Layoffs are here and with them comes an often-overlooked threat: trade secret misappropriation. Thousands of tech workers have been laid off over the last year, and 61% of business leaders say their organizations will likely have layoffs in 2023.
During the past few years, employers have seen efforts to restrict the use of confidentiality and nondisparagement provisions in severance agreements at both the state and federal levels. The NLRB has now joined the party.
In RAV Truck & Trailer Repairs, Inc., the NLRB issued a supplemental decision in a case that will have implications for employers seeking to close shop, especially those operating in multiple locations.
After the past two years, following the impact of Covid-19 and the cost-of-living crisis, you would be forgiven for hoping, even if just for a moment, that 2023 might be calmer and less eventful than the previous two years.
On January 10, 2023, Governor Philip D. Murphy signed into law S3162 / A4768, which makes the 2020 amendments to NJ WARN effective 90 days from his signature, irrespective of whether a State of Emergency still exists.