Monster Worldwide, Inc., the parent company of the internet-based job search service Monster.com, filed a breach of contract suit against its former executive vice president, Darko Dejanovic, in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York on December 16, 2011. The suit alleges that Dejanovic violated nonsoliciation agreements he had entered into […]
Entries Tagged as 'Executive Compensation'
Monster.com Parent Company Sues Former Vice President for Soliciting Workers in Violation of Agreement
December 28th, 2011 · No Comments
Corporate Counselor Publishes Article by R. Scott Oswald Describing Common Mistakes Employers Make that Lead to Litigation
November 10th, 2011 · No Comments
Corporate Counselor published an article written by R. Scott Oswald, Managing Principal at The Employment Law Group ® law firm, titled “Common Mistakes That Encourage Employees to Seek Legal Advice.” The article describes the nine “most common, yet avoidable, mistakes that can leave a company’s current and former employees disillusioned and cause them to seek […]
July 12th, 2011 · No Comments
R. Scott Oswald, Managing Principal of The Employment Law Group® law firm, was quoted by Talking Point Memo (TPM) on the $10 million deferred compensation package of Wisconsin Republican Senator Ron Johnson. Some election lawyers believe that the compensation will raise red flags for the IRS and that the sum might instead constitute an illegal […]
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June 15th, 2011 · No Comments
On June 20, 2011, R. Scott Oswald, Managing Principal of The Employment Law Group® law firm, will serve as a panelist at a D.C. Bar CLE entitled “Drafting and Negotiating Executive Employment Agreements.” The Employment Law Group® has substantial experience advising corporate officers on their executive compensation packages. The panel will concentrate on D.C. law, […]
March 3rd, 2011 · No Comments
The Employment Law Group® law firm negotiated a $1.1 million settlement for their client, an executive alleging his employer breached the employment contract. The client wrote, “… without [The Employment Law Group’s ®] assistance, I never would have gotten the outcome we have.” To learn more about our employment contract disputes practice, click here.
June 15th, 2010 · No Comments
On June 14, 2010, Scott Oswald, Principal at The Employment Law Group® law firm, spoke at a D.C. Bar CLE event entitled “Fundamentals of Employment Law: Establishing the Employment Relationship.” For more information about upcoming speaking engagements featuring the employment attorneys of TELG, click here.
December 28th, 2009 · No Comments
On December 19, 2009, the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009’s (ARRA) COBRA health insurance subsidy was expanded. Under ARRA, individuals involuntarily terminated from an employer covered under COBRA may be eligible to pay a reduced amount equal to 35% of their usual COBRA extended coverage premium. The extension, included in the Department of […]
October 13th, 2009 · No Comments
On October 1, 2009, the Senate Finance Committee, by a vote of 14-8, approved an amendment proposed by Sen. Blanche Lincoln (D., Ark.) which would lower the current executive pay tax deduction from $1 million to $500,000. The amendment was made to the proposed America’s Healthy Future Act of 2009 and includes deferred remuneration and […]
June 10th, 2009 · No Comments
Today, the Obama administration is scheduled to announce proposals that would give shareholders more input on executive compensation and ensure that corporate compensation committees have more independence when determining executive pay. The first proposal, known as the “Say on Pay” proxy resolution would require all publicly traded companies to allow an annual, nonbinding vote for […]
June 9th, 2009 · No Comments
A California Court has recently confirmed an arbitration award of $4.1 Billion for a former executive in a suit against his former employer, iFreedom Communications, Inc. (iFreedom). The award, which is being touted as the largest damages award issued in an employment arbitration, stems from a dispute over a compensation agreement where iFreedom agreed to […]