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Washington Legislature Enacts Multiple Anti-Employer Statutes

In the recently concluded session, Washington legislators enacted numerous laws that will adversely affect employers of all sizes across the State. With so many changes, it is key that employers stay up to date and understand...more

The Italian Budget 2018 and changes to employment & social security provisions

Italian law no. 205/2017 was published in the Italian Official Journal on 29 December 2017 and entered into force on 1 January 2018, providing the 2018 Budget and introducing substantial changes covering also employment and...more

How Far Is Too Far? Sinclair Under Scrutiny For Employee Agreements

by Fox Rothschild LLP on

It has been a tough couple of weeks for Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. First, news broke that its anchors were required to read an identical script cautioning viewers about “fake news” and questioning the integrity of media...more

Compensation Paid to the Employee to Enforce Non-Competition Obligations in China

by K&L Gates LLP on

Under PRC Labor Contract Law, a labor contract will usually contain non-competition provisions. Where it does not, an employer and employee may enter into a separate non-competition or confidentiality agreement. Typically,...more

Terminating Employees in Taiwan

by K&L Gates LLP on

The Taiwan Labor Standards Law (LSA) provides strict measures protecting dismissed employees, and Taiwan employers are required to fully comply with these termination requirements when dismissing their employees. Unlike...more

Colorado Non-compete Law for Physicians Amended To Allow Continuing Treatment For Rare Disorders

The Colorado legislature recently added a paragraph to the state statute that governs non-compete agreements to permit physicians to continue to treat patients with rare disorders without liability. Signed into law by...more

Desperate Housewives Case Addresses Wrongful Termination Based on Failure to Renew Contract

by FordHarrison on

It should not be surprising that in California, prominent court cases involve the entertainment industry at times. ...more

Idaho Legislature Repeals 2016 Changes to Non-Compete Law

When a new business comes to town, when an existing business seeks to expand, or when a startup is making its way off the ground, it may want (or need) to recruit key employees from existing companies. That can be especially...more

Is the NLRB Returning to the Traditional Interpretation of Spruce-up?

by Polsinelli on

When purchasing a business, the buyer often desires to set new terms of employment to more efficiently and profitably operate the new enterprise. ...more

Holland & Knight's Israel Practice Newsletter: Spring 2018

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Holland & Knight invites you to read our Spring 2018 Israel Practice newsletter, in which our authors discuss pertinent American-Israeli topics. As Israel has been a crossroads and a prolific source of new ideas for more than...more

Utah And Idaho Enact Employee-Friendly Amendments To Non-Compete Legislation

by Jackson Lewis P.C. on

In the past week, two states have made modifications to their respective non-compete laws. On March 27, 2018, Utah imposed special restrictions on the use of non-compete agreements in the broadcasting industry. One day...more

Operations in China? Employers Should Not Terminate an Employee in Haste

by Fisher Phillips on

Fisher Phillips attorneys had the pleasure and privilege of presenting with Jingo Lu, Esquire, a lawyer from China, at a recent International Employers Forum event in Washington D.C. Jingbo kindly accepted our invitation to...more

Blog: M&A: Key Considerations in Transactions with EU Employees

by Cooley LLP on

The employment law landscape across the EU Member States is often markedly different from that in the US. Here, we take a look at five important employment issues to be aware of when a transaction includes employees in the...more

#MeToo Comes to Washington State

In response to the #MeToo movement, lawmakers in several states are introducing bills aimed at curbing workplace sexual harassment and addressing how complaints and resolutions are handled by employers. Washington is no...more

Pratt, Jon Vaughan Merrick and Barclays Capital Asia Limited: the fight for the unvested bonuses continues

by DLA Piper on

The Tadjudin ruling in 2015 highlighted the willingness of the courts to imply an 'anti-avoidance' term into contracts to protect against terminations aimed at depriving executives of bonuses or vesting of benefits. Employers...more

Is Employee Out of Commission? Not So Fast, Says Appellate Court

by Zuckerman Spaeder LLP on

When an employer changes its contract with an employee, the change should be communicated clearly—and preferably, in writing. Otherwise, the employer may be at risk of finding that the old terms still control. For example,...more

Colorado Court of Appeals Issues Needed Guidance on Physician Non-Compete Agreements

The inclusion of a non-compete agreement, or covenant not to compete, is frequently one of the most anxiety-producing issues in physician employment contracting on the part of both the physician and the employer. This has...more

Can Inclusion Riders Force Demographic Proportionality In Hiring?

by Seyfarth Shaw LLP on

Seyfarth Synopsis: With a single utterance at the recent Academy Awards ceremony, “inclusion rider” entered the popular lexicon. That has led many to wonder, “What is an inclusion rider?” The next question, of course, is...more

MARCH MADNESS…or Bust

I’m counting down the minutes to leaving my office later today to begin my favorite weekend of the year – the first weekend of the NCAA Tournament! Even though my bubble was bursted on Selection Sunday – my team didn’t make...more

Federal Circuit Review - February 2018

by Knobbe Martens on

Improperly Drafted Employment Agreement Leads to Dismissal of Patent Case Due to Lack of Standing - In Advanced Video Technologies LLC v. HTC Corporation et al., Appeal Nos. 2016-2309, 2016-2310, 2016-2311, the Federal...more

New Mexico Supreme Court Rejects a Heightened Evidentiary Burden on a Plaintiff in a Reverse Race Discrimination Case

by Littler on

In Garcia v. Hatch Valley Public Schools, the New Mexico Supreme Court recently examined whether a plaintiff has a relatively heightened evidentiary burden in proving a reverse discrimination claim brought under the New...more

Employee Non-Solicitation And No-Hire Covenants? What’s The Scoop, California?

The law in California is well settled that, with few exceptions, non-compete agreements are unenforceable. Less clear is whether and to what extent employee non-solicitation and no-hire agreements can withstand a court’s...more

Are You Ready For April 1, 2018 in Japan? Employees on a Fixed-Term Contract Exceeding 5 Years Will Be Able to Convert Their...

by Littler on

Japan has a reputation for being a difficult jurisdiction for firing employees. Accordingly, the use of fixed-term employment contracts has been a regular strategy for employers to maintain more discretion in whether to...more

California Transportation Industry Waives Goodbye To Enforcement Of Federal Arbitration Act Provisions In Employment Contracts

by Jackson Lewis P.C. on

In a loss for the California transportation industry, the Court of Appeal for California’s Fourth Judicial District recently found in Muro v. Cornerstone Staffing Solutions, Inc., that the Federal Arbitration Act (“FAA”) is...more

New Jersey Legislature Considering Bill Prohibiting Waiver of Employees’ Rights Under Discrimination Laws

by Reed Smith on

The New Jersey Legislature is considering a bill with potentially far-reaching implications for employment contracts and agreements resolving discrimination, harassment or retaliation claims. Bill S121/A1241 precludes the...more

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