With the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Epic Systems Corp. v. Lewis this week, I thought it would be a good time to review the pros and cons of arbitration agreements in the workplace.  This this Friday’s Five is a video in which I cover five things you want to know about arbitration agreements, but were afraid to ask: Don’t miss any new videos, subscribe to my channel here. View Full Post
In a time when workplace violence seems to be on the rise, many companies have adopted a strict no tolerance policy even for conduct outside the workplace.  In California, however, employers need to be cognizant of the protections afforded individuals that may make such terminations riskier than the company may expect.  View Full Post
The May 22 edition of our Tax Policy Update is up – read it here. Previous editions are available in the links below: May 15, 2018 May 8, 2018 April 24, 2018 April 17, 2018 April 10, 2018 March 20, 2018 March 13, 2018 March 6, 2018 February 27, 2018 February 13, 2018 February 6, 2018 January 30, 2018 January 23, 2018 January 17, 2018 January 9, 2018 View Full Post
In Bailey v. Oakwood Healthcare, Inc., No. 17-2158 (April 23, 2018), the 11th Circuit found that an employer’s decision to terminate an employee on the day she returned from maternity leave was not discriminatory because during her leave, the employer discovered deficiencies in performance and falsifications in her employment application.  View Full Post
In 2018, the rules changed for physician noncompetes in Colorado. Since 1982, physician noncompetes have been governed by a rule unique to physicians. Colorado’s noncompete statute voids “any covenant not to compete provision of an employment, partnership, or corporate agreement between physicians” that restricts the right of a physician to practice medicine. View Full Post