Ms. Myer Will Chair the State Bar of Georgia’s Annual Technology Law Institute on October 25, 2013

Ms. Myer has agreed to chair the State Bar of Georgia’s 28th Annual Technology Law Institute on October 25, 2012.  The Institute provides an annual update on a variety of legal issues of interest to attorneys who handle technology law.  More details will be provided closer to the date of the Institute.

Ms. Myer to Speak at CLE Seminar on Professionalism April 18

Ms. Myer is continuing her tradition of speaking regularly to bar organizations on a variety of topics by appearing on a professionalism panel at a seminar on April 18, 2013.

When Can a Party Win Attorney’s Fees?

Clients often ask me whether they can recover their attorney’s fees associated with resolving a dispute.  I hear this question both from clients that are trying to pursue a claim and from clients that are defending against a claim that has been made against them.  The American Rule is that each party to a dispute […]

Family and Medical Leave Act Turns 20

The Family and Medical Leave Act was enacted 20 years ago, in February 1993.  Despite its age, it is still a controversial law – with some folks still hoping to abolish it, some folks still trying to expand its reach, and courts still disagreeing over how to interpret some of its provisions.

Court Ruling Raises More Questions About NLRB’s Recent Social Media Decisions

I have discussed the National Labor Relations Board’s recent social media decisions here and here.  To summarize, in the past year or so the NLRB has made it very clear that, in its view, all employees (union or not) have a right to discuss the terms and conditions of their employment on social media sites […]

National Labor Relations Board Issues First Decision Finding Company’s Social Media Policy Violates National Labor Relations Act

As I have discussed here, the National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB”) has recently turned its attention to companies’ social media policies.  Under Section 7 of the National Labor Relations Act, all employers, including those that have no union, are prohibited from interfering with employees’ rights to discuss their terms and conditions of employment amongst themselves.  […]