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Unless blocked by a court order, most non-compete agreements issued by employers throughout the United States will be impermissible as of September 4, 2024.  New rules issued by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC): Invalidate current non-compete agreements, except for select senior executives; Ban all new non-compete agreements, for all employees and executives; and Require employers

How important is a name?  It is a question driven to the forefront by the recent backlash against “DEI” – diversity, equity and inclusion programs that many employers put in place to diversify their workforces.  After an explosion of such initiatives in 2020 following the murder of George Floyd, there has been a strong backlash

This week our family buried an intellectually brilliant, fiercely determined, infallibly kind individual who lived a far longer, fuller life than any doctor might have predicted. Diagnosed with a progressive, increasingly degenerative medical condition decades ago, this individual consistently focused on leveraging equipment and technology, and the support of family, kind aides, and friends to

The overwhelming majority (nearly 90 percent, according to the most recent report from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics) of workers in the United States are not unionized.  And yet, in the private sector most of those non-unionized workers have legal protections under the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA).  Too often employers, particularly small employers

New York will soon join the majority of states that prohibit employers from requesting or requiring job applicants or employees to provide their personal social media information.  First enacted in Maryland more than a decade ago, these laws grant employees a measure of privacy in their online postings, but only to the extent that posted