Professor Yamada, founder of the New Workplace Institute at Suffolk Law, discusses his plans for the Institute, the work he’s doing to address workplace bullying, and opportunities for Suffolk law students and alumni to become involved. Professor Yamada’s blog, Minding the Workplace, can be read at Newworkplace.wordpress.com.
Suffolk Law Professor Marc Greenbaum continues his discussion of the NFL labor dispute in light of its recent conclusion.
The downturn in the economy has rattled law firms nationally and internationally, leaving many firms to pick up the pieces. On The Landy Law Letter, host John L. Torvi, from the Herbert H. Landy Insurance Agency of Needham, Massachusetts welcomes Attorney Charles H. Kaplan, a partner in Sedgwick LLP’s New York office, to take a look at the current issues law firms are facing when it comes to labor and employment. John and Charlie discuss the latest business trends in how law firms and attorneys are dealing with the realities of downsizing, employment practices and retirement and what a law firm can do to stay ahead of the game regarding employment practice problems, downsizing or staff cuts.
Professor Marc Greenbaum, who teaches Labor and Employment Law at Suffolk, continues his discussion of the NFL labor dispute in this podcast.
The National Football League (NFL) ordered a lockout on March 12th, after negotiations between the league and the players’ union collapsed. Attorney and co-host J. Craig Williams welcomes legal analyst for Sport Illustrated, Professor Michael McCann of The Vermont Law School and attorney, blogger, author and radio host, Clay Travis, to get an in-depth look at the NFL lockout. Mike and Clay discuss the circumstances that led up to the lockout, recent developments and how long this battle between owners and players could go on.
Professor Marc Greenbaum, who teaches labor and employment law at Suffolk University Law School, discusses the recent Supreme Court decision in Thompson v. North American Stainless in this podcast. Learn more about Professor Greenbaum.
Professor Marc Greenbaum, who teaches labor law at Suffolk University Law School, discusses the recent Supreme Court decision pertaining to medical residents being classified as employees or students in Mayo Foundation v. United States in this podcast.
Recently, President Obama appointed two union lawyers, Craig Becker and Mark Pearce to the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) creating a labor law controversy. Some say that the addition of Becker and Pearce will restore balance, while others, like business groups, fear their influence on the board will cater to unions on big issues. Co-host and Attorney Bob Ambrogi welcomes Nancy Schiffer, Associate General Counsel with the American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations, (AFL-CIO) and Attorney Charles I. Cohen, senior counsel in Morgan Lewis & Bockius’ Labor and Employment Practice, to get their reaction to the recess appointments of Becker and Pearce to the NLRB.
Effective October 26, 2009, amended New York Labor Law: Section 195 will require employers to provide written notification to their employees, at the time of hiring, of their rate of pay and obtain a written acknowledgment from each employee of the receipt of this written notice. Co-host, Attorney J. Craig Williams welcomes Attorney Charles H. Kaplan, Partner in the NY office of Sedgwick, Detert, Moran & Arnold LLP and Barbara S. Mehlsack, Esq., Partner in the New York firm of Gorlick Kravitz & Listhaus, P.C. to get two perspectives on amended New York Labor Law: Section 195, compliance and what this newly amended law means for New York employers as well as their employees.