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Take care with attorney-client privilege

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Attorney-client privilege recognizes that, in order to provide sound legal advice, an attorney must be fully informed. The privilege doctrine enables clients to be open and transparent with their legal counsel. In some cases, attorney-client privilege can be used to ...

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Union petitions and support on the rise

Americans’ support of unions is on the rise, and the number of union petitions has gone up as well — including petitions involving big, well-known companies like Starbucks and Amazon. For many years, membership in unions in the private sector ...

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NLRB expanding special relief settlements

National Labor Relations Board ((Geraldshields11 via Wikimedia Commons)

When employees have been subjected to discrimination and unfair labor practices, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) issues remedies. Historically, those remedies included backpay, reinstatement, and postings in the workplace. However, new guidance from the NLRB has urged their regional ...

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