Government Investigations

Government Investigations Government investigators and the Department of Justice (“DOJ”) are focusing on alleged payment of kickbacks through cash, gift cards and other direct payment devices.  Please make sure to document all sales and cash transactions so that the government has NO basis to try to allege that there are...

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NO POACH/NO HIRE AGREEMENTS – US CRIMINAL INDICTMENTS Epps & Coulson, LLP previously updated California employers that there was a concerted effort by both California and the US Government to stop all no-pouch/no-hire agreements among competitors, with the Department of Justice (“DOJ”) and the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) issuing statements...

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Avoid Website Accessibility Lawsuits

Avoid Website Accessibility Lawsuits The U.S. Department of Justice (“DOJ”) recently released “Guidance on Web Accessibility and the ADA.”[1]  The Guidance is intended to assist businesses and the public to ensure websites are accessible to people with disabilities, which might also avoid unnecessary lawsuits, which have proliferated in the last...

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