On Jan. 27, 2022, the California Supreme Court issued its opinion in Lawson v. PPG Architectural Finishes, Inc., No. S266001, 2022 WL 244731 (Cal. Jan. 27, 2022), clarifying the
Continue Reading CA Supreme Court Clarifies Standard for Employee Whistleblower Retaliation Claims

In true California fashion, the legislature had a busy session that resulted in a number of new employment-related statutes and amendments being passed just in time for the holidays and
Continue Reading California Employers Will Ring in The New Year With More Coal Than Presents

An employer who seeks to enforce a non-compete clause against a former employee in Florida may seek injunctive relief and, depending on whether diversity jurisdiction exists, must decide whether to
Continue Reading Troubled Waters? Navigating Florida’s Non-Compete Statute in the Wake of TransUnion

California Labor Code section 925 remains a potent weapon for departing employees who live and work in California who wish to avoid covenants not to compete.  Often, employers will place
Continue Reading Federal Court in Minnesota finds choice of law provision unenforceable based on California Labor Code section 925

With an increasing number of states legalizing the use of recreational marijuana, employment laws are being enacted to address marijuana possession and use.1 One such state is New York.
Continue Reading Cannabis and the Workplace: New York DOL Clears the Smoke with New Guidance

In a case of first impression, on October 4, 2021, in Adams v. Palm Beach County, U.S. Magistrate Judge Bruce E. Reinhart of the Southern District of Florida dismissed
Continue Reading GT Helps Palm Beach County Secure Dismissal of Wage-and-Hour Class Action Brought by Volunteers