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The so-called “Rule of 10?: a myth about OSHA’s lack of jurisdiction over small employers
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • January 9 2012

One of the questions we are most frequently asked by small employers is about the so-called “Rule of 10; i.e., the long-perpetuated myth that OSHA does not have jurisdiction over employers or workplaces with fewer than 10 employees


Social media privacy update: what employers need to know about new state legislation
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • April 17 2014

As we previously reported, social media privacy has become the latest issue to be regulated by state legislation. Last week, Wisconsin jumped on the


Union posting rule postponed three months
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • January 3 2012

On August 30, 2011, the National Labor Relations Board (the “Board”) issued a highly controversial and very pro-labor rule requiring employers to post notices informing employees of their right to join or form a union


When is a prevailing wage not prevailing?
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • January 11 2012

New York state courts appear primed to resolve important questions about competitive bidding for public contracts in New York City and the ability of contractors to successfully challenge city officials’ actions that directly affect the wage and benefit components of their bids


New York court finds damage to reputation of commercial insurance broker constitutes irreparable harm and bars solicitation of broker's clients and employees
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • January 9 2012

In an exhaustive opinion, dated December 21, 2011, in the case Aon Risk Services, Northeast v. Cusack, Index No. 65167311, 2011 WL 6955890, Justice Bernard Fried of the Supreme Court of New York, New York County, awarded a preliminary injunction sought by Plaintiffs Aon Risk Services, Northeast and Aon Corporation (collectively, “Aon”) against Aon’s former employee Michael Cusack and its competitor Alliant Insurance Services, Inc. (“Alliant”


OSHA's Whistleblower Protection Program will now report directly to Assistant Secretary of Labor, signaling increased priority for whistleblower enforcement
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • March 7 2012

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration announced on March 1, 2012 that its Office of the Whistleblower Protection Program will now report directly to the Department of Labor’s Office of the Assistant Secretary, rather than to its Directorate of Enforcement Programs


NLRB Acting General Counsel issues follow-up report on social media cases
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • March 8 2012

On January 25, 2012, the National Labor Relations Board's ("NLRB") Acting General Counsel ("AGC") Lafe Solomon issued a second report on unfair labor practice cases involving social media issues


San Francisco minimum wage to exceed $10 effective January 1, 2012
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • December 6 2011

On January 1, 2012, the minimum wage for employees working in San Francisco will rise to $10.24 per hour


Compensating non-exempt employees for completing web-based training
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • March 8 2012

We were recently asked by a client to provide guidance on the wage and hour issues associated with company-provided on-line training programs for non-exempt employees


Indiana Appellate Court reverses non-compete injunction bond of only $100
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • October 22 2014

The size of an injunction bond is not a common topic in appellate cases. Accordingly, a recent decision by the Indiana Appellate Court reversing the