Employment Law Resources

In a new Cafepharma interview entitled, “Safely Collecting Documents for Whistleblower Suits - Interview with an Employment Attorney,” Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Michael Filoromo offered his analysis of when and how whistleblowers can collect and share employer documents. Employment agreements often contain very broad...
Employment laws can seem confusing. For those who might have an employment claim but aren’t sure where to start, we’ve compiled this list of resources to help you better understand the process as well as the rights and protections granted to you as an employee. If you’d like further information, please contact us. Additional...
“Wrongful discharge” is often used as legal shorthand to describe something known as “wrongful termination in violation of public policy” – a sort of catch-all, judge-made rule that prohibits employers in many states from firing an employee who opposes or refuses to participate in certain unlawful or unethical activities....
In 1938 when President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), 29 U.S.C. § 201 et seq., into law, he characterized it as “the most far-reaching, far-sighted program for the benefit of workers ever adopted in this or any other country.” Over 70 years later, the FLSA remains the centerpiece of U.S....
During periods of economic downturn, employers, desperate to cut costs, may attempt to terminate their employees who have medical conditions or have family members who have medical conditions and are insured through the employer in order to cut back on insurance or pension costs. However, the Employee Retirement Income...
A non-compete agreement is a type of “restrictive covenant” generally used by employers to limit an employee’s freedom to pursue a similar profession if and when the employment relationship ends. The non-compete is one of a variety of contracts or agreements an employee may be asked to sign by his or her employer, and these...
Katz, Marshall & Banks partners Debra S. Katz and David J. Marshall published an article in Law360 on August 6, 2015, entitled “The Senate ‘Makes Good’ on Congress’ Antitrust Promises.”  This article discusses the Senate’s passage of the Criminal Antitrust Anti-Retaliation Act, a proposed amendment to the Antitrust Criminal...
Katz, Marshall & Banks partners Adam Herzog and Lisa Banks co-authored an article for the National Employment Lawyer's Association 2015 Annual Conference entitled, "Strategic Thinking on Selected Issues in the Employment Relationship." The article discussed the scope and impact of non-compete provisions as well as other...
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner David J. Marshall and Harry W. Wellford of Littler Mendelson served as co-editors for the American Bar Association Section of Labor and Employment Law Committee on Federal Labor Standards Legislation: Sarbanes-Oxley Midwinter Report for 2014, which was submitted by the Subcommittee on the ...
Katz, Marshall & Banks senior associate Alexis Ronickher and partner Debra Katz published an article in Law360 on September 17, 2013, entitled "A Powerful Tool To Effectively Fight Fraud."  The article discussed one of the central issues in combatting financial fraud: creating real penalties that will actually work to...

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