By Jeffrey S. Kravitz, Esquire Several of my partners write on California Employment Law and one of them struck a nerve. As featured in a recent California Employment Law blog post, the Iowa courts have held that an employer may fire a worker for being, for want of a better expression, "irresistibly hot." Where does that leave… Continue Reading
By Jeffrey S. Kravitz, Esquire The NHL just announced that all games are cancelled until the New Year. Like marriages, labor quarrels are very tough to analyze from the outside. What I do know is that hockey fans always poll up there with NASCAR fans as the most committed to their sport. What I also know is… Continue Reading
As reported in our blog, small businesses have suffered mightily due to the NHL strike. The Sports Business Journal now reports that the Small Business Administration is now offering counseling to those businesses hurt by the NHL strike.
By Jeffrey S. Kravitz, Esq. Marvin Miller died and there will be obituaries in most media outlets for this pioneer. His contribution to the profession was summed up by former All-Star third baseman Ron Cey, who I heard speak the other night. Cey is now an executive with the Dodgers and the discussion was about… Continue Reading
By Jeffrey S. Kravitz and Sekou Campbell According to the Wall Street Journal and the Associated Press, the NFL has reached a tentative agreement to end its lockout of the referees. Ed Hochuli, whom Jeff Kravitz has worked with (as a lawyer not a ref), reads “Rules. Lots of Rules.” This year, during the lockout,… Continue Reading
Education is a unique commodity. Beyond the ability to earn more in the marketplace, education has an intrinsic value. It gives individuals the tools to more fully engage the entire observed world psychologically, personally, professionally, politically, and philosophically. Few other endeavors so dramatically expand rather than diminish returns of investment over time. Thus, questions of compensation in the school setting pose particular… Continue Reading