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Moonlighting employees: how to avoid the legal risks

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
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  • USA
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  • June 1 2009

In this unpredictable economic climate, many employees are looking for additional sources of income

“Perfectly clear” successor doctrine clarified

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • August 19 2009

The United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit recently held in S&F Market St. Healthcare LLC v. NLRB that the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) misapplied the “perfectly clear” successor doctrine wherein a successor employer is bound by the terms of a collective bargaining agreement only when it is “perfectly clear” that the new employer intends to retain all of its predecessor’s bargaining unit employees without changing the terms and conditions of their employment

Recent developments in wage and hour law

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 28 2013

October and November were busy months in the world of wage and hour law. In our continuing efforts to keep our clients and friends apprised of recent

Recent local FMLA cases clarify employer obligations

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 18 2009

The Family and Medical Leave Act ("FMLA") has received much attention lately

U.S. Supreme Court to address breadth of “mixed-motive” theory does it apply to retaliation claims?

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
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  • USA
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  • February 20 2013

The U.S. Supreme Court will soon consider whether the "mixed-motive" theory of discrimination under Title VII, codified in the Civil Rights Act of

D.C. Circuit addresses independent contractor status in a recent NLRB petition for enforcement in a significant labor law decision

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 1 2009

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit held that Massachusetts drivers who voted for representation by the International Brotherhood of Teamsters were independent contractors who were not covered by the National Labor Relations Act (FedEx Home Delivery v. NLRB, D.C. Cir., No. 07-1391, 42109

Marijuana and the workplace: a potpourri of conflicting laws for employers

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 21 2014

20 states and the District of Columbia have decriminalized possession of marijuana for medical use, and for recreational use as well in Washington

Anti-poaching agreements under attack

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 20 2012

Healthcare employers need to be mindful of a recent focus by federal antitrust regulators on agreements with competitors limiting solicitation and hiring

Taxation of employment, severance and settlement agreements

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • August 15 2007

Drafting agreements, including employment, severance and settlement agreements, which properly protect the company’s interests and achieve the intended results is just one of the myriad tasks that general counsel must perform expertly

Recent developments in wage and hour law

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 30 2013

March was another busy month in the world of wage and hour law. In our continuing efforts to keep our clients and friends apprised of recent