Beware Trap for Unwary Wholesalers and Distributors Employing Commission Sales Professionals: the Independent Wholesale Representatives Contractual Relations Act.

July 12, 2010

Hidden in the Civil Code are a series of statutes, Sections 1738.10, et seq., known as the “Independent Wholesale Representatives Contractual Relations Act.” These statutes are a potential liability trap for unwary wholesale distributors and manufacturers who employ commission sales staff.

What I Did On My Summer Vacation

July 7, 2010

There are few of us over the age of 8 that actually take the summer off. Apparently, the world has realized what I have known for years – it’s really hard to relax! This seems to have become especially true for students. If high school students aren’t working a summer job, they are looking for things to fulfill their community service credits for school, or things that will enhance their college applications. Undergraduate and graduate students are also interested in gaining work experience in preparation for graduation, and in today’s economic climate you can pick up some remarkable talent for virtually nothing.