From Netflix to Kickstarter, some firms are pulling out all the stops to find new recruits – and hang on to existing staff
Archives for January 4, 2023
Louisiana Restrictive Covenant Signed by C-Suite Employee After Termination Is Unenforceable, State Appeals Court Holds
In Louisiana, restrictive covenants—known locally as “no competes”—are unenforceable by statutory default. One exception, based on the employer-employee relationship, authorizes an employer to enforce an agreement preventing a former employee from working for a competing business or soliciting customers after the employee leaves employment with the first employer.
Supreme Court to Assess Attorney-Client Privilege When Legal and Business Advice Intertwine
The attorney-client privilege protects confidential communications between clients and their attorneys made for the purpose of obtaining or providing legal advice. In Upjohn Co. v. United States, a seminal 1981 decision addressing this topic in the corporate context, the Supreme Court of the United States noted: “[i]n light of the
Littler Continues Growth in San Francisco with the Addition of Two Employment Litigators
SAN FRANCISCO (January 3, 2023) – Littler, the world’s largest employment and labor law practice representing management, added Michael Guasco as a shareholder and Jennifer Wai-Shing Maguire as of counsel in its San Francisco office on December 30, 2022. Guasco, who joined from Buty & Curliano LLP, marked Littler’s
Thirteen Nexsen Pruet Attorneys Listed in 2023 Legal Elite of North Carolina
Nexsen Pruet Names New Members for 2023
Workplace Trends for 2023
In this episode, Jen reveals the top workplace trends for 2023, including remote/hybrid working, flexible/alternative schedules, surveillance, and employee retention strategies.
New York Governor Signs Law Requiring Private Rooms for Employees to Express Breast Milk
New York Governor Kathy Hochul recently signed a law that expands breastfeeding accommodations, bringing the standards for private employers in line with those for public employers in the state.
California Judge Temporarily Enjoins Implementation of FAST Recovery Act
On December 30, 2022, a Sacramento County Superior Court judge issued a temporary restraining order blocking the State of California—in particular, the California Department of Industrial Relations—from implementing the provisions of Assembly Bill (AB) No. 257, the Fast Food Accountability and Standards Recovery Act (FAST Recovery Act).
Seven Things Healthcare Employers Should Expect in 2023
As we leave 2022 behind us, here are seven things healthcare employers should watch for in 2023.
Medical Residents and Interns Unionizing. Yes, you read that right. 2022 saw organizing among these groups on both coasts. This is happening as we see a resurgence in organizing among graduate students
NY Employers to Provide Certain Notices Electronically
On December 16, 2022, New York Governor Kathy Hochul signed an amendment to New York Labor Law Section 201, mandating that employers make notices required to be physically posted at a worksite under federal and state law or regulation available electronically as well through the employer’s website or by
Five Work Streams for Employers to Consider Before a RIF
Employers often consider five key “work streams” at the initial planning stages of a reduction in force (RIF).
If You’re Going to Rage Quit, Do It Right
When your boss is horrible, or customers have unreasonable and rude requests, or you just can’t take it anymore, you may wish to “rage quit” your job–walk out in a dramatic fashion. Quitting without notice makes for some sweet revenge.
Who can blame you? It makes for dramatic movie
Ogletree Deakins’ New OSHA Tracker: Data Related to California, Texas, and Florida
Ogletree Deakins’ recently released OSHA Tracker tool allows employers to search and filter Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) data to identify emerging issues and OSHA enforcement trends. This interactive tool compiles comprehensive OSHA inspection, citation, and penalty data and allows employers to create custom searches and filter by OSHA