A lawyer who advised 10 nurses that they were free to quit their jobs at a New York nursing facility now faces 13 criminal charges as a result of the nurses' walkout -- a prosecution his supporters say could have a chilling effect on attorneys who represent workers in labor disputes. The local DA's office claims that the nurses endangered five chronically ill children and one terminally ill man when they left their posts without giving sufficient notice to administrators to find replacements.
Attorney Faces Criminal Charges After Clients Quit Their Nursing Jobs
New York Law Journal
February 27, 2008