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NLRB goes negative on workplace policies promoting positive behavior

USA - April 16 2014 The National Labor Relations Board continues its close scrutiny of workplace policies that govern employee behavior. According to Hills and Dales…

Co-authors: Nathanael Nichols .

Second Circuit rules that the FLSA does not bar enforcement of class action waivers: Sutherland v. Ernst & Young LLP

USA - August 16 2013 On August 9, 2013, the Second Circuit ruled that an employee may be compelled to arbitrate individual claims under the Fair Labor Standards Act…

Co-authors: Rory J. McEvoy .

Illinois Appellate Court requires at least two years of continued employment for non-competition and non-solicitation agreements to be enforceable against at-will employees

USA - July 2 2013 The Illinois Appellate Court for the First District recently held that post-employment restrictive covenants cannot be enforced against at-will…

Co-authors: Elizabeth Ann Peters.

Illinois Supreme Court recognizes tort of “intrusion upon seclusion” in case involving employer’s investigation into employee’s non-compete violations

USA - November 2 2012 The Illinois Supreme Court recently joined the majority of other states that recognize the tort of "intrusion upon seclusion.

Co-authors: Elizabeth Ann Peters.

Supreme Court rejects Department of Labor’s definition of “outside salesman:” drug reps lose FLSA case demanding overtime pay

USA - June 21 2012 Pharmaceutical companies scored a major victory this week when a divided Supreme Court held that the industry’s sales representatives are not eligible for overtime pay.

Co-authors: Paulette Brown.