Tag: SEC

College Athletes Are Employees? Tide Players Wouldn’t Want to ‘Bargain’ with Coach Saban

National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) General Counsel (GC) Jennifer Abruzzo recently issued a memorandum (GC 21-08) declaring certain college athletes will be classified as employees, giving them the right to unionize and engage in other protected, concerted activity. Read on to learn how things might play out in the real world.


Thinking of Skipping That Background Check?

Your company has conducted multiple interviews, and every interviewer gives the job candidate a thumbs-up. The position has been vacant for weeks, and the work is piling up.


CEO Pay Ratio Disclosures: Start Preparing Now

As part of the Dodd-Frank Act, public companies will soon be subject to CEO pay ratio disclosure requirements. Starting with reporting for any fiscal year that begins on or after January 1, 2017, these organizations will have to disclose not only the CEO annual total compensation, but also the total annual compensation of the median […]

The Executive Pay Ratio: It’s Time to Act

The bigger the wheels, the more slowly they turn, and seldom will you find wheels bigger than those inside the U.S. government. The wheels within one particular agency, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), have been churning for no fewer than 5 years, trying to shape policy to address provisions of the 2010 Dodd-Frank Wall […]

Say on Pay, Say on Frequency, Say on Golden Parachute Clarified

Lifshey, who is Managing Director at the New York Office of Pearl Meyer & Partners offered her “say on” tips at a recent webinar sponsored by BLR and HR Hero. Say on Pay requires non-binding advisory vote on compensation of Named Executive Officers. says Lifshey. The requirement is effective for any shareholder meeting occurring after […]

Even Half Implemented, Say on Pay and Dodd-Frank Continue to Confuse

The Dodd Frank Act (Dodd Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act) was signed in 2010 as a culmination of efforts to regulate and limit Wall Street as result of the mortgage fallout, says Lifshey, Managing Director at the New York Office of Pearl Meyer & Partners. Lifshey’s tips came at a recent webinar […]