SCOPO Legal Issues


National Labor Relations Board: Posting On Facebook May Be Protected Union Activity

In Hispanics United of Buffalo, Inc. (September 2, 2011) NLRB Case No. 3-CA-27872, an administrative law judge of the National Labor Relations Board ruled a New York nonprofit violated federal law by firing five employees who posted comments on Facebook about working conditions, including worklo..

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Termination After Officer's Attorney Declares Settlement "Null And Void"

In Ferguson v. City of Cathedral City (2011,E051039) 2011 WL 2582134, the Fourth District Court of Appeal upheld the termination of a police officer, even after he agreed to settle his discipline case for a 160-hour suspension. The Court’s decision relied on a letter sent by the officer&rsqu..

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California Supremer Court To Hear Challenge To City's Purported Fiscal Emergency

The California Supreme Court recently depublished City of Los Angeles v. Superior Court (Engineers and Architects Association) (2011) 193 Cal.App.4th 1159, and granted review. The decision of our Supreme Court to grant review appears to reflect a greater willingness of the courts to provide judicia..

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March 4, 2016
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