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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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picture of an older man looking disapprovingly at the belly of a pregnant woman PREGNANCY DISCRIMINATION

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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Sass Law Firm Blog NLRB Upholds Employee Rights

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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Sass Blog GINA Discrimination with DNA Helix

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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Sexually Harassed? Get Your Day in Court as Mandatory Arbitration is Now Illegal

A new law now makes it illegal for an employer to force workers subjected to sexual harassment or sexual assault in the workplace to arbitrate …

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OSHA Withdraws Private Employer Vaccine Mandate Rule

OSHA has officially withdrawn its ETS requiring employers with 100 or more employees to mandate the COVID-19 vaccine in the workplace. This comes after the …

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Vaccine Mandates: What’s Happening Now

Following the U.S. Supreme Court’s rulings last week on the COVID vaccine mandates, here is what you need to know: OSHA Vaccine Mandate for Private …

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