Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy (D) and union officials
have reached a comprehensive deal that is projected to save the state $1.6
billion over the next two fiscal years. One of the agreement's provisions is
the imposition of a $35 copayment on state employees for non-emergency visits
to the emergency...
Delaware's public employers seem to face a great deal of opposition when they propose to implement a social-media policy. In May, Kent County Levy Court tabled a proposed socia-media policy after critics raised somewhat confusing objections to it. And, last week, the Dover City Council rejected a...
WASHINGTON, D.C. - (Mealey's) When a private
attorney is temporarily retained by the government to work with or under
government employees, that attorney is entitled to the same qualified immunity
that government employees receive, the attorney representing Steve A. Filarsky
told the U.S. Supreme...
WASHINGTON, D.C. - (Mealey's) A private attorney who is
temporarily retained by the government to carry out the government's work may
seek qualified immunity from a lawsuit under 42 U.S. Code Section 1983, a
unanimous U.S. Supreme Court ruled April 17 ( Steve A. Filarsky v. Nicholas
Yesterday, President Obama amended two prior Executive Orders , adding new protections against sexual orientation and gender identity discrimination. Executive Order 11246, which extends anti-discrimination obligations to federal contractors, now also includes prohibitions against sexual orientation...