Three recent appellate court decisions teach employers some valuable lessons when drafting employment agreements that contain restrictive covenants.
Archives for September 23, 2020
Nearly six months after the US Department of Labor (DOL) issued regulations under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA), those regulations have been revised (effective September 16, 2020) in response to a federal district court decision invalidating a handful of provisions interpreting the FFCRA. The DOL responded by revising some of the regulations to reaffirm the DOL’s original positions and amend others.
The Labor Department proposal would most likely treat drivers and other gig workers as contractors, not employees.
New York’s finance industry is beginning to reoccupy offices in fits and starts, impeded by uncertainty around the virus.
A former assistant at a well-known New York City investment bank sued her previous employer on Tuesday, alleging she was wrongfully terminated in August after complaining about walking in on one of her bosses masturbating in the conference room.
Anabel Garcia of Santa Rosa has cleaned houses for 19 years. She’s been instructed to use harsh chemicals that impacted her vision and breathing.
Millennials finally have the chance to rewire our addiction to hustle culture
A company managing a U.S. Army hotel at Wisconsin’s Fort McCoy will pay $60,000 and revise its employee handbook to end a lawsuit alleging it failed to accommodate a probationary housekeeper’s seizure disorder and instead fired her, federal court records show.
Lawyers for the employee want to know how far the company’s surveillance capabilities can go, including whether it can see judge’s personal Google data.
Anti-racism involves exploring the unique ways that anti-blackness shows up in different forms in our everyday life.
The House on Monday passed a bill that would ban discrimination that stems from race-based hairstyles.
A manufacturers’ association and several employers have filed a lawsuit to enjoin Virginia’s Emergency Temporary Standard for Infectious Disease Prevention related to COVID-19, which the Virginia Safety and Health Codes Board adopted on July 15, 2020.
Six months into the COVID-19 pandemic, workplace safety and hazard prevention are more important than ever for manufacturers and other employers of essential employees.
Jackson Lewis is ranked number 99 in The Global 200 revenue ranking for the 2019 fiscal year in “The 2020 Global 200: Ranked by Revenue,” published by Law.com.
On September 17, 2020, California Governor Gavin Newsom signed into law Senate Bill 1159, (SB 1159) which modifies and extends the Governor’s Executive Order N-62-20 creating a disputable workers’ compensation presumption that illness or death related to COVID-19 is an occupational injury and therefore eligible for benefits. The statute takes effect immediately and remains in effect through January 1, 2023.