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There are no transfer regulations in the United Arab Emirates (UAE); therefore, employees do not automatically transfer to a buyer on an asset sale. https://www.shrm.org/resourcesandtools/hr-topics/global-hr/pages/uae-asset-sale-and-share-sale.aspx
Fisher Phillips, one of the country’s preeminent labor and employment law firms representing employers, is pleased to announce that Brandon Kahoush has rejoined the firm as an associate in the San Francisco office.
Brandon joins from an AmLaw 50 firm and was previously with Fisher Phillips for three years where he represented clients in both single plaintiff, class action, California Private Attorney General Act (PAGA), and trade secret matters and gained experience handling all phases of litigation. Brandon has represented clients of all sizes, from small businesses to Fortune 500 companies. He has worked with employers in numerous industries including agriculture, construction, entertainment, healthcare, hospitality, manufacturing, retail, transportation, and technology.
Brandon has now returned to resume his practice advising and representing employers in a broad range of employment law matters, including those involving discrimination and harassment, wage and hour violations, Labor Code § 132a, breach of contract, wrongful termination, retaliation, trade secret, and unfair competition claims.
Brandon earned his J.D, magna cum laude, from the University of San Francisco School of Law and his B.A, cum laude, from Chapman University.
While both older and younger generations have suffered the effects of ageism in the workplace, those that sit within older age groups seem to have borne the brunt of this harmful way of thinking in recent years. The ageism trend has only been accelerated by the repercussions of Covid-19. After the pandemic, Baby Boomers and…
The difficulty restaurants are having in keeping staffed up is well-documented. In addition to the myriad challenges of recruiting for over a million open roles,… https://www.shrm.org/resourcesandtools/hr-topics/talent-acquisition/pages/career-paths-flexibility-restaurant-labor-shortages.aspx
Jasper Hoffstedde and Eric van Dam of Littler’s Amsterdam office discuss non-compete clauses in Dutch employment agreements. A non-compete clause may be agreed upon in writing in indefinite-term employment agreements with a person of age (18+). For fixed-term employment agreements, additional conditions apply. Such conditions are strict, which more often than not lead to invalidity or voidability of the clause.
Ball Corporation is a leading figure in the aluminum manufacturing industry: It manufactures 50% of aluminum cans in North America, along with household products and aerospace technology. However, it hasn’t released a new customer-facing product in 25 years. That’s changing with the launch of its new, infinitely recyclable aluminum cup. This new product offers an…