Archive for June, 2014

11Jun, 14

If a worker is fired as a result of being maligned by a jilted co-worker intent on revenge, it is possible the employer may be liable for sexual discrimination under federal law. On May 23, 2014, the Federal First Circuit Court of Appeals found that an employer may be held liable under federal discrimination law ... more

10Jun, 14

The National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB”) enforces the National Labor Relations Act (“NLRA”) which, while dealing with a variety of union issues, also addresses non-union shops in the private sector and specifically protects the rights of most private sector employees to join together with or without a union to improve their wages and working conditions. ... more

6Jun, 14

Effective January 1, 2015, adultery will no longer be a crime in the State of New Hampshire. While House Bill 1125 repeals adultery as a crime within the State, it does not remove adultery as a basis for a fault ground divorce in New Hampshire. Nonetheless, the repeal of adultery as a crime will have ... more