community SPOTLIGHTS


An issue that all businesses must always grapple with, is classifying the individuals performing work. Generally, there are two (2) types of individuals performing work: (1) Independent Contractors (1099) and (2) Employees (W-2). Some businesses see independent contractors as a beneficial classification for many reasons, namely the business does not have to pay employment taxes […]


In less than a month, a Federal law will take effect that will impact many organizations that do business in the U.S. – the Corporate Transparency Act (CTA).  The CTA is designed to capture information on each entity, its beneficial owners, and those persons who file or direct the filing for the formation of the […]

A common misconception is that individuals paid on a salary basis are not entitled to overtime. Another common miscommunication is that if an employee earns a high salary, then that exempts them from earning overtime. Both of these misconceptions are governed by the FLSA.  Lately, the Fair Labor Standards Act has been in the news. On September […]

By: Susie Cirilli, Labor & Employment Shareholder, Flaster Greenberg and Jennifer Johnson, Real Estate Shareholder, Flaster Greenberg Soccer is seeing unprecedented expansion in the U.S., on both the men’s and women’s side.  As discussed in previous blogs professionalizing the women’s game is vital to its survival.  A crucial piece of this is real estate.  As […]

From youth soccer to professional soccer, players get injured. At the professional level, there are key considerations for clubs to keep in mind when one of their players goes down. Let’s take a look at some of the legal implications when a player goes down… What Happens if a Player Refuses Treatment? We see it […]