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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

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

New German SOX whistleblower guidelines: some help for U.S. companies

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • Germany, USA
  • -
  • May 9 2007

German authorities have issued new whistleblower guidelines, which allow U.S. companies to implement hotlines in Germany

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

Beware of mobile malware: security breaches and data theft

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 29 2014

Threats to mobile security were highlighted in a report recently published by McAfee, the provider of digital and online security services and

Internal investigations

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 10 2013

Boards of Directors and management at companies of all sizes face a common problem: they need to make decisions that are best for the company and in order

“Perfectly clear” successor doctrine clarified

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • 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

New York state court decision raises issues concerning the drafting of arbitration clauses

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 20 2010

By Design, LLC terminated the employment of Oded Nachmani, who claimed he was wrongfully dismissed in violation of his employment contract and certain discrimination laws

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

Court finds employment at-will after expiration of contract term

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 13 2009

In Goldman v. White Plains Center for Nursing Care, LLC, the New York Court of Appeals recently declined to extend the plaintiff’s written employment contract for a successive term, even though she continued to work after the contract’s stated expiration date