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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: 17

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: 92

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/
  • Jan 11

    What age discrimination looks like in the workplace

    What age discrimination looks like in the workplace
    “We do not want to invest in someone who will retire so soon.” “Perhaps you would benefit from working with people your own age.” “We prefer to maintain our youthful culture.” “We prefer to hire more…
  • Jan 9

    Inducement of an Employee: Risks and Damage

    Inducement of an Employee: Risks and Damage
    Inducement: When pursuing an employee that works for another company, it is important to be mindful that this employee would be sacrificing a number of employment benefits by leaving their employer. This generally includes seniority,…
  • Dec 21

    Important Additions in a Severance Package

    Important Additions in a Severance Package
    The purpose of a severance package is to make a terminated employee “whole” over a reasonable period of time.  Very commonly, severance packages include only base salary, neglecting other elements of compensation – such…
Rank this Week: 107

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/
  • Jan 16

    How To Protect Against Elder Abuse

    How To Protect Against Elder Abuse
    How To Protect Against Elder Abuse A Senate Special Committee on Aging had a hearing in November of 2016, which allowed experts to testify that elder abuse is still a growing problem in the United States.  The experts testified that over…
  • Jan 13

    Florida Statute Of Limitations on a Will

    Florida Statute Of Limitations on a Will
    What is the Florida Statute Of Limitations on a Will? A common question Jacksonville estate planning lawyers are often asked is how long does a person have to Florida will contest a will or what is the statute of limitations to contest a will…
  • Jan 11

    The Importance of a Florida DNR: Do Not Resuscitate Order

    The Importance of a Florida DNR: Do Not Resuscitate Order
    A Florida DNR is a document you will not complete with your Jacksonville Estate Planning Lawyer. Many feel that estate planning is a great area of law because it allows people to plan ahead for how they wish to be treated medically in a…
Rank this Week: 132

Arbitration Matters

Arbitration Matters

Covers recent developments in labor arbitration. By John H. Curley.

http://arbitrationmatters.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 8

    Management rights clause doesn't supersede ADA - Court confirms arbitrator's award

    Management rights clause doesn't supersede ADA - Court confirms arbitrator's award
    A Solo Cup facility decided to end its lease of sit down fork lifts and instead to purchase several for its use. After a review of various options, Solo elected to purchase stand up fork lifts, concluding that these provided better safety and…
  • Nov 6

    Law enforcement officers pointing weapons at co-workers - two terminations upheld

    Law enforcement officers pointing weapons at co-workers - two terminations upheld
    Two recent arbitration awards address discipline imposed on law enforcement employees alleged to have pointed loaded weapons at other employees.In State of Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction Arbitrator Howard Silver…
  • Oct 30

    Social media, adverse publicity and just cause

    Social media, adverse publicity and just cause
    The Clark County, Ohio Sheriff's office is responsible for County wide law enforcement and operates the county jail. The jail shares a building with the Springfield police department with a common lobby between the two. Grievant was one of…
Rank this Week: 159

Northern Exposure

Northern Exposure

Covers employment law for U.S. companies with employees in Canada: By Fasken Martineau.

http://blogs.hrhero.com/northernexposure/
  • Jan 15

    Alberta Court of Appeal helps employers ring in the New Year in Style(s)

    Alberta Court of Appeal helps employers ring in the New Year in Style(s)
    by Kyla Stott-Jess The Alberta Court of Appeal has released its first decision of 2017—Styles v. Alberta Investment Management Corporation, 2017 ABCA 1—and it is undoubtedly welcome news (and a nice gift) to employers. The issue…
  • Jan 8

    The duty to disclose a medical condition in a pre-employment questionnaire

    The duty to disclose a medical condition in a pre-employment questionnaire
    by Simon Laberge This article discusses questioning employees about essential functions when hiring in Canada. Trust is a fundamental element in the relationship between an employer and an employee. That relationship of trust can be breached…
  • Jan 1

    Mental illness in the workplace

    Mental illness in the workplace
    By Eowynne Noble According to the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, a leading Canadian hospital, Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), a common type of depression, often arises when the daylight hours get shorter. With the winter months…
Rank this Week: 204

New Jersey Employment Law Blog

New Jersey Employment Law Blog

Covers CEPA/whistleblower, ERISA, non-compete agreements, sexual harassment, Title VII, USERRA and workers compensation. By Steinberg Law Offices.

http://employment.lawfirmnewjersey.com/
  • Dec 28

    Some Year-End Employment Law Thoughts for NJ

    Some Year-End Employment Law Thoughts for NJ
    There are two business days left until we hit 2017, so this is a good time for a handful of parting thoughts on the employment law landscape, plus some suggestions on how to hit the ground running in the New Year. 2016 saw significant…
  • Dec 4

    Requiem For A Friend: James Ventantonio, Esq.

    Requiem For A Friend: James Ventantonio, Esq.
    A few days ago a leading light of Somerset County was extinguished unexpectedly.  Jim Ventantonio was taken from us far too soon, at a still youthful 76 years of age.  Jim embodied personal decency, professional accomplishment, and…
  • Dec 2

    Unemployment Theft Punished by 7 Year

    Unemployment Theft Punished by 7 Year
    The question: how did she get away with it for so long?  The woman in question used 24 false identities to collect $345,000 in fraudulent unemployment benefits.  Story here. It seems like crime paid in this case, at least for a…
Rank this Week: 234

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
Rank this Week: 218

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: 211

Bernick Lifson Business Law Blog

Bernick Lifson Business Law Blog

Covers business-related legal current events and topics in areas including: litigation, labor law, creditors' remedies, real estate law, mediation and arbitration, construction law, intellectual property, and more.

http://www.bernicklifson.com/blog/
  • Jan 10

    Top 10 Questions to Ask Your Lawyer Before Starting Your Busine

    Top 10 Questions to Ask Your Lawyer Before Starting Your Busine
    Starting a new business is never a simple process and is even more difficult if you are doing it for your first time. Fellow entrepreneurs are great resources for advice and guidance, but one resource that is often overlooked is your lawyer.…
  • Jan 3

    The Legal Side of Launching a Busine

    The Legal Side of Launching a Busine
    Choosing a Business Structure This is an essential decision in your business launch process. The business structure you choose will dictate the future of your venture both legally and financially. Different business structures have unique tax…
  • Jul 19

    The Overtime Final Ruling: What It Means for Your Busine

    The Overtime Final Ruling: What It Means for Your Busine
    Last month, President Obama and Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez announced their final ruling regarding overtime regulations under the Fair Labor Standards Act. The Final Ruling: Extend Overtime Pay Protections The Overtime Final Rule…
Rank this Week: 399

GT L&E Blog

GT L&E Blog

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

http://www.gtleblog.com/
  • Dec 20

    The Equality Act (Gender Pay Gap Information) Regulations 2017

    The Equality Act (Gender Pay Gap Information) Regulations 2017
    Background The final draft of the Equality Act (Gender Pay Gap Information) Regulations 2017 (the Regulations) and accompanying Explanatory Memorandum was published 6 December 2016. Subject to parliamentary approval, the Regulations will come…
  • Dec 19

    The Apprenticeship Levy

    The Apprenticeship Levy
    The way apprenticeships are funded in the UK is changing as of Spring 2017. With this change, some employers will be required to contribute to a new apprenticeship levy and there will also be changes to the funding for apprenticeship training…
  • Dec 19

    Workplace Implications of the Massachusetts Recreational Marijuana Law

    Workplace Implications of the Massachusetts Recreational Marijuana Law
    On Nov. 8, 2016, Massachusetts voters passed Question 4, which legalizes the recreational use of marijuana (Recreational Use Law). The Recreational Use Law follows passage of a 2012 Massachusetts ballot question which legalized the medicinal…
Rank this Week: 421

Pennsylvania Worker's Compensation…

Pennsylvania Worker's Compensation Blog

Covers worker's compensation and Social Security litigation. By Martin LLC.

http://www.paworkinjury.com/blog/
  • Dec 1

    OSHA regulations for trench safety

    OSHA regulations for trench safety
    Scaffolding, ladders, cranes and other items are known to be involved in many construction site accidents. Pennsylvania workers in the construction industry must also be highly concerned about the safety of trenches. A trench collapse can…
  • Nov 30

    Can I file for Social Security benefits if I have cancer?

    Can I file for Social Security benefits if I have cancer?
    Being diagnosed with cancer is something that can lead to lengthy treatments to try to beat the monster. In some cases, those treatments are something akin to torture. In some cases, the treatments aren't effective. In some cases, there…
  • Nov 24

    Social Security Disability isn't only for injurie

    Social Security Disability isn't only for injurie
    Many people associated claims for Social Security Disability Insurance with work-related injuries that prevent them from working. Some people might not realize that they might be eligible for SSDI if they have illnesses that meet certain…
Rank this Week: 307

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: 271

The Word On Employment Law

The Word On Employment Law

Covers legal issues affecting the workplace. By Dave Whitlock, Chris Parker and Jimmy Daniel.

http://www.wordonemploymentlaw.com
  • Jun 7

    Retaliation Claims Increase

    Retaliation Claims Increase
    Recent trends reveal that employment retaliation claims are on the rise.  Further, courts are taking a hard line on offending employers accused of retaliation in employment.  A review of United States Supreme Court decisions in retaliation…
  • May 19

    Nuclear Fallout

    Nuclear Fallout
    But not in Japan.  Arnold Schwarzenegger and Dominique Strauss-Kahn are making headlines they probably wish they had never made.  While I’m not a man and can, therefore, only surmise that the root of the problem somehow goes back to The…
  • May 17

    There’s An App for That

    There’s An App for That
    And it’s exhibit one to the wage and hour lawsuit that has just been filed against your company.  The Department of Labor (DOL) has announced the release of its first smartphone app – a timesheet that allows employees to keep track of…
Rank this Week: 340

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
  • Jan 16

    Woman Says She Was Fired Because of Obligations to Her Autistic Child

    Woman Says She Was Fired Because of Obligations to Her Autistic Child
    Woman Says She Was Fired Because of Obligations to Her Autistic Child Company misinformed staffer about her rights under the FMLA It’s sad but true: many companies take advantage of the fact that workers aren’t aware of their…
  • Jan 10

    Company Refused to Hire Overweight Man; Was it Legal?

    Company Refused to Hire Overweight Man; Was it Legal?
    Company Refused to Hire Overweight Man; Was it Legal? When obesity is and isn’t covered by the Americans with Disabilities Act Many people are aware that a company cannot refuse to hire you simply because of a disability. But what…
  • Jan 3

    Alleged Sexual Harasser Cites President-Elect's Comments as Legal Defense

    Alleged Sexual Harasser Cites President-Elect's Comments as Legal Defense
    Alleged Sexual Harasser Cites President-Elect’s Comments as Legal Defense Public official allegedly offered subordinate $1,000 to go to a hotel with him “I was trying to lift her spirits,” David Gutierrez, former …
Rank this Week: 588

The California Wage and Hour Law…

The California Wage and Hour Law Blog for Employees

Covers overtime, meal breaks, rest breaks, and pay checks. By Steven G. Pearl.

http://cawageandhourlaw.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 807

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/
  • Jan 16

    SCOTUS to review NLRB ban on class-action waiver

    SCOTUS to review NLRB ban on class-action waiver
    One of the biggest issues on the NLRB’s hit list over the past few years has been class-action waivers. In D.R. Horton, a 3-2 majority of the Board held that an arbitration agreement which requires employees to waive their right to…
  • Jan 13

    WIRTW #444 (the “training” edition)

    WIRTW #444 (the “training” edition)
    The workplace training video. I hope yours go better than this example. Here’s what I read this week: Discrimination 3d Cir: Even where old folks are treated fairly, OLDER folks can bring age-bias claims — via…
  • Jan 12

    … and an early contender for worst employer of the year

    … and an early contender for worst employer of the year
    We already have a nominee for worst employee of 2017, so why not share the love and nominate a worst employer. Drum roll… Man Fired For Attending Son’s Birth  The first day of the new year was pretty eventful…
Rank this Week: 487

Chicago Overtime Lawyer Blog

Chicago Overtime Lawyer Blog

Covers the Fair Labor Standards Act, overtime, class actions, and wage and hour cases. By Chicago Overtime Law Center.

http://www.chicagoovertimelawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 15

    Named Class Action Plaintiffs Denied Incentive Award Even Though Overtime Claims Settle for $3.7 Million

    Named Class Action Plaintiffs Denied Incentive Award Even Though Overtime Claims Settle for $3.7 Million
    Of course, risk is always involved anytime anyone files a lawsuit, despite corporate claims that class actions unfairly benefit plaintiffs because the vast majority of them settle outside of court. Although many class action lawsuits do…
  • Jan 8

    Franchisor Sued For Overtime Practices With Claim That Franchisee are Really Employee

    Franchisor Sued For Overtime Practices With Claim That Franchisee are Really Employee
    According to two recent wage and hour lawsuits against Jani-King, the commercial cleaning company's franchisees allegedly do not qualify for the label and should be compensated as employees. The first lawsuit was filed by a class of…
  • Jan 5

    Labor Department Finds Alleged Overtime Violation

    Labor Department Finds Alleged Overtime Violation
    The Labor Department further alleged the employees were shorted approximately $4 per hour in fringe benefits. As a direct result of the findings of their investigation, the Department of Labor sued both CEC and Essex County for illegal…
Rank this Week: 492

San Francisco Employment Law Firm…

San Francisco Employment Law Firm Blawg

Covers workplace discrimination, sexual harassment and wrongful termination. By Arkady Itkin.

http://www.sanfranciscoemploymentlawfirm.com/
  • Jan 13

    Is Open Source Open To Women? – Candid Discussion

    Is Open Source Open To Women? – Candid Discussion
    The following was posted in advance of the launch of Toptal Scholarships for Female Developers. To support scholarship applicants, Toptal has also published a guide to making your first open source contribution. Women are…
  • Jan 8

    CA Law Limits The Employers’ Right To Inquire Into Employees’ Juvenile Information

    CA Law Limits The Employers’ Right To Inquire Into Employees’ Juvenile Information
    California recently amended its existing law governing inquiries into and the use of juvenile criminal information. Effective January 1, 2017 employers will be restricted from asking about, seeking, or using a California…
  • Dec 5

    Are You An Intern Or An Employee Under California Law?

    Are You An Intern Or An Employee Under California Law?
    The distinction between an internship and employee / employer relationship has been subject to much debate and litigation all over the country during the past few years. However, in California the existing law states that a worker can be…
Rank this Week: 851

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/
  • Jan 12

    Trump’s Nominee for Attorney General Voices Support for Major Anti-Fraud Program

    Trump’s Nominee for Attorney General Voices Support for Major Anti-Fraud Program
    Senator Sessions: “It’s not acceptable to retaliate against a whistleblower.” Washington, D.C. January 12, 2017. The U.S. Department of Justice manages many of America’s most important whistleblower programs, including…
  • Jan 6

    NWC Featured in Mongabay Wildtech

    NWC Featured in Mongabay Wildtech
    The National Whistleblower Center (NWC)’s Global Wildlife Whistleblower Program was recently featured in Mongabay Wildtech, a non-profit provider of conservation and environmental science news. Wildtech spoke with NWC’s Chief…
  • Dec 21

    End-of-Year Round Up: The Top 10 Blog Posts of 2016

    End-of-Year Round Up: The Top 10 Blog Posts of 2016
    The Whistleblower Protection Blog’s most popular posts of 2016 covered a wide range of whistleblower topics including Supreme Court case coverage, the National Whistleblower Center’s new program for wildlife whistleblowers, and…
Rank this Week: 836

New York Employment Attorneys Blog

New York Employment Attorneys Blog

Covers employment discrimination, severance, wage violations, sexual harassment and civil rights. By The Harman Firm, LLP.

http://www.newyorkemploymentattorneysblog.com/
  • Jan 12

    UBS Securities, LLC Faces Age Discrimination Class Action

    UBS Securities, LLC Faces Age Discrimination Class Action
    By Shelby Krzastek Former UBS Securities, LLC (UBS) employees Shannon Zoller and Alexander Beigelman claim that UBS forced laid-off employees to release claims against UBS to receive deferred compensation to which they were already entitled…
  • Jan 6

    Trucking Company Refuses to Hire Applicant Because of Disability

    Trucking Company Refuses to Hire Applicant Because of Disability
    Shelby Krzastek Bill Brown alleges that Stevens Transport, one of the four largest refrigerated trucking companies in the United States, refused to hire him as a truck driver because he takes medication to control his bipolar disorder. On…
  • Dec 28

    Yoga Guru Bikram Choudhury Must Satisfy $6.7 Million Judgment

    Yoga Guru Bikram Choudhury Must Satisfy $6.7 Million Judgment
    Shelby Krzastek Bikram Choudhury is an Indian yoga teacher and the founder of Bikram yoga. In recent years, Choudhury has been surrounded by controversy amid allegations of discrimination, harassment, and sexual assault, resulting in multiple…
Rank this Week: 772

Restaurant Worker News Blog

Restaurant Worker News Blog

Covers employment law issues in the restaurant industry. By Berke-Weiss & Pechman LLP.

http://waiterpay.com/blog/
  • Jan 12

    Reichenbach Hall Sued for Wage Violation

    Reichenbach Hall Sued for Wage Violation
    A wage theft lawsuit has been filed against Reichenbach Hall, a German beer hall located in midtown Manhattan. The lawsuit charges that the restaurant cheated its waiters and waitresses out of minimum wage and overtime pay. The servers claim…
  • Dec 29

    Restaurant Workers Get Pay Hike on December 31, 2016

    Restaurant Workers Get Pay Hike on December 31, 2016
    On December 31, 2016, restaurant workers throughout New York State will begin to see changes in the payment structure of their wages.   Back of the House Workers   Back of the house workers (cooks, dishwashers, stockers, and others…
  • Dec 28

    Brooklyn Diners Sued for Wage Theft

    Brooklyn Diners Sued for Wage Theft
    Former waitstaff at the Del Rio Diner and Vegas Diner claim in a lawsuit that the diners failed to pay them minimum wage, overtime pay and spread-of-hours pay. According to the lawsuit, waitstaff at both diners, including servers, line cooks,…
Rank this Week: 689

Canada Employment & Labour Law…

Canada Employment & Labour Law Blog

Covers Canadian employment law issues. By Minken Employment Lawyers.

http://www.minkenemploymentlawyers.com/category/blog/
Rank this Week: 711

Health Employment And Labor

Health Employment And Labor

Covers labor and employment law for the healthcare industry. By Epstein Becker & Green, P.C.

http://www.healthemploymentandlabor.com/
Rank this Week: 754

Labor & Employment Law…

Labor & Employment Law Perspectives

By Foley & Lardner LLP.

http://www.laboremploymentperspectives.com/
  • Jan 9

    Simple Steps to Help Keep Your Trade Secrets Safe

    Simple Steps to Help Keep Your Trade Secrets Safe
    As illustrated by the recent lawsuit by America’s Test Kitchen against celebrity chef Christopher Kimball, companies in a variety of industries are vulnerable to losing their trade secrets. Although it is a common misconception that…
  • Jan 9

    Federal Minimum Salary Drama? New York Says Fuhgettaboutit!

    Federal Minimum Salary Drama? New York Says Fuhgettaboutit!
    As if the start-again, stop-again saga with the U.S. Department of Labor’s rules increasing the minimum salary threshold for exempt workers wasn’t confusing enough, at least one state has jumped into the fray and changed its own…
  • Jan 3

    Stepping Out of the Shadows: Accommodating Mental Health Issues in the Workplace

    Stepping Out of the Shadows: Accommodating Mental Health Issues in the Workplace
    2016 brought about a host of changes for employers, including new political leaders, ever-changing technology, and new and more open dialogue on a variety of different issues. Aside from politics, perhaps one of the biggest issues brought to…
Rank this Week: 795

Independent Contractor Compliance…

Independent Contractor Compliance Legal Blog

Covers the defense of misclassification claims and class actions, audits and investigations by the IRS and state tax and workforce agencies. By Pepper Hamilton LLP.

http://independentcontractorcompliance.com/
Rank this Week: 615

Adjunct Law Prof Blog

Adjunct Law Prof Blog

Focuses on issues of interest to adjunct law professors, including labor law, employment law, employee benefits law and education law issues. Edited by Mitchell H. Rubinstein.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/adjunctprofs/
  • Jan 6

    Adjunct Savings Are Often Not Reinvested In Faculty Development

    Adjunct Savings Are Often Not Reinvested In Faculty Development
    Unless you have been living under a bus, it is apparent that adjuncts are being used more and more by colleges as well as by law schools. Adjuncts get paid a fraction-a very small fraction of what the full-timers get,...
  • Jan 3

    Sexual Harassment of Men By Women!

    Sexual Harassment of Men By Women!
    Sexual Harassment of Men, by Woman is on the rise. The January 3, 2016 Detroit Free Press, outlines some statistics, here. As the article states: According to the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the percentage of sexual…
  • Dec 20

    Book Review: Farnsworth's Restitution

    Book Review: Farnsworth's Restitution
    This summer, South Texas Law Review published my review of Ward Farnsworth's "Restitution: Civil Liability for Unjust Enrichment." Earlier this month, I posted that review on SSRN. I really enjoy teaching restitution in my class and…
Rank this Week: 922

Human Resources News

Human Resources News

Provides news on state and federal employment law and human resources.

http://blogs.hrhero.com/hrnews/
  • Jan 5

    Another New Jersey city requires paid sick time

    Another New Jersey city requires paid sick time
    by Michael H. Dell Morristown has joined the list of New Jersey cities that require employers to provide paid sick time to employees. Employers in Morristown have until January 11 to come into compliance with the city’s paid sick time…
  • Jan 4

    Overtime rule update: District court won’t wait for appeals court’s ruling

    Overtime rule update: District court won’t wait for appeals court’s ruling
    On January 3, a federal district court judge said he won’t halt proceedings in the case challenging the U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL) new overtime rules despite concurrent litigation in the U.S. 5th Circuit Court of Appeals.…
  • Jan 3

    It’s time to cozy up to the new I-9

    It’s time to cozy up to the new I-9
    It’s time for employers to get acquainted with the new Form I-9. The form is easier to use than the old version, but with just a few weeks left before employers must make the switch, it’s a good idea to get familiar with the form…
Rank this Week: 510

Retail Labor and Employment Law

Retail Labor and Employment Law

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

http://www.retaillaborandemploymentlaw.com/
Rank this Week: 527

National Police and Fire Labor…

National Police and Fire Labor Blog

Covers legal developments concerning law enforcement and firefighter labor law. By Cline and Associates.

http://www.nationalpoliceandfirelaborblog.com
Rank this Week: 829

Employer Law Report

Employer Law Report

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

http://www.employerlawreport.com/
  • Dec 30

    Annie get your gun: Expanded rights for gun owner

    Annie get your gun: Expanded rights for gun owner
    Governor Kasich has signed Senate Bill 199, which prohibits employers from creating or enforcing any policy that would limit an employee with a concealed carry license from storing a firearm in the employee’s locked vehicle while on the…
  • Dec 19

    Employer alert: Revised I-9 Form required beginning Jan. 22, 2017

    Employer alert: Revised I-9 Form required beginning Jan. 22, 2017
    USCIS recently released a revised version of Form I-9, the Employment Eligibility Verification document. Since November 1986, all U.S. employers have been required to complete and retain the I-9 for all new employees. Employers may continue…
  • Dec 12

    Eleventh Circuit rejects EEOC position regarding reassignment as a reasonable accommodation

    Eleventh Circuit rejects EEOC position regarding reassignment as a reasonable accommodation
    Rejecting the EEOC’s position that an employer must reassign a qualified individual with a disability to a vacant position as a reasonable accommodation so long as the individual was minimally qualified for the position, the 11th…
Rank this Week: 801

California Labor and Employment…

California Labor and Employment Defense Blog

Covers labor and employment law issues for employers. By Van Vleck Turner & Zaller.

http://www.vtzlawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 482

Suits by Suits

Suits by Suits

Covers disputes between companies and executives. Published by Zuckerman Spaeder LLP.

http://www.suitsbysuits.com/
  • Dec 27

    A Closer Look at the New Lawsuit By Baylor Football Coach Art Brile

    A Closer Look at the New Lawsuit By Baylor Football Coach Art Brile
    It’s been a tough few months for Baylor football and its former coach Art Briles. Baylor fired Briles in May of this year, after an outside law firm investigated the school’s response to alleged sexual assaults by football players…
  • Dec 7

    Can an Employer Back out of a Promise to Provide Advancement by Claiming That the Employee Committed Fraud?

    Can an Employer Back out of a Promise to Provide Advancement by Claiming That the Employee Committed Fraud?
    Numerous decisions from the Delaware courts establish that a company cannot abandon its promise to advance legal fees and expenses when the covered director, officer, or employee properly invokes it. The Delaware Supreme Court recently…
  • Nov 28

    Suits by Suits Named to Blawg 100

    Suits by Suits Named to Blawg 100
    Well, we made it! In the 10th annual Blawg 100, ABA Journal named Suits by Suits among “the 100 most compelling” blogs in the legal market. We’re thrilled to be recognized and listed alongside some great writers, blogs, and…
Rank this Week: 585

HR & Benefits Update

HR & Benefits Update

Covers human resources and other workforce management, compensation and employee benefits laws, policies and practices. By Solutions Law Press.

http://slphrbenefitsupdate.com/
  • Dec 16

    Data thieves thrive when companies’ don

    Data thieves thrive when companies’ don
    Data thieves thrive when companies’ don’t train customer service or respond to Red Flags http://ow.ly/MGkp307cnSP http://ow.ly/i/q1emhFiled under: Uncategorized
  • Dec 16

    Congress is getting ready to take on hea

    Congress is getting ready to take on hea
    Congress is getting ready to take on heath care reform again. Americans need to become informed and participate! http://ow.ly/C6bc306V5eT http://ow.ly/i/q1dUAFiled under: Uncategorized
  • Dec 4

    PBGC Table Shows Present Value  PBGC Maximum Guarantee

    PBGC Table Shows Present Value  PBGC Maximum Guarantee
     On December 02, 2016, PBGC posted a table showing the applicable present values for 2017 plan years. For more information see Technical Update 07-04. (12/02/2016).Filed under: Bankruptcy, Corporate Compliance, corporate governance,…
Rank this Week: 595

General Counselor

General Counselor

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

http://general-counselor.com
  • 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…
  • Nov 23

    Early Holiday Present For Employers – Overtime Regulations Stayed

    Early Holiday Present For Employers – Overtime Regulations Stayed
    E. Jason Tremblay In a last minute blow to the Obama Administration’s labor and employment legacy, a federal district court in Texas granted an emergency motion for preliminary injunction yesterday barring the Department of Labor from…
  • Nov 22

    New Form I-9 Goes Into Effect On January 21, 2017

    New Form I-9 Goes Into Effect On January 21, 2017
    E. Jason Tremblay A revised Employment Eligibility Verification Form I-9, which is required to be filled out for every new employee, was recently issued by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. The new version is here. Among other…
Rank this Week: 763

Quirky Employment Law Questions

Quirky Employment Law Questions

Covers quirky questions in employment law. By Dorsey & Whitney LLP.

http://quirkyemploymentquestions.com/
  • Nov 29

    Court Halts DOL Rule Set To Extend Overtime To Millions on December 1

    Court Halts DOL Rule Set To Extend Overtime To Millions on December 1
    In an unexpected decision, on Tuesday, November 22nd, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas issued a nationwide preliminary injunction against implementation of the Department of Labor’s (“DOL’s”)…
  • Nov 4

    A Matter of Protocol — Rules for Departing Brokers Trying to Solicit Former Client

    A Matter of Protocol — Rules for Departing Brokers Trying to Solicit Former Client
    Question:  We operate a financial services firm that employs account executives who execute investment trades on behalf of clients.  One of our brokers recently resigned to move to a competitor firm.  With his resignation…
  • Sep 15

    OSHA Weighs in on Retaliation and Drug Testing

    OSHA Weighs in on Retaliation and Drug Testing
    QUESTION: We conduct drug testing whenever an employee is injured at work or in involved in an accident. I recently read that this may violate OSHA’s anti-retaliation rule. How can that be? I would think OSHA would want employers to…
Rank this Week: 951

Michigan Employment Law Advisor

Michigan Employment Law Advisor

Covers employment discrimination, hiring, terminations and technology issues. By Jason Shinn.

http://www.michiganemploymentlawadvisor.com
  • Nov 22

    Overtime Rules Halted Before December 1 Deadline

    Overtime Rules Halted Before December 1 Deadline
    A Texas federal judge has stopped the U.S. Department of Labor’s new overtime rules from taking effect as scheduled for December 1, 2016. Significantly, the court issued a nationwide injunction. The decision to enjoin the…
  • Nov 2

    Pitfalls in Contracting with Employee Staffing Companie

    Pitfalls in Contracting with Employee Staffing Companie
    Business owners are increasingly considering the use of outside vendors to meet workforce needs. This is especially true for temporary employees or flexible staffing solutions. But companies must carefully review any contractual terms apply…
  • Oct 28

    Labor Department Seeks Information From Employers and Employees About FMLA

    Labor Department Seeks Information From Employers and Employees About FMLA
    On October 28, 2016, the Department of Labor (DOL) gave notice that it is seeking comments from employers and employees about the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA). The notice is available here Federal Register. The comments will be used to…
Rank this Week: 813

Wage Law

Wage Law

Covers California wage and hour law. By Walsh & Walsh.

http://www.californiawagelaw.com/wage_law/
  • Sep 15

    California's Domestic Worker Bill of Rights Becomes Permanent

    California's Domestic Worker Bill of Rights Becomes Permanent
    Existing law, the Domestic Worker Bill of Rights (Labor Code section 1451-1453), regulates the hours of work of domestic work employees who are personal attendants and provides an overtime compensation rate for those employees. The Domestic…
  • Sep 14

    Changes Made to Exemptions for Elementary and Secondary School Teachers in California

    Changes Made to Exemptions for Elementary and Secondary School Teachers in California
    School teachers often work long hour, and are generally exemption from overtime pay under California law. However, public school teachers often enjoy high salaries and outstanding benefits. The same is not always true, however, for private…
  • Sep 13

    California Farm Workers to Get Daily Overtime

    California Farm Workers to Get Daily Overtime
    AB 1066, a bill authored Assemblymember Lorena Gonzalez (D-San Diego), to provide daily overtime to California agricultural workers, has been signed into law by Governor Brown. Existing law sets wage, hour, meal break requirements, and other…
Rank this Week: 723

Trial and Appeals Blog

Trial and Appeals Blog

Covers law and society. By Thomas Wade Young.

http://www.twylaw.com/blog
  • May 3

    Florida Supreme Court Disciplines 24 Lawyer

    Florida Supreme Court Disciplines 24 Lawyer
    According to THIS press release, the Supreme Court of Florida recently disciplined 24 lawyers — “disbarring four, revoking the licenses of four, suspending nine and publicly reprimanding seven. Five attorneys were also placed on…
  • Apr 28

    Florida Supreme Court overturns mandatory attorney’s fee schedule for workers’ compensation case

    Florida Supreme Court overturns mandatory attorney’s fee schedule for workers’ compensation case
    By a vote of 5 to 2, the Supreme Court of Florida today declared the  mandatory fee schedule in section 440.34, Florida Statutes, unconstitutional in Castellanos v. Next Door Company.  This case asks us to evaluate the…
  • Apr 26

    Court Continues Trend of Enhancing Proposed Discipline

    Court Continues Trend of Enhancing Proposed Discipline
    With yesterday’s order in the case of Seminole County Judge Jerri Collins, The Supreme Court of Florida continues its trend of rejecting proposed discipline of lawyers and judges that the Court views as too light. [T]he Court rejects…
Rank this Week: 921

The Kielich Law Firm Blog

The Kielich Law Firm Blog

Covers employment law, personal injury and family law issues related to Texas and federal law.

http://kielichlawfirm.com/blog
  • Feb 16

    Spousal support in Texa

    Spousal support in Texa
    There is no guarantee of alimony or spousal maintenance in a Texas divorce. Texas, like many states, changed its family relations laws (our Texas Family Code) in recent decades to curb the power of family court judges in Fort Worth, Dallas,…
  • Feb 8

    7 Tips for Taking FMLA Leave — Fort Worth Employment Attorney

    7 Tips for Taking FMLA Leave — Fort Worth Employment Attorney
    Most of my work with clients involves helping clients after they have sought FMLA leave and the employer has already violated their FMLA rights but it’s equally as important that employees understand how to properly exercise their…
  • Feb 1

    Enforcing child support with child support liens and QDROs with Bedford Divorce Attorney

    Enforcing child support with child support liens and QDROs with Bedford Divorce Attorney
    Unpaid child support is a serious problems for many families where the child support may be the difference between keeping food on the table or lights on in the home. Enforcing child support in court can be a challenge when the child support…
Rank this Week: 476

Fair Employment Legal Update

Fair Employment Legal Update

By Khorrami, LLP.

http://fairemploymentlegalupdate.com/
Rank this Week: 848

Florida Employment Lawyer Blog

Florida Employment Lawyer Blog

Covers federal and Florida employment, discrimination and sexual harassment law, news and cases. By Matthew Seth Sarelson.

http://www.floridaemploymentlawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 24

    Breaking: New Minimum Wages Affects all Floridians!

    Breaking: New Minimum Wages Affects all Floridians!
    Effective January 1, 2015, Florida’s minimum wage is $8.05 per hour. Tipped employees must be paid at least $5.03 per hour. Need help complying with federal or Florida wage laws? Are you owed money from your employer for minimum wage or…
  • Mar 29

    Coming Soon: University of Miami football players sign collective bargaining agreement with the University.

    Coming Soon: University of Miami football players sign collective bargaining agreement with the University.
    The National Labor Relations Board ruled that full-scholarship student athletes who play football for Northwestern University are “employees” under the National Labor Relations Act, and thus have the right to for a union and…
  • Aug 13

    Unemployed Face Stigma Regardless of Time Between Jobs, Study Say

    Unemployed Face Stigma Regardless of Time Between Jobs, Study Say
    As anyone running for a political office right now will tell you, the number one crisis facing the nation today is unemployment. According to the Huffington Post, more than five million Americans have been between jobs for at least six…
Rank this Week: 639

NLRB Law Memo

NLRB Law Memo

Covers National Labor Relations Board decision. By Ross Runkel.

http://www.lawmemo.com/nlrb/memo/
  • Aug 11

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  • Nov 24

    NLRB Law Memo 01/06/2012

    NLRB Law Memo 01/06/2012
  • Feb 14

    NLRB Law Memo 02/14/2012

    NLRB Law Memo 02/14/2012
    NLRB - Staff summarized 3 decisions. Human Services Projects, Inc. d/b/a Teen Triumph (32-CA-25262; 358 NLRB No. 2) Stockton, CA, February 6, 2012.
Rank this Week: 719

Virginia Non-Compete Law Blog

Virginia Non-Compete Law Blog

Covers non-compete, non-solicitation and non-disclosure provisions in employment agreements. By the Frith Law Firm.

http://virginianoncompete.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 16

    HOW TO BEAT YOUR VIRGINIA NON COMPETE for your IPAD / IPHONE ETC

    HOW TO BEAT YOUR VIRGINIA NON COMPETE for your IPAD / IPHONE ETC
    Had a great weekend in Tennessee with new friends.Met a hospital administrator from Ohio who told me his facility did not have non-compete agreements for physician employees because they thought taking care of their employees would be a…
  • Jan 10

    NON COMPETES AND COLLEGE FOOTBALL

    NON COMPETES AND COLLEGE FOOTBALL
    I ran across this article this morning and it is excellent. Read it. Enjoy it. Attorney Michael Elkon, member of Fisher & Phillips, a large law firm with a National presence, explains why College football coaches can pick up and move, while…
  • Jan 9

    ROANOKE VIRGINIA NON COMPETE ATTORNEY

    ROANOKE VIRGINIA NON COMPETE ATTORNEY
    Imagine a divorce. The bad kind where people would rather fight than be reasonable. The kind where the only people who win are the attorneys because the financial cost of litigation, coupled with the emotional drain of battle wear the parties…
Rank this Week: 839

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
  • Jan 16

    2017 Legislative Session Prediction

    2017 Legislative Session Prediction
    The legislative session is going to start in just a couple of days.  In order to help HEC members begin thinking about what they will likely see from our lawmakers over the next several months, I recently conducted a 90-minute webinar…
  • Dec 12

    Expedited Appeal Ok’d for Injunction Against FLSA OT Rule

    Expedited Appeal Ok’d for Injunction Against FLSA OT Rule
    The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals has granted a request by the Department of Labor (“DOL”) to conduct an expedited appeal of the injunction that was issued last month against their new FLSA overtime rules.  Under the…
  • Nov 30

    Hawaii Senate Committees Finalized

    Hawaii Senate Committees Finalized
    The Hawaii State Senate has finalized their committee assignments for the 2017 legislative session.  The committees will be chaired as follows: Ways and Means:  Jill Tokuda Commerce and Consumer Protection:  Roz Baker Judiciary…
Rank this Week: 5039