Agreements made between companies that restrict competition between their employees may violate antitrust laws.Read More
In a lawsuit filed last year, London-based Aon has alleged that several of its former executives conspired with Newport Beach, California-based Alliant to solicit at least 40 other employees of Aon's construction services group to quit Aon and join Alliant.Read More
No court has specifically addressed the legality of a social media background check. 'Privacy is very much a floating concept,' one expert says.
Civil rights law does not protect workers or their spouses against employer discrimination based on their alien status, says an appellate court.Read More
The indemnification agreement that Safeway Inc.'s directors and officers will sign says in part that Safeway's board has determined the agreement is needed 'in order to attract and retain qualified individuals.'
The Redskins practice at the team's Virginia headquarters, but play home games at FedExField in Landover, Maryland. Read More
If you want to be able to argue that your honest belief justifies your decision, you better be able to support your claim. Read More
An issue in the case was the U.S. Supreme Court's 2006 ruling in Garcetti vs. Ceballos, in which the high court held that 'government employers, like private employers, need a significant degree of control over their employees' words, and actions; without it, there would be little chance for the efficient provision of public services.'
The case is significant because new federal rules that go into effect this summer will require 401(k) plan service providers—such as record keepers and investment managers—to report detailed fee information to plan sponsors.Read More
Her workers' comp claim for facial and psychological injuries initially was rejected, the reports state. But her attorney argued that sex is an ordinary life activity, similar to showering in a motel room.