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The Year Ahead: Labor Relations in 2021

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Release Date: 03/05/2021

Corporate Transactions and Workplace Law: An Indispensable Alliance show art Corporate Transactions and Workplace Law: An Indispensable Alliance

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When it comes to consolidations and restructurings, in-house counsel and the corporate law firms that support them have competing priorities to further a company's business objectives and mitigate legal risk. Labor and employment considerations are equally critical to a successful transaction.

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Federal Contracts and Vaccine Mandates: A New Order show art Federal Contracts and Vaccine Mandates: A New Order

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Federal contractors and subcontractors recently received guidance from the Safer Federal Workforce Task Force when applying President Biden’s Executive Order Ensuring Adequate COVID Safety Protocols.

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Enforceability of Physician Non-Compete Agreements show art Enforceability of Physician Non-Compete Agreements

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Non-compete covenants in physician employment and shareholder agreements are common practice. Whether they are legally enforceable as drafted varies from state to state. Some states have broad interpretations of reasonableness — and there’s a growing trend to disallow these types of agreements completely.

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The Unlikely Marriage of Unions and Tech Employees show art The Unlikely Marriage of Unions and Tech Employees

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Unions are successfully targeting workers in the technology industry, even as employees transition to a more remote workplace during the pandemic.

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Protecting Against Poaching show art Protecting Against Poaching

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Employees are the most valuable assets of any company. Particularly in the life sciences industry, where employees are often highly skilled and entrusted with trade secrets, it is mission critical to protect against unfair poaching by competitors.

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Restaurant Rebound: How Employers Can Build and Keep Top-Notch Service Teams show art Restaurant Rebound: How Employers Can Build and Keep Top-Notch Service Teams

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The restaurant industry continues its slow, but steady recovery from the impacts of COVID-19. One of the most critical issues facing employers is attracting and retaining talent in the face of increasing difficulties to do so.

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LGBTQ+ Protections in the Workplace Post Bostock - Part 2 show art LGBTQ+ Protections in the Workplace Post Bostock - Part 2

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As Pride month draws to a close, we turn our focus to the actual lived experience of LGBTQ+ employees in the workplace … inclusivity in action.

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Understanding the Post-Pandemic Data Risks show art Understanding the Post-Pandemic Data Risks

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Remote work during COVID-19 presented a number of challenges including how to manage data privacy and security risks and complying with related laws that are being passed and amended at a dizzying pace.

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Regulating the Internet of Things show art Regulating the Internet of Things

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Thousands of devices connecting to the internet make up the Internet of Things (IoT). While helping to streamline operations and improve productivity, the advantages of IoT are not without risks. Recent federal and state laws will influence the controls needed to minimize business interruption, workplace safety and data breaches.

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LGBTQ+ Protections in the Workplace Post Bostock show art LGBTQ+ Protections in the Workplace Post Bostock

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The Supreme Court in Bostock held that the prohibition against discrimination on the basis of “sex” includes discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity.

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The NLRB and labor and employment law will see significant changes with a new administration in the White House. While changes may not be immediate, they could be far reaching and will certainly impact businesses large and small across the country. 

This episode of We get work™ outlines the areas of focus for employers in 2021 to maintain healthy employee relations and ensure compliance with labor laws and regulations.