Donald Trump's Twitter Bashing of Jeff Sessions Raises Hostile Work Questions

President Donald Trump has not been discreet in expressing his dissatisfaction with certain key members on his team. Recent taunts blasted to his millions of followers on Twitter about U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions essentially equates to a public—and very negative—performance review. How would this public scolding fly in the corporate world? We asked labor and management lawyers for their perspective.

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Regulation

  • Ann Marie Buerkle Is Trump's Pick to Lead Product Safety Agency: What to Know

    By C. Ryan Barber

    This week, President Trump nominated Ann Marie Buerkle, the former New York congresswoman, to serve as the Consumer Product Safety Commission's chairwoman in a permanent capacity, putting her in line to lead the agency when Republicans take a majority. Here's a look at what companies and safety advocates need to know about Buerkle.

  • Workplace Marijuana Rules Confronted in Discrimination Cases

    By Erin Mulvaney

    Marijuana use in the workplace has become increasingly hazy as more states legalize the drug and employers grapple with how to adjust their policies to the complex jumble of new laws and court decisions.

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Litigation

  • After $13B Deal, Marriott GC Reflects on Work

    By Richard Acello

    Last September, Marriott Corp. closed on its $13 billion acquisition of Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, forming the world's largest hotel chain. The acquisition brought together some of the industry's best-known brands, including Marriott, and its Courtyard and Ritz-Carlton brands, as well as Starwood's Sheraton, Westin, W Hotel and St. Regis properties.

  • Washington Post Team Tackles New Territory

    By Cogan Schneier

    The Washington Post's small but strong legal team last year successfully handled legal challenges from executing licensing deals to bringing an imprisoned journalist home.

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