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Texas Court Blocks DOL “Persuader Rule” Nationwide

Today, a court in Texas blocked implementation of the Department of Labor’s new rules regarding the “advice exemption” under the Labor-Management Reporting Disclosure Act of 1959 (LMRDA). As we previously reported, the DOL’s new rules ...

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Employee Fired for Being Too Cute Has No Claim

An employee fired because her boss’s wife was jealous of her does not have a viable sex discrimination claim according to one trial court judge in New York. Dilek Edwards worked as a yoga instructor and massage ...

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OSHA Electronic Records Rule Expands Liability Risk

  • Jun 16, 2016
  • OSHA
  • Ryan A. Olson

In its stated effort to “nudge” employers into creating safer work environments, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (“OSHA”) has now issued its new electronic recordkeeping rule (the “final rule”). The final rule imposes new ...

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New Trade Secrets Law Expands Employers’ Rights

Congress proved they are still occasionally capable of bipartisanship in passing the Defend Trade Secrets Act (“DTSA”). The DTSA was passed with near unanimous Congressional approval and was signed into law by President Obama last month.  ...

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