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Employers must allow employees to use employer owned and operated email systems for union organizing

  • Vorys Sater Seymour and Pease LLP
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  • USA
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  • December 12 2014

Since 2007, as a result of the NLRB’s Register Guard decision, an employer could lawfully limit the use of its email system by employees for certain

How to remove private or embarrassing photos from Facebook, Twitter and Instagram

  • Vorys Sater Seymour and Pease LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 12 2014

People today love sharing photographs of themselves and their whereabouts. And today's technology makes it so easy. While there are numerous websites

Senate confirms new NLRB member

  • Vorys Sater Seymour and Pease LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • December 11 2014

Earlier this week, the U.S. Senate confirmed Lauren McGarity McFerran (D) to take the place of Member Schiffer (D), whose term expires next week. As

When is talk about unions lawfully prohibited by a no-solicitation policy?

  • Vorys Sater Seymour and Pease LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 10 2014

Many employers maintain a policy prohibiting solicitation and distribution. Under long-standing law, these policies, if correctly drafted, can

U.S. Supreme Court hears arguments in threatening Facebook ‘rap lyrics’ case

  • Vorys Sater Seymour and Pease LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • December 10 2014

The United States Supreme Court recently heard arguments in a case concerning threatening “rap lyrics” posted to Facebook. The Supreme Court’s ruling

The wait is over: U.S. Supreme Court unanimously holds that waiting in line for security checks is not compensable

  • Vorys Sater Seymour and Pease LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • December 9 2014

As we reported in October, the case of Integrity Staffing Solutions, Inc. v. Busk, U.S. No. 13-433, has been closely watched by companies that screen

It’s final: the Department of Labor’s Final Rule on LGBT protections in federal contracts

  • Vorys Sater Seymour and Pease LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • December 8 2014

Eighteen states and the District of Columbia currently protect lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender employees (LGBT). In July 2014, President Obama

Department of Justice announces third straight year of record-breaking False Claims Act recoveries

  • Vorys Sater Seymour and Pease LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 5 2014

According to a recent Department of Justice press release regarding annual False Claims Act (FCA) recoveries, FCA recoveries continue to skyrocket

Pros and cons: use of independent contractors in the oil and gas industry

  • Vorys Sater Seymour and Pease LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • December 4 2014

The use of independent contractors in the oil and gas industry is typical and its advantages are obvious. However, decisions about when and how to

Expanding Title VII: sexual orientation, gender identity and transgender discrimination

  • Vorys Sater Seymour and Pease LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • December 3 2014

Led by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), federal agencies are beginning to focus on sexual orientation, gender identity and