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Managing Employee Interactions in the Wake of the Trump Election
  • Akerman LLP
  • USA
  • November 30 2016

You may have been able to keep politics away from the annual Thanksgiving gathering of relatives with diverging viewpoints, but the workplace requires


Catch-22 for Franchisors: The Joint Employment Dilemma
  • Akerman LLP
  • USA
  • November 28 2016

As government agencies steadily expand the concept of joint employment, franchisors increasingly find themselves in a difficult position. Since August


New York City Extends Wage Theft Protection to Independent Contractors
  • Akerman LLP
  • USA
  • November 23 2016

New York City has become the first jurisdiction nationally to extend wage theft protections to independent contractors. On November 16, 2016, Mayor


Employers Can Be Thankful: New Salary Regulation Delayed
  • Akerman LLP
  • USA
  • November 22 2016

Providing employers with a piece of good news, a Texas court has issued a nationwide preliminary injunction that delays the December 1 implementation


Employers Beware: SEC Continues Offensive on Employment Agreements That Inhibit Whistleblowers
  • Akerman LLP
  • Ireland, USA
  • November 21 2016

Risk Alert (literally)! Standard provisions in employment agreements, severance agreements and policies may run afoul of the SEC’s whistleblower


The Age of “Big Data”: How Your Electronic Applicant Searches May Be Complicating Your Talent Search
  • Akerman LLP
  • USA
  • November 14 2016

How do you hire only the “best” employees? How does any employer find the time to “vet” the hundreds or even thousands of job seekers applying for


Marijuana Tipping Point: California and Florida Open Opportunities With Passage of New Laws
  • Akerman LLP
  • USA
  • November 9 2016

Yesterday's election will be viewed as a turning point in the emergence of new economies centered around marijuana. Ballot initiatives around the country resulted in important changes in eight states


Gig and Technology Sectors Targeted in EEOC Enforcement Plan
  • Akerman LLP
  • USA
  • November 3 2016

The EEOC is targeting the “21st-century workplace” by focusing on gig economies and the technology sector in its new Strategic Enforcement Plan. The


OSHA Clarifies Its “Just Say No” to Automatic Post-Accident Drug-Testing Position
  • Akerman LLP
  • USA
  • October 26 2016

How do employers reconcile automatic drug-testing required by workers' compensation laws with the provisions of OSHA's new Rule saying that automatic


Requiring A Flu Shot Over Religious Objections: Risky Business
  • Akerman LLP
  • USA
  • October 24 2016

It’s flu season and many employers, particularly those in healthcare, want to require employees to be vaccinated to minimize the spread of illness