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Crime, corruption & other misdeeds
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • June 6 2012

A federal judge in New Jersey sentenced James J. Kearney Jr., the former secretary-treasurer of the Bridge, Structural, Ornamental and Reinforcing Iron Workers Union Local 45, to 30 months in prison for stealing $561,366 from the union over a period of two years for his personal use


NLRB expedited election rules struck down
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • June 6 2012

The U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia held that the recent changes to the National Labor relations Board's (NLRB or Board) representation case rules are invalid and unenforceable because the Board failed to assemble a quorum for its final vote of the changes


Administrative, court & other decisions
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • July 6 2012

The National Mediation Board denied an election interference complaint from the Teamsters against the IAM and United Continental Holdings Inc


Crime, corruption & other misdeeds
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • July 6 2012

Former president of the Cincinnati Organized and Dedicated Employees union, Diana Frey, was sentenced to 51 months in prison for stealing more than $757,000 from the union she founded


Computer Fraud and Abuse Act
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • June 28 2012

In United States v. Nosal, 676 F.3d 854 (9th Cir. 2012), the Ninth Circuit found that under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (“CFAA”), the phrase “exceeds authorized access” does not extend to violations of employer-imposed use restrictions


Posts on employer’s blog and employee’s Facebook account may make employer liable for retaliation
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • March 18 2013

The U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee recently allowed the retaliation claims of two former employees at Coyote Ugly, a chain


Pennsylvania Superior Court rejects non-compete: rules agreement with existing employee needs additional consideration
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • May 16 2014

On May 13, a Pennsylvania Superior Court held in a case of first impression that non-compete agreements entered into by an existing employee will be


Employee did not violate the Stored Communications Act or Computer Fraud and Abuse Act by permanently deleting information from employer’s computer
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • October 16 2013

Recently, a Washington court dismissed an employer's claims under the Stored Communications Act (SCA) and Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA


Company agrees to pay $300,000 to resolve SEC charge over employee data breach
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • June 13 2013

Proxy advisor, Institutional Shareholder Services Inc. (ISS), recently agreed to pay a $300,000 fine arising out of a data breach after an SEC


U.S. Supreme Court adopts narrow definition of Title VII “supervisor”
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • June 24 2013

In a decision that narrows the ability of plaintiffs to pursue "supervisor" harassment claims, the Supreme Court held that an employee is a