Eli Kantor

Overly Broad Dress Codes Haunt Employers

My article discusses 3 recent NLRB decisions that found Employer Dress Codes to be overly broad and interfering with employee's Section 7 rights to be able to discuss wages, hours and working conditions…more

| Labor & Employment Law

Facebook Privacy Rights at Work

My article discusses a recent U.S. District Court decision in New Jersey,Ehling v. Monmouth -Ocean Hospital Service Corp. which held that an employee's Facebook post made at work, was protected by the Stored Communications Act,…more

| Labor & Employment Law, Privacy, Science, Computers, & Technology

Labor board continues its foray into nonunion workplaces

The National Labor Relations Board has recently been aggressively intruding into nonunion workplaces, striking down overly broad social media policies, at-will employment policies, mandatory arbitration policies, as well as…more

| Labor & Employment Law

Long story short: the NLRB does not "like" Facebook firings

My article analyzes a recent NLRB decision which found that the employer violated Section 8 (a) (1) of the National Labor Relations Act by firing five employees for responding to another employee's criticism of their work…more

| Labor & Employment Law

NLRB's 24 Hour Fitness ruling consistent with precedent

My article discusses a recent NLRB decision, 24 Hour Fitness USA, Inc and Alton J. Sanders, where an NLRB Administrative Law Judge, William J. Schmidt found that 24 Hour Fitness maintained and enforced an unlawful arbitration…more

| Labor & Employment Law

Demanding Confidentiality in the Workplace

My article discusses a recent NLRB case, Banner Health Systems, where the Board found that a blanket confidentiality policy regarding internal investigations violated Section 7 of the National Labor Relations Act. The NLRB has…more

| Law Firm Marketing

NLRB eyes non union workplaces

My article entitled "NLRB eyes non union workplaces" discusses the NLRB's recent intrusion into non union workplaces. The NLRB is already limiting what employers can say in their social media policies. Now it is attempting to…more

| Labor & Employment Law

Finding Balance on Social Media

My article analyzes two recent NLRB decisions regarding Workplace Social Media Policies, It argues that: Employers need to strike a balance by expressly forbidding harassing and discriminatory behavior in their policies, while…more

| Labor & Employment Law

Executive order: Dream Act or nightmare?

My article discusses the ramifications of President Obama's recent Executive Order allowing certain undocumented immigrants, who would have qualified for the Dream Act, which Congress has refused to pass for several years, to…more

| Immigration Law

Computers Don't Sue For Overtime Pay...Yet

With the coming of Watson—I.B.M.’s new synthetic Jeopardy! contestant—jobs that require discretion and independent judgment may become a relic of the pre-digital age. This forecast may only exacerbate the…more

| Labor & Employment Law, Science, Computers, & Technology

Your Workplace Computer Is A Lonely Public Roadway

According to the third district appellate court in Holmes v. Petrovich, 2011 DJDAR 671, your office privacy is a lonely public roadway. And where the limits are clearly posted, you had better obey—no matter what kind of…more

| Labor & Employment Law, Professional Malpractice, Science, Computers, &...

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