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BakerHostetler
As we have previously written, several Supreme Court decisions have upheld, in various contexts, arbitration agreements that waive the right to assert claims on a class basis.
Dentons
Now when the US Department of Justice (DOJ) is expected to bring its first criminal antitrust cases based on "no-poaching" agreements, a recent federal district court decision ...
Fisher Phillips LLP
The Aspen Institute's Future of Work Initiative has partnered with Cornell University's School of Industrial and Labor Relations (ILR) to introduce the "Gig Economy Data Hub."
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
It is common for employers to bring on employees for limited term employment, where work may not be ongoing.
Dickinson Wright PLLC
Trade secrets and confidential information are receiving increasing protection in many states, and as more states perceive this as a "business friendly" issue, this trend will continue and expand.
Dickinson Wright PLLC
Trade secrets and confidential information are receiving increasing protection in many states, and as more states perceive this as a "business friendly" issue, this trend will continue and expand.
Fisher Phillips LLP
Employers enter into restrictive covenants with members of their workforce to protect their trade secrets and confidential information, particularly with employees who have access to such information.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
On Monday, February 5, 2018, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce's lawsuit challenging the City of Seattle's ordinance allowing independent-contractor drivers to engage in collective bargaining was before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit for oral argument.
Holland & Knight
Independent contractor misclassification claims have been percolating through the courts for years.
Fisher Phillips LLP
Todd Scherwin and Andrew Hoag's article "GrubHub Driver Found to Be Independent Contractor, Not Employee" was featured on the SHRM website.
Fisher Phillips LLP
Bill Gates once said "Information Technology and business are becoming inextricably interwoven. I don't think anybody can talk meaningfully about one without the talking about the other."
Fisher Phillips LLP
According to a report in today's Washington Examiner, we may be on the verge of getting some hard data that would show just exactly how big the gig economy really is.
Phelps Dunbar LLP
The newly composed, Republican-majority NLRB has restored the more employer-friendly test for determining joint employer status.
Fisher Phillips LLP
By now, you've probably heard the good news: a federal judge yesterday ruled in favor of Grubhub and pronounced that a delivery driver who was challenging the independent contractor classification model ...
Fisher Phillips LLP
In what is believed to be the first time in our nation's history that a trial court has reached a judicial merits determination in a gig economy misclassification case...
Fisher Phillips LLP
A federal judge in California ruled in favor of the company this afternoon and found that a delivery driver was properly classified as an independent contractor.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
We have previously blogged on opportunities and challenges in the gig economy
Phelps Dunbar LLP
The National Labor Relations Board ("NLRB") has adopted a new, more employer-friendly standard for evaluating the legality of employment policies, rules, and handbook provisions.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
In a dynamic and fast paced business environment, structuring the workforce to meet changing operational requirements is front of mind for most employers.
Fisher Phillips LLP
Early last month, we told you that a critical trial ruling in a gig economy misclassification case could be put on hold because a separate court was mulling whether to loosen the test ...
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Fisher Phillips LLP
If Congress cannot approve a budget by this Friday at midnight, the federal government will shut down.
Fisher Phillips LLP
It's hard to keep up with all the recent changes to labor and employment law. While the law always seems to evolve at a rapid pace, there were an unprecedented number of changes each month in 2017 ...
Duane Morris LLP
With 2018 well underway, it's time to look ahead to what are likely to be some of the key issues/stories relating to non-competition agreements and trade secrets this year:
Fisher Phillips LLP
Late last year, Pennsylvania legislators introduced House Bill 1938, the "Freedom to Work Act" (the "Act"), an outright ban on "covenant[s] not to compete" in Pennsylvania.
Fisher Phillips LLP
Most people probably do not enjoy sitting in a doctor's reception area with other coughing and sneezing people while waiting for an appointment, or devoting hours to getting a prescription refilled.
Ford & Harrison LLP
As our population demographics change over the years, employers are finding themselves with a workforce that is ever-changing in composition.
Dickinson Wright PLLC
Social media has been and will continue to be an issue for employers. It has become the way people, especially Millennials, who make up a significant amount of the restaurant-industry workforce, communicate.
Fakhoury Law Group
It is common knowledge, even outside the immigration world, that the Trump Administration is attempting to tighten immigration.
Holland & Knight
In January 2017, Holland & Knight Transportation & Infrastructure lawyers and senior advisors prepared 20 posts for the 20 days leading to President Donald Trump's inauguration regarding what to expect from the Trump Administration ...
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
The California Supreme Court heard oral arguments yesterday morning in Dynamex Operations v. Superior Court, a case addressing the legal standard for determining whether a worker ...
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