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Eighth Circuit Holds Replacement Workers Not Covered by WARN Act

In a recent decision, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit held that workers hired as replacements during a strike are not covered by the notice requirements of the Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act [WARN Act, 29… … Continue reading

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Attorneys and PL Underwriters Take Notice: ABA Ethics Committee Urges Lawyers to Warn Clients About Risks of Emailing From Employer's Computer Systems

The ABA has issued a formal ethics opinion that provides guidance to lawyers whose clients use an employer's email account to send or receive email from counsel. In Formal Opinion 11-459, the Standing Committee on Ethics and Professional Responsibility urges … Continue reading

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UK Offshore Safety Regulators Warn BP About Lack of Safety Checks

After maritime lawyers and US federal officials, it's now the turn of offshore safety regulators in the United Kingdom to increase pressure on BP. The Health and Safety Executive in the UK has warned BP about the lack of safety … Continue reading

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British labor unions warn of surge in strikes

British labor unions warn of surge in strikes LONDON — British labor union leaders warned Thursday of a surge in strikes next year to protest the government’s harsh spending cuts — and claimed that industrial action may even affect the … Continue reading

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Iowa WARN Act

On July 1, 2010 Iowa's version of the federal WARN act went into effect. The Iowa Workforce Development has a quick facts chart comparing the Iowa and federal law. Additionally, the Iowa House Democrats posted a summary guide of the … Continue reading

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