Democratic Attorneys General have continued their efforts to combat the Trump administration’s attempts to roll back environmental regulations developed under the Obama administration in two recent actions. Thirteen AGs, including Massachusetts AG Maura Healey, sent a letter last week to Scott Pruitt, the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, threatening legal action if the agency takes steps to weaken or delay the greenhouse gas emissions standards that were established in 2012 for cars and light-duty trucks for model years 2022-2025.… More
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Non-competition agreements are common — and commonly litigated — throughout several fields, such as sales, technology, and medicine. Protection of trade secrets and the maintenance of long-term customer relationships are commonly cited as justifications for such agreements. In a lawsuit filed on June 8, 2016 in Illinois state court, Illinois AG Lisa Madigan alleged that, by signing non-competition agreements with sandwich makers and delivery persons,… More
In a continued effort to end the practice of using “on-call shifts,” several state attorneys general, including Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey and New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, sent letters last week to 15 national retailers requesting information about their use of “on-call shifts” to staff their businesses.