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Philadelphia Enacts a Fair Workweek Law

USA - December 12 2018 On December 6, 2018, the Philadelphia Council voted 14-3 to pass a Fair Workweek bill, which Mayor Kenney is expected to sign…

Part 20 of “The Restricting Covenant” Series: Radius, The Raven, and Restrictive Covenants

USA - December 5 2018 You’re probably reading the title of this article and saying, “He’s gone bonkers! What does ‘radius’ and Edgar Allan Poe’s poem ‘The Raven’ have to do…

Get Ready New York Employers: Threshold Salaries for Exempt Employees Are Going Up

USA - November 27 2018 The Fair Labor Standards Act and New York Labor Law include exemptions from overtime and minimum wage requirements for employees holding certain…

Part 19 of “The Restricting Covenant” Series: Clickwrap Covenants Not to Compete

USA - November 15 2018 If you are one of the billions of smartphone users worldwide, I bet you recently downloaded a mobile app and clicked “I agree” to the app’s terms of…

New Jersey Department of Labor Releases Required New Jersey Paid Sick Leave Poster and Proposed Paid Sick Leave Regulations

USA - October 29 2018 The New Jersey Paid Sick Leave Act (NJPSLA) takes effect on October 29, 2018. For information about the law's provisions, please see our prior blog…

Summary of Key New California Laws for 2019 (and Beyond): What Employers Should Know

USA - October 16 2018 In 2018, Governor Brown signed several laws impacting California employers. A summary of some of the key new laws follows. The effective date of each…

Anti-Harassment Training Update for New York Employers: Are You Compliant?

USA - October 15 2018 In April, New York governor Andrew Cuomo signed a sweeping budget bill, which included several major amendments to the New York Human Rights Law…

Do Your Employees Use Cell Phones for Work While Driving?

USA - October 10 2018 Many employers have policies regarding the use of cell phones while driving, including the requirement to use the car’s hands-free, Bluetooth phone…

Part 18 of “The Restricting Covenant” Series: Court Reporters and Covenants Not to Compete

USA - October 9 2018 Most litigators will attest that court reporters and transcribers are essential to the litigation process because they provide a verbatim record of…

Delaware Joins Growing List of States Passing Anti-Harassment Legislation

USA - October 2 2018 Delaware is the latest state to mandate that employers provide anti-harassment training to employees. Delaware joins New York, California, Connecticut…