In a recent decision and case of first impression, Pennsylvania’s Supreme Court unanimously affirmed that a no-hire of employees provision between a business and its vendor was unenforceable because it constituted an unreasonable restraint on trade. This continues a nationwide pushback against restrictive covenants and underscores that Pennsylvania strongly disfavors such restrictions unless they are narrowly tailored to protect a legitimate interest and do not harm the public, including innocent third parties.
Archives for May 11, 2021
On May 6, 2021, the United States Department of Labor (DOL) withdrew proposed rules set by the Trump Administration, which were originally intended to revise the test for classifying workers as independent contractors at the federal level for wage and hour purposes under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).
Holly Georgell was featured in the ICLG article, “General Motors counsel joins FordHarrison.” Welcome to the firm!
As the COVID-19 vaccine has become readily available, and many employers contemplate employees returning to the office to work, both employers and employees have accelerated demands for new and permanent remote work location arrangements for a variety of jobs.
Francis Alvarez discusses implications of the firm’s COVID-19 Employment LitWatch tool finding a steady increase of complaints related to the pandemic and the likelihood of a steep incline in litigation as many workplaces start to reopen in “Insurers brace for lawsuits as workers return to the office. Employers should avoid these pitfalls,” published by CNBC.
Nationwide employment law firm Jackson Lewis P.C. is pleased to announce Bob Robertson has joined the firm as Chief Marketing Officer, where he will be responsible for leading its marketing and business development services and initiatives.
California law imposes various requirements on employers who hire minors.
Because of “COVID fatigue,” and the increasing number of vaccinated individuals in the workforce, many employers are becoming lax in their COVID-19 prevention efforts, such as social distancing and requiring facial masks.
California employers with 5 or more employees that do not already sponsor a qualified retirement plan must enroll their employees in the CalSavers Retirement Savings Program.
While it’s had some ups and downs, the stock market has soared to historic heights in recent years.
Working behind screens brings both downsides and upsides for mental health.
Take the opportunity to identify what’s worked for your organization in the last year — and hang on to those practices.
A non-emergency medical transportation company with a call center located in Phoenix, Ariz., will pay $120,000 and furnish other relief to settle a pregnancy discrimination lawsuit brought by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the federal agency announced today.
The president’s comments and a raft of policy announcements were a pushback to Republican criticism of his economic plan after a disappointing jobs report on Friday.