Last year was filled with important employment decisions that will have an effect on future litigation of employment claims on both the state and federal level. In the first entry of our two-part series, we discuss some of the most significant SCOTUS cases from 2018 impacting employment law.
TUTSA outlines a modernized definition of protectable trade secrets, provides a streamlined channel for employers to obtain injunctive relief, and includes a provision for employers to recover attorneys’ fees for willful or malicious conduct by employees.
For employers to have maximal protection, their policies and procedures should reflect the most recent updates and changes in employment regulations.
With a near-daily barrage of media reports about high-profile workplace harassment allegations, it is important to remember what “harassment” is, what it isn’t, and what employers must do when faced with employee harassment complaints.
The WORLD Policy Analysis Center’s recent report on paid parental leave noted that out of the 34 industrialized member countries in the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), the United States is the only country without guaranteed nationwide paid parental leave for mothers.
Indemnification is a legal concept included in many contracts whereby one party agrees to compensate and defend the other party for any damage or liability incurred due to certain acts. Indemnity clauses are a way to contractually transfer financial liability. When an indemnity clause is triggered, the party agreeing to indemnify (the indemnitor) pays the costs, expenses, and fees incurred…
This month, the U.S. Supreme Court announced that employees who work as service advisors at car dealerships are exempt from coverage under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), meaning that such employees are not entitled to receive overtime pay.