Strauss Troy Attorney Brian Tracy selected for Board Orientation + Leadership Development program

The Leadership Council for Nonprofits has selected Strauss Troy attorney Brian R. Tracy to participate in its upcoming Board Orientation + Leadership Development (BOLD). The program, which helps train professionals to serve on nonprofit boards, serves as Greater Cincinnati’s leading nonprofit board training program with a goal of educating and empowering local leaders to serve boldly.

Open for Business! Web resources for businesses reopening in Ohio or Kentucky

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As businesses such as restaurants, salons, gyms, retail, and more slowly open up after months of being shut down or limited operations due to COVID-19, employers are looking for guidance in navigating the constantly evolving rules for maintaining safe and healthy workplaces. Strauss Troy attorney Theresa Nelson has curated a list of resources that business …Read More

Families First Coronavirus Response Act: Small Business Exemptions

By: Theresa L. Nelson The Department of Labor published regulations governing the Families First Coronavirus Response Act on April 1, 2020. While containing extensive explanations of terms and provisions throughout the entire FFCRA, one section is particularly noteworthy for small businesses. The language of the FFCRA provided that small private employers with fewer than 50 …Read More

If you’re not paying for the product, you are the product: teleconference security and safety

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“If you’re not paying for the product, you are the product. ”It’s a clever statement and has enough truth to it that it sounds deep and memorable. But it misses the point. Where that comment makes some sense is where social media gives free access to get you to join and then sells ad time and sells data about you and your use of that particular social media.

Force Majeure: Will COVID-19 excuse performance of your contract?

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Added to to stressors faced by business owners or operators during this pandemic is whether they will be able to meet contractual commitments or expect return performance by counter parties.  Looking past the current disruption in every corner of the economy, businesses are going to increasingly confront questions about force majeure and related contract concepts of impracticability of performance or frustration of purpose.

Strauss Troy to offer in House CLE: How to Better Manage Your Workload and Your Times, Task and Email Management for Legal Professionals

As part of Strauss Troy’s Professional Development Series, the firm will present an in-house seminar on Monday, May 18, beginning at 8:45 a.m. for registration (Breakfast will be served). The presentation is titled, “How to Better Manage Your Workload and Your Times, Task and Email Management for Legal Professionals” and qualifies for 6.0 CLE Credit …Read More