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Supreme Court of Arkansas refuses to enforce non-compete found in lease agreement

  • Epstein Becker Green
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 6 2011

In Optical Partners, Inc. v. Dang, the Supreme Court of Arkansas recently refused to enforce a non-compete in a lease agreement -- which clearly had been violated -- because it did not arise out of a contract of employment or contract for the transfer of goodwill or property

OSHA's overdue 2012 regulatory agenda finally released a few days before 2013

  • Epstein Becker Green
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 3 2013

Pursuant to the Regulatory Flexibility Act, the federal government and its agencies, such as OSHA, are required to give notice of significant rulemaking

SEC's proposed Dodd-Frank anti-retaliation rules: what is an employer to do?

  • Epstein Becker Green
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 20 2010

Major provisions of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (Dodd-Frank) will gain substance and vitality only with amplifying interpretive rules

Business relationships with clients can be a protectable interest even if those clients are publicly identifiable

  • Epstein Becker Green
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 20 2010

In Roberson et al. v. C.P. Allen Construction Co., Inc., No. 2080537 (Ala. Ct. App. May 7, 2010), we once again encounter a familiar scenario

OSHA forecast 5 important OSHA issues to monitor in 2014 (1 busy rulemaking agenda)

  • Epstein Becker Green
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 6 2014

As we closed the book on 2013 a truly remarkable year of OSHA enforcement and regulatory activity we look to the future, and think

Amendments to Massachusetts law mandate changes to employment applications and the use of criminal history information

  • Epstein Becker Green
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 20 2010

We mentioned in our memorandum of September 23, 2010 ("Memorandum"), concerning the amendments to Massachusetts' Criminal Offender Record Information ("CORI") law (which pertains to all employers doing business in Massachusetts) that guidance on the implementation of these amendments would be forthcoming

California Supreme Court to review class action waiver issue

  • Epstein Becker Green
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 28 2012

To the surprise of few, the California Supreme Court has decided to review the Court of Appeal’s decision enforcing a class action waiver in Iskanian v. CLS Transportation Los Angeles, LLC

IRS releases new Affordable Care Act guidance on the employer mandate

  • Epstein Becker Green
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 8 2013

As we blogged about previously, the Affordable Care Act provides unique compliance obligations for hospitality employers, many of whom employ large

California court of appeal questions viability of trade secrets exception to California's broad prohibition against noncompete covenants

  • Epstein Becker Green
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 25 2009

In Edwards v. Arthur Andersen, LLP, 44 Cal.App. 4th 937 (2008) the California Supreme Court adopted an expansive interpretation of California Business & Professions Code 16600, holding that 16600 prohibits employee non-competition agreements unless the agreement falls within a statutory exception which are non-competition agreements associated with certain business sales transactions, dissolution of partnerships, or termination of a member’s interest in a limited liability company

When is a prevailing wage not prevailing?

  • Epstein Becker Green
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 11 2012

New York state courts appear primed to resolve important questions about competitive bidding for public contracts in New York City and the ability of contractors to successfully challenge city officials’ actions that directly affect the wage and benefit components of their bids