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Could this be you? Employees injured while on the road
  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • USA
  • October 24 2014

The Supreme Court recently issued a ruling favorable to employers whose employees travel for work. The employee, a visiting nurse, provides in-home


Employers take note: “Publix to pay $6.8 million for alleged FCRA violations”
  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • USA
  • December 29 2014

So goes the headline of this recent story detailing a settlement between supermarket chain Publix and a class of employeesapplicants for employment


Sham credit-card company tricked union employees into paying fees
  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • USA
  • December 29 2014

Texas-based Union Workers Credit Services isn't affiliated with any workers' unions, and the credit cards it issues can be used only in its own


The truth about the BWC settlement
  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • USA
  • August 26 2014

In late July, the San Allen Inc. v. Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation case was settled for $420 million. This case involved a large class of


Answering questions during an employer’s internal investigation covered by Title VII’s anti-retaliation provision
  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • USA
  • February 6 2009

Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 makes it unlawful for an employer to discriminate against any employee who (1) opposes an unlawful employment practice (opposition clause), or (2) has made a charge, testified, assisted, or participated in any manner in an investigation, proceeding, or hearing (participation clause


FLSA filings on the uptick
  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • USA
  • November 20 2014

A recent federal court case out of New York included data that employers might find interesting. According to Judge Pauley of the Southern District


U.S. Supreme Court issues ruling on NLRB recess appointments
  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • USA
  • June 27 2014

On June 26, 2014, the U.S. Supreme Court issued its ruling invalidating three recess appointments made by President Obama in 2012 to the National


When it comes to choice of law provisions, choose wisely
  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • USA
  • January 22 2014

A Pennsylvania court ruling illustrates why companies should take care in selecting which state law will govern their noncompete agreements with


Company mergers and Ohio employees’ noncompete agreements
  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • USA
  • June 13 2014

In Ohio, when a company decides to merge with another company, the “old” company’s noncompete agreements with its employees may not survive by


Can you inadvertently cancel a non-competition agreement?
  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • USA
  • March 25 2013

Non-competition agreements can be integral to the successful operation of a business. When an employee leaves the business, non-competition agreements