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Yahoo’s New Parental Leave Policy Raises Some Interesting FMLA Questions
Ann Curry’s Departure from the Today Show Presents a Number of Lessons for Employers
Businessweek Reporter: BigLaw Is "Crash Landing"
[Legal Perspective] When Is It NOT Okay to Delete Your Social Media Account?
D.C. Court Wreaks Havoc on NLRB Pro-Worker Cases
Can You Be Fired for a Tattoo?
President Obama Appoints Three Members to NLRB, but Will They Be Confirmed?
Social Media Law Report - Who Owns Your LinkedIn Account, FTC Guidance on Social Ads, More...
Your Employer Doesn’t Own Your LinkedIn Account, and They Shouldn’t Try To
What You Need to Know About New Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez
Study Reveals Alarming Statistics On Theft and Employee Misuse of Company Data
As Expected, Noel Canning v. NLRB Headed to the Supreme Court
Marijuana in the Workplace
5 Risks of Telecommuting (And How Employers Should Handle Them)
Two Key Elements Every Social Media Policy Should Include
Corporate Law Report: Global HR, Textual Harassment, Working Interviews, and Other Workplace Issues
As Supreme Court Defines “Clothes,” Biggest Impact Will Be on Judiciary’s Deference to DOL
How to Handle Illegal Interview Questions
Corporate Law Report: Workplace Romances, FMLA Changes, California Tax News, and More
Do 'Love Contracts' Ease the Risks of Office Relationships?
Jacob was in love with Rachel, but he had a problem. What could he offer Rachel’s father Laban for her hand? Not having much, he offered to work for seven years. Laban seemed to find this acceptable, but when the seven years...more
Earlier this month, a federal court in Philadelphia heard arguments about concussions in the National Football League (NFL). More than 4,100 plaintiffs, who are part of 222 consolidated lawsuits, are at the beginning of the...more
The (Gold) Gloves Are Off -
Cincinnati Reds second baseman Brandon Phillips has a lot to say. He's well-known for being outspoken, and he's a prolific tweeter on his @DatDudeBP account, which boasts over 650,000...more
This decision, Sniezek v. Kansas City Chiefs Football Club, underlines the importance of observing the contractual nature of an agreement to arbitrate. It is also another case which warns of the dangers of an employer: a)...more
In This Issue:
- Spotlight On Outsourcing Boeing Scrambles As Toyota Triumphs
- Labor Unions Seek To Stop The Bleeding
- Threat Management
- Handicapping The Tech Brand Wars
- Athlete Endorsers...more
For those of you who were losing sleep over the allegation that “Storage Wars” is fake, you can now rest easy: one month after former cast member, David Hester, claimed that portions of the show were fake and scripted as part...more
After 113 days, the NHL lockout ended with the NHL and its players association reporting that they have reached a tentative deal. Although they say that a lot of i's need to be dotted and t's need to be crossed, it looks as...more
Originally published in the December 2012 issue of The HR Specialist.
With the year-end holidays fast approaching, many businesses are in the midst of assessing their 2012 performance and planning for 2013. If those...more
Although some fans of the NFL may think it happened too late to save their team’s season, the membership of the NFL Referees Association is back at work after the National Football League and the union of its officials...more
At a press conference later today, legendary UConn Basketball Coach Jim Calhoun is expected to announce his retirement. He has been such a fixture in this state, not only for basketball, but for his charitable work, that...more
Usually, a negligent misrepresentation case from the Minnesota Supreme Court would fall a bit outside my usual purview for blogging. But as a lifelong Kentucky basketball fan, how could I resist commenting on Williams v....more
A California appellate court recently rejected an attempt by Desperate Housewives star, Nicollette Sheridan, to sue for wrongful termination in violation of public policy when Touchstone failed to renew her contract past...more
If you are among the throngs of Desperate Housewives fans, you may recall when Wisteria Lane’s Edie Williams, played by actress Nicollette Sheridan, tragically died of electrocution following a car accident during the show’s...more
A former employee cannot state a claim for wrongful termination in violation of public policy where an employer decides not to exercise an option to renew an employment contract. (Touchstone Television Productions v. The...more
Football is a violent game, and many of the warriors who play it professionally find their careers cut short by brutal injuries. Even those players who are able to complete an entire career without incident may find...more
The former manager of the Philadelphia Union, the city’s Major League Soccer team, has filed suit, claiming his ex-employer must pay him for the next two and a half years even though he’s been fired....more
The Ontario Court of Appeal has held that an employee who found a new job after two weeks was entitled to the full six months’ pay in lieu of notice under his written employment contract because the principle of “mitigation”...more
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Benay v. Warner Bros. Entertainment, Inc.
Benay v. Warner Bros. Entertainment, Inc., USDC Central District of California, February 14, 2012
District court grants...more
In the realm of examining whether non-compete provisions should be used in particular professions, this article by Clay Travis asks an interesting question: why don’t college football coaches have non-competes? It is a timely...more
The end of the collective bargaining agreement between a professional sports league and the players association that represents the athletes triggers a series of dominos: The players go on strike, the league implements a...more
Originally published in September 12, 2011 edition of the NEW YORK LAW JOURNAL © 2011 ALM Media Properties, LLC.
As part of day-to-day operations, companies regularly enter into intellectual property assignment or “work...more
The current collective bargaining agreements between the advertising industry and unions for performers who appear in commercials -- the Screen Actors Guild and the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists – are...more
Uit diverse media viel onlangs op te maken dat de transfer van Bas Dost van Heerenveen naar Ajax wel degelijk tijdig was rond gekomen.
In dezelfde media was bovendien te lezen dat de mondelinge overeenstemming in de volgende...more
Work for Hire Agreement, Intellectual Property Contract, Intellectual Property Agreement, Hire Agreement, Content Creation protection, Asset Protection Agreement,...more
In this Issue
• The Tiger Effect: The Future of Morals Clauses in Endorsement Agreements 1
• NCAA Bylaw 188.8.131.52-(e): A School’s Worst Vacation 2
• Preparing for the End . . . From the Beginning: Drafting Termination...more
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