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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: 2646

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: 30

Impact Litigation Journal

Impact Litigation Journal

Provides commentary and analysis about legal issues relating to class actions and other representative litigation in the areas of consumer and employment law. By Initiative Legal Group APC.

http://www.impactlitigation.com/
Rank this Week: 776

Overtime Lawyer Blog

Overtime Lawyer Blog

Covers minimum wage and tip credit in Georgia. By The Buckley Law Firm, LLC

http://www.overtimelawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 22

    Overtime Pay Rate Determinations Should Include Per Diem Amount

    Overtime Pay Rate Determinations Should Include Per Diem Amount
    According to a recent statement by the Department of Labor, the number lawsuits resulting from “per diem” pay are on the rise. Per diem pay is pay that you receive in addition to regular pay, and covers certain reimbursable…
  • Jul 16

    Costly Wage And Hour Mistake

    Costly Wage And Hour Mistake
    A recent article looked at the top wage and hour mistakes employers make when paying employees. These mistakes may constitute costly Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) violation and entitle you to back wages and damages. If you believe that…
  • Jul 7

    School Bus Company Settles Wage and Hour Lawsuit with Drivers for $1.6M

    School Bus Company Settles Wage and Hour Lawsuit with Drivers for $1.6M
    A school bus company – First Student, Inc. - has just agreed to settle a wage and hour class action lawsuit brought by its drivers based on alleged violations of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). According to the lawsuit, the bus…
Rank this Week: 2533

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/
  • Jul 22

    Five Labor and Employment Issues Faced by Health Care Employer

    Five Labor and Employment Issues Faced by Health Care Employer
    Our Epstein Becker Green colleagues have released a new Take 5 newsletter: “Five Labor and Employment Issues Faced by Health Care Employers,” by Michael F. McGahan, D. Martin Stanberry, and Daniel J. Green.  Below is an…
  • Jul 3

    OSHA and NLRB Agreement Opens New Door To Whistleblower Claim

    OSHA and NLRB Agreement Opens New Door To Whistleblower Claim
    On Epstein Becker Green’s OSHA Law Update blog, Eric Conn reviews the agreement between the NLRB and OSHA, which allows employees to file out-of-date safety related whistleblower claims to be filed with the NLRB. Following is an excerpt…
  • Jun 30

    Stuart Gerson on the Supreme Court’s Harris and Hobby Lobby Decision

    Stuart Gerson on the Supreme Court’s Harris and Hobby Lobby Decision
    Our colleague Stuart Gerson of Epstein Becker Green has a new post on the Supreme Court’s recent decisions: “Divided Supreme Court Issues Decisions on Harris and Hobby Lobby.” Following is an excerpt: As expected, the last…
Rank this Week: 3369

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
  • Jul 22

    Your Help Is Needed – Vote for the Wage & Hour Litigation Blog!

    Your Help Is Needed – Vote for the Wage & Hour Litigation Blog!
    The American Bar Association is holding its annual competition for the 100 best legal blogs. Through this competition, the ABA is seeking to identify legal blogs that people in the legal profession should know about. We would appreciate your…
  • Jul 19

    One of These Things Is Not Like the Others: Some Class Representatives Just Don’t Belong

    One of These Things Is Not Like the Others: Some Class Representatives Just Don’t Belong
    Authored by Brian P. Long A seemingly never ending wave of call center class actions has been leveled against employers in recent years.  The hallmark of these suits invariably includes allegations of purportedly homogenous…
  • Jul 16

    The 14th Edition of Litigating California Wage & Hour and Labor Code Class Actions Is Here!

    The 14th Edition of Litigating California Wage & Hour and Labor Code Class Actions Is Here!
    Authored by Christopher A. Crosman Just in time for the summer beach reading season comes the 14th edition of Seyfarth Shaw’s publication Litigating California Wage & Hour and Labor Code Class Actions. It contains discussion and…
Rank this Week: 716

Pennsylvania Labor and Employment…

Pennsylvania Labor and Employment Blog

Covers employment and labor law issues. By McNees Wallace & Nurick LLC.

http://www.palaborandemploymentblog.com/
  • Jul 22

    Halbig v. Burwell: A Death Blow for the Affordable Care Act?

    Halbig v. Burwell: A Death Blow for the Affordable Care Act?
    This post was contributed by Eric N. Athey, a Member in McNees Wallace & Nurick LLC's Labor & Employment Practice Group in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. On July 22, 2014, a three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of…
  • Jul 21

    EEOC Issues New Enforcement Guidance on Pregnancy Discrimination

    EEOC Issues New Enforcement Guidance on Pregnancy Discrimination
    The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) recently released updated enforcement guidance on pregnancy discrimination to help employers comply with both the Pregnancy Discrimination Act (PDA) and the Americans with Disabilities Act…
  • Jul 17

    Another Federal Court Finds "Fluctuating Workweek" Overtime Compensation Violates Pennsylvania Minimum Wage Act

    Another Federal Court Finds "Fluctuating Workweek" Overtime Compensation Violates Pennsylvania Minimum Wage Act
    This post was contributed by Adam R. Long, a Member in McNees Wallace & Nurick LLC's Labor & Employment Practice Group in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. Recently, Judge Mitchell Goldberg of the United States District Court for the Eastern…
Rank this Week: 2230

Human Resources News

Human Resources News

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

http://blogs.hrhero.com/hrnews/
  • Jul 22

    Federal appeals courts issue conflicting decisions on ACA subsidie

    Federal appeals courts issue conflicting decisions on ACA subsidie
    A few weeks after the U.S. Supreme Court dealt a blow to the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) contraceptive mandate, federal courts are looking at a different aspect of the law—exchange subsidies. On July 22, there was a flurry of…
  • Jul 22

    Illinois governor signs law prohibiting criminal history inquiries on job application

    Illinois governor signs law prohibiting criminal history inquiries on job application
    by Steven L. Brenneman Fox, Swibel, Levin & Carroll, LLP On July 21, Illinois Governor Pat Quinn signed into law the Job Opportunities for Qualified Applicants Act, which will prohibit most private-sector employers and employment agencies…
  • Jul 21

    Obama order bars contractors from LGBT employment discrimination

    Obama order bars contractors from LGBT employment discrimination
    On July 21, President Barack Obama signed an Executive Order prohibiting federal contractors from employment discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity. The Executive Order does not include a new exemption for religiously…
Rank this Week: 1095

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 22

    Another FBI Lab Victim Is Found Innocent and Freed

    Another FBI Lab Victim Is Found Innocent and Freed
    Additional Reviews of FBI Lab Scandal Still Needed 20 Years Later On July 21, 2014, more than twenty years after a FBI whistleblower came forward to report serious problems at the FBI Lab that could impact thousands of cases, another FBI Lab…
  • Jul 21

    Fourth Anniversary of Dodd-Frank Finds Financial Reform Under Attack From Corporate America

    Fourth Anniversary of Dodd-Frank Finds Financial Reform Under Attack From Corporate America
    Today, July 21, 2014, is the fourth anniversary of the passage of the Dodd-Frank Act — the most significant financial reform law enacted since the Great Depression to combat Wall Street and financial fraud.  However, the law is…
  • Jul 21

    Updated SEC Whistleblower Awards List, July 2014

    Updated SEC Whistleblower Awards List, July 2014
    The SEC Office of the Whistleblower post Notices of Covered Action where a final judgment or order, by itself or together with other prior judgments or orders in the same action issued after July 21, 2010, results in monetary…
Rank this Week: 219

Employer Law Report

Employer Law Report

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

http://www.employerlawreport.com/
  • Jul 22

    The Obamacare see-saw — an opposing decision on subsidie

    The Obamacare see-saw — an opposing decision on subsidie
    By Rich McHugh Some days are just more fun that others! Just hours after the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals issued its opinion in Halbig v. Burwell, which held that tax subsidies made available under the Affordable Care Act (“ACA”)…
  • Jul 22

    Obamacare takes an unexpected hit!

    Obamacare takes an unexpected hit!
    By Rich McHugh A federal Court of Appeals panel in Washington, D.C. today released a decision that, if upheld, would strike down one of the main pillars of the Affordable Care Act (“ACA”) and in the minds of many observers lead to…
  • Jul 15

    EEOC issues updated enforcement guidance on pregnancy discrimination and related issue

    EEOC issues updated enforcement guidance on pregnancy discrimination and related issue
    By Brian Hall Over the dissents of Commissioners Lipnic and Barker, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) on Monday, July 14, 2014, issued Enforcement Guidance on Pregnancy Discrimination and Related Issues, along with a…
Rank this Week: 791

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 22

    St. Thomas Adjuncts Say No To Union

    St. Thomas Adjuncts Say No To Union
    This past week, it was announced that an organizing campaign among adjunct professors at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, Minnesota had failed.  In a drawn out and contested election, the final vote tally was 84 in favor of…
  • Jul 22

    Subway Franchise Workers Unionize

    Subway Franchise Workers Unionize
    In a sign that the Fight for Fifteen is not going away, a group of workers employed at a Subway Sandwich Shop franchise in Bloombury, NJ voted to join a labor union.  A National Labor Relations Board elections official notified…
  • Jul 21

    Board Investigating McDonalds For ULP

    Board Investigating McDonalds For ULP
    The Huffington Post reports that the National Labor Relations Board has opened an investigation into whether a McDonalds franchise violated the National Labor Relations Act for terminating nine workers for allegedly supporting an employee…
Rank this Week: 875

Taking Care of HR Business

Taking Care of HR Business

Covers legal developments in the labor and employment. By Verrill Dana.

http://www.hrlawupdate.com/
  • Jul 22

    President Obama Signs Executive Order Protecting Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Employee

    President Obama Signs Executive Order Protecting Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Employee
    Monday, President Obama signed an Executive Order prohibiting companies that do business with the federal government from discriminating against employees based on gender identity and sexual orientation. The Order specifically amends…
  • Jul 21

    Manic Monday: “Mark of the Beast” Does Not Require Accommodation

    Manic Monday: “Mark of the Beast” Does Not Require Accommodation
    An Ohio court recently held that an applicant’s refusal to provide a social security number, because it would “cause him to have the ‘Mark of the Beast’ which his religion prohibits,” was an insufficient…
  • Jul 17

    Governor Hassan Signs Equal Pay Bill

    Governor Hassan Signs Equal Pay Bill
    Earlier this week New Hampshire Governor Maggie Hassan signed S.B. 207 into law which requires employers to pay male and female employees equally. In discussing the bill Governor Hassan noted that while over half of New Hampshire women are…
Rank this Week: 3275

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/
  • Jul 22

    July Edition of the Employment Law Blog Carnival is Live!

    July Edition of the Employment Law Blog Carnival is Live!
    The July edition of the wonderful Employment Law Blog Carnival, titled, "The Child of the 90s Edition," is up over at the Ohio Employer's Law Blog, as written by Attorney Jon Hyman.  Check it out now! #ELBC
  • Jul 22

    EEOC's Enforcement Guidance on Pregnancy Discrimination

    EEOC's Enforcement Guidance on Pregnancy Discrimination
    The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) recently released its Enforcement Guidance on Pregnancy Discrimination and Related Issues (the Guidance), which is essentially a guide for employers and employees on the…
  • Jun 19

    June Edition of the Employment Law Blog Carnival

    June Edition of the Employment Law Blog Carnival
    Sorry for my lack of postings lately as I have been consumed with my cases, but in the interim, be sure to check out this month's edition of the Employment Law Blog Carnival!  #ELBC
Rank this Week: 811

Employment Law Spotlight

Employment Law Spotlight

By Baker Hostetler.

http://www.employmentlawspotlight.com/
  • Jul 22

    Thirty Years of Law in Thirty-Some Pages: The EEOC’s New Guidance on Pregnancy Discrimination

    Thirty Years of Law in Thirty-Some Pages: The EEOC’s New Guidance on Pregnancy Discrimination
    The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) recently issued its “Enforcement Guidance on Pregnancy Discrimination and Related Issues.” It was no minor undertaking. According to the EEOC’s Questions and Answers about…
  • Jul 15

    Background Check Lawsuits: If It’s Not One Thing, It’s Another

    Background Check Lawsuits: If It’s Not One Thing, It’s Another
    As we previously have written, employer use of criminal records and background checks with respect to applicants and employees has been the subject of challenge on the grounds that such checks tend to discriminate against African-American,…
  • Jul 10

    Hobby Lobby: Likely First of Many Cases Pitting Religion Against ACA

    Hobby Lobby: Likely First of Many Cases Pitting Religion Against ACA
    The U.S. Supreme Court on June 30, 2014, ruled 5-4 that a closely held, for-profit corporation can qualify for an exemption from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) requirements mandating contraceptive coverage for…
Rank this Week: 1926

Employee Benefits Legal Blog

Employee Benefits Legal Blog

Covers employee benefits related to labor and employment matters. By Keith R. McMurdy of Fox Rothschild, LLP.

http://employeebenefits.foxrothschild.com/
  • Jul 22

    Subsidies in the Federal Marketplace: A Definite Maybe

    Subsidies in the Federal Marketplace: A Definite Maybe
    Amidst all of the other issues surrounding implementation of the ACA, there is an underlying issue about whether or not subsidies (in the form of tax credits) are available for individuals who obtain coverage through the federal exchange…
  • Jul 17

    Disclosures with Respect to Preventative Care: DOL Notice Requirement post-Hobby Lobby

    Disclosures with Respect to Preventative Care: DOL Notice Requirement post-Hobby Lobby
    It seems like one of the hardest parts of ACA compliance is waiting for guidance on specific issues.  However, after the decision in Hobby Lobby, the DOL promptly issued FAQ Part XX that addresses the notice requirements for employers…
  • Jul 8

    Don’t Get Cute with ACA Compliance: Hobby Lobby, Safe Harbors and ERISA Concern

    Don’t Get Cute with ACA Compliance: Hobby Lobby, Safe Harbors and ERISA Concern
    With the Supreme Court’s decision in the Hobby Lobby case, and the granting of the injunction for Wheaton College that came shortly thereafter, there has been considerable hand wringing over the long term implications these decisions…
Rank this Week: 1204

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 22

    What Are Some Advantages and Disadvantages to Franchising?

    What Are Some Advantages and Disadvantages to Franchising?
    A Video FAQ with Mark A. Williams. There are a lot of advantages and disadvantages to franchising. Some of the advantages include that you are buying a box, something that has already been proven–a strategy, a brand, a system.…
  • Jul 14

    Are All Employers Covered Under the Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA)?

    Are All Employers Covered Under the Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA)?
    A Video FAQ with Mark A. Williams. OSHA is a law that is there to protect the safety of employees. If you are going to be on a roof working, we want to make sure that you don’t fall off,…Read more ›
  • Jul 9

    Supreme Court Carves Out Religious Exemption to Contraceptive Mandate

    Supreme Court Carves Out Religious Exemption to Contraceptive Mandate
    The Supreme Court recently ruled in Burwell v. Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc. that closely-held businesses could avoid complying with the ACA’s “contraceptive mandate” on religious grounds. The Court focused on the fact that the…
Rank this Week: 2517

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 22

    EEOC Issues Enforcement Guidance on Pregnancy Discrimination

    EEOC Issues Enforcement Guidance on Pregnancy Discrimination
    On July 14, 2014, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) — the agency responsible for the enforcement of federal anti-discrimination laws — issued Enforcement Guidance on Pregnancy Discrimination and…
  • Jul 10

    New Jersey Supreme Court Clarifies Whistleblower Law

    New Jersey Supreme Court Clarifies Whistleblower Law
    In June 2014, the New Jersey Supreme Court, in Hitesman v. Bridgeway, Inc., affirmed the decision of a lower appellate court dismissing a claim brought by a healthcare worker under the New Jersey whistleblower law, the Conscientious Employee…
  • Jul 1

    Gibbons Director John Romeo Named a Top Employment Attorney by Human Resource Executive Magazine

    Gibbons Director John Romeo Named a Top Employment Attorney by Human Resource Executive Magazine
    Human Resource Executive® magazine has featured John C. Romeo, a Director in the Employment & Labor Law Department at Gibbons P.C., on its list of the “Nation’s Most Powerful Employment Attorneys,” in the…
Rank this Week: 1731

Canada Employment & Labour Law…

Canada Employment & Labour Law Blog

Covers Canadian employment law issues. By Minken Employment Lawyers.

http://www.minkenemploymentlawyers.com/category/blog/
Rank this Week: 3909

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 22

    Mental Stress and WSIB Benefit

    Mental Stress and WSIB Benefit
    WSIB coverage may be getting even more expensive, as the Tribunal overseeing Ontario’s workers’ compensation system is now accepting legitimate claims for mental stress in the course of employment.  In a controversial…
  • Jul 10

    Solutions for your employment issue

    Solutions for your employment issue
    Daniel Lublin, Employment Lawyer has recently written a couple of articles in his Globe and Mail column, where he answered a couple of readers’ questions regarding their employment issues. Here is what Daniel Lublin explains: What can…
  • Jun 6

    Publicly criticizing your employer – Is it considered misconduct?

    Publicly criticizing your employer – Is it considered misconduct?
    Nothing is more public than expressing your work frustrations and criticizing your employer on social media sites and the internet.  This is not the smartest idea considering the workplace consequences and the potential damage to your…
Rank this Week: 211

HR Watchdog

HR Watchdog

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

http://hrwatchdog.calchamber.com/
  • Jul 22

    Flip-Flops and Shorts – Summer Dress Code

    Flip-Flops and Shorts – Summer Dress Code
    When the temperatures rise, employees may want a relaxed dress code. How does your company feel about shorts and flip-flops? Every workplace differs. Do your employees need to wear professional business attire every workday? Or is your…
  • Jul 21

    Obama Signs Executive Order Protecting LGBT Federal Contractors and Employee

    Obama Signs Executive Order Protecting LGBT Federal Contractors and Employee
    President Obama signed an Executive Order today extending job protections to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) workers in the federal government and in workplaces that have federal contracts. In signing the order, President Obama…
  • Jul 18

    Governor Signs Bill Easing Transition to Implementing Federal Health Care Law​​​​​

    Governor Signs Bill Easing Transition to Implementing Federal Health Care Law​​​​​
    ​Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. signed California Chamber of Commerce-supported legislation that will help small employers control their health care costs. SB 1446 (DeSaulnier; D-Concord, Chapter 84) allows small employers…
Rank this Week: 1764

GT L&E Blog

GT L&E Blog

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

http://www.gtleblog.com/
  • Jul 22

    Cal/OSHA Proposes to Turn up the Heat on Heat Illness Prevention

    Cal/OSHA Proposes to Turn up the Heat on Heat Illness Prevention
    On May 28, California’s Division of Occupational Safety and Health (Cal/OSHA) proposed amendments to CCR, Title 8, Section 3395 (heat illness prevention rule) that would add significant burdens to employers with employees working…
  • Jul 1

    The Supreme Court Declares a Recess for Recess Appointments in NLRB v. Noel Canning

    The Supreme Court Declares a Recess for Recess Appointments in NLRB v. Noel Canning
    Greenberg Traurig attorneys Justin F. Keith, Mark E. Solomons and Laura Metcoff Klaus discuss last week’s U.S. Supreme Court decision in NLRB v. Noel Canning and what the ruling means for the hundreds of NLRB decisions issued…
  • Jun 19

    NLRB To Revisit Use of Company E-Mail in Union Organizing

    NLRB To Revisit Use of Company E-Mail in Union Organizing
    In May, this blog discussed the National Labor Relations Board (the Board or NLRB)’s potential targeting of policies regulating employee use of company email for non-business purposes. In inviting the filing of amicus briefs on the…
Rank this Week: 840

James M. Hoffmann Blog

James M. Hoffmann Blog

Covers Missouri workers' compensation and personal injury.

http://www.hoffmannworkcomp.com/category/blog/
  • Jul 22

    The Federal Workers’ Compensation Act

    The Federal Workers’ Compensation Act
    Federal employees who experience work-related injuries are not eligible for workers’ compensation from the state. Federal employees receive benefits from the Federal Employees Compensation Act, or FECA, with the exception of black…
  • Jul 18

    Work Safety Measures for Mesothelioma Protection

    Work Safety Measures for Mesothelioma Protection
    Exposure to asbestos puts employees at high risk for serious work-related illnesses. What steps should employers have in place to protect their employees? Mesothelioma is an occupational illness that is caused by exposure to hazardous…
  • Jul 14

    Work-Related Injuries From Hazardous Tools and Equipment

    Work-Related Injuries From Hazardous Tools and Equipment
    Construction workers are exposed to various hazardous conditions that may result in a work-related injury. Many work-related injuries are reported in the construction and manufacturing sector. Workers in the construction sector face…
Rank this Week: 3961

What's New in Employment Law?

What's New in Employment Law?

Focuses on employment law developments, particularly in California.

http://shawvalenza.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 2473

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/
Rank this Week: 932

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/
  • Jul 22

    Tips For Curbing Sick Leave Abuse

    Tips For Curbing Sick Leave Abuse
    By Joanna Vilos Your receptionist calls in sick only on Fridays, never other days of the week. Your maintenance man always seems to need to go home early with a sore back on days with home Major League Baseball games. You hear reports that…
  • Jul 17

    New Pregnancy Discrimination Guidance Issued By The EEOC

    New Pregnancy Discrimination Guidance Issued By The EEOC
    By Pamela Howland On July 14, 2014, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) published a new Enforcement Guidance on Pregnancy Discrimination and its relation to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). In the Guidance, the EEOC…
  • Jul 15

    Holland & Hart Launches Cutting-Edge Workplace Safety Report

    Holland & Hart Launches Cutting-Edge Workplace Safety Report
    Holland & Hart announces a new tool for staying up to date on workplace safety and health law - Workplace Safety Report, a cutting-edge, online resource with attorney-curated links and insight. The Report makes it easy for employers to…
Rank this Week: 3086

Pennsylvania Worker's Compensation…

Pennsylvania Worker's Compensation Blog

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

http://www.paworkinjury.com/blog/
  • Jul 22

    Study: Lack of trust leads to poorer workers comp outcome

    Study: Lack of trust leads to poorer workers comp outcome
    Workers should be able to trust their employers while they recover from work-related injuries and illnesses. After all, workers’ compensation is a right, and it’s illegal in many states for an employer to retaliate or fire…
  • Jul 15

    Playing Around with Hazard

    Playing Around with Hazard
    Identifying workplace hazards is no game, but training to recognize potential dangers could be. At least that's the idea behind a new online tool introduced by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). The agency's Assistant…
  • Jul 14

    Sugar plant accident that killed temp worker could have been avoided

    Sugar plant accident that killed temp worker could have been avoided
    Temp jobs are a permanent part of the new normal in the U.S. economy. An increasing number of workers in Pennsylvania and other states are temporary workers, and with the increase has come new concerns about worker safety. A Pennsylvania...
Rank this Week: 323

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
  • Jul 22

    Massachusetts Enacts Biosimilar Substitution Law

    Massachusetts Enacts Biosimilar Substitution Law
    By: Stanley Chalvire Massachusetts recently enacted Chapter 143 of the Acts of 2014, entitled “An Act relative to the substitution of interchangeable biosimilars,” authorizing pharmacists to fill prescriptions that are written for…
  • Jul 16

    Upcoming Seminars in Waltham & Cambridge!

    Upcoming Seminars in Waltham & Cambridge!
    The end of Summer and beginning of Fall are the perfect time to get back into the swing of things! Join us for timely, informative seminars on False Advertising, Sweepstakes & Contests, and Employment Law. Get the details below.…
  • Jul 10

    SEC Chair Speaks on Corporate Governance

    SEC Chair Speaks on Corporate Governance
    By: Mark Tarallo On June 23, 2014, SEC Chair Mary Jo White spoke to the Twentieth Annual Stanford Directors’ College held at the Stanford University Rock Center for Corporate Governance.  Chair White’s remarks focused on the…
Rank this Week: 1044

Business Blog

Business Blog

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

http://www.businesslawnews.com/
  • Jul 22

    NJ “Ban the Box” Bill Headed to Gov. Christie’s Desk

    NJ “Ban the Box” Bill Headed to Gov. Christie’s Desk
    New Jersey may soon be the latest state to “ban the box.” Late last month, the state legislature passed the Opportunity to Compete Act, which would restrict the use of criminal background checks by New Jersey employers. The bill…
  • Jul 21

    ERISA Class Action Settlement Results in Business Reforms (Not Payment)

    ERISA Class Action Settlement Results in Business Reforms (Not Payment)
    Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey Inc. (Horizon) will alter its business practices and pay $2.5 million in attorney’s fees under the terms of a class action settlement approved in federal court last week. The suit alleged the…
  • Jul 18

    SEC’s Social Media Guidance Recognizes Required Disclosures Often Exceed 140 Character

    SEC’s Social Media Guidance Recognizes Required Disclosures Often Exceed 140 Character
    Businesses are increasingly using social media to interact with current and potential clients. However, some industries must tread carefully to avoid running afoul of existing regulations, which often do not reflect the new technology.…
Rank this Week: 1374

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 22

    Description as a "Liability" Could Constitute Direct Evidence

    Description as a "Liability" Could Constitute Direct Evidence
    Alan Demyanovich worked for 20 years for Cadon Plating & Coating, which applies coatings in the automobile industry. Mr. Demyanovich developed heart problems in 1999, but returned to work and worked another ten years. In 2009, his heart…
  • Jul 18

    Mandatory Arbitration Used to Hide Sex Harassment

    Mandatory Arbitration Used to Hide Sex Harassment
    The folks at Public Justice have written a bog post about the pernicious use of mandatory arbitration by American Apparel, a major U.S. clothing manufacturer. Based on an article in the New York Times, the post recounts the story of Dov…
  • Jul 17

    Testy Responses Harm One's Case

    Testy Responses Harm One's Case
    It is never good to annoy a judge during a trial. Yet, that is what John V. Garza, former Republican state representative from San Antonio, did in federal court earlier this week. In the lawsuit concerning alleged racial gerrymandering by the…
Rank this Week: 673

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/
Rank this Week: 145

WKL&B WOrkDay Blog

WKL&B WOrkDay Blog

Covers labor and employment law developments. By Wolters Kluwer.

http://www.employmentlawdaily.com/index.php/blog
  • Jul 22

    Staffing agency nurse was employee of hospital for liability insurance purpose

    Staffing agency nurse was employee of hospital for liability insurance purpose
    By Ronald Miller, J.D. A nurse hired by a staffing agency and assigned to work at a hospital on a temporary basis was a covered hospital “employee” under an insurance policy providing coverage for hospital employees for claims…
  • Jul 22

    Military women sexually assaulted by colleagues find no recourse in civilian court

    Military women sexually assaulted by colleagues find no recourse in civilian court
    By Lorene D. Park, J.D. Affirming the dismissal of Constitutional claims by members of the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps against government officials based on the alleged rape and sexual assault they suffered at the hands of fellow service…
  • Jul 22

    President issues EO banning LGBT discrimination by federal contractor

    President issues EO banning LGBT discrimination by federal contractor
    By Cynthia L. Hackerott, J.D. Despite protections in some states and localities, “in too many states and in too many workplaces, simply being gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender can still be a fireable offense,” President Obama…
Rank this Week: 367

Women in Labor

Women in Labor

Discusses the latest developments in labor and employment law throughout the New England region and nationally. By Royal LLP.

http://royalllp.com/blog/
  • Jul 22

    The Affordable Care Act: Upcoming Responsibilities for Employer

    The Affordable Care Act: Upcoming Responsibilities for Employer
    For the past few years it seems you could not go a single day without hearing about Obamacare or the Affordable Care Act (as it is formally known). Although the conversations have died down a bit, the Affordable Care Act … Continue…
  • Jul 18

    EEOC Issues New Guidance on Pregnancy Discrimination

    EEOC Issues New Guidance on Pregnancy Discrimination
    This week, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) released guidance on pregnancy discrimination, which is the EEOC’s first update on its position regarding this issue since 1983. This guidance has sparked criticism due to…
  • Jul 15

    Will Massachusetts be the Second State to Grant Earned Sick Time to Employees?

    Will Massachusetts be the Second State to Grant Earned Sick Time to Employees?
    Connecticut already has a paid sick leave law (read more here), but Massachusetts has only been considering a similar law for a few years now. In November, Massachusetts voters will have the option of deciding if we want to follow ……
Rank this Week: 2693

Connecticut Employment Law Blog

Connecticut Employment Law Blog

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

http://www.ctemploymentlawblog.com/
  • Jul 22

    What an Employment Lawyer Can Learn From Minecraft (or Not)

    What an Employment Lawyer Can Learn From Minecraft (or Not)
    Over the last few years, my kids have started to get interested in this “thing” called a blog. “What do you write about?” Um, employment law issues, I’d reply. And then I’d say something about how I…
  • Jul 21

    Accommodating Employees’ Religious Beliefs: A Primer on “Sincerely Held”

    Accommodating Employees’ Religious Beliefs: A Primer on “Sincerely Held”
    In the wake of the United States Supreme Court’s ruling in the Hobby Lobby case, holding that the Religious Freedom Restoration Act provides protection to closely held corporations to refuse, for religious reasons, to provide birth…
  • Jul 18

    The Employment Law Exemption for “Religious Corporations” You Never Knew About

    The Employment Law Exemption for “Religious Corporations” You Never Knew About
    Over the past month, after the Supreme Court’s Hobby Lobby decision, much has been made in the press about how it is unprecedented for the court to consider a company’s religious beliefs in making its decisions. The issue…
Rank this Week: 141

ERISA Lawyer Blog

ERISA Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.erisalawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 706

Transgender Workplace Diversity

Transgender Workplace Diversity

Covers law and policy news around transgendered employees in the workplace.

http://transworkplace.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 1412

FMLA Insights

FMLA Insights

Covers the Family Medical Leave Act. By Franczek Radelet.

http://www.fmlainsights.com
Rank this Week: 3348

Orange County Employment Lawyers…

Orange County Employment Lawyers Blog

Covers employment law. By Nassiri Law.

http://www.orangecountyemploymentlawyersblog.com/
  • Jul 22

    CA Employment Protections Extend to Undocumented and Illegal Worker

    CA Employment Protections Extend to Undocumented and Illegal Worker
    A recent California Supreme Court decision is being both lauded and criticized for extending rights to undocumented workers. The recent decision gives legal protection to immigrant workers who have suffered from illegal discrimination or pay…
  • Jul 20

    EEOC Updates Pregnancy Discrimination Guideline

    EEOC Updates Pregnancy Discrimination Guideline
    Pregnancy discrimination continues to pose a threat to women working or those looking to enter the workforce. For the first time in 30 years, the EEOC has updated its pregnancy discrimination guidelines to clarify the law for employers. The…
  • Jul 18

    Yahoo Executive Sued and Files Counterclaim in Sexual Harassment Case

    Yahoo Executive Sued and Files Counterclaim in Sexual Harassment Case
    Sexual harassment can be directed at employees of any gender or sexual orientation. Most commonly, we hear of male employers or managers who have made sexual advances on a female employee, but sexual harassment can also involve more…
Rank this Week: 1649

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 22

    Requesting an accommodation means more than saying, "I'm disabled."

    Requesting an accommodation means more than saying, "I'm disabled."
    My cold, black employment-law heart is numb to just about anything. I remember this one time, early in my career, when I had to depose a teenage female plaintiff and ask her, with her mother present in the room, whether it offended her that…
  • Jul 21

    Today, President Obama will sign an Executive Order banning LGBT discrimination

    Today, President Obama will sign an Executive Order banning LGBT discrimination
    According to a Friday report from Cynthia L. Hackerott at Wolters Kluwer, President Obama will sign an Executive Order today banning discrimination against LGBT employees by federal contractors. Last month, I blogged here that the White…
  • Jul 18

    Can a NJ company legally shorten the statute of limitations on employment claims?

    Can a NJ company legally shorten the statute of limitations on employment claims?
    Let's assume that you operate a business in New Jersey. And you get to thinking:"What if we put a provision in our employment application, by which a job applicant waives the two-year statute of limitations applicable to most workplace claims…
Rank this Week: 1066

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 22

    Empiricism and Equality: Studying Fathers’ Right

    Empiricism and Equality: Studying Fathers’ Right
    Kelly A. Behre, Digging Beneath the Equality Language: The Influence of the Fathers’ Rights Movement on Intimate Partner Violence Public Policy Debates and Family Law Reform, 21 Wm. & Mary J.  Women &…
  • Jul 21

    Don’t Restrict My E-book

    Don’t Restrict My E-book
    Angela Daly, E-Book Monopolies and the Law, 18 Media & Arts L. Rev. 350 (2013), available at SSRN.Daithí Mac SíthighIt’s still fashionable to point to the “cloud” as the solution to all sorts of…
  • Jul 18

    What Can Be Learned From the Wrongfully Accused?

    What Can Be Learned From the Wrongfully Accused?
    Daniel Gilveber & Amy Farrell, Not Guilty: Are the Acquitted Innocent (2012).Margareth EtienneOne of the most frequently asked questions of criminal defense lawyers is some variation of “How can you represent someone you know…
Rank this Week: 489

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 22

    President signs Executive Order banning LGBT discrimination by the federal contractors and government

    President signs Executive Order banning LGBT discrimination by the federal contractors and government
    Yesterday, President Obama amended two prior Executive Orders, adding new protections against sexual orientation and gender identity discrimination. Executive Order 11246, which extends anti-discrimination obligations to federal contractors,…
  • Jul 21

    When your plaintiff is a prostitute

    When your plaintiff is a prostitute
    Let’s say an employee sues your company for sexual harassment. And let’s say the allegations are bad—that the supervisor told the plaintiff he could save her job if she “f***ed” him, after which the supervisor…
  • Jul 17

    Should you limit bathroom breaks for employees?

    Should you limit bathroom breaks for employees?
    Teamsters local 743 has filed a complaint with the National Labor Relations Board claiming that an Illinois faucet manufacture unfairly disciplined 19 workers for “excessive use” of washrooms. What’s excessive, according to…
Rank this Week: 143

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, P.C.

http://www.newyorkemploymentattorneysblog.com/
  • Jul 21

    Northern California District Court Rejects Collective Action Settlement in Daniels v. Aéropostale

    Northern California District Court Rejects Collective Action Settlement in Daniels v. Aéropostale
    On May 29, 2014 a federal judge denied the parties' joint motion for preliminary approval of a Fair Labor Standards Act settlement in the third of a trio of wage-and-hour cases against Aeropostale: "state-law overtime and wage-and-hour claims…
  • Jul 17

    In Case You Hadn't Heard...New York City Companies Are Now Legally Required To Offer Sick Leave

    In Case You Hadn't Heard...New York City Companies Are Now Legally Required To Offer Sick Leave
    In June 2013, the New York City Council passed the Earned Sick Time Act (ESTA), extending protection to nearly all workers who must miss work because they or their family members become ill. Then, on February 26, 2014, with the support of…
  • Jul 15

    NLRA Protected Activity in the Non-Union Workforce

    NLRA Protected Activity in the Non-Union Workforce
    The National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) creates the framework for how employers and unions interact. What many employees don't know is that the NLRA also protects the majority of non-union workers as well. Under the NLRA, employees - even…
Rank this Week: 1534

Whistleblower Protection Law Blog

Whistleblower Protection Law Blog

Provides news and commentary on developments in whistleblower protection law. By Jason Zuckerman.

http://whistleblower-protection-law.com/
  • Jul 21

    NDAA Contractor Whistleblower Protection Law Highly Effective in Rooting Out Fraud

    NDAA Contractor Whistleblower Protection Law Highly Effective in Rooting Out Fraud
    In an article titled “New law drove whistleblower complaints against DOD contractors up,” Jill Aitoro reports that the NDAA whistleblower protection provisions, which became effective one year ago, have generated a substantial…
  • Jul 19

    VA Using Patient Privacy to Stifle Whistleblower

    VA Using Patient Privacy to Stifle Whistleblower
    An article in The Washington Post titled VA uses patient privacy to go after whistleblowers, critics say reports that the VA has routinely used HIPPA to stifle whistleblowers.  And a letter from AFGE to the VA’s General Counsel…
  • Jul 7

    DC Whistleblower Lawyer Chairing CLE About Qui Tam, SEC, and IRS Whistleblower Rewards Claim

    DC Whistleblower Lawyer Chairing CLE About Qui Tam, SEC, and IRS Whistleblower Rewards Claim
    DC whistleblower lawyer Jason Zuckerman will be chairing a DC Bar CLE titled “Recent Developments in Qui Tam, IRS, and SEC Whistleblower Rewards Claims” on July 22, 2014.   The speakers are leading experts from the…
Rank this Week: 3160

Employment Lawyer Blog

Employment Lawyer Blog

Covers workplace discrimination, and employee rights news and updates. By Joseph & Kirschenbaum LLP.

http://www.employment-lawyer-blog.com/
  • Jul 21

    NYC Mayor de Blasio Upholds Prevailing-Wage Bill

    NYC Mayor de Blasio Upholds Prevailing-Wage Bill
    On June 6, Mayor Bill de Blasio dropped a recent lawsuit which sought to block New York City's prevailing-wage law. He is now working with the state court to implement the law. City Council passed the bill, which would have raised the…
  • Jul 16

    Balance entre trabajo y su vida: CEO de PepsiCo dice que es un mito

    Balance entre trabajo y su vida: CEO de PepsiCo dice que es un mito
    Es el "balance entre su trabajo y su vida" meramente una fantasía para los trabajadores estadounidenses? Un número creciente de profesionales piensan que sí. Indra Nooyi, CEO de PepsiCo, habló recientemente en el…
  • Jul 13

    Work-Life Balance: PepsiCo CEO Says It's a Myth

    Work-Life Balance: PepsiCo CEO Says It's a Myth
    Is "work-life balance" merely a fantasy for American workers? An increasing number of professionals seem to think so. Indra Nooyi, CEO of PepsiCo, recently spoke at the Aspen Ideas Festival regarding the difficulties of being a high-powered…
Rank this Week: 997

Stoel Rives World of Employment

Stoel Rives World of Employment

Insight and commentary on labor and employment law.

http://www.stoelrivesworldofemployment.com/
Rank this Week: 2248

National Police and Fire Labor…

National Police and Fire Labor Blog

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

http://www.nationalpoliceandfirelaborblog.com
Rank this Week: 1462