Labor Law Alerts


Proposed FTC rule would voiud most non-competition agreements

Many employers utilize non-competition agreements to prevent former employees from using information obtained during their employment with regard to the company’s products, pricing, customers, etc., to disadvantage the company when going to work for a competitor.

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NLRB expands scope of remedies available for unfair labor practice charges

On December 13, 2022, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) issued its ruling in Thryv, Inc., addressing the scope of damages available to a complainant asserting an unfair labor practice (ULP) under the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA).

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NLRB reopens door to union organizing “micro units”

Many labor relations rules under the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) become political footballs; when a Republican-majority panel is in place, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) will institute a rule that is management-friendly, and when Democrats assume majority status they will implement a more labor-friendly rule.

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EEOC: Denial of religious accommodation request unlawful

On relatively rare occasions, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) will itself file a lawsuit against an employer on behalf of an aggrieved employee.

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More Labor Law Alerts

Addressing abusive conduct, bullying in the workplace

Washington Supreme Court: Oobesity always considered an impairment for purposes of disability discrimination claims

Suprise! Ill-advised comments can come back to haunt you

Employee who fails to cooperate in interactive process cannot pursue disability discrimination claim

U.S. DOL issues new FMLA guide for employers

Transgender workplace issues a current hot topic

NLRB validates employee handbook rule designed to protect privacy and workplace harmony

DOL addresses misclassification of employees as independent contractors

DOL issues proposed new overtime regulations

White House proposes changes to overtime rules

Comments about employee "fitting in" treated as evidence of racial bias

Can franchisor be held liable for employment claims brought against franchisee?

NLRB reissues guidance on damages in unlawful termination cases

Do undocumented aliens have standing to bring claims for retaliatory discharge against their employers?

NLRB strikes down company's confidentiality policy

Employer acted unlawfully in terminating employee for requesting representation prior to taking drug test

Sixth Circuit: Waiver of right to participate in FLSA collective action in severance agreement invalid

Is it FMLA interference for an employer to require work from an employee while on maternity leave?

Affordable Care Act: Employer Mandate delayed until 2015