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Vetting Recent College Graduates

In 2017, 74% of employers said that they were going to hire recent college graduates. That trend is likely to remain because of increasing competition and fewer qualified applicants. Keep reading to learn more about how you can vet and mold … Continue reading

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Recent USPTO Trademark Decisions Relating to Alcohol Beverages

The USPTO Trademark Trial and Appeals Board (“TTAB”) recently issued three relevant decisions to the wine, beer, and spirits industries. The decisions are summarized below. In re El Galan, Inc., Serial No. 86961428 (February 1, 2018) [not precedential]: El Galan, … Continue reading

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"Social Policy and Cognitive Enhancement: Lessons from Chess" by Mihailov and Savulescu has been published in the most recent issue of Neuroethics:

Social Policy and Cognitive Enhancement: Lessons from Chess by Emilian Mihailov, Julian Savulescu Should the development of pharmacological cognitive enhancers raise worries about doping in cognitively demanding activities? In this paper, we argue against using current evidence relating to enhancement… … Continue reading

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Recent disciplinary findings and penalty recommendations of OATH Administrative Law Judges

Recent disciplinary findings and penalty recommendations of OATH Administrative Law JudgesSource: New York City Office of Administrative Trials and HearingsEmployee's "whistleblower defense" rejected by Administrative Law JudgeOATH Index No. 1883/17 A New York City claims examiner raised a Civil Service … Continue reading

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The Most Recent Chapter in the Joint Employer Saga? A Spat between the NLRB Chairman and Democrat Senators

If you have followed our blog over the past year, you are aware of the long and tortured history of the National Labor Relations Board’s joint employer standard.  The recent history starts with the Obama Board’s decision to overturn decades … Continue reading

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