Noncompete Enforcement in California: The Times They Are a Changin'
By Jeffrey S. Kopp
We all may know that California does not permit enforcement of most noncompete agreements. Despite this broad prohibition, the federal court's recent decision...
Recent Developments Highlight Need to Conduct
Individualized Analysis of Criminal Background Checks
Larry S. Perlman
As pre-employment criminal background checks have become
the norm, employers must take care to ensure compliance with federal...
A Negative Job Reference Can Lead to a Claim
Philip B. Phillips
Providing negative job references to prospective
employers about one of your former employees could constitute unlawful
retaliation in violation of the Americans...
Employee Email - When Does an Employee Have a
Right to Object to a Subpoena?
Andrew B. Serwin
One of the more challenging questions regarding email is
when it is appropriate to produce email content to a party in litigation. In
COBRA Subsidies End August 31, 2011 - Should
You Notify Employees?
Connor A. Sabatino
Recovery and Reinvestment Act created a federal subsidy for COBRA premium
payments of eligible individuals who were involuntarily terminated...
The Draft of the Trademark Law Third
Amendment (Draft) was released for public comment by the Chinese State
Council's Legislative Affairs Office on September 2, 2011. While the vast
majority of the clauses will not change, trademark...
Hispanics United of Buffalo -
The NLRB Goes Online!
by John Douglas
A little known feature of the federal law governing labor
relations in the private sector - the National
Labor Relations Act (NLRA) - is the right of even non-unionized employees...