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Non-Compete Agreement Offered a Day Late is Not Valid

While we all know that a non-compete agreement offered at the beginning of the employment relationship does not require independent consideration, do we really know when the employment relationship actually begins?  One Minnesota employer learned the hard way.  Let’s ...

Does Son Get Paid For Shadowing Dad at Work?

When an employer allowed a worker to have his son shadow him on an unpaid basis in order to learn the work, how did they end up getting sued by the son for unpaid minimum wage and overtime? ...

What Employers Knee-d to Know About NFL Anthem Protests

Last weekend’s National Football League (NFL) schedule featured some notable match-ups but none more hotly contested than President Trump’s call to arms (and knees) over players’ silent protests during the National Anthem. Kneeling Gets a ...