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Contrary to common perception, California employees who signed restrictive covenants prior to January 1, 2017 are not completely immune to enforcement of all restrictions on competition.
Jackson Lewis P.C.
Mortgage underwriters do not qualify for the Fair Labor Standards Act's administrative exemption because they are more appropriately characterized as "production" employees...
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
New job to-do list: (1) send goodbye email; (2) attend goodbye party; (3) update LinkedIn account; and (4) then use said LinkedIn account to send old colleagues new contact information.
Proskauer Rose LLP
In November 2016, NYC Mayor De Blasio signed into law the Freelance Isn't Free Act, establishing protections for freelance workers, including the right to receive a written contract.
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
In recent years, however, the L-1 has come under increased scrutiny by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). Here are a few key tips for withstanding that scrutiny.
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
The Oregon governor is expected to soon sign Senate Bill 828, which will impose predictive scheduling requirements on large employers in certain industries.
Venable LLP
The withdrawn Obama-era guidance had increased scrutiny on employers to correctly classify workers as employees and adopted expansive standards for determining joint employment.
Arnstein & Lehr LLP
Since virtually all employment disputes relate in some way to what documents are kept in an employee's personnel file, it is crucial that employers properly maintain employee personnel files.
Day Pitney LLP
On July 17, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court held that an employee who was fired because she tested positive for using legally prescribed medical marijuana could sue her employer for handicap discrimination...
Foley Hoag LLP
Since the beginning of this year's legislative session, Governor Baker has expressed concern over the growth in enrollment in MassHealth, the state's Medicaid program.
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
The checklist can help ensure that such covenants remain enforceable by the buyer after the sale.
Fisher Phillips LLP
Employee handbooks can be useful tools, and employers should be careful in crafting them to suit their business and legal needs.
Fisher Phillips LLP
The recently completed Colorado legislative session resulted in the modification of only two employment laws.
Ford & Harrison LLP
Late last week Florida Governor Rick Scott signed into law a bill intended to implement provisions of the medical marijuana constitutional amendment that was approved by Florida voters last November...
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
On June 3, 2017, Governor Sandoval signed Assembly Bill 276 into law, amending Nevada Revised Statute 613, which governs non-competition agreements.
Fisher Phillips LLP
GrubHub, the food delivery app, has been in a legal battle with a former delivery driver over the driver's classification as an independent contractor since 2015.
Fisher Phillips LLP
Under the Trump administration, many businesses are likely looking forward to contracted regulations and more employer-friendly policies from the federal government.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
On June 3, 2017, Governor Sandoval signed Assembly Bill 276 into law, amending Nevada Revised Statute 613, which governs non-competition agreements.
Fisher Phillips LLP
Gig employers returning from the Fourth of July holiday were in for a rude awakening when they learned about the fireworks that just went down in a California federal court.
Fisher Phillips LLP
It's hard to keep up with all the recent changes to labor and employment law. While it always seems to evolve at a rapid pace, the last few months have seen an unprecedented number of changes.
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Proskauer Rose LLP
We invite you to review our newly-posted July 2017 California Employment Law Notes, a comprehensive review of the latest and most significant developments in California employment law.
Fisher Phillips LLP
While the specific facts vary, the basic storyline remains consistent. A manager was provided a link to an employee's Facebook account.
Fisher Phillips LLP
The U.S. Supreme Court announced today that portions of the controversial Executive Order No. 13780, "Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry Into the United States"...
Fisher Phillips LLP
Employers who operate in a multi-state environment should take note of a recent case out of the Sixth Circuit (which governs employers that operate in Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, and Tennessee.)
Fisher Phillips LLP
Florida Governor Rick Scott signed a medical marijuana bill into law on Friday that provides guidelines on the implementation of the state's Constitutional Amendment regarding medical marijuana.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Friday, June 2, marked the last day for bills in the California Legislature to pass out of their house of origin—the Senate or Assembly—and continue the legislative process for a shot at becoming a new California Peculiarity.
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
On June 7, 2017, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) announced that it was withdrawing its 2015 and 2016 Administrative Interpretations regarding independent contractors and joint employment.
Littler Mendelson
The same week the Department of Labor removed two guidance documents governing joint employment and independent contractors...
Herrick, Feinstein LLP
It takes a lot to pack New York's 18,000-seat Madison Square Garden, which has hosted some of the greatest sports and entertainment events of all time.
Littler Mendelson
Anticipated rules to "clarify" New York City's Freelance Isn't Free Act, which amend Title 6 of the City's Rules by adding a new chapter 12, have now been promulgated by the Department of Consumer Affairs and go into effect on July 24, 2017.
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