In a significant legal development, a Texas federal judge has issued a preliminary injunction against the Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) rule that bans noncompete agreements. This ruling is in response to a challenge by tax preparation company Ryan LLC and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. The court’s decision puts a temporary hold on the rule

It’s not often that we have to provide day-to-day updates on the status of the United States Department of Labor rule that raises salary thresholds for overtime exemptions, but here we are.

My colleague, Sarah Westby, posted an update yesterday on a major case from Texas in which the state challenged the rule. Late last

If you’re calling the federal courts today (Friday), odds are you may not get someone.  Yesterday, President Biden signed a bill making it law that Juneteenth (which is a Saturday) is now a federal holiday.  The day commemorates the end of slavery in the United States when Union general Gordon Granger arrived in Galveston and

Why do Human Resources Professionals and Employment Law Attorneys need to worry about antitrust law?

I’ll confess it’s not a question that many of us thought we would need to answer. I didn’t take the class on antitrust law in law school.

But over the last few years, antitrust law HAS been creeping more and