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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.

http://arbitrationmatters.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 26

    Arbitrators exceeding their powers - three courts reverse

    Arbitrators exceeding their powers - three courts reverse
    Arbitrator ignored limitations in cbaThe cba between CenterPoint Energy and the Gas Workers sets forth several offenses which provide "absolute causes" for discharge and limit an arbitrator to the question of whether the employee, in fact,…
  • Feb 19

    Quick Hits - Public policy, double jeopardy and email

    Quick Hits - Public policy, double jeopardy and email
    Four (unsuccessful) public policy challenges to arbitration awardsCourts continue to carefully scrutinize challenges to arbitration awards based on claims that the award is contrary to public policy. In  Cuyahoga…
  • Feb 5

    Court rejects Union's challenge to outsourcing award-work was supplemental and was not replaced elsewhere

    Court rejects Union's challenge to outsourcing award-work was supplemental and was not replaced elsewhere
    Steelworkers Local 10-86 represents employees at Merck facility in West Point, PA. The facility is primary used for the production of large molecule products like vaccines, rather than small molecule products like tablets.Merck sold a small…
Rank this Week: 64

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/
  • Feb 24

    Can a Non-Payment of a Bonus Trigger Constructive Dismissal?

    Can a Non-Payment of a Bonus Trigger Constructive Dismissal?
    In the case of bonus pay, would a disagreement over the entitlement, and subsequently a non-payment, be enough for an employee to claim constructive dismissal? When an employer changes an essential term of an employment contract without the…
  • Feb 17

    Lateness and Absenteeism

    Lateness and Absenteeism
    In General, an employer has a reasonable expectation that employees will not be late for work on a regular basis and on time. If an employee is regularly absent without permission then, under the right circumstance, the employer may have…
  • Feb 17

    Geographic Relocation and Constructive Dismissal

    Geographic Relocation and Constructive Dismissal
    Constructive dismissal is when an employer alters the fundamental conditions of the employment contract, which gives the employee little choice but to resign. Many employees do feel that relocation is constructive dismissal. The general rule…
Rank this Week: 157

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: 136

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/
  • Feb 26

    Stone: Unions in the Gig Economy

    Stone: Unions in the Gig Economy
    Kathy Stone (UCLA) has just published Unions in the Precarious Economy: How collective bargaining can help gig and on-demand workers (American Prospect, 2/21/17). In it, she discusses various types of precarious workers, including workers in…
  • Feb 23

    Dimick on Other Avenues Unions Can Serve their Members (and Encourage Membership)

    Dimick on Other Avenues Unions Can Serve their Members (and Encourage Membership)
    Many thanks to Matthew Dimick for contributing this guest post: A few weeks ago, OnLabor.org featured a post I wrote about the Ghent system and progressive federalism. At the end of that post, I referred to “other avenues for Ghent-type...
  • Feb 22

    Getman: Let's Fix Linn

    Getman: Let's Fix Linn
    Jack Getman (Texas) wrote a guest post yesterday over at PrawfsBlawg on The Continuing Mischief of the Linn Case. I am re-posting it here with Jack's permission: In September of last year, a Texas jury, on the basis of erroneous...
Rank this Week: 189

WKL&B WOrkDay Blog

WKL&B WOrkDay Blog

Covers labor and employment law developments. By Wolters Kluwer.

http://www.employmentlawdaily.com/index.php/blog
  • Feb 23

    Refusing to allow service animal in workplace was discriminatory

    Refusing to allow service animal in workplace was discriminatory
    A Washington truck company discriminated against a longtime employee when it refused to allow her to bring a trained service dog to work. Haney, a Yakima-based heavy haul trucking company that operates in seven states and Canada, prohibited…
  • Feb 23

    Job applicant’s ADEA disparate impact claim supported by statutory text, Supreme Court precedent

    Job applicant’s ADEA disparate impact claim supported by statutory text, Supreme Court precedent
    By Joy P. Waltemath, J.D. Denying judgment on the pleadings, a federal district court in California ruled that the ADEA disparate impact claim of an applicant for a position at PricewaterhouseCoopers could go forward, specifically holding…
  • Feb 23

    Did sergeant’s protest of FMLA policy warrant denial of promotion? Jury to decide

    Did sergeant’s protest of FMLA policy warrant denial of promotion? Jury to decide
    By Marjorie Johnson, J.D. A police sergeant who was initially denied his request to use his accrued sick leave to care for his wife following childbirth complications due to the employer’s erroneous belief that he sought…
Rank this Week: 217

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/
Rank this Week: 195

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: 222

Connecticut Employment Law Blog

Connecticut Employment Law Blog

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

http://www.ctemploymentlawblog.com/
  • Feb 14

    No Love for Guns in Workplace Is Protected, Court Find

    No Love for Guns in Workplace Is Protected, Court Find
    While the calendar may read Valentine’s Day, I’ve tackled more than my fair share of love-themed posts in the past filled with roses and chocolates. So instead, I’m going to go in a different direction entirely: Guns.…
  • Jan 27

    The Dialogue: Hiring Employees the Right Way (From Different Sides)

    The Dialogue: Hiring Employees the Right Way (From Different Sides)
    I’ll confess. I’m excited about today’s post.  It’s hard to find something new to do after nearly 10 years of blogging, but I think today’s post is pretty innovative. Unless you read The New York Times…
  • Jan 25

    Mary Tyler Moore Taught Us One of the Best Employment Discrimination Lesson

    Mary Tyler Moore Taught Us One of the Best Employment Discrimination Lesson
    Mary Roberts’ job interview with Lou Grant is, perhaps one of the most famous job interviews ever. So says Time magazine. Before I go on, though, there are probably more than a few of you who don’t know what I’m talking…
Rank this Week: 208

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/
  • Feb 27

    Being Interconnected

    Being Interconnected
    Drucilla Cornell & Karin van Marle, Ubuntu Feminism: Tentative Reflections, 36 Verbum et Ecclesia (2015).Margaret DaviesFor a number of years, Drucilla Cornell has been studying and reflecting upon ubuntu,1 an African term expressing the…
  • Feb 24

    A Compassion for the Law

    A Compassion for the Law
    Susan Bandes, Compassion and the Rule of Law, 13 Intl. J. Law in Context (forthcoming 2017), available at SSRN.Mark KendeU.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor faced a roadblock to confirmation because she had once said in a speech,…
  • Feb 23

    Could There Be Free Speech for Electronic Sheep?

    Could There Be Free Speech for Electronic Sheep?
    Toni M. Massaro, Helen L. Norton & Margot E. Kaminski, Siri-ously 2.0: What Artificial Intelligence Reveals about the First Amendment, Minn. L. Rev. (forthcoming 2017), available at SSRN.Ann BartowThe goal of “Strong Artificial…
Rank this Week: 304

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/
  • Feb 26

    Court Rules Against “Persuader Rule” Regarding Union Organizing Right

    Court Rules Against “Persuader Rule” Regarding Union Organizing Right
    The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) issued a final rule, known as the “persuader rule,” in early 2016. The rule dealt with actions by employers, both direct and indirect, “to persuade employees about how to exercise their…
  • Feb 16

    EEOC Issues New Guidelines on National Origin Discrimination in Employment

    EEOC Issues New Guidelines on National Origin Discrimination in Employment
    Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 prohibits employment discrimination on the basis of five distinct factors:  sex, religion, race, color, and national origin. The “national origin” category can apply to individuals…
  • Feb 9

    New Federal Overtime Rule Blocked by Judge, Faces Uncertain Future

    New Federal Overtime Rule Blocked by Judge, Faces Uncertain Future
    In May 2016, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) issued a new rule that reportedly would have extended overtime pay for millions of workers around the country. Twenty-one U.S. states, led by Nevada, filed suit against the DOL in September to…
Rank this Week: 285

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/
  • Feb 23

    South Texas Law Review: Ethics in Energy and Environmental Law

    South Texas Law Review: Ethics in Energy and Environmental Law
    South Texas Law Review is hosting its 23rd Annual Symposium tomorrow, February 24, at the school's downtown campus. Information about this symposium is here. Craig Estlinbaum
  • Feb 22

    Supremes Issue Major IDEA Case Concerning Exhaustion of Administrative Remedie

    Supremes Issue Major IDEA Case Concerning Exhaustion of Administrative Remedie
    The IDEA requires exhaustion of administrative remedies before bringing a due process complaint for the denial of a Free and Appropriate Education. But, what about a discrimination claim under the ADA or the Rehabilitation Act for the failure…
  • Feb 8

    Missouri Becomes 28th Right To Work State

    Missouri Becomes 28th Right To Work State
    Governor Eric Greitens of Missouri, on Feb. 6, 2017, signed a Bill into law which makes Missouri the 28th right-to-work state. Under this new law, effective August 28, 2017, employers are barred from requiring employees to become, remain, or…
Rank this Week: 283

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/
  • Feb 20

    Actual Fraud is it Fraud to Receive Fraudulent Transfers?

    Actual Fraud is it Fraud to Receive Fraudulent Transfers?
    One issue that has come before the Supreme Court is what is actual fraud, and does actual fraud included fraudulent transfers.  Stated in another way, is it fraud to accept a fraudulent transfer.  For a long time the answer depended…
  • Feb 15

    Florida Estate Planning For Second Marriage

    Florida Estate Planning For Second Marriage
    In Florida it can be crucial to do Estate Planning For Second Marriage More and more Americans are getting remarried which is causing estate planning to become more complex.  People are living much longer than in the past, which means…
  • Feb 3

    The Importance of a Durable Power of Attorney

    The Importance of a Durable Power of Attorney
    A Durable Power of Attorney is an important document, but sometimes having one can cause problems. A recent Florida court ruling scored a major win in the fight against elder abuse. The case established that a health care proxy does not have…
Rank this Week: 277

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: 243

Juz The Fax

Juz The Fax

Cover labor law and litigation. By Randy L. Braun.

http://juzthefax.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 22

    Employers ... Be Careful of Mixed-Guard Union

    Employers ... Be Careful of Mixed-Guard Union
    Since the NLRB’s holding in Wells Fargo Corp., 270 NLRB 787 (1984), an employer could, upon the expiration of a contract, refuse to continue to bargain with a “mixed-guard” union representing both its security guards and…
  • Jan 4

    New York Minimum Wage Rises to $9.00 Per Hour

    New York Minimum Wage Rises to $9.00 Per Hour
    Just a reminder that effective as of December 31, 2015, New York's minimum wage was increased to $9.00 per hour.  Employers should revise their postings to reflect the change in the law.  You can download the current New York State…
  • Nov 10

    Does Facebook Activity Constitute Protected Concerted Activity Under the NLRA?

    Does Facebook Activity Constitute Protected Concerted Activity Under the NLRA?
    It does, according to the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.  In Triple Play Sports Bar and Grill v. NLRB, the Second Circuit upheld a ruling of the National Labor Relations Board (the "NLRB") that Facebook activity…
Rank this Week: 237

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/
  • Feb 27

    I birthed a rock star

    I birthed a rock star
    On Friday, Rhett Miller, lead singer of my favorite band, the Old 97’s, and undoubtedly one of the good guys, held a Reddit AMA. I asked him what he knows now that he wishes he knew when he started in the music business over 25 years…
  • Feb 24

    WIRTW #450 (the “Kurt” edition)

    WIRTW #450 (the “Kurt” edition)
    Earlier this week, Kurt Cobain would have turned 50 years old. Uncoincidentally, also earlier this week Norah stepped in for an absent bandmate to sing lead on the song that made Kurt Cobain and Nirvana a household name, “Smells Like…
  • Feb 23

    What’s good for the goose … NLRB protects employee’s Facebook post critical of his union

    What’s good for the goose … NLRB protects employee’s Facebook post critical of his union
    It won’t take much searching through the archives to find posts discussing the NLRB’s protections for employees’ Facebook posts critical of their employers (here, for example). Protected speech under the NLRA, however, cuts…
Rank this Week: 368

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/
  • Feb 24

    Maine Fish Market to Pay $750,000 in Back Wage to Employee

    Maine Fish Market to Pay $750,000 in Back Wage to Employee
    Maine Fish Market, a popular seafood restaurant in East Windsor, Connecticut, paid $750,000 in back wages to approximately 70 employees for unpaid wages and tip theft violations. The class action lawsuit alleged that Maine Fish Market…
  • Feb 14

    Montauk, Long Island 7-Eleven Settles Wage Theft Lawsuit for $199,500

    Montauk, Long Island 7-Eleven Settles Wage Theft Lawsuit for $199,500
    A manager at the highest grossing 7-Eleven store in the United States won $199,500 in a wage theft lawsuit against 7-Eleven. Muhammad Anwar, the manager at the 7-Eleven in Montauk, New York, alleged 7-Eleven cheated him out of minimum wages,…
  • Feb 14

    Montauk, Long Island 7-Eleven Settles Wage Theft Lawsuit for $200,000

    Montauk, Long Island 7-Eleven Settles Wage Theft Lawsuit for $200,000
    A manager at the highest grossing 7-Eleven store in the United States won $199,500 in a wage theft lawsuit against 7-Eleven. Muhammad Anwar, the manager at the 7-Eleven in Montauk, New York, alleged 7-Eleven cheated him out of minimum wages,…
Rank this Week: 408

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/
  • Feb 24

    HR and Payroll Departments Should Beware of Phishing Scams This Tax Season

    HR and Payroll Departments Should Beware of Phishing Scams This Tax Season
    Our colleagues Brian G. Cesaratto and Adam S. Forman, at Epstein Becker Green, have a post on the Technology Employment Law blog that will be of interest to many of our readers in the retail industry: “Phishing Scam Targets Human…
  • Feb 23

    D.C. Mayor Signs Ban on Most Employment Credit Inquirie

    D.C. Mayor Signs Ban on Most Employment Credit Inquirie
    Our colleagues Brian W. Steinbach and Judah L. Rosenblatt, at Epstein Becker Green, have a post on the Heath Employment and Labor blog that will be of interest to many of our readers in the retail industry: “Mayor Signs District of…
  • Feb 21

    Rumor and Drama at Retailer Creates Jury Question

    Rumor and Drama at Retailer Creates Jury Question
    In January, a New York federal district court denied a retailer’s bid to dismiss a former regional manager’s lawsuit alleging that workplace rumors spread by three female co-workers that she showed her breasts to the…
Rank this Week: 378

California Public Agency Labor and…

California Public Agency Labor and Employment Blog

By Liebert Cassidy Whitmore.

http://www.calpublicagencylaboremploymentblog.com
  • Feb 23

    Political Discussions in the Workplace

    Political Discussions in the Workplace
    Even though the 2016 Presidential election is almost four months in the rear view mirror, controversy continues, with the news each day describing what looks like a three ring circus in Washington D.C.  Pundits have opined that our…
  • Feb 21

    Are You Ready for Upcoming Negotiations? – Know Your Contract Cost

    Are You Ready for Upcoming Negotiations? – Know Your Contract Cost
    It’s that time of the year when we begin to negotiate labor agreements set to end on June 30th.  Have you started your preparations for the negotiating process? One critical step in labor negotiations is costing your existing MOU.…
  • Feb 14

    Are They Ever Coming Back? – Taking a Proactive Approach to Leave Management and Employees who are on Long-Term Leaves of Absence

    Are They Ever Coming Back? – Taking a Proactive Approach to Leave Management and Employees who are on Long-Term Leaves of Absence
    This post was authored by Michael Youril. Leaves of absences are one of the most complex and frustrating areas of personnel management that public agency employers face.  There are several complex, overlapping, and intersecting laws to…
Rank this Week: 517

Florida Employment Lawyers Blog

Florida Employment Lawyers Blog

Covers employment law. By Whittel & Melton, LLC.

https://www.floridaemploymentlawyersblog.com/
  • Feb 20

    Former Largo Employee Files Whistleblower Lawsuit Against City

    Former Largo Employee Files Whistleblower Lawsuit Against City
    A former Largo plumbing inspector is suing the city, claiming that officials violated a law meant to protect whistle-blowers by firing him in retaliation for a complaint he filed with a state agency. According to the lawsuit, the man’s…
  • Feb 19

    Nurse Files $6.5M Retaliation Lawsuit Against St. Petersburg Hospital and HCA

    Nurse Files $6.5M Retaliation Lawsuit Against St. Petersburg Hospital and HCA
    A nurse has filed a $6.5 million lawsuit against St. Petersburg General Hospital and parent company HCA Holdings for allegedly using a positive drug test as the reason for terminating her when she says the move was really in retaliation for…
  • Feb 16

    Palm Beach County Overtime Lawyers: Trump’s Visits to Florida Costing Sheriff $1.5 Million in OT

    Palm Beach County Overtime Lawyers: Trump’s Visits to Florida Costing Sheriff $1.5 Million in OT
    Donald Trump’s visits to his South Florida estate since he was elected president have cost the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Department $1.5 million in overtime costs. Sheriff Ric Bradshaw is confident the money his department has…
Rank this Week: 343

Lawffice Space

Lawffice Space

Covers employment laws and cases. By Philip Miles.

http://www.lawfficespace.com/
  • Feb 20

    Good employment lawyers vs. great employment lawyer

    Good employment lawyers vs. great employment lawyer
    Grading papers for my employment law class forced me to think through what separated the good papers from the great papers; and then, that got me thinking "what separates great employment lawyers from good employment lawyers?" Here's what I…
  • Feb 16

    Lawffice Links - Some labor new

    Lawffice Links - Some labor new
    A few labor stories of interest:Long-rumored, but official as of yesterday: Andy Puzder withdrew his nomination for Secretary of Labor. He had a slew of problems, including a housekeeper who worked for him illegally, advertising campaigns for…
  • Feb 7

    SCOTUS nominee Gorsuch on extended leave as a reasonable accommodation

    SCOTUS nominee Gorsuch on extended leave as a reasonable accommodation
    I don't usually cover two-year old decisions from outside of my jurisdiction, but this case has (1) a hot employment law topic; and (2) the opinion was written by Judge Gorsuch, President Trump's nominee to the Supreme Court. The decision is…
Rank this Week: 490

GT L&E Blog

GT L&E Blog

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

http://www.gtleblog.com/
  • Feb 17

    Employer Guidance – National Immigrant Protest

    Employer Guidance – National Immigrant Protest
    In connection with “National Day without Immigrants” held on Thursday, Feb. 16 and Friday, Feb. 17, immigrant employees as well as supporters and sympathizers may have requested time off or, in some instances, called in sick from…
  • Feb 14

    Employer’s Honest Belief Sufficient to Defeat FMLA Retaliation Claim

    Employer’s Honest Belief Sufficient to Defeat FMLA Retaliation Claim
    In a welcome decision to employers, the Third Circuit decided last week, for the first time, that an employer’s mere “honest belief” that an employee misused FMLA leave is sufficient to defeat a retaliation claim. As an…
  • Jan 27

    Philadelphia Becomes the First City to Prohibit Employers from Asking Applicants About Salary History

    Philadelphia Becomes the First City to Prohibit Employers from Asking Applicants About Salary History
    Employers who just last year revised their application forms to eliminate initial questions about past arrests and convictions, now have to revise them again to remove questions regarding current and past salary. On Jan. 23, 2017,…
Rank this Week: 537

Lisa Law View

Lisa Law View

Covers labor and employment law issues.

http://lisahome.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 12

    Labor Law: Anticipated Changes Under Trump Administration

    Labor Law: Anticipated Changes Under Trump Administration
    The 45th president was inaugurated last month, but the Secretary of Labor position still must be confirmed. President Trump’s selection for the position, Andy Puzder, is the CEO of CKE Restaurants, the parent company of Carl's Jr. and…
  • Jan 21

    19 States See Minimum Wage Increase in 2017

    19 States See Minimum Wage Increase in 2017
    Across the U.S., 19 states will see a state minimum wage increase in 2017. However, the Federal government hasn’t raised minimum wages in over 7 years since 2009, when it raised it from $6.55 to $7.25, some of the states on this list…
  • Jan 7

    OSHA Finds Safety Failures in Wisconsin Factory after Teen Worker Dies from Injurie

    OSHA Finds Safety Failures in Wisconsin Factory after Teen Worker Dies from Injurie
    A federal investigation prompted by the death of a 17-year-old worker at a Columbus metal fabrication facility has resulted in multiple safety and health violations.The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health…
Rank this Week: 445

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: 527

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: 403

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: 544

Atlanta Overtime Lawyers Blog

Atlanta Overtime Lawyers Blog

Covers employment law with an emphasis in overtime. By Martin & Martin L.L.P.

http://www.atlantaovertimelawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 516

The PathLaw Blog

The PathLaw Blog

Covers North Carolina workers compensation and employment law. By Pattersn Harkavy LLP.

http://pathlaw.com
  • Jun 6

    Judge Hobgood issues written order declaring tenure repeal unconstitutional

    Judge Hobgood issues written order declaring tenure repeal unconstitutional
    Yesterday, Judge Hobgood issued an order putting into effect his prior ruling enjoining the repeal of teacher tenure in North Carolina.  The ruling rolls back the General Assembly’s attempt to retroactively eliminate public school…
  • May 21

    Patterson Harkavy supports fast food workers in national day of action

    Patterson Harkavy supports fast food workers in national day of action
    On Thursday, May 15, thousands of fast food workers across the globe went on strike for higher wages, better working conditions, and the right to form a union without fear of retaliation. They were joined by fast food workers in nearly a…
  • May 16

    Victory: Tenure repeal declared unconstitutional

    Victory: Tenure repeal declared unconstitutional
    At 11 am this morning, Superior Court Judge Robert Hobgood sided with Patterson Harkavy’s attorneys and ruled that legislation stripping teachers of their vested employment rights violated the North Carolina and the United States…
Rank this Week: 429

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
  • Feb 27

    Ryan Perry Discusses Profits Interests and their Potential Business Benefits and Caveats in New Article

    Ryan Perry Discusses Profits Interests and their Potential Business Benefits and Caveats in New Article
    One of the first and most important tax-driven decisions a founder must make is the type of entity in which to house his or her venture. Though much ink has been spilled over the pros and cons of choosing a corporation versus a limited…
  • Feb 16

    Howard Zaharoff Highlights 2016 Copyright Legislative and Regulatory Development

    Howard Zaharoff Highlights 2016 Copyright Legislative and Regulatory Development
    While many are reflecting on the key copyright cases of 2016, Howard Zaharoff states the necessity of noting the important copyright legislative and regulatory developments that also took place. In his most recent article, Howard…
  • Feb 14

    MBBP’s 2016 M&A Year in Review

    MBBP’s 2016 M&A Year in Review
    The MBBP M&A team has extensive experience guiding clients through the complexities of M&A transactions in diverse markets. Over the last decade, we have represented hundreds of publicly-traded and privately-held companies in…
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Northern Exposure

Northern Exposure

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

http://blogs.hrhero.com/northernexposure/
  • Feb 26

    Blurred lines: Managers may have the right to bargain collectively

    Blurred lines: Managers may have the right to bargain collectively
    by Valérie Gareau-Dalpé In several jurisdictions across Canada, the issue of unionization of managers and supervisors is a thorny one. In many cases, unionization is restricted to “employees,” a definition from which…
  • Feb 19

    Tech Companies: Canada is open—here are some immigration consideration

    Tech Companies: Canada is open—here are some immigration consideration
    by Gilda Villaran The Government of Canada prides itself on its positive attitude towards immigration and openly welcomes international talent. There are no restrictions preventing the issuance of work permits based on citizenship, and there…
  • Feb 12

    Employer rules for temporary foreign workers in Canada

    Employer rules for temporary foreign workers in Canada
    by Stéphane Aublet A work permit is generally issued based on a specific job offer made by a particular Canadian employer (or an employer doing business in Canada). As such, the employer commits itself to providing the foreign worker…
Rank this Week: 1017

New York Employment Lawyer Blog

New York Employment Lawyer Blog

Published By Villanueva & Sanchala Attorneys At Law

http://www.new-york-employment-lawyer-blog.com/
  • Feb 26

    New York Department of Labor Audit Lawyer – Is a writer an employee or a freelance contractor?

    New York Department of Labor Audit Lawyer – Is a writer an employee or a freelance contractor?
    That was the question In The Matter of Gregory A. Mitchell v. The Nation Co. LTD Partners, [Commissioner of Labor], 2016 WL 7469461 (Ny. Sup. Ct. App. Div. Dec. 29, 2016). The Appellate Division for the Third Department reversed the…
  • Dec 12

    Are Drivers Independent Contractors or Employees?

    Are Drivers Independent Contractors or Employees?
    Our New York Misclassification Attorney discusses a recent court decision that addresses that question. A group of FedEx Ground drivers (“Plaintiffs”) alleged that they were misclassified as independent contractors instead of…
  • Dec 12

    Are Drivers Independent Contractors or Employees?

    Are Drivers Independent Contractors or Employees?
    Our New York Misclassification Attorney discusses a recent court decision that addresses that question. A group of FedEx Ground drivers (“Plaintiffs”) alleged that they were misclassified as independent contractors instead of…
Rank this Week: 850

California Employment Law Report

California Employment Law Report

Covers California employment law trends, cases and issues. By Anthony Zaller.

http://www.californiaemploymentlawreport.com/
Rank this Week: 1025

HR Watchdog

HR Watchdog

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

http://hrwatchdog.calchamber.com/
  • Feb 24

    Federal Overtime Rules Still on Hold – Response from DOL due May 1

    Federal Overtime Rules Still on Hold – Response from DOL due May 1
    The Department of Labor (DOL) was granted an extension until May 1, 2017, to form its position and file its briefs regarding the legitimacy of the new federal overtime rules. The revised federal overtime rule was set to take effect on…
  • Feb 23

    CalChamber, U.S. Chamber Urge Appeals Court to Review Wage Statement Question

    CalChamber, U.S. Chamber Urge Appeals Court to Review Wage Statement Question
    The California Chamber of Commerce has joined the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in urging the Fourth Appellate District Court to review a case involving wage statements. The joint friend-of-the-court letter asks the appeals court to provide…
  • Feb 22

    “100% Healed” Policies Violate Duty to Accommodate

    “100% Healed” Policies Violate Duty to Accommodate
    The California Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH) recently obtained a settlement that highlights a mistake that employers often make: requiring employees to be 100-percent healed before they can return to work after an injury.…
Rank this Week: 706

New Jersey Employment Lawyer Blog

New Jersey Employment Lawyer Blog

By Rabner Baumgart Ben-Asher & Nirenberg, P.C.

http://www.njemploymentlawfirmblog.com/
  • Feb 24

    Third Circuit Affirms Injunction in Non-Compete Case

    Third Circuit Affirms Injunction in Non-Compete Case
    Last October, I discussed a case in which the District of New Jersey issued an injunction which enforced ADP, LLC’s non-compete agreement with two of its former employees.  Earlier this month, the Third Circuit Court of Appeals…
  • Feb 14

    Court Overturns Jury Waiver and Fee Award to Employer Under CEPA

    Court Overturns Jury Waiver and Fee Award to Employer Under CEPA
    In a recent published opinion, New Jersey’s Appellate Division reversed a trial court’s rulings that an employee had waived his right to a jury trial under New Jersey’s whistleblower law, the Conscientious Employee…
  • Feb 7

    Employer’s “Honest Belief” Defeats FMLA Retaliation Claim

    Employer’s “Honest Belief” Defeats FMLA Retaliation Claim
    Last week, the Third Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that an employee cannot establish a retaliation claim under the Family & Medical Leave Act (“FMLA”) if his employer honestly believed he abused his right to take time off…
Rank this Week: 998

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/
  • Feb 24

    Grand Opening: Rock Candy Provides Coworking Opportunity in Lititz

    Grand Opening: Rock Candy Provides Coworking Opportunity in Lititz
    Coworking has officially come to Lititz. Last night, Rock Candy held its launch party at its location at Pod # 2 in Rock Lititz, which is a 250,000 square foot shared work space. Rock Candy is a collaboration between Anne Kirby (of The Candy…
  • Feb 15

    Employment Law Update: Court Holds Internet-Based Noncompetition Agreement Enforceable

    Employment Law Update: Court Holds Internet-Based Noncompetition Agreement Enforceable
    Imagine this scenario: you’re excited about your new job with a large payroll processing company, and as a part of the employment offer, you’re directed to a company website that contains the terms of a stock award program. You…
  • Feb 10

    The Law According to Planet Money

    The Law According to Planet Money
    It’s no secret that I’m an avid podcast listener – I’ve previously covered Podcasts and the Law on this blog and if you follow me on Twitter, approximately one in three tweets…
Rank this Week: 822

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/
  • Feb 23

    Class Certification Trends For 2016

    Class Certification Trends For 2016
    Seyfarth Synopsis: This is the fifth installment of our blog series on key trends for workplace class action litigation in 2016. In terms of the sheer number of rulings, a significant trend saw wage & hour class action and collective…
  • Feb 17

    Reminder – Sign Up Now For Seyfarth’s 13th Annual Workplace Class Action Report Webinar!

    Reminder – Sign Up Now For Seyfarth’s 13th Annual Workplace Class Action Report Webinar!
    By Lorie Almon, Gerald L. Maatman, Jr., and Ian Morrison Seyfarth’s Annual Workplace Class Action Report Webinar is next Tuesday, February 21, 2017. Click here to register and attend. It’s free! As we face a new year, Seyfarth is…
  • Feb 16

    Seyfarth Shaw Submits Comments And Testimony On The Proposed Amendments To Rule 23

    Seyfarth Shaw Submits Comments And Testimony On The Proposed Amendments To Rule 23
    By Gerald L. Maatman, Jr., Tiffany Tran, and Julie Yap Seyfarth Synopsis: Seyfarth Shaw submitted comments and oral testimony to the Federal Advisory Committee on Civil Rules regarding needed reform and guidance to Rule 23, the rule that…
Rank this Week: 751

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/
  • Feb 23

    D.C. Mayor Signs Ban on Most Employment Credit Inquirie

    D.C. Mayor Signs Ban on Most Employment Credit Inquirie
    Our colleagues Brian W. Steinbach and Judah L. Rosenblatt, at Epstein Becker Green, have a post on the Heath Employment and Labor blog that will be of interest to many of our readers in the financial services industry:…
  • Feb 2

    New DOL FAQs Provide Additional Guidance (and Comfort) for Plan Sponsor

    New DOL FAQs Provide Additional Guidance (and Comfort) for Plan Sponsor
    Based on recent guidance from the Department of Labor (the “DOL”), many sponsors of employee benefit plans subject to the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974, as amended (“ERISA Plans”) should have…
  • Jan 24

    Five Issues Financial Services Employers Should Monitor Under the Trump Administration

    Five Issues Financial Services Employers Should Monitor Under the Trump Administration
    In the new issue of Take 5, our colleagues examine five employment, labor, and workforce management issues that will continue to be reviewed and remain top of mind for employers under the Trump administration: Change in Labor Landscape Is Not…
Rank this Week: 1195

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
  • Feb 23

    Time and Time Again

    Time and Time Again
    Authored by Sheryl Skibbe On Wednesday, the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals granted the Justice Department’s additional unopposed request for a 60-day extension to figure out its position on the new FLSA overtime…
  • Feb 17

    Seyfarth Shaw Submits Comments And Testimony On The Proposed Amendments To Rule 23

    Seyfarth Shaw Submits Comments And Testimony On The Proposed Amendments To Rule 23
    Co-authored by Gerald L. Maatman, Jr., Tiffany Tran, and Julie Yap Seyfarth Synopsis: Seyfarth Shaw submitted comments and oral testimony to the Federal Advisory Committee on Civil Rules regarding needed reform and guidance to Rule 23,…
  • Feb 15

    Puzder Bows Out, While the DOL (and its New OT Rule) Wait

    Puzder Bows Out, While the DOL (and its New OT Rule) Wait
    Authored by Emily Barker President Trump’s pick for Labor Secretary, Andrew F. Puzder, has withdrawn his name from consideration. Support for Puzder had eroded quickly over the last week. To secure his appointment, Puzder needed at…
Rank this Week: 896

Atlanta Employment Attorneys Blog

Atlanta Employment Attorneys Blog

Covers employment law. By Mays & Kerr LLC.

http://www.atlantaemploymentattorneysblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1211

Human Resources News

Human Resources News

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

http://blogs.hrhero.com/hrnews/
  • Feb 23

    Employers advised to stay up to date on legal trends affecting transgender right

    Employers advised to stay up to date on legal trends affecting transgender right
    The Trump administration’s action rescinding guidance to public schools on restroom policies for transgender students sends a different signal than guidance from federal agencies dealing with employment, but the real message for…
  • Feb 21

    California employers have until March 1 to comply with new restroom law

    California employers have until March 1 to comply with new restroom law
    by Michelle Lee Flores and Brett Nicole Taylor California employers need to be in compliance with the state’s new “all-gender” requirements for single-use restrooms by March 1. Assembly Bill 1732 requires all single-user…
  • Feb 16

    Employment lawyers like new Trump pick to head DOL

    Employment lawyers like new Trump pick to head DOL
    President Donald Trump has nominated Alexander Acosta, a former National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) member, to serve as secretary of labor. The announcement came less than 24 hours after Trump’s first choice, Andrew Puzder, withdrew…
Rank this Week: 1039

Employment Class Action Blog

Employment Class Action Blog

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

http://www.employmentclassactionreport.com/
  • Feb 22

    Court Dismisses Disparate Impact Class Claims Due to Limited EEOC Charge

    Court Dismisses Disparate Impact Class Claims Due to Limited EEOC Charge
    Disparate impact cases are different in kind from the far more common disparate treatment claims that are the staple of single-plaintiff discrimination cases. Disparate treatment claims, of course, are ones in which an employee contends that…
  • Jan 27

    Court Refuses to Certify Class Due to Lack of Adequacy of Class Counsel

    Court Refuses to Certify Class Due to Lack of Adequacy of Class Counsel
    Class action litigation is not for amateurs We’ve commented before in this blog on cases in which courts declined to certify employment actions due to adequacy of class counsel. A recent case reflects that some courts will look not…
  • Jan 17

    Justices to Consider Arbitration Agreements With Class Waivers – The End of the Beginning?

    Justices to Consider Arbitration Agreements With Class Waivers – The End of the Beginning?
    Apologies to Winston Churchill,[1] but the conflict over the enforcement of arbitration agreements with class waivers has become an ongoing legal and ideological struggle. Some view individual arbitration as a quicker and less costly means to…
Rank this Week: 686

New Jersey Employment Lawyer Blog

New Jersey Employment Lawyer Blog

Covers New Jersey civil rights violations and employment law. By Traub Law.

http://www.newjerseyemploymentlawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 741

CELA Voice

CELA Voice

Covers what is working and, too often, what isn’t working in California workplaces. From the California Employment Lawyers Association.

http://celavoice.org/
  • Feb 21

    Uber and tech: Are you listening now?

    Uber and tech: Are you listening now?
    By Lisa Mak This past Sunday, ex-Uber engineer Susan Fowler published a powerful blog post about the gender discrimination she experienced while working at Uber. It started with her male manager sending her messages, stating that he was in an…
  • Feb 20

    Why I called my relatives this weekend

    Why I called my relatives this weekend
    By Elizabeth Kristen We are not a close family. We rarely get together. We certainly don’t call each other on a daily or even monthly basis. It’s basically a text-on-your-birthday type of relationship. But this weekend, I called…
  • Nov 10

    Election aftermath: The road ahead

    Election aftermath: The road ahead
    When I was in law school, a white male student ran for a position in our student body government. In his campaign statement, he said that if elected, he would eliminate funding for the school’s minority organizations and use the money…
Rank this Week: 617

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/
  • Feb 21

    The Fair Housing Act Meets Senior Living: Condo Exemptions and the 55+ Population

    The Fair Housing Act Meets Senior Living: Condo Exemptions and the 55+ Population
    Imagine this:  A client calls you.  She is semi-retired or thinking about retiring.  She is considering buying into an “adult living” community. Your client wants to downsize for her retirement years and is very…
  • Feb 14

    Protecting your Homeowner Association in Contracted Work

    Protecting your Homeowner Association in Contracted Work
    I cannot tell you how many times this has happened: The phone rings…it is a board member frantically telling me a story that starts out…we were referred to a company that (pick one): my brother in law swears by; another…
  • Feb 7

    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: 1020

Bernick Lifson Business Law Blog

Bernick Lifson Business Law Blog

Covers topics related to business law, including intellectual property, trademarks, litigation, and employment law.

http://www.bernicklifson.com/blog/
  • Feb 21

    The Fair Housing Act Meets Senior Living: Condo Exemptions and the 55+ Population

    The Fair Housing Act Meets Senior Living: Condo Exemptions and the 55+ Population
    Imagine this:  A client calls you.  She is semi-retired or thinking about retiring.  She is considering buying into an “adult living” community. Your client wants to downsize for her retirement years and is very…
  • Feb 14

    Protecting your Homeowner Association in Contracted Work

    Protecting your Homeowner Association in Contracted Work
    I cannot tell you how many times this has happened: The phone rings…it is a board member frantically telling me a story that starts out…we were referred to a company that (pick one): my brother in law swears by; another…
  • Feb 7

    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: 961