If you have the brightest minds in an industry on your payroll, you obviously don’t want to lose them to competitors. But you probably don’t want to make your employees angry enough that they’ll bring an antitrust lawsuit against you.
E-discovery is a subject we don’t talk about a lot on the LexBlog Network, and I’m not really sure why that’s the case. Electronic discovery is at the backbone of all litigation nowadays and, with constantly-changing technology, the space is rapidly evolving.
By now you have probably heard about Heartbleed, which is the biggest security threat to the Internet that we have ever seen.
Claims in Pennsylvania Lawsuit Alleging En Masse Defection of Employees As “Sabotage” Survive Dismissal
A U.S. District Judge in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania has allowed several claims to proceed to trial following a motion for summary judgment by defendants in Ozburn-Hessey Logistics, LLC v. 721 Logistics, LLC, et al, No. 12-0864 (April 4, 2014).
New DOL FMLA Branch Chief: Expect Even More On-Site FMLA Investigations and Focus On Systemic FMLA Compliance Issues
This past December, the Department of Labor quietly turned its FMLA enforcement over to a new leader.
Ohio Court Issues Significant Non-Compete Decision: Damages for a Breach Are the Payor’s Lost Profits, Not the Amount of Consideration
The usual measure of monetary damages for violation of a covenant not to compete, even where the violator was paid a discreet sum for the covenant, is the amount that puts the injured party in the same position it would have been in if the contract had been performed.
I’ve done a number of posts here recently on best practices for networking and relationship-building at conferences, and you may remember that I’ve said, more than once, how important it is to avoid your room at all costs.
If you follow our blog, you know that, even though the Department of Justice has issued no formal regulations yet setting a web accessibility standard, private plaintiffs, the DOJ, and advocacy groups have become increasingly active in pursuing legal action on the position that the ADA and Rehabilitation Act require accessible websites.
Courts in the past, including in the Sixth Circuit (which includes Ohio), have held that telecommuting is not required as a reasonable accommodation because regular attendance at work on a predictable schedule is an essential function of almost all jobs (excepting those that are regularly done by all employees from a remote location).
In 2013, the IRS revealed that it had selected ”social welfare” groups (like the Tea Party) applying for tax-exempt status for closer scrutiny. That investigation is still ongoing and it has given the IRS a black eye.