Over the next few weeks, office holiday parties will invade restaurants, bars, and conference rooms across the nation.This oft-anticipated tradition may be the only time each year that all employees nosh, sip, and dance in one place.
LXBN TV: NLRB Rules Companies Can’t Ban Employees from Using Work Email for Union-Related Activities
In a decision that is garnering a lot of attenting from employment law attorneys, the NLRB set a new precedent on whether or not companies can ban their workers from using work email for union-related communications. The answer, now, is a firm ‘nope.’
Philip Thomas’ blog started with a simple goal: a way to raise his profile without going to the networking events. A self-described “introvert,” Thomas knows that networking lunches and receptions aren’t the key for him, but he needed to connect to the legal community.
It is our annual ritual. Marketing and business development professionals hunker down to create fresh plans that will make the best use of resources, resonate with management, and somehow penetrate the market more effectively.
K&L Gates Electronic Discovery Law blog has been around for ten years, since electronic discovery was only just becoming known as a discovery model. Since then, technology law has only taken off, and with it the Electronic Discovery Law blog. The blog is frequently updated on the latest developments in what remians a complex area of the law, and they do their best to bring out the finer points while making it all easy to understand.
If you read this blog, attend presentations on wage and hour issues, or just shudder every time you read about another overtime or minimum wage lawsuit, you might assume that all employees are covered by the federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and its regulations. However, in some rare circumstances, the FLSA may not cover very small and, importantly, local businesses, meaning that those businesses’ employees may not be entitled to the minimum wage or overtime pay under the FLSA.
This week’s biggest news story (apart from Above the Law’s Awesome Law Blogs of 2014) is the historic reopening of diplomatic relations between the United States and Cuba after more than fifty years.
Nebraska and Oklahoma have filed suit in the United States Supreme Court against Colorado for Colorado’s having legalized cannabis.
The Executive Action announced by President Obama on November 20, 2014 has stirred a great deal of excitement in the immigration space: some positive, some negative.
There it was, the blaring headline that summed up the state of legal education in 11 words, “Four Charts that Explain Why America Has Too Many Law Schools.”
A year ago, privacy and data security issues in the media were all about credit cards and identity theft. Concerns about privacy related to location data were, at least among the general public and Congress, somewhere in a galaxy far far away.