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Penalty of termination imposed on a employee found to have been conducting private business activities "on company time"

Penalty of termination imposed on a employee found to have been conducting private business activities "on company time"Ficken v Suffolk Vocational Education Board, 238 A.D.2d 589An employee of Suffolk County's Vocational Education and Extension Board [VEEB] was conducting a personal business … Continue reading

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A public employee alleging that he or she has been "wrongful terminated" is required to bring a CPLR Article 78 proceeding seeking reinstatement and unpaid salary

A public employee alleging that he or she has been "wrongful terminated" is required to bring a CPLR Article 78 proceeding seeking reinstatement and unpaid salaryVillage of Northport v Krumholz, 2019 NY Slip Op 00926, Appellate Division, Second DepartmentThe Defendant … Continue reading

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I’ve Been Waiting My Whole Life for a Green New Deal

In 2016, millennials (those of us born between 1981 and 1996) surpassed Baby Boomers as the largest share of the US population. Yet you’d never know it by our relative shares of Congressional representation. Even after the great Millennial Wave … Continue reading

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Google Has Been Fined Almost $57 Million for GDPR Violations

Following the enactment of the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”), which went into effect on May 25, 2018, Google has now been fined heavily for violations of the law.  On January 21, 2019, the Commission nationale de l’informatique … Continue reading

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Did a mortgage creditor violate the discharge injunction by including in its proof of claim charges that had been discharged in debtor’s prior case?

Yes. An Ohio bankruptcy court ruled that the debtor’s mortgage creditor violated the discharge injunction by including in its proof of claim charges that had been discharged in the debtor’s prior Chapter 13 case.  In making its decision, the court … Continue reading

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