Gentlemen, Start Your Videos

By | Tilting the Scales | May 29, 2013
Gentlemen, Start Your Videos

Billy Bob Cooter is spending a Sunday doing what he loves most – attending a NASCAR race to watch his favorite driver Ricky Bobby pilot the #26 Wonder Bread car.  It’s a close and exciting race as the drivers begin the final lap towards the checkered flag. 

What the Immigration Reform Bill’s Early and Rapid Progress Means Going Forward—Alka Bahal

By | LXBN | May 29, 2013
Alka Bahal

After months and months of posturing by lawmakers—preceded of course by months and months of posturing by presidential candidates—it took all of a week for the immigration reform bill to make it through the bipartisan Senate Judiciary Committee. There is, of course, still a long ways to go, but the early quick movement for the Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act can only be seen as encouraging. Joining me to explain the details and what this signals going forward is Alka Bahal, Partner & Co-Chair Corporate Immigration Practice at Fox Rothschild and author on their blog, Immigration View.

Has the “Concert” Returned to the NLRB? Facebook Gripes Found Not to Be Protected

In Tasker Healthcare Group dba Skinsmart Dermatology, NLRB Div. of Advice, Case No. 04-CA–094222 (issued 5/8/13, released 5/17/13), the NLRB’s Division of Advice concluded that an employer did not commit an unfair labor practice when it fired an employee for profanity-filled comments she made about the Company in a private Facebook group message.

UK: The Latest Social Media Legal Updates

By | Socially Aware Blog | May 29, 2013
UK: The Latest Social Media Legal Updates

In our May 30, 2012 post on the Socially Aware blog—“Should We All Be Getting the Twitter “Jitters”? Be Careful What You Say Online (Particularly in the United Kingdom)”—we considered a variety of UK laws being used to regulate the content of tweets and other online messages. Since that post, there has been a series of legal developments affecting the regulation of social media in the UK

EA Sports Uses Tim Tebow

By | DuetsBlog | May 29, 2013
EA Sports Uses Tim Tebow

I’ve previously blogged about a pending lawsuit involving former college athletes (here and here) and whether they should get paid when universities and business partners use their likenesses.