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NLRB Acting General Counsel’s appointment held invalid
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • August 22 2013

We previously advised you about the ongoing controversy regarding President Obama's recess appointments to the NLRB. A similar issue has now arisen


Administrative, court & other decisions
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • March 6 2013

The United States Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit decided to hold in abeyance a challenge to the NLRB's issuance of changes to its


Employer not liable for terminating employee after Facebook message
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • November 19 2012

An Ohio court recently ruled that an employee's termination did not fall within the public policy exception to the employment-at-will doctrine and dismissed the employee's claims against the employer


Employer may be liable for accessing employee’s LinkedIn account
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • October 16 2012

A Pennsylvania court recently found that a plaintiff who alleged her employer unlawfully took control of her LinkedIn account could not proceed on claims under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act and the Lanham Act, although the court did find that the former employee could proceed on her state law claims for invasion of privacy, identity theft, conversion, and tortuous interference


Federal court finds plaintiff states valid claims against ex-employer that hacked LinkedIn account, but fails to award damages
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • April 2 2013

The Eastern District of Pennsylvania recently ruled that an employee properly pled several state law causes of action against her previous employer


Dodd-Frank Act whistleblower claims must be answered
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • November 4 2013

On October 25th, a U.S. District Court held that a Dodd-Frank Act whistleblower complaint adequately stated a claim. Plaintiff alleges he was


Administrative, court & other decisions
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • March 29 2013

The National Labor Relation Board's ("NLRB"or "Board") Division of Advice issued a memorandum to the Seattle regional office, concluding that Boeing


Sarbanes-Oxley protects employee who implicates supervisor
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • May 6 2013

On May 1st, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York addressed an issue of first impression under the whistleblower provisions


UPMC’s email messaging, and social media policies recently found to violate NLRA
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • May 13 2013

An administrative law judge in Pittsburgh recently struck down an employer's email, e-messaging, and social media employment policies as


Court approves settlement of claim that employer unlawfully used criminal background reports
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • June 19 2013

An Ohio court recently approved a settlement between Midwest Logistic Systems, Ltd. and a plaintiff who brought a class action suit alleging that