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Labor Letter - November 2012

In This Issue: - Preventing Off-Duty Employee Access By Reyburn Lominack and Matthew Korn (Columbia): Many employers prohibit off-duty employees from accessing the workplace. This is particularly true of employers...more

Labor Letter - September 2012

In This Issue: - When “Let’s Keep It Quiet” Is An Unfair Labor Practice By Ray Haley (Louisville): On July 30, 2012, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) issued a bad decision for any employer that expects...more

Ohio Joins Handful of States that Offer Tort Liability Protections for Businesses that Hire and Employ Rehabilitated Ex-Offenders

In enacting protections from tort liability for negligent hiring and retention claims for businesses that hire and employ rehabilitated ex-offenders, Ohio joins a handful of other states that are introducing such measures to...more

Georgia School District Not Held Liable for Student's Suicide

This week the US District Court for the Northern District of Georgia ruled in favor of the Murray County School District on their motion for summary judgment in the case of Long v. Murray County School District. The case has...more

Is Chicago’s New Policy Regarding Lawsuits Against Police Effective?

The City of Chicago has changed the way that it handles civil rights lawsuits brought against Chicago police officers, by taking the cases to trial rather than settling them before trial. This new policy has resulted in a...more

Website Accessibility - Once a Technical Advantage, Now a Point of Vulnerability for Retailers

If your company has a website, you may receive a letter claiming that your site is not accessible to users who are visually impaired. Several advocacy groups are now actively searching for ?noncompliant? websites, hoping to...more

STJ - Recurso Especial n. 872.630 - RJ

Excesso de Prisão preventiva e indenização

Decisão do Superior Tribunal de Justiça que reconheceu ao réu o direito à indenização por danos morais, decorrentes da ilegalidade da prisão preventiva, seja porque após...more

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