In yet another reversal of precedent, the National Labor Relations Board has ruled that students who perform work for a university for which they are compensated can form and join labor unions under the National Labor Relations Act.  Key to the Board’s holding was that these students, including teaching assistants and research assistants, were more

This post was contributed by Erica Townes, a McNees Summer Associate. Ms. Townes is a rising third year law student at the Widener University Commonwealth Law School and is expected to earn her J.D. in May of 2017.

Recently you’ve noticed that an employee takes FMLA-covered leave the same week every year or always seems

An appeals court recently reinstated the four game suspension issued to Tom Brady by the National Football League. The Patriots quarterback previously had his four game suspension reversed by the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York, but in a 2 to 1 decision, the Second Circuit Court of Appeals overturned

This post was contributed by Alan Boynton, Chairman of McNees’ Injunction Practice Group.

On April 27, 2016, the United States House of Representatives voted 410-2 to approve the proposed Defend Trade Secrets Act (DTSA). The vote follows the Senate’s unanimous approval of the bill. President Obama has stated that he will sign the

To mark the 80th birthday of the National Labor Relations Act, the National Labor Relations Board apparently decided to make history in 2015. The Board did just that,  issuing several ground breaking decisions, and in the process addressed facts and circumstances that could not possibly have been contemplated in 1935. The ramifications of the Board’s

This week would have marked the return of Tom Brady, had his four game suspension not been reversed by the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York.  Much ink has been spilled over Brady’s suspension for his [alleged] involvement in using deflated footballs and the subsequent cover up, and Brady’s appeal