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David P. Twomey



Business Law and Society


Professor David Twomey researches and publishes in the area of labor and employment law. His research and publication interests also extend to contract law, intellectual property rights, business organizations, corporate governance, franchising and international business transactions. He is the author of some thirty-five editions of widely used textbooks on labor, employment and business law topics. His articles have appeared in journals such as Best's ReviewThe Labor Law JournalThe American Business Law JournalThe Massachusetts Law QuarterlyThe Florida Bar Journal, and The Business Law Review. Recent examples of his work, including works published as lead articles in the Labor Law Journal, are:

  • ŸTwomey, David P., “The NLRB’s Babcock Arbitral Deferral Standard: A Woman’s Plight Leads to a Changed Policy but No Remedy,” Labor Law Journal, Volume No. 67, No. 3, Fall 2016, pp. 429-436.
  • Twomey, David P., “Recent Trends in Defamation Law: From the Straightforward  Action  in Ventura v. Kyle to Unmasking an Anonymous Poster in the ‘Fuboy’ case,” Business Law Review, Volume No. 48, Spring 2015, pp. 1-9.
  • Twomey, David P., “NLRA Impasse Cases: What’s Right, What’s Not Right and What Can Be Done About It”, Labor Law Journal, Vol. 65, No. 3, Fall 2014, 117-126.
  • Twomey, David P., “Licensed Practical Nurses: Protected “Employees” or Statutory “Supervisors” Under the NLRA? The Impact of the 11th Circuit’s Lakeland Health CareDecision”, Labor Law Journal, Vol. 64, No. 2, Summer 2013, 57-66.
  • Twomey, David P., “Unnecessary Burdens on Employers: Time for the EEOC to Improve its Systemic Discrimination Initiative”, Labor Law Journal, Vol. 63, No. 2, Summer 2012, 71-81.
  • Twomey, David P., “Employee Retaliation Claims Under the Supreme Court’s Burlington, Crawford and ThompsonDecisions: Important Implications For Employers,” Labor Law Journal, Vol. 62, No. 2, Summer 2011, 57-66.