Employer Associations Sue to Block DOL’s New Overtime Rule

Employer Associations Sue to Block DOL’s New Overtime Rule

 

 

DOL Issues Final Rule Updating the Salary Thresholds for Overtime Eligibility—What Employers Should Know

DOL Issues Final Rule Updating the Salary Thresholds for Overtime Eligibility—What Employers Should Know

The FTC’s Recent Ban of Non-Competes—Is the Sky Really Falling? Key Takeaways for Employers

The FTC’s Recent Ban of Non-Competes – Is the Sky Really Falling? Key Takeaways for Employers 

Susan P. Burton to Receive Travis County Women Lawyers’ Association Outstanding Achievement Award

Susan P. Burton will be receiving the TCWLA Attorney Award for Outstanding Achievement on April 26, 2024 at the TCWLA/TCWLF Grants & Awards Luncheon.

Department of Labor Issues Final Rule on Employee–Independent-Contractor Classification Under the Fair Labor Standards Act

Department of Labor Issues Final Rule on Employee–Independent-Contractor Classification Under the Fair Labor Standards Act

 

 

2024 California Law for Texas Employers Seminars

Announcing Special California Employment Law Seminars:  CSMBB’s Tenth Annual “CALIFORNIA LAW FOR TEXAS EMPLOYERS” seminar is set to occur on January 17, 2024 both in person and Via Zoom. Scott Brutocao will provide a comprehensive summary of the ways that California employment laws differ from Texas’ laws, as well as a review of all the new employment laws for California employers in 2024. In addition, Scott Brutocao will deliver the Fourth Annual “CALIFORNIA LEAVE OF ABSENCE BOOT CAMP FOR TEXAS EMPLOYERS” via Zoom on January 24, 2024 in which he will summarize all leave-related laws applicable in California, provide form policies and postings that comply with those laws, as well as compliance strategies for common leave situations. Discounts are available for Firm clients and for anyone who registers for both programs.  To register, email seminars@cornellsmith.com.

FTC Proposes Rule Banning Non-Compete Clauses

The Federal Trade Commission has recently proposed a rule that, if finalized, would significantly limit the use of non-competition clauses (or their functional equivalents) in employment agreements. For Cornell Smith’s analysis of the proposed rule, please click here.

Board Certified in Labor and Employment law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization

Andrew Broadaway and Desiree Brutocao were congratulated by their colleagues and the Texas Board of Legal Specialization in January for attaining their Labor and Employment Board Certification.  Desiree and Andrew bring the total number of Board Certified Labor and Employment lawyers at the firm to seven, the highest concentration of L&E-certified specialists at any firm in Austin.

What Texas Employers Need to Know About Gov. Abbott’s Executive Order on Vaccine Mandates

What Texas Employers Need to Know About Gov. Abbott’s Executive Order on Vaccine Mandates