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When the Abuser Goes to Work

When the Abuser Goes to Work

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

http://abusergoestowork.com/
  • Jul 27

    Roadmap to Stop Harassment in the Workplace

    Roadmap to Stop Harassment in the Workplace
    In the wake of the controversy surrounding Fox CEO Roger Ailes, it is worth reviewing how to handle the problem of  harassment in the workplace. Ailes, 76,was recently forced out of his position at the television network that he helped…
  • Jul 19

    Penalty for Sexual Harassment Rarely Fits The ‘Crime’

    Penalty for Sexual Harassment Rarely Fits The ‘Crime’
    What should the penalty be for a manager who allegedly abused his power for decades by sexually harassing female subordinates? Disgrace? Dismissal.? Banishment? Well, that does not appear to be what is happening in the case of Roger…
  • May 20

    Tipping Point for Age Discrimination in Hiring?

    Tipping Point for Age Discrimination in Hiring?
    There suddenly are several class action lawsuits pending in federal court that could potentially bring an end to decades of epidemic and unaddressed age discrimination in hiring in the United States. We may be at…
Rank this Week: 741

Abuser Goes to Work

Abuser Goes to Work

Employment law blog about workplace abuse, bullying and discrimination. By Patricia Barnes.

http://abusergoestowork.com
  • Jul 27

    Roadmap to Stop Harassment in the Workplace

    Roadmap to Stop Harassment in the Workplace
    In the wake of the controversy surrounding Fox CEO Roger Ailes, it is worth reviewing how to handle the problem of  harassment in the workplace. Ailes, 76,was recently forced out of his position at the television network that he helped…
  • Jul 19

    Penalty for Sexual Harassment Rarely Fits The ‘Crime’

    Penalty for Sexual Harassment Rarely Fits The ‘Crime’
    What should the penalty be for a manager who allegedly abused his power for decades by sexually harassing female subordinates? Disgrace? Dismissal.? Banishment? Well, that does not appear to be what is happening in the case of Roger…
  • May 20

    Tipping Point for Age Discrimination in Hiring?

    Tipping Point for Age Discrimination in Hiring?
    There suddenly are several class action lawsuits pending in federal court that could potentially bring an end to decades of epidemic and unaddressed age discrimination in hiring in the United States. We may be at…
Rank this Week: 1462

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/
  • Jul 27

    Ontario’s Changing Workplace Review Interim Report Release

    Ontario’s Changing Workplace Review Interim Report Release
    Last year the Ontario government initiated the Changing Workplace Review, which it intends as the first step towards identifying potential reforms of the Employment Standards Act, 2000 (the “ESA”) and the Labour Relations Act,…
  • Jul 20

    An employer’s financial circumstances do not affect the reasonable notice period

    An employer’s financial circumstances do not affect the reasonable notice period
    Should an employer’s financial circumstances be relevant when considering the period of reasonable notice to which a wrongfully dismissed employee is entitled? This question was raised on appeal in Michela v St. Thomas of Villanova…
  • Jul 18

    Proposed new Victorian OHS Regulations released for consultation

    Proposed new Victorian OHS Regulations released for consultation
    Victoria’s Occupational Health and Safety Regulations 2007 (OHS Regulations) and the Equipment (Public Safety) Regulations 2007 are due to expire on 19 June 2017. WorkSafe has today released proposed new OHS Regulations to replace the…
Rank this Week: 1560

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/
Rank this Week: 1497

PVW Tax & Business Law Blog

PVW Tax & Business Law Blog

Covers issues that concern business entities, taxation, and employment law. By Parsonage Vandenack Williams LLC.

http://www.pvwtaxandbusinesslaw.wordpress.com/
  • Jul 27

    SEC Amends Form 10-K to Make Annual Reports User Friendly

    SEC Amends Form 10-K to Make Annual Reports User Friendly
    The Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) recently issued an interim rule that amends the Form 10-K; a form certain publicly traded companies annually file to give a complete review of the company’s business and its…
  • Jul 26

    SEC Order Permits Companies to Use In-Line Structured Data Filing

    SEC Order Permits Companies to Use In-Line Structured Data Filing
    A recent order from the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) permits companies to file financial statements with the SEC in a new format. Companies may now use Inline XBRL, which embeds structured data in the filing. The…
  • Jul 22

    IRS Implements New Safeguards for Income Verification Express Service

    IRS Implements New Safeguards for Income Verification Express Service
    The Internal Revenue Service (“IRS”) is implementing new requirements for taxpayers who use the Income Verification Express Service (“IVES”), a service companies use when signing off on the incomes of loan applicants.…
Rank this Week: 2932

Michigan Employment Law Advisor

Michigan Employment Law Advisor

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

http://www.michiganemploymentlawadvisor.com
  • Jul 27

    Religious Discrimination Guidance Issued by the EEOC

    Religious Discrimination Guidance Issued by the EEOC
    Employers should be aware of the recent guidance on federal protections for religious discrimination issued as a result of the interagency effort between the Department of Justice and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission…
  • Jul 23

    NLRB Makes Gambling with Your Company’s Employee Handbook a Risky Bet

    NLRB Makes Gambling with Your Company’s Employee Handbook a Risky Bet
    Employers are once again put on notice that missteps in drafting employee handbooks and other HR policies will be targeted as unfair labor practices where they come within an area code of compromising employee rights under the National Labor…
  • Jul 21

    Emails Become an Expensive Sideshow in Employment Discrimination Lawsuit

    Emails Become an Expensive Sideshow in Employment Discrimination Lawsuit
    A recent employment discrimination lawsuit underscores the importance employers must place on preserving and producing electronic evidence. As explained below, the employer lost an opportunity to avoid significant costs associated with…
Rank this Week: 2068

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: 1307

The New Jersey Employment Law Firm…

The New Jersey Employment Law Firm Blog

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

http://www.thenjemploymentlawfirmblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2247

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
  • Jul 27

    NJ Supreme Court Broadens Scope of LAD’s “Marital Status” Protection

    NJ Supreme Court Broadens Scope of LAD’s “Marital Status” Protection
    On June 21, 2016, in Smith v. Millville Rescue Squad, the Supreme Court of New Jersey addressed the scope of the marital status protection afforded to employees by the Law Against Discrimination (LAD). The Court ruled that the LAD’s…
  • Jul 25

    Arbitration Clause Held Too Vague to Cover Statutory Claim

    Arbitration Clause Held Too Vague to Cover Statutory Claim
    Employers drafting arbitration clauses for employment contracts and others drafting arbitration agreements generally need to be familiar with the line of New Jersey cases involving arbitration clauses, including the Appellate Division’s…
  • Jul 21

    Second Circuit Holds Human Resources Director May Be Individually Liable Under FMLA

    Second Circuit Holds Human Resources Director May Be Individually Liable Under FMLA
    Employers should be aware that the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit has held, in Graziadio v. Culinary Institute of America, that supervising employees can be held individually liable under the Family and Medical Leave…
Rank this Week: 1175

SourcingSpeak

SourcingSpeak

Provides news and analysis of outsourcing, insourcing and beyond. By Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP.

http://www.sourcingspeak.com/
  • Jul 27

    IT, Commercial and Outsourcing Contracts: Brexit Top 10

    IT, Commercial and Outsourcing Contracts: Brexit Top 10
    According to Theresa May, the UK’s recently installed prime minister, Brexit means Brexit. But what this actually means in practice is still unknown. There is still a huge amount of debate over what Brexit will look like, what process…
  • Jul 1

    Yikes, here comes Brexit! What next for the UK’s sourcing industry?

    Yikes, here comes Brexit! What next for the UK’s sourcing industry?
    In case you missed it, the Great British public caught the world off guard when, on 23 June 2016, a small but significant majority voted in favour of the UK withdrawing from the European Union. Much like the termination of an outsourcing…
  • Apr 29

    Negotiating Cybersecurity Contractual Protections for Retirement Plan

    Negotiating Cybersecurity Contractual Protections for Retirement Plan
    The ERISA Advisory Council1 recently announced that, as part of its goals for 2016, it will be focusing on cybersecurity issues affecting retirement plans and, in particular, the extent to which such issues relate to third-party…
Rank this Week: 2282

New York Employment Attorneys Blog

New York Employment Attorneys Blog

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

http://www.newyorkemploymentattorneysblog.com/
  • Jul 27

    Second Circuit Struggles with Student Suicide Action

    Second Circuit Struggles with Student Suicide Action
    Lev Craig and Edgar M. Rivera, Esq. Determining a school’s liability in a student suicide case is a fraught and complex issue: While plaintiffs argue that schools should make more significant efforts to prevent a student’s…
  • Jul 25

    US Workers Benefit to Workplace Regulation

    US Workers Benefit to Workplace Regulation
    Owen H. Laird, Esq. Anyone living in the United States at the moment is undoubtedly aware that the 2016 election season is in full swing. This week, the news has been dominated by the Republican National Convention in Cleveland. On Tuesday…
  • Jul 21

    How to Date Your Coworker (And Keep Your Job)

    How to Date Your Coworker (And Keep Your Job)
    Edgar M. Rivera, Esq. Working Americans spend a significant amount of time at work; in many cases, workers spend more time with their co-workers than with family and friends. It should be no surprise, then, that among millions of workers…
Rank this Week: 1008

Bingham Greenebaum Doll Blog

Bingham Greenebaum Doll Blog

Covers Indiana law.

http://www.bgdlegal.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 1670

California Employment Law

California Employment Law

Covers issues that affect California employers. By Fox Rothschild LLP.

http://californiaemploymentlaw.foxrothschild.com
  • Jul 27

    Pokémon GO Home

    Pokémon GO Home
    Since its launch earlier this month, the Pokémon GO app has become the #1 downloaded app and the most searched term on Google.  With as many as 25 million users in the U.S. alone, it has become a bigger distraction than Twitter or…
  • Jul 23

    Wrongful Termination, Harassment and Discrimination Law Seminar in San Francisco

    Wrongful Termination, Harassment and Discrimination Law Seminar in San Francisco
    Bridgeport Continuing Education will be hosting a seminar titled: “Wrongful Termination, Harassment and Discrimination Claims” on July 29, 2016 in San Francisco. I will be speaking about Litigating and Defending…
  • Jul 22

    Three Things About Los Angeles’ New Sick Leave Ordinance That Will Give You Indigestion

    Three Things About Los Angeles’ New Sick Leave Ordinance That Will Give You Indigestion
    The City of Los Angeles is not making it easy for employers operating within city limits.  First, they rushed through an ordinance implementing new paid sick leave requirements on an urgency basis that became effective July 1st. …
Rank this Week: 2241

Atlanta Employment Attorneys Blog

Atlanta Employment Attorneys Blog

Covers employment law. By Mays & Kerr LLC.

http://www.atlantaemploymentattorneysblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1438

Orange County Employment Lawyers…

Orange County Employment Lawyers Blog

Covers employment law. By Nassiri Law.

http://www.orangecountyemploymentlawyersblog.com/
  • Jul 27

    Gender Pay Inequality Lawsuit Filed by Top Employment Hearing Officer

    Gender Pay Inequality Lawsuit Filed by Top Employment Hearing Officer
    A recent lawsuit filed by a Colorado judge alleges that female prosecutors, assistant city attorneys and other judicial officers make tens of thousands of dollars less on average than their male peers. That’s according to a recent…
  • Jul 24

    Age Discrimination Alleged at Large Technology Firm

    Age Discrimination Alleged at Large Technology Firm
    Two large technology companies are facing down age discrimination lawsuits, according to recent news reports. One has been filed by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and the other personally by a California man.  The…
  • Jul 21

    Fox News Sexual Harassment Lawsuit Headed for Arbitration?

    Fox News Sexual Harassment Lawsuit Headed for Arbitration?
    Amid allegations of sexual harassment, Fox News is reportedly ousting 76-year-old CEO Roger Ailes. An internal investigation was launched after former Fox & Friends host Gretchen Carlson filed a sexual harassment lawsuit against…
Rank this Week: 1660

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/
  • Jul 27

    3, 2, 1, blastoff! OFCCP Final Rule on sex discrimination is about to take effect

    3, 2, 1, blastoff! OFCCP Final Rule on sex discrimination is about to take effect
    The OFCCP’s Final Rule on sex discrimination will take effect August 15. Are you ready? On June 14, the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs issued its Final Rule on sex discrimination. These new substantive regulations align…
  • Jul 26

    Hallelujah! 5 things about religion in the workplace that you may not have known

    Hallelujah! 5 things about religion in the workplace that you may not have known
    Our friends at the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission have issued a Fact Sheet for young workers on religious discrimination in the workplace, which brought me back to the EEOC’s older Q&A and Best Practices on religious…
  • Jul 22

    Password sharing and “head-slap hacks”: What employers can do

    Password sharing and “head-slap hacks”: What employers can do
    If you have ever wondered why your company’s data is not as secure as it should be, take a look in the mirror. A study by the Ponemon Institute, commissioned by Experian and released in May, found that the majority of data breaches were…
Rank this Week: 3603

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
  • Jul 27

    HIPAA and $15 Million in 2016

    HIPAA and $15 Million in 2016
    For years, many questioned whether the HIPAA privacy and security rules would be enforced. The agency responsible for enforcement, Health and Human Services’ Office for Civil Rights (OCR), promised it would enforce the rules, but just…
  • Jul 12

    The Privacy Shield Is Finally Here

    The Privacy Shield Is Finally Here
    Earlier today the European Union and U.S. officials announced the final approval of the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield data transfer agreement (“the Privacy Shield”).  Beginning August 1, 2016, organizations based in the U.S. will be…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 2231

Illinois Sexual Harassment…

Illinois Sexual Harassment Attorney Blog

Covers employment discrimination, constructive discharge, gender discrimination, and sexual harassment. By Peter M. LaSorsa.

http://www.illinoissexualharassmentattorneyblog.com/
  • Jul 27

    Z Foods Pays $1,470,000 To Settle Sexual Harassment Lawsuit

    Z Foods Pays $1,470,000 To Settle Sexual Harassment Lawsuit
    Z Foods, Inc., pays $1,470,000 to settle a sexual harassment and retaliation lawsuit.  The multi-count discrimination lawsuit was first filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC“).  …
  • Jul 19

    Reserve Casino Hotel Pays $250,000 to Settle EEOC Age and Sex Discrimination Lawsuit

    Reserve Casino Hotel Pays $250,000 to Settle EEOC Age and Sex Discrimination Lawsuit
    The Reserve Casino Hotel pays $250,000 to settle an age and sex discrimination lawsuit.  The discrimination lawsuit was filed by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC“), after settlement talks initially broke…
  • Mar 2

    Quality Solutions, LLC. Pays $22,500 To Settle An EEOC Pregnancy Discrimination Lawsuit

    Quality Solutions, LLC. Pays $22,500 To Settle An EEOC Pregnancy Discrimination Lawsuit
    Quality Solutions, LLC,  pays $22,500 to settle a pregnancy discrimination lawsuit filed by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC“).  According to published accounts, Kayla Medeiros sought a temporary job…
Rank this Week: 232

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/
  • Jul 27

    Defense Law Firm Hacked into Stored File

    Defense Law Firm Hacked into Stored File
    Unlike Texas, some states still have a viable worker’s compensation system that produces valuable benefits for workers. One such state is California. So, as we might expect, the worker’s compensation docket is much more…
  • Jul 26

    Trump Supports Roger Aile

    Trump Supports Roger Aile
    Well, it is not surprising. Donald Trump has been friends with Roger Ailes for many years. Mr. Trump spoke in defense of Mr. Ailes, recently, noting that the women who complained about the Fox News CEO, were helped by him. See USA Today news…
  • Jul 22

    Ailes is Out as CEO of Fox New

    Ailes is Out as CEO of Fox New
    Roger Ailes has been forced out as CEO of Fox News. He submitted his resignation after Rupert Murdoch offered him millions of dollars to retire. I wrote about the sex harassment allegations against him here. He will continue for some period…
Rank this Week: 495

James M. Hoffmann Blog

James M. Hoffmann Blog

Covers Missouri workers' compensation and personal injury.

http://www.hoffmannworkcomp.com/category/blog/
  • Jul 27

    Work Comp for Lumbar Spinal Fusion Surgery – Workmens Comp Law Firm

    Work Comp for Lumbar Spinal Fusion Surgery – Workmens Comp Law Firm
    Back injuries are among the most common musculoskeletal disorders and are also the most expensive. Any job that requires forceful movements, heavy lifting, awkward postures, and walking on slippery surfaces can cause serious injuries to…
  • Jul 26

    Work-Related Hearing Loss – St. Louis Workers Compensation Attorney

    Work-Related Hearing Loss – St. Louis Workers Compensation Attorney
    Each year, nearly 30 million people in the U.S. are exposed to hazardous noise levels at their workplace. Thousands of workers each year suffer from hearing loss due to dangerous work-related noise levels. There are many industries in which…
  • Jul 25

    New OSHA Rule Affects Alcohol and Drug Testing – St. Louis Injured at Work

    New OSHA Rule Affects Alcohol and Drug Testing – St. Louis Injured at Work
    New OSHA reporting rules require employers to be cautious about how they use alcohol and drug testing. Employers often require workers to submit to alcohol or drug testing after a workplace accident. However, new OSHA reporting…
Rank this Week: 1450

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/
  • Jul 27

    EEOC offers guidance for Youth@Work

    EEOC offers guidance for Youth@Work
    Do you employee minors? If so, you should be aware of the wage-and-hour laws for child labor. The Department of Labor, however, isn’t the only federal agency taking a look at your under-18 employees. Recently, the EEOC launched an…
  • Jul 26

    For God’s sake, think before you email

    For God’s sake, think before you email
    I have lots of readers. Thousands upon thousands. Do you know who doesn’t read my blog, however? Former DNC Chair (and Congresswoman) Debbie Wasserman Schultz. How do I know? Because, if she does, she would have read this: Do I…
  • Jul 25

    Ohio Supreme Court sides with workers’ comp fraud

    Ohio Supreme Court sides with workers’ comp fraud
    Ohio has a specific statute that protects injured workers from retaliation after filing a workers’ compensation claim. O.R.C. 4123.90 states: No employer shall discharge, demote, reassign, or take any punitive action against any…
Rank this Week: 114

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: 23

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/
  • Jul 27

    How will the new overtime rules affect workplace flexibility? Not well.

    How will the new overtime rules affect workplace flexibility? Not well.
    The slow death of the 9-5 workday, together with the arrival of the new FLSA overtime rules, which do into effect on December 1, could create one of the bigger wage-and-hour pitfalls for employers in 2017 and beyond. Less…
  • Jul 26

    Got young employees? They pray to different gods? Then, you need this EEOC fact sheet.

    Got young employees? They pray to different gods? Then, you need this EEOC fact sheet.
    Less colloquially, last Friday, the EEOC released this one-page fact sheet “designed to help young workers better understand their rights and responsibilities under the federal employment anti-discrimination laws prohibiting…
  • Jul 25

    What HR can learn from those hella-dumb DNC leadership emails.

    What HR can learn from those hella-dumb DNC leadership emails.
    About a year ago, I had a post entitled, The “E” in E-Mail stands for Exhibit. As in Exhibit A. Here’s a snippet: As part of my respect-in-the-workplace training,  I tell employees and managers that bad e-mails are like…
Rank this Week: 573

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/
  • Jul 27

    American Sexual Culture as Public Health Crisi

    American Sexual Culture as Public Health Crisi
    Margo Kaplan, Rape Beyond Crime, 66 Duke L.J. (forthcoming 2017), available at SSRN.Angela HarrisNot long ago, I was indulging in one of my favorite lazy-day pastimes – standing in my local bookstore, reading. The book was Girls and…
  • Jul 26

    Of Firms and Fee

    Of Firms and Fee
    Kathryn Judge, Intermediary Influence, 82 U. Chi. L. Rev. 573 (2015).Tom C.W. LinProminent economic theories rooted in the seminal work of Ronald Coase have long suggested that firms in a marketplace exist and work to reduce transaction…
  • Jul 25

    Classing up the Agency

    Classing up the Agency
    Administrative Conference of the United States, Aggregate Agency Adjudication, Final Report (June 9, 2016) Administrative Conference of the United States, Administrative Conference Recommendation 2016-2, Aggregation of Similar Claims in…
Rank this Week: 472

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/
  • Jul 26

    Star Wars Producers Plead Guilty in Harrison Ford Injury Case

    Star Wars Producers Plead Guilty in Harrison Ford Injury Case
    Even Han Solo cannot avoid workplace injuries.  Battling stomtroopers has its risks, and the British Health and Safety Executive (HSE), Britain’s national regulator for workplace health and safety, accepted a guilty…
  • Jul 25

    2016 Metal and Nonmetal National Mine Rescue Contest Underway

    2016 Metal and Nonmetal National Mine Rescue Contest Underway
    Thirty-seven mine rescue teams from 18 states are in Reno this week for the 2016 Metal and Nonmetal National Mine Rescue Contest sponsored by the U.S Department of Labor’s Mine Safety and Health Administration and…
  • Jul 18

    Coal Mining Operators Largely Compliant with New Respirable Dust Standard

    Coal Mining Operators Largely Compliant with New Respirable Dust Standard
    MSHA announced today that approximately 99 percent of the respirable coal mine dust samples collected from April 1, 2016, through June 30, 2016, were in compliance with the agency’s coal mine dust standards. In 2014, the department…
Rank this Week: 1533

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/
  • Jul 26

    NLRB’s Latest “Perfectly Clear” Successor Decision Creates Pitfalls for Buyers of Unionized Operation

    NLRB’s Latest “Perfectly Clear” Successor Decision Creates Pitfalls for Buyers of Unionized Operation
    On July 18, 2016, the Board issued a split decision (Member Miscimarra dissenting) in Nexeo Solutions, LLC, 364 NLRB No. 44, in which it found that the buyer, Nexeo, was a “perfectly clear” successor of the seller’s…
  • Jul 26

    Regional Director Had Authority to Certify Election Despite NLRB’s Lack of Quorum

    Regional Director Had Authority to Certify Election Despite NLRB’s Lack of Quorum
    On July 15, 2016, the Board issued its decision in Hospital of Barstow, Inc., 364 NLRB No. 52, on remand from the D.C. Circuit (Hospital of Bartow, Inc. v. NLRB, 820 F.3d 440), addressing the issue of whether the Regional Director…
  • Jul 12

    NLRB Reverses Rule Regarding Temporary Employee

    NLRB Reverses Rule Regarding Temporary Employee
    In a much anticipated decision, the NLRB reversed existing precedent on temporary employees, holding that permanent employees and temporary staffing employees could be combined in the same bargaining unit without either the employer or the…
Rank this Week: 1327

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/
  • Jul 26

    Kuo and Means on Collective Coercion

    Kuo and Means on Collective Coercion
    My wonderful South Carolina colleagues Susan Kuo and Ben Means have just posted their article Collective Coercion on SSRN, which will appear in the Boston College Law Review. The discussion of Friedrichs may be the most relevant part of…
  • Jul 25

    O'Brien on Whether Class-Action Waivers Violate the NLRA

    O'Brien on Whether Class-Action Waivers Violate the NLRA
    Christine O'Brien (Boston College - Management) has just posted on SSRN her article (forthcoming 19 U. Pa. J. Bus. L. ___) Will the Supreme Court Agree with the NLRB that Pre-Dispute Employment Arbitration Provisions Containing Class and…
  • Jul 23

    Suja Thomas on the Broken Jury System

    Suja Thomas on the Broken Jury System
    Congratulations to Suja Thomas (Illinois) on the publication of her new book, The Missing American Jury (Cambridge 2016). This is an important work from a leading scholar in the area. As we are all well aware, very few employment cases...
Rank this Week: 178

HR Watchdog

HR Watchdog

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

http://hrwatchdog.calchamber.com/
  • Jul 26

    $1.47 Million Awarded to California Workers in Sexual Harassment and Retaliation Case

    $1.47 Million Awarded to California Workers in Sexual Harassment and Retaliation Case
    Think that sexual harassment is a problem of the past? Think again. By now, employers are well aware that sexual harassment is unlawful under both state and federal law, but that doesn’t stop the problem from occurring. Sexual…
  • Jul 22

    Updated: Governor Signs CalChamber-Supported Bill

    Updated: Governor Signs CalChamber-Supported Bill
    UPDATE: Late this morning Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. signed a California Chamber of Commerce-supported bill that clarifies the employees for whom an employer must track hours worked and record those hours on an itemized wage statement. AB…
  • Jul 21

    10 Things Businesses Might Not Know About California’s Paid Sick Leave Law

    10 Things Businesses Might Not Know About California’s Paid Sick Leave Law
    Paid sick leave (PSL) questions continue to trouble many employers who want to comply, but are unsure about certain parts of the law. To highlight several lesser-known aspects of the PSL benefit and provide practical tips to follow, the…
Rank this Week: 713

Health Employment And Labor

Health Employment And Labor

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

http://www.healthemploymentandlabor.com/
Rank this Week: 1608

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/
  • Jul 26

    Pokémon GO vs. Work FLOW

    Pokémon GO vs. Work FLOW
      In case you have been living under a rock for the past month the Pokémon GO game craze has hit Canada.   Players catch, trade and battle Pokémon that pop into existence alongside real-world physical objects when…
  • Jul 6

    Know Your Religious Rights in the Workplace

    Know Your Religious Rights in the Workplace
    Employees have a right to be free from discrimination in the workplace that is based on their religious rights. Discrimination occurs when an employer makes a distinction that has the effect of excluding the employee, denying benefits, or…
  • Jun 24

    Bias in the Workplace

    Bias in the Workplace
    Bias in the workplace is often problematic but it is not on its own illegal. For example, it is not against the law for your boss to promote someone else or even fire you for the reason that she simply likes him better.  However, if the…
Rank this Week: 144

Suits by Suits

Suits by Suits

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

http://www.suitsbysuits.com/
  • Jul 26

    Employees Who Don’t Cooperate With Company Investigations Can Be Terminated for Cause

    Employees Who Don’t Cooperate With Company Investigations Can Be Terminated for Cause
    When a company learns that its employees may have done something unlawful, it should try to get the facts and figure out whether wrongdoing actually occurred. One way to do this is to conduct an internal investigation, in which attorneys or…
  • Jul 19

    Active Shooter Drill Backfires on Employer

    Active Shooter Drill Backfires on Employer
    After a spate of horrific shootings at schools and businesses across the country, employers started conducting unannounced “active shooter” drills to train employees how to react if a murderous gunman shows up at their workplace.…
  • Jul 4

    The Inbox – Spin It Your Way

    The Inbox – Spin It Your Way
    It is the norm for high-achieving employees to strive for and tout their successes. Recently, however, one person’s novel reaction to failure—his own termination—may show a future employer as much about his character as any…
Rank this Week: 1318

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/
  • Jul 26

    Whistleblower Group Demands IOC Allow Russian Whistleblower to Compete in Olympic

    Whistleblower Group Demands IOC Allow Russian Whistleblower to Compete in Olympic
    On Sunday July 24, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) informed Russian whistleblower Yuliya Stepanova that she is not allowed to compete in the 2016 Rio Olympics. Despite being given clearance by the International Associations of…
  • Jul 22

    Upcoming Global Wildlife Whistleblower Seminar Serie

    Upcoming Global Wildlife Whistleblower Seminar Serie
    Washington, DC – July 21, 2016 — The  (ELI) and the National Whistleblower Center (NWC) have announced an upcoming seminar series on Global Wildlife Whistleblowers, scheduled for early 2017.  The first seminar in the…
  • Jul 19

    Russian Whistleblower—Olympics 2016

    Russian Whistleblower—Olympics 2016
    Yuliya Stepanova, Russian 800-meter runner, has bravely and spectacularly blown the whistle on widespread doping inside her country. Stepanova and her husband, who worked for the Russian Anti-Doping Agency (RUSADA), spoke out in 2014 about a…
Rank this Week: 421

WKL&B WOrkDay Blog

WKL&B WOrkDay Blog

Covers labor and employment law developments. By Wolters Kluwer.

http://www.employmentlawdaily.com/index.php/blog
Rank this Week: 1243

Fashion Counsel with Anthony V.…

Fashion Counsel with Anthony V. Lupo

Arent Fox's fashion law blog highlights critical issues for designers, retailers, and manufacturers.

http://www.fashioncounsel.com/
Rank this Week: 1222

Hospitality Labor and Employment…

Hospitality Labor and Employment Law Blog

Covers labor and employment laws and policies that affects the hospitality industry. By Epstein Becker Green.

http://www.hospitalitylaboremploymentlawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 3429

ERISA Lawyer Blog

ERISA Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.erisalawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 868

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/
  • Jul 26

    Exciting Times for the Defense Sector

    Exciting Times for the Defense Sector
    According to an article published by defensenews.com, we can expect to see a “steady” level of M&A activity in the defense sector in the coming years. This prediction comes from David Melcher, head of Aerospace Industries…
  • Jul 21

    Predicting the Future: Will the boom in insurance M&A continue?

    Predicting the Future: Will the boom in insurance M&A continue?
    In a 2015 article, we reported that global M&A in the insurance sector was on the rise again after a number of quiet years in the aftermath of the financial crisis. Deal activity in the European market was hit particularly hard by the…
  • Jul 20

    Tighter credit may turn cross-border M&A into a more popular growth strategy for many private-companies.

    Tighter credit may turn cross-border M&A into a more popular growth strategy for many private-companies.
    South of the Canadian border, regulatory oversight and scrutiny continues to play a noticeable role in making it more difficult for private companies to raise capital through bank loans. In this climate, could strategic cross-border M&A…
Rank this Week: 2388

Business Blog

Business Blog

Covers business law, labor & employment, real estate and securities and finance topics. By Scarinci Hollenbeck.

http://www.businesslawnews.com/
  • Jul 26

    OSHA Fines Will Soon Become Very Costly

    OSHA Fines Will Soon Become Very Costly
    Fines assessed by Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) will increase significantly next month. OSHA is one of several government agencies that must increase its civil monetary penalties pursuant to the Federal Civil Penalties…
  • Jul 21

    Are Intrastate Crowdfunding Laws Still Relevant?

    Are Intrastate Crowdfunding Laws Still Relevant?
    While everyone was waiting for the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to finalize its equity crowdfunding rules, many states took matters into their own hands. Now that the federal regulations are finally in place, it remains unclear…
  • Jul 19

    SEC Proposes New BCP Rule for Investment Adviser

    SEC Proposes New BCP Rule for Investment Adviser
    The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) recently proposed a rule that would require registered investment advisers to adopt or amend their current business continuity and transition plans (BCP). Under the proposed BCP rule, the plans…
Rank this Week: 2266

Labor & Employment Law…

Labor & Employment Law Perspectives

By Foley & Lardner LLP.

http://www.laboremploymentperspectives.com/
  • Jul 25

    Does Your Severance Trigger ERISA? Why You Should Care and What You Should Do

    Does Your Severance Trigger ERISA? Why You Should Care and What You Should Do
    Generally speaking, many employers do not think about the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) when it comes to severance, whether at the front end, when employment agreements or policies are negotiated and planned, or at the back…
  • Jul 25

    Dealing With Trade Secret Thieves: Strategies for Cost-Effective Settlement

    Dealing With Trade Secret Thieves: Strategies for Cost-Effective Settlement
    Trade secret thieves are almost always an employee or business associate. They are known, generally held the trust of the business, and are perceived as traitors. The urge for retribution against such trade secret thieves can be hard to…
  • Jul 18

    When is Aberrant Workplace Behavior Sufficient to Justify Termination?

    When is Aberrant Workplace Behavior Sufficient to Justify Termination?
    Aberrant workplace behavior caused by stress or a psychological condition is not uncommon. However, such behavior can also cause employers to become anxious regarding how to lawfully deal with the disruption and its effect on co-workers. The…
Rank this Week: 895

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/
  • Jul 25

    Accounting Firm Settles Overtime Claim with Auditing Related Employee

    Accounting Firm Settles Overtime Claim with Auditing Related Employee
    In 2007, Lac Anh Le, who worked as an auditor for Price Waterhouse, filed a wage and hour lawsuit in California on behalf of all auditors who worked for Pricewater from December 11, 2005 to June 15, 2010, were not certified as public…
  • Jul 18

    NLRB Bans Class Action Waivers for Unpaid Overtime Claim

    NLRB Bans Class Action Waivers for Unpaid Overtime Claim
    The NLRB is using that ruling to back up its arguments for another court that is currently handling a similar matter. Price-Simms Inc. is an automobile company that sells and services vehicles in Sunnyvale, California. One employee, Richard…
  • Jul 12

    Class Action Waiver Does Not Bar Unpaid Overtime Class Action Federal Appeals Court Rule

    Class Action Waiver Does Not Bar Unpaid Overtime Class Action Federal Appeals Court Rule
    Arbitration is also private, so even if an individual does succeed in winning an award to cover their claims from a company, the results of the arbitration are not made public, so others who have been similarly harmed by the same company will…
Rank this Week: 727

Quirky Employment Law Questions

Quirky Employment Law Questions

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

http://quirkyemploymentquestions.com/
Rank this Week: 342

Labor & Employment Law Blog

Labor & Employment Law Blog

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

http://www.laboremploymentlawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1405

Employment Law Watch

Employment Law Watch

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

http://www.employmentlawwatch.com/
  • Jul 25

    New OSHA Rule May Require Employers to Update Drug-Testing Policie

    New OSHA Rule May Require Employers to Update Drug-Testing Policie
    The Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) new reporting rule goes into effect August 10, 2016. Although it does not expressly address post-accident drug testing, OSHA’s commentary related to the new rule makes…
  • Jul 12

    Protecting Whistleblowers in the UK – Is the Law Sufficient?

    Protecting Whistleblowers in the UK – Is the Law Sufficient?
    With instances of whistleblowing hitting the press on an ever-increasing basis, does UK law do enough to protect employees who blow the whistle on their employer’s wrongdoing? According to a new report published by the international…
  • Jun 27

    NY Dept of Labor Proposes Drastic Changes to Employers’ Use of Direct Deposit and Payroll Card

    NY Dept of Labor Proposes Drastic Changes to Employers’ Use of Direct Deposit and Payroll Card
    The New York State Department of Labor (NYSDOL) recently published a proposed rule governing how employers pay their employees through direct deposit and payroll debit cards. While the majority of the proposed rule focuses on new requirements…
Rank this Week: 1081

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/
  • Jul 25

    Jimmy John’s Will Stop Using Non-Compete Agreements in New York

    Jimmy John’s Will Stop Using Non-Compete Agreements in New York
    In December 2014, the New York Attorney General’s Office initiated an investigation into Jimmy John’s corporate office and its New York franchises. Jimmy John’s is a sandwich shop with franchises throughout New York and the…
  • Jul 19

    Fifth Circuit Approves Texas’s Suit Against EEOC Over Guidance On State “No-Felon” Hiring Policie

    Fifth Circuit Approves Texas’s Suit Against EEOC Over Guidance On State “No-Felon” Hiring Policie
    The Fifth Circuit held recently that the State of Texas had standing to sue the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) over the Commission’s “Enforcement Guidance on the Consideration of Arrest and Conviction…
  • Jul 15

    NLRB Takes Another Step Towards Joint Employer Aby

    NLRB Takes Another Step Towards Joint Employer Aby
    Earlier this week, the NLRB issued yet another troubling decision in the joint employer space, a world the Board already turned upside-down last summer with its landmark Browning Ferris ruling. In Miller Anderson, the Board overturned…
Rank this Week: 762

ACA Review

ACA Review

Covers labor and employment, tax, employee benefits and healthcare law issues associated with the Affordable Care Act. By Balch & Bingham LLP.

http://www.acareview.com/
  • Jul 25

    Stand Alone, Fixed-Indemnity Plans Are Back, Maybe

    Stand Alone, Fixed-Indemnity Plans Are Back, Maybe
    In Central United Life Ins. Co. v. Burwell, D.C. Cir. No. 15-5310 (July 1, 2016), a D.C. Circuit panel affirmed, 3-0, a trial court injunction barring enforcement of the 2014 HHS regulation permitting individual fixed-indemnity policies to be…
  • Jul 20

    ACA Retaliation: Let Us Tell You A Little Story about A Man Named Jed

    ACA Retaliation: Let Us Tell You A Little Story about A Man Named Jed
    Jed, employed by Drysdale LLC, a janitorial contractor, recently began working nights at the National Bank of Commerce, supervised by the Bank’s Chief of Security.  Jed’s family had health insurance until his wife lost her…
  • Jul 8

    DOL Adjusts Civil Monetary Penalties Upward

    DOL Adjusts Civil Monetary Penalties Upward
    On June 30, the Department of Labor (“DOL”) published an interim final rule to adjust the civil monetary penalties on employer-sponsored plans.  The DOL published the interim final rule in accordance with the Federal Civil…
Rank this Week: 2097