Legal

Robinhood trading

A complaint against Robinhood has been filed by the state of Massachusetts. The action is based on a new state law that it began to enforce in September. This filing comes in the same week that the self-directed brokerage firm settled a suit with the SEC by paying $65 million.

Remote worker rules

Multi-State Rules for Remote EmployeesPublished on November 17, 2020Paul L. Scrom Jr., Esq.Partner at Jules Halpern Associates LLC  Many employers have switched their employees to remote work with no foreseeable return date in sight. More than ever, employees are being hired to be permanent remote employees. Those remote employees can work

HR, Human Resources

EEOC Updates – Return to Work IssuesSeptember 22nd, 2020 | By Jules Halpern Associates | COVID-19, EEOC, Employee Relations, Employment Law, Human Resources, ManagementOn September 8, The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission published updated guidance for employers dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic.Requesting Information from EmployeesEmployers are permitted to ask why an employee has been absent from work and

Business Losses From COVID-19.  Will They be Covered by Insurers?As the shutdown restrictions continue to be lifted, businesses are tiptoeing through the mind field of re-opening regulations.  Their depleted bank accounts are affecting all their business decisions as they fight for the survival of their life’s work. A thought going through