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With the FFCRA have come many questions about its implementation – implementation which goes into effect now and will affect scores of employees. I have already fielded many calls from employers, and while there is much to know about the FFCRA, with additional regulations anticipated soon, I want to address some pressing, initial issues here.
In my last post, I discussed the types of restrictive covenants that are often in employment agreements and contracts. By way of summary, employers will often try to protect their businesses by asking an employee to agree to not compete against them when the employee leaves, and to not disseminate confidential information as well. As […]
Many employers are concerned about training an employee, teaching them about their business, introducing them to customers, sharing confidential information, etc., only to see them leave at some future time to go work for a competitor. To stop this from happening, the employer may ask an employee to sign an agreement that prohibits such conduct. […]
So you have youth workers working for you? Sure, they are inexperienced, but they have a lot of energy and cost a lot less as well. So, what are the wage and hour laws for youth workers? Some of the answers may surprise you. The federal law dealing with this issue, called the Fair Labor […]
We all know, to one degree or another, about stories of how children were forced to work many long, hard hours at and near the turn of the last century especially. What you may not know, however, is that Pennsylvania’s most recent child labor laws were passed in 2012. The Pennsylvania Child Labor Act of […]
Let’s face it, Employers; firing an employee is one of the toughest things you have to do in your business. Except for those rare occasions (or people) where it provides some measure of gratitude to get rid of a truly “bad apple,” this is one thing that routinely keeps supervisors up at night. That said, […]