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Social media in the workplace
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • December 27 2012

During the past year the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has issued several rulings regarding employee rights to make work-related comments on


Broadening the anti-discrimination law
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • July 31 2013

In February 2008, Marc Flagg was fired by AliMed, a Dedham-based provider of medical and health care products, after an 18-year career with the


Restrictive covenants and the cross-border employer
  • Fisher Phillips
  • Canada, USA
  • May 23 2014

In most U.S. states employers are free to bind employees with restrictive covenants - which commonly take the form of post-employment restrictions


Dress codes and appearance policies - a practical and legal guide for the dental office
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • November 1 2013

No law requires an employer to maintain a dressappearance policy. But for good business reasons, many professional workplaces choose to adopt a


CFPB bulletin addresses "payroll card accounts"
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • September 16 2013

A statement of some federal-law limitations and requirements relating to the increasingly popular practice of compensating employees via the use of


Five documents sure to appear in your lawsuit
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • July 29 2013

Although simple and oftentimes overused, sports metaphors can provide insight into complicated topics. When it comes to employment litigation, cases


"But the employees AGREED to it!"
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • June 27 2013

Our recent "Famous Last Words" post cautioned that having an employee enter into an agreement that is contrary to the federal Fair Labor Standards


The death of "de minimis" is greatly exaggerated
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • May 29 2014

The "de minimis" worktime concept is a common-sense, court-recognized notion dating from the federal Fair Labor Standards Act's earliest days. It has


Twists and turns for Texas' health care employers
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • July 30 2014

Texans are a unique bunch. This goes beyond the loud, boisterous and larger than life caricature that comes to most people's minds. Not everyone


Key NLRB decision opens a wide door for faculty organizing
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • January 9 2015

In a stunning and far-reaching decision, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) opened the door to union organizing among faculty at thousands of