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Twas the Night Before Christmas -- Non-Compete Style
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • December 11 2016

Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the company; A disgruntled employee kept saying “please jump with me.” She was trying to line up a


Ch-Ch-Ch-Changes At The EEOC
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • March 1 2016

Starting January 1, 2016, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) implemented significant changes to its case-handling process. As a


2016 Minimum-Wage Increases
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • December 16 2015

Efforts to raise the federal Fair Labor Standards Act's minimum wage appear to be stalled for the moment. However, this has not been the case as to


You’re not the boss of me the NLRB may disagree
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • August 28 2015

With a few key strokes, the NLRB yesterday, in a 3-2 decision down party lines, wiped away years of precedent and re-wrote, or, in its words "refined


Massachusetts Attorney General publishes final Earned Sick Time regulations
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • June 23 2015

On June 19, 2015, the Massachusetts Attorney General published the final regulations concerning the new Earned Sick Time ("EST") law that will go


The evolving definition of joint employers
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • June 1 2015

The National Labor Relations Board and various union-backed organizations are ratcheting up efforts aimed at changing the landscape of who qualifies


Federal contractors to be burdened with additional disclosure requirements if government has its say
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • June 9 2015

The U.S. Labor Department (DOL) and three federal agencies (the Department of Defense, the General Services Administration and NASA) recently issued


Evaluating the impact of USDOL's salary proposal
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • July 10 2015

The U.S. Labor Department has of course proposed a substantial increase in the minimum salary amount required to meet the basic compensation criterion


Would you drop to the floor if shooting broke out in your workplace?
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • August 31 2015

With depressing regularity, we receive calls asking for guidance in evaluating and responding to potential workplace violence threats. The threats are


Can I get a witness (or at least a witness statement)? NLRB rules witness statements are now fair game
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • August 3 2015

For over 35 years, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) held that witness statements obtained by unionized employers during pre-arbitration