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Eric Meyer
Baseball Has a New Social Media Policy. And It May Be Unlawful.

The National Labor Relations Board stresses that employees must be able to discuss their jobs freely. The National Labor Relations Board , which helps administer the provisions of the National Labor Relations Act , believes that social-media policies...

David S. Rich
May My Company In New York Subject Its Employees To Random Drug Testing and Lawfully Fire Workers Who Test Positive For Illegal Drugs?

Random testing means choosing workers for tests at random, without suspicion, and without advance notice of when the test will take place. Random testing may also encompass the testing of all employees in a company (or a given division of a company...

Eric Meyer
Arbitration Agreement Tips for PA Employers from the 3rd Circuit

Early in my legal career, a colleague taught me the expression: pigs get fed; hogs get slaughtered. Essentially, be agressive. But push too hard, and you may lose it all. So me PA companies require their new hires to sign an agreement requiring...

Jon Hyman
How to Avoid Your Organization’s Muppet Manifesto

Beware the ides of March. - Julius Caesar , Act I, scene i. 2,056 years ago, Julius Caesar was assassinated. To mark that occasion two years ago, I wrote that employers should be wary of the types of problem employees within their organizations...

David S. Rich
U.S. Supreme Court Bars Ministers From Suing Their Churches For Discriminatory Termination

The First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution states in part: "Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof . . . ." The first of these two quoted clauses is known as the Establishment...