Tag: Giving Legal Advice

Effectively Leveraging the Attorney-Client Privilege

HR professionals routinely use legal counsel to obtain advice on compliance issues, risk mitigation, and many other legal issues. Whether it arises in the context of a one-off accommodation question or a months-long harassment investigation, the attorney-client privilege is a vital tool for protecting confidential communications between legal counsel and HR professionals. The attorney-client privilege […]


Scary Court Decision for Employers Creating Copyrighted Content

The creator of the original screenplay for the horror movie “Friday the 13th” could terminate his copyright grant and reclaim it, the U.S. Second Circuit Court of Appeals (which covers New York) recently decided. The outcome turned on the screenwriter’s employment status. If your business creates copyrighted material, read on to understand how the decision […]

Corporate Training—What Could Go Wrong?

Today’s Advisor offers 9 mistakes trainers make—often without realizing the ramifications—from attorney Philippe Weiss. Weiss is director of Seyfarth Shaw at Work, a legal compliance training company associated with the Seyfarth Shaw law firm. His remarks were earlier presented in our sister publication, the HR Daily Advisor.

Nine Sins Trainers Make

Great training does great things for your organization; however, poor training can have a great negative effect. In today’s Advisor, attorney Philippe Weiss shares nine sins of trainers—things he thinks may go wrong in your training sessions.