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Seventh Circuit Holds Distressed County Did Not Violate ADEA When It Terminated Rehired Retirees to Preserve Supplemental Health Insurance Coverage and Avoid Additional Costs

USA - August 4 2017 On July 26, 2017, the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit in Carson v. Lake County, Indiana affirmed the district court’s order

Alabama's New Non-Compete Statute Places New Restrictions on Employers

USA - June 14 2016 Effective January 1, 2016, Alabama passed a new non-compete and non-solicitation statute, repealing 8-1-1 of the Alabama Code (the "New Act"

The Department of Labor Changes Course on Tip-Pooling Restrictions

USA - July 25 2017 Quite a bit of effort goes into making an enjoyable restaurant experience, such as good food, prompt service and, of course, cleanliness. Want to

Non-Compete News - Georgia Court Interprets Georgia's Blue Penciling Statute

USA - February 2 2017 It's time to bring back FordHarrison's Non-Compete News! And what better way to kick off 2017 than with Lifebrite Labs, LLC v. Cooksey (N.D. Ga

Separate vs. Combined Leave Policies - The Pros and Cons

USA - January 3 2017 With more and more jurisdictions on local and state levels enacting paid sick leave laws, and likely more to come, a frequent

Can You Fire an Employee Involved in Racist Protests? Should You?

USA - August 17 2017 Following recent events in Charlottesville, Virginia involving a “Unite the Right” rally organized by multiple white nationalist groups protesting the

NYC Pay History Ban to Take Effect October 31, 2017

USA - August 17 2017 Starting October 31, 2017, a New York City law will make it illegal for employers to “inquire” into an applicant’s salary history

New Jersey Expands Protection for United States Armed Forces Members and Veterans under New Jersey Law Against Discrimination

USA - August 14 2017 Governor Chris Christie signed into law New Jersey Senate Bill S726, expanding the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination to prohibit all forms of

Leaks and whistleblowers and liability, oh my!

USA - August 7 2017 Leaks are everywhere. They happen in politics, in sports, in the entertainment industry, in people’s everyday lives, and (unfortunately for many of us

Seventh Circuit Holds Distressed County Did Not Violate ADEA When It Terminated Rehired Retirees to Preserve Supplemental Health Insurance Coverage and Avoid Additional Costs

USA - August 4 2017 On July 26, 2017, the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit in Carson v. Lake County, Indiana affirmed the district court’s order