We continue our Friday round-up of what is newest, best and brightest at FindLaw.com. Below, you will find this week's offerings from various areas of FindLaw's unique content, including: core legal content, blogs, news and case law. Take a look at what's new:
FindLaw Consumer Blogs:
- Refuse a Flu Shot, Get Fired?: A flu outbreak is hitting many states hard, and health officials are recommending flu shots. But some employers are going further by forcing employees to get flu shots. Are such workplace policies legal? FindLaw's Law and Daily Life takes a shot at explaining the law.
- Burger King Franchisee Settles Harassment Suit: The largest Burger King franchisee in the nation has agreed to a whopper payout over employee sexual harassment claims. What issues were at stake in the case, which took 14 years to resolve? FindLaw's Free Enterprise breaks down the dispute.
FindLaw Legal Professional Blogs
- Decisions, Decisions: 4 Unanimous SCOTUS Rulings: The Supreme Court was back in session this week, and quietly kicked off 2013 with four 9-0 decisions that you probably didn't hear too much about. FindLaw's U.S. Supreme Court blog takes you through the rulings, including a decision in a trademark battle involving Nike's Air Force 1 sneakers.
Law Firm Management
- Drafting Social Media Policies in Light of Recent NLRB Decisions: The National Labor Relations Board had a lot to say in 2012 about workplace social media policies, but not everyone "liked" the results. FindLaw's latest Legal Technology article summarizes the most significant NLRB social media rulings from the past year, and highlights 21 tips for crafting a compliant policy.
-- Andrew Chow, FindLaw Audience Team