When an employee termination is on the table, employers know that a supporting investigation is important, as we recently discussed on GT’s The Performance Review podcast, available here. A
Continue Reading What You Think You Know Can Hurt You: A Cautionary Tale About Internal Investigations.

In Episode 6 of GT’s The Performance Review Podcast, hosts Ryan Bykerk and Philip Person discuss workplace investigations with Mike Mason, Global Head Workplace Relations for PayPal.

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Continue Reading GT’s The Performance Review Podcast Episode 6: Just The Facts – An Inside Look at Workplace Investigations

A federal court granted a nationwide preliminary injunction prohibiting the federal government from implementing or enforcing Executive Order 13950 (“EO 13950”) on free speech and due process grounds. Government contractors
Continue Reading UPDATE: The Federal Government Cannot Implement or Enforce Executive Order 13950 Against Government Contractors or Grant Recipients

Although California generally prohibits non-competition agreements, employers have commonly understood that they could prevent an employee and his or her new employer from using former employers’ confidential information. A recent
Continue Reading California Appellate Court Decision Challenges Enforceability of Employment Agreement Overbroad Confidentiality Provisions

On Nov. 30, 2020, the Office of Administrative Law (OAL) approved Cal-OSHA’s emergency Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) safety regulations (Regulations). Since then, Cal-OSHA has issued a model prevention program and
Continue Reading Update: The Office of Administrative Law Approves Cal-OSHA Emergency COVID-19 Regulations

In Episode 5 of GT’s The Performance Review Podcast, hosts Ryan Bykerk and Philip Person explore the intersection of employment and white collar crime with Greenberg Traurig’s Todd Pickles, former
Continue Reading GT’s The Performance Review Podcast Episode 5: Crime Doesn’t Pay: White Collar Crime in the Workplace

On Nov. 19, 2020, the California Occupational Health & Safety Standards Board unanimously adopted 21 pages of emergency Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) safety regulations (Regulations). The Regulations are broad. They
Continue Reading Cal-OSHA Adopts Emergency COVID-19 Regulations