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Daniel Green Quoted in “Proceed With Caution in Discipline for Off-Duty Conduct”

Bloomberg BNA Daily Labor Report

Daniel J. Green, an Associate of the Firm in the Employment, Labor & Workforce Management practice, in the firm’s New York office, was quoted in the Bloomberg BNA Daily Labor Report, in “Proceed with Caution in Discipline for Off-Duty Conduct,” by Martin Berman-Gorvine. (Read the full version – subscription required.)

Following is an excerpt:

Some state laws also protect employees who have been arrested but not convicted of a crime, Daniel J. Green, an associate in the employment, labor, and workforce management practice in the New York office of management-side law firm Epstein Becker Green, told Bloomberg BNA in a July 27 email.

“This area of the law involves a great deal of nuance,” he said. For example, “some state laws prohibit employers from disciplining employees because the employee was arrested, but permit the imposition of discipline to punish the underlying conduct that led to the arrest.”