Labor/Employment

Avoid Early Retirement Program Mistakes

Implementing a voluntary early retirement incentive program requires caution, according to attorneys John L. Litchfield and Belinda S. Morgan of Foley and Lardner. You […]

No-Poach Agreements Lose In the Eleventh Circuit

The DOJ, the FTC, and multiple class action suits filed by plaintiffs’ lawyers are challenging no-poach agreements. The argument is that agreements between employers […]

In High-Stakes Biometric Coverage Battle, Players Await A Key Decision

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The Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act (“BIPA”) has spawned numerous lawsuits since it went into effect in 2008, and some big settlements. Depending on […]

18-Wheel Headache: Risk Management & Coverage Challenge For Trucking Companies

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Economic and political factors that are peripheral in much of the liability insurance market are having an outsized effect on the trucking industry. In […]

$15M For “Passing Around” An Article, And No Insurance Coverage

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An investment advisory firm that subscribed to a trade publication found its articles so useful it “passed them around,” rather than purchasing subscriptions for […]

Will Insurance Cover Companies That Facilitate Employee Abortion Travel?

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In states that have banned or sharply restricted abortion since the Supreme Court’s Dobbs decision, many companies have said they will help employees who […]

When A Corporate Officer Can Be Personally Liable For Unpaid Wages

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An appellate court in California has held that a corporate officer, in this case a woman who was both CEO and CFO of a […]

Not Guilty: Juries Acquit in First Criminal Antitrust No-Poaching and Wage-Fixing Trials

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The Antitrust Division’s quest to bring criminal antitrust cases involving the labor market has resulted in two recent losses. These were the first criminal […]

Is This The End Of “Captive Audience” Anti-Union Meetings?

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The General Counsel of the National Labor Relations Board has issued a memo to NLRB field offices, announcing she will soon ask the NLRB […]

Weed at Work

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The labyrinth of medical and adult-use marijuana laws continues to expand across the United States. At present, 18 states have adult-use programs and 37 […]