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From The Playing Field To The Courtroom: The State Of Current Legal Challenges Brought By Student-Athletes

by Fisher Phillips on

As the U.S. Supreme Court stated in a 1984 decision involving the University of Oklahoma, there exists in this country a “revered tradition of amateurism in college sports.” Despite this tradition, there have been an...more

Settlement of Calma v. Templeton Provides Guidance on Setting Director Pay

by Snell & Wilmer on

In response to recent lawsuits by the plaintiffs’ bar, I have previously posted about why public company employers may wish to consider adding a separate annual limit on non-employee director equity awards. Just last month...more

How to Avoid Director Pay Litigation

In the last few years, Delaware courts have issued several rulings in lawsuits involving complaints of excessive compensation to non-employee directors (1). The takeaways from these cases can be summarized as follows...more

Do Contract Workers Qualify for Workers’ Comp Claims?

by Howard Ankin on

American workers increasingly labor away in an independent contractor environment. Much controversy surrounds this, largely due to often-diminished compensation and the union-busting nature of how it is implemented. In San...more

Do Contract Workers Qualify for Workers’ Comp Claims?

by Howard Ankin on

Non-employees working on a company site are covered for workplace-related claims. But it’s important to seek medical care from the employer’s provider. American workers increasingly labor away in an independent...more

Senate Democrats Re-Introduce the Payroll Fraud Prevention Act of 2015 Soon After Hillary Clinton Seeks to Insert IC...

by Pepper Hamilton LLP on

Shortly after Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton placed independent contractor misclassification in the national spotlight in mid-July 2015 when she prominently commented in a campaign speech upon the expanding use of ICs...more

New Oregon Laws: Criminal Background Checks and State Retirement Savings Plan - “Ban the Box” and Oregon Retirement Savings Plan...

by Holland & Knight LLP on

Two new Oregon laws establish policies regarding employer criminal background checks and questions for applicants and a state-run retirement savings plan. In part, Enrolled House Bill 3025 (HB 3025) bans the practice by some...more

Back To The Future – Should Stock Incentive Plans Impose Grant Limits on Non-Employee Director Awards?

On April 30, 2015, the Court of Chancery of the State of Delaware rendered an important case decision in a procedural matter dealing with the equity compensation of non-employee members of a company’s board of directors (see...more

Assessing Your Organization’s Exposure to Discrimination and Retaliation Claims Made by Subcontractors and Others

by Hodgson Russ LLP on

Employers may be liable for discrimination under the federal laws for claims made by non-employees. Consider an organization which subcontracts certain types of work to be performed by the employees of a staffing agency. This...more

Are Unpaid Interns Handy Helpers or a Source of Liability?

by Foley & Lardner LLP on

Summer is fast approaching and along with the dog days of pool time, family vacations, and outdoor activities, comes summer break for students. For many companies, this means an influx of potential interns anxious to learn...more

Handling Complaints of Harassment Made Against Non-Employees

by Foley & Lardner LLP on

As we have previously noted, employers often wonder what to do when an employee makes a harassment complaint, but the alleged harasser is not another employee. The employer cannot simply do nothing, but it also generally does...more

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