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May 18, 2016
President Obama signed the Defend Trade Secrets Act (DTSA) into law as an amendment to the Economic Espionage Act. The DTSA allows owners of trade secrets to bring civil causes of action in federal court for theft of trade secrets related to a product or service that is used in, or intended to be used in, interstate or foreign commerce. For additional information, please read our client alert.
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Earlier this month the city of San Francisco and the state of New York made headlines by passing the most generous paid family leave laws in the country. Read our client alert for additional information. Read our client alert for additional information.

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April 18, 2016

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit recently held that obesity is not a “disability” under the Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”) unless it is caused by a physiological disorder or condition.

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March 28, 2016
As the debate regarding a “living wage” looms large over the 2016 political season, California is set to become the first state to raise its minimum wage to $15 per hour. For additional information, please read our client alert.
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March 7, 2016

On April 1, 2016 new regulations from California’s Fair Employment and Housing Council will become effective. These new regulations state that “[e]mployers have an affirmative duty to create a workplace environment that is free from employment practices prohibited by the Act,” and require changes in employment policies.

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February 10, 2016

Kutak Rock attorneys Michaelle Baumert and Christopher Bikus have published an article concerning the NLRB's Browning-Ferris decision.

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