Thursday, February 25, 2016

Labor & Employment Law (through Feb 18)

Continued employment is lawful consideration for a restrictive covenant, by Michael D. Huitink, Margaret R. Kurlinski, and Rebeca M. Lpez, Godfrey & Kahn S.C., Milwaukee (via Wisconsin Chapter, Association of Corporate Counsel)

February 2016 Employee Benefits Update, Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren s.c., Milwaukee

Employer’s Modification to Employee Handbook Break Policy Was Unfair Labor Practice, by Bryan T. Symes, by Bryan T. Symes, Ruder Ware L.L.S.C., Eau Claire, The Blue Ink

Physician Employment Arrangements in Light of 2015 Stark Law Settlements, by Nicole S. Dermer, Heather L. Fields, and Tracey L. Klein, Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren s.c., Milwaukee

Joint Employer Status, by Bryan T. Symes, Ruder Ware L.L.S.C., Eau Claire, The Blue Ink blog

How to Prepare for the Upcoming Changes in Employee Classifications, by Daniel A. Kaufman, Chicago, Mitchell W. Quick, Milwaukee, and Katherine L. Goyert, Michael Best & Friedrich LLP

Thurmond Rule Will Impact High Court Employment and Labor Law Decisions in Aftermath of Justice Scalia’s Death, by Bryan T. Symes, Ruder Ware L.L.S.C., Eau Claire, The Blue Ink blog [link fixed -ed.]

9th Cir. Upholds Summary Judgment Finding Employee's Objection to Designation of Complaint Not Protected Activity, by Randy T. Enochs, Milwaukee

Department of Homeland Security Takes Steps Toward a New STEM OPT Extension Program, by Raluca (Luca) Vais-Ottosen, DeWitt Ross & Stevens S.C., Madison