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Posted on April 21, 2014

Well-trained employees and the donor base they help to develop are significant assets that a nonprofit organization wants to protect. It is also natural for nonprofits to want to avoid improper use of proprietary information they have shared with their employees. What legal options do nonprofit organizations have to secure these assets? This article details one of those options – the use of restrictive covenants, including non-competition, non-solicitation, non-recruitment, and non-disclosure covenants.

Posted on July 13, 2012

Does your nonprofit employ children under the age of 18? If so, you should be familiar with the federal and Georgia law restrictions on the types of work and hours in which children can be employed. You also need to know the requirements for work permits for employees under 18.

Posted on December 7, 2011

Learn which posted notices are required by the federal and Georgia law for your organizations.

Posted on December 7, 2011

The newly revised Form 990 now asks directly whether your organization has adopted a whistleblower policy. Learn how a written policy can benefit your board now, and save you pain and trouble later.

Please note that in addition to the legal disclaimer above, this article contains information that is based, in whole or in part, on the laws of the District of Columbia. As a result, the information may not be appropriate for organizations operating outside the District of Columbia.

Posted on March 23, 2011

Does your nonprofit send volunteers on international trips? Do you provide funding for projects in third-world countries? Do you have chapters in other parts of the world? This webcast helps you address the legal issues that your organization may face when operating internationally, including:

  • Sending money abroad,
  • Employment issues,
  • Contracting with foreign individuals or corporations,
  • Fundraising in foreign countries, and
  • Establishing nonprofits or chapters and affiliates in foreign countries.

Presenters:
Linda DiSantis, General Counsel, CARE USA
Eric Johnson, CARE USA

Posted on October 29, 2009

Nonprofits are feeling the pinch as much if not more than other corporations. There is less grant money and donations are down. How does a nonprofit deal with the difficult employment issues that may arise due to a shortfall of money?

During this one-hour webinar, our speakers address:

  • Implementation strategies for salary reductions
  • How benefit reductions can help your bottom line
  • Staff reduction approaches including full-time to part-time
  • Ways to make difficult employment decisions without destroying morale

Presenters: Susan Pangborn and Katharine Field, Kilpatrick Stockton.

Posted on November 11, 2008

This webinar discusses the factors used to determine whether workers are independent contractors or employees, and whether employees are exempt or non-exempt, with a focus on the issues of classification commonly faced by domestic violence shelters and sexual assault centers, and the consequences of these classifications.

  • Are your workers independent contractors or employees?
  • Are your employees exempt or non-exempt?
  • What are the dangers of misclassifying your workers?
  • Do you sometimes struggle with issues of when you have to take out payroll taxes and when you have to pay overtime?