Cybersecurity issues continue to be a hot topic for companies. As discussed in my prior blog posts, “Get ready for increased cybersecurity disclosure requirements” and “SEC pushes for disclosure of hacking incidents”, the SEC continues to focus on cybersecurity and data breach items and has now begun to encourage public companies to disclose them, even in the absence of applicable rules or regulations.
My husband bought me a Kindle Fire last December. At first, I was reluctant to give up hard-copy books, but eventually I became obsessed with it (if anyone from my generation remembers the TV cartoon “Inspector Gadget,” this thing reminds me of Penny’s book/computer). So when the HD version came out, I decided to splurge on an upgrade.
One Day You’re in, the Next You’re Out: A Policy-by-Policy Analysis of the Fallout for Employer Policies in the Wake of the NLRB’s Decisions in Costco and EchoStar
Following closely after the NLRB’s first social media decision in Costco Wholesale Corporation (NLRB Case No. 34-CA-012421) just weeks ago, an ALJ for the Board has issued a mammoth 43 page decision in EchoStar Technologies (NLRB Case No. 27-CA-066726) striking down numerous employer policies that in his opinion unlawfully chilled employees’ rights to engage in protected concerted activity.
Over the years I have met many lawyers who were unhappy, or at the very least not completely happy with where they were in their career. Yet, most of those lawyers were content enough to not do anything about it. Have you ever met lawyers like that?
Marlon Brando appears to be getting expensive. Licensing agency and intellectual property rights clearinghouse, CMG Worldwide Inc., has accused Brando’s estate of reneging on a deal allowing use of the deceased actor’s name and likeness during Madonna’s 2012 World Tour.
With the election 27 days away Americans have been widely sharing their political views via social media. However, it might be in the best interest of lawyers to keep their political views to themselves when it comes to the Internet.
The United States filed suit against banking and mortgage giant Wells Fargo Tuesday, for allegedly lying to the Federal Housing Administration about mortgages Wells Fargo approved during the housing boom.
In an article titled, “Introduction to Hydraulic Fracturing Natural Gas Exploration,” Rebecca Jo Reser, an IADC member and partner at the San Antonio, Texas law firm of Davidson Troilo Ream & Garza, discusses the potential burden that hydraulic fracturing imposes on water resources in South Texas.
Reading the headline, I’m sure a few of you rolled your eyes. Dodd-Frank? Sarbanes-Oxley? Those statutes are seen as dull and tedious. But a new federal court decision in Connecticut should start to change that, and it has implications for employers nationwide.
I recently had an opportunity to film a live webcast to address some key issues relevant to the following questions: What happens when political discussion and activity infiltrates your company’s workplace? What can employers do to regulate political discussion and activity in the name of maintaining employee morale and minimizing loss of productivity?