Alerts & News

FTC Issues Final Rule Banning Non-Compete Agreements

Alerts & Advisories, Alerts & News, Legal Insights by Samantha Halem, Tavish Brown, Samuel Gates

What is Happening? On April 24, 2024, the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) voted to adopt a final rule (available here) that, if it goes into effect, will ban nearly all non-compete agreements as “unfair methods of competition.” It would also ban any contractual term or... MORE

Employers, Beware and Prepare: Summer Will Bring Higher Salary Limits for FLSA Exemptions

Alerts & Advisories, Alerts & News, Legal Insights by Samantha Halem, Sarah Ruter

Last summer, the Department of Labor proposed to increase salary thresholds for workers who received a salary of at least $684 per week ($35,568 annually) and worked in a “bona fide executive, administrative, or professional capacity.” This summer, on July 1, 2024, this proposal will... MORE

Important Policy Updates from the U.S. Department of Labor

Alerts & Advisories, Alerts & News, Legal Insights by Samantha Halem, Samuel Gates

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) recently made important policy updates addressing how it will enforce two key statutes under its domain, the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). These policy adjustments will affect all employers and are... MORE

California Non-Compete/Non-Solicitation Amendments: February 14, 2024 Deadline to Notify California Employees of Void Agreements

Alerts & Advisories, Alerts & News, Articles, Legal Insights by Samantha Halem, Tavish Brown

Key Takeaways Employers with California-based employees should take immediate steps to comply with the February 14, 2024 deadline to provide written notice that the prohibited provisions are void. We note that Section 16600, and the written notice requirement, apply to most non-solicitation agreements, as well as non-compete... MORE

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HRW is proud to announce an exciting transition in management structure

Alerts & News by Magdalen Teodecki

HRW thanks Jeff and Scott for their years of inspired leadership, and looks forward to welcoming an exciting future with our new intrepid leaders at the helm. MORE

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