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Virginia Employment Law Blog

Virginia Employment Law Blog

Covers employment law and litigation. By The Erlich Law Office, PLLC.

http://www.virginiaemploymentlawblog.com/
  • Sep 16

    Former Mets Sales Executive Sues Team for Pregnancy Discrimination

    Former Mets Sales Executive Sues Team for Pregnancy Discrimination
    Jeff Wilpon, the Chief Operating Officer of the New York Mets and son of Mets owner Fred Wilpon, runs his front office department about like his father runs the baseball team: Leigh Castergine, former Vice President of Ticket Sales, recently…
  • Aug 27

    Fourth Circuit Holds Employer Liable for Third Party Harassment

    Fourth Circuit Holds Employer Liable for Third Party Harassment
    Have you ever had to deal with an unpleasant person at work? When does the inappropriate conduct of someone at work rise to a civil rights violation by your employer? A recent decision by the Fourth Circuit may help answer these…
  • Aug 21

    You Just Got Fired: How to Deal in 11 GIF

    You Just Got Fired: How to Deal in 11 GIF
    Being terminated from your job almost always comes with a huge amount of stress and emotion.  There’s a lot to process, and people often want to do that processing very quickly in order to get back up and running.…
Rank this Week: 2548

WKL&B WOrkDay Blog

WKL&B WOrkDay Blog

Covers labor and employment law developments. By Wolters Kluwer.

http://www.employmentlawdaily.com/index.php/blog
  • Sep 16

    Wal-Mart drivers granted certification of California minimum wage claim

    Wal-Mart drivers granted certification of California minimum wage claim
    By Ronald Miller Truck drivers employed by Wal-Mart were granted certification of driver class and waiting-time penalty class for the employer’s alleged failure to pay minimum wage in violation of the California Labor Code. Here, the…
  • Sep 16

    New California law will take on workplace bullying, require training

    New California law will take on workplace bullying, require training
    By Pamela Wolf, J.D. On Tuesday, September 9, California Governor Edmond G. Brown, Jr., approved a bill that requires employers with 50 or more employees to include prevention of abusive conduct as a component of currently-required sexual…
  • Sep 14

    GE Lighting pays $537K to settle sex bias in hiring charges brought by OFCCP

    GE Lighting pays $537K to settle sex bias in hiring charges brought by OFCCP
    GE Lighting LLC has agreed to pay $537,000 in back wages and interest to 102 women who the OFCCP asserts were rejected for entry-level attendant positions at the company’s Bucyrus, Ohio facility. GE Lighting will also extend job offers…
Rank this Week: 631

ERISA Lawyer Blog

ERISA Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.erisalawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1426

New Jersey Employment Lawyer Blog

New Jersey Employment Lawyer Blog

By Rabner, Allcorn, Baumgart & Ben-Asher, P.C.

http://www.njemploymentlawfirmblog.com/
  • Sep 16

    Company Must Inform Employee in Advance Regarding Change to Commission Policy

    Company Must Inform Employee in Advance Regarding Change to Commission Policy
    Earlier this month, in Temple-Inland, Inc. v. Kenneth Dee, New Jersey’s Appellate Division ruled that a company could be liable for failing to inform an employee about a change to its commission plan until after the change went into…
  • Aug 26

    No Expert Report Required for Doctor to Testify About Employee’s Disability

    No Expert Report Required for Doctor to Testify About Employee’s Disability
    New Jersey’s Appellate Division recently ruled that a treating physician can testify about an employee’s disability without submitting an expert report. Normally, a witness who is going to provide an expert opinion is required to…
  • Aug 1

    EEOC Issues New Pregnancy Discrimination Enforcement Guideline

    EEOC Issues New Pregnancy Discrimination Enforcement Guideline
    A few weeks ago, the United States Equal Opportunity Commission (EEOC) issued new enforcement guidelines regarding the federal Pregnancy Discrimination Act (PDA) and related claims under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). The PDA…
Rank this Week: 1721

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/
  • Sep 16

    New Vista Asks Third Circuit To Hold Hearing In Abeyance

    New Vista Asks Third Circuit To Hold Hearing In Abeyance
    Yesterday, New Vista Nursing and Rehabilitation LLC asked the Third Circuit to hold the re-hearing of a prior 2-1 Third Circuit decision in abeyance until the National Labor Relations Board has an opportunity to pass on the questions…
  • Sep 15

    Decertification Fight At Cablevision Turns Nasty

    Decertification Fight At Cablevision Turns Nasty
    Last week, the Communications Workers of America (CWA) accused Cablevision management officials of attempting to intimidate its employees into voting to decertify the CWA as the employee’s exclusive bargaining agent.  In a…
  • Sep 12

    Union Cancels Election, Blames Hospital

    Union Cancels Election, Blames Hospital
    Earlier this week, the New York State Nurses Association (the Union) withdrew an election petition at St. Mary’s Hospital in New York.  The petitioned-for unit covered about 250 registered nurses.  The vote was originally…
Rank this Week: 656

Employment Discrimination Report

Employment Discrimination Report

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

http://employmentdiscrimination.foxrothschild.com/
  • Sep 16

    Ten “Reasonable Accommodations” For Employees With Disabilitie

    Ten “Reasonable Accommodations” For Employees With Disabilitie
    The UK’s “Personnel Today” has a good article setting out ten “reasonable adjustments” that an employer can make to accommodate an employee who is disabled.  The article cites pertinent cases to support its…
  • Sep 15

    EEOC Suit: Seventh-Day Adventist Denied Job Because He Could Not Work On Sabbath

    EEOC Suit: Seventh-Day Adventist Denied Job Because He Could Not Work On Sabbath
    The EEOC has just sued a North Carolina fast food franchisee for revoking a job offer to a Seventh-day Adventist because he could not work on Sabbath.  The plaintiff, whose religious beliefs forbid him to work on the Sabbath…
  • Sep 14

    Tribunal Fees Likely Have Caused 71% Drop In Claim

    Tribunal Fees Likely Have Caused 71% Drop In Claim
    The number of employment discrimination charges is plunging in the UK, and we previously noted that that the UK Ministry of Justice released employment tribunal stats for the first quarter of 2014 which showed a “huge fall in employment…
Rank this Week: 1299

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/
  • Sep 16

    New House bills seek to slow the EEOC's roll

    New House bills seek to slow the EEOC's roll
    Halftime of the Eagles-Colts game. So, I only have 15 minutes to crank this one out. Here we go... Two new bills in the House to watch. 1. The Litigation Oversight Act of 2014: This bill would amend Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964…
  • Sep 15

    What employers need to know about "subtle bias" before it becomes an in-your-face lawsuit

    What employers need to know about "subtle bias" before it becomes an in-your-face lawsuit
    Over the weekend, I read this CareerBuilder poll, which found that the majority of workers don't aspire to leadership roles. Here are the numbers:One in 5 workers (20 percent) feel his or her organization has a glass ceiling - an unseen…
  • Sep 12

    How swift response to racial slurs and graffiti defused a discrimination claim

    How swift response to racial slurs and graffiti defused a discrimination claim
    You have an employee handbook, an anti-harassment policy, training, the whole nine. But, sometimes, notwithstanding your best efforts to create a positive, respectful workplace, you receive a complaint from an employee who claims to be the…
Rank this Week: 2263

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 16

    Confirm, but don’t fish, when seeking return-to-work medical info under the ADA

    Confirm, but don’t fish, when seeking return-to-work medical info under the ADA
    The EEOC has sued Minnesota-based Cummins Power Generation for requiring an employee to submit to an alleged overly broad fitness-for-duty examination. According to the EEOC: In its lawsuit, the federal agency contended that Cummins…
  • Sep 15

    Cutetallica — 4 lessons in talent management

    Cutetallica — 4 lessons in talent management
    Those of you who’ve been reading for awhile know that my 8-year-old daughter plays in a rock band. “Band” might be too ambitious of a term. She’s taken guitar lessons at School of Rock, in Strongsville, Ohio, for a…
  • Sep 12

    WIRTW #336 (the “tinder-box” edition)

    WIRTW #336 (the “tinder-box” edition)
    If you’re a start-up in the business of selling online dating through an iPhone app, its probably best that one of your executives not be accused of sexual harassment. Thus, it shouldn’t come as a surprise that earlier this week,…
Rank this Week: 154

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 16

    Those Are Pearls That Were His Eye

    Those Are Pearls That Were His Eye
    Valentina Vadi, War, Memory, and Culture: The Uncertain Legal Status of Historic Sunken Warships Under International Law, 37 Tul. Mar. L. J. 333 (2013).Stephen UriceFull fathom five thy father…
  • Sep 15

    Just the Beginning: Studying the Global Demography of Lawyer

    Just the Beginning: Studying the Global Demography of Lawyer
    Ethan Michelson, Women in the Legal Profession, 1970-2010: A Study of the Global Supply of Lawyers, 20 Ind. J. Global Legal Stud. 1071 (2013).Sida LiuIn the past a few decades, feminization has been one of the most notable…
  • Sep 12

    Bodies on the Line: The Private Tragedies Underlying Modern Products Liability Law

    Bodies on the Line: The Private Tragedies Underlying Modern Products Liability Law
    Barbara Young Welke, The Cowboy Suit Tragedy: Spreading Risk, Owning Hazard in the Modern American Consumer Economy, 101 J. of Am. Hist. 97 (2014).Karen Tani“Legal interpretation,” Robert Cover famously wrote, “takes place…
Rank this Week: 450

Independent Contractor Compliance…

Independent Contractor Compliance Legal Blog

Covers the defense of misclassification claims and class actions, audits and investigations by the IRS and state tax and workforce agencies. By Pepper Hamilton LLP.

http://independentcontractorcompliance.com/
Rank this Week: 2119

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: 1076

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/
Rank this Week: 393

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: 940

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/
  • Sep 15

    A Non-Compete Damages Overview

    A Non-Compete Damages Overview
    Companies that enforce restrictive covenants against ex-employees often face an uphill battle in proving damages resulting from a breach. It is for this reason that in the vast majority of cases a plaintiff focuses primarily on securing an…
  • Aug 15

    At a Preliminary Injunction Hearing, How Likely Is an Employer to Win?

    At a Preliminary Injunction Hearing, How Likely Is an Employer to Win?
    There are problems with statistical analyses. One of them is that the data sampling size may not be reliable or that the parameters established tend to skew results.I am no statistician, but I have enough of a background to be dangerous. I…
  • Aug 13

    Will the Seventh Circuit Weigh In On the Fifield Rule?

    Will the Seventh Circuit Weigh In On the Fifield Rule?
    The body of work following the decision in Fifield v. Premier Dealer Services is somewhat scattered at best. Federal courts are divided on whether it represents the law in Illinois, with courts taking divergent views.As most readers may know…
Rank this Week: 1525

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 15

    Going Concern Evaluation – FASB Issues a Roadmap for Management

    Going Concern Evaluation – FASB Issues a Roadmap for Management
    By: Daniele Ouellette Levy Under US GAAP (generally accepted accounting principles) a company’s continuation as a going concern is presumed when preparing the financial statements.  As part of their review of the financial…
  • Sep 15

    FDA Establishes “Purple Book” for Biosimilar

    FDA Establishes “Purple Book” for Biosimilar
    By: David Fazzolare and Joanna Brougher On September 9, 2014, the FDA announced the establishment of the “Purple Book” (formally entitled “Lists of Licensed Biological Products with Reference Product Exclusivity and…
  • Sep 15

    Mergers & Acquisitions 101 with Mark Tarallo

    Mergers & Acquisitions 101 with Mark Tarallo
    Attorney Mark Tarallo will present the basics of an M&A transaction from start to finish in tomorrow’s Mergers & Acquisitions 101 provided by MyLawCLE. Key topics to be discussed: Pre-Transaction Considerations Basic Transaction…
Rank this Week: 4775

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/
  • Sep 15

    How The Apple Class Certification Ruling Affects All Tech Companie

    How The Apple Class Certification Ruling Affects All Tech Companie
    By Ian Carleton Schaefer, Meg Thering and Gregg Settembrino[1] The unrelenting wave of wage and hour suits continues to roll through the high-tech industry. On July 21, 2014, in Felczer v. Apple Inc., Judge Ronald S. Prager of the…
  • Jul 28

    The New Jersey Technology Council: Informative Discussions at the 2014 Annual Meeting

    The New Jersey Technology Council: Informative Discussions at the 2014 Annual Meeting
    By Michelle Capezza, Ian Carleton Schaefer, and Arthur O’Brien (upSKILL Project Manager, NJIT) The New Jersey Technology Council (NJTC) is a not-for-profit, trade association which focuses on connecting decision-makers and…
  • Jul 8

    Igniting a Firestorm at Tinder with Flammable Allegation

    Igniting a Firestorm at Tinder with Flammable Allegation
    By: Christopher M. Farella, Jennifer L. Nutter, and Margaret C. Thering Whitney Wolfe, former marketing vice president and co-founder of the company responsible for the popular mobile dating app, Tinder®, recently filed suit in…
Rank this Week: 896

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 15

    What Is Trademark Infringement?

    What Is Trademark Infringement?
    An Intellectual Property FAQ with Mark A. Williams. Put simply, trademark infringement is when you use somebody else’s trademark; however, it is really a lot more complex than that. If you use any mark or symbol to identify your…
  • Sep 11

    Is Federal Trademark Registration Valid Outside the United States?

    Is Federal Trademark Registration Valid Outside the United States?
    An Intellectual Property FAQ with Mark A. Williams. If you obtain a federal trademark within the United States with the United States Patent and Trademark Office, it will apply to anybody that wants to do business within the United…
  • Sep 11

    Changes to Local Sales and Use Tax Rates in Nebraska

    Changes to Local Sales and Use Tax Rates in Nebraska
    By Joshua A. Diveley. The Nebraska Department of Revenue has issued a reminder that the following local sales and use rates will change effective October 1, 2014: Fairfield will impose a new 1% local sales and use tax. Atkinson…
Rank this Week: 3215

HR Watchdog

HR Watchdog

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

http://hrwatchdog.calchamber.com/
  • Sep 15

    New Law Will Include “Abusive Conduct” Training as Part of Sexual Harassment Training

    New Law Will Include “Abusive Conduct” Training as Part of Sexual Harassment Training
    California employers with 50 or more employees are required by law to provide a minimum of two-hours of supervisor training every two years on prevention of sexual harassment. Governor Edmund G. Brown recently signed AB 2053, which will…
  • Sep 11

    Job Killer Imposing New Liabilities on Governor’s Desk

    Job Killer Imposing New Liabilities on Governor’s Desk
    The California Chamber of Commerce is urging all businesses to send a letter to Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. asking that he veto AB 1897, a “job killer” bill that imposes new liabilities on businesses. “AB 1897 would expose…
  • Sep 10

    Breaking News: Mandatory Paid Sick Leave Signed Into Law For California

    Breaking News: Mandatory Paid Sick Leave Signed Into Law For California
    Today, California became the second state in the nation to provide paid sick leave. This morning, Governor Edmund G. Brown signed the Healthy Workplaces, Healthy Families Act of 2014 (AB 1522). The effective date for employers to begin…
Rank this Week: 4823

Labor & Employment Law…

Labor & Employment Law Perspectives

By Foley & Lardner LLP.

http://www.laboremploymentperspectives.com/
  • Sep 15

    The New Protected Class: Unpaid Interns (Are They Worth the Trouble?)

    The New Protected Class: Unpaid Interns (Are They Worth the Trouble?)
    It is a constant challenge for employers to keep up with the panoply of protections afforded to actual employees by federal, state and local employment discrimination and other laws. Beware — there is a new trend afoot that adds yet…
  • Sep 15

    Ban-the-Box Bandwagon Requires Application Review

    Ban-the-Box Bandwagon Requires Application Review
    On August 11, 2014, New Jersey joined Illinois and at least 11 other states, as well as dozens of cities and local governments, in prohibiting most employers from initially asking about criminal history on job applications. This follows the…
  • Sep 8

    Too Late to Compel Arbitration? Think Again!

    Too Late to Compel Arbitration? Think Again!
    In recent years, more and more employers are considering requiring employees to bring any claims arising out of the employment relationship in a private forum such as an arbitration. The American Arbitration Association provides a helpful…
Rank this Week: 2672

Atlanta Overtime Lawyers Blog

Atlanta Overtime Lawyers Blog

Covers employment law with an emphasis in overtime. By Martin & Martin L.L.P.

http://www.atlantaovertimelawyersblog.com/
  • Sep 15

    NFL Oakland Raiders Cheerleaders Settle Wage Claim Lawsuit For $1.25 Million

    NFL Oakland Raiders Cheerleaders Settle Wage Claim Lawsuit For $1.25 Million
    On September 4, 2014, the Oakland Raiders Cheerleaders ("Raiderettes") settled their wage lawsuit against the Oakland Raiders for $1.25 Million in back wages. The lawsuit was filed by two of their cheerleaders in January asserting that the…
  • Sep 13

    Court of Appeals Affirms $5M Verdict Against Tyson Food Employee

    Court of Appeals Affirms $5M Verdict Against Tyson Food Employee
    A federal court of appeals court affirmed a jury verdict for employees of Tyson Food meat-processing plant workers for failing to pay the employees for pre- and post-production line activities under the Fair Labor Standards Act ("FLSA"). A…
  • Jul 20

    Court Of Appeals Finds Delivery Drivers Are Employees Not Independent Contractor

    Court Of Appeals Finds Delivery Drivers Are Employees Not Independent Contractor
    Last month, a Court of Appeals ruled that delivery drivers were employees not independent contractors and therefore, the drivers were entitled to overtime. The case involved a Georgia company called Affinity Logistics Corporation which…
Rank this Week: 3111

Workplace Privacy, Data Management…

Workplace Privacy, Data Management & Security Report

Covers data security, HIPAA, identity theft and workplace privacy. By Jackson Lewis.

http://www.workplaceprivacyreport.com
Rank this Week: 2097

Retirement Plan Blog

Retirement Plan Blog

Covers Employee Benefit Plans, Retirement Programs, Welfare Benefit Plans, Executive Benefits, and Employee Ownership Programs. By National Benefits Services, Inc.

http://www.retirementplanblog.com/
  • Sep 15

    How safe is your retirement nest egg from creditors?

    How safe is your retirement nest egg from creditors?
    So, you’ve transferred your 401(k) retirement nest egg into an individual retirement account (IRA). This gives you more control over management and distribution of IRA assets. But, you may have concerns about creditors and their ability…
  • Sep 12

    Are you ready for retirement? [Infographic]

    Are you ready for retirement? [Infographic]
    With thanks to All Finance Tax, Ltd., a Cork, Ireland-based firm providing tax, accounting, and strategic business consulting services.… Continue Reading
  • Aug 4

    U.S. Supreme Court and Department of Labor Provide New Guidelines for ESOP Trustee

    U.S. Supreme Court and Department of Labor Provide New Guidelines for ESOP Trustee
    A recent court decisions and the Settlement Agreement in a Department of Labor (DOL) enforcement action against an institutional ESOP trustee provide new guidelines for trustees and other ESOP fiduciaries involved in the purchase or sale of…
Rank this Week: 4414

Retirement Plan Blog

Retirement Plan Blog

Covers pension plans, 401(k) plans, and the Pension Protection Act of 2006. By National Benefit Services, Inc.

http://www.retirementplanblog.com/
  • Sep 15

    How safe is your retirement nest egg from creditors?

    How safe is your retirement nest egg from creditors?
    So, you’ve transferred your 401(k) retirement nest egg into an individual retirement account (IRA). This gives you more control over management and distribution of IRA assets. But, you may have concerns about creditors and their ability…
  • Sep 15

    How safe is your retirement nest egg from creditors?

    How safe is your retirement nest egg from creditors?
    So, you’ve transferred your 401(k) retirement nest egg into an individual retirement account (IRA). This gives you more control over management and distribution of IRA assets. But, you may have concerns about creditors and their ability…
  • Sep 12

    Are you ready for retirement? [Infographic]

    Are you ready for retirement? [Infographic]
    With thanks to All Finance Tax, Ltd., a Cork, Ireland-based firm providing tax, accounting, and strategic business consulting services.… Continue Reading
Rank this Week: 2763

The California Wage and Hour Law…

The California Wage and Hour Law Blog for Employees

Covers overtime, meal breaks, rest breaks, and pay checks. By Steven G. Pearl.

http://cawageandhourlaw.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 312

Employment Law Matters

Employment Law Matters

Covers all aspects of employment law, as well as best practices and trends in the workplace. By Montgomery McCracken.

http://employmentblog.mmwr.com/
  • Sep 15

    Pump Change: New Law Provides Added Protection for Philadelphia Nursing Mother

    Pump Change: New Law Provides Added Protection for Philadelphia Nursing Mother
    This post is authored by Chad Flores. Chad has experience representing clients in a range of employment matters including discrimination claims, Family and Medical Leave Act violations, noncompete agreements, breach of contract litigation and…
  • Aug 13

    New Jersey Bans the Box

    New Jersey Bans the Box
    This post is authored by Janice G. Dubler. Janice concentrates her practice on employment litigation, the development of employment policies and providing counsel to clients on litigation avoidance. She can be reached at jdubler@mmwr.com or…
  • Jun 12

    Foreign Work-Related Laws: Don’t Forget to Do the Dishe

    Foreign Work-Related Laws: Don’t Forget to Do the Dishe
    There are currently 196 countries in the world (including Taiwan) and no two have identical laws or legal systems. Take, for example, a draft law in Spain that would require children to help with household chores.  A child’s…
Rank this Week: 2480

Orange County Employment Lawyers…

Orange County Employment Lawyers Blog

Covers employment law. By Nassiri Law.

http://www.orangecountyemploymentlawyersblog.com/
  • Sep 15

    EEOC Sues Tech Company for Pregnancy Discrimination

    EEOC Sues Tech Company for Pregnancy Discrimination
    The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has issued new guidelines for employers to prevent pregnancy discrimination. According to the agency, pregnancy discrimination claims are on the rise and lawsuits continue to be filed against…
  • Sep 13

    Anheuser-Busch Drivers File Class Action for Wage and Hour Violation

    Anheuser-Busch Drivers File Class Action for Wage and Hour Violation
    Some job descriptions are more complicated when it comes to wage and hour law; however, every company is responsible for ensuring compliance. In a recent case, truck drivers who worked for Anheuser-Busch are filing a lawsuit alleging that the…
  • Sep 12

    Telecommuting: FLSA Compliance and the 40-Hour Work Week

    Telecommuting: FLSA Compliance and the 40-Hour Work Week
    In the age of the Internet and Smartphones, more companies are allowing their employees to telecommute, in a coffee shop, from home, or even from the beach. The flexibility of telecommuting has proven to be a generous perk for employees as…
Rank this Week: 2079

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 15

    Automatic Enrollment?

    Automatic Enrollment?
    ACA § 1511 added new § 18A to the Fair Labor Standards Act, 29 U.S.C. § 218A, requiring employers of more than 200 full-time employees to “automatically enroll new full-time employees in one of the plans…
  • Sep 10

    Avoid Employer Mandate Myopia

    Avoid Employer Mandate Myopia
    A dangerous notion is afoot – that an employer too small for “employer mandate” taxation under 26 U.S.C. § 4980H is therefore “exempt from Obamacare,” as we have heard it said too often.…
  • Sep 5

    Cumulative Hours of Service Eligibility

    Cumulative Hours of Service Eligibility
    IRS maximum waiting period rules are in effect and employer mandate taxes will begin accruing January 1, 2015.    Much has been written, here and elsewhere, about how to administer group health plan eligibility for both…
Rank this Week: 2975

Delaware Employment Law Blog

Delaware Employment Law Blog

Covers national headline employment law news and updates. By Young Conaway Stargatt & Taylor, LLP.

http://www.delawareemploymentlawblog.com/
  • Sep 15

    How to Apologize At Work

    How to Apologize At Work
    Humility is a virtue.  And, for most of us, it doesn’t come easily.  Particularly for those of us who want to be good at our jobs and to please to whom we report, owning up to a mistake at work can be a difficult task. …
  • Sep 10

    Traveling for Work and Late-Night Email

    Traveling for Work and Late-Night Email
    Traveling for work has its pros and cons.  I spent the last two weeks in sunny Santa Monica, California.  I was there to take multiple depositions in an expedited proceeding, which meant that I escaped my hotel room / conference…
  • Aug 26

    Understanding Gender-Identity Discrimination

    Understanding Gender-Identity Discrimination
    This article was written by Lauren Moak Russell. I’m in California for two weeks, taking depositions, and am very thankful for the contribution in my absence. This has been a month of major changes in the employment law landscape…
Rank this Week: 712

Doorey's Law of Work Blog

Doorey's Law of Work Blog

Covers Canadian labour and employment law. By Professor David Doorey.

http://lawofwork.ca/
Rank this Week: 1191

Lawffice Space

Lawffice Space

Covers employment laws and cases. By Philip Miles.

http://www.lawfficespace.com/
  • Sep 15

    Fired for What!? - Judge Loses Job Over Social Media Post

    Fired for What!? - Judge Loses Job Over Social Media Post
    Eaux Neaux! Say it ain't seaux, judge! The top Arkansas court recently dismissed a trial court judge for inappropriate comments on social media. The judge, who went by the name geauxjudge (oh, now the first two sentences make sense) made…
  • Sep 8

    NFL Oakland Raiders Settle Cheerleader Lawsuit

    NFL Oakland Raiders Settle Cheerleader Lawsuit
    Football season is back! Penn State is 2-0, the Steelers are 1-0 and all is right with the world. The Raiders on the other hand . . . well, things haven't been going so well for them. On the field, they're 0-1 and struggled offensively. Only…
  • Sep 5

    3d Circuit on FLSA Pleading Requirement

    3d Circuit on FLSA Pleading Requirement
    Wage and hour plaintiffs often have a tough time pleading with specificity. They know that their employer makes them take calls on their lunch break, or will call them back to work without punching in, or the time clock automatically deducts…
Rank this Week: 1322

Employer Law Report

Employer Law Report

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

http://www.employerlawreport.com/
  • Sep 15

    Join us on Thursday, September 18 in Cincinnati for a free, half-day seminar

    Join us on Thursday, September 18 in Cincinnati for a free, half-day seminar
    By Brian Hall Join Porter Wright labor and employment attorneys Dave Croall and Rachel Burke on Thursday, September 18, 2014 for a seminar — Renovating your workplace: Employment relations best practices for HR professionals. Reserve…
  • Sep 12

    NLRB reinstates food industry employees following work-related complaint

    NLRB reinstates food industry employees following work-related complaint
    By Brian Hall Employees today are certainly more media and marketing savvy than they were even 10 years ago, and they have more tools through which they can reach the public and each other to let their voices be heard. Two recent NLRB cases…
  • Sep 8

    Introducing Porter Wright’s newest blog – Antitrust Law Source

    Introducing Porter Wright’s newest blog – Antitrust Law Source
    By Brian Hall We wanted to take a moment to announce Porter Wright’s newest endeavor, Antitrust Law Source. Antitrust Law Source is a new site designed for visitors to quickly and easily learn about developments in this growing arena.…
Rank this Week: 1225

Oakland Employment Lawyer Blog

Oakland Employment Lawyer Blog

Covers California employment and injury law. By Liberty Law.

http://www.oaklandemploymentlawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 15

    Protestors Gather in San Francisco’s Apple Store to Protest Employment Practice

    Protestors Gather in San Francisco’s Apple Store to Protest Employment Practice
    Late last month, protestors gathered at Apple’s flagship retail store in San Francisco. Roughly 50 protestors staged a sit-in inside the store for an hour. The protestors were able to block the main entrance, forcing customers to enter…
  • Sep 12

    Discrimination against Muslims in California Increasing

    Discrimination against Muslims in California Increasing
    A report released late last month from the California offices of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) reported that discrimination against Muslims in California is on the rise. Muslims reported 933 instances of discrimination to…
  • Sep 8

    Marijuana-Impaired Drivers Pose a Danger to other Vehicle

    Marijuana-Impaired Drivers Pose a Danger to other Vehicle
    As some western states liberalize their marijuana laws, there has been a lot of concern among public officials and safety advocates that there will be more drivers high on pot, which will result in a big increase in traffic deaths. Just last…
Rank this Week: 3179

Connecticut Employment Law Blog

Connecticut Employment Law Blog

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

http://www.ctemploymentlawblog.com/
  • Sep 15

    How Long Can You Enforce a Non-Compete Agreement For?

    How Long Can You Enforce a Non-Compete Agreement For?
    So back in June, I talked about the standard that courts will follow in deciding whether or not to enforce a non-compete agreement between an employer and an employee.  (Go read it here first.) But many employers want to know something…
  • Sep 12

    Domestic Violence Awareness: Resources for Employer

    Domestic Violence Awareness: Resources for Employer
    This post is not going to discuss, in my view, the NFL’s inadequate response over the years to domestic violence incidents by players in the league.  (If you want to listen to a full take down of the NFL, I recommend Slate’s…
  • Sep 8

    Seven Years Later….

    Seven Years Later….
    Can it really be seven years since my first blog post? But as I look back on my ”Welcome” post (which may or may not have been posted on September 12, 2007, though I was writing before them), there IS proof that I…
Rank this Week: 93

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: 21

Southwest Florida Employment Law…

Southwest Florida Employment Law Blog

Covers discrimination, employee benefits, terminations, leave policies, unions, and wages & overtime. By Henderson Franklin.

http://www.swflemploymentlawblog.com/
  • Sep 15

    Football Season Off to a Litigious Start

    Football Season Off to a Litigious Start
    Football fans around the globe may be rejoicing at the official start of the NFL season, but the cheering may be somewhat less than usual this year. That’s because a number of current and former NFL cheerleaders have filed lawsuits in…
  • Aug 11

    Self-Driving Lawsuits?

    Self-Driving Lawsuits?
    Here’s a novel question for you: What do so-called “autonomous” cars have in common with class action federal employment discrimination lawsuits? As an admitted car guy, I am often taken to drawing parallels between the…
  • Jul 28

    What to Expect When Your Employee is Expecting

    What to Expect When Your Employee is Expecting
    This month, the EEOC issued its controversial Enforcement Guidance: Pregnancy Discrimination and Related Issues. Of course, we all knew that pregnancy discrimination was unlawful, but did you know that according to the EEOC Guidance: Many…
Rank this Week: 3314

Managing OSHA

Managing OSHA

Provides employers in the chemical, refining, manufacturing, and food industries with advice and practical tips for navigating through and complying with federal and state occupational safety and health regulations. By Arent Fox.

http://www.managing-osha.com/
Rank this Week: 2376

Northern Exposure

Northern Exposure

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

http://blogs.hrhero.com/northernexposure/
  • Sep 14

    British Columbia court offers more lessons about employment contract

    British Columbia court offers more lessons about employment contract
    by Monique Orieux Last year in Northern Exposure we shared five key lessons about Canadian employment contracts arising from the trial court’s decision in Miller v. Convergys CMG Canada Limited Partnership. The British Columbia Court of…
  • Sep 7

    Employer obtains injunction to prevent misuse of its confidential information

    Employer obtains injunction to prevent misuse of its confidential information
    by David McDonald When an employee announces that he or she is resigning in order to go work for a competitor, it is only natural for an employer to become anxious—particularly when the departing employee has access to the…
  • Aug 31

    Disloyal conduct may justify termination

    Disloyal conduct may justify termination
    by Mohamed Badreddine There is little dispute that senior employees owe a duty of good faith and loyalty to their employers. But what about junior employees—do they owe their employers the same duty? And if so, can they be fired if they…
Rank this Week: 1201

North Texas Legal News

North Texas Legal News

Covers Texas business law. By Leiza Dolghih.

http://northtexaslegalnews.com/
Rank this Week: 1434

Diversity Insight

Diversity Insight

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

http://blogs.hrhero.com/diversity/
  • Sep 14

    Study shows need to address unintended consequences of diversity effort

    Study shows need to address unintended consequences of diversity effort
    For years now, employers have focused on the benefits of workplace diversity. They can point to studies showing how work groups in which men and women of all ages, races and ethnicities often outperform less diverse groups.  Sometimes…
  • Sep 14

    Clarity amidst confusion: handling mental disability claim

    Clarity amidst confusion: handling mental disability claim
    by Allison B. Wannop One of the most difficult issues employers deal with is how to accommodate an employee with a mental impairment under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Mental impairments can include depression, anxiety…
  • Sep 14

    Revisiting gender identity discrimination

    Revisiting gender identity discrimination
    by Lauren Moak Russell We have addressed the issue of gender identity discrimination several times. As transgender individuals enter the mainstream of popular culture and employees become more comfortable disclosing their gender identity,…
Rank this Week: 2274

Overtime Lawyer Blog

Overtime Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.overtimelawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 14

    Cheerleaders Win Wage Theft Lawsuit

    Cheerleaders Win Wage Theft Lawsuit
    The Oakland Raiders cheerleaders – The Raiderettes – have just settled their wage and hour lawsuit against the team. The minimum wage and overtime lawsuit asserted that the Oakland Raiders violated labor laws in several ways,…
  • Sep 8

    Are You A Victim of Wage Theft?

    Are You A Victim of Wage Theft?
    Several recent lawsuits have highlighted a growing problem across the country – wage theft. Wage theft refers to the failure of employers to pay overtime compensation and minimum wage in violation of the Fair Labor Standards Act…
  • Aug 30

    $4.2M Settlement in Wage and Hour Lawsuit

    $4.2M Settlement in Wage and Hour Lawsuit
    Financial services group Morgan Stanley has reached a nearly $5M settlement with its client services group concerning its alleged failure to pay workers overtime compensation. According to reports, the class action wage and hour lawsuit was…
Rank this Week: 955

Atlanta Employment Lawyer Blog

Atlanta Employment Lawyer Blog

Covers employment discrimination, sexual harassment and employer retaliation. By The Buckley Law Firm, LLC

http://www.atlantaemploymentlawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 14

    Religious Discrimination Lawsuit Filed Against Dunkin Doughnut

    Religious Discrimination Lawsuit Filed Against Dunkin Doughnut
    Legal news reports that a federal religious discrimination lawsuit has just been filed against Dunkin Doughnuts. According to the lawsuit, a franchise refused to hire a North Carolina man who could not work Saturdays due to his religious…
  • Sep 8

    Sex Discimination Case Filed Against Costco

    Sex Discimination Case Filed Against Costco
    This past week, the EEOC filed a sex discrimination case against retail giant Costco. The Title VII lawsuit alleges that Costco violated federal sex discrimination laws when it failed to protect a female employee from unwanted sexual…
  • Aug 31

    Policies That Have Disparate Impacts On Protected Individuals May Be Discriminatory

    Policies That Have Disparate Impacts On Protected Individuals May Be Discriminatory
    Workplace discrimination can occur in a variety of manners. Although employment discrimination cases often focus on intentional acts of discrimination – such as not hiring someone or firing someone because of their race or gender…
Rank this Week: 1463

What's New in Employment Law?

What's New in Employment Law?

Focuses on employment law developments, particularly in California.

http://shawvalenza.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 998

Arbitration Matters

Arbitration Matters

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

http://arbitrationmatters.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 14

    Weingarten and criminal investigations of employee

    Weingarten and criminal investigations of employee
    This is a subject addressed in two recent cases.In Prince George's County v. Prince George's County Police Civilian Employees Association the Maryland Court of Special Appeals considered whether it was a violation of public policy for an…
  • Sep 7

    Correctional Officer Arbitration Award

    Correctional Officer Arbitration Award
    Several awards involving correctional officers have been in the news recently.Correctional Officers Scheduling In State of Alaska and Alaska Corrections Officers Association, Arbitrator Kathy Fragnoli sustained a contract interpretation…
  • Aug 17

    Arbitrator upholds grievance of Miami police officer terminated for fatal shooting

    Arbitrator upholds grievance of Miami police officer terminated for fatal shooting
    Arbitrator Martin Soll has found that the termination of a Miami police officer was without just cause.Grievant was dismissed following his involvement in a fatal shooting. He was part of a joint task force investigating suspected gang…
Rank this Week: 394

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 14

    Flextime As Reasonable Accommodation

    Flextime As Reasonable Accommodation
    Solomon v. Vilsack, ___F.3d___(D.C. Cir. Aug. 15, 2014), is an interesting case. The D.C. Circuit followed other circuits holding that the Department of Agriculture should have considered a flextime schedule for an employee under treatment…
  • Sep 12

    Call For Paper

    Call For Paper
    The Journal of Law and Health's Annual Symposium at Cleveland Marshall Law School has issued a call for papers which provides in part: You are invited to submit an Article for possible inclusion in the Journal of Law & Health’s...
  • Aug 27

    BA in Law

    BA in Law
    The University of Arizona has become the first college in the nation to offer a BA in law. A Findlaw article about the program, which still requires the student to attend law school if they want to be a lawyer,...
Rank this Week: 260

The Utah Employment Lawyer

The Utah Employment Lawyer

Covers legislative and court cases affecting Utah employers and employees. By D. Scott Crook.

http://theutahemploymentlawyer.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 14

    Cases for the Week of September 8th

    Cases for the Week of September 8th
    Olson v. Department of Workforce Service (Utah Ct. App., September 11, 2014) (upholding denial of benefits in connection with termination for falling asleep) Yarrington v. Department of Workforce Services (Utah Ct. App., September 11, 2014)…
  • Sep 6

    A Question of Self-Defense?

    A Question of Self-Defense?
    On September 3, 2014, the Utah Supreme Court heard argument in the case of Ray et al. v. Wal-Mart.  The plaintiffs---Ray, Dallin, Holt, Hunter, Poulsen, and Stewart---were Wal-Mart Employees terminated for, of all things,…
  • Sep 5

    Cases for the Week of September 1,…

    Cases for the Week of September 1, 2014Hendron v. Colvin, Acting Commissioner (10th Cir., September 5, 2014) (reversing district court reversal of commissioner's denial of disability benefits) Smith v. UPS (10th Circuit, September 5, 2014)…
Rank this Week: 3622