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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 30

    OSHA releases FY 2014 must frequently cited workplace safety standard

    OSHA releases FY 2014 must frequently cited workplace safety standard
    Fall protection tops the list of the most frequently cited workplace safety standards for fiscal year 2014, followed by hazard communication and scaffolding, according to preliminary figures from the Occupational Safety and Health…
  • Sep 30

    Cluster-headache-suffering employee could use intermittent leave to get around overtime requirement

    Cluster-headache-suffering employee could use intermittent leave to get around overtime requirement
    By Marjorie Johnson, J.D. A DOT employee who was denied and/or discouraged from requesting intermittent leave to cover his mandatory overtime hours in order to prevent “cluster headaches,” which his doctor stated were precipitated…
  • Sep 30

    Requiring advance notice before employee seeks medical treatment unlawful

    Requiring advance notice before employee seeks medical treatment unlawful
    By Lorene D. Park, J.D. FedEx’s policy requiring that employees notify the company before seeking medical treatment for workplace injuries violated the Illinois Workers’ Compensation Act (IWCA) as a matter of law, ruled a federal…
Rank this Week: 244

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 30

    Wage Theft Has Cost Low Income Workers Billions In Compensation

    Wage Theft Has Cost Low Income Workers Billions In Compensation
    NBC News reports that wage theft is costing low wage earners literally billions in lost compensation. According to an analysis published by the Economic Policy Institute, close to $1 billion was recovered in 2012 on behalf of workers for…
  • Sep 24

    Are You Entitled To Overtime Pay?

    Are You Entitled To Overtime Pay?
    A recent article in the New York Times looked at a complicated overtime pay issue – one that President Obama is seeking to simplify. The question is – who is entitled to overtime compensation? Under federal labor law – the…
  • 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,…
Rank this Week: 4295

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 30

    Transgender Lawsuits Filed Against Two Companie

    Transgender Lawsuits Filed Against Two Companie
    The EEOC has filed its first Title VII lawsuits on behalf of transgender workers. The lawsuits, filed against Florida and Michigan companies, accuse the businesses of discriminating against workers based on their gender identity. The…
  • Sep 24

    When Is Workplace Bullying Discrimination?

    When Is Workplace Bullying Discrimination?
    A recent article raised an interesting question – is “bullying” a new form of workplace discrimination? The article was premised on the idea that often harassing behaviors occur within the office setting but may not rise to…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 1543

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: 1370

Texas Employer Handbook

Texas Employer Handbook

By Gray Reed & McGraw, P.C.

http://www.texasemployerhandbook.com/
  • Sep 30

    EEOC Trying to Change the “Status” for Transgendered Employee

    EEOC Trying to Change the “Status” for Transgendered Employee
    On September 25, 2014, the EEOC filed lawsuits in Florida and Michigan accusing employers of discriminating against transgendered employees. These are the first two cases ever filed seeking to protect transgender workers under Title VII. In…
  • Sep 9

    Shop ‘til You Drop – But Take a Day to Pray

    Shop ‘til You Drop – But Take a Day to Pray
    From the time that S. Truet Cathy opened his first Chick-Fil-A in 1946, he made the decision to close his restaurants every Sunday to give his employees “an opportunity to rest, spend time with family and friends, and worship if they…
  • Aug 26

    Employment Law 101: Worksite Lactation Break

    Employment Law 101: Worksite Lactation Break
    Who, What, Why . . . Who does it apply to: According to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, all employers with more than 50 employees nationwide are required to comply. Employers with less than 50 employees may not comply if it…
Rank this Week: 3131

Wage & Hour Defense Blog

Wage & Hour Defense Blog

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

http://www.wagehourblog.com/
  • Sep 30

    Epstein Becker Green’s Wage and Hour App Is Now Available for iOS, Android, and BlackBerry

    Epstein Becker Green’s Wage and Hour App Is Now Available for iOS, Android, and BlackBerry
    by Michael Kun We’re very pleased to announce that a brand-new version of our free, first-of-its-kind app, the Wage & Hour Guide for Employers, is now available for Apple, Android, and BlackBerry devices. The new app takes advantage…
  • Sep 24

    If I Were the Secretary of Labor

    If I Were the Secretary of Labor
    By: Michael D. Thompson ESPN broadcaster Keith Olbermann recently held a mock press conference in which he pretended to be the new Commissioner of Baseball, and explained how he would improve the game in that role.  For example, World…
  • Sep 24

    If I Were the Secretary of Labor

    If I Were the Secretary of Labor
    By: Michael D. Thompson ESPN broadcaster Keith Olbermann recently held a mock press conference in which he pretended to be the new Commissioner of Baseball, and explained how he would improve the game in that role.  For example, World…
Rank this Week: 3826

Youth and Work

Youth and Work

Covers workplace law for young people in Canada.

http://www.youthandwork.ca/
  • Sep 30

    The Results of the Ministry of Labour's Unpaid Internship Inspection Blitz

    The Results of the Ministry of Labour's Unpaid Internship Inspection Blitz
    Ontario's Ministry of Labour (MOL) has released the results of the inspection blitz targeting employers using unpaid interns in the Greater Toronto Area. The inspection blitz occurred from April 1, 2014, to June 15, 2014, with fifty-six (56)…
  • Sep 29

    Co-Op Student’s Death Highlights Gaps in Workplace Protections for Young Worker

    Co-Op Student’s Death Highlights Gaps in Workplace Protections for Young Worker
    Below is a joint press release from the Canadian Intern Association and Students Against Unpaid Internship Scams regarding the tragic death of Adam Keunen, a coop student from the Beamsville area who died on Friday in an industrial accident…
  • Sep 28

    Doug Ford's Illegal Unpaid Internship Scam

    Doug Ford's Illegal Unpaid Internship Scam
    Respect for the little guy seems to be pure lip service in the bizarro world of Ford Nation (spot the face tattoo). Last month I reported how Rob Ford's now-defunct mayoral campaign was running illegal unpaid internship scams, now I can…
Rank this Week: 3644

Weiss Berzowski Brady LLP Blog

Weiss Berzowski Brady LLP Blog

Covers business law, employment law, estate planning, real estate law and tax law.

http://www.wbb-law.com/multimedia/blog
Rank this Week: 4546

San Antonio Employment Law Blog

San Antonio Employment Law Blog

Discuss labor and employment law issues for the San Antonio, Texas community. By Thomas J. Crane.

http://www.sanantonioemploymentlawblog.com/
  • Sep 30

    Discrimination Cases Present Many Obstacle

    Discrimination Cases Present Many Obstacle
          Courtesy of creationc Employment cases are exceedingly difficult, with numerous deadlines and traps for the unwary. We see some of these traps in the case of Prewitt v. Continental Automotive, No. 12-CV-582…
  • Sep 25

    Juries are Unpredictable

    Juries are Unpredictable
    I try to warn clients all the time that juries are fickle. A party can have the best evidence and still lose. One recent case illustrates that reality. In Alexander v. Servisair, LLC, No. H-12-817 (S.D. Tex. 2013), the plaintiff alleged that…
  • Sep 23

    Cher is Sued for Discrimination

    Cher is Sued for Discrimination
    Three back-up dancers have filed suit against Cher. They claim she fired them because they are African-American. Cher's tour, "Dressed to Kill," has been very successful. But, she reportedly said her back-up dancers had too much color. She…
Rank this Week: 4683

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/
  • Sep 30

    Corporate Parents May Face More Claims By Franchisee Employees (Says the Fifth Circuit)

    Corporate Parents May Face More Claims By Franchisee Employees (Says the Fifth Circuit)
    Less than two months ago, on July 29, 2014, the National Labor Relations (NLRB) made an announcement that it intends to hold franchisors legally responsible for unfair labor practices committed by its franchisees.  A recent Fifth Circuit…
  • Sep 29

    ACA UPDATE: IRS Issues Draft Forms And Instructions For Employer Coverage Reporting

    ACA UPDATE: IRS Issues Draft Forms And Instructions For Employer Coverage Reporting
    The IRS recently issued draft versions of the new Forms 1094-B, 1094-C, 1095-B and 1095-C (the “Forms”) along with related draft Instructions.Beginning in 2016 (for coverage provided in 2015), health insurance issuers and…
  • Sep 25

    OFCCP Proposes Prohibition Against Pay Secrecy Policie

    OFCCP Proposes Prohibition Against Pay Secrecy Policie
    Federal contractors and subcontractors may soon be prohibited by the OFCCP from having polices that prohibit employees from talking about their pay and from discriminating against those who do.  On September 17, the Labor…
Rank this Week: 1401

California Public Agency Labor and…

California Public Agency Labor and Employment Blog

By Liebert Cassidy Whitmore.

http://www.calpublicagencylaboremploymentblog.com
Rank this Week: 4799

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: 580

Workplace Prof Blog

Workplace Prof Blog

Covers arbitration, disability, employment discrimination, labor law, public employment law and workplace safety. By Jeffrey M. Hirsch, Marcia L. McCormick, Paul M. Secunda, Charles A. Sullivan and Richard Bales.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/laborprof_blog/
  • Sep 30

    EEOC Sues Pizza Giant for Disability Discrimination

    EEOC Sues Pizza Giant for Disability Discrimination
    image from eeoc.gov In what looks to be a fascinating case, the EEOC recently sued Papa John’s under the Americans with Disabilities Act. The agency alleges that the company failed to permit an employee with Down Syndrome a reasonable…
  • Sep 29

    Econometric Evidence in Employment Discrimination Case

    Econometric Evidence in Employment Discrimination Case
    In employment-discrimination cases, plaintiffs sometimes present regression analysis to support their claims, particularly for disparate impact claims. In a new paper, Joni Hersch and V. Blair Druhan, “The Use and Misuse of Econometric…
  • Sep 29

    The NLRB Ducks Electronic Communications Issue--For Now

    The NLRB Ducks Electronic Communications Issue--For Now
    The NLRB recently issued its decision in Purple Communications. This was the case that the Board had indicated it was using to reexamine its Register-Guard precedent that gave employers virtually unfettered ability to bar employee use of…
Rank this Week: 100

The Kielich Law Firm Blog

The Kielich Law Firm Blog

Covers employment law, personal injury and family law issues related to Texas and federal law.

http://kielichlawfirm.com/blog
  • Sep 30

    Do I need a QDRO in an uncontested divorce in Texas?

    Do I need a QDRO in an uncontested divorce in Texas?
    In a Texas divorce, whether it is a contested divorce or an uncontested divorce, you may have divided one or more retirement plans as part of the property division. If you divided a private employer’s retirement plan then it is likely a…
  • Sep 22

    The Texas sized myth of terminating rights to avoid child support

    The Texas sized myth of terminating rights to avoid child support
    In a recent post I discussed why parents sometimes want to terminate the parental rights of another parent in Texas and why that is often not a financially advantageous move. Today’s post takes on the other side of the issue: whether a…
  • Sep 16

    Uncontested divorce and waiver of service

    Uncontested divorce and waiver of service
    In an uncontested divorce in Fort Worth or Dallas it makes very little sense to spend the $80 to serve the respondent in a divorce suit where the respondent knows the divorce is coming and is not going to contest the terms of the divorce.…
Rank this Week: 1067

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 30

    NYS Dep't. of Labor applies right to control test to determine employee statu

    NYS Dep't. of Labor applies right to control test to determine employee statu
    Dunno v. Commissioner of Labor, ___A.D.3d___(3d Dep't. Sept. 25, 2014), is an interesting case. The court held that a security guard was an employee and not an independent contractor. The court applied the common law right to control test,…
  • Sep 29

    20 Best Job

    20 Best Job
    Glassdoor, the a jobs and career community, has identified 20 of the highest rated jobs for work-life balance. This list was compiled based entirely on employee feedback shared on Glassdoor over the past year. The full lis is available…
  • Sep 26

    What Do Education Lawyers Do?

    What Do Education Lawyers Do?
    The National School Board's Association has a web page dedicated to careers in Education Law which readers may find of interest, here. They describe what school board lawyers do in part, as follows: Advisers Guiding School Boards on Legal…
Rank this Week: 240

Workers' Rights Blog

Workers' Rights Blog

Covers class action and employment law. By Sundeen Salinas & Pyle.

http://www.workersrightsblog.com/
  • Sep 30

    Developments in Wage and Hour Law-2014

    Developments in Wage and Hour Law-2014
    [Each year, I participate in an employment/wage and hour law update put on by the Alameda County Bar Association Labor and Employment Committee.  This year, I am going to summarize some of the topics that I discussed (or wanted to…
  • Sep 9

    California Supreme Court Holds Fast Food Employee Cannot Sue Franchisor For Sexual Harassment Claims.

    California Supreme Court Holds Fast Food Employee Cannot Sue Franchisor For Sexual Harassment Claims.
    On August 28, 2014, the California Supreme Court ruled that Domino’s Pizza could not be held liable for sexual harassment claims by an employee of a franchisee. The highly anticipated decision came on the eve of Labor Day weekend,…
  • Aug 15

    A Win for Commissioned Salespeople:  Peabody v. Time Warner Cable, Inc.

    A Win for Commissioned Salespeople:  Peabody v. Time Warner Cable, Inc.
    In order to be exempt from the overtime requirements of California law (as well as other wage and hour laws such as those requiring meal and rest breaks), commissioned employees must meet two requirements: [1] 1.     …
Rank this Week: 2913

Employment Discrimination Report

Employment Discrimination Report

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

http://employmentdiscrimination.foxrothschild.com/
Rank this Week: 927

Orange County Employment Lawyers…

Orange County Employment Lawyers Blog

Covers employment law. By Nassiri Law.

http://www.orangecountyemploymentlawyersblog.com/
  • Sep 30

    Wage Theft Rampant In Low-Pay Industrie

    Wage Theft Rampant In Low-Pay Industrie
    In California and nationwide, workers who are already subjected to low wages must also be wary of wage theft, arising from failure to pay overtime and other labor law violations. In the most recent case involving wage theft, hundreds of…
  • Sep 29

    Report: Rise in Workplace Discrimination Against Muslim

    Report: Rise in Workplace Discrimination Against Muslim
    In the United States, many victims of discrimination have come from a wide range of nationalities, beliefs, and ethnic backgrounds. A post-9/11 America created a spike in disparate and discriminatory treatment towards the Muslim population,…
  • Sep 26

    CA Discrimination Watchdog Group Ends “English Only” Claims Policy

    CA Discrimination Watchdog Group Ends “English Only” Claims Policy
    Non-English speaking Americans and immigrants may face a host of difficulties when seeking jobs, obtaining employment, or when filing complaints or claims related to discrimination. According to local reports, the California Department of…
Rank this Week: 2881

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 30

    Keeping Secrets on Social Media: Part II

    Keeping Secrets on Social Media: Part II
    Employees telling secrets online was the subject of yesterday's post, Keeping Secrets on Social Media.  Today's post--a continuation of the theme from yesterday--is about "auto-expire" apps.  An "auto-expire" app is an app that…
  • Sep 29

    Keeping Secrets on Social Media

    Keeping Secrets on Social Media
    The title of this post is a bit laughable, isn’t it?  I mean, really, it’s almost an oxymoron.  Keeping secrets on social media?  What’s the point?  The very existence of social media is dependent upon…
  • 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. …
Rank this Week: 4625

Wage & Hour - Development…

Wage & Hour - Development & Highlights

Highlighting recent and noteworthy developments in cases and regulations on wage and hour laws that affect large and small businesses. By Fox Rothschild LLP.

http://wagehourlaw.foxrothschild.com/
  • Sep 30

    Arbitration of Overtime Claim Against Exxon Ordered Because Contract Interpretation Necessary

    Arbitration of Overtime Claim Against Exxon Ordered Because Contract Interpretation Necessary
    Arbitrate or litigate? Like everything else in the law, it depends… Whether a claim for overtime should be arbitrated rather than fought out in court depends on whether the claim necessitates examination and interpretation of the labor…
  • Sep 26

    Off-the-Clock Security Check

    Off-the-Clock Security Check
    There are some interesting cases going on right now about whether employees who work in electronic retail stores need to be paid for the time they spend waiting to get their bags checked when they clock in and out of their shifts. …
  • Sep 19

    Attorney Overtime Lawsuit Dismissed Under FLSA Professional Exemption

    Attorney Overtime Lawsuit Dismissed Under FLSA Professional Exemption
    I told you so! A federal judge dismissed the putative collective action against the huge law firm, Skadden Arps, which was filed by a lawyer claiming he was working as a non-lawyer and was entitled to overtime. Judge Sullivan ruled that the…
Rank this Week: 1105

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 30

    If I Am a U.S. Citizen but My Business Is in a Foreign Country, Do I Pay U.S. Income Tax?

    If I Am a U.S. Citizen but My Business Is in a Foreign Country, Do I Pay U.S. Income Tax?
    A Tax FAQ with Mary E. Vandenack. A U.S. citizen is subject to taxes in the U.S. on his or her world-wide income, so even if you move, live and work in another country, you are subject to income tax…Read more ›
  • Sep 23

    Changes to Nebraska ATV & UTV Sales Tax Take Effect October 1

    Changes to Nebraska ATV & UTV Sales Tax Take Effect October 1
    Under a new law taking effect October 1, 2014, Nebraska ATV and UTV dealers will no longer be responsible for collecting sales tax on sales of ATVs and UTVs. Instead, the seller must furnish the buyer with a Nebraska Sales…Read more…
  • Sep 22

    IRS Requires Power of Attorney for Business Employees to Communicate

    IRS Requires Power of Attorney for Business Employees to Communicate
    By Mary E. Vandenack. Circular 230 provides details as to dealing with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) on all matters. One of the issues addressed is who may communicate and correspond with the IRS. If a corporate employee is…
Rank this Week: 2953

Florida Estate Planning Lawyer…

Florida Estate Planning Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.floridaestateplanninglawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 30

    4th DCA and Charging Order Protection for Florida LLC

    4th DCA and Charging Order Protection for Florida LLC
    In Florida, a multi member LLC, has asset protection characteristics. Prior to 2011, Florida law was not clear on whether a charging order was the exclusive remedy for a creditor of a member of a multi member LLC. Assets in a Florida multi…
  • Sep 29

    If a person dies intestate what proof must their children show the court to prove they are the heirs to the estate?

    If a person dies intestate what proof must their children show the court to prove they are the heirs to the estate?
    Most Florida probate courts simply accept the information contained in the pleadings that are filed with the court. These pleadings are usually signed "under penalties of perjury". Some courts (such as Citrus Count and Miami-Dade County)…
  • Aug 25

    Estate Planning: Dealing with your digital death instead of before

    Estate Planning: Dealing with your digital death instead of before
    Portland company WebCease is making waves in the probate and estate-planning community by helping attorneys and grieving families locate the deceased's digital accounts. CEO Glenn Williamson aims to be the first to provide this service to…
Rank this Week: 631

Business Blog

Business Blog

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

http://www.businesslawnews.com/
  • Sep 30

    What Can Start-ups Learn from Google? Five Key Tip

    What Can Start-ups Learn from Google? Five Key Tip
    Google Inc. recently celebrated an important anniversary. It has been ten years since the search giant’s initial public offering (IPO). Since then, Google’s stock price has increased an astounding 1,293 percent, and its services…
  • Sep 29

    SEC: Social Media Is Not Your Friend When It Comes to Investing

    SEC: Social Media Is Not Your Friend When It Comes to Investing
    Social media is useful for keeping in touch with friends, staying up-to-date with current news, and even marketing your business. But you shouldn’t rely on it for investment tips, according to a recent warning by the Securities and…
  • Sep 26

    New Law Protects New Jersey Businesses From Bad Electronic Transfer

    New Law Protects New Jersey Businesses From Bad Electronic Transfer
    While paper checks have been replaced by electronic funds transfers for many commercial transactions, New Jersey businesses still have to contend with rejected payments. Earlier this month, Gov. Chris Christie signed two measures into law…
Rank this Week: 1920

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
  • Sep 30

    EEOC Files Two Landmark Transgender Discrimination Suit

    EEOC Files Two Landmark Transgender Discrimination Suit
    Although Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act prohibits employment discrimination based on sex, it makes no reference to transgender individuals, nor does it protect against discrimination based on "gender identity". So is it illegal…
  • Sep 29

    New York Mets Hit With Pregnancy Discrimination Lawsuit

    New York Mets Hit With Pregnancy Discrimination Lawsuit
    The New York Mets had another in a series of bad years, and now it's been made even worse after being hit with a pregnancy discrimination lawsuit filed on September 10. Leigh Castergine, a former Division 1 athlete, was the first woman…
  • Sep 26

    Insensitive Comments Lead to National Origin Discrimination Lawsuit

    Insensitive Comments Lead to National Origin Discrimination Lawsuit
    It's been 70 years since World War II ended, but apparently there are some out there who still don't like Germans. Everybody is entitled to an opinion, but when one's prejudices are expressed at work, it becomes a whole different…
Rank this Week: 984

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 30

    NLRB Postpones Creation Of Employee Right To Use Employer E-Mail For Union Activity

    NLRB Postpones Creation Of Employee Right To Use Employer E-Mail For Union Activity
    On April 30, 2014, the National Labor Relations Board invited submission of amicus briefs in the case of Purple Communications, Inc. (Cases 21-CA-095151; 21-RC-091531; and 21-RC-091584), as it considered whether to overrule precedent to…
  • Sep 30

    Bravo Media Hit With ULP Charge

    Bravo Media Hit With ULP Charge
    Yesterday, the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees filed unfair labor practice charges against Bravo Media with the National Labor Relations Board.  In pertinent part, the charge alleges that Bravo threatened to fire the…
  • Sep 29

    RD Seeks Contempt Finding Against ILWU

    RD Seeks Contempt Finding Against ILWU
    Last week, National Labor Relations Board regional director Ronald Hooks filed a motion in federal court asking the judge to find the International Longshore and Warehouse Union in contempt for continuing an unlawful work slowdown at the Port…
Rank this Week: 723

HR Defense Blog

HR Defense Blog

Covers developments in labor & employment law. By Akerman Senterfitt LLP.

http://www.akerman.com/Blogs/hrdefense/
  • Sep 30

    Are Websites Places of Public Accommodation?

    Are Websites Places of Public Accommodation?
    POSTED BY ARLENE KLINE ON SEPTEMBER 30, 2014 By now, most lawyers are aware that Title III of the ADA applies to activities of an entity whose operations "affect commerce" and is a…
  • Sep 16

    Fantasy Football's Impact on the Workplace

    Fantasy Football's Impact on the Workplace
    POSTED BY ERIC A. GORDON ON SEPTEMBER 17, 2014 What do 31 million employees have in common? They all participate in at least one (in many cases more than one) Fantasy Football league! For those of you who are unfamiliar with what has become a…
  • Sep 10

    Marijuana Use For Alleged Depression and Anxiety Can Still Get You Fired In Florida

    Marijuana Use For Alleged Depression and Anxiety Can Still Get You Fired In Florida
    POSTED BY CHRISTOPHER S. DUKE ON SEPTEMBER 10, 2014 There can be no doubt that Americans' views on the legality of marijuana use for both medicinal and recreational purposes has shifted over the past few years. A recent survey…
Rank this Week: 1680

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 30

    When the same actor hires and fires, discrimination is unlikely

    When the same actor hires and fires, discrimination is unlikely
    It seems to be common sense that if the decision maker accused of a discriminatory adverse action is also the individual responsible for earlier hiring that same person, it is unlikely that a discriminatory reason motivated the latter…
  • Sep 29

    What does an ADA interactive process not look like?

    What does an ADA interactive process not look like?
    Upon attempting to return from a medical leave of absence, an employee requests the following accommodations: an ergonomic chair, adjusted lighting in her office, and a part-time schedule for the next eight days. Instead of providing the…
  • Sep 26

    WIRTW #338 (the “can you find me now” edition)

    WIRTW #338 (the “can you find me now” edition)
    According to a recent Harris Poll, men are nearly twice as likely to lose their smartphones than women (46% to 27%). Moreover, the younger you are, the more likely you are to lose your phone. For employees age 18-34, 60% of men report losing…
Rank this Week: 131

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: 505

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 30

    Judicial Retention Meets Due Proce

    Judicial Retention Meets Due Proce
    Martin H. Redish & Jennifer Aronoff, The Real Constitutional Problem with State Judicial Selection: Due Process, Judicial Retention, and the Dangers of Popular Constitutionalism, Wm. & Mary L. Rev. (forthcoming, 2014), available at…
  • Sep 29

    Corporate Privacy

    Corporate Privacy
    Elizabeth Pollman, A Corporate Right to Privacy, 99 Minn. L. Rev. (forthcoming, 2014) available at SSRN.Tom C.W. LinProfessor Elizabeth Pollman explores the validity and scope of a constitutional right to privacy for corporations in a…
  • Sep 26

    Dispersing Judicial Power

    Dispersing Judicial Power
    Ronald J. Krotoszynski, Jr., The Unitary Executive and the Plural Judiciary: On the Potential Virtues of Decentralized Judicial Power, 89 Notre Dame L. Rev. 1021 (2014).Charles ShanorWhy does our republic accept judgments invalidating…
Rank this Week: 396

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: 1255

California Employment Law

California Employment Law

Covers issues that affect California employers. By Fox Rothschild LLP.

http://californiaemploymentlaw.foxrothschild.com
  • Sep 29

    Union Agenda Behind Minimum Wage Increase for Los Angeles Hotel

    Union Agenda Behind Minimum Wage Increase for Los Angeles Hotel
    The Los Angeles City Council voted last week to raise the minimum wage for Los Angeles area hotels to $15.37 per hour.  The minimum wage will increase for hotels with 300 or more rooms in July 2015, and for hotels with 150 or more rooms…
  • Sep 22

    What a Headache (Part 2) – Challenges of AB 1522 (California Paid Sick Leave)

    What a Headache (Part 2) – Challenges of AB 1522 (California Paid Sick Leave)
    Nothing in California is easy for employers, and California’s new paid sick leave statute (AB 1522) is no exception. Here is the first challenge. While employers can make employees give notice of paid sick time when foreseeable, they…
  • Sep 19

    NLRB Increases Employers’ Burdens in Responding to Frivolous Information Request

    NLRB Increases Employers’ Burdens in Responding to Frivolous Information Request
    If you have unionized workers, you know that a union gets to request information that may be relevant to it its functions. This includes information potentially relevant in deciding to grieve a matter or to assisting with…
Rank this Week: 2404

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/
  • Sep 29

    J.C. Penney Denied Arb in Seating Action Following Iskanian

    J.C. Penney Denied Arb in Seating Action Following Iskanian
    In one of the first appellate decisions to apply the California Supreme Court’s landmark Iskanian decision, the California Court of Appeal affirmed the trial court’s decision to deny J.C. Penney’s motion to compel an…
  • Sep 23

    9th Cir.: Affirms Order Certifying Claims Adjusters Class in Jimenez v. Allstate

    9th Cir.: Affirms Order Certifying Claims Adjusters Class in Jimenez v. Allstate
    Earlier this month, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeal affirmed the California district court’s order certifying a class of approximately 800 claims adjusters who alleged that Allstate denied them overtime pay, ruling the class met the…
  • Sep 15

    9th Cir.: FedEx Misclassified Drivers as Independent Contractors in Alexander v. FedEx Ground

    9th Cir.: FedEx Misclassified Drivers as Independent Contractors in Alexander v. FedEx Ground
    On August 27, 2014, the Ninth Circuit ruled in a pair of cases (filed in California and Oregon) against FedEx Ground Package System, Inc., that FedEx had misclassified delivery truck drivers as independent contractors, when they were in fact…
Rank this Week: 4165

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
  • Sep 29

    Have You Obtained a HPID?

    Have You Obtained a HPID?
    Written by Tyler Philippi The Department of Health and Human Services (“HHS”) recently released guidance on the application process to obtain a Health Plan Identifier (“HPID”).  A HPID is an all-numeric 10-digit…
  • Sep 29

    Medical Information Worth 10x More Than Credit Card Data On Black Market

    Medical Information Worth 10x More Than Credit Card Data On Black Market
    When many people think about identity theft and data breaches, they tend to think about credit card data and bank accounts. This makes sense given the large-scale breaches in the news lately. However, Reuters reported last week…
  • Sep 26

    Delaware Joins List of States Regulating Data Disposal

    Delaware Joins List of States Regulating Data Disposal
    On January 1, 2015, Delaware employers who dispose of records which contain the unencrypted personal identifying information of employees must take steps to ensure the privacy of such information.  The bill, H.B. 294, was recently signed…
Rank this Week: 4778

Labor & Employment Law…

Labor & Employment Law Perspectives

By Foley & Lardner LLP.

http://www.laboremploymentperspectives.com/
Rank this Week: 1344

Stoel Rives World of Employment

Stoel Rives World of Employment

Insight and commentary on labor and employment law.

http://www.stoelrivesworldofemployment.com/
  • Sep 29

    Video Interview: Discussing California’s Paid Sick Leave with LXBN TV

    Video Interview: Discussing California’s Paid Sick Leave with LXBN TV
    My colleague Bryan Hawkins recently discussed California’s new paid sick leave law with Colin O’Keefe of LXBN. You can catch the interview on the clip below. As Bryan noted in his original post, California is…
  • Sep 26

    California Court of Appeal Rules Employers Must Reimburse Employees For Work Calls on Personal Cell Phone

    California Court of Appeal Rules Employers Must Reimburse Employees For Work Calls on Personal Cell Phone
    The California Court of Appeal’s recent decision in Cochran v. Schwan’s Home Service, Inc.  was simple.  When employees must use their personal cell phones for work, California law requires employers to reimburse them,…
  • Sep 17

    California Enacts State-Wide Paid Employee Sick Leave Law

    California Enacts State-Wide Paid Employee Sick Leave Law
    On September 10, 2014, California Governor Jerry Brown signed AB 1522 (the “Healthy Workplaces, Healthy Families Act of 2014”) and made California the second state in the nation (after Connecticut) to enact a state-wide law…
Rank this Week: 2149

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/
  • Sep 29

    U.S. employer refuses to pay Canadian employee’s wage

    U.S. employer refuses to pay Canadian employee’s wage
    When a U.S. employer refuses to pay a Canadian employee’s wage and claims they are not within the jurisdiction to file a claim, the employee has options.  The foundation of an employer/employee relationship is that in exchange for…
  • Sep 25

    Your work is eliminated and you have a new role offer

    Your work is eliminated and you have a new role offer
    A situation can arise where your job is eliminated and the employee is offered a different role with the same wage. The problem is that this new position has the potential to cause health complications. Other factors such as age and the…
  • Sep 25

    An employee’s legal rights to disability payment

    An employee’s legal rights to disability payment
    An injury or health complication can cause an employee to seek disability payments and/or modified work. Where disability plays a role, the insurance company is responsible to make payments to the employee.  Suddenly payments stop and…
Rank this Week: 384

Employment Class Action Blog

Employment Class Action Blog

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

http://www.employmentclassactionreport.com/
  • Sep 29

    Court Sends Plaintiffs Back to the Locker Room Unhappy When It Denies Conditional Certification

    Court Sends Plaintiffs Back to the Locker Room Unhappy When It Denies Conditional Certification
    In January 2014, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell raised eyebrows (and ire) when he announced that the league was considering eliminating the extra point after a touchdown.  As Goodell put it, “the extra point is almost…
  • Sep 25

    Merits Trump Certification Issues in Two Southern District of New York Case

    Merits Trump Certification Issues in Two Southern District of New York Case
    Three years ago, the Supreme Court found in Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. v. Dukes, 131 S. Ct. 2541, 2551-52 (2011) that courts “frequently” will need to look to the merits in determining whether certification is appropriate, particularly…
  • Sep 24

    U.S. Open Umpires and Linesman Are Independent Contractors, Court Rule

    U.S. Open Umpires and Linesman Are Independent Contractors, Court Rule
    In an opinion that disappointingly failed to take advantage of countless pun opportunities, a federal judge in New York otherwise got it right, ruling that the United States Tennis Association properly classified U.S. Open tennis officials as…
Rank this Week: 1376

When the Abuser Goes to Work

When the Abuser Goes to Work

Offers legal resources for victims of workplace bullying, mobbing and workplace abuse and for employers who are interested in having a workplace where all employees are treated with dignity and respect.

http://abusergoestowork.com/
  • Sep 29

    Is the EEOC Finally Noticing Age Discrimination?

    Is the EEOC Finally Noticing Age Discrimination?
    The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission  filed its second lawsuit this month alleging age discrimination, indicating a possible uptick in EEOC efforts in this long-neglected area. The lawsuit touches…
  • Sep 22

    The EEOC, Age & the Great Recession

    The EEOC, Age & the Great Recession
    The Great Recession hit older workers like a baseball bat. Older workers were fired and laid off, dumped nto a sea of long-term unemployment, poorly-paid temp or part-time work and into an ill-advised early retirement. Many have not…
  • Sep 4

    New Book: The Legalization of Age Discrimination

    New Book: The Legalization of Age Discrimination
    Even Workers Otherwise Considered to be Young are Vulnerable Why are workers in their 30s, 40s and 50s increasingly experiencing age discrimination? This one of the issues I explore in my new book: Betrayed: The Legalization of Age…
Rank this Week: 3577

Abuser Goes to Work

Abuser Goes to Work

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

http://abusergoestowork.com
  • Sep 29

    Is the EEOC Finally Noticing Age Discrimination?

    Is the EEOC Finally Noticing Age Discrimination?
    The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission  filed its second lawsuit this month alleging age discrimination, indicating a possible uptick in EEOC efforts in this long-neglected area. The lawsuit touches…
  • Sep 22

    The EEOC, Age & the Great Recession

    The EEOC, Age & the Great Recession
    The Great Recession hit older workers like a baseball bat. Older workers were fired and laid off, dumped nto a sea of long-term unemployment, poorly-paid temp or part-time work and into an ill-advised early retirement. Many have not…
  • Sep 4

    New Book: The Legalization of Age Discrimination

    New Book: The Legalization of Age Discrimination
    Even Workers Otherwise Considered to be Young are Vulnerable Why are workers in their 30s, 40s and 50s increasingly experiencing age discrimination? This one of the issues I explore in my new book: Betrayed: The Legalization of Age…
Rank this Week: 1458

Oakland Employment Lawyer Blog

Oakland Employment Lawyer Blog

Covers California employment and injury law. By Liberty Law.

http://www.oaklandemploymentlawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 29

    San Francisco Official Wants to Make Equal Pay a Law

    San Francisco Official Wants to Make Equal Pay a Law
    According to the White House, in the U.S. women on average get paid about 77 cents for every dollar earned by a man. Under federal and state law, it’s illegal to discriminate against a person in the workplace on the basis of sex.…
  • Sep 25

    Doctor’s Unethical Behavior may have Contributed to Joan Rivers’ Death

    Doctor’s Unethical Behavior may have Contributed to Joan Rivers’ Death
    The negligent and unethical behavior of a New York doctor may have resulted in the death of beloved comedian Joan Rivers. Rivers visited an endoscopy clinic late last month for a scheduled endoscopy. An endoscopy involves the insertion of a…
  • Sep 22

    Oakland Raiderettes Wages-Related Lawsuit Settled for $1.25 Million

    Oakland Raiderettes Wages-Related Lawsuit Settled for $1.25 Million
    In January of this year, two former cheerleaders filed a lawsuit against the Oakland Raiders, alleging that they broke a variety of state laws, including failing to pay the Raiderettes minimum wage, withholding wages for months until the end…
Rank this Week: 2925

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 29

    Jon Gworek Leads Private Equity and Venture Capital Committee at ABA Business Law Annual Meeting

    Jon Gworek Leads Private Equity and Venture Capital Committee at ABA Business Law Annual Meeting
    The Private Equity and Venture Capital Committee of the Business Law Section of the American Bar Association met September 11-13th at this year’s annual meeting held in Chicago. As chair of the PEVC Committee, MBBP Partner Jon…
  • Sep 18

    ‘Battle of the Forms': Can it be won?

    ‘Battle of the Forms': Can it be won?
    By: Michael J. Cavaretta Often, in transactions between customers and vendors, each party has its own “boilerplate” terms and conditions that it wants to use, which of course are often quite different than the other party’s…
  • Sep 18

    BBK Worldwide raises $3M, eyes acquisition

    BBK Worldwide raises $3M, eyes acquisition
    MBBP client BBK Worldwide has raised $3 million from a private, undisclosed investor and its two founders. The consultancy specializes in patient recruitment for the clinical R&D segments of the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and…
Rank this Week: 1572

Employment Law Watch

Employment Law Watch

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

http://www.employmentlawwatch.com/
  • Sep 29

    Employment Law Changes Taking Effect 1 October 2014

    Employment Law Changes Taking Effect 1 October 2014
    As is generally the case each year, 1 October brings a number of changes to employment law. The key changes taking effect 1 October 2014 are as follows: National Minimum Wage Increase The annual increase to national minimum wage rates for all…
  • Sep 24

    It's Not a 'Game': The Need for Employers to Clearly Address Ownership of Social Media Brand Page

    It's Not a 'Game': The Need for Employers to Clearly Address Ownership of Social Media Brand Page
    This post was written by Sherri A. Affrunti and Matthew Y. Kane. A recent district court case should remind companies of the importance of setting forth clear social media guidelines with their employees, which, among other things, make clear…
  • Sep 23

    Reminder for N.Y. Employers: Minimum Wage Hike Takes Effect December 31

    Reminder for N.Y. Employers: Minimum Wage Hike Takes Effect December 31
    This post was written by Cindy S. Minniti and Mark S. Goldstein. As we head into the final quarter of 2014, New York State employers should begin preparing for the minimum wage hike. On December 31, 2014, the statewide hourly minimum wage for…
Rank this Week: 4341

HR Watchdog

HR Watchdog

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

http://hrwatchdog.calchamber.com/
  • Sep 29

    Vets 100/100A Reporting Requirements Changed for 2015

    Vets 100/100A Reporting Requirements Changed for 2015
    On September 26, 2014,  the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) published a final rule that reduces reporting requirements for federal contractors and subcontractors who hire and employ veterans under provisions of the Vietnam Era…
  • Sep 26

    Homeland Security Approves Wording for Immigrant Driver’s License

    Homeland Security Approves Wording for Immigrant Driver’s License
    U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) recently approved proposed wording for California’s driver’s license for undocumented persons. DHS initially rejected the wording that was proposed by the state. The approved wording,…
  • Sep 25

    CalChamber, Coalition Opposed to Proposed Heat Illness Regulation

    CalChamber, Coalition Opposed to Proposed Heat Illness Regulation
    Representatives from the California Chamber of Commerce and a coalition of businesses are in San Diego today voicing their concerns to the Division of Occupational Safety & Health (Cal/OSHA) Standards Board on proposed regulatory changes…
Rank this Week: 836

Washgington Labor and Employment…

Washgington Labor and Employment Law Blog

Covers Washington State employment law and public sector collective bargaining law.By Cline and Associates.

http://www.washingtonlaborandemploymentblog.com/
  • Sep 29

    ULP Alleges School District Provided Union with False Information

    ULP Alleges School District Provided Union with False Information
    By Therese Norton The Public Employment Relations Commission (PERC) vacated an order dismissing the International Union of Operating Engineers, Local 609’s unfair labor practice complaint against the Seattle School District. …
  • Sep 25

    PERC Dismisses Objections to Decertification Election

    PERC Dismisses Objections to Decertification Election
    By Therese  Norton A group of individuals petitioned the Public Employment Relations Commission (PERC) to decertify the Public School Employees of Washington/Puyallup Association of Education Office Personnel as the exclusive bargaining…
  • Aug 29

    PERC Affirms Ruling Union Improperly Circumvented Employer’s Designated Collective Bargaining Rep

    PERC Affirms Ruling Union Improperly Circumvented Employer’s Designated Collective Bargaining Rep
    By Therese Norton In Kiona Benton School District, the Public Employee Relations Commission affirmed Examiner Coss’s finding that the Kiona Benton Education Association, the Union that represents certain teachers in the School District,…
Rank this Week: 1897

Suits by Suits

Suits by Suits

Covers disputes between companies and executives. Published by Zuckerman Spaeder LLP.

http://www.suitsbysuits.com/
  • Sep 29

    Show Some Consideration

    Show Some Consideration
    Most law students spend several weeks in a first-year contracts class studying the concept of consideration. Consideration, in essence, is what a contracting party receives in exchange for promising to do something. A promise without…
  • Sep 26

    The Inbox - Liars, Titans and Terror Babies, Oh My!

    The Inbox - Liars, Titans and Terror Babies, Oh My!
    If executives lie and fudge credentials on their resumes, they may find their pantsuits on fire when falsehoods are discovered. For example, the Wall Street Journal recently reported that David Tovar, a top Wal-Mart spokesperson, was…
  • Sep 24

    Foreign Whistleblower Cashes in on Report to SEC

    Foreign Whistleblower Cashes in on Report to SEC
    On September 22, the Securities and Exchange Commission announced its largest award to date under its whistleblower program: $30 million.  The SEC said that the whistleblower, who lives in a foreign country, came to it with valuable…
Rank this Week: 638