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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.

With more than 45 lawyers in cities from coast to coast, the group is focused on providing employers with real-time, real-world solutions to workplace problems.


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Do You Have At Least 20 Employees in California?

By Pascal Benyamini

Currently, if you are an employer with 50 or more employees within 75 miles, you are required, under the federal Family and...

Donald Trump’s Labor Secretary Revokes Obama-Era DOL Joint Employer and Independent Contractor Guidance

By Philippe A. Lebel

On June 7, 2017, U.S. Secretary of Labor Alexander Acosta announced that the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) is withdrawing two...

Part IV of “The Restricting Covenant” Series: Coaches and Colleges

By Lawrence J. Del Rossi

This is the fourth article in a continuing series, “The Restricting Covenant.” It discusses the concept of protectable “playbooks”...