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This Awesome Infographic Explains How The Gig Economy Works
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • July 8 2016

Here is a link to an awesome infographic that explains how the gig economy works. It comes from a recent Business Insider post entitled, “This


What The $100M Uber Settlement Means To All Employers
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • April 28 2016

The ride-sharing company Uber recently announced a preliminary $100 million agreement to settle claims alleging that it improperly classifies its


Ninth Circuit reverses course on Computer Fraud & Abuse Act
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • May 16 2011

More often than not when a management law firm informs its clients of recent case developments, the news is not good


FCRA class actions
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • April 1 2015

The slowly rising waves of Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) class-action litigation are beginning to crash against employers. And if you thought that


Can I protect my trade secrets via social media policy?
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • June 20 2012

Everybody in the modern workforce is involved in social media in one way or another


Implementing a trade secrets protection program
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • August 16 2010

In the business world, protection of trade secrets can make the difference between success and failure, or profit and loss


Lawsuit serves up lessons for restaurateurs
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • December 1 2011

A decision issued this summer by a federal district court in New York provides important lessons for professionals in the food services and restaurant industry regarding employee defection and trade secrets issues


Does the ratio of CEO to employee pay matter?
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • August 11 2015

The SEC recently voted to require employers to disclose the pay gap between the CEO and his or her employees. Unions, investors, and other groups


State Supreme Court clarifies the definition of "employ"
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • June 21 2010

Recently the California Supreme Court held that third-party merchants were not "employers" as defined by the Industrial Welfare Commission, in part because they did not control the conditions of employment for the subject agricultural employees (strawberry pickers), i.e., did not hire them, fire them, or even have a right to tell them what to do or direct their work


Ten non-compete issues to consider when buying a business
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • July 16 2012

Every day businesses across the country merge and consolidate their operations