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by Tammy Binford

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Q We provide laptop computers to all our personnel. Many employees damage them during employment or return them with damage upon leaving employment. What are our options for recouping from employees the costs of...

Jun 01, 2024 · Employment Law Letter · Mountain West · Colorado · Idaho · Montana · New Mexico · Utah · Wyoming

Last year, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) issued a proposed rule to ban most noncompete agreements nationwide, with very limited exceptions. The sweeping rule forbids any contractual term between an employer and a...

Jun 01, 2024 · Employment Law Letter · Southeast · Alabama · Florida · Georgia · Louisiana · Mississippi

The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas has issued an aggressive scheduling order that “should allow prompt resolution of” one of the initial challenges to the Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC)...

Jun 01, 2024 · Employment Law Letter · New England · Connecticut · Maine · Massachusetts · New Hampshire · Rhode Island · Vermont

Q When crafting a severance agreement, should you follow the guidelines of the state the employee resides/works in or the state where the company is incorporated? The answer depends on a number of factors. Often...

Jun 01, 2024 · Employment Law Letter · Mountain West · Colorado · Idaho · Montana · New Mexico · Utah · Wyoming

Recently, the Texas Supreme Court set aside a verdict against an employer when the plaintiffs’ lawyer made appeals to racial prejudice and gender bias during the trial. Car crash An employee of New Prime Inc. rear-ended...

Jun 01, 2024 · Employment Law Letter · Texas

To add to a very busy two weeks of employment law developments, on April 15, 2024, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) issued its final rule and interpretive guidance to implement the Pregnant Workers...

Jun 01, 2024 · Employment Law Letter · Midsouth · Kentucky · North Carolina · South Carolina · Tennessee

Can an employee sue under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 to challenge a lateral transfer, even if the transfer doesn’t result in a loss of pay? According to a recent U.S. Supreme Court decision, the answer is...

Jun 01, 2024 · Employment Law Letter · Mountain West · Colorado · Idaho · Montana · New Mexico · Utah · Wyoming

Recently, the U.S. 5th Circuit Court of Appeals (whose rulings apply to all Texas employers) reaffirmed its commitment to the principle that no Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) claim exists unless the employee gives...

Jun 01, 2024 · Employment Law Letter · Texas

As a child, I loved listening to the radio. I still do. All sorts: sports radio, talk, interview programs, NPR. And it was on NPR that I listened to an interview by emerging scholar Marina Gertsberg on her new research,...

Jun 01, 2024 · Employment Law Letter · Texas

Merger and acquisition (M&A) transactions are complex endeavors involving various legal, financial, and operational considerations. Among these considerations, labor and employment law and regulations play a crucial role...

Jun 01, 2024 · Employment Law Letter · Great Lakes · Illinois · Indiana · Michigan · Ohio · Wisconsin

Q When crafting a severance agreement, should you follow the guidelines of the state the employee resides/works in or the state where the company is incorporated? Before addressing the specific question about which state...

Jun 01, 2024 · Employment Law Letter · Great Lakes · Illinois · Indiana · Michigan · Ohio · Wisconsin

No other technology today has the level of hype artificial intelligence (AI) has. Countless news articles, blog posts, and videos have predicted everything from drastic changes in the workplace to the complete...

Jun 01, 2024 · Employment Law Letter · Mountain West · Colorado · Idaho · Montana · New Mexico · Utah · Wyoming

On April 25, 2024, attorneys general from 17 states filed a lawsuit in federal court against the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) seeking to stop the implementation of the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act’s...

Jun 01, 2024 · Employment Law Letter · Upper Midwest · Iowa · Minnesota · Nebraska · North Dakota · South Dakota

Legions of office workers have been skipping the commute for a few years now, working remotely in the comfort of their homes and relying on technology to keep them connected to their colleagues. Especially during the...

Jun 01, 2024 · Employment Law Letter · Great Lakes · Illinois · Indiana · Michigan · Ohio · Wisconsin