On February 25, 2014, National Labor Relations Board General Counsel Richard F. Griffin issued Memorandum GC 14-01, which provides useful insight into
The National Labor Relations Board recently signaled that it will follow acting general counsel Lafe Solomon’s directives aimed at invalidating broad social media policies.
Employers have always had to grapple with how to respond to an employee's questionable off-duty conduct.
The jury is not always entitled to learn about the intricacies of the attorney-client privilege when an in-house lawyer is charged with conspiracy, according to an opinion from the 6th Circuit.
On October 27, 2010, the Hartford Regional Office of the National Labor Relations Board ("NLRB") issued a complaint against American Response of Connecticut, Inc. ("AMR"), alleging that the company unlawfully terminated an employee who posted negative remarks about her supervisor on a popular social networking site, Facebook.
In a case underscoring the complexities that companies conducting an internal investigation must navigate, a federal district court in California recently suppressed all statements made by a company’s chief financial officer to outside counsel during the course of the company’s investigation of its stock option granting practices.
On March 17, 2008, in United States v. Cutler, the Second Circuit Court of Appeals overturned the sentences imposed on two business executives -- a CFO and a general counsel -- who were convicted by a jury of involvement in a $100 million fraud scheme.
With all the things that a Connecticut company's in-house counsel has to worry about, being accused of practicing law without a license should not be one of them.