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Archives for February 21, 2023
Wilson Stoker Joins Jackson Lewis in Austin
Nationwide employment law firm Jackson Lewis P.C. is pleased to announce Wilson Stoker has joined the firm’s Austin office as a principal. Wilson has more than 15 years of experience representing national employers in labor and employment law matters.
Jeffrey Brecher Comments on Manhattan DA Launching Wage and Hour Violation Task Force
Jeffrey Brecher comments on the implications of Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg’s recent announcement to launch a wage and hour violation task force, targeting wage and hour violations by New York City employers and an initiative to pay workers who miss out on restitution in “Manhattan DA Bragg Launches Wage Violation Task Force,” published by Law360.
Larry Seegull Comments on Importance of Background Checks for High-Risk Positions
Larry Seegull comments on the importance of conducting thorough background checks for positions involving high-risk matters and vulnerable populations in “Who are you hiring? Santos controversy reinforces need for strong vetting of applicants,” published by The Daily Record.
Federal Arbitration Act Preempts California Ban on Mandatory Arbitration Contracts, Ninth Circuit Holds
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit affirmed the district court’s grant of a preliminary injunction barring enforcement of California’s Assembly Bill (AB) 51 with respect to arbitration agreements governed by the Federal Arbitration Act (FAA). Chamber of Commerce of the U.S., et al. v. Bonta, et al., No. 20-15291 (9th Cir. Feb. 15, 2023).
Illinois Supreme Court Issues Long-Awaited BIPA Decision in Cothron v. White Castle Systems
A separate claim under Illinois’ Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA) accrues each time an entity scans or transmits an individual’s biometric identifier or biometric information, a divided Illinois Supreme Court has ruled in a long-awaited decision. Cothron v. White Castle Systems, Inc., 2023 IL 128004 (Feb. 17, 2023).
Heidingsfelder Presents on OSHA’s Outdoor and Indoor Heat Hazards Program
Jane Heidingsfelder, a partner in the Labor & Employment Practice Group, presented “Heating Things Up: OSHA’s National Emphasis Program On Outdoor And Indoor Heat Hazards” at the EHS Management Institute “Leveraging Fresh Insights On Safety And Sustainability Processes To Accelerate Impact And Drive Business Value Across The Organization” Conference from January 22–24.
Goldberg Segalla Welcomes Kelsey L. Knish
Goldberg Segalla added Kelsey L. Knish to the firm’s Workers’ Compensation group in Princeton.
GS Congratulates Tom Segalla on his 50th Anniversary
While he co-founded Goldberg Segalla in 2001, Tom Segalla was a well-known and highly regarded attorney well before then. In fact, today – February 20. 2023 – makes 50 years that Tom has been practicing law.
What Employers Must Know about the FTC’s Proposed Rule Banning Non-Compete Clauses
On January 5, 2023, the Federal Trade Commission proposed a new rule with the goal of implementing a nationwide ban on the use of non-compete clauses in employment contracts.
7 Signs You Might Be a Workaholic
Commitment to your job is one thing, but complete devotion to it at the expense of everything else can indicate a problem.
Coaching a Direct Report Who Asks for Your Help
Ten questions to help you help them — without micromanaging.
Navigating Uncertainty About Your Role During a Reorg
Five strategies to help you manage your stress.
San Francisco Issues Paid Military Leave FAQs
New FAQs provide employers in San Francisco with answers about the calculation and payment of supplemental compensation for employees on covered military leave under the Military Leave Pay Protection Act (MLPPA). The FAQs also address notice to employees about their MLPPA rights and responsibilities. These FAQs will look
Workplace Trends On TikTok: How They Impact Employee Engagement And What You Can Do About It
New workplace trends are rapidly emerging on TikTok, reflecting the changing attitudes of Millennial and Gen-Z workers.