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By Robert M. Robenalt
The opioid crisis has led to significant challenges for Americans, and employers are not immune. Some have noted the crisis as being one of the greatest challenges currently facing the country.
By David Rashé
A federal appeals court recently ruled that an overbroad "no-rehire" provision in a settlement agreement with a former employee can be an unlawful restraint of trade under California law.
By David Klass, Travis Vance
Your employees could be at a heightened risk for developing an addiction to opioids after a workplace injury. Now is the time to take measures to minimize the risk of this happening to them.
By Joshua Nadreau
After nearly 10 years of start-and-stop efforts on Beacon Hill, Governor Charlie Baker signed "An Act Relative to Economic Development in the Commonwealth" on Friday evening, which includes sweeping
By Richard Meneghello
We've been asking for increased regulation of the gig economy, and we got it – just not the kind of regulation businesses were hoping for.
By John Skousen
California has adopted a new ABC test for determining whether a worker should be classified as an employee or an independent contractor.
By Melody Rayl
In one of its most anticipated cases in decades, the U.S. Supreme Court on June 26 upheld President Trump's latest "travel ban," delivering a key win to the Trump administration and one of its strict immigration...
By Susan M. Schaecher
The Colorado Court of Appeals in Paradine v. Goei held that the Colorado Wage Claim Act does not categorically bar individual liability for unpaid wages, rejecting arguments that a 2003...
By William E. Blackie, Sarah Moore
This article discusses the U.S. Supreme Court decision in Janus v. AFSCME prohibiting public-sector employers from collecting "fair share" fees from non-union employees.
By Travis Vance, Pamela Williams
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration just warned employers that it will take note of worksites that electronically report their 2017 OSHA 300A information after the July 1, 2018, deadline.
By Samantha J. Monsees
In a sweeping victory for labor unions, Missouri voters overwhelmingly rejected a right-to-work law which sought to ban unions from requiring union fees as a condition of employment in Missouri.
By Kevin Burns
Enacted in May 2016, the federal Defend Trade Secrets Act (DTSA) created a new remedy that was not available under any state's Uniform Trade Secrets Act (UTSA) – the ex parte civil seizure.
By Andrew Hoag
Andrew Hoag of the Los Angeles office authored The Recorder article "The 'Masterpiece Cakeshop' Ruling's Guidance to Employers."
By Wendy McGuire Coats, Karl Lindegren, Todd Scherwin
Written by Wendy McGuire Coats, Todd Scherwin and Karl Lindegren, the article, "Encino: Deference challenged & ‘fair' is back,"
By David Amaya
Today, the California Supreme Court issued its ruling in Troester v. Starbucks Corporation, and departed from federal law's more employer-friendly version of the de minimis rule ...
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