California law makes void any contract “by which anyone is restrained from engaging in a lawful profession, trade, or business of any kind,” including non-compete agreements. (Business & Professions Code § 16600.) Non-compete agreements are enforceable in only three limited circumstances: the sale of a business, the dissolution of a partnership, or the dissolution or termination of interests in a limited liability company.
Archives for October 23, 2023
Joshua Henderson comments on the implications of a new California workplace requirement for employers to adopt a comprehensive workplace violence prevention plan in “California’s First-in-Nation Work Violence Law Sets Vague Duties,” published by Bloomberg Law.
In today’s digital world, it is unfortunately more likely than ever before for an organization to be faced with some type of data breach crisis. When that happens, data incident response plans are necessary—and invaluable. Having a well-thought-out plan is the best way organizations can prepare for managing those events quickly, in an organized fashion and with the goal of minimizing any potential risk.
In today’s data-driven world, cyber liability insurance has gone from a good idea to essential coverage for organizations. As a result, it is imperative that organizations are familiar with key elements of their cyber insurance policy to ensure proper coverage for potential loss and damage.
Hospital systems, physician offices, nursing homes, and other healthcare providers must remain ever vigilant to both safeguard patients protected health information while maintaining compliance with any and all privacy and security regulations. Despite best efforts, cyberattacks are impacting the healthcare industry at an alarming rate. These attacks often lead to data breach class actions.
Goldberg Segalla added Valerie Mayzelshteyn to the firm’s Workers’ Compensation group in Princeton.
Executive Summary: Beginning January 1, 2024, restaurant employers in California will be required to pay their workers for all costs associated with obtaining a food handler card, including treating the time spent obtaining the certification as hours worked. The new law will also require employers to relieve their employees of all duties during the time needed to complete training and will prohibit employers from requiring applicants to have an existing food handler card as a condition of employment.
How to free yourself from office politics and bureaucracy, and get back to work
Each year since the pandemic, the world of work has significantly transformed, from remote work, to TikTok Gen Z trends of “lazy girl jobs,” and “quiet-quitting,” to global trends that have triggered mass coverage across news outlets and social media such as “The Great Resignation,” and “The Great Rebalancing.”
Throughout its 5-week-old strikes against Detroit’s automakers, the United Auto Workers union has cast an emphatically combative stance, reflecting the style of its pugnacious leader, Shawn Fain.
The three U.S. automakers say they are already at a disadvantage to nonunion rivals while labor leaders hope that big gains in negotiations will inspire workers in Southern states to unionize.
The United Auto Workers union sent 6,800 Stellantis employees to the picket line Monday morning in a surprise, targeted strike at the company’s Ram truck facility.
Littler has a partnership with a firm client through The Veterans Consortium that is focused on helping veterans. David Haase speaks with Littler attorneys Matthew Hank, Neil Alexander, Don Nguyen, Jake Thorn, and Director of The Veterans Consortium’s Discharge Upgrade Program Christie Bhageloe about the work they’ve done through the
Following the veto of a caste discrimination bill in California that sparked nationwide debate, Asian American civil rights advocates say they plan to build on the momentum to educate more of the country on a form of bias they say is overlooked.
A metro Atlanta man who was denied a job because of the color of his skin is finally getting some justice.