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  • Violating wage and hour laws can invalidate non-compete agreements
    Violating wage and hour laws can invalidate non-compete agreements

    When taking a new job, many employees are required to sign “non-compete” agreements, which set forth certain requirements should the relationship end. Non-competes may set forth that an employee ...

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  • What constitutes pregnancy discrimination?
    What constitutes pregnancy discrimination?

    A Georgia woman is suing a Peach Tree City corporation for alleged pregnancy discrimination. According to the complaint, the company fired her rather than making an effort to accommodate her pregnancy ...

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  • Non-Compete Agreements vs. Non-Solicit Agreements
    Non-Compete Agreements vs. Non-Solicit Agreements

    The terms of non-compete and non-solicit agreements are often misunderstood. Whether you’re running a small business or a high-powered startup, you should understand the differences between these ...

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  • TGI Fridays agrees to settle one of the nation’s largest wage and hour lawsuits
    TGI Fridays agrees to settle one of the nation’s largest wage and hour lawsuits

    Reports indicate that the restaurant chain, TGI Fridays has agreed to settle a wage and hour class action suit for $19.1 million. The lawsuit asserts that the chain underpaid many of its employees in ...

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  • Whistleblower laws protect employees who report wrongful conduct
    Whistleblower laws protect employees who report wrongful conduct

    In a recent whistleblower case, a city fire inspector was awarded $1.5M after she was allegedly fired from her job after complaining about the safety of renovations at the facility where she was to ...

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  • How to File a USERRA Complaint
    How to File a USERRA Complaint

    According to the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA), members of the military are entitled to return to their jobs after deployment without any changes to their ...

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