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Democratic Presidential Contender’s New Plan Calls For Protections For Gig Workers The Gig Economy has caught the attention of at least one presidential candidate who has unveiled a plan called “A New Rising Tide” which, among other things, calls for greater protections for gig economy workers. South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg has put forth a plan that calls for guaranteeing “gig economy workers their labor rights, including unionization” and states that “millions…
Court Rules That Company’s Facebook Snooping Does Not Prevent Trade Secrets Injunction Can a former employer’s alleged misconduct defeat a request for injunctive relief against former employees when those departing workers take confidential information and clients to another employer? A federal appeals court recently addressed this question in Scherer Design Group, LLC v. Ahead Engineering LLC and decided not to apply the “unclean hands” doctrine against the employer in a trade secrets case, clearing the way for…
A Company’s Facebook Snooping Didn’t Prevent Critical Trade Secrets Injunction Can a former employer’s alleged misconduct defeat a request for injunctive relief against former employees when those departing workers take confidential information and clients to another employer? A federal appeals court recently addressed this question in Scherer Design Group, LLC v. Ahead Engineering LLC and decided not to apply the “unclean hands” doctrine against the employer in a trade secrets case, clearing the way for…