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By Brandon Meyer, Matt Goodman
In a Press Release issued on June 6, 2017, Secretary of Labor Alexander Acosta announced the Department of Labor's (DOL) aggressive plan of action to combat visa program fraud and abuse.
By Elisaveta Dolghih, Ezra Finkle
Texas Governor Greg Abbott recently signed House Bill 1995, which amends the four-year old Texas Uniform Trade Secrets Act ("TUTSA").
By Lann McIntyre
The California Legislature has created a new class of highly expedited time frames for appeals from an order denying a petition to compel arbitration in cases involving a claim under the Elder...
By Greg Katz
For the past several years, there have been extensive delays in the Bronx County Supreme Court with respect to pending actions receiving final trial dates and proceeding to the commencement of jury selection.
By Kelley Fox
On January 10, 2017, the California Fair Employment & Housing Council ("FEHC") approved regulations that identify a number of ways in which employers can face liability when using a job applicant...
By Meryl Mills, Nicholas Haynes
Many employers take comfort that their employees are at-will, meaning that either party may terminate employment at any time and for any reason, as long as the reason is not unlawful
By Taylor Vernon, Leo Bautista
Franchisors need to review their Franchise Disclosure Document ("FDD") to ensure compliance with new commentary issued by the NASAA regarding Financial Performance Representations ("FPR").
By Adam Collyer
The New York employment lawyers of Lewis Brisbois are available to assist with respect to compliance with this new law and the myriad of other employment laws and regulations facing employers.
By Kerri R. Lutfey
On May 8, 2017, the California Supreme Court clarified several major points of ambiguity regarding the interpretation of the state's obscure "day of rest" statutes.
By Dakota Chenevert
Plaintiff James Fletcher was diagnosed with mesothelioma in 2015. As result, he brought suit against a number of entities alleging asbestos exposure.
By John Barber Esq, William Sung
Within weeks of each other, two California juries awarded eight-figure verdicts to individual plaintiffs in employment cases.
By Arezoo Jamshidi
The California Supreme Court recently issued an opinion analyzing whether a defendant is entitled to attorney fees under Civil Code section 1717 by obtaining a dismissal of a contract action under the agreement's forum selection clause.
By Brittany Bartold
The California Supreme Court recently issued an opinion in McGill v. CitiBank, analyzing whether an arbitration provision is valid and enforceable insofar as it purports to waive the right to seek public injunctive relief in any forum.
By Alan Rupe, Louis Huber, Angela Probasco
In a boon for employers, on May 8, 2017, the Missouri House of Representatives passed Senate Bill 43, which dramatically alters Missouri's state employment anti-discrimination statutes.
By Adam Collyer
New York City has now joined the city of Philadelphia, the state of Massachusetts, and the commonwealth of Puerto Rico in prohibiting private sector employers from inquiring into the salary history...
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