Barbara E. Hoey

Kelley Drye & Warren LLP

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Labor & Employment

Avoid A Penalty Flag: Fantasy Football Legal FAQs

There are close to 26 million people playing fantasy football this season, so it is highly likely that some of your employees are among them. Here are some answers to commonly asked questions concerning this new pastime, so “fantasy football” does not become a “nightmare”...

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Balance And Clarity: The Emerging Guideposts In Social Media Policy-Making

Editor: What criteria should a company’s media policy follow? Mon: There is no one-size-fits-all social media policy, and some companies even have different policies for different activities. What’s appropriate for a policy that governs employees who engage in social media on a...

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Intellectual Property

Workplace Law Round-Up

From new laws to the aggressive enforcement agendas of state and federal agencies to unprecedented government rulemaking activism, employers face a more challenging and demanding employment and labor law environment in 2014 than ever before. Included below are some key developments, red flags,...

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The Welch Case: Focusing On "Protected Activity" Under Sarbanes-Oxley

Editor: Ms. Hoey, would you tell our readers something about your professional experience? Hoey: I graduated from Fordham Law School in 1984 and after practicing for two years at a medium-sized labor firm, I joined Kelley Drye. I have been practicing labor and employment law since then. I became...

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Proper Payroll Practices Continue To Challenge Employers Large & Small

National retailer Sears, Roebuck & Co. recently paid $15 million to settle a federal class action lawsuit where it was accused of failing to pay overtime to 16,000 service technicians for time they spent traveling to work assignments, in violation of the Fair Labor Standards Act ("FLSA"). A...

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