Most Big Law partners would probably hesitate to file a lawsuit or pursue a dispute in arbitration against their firms. After all, it’s likely to present that lawyer with in an unenviable choice: continuing to work alongside fellow partners as the legal claim remains active, or attempting to move elsewhere with the hope that the suit doesn’t stain future job prospects.
Outten & Golden LLP Employment Law Blog—Nicholas Sikon
The U.S. Supreme Court's decision this week in Digital Realty Trust, Inc. v. Somers shrinks Dodd-Frank's protections against workplace retaliation for corporate whistleblowers.
The once robust statute now leaves a gaping hole for those employees in the private sector who report securities related violations to their employer. Now, after the Supreme Court's ruling, employees are required to report directly to the Securities and Exchange Commission in order to avail themselves of legal protection under the statute - internal reporting is no longer enough.
Outten & Golden LLP, a preeminent employee rights law firm, is pleased to announce the addition of six new attorneys to its growing practice of representing employees in all areas of employment law, including individual, class action, and WARN Act matters and cases.
Employers no longer list “new grad” as a requirement in ads, but instead, employers are recruiting for “digital natives.” Here’s why that may be a problem.
“Young people are just smarter,” Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook’s chief executive, famously said on a conference stage in 2007 when he was 22. In 2013, Facebook settled a lawsuit with California’s Fair Employment and Housing Department for posting an employment ad that stated “Class of 2007 or 2008 preferred.”
Apple, Yahoo, Dropbox, and video game maker Electronic Arts all have listed openings with “new grad” as a preference....
Outten & Golden LLP, which focuses exclusively on representing employees, is pleased to announce that 18 of its attorneys have been recognized as being among the top lawyers in the 2014 editions of Super Lawyers and Rising Stars.
As leader of a firm full of top litigators and someone who has practiced employment law since the early days of the field, Outten & Golden LLP's Wayne Outten has plenty of knowledge and backing to pursue an employee's rights in court.
The New York Times—Elizabeth A. Harris and Steven Greenhouse
In a dimly lit private dining room at the Redeye Grill in Manhattan, four board members of American Apparel and their lawyer plotted out their next 24 hours over steaks and red wine.
It was time; they had gathered there in conclusion, aiming to fire the company’s founder and chief executive, Dov Charney, whose flamboyant leadership under mounting legal and financial setbacks had finally snapped the close bond with his handpicked board.
But executing his dismissal would require a bit of staging, a bit of role-playing among the board members, who envisioned various situations...
Disgruntled employees are increasingly tempted to rant about their bosses online. Maybe you find your boss incompetent. He blames other people, including you, for his mistakes. Or he plays favorites, giving others plum assignments while you and your co-workers are left to handle the drudge work. Or he is mean, impatient and unreasonable about deadlines. Or he is promoting men and holding women back. Posting these complaints to Twitter or Facebook offers a fast, efficient way to gripe to all your online friends and to reach out to...