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Ward and Smith, P.A.
Several Ward and Smith attorneys provided updates on some of the fastest-changing areas of employment law during the firm's 2019 Employment Law Symposium.
BakerHostetler
The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals changed its mind and decided to ask the California Supreme Court to decide whether the California Supreme
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
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.
Fisher Phillips LLP
David explains the significance of using clear, easy-to-understand language in the agreement, as well as giving employees time to review and evaluate the agreement.
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom (UK) LLP
With a trio of decisions this term, the Supreme Court added to its growing body of arbitration jurisprudence. On the heels of its landmark
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
on April 15, 2019, the Indiana Court of Appeals issued a ruling that significantly developed restrictive covenant law in two areas: whether
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
On Friday, August 9, 2019, Governor J. B. Pritzker signed a wide-ranging bill that, among other things, encompasses the Workplace Transparency Act.
Littler Mendelson
Rhode Island has followed the recent trend of its neighboring states—including Maine, Massachusetts, and New Hampshire1—by enacting a law that largely prohibits employers from entering into noncompete agreements with their...
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
The Act places limits on non-compete agreements and bans restrictive employment agreements.
Smith Gambrell & Russell LLP
Effective January 1, 2020, Nevada's newly signed bill, AB 132, criminalizes an employer's refusal to hire a prospective employee because the prospective employee's drug-screening test indicates the presence of marijuana.
Fisher Phillips LLP
Perhaps the most shocking aspect of employment-related cases from the 2018-2019 Supreme Court term that just wrapped up was the number of unanimous decisions – seven of the eight rulings – were agreed upon by all of the Justices.
Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court will now address the question, "Are contractual no-hire provisions which are part of a services contract between sophisticated business entities enforceable under the law of this Commonwealth?"
Fisher Phillips LLP
Pre-dispute arbitration agreements are commonly found in customer contracts and employment contracts, including in many nursing home agreements
Littler Mendelson
A recent Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) decision considered whether a franchisee who entered into a franchise agreement with a franchisor was an employee or an independent contractor
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
Many of the aspects of the statute will have to be clarified by courts or future amendments.
Morrison & Foerster LLP
Many employers have long used noncompetition agreements, or noncompetes, as an important tool for preventing former employees from unfairly competing against them
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
On May 14, 2019, Oregon Governor Kate Brown signed House Bill 2992, amending the existing non-compete statute to now require employers to provide employees with a signed, written copy of their non-competition agreements ...
McLane Middleton, Professional Association
Following both Massachusetts and Maine, New Hampshire will prohibit non-compete agreements for employees who earn an hourly rate that is equal to or lesser than double the federal minimum wage.
Berman Fink Van Horn P.C.
An Important Alert for Georgia Employers.
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
Earlier this month, Maine passed the Act to Promote Keeping Workers in Maine, banning non-compete agreements with employees who earn less than 400% of the federal poverty line ($49,960 per year for 2019).
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Littler Mendelson
On July 15, 2019, Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo signed the Rhode Island Noncompetition Agreement Act into law. It will take effect on January 15, 2020.
Fisher Phillips LLP
Pre-dispute arbitration agreements are commonly found in customer contracts and employment contracts, including in many nursing home agreements
Berman Fink Van Horn P.C.
Recently, Bloomberg's editorial board weighed in on the issue.
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
On May 14, 2019, Oregon Governor Kate Brown signed House Bill 2992, amending the existing non-compete statute to now require employers to provide employees with a signed, written copy of their non-competition agreements ...
Smith Gambrell & Russell LLP
Effective January 1, 2020, Nevada's newly signed bill, AB 132, criminalizes an employer's refusal to hire a prospective employee because the prospective employee's drug-screening test indicates the presence of marijuana.
Littler Mendelson
A recent Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) decision considered whether a franchisee who entered into a franchise agreement with a franchisor was an employee or an independent contractor
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
On Friday, August 9, 2019, Governor J. B. Pritzker signed a wide-ranging bill that, among other things, encompasses the Workplace Transparency Act.
Dentons
Here are five hidden risks common to many workplaces which employers should prioritise to save your business considerable time and expense in future claims:
Fisher Phillips LLP
Noncompete reform continues to crop up in New England. We previously wrote about comprehensive reform in Massachusetts late last year, and now three more states have passed legislation in recent weeks
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
The reasons are listed from most common to least common.
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