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Illinois Restrictive Covenants: July 2016 Update
  • Akerman LLP
  • USA
  • July 25 2016

Heads up, Illinois employers with post-employment restrictive covenants: three new cases may impact your enforcement efforts. One continues the split


Stay Ahead Of The Tides: The Ever Changing California Employment Landscape
  • Akerman LLP
  • USA
  • July 18 2016

Employers with California employees are already familiar with the particularities and unique challenges associated with doing business in this state


Chicago Ordinance Requires Employer to Provide Paid Sick Leave
  • Akerman LLP
  • USA
  • July 13 2016

The City of Chicago joined a growing list of cities requiring private employers to provide paid sick leave to its employees. With no federal sick pay


New Notice Requirements For Employer Wellness Programs
  • Akerman LLP
  • USA
  • July 6 2016

Employers who sponsor employee wellness programs must plan now to comply with a new notice requirement that takes effect soon. Beginning with the


Double Trouble: EEOC Increases Penalty for Posting Violations
  • Akerman LLP
  • USA
  • June 30 2016

Employers might want to wander right now into their office break rooms to review the legal rights posters on display to be sure they are current and


New EEOC Guidance on Leave Imposes Greater Obligations on Employers
  • Akerman LLP
  • USA
  • June 15 2016

Employers must consider providing unpaid leave and giving priority to disabled employees who want to be re-assigned under new guidance from the EEOC


Paid Sick Leave Trend May Require Reconsidering Bundled PTO
  • Akerman LLP
  • USA
  • June 8 2016

An expanding patchwork of paid sick leave laws may represent the next challenge for employers trying to keep pace with changing workplace laws. While


Attention Employers: Action Required Before Having Employees or Contractors Sign Non-Disclosure Agreements
  • Akerman LLP
  • USA
  • June 6 2016

In May, President Obama signed the federal Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016 into law, the details of which we reported in a recent Akerman Practice


Overtime Beware! The U.S. Department of Labor Releases Its Long-Awaited New Overtime Rule
  • Akerman LLP
  • USA
  • June 1 2016

On May 18, 2016, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) announced its long-awaited regulatory change to the salary threshold in the Fair Labor Standards


Seventh Circuit Holds That Collective and Class Action Waivers in Arbitration Agreements are Unenforceable
  • Akerman LLP
  • USA
  • May 31 2016

The Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals held that collective and class action waivers contained in arbitration agreements with employees are