On July 26, 2022, the Third Circuit Court of Appeals issued an opinion in Christa Fischer, et al. v Federal Express Corp., et al., affirming a decision from the Eastern District of Pennsylvania barring

Continue Reading Third Circuit joins Sixth, Eighth Circuits in insulating employers from nationwide FLSA collective actions in states where they are not subject to general jurisdiction

With reports indicating somewhere between ¼ and ½ of private-sector workers are bound by non-compete agreements,[1] post-employment restrictive covenants and their enforceability are key considerations of employers, particularly during the COVID-19 pandemic.  Indeed, some
Continue Reading Restrictive Covenants and The Pandemic: An Altered Landscape for Employers

The Labor Dish recently addressed the rapid rise of remote working arrangements amongst U.S. employees.  Although “OUT OF SIGHT, BUT NOT OUT OF MIND” touched on the many benefits that come from such
Continue Reading Helping Employers Weather the Storm, but Maybe Not House Pets and Home Invaders: Addressing Health and Safety Issues for Remote Employees


             The #MeToo movement is a worldwide phenomenon.  Since October 2017, the hashtag has trended in at least 85 countries, and in dozens of languages—for example, #YoTambien in Spanish, #MoiAussi or #BalanceTonPorc in French, #QuellaVoltaChe
Continue Reading #MeToo and Its Impact on Global Investigations

For years, Washington’s employment laws were to California’s like Macklemore was to Dr. Dre – yes, they had a west coast flavor, but they weren’t as scary as California[1].  Washington laws provided for
Continue Reading West-Side! Washington Continues to Follow (And Pass) California On Allowing for Wage and Hour Class Action Litigation