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Severance Pay For Mass Layoffs

General counsel in New Jersey should be aware that Senate Bill 3170, which was postponed for three years due to the economic effects of […]

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Union Reps Can Accompany OSHA Inspectors Under Proposed Rule

The proposed rule revives a policy that had been squelched under Trump in 2017, and would allow “outsiders” to accompany OSHA inspectors during site […]

Right To Work Law Repealed

Michigan has repealed its right to work law effective March 30th, the first state to do so in decades. Writing on the Barnes & […]

Paid Time Off A Fringe Benefit, Says Third Circuit

On March 15th, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit ruled that paid time off does not constitute salary for purposes of […]

DEI Programs Are on the Chopping Block

The Black Lives Matter movement that followed George Floyd’s death while in Minneapolis police custody in 2020 prompted a hiring boom for diversity, equity […]

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What Not To Talk About When You Talk About Unions

The National Labor Relations Board “will soon be taking a tougher stance against employers who misrepresent how things could change if employees voted to […]

Technology Helps Legal Ops Fix Legal Department Mistakes

Do You Want to Control Your Work or Let It Control You?

In this post-pandemic world, managing your work life has become more complicated. With a combination of on-site and remote work and technology, you can […]

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Threat Of Violence Rampant In Healthcare, And OSHA May Step In

Violence directed against healthcare workers, already alarming before the COVID pandemic, has gotten worse. A post from law firm Ogletree Deakins says it now […]

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 […]