ECN attorneys get updates from top Washington officials, observers

April 17, 2013 0 COMMENTS

The Employers Counsel Network (ECN), a group of attorneys from all 50 states, Washington, D.C., and Canada who specialize in employment law matters, is meeting April 24-26 in Alexandria, Virginia, to learn about the latest developments from Congress and the Obama administration that are of importance to employers.  

The attorneys, who represent employers on all types of workplace issues, will hear speakers outline the latest developments affecting employers, including presentations from government officials representing the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), and the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB).

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Four ECN Blogs Make LexisNexis Top 25 Listing

September 15, 2011 0 COMMENTS

Employers Counsel Network LogoFour employment law blogs published by law firms that are part of the Employers Counsel Network (ECN) have been named to the LexisNexis Top 25 Labor and Employment Law Blogs of 2011.

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Editor of Texas Employment Law Letter Reflects on Letterman Saga

October 09, 2009 1 COMMENTS

In the wake of the recent scandal involving late-night host David Letterman, Mike Maslanka, editor of Texas Employment Law Letter, provides advice on how to deal with the relationship dynamics between the top brass and their subordinates in his latest podcast. A top boss must never become romantically involved with a subordinate, says Maslanka.

In his podcast, Maslanka contemplates the pitfalls of such relationships, noting how employees always closely observe the top boss’ conduct, whether he or she is a CEO, a partner in a law firm, or a restaurant manager. If an employer has a strict anti-fraternization policy that states a supervisor who dates a subordinate will be fired and the boss engages in such behavior, Maslanka says not only will the policy mean nothing to employees, but “the boss will be deposed in every lawsuit filed by a supervisor fired under the rule.”

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