By: Jefferson C. Glassie, Dorothy Deng
Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation has gone into effect as of July 1, 2014, but there’s no need to panic if you know the basics. The majority of Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL) went into effect on July 1, 2014, and this has many U.S. associations and nonprofit organizations concerned. We are...
By: Julianne E. Dymowski
This was another busy year in Annapolis. The bills that passed and will become law are as follows:
By: Kevin A. Kernan
As a result of the 2014 General Assembly Session, a number of bills were approved by the General Assembly and signed by the Governor, many of which directly or indirectly impact common interest communities in Virginia. The new laws amend the Virginia Property Owners’ Association Act, the...
By: Howard R. Feldman
This article originally appeared in the June 2014 issue of Lawyer Monthly magazine, and is reprinted with permission.
By: Jennifer S. Jackman
This article appeared in the Special Focus: Employment Law section of Association TRENDS, June 2014, and is reprinted with permission of the publisher. To minimize risk, the decision to terminate an employee requires consideration of multiple factors before action is taken.
By: Peter D. Guattery
This article appeared in the Special Focus: Employment Law section of Association TRENDS, June 2014, and is reprinted with permission of the publisher.
By: Eileen Morgan Johnson
This article appeared in the Special Focus: Employment Law section of Association TRENDS, June 2014, and is reprinted with permission of the publisher. Baby boomers filling association C-suite offices have begun to retire. We can expect an increasing wave of retirements in the next 10 years...
By: Jeffrey C. Seaman
A recent decision by the National Labor Relations Board provides guidance about what does and does not qualify as “confidential” information that an employer could withhold from an employee bargaining unit. In Washington Hospital Center d/b/a Medstar Washington Hospital Center and National...
By: Jefferson C. Glassie
Written with assistance from Stacey Pine.Take-away: The Supreme Court will hear a case this fall as to whether state licensing boards composed of regulated professionals are entitled to the ‘state action’ exception to the antitrust laws.
By: Jerome C. Schaefer
Take-away: A decision by the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit in mid-February is a reminder that failures in due process and fair reporting of association disciplinary matters may lead to legal liability.