Northwestern University has released a statement emphasizing that the Regional Director ignored key evidence in ruling that football players at the University were employees subject to the jurisdiction of the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA).
Earlier this month, the Wisconsin Supreme Court accepted the parties’ voluntary dismissal in Weissman v. Tyson Prepared Foods, 2012AP2196, assuring the precedential status of the court of appeals’ decision.
As we previously reported, social media privacy has become the latest issue to be regulated by state legislation. Last week, Wisconsin jumped on the social media privacy bandwagon.
The following is a guest post from Richard Escoffery, a partner at Elarbee Thompson, a labor, employment and complex commercial litigation law firm.
That Closing Argument Will Cost You: A Cautionary Tale of How One Improper Argument Led to a Vacated Verdict and New Trial
A great closing argument weaves the trial evidence into a compelling, memorable narrative. But trial counsel must also beware of improper argument, which can prove very costly, as shown by the recent Eighth Circuit decision in Gilster v. Primebank.
Last month, the Eighth Circuit examined the hire/fire prong of the executive exemption under the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”).
Effective in 2015, PPACA requires that employers “report” information about the health coverage they offer to employees.
The Form 5310 Application for Determination for Terminating Plan instructions, updated in December 2013, added an odd and time-consuming new requirement, “Submit proof that any rollovers or asset transfers received [during the year of plan termination and five prior plan years] were from a qualified plan or IRA (for example, DL [determination letter] and timely interim amendments).”
As we reported last week, Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick has proposed sweeping legislation that would eliminate employee non-compete agreements in Massachusetts.
On the heels of yesterday’s announcement from TN Governor Bill Haslam’s office that the governor will ignore a subpoena from the National Labor Relations Board, the office of U.S. Senator Bob Corker (R-TN) has followed suit, stating that Sen. Corker will not be attending the NLRB hearing.