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By Stephen Zweig, Eric Su
The Appellate Division, First Department held that arbitration agreements obligating employees to waive their rights to bring collective disputes, such as class actions regarding wage disputes, were unlawful and unenforceable...
By David S. Kim
Leaks are everywhere. They happen in politics, in sports, in the entertainment industry, in people's everyday lives, and (unfortunately for many of us, myself included) in the roofs and pipes in our homes.
By Johanna G. Zelman, Hilda Aguilar, Nancy Van Der Veer Holt
On July 26, 2017, President Trump announced via Twitter that the military, arguably the country's largest employer, will no longer allow transgender people to serve, thus breaking from the Obama Administration's...
By Todd Aidman, Jeffrey Mokotoff, Rachel Ullrich
On July 20th, the Department of Labor (DOL) announced its intent to rescind its previously issued tip-pooling restrictions, which limited employers' ability to force employees to share tips.
By J. Gregory Grisham, Frank L. Day, Jr.
On July 26, 2017, the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit in Carson v. Lake County, Indiana affirmed the district court's order granting summary judgment...
By Marilyn Moran
Tragically, stuntman John Bernecker died last week in Atlanta after falling 30 feet to a concrete floor while working on a fight scene for AMC's zombie-apocalypse series "The Walking Dead."
By Chelsey M. Lewis, Mark Saloman
An employer hiring an individual known to be subject to a non-compete contract can expect to be accused of tortiously interfering with that contract.
By Henry Warnock
The law went into effect on July 1, 2017. In short, the new law requires covered employers, who provide paid sick leave to employees, to allow those employees to use some sick leave...
By Johanna G. Zelman, Nancy Van Der Veer Holt, Becky L. Kalas
On March 10, 2017, in Evans v. Georgia Regional Hospital, a split panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit held that it was bound by prior precedent that Title VII...
By J. Gregory Grisham, Joshua Sudbury
Recently, the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit in Bulifant v. Delaware River & Bay Authority, vacated the portion of the district court's order granting summary judgment to the employer on two...
By Frederick Warren
The Rule has caused employers to reconsider longstanding safety incentive programs and/or routine mandatory post-accident drug testing programs.
By Robin Kallor
When my son was five and constantly arguing and negotiating for extra dessert or whatever it was that he wanted at any given time, people would often say, "You should be a lawyer!"
By Kimberly Ross, Craig Thorstenson
As most employers in the "Chicagoland" area are hopefully already aware, and as we reminded employers in our Alert on June 22, 2017, both Chicago and Cook County have enacted paid sick leave ...
By Louis Wilson, Viktoryia Johnson
Late last week Florida Governor Rick Scott signed into law a bill intended to implement provisions of the medical marijuana constitutional amendment that was approved by Florida voters last November...
By Frederick Warren
On June 30, 2017, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit ruled in Marlow v. The New Food Guy, Inc. d/b/a Relish Catering (Relish) that neither the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)...
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