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Making Every Day Equal Pay Day

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Release Date: 04/23/2021

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 decision to terminate an employee is never an easy one. Ripple effects, including the burden on remaining staff and a potential decrease in productivity, can be felt across the organization. Even in the best of times, termination decisions are fraught with innumerable risks, including litigation.

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The onset of the pandemic left employers making tough decisions about the size and composition of their workforce. Reductions in force, furloughs and the WARN Act became the topics of discussion around many virtual conference tables. As states begin reopening, employers continue to need viable options to manage their workforce as their businesses bounce back.

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National Equal Pay Day was created in 1996 to raise public awareness and illustrate the disparity between men's and women's wages for the same work. Twenty-five years later, more remains to be done to close the gap, and employers continue to grapple with policies and processes to ensure women and minorities are paid equitably. 
 
In honor of this year’s National Equal Pay Day, this episode explores the continuing need for pay equity reform and how many factors, including social pressure and government enforcement, continue to push the issue to the forefront of employers’ agendas.