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Friday, January 04, 2008

Week In Review (January 4, 2008)

Most Popular Federal Law Article

[url=“http://www.elinfonet.com/headcount.php?ID=12176”>Board Decision Finds Employer’s E-Mail Policy Valid But Discriminatory Enforcement Issues Remain Unclear.</A>
In a decision that warrants careful consideration by employers, a three/two majority of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) recently held that an employer did not violate the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) by maintaining an e-mail policy that prohibited employees from using its e-mail system to send “non-job-related solicitations.” See Guard Publishing Co., 351 NLRB No. 70 (Dec. 16, 2007, released Dec. 21, 2007).
Located On: Ford & Harrison LLP

Most Popular State Law Article

<a >Illinois Delays Enforcement of State Law Prohibiting E-Verify Participation.</A>
Department of Homeland Security (“DHS”) Secretary Michael Chertoff has announced that the State of Illinois has agreed not to enforce a statute that “effectively forbids Illinois employers from enrolling in the department’s E-Verify system.” Illinois, therefore, will not enforce the statute, which was to become effective on January 1, 2008, until a lawsuit brought by DHS is resolved.
Located On: Jackson Lewis LLP

Most Popular Headlines

<a TARGET=“_blank”]Six tips to managing workplace conflict[/url]
CNN - January 02, 2008

Posted by Patrick Della Valle on 01/04 at 10:07 AM
Week in Review