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Of Basketball, Betting & Bosses

Posted by Frank Steinberg | Mar 20, 2009 | 0 Comments

March Madness is in full swing, complete with the obligatory first night upsets.  A couple of other favorites survived serious scares, including Villanova, which my daughter attends.  She reportedly will soon be at confession for the quality of her language in the heat of the game.  But congratulations to American, the Patriot League champion, on a terrific effort.  (Full disclosure: the Patriot League is a client of our firm.)

I'm sure that none of you bet at work, but in case you're thinking about throwing a couple of bucks into an office pool, here are a few salient thoughts from the Texas Employee Advocate.  People have gotten fired for such things, so be careful out there.

I particularly like the idea of the "boss switch" on the CBS tournament feed.  It takes me back to the 1960's, when we brought transistor radios to class to listen to the World Series and engaged in all kinds of subterfuge to hide them from the teacher. Usually unsuccessfully.  Some things never change, and shouldn't.

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Frank Steinberg

Frank is the founder and principal of Steinberg Law, LLC. A Jersey boy born and bred, he focuses on employment litigation and counseling, business litigation,  and aviation law. Following law school and a clerkship in the federal district court Frank spent his early career with large litigation ...


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