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One More Reason for Parents to Freak Out About Facebook: They Might Be Liable for What Their Kids Put On There!

By | Austin Technology Law Blog | October 30, 2014

As if it weren’t enough that all good ‘Muricans had to be very afraid of The Ebola, ISIL, the repeal ofthe Second Amendment by Executive Order, being able to get affordable health insurance or having other people be able to marry their choice of mates, now they have to be afraid of being liable for texts or for libelous stuff that their offspring cut and paste on the Facebook.

Watch Where You Place That Pickle! NLRB Rules Against Burger King Franchisee for “Union Busting” Activities

Watch Where You Place That Pickle! NLRB Rules Against Burger King Franchisee for “Union Busting” Activities

Last month the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) ruled that a multi-unit Burger King franchisee violated the National Labor Relations Act (Act) by threatening pro-union employees with termination; maintaining a policy that denied access to off-duty employees to all areas of its premises and prohibited solicitation; and disciplining a pro-union employee for engaging in activity protected by the Act.

NLRB Attempts to Make an End Run Around Courts Invalidating Its Rulings On Arbitration Agreements

By | World of Employment | October 31, 2014
NLRB Attempts to Make an End Run Around Courts Invalidating Its Rulings On Arbitration Agreements

On October 28, 2014, the National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB”) issued its decision in Murphy Oil USA Inc., once again attempting to prohibit employers from requiring employees to enter into agreements to arbitrate employment disputes if those agreements preclude collective or class action litigation.