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The DTSA and Inevitable Disclosure
  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • May 20 2016

With President Obama's signature on the Defend Trade Secrets Act, the doctrine of inevitable disclosure took a timid step toward an early death, at


Supreme Court Punts On Issue Of "Standing" To Pursue Class Action Claims
  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • May 20 2016

Earlier this week, by a 6-2 vote, the Supreme Court issued a "no decision" decision on an issue important to employers facing class action litigation


Another Day, Another Arbitration Agreement Post
  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • May 20 2016

We just tackled the issue of arbitration agreements and gig economy employers in a post a few days ago, but the issue was just framed again in a


Supreme Court Leaves Massive Attorney's Fee Award Against EEOC Unresolved
  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • May 19 2016

Today, in a unanimous 8-0 decision, the U.S. Supreme Court declined to issue a definitive ruling on whether an employer is entitled to recover nearly


California Employers Will Soon Face Increased Wage-And-Hour Obligations
  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • May 19 2016

As of December 1, 2016, the minimum salary for salaried exempt employees under the federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) will increase from $455 to


Less than the Minimum - The Department of Labor Continues Aggressive Enforcement Efforts in Pennsylvania
  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • May 19 2016

Two Pennsylvania based companies and their staffing agencies recently learned, the hard way, that the Department of Labor (“DOL”) is aggressively


New Exemption Rules Finally Arrive: Employers Should Prepare For The Impact
  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • May 18 2016

The U.S Labor Department (USDOL) has finally released the anxiously awaited revised regulations affecting certain kinds of employees who may be


Big Data, Background Checks, and Discrimination
  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • May 18 2016

On May 4, 2016, the White House released a report entitled “Big Data: A Report on Algorithmic Systems, Opportunity, and Civil Rights” to herald its


Pennsylvania’s Medical Marijuana Act
  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • May 17 2016

The Pennsylvania’s Medical Marijuana Act, signed into law on April 17, 2016, will take effect today (May 17, 2016). Pennsylvania is the 24th state to


USDOL Releases Details On Exemption Revisions
  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • May 17 2016

At long last, the U.S. Labor Department has disclosed the details of its final revised regulations defining the executive, administrative