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Transitions in Employment

Discussing executive compensation and job transitions.


Sep 02, 2020

Financial Advisors: Know Your Post-Employment Restrictions Before Making a Move

The enforcement of post-employment restrictions continues in the financial services industry. Advisor Hub recently reported that Merrill Lynch and its new advisor-employee were sued by Fidelity Brokerage Services. Fidelity sought to enjoin both Merrill Lynch and the advisor from continuing solicitation of customers by the advisor. » Read More

Dec 06, 2019

Fluctuating Workweek Overtime Method May Be Changed with Proposal from U.S. Department of Labor

A seldom-used alternative method for calculating overtime pay of employees with fluctuating workweeks may soon receive greater attention from employers if the U.S. Department of Labor follows through on a newly proposed rule to loosen the way that such employees’ overtime pay is calculated. » Read More

Jul 10, 2019

The Truth About Firm-Wide Employment Terminations

Recently-announced firm-wide employment terminations at Deutsche Bank will require the bank to properly adhere to the statutory requirements for reductions in force (RIF). Terminated employees should be aware that although the bank, or any employer in a similar situation, may have complied with the statute, prior to the employee’s legal release of the bank, the company will not be in the clear for wrongful terminations, including those involving violations of other laws such as discrimination, retaliation, and whistleblower laws, among others. » Read More

May 22, 2019

Revenge is Not Always a Dish Best Served Cold: Employer Retaliation Can Be Costly

Workplace retaliation is one of the most common, yet most often overlooked, violations of law. Retaliation in the workplace generally occurs when an individual suffers an adverse action by an employer because the individual has engaged in, or may engage in, one or more activities protected by federal, state, and/or local anti-discrimination laws, whistleblower laws, or other laws that protect employees from retaliation by employers for exercising their employment rights. » Read More

Feb 26, 2019

Companies’ Utilization of Fitness Data Raises Privacy Concerns

Whether it’s a wrist-worn activity tracker or an app on your telephone that counts your daily caloric intake, it is axiomatic that technology is an essential part of our everyday lives.  All the while, these technologies are compiling data about our eating, exercise, and sleeping habits; data which can be analyzed to identify deficiencies and formulate plans for a healthier lifestyle.  » Read More