WASHINGTON, D.C. - (Mealey's) When a private
attorney is temporarily retained by the government to work with or under
government employees, that attorney is entitled to the same qualified immunity
that government employees receive, the attorney...
WASHINGTON, D.C. - (Mealey's) The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral
arguments Jan. 10 in a case challenging what constitutes proper notice of
temporary mid-year fees assessed by a union and used for political purposes and
whether the appeal is moot...
Rebecca Shafer, an
expert in workers' compensation cost containment best practices, has released
the 2012 edition of her guidebook Workers Compensation Management Program: Reduce Costs 20% to
Workers Compensation Management Program: Reduce...
author of the Employment and the Law Blog, talks about winning the
LexisNexis Labor & Employment Community Top Blog Award for 2011
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by J. Michael
McGuire and Bryan O'Keefe
labor union strike, the physical location of strikers in relationship to the
employer's facility can impact the level of disruption to the employer's
business and therefore the...
by Michael McGuire and Bryan O'Keefe
Over the past year, the NLRB
has issued a series of cases and regulations favoring organized labor. Below we
review these decisions, which impact both union and non-unionized employers. Non-unionized...
by Mark J. Swerdlin and Teresa D. Teare
Employers small and large face
legal claims arising out of employment decisions at an increasing rate. In
fact, employee lawsuits rose 400% from 1987-2007. The Equal Employment