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Labor and Employment

Policing Facebook in the Handbook: An Employer’s Guide on How to Manage Employees’ Use of Social Media

Employers have always struggled with balancing an employee’s right to voice his or her complaints about issues in the workplace against the employer’s right to protect the business’s goodwill. The proliferation of social media has only exacerbated this touchy issue; now, an ...

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Modification of Non-Competition and Non-Solicitation Agreements Rejected by Recent Indiana Supreme Court Case

In its December 2019 decision, Heraeus Med., LLC v. Zimmer, Inc., the Indiana Supreme Court held that courts cannot add language to a non-competition agreement in order to make it enforceable - even when authorized to do so by the language of the agreement.  Ch...

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Free Legal Seminar: Labor and Employment Law Updates

Keeping pace with the barrage of labor and employment law changes is a constant challenge for employers. The experienced KDDK labor and employment law attorneys invite human resource professionals, in-house counsel and other management-side business leaders to this FREE two...

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Employer Record Retention Requirements

A new business year is a time when employers start purging files, digital and paper.  Questions often arise as to what records a business is required to keep and for how long.  When it comes to destroying employment-related records, what needs to be retained goes beyond the ...

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Mandatory H-1B Visa Pre-Registration Begins on March 1, 2020

After a successful pilot testing phase, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (“USCIS”) announced it has fully implemented an electronic pre-registration program for H-1B visas.  This mandatory pre-registration process is designed to streamline the proc...

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BREAKING: U.S. Department of Labor Unveils New Federal Overtime Rule

Overtime Pay Salary Threshold TableThe U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”) announced today its final overtime rule, increasing the minimu...

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NLRB Rules that Misclassifying Workers Does Not Violate Labor Law

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Significant New Duties on the Horizon for Illinois Employers

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Breaking: Supreme Court to Consider LGBT Job Discrimination Cases

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New Overtime Requirements Announced by Labor Department

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