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The So-Called "Privacy" of Employee Emails

Humblebrag alert. Reporters call me all the time. It's a wonder that I can get any work done. Why, just last week, I was speaking to a reporter about an action recently initiated by current and former employees of the FDA, alleging that the agency unlawfully monitored their private emails...

“State of the Union” on Substance Abuse and the Workplace

Where are we these days with respect to mind-altering substances and the workplace? Here’s the latest, with the “substances” discussed in alphabetical order. This blog post is guaranteed accurate™ for at least the next five minutes. ALCOHOL. Alcohol is legal, which means...

Clear Directives or Clear as Mud?: NLRB’S General Counsel Issues Report on Employer Rules and Policies

by Jana P. Grimm For the last five years, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has been aggressively reviewing and issuing decisions regarding employer rules and policies and whether such rules and policies violate Section 7 of the National Labor Relations Act (Act). What once started as a relatively...