Some of you may recall the story of Heather Armstrong, the first person to get "dooced" (fired for blogging about her employer). The word "dooce" originated from Ms. Anderson's personal blog. According to a recent Wikipedia search on Ms. Armstrong, in 2002 she " ignited a...
& Lardner Labor and Employment Law Weekly Update (Week of November 7, 2011)
Occupy [Insert Your City] Is Coming to Town - Are You
Written by: John H. Douglas
You might have to live under a rock not to have heard
about the Occupy Wall Street protests by now. As such...
The NLRB has announced the filing of a complaint against 24
Hour Fitness USA, Inc., claiming that the company's requirement that its
employees submit all employment-related disputes to individual arbitration
violated federal labor law.
According to the NLRB, 24 Hour Fitness, which is
When asked the type of law I practice, I always respond with "management-side labor and employment law." In reality, while I have many successful engagements under my belt in the world of traditional labor law, I am much more of an employment attorney than a labor attorney. And, if you ask...
Wow! This story has it all
Was this guy's YouTube post "protected concerted activity"? You decide.
Adam Smith (no relation to that "invisible hand" guy ), chief financial officer of biotech company Vante, went to a drive-through...
Hopefully you're not getting tired of me railing against the National Labor Relations Board for its parade of opinions designed to undermine the rights of employers to regulate the workplace. As long as the NLRB keeps pumping out these opinions under the generic umbrella of "protected concerted...
Does the National Labor Relations Act protect the mere act of an employee clicking the “Like” button on Facebook? According to Triple D, LLC v. NLRB (2nd Cir. 10/21/15) [pdf] , the answer is yes [subscribers can access an enhanced version of this opinion: lexis.com | Lexis Advance ].