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North America Employment and Labor Law: Year in Review Webinar Series
Happy New Year from the Miller Nash employment law & labor relations team! We wish you all a positive, productive year ahead.To kick off 2023, you are invited to a complimentary series of webinars that will cover the most impactful employment and lab...
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Employer Update: FTC Proposes New Rule to Ban Employment Noncompetes
As it had been encouraged by President Biden after he took office, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) today finally took steps to regulate employee noncompete agreements at the federal level. Our colleague, Brian Esler, provides a great overview of w...
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Are Work-Required Security Screenings on the Clock, Or Not?
A recent Oregon Supreme Court decision found that Oregon wage and hour laws mirror the federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and do not provide employees with a greater right to compensation for time spent performing pre- or post-shift activities....
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DLI Issues Updated Guidance: 2023 Washington State Job Posting Requirements
As we previously discussed in our August 2022 blog post, beginning January 1, 2023, Washington State’s Pay Transparency Act requires covered employers who post job openings that include a list of qualifications for a specific position must include co...
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As Time Goes by…Pay Practices Which May Be a Surprising Risk for Employers—Part 1
As it turns out, yes, people do care about time. Two recent court cases highlight some of the risks for employers when pay and timekeeping practices don’t comport with wage and hour laws. We’ll provide overviews of each case and key takeaways for em...
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NLRB Proposes New Rules to Promote Union Organizing
The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) continues its efforts to rescind anti-union rules adopted by the Trump-era Board. In proposed rules published on November 4, 2022, the Biden-Board seeks to undo rules adopted in 2020 and return to the pre-202...
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