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The high cost of hiring unpaid interns

USA - June 26 2013 Given the difficulty of finding a job in today's economy, unpaid internships are becoming increasingly popular, particularly for students looking to…

Erin M. Connell, Robert S. Shwarts

Three more states hop on the social media legislation bandwagon

USA - April 30 2013 So far in 2013, three states (Arkansas, New Mexico and Utah) have passed new social media legislation restricting employer access to employees and…

Jessica R. Perry, Devin Slack

California Court of Appeal: employer cannot compel arbitration unless there is a signed arbitration agreement

USA - October 25 2012 Since the United States Supreme Court’s decision in AT&T Mobility v. Concepcion, more and more employers have sought to get out of court and into arbitration when dealing with employee disputes.

Michael A. Aparicio, Michael D. Weil

Christopher v. SmithKline Beecham – Supreme Court holds pharma reps exempt outside salespersons

USA - June 18 2012 On June 18, 2012, a 5-4 split United States Supreme Court held in Christopher v. SmithKline Beecham Corp. that under the most reasonable interpretation of the Department of Labor’s regulations, pharmaceutical sales representatives are exempt from overtime as outside salespersons under the Fair Labor Standard Act.

Jessica R. Perry, Julie A. Totten