Morrison & Foerster LLP - Employment + Labor

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Employment Law Commentary -- Volume 26, Issue 7 July 2014 -- Building A Workforce Culture Of Data Security In The Post-Snowden Era

Last month’s Employment Law Commentary discussed the high level of international attention now being paid to protecting trade secrets from misappropriation, with recommendations for practical steps that companies may take to…more
| Labor & Employment Law, Privacy, Intellectual Property, Science, Computers, & Technology

Employment Law Commentary -- Volume 26, Issue June 2014 -- Protecting Trade Secrets Globally: Comparing The U.S. And EU

International attention to misappropriation of trade secrets has never been at a higher level. In early May 2014, a U.S. federal grand jury indicted several Chinese military officials for allegedly misappropriating trade secrets…more
| Commercial Law & Contracts, Criminal Law, Labor & Employment Law, Intellectual Property, International Law & Trade

Employment Law Commentary, Volume 26, Issue 5, May 2014

In This Issue: - Meal and Rest Break Compliance In The Post-Brinker Era - European Court of Justice: Commissions May Need to be Included in Holiday Pay - Excerpt from Meal and Rest Break Compliance In The…more
| Labor & Employment Law, International Law & Trade

Employment Law Commentary -- Volume 26, Issue 4 -- April 2014

In This Issue: - EEOC v. Ford Motor Company: Is Telecommuting A Reasonable Accommodation After All? Over a year ago, we published an Employment Law Commentary on Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) v…more
| Civil Procedure, Civil Rights, Labor & Employment Law, International Law & Trade

Employment Law Commentary -- Volume 26, Issue 1 -- January 2014: Can Employers Be Liable for Employees’ Car Accidents During Employee Commutes? Maybe.

It is rare these days for a California appellate court to weigh in on whether an employer is vicariously liable for accidents involving an employee that occur during the employee’s commute to and from work. The law was thought…more
| Labor & Employment Law, Personal Injury

Employment Law Commentary -- Volume 25, Issue 12 -- December 2013: Religious Discrimination and Muslim Employees

Religious discrimination charges are on the rise. The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has seen a 223% increase from 1997 to 2012. And over in the UK, the number of religious discrimination claims has more…more
| Civil Rights, Labor & Employment Law, International Law & Trade

Employment Law Commentary -- Volume 25, Issue 11 -- November 2013: Trade Secret Protection From the Silicon Valley to the Silicon Prairie: Texas adopts the Uniform Trade Secrets Act

For the two million Californians who have left the state in the past decade, Texas has been the most popular destination. Further, 254 California companies moved some or all of their work and jobs out of state— frequently to…more
| Commercial Law & Contracts, Labor & Employment Law, Intellectual Property, Science, Computers, & Technology

Employment Law Commentary -- Volume 25, Issue 10 -- October 2013: California Legislative Update – It’s That Time of Year Again

While the federal government ground to a halt, the California Governor and Legislature have been busy voting on and signing a flurry of new legislation at the end of this year’s legislative session. The following is a survey of…more
| Civil Rights, Labor & Employment Law, Finance & Banking, Privacy, Taxation
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