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Total Eclipse At The Job: You Need This Advice More Than Ever
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • August 14 2017

Next week, many Americans will witness a truly astronomical phenomenon: a total solar eclipse will sweep across the country on Monday, August 21


Could A Proposed Federal Law Solve The Misclassification Riddle?
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • August 14 2017

For years, businesses have struggled with properly identifying workers as either independent contractors or W-2 employees. The hundreds of thousands


India Makes Significant Changes to Maternity Benefit Entitlements
  • Fisher Phillips
  • India
  • August 10 2017

This year, India became one of the most generous providers of maternity benefits in the world when it extended the period of maternity leave


Top Ten List - Track These 10 Important Employment Bills as the California Legislative Year Comes to a Close
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • August 9 2017

When the Legislature reconvenes from its summer recess on August 21, it will have only a few short weeks to finish work on legislation for this year


The Sharing Economy and Discrimination: Part Deux
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • August 8 2017

In a follow-up to our discussion earlier this summer regarding discrimination and the sharing economy, the California Department of Fair Employment


Is My Noncompete With an Independent Contractor Enforceable?
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • August 7 2017

The Eight Circuit recently addressed this question in Ag Spectrum Co. v. Elder, Case No. 16-3113 (8th Cir. August 2, 2017). In that case, Ag Spectrum


Apple Removes VPN Apps from China App Store
  • Fisher Phillips
  • China
  • August 7 2017

Apple’s removal of VPN apps from its app store in China could signal a difficult road ahead for companies doing business there. In March 2017, we


IT Companies and the Uber-ization of the Workforce
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • August 7 2017

With the rise of the gig economy, IT companies are taking the approach many employers in the gig economy have taken in structuring their workforce


Affirmative Action Bombshell: FAQs About The Justice Department’s New College Admissions Project
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • August 2 2017

Higher education institutions felt seismic shockwaves yesterday as The New York Times reported that the Trump administration would soon redirect


Cyber Insurance: Get What You Pay For
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • August 2 2017

Due to the increasing number of successful and attempted cyber-attacks and increased government scrutiny surrounding protection of confidential