David Van Pelt
Traps for the Unwary or Lifesavers for the Unlucky?
The WARN Act contains several affirmative defenses that provide employers with a complete defense to liability under the statute when a company's exigent condition forces an immediate cessation of operations. This article identifies the key features (including the benefits and drawbacks) of each.
Robert G. Brody and Alexander Friedman
This article provides critical background on DOJ policy and practice, and highlights some of the steps corporate counsel can take during leniency or plea negotiations to secure non-prosecution protection for the company's employees as part of any antitrust corporate disposition.
Jeffrey S. Klein and Nicholas J. Pappas
This article reviews recent developments in the law governing employer inquiries into and reliance on the compensation history of prospective employees — and analyze the New York City ordinance within this greater context.
Columns & Departments
The latest test of whether part of the Civil Rights Act can be read to bar workplace discrimination because of sexual orientation proved complicated on Jan. 20 a the Second Circuit. Here's a look at the case.