Again, NLRB Files Complaint Over Facebook Firing
By Holly Pomraning
The NLRB has filed a complaint against an employer for
terminating five employees for statements they posted on Facebook.
The complaint alleges the postings by employees of...
California Employers Should Heed Seating
A wave of wage and hour class actions have been filed in
California against retail employers over lack of "suitable seating" for their
employees. These cases are based...
Anti-Gay Harassment Claims Need to Be
John L. Litchfield
The employee in EEOC
v. Cromer Food Services, Inc. , brought a harassment claim
complaining his employer failed to protect him from regular anti-gay...
It is often said that any new start-up business that is
planning on raising equity investments from the private equity/venture capital
(PE/VC) world generally needs to organize themselves as a corporation, rather
than as a limited liability company...
Final Dodd-Frank Rules Confirm Whistleblower
Paul R. Monsees
On May 25, 2011, the SEC issued final
rules to clarify certain whistleblower provisions in the Dodd-Frank
Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act . The key feature...
Finally - A Little Good News From the Supreme
Court for Employers
Daniel A. Kaplan
The decisions from the United States Supreme Court have
been less than friendly to employers during the past several years. The
expansion of retaliation claims...
Enacted in 2010, the Patient Protection and Affordable
Care Act included a rule prohibiting a health flexible spending account (FSA)
or health reimbursement arrangement (HRA) from reimbursing over-the-counter
drug expenses unless the drug is prescribed...