrest involving another ice cream truck vendor and the Gloversville police.

April 20, 2015

The guys discuss why the Blackfish documentary may have led to a class action lawsuit against SeaWorld for fraud.

April 17, 2015

Nasir and Matt close out the week by talking about Amazon’s recent suit against companies that are offering paid positive reviews to products sold on Amazon.

April 15, 2015

The guys talk about Kickstarter and who exactly is responsible for when campaigns fail to provide rewards to backers.

April 13, 2015

Nasir and Matt discuss Oyster, coined the Netflix forBooks, and why their model may work out over the long-term.

April 10, 2015

Nasir and Matt continue their discussion on the pizza place that adopted the Religious Freedom Restoration Actand theunexpected support they got as a result.

April 8, 2015

Nasir and Matt talk about the Indiana’sReligious Freedom Restoration Act and how a pizza place was the first to adopt the new law.

April 6, 2015

The guys kick off the week discussing how Sno Kone Joeallegedly stalked and harassed Mr. Ding-A-Ling and what crosses the line for fair competition.

April 3, 2015

Nasir and Matt end their week together in San Diego by discussing Taylor Swift and other celebrities purchasing their own top level domains related to porn. Also, check out the new pizza site for Pasha Law!

April 1, 2015

Nasir and Matt join forces again in San Diego to discuss the Supreme Court decision regarding the UPS discrimination against a pregnant employee and failure to provide reasonable accommodation.

March 30, 2015

Nasir and Matt get together in San Diego and talk about outrageous non-compete agreement that Amazon had temporary employees sign.

March 27, 2015

Nasir and Matt cap off the week by discussing how AT&T’s legal counsel failed to appeal a decision and the costly consequences that resulted.

March 25, 2015

Nasir and Matt talk about Panera Bread’s decision to start recording video of its employeesand whether that decision is legal.

March 23, 2015

The guys kick off the week by discussing what can be done when there is a breach of confidentiality and whether there are any solutions to remedy the breach. Get help with a confidentiality agreement by contacting our firm today.

March 20, 2015

Nasir and Matt discuss the concept of “friendly fraud” and how scammers are using it to defraud businesses through Paypal and other means.

March 18, 2015

Nasir and Matt welcome Alec Farwell of RevLeap to discuss why his company is being sued by Yelp and how you can support their cause.

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