Partner Nannina Angioni spoke with human resources reporter Carol Angioni to address what United – and other service-based companies – could be doing differently visa vie employees to make sure altercations with customers, and the ensuing public relations disasters, don’t happen. The full article for Human Resources Executive can be found here.
Labor and Employment attorney and Kaedian LLP Partner Nannina Angioni was recently interviewed by PBS affiliate Conkrite News to discuss the hot topic right now – sex and gender discrimination in the workplace. With companies like Uber and Fox News under fire, Angioni talks about ways in which employers can minimize exposure. The link to the full story can be found here.
Labor & Employment Attorney and Kaedian LLP Partner Nannina Angioni provides the questions employers should be asking themselves in advance of the office holiday party in a conversation with Terri Williams, writing for The Economist blog. These include: whether to serve alcohol and whether to pay for employee ride shares home. The full article can be found here.
Kaedian LLP partner and criminal defense attorney Kacey McBroom speaks with Scientific American and addresses the importance of words and a visual record in differentiating hate crimes from regular crimes. The full article can be found here.
Kaedian LLP Labor and Employment Partner Nannina Angioni is once again interviewed, this time by the Associated Press, on the issue of how to manage political chatter at work during such a contentious election. In addressing how to gauge when an employee or manager has crossed the line, she says: “Employees are not allowed to engage in conduct that negatively affects their co-workers’ work environment.” – Click here for the full article.
Partner Nannina Angioni was interviewed for a recent Monster.com article discussing how California’s Equal Pay Act would play out in the rest of the country and impact salary negotiations.
“The California law forces companies to look at how they are setting pay, day in and day out,” says Angioni. “These laws require employers to implement objective criteria to calculate salaries, which ultimately means there’s a greater focus on the position and duties than on the candidate, to ensure there’s a non-gender-based explanation for disparities.”
The complete article can be found here.
In a recent August article for SHRM, Labor and Employment Partner Nannina Angioni talks practical approaches to telework for employers. Find the complete article with her insights here.
Criminal Defense Attorney and Kaedian LLP Partner Kacey McBroom spoke with U.S. News & World Report about the tactics often used by scam artists to get personal information for criminal purposes from unsuspecting targets. Trust and reputation seem to be the driving factors in many instances. For the complete article, click here.
Criminal Defense Attorney and Kaedian LLP Partner Kacey McBroom points to a ruling this week in a 9th Circuit Court of Appeals case, United States v. Torres, that gives police even broader discretion in searching vehicles. Claiming they are conducting “inventory searches” – searches meant to protect or otherwise safeguards belongings in a vehicle – was found to be a permissible reason to search a car that does not otherwise meet the requirements for such searches under the 4th amendment. The case, says McBroom, sets a slippery slope precedent for police claiming some form of public good to circumvent otherwise well-established privacy rights. The full opinion can be found here.
Addressing some key issues surrounding the impact of character and speech outside of a sexual harassment lawsuit, Partner Nannina Angioni is interviewed for the Hill on the most recent allegations levied at Fox News Chairman Roger Ailes. The full article can be found here.