Given Recent NLRB Decisions Finding Standard Confidentiality Policies Unlawful, Employers Should Review and Update Their Policies
Rebecca Carr Rizzo
Ms. Rizzo is a counsel in Pillsbury's litigation group. She has participated in a wide variety of civil litigation matters in state and federal courts at both the trial and appellate levels and in arbitration proceedings with a particular emphasis on employment law, real estate contract disputes, the Fair Housing Act, and fiduciary law. In addition, Ms. Rizzo’s practice includes investigating and defending employment claims before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and local human rights agencies and counseling on a broad range of employment law matters to ensure compliance and avoid litigation.
Frequent areas of employment litigation and counseling include claims of discrimination, harassment, retaliation and wrongful discharge; disability accommodation issues; Family and Medical Leave Act claims; Fair Labor Standards Act claims; noncompetition agreements; restructurings and reductions in force; the Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act issues; and employment policies and procedures. Ms. Rizzo has recently counseled clients and written about best practices for employers with respect to designing and implementing social media policies.
While in law school, Ms. Rizzo served as a judicial intern in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia.
American Bar Association
U.S. District Courts for the District of Columbia and Eastern District of Virginia
"Employment Tests: How to Reduce the Risks of Tests Used in Hiring and Promotion Decisions," Business and Legal Reports Teleconference, 25-Mar-2008