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New York Public Personnel Law

New York Public Personnel Law

Provides summary and commentary on selected court and administrative decisions and related matters affecting public employers and employees in New York State. By Harvey Randall, Esq.

http://publicpersonnellaw.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 4

    Employer contributions to New York State and Local Retirement System will decrease for fiscal year 2016-17

    Employer contributions to New York State and Local Retirement System will decrease for fiscal year 2016-17
    Employer contributions to New York State and Local Retirement System will decrease for fiscal year 2016-17Source: Office of the State ComptrollerOn September 4, 2015 New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli announced the New York State…
  • Sep 4

    Testing positive for marijuana

    Testing positive for marijuana
    Testing positive for marijuanaOATH Index No. 1686/15OATH Index No. 1685/15In OATH 1686/15 the employee attributed his violation of his employer’s substance abuse policy to the employee’s difficulties with his former spouse.…
  • Sep 3

    Using personal cell phones in the course of conducting “official business”

    Using personal cell phones in the course of conducting “official business”
    Using personal cell phones in the course of conducting “official business”Glenda Nissen v Pierce County, Supreme Court of the State of Washington, Docket #90875~3 In 2010 the Supreme Court of the State of Washington ruled that the…
Rank this Week: 50

Employment Law Watch

Employment Law Watch

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

http://www.employmentlawwatch.com/
  • Sep 4

    Judge Puts Brady Back in the Game

    Judge Puts Brady Back in the Game
    New England Patriots’ fans can thank U.S. District Judge Richard M. Berman if and when they see NFL quarterback Tom Brady suiting up next Thursday for the Patriots’ season opener.  Judge Berman vacated Brady’s four-game…
  • Sep 3

    Reminder for NYC Employers: Ban on Credit Checks Takes Effect Today

    Reminder for NYC Employers: Ban on Credit Checks Takes Effect Today
    A new law restricting the pre-employment process takes effect in New York City today, September 3, 2015 (the Law).  As we previously reported, the Law bars most employers in NYC from requesting or considering, for employment purposes, a…
  • Sep 1

    The National Living Wage – Will it cause a “catastrophic collapse”?

    The National Living Wage – Will it cause a “catastrophic collapse”?
    The National Living Wage comes into force in April 2016. This morning, the government announced it is doubling the penalties for minimum wage violators. In this blog, we take a closer look at how the National Living Wage (NLW) will work in…
Rank this Week: 1693

Lancaster Law Blog

Lancaster Law Blog

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

http://www.lancasterlawblog.com/
  • Sep 4

    Legal Links – September 4, 2015

    Legal Links – September 4, 2015
    On Fridays, we compile and post Legal Links, a list of legal news, reported cases, community events and topics of interest to Lancaster residents and readers of the Lancaster Law Blog. 1.  Kentucky Clerk Jailed Over Gay Marriage…
  • Sep 1

    Pa Supreme Court Tells Local School District They Must Provide Transportation to Students Residing with Both Divorced Parents Within the Same District

    Pa Supreme Court Tells Local School District They Must Provide Transportation to Students Residing with Both Divorced Parents Within the Same District
    The PA Supreme Court recently denied an appeal by Manheim Township School District holding that the district is required to provide bus services to the homes of both divorced parents when the student spends time at both parents home overnight…
  • Aug 28

    Legal Links – August 28, 2015

    Legal Links – August 28, 2015
    On Fridays, we compile and post Legal Links, a list of legal news, reported cases, community events and topics of interest to Lancaster residents and readers of the Lancaster Law Blog. 1.  Ephrata Police at the forefront of life saving…
Rank this Week: 840

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
  • Sep 4

    MBBP Client Goes for Super Bowl Gold – A Commercial Spot

    MBBP Client Goes for Super Bowl Gold – A Commercial Spot
    Have you ever offered to do the laundry out of good nature just to realize you’ve accidentally ruined your wife’s best sweater?  Or what about the time you were in such a rush you threw all your clothes in the wash and that…
  • Sep 3

    L-1B Denials on the Decline: A new dawn of reasonableness?

    L-1B Denials on the Decline: A new dawn of reasonableness?
    By John J. Gallini & Grant W. Godfrey On August 28, 2015, the U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (“USCIS”) released its performance data related to the adjudication of L-1B “specialty knowledge”…
  • Sep 1

    MBBP’s Faith Kasparian’s Article Draws National Interest

    MBBP’s Faith Kasparian’s Article Draws National Interest
    MBBP Senior Attorney Faith Kasparian’s article on M&A privacy and compliance concerns (M&A Privacy and Compliance with Applicable Privacy Laws and Sharing of Customer Information) drew the attention of Reporter Katie Rucke of…
Rank this Week: 1120

Tennessee Employment Lawyer Blog

Tennessee Employment Lawyer Blog

Covers Tennessee age discrimination, minimum wage, overtime, qui tam and workplace discrimination. By the Higgins Firm.

http://www.tennesseeemploymentlawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 4

    Tennessee HOA pays $156,000 to settle disability-discrimination lawsuit

    Tennessee HOA pays $156,000 to settle disability-discrimination lawsuit
    Many people in this country unfortunately face discrimination at some point in their lives. There is discrimination in the workplace based on gender, disability, age, sexual orientation and more. However, most people expect to not be…
  • Aug 21

    If I am an “independent contractor” – am I entitled to overtime and minimum wage?

    If I am an “independent contractor” – am I entitled to overtime and minimum wage?
    Today, about 50 million workers – one-third of the workforce – are classified as independent contractors, freelancers, or temporary workers. This number is predicted to grow to 60 million workers – 40 percent of the…
  • Aug 18

    Whose tips are they anyway???

    Whose tips are they anyway???
    According to the United States Department of Labor, minimum wage would need to  $11.00 per hour to equal the same spending power to equal its buying power of the late 1960s. Currently the minimum wage is only $7.25 and for…
Rank this Week: 3050

Oakland Employment Lawyer Blog

Oakland Employment Lawyer Blog

Covers California employment and injury law. By Liberty Law.

http://www.oaklandemploymentlawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 4

    Micha Star Liberty Nominated for Award

    Micha Star Liberty Nominated for Award
    Liberty Law is pleased to announce that Micha Star Liberty is one of this year’s finalists for the Consumer Attorneys of California’s Street Fighter of the Year award. The winner will be announced on November 7. Ms. Liberty was…
  • Sep 4

    Study Shows Uber Prevents Drunk Driving Death

    Study Shows Uber Prevents Drunk Driving Death
    A recent study shows that ride-sharing services such as Uber and Lyft could potentially save thousands of lives every year. Ride-sharing services have had difficulty in obtaining access to some new markets, and they have countered by claiming…
  • Sep 1

    Employee in San Francisco D.A.’s Office Filed Wrongful Termination Lawsuit

    Employee in San Francisco D.A.’s Office Filed Wrongful Termination Lawsuit
    A long-time female employee of the San Francisco District Attorney’s office, who has been an employee since 1985, has filed a wrongful termination lawsuit against the SFDA. The lawsuit alleges that the District Attorney fired her…
Rank this Week: 2660

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: 3012

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/
  • Sep 4

    Technology blunder lands ex-employee in court

    Technology blunder lands ex-employee in court
    From the annals of “Oh, no – I didn’t -“ . . . The Winston-Salem Journal (my hometown paper – yay!) reports that a company is suing a former employee in the North Carolina Business Court for breach of his…
  • Sep 4

    Can an employee be fired for having too many kids?

    Can an employee be fired for having too many kids?
    This is my “Labor Day” post. (hehe) Yahoo’s CEO Marissa Mayer announced this week that she is expecting twin girls, and Yahoo’s stock reportedly took an immediate dive. (H8rs!) Mayer said that she plans to take…
  • Sep 4

    Yes, employers may have to accommodate even “crazy” religious beliefs.

    Yes, employers may have to accommodate even “crazy” religious beliefs.
    Bless their hearts. Employers, it is a losing battle to debate theology with your employees who request religious accommodation. If you don’t believe me, ask Consolidated Coal Company and its parent, CONSOL Energy, which have been…
Rank this Week: 1170

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/
  • Sep 4

    WIRTW #380 (the “left of the dial” edition)

    WIRTW #380 (the “left of the dial” edition)
    If you find yourself on the west side of Cleveland on the afternoon of September 12 or 13, stop by The Brothers Lounge to check out my kids’ latest rock ‘n’ roll adventure. Norah will be performing in School of Rock’s…
  • Sep 3

    Employment policies are more than words on paper; they are a lifestyle

    Employment policies are more than words on paper; they are a lifestyle
    Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer is in the news. In one breath, she announced that she is expecting twins, but will not be availing herself of her company’s generous maternity leave policy. Yahoo offers all new parents eights weeks of paid time…
  • Sep 2

    Is the government out get you? Find out on September 17 at our next breakfast briefing.

    Is the government out get you? Find out on September 17 at our next breakfast briefing.
    Join my partners and me on September 17 as we present Meyers Roman’s next Breakfast Briefing, Is the Government Out to Get You? Essential Human Relations Policies for Compliance. Recent aggressive initiatives by the EEOC, the DOL, the…
Rank this Week: 102

The Employer Handbook

The Employer Handbook

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

http://www.theemployerhandbook.com/
Rank this Week: 1375

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/
  • Sep 4

    Can the Workers' Compensation Bureau Conduct Surveillance?

    Can the Workers' Compensation Bureau Conduct Surveillance?
    When you apply for workers' compensation, you need to accurately report your injuries and provide documentation as requested. The Workers' Compensation Bureau (WCB), rightfully, wants to be sure that it is paying benefits only to those who…
  • Aug 31

    Can I Get Workers' Comp Benefits If I Have A Pre-Existing Condition?

    Can I Get Workers' Comp Benefits If I Have A Pre-Existing Condition?
    One of the top questions that we are asked is "does a pre-existing condition prevent me from getting workers' compensation benefits?" The Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation Act specifically addresses this situation, and establishes…
  • Aug 30

    Learn About Social Security Benefit

    Learn About Social Security Benefit
    Having to apply for benefits through the Social Security Agency is something that many people hope they will never have to do. If the time comes when you need to apply for benefits, there are several decisions that you have...
Rank this Week: 295

Adjunct Law Prof Blog

Adjunct Law Prof Blog

Focuses on issues of interest to adjunct law professors, including labor law, employment law, employee benefits law and education law issues. Edited by Mitchell H. Rubinstein.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/adjunctprofs/
  • Sep 4

    Carlson: A Child's Right to a Family

    Carlson: A Child's Right to a Family
    Richard Carlson (South Texas) has posted, "A Child's Right to a Family versus a State's Right to Institutionalize the Child," on SSRN. Carlson's article explores tension in the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child…
  • Sep 3

    Sunstein: In Praise of Law Review

    Sunstein: In Praise of Law Review
    Cass Sunstein (Harvard) has posted his essay, "In Praise of Law Reviews (And Jargon-Filled, Academic Writing)," on SSRN. The abstract reads: Many people, including many lawyers and judges, disparage law reviews (and the books that…
  • Aug 20

    "The Luckiest Court in the Universe"

    "The Luckiest Court in the Universe"
    Daniel Nazer at techdirt.com reports that if patent litigation cases were evenly distributed among the 94 federal district courts in the United States, each court would have 33 such cases filed so far this year. As it happens, the Eastern...
Rank this Week: 255

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: 3607

GT L&E Blog

GT L&E Blog

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

http://www.gtleblog.com/
  • Sep 3

    Get Ready for Even Quicker ‘Quickie’ Elections—NLRB Abandons Requirement for Signed Authorization Card

    Get Ready for Even Quicker ‘Quickie’ Elections—NLRB Abandons Requirement for Signed Authorization Card
    As we’ve previously reported, on April 14, 2015, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB or Board) implemented new union election rules (Election Rules), which made significant changes to the Board’s procedures for processing…
  • Aug 31

    NLRB Expands Joint Employer Standard in Browning-Ferris Decision

    NLRB Expands Joint Employer Standard in Browning-Ferris Decision
    Recently, the National Labor Relations Board made sweeping changes to its “joint employer” standard, announcing a new test that will surely lead to more findings of joint employment relationships under the National Labor Relations…
  • Aug 18

    IRS Chief Counsel: CA Waiting Time Penalties Are Not Wage

    IRS Chief Counsel: CA Waiting Time Penalties Are Not Wage
    For years now, Section 203 of the California Labor Code has required employers to pay a penalty for willful failure to provide a departing employee with their final wages on their last day of employment (or within 72 hours for employee who…
Rank this Week: 1030

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/
  • Sep 3

    Updated Proposed Regulations Issued: Inpatient Hospital and Physician Services Must Be Covered

    Updated Proposed Regulations Issued: Inpatient Hospital and Physician Services Must Be Covered
    Tue-++sday the IRS issued proposed regulations that require an employer-sponsored health plan to include substantial coverage of inpatient hospital and physician services in order for the plan be considered as providing minimum value. This is…
  • Sep 2

    Outside Counsel Should Handle Healthcare.gov Subsidy Appeal

    Outside Counsel Should Handle Healthcare.gov Subsidy Appeal
    Here’s the coming dilemma: let IRS assess employer mandate taxes based on errant Healthcare.gov subsidy certifications or appeal those errors to prevent those assessments.  “Where’s the dilemma?” you…
  • Aug 31

    Top Ten Healthcare.gov Subsidy Counties in Each SEC State

    Top Ten Healthcare.gov Subsidy Counties in Each SEC State
    Why should you care? Subsidy certification of even one applicant claiming to be a full-time employee not offered affordable, qualifying 2015 coverage can cause the IRS to assess a non-deductible tax against the applicant’s alleged…
Rank this Week: 2335

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: 520

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/
  • Sep 3

    Recent Changes To Joint Employer Status Under The NLRA

    Recent Changes To Joint Employer Status Under The NLRA
    By Owen H. Laird, Esq. In a recent decision, the National Labor Relations Board (“NRLB”) expanded its definition of what constitutes a “joint employer.”  This seemingly innocuous change in policy could have…
  • Sep 1

    Comic Book Creator Stan Lee Is Sued By Former Assistant For Violating California Labor Law

    Comic Book Creator Stan Lee Is Sued By Former Assistant For Violating California Labor Law
    Jennifer Melendez and Edgar M. Rivera, Esq. On August 22, 2015, Shawn Lukaszewics filed a complaint in Los Angeles Superior Court against legendary comic book creator and former president and chairman of Marvel Comics, Stan Lee, his wife Joan…
  • Aug 26

    Second Circuit Overrules Lambert Decision, Expanding Workers’ Right

    Second Circuit Overrules Lambert Decision, Expanding Workers’ Right
    Edgar M. Rivera, Esq. On April 20, 2015, in Greathouse v. JHS Security Inc., the Second Circuit Court of Appeals overruled Lambert v. Genesee Hospital, thereby expanding workers’ rights to protect employees from retaliation for…
Rank this Week: 1258

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/
  • Sep 3

    Sexual Orientation Discrimination in the Workplace

    Sexual Orientation Discrimination in the Workplace
    Harassment on the basis of sexual orientation has been largely ignored in the workplace but this is changing. Gays, lesbians and transgender workers are not included as a “protected class” under Title VII of the Civil Rights…
  • Aug 26

    Murderer Cites Workplace Bullying in TV Shooting

    Murderer Cites Workplace Bullying in TV Shooting
    Update: As information has developed, it is apparent that Flanagan filed an earlier lawsuit  alleging race discrimination against a Florida television station in 2000. This appears to be the lawsuit that he refers to as having…
  • Aug 20

    Appeals Court Says Inequality Should Not Bar Justice

    Appeals Court Says Inequality Should Not Bar Justice
    There is a persistent myth in America that our adversarial court system gives every litigant an equal chance for justice. In fact, research overwhelmingly shows that federal courts are like casinos where the government and big business…
Rank this Week: 703

Abuser Goes to Work

Abuser Goes to Work

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

http://abusergoestowork.com
  • Sep 3

    Sexual Orientation Discrimination in the Workplace

    Sexual Orientation Discrimination in the Workplace
    Harassment on the basis of sexual orientation has been largely ignored in the workplace but this is changing. Gays, lesbians and transgender workers are not included as a “protected class” under Title VII of the Civil Rights…
  • Aug 26

    Murderer Cites Workplace Bullying in TV Shooting

    Murderer Cites Workplace Bullying in TV Shooting
    Update: As information has developed, it is apparent that Flanagan filed an earlier lawsuit  alleging race discrimination against a Florida television station in 2000. This appears to be the lawsuit that he refers to as having…
  • Aug 20

    Appeals Court Says Inequality Should Not Bar Justice

    Appeals Court Says Inequality Should Not Bar Justice
    There is a persistent myth in America that our adversarial court system gives every litigant an equal chance for justice. In fact, research overwhelmingly shows that federal courts are like casinos where the government and big business…
Rank this Week: 2678

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/
  • Sep 3

    Understanding and Preventing Unintentional Copyright Infringement on Website

    Understanding and Preventing Unintentional Copyright Infringement on Website
    Federal copyright law protects a copyright owner from a wide range of intentional and unintentional infringement. For example, an entity that runs a blog or a website could be liable for copyright infringement if a third party posts…
  • Aug 26

    2015 Changes to Nebraska Sales and Use Tax

    2015 Changes to Nebraska Sales and Use Tax
    The Nebraska Legislature has made several changes to the sales and use tax. Starting in 2016, zoo admissions and memberships will be exempt from sales tax. The Nebraska Legislature enacted LB 419, a sales and use tax exemption…
  • Aug 18

    IRS Prepares Forms and Instructions for Employer Mandate Reporting under Obamacare

    IRS Prepares Forms and Instructions for Employer Mandate Reporting under Obamacare
    Starting in 2016, all “Applicable Large Employers”–meaning those with 50 or more employees—will need to file reports with the IRS regarding whether minimum essential healthcare coverage has been made available to…
Rank this Week: 2570

Lawffice Space

Lawffice Space

Covers employment laws and cases. By Philip Miles.

http://www.lawfficespace.com/
  • Sep 3

    Why did a judge vacate Tom Brady's suspension?

    Why did a judge vacate Tom Brady's suspension?
    I'm assuming you already heard about it - today, a federal judge vacated Tom Brady's 4-game suspension for "Deflate Gate." You can read the actual order here.Generally, arbitration decisions are final and courts afford them extraordinary…
  • Sep 3

    Employee or Independent Contractor? Unemployment Compensation Edition

    Employee or Independent Contractor? Unemployment Compensation Edition
    Yesterday, we reviewed the Third Circuit's classification test for employees under the FLSA. Next up: Pennsylvania's test for purposes of Unemployment Compensation.When does this come into play? Well, claimants are generally not entitled to…
  • Sep 2

    Employee or Independent Contractor? 3d Cir. FLSA Edition

    Employee or Independent Contractor? 3d Cir. FLSA Edition
    Few things in the law are as poorly defined as the distinction between independent contractors and employees. This will be the first post in a series dedicated to that distinction. One of the problems is that courts apply different tests…
Rank this Week: 942

Law Offices of Joseph C. Markowitz

Law Offices of Joseph C. Markowitz

Discusses civil procedure, trial practice, employment law and other issues.

http://www.jcmarkowitz.com/
  • Sep 3

    Straight Outta Compton

    Straight Outta Compton
    Who would have thought that the new movie, Straight Outta Compton, in addition to its great story and great music, would also contain some great lessons about contract negotiation? The main lesson being about the dangers of creating a…
  • Jul 28

    Drafting demand letter

    Drafting demand letter
    One way to think of a demand letter is as an attempt to initiate an out-of-court resolution of a dispute. As such, it might be helpful to keep in mind that negotiated dispute resolution is usually most successful in an atmosphere of mutual…
  • Jul 7

    Rule 1

    Rule 1
    The reformers who drafted the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure in the 1930's thought that if we could only get rid of the complexities of ancient pleading practices, and liberalize discovery, cases could be fairly adjudicated on their merits…
Rank this Week: 2925

Florida Estate Planning Lawyer…

Florida Estate Planning Lawyer Blog

Covers estate planning, probate, taxes, elder law, business law and employment law issues. By Law Office of David M. Goldman PLLC.

http://www.floridaestateplanninglawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 3

    Guardianship: Can I Oppose a Petition for Appointment of Successor Guardian filed by a Nominated Successor Guardian?

    Guardianship: Can I Oppose a Petition for Appointment of Successor Guardian filed by a Nominated Successor Guardian?
    The short and quick answer is yes, it is a possibility, but you should first be familiar with applicable Florida Statutes and some definitions before proceeding.  A Nomination of Successor Guardian is a document drafted and notarized by…
  • Aug 25

    How to replace or remove a Court Appointed Guardian in Florida?

    How to replace or remove a Court Appointed Guardian in Florida?
    Has your loved one been deemed incapacitated by a court order and had a court appointed guardian over their person and property? Do you believe the court appointed guardian is improperly taking care of your loved one and managing their assets…
  • Aug 13

    Voluntary Guardianship in Florida

    Voluntary Guardianship in Florida
    In Florida, a voluntary guardianship over a person’s property is available for a competent person who is unable to manage his or her own financial affairs. To begin the process, the person seeking a voluntary guardianship files a…
Rank this Week: 955

Trust Matters Most

Trust Matters Most

Covers family law, divorce, bankruptcy, and specific Pennsylvania law changes. By Reese, Samley, Wagenseller, Mecum & Longer, P.C.

http://www.trustmattersmost.com/blog
  • Sep 3

    Timothy Watts vs. Manheim Township School District news coverage

    Timothy Watts vs. Manheim Township School District news coverage
    Attorney Timothy Reese from our firm, handled the Timothy Watts vs. Manheim Township School District case mentioned in this news report that ended in a Supreme Court ruling enforcing school districts to provide transportation to students…
  • Sep 1

    News Coverage on Watts vs. Manheim Township School District

    News Coverage on Watts vs. Manheim Township School District
    Please take a look at the article written by the Legal Intelligencer and the news report done by CBS21 on this case. We thank the Legal Intelligencer and CBS21 for the reports on Timothy Watts vs. Manheim Township School District!! The Legal…
  • Aug 28

    Timothy L. Watts vs. Manheim Township School District

    Timothy L. Watts vs. Manheim Township School District
    We wish to congratulate Tim Watts in his victory in the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania! Thank you for putting your TRUST in the attorneys at Reese, Samley, Wagenseller, Mecum & Longer, P.C. For those who are unfamiliar with this particular…
Rank this Week: 3684

Connecticut Employment Law Blog

Connecticut Employment Law Blog

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

http://www.ctemploymentlawblog.com/
  • Sep 3

    The Art of the Apology: Saying “Sorry” in the Workplace

    The Art of the Apology: Saying “Sorry” in the Workplace
    The Jewish holiday of Yom Kippur is quickly approaching.  While most people know that Jews are supposed to fast on that holiday (and ask G-d for forgiveness for their sins), one of the other traditions of the holiday is that Jews are…
  • Sep 2

    Impact of NLRB’s Joint Employer Decision in Connecticut Still To Be Determined

    Impact of NLRB’s Joint Employer Decision in Connecticut Still To Be Determined
    My colleague, Jarad Lucan, who has been busy with his own labor cases, today returns with post about the latest from the NLRB.  There are many posts out there on the subject (here, here, and here, for example), so Jarad is going to touch…
  • Aug 31

    CHRO Right to Sue Letter Enough to Bring Federal Discrimination Claims to Court

    CHRO Right to Sue Letter Enough to Bring Federal Discrimination Claims to Court
    In catching up over some interesting employment law cases from 2015, I came across Lennon v. Dolce Vida Medical Spa (download here).  You would be forgiven if you missed it because it’s an unreported Superior Court decision on a…
Rank this Week: 141

Labor Relations Today

Labor Relations Today

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

http://www.laborrelationstoday.com/
Rank this Week: 224

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/
  • Sep 3

    Human Resources Representatives Are Human, Sometime

    Human Resources Representatives Are Human, Sometime
    Robin Shea at Employment and Labor Insider, who has a wicked sense of humor, has penned an instructive piece on Human Resources departments. Robin generally represents employers. So, she comes to this issue with much experience. Should we…
  • Sep 1

    Fifth Circuit Finds Equitable Tolling When EEOC Makes Error

    Fifth Circuit Finds Equitable Tolling When EEOC Makes Error
    For those of us who deal with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission regularly, that can be a lesson in futility. Like too many agencies, they are assigned too many cases and are expected to do too much with too little. So, it is not…
  • Aug 31

    New Standard for Joint Employer

    New Standard for Joint Employer
    In a recent ruling, the National Labor Relations Board has adopted a new standard regarding joint employers. Joint employers is a relatively new creation in the area of labor and employment law. Joint employers, as the name suggests, refers…
Rank this Week: 849

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/
  • Sep 3

    Cree Lawfulness and Unlawfulne

    Cree Lawfulness and Unlawfulne
    Tracey Lindberg, Birdie (2015).Val NapoleonI have thought about Tracey Lindberg’s novel, Birdie every day since I read it.1 The novel is an irreverent, evocative, funny, and hard-hitting book that causes me to think and ask questions…
  • Sep 2

    The Case for Rate Regulation of Hospital Price

    The Case for Rate Regulation of Hospital Price
    Erin C. Fuse Brown, Resurrecting Healthcare Rate Regulation, 67 Hastings L. J. (forthcoming, 2015), available at SSRN.Jessica Lind MantelWith health spending in the U.S. outpacing both general inflation and spending by other developed…
  • Sep 1

    How Families Gain Recognition

    How Families Gain Recognition
    Elizabeth S. Scott & Robert E. Scott, From Contract to Status: Collaboration and the Evolution of Novel Family Relationships, 115 Colum. L. Rev. 293 (2015).Douglas NeJaimeFamily law scholarship features a significant amount of normative…
Rank this Week: 827

Joseph Greenwald & Laake, PA Blog

Joseph Greenwald & Laake, PA Blog

Covers business law, civil litigation, civil rights, criminal defense, estates & trusts, family law, labor & employment, medical malpractice, personal injury, real estate, qui tam and workers' compensation.

http://www.jgllaw.com/blog
Rank this Week: 2476

Pennsylvania Labor and Employment…

Pennsylvania Labor and Employment Blog

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

http://www.palaborandemploymentblog.com/
Rank this Week: 763

HR Watchdog

HR Watchdog

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

http://hrwatchdog.calchamber.com/
  • Sep 2

    Misclassification Lawsuit Moves Forward for Uber Driver

    Misclassification Lawsuit Moves Forward for Uber Driver
    Yesterday, a California federal judge granted class action status to Uber drivers who claimed they were misclassified as independent contractors and denied tips that they were entitled to because they were in fact employees. Class action…
  • Aug 31

    [Webinar] Whew! Harassment Investigation Done – Or Is It?

    [Webinar] Whew! Harassment Investigation Done – Or Is It?
    You’ve worked closely with your legal department to investigate a harassment complaint, taken corrective action and disciplined the harasser. So why are your employees spreading rumors, and why is the employee who filed the initial…
  • Aug 31

    Legislative Update: Fiscal Committees Clear Files; One Job Killer Held in Committee

    Legislative Update: Fiscal Committees Clear Files; One Job Killer Held in Committee
    The Senate and Assembly Appropriations committees cleared their files last week, holding one employment-related job killer and moving another to the Assembly Floor.  A third employment-related bill will now go to the Governor. Job Killer…
Rank this Week: 2437

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/
  • Sep 2

    Utah Supreme Court: Misappropriation of Trade Secrets Presumes Irreparable Harm

    Utah Supreme Court: Misappropriation of Trade Secrets Presumes Irreparable Harm
    By Bryan Benard A Utah employer has dodged a $229,482 fee award and can continue its lawsuit against a former employee for misappropriation of company trade secrets and violation of a non-disclosure agreement. The Utah Supreme Court recently…
  • Aug 28

    NLRB Throws Out Years of Joint-Employer Precedent – Adopts Two-Part Test For Joint-Employer Statu

    NLRB Throws Out Years of Joint-Employer Precedent – Adopts Two-Part Test For Joint-Employer Statu
    By Brian Mumaugh The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB or Board) has thrown employers a curve by overruling 30 years of long-standing decisions that narrowed the circumstances under which a joint-employer relationship could be found to…
  • Aug 24

    Home Care Workers Entitled to Minimum Wage and Overtime

    Home Care Workers Entitled to Minimum Wage and Overtime
    B y Mark Wiletsky Agencies that provide companionship or live-in care services for the elderly, ill or disabled will now have to pay their home care workers minimum wage and overtime pay under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). Reversing a…
Rank this Week: 2420

SourcingSpeak

SourcingSpeak

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

http://www.sourcingspeak.com/
  • Sep 2

    Strange Bedfellows: Technology Issues in Real Estate Transactions, Part 1

    Strange Bedfellows: Technology Issues in Real Estate Transactions, Part 1
    Technology continues to infuse our homes, businesses, and places of employment. For example, the “Internet of Things” – as it is sometimes called – brings a lot of promise to a wide variety of industries and sectors,…
  • Aug 26

    Under the Thumb: Regulatory Compliance When Outsourcing Cybersecurity Management

    Under the Thumb: Regulatory Compliance When Outsourcing Cybersecurity Management
    Managed security services are often a natural “add-on” when outsourcing IT services given that data protection is integral to application development, software as a service, and cloud storage, among other services. More recently,…
  • Aug 18

    Lessons from Litigating Technology Service Agreement

    Lessons from Litigating Technology Service Agreement
    Commercial lawyers ink thousands of contracts every day. Faced with an ever-shortening business cycle, they often do not have the luxury of seeking perfection in the contracting process. Fortunately, very few contracts ultimately end up in a…
Rank this Week: 2056

James M. Hoffmann Blog

James M. Hoffmann Blog

Covers Missouri workers' compensation and personal injury.

http://www.hoffmannworkcomp.com/category/blog/
  • Sep 2

    Computer Use Linked to Several Work-Related Injurie

    Computer Use Linked to Several Work-Related Injurie
    Office workers are prone to a variety of repetitive stress and computer-related injuries. When we think of workplace injuries, we often think of construction, factory, and mining workers. However, office workers are also prone to…
  • Sep 2

    Workers’ Compensation and Contagious Disease

    Workers’ Compensation and Contagious Disease
    Missouri healthcare workers are exposed to a variety of health risks, including exposure to contagious diseases. The dangers of contagious diseases made headlines during the Ebola scare in 2014. Healthcare workers are exposed to a…
  • Sep 1

    Common Workplace Hand and Finger Injurie

    Common Workplace Hand and Finger Injurie
    Manual laborers often suffer hand and finger injuries at the workplace. If the injury is serious, it may require long-term treatment and absence from work. Fortunately, in most cases, the victim of a workplace injury is entitled to receive…
Rank this Week: 3892

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/
  • Sep 2

    Wisconsin Unemployment and "Misconduct" vs "Substantial Fault"

    Wisconsin Unemployment and "Misconduct" vs "Substantial Fault"
    For decades, in Wisconsin, whenever an employee was discharge (i.e., "fired," "terminated") from their job and applied for unemployment benefits, the inquiry was whether the employee (the "claimant") engaged in "misconduct."  The term…
  • Jul 23

    Aurora Settles Federal Disability Discrimination Suit for $80,000

    Aurora Settles Federal Disability Discrimination Suit for $80,000
    The Milwaukee field office of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission ("EEOC") announced that Aurora Health Care, one of Wisconsin's largest employers, will pay $80,000 to settle a federal disability discrimination suit filed under the…
  • Jul 22

    Title VII to be Amended to Protect Against Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Discrimination?

    Title VII to be Amended to Protect Against Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Discrimination?
    Eric B. Meyer over at The Employer Handbook is reporting on a bill, called the "Equality Act," which will be introduced by Senator Jeff Merkley (D-OR) and several Senate Democrats as a “wide-ranging sexual orientation and gender…
Rank this Week: 834

Employment Class Action Blog

Employment Class Action Blog

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

http://www.employmentclassactionreport.com/
Rank this Week: 1606

Employment Law Business Guide

Employment Law Business Guide

Addresses employment law issues. By McLane, Graf, Raulerson, & Middleton, PA.

http://www.employmentlawbusinessguide.com
Rank this Week: 3756

Human Resources News

Human Resources News

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

http://blogs.hrhero.com/hrnews/
  • Sep 2

    Uber class action ruling expected to have national implication

    Uber class action ruling expected to have national implication
    A San Francisco judge’s ruling granting class action status to possibly thousands of Uber drivers carries implications that “go well beyond California,” according to an attorney closely watching the case. U.S. District Judge…
  • Aug 27

    NLRB adopts new standard in determining joint employment

    NLRB adopts new standard in determining joint employment
    The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has adopted a new and broader standard of what constitutes joint employment by taking a stand that abandons a long-accepted standard in favor of one the Board claims better reflects “the current…
  • Aug 25

    Appeals court revives new homecare worker rules on minimum wage, overtime

    Appeals court revives new homecare worker rules on minimum wage, overtime
    A new rule from the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) requiring minimum wage and overtime pay for many homecare workers is set to take effect after a ruling from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit. The DOL instituted…
Rank this Week: 1929

California Employment Law Report

California Employment Law Report

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

http://www.californiaemploymentlawreport.com/
  • Sep 2

    Nominated for 2015 Best Legal Blog – Now I need your vote

    Nominated for 2015 Best Legal Blog – Now I need your vote
    If you have been a reader of this blog, I’m calling in a favor.  The California Employment Law Report has been nominated for the Expert Institute’s Best Legal Blog Contest (out of more than 2,000 blogs, 250 were selected for…
  • Aug 31

    What are the biggest threats facing restaurateurs in 2015 and beyond?

    What are the biggest threats facing restaurateurs in 2015 and beyond?
    I was able to catch up with California Restaurant Association’s CEO, Jot Condie at the 2015 Western Foodservice & Hospitality Expo.  We discuss the threats facing restaurateurs and the steps the CRA is taking to represent its…
  • Aug 28

    Friday’s Five: Five recent employment law developments employers should heed

    Friday’s Five: Five recent employment law developments employers should heed
    This Friday’s Five covers five employment law developments that occurred in August 2015 that will have an impact for employers in California. 1)     NLRB ruling widens which companies may be considered “joint…
Rank this Week: 1827

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/
  • Sep 2

    Federal Judge Permits Uber Class Action

    Federal Judge Permits Uber Class Action
    In a detailed, 68-page decision a federal district court in the Northern District of California permitted a class action to proceed against Uber on the question of whether drivers are employees or independent contractors. The decision, issued…
  • Sep 1

    EEOC Finds "Continuing Pattern" of Pay Discrimination at U. Denver Law School

    EEOC Finds "Continuing Pattern" of Pay Discrimination at U. Denver Law School
    The Denver Post reported yesterday that the EEOC has threatened to sue the University of Denver's law school over what the commission calls a "continuing pattern" of paying female professors less than their male colleagues. In a…
  • Sep 1

    Contracting Out of Public Policy

    Contracting Out of Public Policy
    A doctor, upset about the outcome of a pregnancy, threatened to report to the hospital the conduct of certain nurses whom he thought had contributed to the death of the baby. He also disclosed to the mother what he believed...
Rank this Week: 97

Minnesota Labor & Employment Law…

Minnesota Labor & Employment Law Blog

Provides legal news for Minnesota employers. By Abrams & Schmidt.

http://www.minnesotalaboremploymentlawblog.com/
  • Sep 2

    Last Chance to Weigh in on the Proposed FLSA Overtime Change

    Last Chance to Weigh in on the Proposed FLSA Overtime Change
    September 4, 2015 is the last day to submit your opinion on the proposed overhaul of FLSA overtime.  The Department of Labor has proposed revising the FLSA, extending overtime protections to nearly 5 million white collar workers. …
  • Aug 19

    College Football Players Will Not Be Forming a Union

    College Football Players Will Not Be Forming a Union
    This week, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) exercised its discretion to decline jurisdiction in a case involving Northwestern University scholarship football players.  The union representation petition filed by the College…
  • Jul 27

    An Employee’s Past Work Record Can Lead to Denial of Unemployment Benefit

    An Employee’s Past Work Record Can Lead to Denial of Unemployment Benefit
    More news on the Unemployment front:  In Fish v. YMCA, A14-728 (Minn. App. 12/15/2014), Mr. Fish was discharged for misconduct from employment with the YMCA.  Minn. Stat. § 268.095, Subd. 4 indicates an employee who is…
Rank this Week: 1642

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: 933

California Public Agency Labor and…

California Public Agency Labor and Employment Blog

By Liebert Cassidy Whitmore.

http://www.calpublicagencylaboremploymentblog.com
  • Sep 2

    Tips from the Table: Responding to Requests for Information

    Tips from the Table: Responding to Requests for Information
    We are excited to continue our video series – Tips from the Table. In these monthly videos, members of LCW’s Labor Relations and Negotiations Services practice group will provide various tips that can be implemented…
  • Sep 1

    NLRB Ruling Denies Northwestern University Football Players Petition To Unionize

    NLRB Ruling Denies Northwestern University Football Players Petition To Unionize
    Last year, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), through its Region 13 Regional Director ruled that Northwestern University football players who receive grant-in-aid scholarships and have not exhausted their playing eligibility are…
  • Aug 26

    Your Employee Did What?? – HR Lessons Learned From Real Cases – 2015 Edition

    Your Employee Did What?? – HR Lessons Learned From Real Cases – 2015 Edition
    It’s that time of year again when we look at some of the unbelievable employment cases and what lessons may be learned from them. The “Devil’s” in the Details Velma Craig sued the City of New York, her former employer,…
Rank this Week: 4941

Technology Company Counselor

Technology Company Counselor

Covers benefits and compensation, employment law, immigration, intellectual property, litigation, securities, tax planning, and transactional issues affecting technology companies. By Epstein Becker Green.

http://www.techcompanycounselor.com/
Rank this Week: 2159

Employment Discrimination Report

Employment Discrimination Report

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

http://employmentdiscrimination.foxrothschild.com/
  • Sep 2

    When Employees Decline Their Maternity Leave

    When Employees Decline Their Maternity Leave
    As I was getting ready for work this morning, the Today Show had a profile of Marissa Mayer, CEO of Yahoo, who announced that she was expecting twins.  The profile noted that when Mayer had her first child, she declined Yahoo’s…
  • Aug 31

    Top 5 Interviewer Mistake

    Top 5 Interviewer Mistake
    I see a lot of posts focusing on mistakes that applicants make in an interview, but in my line of work, I see the consequences of what happens when employers make mistakes in interviews.  A mistake can be so easily made that could lead…
  • Aug 28

    NLRB’s “Refined” Joint-Employer Test: What is “Indirect” Control? UPDATED

    NLRB’s “Refined” Joint-Employer Test: What is “Indirect” Control? UPDATED
    A quick update to yesterday’s post.  For those wanting more information on yesterday’s NLRB ruling in Browning-Ferris Industries, 362 NLRB No 186, please see the Firm’s Labor & Employment Alert that was issued…
Rank this Week: 2488