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Diane Geller

About Diane Geller

Diane Geller is an attorney with the law firm of Fox Rothschild. She can be reached at dgeller (at) foxrothschild (dot) com.
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2005, 2019

Benefit of Counsel: The Cannabis Conundrum

By |May 20th, 2019|

At the time of this writing, 33 states and the District of Columbia have legalized the medical use of marijuana, and 10 of those states plus DC have passed laws decriminalizing recreational use. This creates myriad challenges for employers, especially when facing an already-shrinking talent pool.

Complex intersection. For employers and recruiters, the issue is further […]

105, 2017

Benefit of Counsel: Double Exposure

By |May 1st, 2017|

When personal information stored on a computer is compromised or stolen, the potential for cyber liability arises. Staffing companies face a dual exposure — first from the information that internal employees handle, and second from the information that assigned personnel handle while working at clients. These risks become more pronounced when employees are working remotely.

According […]

107, 2014

Benefit of Counsel: Getting Personal at Work

By |July 1st, 2014|

Is a bring-your-own-device program right for you?
An increasing number of companies are adopting bring- your-own-device (BYOD) programs, which require or allow employees to use their personal electronic devices to connect to their employer’s computer network for work reasons. Companies adopting BYOD programs believe these programs increase productivity and lower operational costs by not having to […]

108, 2013

Benefit of Counsel: Workplace Investigations

By |August 1st, 2013|

Workplace Investigation
How to conduct a thorough and fair harassment inquiry
Adopting a strong policy against discrimination and illegal harassment (including sexual harassment) in the workplace, and if a complaint is received, conducting a full, prompt and impartial investigation, are critical to your company, its risk management and the well-being of all of your employees (temporary and […]

2003, 2012

Benefit of Counsel: Shifting the Burden

By |March 20th, 2012|

Why indemnification agreements may not be fair
Indemnification clauses, also known as hold harmless clauses, are often demanded by customers as part of their standard agreements with staffing providers. But frequently, neither party really understands their implications.

Indemnification means one party assumes liability for a situation (even when the responsibility is not theirs), relieving the other party […]