Labor Days

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

California’s Sweeping Workplace Violence Prevention Law

The leading cause of worker fatalities after transportation incidents and falls, is workplace violence. A law affecting all but a few California employers comes into force on July 1, 2024 to address this issue.…

New Jersey Supreme Court Rules that Non-Disparagement Clauses Violate #MeToo Law

In recent years, state #MeToo laws have slowly but surely chipped away at the use of confidentiality or non-disclosure clauses in settlement agreements. Employers have attempted to get “creative” and have relied more…

New Pay Transparency Law For The Free State

Maryland has been the latest domino to fall in a surge of recent state and local wage transparency legislation across the United States. With at least eight states now requiring employers to post compensation ranges…

How does the Supreme Court’s Muldrow Decision Affect Title VII Lawsuits?

A U.S. Supreme Court with a conservative majority is still capable of surprising us. In Muldrow v. St. Louis, the Court lightened the burden on employment discrimination plaintiffs by lowering the legal ‘bar’ for an…

Understanding the FTC's Vote on Prohibiting Noncompete Clauses

The Federal Trade Commission will hold the most important meeting of this administration at 2 PM EDT Tuesday April 23, 2024. Commissioners will decide whether to issue a rule that declares most noncompete clauses in…