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FCRA class actions
  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • 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


Independent contractors for global organizations
  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • Global, USA
  • July 14 2014

As the global market grows seemingly smaller, more and more companies are expanding their reach around the world. Some companies send U.S. employees


AB 816: Cooperatives come to California
  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • January 20 2016

The "worker cooperative" is an old corporate form that has never really taken Root in California. Blending elements of corporate formation


Ninth Circuit rules for employers in protecting trade secrets
  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • May 12 2011

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


Ninth Circuit reverses course on Computer Fraud & Abuse Act
  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • 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


Managing restrictive covenants for a multi-national workforce: a primer for U.S. in-house counsel
  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • October 31 2011

Back in July 2011, we wrote in our Noncompete News blog about the challenges posed for in-house attorneys who are tasked with drafting and enforcing restrictive covenants when a company does business in many different states throughout the country


An intoxicating trade secret: Sam Adams versus Anchor Steam
  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • September 28 2011

Describing itself as doing business in the “Better Beer” part of the beer market, Boston Beer Corporation the maker of Sam Adams beers filed a lawsuit yesterday against competitors Anchor Brewing Company and Anchor Brewers & Distillers the maker of Anchor Steam beers as well as Judd Hausner


State Supreme Court clarifies the definition of "employ"
  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • 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


Implementing a trade secrets protection program
  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • 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 LLP
  • 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