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By Holly Mancl, Pamela Williams, Travis Vance
The changes to MSHA's workplace examination rule governing metal and nonmetal mines have garnered significant attention. Stakeholders fought back against the original proposed ...
By Wendy McGuire Coats, Megan Walker
To the relief of employers across the country, the Supreme Court today ruled in a 5-to-4 decision that class action waivers in employment arbitration agreements do not violate the NLRA...
By Kevin Burns
State legislatures across the country have been active in recent years proposing and enacting legislation concerning employers' use of restrictive covenants.
By Alden J. Parker
In 1966, Robert F. Kennedy recognized the Chinese curse "May You Live In Interesting Times." For the restaurant industry, the NLRB's approach to the joint-employer test is the curse...
By John Mavros, David Rashé
Under the direction of Labor Secretary Alex Acosta, the Department of Labor proposed a rule change regarding tip-pooling. The proposed change would partially rescind the DOL's 2011 regulations ...
By Natasha Banks
Summertime is quickly approaching and 'tis the season for beach vacations, fun in the sun, and summer hires—many of which will be under the age of 18 years old.
By Melissa Osipoff
New York City recently expanded its paid sick leave law to provide protected time off to employees who are the victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking, or human trafficking...
By Jennifer Sandberg
A California federal jury recently decided that Emerson Electric Company owes prefabricated module manufacturer BladeRoom Group Limited $30 million in damages for stealing trade secrets...
By Melissa Osipoff
On the heels of the #MeToo and #TimesUp movements, Mayor Bill de Blasio signed a slate of legislation last week aimed at preventing sexual harassment in the workplace.
By Richard Meneghello
Now that sports betting has been legalized by the Supreme Court, I might want to consider laying some action on an upcoming game, because I am on fire with my recent predictions.
By Martin Thompson
Martin Thompson from the Memphis office authored an article that was published in HR Professionals Magazine. "NLRB – The Boeing Company Case Marks a Return to Civility and Common Sense for Workplace Rules"...
By David Klass, Travis Vance
Administrative Law Judges are increasingly exercising their discretion to waive mandatory settlement conferences for Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) citation contests with large penalties.
By Kathleen A. Kline
How much has the gig economy changed in the last 13 years? We're (finally) about to find out. According to Tyrone Richardson at Bloomberg Law, the United States Department of Labor's Bureau...
By Usama Kahf
SB 1121, which is making its way through the California Legislature, would allow businesses to be sued for data breaches even when no one was actually injured.
By Christopher Stief
U.S. Senators Elizabeth Warren (D. Mass.), Ronald Wyden (D. Ore.) and Christopher Murphy (D. Conn.) recently introduced Senate Bill 2782 which, if enacted, would for all practical purposes ...
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