The National Labor Relations Board (the “Board”) recently filed its fourth complaint (since March 2011) against Care Realty and Healthbridge Management, the owner and operator of several Connecticut nursing homes.  The Board’s three prior complaints against Care Realty had included allegations of unilateral changes to work hours, benefit eligibility requirements, holiday and vacation benefits, subcontracting

Acquirers of businesses often prefer to buy the assets of a seller, rather than the stock, to avoid assuming the seller’s liabilities.  Indeed,  the general common law rule is that a purchaser of assets does not assume the seller’s liabilities absent an agreement to do so, fraud or other inequitable conduct between the parties, whereas

On August 30, 2011, the National Labor Relations Board (the “Board”) issued a highly controversial and very pro-labor rule requiring employers to post notices informing employees of their right to join or form a union.  The rule was originally supposed to go into effect in November, but was subsequently pushed back to January 31, 2012