Other employment law issues
Disciplinary and grievance procedures, internal rules, employment records, transfer of undertakings.
Under federal law, employers have a right to use employee-developed technology, provided the employee was either specifically hired to invent and/or the invention was discovered/developed during their working time, using their employer’s facilities, information, time and equipment …
Although many US government departments and agencies have issued guidelines interpreting legal requirements in different circumstances their status has now been demoted by the Department of Justice. They may no longer be regarded by the courts as an extension of the law. They illuminate a situation facing employers – but only statute and legal precedent have binding legal effect. This has major implications for employers in respect to the “fair employment” law, wage and hour requirements, the payment of Interns, discrimination by government contractors and the Affordable Care Act.