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DOJ antitrust division grants approval to proposed CignaExpress scripts merger
  • Akerman LLP
  • USA
  • September 24 2018

On September 17, the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) Antitrust Division issued a “closing statement” in which it announced that it was


Covert employees: Recording conversations at work
  • Akerman LLP
  • USA
  • September 17 2018

Can an employee secretly record conversations with a co-worker, supervisor, human resources manager or executive and use that recording in a claim or


Restaurant industry takes on tip credit “8020 Rule”
  • Akerman LLP
  • USA
  • September 11 2018

A restaurant advocacy group has sued the Department of Labor challenging its “8020 Rule,” which limits the use of a tip credit wage where workers


U.S. Issues Proposed Tax Regulations for Section 199A Qualified Business Income Deduction
  • Akerman LLP
  • USA
  • September 10 2018

On August 8, 2018, the Treasury Department and Internal Revenue Service released Proposed Regulations clarifying issues that arise under Section 199A


Waitlisted: U.S. employers face longer delays for hiring H-1B workers
  • Akerman LLP
  • USA
  • September 6 2018

Employers are alerted the extended suspension of Premium Processing will mean postponed start-dates for H-1B workers well beyond the expected October


Can employers refuse to hire smokers?
  • Akerman LLP
  • USA
  • September 4 2018

Are smokers in a protected class? Can a company refuse to hire them? After all, studies have repeatedly shown that smokers have higher absenteeism


Job References in the MeToo Era: Employers In Some States Now Have Privilege to Say HimToo
  • Akerman LLP
  • USA
  • August 29 2018

Employers seeking to avoid liability often stick to dates of employment and position held when responding to reference requests. But there is a new


Hashtag Is Not Enough to Save Another will.i.am Trademark Application
  • Akerman LLP
  • USA
  • August 29 2018

William Adams is a musical performer who is more famously known by his stage name, will.i.am. A recent ruling from the United States Patent and


Employing Anyone in New York? New Anti-Harassment Laws Taking Effect
  • Akerman LLP
  • USA
  • August 21 2018

All employers with even a single employee working in New York City or New York State will be required to meet requirements designed to address sexual


FTC announces settlement of antitrust action against therapist staffing company accused of fixing therapist wages
  • Akerman LLP
  • USA
  • August 16 2018

In the Matter of Your Therapy Source, LLC - is the most recent example of federal antitrust enforcers’ increasing interest in curtailing