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New Louisiana Laws Will Impact Employers

USA - July 21 2016 In recent months, the Louisiana Legislature has passed several bills that have been signed into law, which will affect Louisiana employers. These new…

Jacob C. Credeur, Jennifer L. Englander, Hal D. Ungar

Louisiana Court Holds Employer Responsible for Failing to Protect Employee From Off-Duty Threat of Violence by Coworker

USA - May 4 2017 A Louisiana appellate court has ruled an employee may sue her employer for negligence for injuries sustained on the job when the injuries resulted…

Hal D. Ungar

Louisiana federal court cautions against seeking enforcement of invalid noncompete agreements

USA - August 31 2015 In what should serve as a cautionary tale to employers with noncompete agreements, a federal court in the Eastern District of Louisiana allowed an…

Liquidated Damages: A Viable Alternative to Noncompetition Agreements in Louisiana?

USA - January 19 2016 The Louisiana Third Circuit Court of Appeal recently issued an opinion that might pave the way for employers to use liquidated damages as a means of…

Katherine E. Pizzini

The Fifth Circuit giveth and then taketh away: another perspective on fluctuating workweeks in overtime cases

USA - November 14 2013 In the course of two months, two separate Fifth Circuit panels have issued decisions that call into question the application of the fluctuating…

Thomas L. Watson, II