Employers

Federal Trade Commission Releases Proposed Non-Compete Clause Rule

On January 5, 2023, the Federal Trade Commission released a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to prohibit employers from entering into non-compete clauses with workers and require employers to rescind existing non-compete clauses. Proponents argue that non-compete clauses hold American workers “hostage” by keeping wages low and suppressing new businesses and innovation. Dissenters, on the other …

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Misclassification of Employees, Part 1

Jeff Stewart is joined by Jim Anelli, Partner and Chair of the firm’s Labor and Employment Group. Jeff and Jim discuss the misclassification of employees and address questions employers may have about exempt and non-exempt employees. Check out more episodes of The Employment Law Counselor Podcast.    

A Primer on Medical Marijuana for Pennsylvania Employers

In the Mid-Atlantic region, both New York and New Jersey have legalized the use of marijuana. Despite pushes by the legislature to do so, and Governor Wolf repeatedly calling for it, the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania has yet to legalize recreational marijuana. A bill could certainly be proposed in the foreseeable future as a Senate committee …

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