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Give me a break: what Virginia law says about employee meal and rest breaks

USA - January 30 2013 Most people have heard the phrase "there's no such thing as a free lunch," but the recent rash of cases across the country involving litigation over

Five mistakes to avoid in drafting non-compete and non-solicitation agreements

USA - May 16 2013 Employers often seek business protection by entering into agreements with employees that restrict their business activities after leaving employment

The ADA and workplace drug testing: what are an employer’s rights?

USA - October 25 2012 An employee who works under the influence of drugs or alcohol at work may, at the very least, have diminished productivity and poor work performance; at worst, he poses a serious safety risk to himself and those around him

Reflections on the origins of the NY franchise act

USA - July 20 2015 I recently had occasion to review the legislative history of the New York Franchise Sales Act (NYFSA)-click here to see for yourself. Here are a few

Its time for the Supreme Court to decide if state anti-SLAPP statutes apply in federal court

USA - July 20 2015 Growing disagreement among federal courts over whether state anti-SLAPP statutes apply in federal court makes clear that the Supreme Court is going

Internet-based document sharing applications scrutinized

USA - July 23 2015 On July 8, 2015, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office for Civil Rights (OCR) and St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center (SEMC) located in

Its time for the Supreme Court to decide if state anti-SLAPP statutes apply in federal court

USA - July 20 2015 Growing disagreement among federal courts over whether state anti-SLAPP statutes apply in federal court makes clear that the Supreme Court is going

Reflections on the origins of the NY franchise act

USA - July 20 2015 I recently had occasion to review the legislative history of the New York Franchise Sales Act (NYFSA)-click here to see for yourself. Here are a few

Proposed overtime regs: big impact to pay thresholds

USA - July 14 2015 Recently, the Department of Labor revealed its long-awaited proposal to update the Fair Labor Standards Act's overtime rules. According to the DOL

Federal Circuit expands scope of functional claiming

USA - July 13 2015 A recent Federal Circuit panel decision in Williamson v. Citrix Online, LLC altered the evidentiary standard for determining whether a patent claim