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Does posting a LinkedIn status violate a non-solicitation agreement?
  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • USA
  • November 12 2014

A Connecticut company brought suit against a former employee alleging violations of a non-compete agreement and the Connecticut Uniform Trade Secrets


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


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


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


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


Death of the newsie
  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • USA
  • October 9 2014

In California, a state judge recently ruled that the newspaper carriers for the Sacramento Bee and the Fresno Bee have been mischaracterized as


Hiring company liable for big judgment
  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • USA
  • December 16 2013

A Wisconsin jury recently awarded a judgment of $22.7 million to a company whose employees left, taking trade secrets with them. The judgment was


Federal court holds that a physician is considered an “employee” for purposes of the EMTALA whistleblower protection
  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • USA
  • January 31 2014

Recently, a federal court in the Eastern District of Wisconsin held that a physician who has a medical staff appointment and clinical privileges at a


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