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Webinar: Tackling Labor & Employment Challenges Due to Coronavirus

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Ron Peppe of Canam Steel Corporation, Dori Goldstein of Bloomberg Law and I are “Tackling Labor & Employment Challenges Due to Coronavirus” in a Bloomberg Law webinar this Wednesday. Join us! I’ll share my analysis of the COVID-19 pandemic’s impact on gig workers and the gig economy. Sign Up here.

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The Shifting Landscape on Pre-Employment Arbitration Agreements

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What Employers Need to Know: An arbitration clause was, until recently, one of the least-discussed components of an employment-related agreement. Employers included the clauses with the hope that disputes would be resolved in a faster, less expensive and more predictable way than they would be through litigation in court. Employers also valued the confidentiality of…

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Gig Economy Still Evolving: Uber Update

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Companies like Uber have come to not only symbolize the gig economy, but also serve as bellwethers—leading the way, somewhat haphazardly, through uncharted legal territory. Uber’s classification of its drivers as independent contractors, and not as employees, is still one of the biggest and most closely watched issues surrounding this new business model. Here’s a…

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New Regulations for PEOs

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Massachusetts lawmakers packed a lot into the new bill I reported on recently. In addition to changing the state’s law on non-compete agreements, they set new requirements for professional employer organizations (PEOs). Any employers who use PEOs, as well as PEOs themselves, should take note. What Is a PEO? An outgrowth of employee leasing companies,…

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The Debate Is Over: New Non-compete Law Passes in Mass.

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In the final minutes of July, after many years of debate, Massachusetts legislators passed a bill that includes major changes to the state’s law on non-compete agreements. Now that the governor has signed it, the law will go into effect on October 1, 2018. Employers may need to rethink their non-compete strategies, as this law…

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