Posts by Suzanne Glisch

The Importance of Regularly Reviewing and Updating Your Company’s Restrictive Covenant Agreements

Restrictive covenants restrain what would otherwise be lawful competition by current and/or former employees. They serve to protect, among other legitimate business interests, a company’s trade secrets, confidential and/or proprietary information and documents, customers and the goodwill the company has developed with said customers, and employees and the intellectual capital they possess. If a company’s…

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U.S. Department of Labor Announces Final Rule for Federal Contractors Aimed at Non-Discrimination Based on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity

The Attorney General recently issued a legal opinion on whether fees can be charged for copies of public records, when the requester uses their own technology to make the copies. (OAG-12-14, 12/30/14). This new legal opinion addresses the fees that can be charged for copies of court documents maintained by the clerk of courts or…

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New Executive Order Increases Minimum Wage for Certain Federal Contractors as of January 1, 2015

On February 12, 2014, President Barack Obama issued an Executive Order increasing the minimum wage for certain workers employed by federal contractors and subcontractors to $10.10 per hour beginning January 1, 2015 (with increases annually thereafter as determined by the Secretary of Labor). This increase in the minimum wage only  applies to four specific types…

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