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Ford & Harrison LLP
On May 6, 2021, the United States Department of Labor (DOL) withdrew proposed rules set by the Trump Administration.
Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
Last week, the Trump-era independent contractor classification rule was officially eradicated by the U.S. Department of Labor, ("DOL") due to its apparent inconsistency with the Fair Labor Standards Act ("FLSA").
Ford & Harrison LLP
Pittsburgh Logistics Systems, Inc. (PLS) is a third-party logistics provider that arranged for the shipping of its customers' freight with selected trucking companies, including Beemac Trucking
Butler Snow LLP
On April 27, 2021 President Biden issued Executive Order No. 14026 (the "Executive Order") increasing the minimum wage for federal contractors.
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
This week, the Department of Labor repealed the Trump Administration's independent contractor rule under the Fair Labor Standards Act.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
As we have previously blogged about, in 2016 the Nevada Supreme Court refused to adopt the "blue pencil" doctrine and held that Nevada courts could not modify over-broad restrictive covenants.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Companies, workers, and courts long have wrestled with how to draw the line between an employee who is subject to various employment laws and an independent contractor who is not.
Arnold & Porter
On April 21, 2021, President Joe Biden signed an Executive Order (EO) that, beginning on January 30, 2022, raises the minimum wage for prime contractor and subcontractor employees performing covered contracts or ...
Foley & Lardner
Employers who have been following the Department of Labor's (DOL) guidance on independent contractors may feel that they are sitting on a playground seesaw.
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
The Supreme Court of Pennsylvania recently held unenforceable a no-hire provision in a service contract between a logistics company and a trucking firm.
Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC
In Pittsburgh Logistics Sys, Inc. v. Beemac Trucking, LLC, No. 31 WAP 2019, 2021 Pa. LEXIS 1853 (Apr. 29, 2021), the Pennsylvania's Supreme Court concluded that a no-hire provision in an agreement between two companies ...
Foley & Lardner
Are courts making it impossible to guarantee trade secrets will not be disclosed upon filing of litigation? In a recent case, Binh Hoa Le v. Exeter Fin. Corp., the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.
Morrison & Foerster LLP
Today's big news in the patent world is probably the CVSG in American Axle and the potential for a new Supreme Court case on subject-matter eligibility.
Duane Morris LLP
The state Supreme Court agreed with the Superior Court's determination, concluding that the no-hire provision at issue "is unreasonably in restraint of trade and therefore unenforceable."
Davis & Gilbert
Washington, D.C. passed the Ban on Non-Compete Agreements Amendment Act (the Act) on March 16, 2021, which broadly prohibits non-compete agreements and restrictions on moonlighting.
Oblon, McClelland, Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P
On April 29, 2021 the the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit issued its opinion affirming the ITC's finding of a violation of section 337 in Certain Microfluidic Systems...
Holland & Knight
Building on a previous executive order (EO) issued by President Barack Obama that increased the minimum wage for contractor employees to $10.10...
Squire Patton Boggs LLP
The National Labor Relations Board has provided important guidance for employers who deal with unions that may have tenuous employee support.
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
As a result of a new ordinance passed by Philadelphia City Council, employers, labor organizations, and employment agencies in Philadelphia may not require a prospective employee to submit...
Littler Mendelson
President Biden continues to make good on his campaign promise to be the most labor-friendly president ever.
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