Background on the FTC’s Noncompete Ban

On April 23, 2024, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) voted 3-2 to ban virtually all noncompete agreements on the basis that such agreements constitute

Continue Reading Challengers Take on FTC’s Nationwide Ban on Noncompete Agreements

On Jan. 10, 2023, New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy signed legislation (P.L. 2023 c.142) that implements the long-delayed 2020 amendments to New Jersey’s mini-WARN Act, the Millville Dallas Airmotive Plant

Continue Reading New Jersey’s Mini-WARN Act Amendments, Including Mandatory Severance, Now in Effect

Employers seeking to challenge California’s stringent independent contractor misclassification laws may have found an opening. On March 17, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals concluded that plaintiffs could proceed in

Continue Reading Ninth Circuit Revives Claim That A.B. 5 Violates Equal Protection Clause

Amid a host of changes in state and federal laws surrounding permanent labor certification program (PERM) hiring, get a clearer understanding of what these shifts may mean for your business.

Continue Reading March 9 WEBINAR | Pay Transparency Laws and PERM in 2023: An L&E and Immigration Perspective

On Jan. 12, 2023, the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) announced another increase in the maximum civil monetary penalties for violations of federal Occupational Safety and Health standards

Continue Reading No Longer a Slap on the Wrist: OSHA Continues to Raise Its Maximum Penalty Amounts

On Jan. 5, 2023, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) took a significant step towards banning noncompete agreements between companies and workers. The FTC proposed a broad rule that would effectively

Continue Reading Federal Trade Commission Seeks Industry Comment On Proposed Noncompete Ban