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Who Are Independent (Contractors)? Throw Your Hands Up At Me!
Seyfarth Synopsis: California's hotly contested and closely followed AB 5 independent contractor bill, which would extend...
United States
23 Sep 2019
NLRB Adopts "Contract Coverage" Standard, Making It Easier For Employers To Make Unilateral Changes Under Their Collective Bargaining Agreements
Seyfarth Synopsis: On September 10, in a 3-1 decision, the NLRB in MV Transportation, Inc., 368 NLRB No. 66 (Sept. 10, 2019), adopted the "contract coverage" standard in replacement
United States
16 Sep 2019
Maryland Low-Wage Workers Are Exempt From Non-Compete Clauses
Joining the wave of jurisdictions limiting the competitive restraints employers may place on low-wage employees is Maryland.
United States
28 Aug 2019
Finger Pointing On Agreement Approvals But…
Lots has been said recently in the press about enterprise agreement making and the approval process by the Fair Work Commission (FWC)
United States
27 Aug 2019
Webinar Recap! Enforcement Of Non-Competes: Increasing Difficulty Depending On State
In Seyfarth's fourth installment in its 2019 Trade Secrets Webinar Series, Seyfarth attorneys Kristine Argentine, Eric Barton, and Katelyn Miller focused on the enforcement of non-competes and how the difficulty of...
United States
23 Aug 2019
Companies Remain In Suspense On AB 5 Independent Contractor Bill
Seyfarth Synopsis: The hotly contested AB 5 was put on hold, but is widely expected to be revived before the end of the legislative session.
United States
19 Aug 2019
Newly Enacted Workplace Transparency Act To Change Illinois Employment Law Landscape
On Friday, August 9, 2019, Governor J. B. Pritzker signed a wide-ranging bill that, among other things, encompasses the Workplace Transparency Act.
United States
14 Aug 2019
Maine Governor Restricts Restrictive Covenants
The Act places limits on non-compete agreements and bans restrictive employment agreements.
United States
8 Aug 2019
First UK Supreme Court Decision On Restrictive Covenants For 100 years
It is also an accepted principle that a UK court will not rewrite an employer's covenant.
19 Jul 2019
New Hampshire Governor Bans Non-Compete Agreements For Low-Wage Employees
On July 11, 2019, Governor Sununu signed S.B. 197 into law. S.B. 197 prohibits an employer from requiring an employee who makes 200% of the federal minimum wage ($14.50) to sign a non-compete agreement ...
United States
18 Jul 2019
Not All Is Lost For California Employers: Enforce Non-Compete Forfeiture Provisions Through ERISA Top Hat Plans?
Even before the California Supreme Court decided Edwards in 2008, employers knew all too well the woes of attempting to enforce non-competes against California employees.
United States
19 Jun 2019
The Collective Bargaining State Of Play (AKA Risk Management For Employers)
A consistent theme in recent years for both employers and unions is that enterprise bargaining is broken.
United States
3 Jun 2019
Collective Bargaining: The Outlook
In yesterday's blog, we commented on the state of play in enterprise bargaining in Australia.
31 May 2019
Seyfarth Shaw Policy Matters Newsletter - May 16, 2019
The Act would be enforced through civil action, with remedies similar to those under Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act.
United States
27 May 2019
Washington State Governor Signs Law Severely Limiting Non-Competes
Washington state has joined the ranks of an ever-growing number of states that impose significant restrictions on employee non-compete agreements.
United States
17 May 2019
April Rules: DOL Continues Rulemaking Sprint With New Proposed Joint Employment Standard
Seyfarth Synopsis: On April 1, 2019, the U.S. DOL announced a proposed rule to clarify joint employment under the FLSA.
United States
15 Apr 2019
Labor Unions, Advocacy Groups, And Academics Ask Federal Trade Commission To Issue Rules Banning Non-Competes
Academics and advocacy groups have filed a petition with the Federal Trade Commission asking the agency to initiate the rulemaking process and ban non-compete agreements.
United States
9 Apr 2019
#MeToo Inspires Legislative Changes Across The United States
In response to the #MeToo movement, several states have passed legislation aimed at combatting workplace sexual harassment.
United States
9 Apr 2019
Keep On Truckin': Strategies For Managing Wage And Hour Risks With Transportation Contractors After New Prime, Inc. v. Oliveira
In January, the Supreme Court unanimously ruled in New Prime Inc. v. Oliveira that the FAA or the "Act" exclusion for transportation workers engaged in interstate commerce applied not just to employees, but also...
United States
1 Apr 2019
U.S. Senators Request Review Of Non-Compete Agreements By The Government Accountability Office
The GAO does not have a specific deadline to complete its analysis, but we will continue to monitor for any updates or further developments.
United States
20 Mar 2019
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