Late Limit on Bonus Plan Has No Effect

By Bill Wright The 8th Circuit Court of Appeals recently offered a refresher course on contract formation, as applied to employee bonus plans. The employer promised substantial bonuses, payable in five years, provided the eligible at-will managers were still employed. A couple of years later, the employer saw that the bonuses were going to be […]

NLRB: Everyone’s a Joint Employer

By Patrick Scully In a widely dreaded reversal of more than 30 years of precedent, a majority of the NLRB found that an alleged joint employer does not have to actively “codetermine” or control terms and conditions of employment in order to be considered the “employer” of its contractor’s employees. Under the standard announced yesterday, […]