Labor & Employment Dispatch: January 2019

Please click here to view Jackson Walker’s Labor & Employment Dispatch e-Newsletter for January 2019.

JW Insights

Continuing Challenges in Enforcing Covenants Not to Compete Under Texas Law
“A common misconception is that covenants not to compete are unenforceable in Texas.” Get insights from Gary Fowler on the difficult, although not impossible, task of enforcing a covenant not to compete. >> Read more

National Labor Relations Board Establishes New Strategic Plan
In its new Strategic Plan for fiscal years 2019-2022, the National Labor Relations Board has identified four main goals. >> Read more

Insights on Current Issues in Labor & Employment Law

At the 2018 Labor & Employment Law Symposium, speakers from Jackson Walker and Lockton covered a series of issues related to wage and hour compliance, whistleblowing, employee privacy, and more. Here are the three most viewed presentations:

Top 10 Mistakes Employers Make
From having out-of-date policies to mishandling employee leave, Ashley Scheer presents employers with solutions.

The Year of #MeToo
Gary Fowler and John Jansonius discuss three cases decided by the Supreme Court that involve class and collective action waivers.

Employee Privacy and Background Checks
Between “ban the box” laws and the Texas Identity Theft Enforcement and Protection Act, what are employers rights during the hiring process?

Attorney News

Houstonia Names 10 Jackson Walker Attorneys to “Top Lawyers” List
The “Top Lawyers” list highlights some of the very best attorneys Houston has to offer. Attorneys are nominated and selected by their peers in a voting process conducted earlier this year.  >> View the full list

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