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Lancaster Law Blog

Lancaster Law Blog

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

http://www.lancasterlawblog.com/
  • Jun 29

    Condo & Homeowners’ Associations No Longer Need Unanimous Approval To Limit Or Prohibit Leasing

    Condo & Homeowners’ Associations No Longer Need Unanimous Approval To Limit Or Prohibit Leasing
    Governor Wolf recently signed a Bill that makes it much easier for condominium and homeowners’ associations to limit leasing in their communities.  House Bill 1340 makes it clear that a leasing restriction can be passed without…
  • Jun 9

    Big Changes for the Pennsylvania Liquor Code

    Big Changes for the Pennsylvania Liquor Code
    You may have been surprised to see the news on the front page of the newspaper this morning: More convenient beer and wine sales? Sure, say shoppers Q&A: What does Pennsylvania’s new liquor law mean for you? Believe it or not, the…
  • May 27

    Reflections on Leadership Lancaster – The Finale

    Reflections on Leadership Lancaster – The Finale
    As a proud member of the Leadership Lancaster Core Class of 2016, I will be posting periodic updates of my experiences in the program. Learn more about Leadership Lancaster at www.leadershiplancaster.org or feel free to contact me directly…
Rank this Week: 2378

New York Employment Attorney Blog

New York Employment Attorney Blog

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

http://www.newyorkemploymentattorney-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 2488

Lawffice Space

Lawffice Space

Covers employment laws and cases. By Philip Miles.

http://www.lawfficespace.com/
  • Jun 29

    Quoted in Software Advice: $47,476: How to Prepare Your SMB for the Overtime Rule Change

    Quoted in Software Advice: $47,476: How to Prepare Your SMB for the Overtime Rule Change
    Check out Brian Westfall's article on Software Advice: $47,476: How to Prepare Your SMB for the Overtime Rule Change. By far, the most important thing is that it includes a quote from me (and I provided some additional consultation) ;-) - but…
  • Jun 28

    How many ways can you violate employment laws in one conversation?

    How many ways can you violate employment laws in one conversation?
    Time for an issue-spotter pop quiz. I'll paraphrase the setup from this CDT article, Teen fired after asking for the same pay as her male co-worker at a pizza shop (assuming the facts as-reported are true):A young woman calls her…
  • Jun 27

    Lawffice Links - New and entertaining employment law case

    Lawffice Links - New and entertaining employment law case
    A few entertaining employment law cases for your enjoyment:Say it ain't so! Eddie Money is facing sexual harassment (and other discrimination) allegations from his former drummer and the drummer's wife. Confession: I'm a closet Eddie Money…
Rank this Week: 1024

Boston Lawyer Blog

Boston Lawyer Blog

Covers litigation, criminal and employment law. By Zalkind Duncan & Bernstein LLP.

http://www.bostonlawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2756

FMLA Insights

FMLA Insights

Covers the Family Medical Leave Act. By Franczek Radelet.

http://www.fmlainsights.com
Rank this Week: 4136

San Antonio Employment Law Blog

San Antonio Employment Law Blog

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

http://www.sanantonioemploymentlawblog.com/
  • Jun 29

    Jimmy John’s Discards Non-Compete Agreement

    Jimmy John’s Discards Non-Compete Agreement
    The sandwich chain, Jimmy John’s, has agreed to stop including non-compete agreements in its hiring documents. I wrote about the chain’s requirement for non-compete agreements here. As I mentioned then, they were requiring…
  • Jun 28

    Trump Says Pregnant Workers are “Inconvenient”

    Trump Says Pregnant Workers are “Inconvenient”
    Well, it almost seems like “piling on,” but Donald Trump has made yet another troubling comment about a protected minority. In 2004, he was asked about one of his high level staffers, a woman who became pregnant. The real estate…
  • Jun 23

    Fourth Court Recognizes Same Sex Harassment

    Fourth Court Recognizes Same Sex Harassment
    The Fourth Court of Appeals recently addressed a growing issue, at what point does same sex harassment constitute sexual harassment based on gender? Since the decision in Oncale v. Sundowner Offshore Services, Inc., 523 U.S. 75 (1998), we…
Rank this Week: 720

The Employer Handbook

The Employer Handbook

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

http://www.theemployerhandbook.com/
Rank this Week: 629

Global Workplace Insider

Global Workplace Insider

Covers employment and labour law issues, including industrial relations/labour and human resources, business immigration and international mobility, enterprise and collective labour agreements and occupational health and safety matters, By Norton Rose Fulbright.

http://www.globalworkplaceinsider.com/
  • Jun 28

    A watershed case on the frontiers of union turf

    A watershed case on the frontiers of union turf
    Earlier this month, a unanimous Full Bench of the Fair Work Commission (FWC) handed down a decision that is set to lay the landscape for the interpretation of union eligibility rules into the future.[1] In its reasons, the Full Bench provided…
  • Jun 28

    New whistleblowing rules for regulated entities in the UK

    New whistleblowing rules for regulated entities in the UK
    In October 2015 the UK regulators, the Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) and the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), released new whistleblowing rules for certain regulated entities in the UK (the New Rules). The New Rules impose…
  • Jun 28

    A warning for a slap : is it reasonable ?

    A warning for a slap : is it reasonable ?
    Under French employment law, the definition of a disciplinary sanction is broad as it is defined by law as being “any measure, other than a verbal observation, taken by an employer in response to an act of an employee which the employer…
Rank this Week: 807

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: 1333

Workplace Class Action Blog

Workplace Class Action Blog

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

http://www.workplaceclassaction.com/
Rank this Week: 146

Oakland Employment Lawyer Blog

Oakland Employment Lawyer Blog

Covers California employment and injury law. By Liberty Law.

http://www.oaklandemploymentlawyerblog.com/
  • Jun 28

    Transgender Man Sues in San Francisco Federal Court for Failing to Cover Sex Change Surgery

    Transgender Man Sues in San Francisco Federal Court for Failing to Cover Sex Change Surgery
    A transgender man who is trying to obtain sex reassignment surgery is suing his employer, Dignity Health, for failing to provide insurance coverage for the surgery. The man alleges that Dignity Health discriminated against him for being…
  • Jun 23

    Almost Half of Employers Discriminate Against Transgender Job Applicant

    Almost Half of Employers Discriminate Against Transgender Job Applicant
    The National LGBTQ Task Force and the District of Columbia Office of Human Rights recently released a resource guide aimed at preventing workplace discrimination against transgender individuals. The guide was released as part of LGBT week.…
  • Jun 20

    Cluster of Pedestrian Fatalities in San Francisco Bay Area Raise Concern about Safety

    Cluster of Pedestrian Fatalities in San Francisco Bay Area Raise Concern about Safety
    A number of recent pedestrian accidents in San Francisco have raised concern about the safety of San Francisco’s city streets. On June 6th, multiple pedestrians were hurt after a car accident at 17th and Potrero Avenue. A child in a…
Rank this Week: 851

Workplace Prof Blog

Workplace Prof Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/laborprof_blog/
  • Jun 28

    DOL Accepting Applications for Attorney Honors Program

    DOL Accepting Applications for Attorney Honors Program
    As many of us are aware, the Office of the Solicitor at the Department of Labor operates a superb honors program for attorneys. The program is seeking to add about ten new lawyers who would start in the Fall of...
  • Jun 21

    Supreme Court grants Cert in NLRB Case and Issues Decision in FLSA Case

    Supreme Court grants Cert in NLRB Case and Issues Decision in FLSA Case
    A twofer from the Supreme Court already this week. First, on Monday, the Court granted cert. in NLRB v. SW General. The case addresses the question whether an individual can continue serving as an acting official once he or she...
  • Jun 19

    Un-Abbreviating Antidiscrimination Law Limitations Period

    Un-Abbreviating Antidiscrimination Law Limitations Period
    While mandatory arbitration agreements have gotten the most attention as methods of shielding employers from court suits, other employers have made a different choice -- using contracts with their employees to shorten the otherwise applicable…
Rank this Week: 107

Employers' Lawyers

Employers' Lawyers

Provides best practice tips, checklists and updates designed to keep organizations of all sizes in compliance with federal and state employment laws. By Holland & Hart.

http://www.employerslawyersblog.com/
  • Jun 28

    MSHA Proposes Rule On Workplace Examinations At U.S. Metal and Nonmetal Mine

    MSHA Proposes Rule On Workplace Examinations At U.S. Metal and Nonmetal Mine
    By Matt Linton The Department of Labor’s Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) recently proposed a rule changing its standards for metal and nonmetal workplace examinations. Under the Federal Mine Safety and Health Act of 1977, mine…
  • Jun 24

    Obama’s Immigration Policy Blocked Due to Equally Divided Supreme Court

    Obama’s Immigration Policy Blocked Due to Equally Divided Supreme Court
    By Roger Tsai A 4-to-4 decision by the Supreme Court on a challenge to President Obama’s immigration reform policy means that the policy continues to be blocked, disappointing five million undocumented immigrants who had hoped to stay and…
  • Jun 23

    Affirmative Action Policy Upheld By Supreme Court

    Affirmative Action Policy Upheld By Supreme Court
    By R. Calder Huntington Race may be taken into account when public universities and colleges admit students, ruled the U.S. Supreme Court today. For the second time, the Court was asked to decide whether the University of Texas at Austin’s…
Rank this Week: 1006

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
  • Jun 28

    Blue Stream Laboratories Acquired by Charles River Laboratorie

    Blue Stream Laboratories Acquired by Charles River Laboratorie
    MBBP client Blue Stream Laboratories, an analytical contract research organization supporting the development of complex biologics and biosimilars, was acquired by Charles River Laboratories. Charles River Laboratories is a provider of…
  • Jun 28

    New Employment Law Alert: Non-Compete Reform

    New Employment Law Alert: Non-Compete Reform
    MBBP’s Employment Law Group just released an Employment Law Alert. As legislative efforts for post-employment noncompetition agreement reforms have remained at a standstill for the past eight years, Speaker Robert A.…
  • Jun 22

    Ad Network to pay $950,000 in civil penalties for alleged privacy misrepresentations and alleged COPPA violation

    Ad Network to pay $950,000 in civil penalties for alleged privacy misrepresentations and alleged COPPA violation
    The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) today announced a settlement with InMobi, a Singapore-based mobile advertising network.  The FTC alleged that InMobi engaged in deceptive trade practices in violation of Section 5(a) of the FTC Act by…
Rank this Week: 1452

Deal Law Wire

Deal Law Wire

Addresses private equity, foreign investment in Canada, antitrust/competition, cross-border transactions, litigation, taxation, employment and intellectual property issues that affect deal-making. By Norton Rose Fulbright.

http://www.deallawwire.com/
  • Jun 28

    Cultural compatibility: predictor of a transaction’s potential succe

    Cultural compatibility: predictor of a transaction’s potential succe
    We have previously reported on human capital considerations in M&A transactions; in this post we consider how corporate culture affects a deal’s possibility of success. While qualitative considerations often sit on the backburner in…
  • Jun 21

    Corporate residency for tax purpose

    Corporate residency for tax purpose
    A corporation that is resident in Canada for Canadian income tax purposes is subject to Canadian income tax on its worldwide income. On the other hand, corporations that are not resident in Canada are only subject to Canadian income tax on…
  • Jun 15

    M&A update in the global metals industry

    M&A update in the global metals industry
    In the past, we reported on PwC’s ongoing analysis on M&A activity in the global metals industry. PwC released its most recent report in the series, entitled “Forging Ahead: First-quarter 2016 global metals industry…
Rank this Week: 2725

Atlanta Employment Attorneys Blog

Atlanta Employment Attorneys Blog

Covers employment law. By Mays & Kerr LLC.

http://www.atlantaemploymentattorneysblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2605

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/
  • Jun 28

    State “Right to Work” Law Ruled Unconstitutional

    State “Right to Work” Law Ruled Unconstitutional
    Laws in New Jersey and many other states protect workers’ right and ability to organize for the purpose of collective bargaining with employers. Some states, however, have passed laws aimed at significantly reducing workers’…
  • Jun 20

    Proposed Jersey City Ordinance Would Mandate Minimum Work Week for Certain Employee

    Proposed Jersey City Ordinance Would Mandate Minimum Work Week for Certain Employee
    A controversial proposed ordinance, Ordinance 16.081, in Jersey City, New Jersey would mandate a minimum workweek of 30 hours for certain employees engaged in “business services.” The ordinance’s stated purpose is…
  • Jun 10

    Deadlocked Supreme Court Affirms Appellate Court Ruling on Public Sector Union Due

    Deadlocked Supreme Court Affirms Appellate Court Ruling on Public Sector Union Due
    A challenge to a state law mandating the payment of union fees by certain public employees met with an unusual, if not unexpected, end in March. The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments in January 2016 in Friedrichs v. Cal. Teachers…
Rank this Week: 1241

HR Watchdog

HR Watchdog

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

http://hrwatchdog.calchamber.com/
  • Jun 28

    Piece-Rate Employees Back Pay Election Deadline of July 1

    Piece-Rate Employees Back Pay Election Deadline of July 1
    Over the past several years, California courts have been addressing the issue of compensating piece-rate workers for non-piece-rate time, such as rest breaks or other non-productive time that is not being spent producing a product or…
  • Jun 27

    Is Smartphone Use Killing Productivity?

    Is Smartphone Use Killing Productivity?
    According to a recent CareerBuilder survey, three out of four employers believe that two or more productive work hours are lost each day because employees are distracted. What is the number one culprit, according to employers? More than half…
  • Jun 24

    CalChamber Opposition Helps Stop Job Killer Leave Mandate

    CalChamber Opposition Helps Stop Job Killer Leave Mandate
    A job killer bill that would have overwhelmed small businesses with administering a new protected leave of absence and subjected them to threats of costly litigation for any alleged violations, failed to pass the Assembly Labor and…
Rank this Week: 1391

James M. Hoffmann Blog

James M. Hoffmann Blog

Covers Missouri workers' compensation and personal injury.

http://www.hoffmannworkcomp.com/category/blog/
  • Jun 28

    St. Louis Work Comp Lawyer – Treat Work-Related Muscle Strains Promptly

    St. Louis Work Comp Lawyer – Treat Work-Related Muscle Strains Promptly
    Work-related muscle strains are common among people who work in physically demanding environments. The human body is made up of 35-40 percent muscle. There are hundreds of muscles and soft tissue layers in the body. Muscle strains are common…
  • Jun 23

    St. Louis Work Comp Benefits for ACL Tear

    St. Louis Work Comp Benefits for ACL Tear
    Plumbers and carpet layers are susceptible to work-related ACL tears, because of the constant pressure on their knees. An injury to the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) is a frequent work-related injury that often requires surgery.…
  • Jun 18

    Unsafe Asbestos Removal a Huge Risk for St. Louis Worker

    Unsafe Asbestos Removal a Huge Risk for St. Louis Worker
    Unsafe removal of asbestos by unprotected workers is a huge health and safety risk. In spite of the fact that asbestos exposure can cause mesothelioma and lung cancer, it has still not been banned. A recent report by the Occupational…
Rank this Week: 2611

Employment Law Alert

Employment Law Alert

Covers employment law topics, including discrimination, employment agreements, family leave, privacy and restrictive covenants. By Gibbons.

http://www.employmentlawalert.com
Rank this Week: 1450

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/
  • Jun 28

    EEOC Targets Religious and National Origin Discrimination Against Individuals Who Are, or Are Perceived to Be, Muslim or Middle Eastern

    EEOC Targets Religious and National Origin Discrimination Against Individuals Who Are, or Are Perceived to Be, Muslim or Middle Eastern
    The EEOC has released several new guidance tools, for both employers and employees, focused upon religious and national origin discrimination against people who are (or are perceived to be) Muslim. This focus on religious and national origin…
  • Jun 21

    The Focus of Equal Pay Laws Is Redefined

    The Focus of Equal Pay Laws Is Redefined
    Several states have recently passed laws (California, Maryland,[1] and New York) or have bills currently pending in their state legislatures (California,[2] Colorado, Massachusetts, and New Jersey) [3] seeking to eliminate pay differentials…
  • Jun 14

    Retailers Navigate Conflicting Laws Regarding Transgender Protection

    Retailers Navigate Conflicting Laws Regarding Transgender Protection
    On March 23, 2016, the North Carolina Legislature passed House Bill 2, the “Public Facilities Privacy and Security Act” (“HB2”), that overturned a Charlotte ordinance extending anti-discrimination protections to…
Rank this Week: 1441

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/
Rank this Week: 305

Doorey's Law of Work Blog

Doorey's Law of Work Blog

Covers Canadian labour and employment law. By Professor David Doorey.

http://lawofwork.ca/
  • Jun 28

    Is the Test to Unionize Tougher Than to Leave Europe?

    Is the Test to Unionize Tougher Than to Leave Europe?
    June 28 2016 Crazy week in Britain, huh. Among the most amazing things about the Brexit result, in my mind, is that such a momentous decision was left to be decided by a simply majority of ballots cast.  Approximately 52% of ballots…
  • Jun 7

    Collective Bargaining vs. Collective Voice in Labour Law: A Primer

    Collective Bargaining vs. Collective Voice in Labour Law: A Primer
    I chaired a panel last weekend in St. Johns for the Canadian Association of Labour Lawyers that considered the collective bargaining aspects of the Ontario Changing Workplaces Review (CWR).  The CWR interim report will be…
  • May 31

    Technology in the Labour Law Classroom

    Technology in the Labour Law Classroom
    “Technology in the Labour Law Classroom” David Doorey, York University The Law Blog as Dialogue with Broader Legal, Political Community Exchange with Senator Eaton Blog as ‘news story’ Incorporating Current Events, New…
Rank this Week: 4235

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: 4592

Employment & Human Rights Law in…

Employment & Human Rights Law in Canada

Covers class actions, discrimination, overtime and workplace policies in Canada. By Lisa Stam.

http://www.canadaemploymenthumanrightslaw.com/
  • Jun 28

    WIT: The Impact of Job Automation on Women in Tech

    WIT: The Impact of Job Automation on Women in Tech
    Machines are taking our jobs. Researchers at Oxford have analyzed the skill sets required for more than 700 jobs to determine which of them will be most susceptible to automation. They concluded that in the next few decades, over 47% of the…
  • Jun 24

    Microsoft Acquiring LinkedIn: What is the Employee Impact in a Share Transaction?

    Microsoft Acquiring LinkedIn: What is the Employee Impact in a Share Transaction?
    Guest Post by my colleague, Simone Ostrowski Microsoft Corp. and LinkedIn recently announced that Microsoft will soon acquire LinkedIn in a transaction valued at $26.2 billion – click here for the company’s announcement.…
  • Jun 17

    Koldorf Stam at WPC 2016 in July

    Koldorf Stam at WPC 2016 in July
    This summer, our firm will be hosting a booth at the 2016 Microsoft World Partner Conference (WPC).  We’re excited to connect with many of the 15,000 MS partners from around the globe who will be coming to Toronto…
Rank this Week: 4646

ERISA Lawyer Blog

ERISA Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.erisalawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 662

Ohio Employer's Law Blog

Ohio Employer's Law Blog

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

http://www.ohioemployerlawblog.com/
  • Jun 28

    FMLA leave means leave, period.

    FMLA leave means leave, period.
    FMLA leave means leave. That is, an employee exercising rights under the FMLA to take protected time-off from work must be relieved of their job functions, and an employer cannot hold such an employee responsible for job tasks…
  • Jun 27

    The attack on the NLRB's new joint-employer standard intensifie

    The attack on the NLRB's new joint-employer standard intensifie
    Last week was a good week for opponents of the NLRB’s new, and more liberal, joint-employer standard, announced last summer in Browning-Ferris Industries of Calif.  First, Rep. Henry Cuellar, a Texas Democrat, sought to add…
  • Jun 24

    WIRTW #418 (the #OneForTheLand edition)

    WIRTW #418 (the #OneForTheLand edition)
    I couldn’t see much at Wednesday’s Cavs victory parade. A late start + 1.3 million people + an unwillingness to wade into the masses = soaking in the atmosphere on the periphery. Consequently,…
Rank this Week: 164

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: 27

JOTWELL - The Journal of Things We…

JOTWELL - The Journal of Things We Like (Lots)

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

http://jotwell.com/
  • Jun 28

    Data Mistakes and Data Justice

    Data Mistakes and Data Justice
    Wayne A. Logan & Andrew Guthrie Ferguson, Policing Criminal Justice Data 101 Minn. L. Rev. (forthcoming 2016).Elizabeth JohIn criminal justice circles, “big data” is the new buzzword: police departments are experimenting with…
  • Jun 27

    Star Wars, Science Fiction and the Constitution

    Star Wars, Science Fiction and the Constitution
    Cass R. Sunstein, The World According to Star Wars (2016).Ilya SominCass Sunstein is one of America’s leading legal scholars. Both his work generally and his book about Star Wars specifically have attracted enormous attention from both…
  • Jun 24

    Thinking About Monitoring

    Thinking About Monitoring
    Veronica Root, Modern-Day Monitorships, 33 Yale J. on Reg. 109 (forthcoming 2016), available at SSRN.D. Gordon SmithThe study of organizational compliance is now proliferating in American law schools. Over the past decade, new courses, new…
Rank this Week: 2461

Workplace Privacy, Data Management…

Workplace Privacy, Data Management & Security Report

Covers data security, HIPAA, identity theft and workplace privacy. By Jackson Lewis.

http://www.workplaceprivacyreport.com
  • Jun 28

    Colorado Law Grants Employees Right to Access Personnel File

    Colorado Law Grants Employees Right to Access Personnel File
    Beginning January 1, 2017, employees in Colorado will now have a right to inspect and copy their personnel files.  Prior to this law, Colorado had no law granting private-sector employees access to their personnel records. Under the new…
  • Jun 27

    EU, U.S. Agree On Revisions To Privacy Shield

    EU, U.S. Agree On Revisions To Privacy Shield
    According to reports, the European Union and the United States have agreed on changes to the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield (Privacy Shield) which will be sent to the EU member states and the college of the 28 EU commissioners ultimately paving the…
  • Jun 9

    5 Practice Tips for Law Firms as Data Breach Spotlight Swings Their Way

    5 Practice Tips for Law Firms as Data Breach Spotlight Swings Their Way
    While data breach incidents affecting the entertainment, retail, healthcare, and financial industries have garnered more attention in past years, the data breach spotlight recently shifted to law firms. This shift was triggered by media…
Rank this Week: 1437

Human Resources News

Human Resources News

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

http://blogs.hrhero.com/hrnews/
  • Jun 27

    Injunction stops July 1 implementation of new ‘persuader’ rule

    Injunction stops July 1 implementation of new ‘persuader’ rule
    A federal judge has issued a preliminary injunction blocking the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) from enforcing its new “persuader” rule, which was set to take effect on July 1. Senior U.S. District Judge Sam R. Cummings of the…
  • Jun 23

    New Chicago ordinance will require employers to provide paid sick leave

    New Chicago ordinance will require employers to provide paid sick leave
    by Steven L. Brenneman On June 22, the Chicago City Council passed an ordinance that will require nearly all employers in Chicago to provide paid sick leave to employees. The ordinance, which passed 48-0 despite opposition from business and…
  • Jun 22

    New Rhode Island data security law takes effect July 2

    New Rhode Island data security law takes effect July 2
    by Timothy C. Cavazza and Matthew H. Parker The Rhode Island Identity Theft Protection Act of 2015 will take full effect on July 2, meaning employers need to have their data security and notification policies in compliance or face serious…
Rank this Week: 571

Labor & Employment Law…

Labor & Employment Law Perspectives

By Foley & Lardner LLP.

http://www.laboremploymentperspectives.com/
  • Jun 27

    Employee Error Accounts for Most Security Breache

    Employee Error Accounts for Most Security Breache
    A recent study by a well-known information security company captures one of the most common information security fallacies: that information security is a technology problem. Most businesses view mitigating information security risks as…
  • Jun 27

    Recent Developments Again Call for Timely Review of Restrictive Covenant

    Recent Developments Again Call for Timely Review of Restrictive Covenant
    We have suggested before that employers should view non-competition and other restrictive agreements as “live” documents, warranting regular examination to ensure they are deployed with appropriate precision and account for…
  • Jun 27

    New USCIS Policy Decision Broadens Permissible Bases for Visa Transfer of Multinational Manager

    New USCIS Policy Decision Broadens Permissible Bases for Visa Transfer of Multinational Manager
    After four years of internal deliberations, U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS) recently issued a policy memorandum binding all USCIS personnel to follow the reasoning of a 2013 USCIS Administrative Appeals Office (AAO)…
Rank this Week: 1098

Employment Discrimination Report

Employment Discrimination Report

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

http://employmentdiscrimination.foxrothschild.com/
  • Jun 27

    DOL Persuader Rule Enjoined

    DOL Persuader Rule Enjoined
    We don’t normally talk a lot about NLRB decisions and rulings related to the NLRB on this blog.  However, in light of the importance of the DOL Persuader rule, we wanted to update you on events that have management-side attorneys…
  • Jun 22

    Breaking Up Is Hard To Do, But Firing Someone For It Is Illegal To Do

    Breaking Up Is Hard To Do, But Firing Someone For It Is Illegal To Do
    Marriage is tough.  And with the divorce rate in the United States hovering around fifty percent, unless you work in a monastery, there are likely divorced individuals in your workplace.  This week, the New Jersey Supreme Court…
  • Jun 20

    Employee Leave Questions Got You Down?

    Employee Leave Questions Got You Down?
    Employee leave issues can be exceedingly complicated given the interplay between local, state and federal laws.  If you have questions, hopefully, I can help.  I will be giving a webinar through Lorman on June 23rd at 1 pm EST…
Rank this Week: 2144

Tampa Bay Employment Law

Tampa Bay Employment Law

Covers labor and employment law developments in the Tampa Bay area and across the State of Florida. By Kwall, Showers & Barack, P.A.

http://tampabayemploymentlaw.com
  • Jun 27

    Union Awarded Full $24,922.11 in Dues Dispute with VA Hospital

    Union Awarded Full $24,922.11 in Dues Dispute with VA Hospital
    We are pleased to share an arbitration order we received in favor of our client, American Federation of Government Employees, Local 547.  The arbitrator awarded the Union $24,922.11 in dues the James A. Haley VA…
  • Sep 11

    Eleventh Circuit Reverses Summary Judgment for Student-Intern

    Eleventh Circuit Reverses Summary Judgment for Student-Intern
    On September 11, 2015, the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals reversed summary judgment in Billy Schumann, et al v. Collier Anesthesia, P.A., et al, where  Kwall, Showers, Barack & Chilson, P.A. represents a class of Student…
  • Mar 3

    Federal Court Finds Race-Based Assignments Were Unlawful and Grants Summary Judgment for Employee

    Federal Court Finds Race-Based Assignments Were Unlawful and Grants Summary Judgment for Employee
    On Monday, a federal judge granted an employee’s motion for summary judgment, finding, as a matter of law, that she was the victim of unlawful employment discrimination. In the fall of 2013, Syrenthia Dysart, a nurse at Palms of…
Rank this Week: 4627

Workers' Rights Blog

Workers' Rights Blog

Covers class action and employment law. By Sundeen Salinas & Pyle.

http://www.workersrightsblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1582

Workplace Safety Report

Workplace Safety Report

Keeps employers informed on Workplace Safety and Health news and emergency response practices, with updates from OSHA, MSHA and other sources. By Holland & Hart.

http://workplacesafetyreport.com/
  • Jun 27

    MSHA steps up enforcement of rules to live by

    MSHA steps up enforcement of rules to live by
    On July 1, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Mine Safety and Health Administration will begin enhanced enforcement of “Rules to Live By,” its initiative of standards commonly cited following mine deaths, and nine underground…
  • Jun 15

    Mine safety chief commemorates MINER Act’s 10th anniversary

    Mine safety chief commemorates MINER Act’s 10th anniversary
    To commemorate the 10th anniversary of the enactment of the Mine Improvement and New Emergency Response Act of 2006, Assistant Secretary of Labor for the Mine Safety and Health Administration Joseph A. Main issued a statement noting…
  • Jun 14

    MSHA proposes rule on workplace examinations at US metal, nonmetal mine

    MSHA proposes rule on workplace examinations at US metal, nonmetal mine
    The proposed rule would strengthen and improve MSHA’s standards for metal and nonmetal working place examinations by requiring that: A competent person examine the working place before miners begin work in that location. Mine operators…
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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/
  • Jun 27

    Judge Blocks U.S. Department of Labor “Persuader Rule”

    Judge Blocks U.S. Department of Labor “Persuader Rule”
    U.S. District Court Judge Sam R. Cummings in Lubbock, Texas, has issued a preliminary injunction, which blocks the U.S. Department of Labor’s “Persuader Rule” from going into effect on Friday. I have not had a chance to…
  • Jun 24

    School’s out! So what’s with this summer employment law quiz?

    School’s out! So what’s with this summer employment law quiz?
    No more pencils, no more books, no more teacher’s dirty looks . . . except for one little quiz on employment law issues that come up during the summer. Don’t worry about your score – I’m told that Teacher already…
  • Jun 24

    Your summer labor and employment reading list — for this week, anyway

    Your summer labor and employment reading list — for this week, anyway
    I was on vacation last week, and so we have a lot of catching up to do. Here’s what’s been going on, from most to least recent: *David Phippen has been keeping us up to date on the U.S. Department of Labor’s…
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Suits by Suits

Suits by Suits

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

http://www.suitsbysuits.com/
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Employment Law Watch

Employment Law Watch

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

http://www.employmentlawwatch.com/
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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/
  • Jun 27

    Employee Pay and the Bankruptcy Stay – Potential Pitfalls for Employer

    Employee Pay and the Bankruptcy Stay – Potential Pitfalls for Employer
    Businesses need to have written protocols in place to deal with bankruptcy filings by their employees and independent contractors, or they risk serious sanctions and, potentially, punitive damages for violations of the bankruptcy…
  • Jun 22

    New Video Series: What You Need To Know in 5 Mins or Less – Episode 1: Kurt Larkin on NLRB Rule

    New Video Series: What You Need To Know in 5 Mins or Less – Episode 1: Kurt Larkin on NLRB Rule
    We are excited to introduce a new video series, Things You Need To Know in 5 Mins or Less. Each episode will feature a discussion of the legal and business challenges facing the real estate industry, and will include lawyers from a variety of…
  • Jun 21

    DOL Updates Sex Discrimination Guidelines For First Time In 46 Year

    DOL Updates Sex Discrimination Guidelines For First Time In 46 Year
    Since President Lyndon B. Johnson signed Executive Order 11246 in 1965, the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) has been charged with ensuring nondiscrimination and affirmative action for females in employment. In 1970,…
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Youth and Work

Youth and Work

Covers workplace law for young people in Canada.

http://www.youthandwork.ca/
  • Jun 27

    And Now a Word About Experiential Education

    And Now a Word About Experiential Education
    There have been a couple minor developments in relation to experiential education in Ontario that I thought were worthy of a blog post. This post is going to briefly overview both developments and give some analysis on what's occurring.So…
  • Dec 2

    Worst. Idea. Ever.

    Worst. Idea. Ever.
    I've been really busy with a new project and haven't had a lot of time to blog in the past few months. Hopefully in the new year I'll get back to posting regular pieces. One thing that I wanted to highlight is a trial balloon today from…
  • Oct 8

    Internships, Youth Unemployment, and the 2015 Federal Election: An Analysis of the Parties' Position

    Internships, Youth Unemployment, and the 2015 Federal Election: An Analysis of the Parties' Position
    This post originally appeared on the Canadian Intern Association website, but it's my analysis and I felt that my readers would appreciate reading it. A French version of the analysis can be found here. Additionally, I should be posting a…
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Alabama Litigation Lawyer Blog

Alabama Litigation Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal, employment and family law. By Ingram Law LLC.

http://www.alabamalitigationlawyer.com/
  • Jun 27

    Grandparent Adoption in Tuscaloosa County, Alabama Upheld

    Grandparent Adoption in Tuscaloosa County, Alabama Upheld
    One of the best aspects of being a lawyer is being a part of an adoption.  Sometimes a step-parent is adopting a child or a grandparent is adopting a grandchild for various reasons.  This is an adoption proceeding from Tuscaloosa…
  • Jun 24

    Rule 32 Petition from Jefferson County, Alabama Denied

    Rule 32 Petition from Jefferson County, Alabama Denied
    This case arises out of Jefferson County, Alabama, Ex Parte Sturdivant. This case involves an appeal from the Court of Criminal Appeals in regards to a Rule 32 petition.  Rule 32 of the Alabama Rules of Criminal Procedure provides a…
  • Jun 23

    Court Overturns Improper Search Warrant in Mobile County, Alabama

    Court Overturns Improper Search Warrant in Mobile County, Alabama
    This is a criminal case that was appealed due to a search warrant being served illegally.  This case is from Mobile County, Alabama in the case of Anderson v. State of Alabama. The Officers Jimmy Bailey (“Officer Bailey”) and…
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Chicago Overtime Lawyer Blog

Chicago Overtime Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.chicagoovertimelawyerblog.com/
  • Jun 27

    Darden Requires Workers to Use Debit Cards For Salary Payment

    Darden Requires Workers to Use Debit Cards For Salary Payment
    But the debit card company isn't the only one charging fees. When employees get cash from an out-of-network ATM, the ATM itself adds another charge to the user's cost of accessing their money. The ROC United report found that the ATMs were…
  • Jun 21

    AXA Allegedly Refuses to Compensate New Hires for Training Time

    AXA Allegedly Refuses to Compensate New Hires for Training Time
    Because of the extra training and skills required to do the job, financial product marketers might qualify for the overtime exemption provided by the FLSA, but not while they're still in training and have yet to be licensed. In that time…
  • Jun 15

    Coach Retail Store Worker Settle Unpaid Overtime Claims Regarding Security Checks Under State Law For $1.75 Million

    Coach Retail Store Worker Settle Unpaid Overtime Claims Regarding Security Checks Under State Law For $1.75 Million
    Coach filed a motion to have the case dismissed based on the case of Integrity Staffing Solutions Inc. v. Busk, in which the Supreme Court ruled that time spent waiting for bag checks is not compensable under the federal Fair Labor Standards…
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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/
  • Jun 26

    Benefits beyond age 65?

    Benefits beyond age 65?
    By Marc Rodrigue The laws that generally provided for mandatory retirement in Canada have been eliminated. Across Canada, with very few exceptions, employees generally cannot be forced to retire at age 65. But can their benefits be cut off at…
  • Jun 19

    Ontario court finds government’s ‘intransigent’ bargaining strategy unconstitutional

    Ontario court finds government’s ‘intransigent’ bargaining strategy unconstitutional
    by Chris Pigott In 2015, we reported on the Supreme Court of Canada’s “New Labour Trilogy”—three landmark constitutional law decisions from January 2015 that called into question basic aspects of Canadian labor law.…
  • Jun 12

    Overcoming the hurdles in managing workers’ compensation claim

    Overcoming the hurdles in managing workers’ compensation claim
    by David Marchione, OHS Consultant/Paralegal Many employers struggle to efficiently manage workers’ compensation claims. Most provincial experience rating programs established by workers’ compensation boards are based on two…
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San Francisco Employment Law Firm…

San Francisco Employment Law Firm Blawg

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

http://www.sanfranciscoemploymentlawfirm.com/
  • Jun 26

    Five Mistakes To Avoid When Dealing with Workplace Issue

    Five Mistakes To Avoid When Dealing with Workplace Issue
    Having been working with hundreds of employees on dealing with their workplace issues in San Francisco and Sacramento area over the past ten years, I see the same five common misconceptions about California employment law that many employees…
  • May 7

    Top Five Misconceptions About California Employment Law

    Top Five Misconceptions About California Employment Law
    Here are five very common misconceptions that many employees have about California employment law, including discrimination, retaliation, and wrongful termination laws: “If I file EEOC of DFEH charge, my employer cannot terminate…
  • Mar 14

    Important Clarification for Disability Discrimination Case

    Important Clarification for Disability Discrimination Case
    Recently, the Fifth District Court of Appeal made a very important distinction in its disability discrimination opinion Wallace v County of Stanislaus, which is highly useful to employees-plaintiffs. The court clarified, among other things,…
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