New Ruling by NLRB Regarding Workplace Email

On December 11, 2014, a divided National Labor Relations Board held Thursday that workers have a right to use their employers’ email systems for non-business purposes including communicating about union organizing, overruling the labor board’s 2007 Register Guard ruling and … Continued

Two New Attorneys At Black McCuskey

Black McCuskey is pleased to announce that Eric T. Francis and Ryan W. Maxwell have recently passed the Ohio bar examination and are now associate attorneys at the firm. Eric practices in the areas of business, real estate and litigation … Continued

Supreme Court Stays Same-Sex Marriages

The United States Supreme Court stayed the Fourth Circuit’s recent ruling that struck down Virginia’s state ban on same-sex marriages as unconstitutional, holding that same-sex marriages can’t continue in the state until the high court can resolve a dispute over … Continued

Basics of Effective Estate Planning

When discussing the concept of estate planning, many people think all they need is a Will.  However, a Will only takes effect after that person passes.  In reality, effective estate planning also covers what other documents may be needed in … Continued

Who Owns the Mineral Rights?

The Ohio Dormant Minerals Act Now is an exciting time to be living and working in Ohio. The potential economic impact to this area through the exploration of oil and gas in the Marcellus and Utica shale is likely to … Continued