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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
  • Apr 27

    Should I Blow The Whistle?

    Should I Blow The Whistle?
    Some basic considerations when thinking of reporting health care fraud Most employees never imagine reporting their employers. No one takes a job with their sights set on clandestinely gathering evidence for a government health care fraud…
  • Apr 25

    Issues for Defense Experts Regarding Infection as a Cause of Brain Damage

    Issues for Defense Experts Regarding Infection as a Cause of Brain Damage
    Cases that involve victims of brain damage can be very challenging, emotional and complicated. I believe to be successful in court, attorneys must be aware of any potential challenges he/she may face. A specific example of this is using…
  • Apr 17

    Instrumental Deliverie

    Instrumental Deliverie
    INSTRUMENTAL DELIVERIES An Important Discussion About Vacuum Deliveries All Effected Families Should Read        “It has been repeatedly shown that under modern conditions, caesarian section, although not devoid of…
Rank this Week: 3313

Global Workplace Insider

Global Workplace Insider

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

http://www.globalworkplaceinsider.com/
  • Apr 27

    The Supreme Court of Canada will hear a pay equity case

    The Supreme Court of Canada will hear a pay equity case
    In October 2016, we informed our readers and clients that the Québec Court of Appeal had unanimously upheld a Superior Court decision finding certain sections of the Pay Equity Act (Act) unconstitutional. The sections of the Act…
  • Apr 25

    Employer can draw a “line in the sand” and not breach its good faith bargaining obligation

    Employer can draw a “line in the sand” and not breach its good faith bargaining obligation
    A recent decision of the Fair Work Commission has confirmed an employer’s right to put a proposed enterprise agreement to employees for their approval, despite the union’s request to continue to bargain. Background In CFMEU…
  • Apr 25

    Transitional arrangements for the 457 visa and next step

    Transitional arrangements for the 457 visa and next step
    Following the Australian Prime Minister’s announcement on 18 April 2017 that the 457 visa will be abolished and replaced with a new Temporary Skill Shortage visa from March 2018, the Department of Immigration and Border Protection has…
Rank this Week: 3809

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/
  • Apr 27

    Lofaso on Workers Rights and Natural Human Right

    Lofaso on Workers Rights and Natural Human Right
    Anne-Marie Lofaso (West Virginia) has just posted on SSRN her article, Workers Rights as Natural Human Rights, which is to be published in the University of Miami Law Review. The abstract: We live in an increasingly polarized world: one…
  • Apr 26

    Call for Papers from Hunter College's National Center for Study of Collective Bargaining in Higher Education

    Call for Papers from Hunter College's National Center for Study of Collective Bargaining in Higher Education
    The National Center for the Study of Collective Bargaining in Higher Education and the Professions, Hunter College, has announced its call for papers for its 45th annual conference April 15-17, 2018. You can see the full announcement here,…
  • Apr 24

    Widiss on the PDA and ADA after Young v. UPS

    Widiss on the PDA and ADA after Young v. UPS
    Deborah Widiss (Indiana) has a new paper on SSRN (forthcoming in the UC Davis Law review): The Interaction of the Pregnancy Discrimination Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act after Young v. UPS. From the abstract: Pregnant women…
Rank this Week: 100

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: 2478

Hunton Retail Law Resource Blog

Hunton Retail Law Resource Blog

Analysis and Insight in Retail Law

https://www.huntonretailindustryblog.com/
  • Apr 27

    Washington State Passes New Legislation on Collection and Use of Biometric Identifier

    Washington State Passes New Legislation on Collection and Use of Biometric Identifier
    On April 18, 2017, the state of Washington passed House Bill 1493, which sets forth requirements for businesses who collect and use biometric identifiers for commercial purposes. Under HB 1493, a biometric identifier includes a fingerprint,…
  • Apr 26

    IT/Procurement Leadership Forum Hosted in Charlotte & Dalla

    IT/Procurement Leadership Forum Hosted in Charlotte & Dalla
    Join Hunton & Williams for in-person IT/Procurement Leadership Forums in Charlotte and Dallas in May. Our program topics include software audits and contract lifecycle management. This blog post contains registration links. ……
  • Apr 25

    Consumer Protection in Retail: Weekly Roundup

    Consumer Protection in Retail: Weekly Roundup
    This past week, several consumer actions made headlines that affect the retail industry. Continue reading for our weekly roundup. … Continue Reading
Rank this Week: 2611

HR Watchdog

HR Watchdog

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

http://hrwatchdog.calchamber.com/
  • Apr 27

    70 Is the New 65: Is the Retirement Age Increasing?

    70 Is the New 65: Is the Retirement Age Increasing?
    Thirty percent of U.S. workers ages 60 and older don’t plan to retire until age 70 or older, according to a recent CareerBuilder survey. Another 20 percent don’t know if they will ever be able to retire. Financial reasons…
  • Apr 26

    Senate Health Committee to Hear Single-Payer Health Care Job Killer Today

    Senate Health Committee to Hear Single-Payer Health Care Job Killer Today
    The Senate Health Committee today will consider a California Chamber of Commerce-opposed job killer bill that seeks to establish a government-run, single-payer health care system in California. SB 562 (Lara; D-Bell Gardens/Atkins; D-San…
  • Apr 24

    New Design for Green Cards and Employment Authorization Documents On Its Way

    New Design for Green Cards and Employment Authorization Documents On Its Way
    The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) redesigned the Permanent Resident Card, known as a “green card,” and the Employment Authorization Document (EAD). The USCIS will begin issuing the new cards on May 1, 2017.…
Rank this Week: 791

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/
  • Apr 27

    I felt forced to resign as a result of an illness or disability – what are my entitlements?

    I felt forced to resign as a result of an illness or disability – what are my entitlements?
    Disability and Human Rights Law in the Workplace: Employees have the right to be free from discrimination on the basis of discriminatory grounds, which includes Illness or disability. If an employee is faced with an illness or disability and…
  • Apr 21

    Ensuring Employees are Given Adequate Time to Review Employment Contract

    Ensuring Employees are Given Adequate Time to Review Employment Contract
    The law recognizes that there is an imbalance of power between employees and employers. Employers hold the advantage in contract negotiations because they are in a more favourable position to pressure or influence employees into agreeing or…
  • Apr 17

    Acceptable Scope of a Non-Solicitation Clause: A Real-Life Example

    Acceptable Scope of a Non-Solicitation Clause: A Real-Life Example
    For most employees, a non-solicitation clause should be all that is necessary if an employer is seeking to protect his/her business interests (clients) from employees who leave to a competitor. However, employers must be careful with the…
Rank this Week: 443

Restaurant Worker News Blog

Restaurant Worker News Blog

Covers employment law issues in the restaurant industry. By Berke-Weiss & Pechman LLP.

http://waiterpay.com/blog/
  • Apr 27

    World-renowned Chef and Restauranteur David Bouley Sued for Tip Credit Wage Violation

    World-renowned Chef and Restauranteur David Bouley Sued for Tip Credit Wage Violation
    A former restaurant worker at three of David Bouley’s New York City restaurants and event spaces claims the world-famous Bouley institutions failed to pay tipped restaurant employees minimum wage and overtime pay in violation of the…
  • Apr 26

    Another Fast Food Restaurant Hit with an Overtime Pay Lawsuit

    Another Fast Food Restaurant Hit with an Overtime Pay Lawsuit
    An Arby’s fast food restaurant in Vero Beach, Florida cheated workers out of overtime pay, according to a lawsuit filed by a former cashier at the restaurant.  Attorneys for the employee claim that Arby’s paid workers at the…
  • Apr 6

    Tip Sharing and 80/20 Violations Will Cost Red Robin Restaurants in New York $900,000

    Tip Sharing and 80/20 Violations Will Cost Red Robin Restaurants in New York $900,000
    New York State Red Robin Restaurants have agreed to pay $900,000 to current and former servers to settle claims for tip splitting violations and violating the 80/20 rule.  The $900,000 settlement was preliminarily approved by Gary R.…
Rank this Week: 280

Wage & Hour Defense Blog

Wage & Hour Defense Blog

Covers wage and hour law developments. By Epstein Becker Green.

http://www.wagehourblog.com/
  • Apr 27

    California District Court Rules That Student Athletes Are Not Employee

    California District Court Rules That Student Athletes Are Not Employee
    A federal district court in California has weighed in on the question of whether student-athletes are employees for the purposes of minimum wage and overtime laws. And, like the courts before it, it has rejected that notion. In Dawson v.…
  • Apr 26

    Overtime Rule Remains in Limbo as Fifth Circuit Grants the DOL’s Request for Another Extension

    Overtime Rule Remains in Limbo as Fifth Circuit Grants the DOL’s Request for Another Extension
    As many will recall, the Department of Labor’s (“DOL”) overtime rule, increasing the salary threshold for overtime exemptions at the behest of the Obama administration, was scheduled to take effect on December 1, 2016.…
  • Apr 7

    Chipotle Defeats Class and Collective Certification

    Chipotle Defeats Class and Collective Certification
    Our colleague Adriana S. Kosovych, associate at Epstein Becker Green, has a post on the Hospitality Employment and Labor blog that will be of interest to many of our readers: “Chipotle Exploits Wide Variation Among Plaintiffs to…
Rank this Week: 1253

McEldrew Young Blog

McEldrew Young Blog

Covers whistleblower law and wage theft for employees.

http://www.mceldrewyoung.com/blog/
  • Apr 27

    Recent Whistleblower Developments at McEldrew Young

    Recent Whistleblower Developments at McEldrew Young
    Last spring was a pretty busy time for whistleblower news at McEldrew Young.  It has been the same this year! McEldrew Young received a positive decision for our clients on Pfizer’s motion to dismiss the second amended complaint in…
  • Apr 21

    How 700 Bank Whistleblowers Get Ignored

    How 700 Bank Whistleblowers Get Ignored
    Like much of America, we have been following the story of Wells Fargo’s sales tactics and the government response to it. We haven’t discussed this matter in depth yet here on our blog (just a brief comment about its implications…
  • Apr 19

    Tax Day Debate at Supreme Court Over Time for SEC Disgorgement

    Tax Day Debate at Supreme Court Over Time for SEC Disgorgement
    The Securities and Exchange Commission defended its ability to disgorge illegal profits from wrongdoers before the Supreme Court yesterday in Kokesh v. SEC. It was Justice Neil Gorsuch’s second day of oral arguments.  An opinion is…
Rank this Week: 1619

Boston Lawyer Blog

Boston Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.bostonlawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1361

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/
  • Apr 27

    Giant leap in St. Louis city minimum wage is imminent

    Giant leap in St. Louis city minimum wage is imminent
    Employers in St. Louis City should prepare for an imminent increase in the minimum wage from $7.70 to $10 per hour. On Tuesday, the Missouri Supreme Court issued its direction to lift an injunction blocking the City’s minimum wage…
  • Apr 26

    OFCCP secures $1.7 million settlement in failure-to-hire case

    OFCCP secures $1.7 million settlement in failure-to-hire case
    The Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs and Palantir Technologies, a California-based technology company, have agreed to settle a pending lawsuit for about $1.7 million. We first reported on this case in October 2016.…
  • Apr 24

    Trump names Miscimarra Chairman of the NLRB (no more of this “Acting” stuff!)

    Trump names Miscimarra Chairman of the NLRB (no more of this “Acting” stuff!)
    According to Politico‘s “Morning Shift,” President Trump on Friday night promoted Philip Miscimarra from Acting Chairman to plain old Chairman of the National Labor Relations Board. Congratulations, Chairman! As of this…
Rank this Week: 931

Deal Law Wire

Deal Law Wire

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

http://www.deallawwire.com/
  • Apr 27

    Mining resurgence in M&A: proceed with caution

    Mining resurgence in M&A: proceed with caution
    Earlier this year, KPMG released its Mining M&A Newsletter for the second half of 2016. According to the report, deal volume as well as deal value increased in the second half of 2016 due to a large North American merger. In fact, deal…
  • Apr 13

    Earn-out trends: continued

    Earn-out trends: continued
    Back in April 2015, we discussed key questions to keep in mind when negotiating earn-outs, and looked at recent trends coming out of the American Bar Association’s 2014 Canadian Private Target M&A Deal Points Study (the 2014 ABA…
  • Apr 12

    Set up for success? Difficulties in M&A integration

    Set up for success? Difficulties in M&A integration
    In a previous post, we discussed the impact that deal team size can have on post transaction synergies. A recent report from PwC makes clear that pitfalls in the M&A process hardly disappear once the parties have determined the make-up of…
Rank this Week: 3776

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/
  • Apr 27

    Trade Secrets Injunction Spawns Intrigue, Alleged Threats, And Malicious Prosecution Action

    Trade Secrets Injunction Spawns Intrigue, Alleged Threats, And Malicious Prosecution Action
    NuScience Corporation is a California corporation that researches, develops and distributes health and beauty products, including nutritional supplements. In 2009, NuScience obtained by default a permanent injunction in a California federal…
  • Apr 24

    Do Companies Aid and Abet Discrimination by Conducting Background Checks on Independent Contractors?

    Do Companies Aid and Abet Discrimination by Conducting Background Checks on Independent Contractors?
    Our colleagues Patrick G. Brady and Julie Saker Schlegel, at Epstein Becker Green, have a post on the Retail Labor and Employment Law blog that will be of interest to many of our readers in the health care industry: “Beyond Joint…
  • Apr 11

    Maryland General Assembly Passes Sick and Safe Leave Bill

    Maryland General Assembly Passes Sick and Safe Leave Bill
    The state of Maryland appears poised to join seven other states and various local jurisdictions (including Montgomery County, Maryland) already requiring employers to provide paid sick and save leave. On April 5, 2017, the Maryland House of…
Rank this Week: 2165

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/
  • Apr 27

    Trump Comments Undermine his Own Case

    Trump Comments Undermine his Own Case
    The President has done it, again. He has said things that were later used against him in court. He issued an Executive Order a few weeks ago threatening to cut off funding to cities and communities that supposedly provide…
  • Apr 26

    Fifth Circuit Vacates Attorney Fee Award

    Fifth Circuit Vacates Attorney Fee Award
    In a recent decision, the Fifth Circuit reversed the award of attorney fees to a prevailing plaintiff. In Cervantes v. Cotter, the lower court severely reduced the plaintiff’s fee request by some 75% because the plaintiff’s…
  • Apr 25

    Sex Harassment is Too Common

    Sex Harassment is Too Common
    Sexual harassment was so common at Fox News that it often went unreported. See Alisyn Camerota’s account. She worked for Fox News for years and now works for CNN. So, she has a platform to speak freely. When she was still new at Fox…
Rank this Week: 1203

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: 52

ERISA Lawyer Blog

ERISA Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.erisalawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 380

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/
  • Apr 27

    The top 6 employee handbook mistake

    The top 6 employee handbook mistake
    Yesterday, I had a pleasure of presenting a webinar for The Builder’s Exchange: The Top 6 Employee Handbook Mistakes. For your viewing pleasure and educational enlightenment, I’ve embedded it below. The Top 6 Employee Handbook…
  • Apr 26

    Congrats to Philip Miscimarra on his appointment as NLRB Chair

    Congrats to Philip Miscimarra on his appointment as NLRB Chair
    I’m on record as calling Philip Miscimarra “mad as hell,” referring to his scathing dissents in recent NLRB protected concerted activity cases. I also have it on good authority that while he and I agree that the NLRB has…
  • Apr 25

    2nd Circuit holds that it’s perfectly okay for an employee to curse out his boss on Facebook (NSFW)

    2nd Circuit holds that it’s perfectly okay for an employee to curse out his boss on Facebook (NSFW)
    It’s been two years since the NLRB determined that section 7 of the National Labor Relations Act protected an employee’s profanity laced Facebook rant simply because he ended it with a pro union message. I held out hope that the…
Rank this Week: 248

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/
  • Apr 27

    Cost Containment—Global Budget Cap

    Cost Containment—Global Budget Cap
    Nelson Sabatini, Joseph Antos, Howard Haft & Donna Kinzer, Maryland’s All-Payer Model—Achievements, Challenges, And Next Steps, Health Affairs Blog (Jan. 31, 2017).David OrentlicherWhile the Affordable Care Act has done…
  • Apr 26

    Biological and Social Approaches to the LGBT Family

    Biological and Social Approaches to the LGBT Family
    Michael Boucai, Is Assisted Reproduction an LGBT Right?, 2016 Wisc. L. Rev. 1065 (2017).Douglas NeJaimeFor decades, same-sex couples have made claims—in both politics and law—to parenthood. Many of these claims relate to the…
  • Apr 25

    The Staying Power of Injustice and the Prolonged History of the Trafficking of Indian Children in The Other Slavery

    The Staying Power of Injustice and the Prolonged History of the Trafficking of Indian Children in The Other Slavery
    Andrés Reséndez, The Other Slavery: The Uncovered Story of Indian Enslavement in America (2016), available at Amazon.Ann TweedyThe Other Slavery: The Uncovered Story of Indian Enslavement in America is a devastating encyclopedic…
Rank this Week: 125

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: 704

Boletin Laboral

Boletin Laboral

Labor-employment law and workplace issues in Puerto Rico. By Robert A. Fleming.

http://www.abogadoslaborales.com
  • Apr 26

    Hostigamiento Sexual no tiene que ser necesariamente motivado por deseo sexual

    Hostigamiento Sexual no tiene que ser necesariamente motivado por deseo sexual
    El caso Burns v. Johnson, 829 F.3d 1 (1st Cir. 2016) trata de un supervisor en una oficina federal que al poco tiempo de llegar a la oficina, se acostumbró a rondar por el lugar de trabajo portando un bate en sus brazos  y un…
  • Apr 18

    Discrimen por belleza- lo que no se habla

    Discrimen por belleza- lo que no se habla
    Las personas ‘lindas’  aparentemente tienen la ventaja en el trabajo y pese que se habla mucho de discriminación por raza, edad, sexo y color,  poco se menciona el discrimen por la belleza.  La realidad…
  • Apr 18

    Empleados que se llevan secretos de su patrono

    Empleados que se llevan secretos de su patrono
    Un caso  que lleva litigándose en el tribunal federal demuestra la dificultad de proteger la información confidencial de la empresa. En  Tls Mgmt. & Mktg. Servs. LLC v. Rodriguez-Toledo, Civil No. 15-2121…
Rank this Week: 3200

Boletin Laboral

Boletin Laboral

Blog about labor and employment laws and workplace issues in Puerto Rico. By Robert A. Fleming.

http://www.abogadoslaborales.com
  • Apr 26

    Hostigamiento Sexual no tiene que ser necesariamente motivado por deseo sexual

    Hostigamiento Sexual no tiene que ser necesariamente motivado por deseo sexual
    El caso Burns v. Johnson, 829 F.3d 1 (1st Cir. 2016) trata de un supervisor en una oficina federal que al poco tiempo de llegar a la oficina, se acostumbró a rondar por el lugar de trabajo portando un bate en sus brazos  y un…
  • Apr 18

    Discrimen por belleza- lo que no se habla

    Discrimen por belleza- lo que no se habla
    Las personas ‘lindas’  aparentemente tienen la ventaja en el trabajo y pese que se habla mucho de discriminación por raza, edad, sexo y color,  poco se menciona el discrimen por la belleza.  La realidad…
  • Apr 18

    Empleados que se llevan secretos de su patrono

    Empleados que se llevan secretos de su patrono
    Un caso  que lleva litigándose en el tribunal federal demuestra la dificultad de proteger la información confidencial de la empresa. En  Tls Mgmt. & Mktg. Servs. LLC v. Rodriguez-Toledo, Civil No. 15-2121…
Rank this Week: 3232

HR & Benefits Update

HR & Benefits Update

Covers human resources and other workforce management, compensation and employee benefits laws, policies and practices. By Solutions Law Press.

http://slphrbenefitsupdate.com/
Rank this Week: 1002

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/
  • Apr 26

    More Self-Inflicted Wounds? Fox Hit With Race Discrimination Lawsuit

    More Self-Inflicted Wounds? Fox Hit With Race Discrimination Lawsuit
    It was humming along, the major cable news network in America, raking in billions in profits. Now Fox News  has lost (forced out) its visionary chief executive officer, Roger Ailes, and its top star,  Bill OReilly, both accused of…
  • Apr 12

    Would the Framers’ Allow Signs that Create a Disturbance?

    Would the Framers’ Allow Signs that Create a Disturbance?
    U.S. Sen. Jeff Flake, R-AZ, a proponent of U.S. President Donald Trump, has adopted a “code of conduct” for a planned  town meeting  tomorrow at the  Mesa Convention Center, near Phoenix. It is likely that…
  • Apr 5

    Bill O’Reilly and the Market-Driven Approach to Sexual Harassment

    Bill O’Reilly and the Market-Driven Approach to Sexual Harassment
    In one sense,  Bill OReilly and Fox News work for the corporations that buy commercial time on”The O’Reilly Factor.” There would be no O’Reilly Factor without commercial advertising. It is significant…
Rank this Week: 727

Abuser Goes to Work

Abuser Goes to Work

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

http://abusergoestowork.com
  • Apr 26

    More Self-Inflicted Wounds? Fox Hit With Race Discrimination Lawsuit

    More Self-Inflicted Wounds? Fox Hit With Race Discrimination Lawsuit
    It was humming along, the major cable news network in America, raking in billions in profits. Now Fox News  has lost (forced out) its visionary chief executive officer, Roger Ailes, and its top star,  Bill OReilly, both accused of…
  • Apr 12

    Would the Framers’ Allow Signs that Create a Disturbance?

    Would the Framers’ Allow Signs that Create a Disturbance?
    U.S. Sen. Jeff Flake, R-AZ, a proponent of U.S. President Donald Trump, has adopted a “code of conduct” for a planned  town meeting  tomorrow at the  Mesa Convention Center, near Phoenix. It is likely that…
  • Apr 5

    Bill O’Reilly and the Market-Driven Approach to Sexual Harassment

    Bill O’Reilly and the Market-Driven Approach to Sexual Harassment
    In one sense,  Bill OReilly and Fox News work for the corporations that buy commercial time on”The O’Reilly Factor.” There would be no O’Reilly Factor without commercial advertising. It is significant…
Rank this Week: 3519

McCormack & Erlich Blog

McCormack & Erlich Blog

Covers employment law.

http://mcelawfirm.com/articles/
  • Apr 26

    Sexual assault website reveals dark underbelly of LA cocktail industry

    Sexual assault website reveals dark underbelly of LA cocktail industry
    The hospitality industry is slowly coming to terms with a reality it has long known about but neglected to address. It is becoming harder and harder to deny that the dangers of sexual assault exist […]
  • Apr 21

    Disney says ‘let it go’ to anti-poaching lawsuit with $100 million settlement

    Disney says ‘let it go’ to anti-poaching lawsuit with $100 million settlement
    Disney may be giving joy to millions of people through its films. However, some of the studio’s policies have left employees feeling unhappy and frustrated. In an unusual move for a company known to rarely […]
  • Apr 17

    Cheerleaders accuse NFL of conspiracy to suppress wage

    Cheerleaders accuse NFL of conspiracy to suppress wage
    With their fluffy pompoms, big smiles and infectious energy, cheerleaders always look fabulous during their performances. However, few people know about the hard work and hours of rehearsals that go into perfecting each routine, often…
Rank this Week: 1413

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/
  • Apr 26

    Governor Walker's Recent Budget Proposal Would Have Eliminated Independent Appellate Body

    Governor Walker's Recent Budget Proposal Would Have Eliminated Independent Appellate Body
    Wisconsin Attorney Victor J. Forberger has a very well-written article in the Wisconsin Bar Association's Labor and Employment Blog about the impact a recent budget proposal would have had that called for the elimination of the Labor and…
  • Apr 20

    Dealing with Hearsay in Unemployment Appeal Hearing

    Dealing with Hearsay in Unemployment Appeal Hearing
    Former Administrative Law Judge Charles Schaefer has a really good article in the recent edition of the Wisconsin State Bar's publication, "Wisconsin Lawyer," titled, "Hearsay Problems at Unemployment Insurance Hearings."  I have handled…
  • Apr 12

    Wisconsin Court of Appeals Weighs in on "Substantial Fault" in Unemployment Insurance Claim

    Wisconsin Court of Appeals Weighs in on "Substantial Fault" in Unemployment Insurance Claim
    Back in 2013, the Wisconsin legislature enacted amendments to the unemployment insurance statute in response to "concerns within the employer community that the current misconduct standard in Wisconsin was too generous in providing benefits…
Rank this Week: 4111

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: 4578

Employment and Labour Law

Employment and Labour Law

Covers employment law in Canada. BY FMC Law.

http://www.employmentandlabour.com
  • Apr 26

    Changes to the Canada Pension Plan: a field guide for Ontario employer

    Changes to the Canada Pension Plan: a field guide for Ontario employer
    Are you an employer who is uncertain about what you should be doing to prepare for the changes to the Canada Pension Plan (CPP)?  This guide will help you. The changes were announced by the federal government a year ago, and formal rules…
  • Apr 10

    Court Allows the TTC to Implement Random Drug and Alcohol Testing

    Court Allows the TTC to Implement Random Drug and Alcohol Testing
    In a recent decision, the Honourable Justice Marrocco of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice denied the request of the Amalgamated Transit Union Local 113 and Robert Kinnear (the “Applicants”) to restrain the TTC from conducting…
  • Mar 28

    Extension of Parental Benefits – What About the Leave?

    Extension of Parental Benefits – What About the Leave?
    The Federal government announced in the budget that it intends to “stretch” employment insurance (“EI”) parental leave benefits to up to 18 months at a lower benefit rate of 33% of average weekly earnings (find that…
Rank this Week: 3458

Unemployed and Scared

Unemployed and Scared

Appeals and tips specific to Minnesota's unemployment process. By IAJ Law, LLC.

http://iajlaw.com/news-articles/unemployment/
  • Apr 26

    Minnesota’s Informal Brief for Unemployment Rule

    Minnesota’s Informal Brief for Unemployment Rule
    An informal brief for unemployment is stressful because most times, it is the first time a person has ever written an informal brief. Personally, I […] The post Minnesota’s Informal Brief for Unemployment Rule appeared first on…
  • Apr 25

    Why thinking like an Unemployment Loser will help you Win

    Why thinking like an Unemployment Loser will help you Win
    Being an unemployment loser is painful.  I believe every worker deserves who quits or gets discharged deserves unemployment benefits. Even more, I believe approaching an […] The post Why thinking like an Unemployment Loser will…
  • Apr 18

    Legal Research for Minnesota Unemployment Case

    Legal Research for Minnesota Unemployment Case
    Conducting legal research on unemployment cases in Minnesota is as easy as viewing case archives using this database. On the other hand,  I think a stronger […] The post Legal Research for Minnesota Unemployment Cases…
Rank this Week: 1688

Atlanta Employment Attorneys Blog

Atlanta Employment Attorneys Blog

Covers employment law. By Mays & Kerr LLC.

http://www.atlantaemploymentattorneysblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1597

Jottings By An Employer's Lawyer

Jottings By An Employer's Lawyer

Covers employment law cases. By Michael Fox.

http://employerslawyer.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 26

    After 42 Years, It's Nice to Know That I Might Be Qualified for Something

    After 42 Years, It's Nice to Know That I Might Be Qualified for Something
    In this morning's mail box ...Michael, BCG Attorney Search noticed that the following job might suit your qualifications and experience. We are pleased to provide you with the latest jobs from your preferred geographic location and practice…
  • Mar 7

    The Concept of Fallow Ground and Other Musing

    The Concept of Fallow Ground and Other Musing
    More than one year has passed since my last post, and the two or three years before were little more productive. Still for some reason, hopefully more noble than ego, I have chosen not to kill off this spot on the internet.Like the biblical…
  • Feb 24

    An Unusual Condition of Employment - You Must Be Armed

    An Unusual Condition of Employment - You Must Be Armed
    A basic tenet of American employment law is that employment is at will, meaning that the employer can set the conditions of employment as long as it is not otherwise illegal.A Georgia businessman who provides aviation insurance has a new one:…
Rank this Week: 2090

Orange County Employment Lawyers…

Orange County Employment Lawyers Blog

Covers employment law. By Nassiri Law.

http://www.orangecountyemploymentlawyersblog.com/
  • Apr 26

    Farmers Fear Immigration Raids Also

    Farmers Fear Immigration Raids Also
    Since President Donald Trump has assumed office, he has followed through on his controversial plan to deport as many undocumented immigrants from the country as possible.  While he stressed that it would only be criminals who would be…
  • Apr 22

    New Report Discusses Hotel Worker Exploitation

    New Report Discusses Hotel Worker Exploitation
    Whenever we go on a vacation and stay in a hotel, one of the benefits is that we don’t have to do any housekeeping while we are away.  You can leave your room a mess and come back that evening, and everything will be neat and…
  • Apr 18

    GM to Hire More Workers for Self-Driving Car Program

    GM to Hire More Workers for Self-Driving Car Program
    While we may never see a flying car, as many science fiction movies of the 80’s and 90’s liked to feature, it seems that self-driving cars are going to be on the roads in large numbers in the relatively near future.  There…
Rank this Week: 2755

WKL&B WOrkDay Blog

WKL&B WOrkDay Blog

Covers labor and employment law developments. By Wolters Kluwer.

http://www.employmentlawdaily.com/index.php/blog
  • Apr 25

    Firing employee for expletive-laced Facebook post violated NLRA

    Firing employee for expletive-laced Facebook post violated NLRA
    An employer violated the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) when it fired an employee because of comments he made on social media arguably disparaging his supervisor’s mother, the Second Circuit Court of Appeals ruled. The appeals…
  • Apr 25

    Even with telecommuting accommodation, financial analyst on autism spectrum not qualified

    Even with telecommuting accommodation, financial analyst on autism spectrum not qualified
    By Lisa Milam-Perez, J.D. A senior financial analyst with autism spectrum disorder was unable to perform the essential functions of his position, either before or after he informed his employer of his disability and was allowed to telecommute…
  • Apr 25

    Employee’s Facebook post not so ‘opprobrious’ that it lost NLRA protection

    Employee’s Facebook post not so ‘opprobrious’ that it lost NLRA protection
    By Ronald Miller, J.D. Discharging an employee because of his comments on social media was unlawful, the Second Circuit ruled, because the employee’s conduct was not so “opprobrious” as to lose the protection of the NLRA.…
Rank this Week: 134

Swinging for the Fences - Royal…

Swinging for the Fences - Royal Sports Group

Baseball player rights, benefits and more.

http://royalsportsgroup.info/
  • Apr 25

    Baseball, Dirt Bikes and the Substantial Risk Clause

    Baseball, Dirt Bikes and the Substantial Risk Clause
    1 min readThis week, everybody has been weighing in on baseball and dirt biking on an off day.  For one, I want you to enjoy your off […] The post Baseball, Dirt Bikes and the Substantial Risk Clause appeared first on Royal Sports…
  • Apr 17

    Confused by Your In-Season Supplemental Allowances?

    Confused by Your In-Season Supplemental Allowances?
    1 min readSupplemental allowances for Players can become confusing if this is your first season.   Most Players have no idea how this benefit gets calculated or where it […] The post Confused by Your In-Season…
  • Apr 14

    New MLB 10 Day DL Rule – Ten Day Disabled List

    New MLB 10 Day DL Rule – Ten Day Disabled List
    1 min readAre you up to date on the new 10 day DL rule impacting Major League rosters? The post New MLB 10 Day DL Rule – Ten Day Disabled List appeared first on Royal Sports Group.
Rank this Week: 3004

New York Employment Attorneys Blog

New York Employment Attorneys Blog

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

http://www.newyorkemploymentattorneysblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1197

Human Resources News

Human Resources News

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

http://blogs.hrhero.com/hrnews/
  • Apr 25

    New York City freelancer law to take effect May 15

    New York City freelancer law to take effect May 15
    by Zach Morahan and Shannon Kane New York City’s new “Freelance Isn’t Free Act,” which goes into effect May 15, requires written contracts for many freelance jobs worth $800 or more and provides for stiff monetary…
  • Apr 19

    DOL to address overtime rules by June 30

    DOL to address overtime rules by June 30
    A federal court of appeals has granted the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) its third extension in defending a lawsuit challenging new Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) overtime regulations. A lower court temporarily enjoined the rules last year,…
  • Apr 7

    Senate confirms ‘proemployer’ Gorsuch to Supreme Court

    Senate confirms ‘proemployer’ Gorsuch to Supreme Court
    The Senate has confirmed President Donald Trump’s nominee to the U.S. Supreme Court, Neil Gorsuch. Because Gorsuch is known for adhering to the letter of the law, his confirmation likely is good news for employers, experts say.…
Rank this Week: 855

Chicago Overtime Lawyer Blog

Chicago Overtime Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.chicagoovertimelawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 25

    Arbitration Used to Try to Bar Mis-classification Claims in Overtime Case

    Arbitration Used to Try to Bar Mis-classification Claims in Overtime Case
    But Patel argues he was a manager only in name and that he did not meet the requirements for overtime exempt status under the executive category of the federal Fair Labor standards Act (FLSA). According to his complaint, Patel spent most of…
  • Apr 10

    Test to Determine Joint Employer Status for Unpaid Overtime Claim

    Test to Determine Joint Employer Status for Unpaid Overtime Claim
    The workers, having already won an award of more than $18,000 in damages for overtime work for which J.I. had refused to pay them, are now claiming Commercial should also be held liable for the hours the employees spent working for Commercial…
  • Mar 30

    Kors’s Arbitration Provision Stricken in Overtime Case

    Kors’s Arbitration Provision Stricken in Overtime Case
    The decision to be reached by the California federal court could be highly influential. Despite executives and business advocacy groups continuing to insist arbitrations benefit workers as much as, if not more than, their employers, employee…
Rank this Week: 959

California Public Agency Labor and…

California Public Agency Labor and Employment Blog

By Liebert Cassidy Whitmore.

http://www.calpublicagencylaboremploymentblog.com
Rank this Week: 2629

New Jersey Lawyers Blog

New Jersey Lawyers Blog

Covers New Jersey business, labor and employment, estate planning and consumer law. By McLaughlin & Nardi, LLC.

http://www.newjerseylawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2321

Trade Secrets and Noncompete Blog

Trade Secrets and Noncompete Blog

Covers the law of restrictive covenants, unfair competition and trade secrets. By Epstein Becker Green.

http://www.tradesecretsnoncompetelaw.com/
  • Apr 25

    Long Strange Trip Through Court System Continues in Goldman Code Theft Case

    Long Strange Trip Through Court System Continues in Goldman Code Theft Case
    In an order dated April 20, 2017, New York’s Court of Appeals agreed to hear Sergey Aleynikov’s appeal of his conviction under an arcane New York criminal statute.  Aleynikov is a former Goldman Sachs computer…
  • Apr 25

    Long Strange Trip Through Court System Continues in Goldman Code Theft Case

    Long Strange Trip Through Court System Continues in Goldman Code Theft Case
    In an order, dated April 20, 2017, New York’s Court of Appeals agreed to hear Sergey Aleynikov’s appeal of his conviction under an arcane New York criminal statute.  Aleynikov is a former Goldman Sachs computer programmer,…
  • Apr 10

    Court’s Newest Member Has Trade Secret Protecting Track Record

    Court’s Newest Member Has Trade Secret Protecting Track Record
    Before the Defend Trade Secrets Act (“DTSA”) became federal law in the spring of 2016, Supreme Court watchers would likely care little about prospective justices’ approach to trade secrets matters.  Such matters were…
Rank this Week: 4694

Connecticut Employment Law Blog

Connecticut Employment Law Blog

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

http://www.ctemploymentlawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 235

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: 808

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/
  • Apr 25

    Pet Custody in Pennsylvania

    Pet Custody in Pennsylvania
    Earlier this year, much to my husband’s chagrin, we drove over an hour to Maryland to spend a Sunday afternoon at the home of a stranger.  We left with our new four-legged baby- Nala Blu.  More and more people choose to open…
  • Apr 21

    Could a Condominium Face Legal Trouble Because of Residents’ Blog Against Emotional Support Animal

    Could a Condominium Face Legal Trouble Because of Residents’ Blog Against Emotional Support Animal
    I have written a number of times on this blog about providing reasonable accommodations for “service animals” and “emotional support animals.”  This legal battle continues to affect condominium and homeowner…
  • Apr 20

    Federal Rule Changes Impacting Equity Crowdfunding and Social Media Use Go Into Effect Today

    Federal Rule Changes Impacting Equity Crowdfunding and Social Media Use Go Into Effect Today
    For entrepreneurs in states that permit state equity crowdfunding, effective today, a change in federal rules will allow those states to allow entrepreneurs to use social media to solicit out of state residents to raise money for their…
Rank this Week: 453

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/
  • Apr 25

    New Minimum Wage Law in Iowa

    New Minimum Wage Law in Iowa
    Iowa enacted a new law, Iowa House File 295, that prohibits counties and cities from regulating certain employment matters that are regulated by the state. On a practical level, for employers, this will reduce some compliance burdens,…
  • Apr 18

    Employers in Nebraska and Iowa Should be Aware of Changes in Pay Discrimination Lawsuit

    Employers in Nebraska and Iowa Should be Aware of Changes in Pay Discrimination Lawsuit
    A recent court case, stemming from an Iowa employer, may have a significant impact on how employers throughout Nebraska and Iowa view pay differential between employees. On April 3, 2017, the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled in Dindinger…
  • Apr 17

    Broker-Dealers Offered Opportunity to Provide Comments to FINRA Rules for Capital Formation

    Broker-Dealers Offered Opportunity to Provide Comments to FINRA Rules for Capital Formation
    The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, known as FINRA, is undergoing a review of internal operations and programs as part of a review process dubbed FINRA 360. FINRA, as an independent self-regulatory organization with the overall goal…
Rank this Week: 751