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Welcome to LaborSphere.com, a blog written by the labor and employment lawyers of Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP. Here, you’ll find coverage and insights on breaking cases, recently enacted legislation and a broad range of issues  – from traditional labor matters to FLSA wage and hour claims and competitive advantage considerations.

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California Supreme Court Ruling on Right to Statewide Discovery in PAGA Actions Is Not as Bad for Employers as It Looks

By Ramon A. Miyar & Jaime D. Walter

In a blow to the defense bar—and, in particular, retail employers—the California Supreme Court, in Williams v....

Part V of “The Restricting Covenant” Series: Lawyers and Law

By Lawrence J. Del Rossi

This is the fifth article in a continuing series, “The Restricting Covenant.” I originally thought this article would contain, at...

Department of Labor to Begin Issuing Opinion Letters, Again

By Mark J. Foley and Vik C. Jaitly

Secretary of Labor, Alexander Acosta, recently announced that the Department of Labor (DOL) will resume issuing opinion...