We're back to our routine here, after being away for the ILN's Regional Meeting of the Americas in Miami, and then off for the US's Thanksgiving holiday!
We've had some great content coming through ILNToday this week, so without further ado, here are this week's top posts!
- “First Kill All The Lawyers” – Obama’s Persuader Rules Target Employer’s Right to Counsel from Epstein Becker & Green: No, this is not a post about killing lawyers, but instead a focus on employment law - according to the introduction of the post, "The Proposed Rule is designed to give unions both an organizing and bargaining advantage by significantly restricting the right and ability of employers to obtain legal counsel and lawfully communicate with employees about labor matters."
- Recent Connecticut Decision Sheds Light On Non-Compete Enforceability from Epstein Becker & Green: EBG looks at a recent decision in which a Connecticut judge declined to enforce a one-year non-compete agreement.
- UW Medicine Notifies 90,000 Patients of HIPAA Breach from Ogden Murphy Wallace: OMW reports on UW Medicines HIPAA breach.
- HOLIDAY PARTIES: UNDERSTAND YOUR LIABILITIES from Fogler Rubinoff: In a VERY timely post, Foglers discusses what some of your liabilities may be as an employer when hosting a holiday party, and how to mitigate the risks.
- Company ordered to retain independent contractor pending final hearing of adverse action claim from Gadens Lawyers: Gadens looks at a recent case involving an independent contractor, and what lessons can be learned.