Labor & Employment
Attorneys must balance the obligation to preserve evidence with restrictions on employers' access to employee accounts.
Not only are more employers requiring workers to sign restrictive covenant agreements, a number of jurisdictions in the United States have demonstrated greater receptivity to actions seeking to enforce noncompetes.
To own the patents claiming employee inventions, a company should have an employment agreement with language transferring ownership of inventions.
Infosys, a top Indian technology outsourcing company, announced that it will pay a record $34 million to settle claims that it committed visa fraud and abuse. The big bucks involved should help spotlight immigration visa issues that many U.S. companies face.
Some small businesses would rather pay rising health insurance premiums than boot their employees to the government's buggy online health care exchange.
"DOMA is dead" is a slogan of sorts, incorrectly repeated by many. The Defense of Marriage Act is not dead. So where does this leave employers, plan administrators, and same-sex spouses?
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission is working with a limited budget to attack an ambitious agenda.
Now that the U.S. Senate has confirmed Richard Griffin Jr. as the next general counsel of the National Labor Relations Board, companies and their counsel are waiting to see just how pro-union he will make his office.
The Senate confirmed Richard Griffin to serve as the top lawyer at the National Labor Relations Board, just three months after legislators struck a deal that removed him from the agency's board.
A new Littler Mendelson report reveals that companies are seeing more challenges by employees who believe they have been unfairly exempted from overtime and wage-and-hour provisions.
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