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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


Administrative, court & other decisions - April 2014
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • May 7 2014

The NLRB issued a one-paragraph order that it will review a regional director's finding that Northwestern University's grant-in-aid football


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


$4 million settlement in Dollar General background check class action tentatively approved
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • November 12 2014

A Virginia court has tentatively approved a proposed settlement between retailer Dollar General and a nationwide class of job applicants. The


U.S. Supreme Court holds that severance pay is generally subject to FICA, but sub payments remain exempt for the time being
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • March 27 2014

Earlier this week, the U.S. Supreme Court held unanimously in favor of the IRS, ruling in United States v. Quality Stores, Inc. that severance


Restrictive covenants in stock award agreements: important lessons for employees who receive stock awards
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • May 15 2014

As I promised on Monday, today I blog on a few of the lessons learned for employees who receive stock awards from Newell Rubbermaid v. Storm (Del. Ch


Third Circuit finds recess appointment of NLRB member invalid
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • June 7 2013

A second U.S. Court of Appeals has ruled that recess appointments of National Labor Relations Board ("NLRB" or "Board") members were unconstitutional


Administrative, court & other decisions
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • November 30 2014

The NLRB ruled that ConAgra Foods Inc. violated the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) for reprimanding an employee for discussing union activities


Administrative, court & other decisions
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • January 8 2015

A divided NLRB ruled that employees have a presumptive statutory right to use their employers' email systems for non-business purposes, including


What 2014’s government enforcement says for 2015
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • December 17 2014

The article outlines key developments in white collar criminal enforcement in 2014 and explains what these developments tell us about government