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Taxation of employment, severance and settlement agreements
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • August 15 2007

Drafting agreements, including employment, severance and settlement agreements, which properly protect the company’s interests and achieve the intended results is just one of the myriad tasks that general counsel must perform expertly


Recent local FMLA cases clarify employer obligations
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • June 18 2009

The Family and Medical Leave Act ("FMLA") has received much attention lately


A U.S. employer’s guide to basic UK employment and immigration laws
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • March 31 2015

UK employment law is constantly developing and it has been challenging for employers to keep up with the changes in recent years. All employers in


What employers should know about the EEOC’s new EEO-1 form and reporting requirements
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • July 18 2007

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) recently implemented a new EEO-1 form, changing the annual reporting requirements for covered employers


Federal appellate court prohibits private settlement of FMLA claims
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • October 25 2007

Settlement agreements and general releases long have been an important tool for employers to protect themselves against disgruntled employees who settle one claim but then look for other avenues to sue their former employer


Schmidt v. Eagle Waste & Recycling: highlighting the FLSA “combination exemption”
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • June 14 2010

In recent years employers, have seen an alarming increase in class and collective actions filed by employees claiming they are owed unpaid overtime


New IRS initiative giving rise to more employment tax audits this fall
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • June 18 2009

The Internal Revenue Service has announced a new National Research Program ("NRP") initiative relating to employment taxes


A covenant not to compete or a forfeiture clause? A distinction that matters
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • September 8 2014

The Supreme Court of Texas recently issued its long-awaited opinion in the case of Drennen v. Exxon Mobil Corporation, and in doing so has approved


Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015 changes audit rules for private equity and hedge funds
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • November 3 2015

On November 2, 2015, the United States Congress enacted the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015 (the Act) to fund the federal government. Among other


Employers beware: if the employment relationship changes, that non-compete agreement may be void
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • March 7 2012

A Massachusetts Superior Court recently decided that material changes in the employment relationships between a company and two of its employees rendered previously-executed noncompetition agreements void and therefore denied the company’s request to enforce the agreements