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Federal Appeals Court Teaches Important Lesson for Nonprofit Employers That Use Pre-employment Background Checks
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • February 21 2017

Pre-employment background checks serve an important function for many nonprofit employers, but the legal requirements for such checks can present


Mandatory Paid Sick Leave Could be Coming to Maryland
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • February 16 2017

Paid sick leave could be mandatory for many Maryland employers by the end of this year. The Maryland General Assembly is currently considering two


Metadata Catches Another Employee in the Act
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • February 8 2017

Employees continue to believe that they can outsmart their electronic storage devices and the metadata of the files on those devices - and they


Prohibition Regarding Contracts Restricting Reporting Fraud, Waste, or Abuse
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • January 31 2017

DoD, GSA, and NASA issued a final rule effective January 19, 2017, that amended the FAR to prohibit the use of funds for a contract with an entity


Trump Ethics Order Loosens Hiring Rules, but Tightens Post-Employment Restrictions
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • January 31 2017

On January 28, 2017, President Trump signed an Executive Order that imposes an extra layer of ethics obligations on presidentially appointed members


New FAR Final Rules Issued in January 2017
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • January 31 2017

DoD, GSA, and NASA issued a final rule effective January 13, 2017, that amended the FAR to raise the simplified


New York Employers’ Use of Non-Competes in Jeopardy?
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • January 30 2017

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has promised to introduce a bill that would restrict New York employers’ use of non-compete agreements for


Rethinking “Cause” May Enhance the Enforceability of Your Non-Compete
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • January 19 2017

Although the arrival of the new Administration moots the Obama White House’s recent “State Call to Action on Non-Compete Agreements” addressing that


Five Things Every Employer Should Know About the NLRB Under the Trump Administration
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • January 17 2017

It is no secret that the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB or Board) effected significant labor-friendly changes to long-standing rules and


California Further Restricts Employers from Trying to Enforce Non-Compete Agreements
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • January 3 2017

Are you an employer based outside of California with employees who live or work in California? If so, you will want to take note of a new California