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News and analysis from Kelley Drye’s labor and employment practice

Not Dead Yet: Noncompetes Survive, the FTC Rule Doesn't (For Now)

Perhaps there has been no employment law topic written about more in 2023, and to-date in 2024, than the Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) (Proposed) and Final Rule, which broadly (and arguably, unconstitutionally)…

Congratulations to Kelley Drye’s Alison Frimmel

Congratulations to Alison Frimmel on her promotion to Special Counsel. “Alison’s exceptional legal instincts, dogged attention to detail, and strong relationships have always been and will continue to be one of the…

Why You Need to Know More About Restrictive Covenants Than the FTC Noncompete Rule

Join Kelley Drye’s Labor and Employment specialists on Tuesday, July 16, 2024, at 12:30 p.m. ET, for a webinar discussion to explore the most effective strategies for protecting business information and relationships…

It’s a Win-Win for California Employers

This spring, California employers received two rare and substantial victories, alleviating some of the burden caused by frequent and costly wage and hour claims that plague California businesses. In 2023 alone,…

NY Employers Will Pay For Lactation Breaks and Prenatal Leave and the State Ends COVID-19 Sick Leave

Governor Kathy Hochul recently signed the New York State Budget for fiscal year 2025. The budget includes bills enacting paid lactation breaks and paid prenatal leave, as well as ending paid COVID-19 leave. Lactation…