Court gets the joke: Twitter “threat” didn’t violate NLRA

I still think an emoji would have helped. A couple of years ago, I posted about a decision from an administrative law judge who found that Ben Domenech, co-founder and Executive Officer of FDRLST Media, LLC, and publisher of the libertarian webzine The Federalist, had...

New York City Mayor Signs Amended Salary Disclosure Bill Into Law

Employers can breathe a sigh of relief … for now. On May 12, 2022, New York City Mayor Eric Adams signed Introduction Number (Int. No.) 134-A into law, just days before the current salary disclosure law was set to take effect. New York City’s salary disclosure law...

ABCs of Employment Law: Retaliation

NOTE FROM ROBIN: In March, I began a series of very basic explanations of the federal laws that govern the workplace. The first installment covered discrimination in general, and the second installment covered religious accommodation. Subsequent posts will get into...

Weed policy options for multi-state employers — are there any?

You bet! As we all know, a growing number of states have legalized marijuana use to varying degrees. In some states, medical marijuana is permitted, but not recreational. In some states, anything goes. In some states, including New Jersey and New York,...

Is this lawsuit crazy smart, or just crazy?

Are customers who use self-checkout entitled to be paid for it? NOTE FROM ROBIN: At least one California lawyer thinks so. He recently filed a lawsuit contending that his client, a supermarket customer, and other California customers of the same supermarket chain, are...

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