Nov
10
2004
Insight

California Employers Finally Have the Right to Control Medical Treatments in Workers' Compensation Cases

With the enactment of SB 899 on April 19, 2004, the California legislature implemented much needed reforms
  • Workers' Compensation

Oct
22
2004
Insight

Hear the Whistle Blow - New Jersey Employers Must Annually Distribute Summaries of Employee Rights Under the State's Whistleblower Protection Statute

Under recently enacted legislation, New Jersey businesses employing more than 10 employees must annually
  • Whistleblowing and Retaliation

Oct
19
2004
Insight

Massachusetts: Material Change in Employment Relationship Could Invalidate Prior Restrictive Covenant

For years, commentators have viewed Massachusetts as neutral territory for the enforcement of noncompete
  • Unfair Competition and Trade Secrets

Oct
13
2004
Insight

BACK TO THE CENTER: The Governator Puts His Stamp - and the Brakes - on California's Employment Legislation in 2004

"California does not need more labor laws, justtough enforcement of its existing laws, ..."From the September
  • Legislative and Regulatory Practice

Oct
11
2004
Insight

New Legislation May Require Extensive Changes for New and Existing Executive Compensation Arrangements

The American Jobs Creation Act of 2004 (the "Act") was passed by Congress on October 11 and is expected
  • Executive Compensation

Oct
1
2004
Insight

Sexual Harassment Prevention Training Now Mandatory for California Employers

Prudent employers have trained managers and employees on preventing unlawful discrimination and harassment
  • Training - Compliance, Ethics, Leadership
  • Discrimination and Harassment

Sep
29
2004
Insight

The Wedding Cake Falls: An Update on Same-Sex Marriage and Domestic Partner Issues After the San Francisco Marriage Decision

Ruling in a pair of cases challenging the issuance of same-sex marriage licenses by the City and County
  • Policies, Procedures and Handbooks
  • Employee Benefits

Sep
15
2004
Insight

Texas Supreme Court Limits Emotional Distress Claims

Texas law on intentional infliction of emotional distress claims just changed significantly. On August
  • Discrimination and Harassment

Sep
14
2004
Insight

The California Supreme Court's Opinion Regarding Interference with At-Will Employment Relationships: Clear Sailing or Opening the Floodgates for Litigation?

In a stated effort to promote and encourage fair and lawful competition, on August 12, 2004, a unanimous
  • Hiring, Performance Management and Termination

Aug
31
2004
Insight

Arizona Supreme Court Refuses to Enforce Arbitration Agreement Based on the Arizona Uniform Arbitration Act

In a surprise ruling, the Arizona Supreme Court has declined to enforce arbitration agreements made between
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution

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