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The Potential Consequences of Participating in a Hate Rally from an Employment Perspective

Posted by Giovanna A. D'Orazio | Aug 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

Like so many others, we were horrified by the images coming out of Charlottesville, Virginia over the weekend. As days go by, we are starting to hear about repercussions for participants in the white supremacist/Nazi rally. Public shaming and loss of employment because of ostensibly “free speech” are two issues we talk about a lot on our blog.

Non-Compete Agreements Under Fire Once Again

Posted by Scott M. Peterson | May 05, 2017 | 0 Comments

According to a recent piece in the New York Times, some 30 million employees in the United States are operating under non-compete agreements.  For those who don't know, employers use non-competes to prevent employees from working for a competitor following their departure from a company.  Non-sol...

Four-Letter Word Laden Facebook Post is Protected by National Labor Relations Act

Posted by Giovanna A. D'Orazio | Apr 25, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Second Circuit federal Court of Appeals (encompassing New York) recently sided with the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) and affirmed the NLRB’s finding that an employee’s explicit Facebook post about his boss was protected union or concerted activity and the employee’s termination for making the post was, therefore, illegal.

Giovanna A. D'Orazio featured in Her Life magazine

Posted by Scott M. Peterson | Mar 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

Giovanna was recently featured in Her Life magazine, a Capital District publication focusing on issues impacting women.  Giovanna was featured in an "Ask the Expert" column, discussing the issue of harassment in the workplace.  Click on the cover to read the article on the Her Life website. 

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