Levy Ratner Celebrates Victory Representing Black and Hispanic Police Officers

Levy Ratner celebrates with our co-counsel, Lichten and Liss-Riordan, P.C., our recent victory representing Black and Hispanic police officers challenging discriminatory police sergeant promotion exams used in numerous Massachusetts cities and towns between 2005 and 2012. On October 27, 2022, the Court concluded that the Massachusetts Human Resources Division, the state agency that created the…

Levy Ratner’s David Slutsky Named 2023 Labor Lawyer of the Year by Best Lawyers – Seven Levy Ratner Lawyers Also Recognized

Levy Ratner’s David Slutsky was once again recognized by Best Lawyers as Labor Lawyer of the Year for 2023. Levy Ratner’s Allyson Belovin, Laureve Blackstone, Pamela Jeffrey, Carl Levine, Daniel Ratner, and Robert Stroup were also recognized by Best Lawyers for 2023.

Levy Ratner’s Alek Felstiner and Law Clerk Natalie Grieco Publish Article Examining Status of Union Access to Employer Property

Levy Ratner Associate Alek Felstiner, along with law clerk Natalie Grieco, recently published an article examining National Labor Relations Board General Counsel Jennifer Abruzzo’s Advice Memo in which she indicates that the NLRB may restore union access to employer property that is open to the public. The memo comes after two 2019 Board decisions which…

Levy Ratner is Proud to Represent Pulitzer Prize-winning Journalist and Knight Chair in Race and Journalism at Howard University Nikole Hannah-Jones in Reaching a Settlement with the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Levy Ratner is proud to represent Nikole Hannah-Jones, alongside our co-counsel the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc. and Ferguson, Chambers & Sumter, P.A., and pleased to announce that our client has reached a settlement with the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Levy Ratner Partner Allyson Belovin Publishes Article in ABA Journal of Labor and Employment Law on NLRB Union Representation Rules

Levy Ratner Partner Allyson Belovin recently published, along with W. Jonathan Martin II, an article examining changes to the National Labor Relations Board’s rules governing the procedures for union representation in the ABA Journal of Labor and Employment Law. The article can be read here.

New National Labor Relations Board Guidance to Ensure Immigrants Have Access to Worker Protections

On May 2, 2022, National Labor Relations Board General Counsel Jennifer Abruzzo released new guidance to ensure immigrant workers are protected under the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) to freely exercise their rights to organize and take action to improve their working conditions. The guidance instructs regional NLRB offices to distribute information and advise witnesses…

New Law Requires Employers to Provide Notice of Individual Employee Surveillance in New York

On May 7, 2022, New York Governor Kathy Hochul signed an amendment to the New York State Civil Rights Law requiring every private sector employer that engages in internet, telephonic, or email monitoring of its employees to notify them about such surveillance practices. The law, Senate Bill 2628, applies to employers who intercept or monitor…