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Non-Competes May Violate Federal Law!

On May 30, 2023, Jennifer Abruzzo, the General Counsel for the National Labor Relations Board, issued memorandum GC 23-08 in which she recognized that overbroad …

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New NLRB Guidance Regarding Severance Agreements

In our last blog, we celebrated the decision in McLaren Macomb as a win for employees.  In that decision, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) …

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Non-Disparagement and Confidentiality Provisions in Severance Agreements Unenforceable, Labor Board Rules

If your employer presented you with a severance agreement or you previously signed a severance agreement that requires confidentiality and/or non-disparagement provisions, keep reading as …

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Are College Athletes Employees of an Educational Institution and Do They Have Rights?

In December 2022, the Los Angeles Regional Office of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) found collegiate football and basketball players at the University of …

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New Proposed Rule to Ban All Non-Competition Agreements

Clients often ask whether a non-competition agreement they signed is valid.  Employees are often surprised that Florida courts will generally enforce non-compete agreements.  (If you …

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Pregnant and Nursing Workers Gain Workplace Protections

On December 22, 2022, President Biden signed the 2023 federal Omnibus spending bill into law.  Nestled in the law were two provisions extending workplace protections …

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More Protections for Sexual Harassment Victims

This year has seen some positive changes in the law for sexual harassment victims.  Earlier this year, Congress enacted a new law prohibiting employers from …

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NLRB Uphold Employees’ Rights Prior to Interrogation By the Employer

On December 15, 2022, the National Labor Relations Board held that employers who interrogate employees when defending an unfair labor practice complaint must first provide …

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Sass Law Firm Blog NLRB Expands Damages for Unfair Labor Practices

Recent Development – NLRB Expands Recoverable Damages for Unfair Labor Practices

The National Labor Relations Act protects workers’ rights to unionize as well as protects non-supervisory employees from retaliation if the worker engages in what is …

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Who is looking out for gig workers? The Federal Trade Commission throws its hat in the ring.

  Gig workers earn income by providing on-demand work. Gig work is not limited to ride-hailing or food delivery and can include a variety of …

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Has Your Employer Inquired About Your Relative’s Covid Test Results? They may have violated the law.

What is Happening in the Workplace Today with GINA? The United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced that a dermatology practice in Tampa, Florida …

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Are You a Victim of Caregiver Discrimination?

Many employees take on caregiving responsibilities not only for their children, but also spouses, partners, older relatives, individuals with disabilities, or others. As the COVID-19 …

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