“No-poaching” agreements are now seen at illegal

When companies are accused of restraint of trade you usually think of things such as price fixing or other acts of collusion that restrict the competitive nature of doing business. In the last couple of years, however, more and more cases have been brought in situations where employees have complained that their ability to get …

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More legislation proposed to clamp down on worker misclassification

The ongoing work on worker reclassification has yet another added component. In addition to the Memorandum of Understanding that the USDOL has had 23 states and multiple municipalities agree to, and the pronouncement by Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton that independent contractor misclassification is a prime campaign issue for her, we have two senators who have …

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Paid Time Off: Healthy Families Act Legislation

  The Healthy Families Act has been introduced several times over the last couple of years. It was reintroduced to both the House of Representatives and the Senate again on March 20, 2013. It deals with paid time off, but this Healthy Families Act legislation is unlikely to make it. Despite that I wanted you …

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