Ninth Circuit Provides Guidance on First Amendment Protections Afforded Controversial Public Safety Social Media Posts

The phenomenon that is social media is not new nor novel in today’s society. Yet social media’s impact on speech and its overlap with the First Amendment continues to evolve and present the American legal system with unique challenges and fact patterns that are separate and unique from more historical speech matters, particularly in the context of an individual’s employment. Read More »

Make-Whole Remedy Includes “Direct and Foreseeable” Financial Losses in Addition to Back Pay

On December 13, the National Labor Relations Board expanded the available remedies for unfair labor practices (ULP) based on discrimination or retaliation. The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local 1269, filed a ULP against Thryv, Inc., over the imposition of layoffs without providing requested information and satisfying its bargaining obligations. Read More »