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Does the ratio of CEO to employee pay matter?
  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • 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


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


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


Protecting trade secrets through employee surveillance: risky business
  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • March 14 2011

The difference between having a trade secret and not can come down to the steps that a company takes to protect its secrets


5 keys to mediating non-compete and trade secret disputes
  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • February 21 2012

Mediating a non-compete and trade secrets dispute is different than mediating general commercial disputes


Protecting trade secrets: confidential information and customer relationships audits
  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • June 16 2011

For any company seeking to protect its trade secrets, it is important to take reasonable measures designed to maintain the secrecy of the information at issue


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


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