Labor & Employment
While it can be tempting to draft extremely broad noncompetition agreements in an effort to protect the company, in-house counsel must take a nuanced approach in this area of the law.
A decision handed down by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit in New Orleans upheld the use of class or collective action waivers in arbitration agreements.
The Service Employees International Union is pitching legislation directly to voters that supposedly would lower health care costs—but health care officials think the union has an ulterior motive.
A recent run of lawsuits and rulings have convinced some employers to change their approaches to corporate internship programs.
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission is starting to enforce a ban on genetic discrimination that was enacted years ago.
When retailers slash prices and offer doorbuster deals for a few hours on the day after Thanksgiving, bargain hunters get rowdy. OSHA has a few recommendations for keeping the Black Friday crowds and workers safe.
The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration's workplace limits for on-the-job exposure to dangerous chemicals aren't up to date, which could put workers—and companies—at risk.
A disgruntled Burger King employee posts a racist sign on the marquee—and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission decides to talk it out.
The holiday season is a good opportunity for employers to ensure that the company or organization's holiday pay provisions comply with the Fair Labor Standards Act.
Federal and New York State labor divisions are teaming up to tackle independent contractor misclassification, which could lead to a litigation chain reaction.
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