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Employees Training/Education Cost Repayment Contracts

Friends:  This month’s employer tip concerns an employer’s ability to seek…


Anonymous Internet Surfer

Protecting Trade Secrets From Use by Former Employees

Companies commonly spend substantial resources in developing information that…


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Employers Beware - Potential Liability for Serving Alcohol at Holiday Parties

Most companies reward their employees with a holiday party, intended to promote…


Professional employee

U.S. Supreme Court Delivers Body-Blow To Employee Class Action Litigation

Employers seeking to avoid class action litigation should be encouraged by the…


Terminated Employee

Fired Employee's Lawsuit Dismissed After Employer Discovers Fake Social Security No.

In light of the recent decision in Salas v. Sierra Chemical Co, 198 Cal.App.4th…


military-employee

Employer Liable for Employment Discrimination if Military Status is “Motivating Factor”

Employers that think they can’t be held liable for anti-military animus or…


What Must an Employer Do When a Non-Employee Harasses an Employee?

You are the President of ABC Company and a customer makes an inappropriate…


Non-Compete Clauses After Edwards v. Authur Andersen LLP

For years California employers have routinely had employees sign noncompetition…


Terminated Employee

Terminating Employee Shortly After Complaint to HR Exposes Employer to Liability

Courts Add to Regulatory Burdens for Business, Again. Yet another example of…