Krista Nelson and Aviva Kamm explain how a new Washington law may require employers using non-disclosure agreements or arbitration clauses to revise their employment agreements.
Stokes Law Briefs
On November 22, 2016, a federal judge in Texas granted a nationwide preliminary injunction that prevents new Department of Labor overtime rules from going into effect on December 1. Krista Nelson explains what employers should do now.
On November 8, 2016, Washington voters approved mandatory sick leave for employees and a statewide minimum wage increase. Initiative 1433 passed with a 59 percent voter approval rate, according to the most recent election tally, and will require many Washington employers to make significant changes. Krista Nelson explains what steps employers should take to prepare for these changes.
The Department of Labor has issued new rules for overtime pay, which go into effect in December. Krista Nelson and Kelby Fletcher outline the new rules and the options employers will need to consider.
Certain employee activities on social media and email are protected under the National Labor Relations Act. Stokes Lawrence Employment attorney Krista Nelson reviews those activities and what employers should do to stay compliant. (12:22)
On February 23, 2016, a three-judge panel of the Ninth Circuit ruled in a long-awaited decision that the Department of Labor can regulate the tip pooling policies of employers around the country. Aviva Kamm and Krista Nelson explain the ruling's impact on employers.