Mattress Giants v. Sleepoplis: The War On Getting You To Bed [e293]
 

With a seemingly endless amount of new mattress options becoming available, it is unsurprising that the market has become increasingly aggressive. As companies invest in more innovative solutions to get in front of customers, review … | Play Episode

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Weather a wintry storm, a flood, or any other form of extreme weather it is important to know how to protect your business and your employees.  While requiring your workforce to come in on a less than fair weather day might be OK, depending on the situation, asking them to work in those conditions may not always be legally compliant.  Learn more and listen to “ How Houston Handled the Flash Floods and Employer Storm Advice" http://pasha.bz/badweatherforbusiness

Weather a wintry storm, a flood, or any other form of extreme weather it is important to know how to protect your business and your employees. While requiring your workforce to come in on a less than fair weather day might be OK, depending on the situation, asking them to work in those conditions may not always be legally compliant. Learn more and listen to “ How Houston Handled the Flash Floods and Employer Storm Advice" http://pasha.bz/badweatherforbusiness

 
Hiring an independent contractor rather than an employee can be a good choice for small businesses.  Usually it is a short-term arrangement designed to accomplish a single task, with no need for the employer to control exactly how the task gets done.  One of the collateral benefits of this kind of work arrangement is that the business is generally not legally responsible for the contractor’s misdeeds.  Protection is not perfect though, and there are occasions when businesses may find themselves legally liable. Read "Can My Business Be Sued for Something an Independent Contractor Did?" http://pasha.bz/suedforcontractor

Hiring an independent contractor rather than an employee can be a good choice for small businesses. Usually it is a short-term arrangement designed to accomplish a single task, with no need for the employer to control exactly how the task gets done. One of the collateral benefits of this kind of work arrangement is that the business is generally not legally responsible for the contractor’s misdeeds. Protection is not perfect though, and there are occasions when businesses may find themselves legally liable. Read "Can My Business Be Sued for Something an Independent Contractor Did?" http://pasha.bz/suedforcontractor

 
Poaching has a huge negative connotation, but the reality is that there are only so many places you can find great employees . The bad news for employers is the economy has been getting better, and affordable and talented employees are becoming harder to find. What are you doing to protect your employees, your brand and your company?  Learn more from “ Legally Poaching Employees From Another Company ( and preventing it).  http://pasha.bz/2CEKyS8

Poaching has a huge negative connotation, but the reality is that there are only so many places you can find great employees . The bad news for employers is the economy has been getting better, and affordable and talented employees are becoming harder to find. What are you doing to protect your employees, your brand and your company? Learn more from “ Legally Poaching Employees From Another Company ( and preventing it). http://pasha.bz/2CEKyS8

 
Music Publishing company Wixen who owns rights to songs from Tom Petty, Neil Young, The Doors and others, has slapped Spotify with a 1.6-Billion-dollar copyright lawsuit.  Wixen claims Spotify used their music without a license and compensation to the music publisher.
Spotify which is planning to go public filed with the SEC at the end of December. Though the company is valued somewhere near the $19 billion mark, this lawsuit hits at an unfortunate time for investors, just as they are moving forward to go public and right after paying $43 Million in May of 2017, to settle a proposed class action alleging Spotify failed to pay royalties for other songs as well.

Music Publishing company Wixen who owns rights to songs from Tom Petty, Neil Young, The Doors and others, has slapped Spotify with a 1.6-Billion-dollar copyright lawsuit. Wixen claims Spotify used their music without a license and compensation to the music publisher. Spotify which is planning to go public filed with the SEC at the end of December. Though the company is valued somewhere near the $19 billion mark, this lawsuit hits at an unfortunate time for investors, just as they are moving forward to go public and right after paying $43 Million in May of 2017, to settle a proposed class action alleging Spotify failed to pay royalties for other songs as well.

 
A customer at an Indiana hotel said she was charged $350 and threatened with legal action after leaving a negative review about her experience, WRTV reports. The case has captured the attention of the Indiana Attorney General

A customer at an Indiana hotel said she was charged $350 and threatened with legal action after leaving a negative review about her experience, WRTV reports. The case has captured the attention of the Indiana Attorney General's office, which filed a lawsuit December 15 alleging the hotel violated Indiana Deceptive Consumer Sales Act. Listen to the Ultimate Legal Breakown of Negative Online Reviews here ---> http://pasha.bz/2BRuxZu

 
A friend of the firm has recently launched the Magnaroll Kickstarter campaign for the worlds first magnetic toilet paper roll holder ever! Head on over to their Kickstarter page to check it out! http://pasha.bz/2Bqkugr

A friend of the firm has recently launched the Magnaroll Kickstarter campaign for the worlds first magnetic toilet paper roll holder ever! Head on over to their Kickstarter page to check it out! http://pasha.bz/2Bqkugr

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