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Employment Law This Week: Trade Secrets, Banker Bonus Restrictions, Musicians Are Employees, Misclassification Violates NLRA
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • May 2 2016

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit upholds a ruling against ex-employees for a trade secret violation. The Sixth Circuit has upheld a


Ninth Circuit Adopts California Rule Voiding Arbitration Provisions Barring Certain Representative Claims
  • Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan LLP
  • USA
  • May 2 2016

In recent decisions, both the Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit and the California Supreme Court have held that arbitration clauses barring


Sixth Circuit Affirms $3.7 Million Award And Permanent Injunction In Trade SecretBreach Of Duty Of Loyalty Case
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • April 29 2016

In Nedschroef Detroit Corp. et al. V. Bemas Enterprises et al., the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit recently affirmed an award of nearly


Supreme Court: Government Employer’s Incorrect Belief About Employee’s Activity Matters in First Amendment Analysis
  • Jackson Lewis PC
  • USA
  • April 29 2016

A government employer can violate an employee’s constitutional rights by acting based on incorrect information that, if true, would violate the U


Monitoring Employee Communications: A Brave New World
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • April 29 2016

Over the last decade, communication via email and text has become a vital part of how many of us communicate in the workplace. In fact, most


Investigating Illegal Aliens’ Charges: Fourth Circuit Says EEOC Can Serve Subpoena On Employer
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • April 29 2016

This Fourth Circuit ruling opens the door for the EEOC to investigate employers as a result of EEOC charges brought by unauthorized employees, even


Supreme Court Rules That A Public Employer’s Motive Determines Liability When Punishing Employees For Perceived Protected Speech
  • Husch Blackwell LLP
  • USA
  • April 29 2016

This week, the Supreme Court of the United States issued an important decision for public institutions of higher education. In Heffernan v. City of


Summary of NLRB Decisions for Week of April 11 - 15, 2016
  • Barnes & Thornburg LLP
  • USA
  • April 29 2016

A Board panel unanimously found that the Respondent lawfully maintained work rules that, among other things, prohibited employees from: making


Limiting Plaintiff’s Discovery on Similarly Situated Employees Reasonable, Federal Court Finds
  • Jackson Lewis PC
  • USA
  • April 29 2016

Limiting a plaintiff's pretrial discovery can be the key to defending an employment discrimination lawsuit. This point was aptly demonstrated in a


It’s All Relative: A California Court Says Employers Must Accommodate Employees “Associated” With a Person With a Disability
  • Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
  • USA
  • April 29 2016

In an issue of first impression, the California Court of Appeals held that employers have a duty under California’s Fair Employment and Housing Act