Department of Justice Responds to Noel Canning While Employers Continue to Challenge the Board’s Authority to Act

By | Labor Relations Today | March 26, 2013

As noted earlier this month, the National Labor Relations Board announced that it, in consultation with the Department of Justice, intends to file a petition of certiorari with the United States Supreme Court in Noel Canning v. NLRB rather than seek an en banc rehearing with the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals.

Your Employer Doesn’t Own Your LinkedIn Account, and They Shouldn’t Try to Do So—Daniel Schwartz

By | LXBN | March 25, 2013

Is it possible for your employer to lay claim to your LinkedIn account and its contacts? That’s the question at issue in the much-discussed Eagle v. Edcomm, which was decided recently in favor of the employee. Though the employee did come out ahead in this, with the court ruling her employer was wrong to seize control of her LinkedIn account, but the victory was a hollow one as she was awarded no damages. Joining LXBN TV to break down the case and share some lessons for employers is Daniel Schwartz of Pullman & Comley and the Connecticut Employment Law Blog