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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: 13

Arbitration Matters

Arbitration Matters

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

https://arbitrationmatters.blogspot.com
Rank this Week: 19

HR Law Guy

HR Law Guy

Covers employment relationships in business, sports, the armed forces, and other odd places.

http://hratty.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 17

    Things You Don't Want to Hear From Your Jury Panel

    Things You Don't Want to Hear From Your Jury Panel
    In the Martin Shkreli case.And this was before any evidence was taken.Don't dis the Wu-Tang Clan, man.  There are consequences.
  • Aug 16

    The Future of Work, Part 3

    The Future of Work, Part 3
    I continue to be astounded at how quickly artificial intelligence systems are advancing into the world of everyday labor.  Here's an article that reflects another incursion--into the world of retail sales.These jobs have become more…
  • Aug 16

    Millennials in the UK Are Apparently Not Much Different From Millennials Anywhere Else

    Millennials in the UK Are Apparently Not Much Different From Millennials Anywhere Else
    At least according to this article. It's always a mistake to generalize with specific individuals.  Btu these workplace place trends have been surfacing for some time now.  Will we see a counter-movement in education, or some other…
Rank this Week: 69

California Public Agency Labor and…

California Public Agency Labor and Employment Blog

By Liebert Cassidy Whitmore.

http://www.calpublicagencylaboremploymentblog.com
  • Aug 15

    New FLSA Decision Sheds Light On Employee “Off-The-Clock” Claim

    New FLSA Decision Sheds Light On Employee “Off-The-Clock” Claim
    This post was authored by Jolina A. Abrena Over the past decade, employers have been daunted with increased litigation, including overtime cases filed under the Fair Labor and Standards Act (“FLSA”).  Indeed, in the 2016…
  • Aug 10

    Retaliation Claims- Unique Concerns And How To Be Prepared

    Retaliation Claims- Unique Concerns And How To Be Prepared
    Often times, an employee may know that discipline or a poor performance evaluation is imminent. Occasionally, such an employee will engage in a preemptive strike—“You can’t discipline me or give me a poor performance…
  • Aug 1

    Lessons Learned From LCW’s “How to Avoid Claims of Disability Discrimination” Seminar

    Lessons Learned From LCW’s “How to Avoid Claims of Disability Discrimination” Seminar
    This post was authored by Matthew Nakano. On July 11, 2017, Liebert Cassidy Whitmore’s Jennifer Rosner partnered with Department of Fair Employment and Housing (“DFEH”) Assistant Chief Counsel Paula Pearlman to present…
Rank this Week: 67

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/
  • Aug 17

    Corbin on Government Employees and Religion

    Corbin on Government Employees and Religion
    Friend-of-Blog Caroline Mala Corbin (Miami) has just posted on SSRN a wonderful new article on the intersection of government employees and religion. From the Abstract of "Government Employee Religion": "Picture a county clerk…
  • Aug 14

    Hacked Employment Law

    Hacked Employment Law
    Charlotte Alexander (Georgia State) and Liz Tippett (Oregon) have just posted on SSRN their article (forthcoming Missouri L. Rev.) The Hacking of Employment Law. Here's the abstract of this timely (pun intended!) article: Employers can use…
  • Aug 14

    Firing Nazi

    Firing Nazi
    David Yamada (Suffolk) has a post worth reading over at Minding the Workplace on Can an employer fire a publicly-avowed white supremacist? The answer: almost certainly yes for private-sector employers; yes with some free-speech caveats for…
Rank this Week: 83

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: 91

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: 113

McEldrew Young Blog

McEldrew Young Blog

Covers whistleblower law and wage theft for employees.

http://www.mceldrewyoung.com/blog/
  • Aug 14

    Disturbingly High Number of Hostile and Threatening Workplace

    Disturbingly High Number of Hostile and Threatening Workplace
    A study of 3,066 U.S. workers found that nearly one in five employees face a hostile or threatening environment at work. The unemployment rate may be at a 16-year low in 2017, but the study indicates everything is not well on the job front.…
  • Aug 10

    WSJ Reports Ontario Securities Whistleblower Tips Against Major Private Equity Firm

    WSJ Reports Ontario Securities Whistleblower Tips Against Major Private Equity Firm
    Since the Ontario Securities Commission opened its whistleblower program to tips, at least four individuals have filed complaints against one of Canada’s largest private equity firms according to the Wall Street Journal. Officials at…
  • Aug 10

    Carbon Monoxide Poisoning of Philadelphia Firefighters Reminds of Danger

    Carbon Monoxide Poisoning of Philadelphia Firefighters Reminds of Danger
    Five Philadelphia firefighters were rushed to the hospital after suffering carbon monoxide poisoning while fighting an underground electrical fire in West Chester yesterday. Six other firefighters were evaluated and monitored on the scene…
Rank this Week: 119

Illinois Business Law Journal

Illinois Business Law Journal

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

https://publish.illinois.edu/illinoisblj/
  • Mar 16

    Keeping an AI on Technological Advances in Business Law

    Keeping an AI on Technological Advances in Business Law
    Source: The Economist By Elizabeth Rice Download full note here. This Note explores the role that artificial intelligence plays in the legal world today and the ways in which it may affect the legal profession in the future. …
  • Mar 16

    Timing Brexit Right: Theresa May’s Great Political Challenge

    Timing Brexit Right: Theresa May’s Great Political Challenge
    Source: Andy Rain of EPA Download full note here. By Julian Jankowski The Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, Theresa May, in her expressed pursuit for a hard Brexit, faces economic, legal, and political challenges in her endeavors to…
  • Mar 16

    Driving Solo: Solutions to the Current Patchwork of Legislation Concerning Automated Vehicle

    Driving Solo: Solutions to the Current Patchwork of Legislation Concerning Automated Vehicle
    Source: AP Download full note here. By Bryan Boccelli This Note argues that states across the nation should expand upon and in some cases begin to introduce legislation in regards to self-driving vehicles. Although there are currently a…
Rank this Week: 195

NJ Labor & Employment Law

NJ Labor & Employment Law

Covers various employment and labor law topics, including employment discrimination, ADA, CEPA, and FMLA. By Jay S. Becker and Joseph C. DeBlasio.

http://www.njlaborandemploymentlaw.com
  • Aug 16

    Much to the Satisfaction of Employers Across the State, Governor Christie Vetoes 2 Employment Law Bill

    Much to the Satisfaction of Employers Across the State, Governor Christie Vetoes 2 Employment Law Bill
    Authored by: Jay S. Becker Jeri L. Abrams Ari G. Burd Recently, Governor Christie vetoed 2 pieces of workplace related legislation. One bill that was vetoed sought to ban employers from inquiring about job applicants’ salary…
  • May 16

    Medical Marijuana in the Workplace

    Medical Marijuana in the Workplace
    New Jersey, like 28 other states in this country, allows individuals to use marijuana for medicinal purposes.  From time to time, employers in NJ may receive accommodation requests from employees with medical marijuana…
  • Apr 7

    What Should An Employer Do When An Ill or Injured Employee Has No Available Leave?

    What Should An Employer Do When An Ill or Injured Employee Has No Available Leave?
    Co-Authored By Jeri L. Abrams When an ill or injured employee fails to return to work after they have exhausted all available leave (or were never eligible for leave in the first place), an employer cannot automatically terminate the…
Rank this Week: 334

Boston Employment Lawyer Blog

Boston Employment Lawyer Blog

Covers employment law. By Altman & Altman.

https://www.bostonemploymentlawyerblog.net/
  • Aug 14

    Foreign bribery whistleblowing

    Foreign bribery whistleblowing
    When all the money and legitimate influence in the world can’t get what you want, some of the world’s less scrupulous – and wealthier – individuals will resort to one tried and true, illegal method that has been…
  • Aug 14

    Are you working in a hostile environment?

    Are you working in a hostile environment?
    The workplace is where Americans spend close to 10,000 hours of their lives, on average. Needless to say, if your place of employment makes you unhappy, you won’t exactly be able to simply endure the negative way it makes you feel, day…
  • Aug 2

    Customs Tariff Evasion Whistleblower Lawsuits Likely to Rise

    Customs Tariff Evasion Whistleblower Lawsuits Likely to Rise
    The Customs and Border Protection Agency (CBP) is stepping up its efforts to identify violations of customs laws, such as anti-dumping and trade tariff evasion. The agency will receive $300 million for the hiring of additional staff, and…
Rank this Week: 323

Northern Exposure

Northern Exposure

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

http://blogs.hrhero.com/northernexposure/
  • Aug 13

    Genetic information is off limits!

    Genetic information is off limits!
    by Michael Adams Medical examinations of future and present employees are commonly required by Canadian employers in order to verify a person’s capacity to do the work. However, since May 2017, federally regulated employers can no…
  • Aug 6

    Do waves of collective dismissals constitute a single collective dismissal?

    Do waves of collective dismissals constitute a single collective dismissal?
    by Paul Côté-Lépine In a number of Canadian jurisdictions, when conducting a collective dismissal or mass termination, an employer will have significant obligations that include giving increased notice of the collective…
  • Jul 30

    Carification not required when accepting disabled employee’s resignation

    Carification not required when accepting disabled employee’s resignation
    by David G. Wong In its recent decision in Razo v. Essilor Canada, 2017 BCHRT 133, the British Columbia Human Rights Tribunal dismissed the argument that an employer could not accept the resignation of a long-term disabled employee without…
Rank this Week: 361

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/
  • Aug 10

    Four Ways Whistleblower Rewards Can Save Lions From Extinction

    Four Ways Whistleblower Rewards Can Save Lions From Extinction
    Lion populations worldwide have been in consistent decline, initially classified as vulnerable and more recently added to the Endangered Species Act. Whether killed for sale in the wildlife trafficking trade, as a hunting trophy, or in…
  • Aug 7

    Tanzania’s Biggest Whistleblower Visits National Whistleblower Center

    Tanzania’s Biggest Whistleblower Visits National Whistleblower Center
    The Human Rights Defenders’ 2015 Whistleblower Award recipient, David Kafulila, recently visited the National Whistleblower Center (NWC) in Washington, DC, with a group of business and government professionals from countries across…
  • Aug 1

    Senator Grassley: “Whistleblowers are Heroes and Patriots”

    Senator Grassley: “Whistleblowers are Heroes and Patriots”
    Senator Chuck Grassley (R-IA) has been a stalwart champion for whistleblowers since he joined the Senate in the early 1980s. Grassley iniated and supported many of the incredible advances we have seen in whistleblower law over the past three…
Rank this Week: 325

ERISA Lawyer Blog

ERISA Lawyer Blog

Covers employeee benefits, ERISA, and employment law. By Stanley D. Baum.

http://www.erisalawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 248

Connecticut Employment Law Blog

Connecticut Employment Law Blog

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

http://www.ctemploymentlawblog.com/
  • Aug 8

    Can a Legislature Really Change a Collective Bargaining Agreement?

    Can a Legislature Really Change a Collective Bargaining Agreement?
    My law partner, Gabe Jiran, talks today about whether it’s all that easy to change the terms of a collective bargaining agreement.  Is it just as easy as a vote? Or does it require something more? The answer has implications for…
  • Aug 7

    Compliance with Today’s Anti-Discrimination Laws Through a History Lesson

    Compliance with Today’s Anti-Discrimination Laws Through a History Lesson
    Over the weekend, I was doing a lot of driving.  Having a kid at camp near the New Hampshire border to pick him up will do that. So, it was time for me to catch up on some podcasts I had downloaded but hadn’t yet listened to. I had…
  • Aug 4

    Where Do The Proposed Federal Overtime Rule Changes Stand?

    Where Do The Proposed Federal Overtime Rule Changes Stand?
    My colleague, Gabe Jiran, returns the blog today with this quick post updating us on where things stand on the DOL’s proposed changes to the overtime rules (and providing me with an excuse to link to one of the few songs to mention…
Rank this Week: 234

New York Civil Service Attorney…

New York Civil Service Attorney Law Blog

Covers employment and discrimination issues related to civil service. By the Law Offices of Kevin P. Sheerin.

http://civilservice.sheerinlaw.com/
  • Jun 16

    Article 78 for teaching license reinstatement denied

    Article 78 for teaching license reinstatement denied
    Petitioner retired while 3020a disciplinary charges were pending against him.  The Appellate Division Second Department held that the teacher was presumed to have known the Chancellor’s rule that you cannot have your license…
  • Jun 16

    Medical Appeals and Reinstatement Civil Service Law 71/72/73

    Medical Appeals and Reinstatement Civil Service Law 71/72/73
      To protect your job you may have to apply for reinstatement after being place on Section 72 leave.  You would need to fill out DCAS’s Medical Reinstatement form. Along with the form you may have to attach the relevant…
  • Jun 14

    Was revocation of Alcohol Counselor’s clearance because of old convictions proper?

    Was revocation of Alcohol Counselor’s clearance because of old convictions proper?
    This was the recently issue in an Article 78 suit brought of remedy a security clearance revocation for old criminal convictions.   The Court addressed the issue of whether an alcohol counselor was seeking “membership”…
Rank this Week: 402

Fair Employment Legal Update

Fair Employment Legal Update

By Khorrami, LLP.

http://fairemploymentlegalupdate.com/
Rank this Week: 379

Gruntled Employees

Gruntled Employees

Covers firing, hiring, human resources, lawyers and law firms, noncompetes and more. By Jay Shepherd.

http://www.gruntledemployees.com/gruntled_employees/
  • Jun 20

    The 5 Ps of professional happine

    The 5 Ps of professional happine
    A recent survey listed lawyers (specifically associates) as the unhappiest occupation in America. This isn't a huge surprise. I know about a kajillion lawyers (which is one followed by a wad of zeroes, or ten to the wad), and way...
  • Apr 26

    How to get people to do what you want (in six minutes)

    How to get people to do what you want (in six minutes)
    Here is the six-minute "LexThink .1" speech I gave in Chicago in March at the ABA TechShow. In it, I explain the three simple steps you need to take to get someone to do what you want. LexThink follows the "Ignite" speech format: six minutes,…
  • Mar 7

    Facebook privacy, simplified

    Facebook privacy, simplified
    Over at jayshep.com: a simple chart explaining who can read your Facebook comments. Check it out.
Rank this Week: 292

North Texas Legal News

North Texas Legal News

Covers Texas business law. By Leiza Dolghih.

http://northtexaslegalnews.com/
  • Aug 18

    Can You Fire an Employee for Participating in Racist Behavior or Speech Off-the-Clock?

    Can You Fire an Employee for Participating in Racist Behavior or Speech Off-the-Clock?
    While employees have the right to express their opinions under the First Amendment, their employers have the right to fire them for expressing such opinions. In other words, the freedom of speech, when it comes to employment matters, is a…
  • Aug 16

    When Stopping Competition with A Temporary Injunction, It Pays To Be Precise

    When Stopping Competition with A Temporary Injunction, It Pays To Be Precise
    A lot of times a company rushes to court asking the judge to stop a former employee or his new employer from using the company's confidential information or soliciting its customers based on the agreements that the former employee had signed…
  • Aug 7

    Top Five Posts In 2016

    Top Five Posts In 2016
    While most of my blog posts relate to non-compete and trade secrets issues, I do blog about general commercial and employment issues as well since I have a broad employment and business litigation practice. According to you, here’s the…
Rank this Week: 600

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
Rank this Week: 628

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
  • Aug 18

    Navigating the Patchwork of Laws that Apply to Pregnancy

    Navigating the Patchwork of Laws that Apply to Pregnancy
    Navigating the Patchwork of Laws that Apply to Pregnancy What women need to know about their rights in the workplace Many working women are in for a shock when they become pregnant for the first time. For example, female employees are…
  • Aug 9

    Is Obesity Discrimination Illegal?

    Is Obesity Discrimination Illegal?
    Is Obesity Discrimination Illegal? When weight issues may be covered by the Americans with Disabilities Act Is it really true that it’s harder to get hired if you’re obese? Recent research says yes. But if that’s true,…
  • Aug 2

    Is Age Discrimination Becoming an Epidemic?

    Is Age Discrimination Becoming an Epidemic?
    Is Age Discrimination Becoming an Epidemic? What all workers over 40 need to know Would you believe that nearly two-thirds of people from ages 45 to 74 said they had experienced or witnessed age discrimination at work? That’s …
Rank this Week: 538

Bingham Greenebaum Doll Blog

Bingham Greenebaum Doll Blog

Covers Indiana law.

http://www.bgdlegal.com/blog/
  • Aug 18

    Co-Executors’ Choice of Appraiser Upheld

    Co-Executors’ Choice of Appraiser Upheld
    In Heisinger v. Cleary, 150 A.3d 1136 (2016), the Supreme Court of Connecticut upheld the Co-Executors’ engagement of Management Professional Planning, Inc. ("MPI") to appraise the decedent’s stock in a closely held business.
  • Aug 14

    Beneficiary's Trust Interest Properly Taken for Beneficiary's Debts Under Modified Trust

    Beneficiary's Trust Interest Properly Taken for Beneficiary's Debts Under Modified Trust
    In the Matter of Frei Irrevocable Trust dated October 29, 1996, 390 P.3d 646, is a 2017 decision by the Supreme Court of Nevada holding that a beneficiary’s interest in a trust is subject to the claims of his creditors, notwithstanding…
  • Jul 17

    Eleventh Circuit Ruling Furthers Appellate Split on Title VII’s Protection for Sexual Orientation

    Eleventh Circuit Ruling Furthers Appellate Split on Title VII’s Protection for Sexual Orientation
    On July 6, 2017, the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals became the latest circuit to weigh in on whether Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (“Title VII”) protects employees from discrimination based on sexual orientation.…
Rank this Week: 481

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/
  • Aug 18

    Can You Be Fired For Being A Racist A**hole? Yes. Well, Maybe. Probably.

    Can You Be Fired For Being A Racist A**hole? Yes. Well, Maybe. Probably.
    So, a Twitter campaign has been outing folks who attended the Nazi/white supremacy/alt right rally outside the University of Virginia in which a Nazi murdered a protester and injured many others by plowing into them with a car. Some of those…
  • Aug 11

    Will You Let Your Employer Microchip You? Just Say No!

    Will You Let Your Employer Microchip You? Just Say No!
    And so it begins. A Wisconsin company is implementing a "voluntary" program where employees can be microchipped. They swear that they aren't using GPS technology to follow the employees. However, they say it is a convenience to the employees,…
  • Jul 28

    Hey Florida Medical Marijuana Users - Gov. Scott Says You Can Be Fired

    Hey Florida Medical Marijuana Users - Gov. Scott Says You Can Be Fired
    I've previously written about Florida's medical marijuana law saying nothing about protecting employees who are prescribed marijuana from discrimination. That was bad enough.Now, it's worse.Gov. Rick Scott recently signed into law a bill…
Rank this Week: 612

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/
  • Aug 18

    WIRTW #472 (the “back to school” edition)

    WIRTW #472 (the “back to school” edition)
    Happy back to school @lakeridgeacademy for Norah (6th) and Donovan (3rd). A post shared by Jon Hyman (@jonhyman) on Aug 16, 2017 at 8:26am PDT Here’s what I read this week: Discrimination He was hired at 63 and fired at…
  • Aug 17

    The meaning of life (in eight words)

    The meaning of life (in eight words)
    A few months back, while riding in the car (we do a lot of riding in the car, mostly to and from music lessons, rehearsals, and gigs), I fielded a question from the back seat. I don’t recall the context of the conversation, or the…
  • Aug 16

    How much wasted work-time is too much?

    How much wasted work-time is too much?
    According to a recent survey conducted by OfficeTeam, on average, employees spend 8 hours per workweek on non-work activities. What does this non-work time look like? Personal emails: 30 percent Social networks: 28 percent Sports…
Rank this Week: 894

Employment & Labor Insider

Employment & Labor Insider

Discusses timely issues in labor and employment law and human resources from management's perspective, with subjects ranging from discrimination to employee handbooks and religious accommodations. By Constangy, Brooks & Smith, LLP.

http://www.employmentandlaborinsider.com/
  • Aug 18

    Before you fire that political extremist . . .

    Before you fire that political extremist . . .
    If you’re a private sector employer, you can generally fire an at-will employee for his or her political beliefs or expression. The First Amendment, as we discussed last week, does not limit you. Depending on where you are, there may be…
  • Aug 18

    Weekly catch-up

    Weekly catch-up
    The state of Oregon is the first in the Union to have a statewide “scheduling law.” The new law will take effect (for the most part) on July 1, 2018, and will apply to retail, hospitality, and food services employers…
  • Aug 16

    NC “employee classification” law warrants caution but doesn’t change substantive law

    NC “employee classification” law warrants caution but doesn’t change substantive law
    On August 11, Gov. Roy Cooper signed into law the North Carolina Employee Fair Classification Act. The portion of the legislation that deals with worker classifications will take effect December 31. The legislation does not change…
Rank this Week: 589

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/
  • Aug 18

    The Real World

    The Real World
    Karen Bradshaw, Settling for Natural Resource Damages, 40 Harv. Envtl. L. Rev. 211 (2016). James W. Coleman, How Cheap Is Corporate Talk? Comparing Companies’ Comments on Regulations with Their Securities Disclosures, 40 Harv. Envtl.…
  • Aug 17

    Democracy Unchained

    Democracy Unchained
    K. Sabeel Rahman, Private Power, Public Values: Regulating Social Infrastructure in a Changing Economy, 39 Cardozo L. Rev. 5 (forthcoming, 2017), available at SSRN. Frank Pasquale In the mid-2000s, digital activists spearheaded the…
  • Aug 16

    The Discreet Charm of Conveyancing on the Blockchain

    The Discreet Charm of Conveyancing on the Blockchain
    Jeanne L. Schroeder, Bitcoin and the Uniform Commercial Code, 24 U. Miami Bus. L. Rev. 1 (2016). Anna Gelpern When Adam Levitin and I taught The Law of Money seminar a year ago, not one student chose to write about bitcoin. We congratulated…
Rank this Week: 813

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/
Rank this Week: 803

GT L&E Blog

GT L&E Blog

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

http://www.gtleblog.com/
  • Aug 17

    California Adopts New Regulations for Refinerie

    California Adopts New Regulations for Refinerie
    On August 7, 2017, the California Department of Industrial Relations and the California Environmental Protection Agency amended the California’s Occupational Safety and Health Process Safety Management (PSM) standard to improve…
  • Jul 31

    Massachusetts Enacts Pregnant Workers Fairness Act

    Massachusetts Enacts Pregnant Workers Fairness Act
    On July 27, 2017, Massachusetts Governor Charles Baker signed into law “An Act Establishing the Massachusetts Pregnant Workers Fairness Act.” The new law (i) prohibits discrimination against employees on the basis of pregnancy or…
  • Jul 26

    Third Circuit ‘Clarifies’ that a Single Racial Slur May be Sufficiently ‘Severe’ to Create a Hostile Work Environment

    Third Circuit ‘Clarifies’ that a Single Racial Slur May be Sufficiently ‘Severe’ to Create a Hostile Work Environment
    Characterizing its own precedent as “inconsistent” and “confusing,” the Third Circuit Court of Appeals, in a published opinion earlier this month, undertook to “clarify” the “correct standard”…
Rank this Week: 786

Unemployed and Scared

Unemployed and Scared

Appeals and tips specific to Minnesota's unemployment process. By IAJ Law, LLC.

http://iajlaw.com/news-articles/unemployment/
  • Aug 17

    Unemployed Workers: Check Out These Job Stats in Minnesota

    Unemployed Workers: Check Out These Job Stats in Minnesota
    The post Unemployed Workers: Check Out These Job Stats in Minnesota appeared first on IAJ Law, LLC. Job stats are important for unemployed workers in Minnesota. Here is one external web link, I believe helps people determine which job…
  • Aug 14

    Unemployment Tip #006 – Evidence for an Unemployment Appeal

    Unemployment Tip #006 – Evidence for an Unemployment Appeal
    The post Unemployment Tip #006 – Evidence for an Unemployment Appeal appeared first on IAJ Law, LLC. When it comes to an appeal, evidence can make or break a winning case.   Unemployment Tip # 006 –  An Applicant’s…
  • Aug 7

    Unemployment Tip # 005 – Discharge or Quit

    Unemployment Tip # 005 – Discharge or Quit
    The post Unemployment Tip # 005 – Discharge or Quit appeared first on IAJ Law, LLC. Sometimes, workers and employees are confused whether they quit their job or were fired. From an unemployment perspective, the answer given in an…
Rank this Week: 714

Classified: The Class Action Blog

Classified: The Class Action Blog

A blog focused on the latest class action developments and trends by the attorneys of Carlton Fields Jorden Burt.

http://classifiedclassaction.com/
Rank this Week: 793

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/
  • Aug 17

    Leadership Means Leaders Eat Last

    Leadership Means Leaders Eat Last
    Awhile back, I watched another episode of Undercover Boss.  As they often do, the boss revealed himself at the end of the show, handed out thousands to deserving employees who are struggling, promoted one or two who clearly deserved it,…
  • Aug 15

    Pres. Trump Says He Might Pardon the Toughest Sheriff

    Pres. Trump Says He Might Pardon the Toughest Sheriff
    First Sheriff Arpaio hinted that he would like a pardon. Then, Pres. Trump said he might pardon the “toughest sheriff” in the country. He has “done a lot” to oppose illegal immigration in this country and is a…
  • Aug 14

    Toughest Sheriff Would Accept Pardon

    Toughest Sheriff Would Accept Pardon
    The toughest sheriff in America is dropping hints that he would like a pardon from the President. Former Sheriff Joe Arpaio told the Arizona Republic that he would accept a pardon from Pres. Trump. See Politico news report here. I…
Rank this Week: 597

Wisconsin Employment & Labor Law…

Wisconsin Employment & Labor Law Blog

Focuses on recent developments and news in labor and employment law in Wisconsin and at the federal level. By Randy T. Enochs.

http://milwaukeeemploymentlawyer.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 644

New Jersey Employment Lawyer Blog

New Jersey Employment Lawyer Blog

Covers employment law. By Phillips & Associates.

https://www.newjerseyemploymentlawyerblog.net/
Rank this Week: 670

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/
  • Aug 15

    Missouri Amends Its Human Rights Act and Codifies Whistleblower Protection

    Missouri Amends Its Human Rights Act and Codifies Whistleblower Protection
    On June 30, 2017, Missouri Governor Eric Greitens signed a bill into law that makes substantial changes to Missouri’s employment discrimination laws. The Bill, which goes into effect on August 28, amends the Missouri Human Rights Act…
  • Aug 11

    U.S. Senate Confirms Marvin Kaplan to Serve on the National Labor Relations Board

    U.S. Senate Confirms Marvin Kaplan to Serve on the National Labor Relations Board
    n August 3, 2017, the U.S. Senate confirmed Marvin Kaplan, a former Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission attorney, to fill one of the two vacant seats on the National Labor Relations Board. Kaplan’s confirmation moves the…
  • Aug 9

    For Some Marijuana Users Who Test Positive, Gaining Employment No Longer a Pipe Dream

    For Some Marijuana Users Who Test Positive, Gaining Employment No Longer a Pipe Dream
    Massachusetts’ highest court last month became the first nationally to rule that many job applicants and employees who are medically certified to use marijuana cannot be automatically denied employment if they test positive for the…
Rank this Week: 555

MBBP's Good Company

MBBP's Good Company

Covers news, events and developments in business, intellectual property, employment law. By Morse, Barnes-Brown & Pendleton.

http://blogmbbp.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 431

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/
  • Aug 15

    Terminated without notice: are discretionary bonuses part of the severance package?

    Terminated without notice: are discretionary bonuses part of the severance package?
    Bonuses may make up a significant portion of pay for executives, senior managers, and other high skilled employees. Upon termination of the employment relation, notice or pay in lieu is meant to place an individual in a similar place had they…
  • Aug 11

    When is a non-solicitation clause not enough?

    When is a non-solicitation clause not enough?
    Non-solicitation clauses prohibit an employee from actively pursuing clients of the employer when the employment relation has ended. To be enforceable, the clause must have a time limit that is reasonable. Spatial limitation (or a…
  • Aug 10

    Can an Employee be Dismissed for a Single incident of Insolence or Insubordination Towards Management

    Can an Employee be Dismissed for a Single incident of Insolence or Insubordination Towards Management
    Being rude, disrespectful, or insubordinate towards a superior within the workplace is subject to disciplinary measures. Under common law, discipline must be proportionate to the misconduct and also be intended to correct a behaviour rather…
Rank this Week: 898

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/
  • Aug 14

    Week Ending 8/11/17: Dugan v. Best Buy

    Week Ending 8/11/17: Dugan v. Best Buy
    Schorr & Associates’ Employment Case of The Week ending August 11, 2017 Dugan v. Best Buy, 2017 N.J. Super. Unpub. LEXIS 2053 (N.J. App. Div. (Unpublished) August 11, 2017) The Appellate Division continued a line of New Jersey cases…
  • Aug 7

    Week Ending 8/4/17: Roopchand v. Complete Care

    Week Ending 8/4/17: Roopchand v. Complete Care
    Schorr & Associates’ Employment Case of The Week ending August 4, 2017 Roopchand v. Complete Care, 2017 N.J. Super. Unpub. LEXIS 1974 (N.J. App. Div. (Unpublished) August 3, 2017) The Appellate Division reversed an indefensible…
  • Jul 31

    3 Protected Classes of the NJ Law Against Discrimination

    3 Protected Classes of the NJ Law Against Discrimination
    New Jersey’s Law Against Discrimination provides compassionate statutory protections for members of many protected classes. These protections bar workplace discrimination in hiring and compensation, in terms of employment and…
Rank this Week: 665

Labor & Employment Law…

Labor & Employment Law Perspectives

By Foley & Lardner LLP.

http://www.laboremploymentperspectives.com/
  • Aug 14

    Off-Duty Emails May Be Compensable (or Not)

    Off-Duty Emails May Be Compensable (or Not)
    After living with the reality of after-hours work emails, texts and cell phone calls for so many years, no one should be surprised that the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) (29 U.S.C. § 201 et seq.) requires employers to pay non-exempt…
  • Aug 14

    Multiple Choices: Compliance Considerations in the Shifting Landscape of Pre-Employment Testing

    Multiple Choices: Compliance Considerations in the Shifting Landscape of Pre-Employment Testing
    In recent years, the landscape of pre-hire employment screening tests has rapidly evolved. Employers throughout the U.S. are facing shrinking applicant pools as the labor market tightens.  As a result, many employers are now looking at…
  • Aug 7

    NLRB: Employer Should Not Have Asked an Employee How Things Were Going During a Union Campaign

    NLRB: Employer Should Not Have Asked an Employee How Things Were Going During a Union Campaign
    Employers must tread carefully when communicating with employees during union organizing campaigns. A seemingly innocuous question can violate the National Labor Relations Act’s (NLRA) prohibition on employers soliciting grievances…
Rank this Week: 520

Employment Discrimination Report

Employment Discrimination Report

Covers legislation, noteworthy cases and trends in enforcement. By Fox Rothschild LLP.

http://employmentdiscrimination.foxrothschild.com/
  • Aug 14

    Yes, Neo-Nazis at Charlottesville Can Be Legally Fired from their Job

    Yes, Neo-Nazis at Charlottesville Can Be Legally Fired from their Job
    First, let us start by saying that we are saddened by the tragic and violent events that occurred in Charlottesville over the weekend.  Our hearts go out to the families and friends of Heather Heyer,  Lt. H. Jay Cullen, and…
  • Aug 14

    Governor Christie Vetoes Paid Family Leave Law

    Governor Christie Vetoes Paid Family Leave Law
    A couple of weeks ago we asked whether the federal government would pass a paid family leave law.  Although it is still unclear whether a federal law will pass, it is clear, for now, that there will not  be an expansion of paid…
  • Jul 19

    Medical Marijuana: When a Positive Drug Test may not be Grounds to Fire an Employee

    Medical Marijuana: When a Positive Drug Test may not be Grounds to Fire an Employee
    In a portentous opinion, Massachusetts’ highest court held that a medical marijuana patient terminated for failing a drug screening could state a claim for disability discrimination against her employer.  Because many states’…
Rank this Week: 425

Employment Law Watch

Employment Law Watch

Covers employment law in the U.S., UK and France. By Reed Smith LLP.

http://www.employmentlawwatch.com/
  • Aug 14

    NYC Proposes Ban on Non-Compete

    NYC Proposes Ban on Non-Compete
    New York City, which for years has been a trailblazer in employee-friendly workplace legislation, is at it again. Late last month, the NYC Council proposed a bill that would prohibit non-compete agreements for low-wage workers.  The bill…
  • Aug 10

    Employers Beware: Fifth Circuit Narrows “Fluctuating” Workweek

    Employers Beware: Fifth Circuit Narrows “Fluctuating” Workweek
    In a recent Wage and Hour development, the Fifth Circuit held that the “fluctuating workweek method,” which allows employers to decrease their liability for overtime payments in situations where they misclassify exempt employees,…
  • Aug 9

    EEOC Determination: Denial of Transition-Related Health Care Benefits Violates Title VII Rights of Transgender Employee

    EEOC Determination: Denial of Transition-Related Health Care Benefits Violates Title VII Rights of Transgender Employee
    In a recent Letter of Determination, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) found probable cause to believe an employer violated the Title VII rights of a transgender employee when it excluded coverage for…
Rank this Week: 678

Employment Law 101

Employment Law 101

Covers employment law trends. By John A. Gallagher.

http://employmentlaw101.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 14

    FINRA Arbitration Awards for Broker U5 Defamation Claim

    FINRA Arbitration Awards for Broker U5 Defamation Claim
    U5 Arbitration Lawyer for Brokers In PennsylvaniaIf You Are the Victim of an Erroneous, Misleading or Libelous/Defamatory U5, You Can Sue for Substantial RemediesSecurities broker-dealers who are employed by securities firms are put in a…
  • Aug 9

    Brothers Joe Hammond Live in Malvern, PA This Week and Next

    Brothers Joe Hammond Live in Malvern, PA This Week and Next
    Local Boys Make Good - Charlie and Sam Gallagher are Brothers Joe HammondLive at Locust Lane Craft Brewery August 10, August 12 and August 17, 2017They are very talented, play multiple instruments each, and play a pretty diverse playlist.…
  • Aug 6

    Securities Broker Disputes under FINRA Dispute Resolution Arbitration – U5 Defamation Claim

    Securities Broker Disputes under FINRA Dispute Resolution Arbitration – U5 Defamation Claim
    Have You Been Subjected to an Erroneous or Defamatory U5?U5s Can be DevastatingThe law requires that a Form U5 be filed any time a securities broker-dealer is involuntarily separated from his/her employment with a securities firm.  This…
Rank this Week: 607

Labor Relations Today

Labor Relations Today

Provides analysis, resources and commentary on developments in traditional labor law. By McKenna Long & Aldridge.

http://www.laborrelationstoday.com/
Rank this Week: 773

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: 588

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: 596

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: 621