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Social Media At Work - What's Allowed and What Isn't? PODCAST - Inside Law
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
Major Tax Reform Proposal Starts to Take Shape -
This week, the Maine media reported that Senator Woodbury is leading a bipartisan effort to draft a major tax reform proposal. This proposal will likely propose changes...more
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has released +Revenue Procedure 2013-18 (+2013-8 I.R.B. 503, superseding Revenue Procedure 2011-62, 2011-52 I.R.B. 1032, dated December 27, 2011 (reprinted as Publication 1141, Revised...more
President Obama's re-election, a newly active NLRB, and important decisions pending before the Supreme Court promise to make 2013 an interesting year in labor and employment law – domestically and internationally. Here is a...more
Communications Law: The Relentless Pursuit of Broadband Competition -
As the Obama administration enters its second term, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC or Commission) is one of many federal agencies likely...more
Employment lawyers anticipate that employers’ social media policies and their use of independent contractors will be hot button issues in the New Year, much like they were in 2012...
In Sorock v. Illinois State Board of Elections, in a case of first impression, the Appellate Court held that a self-employed web designer’s creation of a website for a political committee supporting a tax rate increase for a...more
In This Issue:
- Tax Law: Important Tax Developments From the First Quarter of 2012...Page 1
- Alert for Trademark Owners: Trademark Monitoring and Registration Scams...Page 2
- Excerpt from Important Tax...more
Last Friday, February 17, 2012, the House and Senate finalized and passed H.R. 3630, the Middle Class Tax Relief and Job Creation Act (the Act), which President Obama signed this week without fanfare. The law extends certain...more
The Internal Revenue Service has announced a new Voluntary Classification Settlement Program (VCSP). The program provides partial relief from federal employment taxes for eligible employers that agree to prospectively treat...more
Venable attorneys produce periodic alerts and newsletters covering a variety of topics and practice areas. For your convenience, we have assembled below a collection of the latest alerts and newsletters from August 2011. To...more
Venable attorneys produce periodic alerts and newsletters covering a variety of topics and practice areas. For your convenience, we have assembled below a collection of the latest alerts and newsletters from March 2011. To...more
*Brief Summary of How Organizations Are Leveraging On-line Social Media
– What is On-line Social Media
– Current Trends/Potential Benefits from Using Social Media
*Legal Issues – “Similar Issues, New...more
Social Media “Enjoy the Buzz but Don’t Get Stung”
Great opportunity but not without risk
Not just the Wild West out there
–Federal Trade Commission rules on endorsements and testimonials
–National Labor Relations...more
In a pair of recently issued decisions, the National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB or “the Board”) adopted two new remedial policies. Now, interest on all NLRB monetary awards will be compounded on a daily basis, rather than a...more
In This Issue:
Advertising & Marketing and Energy: FTC Proposes Revised Green Marketing Guides; Advertising and Marketing Litigation: U.S. Trade Representative Seeks Public Comment For List of Markets Notorious for...more
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