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The $225,000 laptop: losing confidential customer data will cost you
  • Briggs and Morgan
  • USA
  • September 1 2015

One of the many examples we use in presenting seminars and panel discussions on cyber security is the "lost laptop problem:" how do broker dealers


NLRB’s new joint employer standard threatens franchisors and employers who utilize subcontracted labor
  • Briggs and Morgan
  • USA
  • August 31 2015

In a recent 3-2 decision, the NLRB changed the prevailing joint employer standard under the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) in a way that has


D.C. Circuit upholds the DOL’s new rules regarding the FLSA companionship exemption
  • Briggs and Morgan
  • USA
  • August 26 2015

In January of 2015, new rules issued by the U.S. Department of Labor went into effect regarding the "companionship exemption" from the FLSA's minimum


Another federal circuit court rejects telecommuting as a reasonable accommodation
  • Briggs and Morgan
  • USA
  • August 24 2015

Another federal circuit court of appeals recently rejected the argument that telecommuting was required as a reasonable accommodation for a disabled


Eighth Circuit reverses NLRB order requiring reinstatement of employee who threatened a co-worker
  • Briggs and Morgan
  • USA
  • August 19 2015

The Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals recently reversed a decision by the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), which held that an employer acted


Can employers require job applicants to pay for the costs of background checks?
  • Briggs and Morgan
  • USA
  • August 17 2015

Generally no - Minnesota law provides that, unless specifically authorized by law, no employer or prospective employer may "require an employee or


Is a parent company the employer of a subsidiary’s employees?
  • Briggs and Morgan
  • USA
  • August 12 2015

On occasion, an aggrieved employee of a subsidiary may seek to assert claims not only against their employer, but also against related entities


Franchise, antitrust, distribution and dealer newsletter - Summer 2015
  • Briggs and Morgan
  • USA
  • August 12 2015

The issue of whether or not a franchisor can be held liable as an employer of a franchisee or as a joint employer of a franchisee’s employees has been


Should employers offer up to one year of paid parental leave?
  • Briggs and Morgan
  • USA
  • August 10 2015

According to reports, Netflix recently adopted a policy that will allow employees to take unlimited paid parental leave within the first year after a


USERRA leave: the “most favorable treatment” requirement
  • Briggs and Morgan
  • USA
  • August 5 2015

The Uniform Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act ("USERRA") requires that a USERRA leave be given the "most favorable treatment" to any