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Non-Compete and Trade Secret Law in Utah: What’s Changed, What Hasn’t Changed and How to Prepare for What’s Ahead

November 29 2017 The general rule in the United States has historically permitted non-competition agreements when they are reasonable in time and geographic scope…

Nevada Supreme Court Affirms That Non-Compete Agreements Must be Limited in Geographical Scope

August 6 2018 Although rules against broad geographic restrictions in non-compete agreements may be outmoded or “hopelessly antiquated” in this digital age (see…

Politics in the Workplace: Do NFL Players Have Freedom of Speech to Protest at Games?

September 28 2017 It’s nearly impossible to turn on the TV and not hear something about the NFL player protests and whether such actions are protected speech under the…

Frustration of Purpose and Impracticability of Contracts Due to COVID-19

March 30 2020 With non-essential businesses in many states either closed or operating in a limited capacity due to COVID-19, many companies are unable to perform…

A Primer on Converting to Paperless HR

October 2 2018 Congratulations, your organization has decided to transition to a paperless human resources environment. While the benefits are numerous, such as…

Los Angeles Adopts COVID-19 Right of Recall and COVID-19 Worker Retention Ordinances

May 15 2020 On April 29, 2020, the City of Los Angeles adopted the COVID-19 Right of Recall Ordinance and COVID-19 Worker Retention Ordinance. On May 3, 2020…

What Gov. Newsom's Workers' Compensation Order Means for Employers

May 8 2020 This week, Governor Newsom signed Executive Order N-62-20 creating a presumption of Workers’ Compensation eligibility for California employees who…

Key California Employment Law Cases: April 2020

May 6 2020 An employer may use after-acquired evidence to show that a plaintiff is not a qualified individual under the Americans with…

California Appellate Court Issues Guidance on Enforcing Arbitration Agreements

May 6 2020 While much of the world came to a halt in response to the coronavirus pandemic, the California Courts of Appeal were busy issuing important decisions…

The EEOC Continues to Update Guidance on Returning to Work Pandemic-Prepared

April 28 2020 The EEOC continues to update its pandemic preparedness guidance regarding the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the Rehabilitation Act, and…