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Tightening Restrictions On Noncompetes
Many employers have long used noncompetition agreements, or noncompetes, as an important tool for preventing former employees from unfairly competing against them
United States
2 Aug 2019
PAGA: A Call To Arms
Whatever good intentions its proponents may claim, the Labor Code Private Attorneys General Act of 2004 (PAGA) ...
United States
11 Feb 2019
Boomerang: The Trump NLRB Supplants The Obama NLRB
When Donald Trump took office in 2017, the members of the NLRB ("Board")1 were predominantly appointees of President Obama.
United States
8 Oct 2018
MoFo Achieves "Mansfield Certification Plus" Status For 2018
At MoFo, we recognize the value of having a diverse team and an inclusive environment.
United States
10 Sep 2018
Employment Law Commentary, December 2017
It was another busy year in the California Legislature with regard to employment and labor issues
United States
27 Dec 2017
Social Links: Court Disallows Firing Over Facebook Page Rant; Ether Threatens Bitcoin's Reign As Top Digital Currency; NBA Slam Dunks Social Media Marketing
One year since agreeing with the European Commission to remove hate speech within 24 hours of receiving a complaint about it, Facebook, Microsoft...
21 Jun 2017
Employment Law Commentary - Volume 29, Issue 3 - March 2017
Like many good dramas, the car wash story leaves some questions unanswered. What happened to the car wash management and the aiding and abetting wife? Were they arrested? Prosecuted? Fined? No.
United States
13 Apr 2017
Fair Pay And Safe Work Places Goes To President Trump
Yesterday, by a vote of 49-48, the Senate passed a house joint resolution disapproving the final rule implementing Executive Order 13673, Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces.
United States
16 Mar 2017
Employment Law Commentary, December 2016
Last month, Donald Trump was elected the 45th president of the United States. The surprising and historic outcome has left everyone asking: Will Trump actually follow through on his campaign promises...
United States
22 Dec 2016
Employment Law Commentary, October 2016
Now that the dust has settled on the California 2016 legislative session, it is once again time to round up and review the new laws impacting California employers.
United States
9 Nov 2016
Texas Court Temporarily Stops Implementation Of Fair Pay And Safe Workplaces
Judge Marcia Crone of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas stopped the implementation of controversial provisions of Executive Order 13673, Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces...
United States
9 Nov 2016
NLRB Issues Raft Of Pro-Union Decisions As Time Expires
In the last days of Summer 2016, as the political make-up of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) was about to change, the Board suddenly issued 20 decisions in a single week.
United States
17 Oct 2016
Social Media Safety Guide for Companies
We're delighted to publish our Social Media Safety Guide for Companies, which highlights key considerations to keep in mind in using social media to promote your company's products and services and to engage with customers.
United States
10 Oct 2016
Final Rule Requires Contractors To Disclose Labor Law Violations For The Past Three Years
Contractors and practitioners took notice last month when the FAR Council issued a final rule implementing Executive Order 13673, Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces.
United States
21 Sep 2016
Employment Law Commentary, August 2016
On August 1, 2016, Massachusetts became the first state to pass a law barring employers from asking applicants to disclose their salary history before offering a job.
United States
6 Sep 2016
The EEOC's New Focus On LGBTQ Discriminat Ion: How To Stay Out Of The Headlines
The year 2015 was a breakthrough year for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer community. Just over a year ago, in Obergefell v. Hodges, the U.S. Supreme Court issued its landmark decision on marriage equality...
United States
4 Aug 2016
The Law And Business Of Social Media - Status Updates, Volume 7, Issue 4, July 2016
Welcome to the newest issue of Socially Aware, our Burton Award winning guide to the law and business of social media.
United States
21 Jul 2016
The Persuader Rules: Final Opportunity To Avoid Department Of Labor Reporting Requirements
The U.S. Department of Labor ("DOL") recently issued its final regulations regarding the "advice exception" to reporting requirements of employers and lawyers under the Labor-Management Reporting and Disclosure Act.
United States
7 Jul 2016
The New Federal Overtime Regulations: Are You Ready?
On May 18, 2016, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) issued its Final Rule updating its regulations to increase the salary threshold required to qualify for the federal Fair Labor Standards Act's "white collar" exemptions.
United States
16 Jun 2016
Don't Worry, Be (Un)Happy: Does U.S. Labor Law Protect A Worker's Right To A Bad Attitude?
A few months ago, we noted that a Yelp employee's online "negative review" of her employer might be protected activity under the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA)...
United States
1 Jun 2016
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