On November 13, 2013, Practical Law Labor & Employment and Epstein Becker & Green, P.C. presented Hiring from a Competitor: Practical Tips to Minimize Litigation Risks, a webinar providing guidance on how to anticipate, prepare for and respond to legal claims by competitors when hiring their employees. This webinar includes a discussion of: Potential legal claims employers face when hiring employees from a competitor. Practical steps employers can take to minimize the risk of contractual, common law and statutory claims. Whether and how to respond to cease and desist letters. Potential settlement terms and concepts. Access the recorded webinar here (registration required to view recorded webinar). Click here to download the webinar slides.
An Article on the EEOC's Guidance on the use of criminal background information, including arrest and conviction records, for employment purposes under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, including compliance requirements and best practices.
This Article discusses post-termination non-competition provisions in executive employment agreements. It includes an analysis of the law in California, Florida, Illinois, New York and Texas on the reasonableness of duration and geographic scope restrictions, as well as examples of recent executive employment agreements with links to each underlying agreement. This Article also includes an expert Q&A with Katherine E. Perrelli of Seyfarth Shaw LLP, discussing considerations for employers with an online presence and the use of other types of restrictive covenants.
An expert Q&A with Michael D. Patrick of Fragomen, Del Rey, Bernsen & Loewy PC on the implications for employers of the US Supreme Court's decision in Chamber of Commerce v. Whiting, upholding Arizona's state immigration law.