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We have previously stated, although in somewhat tongue-in-cheek fashion, that labor and employment is the “TMZ”...more
By all accounts, Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) to work is catching on like wildfire because virtually every American worker holds a device in the palm of their hand which is faster and more powerful than some of the most...more
The National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB”) has issued yet another decision which should cause all employers, even those without unions, to think very carefully before disciplining any employee for their actions on social...more
Bring-Your-Own-Device (“BYOD”) policies have been picking up steam because of increased productivity, improved communications, and the need for employees to work remotely. However, when implementing any BYOD policy there are...more
Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) enforcement is meant to ensure affirmative action and equal opportunity employment for job seekers and wage earners.
The federal government spends more than $500...more
As we have previously noted, employers are increasingly resorting to arbitration agreements, waivers and releases and other strategies in an attempt to limit liability in employment matters and reduce or eliminate the risk...more
Last week, Scott Kaspar addressed the “skills gap” that concerns high-tech manufacturers with state-side production facilities. But manufacturers need employees with more than mere technical skills. Workers should be able to...more
In your experience, what's the one thing most employers overlook when putting together an employee handbook? The answer to that question depends on whom you ask - and, for a legal perspective, we put it to leading employment...more
One of the most difficult things a business owner, investor or manager will ever have to do is to terminate someone’s employment. While it is always “bad” for the employee who is getting fired, delivering the bad news can be...more
In a long anticipated move, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) recently announced that it will issue a final regulation that will extend the minimum wage and overtime premium protections afforded by the Fair Labor Standards...more
Executive Order 11246 (Order) was first issued in September 1965 by President Johnson. Its purpose was to prohibit race, religion, color, and national origin discrimination by federal contractors and subcontractors and...more
Attorneys are often asked by both employers and executives, “Are these non-competes even enforceable?” In most states, the answer is “yes,” provided they are done correctly....more