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Written by: Alexa Wallace
Research and Writing Editor, American Journal of Trial Advocacy
For many of us, we hear the term “gig economy” and think it’s another millennial hashtag with absolutely zero meaning in our everyday life. But really, the emergence of the gig economy has a direct impact on us all. Put simply, the “gig economy” is a new way of saying independent contract or part-time work, and over 55 million people are now working this way. Continue reading “Employees and the Gig Economy”
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Written By: Michelle Fleenor
Member, American Journal of Trial Advocacy
Prior to the inception of the #MeToo movement, which cast a spotlight on the prevalence of sexual misconduct in Hollywood, sexual harassment in the workplace was not as highly scrutinized and was often resolved without sufficient investigation from either human resources (“HR”) departments or the businesses themselves. Continue reading “The Calm After the Storm? How the Legal Implications of the #MeToo Movement Have Influenced Human Resources Departments to Restructure Sexual Harassment Policies”