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New Year, New Job Duties? Why It Might Be a Good Time to Update Job Descriptions

USA - January 25 2023 Your job descriptions may be more important than you think, and what better time to review and update them than the start of the New Year? In this…

Run Over by the Failure to Train: Fifth Circuit Holds Inadequate Training May Be an Adverse Employment Action

USA - January 19 2023 For employers, figuring out what constitutes an adverse employment action under Title VII may seem elusive. In general, an adverse employment action…

Oh Baby, Baby: New Laws Protecting Pregnant and Breastfeeding Employees

USA - January 18 2023 Do you have pregnant employees, employees returning from parental leave, or employees who have had a child or children in the last two years? Recent…

Know Before You Post: Pay Transparency Laws and Job Postings

USA - January 12 2023 The New Year is here and brings a number of states with new pay transparency requirements for employers, some of which impact job postings…

Noncompete Agreements Under Continued Attack

USA - January 6 2023 Employment attorneys and employers are well aware that noncompete and nonsolicitation agreements have been under continued scrutiny by states across…

2022, Who Were You? A Recap of Hot Issues in 2022.

USA - January 3 2023 As we barrel into 2023, it is worth a look back at last year. Employment law issues in 2022 were diverse, ranging from federal COVID-19 vaccine…

Avoid the Naughty List: Eighth Circuit Insight into Handling Requests for Reasonable Accommodations under the ADA

USA - December 22 2022 We can’t pass up the opportunity to encourage you to stay off the naughty list by telling you about this Eighth Circuit case offering guidance on…

Love and Marriage: How the Respect for Marriage Act Affects Employers (or Does It?)

USA - December 15 2022 On December 13, President Biden signed the Respect for Marriage Act, which passed the Senate and House with bipartisan support. Many see the bill as…

You Thought You Were Protected? When a Non-Compete Isn’t Enforceable (Maybe)

USA - December 8 2022 If you have or want enforceable non-compete agreements with employees, read on. Here’s a hypothetical: You are looking to hire a salesperson, and you…

Heads Up, Not Down — Tennessee Employees Now Get To Wear Their CROWN: What Employers Should Know About Tennessee’s CROWN Act

USA - November 30 2022 Workplace hair discrimination is a topic that has floated through the media for the past several years. To prohibit discrimination, California has…