Yesterday, a jury in the Southern District of New York convicted Mathew Martoma in what is in dollar terms the largest insider trading case in captivity.
There’s an old superstition about the number 13 being unlucky–and while the year 2013 may not have been entirely ill-fated, it was certainly more than a little bumpy for the healthcare industry.
On April 1, 2012 we reported on a new EEOC retaliation lawsuit and said that “If you thought that ‘code words and dog whistles’ (blog of March 20, 2012) were the only remnants of employment discrimination 50 years after Title VII, listen to this.”
As an increasing number of employers use social media to screen prospective employees and to monitor the activities of current employees, several states have enacted social media privacy laws, including Arkansas, California, Colorado, Illinois, Maryland, Michigan, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, Utah and Washington. Oregon joins those states in 2014.
In 1998, Massachusetts deregulated its electric utility industry. The move forced utility monopolies to sell their generation assets, but allowed them to keep their networks of distribution and transmission wires.
Workplace relationships, petites aventures and flirtation between employees are a headache that many employers have to suffer.
The recent decision in Skala v. Lyons Heritage Corp., et al., 38 Fla L. Weekly D2485b (Fla. 2d DCA Nov. 27, 2013), provides a cautionary tale to contractors regarding maintaining construction sites.
Since I already had ten “good” Superbowl commercials for this year, I felt that adding another three would be crazy talk. So instead, I’m bringing you those spots as honorable mentions – spots that I really liked, but maybe missed the mark for one reason or another (or just weren’t *as* good as the top ten).