Category Archives: Legal Issues

Lessons from Mad Men #1

Ok, so I am a recent addict of the hit show Mad Men and love it.  Although, as an employment attorney I often watch with a gurgling stomach as I am bombarded with non-stop drinking and sexist, racist, homophobic language … Continue reading

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More Clarification (ahem) from the NLRB on Social Media Policies

Well, on May 30, the NLRB has issued its third memo on social media and other workplace policies. I think the Board believes it’s trying to help employers understand what policy language they find unlawful that infringed on employee Section … Continue reading

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Social Media Policy Headaches

Yesterday, I delivered a webinar on Social Medial Policies and the NLRB.  To be quite frank, this is a crazy area for employers right now. As most of you know, the NLRB has been getting a lot of press these … Continue reading

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Yikes! 2d Circuit Finds Title VII Does Not Protect Internal Investigators

Every internal HR investigator’s nightmare came true for HR Director Karlean Grey-Allen when she was allegedly fired in retaliation for investigating a receptionist’s allegations of harassment against the company’s vice-president (who happened to be married to the president of the … Continue reading

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