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New York Public Personnel Law

New York Public Personnel Law

Provides summary and commentary on selected court and administrative decisions and related matters affecting public employers and employees in New York State. By Harvey Randall, Esq.

http://publicpersonnellaw.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 56

Connecticut Employment Law Blog

Connecticut Employment Law Blog

Features developments in labor and employment law. By Daniel A. Schwartz.

http://www.ctemploymentlawblog.com/
  • Jun 15

    Recommendations for Uber Are Roadmap for All?

    Recommendations for Uber Are Roadmap for All?
    If you had a million dollars (or more) to investigate your culture, what would you find out? (Music fans may appreciate the classic “If I Had a Million Dollars” song from the Barenaked Ladies. You’re welcome.) Well, Uber…
  • Jun 9

    Legislative Recap: Pregnancy Accommodations But No Paid FMLA

    Legislative Recap: Pregnancy Accommodations But No Paid FMLA
    Well, the Connecticut General Assembly ended earlier this week and, as predicted, it ended with a whimper and not a bang.  Many employment law proposals failed to receive votes, including those on minimum wage and Paid FMLA, leaving many…
  • Jun 7

    Last Regular Session Day of Connecticut Legislature: Where We Stand

    Last Regular Session Day of Connecticut Legislature: Where We Stand
    Today is the last day of the Connecticut General Assembly regular session.  So it’s a good time to take a look at some of the bills pending or passed.  Strangely, things seem pretty quiet on the employment law front.  But…
Rank this Week: 90

Whistleblower Law Blog

Whistleblower Law Blog

Covers legislation, news and cases for whistleblowers and those who represent them. By The Employment Group.

http://employmentlawgroupblog.com
  • May 2

    NJ May Ban Secrecy Deals in Whistleblower Suits Involving Public Official

    NJ May Ban Secrecy Deals in Whistleblower Suits Involving Public Official
    The New Jersey state senate is considering a bill that would forbid secrecy in the settlement of certain whistleblower lawsuits that involve government agencies or public officials. The state’s assembly already passed the legislation…
  • Apr 21

    The Week in Whistleblowing

    The Week in Whistleblowing
    Tax day fell on April 18 this year, and law enforcers celebrated by announcing their wins in recent tax cases. Especially notable was a $40 million settlement unveiled by New York’s attorney general Eric Schneiderman — the…
  • Apr 14

    SEC Whistleblowers Have a Stake in Kokesh Case

    SEC Whistleblowers Have a Stake in Kokesh Case
    On Tuesday the U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments on a provision of law that has stood mostly unchanged since it was introduced more than 175 years ago — but that could, if interpreted badly, make it harder to maintain a pool of…
Rank this Week: 152

Illinois Business Law Journal

Illinois Business Law Journal

Covers recent developments affecting business law. From the University of Illinois College of Law.

http://www.law.illinois.edu/bljournal/
  • Nov 27

    Two Sides of the Same [Bit]coin: Why Regulating Bitcoin Works in Its Favor

    Two Sides of the Same [Bit]coin: Why Regulating Bitcoin Works in Its Favor
               The reality of the most notorious virtual currency is that it is only a matter of time before it comes under the purview of a regulatory body.  Bitcoin is a cryptocurrency that exists entirely…
  • Nov 27

    The Ride-Sharing Economy: Keeping Liability in the Rearview

    The Ride-Sharing Economy: Keeping Liability in the Rearview
                      In large cities the world over, passengers have stopped reaching into the air to hail a cab and have begun reaching into their pockets for their smartphones.  Companies such…
  • Nov 27

    Two Sides of the Same [Bit]coin: Why Regulating Bitcoin Works in Its Favor

    Two Sides of the Same [Bit]coin: Why Regulating Bitcoin Works in Its Favor
               The reality of the most notorious virtual currency is that it is only a matter of time before it comes under the purview of a regulatory body.  Bitcoin is a cryptocurrency that exists entirely…
Rank this Week: 179

California Labor & Employment…

California Labor & Employment Law Blog

Covers arbitration agreements, discrimination, harassment, retaliation, hiring, termination, employee leave, and wage and hour issues. By Carlton DiSante & Freudenberger.

http://www.callaborlaw.com/
Rank this Week: 201

Ohio Employer's Law Blog

Ohio Employer's Law Blog

Provides updates and commentary on current employment law headlines and topics. By Kohrman Jackson & Krantz PLL.

http://www.ohioemployerlawblog.com/
  • Jun 23

    WIRTW #466 (the “solo” edition)

    WIRTW #466 (the “solo” edition)
    I gotta give my girl credit. She’s got cohones (especially at the age of 11). Through a casual exam-chair conversation with her orthodontist, he learned that she plays music and she learned that he’s involved with an annual summer…
  • Jun 22

    Reporting harassment down is no trigger for employer action, says 6th Circuit

    Reporting harassment down is no trigger for employer action, says 6th Circuit
    Employers have a legal obligation to investigate known sexual and other unlawful harassment, and exercise reasonable care to prevent and promptly correct any unlawfully harassing behavior. When in harassment “known” by an…
  • Jun 22

    Reporting harassment down is no trigger for employer action, says 6th Circuit

    Reporting harassment down is no trigger for employer action, says 6th Circuit
    Employers have a legal obligation to investigate known sexual and other unlawful harassment, and exercise reasonable care to prevent and promptly correct any unlawfully harassing behavior. When in harassment “known” by an…
Rank this Week: 305

Texas Employment Law Blog

Texas Employment Law Blog

Covers employment law and discrimination issues. By the McKinney Law Firm.

http://www.texasemploymentlawblog.com/
  • Nov 5

    “Big Data” Could Create an Big Discrimination Problem

    “Big Data” Could Create an Big Discrimination Problem
    According to Microsoft principal researcher Kate Crawford, personal data harvested by marketers is growing so vast and far reaching that it is threatening to unleash a new wave of digital discrimination, one that ordinary people won’t…
  • Oct 31

    Tell your Senator to pass the Criminal Antitrust Anti-Retaliation Act (S.42).

    Tell your Senator to pass the Criminal Antitrust Anti-Retaliation Act (S.42).
    Tell your Senator to pass the Criminal Antitrust Anti-Retaliation Act (S.42).  This bill will protect employees who report criminal violations of antitrust laws, internally or to the Federal Government, from retaliation. Today the Senate…
  • Oct 7

    Texas Unemployment Claims Guide

    Texas Unemployment Claims Guide
    We’re happy to announce we have opened a new section on our firm website dedicated to Texas Unemployment Claims.  There you can find detailed information on: Making and pursuing unemployment claims; Handling unemployment appeal…
Rank this Week: 233

Workplace Prof Blog

Workplace Prof Blog

Covers arbitration, disability, employment discrimination, labor law, public employment law and workplace safety. By Jeffrey M. Hirsch, Marcia L. McCormick, Paul M. Secunda, Charles A. Sullivan and Richard Bales.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/laborprof_blog/
  • Jun 23

    Eisenstadt and Geddes on Uber and the Workplace

    Eisenstadt and Geddes on Uber and the Workplace
    Congrats to Friends-of-blog Leora Eisenstadt and Deanna Geddes (Temple) who have a fascinating op-ed in The San Francisco Chronicle on the troubles at Uber and the law's contribution to the creation of angry workers and unhealthy workplaces.…
  • Jun 23

    The Conservative Case for Union

    The Conservative Case for Union
    Jonathan Rauch has written The Conservative Case for Unions in the Atlantic. Congratulations to Matt Dimick (Buffalo) for a prominent mention, and for Rauch's discussion of Dimick's work on the Ghent System. Here's an excerpt from the…
  • Jun 22

    Biagi Conference Call for Paper

    Biagi Conference Call for Paper
    The Call for Papers of the sixteenth International Conference in commemoration of prof Marco Biagi has been opened. The conference will take place in Modena (Italy) on 19-21 March 2018, and will be entitled “Assessing Worker Performance in…
Rank this Week: 311

Financial Services Employment Law

Financial Services Employment Law

Provides news, updates and insights for financial services employers. By Epstein Becker Green.

http://www.financialservicesemploymentlaw.com/
  • Jun 23

    Latest ADA Decision Gives Businesses Another Reason to Consider Their Website’s Accessibility

    Latest ADA Decision Gives Businesses Another Reason to Consider Their Website’s Accessibility
    Our colleague Joshua A. Stein, a Member of the Firm at Epstein Becker Green, has a post on the Retail Labor and Employment Law blog that will be of interest to many of our readers in the financial services industry: “Latest Website…
  • Jun 14

    ADA Trial Verdict Is Not Good for Places of Public Accommodation

    ADA Trial Verdict Is Not Good for Places of Public Accommodation
    Our colleague Joshua A. Stein, a Member of the Firm at Epstein Becker Green, has a post on the Retail Labor and Employment Law blog that will be of interest to many of our readers in the financial services industry: “Nation’s…
  • Jun 7

    No More Delays for Fiduciary Rule – Employment Law This Week

    No More Delays for Fiduciary Rule – Employment Law This Week
    Featured on Employment Law This Week: The Department of Labor’s Fiduciary Rule will go into effect on June 9th. The controversial rule will require financial professionals who advise clients on retirement accounts to promote…
Rank this Week: 348

New York Sexual Harassment Lawyer…

New York Sexual Harassment Lawyer Blog

Covers New York age, employment, gender, genetic, pregnancy, racial and sexual orientation discrimination. By Schwartz & Perry LLP.

http://www.schwartzandperry.com/Blog.aspx
  • Jun 21

    When Your Boss Disagrees With Your Doctor

    When Your Boss Disagrees With Your Doctor
    When Your Boss Disagrees With Your Doctor Fast-food worker says boss made her flush her medication Employees on medical leave who are directed to return to work or be fired … Staffers who are told to continue doing their job duties…
  • Jun 15

    When a Toxic Work Environment Leads to Unchecked Sexual Harassment

    When a Toxic Work Environment Leads to Unchecked Sexual Harassment
    When a Toxic Work Environment Leads to Unchecked Sexual Harassment What we can learn from Uber As you may have heard, a former Uber employee recently wrote a scathing blog post about the rampant sexual harassment that allegedly…
  • Jun 12

    Pregnant While Working? Here's What You Need to Know

    Pregnant While Working? Here's What You Need to Know
    Pregnant While Working? Here’s What You Need to Know Answers to the most common questions about pregnancy and work Many women report that their work life changes dramatically once they announce that they’re pregnant.…
Rank this Week: 322

Wrongful Dismissal and Employment…

Wrongful Dismissal and Employment Law Blog

Discusses wrongful dismissal and employment law issues affecting Canadian employers and employees. By Whitten & Lublin.

http://blog.toronto-employmentlawyer.com/
  • Jun 20

    Employment Contract – What to Include and Why

    Employment Contract – What to Include and Why
    A written employment contract is essential for employers and employees to minimize future disputes and the risk of costly litigation.  If properly drafted, an employment contract will clearly out the respective rights, obligations and…
  • Jun 20

    Can A Manager be Disciplined for After-Hours Conduct of Sexual Harassment?

    Can A Manager be Disciplined for After-Hours Conduct of Sexual Harassment?
    It may be commonly perceived that unacceptable conduct in relation the workplace only extends as far as the physical workplace or workplace events. Although questionable in certain circumstances, when the misconduct involves sexual harassment…
  • Jun 19

    Constructive Dismissal: Some common signs and considerations to make

    Constructive Dismissal: Some common signs and considerations to make
    Constructive dismissal is a legal term that means the employer imposed changes upon the working relationship that caused the employee to quit. This, in turn, is viewed the same as an unlawful dismissal and entitles the employee damages in…
Rank this Week: 368

New York Employment Attorney Blog

New York Employment Attorney Blog

Covers employment discrimination and sexual harassment cases. By Phillips & Associates.

http://www.newyorkemploymentattorney-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 344

Swinging for the Fences - Royal…

Swinging for the Fences - Royal Sports Group

Baseball player rights, benefits and more.

http://royalsportsgroup.info/
  • Jun 18

    Do You Know the 72 Hour Rule to Appeal an Official Scorer?

    Do You Know the 72 Hour Rule to Appeal an Official Scorer?
    The 72 hour rule can zip by very quickly.  Players waiting to long can to long can blow their one opportunity to appeal a decision [Read More] The post Do You Know the 72 Hour Rule to Appeal an Official Scorer? appeared first on Royal…
  • Jun 16

    Happy Fathers Day

    Happy Fathers Day
    Playing away from family as often as you do, is very difficult.  Your family and friends are behind you 100%.  Performing at your best will Read More ... The post Happy Fathers Day appeared first on Royal Sports Group, LLC.
  • Jun 15

    MLB Vested Contracts – Examples and is it a Good Deal?

    MLB Vested Contracts – Examples and is it a Good Deal?
    MLB vested contracts are becoming more common.  Generally, these types of agreements are used to entice veteran players. MLB Vested Contracts – What are They? Read More ... The post MLB Vested Contracts – Examples and is it a…
Rank this Week: 514

Workplace Class Action Blog

Workplace Class Action Blog

Covers class action litigation issues, including class certification, discovery and defense strategies. By Seyfarth Shaw LLP.

http://www.workplaceclassaction.com/
Rank this Week: 340

Business Brawls Blog

Business Brawls Blog

Covers business litigation issues. By Kaufman Law.

http://www.businessbrawls.com/blog
Rank this Week: 409

The FEHA Blog

The FEHA Blog

Discourse on California’s Fair Employment and Housing Act from an employee rights attorney’s point of view. By M. Greg Mullanax.

http://www.fehablog.com/
  • Mar 30

    Same-Gender Harassment: Win Some, Lose Some

    Same-Gender Harassment: Win Some, Lose Some
    A former City of Benicia employee sued the City and two supervisors for sexual harassment in violation of FEHA and for retaliation, among other causes of action. The employee and both supervisors were male. Supervisor 1 prevailed on his…
  • Mar 29

    Service Animal

    Service Animal
    I didn't see this until today, but Phyllis Cheng, Director of the DFEH, wrote this interesting article about service animals. I have not had a case with a service animal issue but an employer facing such an issue must do so carefully sinice…
  • Mar 10

    How Not to Act in a Deposition

    How Not to Act in a Deposition
    Justin Bieber demonstrates how not to act in a deposition. What a self-absorbed idiot. I wonder why his lawyers are empowering him by allowing him to act this way. If Justin were my client acting this way in a deposition, he would have to get…
Rank this Week: 331

Employment Case of the Week

Employment Case of the Week

Examines one of the most interesting cases of the week and provides analysis and commentary. By Alan H. Schorr & Associates, P.C.

http://www.schorrlaw.com/case-of-the-week/
  • Jun 23

    Are Labor Law and Employment Law the Same Thing?

    Are Labor Law and Employment Law the Same Thing?
    As an employee, you have certain rights, both within the workplace and having to do with your relationship with your employer. Those rights are set in place by federal, state and local laws. Though most people are aware of the existence of…
  • Jun 19

    Week Ending 6/16/17: Pritchett v. State of New Jersey

    Week Ending 6/16/17: Pritchett v. State of New Jersey
    Schorr & Associates’ Employment Case of The Week ending June 16, 2017 Pritchett v. State of New Jersey, MER-L-2189-13 (Mercer County - Trial Verdict June 15, 2017) A Mercer County jury has made another whopping jury verdict in an…
  • Jun 19

    Week Ending 6/16/17: Pritchett v. State of New Jersey

    Week Ending 6/16/17: Pritchett v. State of New Jersey
    Schorr & Associates’ Employment Case of The Week ending June 16, 2017 Pritchett v. State of New Jersey, MER-L-2189-13 (Mercer County - Trial Verdict June 15, 2017) A Mercer County jury has made another whopping jury verdict in an…
Rank this Week: 711

GT L&E Blog

GT L&E Blog

Covers global developments in labor and employment law. By Greenberg Traurig.

http://www.gtleblog.com/
Rank this Week: 554

Employer Law Report

Employer Law Report

Covers recent legal developments and trends affecting employers. By Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP.

http://www.employerlawreport.com/
Rank this Week: 871

HR Watchdog

HR Watchdog

Covers California employment laws. By the California Chamber of Commerce.

http://hrwatchdog.calchamber.com/
  • Jun 23

    DWC Announces Temporary Total Disability Rates for 2018

    DWC Announces Temporary Total Disability Rates for 2018
    California’s Division of Workers’ Compensation (DWC) announced that the minimum and maximum temporary total disability (TTD) rates will increase on January 1, 2018: The minimum TTD rate will increase to $182.99 per week (from…
  • Jun 22

    New Leave Mandate Passes Assembly Policy Committee

    New Leave Mandate Passes Assembly Policy Committee
    A job killer bill that mandates a new protected leave of absence passed the Assembly Labor and Employment Committee yesterday. SB 63 (Jackson; D-Santa Barbara) prohibits an employer from refusing to allow an employee with more than 12 months…
  • Jun 19

    High Temperatures Bring Heat Illness Warnings for Outdoor Worker

    High Temperatures Bring Heat Illness Warnings for Outdoor Worker
    If you checked your weather app lately (or walked outside), you may have noticed the scorching temperatures this week. The California Division of Occupational Safety and Health (Cal/OSHA) warns California employers to protect outdoor workers…
Rank this Week: 530

Whistleblower Protection Blog

Whistleblower Protection Blog

Covers legal issues related to corporate malfeasance and protection of whistleblowers. Published by the National Whistleblower Legal Defense and Education Fund.

http://www.whistleblowersblog.org/
  • Jun 23

    VA Whistleblower Protections Signed into Law; Don’t Go Far Enough

    VA Whistleblower Protections Signed into Law; Don’t Go Far Enough
    June 23, 2017. Washington, D.C. Today President Trump signed the Department of Veterans Affairs Accountability and Whistleblower Protection Act into law. The law aims to protect whistleblowers from retaliation and reprisal and will require…
  • Jun 22

    Whistleblowers: Our Secret Weapon in the Fight Against Wildlife Trafficking

    Whistleblowers: Our Secret Weapon in the Fight Against Wildlife Trafficking
    The illegal wildlife trade is wiping entire species from our planet, and causing irreparable damage to our biological ecosystems. Despite all of the national and international government regulations and anti-poaching measures by nonprofit…
  • Jun 22

    Rule 3: Follow the Money

    Rule 3: Follow the Money
    Part of the “Quick Peek” Series, exploring the NEW edition of Stephen Kohn‘s Whistleblower’s Handbook. Stephen Kohn, Executive Director of the National Whistleblower Center (NWC), underscores that “the single…
Rank this Week: 869

Lancaster Law Blog

Lancaster Law Blog

Covers business law, employment law, estate planning, family law, and nonprofit law information for Lancaster County and Pennsylvania residents. From Russell, Krafft & Gruber.

http://www.lancasterlawblog.com/
  • Jun 23

    Lancaster County Assessment Notices are Out…Now What?

    Lancaster County Assessment Notices are Out…Now What?
    By now you should have received your final assessment for your home’s value.  After opening the dreaded notice, it likely goes one of two ways – hopefully, the assessment is accurate and it’s no big deal, but if your…
  • Jun 21

    How Much Will a Property Tax Assessment Appeal Cost for Commercial Properties?

    How Much Will a Property Tax Assessment Appeal Cost for Commercial Properties?
    We have written a series of blog articles dealing with property tax assessments.  Since the final reassessment notices have gone out in the past few weeks, I have talked with a number of people about appealing their assessments. …
  • Jun 14

    Legal Issues for Senior Citizens- A Guide

    Legal Issues for Senior Citizens- A Guide
    According to this worldatlas.com report, Pennsylvania has the fifth highest percentage of residents over the age of 65. As the Pennsylvanian population ages, senior citizens face a myriad of issues they may not have thought of or planned for…
Rank this Week: 603

The New Jersey Employment Law Firm…

The New Jersey Employment Law Firm Blog

Covers employment discrimination and harassment laws. By Resnick Law Group, P.C.

http://www.thenjemploymentlawfirmblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1078

Hunton Employment & Labor Law…

Hunton Employment & Labor Law Perspectives

Analyzes and covers developments in employment and labor issues. By Hunton & Williams.

http://www.huntonlaborblog.com/
Rank this Week: 610

The Employer Handbook

The Employer Handbook

Covers labor and employment law of PA, NJ and DE businesses. By Eric B. Meyer.

http://www.theemployerhandbook.com/
Rank this Week: 696

JOTWELL - The Journal of Things We…

JOTWELL - The Journal of Things We Like (Lots)

Edited by University of Miami School of Law Professor Michael Froomkin, The Journal of Things We Like (Lots)–JOTWELL–invites law professors to join us in filling a telling gap in legal scholarship by creating a space where legal academics will go to identify, celebrate, and discuss the best new legal scholarship.

http://jotwell.com/
  • Jun 23

    Federal Funding with State Flexibility: A Timely Look at Federalism and Health Care Reform

    Federal Funding with State Flexibility: A Timely Look at Federalism and Health Care Reform
    Nicholas Bagley, Federalism and the End of Obamacare, 127 Yale L.J. F. 1 (2017). Amy Monahan In our era of increasingly divisive politics and fiery rhetoric, particularly around Obamacare and efforts to repeal it, Nicholas…
  • Jun 22

    The Libertarian First Amendment, the Shifting Apostrophe, and the One-Way Ratchet

    The Libertarian First Amendment, the Shifting Apostrophe, and the One-Way Ratchet
    Morgan N. Weiland, Expanding the Periphery and Threatening the Core: The Ascendant Libertarian Speech Tradition, 69 Stan. L. Rev. 1389 (2017). Enrique Armijo In Expanding the Periphery and Threatening the Core, Morgan Weiland tells a story of…
  • Jun 21

    Putting the Bathroom Debate to Rest

    Putting the Bathroom Debate to Rest
    Ruth Colker, Public Restrooms: Flipping the Default Rules, 78 Ohio St. L. J. (forthcoming, 2017), available at SSRN. Ruthann Robson The site of toilets as a social justice struggle is at least as old as plumbing. Biological…
Rank this Week: 743

The Wage and Hour Litigation Blog

The Wage and Hour Litigation Blog

Covers wage and hour law. By Seyfarth Shaw LLP.

http://www.wagehourlitigation.com
  • Jun 22

    And on the Seventh Day, Let Them Rest… or Work—If They Want!

    And on the Seventh Day, Let Them Rest… or Work—If They Want!
    Co-authored by Kristen Peters and Simon L. Yang Seyfarth Synopsis: Last month in Mendoza v. Nordstrom, Inc., the California Supreme Court addressed three questions about California’s “day of rest” statutes that prohibit…
  • Jun 7

    DOL Expected to Issue Request for Information on OT Rule

    DOL Expected to Issue Request for Information on OT Rule
    Authored by Alex Passantino During his Wednesday hearing before a House Appropriations Subcommittee, in which he addressed the Trump Administration’s proposed budget for DOL, Secretary Alexander Acosta informed the committee that the…
  • Jun 7

    DOL Withdraws Guidance on Joint Employment, Independent Contractor

    DOL Withdraws Guidance on Joint Employment, Independent Contractor
    Authored by Alex Passantino On June 7, Department of Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta announced the withdrawal of the DOL’s 2015 and 2016 Administrator Interpretations (“AIs”) on joint employment and independent…
Rank this Week: 710

Labor & Employment Law Blog

Labor & Employment Law Blog

Up-to-date information on labor and employment law. By Sheppard Mullin.

http://www.laboremploymentlawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 867

WKL&B WOrkDay Blog

WKL&B WOrkDay Blog

Covers labor and employment law developments. By Wolters Kluwer.

http://www.employmentlawdaily.com/index.php/blog
Rank this Week: 928

San Antonio Employment Law Blog

San Antonio Employment Law Blog

Discuss labor and employment law issues for the San Antonio, Texas community. By Thomas J. Crane.

http://www.sanantonioemploymentlawblog.com/
  • Jun 21

    Things Employers Can Ask in a Job Interview

    Things Employers Can Ask in a Job Interview
    There are several things an employer can ask in an interview. Let’s discuss a few. 1. How old are you? This is not a good question to ask. There are very few jobs in which age is a legitimate requirement for the job. Inevitably, this…
  • Jun 14

    Plaintiff Sanctioned for Bad Faith Negotiation

    Plaintiff Sanctioned for Bad Faith Negotiation
    In federal court, sanctions are a real possibility. The parties need to behave themselves and act in a professional manner. That even applies to a settlement conference. In Chen v. Marvel Food Services, Inc., No. CV-15-6206 (E.D. N.Y.…
  • Jun 13

    Injunction Against Travel Ban Upheld by Ninth Circuit

    Injunction Against Travel Ban Upheld by Ninth Circuit
    The Ninth Circuit has joined the Fourth Circuit in upholding the injunction against Pres. Trump’s travel ban. The unanimous three-judge decision found that of the six countries identified in the ban, none had ever posed a risk to the…
Rank this Week: 604

Texas Employment Law Update

Texas Employment Law Update

Covers labor and employment legal topis for Texas employers. By Russell Cawyer.

http://www.texasemploymentlawupdate.com/
Rank this Week: 998

When the Abuser Goes to Work

When the Abuser Goes to Work

Offers legal resources for victims of workplace bullying, mobbing and workplace abuse and for employers who are interested in having a workplace where all employees are treated with dignity and respect.

http://abusergoestowork.com/
  • Jun 20

    Study Finds Job Call-Back Rates Begin Steep Decline in 40’

    Study Finds Job Call-Back Rates Begin Steep Decline in 40’
    The callback rate for job applicants begins to fall significantly around the age of 40-45 and is close to zero by the age of 70. This was the “striking” finding of a recent Swedish study in which more than 6,000 fictitious resumes…
  • Jun 12

    Cosby Trial & the Madonna Whore Complex

    Cosby Trial & the Madonna Whore Complex
    According to the news report, all eyes were on Bill Cosby’s wife,  Camille Cosby, as she entered the courtroom and found her seat while the judge was speaking. “By allowing Cosby’s wife to enter the courtroom in the…
  • Jun 1

    EEOC & AARP: The Willfully Blind leading the Willfully Blind?

    EEOC & AARP: The Willfully Blind leading the Willfully Blind?
    You can’t make this stuff up. The EEOC has announced that age discrimination will be a “special focus” of its major annual “training event” for employers  later this month to mark the 50th anniversary…
Rank this Week: 662

Employment Class Action Blog

Employment Class Action Blog

Covers employment class action cases affecting employers. By Baker Hostetler.

http://www.employmentclassactionreport.com/
  • Jun 20

    DOJ Changes Position in a Class Waiver Case Pending Before the Supreme Court

    DOJ Changes Position in a Class Waiver Case Pending Before the Supreme Court
    Last Friday, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), in a rare move, changed its position in a class waiver case pending before the U.S. Supreme Court. On Jan. 13, 2017, the Court granted certiorari in three consolidated cases to resolve…
  • Jun 14

    Supreme Court Limits Review of Certification Denial

    Supreme Court Limits Review of Certification Denial
    One of the difficulties of class action litigation that continues to vex employers is the frequent inability to obtain meaningful review of certification decisions. Because, the reasoning goes, certification orders are interlocutory in…
  • Jun 12

    Time Spent In Post-Shift Security Checks Once Again Held Not Compensable

    Time Spent In Post-Shift Security Checks Once Again Held Not Compensable
    If you have Amazon Prime, you get free delivery in two business days. If you want to pay extra (whether Amazon Prime or not), you can get your order the next day. So how long does it take for Amazon to get rid of a case the United States…
Rank this Week: 699

California Public Agency Labor and…

California Public Agency Labor and Employment Blog

By Liebert Cassidy Whitmore.

http://www.calpublicagencylaboremploymentblog.com
  • Jun 20

    Final Judgment Rule – Four Exceptions to Keep in Mind

    Final Judgment Rule – Four Exceptions to Keep in Mind
    Many times, parties to a lawsuit receive trial court rulings in the midst of the litigation that are unfavorable, oppressive, and seem to them to be demonstrably wrong.  The parties want to appeal immediately, but their counsel will say…
  • Jun 13

    Summer Lovin’, Had Me A Look At The Recreational Establishment Exemption. Tell Me More, Tell Me More!

    Summer Lovin’, Had Me A Look At The Recreational Establishment Exemption. Tell Me More, Tell Me More!
    While Danny Zuko and Sandy may have had themselves a blast during those summer lovin’ months, this may be a good time for your agency to take a look at the FLSA “recreational establishment” exemption.  This is a unique…
  • Jun 6

    Is Your Public Agency Aware of These Lesser Known Job-Protected Leaves?

    Is Your Public Agency Aware of These Lesser Known Job-Protected Leaves?
    Many public agencies are familiar with the well-known reasons why an employee can take time off of work, such as for paid sick leave, family and medical leave, disability or industrial injury leave, and jury duty leave.  However, in…
Rank this Week: 671

Labor & Employment Law…

Labor & Employment Law Perspectives

By Foley & Lardner LLP.

http://www.laboremploymentperspectives.com/
Rank this Week: 1130

Employer Law Blog

Employer Law Blog

Addresses current issues, recent case studies and matters of statutory and regulatory compliance. By Sandberg, Phoenix & Von Gontard P.C.

http://employerlawblog.com/
  • Jun 19

    Federal Contractors: Are You Complying With New Paid Sick Leave Requirements?

    Federal Contractors: Are You Complying With New Paid Sick Leave Requirements?
    Executive Order 13706 established paid sick leave requirements for federal contractors and subcontractors and went into effect on January 1, 2017. Non-complying contractors are subject to monetary damages, attorneys’ fees, equitable…
  • Apr 18

    It’s Unanimou

    It’s Unanimou
    The SCOTUS handed down a definitive 9-0 decision on a case centered on issues surrounding appellate courts, district courts and Equal Employment Opportunity Commission subpoena requests. How will the decision impact employers?
  • Apr 6

    Sexual Orientation Discrimination Now Recognized Under Title VII

    Sexual Orientation Discrimination Now Recognized Under Title VII
    On April 4, 2017, the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit for the first time recognized that sexual orientation discrimination is covered under Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act. The case is Hively v. Ivy Tech…
Rank this Week: 770

Ottawa Employment & Labour Law…

Ottawa Employment & Labour Law Blog

By Vey Willetts LLP. Focuses on issues arising from the workplace, including wrongful dismissal; human rights and accommodation; occupational health and safety; parental leave; restrictive covenants and workplace privacy.

http://www.vwlawyers.ca/blog/
  • Jun 19

    Ontario Court: ‘total payroll’ must be considered when assessing employer severance pay obligation

    Ontario Court: ‘total payroll’ must be considered when assessing employer severance pay obligation
    Section 54 of the Ontario Employment Standards Act requires that employers in the province must provide either notice or pay in lieu of notice, up to a maximum of 8 weeks, if they dismiss an employee (except in cases of serious employee…
  • Jun 14

    HR Update Publishes Article by Andrew Vey on Workplace Accommodation

    HR Update Publishes Article by Andrew Vey on Workplace Accommodation
    Vey Willetts lawyer Andrew Vey recently authored an article in the May 2017 edition of HR Update entitled, "Just Accommodate Me: Legal Obligations in the Accommodation Process." The article considers the roles that the employer, the…
  • Jun 6

    Employee Reference Letters: What You Need to Know

    Employee Reference Letters: What You Need to Know
    Beyond providing fair severance, one of the best things an employer can do to help a dismissed employee is to offer assistance in finding a new job. This assistance could include outplacement support, speaking with industry contacts and/or…
Rank this Week: 550

Goldbach Law Group Blog

Goldbach Law Group Blog

Covers bankruptcy and employment law.

http://www.goldbachlaw.com/blog/
  • Jun 17

    The Tipping Game in California

    The Tipping Game in California
    Minimum wage is fairly standard and the laws surrounding it are generally laid out and easy to follow.  It’s a whole new ballgame for employers when they have tipped workers to consider.  If you employ servers, bartenders,…
  • Jun 1

    How Mental Health Issues Cost Employer’

    How Mental Health Issues Cost Employer’
    In today’s increasingly busy society your employee’s mental health should be a high priority.  Studies have shown that one out of four employees will experience some form of mental health issues throughout the year, with the…
  • May 30

    Saving Your Business With Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

    Saving Your Business With Chapter 11 Bankruptcy
    Is your small business struggling in this ever changing economy? Are you wondering what your options are? Do you have to liquidate your assets and close the business?  All good questions and the answer to them might just be Chapter…
Rank this Week: 562

Screw You Guys, I'm Going Home

Screw You Guys, I'm Going Home

Covers what you need to know before you quit, get fired, or decide to sue the bastards. By Donna Ballman.

http://employeeatty.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 16

    The FBI Director Isn't A Protected Whistleblower, But You May Be

    The FBI Director Isn't A Protected Whistleblower, But You May Be
    Some of you have already seen my article in Vox, Why It's So Hard To Say No To Your Boss - Even If You're The Directof of the FBI. In that article, I mention that Mr. Comey isn't protected under whistleblower laws. I wanted to follow that up…
  • Jun 9

    Your Spouse Criticizes Your Boss On Social Media: Can You Get Fired For That?

    Your Spouse Criticizes Your Boss On Social Media: Can You Get Fired For That?
    The story about Kellyanne Conway's husband criticizing her boss, President Trump, on social media made me think about an issue that arises off an on in my employment practice: whether you can be fired for something your spouse does. If you…
  • Jun 2

    Can Litigation Last 27 Years? If You're Suing Government, Ye

    Can Litigation Last 27 Years? If You're Suing Government, Ye
    This case out of Washington, DC is a good example of why I have been refusing to handle cases against government for many years. My last case against government lasted 10 years. After that, I was done.So when people ask me why I don't handle…
Rank this Week: 670

New Jersey Public Safety Officers…

New Jersey Public Safety Officers Law Blog

Covers employment issues related to corrections officers, firefighters, and police officers in New Jersey. By Frank M. Crivelli of Arpaia and Crivelli.

http://www.njpublicsafetyofficers.com/
  • Jun 14

    Christie Banking that Lottery will Save Pension

    Christie Banking that Lottery will Save Pension
    As reported by Philly.com, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is betting that the lottery is the ticket to shoring up one of the state’s most vexing money problems: ever-growing obligations to the pensions for public employees. The idea of…
  • May 24

    Judge Halts Christie’s Atlantic City Police Layoff

    Judge Halts Christie’s Atlantic City Police Layoff
    As reported by Philly.com, a Superior Court judge has temporarily blocked the State of New Jersey from unilaterally imposing layoffs and schedule changes on the Atlantic City Police Department. The ruling is the second time Judge Julio…
  • May 2

    Police Call Layoffs a Union-Busting Tactic

    Police Call Layoffs a Union-Busting Tactic
    As reported by northjersey.com, members of the Bergen County Bureau of Police Services police union on Monday protested more than two dozen impending layoffs and about a dozen demotions…
Rank this Week: 852

Impact Litigation Journal

Impact Litigation Journal

Provides commentary and analysis about legal issues relating to class actions and other representative litigation in the areas of consumer and employment law. By Initiative Legal Group APC.

http://www.impactlitigation.com/
Rank this Week: 1120

Wage & Hour Defense Blog

Wage & Hour Defense Blog

Covers wage and hour law developments. By Epstein Becker Green.

http://www.wagehourblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1104

Hawaii Labor and Employment Law

Hawaii Labor and Employment Law

Covers labor and employment issues affecting Hawaii employers. By Ryan E. Sanada.

http://www.hilaborlaw.com
  • Jun 7

    DOL Withdraws Prior Guidance on Joint-Employer

    DOL Withdraws Prior Guidance on Joint-Employer
    Earlier today, the U.S. Department of Labor withdrew a previous Administrative Interpretation regarding when two or more companies can constitute joint-employers for purposes of the Fair Labor Standards Act.  For my thoughts on what this…
  • May 18

    State House Leadership Changes Announced

    State House Leadership Changes Announced
    Earlier today, the new Speaker of the State House of Representatives Scott Saiki announced his full leadership team. The new Vice Speaker of the House is Della Au Belatti, the Majority Leader is Cindy Evans, and the Majority Floor Leader is…
  • May 17

    2017 Legislative Wrap-Up

    2017 Legislative Wrap-Up
    The 2017 legislative session has come to a close. This year, state lawmakers ended up passing out several measures that will amend various employment laws in Hawaii. Such laws include workers' compensation, payment of wages, and others…
Rank this Week: 620

General Counselor

General Counselor

Provides employment and labor law news and commentary. By Arnstein & Lehr LLP.

http://general-counselor.com
  • Jun 6

    New Illinois Sick Leave Laws Compliance Seminar

    New Illinois Sick Leave Laws Compliance Seminar
    “Back to Basics” Employment Law Series Properly Complying with New Illinois Sick Leave Laws Three recently enacted laws expanding sick leave benefits within the state of Illinois will soon impact employers with operations in…
  • May 22

    Cook County Sick Leave Poster and Draft Regulations Are Available

    Cook County Sick Leave Poster and Draft Regulations Are Available
    In anticipation of the upcoming effective date (July 1, 2017) of the Cook County “Earned Sick Leave” Ordinance, the Cook Commission on Human Rights recently published the mandatory poster required to be posted by all employers…
  • Dec 5

    New Laws Impacting Illinois Employers in 2016 and Beyond

    New Laws Impacting Illinois Employers in 2016 and Beyond
    E. Jason Tremblay While Illinois appears to be in legislative gridlock on a wide variety of political and legislative fronts, it has become abundantly clear that such gridlock has not curtailed the passage of employment and labor-related…
Rank this Week: 980

Florida Estate Planning Lawyer…

Florida Estate Planning Lawyer Blog

Covers estate planning, probate, taxes, elder law, business law and employment law issues. By Law Office of David M. Goldman PLLC.

http://www.floridaestateplanninglawyerblog.com/
  • May 25

    Alzheimer’s disease: Facts versus fiction

    Alzheimer’s disease: Facts versus fiction
    The number of people living with Alzheimer’s disease in the United States is growing rapidly. So, too, are the number of myths surrounding the disease and other forms of dementia. Let’s begin by looking at what we do know about…
  • May 22

    Fair and Equal Estate Planning

    Fair and Equal Estate Planning
    Is Equal Fair with Estate Planning? Most of our clients want to treat their children fairly and equally.  Splitting assets equally among the children may be easy, but is it fair? When dividing assets, it is often important to determine…
  • May 19

    Online wills may cause trouble and additional cost

    Online wills may cause trouble and additional cost
    There have been many reports of unintended consequences related to the use of online wills over the past few years.  In fact, I have written about many of these issues on this blog. It is important for individuals to understand that…
Rank this Week: 827