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Can employers regulate employees' off-duty conduct?

  • Akerman LLP
  • -
  • Canada, USA
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  • March 27 2014

Employees' off-duty conduct is their own business - until it affects your business. But where should the line be drawn? When should an employer

New York court rules that Florida's non-compete law is "truly obnoxious"

  • Akerman LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • February 13 2014

A New York appellate court has ruled that Florida law on non-compete agreements is "truly obnoxious" to New York public policy and cannot be applied

Yes, employers can win summary judgment in state court

  • Akerman LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • January 16 2014

Given the opportunity, most defense lawyers will remove an employment discrimination case filed in state court to federal court because federal

When is a salesperson's e-mail to a former employer's customers a solicitation?

  • Akerman LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • January 6 2014

A common issue in non-compete litigation is whether the former employee violated the non-compete agreement by soliciting her former employer's

Florida's minimum wage is now $7.93

  • Akerman LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • January 2 2014

Florida's minimum wage rate increased to $7.93 effective January 1, 2014. As we reported in November, Florida's minimum wage law requires the Florida

On second thought, wage ordinance does not expand federal court's jurisdiction

  • Akerman LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • December 17 2013

Miami-Dade County's prevailing wage ordinance, which sets minimum wages on publicly funded construction projects, does not authorize plaintiffs to

In employment arbitrations, prevailing party fee provision "chills" but is not cool

  • Akerman LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • December 2 2013

In recent years the United States Supreme Court has ruled in favor of businesses in several cases involving the enforceability of arbitration

Aery is scary for Florida Whistleblower Act defendants

  • Akerman LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • November 1 2013

The Florida Whistleblower Act ("FWA") prohibits employers from retaliating against employees who object to, or refuse to participate in, the

It's official - offering full monetary relief without a judgment will not moot FLSA case

  • Akerman LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • October 21 2013

Last year we reported on the Eleventh Circuit's decision in Zinni v. ER Solutions, Inc. (11th Cir., August 27, 2012), which seemed to signal that a

Can employer who has granted employee's FMLA request dispute employee's FMLA eligibility?

  • Akerman LLP
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  • USA
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  • October 15 2013

An employee sends an email to her manager requesting FMLA leave to care for her father "while he deals with issues surrounding his terminally ill