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CAN YOU EMOJI- INE THIS?
EMOJIS IN THE WORLD OF BUSINESS AND LAW?
As Business Owner/Manager, need you care that your staff utilizes emojis/emoticons in their communications?
In your business and in the law, definitions are often a first premise and need. Your employees need to know the definitions and contexts behind your communications to them. In legal contracts and related matters, definitions are critical to keep participants on the same page.
Older readers may remember a former president had a different definition of sex than the media and his opposing party.
As your business and corporate attorney, you may have had to listen about how important definitions are in addressing your situation.
THE AUTONOMOUS VEHICLE NIGHTMARE FOR THE BUSINESS OWNER/MANAGER
OKAY HATED LAWYER, SO WHAT? WHY DO I, AS THE BUSINESS OWNER/MANAGER, CARE ABOUT THESE EMERGING AUTONOMOUS VEHICLES PROBLEMS?
Autonomous Vehicles will lead us into many potential legal perils. How will Workers Compensation laws and insurance be affected?
YET ANOTHER HUMAN EXPERIENCE MAY BE TAKEN FROM US? THE A.V.!
Automotive and technology industries have made significant advancements in creating, testing and developing expanding autonomous vehicles that can operate and navigate on our roadways with no human input.
As you recall from earlier posts, the laws and their judicial development have been asleep while the internet world and other developments such as drones ripped past the legislatures and the courts.
The implementation of the Autonomous Vehicles (not ATV, not RV, not SUV, not cross-over etc. but AV); will also yield challenging legal concerns for us all.
OKAY HATED LAWYER, why do I care about this Civil Protection stuff for my employee?
As an employer, you want to know what criminal allegations are being thrown at your employee. Although the statute[s] may say “civil,” the involved statutes are also in the criminal code.
You will want to know whether you can make adverse decisions about your employee without running afoul of discrimination laws.
You will want to know when and for how long your employee will not be able to report to work. IF the accuser is another employee, you will have an even bigger problem as they will NOT be able to be around each other (1,500 feet in many instances, to be exact).
You will need to realize that your employee may never be able to possess a firearm because of federal law; just from a state court order!