Drug Addiction & The Workplace: Warning Signs of Drug Abuse in an Employee

Tommy has been a consistent employee, coming in on time and undertaking his tasks perfectly. In fact, HR had shortlisted him as one of the candidates for the employee of the month award. However, things changed. Tommy started missing work regularly and he became withdrawn. A routine substance test showed that Tommy was on drugs.…

Microsoft Wins Patents From Google, Should Apple Be Concerned?

Ask any person on the street about Bill Gate’s reputation, and they might throw out words such as “humanitarian” and “philanthropist” or “tech-genius.” But lately he’s earning another title: “Patent Troll.” The term comes from the practice of coming up with multiple ideas that the competition may use, filing patents on these ideas, and then…

6 Stories of Illegal Construction Projects That Went Ahead Anyway

The issue of acquiring contractor insurance does not lend itself to a general debate as even the novice recognizes the general protection that policies that cover things such as equipment, inspectors, builders, engineers, general laborers, and vehicles afford. However, the specifics regarding a particular policy, as they relate to an individual construction project and potential…