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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: 3380

Global Workplace Insider

Global Workplace Insider

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

http://www.globalworkplaceinsider.com/
  • Mar 28

    Failure to Implement Workplace Harassment and Violence Policies can be Costly for Employer

    Failure to Implement Workplace Harassment and Violence Policies can be Costly for Employer
    Recent enforcement action under Ontario’s Occupational Health and Safety Act (“OHSA”) serves as a stark reminder of an employer’s obligation to implement workplace harassment and violence policies and programs in the…
  • Mar 27

    What is the latest on employees’ rights in the event of redundancy in France?

    What is the latest on employees’ rights in the event of redundancy in France?
    Dismissing an employee due to economic difficulties is extremely delicate in France. A law dated 8th August 2016 has specified the definition of the economic grounds for dismissals, providing that economic difficulties are, in particular,…
  • Mar 27

    “Facially unacceptable” – An inexcusable ground for discrimination

    “Facially unacceptable” – An inexcusable ground for discrimination
    This article was written by Purnel Gangiah,  a Candidate Attorney at Norton Rose Fulbright South Africa The mere fact that an employer considers an employee to be disabled does not necessarily mean that the employee is in fact disabled…
Rank this Week: 2094

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/
  • Mar 28

    Herbert on the History of Higher Ed Collective Bargaining

    Herbert on the History of Higher Ed Collective Bargaining
    Bill Herbert (Hunter College) recently did an interview with Radio Higher Ed: "A Primer on Unionization and Collective Bargaining in U.S. higher Education Institutions." According to the summary: This primer on collective bargaining…
  • Mar 27

    Bales on Resurrecting Labor

    Bales on Resurrecting Labor
    Our own Rick Bales (Ohio Northern) has just posted on SSRN his new article, Resurrecting Labor, which will be published int he Maryland Law Review. The abstract: Participation in American labor unions have changed radically, albeit…
  • Mar 22

    Supreme Court Rules Against NLRB in Vacancies Act Case

    Supreme Court Rules Against NLRB in Vacancies Act Case
    Yesterday, the Supreme Court ruled (6-2) in NLRB v. SW General. The Court held that once President Obama nominated Lafe Solomon to be the NLRB's General Counsel, he could no longer serve in his current capacity as Acting General Counsel....
Rank this Week: 57

WKL&B WOrkDay Blog

WKL&B WOrkDay Blog

Covers labor and employment law developments. By Wolters Kluwer.

http://www.employmentlawdaily.com/index.php/blog
  • Mar 28

    Access Board issues guidance on International Symbol of Accessibility

    Access Board issues guidance on International Symbol of Accessibility
    In response to questions that have been raised on the use of alternative symbols, the Access Board has released guidance on the International Symbol of Accessibility (ISA). For almost 50 years, the ISA has been recognized worldwide as a…
  • Mar 28

    Employee who was told she ‘dresses like a dyke’ advances sex stereotyping claim

    Employee who was told she ‘dresses like a dyke’ advances sex stereotyping claim
    By Lorene D. Park, J.D. Refusing to dismiss Title VII and state-law sex discrimination claims brought based on a gender-stereotyping theory, a federal court in Pennsylvania found that she sufficiently alleged discrimination “because of…
  • Mar 28

    Embarrassing group email, disciplinary write-ups not adverse actions, no constructive discharge

    Embarrassing group email, disciplinary write-ups not adverse actions, no constructive discharge
    By Lorene D. Park, J.D. Granting summary judgment against discrimination and retaliation claims by a former Home Depot store manager, a federal court in California found that she failed to show she suffered an adverse employment action, as…
Rank this Week: 4229

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: 85

SourcingSpeak

SourcingSpeak

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

http://www.sourcingspeak.com/
  • Mar 28

    SAP’s Licensing Time-Bomb

    SAP’s Licensing Time-Bomb
    Software giant’s victory in “indirect use” case is cause for concern for companies worldwide. On February 16, 2017, the High Court of Justice in the United Kingdom held that Diageo plc, a global drinks company, was liable…
  • Mar 7

    Robots and Rule-maker

    Robots and Rule-maker
    Recently, governments and rule-making bodies across Europe, the UK and globally, appear to be paying increasing attention to the need for the development of legislative and regulatory frameworks in the expanding field of artificial…
  • Mar 1

    The Importance of Upfront Planning

    The Importance of Upfront Planning
    According to PwC’s latest biennial Global Economic Crime Survey, cyber-crime is up 20 percent since 2014 and more than half of the firms surveyed expect to become the victim of a cyber-crime in the next two years, although a third…
Rank this Week: 3454

Immigration and Employment Law…

Immigration and Employment Law Blog

By Coane & Associates.

http://immigrationandemploymentlaw.wordpress.com/
  • Mar 28

    ICE Jails Student’s Spouse-No Bond

    ICE Jails Student’s Spouse-No Bond
    In a case we are handling at our office, the immigration police (ICE) have picked up and jailed our client from India, who is lawfully in the country on an F-2 visa. Our client resides in Texas with his wife who is a full-time student on an…
  • Mar 24

    Trying to Avoid Deportation during the Trump Administration

    Trying to Avoid Deportation during the Trump Administration
    Here is a story in yesterday’s USA Today, that discusses deportation under President Trump. One of my client’s is featured in this story, and it is a vert sad tale of violating the Constitutional right to due process. My client…
  • Mar 15

    Trump’s new travel ban has just been quashed by a federal judge in Hawaii

    Trump’s new travel ban has just been quashed by a federal judge in Hawaii
    Here we go ago! President Trump’s new travel ban that was set to become effective tomorrow has just been quashed by a federal judge in Hawaii. Just now, a federal judge in Hawaii granted a Temporary Restraining Order against the…
Rank this Week: 3864

Florida Employment Lawyers Blog

Florida Employment Lawyers Blog

Covers employment law. By Whittel & Melton, LLC.

https://www.floridaemploymentlawyersblog.com/
  • Mar 28

    Oxford Comma Issue Leads to Overtime Liability

    Oxford Comma Issue Leads to Overtime Liability
    A Maine dairy company recently learned how a comma can change everything. In O’Connor v. Oakhurst Dairy, it was shown that a comma can go a long way to avoid ambiguity. In this case, a group of dairy delivery drivers sued Oakhurst,…
  • Mar 14

    Miami Man Fired in Retaliation For Unpaid Overtime Claim

    Miami Man Fired in Retaliation For Unpaid Overtime Claim
    A Miami-Dade County employer that sells SIM cards for cellphones is accused of terminating an employee in retaliation for his complaints about not receiving overtime pay. The man filed a complaint on behalf of similarly situated individuals…
  • Mar 13

    Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen Will Pay Interns $140K For Unpaid Wage

    Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen Will Pay Interns $140K For Unpaid Wage
    Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen will pay $140,000 to 185 interns who worked for their fashion brand to settle a wage theft lawsuit filed in 2015, according to court documents filed in Manhattan Federal Court. Each intern will receive a $530…
Rank this Week: 618

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/
  • Mar 28

    An Impassioned Employee Storms Out of the Office: Is This Resignation?

    An Impassioned Employee Storms Out of the Office: Is This Resignation?
    When an employee resigns there is usually clear actions that support their decision. This may include a written letter, a verbal statement, a notice period, information that the employee has found another position or is moving away, or so…
  • Mar 22

    Some resignations are terminations in disguise

    Some resignations are terminations in disguise
    When is a resignation a termination in disguise? Sometimes employers too easily confuse when an employee has voluntarily decided to leave. Whether through insincerity or neglect, this is one situation where employers may try to rid themselves…
  • Mar 21

    Dismissal for Poor Performance: Does an Employer Need to Provide Severance?

    Dismissal for Poor Performance: Does an Employer Need to Provide Severance?
    Only if there is just cause for termination, the employer may terminate the employee without severance pay. As an employer, it is very difficult to establish just cause for employee incompetence or poor performance. To do so, the employer…
Rank this Week: 814

California Public Agency Labor and…

California Public Agency Labor and Employment Blog

By Liebert Cassidy Whitmore.

http://www.calpublicagencylaboremploymentblog.com
  • Mar 28

    Discontinuation of a Long-Standing Practice of Accommodating Disabled Employees through Light-Duty May Be a Violation of FEHA

    Discontinuation of a Long-Standing Practice of Accommodating Disabled Employees through Light-Duty May Be a Violation of FEHA
    This post was authored by Jennifer Rosner In a recent decision by a California Court of Appeal, a Court held that it was not unreasonable for the City of Los Angeles to assign temporarily injured recruit officers to light-duty administrative…
  • Mar 21

    Am I a Municipal Corporation? Maybe. Does it Matter? Yes!

    Am I a Municipal Corporation? Maybe. Does it Matter? Yes!
    California employers are subject to numerous state and federal statutes that regulate employee compensation and hours of work. Whether California Labor Code provisions, such as those that guarantee penalties for the late payment of final…
  • Mar 15

    Tips from the Table: Dealing with Elected Official

    Tips from the Table: Dealing with Elected Official
    We are excited to continue our video series – Tips from the Table. In these monthly videos, members of LCW’s Labor Relations and Negotiations Services practice group will provide various tips that can be implemented at your…
Rank this Week: 4063

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/
Rank this Week: 599

Human Resources News

Human Resources News

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

http://blogs.hrhero.com/hrnews/
  • Mar 28

    Trump puts final nail in the coffin: Blacklisting rule ‘gone forever’

    Trump puts final nail in the coffin: Blacklisting rule ‘gone forever’
    President Donald Trump has signed a resolution voiding an Obama-era regulation that would have required federal contractors to disclose employment law violations to agencies that award contracts. His signature was the final step in the repeal…
  • Mar 27

    GOP ‘still has options’ after pulling ACA repeal bill

    GOP ‘still has options’ after pulling ACA repeal bill
    On March 24, Republican lawmakers pulled their proposal to undo parts of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) when it became clear they didn’t have the necessary votes to pass the bill in the House. The American Health Care Act would have,…
  • Mar 23

    ‘Breathtakingly radical’: Acosta questions legality of any overtime threshold

    ‘Breathtakingly radical’: Acosta questions legality of any overtime threshold
    President Donald Trump’s nominee for secretary of labor has questioned whether the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has the authority to set any salary threshold for overtime pay—not just the pending increase that would raise the…
Rank this Week: 758

HR Watchdog

HR Watchdog

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

http://hrwatchdog.calchamber.com/
  • Mar 28

    Reminder: Free 30-Minute HR Webinar for Small Businesses This Thursday

    Reminder: Free 30-Minute HR Webinar for Small Businesses This Thursday
    Running a small business is tough, and managing your compliance with California and federal employment laws isn’t always easy. There’s a lot to know. Just ask the businesses who thought they were following the law until faced with…
  • Mar 27

    New Criminal Background Regulations Coming July 1

    New Criminal Background Regulations Coming July 1
    Today, the California Office of Administrative Law (OAL) approved new regulations relating to the use of criminal background information in employment decisions. These regulations will be filed with the Secretary of State’s office and…
  • Mar 23

    New Rule Targets Workplace Violence Prevention in Health Care

    New Rule Targets Workplace Violence Prevention in Health Care
    The Division of Occupational Safety and Health (Cal/OSHA) has developed a regulation addressing workplace violence protection in health care. I am the HR director for an acute care facility. How will the new regulation for workplace violence…
Rank this Week: 400

National Police and Fire Labor…

National Police and Fire Labor Blog

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

http://www.nationalpoliceandfirelaborblog.com
Rank this Week: 3725

Employment and Labour Law

Employment and Labour Law

Covers employment law in Canada. BY FMC Law.

http://www.employmentandlabour.com
  • Mar 28

    Extension of Parental Benefits – What About the Leave?

    Extension of Parental Benefits – What About the Leave?
    The Federal government announced in the budget that it intends to “stretch” employment insurance (“EI”) parental leave benefits to up to 18 months at a lower benefit rate of 33% of average weekly earnings (find that…
  • Mar 15

    Costs of Accommodation: British Columbia Supreme Court Reaffirms High Threshold for Undue Hardship

    Costs of Accommodation: British Columbia Supreme Court Reaffirms High Threshold for Undue Hardship
    In a July 2016 decision, Providence Health Care v. Dunkley, 2016 BCSC 1383, the British Columbia Supreme Court held that Providence Health Care (PHC) and the University of British Columbia (UBC) failed to establish that the costs of providing…
  • Feb 27

    Is This The Definitive Word on Termination Provisions/Consideration?

    Is This The Definitive Word on Termination Provisions/Consideration?
    A series of Ontario cases dating back to 2012 has put into issue the question of what does, or doesn’t, make a termination provision enforceable.  After a number of recent employer-friendly decisions, the Ontario Court of Appeal…
Rank this Week: 3753

Michigan Employment Law Advisor

Michigan Employment Law Advisor

Covers employment discrimination, hiring, terminations and technology issues. By Jason Shinn.

http://www.michiganemploymentlawadvisor.com
  • Mar 28

    Company Sued for Rescinding Job Offer Because Prospective Employee Signed Online Petition

    Company Sued for Rescinding Job Offer Because Prospective Employee Signed Online Petition
    Employers have a new concern with job offers and social media; In what appears to be a first, a federal court of appeals held an employer could be liable for rescinding a job offer because the prospective employee signed an online petition…
  • Mar 20

    State Marijuana Laws can Leave Employees Dazed and Confused about their Right

    State Marijuana Laws can Leave Employees Dazed and Confused about their Right
    Many states have decriminalized marijuana, whether generally or when used for medical reasons. But such changes present challenges for companies and their employees when it comes to balancing workplace concerns and employee rights. The…
  • Mar 13

    Trade Secret Misappropriation Lawsuit Dismissed – What Your Business Can Learn

    Trade Secret Misappropriation Lawsuit Dismissed – What Your Business Can Learn
    Trade secret misappropriation lawsuits continue to be a potent offense for businesses against departing employees seeking to compete wrongfully. But as with any offense, it is critical to pay attention to fundamentals to be successful. A…
Rank this Week: 3829

GSA Law

GSA Law

Covers New York employment and employee benefits law. By Giskan Solotaroff & Anderson LLP.

http://www.newyorkemploymentlawyersblog.com/
  • Mar 28

    Bankers Life Charge Backs – Quotes from Forum

    Bankers Life Charge Backs – Quotes from Forum
    Quotes from forums documenting Banker's Life scam and a call for class members to come forward!
  • Mar 28

    Banker’s Life Former Agent Chargeback

    Banker’s Life Former Agent Chargeback
    excerpt from the courts recent Order denying in part motion to dismiss our class action lawsuit against Banker's Life for former agent chargebacks.
  • Mar 28

    Class Action Lawsuit Filed against Banker’s Life

    Class Action Lawsuit Filed against Banker’s Life
    In April 2016, a former Bankers Life insurance agent commenced an action against Bankers Life for breach of the agent agreement on behalf of all terminated Bankers Life agents who have been subject to commission charge-backs for so-called…
Rank this Week: 2490

Wage & Hour Defense Blog

Wage & Hour Defense Blog

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

http://www.wagehourblog.com/
  • Mar 28

    Drivers Win Overtime Dispute Because of Missing Comma – Employment Law This Week

    Drivers Win Overtime Dispute Because of Missing Comma – Employment Law This Week
    Featured on Employment Law This Week – “For Want of a Comma.” It seems that punctuation was a key factor in a recent class action suit from a group of dairy delivery drivers in Maine. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the First…
  • Mar 24

    Maine Delivery Drivers Deemed Overtime-Eligible “For Want of a Comma”

    Maine Delivery Drivers Deemed Overtime-Eligible “For Want of a Comma”
    A Maine dairy company has received a potentially expensive grammar lesson from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit, which held on March 13, 2017, that the company’s delivery drivers may be eligible for up to $10 million in…
  • Mar 14

    California Health Care Workers Can Waive Breaks – Employment Law This Week

    California Health Care Workers Can Waive Breaks – Employment Law This Week
    Featured on Employment Law This Week – California health care workers can still waive some breaks. In February 2015, a California appeals court invalidated an order from the Industrial Welfare Commission (IWC) that allowed health care…
Rank this Week: 1175

Lancaster Law Blog

Lancaster Law Blog

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

http://www.lancasterlawblog.com/
  • Mar 28

    Lancaster County Reassessment – Commercial and Industrial Property Assessment Appeal

    Lancaster County Reassessment – Commercial and Industrial Property Assessment Appeal
    We have written a couple of posts about the Lancaster County-wide Property Tax Reassessment.  In this post, we want to focus specifically on commercial and industrial properties.  This includes any sort of income producing…
  • Mar 27

    Insurance Considerations for Liquor Licensee

    Insurance Considerations for Liquor Licensee
    I have the pleasure of working with numerous clients who own bars, restaurants, hotels and breweries, so when Nate Bunty asked me to participate in an Expert Interview on Liquor Liability I was happy to share some of the knowledge and…
  • Mar 23

    To Appeal, or not to Appeal – That is the question after you receive your property reassessment.

    To Appeal, or not to Appeal – That is the question after you receive your property reassessment.
    By now, all property owners have had some time to stew over the preliminary reassessments they have received.  You’ve read our recent post on the Lancaster County property reassessment, searched Google for more information and…
Rank this Week: 440

Orange County Employment Lawyers…

Orange County Employment Lawyers Blog

Covers employment law. By Nassiri Law.

http://www.orangecountyemploymentlawyersblog.com/
  • Mar 28

    Nurse Sues for Rape by Boss With Sexual Harassment History

    Nurse Sues for Rape by Boss With Sexual Harassment History
    Plaintiff in a newly-filed federal lawsuit alleges the nursing home for which she worked failed to protect her from sexual assault by a manager with a known history of sexual harassment.  The Denver Post reports her former employer in…
  • Mar 25

    Uber Investigating Sexual Harassment Claims by Engineer

    Uber Investigating Sexual Harassment Claims by Engineer
    A former engineer for the ride-sharing technology service Uber wrote a scathing blog detailing numerous allegations of sexual harassment, sexism and gender discrimination at the California-based firm.  Now, the company is launching an…
  • Mar 21

    U.S. Age Discrimination Law Turns 50, Still As Relevant Today

    U.S. Age Discrimination Law Turns 50, Still As Relevant Today
    It’s been 50 years since federal lawmakers passed a law intended to protect workers from discrimination in employment on the basis of old age.  But it would seem we still have a long way to go on this front. A new study – one…
Rank this Week: 2150

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
  • Mar 28

    Woman Says Employer Didn't Protect Her From Creepy Customer

    Woman Says Employer Didn't Protect Her From Creepy Customer
    Woman Says Employer Didn’t Protect Her From Creepy Customers Sales clerk secretly photographed and attacked at work Is your employer responsible if a customer sexually harasses you on the job? That’s the question one young…
  • Mar 21

    Woman Who Was Fired While on Maternity Leave Awarded $150K

    Woman Who Was Fired While on Maternity Leave Awarded $150K
    Woman Who Was Fired While on Maternity Leave Awarded $150K Company would not take her calls, then fired her for job abandonment Many women worry that pregnancy or childbirth could have a negative impact on their careers. Unfortunately,…
  • Mar 13

    When Favoritism is Discrimination in Disguise

    When Favoritism is Discrimination in Disguise
    When Favoritism is Discrimination in Disguise In certain circumstances, playing favorites might be unlawful It can be frustrating to work for someone who plays favorites. You know you’re not going to be assigned to that key account…
Rank this Week: 3352

Whistleblower Law Blog

Whistleblower Law Blog

By Katz, Marshall & Banks, LLP. Explores current issues and the latest developments in whistleblower law.

http://www.kmblegal.com/blogs
Rank this Week: 2165

Employment Discrimination Report

Employment Discrimination Report

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

http://employmentdiscrimination.foxrothschild.com/
  • Mar 28

    The Growing Trend of Wage Inquiry Prohibition

    The Growing Trend of Wage Inquiry Prohibition
    In the past year or so, we’ve noticed an increasing legislative trend around the country — governing bodies passing bills to prohibit employers from inquiring about their job applicants’ wage history.  The precise…
  • Mar 21

    It’s Finally Spring! Time to Clean Your Job Posting

    It’s Finally Spring! Time to Clean Your Job Posting
    The equinox has come and went, meaning warm weather is thankfully approaching. This also means spring hiring season is here for many employers. However, caution is advised. Given the ease of un-vetted online job postings, many forget that…
  • Mar 15

    Take a Lesson (or not) from Congress and the Feds on How to Investigate Employee Claim

    Take a Lesson (or not) from Congress and the Feds on How to Investigate Employee Claim
    It seems that every day we are hearing something about investigations involving the White House. Whether it is the investigation into Russia’s hacking of the election that has resulted in the indictment of suspected Russian…
Rank this Week: 1164

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/
  • Mar 28

    When will employees learn that online comments can, and will, be used against them?

    When will employees learn that online comments can, and will, be used against them?
    Business in the front, party in the rear I’ve recently given two different speeches discussing the balance between an employee’s privacy and an employer’s right to know. One of the themes of this talk is that social media…
  • Mar 27

    Bring me the head of employment at will

    Bring me the head of employment at will
    At his always excellent Connecticut Employment Law Blog, Dan Schwartz recently asked the following question: “What Does ‘At Will’ Employment Really Mean?” Dan argues that while employment at will is still a valid…
  • Mar 24

    WIRTW #454 (the “Oxford comma, the results” edition)

    WIRTW #454 (the “Oxford comma, the results” edition)
    Damn, does the Oxford comma have some traction. I can’t recall the last time a case as mundane as O’Connor v. Oakhurt Dairy lit up the internet. But it did. And I got curious—just how do people feel about the…
Rank this Week: 553

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/
  • Mar 28

    Whistleblower Must Risk Job to Protect the Public

    Whistleblower Must Risk Job to Protect the Public
    The Texas Whistleblower Law has many limitations. One of those limits includes the requirement that the whistleblower must report the alleged violation of law to a law enforcement authority. For most laws, the local police force would be the…
  • Mar 23

    Texas Supreme Court Finds Assault Claims are not Pre-empted

    Texas Supreme Court Finds Assault Claims are not Pre-empted
    If a female employee is assaulted and harassed, can she sue for assault or for sexual discrimination or both? According to the Waffle House, Inc. v. Wiliams, 313 S.W.3d 796 (Tex. 2010) decision, she would have to sue under the Texas…
  • Mar 22

    Judge Gorsuch is not Friendly to U.S. Worker

    Judge Gorsuch is not Friendly to U.S. Worker
    The life experiences a judge brings to the table are important. Pres. Trump’s nomination of Neil Gorsuch illustrates that maxim. Judge Gorsuch, prior to assuming his chair at the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals represented big business,…
Rank this Week: 5156

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/
  • Mar 28

    An Opportunity for Demand Side Innovation

    An Opportunity for Demand Side Innovation
    Rebecca S. Eisenberg & W. Nicholas Price II, Promoting Healthcare Innovation on the Demand Side, Oxford Academic J.L. & Biosciences (2017).Nicolas TerryThe intersection of healthcare information goods, resulting products, and the…
  • Mar 27

    When Less is More

    When Less is More
    Kate Webber, Families are More Popular Than Feminism: Exploring the Greater Judicial Success of Family and Medical Leave Laws, 32 Colum. J. Gender & Law 145 (2016).Katharine BartlettWhy are employees who sue to obtain workplace leave…
  • Mar 24

    Back to the Essential

    Back to the Essential
    Michael Buckland, Information and Society (The MIT Press Essential Knowledge Series, 2017).Herbert BurkertJudging from its title, Professor Michael Buckland‘s book seems to be yet another introduction into the relationship between…
Rank this Week: 661

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: 3295

Canada Employment & Labour Law…

Canada Employment & Labour Law Blog

Covers Canadian employment law issues. By Minken Employment Lawyers.

http://www.minkenemploymentlawyers.com/category/blog/
  • Mar 27

    Employer Obligated to Protect Employees from “Cyberspace” Harassment

    Employer Obligated to Protect Employees from “Cyberspace” Harassment
    By Sara A. Kauder Cyberspace is the not so new frontier that has brought with it many wonderful things and some not so good things – such as online harassment and bullying. What happens when cyberspace harassment enters the workplace?…
  • Mar 20

    Ontario Court of Appeal Awards One of the Highest Amounts Ever for Human Rights Violations in the Workplace

    Ontario Court of Appeal Awards One of the Highest Amounts Ever for Human Rights Violations in the Workplace
    – Kyle D. Burgis Many practitioners have felt that damages under the Ontario Humans Right Code are not as significant as they should be. In the past few years, however, we have seen a trend toward increased damages in several areas of…
  • Feb 28

    Termination Clauses – Clarity from the Court of Appeal

    Termination Clauses – Clarity from the Court of Appeal
    After the Supreme Court of Canada denied leave to appeal on the controversial Oudin v. Centre Francophone de Toronto decision, the Ontario Court of Appeal appears to have clarified the law with respect to the validity of termination clauses…
Rank this Week: 2489

GT L&E Blog

GT L&E Blog

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

http://www.gtleblog.com/
Rank this Week: 735

New York Employment Attorneys Blog

New York Employment Attorneys Blog

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

http://www.newyorkemploymentattorneysblog.com/
  • Mar 27

    Home Health Aide Files Sexual Harassment and Retaliation Suit

    Home Health Aide Files Sexual Harassment and Retaliation Suit
    Shelby Krzastek On March 8, 2017, Anita Poe-Smith filed suit against Epic Health Services, Inc. (“Epic”), and Leo and Sherrie Weigand, alleging sexual harassment and retaliation. Ms. Poe-Smith works for Epic as a home health aide.…
  • Mar 23

    Eleventh Circuit Affirms Summary Judgment in Gender Wage Gap Suit

    Eleventh Circuit Affirms Summary Judgment in Gender Wage Gap Suit
    Harrison Paige and Lev Craig On February 27, 2017, the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit affirmed the lower court’s ruling in Kalu v. Florida Department of Children and Families, a gender discrimination suit…
  • Mar 21

    What a Justice Gorsuch Might Mean for Employment Law

    What a Justice Gorsuch Might Mean for Employment Law
    Owen H. Laird, Esq. Today, the United States Senate will hold its second day of confirmation hearings for Supreme Court Nominee Neil M. Gorsuch. Judge Gorsuch currently serves on the United States Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit.…
Rank this Week: 4304

McCormack & Erlich Blog

McCormack & Erlich Blog

Covers employment law.

http://mcelawfirm.com/articles/
  • Mar 27

    Transit board to pay $8 million to Muni operators in overtime lawsuit

    Transit board to pay $8 million to Muni operators in overtime lawsuit
    The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) approved an $8 million settlement in an overtime lawsuit brought by the city’s Muni operators. Lead plaintiff Darryl A. Stitt, a former Muni operator, filed the lawsuit in…
  • Mar 21

    Labor Department sues Oracle for pay and hiring discrimination

    Labor Department sues Oracle for pay and hiring discrimination
    The U.S. Labor Department filed a complaint against Oracle America for allegedly paying its white male workers more than other employees. The technology company was also accused of illegally favoring Asian job seekers when hiring […]
  • Mar 15

    California State University employee files discrimination lawsuit

    California State University employee files discrimination lawsuit
    A former administrative support assistant at California State University (CSU), Sacramento, said she was wrongfully terminated in retaliation for complaining about racial discrimination and her employer’s failure to pay overtime.…
Rank this Week: 2652

Whistleblower Protection Blog

Whistleblower Protection Blog

Covers legal issues related to corporate malfeasance and protection of whistleblowers. Published by the National Whistleblower Legal Defense and Education Fund.

http://www.whistleblowersblog.org/
Rank this Week: 505

McEldrew Young Blog

McEldrew Young Blog

Covers whistleblower law and wage theft for employees.

http://www.mceldrewyoung.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 2786

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/
  • Mar 27

    Creating a Plan for Minor Children

    Creating a Plan for Minor Children
    Estate planning has many benefits, with one of the best being that it allows our clients to have peace of mind.  This peace of mind comes from knowing that your family members can be taken care of if something happens to you.  This…
  • Mar 16

    Jacksonville Probate Attorney: Missing Beneficiarie

    Jacksonville Probate Attorney: Missing Beneficiarie
    Jacksonville Probate: How to Handle Missing Beneficiaries Jacksonville probate attorneys often deal with a beneficiary that is alive, but no one knows this person’s address.  If a beneficiary goes missing or cannot be found, then…
  • Mar 14

    Jacksonville Estate Planning For Single Parent

    Jacksonville Estate Planning For Single Parent
    Jacksonville Estate Planning For Single Parents One of the best aspects of Jacksonville estate planning is that every plan can be tailored to a person’s life and specific needs.  In Jacksonville, Estate planning is important for…
Rank this Week: 485

Labor & Employment Law…

Labor & Employment Law Perspectives

By Foley & Lardner LLP.

http://www.laboremploymentperspectives.com/
Rank this Week: 2721

Labor & Employment Law Blog

Labor & Employment Law Blog

Up-to-date information on labor and employment law. By Sheppard Mullin.

http://www.laboremploymentlawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 557

James M. Hoffmann Blog

James M. Hoffmann Blog

Covers Missouri workers' compensation and personal injury.

http://www.hoffmannworkcomp.com/category/blog/
  • Mar 27

    Workplace Accidents in Confined Spaces – St. Louis Work Comp Attorney

    Workplace Accidents in Confined Spaces – St. Louis Work Comp Attorney
    Each yeah there are many Missouri workers injured while working in confined spaces. Confined spaces are work environments that restrict worker movement. In some cases, special permits are required when a worker must move through narrow…
  • Mar 25

    Broken Finger at Work – St. Louis Workers Compensation Lawyer

    Broken Finger at Work – St. Louis Workers Compensation Lawyer
    Workers who suffer a broken finger at work may be entitled to Missouri workers compensation benefits. A broken finger can severely impact a person’s ability to work. This is particularly true in case of those who work with their hands,…
  • Mar 24

    Injured in a High Rise Window Cleaning Accident? – Missouri Work Comp

    Injured in a High Rise Window Cleaning Accident? – Missouri Work Comp
    St. Louis window washers often work in risky environments to make a living. St. Louis is full of tall buildings, and their owners rely on the services of professional window cleaning companies and their workers to ensure that their exteriors…
Rank this Week: 2637

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/
  • Mar 27

    The Surprise of Familiarity

    The Surprise of Familiarity
    Watching from afar the Scouts attempting to earn their orienteering merit badges, we could see it on the boys’ faces.  They were lost; they were scared.  They should have reached their destination an hour ago.  Soon,…
  • Mar 13

    And . . . the . . . CBO . . . Scooooores!

    And . . . the . . . CBO . . . Scooooores!
    Here are the highlights we took (quickly) from this afternoon’s Congressional Budget Office Cost Estimate for the American Health Care Act. The AHCA “would reduce federal deficits by $337 billion over the 2017-2026 period.”…
  • Mar 13

    ACA Repeal: The Middle Part

    ACA Repeal: The Middle Part
    Screenplays, new business ventures and major legislation typically have problems in Act II.  Hopes were raised so high in Act I.  Now, things seem to drag on and on, pointlessly.   Friends tell you to give up or start over…
Rank this Week: 2353

Labor Relations Today

Labor Relations Today

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

http://www.laborrelationstoday.com/
Rank this Week: 4770

Lawffice Space

Lawffice Space

Covers employment laws and cases. By Philip Miles.

http://www.lawfficespace.com/
  • Mar 27

    3d Cir. on Mixed Motive FMLA claims and Chevron Deference

    3d Cir. on Mixed Motive FMLA claims and Chevron Deference
    In Egan v. Delaware River Port Authority, the employee claimed that his employer discriminated against him because of his age and disability, and retaliated against him because he used FMLA leave. He lost a jury trial, and appealed to the…
  • Mar 17

    Lawffice Links - Wages, Statutory Interpretation, and the Oxford Comma

    Lawffice Links - Wages, Statutory Interpretation, and the Oxford Comma
    We hold these truths to be self evident, that paragraph indentations should be reduced from .5 to .3, that one period between sentences is better than two, and that you should always use the Oxford comma.As I sometimes do with issues that…
  • Mar 13

    11th Circuit on Sexual Orientation Discrimination Under Title VII

    11th Circuit on Sexual Orientation Discrimination Under Title VII
    On Friday, the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals issued its opinion in Evans v. Georgia Reg. Hosp. The plaintiff alleged that she was discriminated against on the basis of her sexual orientation in violation of Title VII. Of course, Title VII…
Rank this Week: 4128

ERISA Lawyer Blog

ERISA Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.erisalawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1051

Screw You Guys, I'm Going Home

Screw You Guys, I'm Going Home

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

http://employeeatty.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 27

    New Bills In Florida That Will Impact #Employees If Passed

    New Bills In Florida That Will Impact #Employees If Passed
    The Florida legislature is in session through May. They may or may not pass some legislation that will affect employees and employment law. Be afraid. Be very afraid. Here are some of the bills to watch:SB 160 - Minimum Wage: Revising…
  • Mar 22

    Climate Change Denial To Be New Protected #Emplaw Category?

    Climate Change Denial To Be New Protected #Emplaw Category?
    Yes, I've been absent for a bit. I was caught up in an arbitration (results unknown at this point) so had a good excuse. Anyhow, I saw this tidbit and had to share it. A Maine lawmaker has proposed a bill that would make an employee's…
  • Feb 24

    Disabled Employees and Lawyers: Beware Legal Marijuana Law

    Disabled Employees and Lawyers: Beware Legal Marijuana Law
    So I've been predicting that the Trump administration would crack down on legalized marijuana, and when I said that on NPR I was accused of being a fear-mongerer. Wednesday I spoke to a group of law students about legalized marijuana and how…
Rank this Week: 3328

Lisa Law View

Lisa Law View

Covers labor and employment law issues.

http://lisahome.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 26

    Will Overtime Laws Change with Trump Presidency?

    Will Overtime Laws Change with Trump Presidency?
    President Trump’s pick for Secretary of Labor, CKE Restaurants CEO Andy Puzder, withdrew his nomination in February 15. The withdrawal comes after controversies over his employing an undocumented immigrant to clean his home…
  • Feb 12

    Labor Law: Anticipated Changes Under Trump Administration

    Labor Law: Anticipated Changes Under Trump Administration
    The 45th president was inaugurated last month, but the Secretary of Labor position still must be confirmed. President Trump’s selection for the position, Andy Puzder, is the CEO of CKE Restaurants, the parent company of Carl's Jr. and…
  • Jan 21

    19 States See Minimum Wage Increase in 2017

    19 States See Minimum Wage Increase in 2017
    Across the U.S., 19 states will see a state minimum wage increase in 2017. However, the Federal government hasn’t raised minimum wages in over 7 years since 2009, when it raised it from $6.55 to $7.25, some of the states on this list…
Rank this Week: 1817

Northern Exposure

Northern Exposure

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

http://blogs.hrhero.com/northernexposure/
  • Mar 26

    Seasonal employee not bound by noncompetition clause

    Seasonal employee not bound by noncompetition clause
    by Matthew Larsen A British Columbia court recently explored a novel issue – whether a noncompetition clause is enforceable against a seasonal employee. Facts In See Thru Window Cleaners Inc. v. Mahood, 2016 BCSC 2134, the employer was…
  • Mar 19

    ‘I quit … oh wait, I didn’t mean it!’

    ‘I quit … oh wait, I didn’t mean it!’
    by Stefan Kimpton Employers don’t often enough think about the consequences of a heat-of-the-moment resignation. It is generally assumed that when an employee says “I quit” or storms out of the workplace, the employment…
  • Mar 12

    Ontario court awards 3 types of damages in sexual harassment case

    Ontario court awards 3 types of damages in sexual harassment case
    by Hannah Roskey An employee who was repeatedly sexually harassed by her coworker sued her employer after being terminated. In addition to normal damages for wrongful dismissal she was awarded $60,000 for “moral damages” by the…
Rank this Week: 4774

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/
  • Mar 26

    Read All About It! NPR Discovers Age Discrimination

    Read All About It! NPR Discovers Age Discrimination
    A recent tweet from NPR’s reporter on aging, Ina Jaffe: “Age discrimination is real.” Isn’t it great that NPR has finally discovered that age discrimination is real? I’m an attorney and former judge who wrote a…
  • Mar 21

    Judge Gorsuch and the ‘Frozen Trucker’ case

    Judge Gorsuch and the ‘Frozen Trucker’ case
    I write a lot about very bad court decisions. Here’s one from U.S. Supreme Court nominee Judge Neil Gorsuch that rivals the very worst. Judge Gorsuch wrote a dissent in Transam Trucking, Inc. v. Administrative Review Board,…
  • Mar 3

    How Can the U.S. Senate Special Committee on Aging Be So Clueless about Age Discrimination?

    How Can the U.S. Senate Special Committee on Aging Be So Clueless about Age Discrimination?
    Why is it left to the Attorney General of Illinois to address the national problem of blatant and destructive age discrimination in hiring? Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan this week warned six national career and job search companies…
Rank this Week: 725