The Need for Speed: Ruling offers guidance for companies seeking injunctions to protect trade secrets
Customers, trade secrets, and proprietary information are the lifeblood of any company. For this reason, companies routinely have employees sign
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The truth about lie detectors in the workplace
When something goes missing from the workplace, it may be tempting to turn to every detective show’s favorite cliché, the
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What retaliation standard applies to employers?
Employee accusations of retaliation are some of the most dangerous claims to be levelled against employers. A recent appeals court
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On The Horizon: Greater enforcement of employment laws
Despite everything we’ve heard about deregulation, federal employment agencies ramped up their activity during 2018. And according to early indications,
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OSHA clarifies permissibility of post-accident drug testing, safety incentive programs
For years, employers assumed they were entitled to drug-test employees after they were injured or were involved in a workplace
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Employers must still use caution when using independent contractors
A new opinion from the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals, Acosta v. Jani-King of Oklahoma, Inc., is a reminder that
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DOJ confirms websites are covered by ADA, but offers some flexibility to businesses in complying
Hundreds of recent lawsuits have claimed that companies must have websites that are accessible to disabled individuals. The idea is
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What exactly is ‘de minimis’? How to address off-the-clock work in light of modern technologies
Smartphones have changed the employment landscape. Non-exempt employees can communicate via text or email any time of day or night,
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Immediate action required for all employers using background checks
On September 12, 2018, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) issued an interim final rule updating two model disclosure forms
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NLRB memo offers clarity, good news for employer‑issued policies
For employers, the National Labor Relations Board’s rules for interpreting employer policies have been among the most difficult to navigate
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