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|Understanding The NLRB’s Latest Guidance on Social Media Policies|
Brandon V. Dhande; Troutman Sanders LLP;
September 7, 2012, previously published on September 5, 2012In May 2012, the National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB” or “the Board”) issued a third round of guidance concerning employer social media policies. Over the past few years, the NLRB has taken the position that “overbroad” social media policies unreasonably and...
|Supreme Court Upholds the Health Care Law: Upcoming Deadlines and Issues Employers Now Face|
Jeanne E. Floyd, James "Jim" M. McCabe, Adam M. Meehan, Evelyn Small Traub; Troutman Sanders LLP;
September 7, 2012, previously published on September 5, 2012Now that the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (“ACA”) has survived its journey through three levels of judicial scrutiny and found its way out on the other side with not much more than some minor lacerations and bruises, employers must start looking to the future, and quickly....
|The DOL’s Step-By-Step Guide To The FMLA|
Ashley Z. Hager, Tashwanda C. Pinchback; Troutman Sanders LLP;
September 7, 2012, previously published on September 5, 2012In an effort to spread the word about the Family and Medical Leave Act ("FMLA"), the Department of Labor ("DOL") has issued a new guide designed to assist employees with understanding and navigating the FMLA. The Employee’s Guide to the Family and Medical Leave Act (the...
|California Court of Appeal Rejects Argument That California Insurance Code Section 520 Trumps Henkel|
Milind Parekh, Daniel Rashtian, Rebecca L. Ross; Troutman Sanders LLP;
September 7, 2012, previously published on September 4, 2012On August 30, in Fluor Corporation v. Hartford Accident and Indemnity Company, G045579, the California Court of Appeal ruled that California Insurance Code Section 520, an obscure provision that was originally enacted as a statute in 1872 and had never previously been addressed in a judicial...
|New NLRB Webpage Promotes Non-Union Workers’ Rights To Act Together|
Kristina N. Klein; Troutman Sanders LLP;
September 7, 2012, previously published on September 5, 2012The National Labor Relations Board ("NLRB") has recently launched a new interactive webpage focusing on the rights of employees - regardless of union membership - to engage in protected activity. Section 7 of the National Labor Relations Act ("NLRA") gives employees the right to...
|Seventh Circuit Emphasizes Limited Scope of the Mend-the-Hold Doctrine|
Eileen King Bower, Christopher H. White; Troutman Sanders LLP;
September 3, 2012, previously published on August 31, 2012Building on the recent precedent established in Ryerson Inc. v. Federal Insurance Co., the Seventh Circuit again limited the application of the mend-the-hold doctrine in the context of an insurance-coverage dispute.
|Closing the Gap - Use of Contingent Value Rights as a Tool to Get Deals Done|
Troutman Sanders LLP;
August 29, 2012, previously published on August 28, 2012While there has been an increase in bank M&A activity over the past year as the economy and real estate markets continue to improve, the slow pace of the recovery and uncertainty in the real estate market continue to make M&A deals difficult. Disagreement over expected loan portfolio performance...
|Negotiating and Exercising Rights of First Refusal|
Daniel N. Anziska, Sonia Kaur Bain, Clara W. Mak, Kevin P. Wallace; Troutman Sanders LLP;
August 29, 2012, previously published on August 27, 2012Including a Right of First Refusal (ROFR) provision in a lease or other real estate contract is significant since a holder of such ROFR has essentially locked in a future right to exercise an option to purchase the property and, thus, protect its investment in the real estate, including all...
|New United States Coast Guard Regulations Affecting Commercial Fishing Industry Take Effect October 16, 2012|
B. Jason Barlow, John E. Holloway, David H. Sump; Troutman Sanders LLP;
August 29, 2012, previously published on August 27, 2012Beginning October 16, 2012, all commercial fishing, fish tender and fish processing vessels operating or transiting more than three nautical miles offshore must demonstrate compliance with existing fishing industry vessel regulations by a mandatory safety inspection. Failure to comply can subject...
|FCRA: Second Largest Civil Penalty Obtained By the FTC A against Background Screener|
David N. Anthony, Virginia Bell Flynn, Alan D. Wingfield; Troutman Sanders LLP;
August 28, 2012, previously published on August 24, 2012HireRight Solutions, Inc., an employment background screening firm that provides consumer reports to companies nationwide, will pay $2.6 million to settle Federal Trade Commission (FTC) charges that it violated the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA).