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FisherBroyles Partner, Jose Jara, to Speak at Strafford Live Webinar, June 6

FisherBroyles Partner, Jose Jara, will speak at Strafford Live Webinar, June 6th, 2017:  Employee Benefit Plans: Navigating DOL Investigations For more information click here - Strafford Live Webinar: Employee Benefit Plans: Navigating DOL Investigations

FisherBroyles Partner Amy Epstein Gluck Provides “Expert Advice” to “What’s Working in Human Resources”

FisherBroyles Partner Amy Epstein Gluck provides “expert advice” to “What’s Working in Human Resources” about steps employers can take to prevent and handle harassment of employees from customers and other third parties. Read more here.

FisherBroyles, LLP Partner, Amy Epstein Gluck, Quoted in Ignites Article

FisherBroyles, LLP Partner, Amy Epstein Gluck, Esq., has been quoted in Ignites article, “Separation Anxiety: Pitfalls of Signing Severance Agreements” by Jill Gregorie. In this article, Ignites discusses a recent agreement by BlackRock to a $340,000 settlement with the Securities and Exchange Commission over provisions contained in separation agreements it presented to employees between October 2011 and March 2016 that required workers [...]

FisherBroyles Partners, T.J. DoVale and Amy Epstein Gluck, quoted in The Washington Post article, ‘Work Advice: Who owns the rights to your designs? It depends.’

Intellectual property attorney, T.J. DoVale, and employment attorney, Amy Epstein Gluck, were recently quoted in The Washington Post online magazine article, “Work Advice: Who owns the rights to your designs? It depends.” In this article, advice columnist Karla L. Miller of The Washington Post answers a reader’s question pertaining to in-house graphic design work and [...]

FisherBroyles Partner, Rich Cohen, Quoted in Corporate Counsel Article

Corporate Counsel has recently quoted FisherBroyles Partner, Rich Cohen, in their recent article, "Workers Are Venting Anonymously on Apps. What Can In-House Counsel Do?"  In this article, they discuss how employees are increasingly using an anonymous chat app called "Blind" to vent about their employers. Since there is nothing companies can do to limit their employees [...]

“Can Companies Fire Pro-Trump Supporters?” FisherBroyles Partner, Richard Cohen, Weighs-in on the Discussion in ‘Corporate Counsel’ Article

A small business in New Mexico recently made headlines by conveying it doesn't want employees who support President-elect Donald Trump. Can private businesses fire employees because of their political preferences? Employment lawyer and FisherBroyles Partner, Richard Cohen, weighs-in on the discussion in Corporate Counsel’s recent article which you can read in full here.

U.S. District Court Judge Blocks Rollout of New Overtime Rules

In a November 22nd order, U.S. District Judge Amos L. Mazzant issued a nationwide, temporary injunction blocking the implementation and enforcement of new overtime rules issued by the Department of Labor (DOL) and scheduled to go into effect on December 1, 2016. The judge concluded that DOL exceeded its authority by raising the salary cap [...]

FisherBroyles Client Alert — Federal Judge in Texas Blocks Obama OT Law

Texas Judge Mazzant rules Congress intended duties, not wages, to determine eligibility for overtime and minimum wage. U.S. District Judge Amos Mazzant, in Sherman, Texas issued an emergency preliminary injunction on Tuesday, which stops overtime rules issued by the Obama administration from going into effect on December 1. The new overtime rules increase the automatic [...]