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Independent contractors for global organizations
  • Fisher Phillips
  • 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


Supreme Court Punts On Issue Of "Standing" To Pursue Class Action Claims
  • Fisher Phillips
  • 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


Credit checks in California now tougher than ever
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • October 12 2011

Effective January 1, 2012, California employers will have to avoid yet another potential legal hazard that haunts businesses with the threat of costly penalties: the unauthorized use of consumer credit reports regarding job applicants and current employees


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


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


The party's over
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • November 2 2010

Many dealerships treat their dealer trade drivers (DX drivers, auction drivers, hikers, etc.) as "contract labor" or "independent contractors," paying them a lump sum for their services and withholding no taxes


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


Using conviction records as a screening tool
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • June 1 2012

The retail industry is beset by shrink both from internal and external sources


An intoxicating trade secret: Sam Adams versus Anchor Steam
  • Fisher Phillips
  • 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