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Client Advisories

  • April 25, 2024
    Labor & Employment Alert: Are Non-Compete Clauses Illegal Under Federal Law? Not Yet, But Stay Tuned …
    On April 23, 2024, the Federal Trade Commission ("FTC") passed a final rule that generally prohibits "non-compete clauses" in employment contracts with "workers" (e.g., employees, independent contractors, interns, volunteers, etc.). If the final rule takes effect, it would make non-compete clauses unlawful and unenforceable across the United States as an "unfair method of competition," regardless of whether applicable state law would otherwise allow them. The rule will not take effect until 120 days after it is published in the Federal Register (for which there is no hard deadline but generally occurs within weeks of the approval of a final rule).
  • April 25, 2024
    Labor & Employment Alert: Salary Amounts for Overtime Exemptions Have Been Formally Increased
    You may be hearing a lot of publicity today about the Federal Trade Commission's (FTC's) announced ban on non-compete agreements. However, gaining less attention, but equally important to HR professionals, is an announcement by the Department of Labor.
  • March 27, 2024
    Health Care Alert: HHS Finalizes Changes to Part 2 to Align with HIPAA
    On February 8, 2024, the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, through the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (together, HHS), issued a Final Rule, amending the Confidentiality of Substance Use Disorder Patient Records regulations under 42 CFR part 2 (Part 2).
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