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Paula Lopez, April 2, 2014. Employers are not blind to employees’ use of social media in and out of the workplace and they have a business interest in protecting confidential information,...

Megan J. Muoio, March 26, 2014 On Tuesday, March 25, 2014, the United States Supreme Court heard oral arguments in one of the most anticipated cases of the 2013-2014 Term –...

Paula Lopez, March 6, 2014. On February 26, 2014, in an effort spearheaded by Mayor Bill DiBlasio, the New York City Council passed significant amendments to the Earned Sick Time Act...

Megan J. Muoio, February 26, 2014. On February 21, 2014, the United Automobile, Aerospace and Agricultural Implement Workers of America (UAW) filed objections with the National Labor Relations Board regarding the...

Diana Uhimov, February 12, 2014. After an eight-year battle, Google recently prevailed in a copyright infringement case brought against it by the Authors Guild, in Authors Guild v. Google. Second Circuit Court of Appeals Judge...

Megan J. Muoio, January 29, 2014. On January 21, 2014, the Supreme Court heard oral arguments in Harris v. Quinn, a case that could have an impact on the future of...

Nicholas Fortuna, January 22, 2014. Arbitration Favored Over Class/Collective Action Mandatory arbitration agreements in the employment setting gathered steam this year. The U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in American Express Co. v....

Paula Lopez, January 2, 2014. After cautiously avoiding a ruling on the issue of the legality of state bans on same-sex marriage it is increasingly likely that the U.S. Supreme Court...

Nicholas Fortuna, January 2, 2014. In the last three weeks, two federal judges differed widely on the constitutionality and effectiveness of the National Security Agency program that collects data on virtually...

Paula Lopez, November 24, 2013. The Second Circuit has unexpectedly removed Shira Scheindlin, a highly respected district court judge of over 20 years and avid proponent of civil liberties, as presiding judge...