Luxo Shuts the Lights Out on Disney’s and Pixar’s Merchandising of Luxo Jr.
By Josh Escovedo
It is no secret; the Disney Corporation is a marketing and merchandising powerhouse. It has achieved that reputation by capitalizing on almost every marketing and merchandising opportunity that comes its way. If you have kids, the odds are you have been subjected to the Disney Corporation’s influence on more than one occasion. In fact, even if you do not have children, I’m willing to bet, at some point,
Illinois’ “Child Bereavement Leave Act”
By: Lizbeth V. West
On July 29, 2016, the Illinois General Assembly adopted SB 2613 – the Child Bereavement Leave Act (“Act”) which provides eligible employees with the right to take bereavement leave for the death of a child. The law went into effect immediately.
Covered Employers. The Act defines covered employers the same way the federal Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) defines employers. Therefore, a covered employer is one that is engaged in commerce or any industry affecting commerce,
NLRB Revises Back Pay Formula
In a 3-1 ruling, the National Labor Relations Board (“Board”) recently revised its back pay formula and radically departed from its traditional remedy for compensating employees who have been unlawfully terminated. The Board’s ruling now supports employees’ rights to recover search-for-work and interim employment expenses, regardless of whether the employees have interim earnings and regardless of the amount in question.
The case involved King Soopers, Inc. who employed the complainant who was a barista at a Starbucks kiosk in a King Soopers grocery store located in Denver,