Why Are OSHA Inspectors In My Lobby, And What Should I Have Already Done To Be Prepared?
Americans with Disabilities Act: Reasonable Accommodations
Proposed Rule for Overtime Exemptions Issued by Department of Labor
Most Staffing and Recruiting Industry Non-Compete Agreements Unenforceable
Florida Non-Compete Litigation: Responding to Cease & Desist Letters
Enforcing Florida Non-Compete Agreements
Employee Poaching & Raiding Part II (Absent Restrictive Covenants)
Polsinelli Podcast - What Employers Need to Know About "Off the Clock" Cell Phone Usage
What is a hostile work environment?
How to Form an Effective CSIRT
Polsinelli Podcast - What Your Company Needs to Know About Whistleblower Claims
What's Next in Employee Wellness: Impact of the Affordable Care Act and New EEOC Initiatives
How Might Your Company be Affected by West Virginia's Employment Law Changes?
To Be or Not To Be (an Employer)
Polsinelli Podcast - The Climate for I9 Audits in 2015
Correcting Problems With Your Retirement Plan
Jeffrey Koonankeil on How the EPL Landscape is Changing
John Lewis of BakerHostetler Discusses Use of Social Media in Gawker Class Action
Pregnancy In the Workplace...Hot Off the Press
California Becomes Second State To Mandate Paid Sick Leave (AB 1522)
The National Labor Relations Board announced on August 17, 2015 that it would not assert jurisdiction over Northwestern University’s scholarship football student-athletes in their bid to be recognized as “employees” and form...more
Nevada has a new law effective July 1, 2015, Senate Bill 38 (“SB 38”), ostensibly designed to address recurrent drug use, prostitution, sexual assault, and other crimes at Las Vegas’s night clubs and pool venues. But SB 38...more
And this is true for any number of reasons! There’s the money, the supermodel wife, the buddy trips to the Kentucky Derby . . . . All pretty obvious. But there’s another reason, too. As an NFL quarterback, Brady works...more
After watching the firing of the digital communications manager for the Houston Rockets during their run through the playoffs (read the story here in the Houston Chronicle). I figured it would be a good time to revisit the...more
Perth Glory have been fined $269,000 and ejected from the finals series of the A-League after being found guilty of salary cap breaches....more
Spring 2014 saw the first ever attempt to form a union among Division I college athletes, specifically the football team at Northwestern University in Evanston, Ill. The National Labor Relation Board’s (“NLRB” or “Board”)...more
Professional athletes seeking to take advantage of California’s historically beneficial workers’ compensation scheme suffered back-to-back defeats to close out 2013. Even as public attention to the long-term effects of...more
Who, What, Why . . .
Who does it apply to: Virtually all business owners hiring individuals under the age of 18.
What is the minimum age to hire: There is a lot of variation about the minimum age to hire and there...more
Yesterday, a security director for the NBA filed a lawsuit against USA Basketball, UConn Women’s Basketball Coach Geno Auriemma, and the NBA. It is just that — a complaint — nothing more and nothing less. Yet it is treated...more
IN THIS ISSUE:
- Tennis Umpires Serve Up Lawsuit against USTA
- Ultimate Fighting – It's Like "Swan Lake" – How Come You Can't SEE That?
- We Are Reliably Informed...more
Last month, Nevada OSHA implemented a revised Local Emphasis Program (LEP) targeted at employers in the performing arts, live entertainment, sports and related industries. According to the recently released LEP, industries...more
The current collective bargaining agreements between the advertising industry and unions for performers who appear in commercials -- the Screen Actors Guild and the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists – are...more
Employers in the live entertainment business must comply with the law of the workplace in every state in which they operate. California, Connecticut and Maine currently have statutes mandating that employers train their...more
Everyone remembers the first day of their highly touted unpaid internship — nerves twitching, heart racing, palms sweating, eager to perform any mundane task with the utmost perfection to impress a new supervisor. For many,...more
This article summarizes the difference between "Sports Law" and "Entertainment Law," and why it matters....more
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