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New Jersey Employment Attorneys…

New Jersey Employment Attorneys Blog

Covers employment law. By Mashel Law, L.L.C.

http://www.newjerseyemploymentattorneysblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1227

HR Watchdog

HR Watchdog

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

http://hrwatchdog.calchamber.com/
  • Aug 21

    Rigid Disability Leave Policy Results in $2 Million Settlement

    Rigid Disability Leave Policy Results in $2 Million Settlement
    Inflexible disability leave policies that fail to assess the individual needs of the employee can lead to liability, as a recent $2 million settlement demonstrates. This settlement resolves a nationwide disability discrimination lawsuit filed…
  • Aug 17

    Question Remains: Should Apple Workers Be Paid for Security Screening Time?

    Question Remains: Should Apple Workers Be Paid for Security Screening Time?
    Yesterday, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeal asked the California Supreme Court to help resolve the question of whether Apple’s store workers should be paid for time they spend undergoing security checks at the end of their shifts. The…
  • Aug 15

    CalChamber Fighting Unlimited Access to Employer Document

    CalChamber Fighting Unlimited Access to Employer Document
    A California Chamber of Commerce-opposed bill that allows organizations unaffiliated with the employer to access an undefined and potentially unlimited scope of employer internal documents awaits action by the state Senate. AB…
Rank this Week: 4842

Quirky Employment Law Questions

Quirky Employment Law Questions

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

http://quirkyemploymentquestions.com/
Rank this Week: 385

Labor & Employment Law…

Labor & Employment Law Perspectives

By Foley & Lardner LLP.

http://www.laboremploymentperspectives.com/
  • Aug 21

    A Cautionary Tale That Context Matter

    A Cautionary Tale That Context Matter
    In the shifting landscape of employment law, a recent case illustrates the need to apply context and consider all the circumstances – even when it looks like a general rule applies. In this particular case, involving race and national…
  • Aug 21

    DHS Issues New Version of Form I-9 - Effective on September 18, 2017

    DHS Issues New Version of Form I-9 - Effective on September 18, 2017
    The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has issued yet another update to the Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification. This new version becomes mandatory for use with new hires and reverifications as of September 18, 2017.  This…
  • Aug 14

    Off-Duty Emails May Be Compensable (or Not)

    Off-Duty Emails May Be Compensable (or Not)
    After living with the reality of after-hours work emails, texts and cell phone calls for so many years, no one should be surprised that the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) (29 U.S.C. § 201 et seq.) requires employers to pay non-exempt…
Rank this Week: 834

Classified: The Class Action Blog

Classified: The Class Action Blog

A blog focused on the latest class action developments and trends by the attorneys of Carlton Fields Jorden Burt.

http://classifiedclassaction.com/
Rank this Week: 1256

Social Media Employment Law Blog

Social Media Employment Law Blog

Covers issues in social media and employment law. By Cozen O'Connor.

http://www.socialmediaemploymentlawblog.com
  • Aug 21

    New “Employment Law Now” Podcast Episode Released

    New “Employment Law Now” Podcast Episode Released
    A new episode of my “Employment Law Now” podcast has just been released. Today’s episode is about policies, policies, policies: employees engaging in political activity outside the workplace, disclosure of customer…
  • Aug 4

    Part 2 of 2 – New “Employment Law Now” Podcast Episode

    Part 2 of 2 – New “Employment Law Now” Podcast Episode
    Been waiting anxiously for this for two weeks? A new episode of my “Employment Law Now” podcast has just been released today! In today’s episode, I update you on the DOL’s significant next step on the road toward…
  • Jul 20

    New Employment Law Podcast Episode – W/ Former EEOC General Counsel David Lopez

    New Employment Law Podcast Episode – W/ Former EEOC General Counsel David Lopez
    A big, special new episode of my “Employment Law Now” podcast has just been released today! This is part 1 of a 2 part sit-down interview with former EEOC General Counsel David Lopez, who offers terrific insight on issues…
Rank this Week: 3962

Employment Law Watch

Employment Law Watch

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

http://www.employmentlawwatch.com/
  • Aug 21

    Third Circuit Finds No ADA Violation Where Employee Deemed Unfit for Duty

    Third Circuit Finds No ADA Violation Where Employee Deemed Unfit for Duty
    On Tuesday August 15, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit affirmed the dismissal of a claim for disability discrimination, where the plaintiff was deemed psychologically unfit for duty and subsequently had his employment…
  • Aug 14

    NYC Proposes Ban on Non-Compete

    NYC Proposes Ban on Non-Compete
    New York City, which for years has been a trailblazer in employee-friendly workplace legislation, is at it again. Late last month, the NYC Council proposed a bill that would prohibit non-compete agreements for low-wage workers.  The bill…
  • Aug 10

    Employers Beware: Fifth Circuit Narrows “Fluctuating” Workweek

    Employers Beware: Fifth Circuit Narrows “Fluctuating” Workweek
    In a recent Wage and Hour development, the Fifth Circuit held that the “fluctuating workweek method,” which allows employers to decrease their liability for overtime payments in situations where they misclassify exempt employees,…
Rank this Week: 1834

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: 2161

Wage & Hour Defense Blog

Wage & Hour Defense Blog

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

http://www.wagehourblog.com/
Rank this Week: 922

ERISA Lawyer Blog

ERISA Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.erisalawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 960

Bingham Greenebaum Doll Blog

Bingham Greenebaum Doll Blog

Covers Indiana law.

http://www.bgdlegal.com/blog/
  • Aug 21

    Costco Charged $19.4M for Unauthorized Use of TIFFANY Trademark

    Costco Charged $19.4M for Unauthorized Use of TIFFANY Trademark
    A federal court in New York recently ruled that Costco Wholesale Corp. (“Costco”) owes Tiffany & Co. approximately $19.4 million dollars for selling diamond rings falsely advertised as “Tiffany” rings.
  • Aug 18

    Co-Executors’ Choice of Appraiser Upheld

    Co-Executors’ Choice of Appraiser Upheld
    In Heisinger v. Cleary, 150 A.3d 1136 (2016), the Supreme Court of Connecticut upheld the Co-Executors’ engagement of Management Professional Planning, Inc. ("MPI") to appraise the decedent’s stock in a closely held business.
  • Aug 14

    Beneficiary's Trust Interest Properly Taken for Beneficiary's Debts Under Modified Trust

    Beneficiary's Trust Interest Properly Taken for Beneficiary's Debts Under Modified Trust
    In the Matter of Frei Irrevocable Trust dated October 29, 1996, 390 P.3d 646, is a 2017 decision by the Supreme Court of Nevada holding that a beneficiary’s interest in a trust is subject to the claims of his creditors, notwithstanding…
Rank this Week: 2051

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/
  • Aug 21

    A deep dive on social media, employee privacy, and the workplace

    A deep dive on social media, employee privacy, and the workplace
    When history closes its book on 21st century America, Charlottesville may go down as one of its most significant chapters. If justice has any place in our world, it will prove to be a turning point on race relations in our nation. Or at least…
  • Aug 18

    WIRTW #472 (the “back to school” edition)

    WIRTW #472 (the “back to school” edition)
    Happy back to school @lakeridgeacademy for Norah (6th) and Donovan (3rd). A post shared by Jon Hyman (@jonhyman) on Aug 16, 2017 at 8:26am PDT Here’s what I read this week: Discrimination He was hired at 63 and fired at…
  • Aug 17

    The meaning of life (in eight words)

    The meaning of life (in eight words)
    A few months back, while riding in the car (we do a lot of riding in the car, mostly to and from music lessons, rehearsals, and gigs), I fielded a question from the back seat. I don’t recall the context of the conversation, or the…
Rank this Week: 171

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: 17

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/
  • Aug 21

    Jotwell 2017 Summer Break

    Jotwell 2017 Summer Break
    Jotwell is taking a short summer break. Posting will resume on Monday, September 4. However, even while we’re on break, we’ll be accepting submissions, editing them, and doing a lot of work under the hood. We have tentatively…
  • Aug 18

    The Real World

    The Real World
    Karen Bradshaw, Settling for Natural Resource Damages, 40 Harv. Envtl. L. Rev. 211 (2016). James W. Coleman, How Cheap Is Corporate Talk? Comparing Companies’ Comments on Regulations with Their Securities Disclosures, 40 Harv. Envtl.…
  • Aug 17

    Democracy Unchained

    Democracy Unchained
    K. Sabeel Rahman, Private Power, Public Values: Regulating Social Infrastructure in a Changing Economy, 39 Cardozo L. Rev. 5 (forthcoming, 2017), available at SSRN. Frank Pasquale In the mid-2000s, digital activists spearheaded the…
Rank this Week: 300

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: 1288

Northern Exposure

Northern Exposure

Covers employment law for U.S. companies with employees in Canada: By Fasken Martineau.

http://blogs.hrhero.com/northernexposure/
  • Aug 20

    When working notice just doesn’t work

    When working notice just doesn’t work
    by Jacqueline Gant For employers shutting down operations, providing working notice is often the best way to reduce severance amounts owed. Except when it’s not. In McLeod v. 1274458 Ontario Inc., an Ontario court confirmed that working…
  • Aug 13

    Genetic information is off limits!

    Genetic information is off limits!
    by Michael Adams Medical examinations of future and present employees are commonly required by Canadian employers in order to verify a person’s capacity to do the work. However, since May 2017, federally regulated employers can no…
  • Aug 6

    Do waves of collective dismissals constitute a single collective dismissal?

    Do waves of collective dismissals constitute a single collective dismissal?
    by Paul Côté-Lépine In a number of Canadian jurisdictions, when conducting a collective dismissal or mass termination, an employer will have significant obligations that include giving increased notice of the collective…
Rank this Week: 765

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: 1564

Arbitration Matters

Arbitration Matters

Covers recent developments in labor arbitration. By John H. Curley.

https://arbitrationmatters.blogspot.com
  • Aug 20

    Verizon ordered to arbitrate benefits claim

    Verizon ordered to arbitrate benefits claim
    A District Court in Pennsylvania has ordered Verizon to arbitrate a grievance filed by Communications Workers of America claiming that the Company breached a contractual prohibition on "Making any changes in the Verizon Pension Plan or the…
  • Aug 13

    Quick Hits - Deferral, neutrality, "flagrant misconduct" and excessive force

    Quick Hits - Deferral, neutrality, "flagrant misconduct" and excessive force
    Court upholds NLRB’s refusal to defer to arbitratorThe Eight Circuit has affirmed an NLRB decision (available here) refusing to defer to an arbitrator’s award (here).  Cooper Tire had dismissed Anthony Runnion for his conduct…
  • Aug 6

    Marriott challenges arbitrator's award on applicability of neutrality/card check agreement, impact of successorship language

    Marriott challenges arbitrator's award on applicability of neutrality/card check agreement, impact of successorship language
    Marriott International and Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide were both members of a multi-employer Hotel Association and were  bound by an Industry-Wide Agreement (IWA) between the Association and the New York Hotel and Motel…
Rank this Week: 45

Diversity Insight

Diversity Insight

Diversity Insight: Strategies for building a diverse, multi-cultural workplace

http://blogs.hrhero.com/diversity/
  • Aug 20

    Firestorm over Google memo putting ‘diversity of thought’ in spotlight

    Firestorm over Google memo putting ‘diversity of thought’ in spotlight
    What was meant to be an internal memo written by a male engineer at Google hit the internet in a big way in early August, igniting controversy that led to the employee’s firing and much discussion about the effectiveness of corporate…
  • Aug 20

    Violent culture, violent workplace

    Violent culture, violent workplace
    Mark I. Schickman The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) has reported an increase in work-related gun violence for each of the past 10 years. There were 417 workplace homicides in America in 2015; guns were used in 354 of them. In 2017,…
  • Aug 20

    Program allows employers to support servicemember

    Program allows employers to support servicemember
    by Jennifer S. Frank and Danielle M. Kerr This article focuses on the National Guard’s Employer Support for the Guard and Reserve Program (ESGRP), explaining how employers can support the employment of National Guard and reserve members…
Rank this Week: 4694

California Employment Law Report

California Employment Law Report

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

http://www.californiaemploymentlawreport.com/
  • Aug 18

    New court decisions change the landscape of Private Attorneys General Act representative action

    New court decisions change the landscape of Private Attorneys General Act representative action
    Two cases decided in the last two months have further clarified the scope of discovery and plaintiff’s ability to pursue damages in addition to individual damages under California’s Private Attorneys General Act (PAGA).  The…
  • Aug 11

    Five employment law questions your company needs to ask

    Five employment law questions your company needs to ask
    With the end of summer quickly approaching, this Friday’s Five (and next week’s post as well) covers broad topics employers should review periodically.  Today’s post covers five questions a company operating in…
  • Aug 4

    Friday’s Five – Employment law update August 2017

    Friday’s Five – Employment law update August 2017
    In this Friday’s Five I discuss: new case decision on vacation pay and policies (Minnick v. Automotive Creations) PAGA decision allowing contact information for other employees (Williams v. Superior Court), new Form I-9 released and…
Rank this Week: 4091

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/
  • Aug 18

    Rosa Mexicano Reaches $3.6 Million Settlement with Servers for Tip Violations and Overtime

    Rosa Mexicano Reaches $3.6 Million Settlement with Servers for Tip Violations and Overtime
    Rosa Mexicano has agreed to pay $3.6 million to settle a nationwide class action lawsuit alleging that the upscale Mexican restaurant chain failed to pay its waitstaff minimum and overtime wages and misappropriated tips.  The settlement…
  • Aug 16

    Maroni Restaurant Settles Cook’s Overtime Pay Lawsuit for $110k

    Maroni Restaurant Settles Cook’s Overtime Pay Lawsuit for $110k
    Renowned Long Island restaurant, Maroni Cuisine, has agreed to pay $110,000 to settle a lawsuit alleging that the restaurant did not pay a cook overtime pay, in violation of the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”) and the New York…
  • Aug 8

    Food delivery services are stiffing workers: lawsuit

    Food delivery services are stiffing workers: lawsuit
    The New York Post reported on the growing trend of delivery worker lawsuits where food-delivery services are “stiffing” their workers to remain competitive. Louis Pechman, founder of waiterpay.com, was quoted in the article.…
Rank this Week: 707

Boston Lawyer Blog

Boston Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.bostonlawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2447

Employment Law and Litigation

Employment Law and Litigation

By Orrick.

http://blogs.orrick.com/employment/
Rank this Week: 1806

North Texas Legal News

North Texas Legal News

Covers Texas business law. By Leiza Dolghih.

http://northtexaslegalnews.com/
  • Aug 18

    Can You Fire an Employee for Participating in Racist Behavior or Speech Off-the-Clock?

    Can You Fire an Employee for Participating in Racist Behavior or Speech Off-the-Clock?
    While employees have the right to express their opinions under the First Amendment, their employers have the right to fire them for expressing such opinions. In other words, the freedom of speech, when it comes to employment matters, is a…
  • Aug 16

    When Stopping Competition with A Temporary Injunction, It Pays To Be Precise

    When Stopping Competition with A Temporary Injunction, It Pays To Be Precise
    A lot of times a company rushes to court asking the judge to stop a former employee or his new employer from using the company's confidential information or soliciting its customers based on the agreements that the former employee had signed…
  • Aug 7

    Top Five Posts In 2016

    Top Five Posts In 2016
    While most of my blog posts relate to non-compete and trade secrets issues, I do blog about general commercial and employment issues as well since I have a broad employment and business litigation practice. According to you, here’s the…
Rank this Week: 1406

Orange County Employment Lawyers…

Orange County Employment Lawyers Blog

Covers employment law. By Nassiri Law.

http://www.orangecountyemploymentlawyersblog.com/
  • Aug 18

    Racial Discrimination Alleged by Top Banking Executive

    Racial Discrimination Alleged by Top Banking Executive
    A top-level banking executive for Goldman Sachs is suing the company, as well as one of its managing directors, for what she says was racial discrimination and religious discrimination to prevent her from landing a major client.  The…
  • Aug 15

    How Federal Truck Regulations Can Make the Roads of California Less Safe

    How Federal Truck Regulations Can Make the Roads of California Less Safe
    Conflicts between state and federal law have long been a problem for employers. This is more than a mere inconvenience: at times, it can remove safety rules which protect workers and prevent employers from incurring liability. A new law…
  • Aug 13

    New Protections for Transgender and Gender-Nonconforming Employees Take Effect

    New Protections for Transgender and Gender-Nonconforming Employees Take Effect
    California has long been a pioneer of gender rights in the workplace. Since 2011, gender expression and gender identity have been protected classes under California’s anti-discrimination law.  And on July 1, 2017, new employment…
Rank this Week: 1990

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/
Rank this Week: 1194

New York Employment Attorney Blog

New York Employment Attorney Blog

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

http://www.newyorkemploymentattorney-blog.com/
  • Aug 18

    U.S. Supreme Court Sends Gender Identity Discrimination Case Back to Appellate Court

    U.S. Supreme Court Sends Gender Identity Discrimination Case Back to Appellate Court
    In April 2016, a federal appellate court issued a ruling that had the potential to support New York gender identity employment discrimination claims under federal law. G.G. ex rel. Grimm v. Gloucester Cty. School Bd., 822 F.3d 709 (4th Cir.…
  • Aug 14

    New York Retaliation Investigation Takes Unexpected Turn

    New York Retaliation Investigation Takes Unexpected Turn
    The U.S. court system offers those subject to employment discrimination an avenue to bring claims before a judicial body. However, a recent news report describes a New York sexual harassment and retaliation case that originated with employees…
  • Aug 10

    New York Hotel Employees File Sexual Harassment Lawsuit

    New York Hotel Employees File Sexual Harassment Lawsuit
    The Plaza Hotel, over its 100-year history, has become a New York City icon. Its guests include political dignitaries and world-renowned entertainers; however, a recent lawsuit filed by current and former female employees portrays a very…
Rank this Week: 3341

Fashion Counsel with Anthony V.…

Fashion Counsel with Anthony V. Lupo

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

http://fashioncounsel.com
Rank this Week: 3174

The Wage and Hour Litigation Blog

The Wage and Hour Litigation Blog

Covers wage and hour law. By Seyfarth Shaw LLP.

http://www.wagehourlitigation.com
Rank this Week: 991

New York Sexual Harassment Lawyer…

New York Sexual Harassment Lawyer Blog

Covers New York age, employment, gender, genetic, pregnancy, racial and sexual orientation discrimination. By Schwartz & Perry LLP.

http://www.schwartzandperry.com/Blog.aspx
  • Aug 18

    Navigating the Patchwork of Laws that Apply to Pregnancy

    Navigating the Patchwork of Laws that Apply to Pregnancy
    Navigating the Patchwork of Laws that Apply to Pregnancy What women need to know about their rights in the workplace Many working women are in for a shock when they become pregnant for the first time. For example, female employees are…
  • Aug 9

    Is Obesity Discrimination Illegal?

    Is Obesity Discrimination Illegal?
    Is Obesity Discrimination Illegal? When weight issues may be covered by the Americans with Disabilities Act Is it really true that it’s harder to get hired if you’re obese? Recent research says yes. But if that’s true,…
  • Aug 2

    Is Age Discrimination Becoming an Epidemic?

    Is Age Discrimination Becoming an Epidemic?
    Is Age Discrimination Becoming an Epidemic? What all workers over 40 need to know Would you believe that nearly two-thirds of people from ages 45 to 74 said they had experienced or witnessed age discrimination at work? That’s …
Rank this Week: 1954

Legal Developments In…

Legal Developments In Non-Competition Agreements

Reviews recent cases involving non-competition agreements and related claims. By Kenneth J. Vanko.

http://www.non-competes.com/
  • Aug 18

    An Analysis of Two California Cases. Big California Cases.

    An Analysis of Two California Cases. Big California Cases.
    Over the past week, we received two big decisions from two different California courts on two vastly different issues. One was a decision that has no precedential effect, but which garnered a lot of headlines, particularly in tech circles.…
  • Aug 11

    The Reading List (2017, No. 24): Idaho Non-Competes Featured in NYT Article

    The Reading List (2017, No. 24): Idaho Non-Competes Featured in NYT Article
    Non-Compete and Trade Secrets News for the week ended August 11, 2017***The New York Times Continues to Explore Non-Compete AgreementsOver the past few months, The New York Times has published several stories and editorial pieces…
  • Aug 4

    The Reading List (2017, No. 23): The "Welcome Back, Ken" Edition

    The Reading List (2017, No. 23): The "Welcome Back, Ken" Edition
    Non-Compete and Trade Secrets News for the week ended August 4, 2017***This week, I welcome myself back!I'm happy to be here, really I am. The time away from blogging was great, a much-needed break. What did I do? I went camping (in the…
Rank this Week: 1574

Screw You Guys, I'm Going Home

Screw You Guys, I'm Going Home

Covers what you need to know before you quit, get fired, or decide to sue the bastards. By Donna Ballman.

http://employeeatty.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 18

    Can You Be Fired For Being A Racist A**hole? Yes. Well, Maybe. Probably.

    Can You Be Fired For Being A Racist A**hole? Yes. Well, Maybe. Probably.
    So, a Twitter campaign has been outing folks who attended the Nazi/white supremacy/alt right rally outside the University of Virginia in which a Nazi murdered a protester and injured many others by plowing into them with a car. Some of those…
  • Aug 11

    Will You Let Your Employer Microchip You? Just Say No!

    Will You Let Your Employer Microchip You? Just Say No!
    And so it begins. A Wisconsin company is implementing a "voluntary" program where employees can be microchipped. They swear that they aren't using GPS technology to follow the employees. However, they say it is a convenience to the employees,…
  • Jul 28

    Hey Florida Medical Marijuana Users - Gov. Scott Says You Can Be Fired

    Hey Florida Medical Marijuana Users - Gov. Scott Says You Can Be Fired
    I've previously written about Florida's medical marijuana law saying nothing about protecting employees who are prescribed marijuana from discrimination. That was bad enough.Now, it's worse.Gov. Rick Scott recently signed into law a bill…
Rank this Week: 1973

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/
  • Aug 18

    Before you fire that political extremist . . .

    Before you fire that political extremist . . .
    If you’re a private sector employer, you can generally fire an at-will employee for his or her political beliefs or expression. The First Amendment, as we discussed last week, does not limit you. Depending on where you are, there may be…
  • Aug 18

    Weekly catch-up

    Weekly catch-up
    The state of Oregon is the first in the Union to have a statewide “scheduling law.” The new law will take effect (for the most part) on July 1, 2018, and will apply to retail, hospitality, and food services employers…
  • Aug 16

    NC “employee classification” law warrants caution but doesn’t change substantive law

    NC “employee classification” law warrants caution but doesn’t change substantive law
    On August 11, Gov. Roy Cooper signed into law the North Carolina Employee Fair Classification Act. The portion of the legislation that deals with worker classifications will take effect December 31. The legislation does not change…
Rank this Week: 485

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/
  • Aug 17

    The EEOC’s Analytical Framework Has a Hole

    The EEOC’s Analytical Framework Has a Hole
    The EEOC has articulated an “analytical framework” for proving cases of intentional discrimination (also known as  disparate treatment discrimination). Unfortunately, the framework has a crater-sized hole – the Judge.…
  • Aug 10

    The Sleeping Bear Awakens: The AARP Questions Legal Inequality of Older Worker

    The Sleeping Bear Awakens: The AARP Questions Legal Inequality of Older Worker
    Something has poked the sleeping bear. An attorney for the AARP was quoted in The New York Times recently as stating that the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 “may not be up to the task.” This represents a profound…
  • Aug 7

    Sen. Blumenthal v. Pres. Trump: Is Trump a Bully?

    Sen. Blumenthal v. Pres. Trump: Is Trump a Bully?
    A sad series of tweets and counter-tweets this week have led to cries of bullying in our nation’s capitol. U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-CT, was quoted on television as calling for a law to prevent President Donald Trump from firing…
Rank this Week: 724

Abuser Goes to Work

Abuser Goes to Work

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

http://abusergoestowork.com
  • Aug 17

    The EEOC’s Analytical Framework Has a Hole

    The EEOC’s Analytical Framework Has a Hole
    The EEOC has articulated an “analytical framework” for proving cases of intentional discrimination (also known as  disparate treatment discrimination). Unfortunately, the framework has a crater-sized hole – the Judge.…
  • Aug 10

    The Sleeping Bear Awakens: The AARP Questions Legal Inequality of Older Worker

    The Sleeping Bear Awakens: The AARP Questions Legal Inequality of Older Worker
    Something has poked the sleeping bear. An attorney for the AARP was quoted in The New York Times recently as stating that the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 “may not be up to the task.” This represents a profound…
  • Aug 7

    Sen. Blumenthal v. Pres. Trump: Is Trump a Bully?

    Sen. Blumenthal v. Pres. Trump: Is Trump a Bully?
    A sad series of tweets and counter-tweets this week have led to cries of bullying in our nation’s capitol. U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-CT, was quoted on television as calling for a law to prevent President Donald Trump from firing…
Rank this Week: 3143

Bay Area Employment Lawyer Blog

Bay Area Employment Lawyer Blog

Covers employment discrimination, employee privacy, and employment arbitration cases. By Siegel, LeWitter & Malkani.

http://www.bayareaemploymentlawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 3590

Stoel Rives World of Employment

Stoel Rives World of Employment

Insight and commentary on labor and employment law.

http://www.stoelrivesworldofemployment.com/
  • Aug 17

    The Washington Supreme Court Addresses Meal Break Claim

    The Washington Supreme Court Addresses Meal Break Claim
    The Washington Supreme Court case Brady v. Autozone recently addressed the standards that apply when a non-exempt employee alleges that an employer did not provide meal breaks.  In short: it is now clear that if a lawsuit is brought,…
  • Jul 26

    California Court of Appeal Puts a Small Crack in the Glass Door

    California Court of Appeal Puts a Small Crack in the Glass Door
    An employer who unfairly and inaccurately is slammed by a former employee (or maybe even a current employee!) on a job-posting or employer-rating website will often look to its lawyer for help.  Surely the law protects against outrageous…
  • Jul 5

    Oregon Amends Sick Leave Law: 5 Key Clarification

    Oregon Amends Sick Leave Law: 5 Key Clarification
    Oregon recently passed amendments to its statewide sick time law, clearing up several areas of uncertainty for employers.  The amendments clarify that: Employers may cap employees’ annual accrual of sick leave at 40 hours. The…
Rank this Week: 2039

GT L&E Blog

GT L&E Blog

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

http://www.gtleblog.com/
  • Aug 17

    California Adopts New Regulations for Refinerie

    California Adopts New Regulations for Refinerie
    On August 7, 2017, the California Department of Industrial Relations and the California Environmental Protection Agency amended the California’s Occupational Safety and Health Process Safety Management (PSM) standard to improve…
  • Jul 31

    Massachusetts Enacts Pregnant Workers Fairness Act

    Massachusetts Enacts Pregnant Workers Fairness Act
    On July 27, 2017, Massachusetts Governor Charles Baker signed into law “An Act Establishing the Massachusetts Pregnant Workers Fairness Act.” The new law (i) prohibits discrimination against employees on the basis of pregnancy or…
  • Jul 26

    Third Circuit ‘Clarifies’ that a Single Racial Slur May be Sufficiently ‘Severe’ to Create a Hostile Work Environment

    Third Circuit ‘Clarifies’ that a Single Racial Slur May be Sufficiently ‘Severe’ to Create a Hostile Work Environment
    Characterizing its own precedent as “inconsistent” and “confusing,” the Third Circuit Court of Appeals, in a published opinion earlier this month, undertook to “clarify” the “correct standard”…
Rank this Week: 445

California Peculiarities…

California Peculiarities Employment Law Blog

Covers California employment law. By Seyfarth Shaw.

http://www.calpeculiarities.com/
  • Aug 17

    No Signature? No Problem! Enforcing Arbitration Even Without Everyone Signing

    No Signature? No Problem! Enforcing Arbitration Even Without Everyone Signing
    Seyfarth Synopsis: California courts are often hostile towards defendants that seek to require litigious employees to honor their arbitration agreements. The defendant’s plight might seem more stark still if the defendant has not itself…
  • Aug 10

    LWDA Reaffirms That California Protects Undocumented Worker

    LWDA Reaffirms That California Protects Undocumented Worker
    Seyfarth Synopsis: The Trump Administration’s hard line on immigration has concerned undocumented immigrants who want to raise wage claims. The LWDA recently reaffirmed a commitment to protect workers regardless of their immigration…
  • Aug 2

    What’s Up With The DLSE? Latest Enforcement Action

    What’s Up With The DLSE? Latest Enforcement Action
    Seyfarth Synopsis: The DLSE enforces California labor laws. In two recent enforcement actions, the DLSE collectively recovered over one million dollars, so California employers should read on to find out more about this robust administrative…
Rank this Week: 3059

The Firing Squad

The Firing Squad

Covers Tennessee workplace laws. By Gilbert Russell McWherter Scott Bobbitt plc.

https://www.gilbertfirm.com/blog/
  • Aug 17

    Congratulations, Clint Scott, on Being Selected for Best Lawyers in America©

    Congratulations, Clint Scott, on Being Selected for Best Lawyers in America©
    The Gilbert Firm would like to extend its deepest “Congratulations” to firm partner Clint Scott, for his inclusion in the 24th edition of The Best Lawyers in America©. This is the second year in a row that Clint has been…
  • Aug 14

    Do You Have Advice For Young Lawyers Entering Law?

    Do You Have Advice For Young Lawyers Entering Law?
    I do have advice for new lawyers. I would say that in our field, don’t ever disrespect opposing counsel. Those are relationships you’ll need down the line, and we’re all in this business together. You can be a fierce…
  • Aug 11

    Tennessee Commissioner of Insurance Confirms: Insurers Have to Pay to Match

    Tennessee Commissioner of Insurance Confirms: Insurers Have to Pay to Match
    Let’s say that your home is damaged in a storm. You need to replace a part of your roof as well as a section of vinyl siding. The company which originally manufactured these products is no longer in business, or has discontinued the…
Rank this Week: 3057

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/
  • Aug 17

    Unemployed Workers: Check Out These Job Stats in Minnesota

    Unemployed Workers: Check Out These Job Stats in Minnesota
    The post Unemployed Workers: Check Out These Job Stats in Minnesota appeared first on IAJ Law, LLC. Job stats are important for unemployed workers in Minnesota. Here is one external web link, I believe helps people determine which job…
  • Aug 14

    Unemployment Tip #006 – Evidence for an Unemployment Appeal

    Unemployment Tip #006 – Evidence for an Unemployment Appeal
    The post Unemployment Tip #006 – Evidence for an Unemployment Appeal appeared first on IAJ Law, LLC. When it comes to an appeal, evidence can make or break a winning case.   Unemployment Tip # 006 –  An Applicant’s…
  • Aug 7

    Unemployment Tip # 005 – Discharge or Quit

    Unemployment Tip # 005 – Discharge or Quit
    The post Unemployment Tip # 005 – Discharge or Quit appeared first on IAJ Law, LLC. Sometimes, workers and employees are confused whether they quit their job or were fired. From an unemployment perspective, the answer given in an…
Rank this Week: 1159

National Police and Fire Labor…

National Police and Fire Labor Blog

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

http://www.nationalpoliceandfirelaborblog.com
Rank this Week: 3796

HR Law Guy

HR Law Guy

Covers employment relationships in business, sports, the armed forces, and other odd places.

http://hratty.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 17

    Things You Don't Want to Hear From Your Jury Panel

    Things You Don't Want to Hear From Your Jury Panel
    In the Martin Shkreli case.And this was before any evidence was taken.Don't dis the Wu-Tang Clan, man.  There are consequences.
  • Aug 16

    The Future of Work, Part 3

    The Future of Work, Part 3
    I continue to be astounded at how quickly artificial intelligence systems are advancing into the world of everyday labor.  Here's an article that reflects another incursion--into the world of retail sales.These jobs have become more…
  • Aug 16

    Millennials in the UK Are Apparently Not Much Different From Millennials Anywhere Else

    Millennials in the UK Are Apparently Not Much Different From Millennials Anywhere Else
    At least according to this article. It's always a mistake to generalize with specific individuals.  Btu these workplace place trends have been surfacing for some time now.  Will we see a counter-movement in education, or some other…
Rank this Week: 317

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: 325

Workplace Class Action Blog

Workplace Class Action Blog

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

http://www.workplaceclassaction.com/
Rank this Week: 273