The Departments of the Treasury, Labor, and Health and Human Services recently released a proposed rule to expand the use of health reimbursement arrangements (HRAs) and other account-based group health plans.
Although Canada recently legalized the recreational use of marijuana, the drug remains illegal under U.S. federal law. This discrepancy can give rise to serious immigration consequences for workers and investors in the Canadian cannabis industry.
Voters in Oakland, California recently approved a ballot measure imposing new minimum wages and employment standards for some hotel workers and authorizing the City to administratively enforce its employment standards through investigations and penalties.
A decision by a California Court of Appeal, rejecting prior case law, seriously calls into question whether employee non-solicit clauses restraining former employees from soliciting former co-workers to leave the company’s employ are allowed.