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New memos modify NLRB’s stance on at-will clauses

WASHINGTON – After stirring up the employment bar with two cases finding that at-will employment clauses in non-union workplaces violated federal labor laws by potentially stifling concerted activity, the National Labor Relations Board has issued two guidance memos that offer ...

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New NLRB focus: At-will employment pacts

WASHINGTON – In most American workplaces, at-will employment clauses in employee handbooks and agreements are as common as break room water coolers. But recent cases brought by the National Labor Relations Board alleging that some at-will policy agreements violate federal ...

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Benchmarks: Is employee’s assignment of intellectual property rights valid?

The Federal Circuit in Washington D.C. sees most of the appellate action in intellectual property disputes. But last month that court had to reach out to the prairies of Wyoming to help answer the question of whether Marathon Oil can ...

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