Aug
15
2007
Insight

N.J. Supreme Court Extends New Jersey Law Against Discrimination Independent Contractor Test to the Whistleblower Statute

In a potentially far-reaching decision, the New Jersey Supreme Court, in D'Annunzio v. Prudential
  • Whistleblowing and Retaliation
  • Discrimination and Harassment

Aug
14
2007
Insight

DHS Publishes Final "Safe-Harbor" Procedures for Employers Who Receive SSA "No-Match" Letters and DHS Notices

After more than a year of anticipation, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has at last issued
  • Global Mobility and Immigration
  • Hiring, Performance Management and Termination
  • Legislative and Regulatory Practice

Aug
13
2007
ASAP

New Oregon Law Imposes Most Stringent Information Security Standards Yet On Employers

An Oregon law, signed by Governor Ted Kulongoski in mid-July and effective January 1, 2008, establishes
  • Workplace Privacy and Data Security

Aug
13
2007
Insight

Colorado Court Clarifies When Covenants Not to Compete and Solicit Customers and Employees May Be Enforced Against Executives, Managers and Their Professional Staff

Like many states, Colorado will not enforce a covenant not to compete unless it fits within a specific
  • Unfair Competition and Trade Secrets
  • Policies, Procedures and Handbooks

Aug
9
2007
Insight

OFCCP Issues Final Veterans Regulations for Government Contractors

On August 8, 2007, OFCCP published a final rule in the Federal Register implementing the amendments to
  • Affirmative Action/OFCCP Compliance
  • Legislative and Regulatory Practice

Aug
9
2007
Insight

Section 409A Broadly Impacts Employment Agreements, Severance Arrangements and Settlement Agreements

Many employment law attorneys and human resource professionals are surprised to learn that section 409A
  • Employee Benefits
  • Executive Compensation

Aug
2
2007
Insight

Across the Board: Changes Are In the Works for Noncompete Agreements

From coast to coast, changes are in progress in state laws governing the enforcement of noncompete agreements
  • Unfair Competition and Trade Secrets

Aug
1
2007
Insight

Updated Guidance for Employers About the Massachusetts Health Care Reform Law

All employers with employees in Massachusetts, including employers with ERISA plans, have obligations
  • Employee Benefits
  • Legislative and Regulatory Practice

Aug
1
2007
ASAP

Collecting Genetic Information on Your Employees? Significant Changes Are on the Way

Genetic tests are available today for more than 1000 diseases and counting. Individuals can use genetic
  • Workplace Privacy and Data Security

Jul
25
2007
ASAP

Our HR Manager's Laptop Was Stolen; Should We Offer Credit Monitoring Service?

As of 2006, 1 in 9 Americans had received a notice of security breach. That ratio is bound to rise with
  • Workplace Privacy and Data Security

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