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Noncompete Ban and Overtime Eligibility

Employment Law Update: Last week marked significant changes in employment law, with the Federal Trade Commission (the “FTC”) passing a new rule banning noncompete agreements (the “FTC Rule”). Promptly after that, the Chamber of Commerce and prominent business groups filed a lawsuit in Texas federal court challenging the FTC Rule. READ MORE

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Noncompete Ban and Overtime Eligibility

Employment Law Update: Last week marked significant changes in employment law, with the Federal Trade Commission (the “FTC”) passing a new rule banning noncompete agreements (the “FTC Rule”). Promptly after that, the Chamber of Commerce and prominent business groups filed a lawsuit in Texas federal court challenging the FTC Rule. READ MORE

Client Alerts

Noncompete Ban and Overtime Eligibility

Employment Law Update: Last week marked significant changes in employment law, with the Federal Trade Commission (the “FTC”) passing a new rule banning noncompete agreements (the “FTC Rule”). Promptly after that, the Chamber of Commerce and prominent business groups filed a lawsuit in Texas federal court challenging the FTC Rule. READ MORE

Covid-19

Federal Appeals Court Halts Vaccine Mandate

On Saturday, November 6, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit temporarily blocked the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)’s COVID-19 Vaccination and Testing Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS). See Bernkopf Goodman’s Client Alert for more information on the ETS. The federal appeals court held the ETS,… READ MORE

Events/Webinars

Understanding and Negotiating Builders’ Limited Warranties

Please join REBA’s Residential Conveyancing Section for a webinar at 12 noon on Tuesday, March 21st. Robert W. Stetson III of Bernkopf will present. As buyer’s counsel, we are frequently asked to review and negotiate builders’ warranties as part of a P&S, or we are told that the… READ MORE

In The News

Noncompete Ban and Overtime Eligibility

Employment Law Update: Last week marked significant changes in employment law, with the Federal Trade Commission (the “FTC”) passing a new rule banning noncompete agreements (the “FTC Rule”). Promptly after that, the Chamber of Commerce and prominent business groups filed a lawsuit in Texas federal court challenging the FTC Rule. READ MORE

Podcasts

The Golden Rule

Legal Judg(e)ments Podcast, Season 3, Episode 8 In the famous American comic strip, The Wizard of Id, the Golden Rule means “Whoever has the gold makes the rules!” And so it’s been in the construction industry time immemorial. In this episode, Bob Stetson and Brad Croft discuss Tocci… READ MORE

Publications

Clean up (your lab) in a down economy

This article appeared in the New England Real Estate Journal on April 21, 2023. With rising interest rates, inflation and escalating concerns about raising and borrowing funds, these are challenging times for life science tenants and their landlords. However, even in this environment, the decommissioning of lab space and securing… READ MORE