Tag Archives: Employers

FLORIDA NON-COMPETE LAW: ANTITRUST ISSUES WHEN EMPLOYERS AGREE NOT TO SOLICT EACH OTHER’S EMPLOYEES

Many employers possess confidential information vital to generating profits. Employers routinely entrust employees with this information to facilitate business operations, but employees often leave their job after a few years to work for a competitor. When this happens, the employee … Continue reading

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Five lessons for California employers from $6 million verdict against Walmart

In April 2019, a jury in a California federal court awarded plaintiffs over $6 million in damages for missed meal breaks. Hamilton et al. v. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. et al. (Case No. 5:17-cv-01415-AB-KK).  The case involved 5,000 employees who worked at … Continue reading

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Employer’s Campaign Prediction That Employees Would Have To Join Union And Pay Dues As Condition Of Employment Not Coercive, NLRB Majority Rules

The NLRB currently is churning out cases and Advice Memoranda at a fairly regular pace.  We recently discussed NLRB decisions addressing information requests, handbook statements, and confidential informants. An interesting area of NLRB case law concerns campaign statements,–statements made by employer representatives … Continue reading

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Penalties Increase for Employers Under the LHWCA

As of January 23, 2019, three monetary penalties for employers under the LHWCA have increased in accordance with the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act Improvements Act of 2015. Failure to Report Termination of Payments The penalty amount for failing … Continue reading

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Do Employers in California Have to Report Employee Tip Income on Taxes?

If you operate a restaurant or similar business where it is customary for employees to collect tips, it is important to note whether you have to pay taxes on those tips. Employers that do not accurately report income from tips … Continue reading

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