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Robin Shea
Face the Bloggers: Employment and labor questions for the candidates (Obama)

This week, several of us bloggers ( Dan Schwartz , Donna Ballman , Eric Meyer , and Jon Hyman , and I) will be choosing a debate question on a labor and employment law topic for each of the Presidential and Vice Presidential candidates. DISCLAIMER...

Margaret (Molly) DiBianca
They Like Me! They Really Like Me! . . . But So What?

What is the value of a Facebook Like? A federal court in Virginia recently held that a Like does not have constitutional value, insofar as it is not speech for the purposes of the 1st Amendment . Many commentators disagree with that decision, which, not...

Abbey Spanier
Kraft’s Overtime Policy Melts Under Pennsylvania State Overtime Law

A district court in the Western District of Pennsylvania recently denied Kraft's motion for summary judgment in a class action alleging the Kraft did not pay its employees proper overtime wages. Judge Bissoon held that payment of overtime under the...

Philip Miles
’Reply All' Claims Another Victim - COTW #110

Email 101: Check the recipients (aka the 'To:' field) before clicking 'Send'. Yet we've all received those cringe-worthy emails, clearly intended to be a reply directed to a single individual, but sent to an entire distribution list...

Robin Shea
USDA Grade F: The dumbest sexual harassment case evah!

If you're an employment lawyer or Human Resources professional who handles sexual harassment cases, or a federal judge who decides them (bless your heart!), you know there are a lot of "tares" mixed in with the "wheat." What...

John Holmquist
The second most important election for Michigan employers in November

The Presidential election is the most important for employers from the perspective of labor and employment law. The party controlling the White House also will determine the agendas of the EEOC, the NLRB, and the Department of Labor. The significance...