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Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016: Does it impact you?


The US Congress has created a new federal law, the Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016 (“DTSA”), that allows parties to use the federal courts to protect their trade secrets where trade secret(s) have been misappropriated if the trade secret is related to a product or service used in, or intended for use in, interstate […]

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Department of Labor Changes Overtime Rules – It’s Time to Start Tracking Time!


The US Department of Labor (“DOL”) recently revamped regulations governing the exemption of executive, administrative and professional (“EAP”) employees from the minimum wage and overtime pay protections under the Fair Labor Standards Act. Effective December 1, 2016, in order to be exempt from overtime pay (“OT”) for working over 40 hours in a workweek, EAP […]

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