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Martha J. Zackin
Noncompete Agreements: New NH Law Restricts Enforcement

New Hampshire became the latest state to enact a law pertaining to noncompete agreements. Effective July 14, 2012, New Hampshire law ( H.B. 1270 ) now requires that: Prior to or concurrent with making an offer of change in job classification or an...

Margaret (Molly) DiBianca
Separating Personal and Professional: There's an App for That

BYOD (short for "bring your own device"), is all the rage these days. Well, at least you'd think so based on all of the on-line talk about it. See, e.g., this post on the WSJ Blog, CIO Report. The basic idea is that employees are using their...

Robin Shea
Lewd conduct, lactation accommodation, and other steaming hot employment law news!

Here are some steaming hot employment law news items for this sweltering mid-July: EEOC does nothing to protect actor wrongfully terminated because of arrest record. ( NOTE: I'm being tongue-in-cheek here. ) You have probably heard by now about...

Donna Ballman
Are You Entitled to Overtime Pay? Probably

You may have read about the recent Supreme Court case saying pharmaceutical representatives aren't entitled to overtime because they are outside salespeople. That's because they fit within one of the narrow exemptions to the Fair Labor Standards...

Jon Hyman
Disability services provider sued for, what else, disability discrimination

I'm four years older than my brother. For this reason, growing up I would sometimes get punished for things for which my brother was let off the hook. The reasoning? You should know better. And, I'm sad to say that now that I have two kids of...

Margaret (Molly) DiBianca
Facebook Post Leads to Material-Witness Subpoena

Sean O'Sullivan of The News Journal alerted me to a dramatic story that unfolded in a Delaware courtroom last week. A homicide trial was scheduled to begin yesterday in Superior Court but the jury had not been brought into the courtroom when the prosecutor...