On A “Need to Know” Basis

By Alyssa Levy Can you get sued for defamation because you conduct an internal investigation?  It depends on who you tell and what you say. In Warren v. Federal National Mortgage Assoc., a Texas court ruled in favor of the employer on a former employee’s defamation claim, based, in part, on the employer’s qualified immunity […]

NLRB Serves Up An Epic Ruling For Employers

By Patrick Scully In its first significant decision applying the Supreme Court’s holding in Epic Systems v. NLRB, 584 U.S. ____, 138 S.Ct. 1612 (2018), the National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB” or “Board”) ruled that a restaurant owner lawfully compelled its employees to sign a revised mandatory arbitration agreement.  The employer, an operator of Latin-themed […]