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On March 16, 2016 By William Roberts March 15, 2016
The Seattle City Council recently passed a law that allows for-hire drivers (that are classified as independent contractors by Uber and Lyft) to form unions. This ordinance ended up triggering the U.S. Chamber of Commerce (“Chamber”) to file a lawsuit against the city of Seattle because of the potential effects it could have [...]Continue Reading →
As an increasing number of employees use social media like Facebook and Twitter to communicate with their coworkers, the NLRB has recently issued a series of rulings and advisories that seek to protect employee rights in a social media context. Employers often seek to discourage employees from posting comments that reflect negatively on [...]Continue Reading →
On March 19, 2011 By Andrew Harline March 18, 2011
On March 4, 2011 By Edwin Chadwick March 3, 2011
As the collective bargaining agreement (CBA) between the National Football League (NFL) and the National Football League Players Association (NFLPA) expires today and the two sides continue to maneuver in anticipation of a lockout, the owners now will likely have to go to the mattresses with a slightly smaller war chest. And by slightly, I [...]Continue Reading →
In the news . . .
Another professional athlete Twitter violation, but this one viewed as lacking merit.
Following death of Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver Chris Henry, teammate Chad Ochocinco decides not to [...]Continue Reading →
On August 26, 2009 By Brian Van Wyk July 24, 2010
According to EdibleApple, former Palm CEO recently claimed that in a 2007 meeting, Apple’s Steve Jobs proposed an unusual hiring freeze. The freeze would have prevented either company from hiring the other’s former employees.
Apple apparently wanted the agreement to prevent former employees from taking too much when they left. However, Apple wanted [...]Continue Reading →
Screen Actors Guild Requests Federal Mediation in Dispute with Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers
On October 22, 2008 By JETLaw October 22, 2008
It’s been almost four months since the Screen Actors Guild’s (SAG) TV/Theatrical contract with the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers (AMPTP) expired. Despite forty-four days of negotiating, the two organizations have been unable to reach a new agreement. Talks between the organizations halted June 30, 2008, when Hollywood studios [...]Continue Reading →
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