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Managing Employee Participation in Social Movements: A National Boycott Against Florida’s New Immigration Law is Planned for June 1, 2023

May 31, 2023 Labor & Employment Blog

Although organizers have not yet provided many details regarding their call to action, it is likely that similar to 2017’s “A Day Without Immigrants,” this event will include a call for supporters to refuse to report to work. Such a call to action will raise questions for non-unionized employers regarding…

Recent Expanded Protections for Pregnant and Nursing Employees

February 7, 2023 Labor & Employment Blog

On December 29, 2022, President Biden signed the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (PWFA), requiring covered employers to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified employees with a known physical or mental condition related to pregnancy or childbirth. Additionally, legislation titled Providing Urgent Maternal Protections for Nursing Mothers Act (PUMP Act) was enacted…

What Employers Should Know About the Federal Trade Commission’s Plan to Outlaw Most Noncompetition Agreements

January 19, 2023 Labor & Employment Blog

Earlier this month, and for the first time, The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) took legal action via Section 5 of the FTC Act, against two individuals and three companies, compelling them to drop noncompete provisions. Citing the policy statement on “unfair competition,” the FTC further announced a proposed rule to…