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Maintaining Employee Mental Health through Digital Technologies By Lynn Tay and Lorway Gosse May 08, 2020 The rapid advancement of technology has resulted in a movement towards all kinds of digital tools... The rapid advancement of technology has resulted in a movement towards all kinds of digital tools. One tool that a growing number of employers are embracing is telemedicine. By leveraging technology, employers provide employees with access to professional advice in a convenient and cost-effective...

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Smart Devices at Home and Maintaining Confidentiality Are Your Smart Devices Listening to Your Confidential Discussions? How to Secure Your Devices and Protect Your Data By Paige Backman and Andy Nguyen May 01, 2020 Having employees work from home can offer benefits and challenges to both organizations and emplo... Having employees work from home can offer benefits and challenges to both organizations and employees. Confidential conversations being recorded should not be an added risk. Ensure your employees and consultants are aware of the risks and inform them of some of the simple ways to reduce that risk.
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Aird & Berlis Partners Recognized as IP STARS by Managing Intellectual Property Apr 30, 2020 Three members of the Aird & Berlis Intellectual Property Group have been recognized in the 2020 edition of IP STARS, Managing Intellectual Property’s guide to the world's leading IP firms and practitioners.

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Federal Court Grants Interlocutory Injunction Restraining Cease and Desist Letters By L.E. Trent Horne Apr 29, 2020 Based on a statutory requirement that prohibits making false and misleading statements about a co... Based on a statutory requirement that prohibits making false and misleading statements about a competitor, a Federal Court judge granted an interlocutory injunction restraining further distribution of cease and desist letters.