Yesterday, President Obama signed the Defend Trade Secrets Act — a broad federal law designed to give companies added protection. It does not circumvent state law — indeed, where a state law is more protective of the trade secret, it still applies. Nevertheless, it provides a base level of uniformity nationwide.
Wage Claim Is Not a Unfair Trade Practices Claim Too, Rules Court
By Daniel Schwartz on
Posted in Highlight, Litigation, Wage & Hour
Management-side lawyers like myself like to joke that a former employee can sometimes sue any employer for any reason at any time.
It’s not true, of course, but at times it feels like there is no limit to the creativity of lawyers filing claims against employers.
One such tactic was recently rejected by the federal…