Keep Your Friends Close, and Your Congressional Leaders Closer

Upon the heels of the Obama Administration’s announcement that implementation of the large employer mandate under the Affordable Care Act (“ACA”) will be delayed until January 1, 2015 (discussed here), International Brotherhood of Teamsters General President James Hoffa, United Food and Commercial Workers International President Joseph Hansen, and UNITE-HERE President D. Taylor recently sent a very strongly worded letter to long-time pro-labor congressional leaders Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) complaining about several changes the labor movement is insisting be made to correct the ACA.

Somebody’s Watching You: New York Court of Appeals Says State Can Place GPS Device On Employee’s Car, but Can Only Collect Data During Work Hours

Somebody’s Watching You: New York Court of Appeals Says State Can Place GPS Device On Employee’s Car, but Can Only Collect Data During Work Hours

In its recent 4-3 decision in Cunningham v. New York State Department of Labor, the New York Court of Appeals added to the growing body of case law addressing the constitutional implications of global positioning system (GPS) technology.