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Don't Let Your Employees Trade Your Trade Secrets
Earlier this week, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) warned that there has been a dramatic rise in trade secret theft. The DOJ points to China as the primary sponsor of such trade secret theft.
United States
8 Oct 2019
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It's Not Just California Anymore: State And Local Laws Challenge The Multijurisdictional Employer
Did you know that employers can be sued in Michigan for height discrimination? Or that in Maine, starting in 2021, employees can take paid time off for any reason at all?
United States
2 Oct 2019
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California Statute Offers Dramatic Change To Independent Contractor, Franchise-Franchisee Relationships
On September 18, 2020, California Governor Gavin Newsom signed a new measure — Assembly Bill 5 — which will redefine how businesses classify their workers.
United States
30 Sep 2019
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EEOC Provides Guidance On Reporting Non-Binary Gender Employees
Over the last few years, many employers have implemented diversity and inclusion programs, whether official or unofficial
United States
27 Sep 2019
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Be Aware Of Potential Legal Restrictions When Implementing A Workplace Weapons Policy
In what has become an all-too-familiar headline, an individual who had recently been terminated from his job is responsible for the deaths of seven innocent victims and injury to over a dozen more.
United States
23 Sep 2019
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DHS Moves Closer To Launching Its H-1B Cap Registration System
The Department of Homeland Security recently moved closer to launching its new electronic registration system for allocating the H-1B cap, which is the annual limit on certain types of new H-1B cases.
United States
23 Sep 2019
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Employers Beware: It's Once Again Time To Review Your Arbitration Agreements
We have been discussing arbitration agreements in the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) context lately, particularly with respect to class action waivers.
United States
11 Sep 2019
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If You Agree This New FMLA Form Is An Improvement, Check Box 1
Right now, the Department of Labor (DOL) is testing the theory that less is really more. To that end, last month the agency proposed changes to the optional-use forms that employers commonly use
United States
5 Sep 2019
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NLRB Holds That Employers May Modify Arbitration Agreements, Threaten Workers To Sign After Commencement Of Class Action Lawsuit
As we have previously written, the issue of employment arbitration agreements and their effect on class action matters has been an area of significant evolution over the years.
United States
28 Aug 2019
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Massachusetts Attorney General Cracks Down On Child Labor Law Violations
Businesses may employ minors in Massachusetts, but complying with Massachusetts child labor law involves more than just ensuring your workers are 14 or older.
United States
28 Aug 2019
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OFCCP Introduces Virtual Compliance Help Desk, Continuing Its Trend Toward Increased Cooperation With Federal Contractors
As we have previously noted for readers who are federal contractors and subcontractors, the Department of Labor's Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP)
United States
22 Aug 2019
12
There's No Place Like Home – But Is That A Reasonable Accommodation?
A pending federal appeals court case is the latest to highlight the challenges employers face when considering accommodation requests from an employee with a medical condition
United States
24 Jul 2019
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Two Can Keep A Secret… If The Contract Holds Up: How To Use Non-Disclosure Covenants In The #MeToo Era
The non-disclosure provision of a routine employment settlement agreement has typically been a common and easily agreed-upon term of resolution.
United States
11 Jul 2019
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But I'm In HR - What Do You Mean I Can Go To Jail?
Wage and hour laws. Child labor laws. OSHA laws. Immigration laws. When employers do not comply with these types of employment laws
United States
11 Jul 2019
15
To Pay Or Not To Pay – That Is The Question!
A sales employee suffers from acute stress and anxiety, which ultimately force him to take a 12-week medical leave of absence under the FMLA.
United States
8 Jul 2019
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Three Texas Cities Join The Mandated Paid Sick Leave Movement
Austin, San Antonio and now Dallas have joined an ever-growing number of American cities passing paid sick leave ordinances.
United States
4 Jul 2019
17
It's Not Just A Game – Addressing Employment Law Issues In Esports
Here at Foley & Lardner LLP, we continue to track legal trends and developments in the sprawling esports and video gaming industry, which continues to experience remarkable commercial growth
United States
18 Jun 2019
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Entrepreneurial Opportunity And Control - Two Sides Of The Same Coin?
The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has once again weighed in on the proverbial employee-independent contractor issue, this time by way of its General Counsel.
United States
18 Jun 2019
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Workplace Posters – Maintaining Compliance With A Moving Target
While employment law often makes headlines, workplace poster compliance is not typically among the featured topics.
United States
18 Jun 2019
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An Employee Leaves ... Now What?
Sometimes, the break is clean.
United States
3 Jun 2019
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