Following up on its proposed rule issued in September 2020, on Jan. 6, 2021, the Department of Labor (DOL) issued its final rule on worker classification. The final rule, effective
Continue Reading Department of Labor Issues Final Rule for Identifying Independent Contractors in an Employer’s Workforce

On Dec. 17, 2020, the New York City Council voted to approve Int. No. 1415-A and Int. No. 1396-A, which will prohibit fast food employers from terminating or cutting
Continue Reading NYC Council Approves Legislation Redefining Key Aspects of Fast Food Employer-Employee Relationship

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

Colorado Gov. Jared Polis called a special legislative session to assist small businesses and individuals impacted by the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic. Colorado legislators met Nov. 30-Dec. 2, 2020,
Continue Reading Colorado Special Legislative Session Passes 10 Bills Aimed at Providing COVID-19 Relief

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