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Foley & Lardner Labor and Employment Law Weekly Update (Week of July 18, 2011)
Posted on 19 Jul 2011 by Foley & Lardner LLP

Serving Two Masters Can Trigger Overtime Claims By Gregory W. McClune While it has been said that "no one can serve two masters," in our modern society many people work for two or more employers at the same time. This multiple employment... Read More

Are No Re-Hire and No Re-Apply Clauses Unlawful?
Posted on 11 Nov 2015 by Philip Miles

I attended the ABA Labor and Employment Law Conference this past weekend. It was my first time, but it will not be my last. It was a great conference! I learned a lot, but one particular issue stuck out for me: Are "no re-hire" and "no... Read More

The EEOC and Mission Creep: CVS
Posted on 21 Feb 2014 by John Holmquist

The EEOC issued a press release announcing that it had filed a pattern and practice suit against CVS because of its use of an "overly broad" severance agreement which interferes with the employee's rights to file a charge or to communicate... Read More

Why I Don't Like Most Non-Disparagement Clauses (and 3 Tips To Fix Them)
Posted on 21 Jan 2014 by Jon Hyman

Will Blythe recently penned an op-ed in the New York Times entitled, Fired? Speak No Evil. In this piece, Mr. Blythe chronicled his recent job loss, and why he refused to sign a separation agreement that included a non-disparagement clause. Like Mr. Blythe... Read More

More on the EEOC’s Position on Retaliation in Severance Agreements: A Proposed Solution
Posted on 13 Feb 2014 by Jon Hyman

In an earlier post , on a lawsuit the EEOC has filed, claiming that some fairly generic terms in an employee severance agreement constitute illegal retaliation. In EEOC v. CVS , the agency claims that an agreement that attempts to limit an employee’s... Read More