Pay People to Get Vaccinated
Murphy signs bill to boost Newark Airport workers' pay, health care
Simple: Achieve herd immunity. Again, simple: Once a vaccine is approved, pay people to take it. That bold proposal comes from Robert Litan , an economist at the Brookings Institution. Congress should enact it as quickly as possible. Recent research by the University of Chicago economists Austan Goolsbee and Chad Syverson has found that the government-mandated shutdowns account for just a small part of the decline in economic activity. That hypothesis explains my own behavior. I have not stepped foot on an airplane or inside a restaurant for six months.
For the majority of your clients, time is of the essence when their cases are pending; of course, when representation has been completed, and the piper is to be paid, clients typically have a less urgent sense of time. In addition to this general complication getting a client to pay you, when you have nothing more to offer them , certain hurdles respecting billing and collection are endemic to most law firms. There are clients who object to unclear, or unconvincing, bills.
Times are tough for many companies, and when cash is short it is tempting to try to save money by delaying payment to employees or not paying terminated employees. But paying employees is one of your top legal obligations as an employer. If you have employees, you must pay them.