In the era of social media and mobile technology, productivity at work can be a bit of a concern. But what if you, as an employer, gave employees time to specifically mess around on their smartphones? Ingrid Ponce relays that it might be a good idea . Total posts on the LexBlog Network today: 162…. Continue Reading
With summer here, it feels like now is the time to get your travel in and capitalize on those PTO days before the weather turns. However, if you’re looking to travel internationally—and don’t already have a passport—you may have some problems. Alka Bahal has the details today. Total posts on the LexBlog Network: 180. How… Continue Reading
What if you got paid in Bitcoin? I’d guess, for most of you—it’d be pretty annoying. But around the globe, there are actually people who would prefer it. Caroline Donelan of DLA Piper discusses the prospect today on The Labor Dish. Total posts on the LexBlog Network today: 181. Going Paperless? Legal Guidelines & Tips… Continue Reading
Big news for NBA fans as a Los Angeles judge ruled that Donald Sterling must hand over the Clippers. In other important news, Greenberg Traurig’s pro bono lawyers are providing counsel to undocumented migrant children, and shareholders Bill Silverman and Caroline Heller spoke about why representing children is important for due process. Total posts on… Continue Reading
TGIF! It seems like pregnant women at work has been the topic of the week with the EEOC issuing new guidance on pregnancy discrimination. That kicks off today’s Top 10. Total posts on the LexBlog Network today: 180.
LexBlog Network bloggers are still going strong in commenting about the Halbig v. Burwell and the King v. Burwell decisions, and what they means for the future of the Affordable Care Act. Total posts on the LexBlog Network today: 160.
What if you were only permitted six minutes per day for bathroom breaks? Or really, what if you were timed at all? I’d imagine it wouldn’t go over well, and it isn’t with a company in Chicago, as Andrew Rodman explains. Total posts on the LexBlog Network today: 209. BitLicense: The Death of Pseudonymity? –… Continue Reading
In the big news of the day, the Affordable Care Act has taken a major hit. It isn’t on some of the entertaining issues we’ve seen weighed, but instead has to do with tax subsidies to federal exchanges. Lee Beck has your breakdown. Total posts on the LexBlog Network today: 209. Two Months to Amend… Continue Reading
When it comes to employment law issues, if Congress isn’t willing to act, the President will take action to step in—he did it with minimum wage, and now we have a new executive order banning LGBT discrimination by government contractors. That and more in today’s Top 10. Total posts on the LexBlog Network today: 187…. Continue Reading
It’s a rule: I haven’t read enough on a big employment law subject until I get Robin Shea’s Friday column on it, and this week she provides a full breakdown of the EEOC’s pregnancy discrimination guidance. Also Mark Dombroff writes on the lessons learns from Malaysia Airlines between the airline’s two recent tragedies. Total posts… Continue Reading
It’s another bright and sunny day in Seattle, and it’s time to get out of the office and go enjoy it. In today’s Top 10, we have two interesting posts offering up commentary on auto accidents and the laws surrounding them. Also, Randy Michels writes on Livestrong’s branding post-Lance Armstrong. Total posts on the LexBlog… Continue Reading
You know, you can get fired for a lot of legal things: swearing, yelling, being drunk, wearing shorts and sandals—the list goes on. So it shouldn’t be surprising then that you can get fired for smoking marijuana in states where it’s legal. And yet, it still is for some. Rebecca Millican writes on the issue… Continue Reading
Tonight’s the All-Star Game, and Felix is starting—so it’s about time to get out of here and head to the pub. In Today’s Top 10, David Evans writes on Apple and Amazon involved in potential price-fixing, Ken Grady asks if doctors are different from lawyers and Jason Shinn explains why he blogs. Total posts on… Continue Reading
Facebook just can’t win. When they share data with the government, people get mad—and when they don’t, or have reservations, people get mad too. Travis Crabtree has an interesting post on this matter today. All, be sure to check out Dan Schwartz’s post as well. Total posts on the LexBlog Network today: 160. Employee Calls… Continue Reading
It’s Friday afternoon and Felix Hernandez is pitching against Jeff Samarzija here in Seattle, so I’m about ready to head down to the ballpark. Before doing so, roll through today’s Top 10. Max Kennerly shares thoughts on how to become better at the practice of law, Jay O’Keeffe asks an interesting question about legal research… Continue Reading