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NLRB Rules Misclassification Of Employees As Independent Contractors Does Not Violate NLRA
Last week, in Velox Express, Inc., the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) answered what had been a long-standing open question
United States
9 Sep 2019
SJC Refuses To Enforce Massachusetts Non-Compete On California Employee
On September 7, 2018, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court refused to enforce a non-competition and non-solicitation agreement between a Massachusetts company and its California-based...
United States
17 Sep 2018
Supreme Court Upholds Class Action Arbitration Waivers
On May 21, 2018, the U.S. Supreme Court issued its much-anticipated decision addressing whether employers can include class action waivers in mandatory arbitration agreements...
United States
24 May 2018
Massachusetts SJC Limits Wage Act Liability For Board Members And Investors
In an otherwise quiet week in the world of employment law, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court (SJC) issued an important decision limiting the scope of personal liability under the Massachusetts Wage Act.
United States
3 Jan 2018
Federal Court Halts The Enforcement Of The Department Of Labor's "Persuader Rule"
On June 27, 2016, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas issued a nationwide preliminary injunction barring enforcement of the U.S. Department of Labor's new "persuader rule"...
United States
6 Jul 2016
Employee's Self-Help Discovery May Be Protected Activity Under Massachusetts Anti-Retaliation Law
The SJC's ruling stems from a lawsuit brought against a Boston law firm, Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky & Popeo, P.C., by one of its former attorneys.
United States
8 Jun 2016
Supreme Court Decides Employers Must Make Religious Accommodations Regardless Of Knowledge Of Need For Accommodation
On June 1, 2015, the U.S. Supreme Court held, in Equal Employment Opportunity Commission v. Abercrombie & Fitch Stores, Inc., that an employer violates federal anti-discrimination law where an applicant's need for a religious accommodation is a motivating factor in the employer's hiring decision.
United States
5 Jun 2015
Dentists And Noncompetes
The Boston Business Litigation newsletter from Yurko, Salvesen & Remz recently brought to our attention an interesting new lawsuit involving a claim by a dental practice that a dentist violated non-competition and non-solicitation covenants he entered into when he sold his practice.
United States
17 Oct 2012
Battles That Decide Wars
It is often said that noncompete cases differ from other types of civil litigation in that the initial battle in the case often decides the war
United States
15 Apr 2011
Tips For Planning Reductions In Force
We know that the recent financial crisis and related economic downturn unfortunately are causing many employers to consider ways to reduce operational expenses, including through workforce restructuring and layoffs.
United States
18 Nov 2008
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