$15M For “Passing Around” An Article, And No Insurance Coverage

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An investment advisory firm that subscribed to a trade publication found its articles so useful it “passed them around,” rather than purchasing subscriptions for everyone […]

Will Insurance Cover Companies That Facilitate Employee Abortion Travel?

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In states that have banned or sharply restricted abortion since the Supreme Court’s Dobbs decision, many companies have said they will help employees who want […]

When A Corporate Officer Can Be Personally Liable For Unpaid Wages

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An appellate court in California has held that a corporate officer, in this case a woman who was both CEO and CFO of a company […]

Not Guilty: Juries Acquit in First Criminal Antitrust No-Poaching and Wage-Fixing Trials

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The Antitrust Division’s quest to bring criminal antitrust cases involving the labor market has resulted in two recent losses. These were the first criminal antitrust […]

Is This The End Of “Captive Audience” Anti-Union Meetings?

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The General Counsel of the National Labor Relations Board has issued a memo to NLRB field offices, announcing she will soon ask the NLRB board […]

Weed at Work

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The labyrinth of medical and adult-use marijuana laws continues to expand across the United States. At present, 18 states have adult-use programs and 37 states […]

Workers Comp Tradeoffs, and a Kentucky Class Action

In an article in Workers Compensation News, Florida Judge David Langham discusses the tradeoffs when workers who are injured on the job are limited to […]

Workplace Drug Use At 20-Year High

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The rate of positive workplace drug tests is higher than it’s been in 20 years, according to a study from Quest Diagnostics. The study looked […]

In-House Legal At Google Touched All The Bases, But Still Lost On A Privilege Claim

When it hired a consulting firm to get advice on fending off unions, Google’s in-house legal department was careful when it wrote the retention letter, […]

Employers Fear Never-Ending Liability Chain From Take-Home Covid Lawsuits

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A California appeals court has allowed a wrongful death lawsuit to proceed against an employer in a case where the deceased was not an employee, […]