Compliance

EEOC Outlines Its Proposed Enforcement Priorities

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The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has released a draft of proposed enforcement priorities for the years 2023 through 2027. Law firm Gibson Dunne has reviewed […]

Two New Laws Expand Protection For Pregnant And Nursing Employees

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Two new laws, part of the fiscal 2023 Omnibus Spending Bill, have the goal of “putting an end to the inconsistent patchwork of case law […]

Celebrities In Peril!

“Anyone in the compliance industry knows that with high pressure and big money comes risk,” writes Harry Cassin in FCPA Blog, and he wonders if […]

Can Employers Say “Nope” To Rehiring An Injured Worker?

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An employer may not want to bring an injured worker back on the payroll for any number of reasons. Among them: suspected substance abuse, a […]

FTC Proposal Would Ban Nearly All Non-Competes

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It’s a dramatic development, says a post from law firm Fisher Phillips, and if finalized in its current form “would drastically change the way employers […]

What He Would Have Said

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Sam Bankman-Fried was set to testify on his own behalf before the House Committee on Financial Services when he was arrested in the Bahamas at […]

Invoking Trademark Law, Ikea Stifles A Video Game

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The Ikea cease-and-desist order had the desired effect, and the developers of a “survival horror” video game that was still a work in progress agreed […]

What In-House Counsel Should Know About Immigration Law

In 1986 The Immigration Reform and Control Act was passed. It is a set of laws imposing employer sanctions, including criminalizing the act of knowingly […]

What In-House Counsel Should Know About Immigration Law

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From time to time, in-house counsel must wrangle with a visa issue, whether how to continue to legally employ a talented U.S. university graduate whose […]

How The Fiscal ’23 Defense Bill Will Affect Contractors

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The National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2023, passed by Congress on December 15, contains numerous provisions in addition to the major one: […]