A foreign company client recently asked us to handle what he viewed as a “very simple” domestic matter for his company.
A few months ago, we noted that a Yelp employee’s online “negative review” of her employer might be protected activity under the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA), given that the National Relations Labor Board (NLRB) has become increasingly aggressive in protecting an employee’s right to discuss working conditions in a public forum, even when that discussion involves obscenities or disparaging the employer. This trend has prompted us to report previously on the death of courtesy and civility under the NLRA.
It’s so nice to live in a bubble. Every morning, I wake up, I walk outside my door, and I go for a long run along the streets of my quiet, well-lit, very tidy, neighborhood.
Last week, the Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board (“WSLCB”) very quietly adopted a proposed rule that will allow out of state individuals and entities to finance marijuana businesses within Washington State. Sort of.
Federal Agencies’ Proposal Would Require Some Government Contractors to Report Whether They Publicly Disclose Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Reduction Goals
Today, the Department of Defense (“DoD”), General Services Administration (“GSA”), and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (“NASA”) (collectively, the “FAR Council”) proposed amendments and revisions to the Federal Acquisition Regulation (“FAR”) that would require some government contractors to indicate whether they publicly disclose greenhouse gas (“GHG”) emissions and/or quantify corporate GHG reduction goals.
The thing about referendums is that the consequences of one outcome or another are likely to be rather disparate.
Recent research has detected potentially harmful nanoparticles in six out of six popular infant formulas tested.
On Monday the Senate had one of their rare unanimous votes ratifying a bill that would better protect the examination kits of rape survivors. Which is great, because we need the tenets of the Sexual Assault Survivors’ Rights Act yesterday.
Imagine that, at the end of a case, the judge decides to impose sanctions on you for the way in which you have handled discovery, or done something at trial.
You’re a sheriff’s deputy and you’re hungry. You stop at the local Burger King drive-thru and order a Whopper with cheese. You often eat five meals a day—frequently at fast food restaurants—because you work night shifts.