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By Jennifer Sandberg
A California federal jury recently decided that Emerson Electric Company owes prefabricated module manufacturer BladeRoom Group Limited $30 million in damages for stealing trade secrets...
By Melissa Osipoff
On the heels of the #MeToo and #TimesUp movements, Mayor Bill de Blasio signed a slate of legislation last week aimed at preventing sexual harassment in the workplace.
By Richard Meneghello
Now that sports betting has been legalized by the Supreme Court, I might want to consider laying some action on an upcoming game, because I am on fire with my recent predictions.
By Martin Thompson
Martin Thompson from the Memphis office authored an article that was published in HR Professionals Magazine. "NLRB – The Boeing Company Case Marks a Return to Civility and Common Sense for Workplace Rules"...
By David Klass, Travis Vance
Administrative Law Judges are increasingly exercising their discretion to waive mandatory settlement conferences for Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) citation contests with large penalties.
By Kathleen A. Kline
How much has the gig economy changed in the last 13 years? We're (finally) about to find out. According to Tyrone Richardson at Bloomberg Law, the United States Department of Labor's Bureau...
By Usama Kahf
SB 1121, which is making its way through the California Legislature, would allow businesses to be sued for data breaches even when no one was actually injured.
By Christopher Stief
U.S. Senators Elizabeth Warren (D. Mass.), Ronald Wyden (D. Ore.) and Christopher Murphy (D. Conn.) recently introduced Senate Bill 2782 which, if enacted, would for all practical purposes ...
By Lanette Suarez
The new wave of class action lawsuits are based largely on technical violations of the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA).
By Benjamin Mann
According to the late great Tom Petty, "the waiting is the hardest part." The United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania (the "Court") ...
By Benjamin M. Ebbink
If you've been following the legal fight over Seattle's 2015 proposal to permit ride-sharing drivers who work for companies such as Uber and Lyft to organize and form the country's first gig economy unions...
By Richard Meneghello, John Polson
In a rare procedural move that caught many by surprise, the National Labor Relations Board announced on Wednesday that it will soon start the rulemaking process to clarify the current joint employment standard.
By Richard Meneghello
The ink on the Dynamex court decision is barely dry, but plaintiffs' attorneys are not wasting any time in taking advantage of the new misclassification standard established for California businesses.
By Brett Owens
As if gig businesses haven't had enough bad news to digest in the past few weeks... fresh off the heels of the California Supreme Court's decision in the Dynamex Operations case ...
By Caroline Brown
The latest regulatory agenda shows four wage-hour items on the U.S. Labor Department's (USDOL) plate.
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