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MoFo ELC equips our clients with the most up-to-date and relevant information on employment and labor law issues covering key judicial, litigation and legislative developments, their implications for employers, and strategies to ensure compliance and avoid lawsuits.


November 14, 2019 - Legislation

In a Long-Anticipated Move, the Trump Administration Revokes Executive Order 13495, Giving Service Contractors More Flexibility when Hiring Predecessor Contractor Employees

Andrew Turnbull, Employment + Labor Of Counsel, and Victoria Dalcourt Angle, Government Contracts Associate, co-wrote a blog post detailing the Trump Administration's decision to revoke Executive Order 13495, Nondisplacement of Qualified Workers Under Service Contracts (“EO 13495”), removing the requirement for federal service contractors …›

October 31, 2019 -

The European Whistleblowing Directive: What You Should Know

Until now, there has been no baseline regime for the protection of whistleblowers in the European Union (“EU”). Member state legislation in this area is largely fragmented and, in many cases, does not provide much (if any) protection for whistleblowers. Presently, only 10 out …›

September 23, 2019 - Legislation

As State Cannabis Approval Grows Higher, When Can You Fire?

For decades, many employers have categorically prohibited marijuana use given its illegal status under federal law. With a growing number of state and localities legalizing marijuana and creating protections for marijuana users, many employers have been left wondering whether they can continue to lawfully …›

July 29, 2019 - Non-Compete

Tightening Restrictions on Noncompetes

Many employers have long used noncompetition agreements, or noncompetes, as an important tool for preventing former employees from unfairly competing against them. Although only a few states outright ban noncompetes with employees,[1] most states permit employers to use noncompetes as long as they …›