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Overtime Lawyer Blog

Overtime Lawyer Blog

Covers minimum wage and tip credit in Georgia. By Buckley Beal LLP.

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

    DOL Settles FLSA Wage Violation Case

    DOL Settles FLSA Wage Violation Case
    The United States Department of Labor just settled a federal lawsuit filed, ironically, against the U.S. labor department for violations of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).  The lawsuit asserted that Labor Department employees had…
  • Sep 13

    Errors in classifying workers as exempt or non-exempt may violate the FLSA

    Errors in classifying workers as exempt or non-exempt may violate the FLSA
    As companies and employers begin preparation for the new Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) amendments to take effect, the incidence of wage and hour lawsuits continues to rise.  Most often, this occurs when employers fail to pay their…
  • Sep 5

    Atlanta University to Implement New FLSA Rule

    Atlanta University to Implement New FLSA Rule
    A recent report from Emory University in Atlanta notes that the school is preparing to implement the new Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) regulations.  These amendments increase the salary threshold that must be met before workers can be…
Rank this Week: 438

Atlanta Employment Lawyer Blog

Atlanta Employment Lawyer Blog

Covers employment discrimination, sexual harassment and employer retaliation. By Buckley Beal LLP.

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

    Is Discriminating Based on Hair Style Illegal?

    Is Discriminating Based on Hair Style Illegal?
    In the majority of situations, it is illegal to discriminate against an applicant for a job based on the way they look. Many times not hiring someone based on their looks can be a subtle (or not so subtle) form of discrimination. A recent…
  • Sep 13

    Is Weight Discrimination Illegal?

    Is Weight Discrimination Illegal?
    In certain situations overweight workers may suffer employment discrimination – i.e. they may not get job offers or promotions that they are deserving of due to a bias against larger workers.  A question that often arises is if…
  • Sep 5

    Taskforce Created to Help Workers Fight National Origin Discrimination

    Taskforce Created to Help Workers Fight National Origin Discrimination
    A recent report from the Justice Department notes that the U.S. has created a formal task force with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs for the United Mexican States to help protect workers from employment discrimination based on citizenship,…
Rank this Week: 1332

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/
  • Sep 29

    Overtime overhaul – small businesses want more time to prepare

    Overtime overhaul – small businesses want more time to prepare
    With just about 90 days to go before the U.S. Department of Labor’s final rule dramatically updating overtime regulations is scheduled to go into effect, small business owners have petitioned the DOL’s Wage and Hour Division…
  • Sep 27

    What rights and protections are there for workers on zero hours contracts in the UK?

    What rights and protections are there for workers on zero hours contracts in the UK?
    In the UK, a zero hours worker is a casual worker engaged on a zero hours contract. A zero hours contract is defined in UK legislation as a contract of employment or other worker’s contract under which a worker undertakes to perform…
  • Sep 26

    The Duty to Mitigate and its Impact on Damage

    The Duty to Mitigate and its Impact on Damage
    Employer clients often ask during a wrongful or constructive dismissal lawsuit what damages may be awarded.  One relevant consideration  is the common law duty to mitigate.  A wrongfully dismissed employee has a duty to…
Rank this Week: 2054

Employment Class Action Blog

Employment Class Action Blog

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

http://www.employmentclassactionreport.com/
Rank this Week: 3065

HR Watchdog

HR Watchdog

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

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

    EEOC Will Collect Pay Data From W-2

    EEOC Will Collect Pay Data From W-2
    Today, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced approval of a revised EEO-1 report that will require large employers to report pay data to the agency, including aggregate information from employee W-2s. The first deadline…
  • Sep 28

    Governor Signs Bill Prohibiting Use of Juvenile Criminal History Information

    Governor Signs Bill Prohibiting Use of Juvenile Criminal History Information
    Yesterday, Governor Brown signed AB 1843 which prohibits employers from inquiring into an applicant’s juvenile convictions or using such convictions as a factor in determining any condition of employment. The bill prohibits employers…
  • Sep 26

    NLRB Advice Memo: Independent Contractor Mistake is an NLRA Violation

    NLRB Advice Memo: Independent Contractor Mistake is an NLRA Violation
    State and federal enforcement agencies continue to crack down on the misclassification of independent contractors. Recently, the National Labor Relations Board’s (NLRB) Office of General Counsel released an Advice Memorandum, which…
Rank this Week: 669

James M. Hoffmann Blog

James M. Hoffmann Blog

Covers Missouri workers' compensation and personal injury.

http://www.hoffmannworkcomp.com/category/blog/
  • Sep 29

    Slips, Trips, and Falls Can Cause Costly Workplace Injurie

    Slips, Trips, and Falls Can Cause Costly Workplace Injurie
    More than a billion dollars is spent each week on slips, trips, and falls at the workplace. According to the 2016 Liberty Mutual Workplace Safety Index, the most severe, non-fatal workplace injuries cost almost $62 billion in workers’…
  • Sep 28

    Insomnia Increases the Risk of Workplace Accidents – St. Louis Worker Injury

    Insomnia Increases the Risk of Workplace Accidents – St. Louis Worker Injury
    Insomnia is associated with a variety of health risks including depression, cancer, and osteoporosis. Sleep deprivation is also directly linked to an increased risk of accidents that can lead to injuries and even death. For example,…
  • Sep 24

    High Risk of Heart Disease for Night Shift Workers – Work Comp Law Firm

    High Risk of Heart Disease for Night Shift Workers – Work Comp Law Firm
    A recent study reveals that female night shift workers are at higher risk for heart disease. Heart disease is a leading cause of death in the U.S. One in every four deaths is caused by heart disease. A recent study by Brigham and…
Rank this Week: 1729

Hawaii Labor and Employment Law

Hawaii Labor and Employment Law

Covers labor and employment issues affecting Hawaii employers. By Ryan E. Sanada.

http://www.hilaborlaw.com
  • Sep 29

    Two Lawsuits and a Bill Challenging the DOL’s New FLSA Rule

    Two Lawsuits and a Bill Challenging the DOL’s New FLSA Rule
    Two lawsuits have been filed to enjoin the DOL from enforcing the new rules and the U.S. House of Representatives has passed a bill that would postpone the effective date of the new rules for...(Read More...)
  • Sep 15

    Can You Force Employees to Wear a Costume on Halloween?

    Can You Force Employees to Wear a Costume on Halloween?
    In the Kokua Line for the Star-Advertiser, Christine Donnelly answers the question of whether an employer can fire an employee who refuses to wear a Halloween costume to work because it is against her religion.  In a nutshell, the…
  • Sep 12

    US Chamber to File Lawsuit Challenging New FLSA Rule

    US Chamber to File Lawsuit Challenging New FLSA Rule
    Word on the street is that the U.S. Chamber of Commerce is getting ready to file a lawsuit challenging the Department of Labor’s (“DOL”) new rules under the Fair Labor Standards Act.  The new rules, which will increase…
Rank this Week: 4971

Connecticut Employment Law Blog

Connecticut Employment Law Blog

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

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

    Joining Connecticut, Paid Sick Leave Now Mandated for Federal Contractor

    Joining Connecticut, Paid Sick Leave Now Mandated for Federal Contractor
    As Connecticut employers of a certain size know, Connecticut implemented Paid Sick Leave recently which affords employees up to five days off a year.   Now, federal contractors (including those in Connecticut) have another layer to deal…
  • Sep 29

    “Well” Look What We Have Here: EEOC Regulations on Wellness Programs (Part II)

    “Well” Look What We Have Here: EEOC Regulations on Wellness Programs (Part II)
    Continuing his posts on wellness programs, my colleague Marc Herman fills us in on what’s the latest.   I return today with the second part of a two-part post on wellness programs. Reference to my prior post is not to be…
  • Sep 26

    Well Well: Court Sides with Employer in Latest Wellness Program Battle (Part 1)

    Well Well: Court Sides with Employer in Latest Wellness Program Battle (Part 1)
    My colleague Marc Herman returns today to bring back the story of wellness programs and whether they will continue to pass legal muster. In the first post of a two-parter, Marc updates us on some litigation. Read on.   Here’s…
Rank this Week: 295

HR & Benefits Update

HR & Benefits Update

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

http://slphrbenefitsupdate.com/
  • Sep 29

    William Cowen New NLRB Regional Director In Southern California

    William Cowen New NLRB Regional Director In Southern California
    William B. Cowen has been named the new Regional Director for the National Labor Relations Board Region 21 Office in Los Angeles. In his new position, Mr. Cowen will be responsible for enforcing the National Labor Relations Act in Southern…
  • Sep 12

    EBSA Gives ERISA Regulatory Relief To Louisiana Storm Victim

    EBSA Gives ERISA Regulatory Relief To Louisiana Storm Victim
    The U.S. Department of Labor Employee Benefits Security Administration (EBSA) announced employee benefit plan compliance relief for plans, plan sponsors and service providers and plan members adversely impacted by recent storms and flooding…
  • Aug 31

    New EEOC Rules Heighten Already Substant

    New EEOC Rules Heighten Already Substant
    New EEOC Rules Heighten Already Substantial Employer EEO Retaliation Risks.http://ow.ly/equi303KxgSFiled under: Uncategorized
Rank this Week: 402

California Employment Law

California Employment Law

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

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

    Spoiler Alert: LA Hotel Ordinance Is Here to Stay

    Spoiler Alert: LA Hotel Ordinance Is Here to Stay
    There’s a new twist in the ongoing soap-opera like saga surrounding the Los Angeles Citywide Hotel Worker Minimum Wage Ordinance.  The Hotel Associations that opposed the Ordinance have now dropped their two-year law suit to stop…
  • Sep 26

    New Arbitration Protections for CA Employee

    New Arbitration Protections for CA Employee
    California’s legislature has passed two new statutes that increase the protections for employees arbitrating workplace disputes. SB 1007, which passed on September 1, 2016, gives any party to arbitration proceedings “the…
  • Sep 21

    The Pros and Cons of Requiring Workplace Arbitration

    The Pros and Cons of Requiring Workplace Arbitration
    We’ve written extensively about mandatory workplace arbitration. But it was still an honor when CEB, a program of the University of California that is cosponsored by the State Bar of California, asked me to write a guest…
Rank this Week: 2099

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: 776

New Jersey Employment Lawyer Blog

New Jersey Employment Lawyer Blog

Covers New Jersey civil rights violations and employment law. By Traub Law.

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

    Written Warning Could be an Adverse Employment Action under the NJLAD

    Written Warning Could be an Adverse Employment Action under the NJLAD
    The New Jersey Appellate Division recently held that a written warning, if part of a system of progressive discipline, may constitute an adverse employment action under the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination (“NJLAD”), which in…
  • Sep 27

    Employer May be Held Liable for Retaliatory Intent of Low Level Employee

    Employer May be Held Liable for Retaliatory Intent of Low Level Employee
    The Second Circuit in Vasquez v. Empress Ambulance Service, Inc., recently adopted the “cat’s paw” theory of liability under Title VII and found that the retaliatory intent of a low-level, non-supervisory employee may be…
  • Jul 22

    NJ Court Refuses to Require Arbitration of Employment Dispute

    NJ Court Refuses to Require Arbitration of Employment Dispute
    The NJ Appellate Division has ruled, once again that it will not require enforcement of an arbitration clause absent a showing that the clause constituted a clear waiver by the plaintiff of his or her right to a jury trial. In Anthony v.…
Rank this Week: 461

What's New in Employment Law?

What's New in Employment Law?

Focuses on employment law developments, particularly in California.

http://shawvalenza.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 29

    Federal Contractors: Federal Paid Sick Leave Final Regulations Are Here

    Federal Contractors: Federal Paid Sick Leave Final Regulations Are Here
    California employers have to provide paid sick leave.  How much paid leave, and how to administer it, depends where your business is located within the Golden State.  There is a statewide law, and a growing list of local ordinances.…
  • Sep 28

    CA Employers: Learn Your I-9 Rules or Pay Up to $10,000

    CA Employers: Learn Your I-9 Rules or Pay Up to $10,000
    The employment of more undocumented immigrants, formerly known as illegal aliens, remains a top priority for the California legislature.  Whatever you think of that, the policy creates a dilemma for employers. The dilemma is…
  • Sep 27

    A Couple of New California Employment Laws that Require Attention

    A Couple of New California Employment Laws that Require Attention
    Here are two recently signed laws that will go into effect 1/1/17.First, the Legislature re-drafted the Labor Code provision that prohibits asking applicants about arrests, convictions that have been expunged, or about misdemeanor marijuana…
Rank this Week: 1153

Employment & Labor Insider

Employment & Labor Insider

Discusses timely issues in labor and employment law and human resources from management's perspective, with subjects ranging from discrimination to employee handbooks and religious accommodations. By Constangy, Brooks & Smith, LLP.

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

    BREAKING: DOL releases Final Rule on paid sick leave for employees of federal contractor

    BREAKING: DOL releases Final Rule on paid sick leave for employees of federal contractor
    The U.S. Department of Labor announced today its Final Rule implementing Executive Order 13706, Establishing Paid Sick Leave for Federal Contractors. We are reviewing the Final Rule and will publish an Affirmative Action Alert with more…
  • Sep 29

    EEOC Small Business Resource Center: Two thumbs up!

    EEOC Small Business Resource Center: Two thumbs up!
    I spent some time yesterday at the new Small Business Resource Center, which went live this week on the website of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. I think it’s great. Small businesses, which may be just below…
  • Sep 28

    DOL announces 2017 minimum wages for federal contractor

    DOL announces 2017 minimum wages for federal contractor
    The U.S. Department of Labor announced last week that covered federal contractors and subcontractors will be required to pay workers an hourly minimum wage of $10.20 an hour beginning January 1, 2017.  The minimum cash wage for…
Rank this Week: 3168

California Public Agency Labor and…

California Public Agency Labor and Employment Blog

By Liebert Cassidy Whitmore.

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

    Appellate Law — What Are Amicus Curiae Briefs?

    Appellate Law — What Are Amicus Curiae Briefs?
    A couple of years ago we blogged about Amicus Curiae briefs, their role in the appellate law, and how they can benefit California’s employers. Since our original post, we witnessed a number of cases in which Amicus Curiae briefs played…
  • Sep 22

    The Importance of Posting a Salary Schedule

    The Importance of Posting a Salary Schedule
    This post was authored by Heather Coffman We’ve all heard the saying, “If it’s not written down, it didn’t happen.”  In the context of retirement benefits for PERS members, the saying is slightly modified:…
  • Sep 14

    Employers, Prepare for the Wave of Unequal Pay Litigation

    Employers, Prepare for the Wave of Unequal Pay Litigation
    Dear Human Resource Managers (and other interested management): How many times has an employee complained to you that he or she was not being paid fairly?  Certainly, at least once and possibly more.  What was your impression of the…
Rank this Week: 3856

Health Employment And Labor

Health Employment And Labor

Covers labor and employment law for the healthcare industry. By Epstein Becker & Green, P.C.

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

    Employers Under the Microscope: Is Change on the Horizon? – Attend Our Annual Briefing (NYC, Oct. 18)

    Employers Under the Microscope: Is Change on the Horizon? – Attend Our Annual Briefing (NYC, Oct. 18)
    When: Tuesday, October 18, 2016 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Where: New York Hilton Midtown, 1335 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10019 Epstein Becker Green’s Annual Workforce Management Briefing will focus on the latest…
  • Sep 13

    EEOC Releases Retaliation Guidance – Employment Law This Week

    EEOC Releases Retaliation Guidance – Employment Law This Week
    Featured on Employment Law This Week:  The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has issued new guidance on workplace retaliation. The EEOC’s final guidance on retaliation includes concrete examples of retaliation…
  • Sep 6

    EEOC Issues Final Retaliation Guidance

    EEOC Issues Final Retaliation Guidance
    On August 29, 2016, the EEOC issued its final Enforcement Guidance on Retaliation and Related Issues (Guidance) to replace its 1998 Compliance Manual section on retaliation, including tips on ADA interference. The Guidance reflects the…
Rank this Week: 3789

Trade Secrets and Noncompete Blog

Trade Secrets and Noncompete Blog

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

http://www.tradesecretsnoncompetelaw.com/
Rank this Week: 2759

Wage & Hour Defense Blog

Wage & Hour Defense Blog

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

http://www.wagehourblog.com/
Rank this Week: 643

Technology Company Counselor

Technology Company Counselor

Covers benefits and compensation, employment law, immigration, intellectual property, litigation, securities, tax planning, and transactional issues affecting technology companies. By Epstein Becker Green.

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

    Employers Under the Microscope: Is Change on the Horizon? – Attend Our Annual Briefing (NYC, Oct. 18)

    Employers Under the Microscope: Is Change on the Horizon? – Attend Our Annual Briefing (NYC, Oct. 18)
    When: Tuesday, October 18, 2016 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Where: New York Hilton Midtown, 1335 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10019 Epstein Becker Green’s Annual Workforce Management Briefing will focus on the latest…
  • Sep 19

    ACA Information Reporting: Ensuring Big Data Analyses Do Not Lead to Big Penaltie

    ACA Information Reporting: Ensuring Big Data Analyses Do Not Lead to Big Penaltie
    By Michelle Capezza (Member of the Firm, Epstein Becker Green) and Howard Gerver (President, ACA Managed Services) As employers prepare the Affordable Care Act information reporting filings for the 2016 year that will be due in 2017 (notably…
  • Aug 30

    New DHS Rule Seeks to Attract Foreign Entrepreneurs to the U.S.

    New DHS Rule Seeks to Attract Foreign Entrepreneurs to the U.S.
    On August 29, 2016, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) issued a proposed rule which, if adopted in its present form, would ease the ability of foreign national (FN) entrepreneurs to temporarily enter the United States to invest in…
Rank this Week: 2753

Retail Labor and Employment Law

Retail Labor and Employment Law

Provides news, updates and insights for retail employers. By Epstein Becker Green.

http://www.retaillaborandemploymentlaw.com/
Rank this Week: 619

Hospitality Labor and Employment…

Hospitality Labor and Employment Law Blog

Covers labor and employment laws and policies that affects the hospitality industry. By Epstein Becker Green.

http://www.hospitalitylaboremploymentlawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2752

Employment Discrimination Report

Employment Discrimination Report

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

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

    Maryland Expands Scope of Non-Discrimination Law

    Maryland Expands Scope of Non-Discrimination Law
    Today’s post comes to us courtesy of Rachel Severance, an associate in our Washington D.C. office: On October 1, 2016, new requirements affecting Maryland employers go into effect, expanding the scope of Maryland’s current…
  • Sep 21

    Legislative Update: NJ Bill Would Prohibit Employers From Asking for Wage/Salary History

    Legislative Update: NJ Bill Would Prohibit Employers From Asking for Wage/Salary History
    Earlier this month, members of the New Jersey General Assembly introduced legislation to prohibit employers from seeking wage/salary histories from prospective employees.  Assembly Bill 4119 (“A-4119”) follows on…
  • Sep 8

    What Happens At Work, Stays At Work (White House Edition)

    What Happens At Work, Stays At Work (White House Edition)
    First, a disclaimer.  Let me assure you that the contributors to the Employment Discrimination Report run the full gamut of the political spectrum.  This is not a post about politics, it just so happens that our demonstrative…
Rank this Week: 790

Financial Services Employment Law

Financial Services Employment Law

Provides news, updates and insights for financial services employers. By Epstein Becker Green.

http://www.financialservicesemploymentlaw.com/
Rank this Week: 2760

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/
  • Sep 29

    Employer’s Social Media Policy Found to Violate Federal Labor Law by NLRB

    Employer’s Social Media Policy Found to Violate Federal Labor Law by NLRB
    The National Labor Relations Act (NLRA), 29 U.S.C. § 151 et seq., protects workers’ right to engage in various activities related to organizing for the purpose of collective bargaining. In early 2016, an administrative law judge…
  • Sep 22

    New Jersey Governor Vetoes Minimum Wage Bill

    New Jersey Governor Vetoes Minimum Wage Bill
    In late August 2016, the Governor of New Jersey vetoed a minimum wage bill passed by the state legislature in June. The bill, A15/S15, would have increased the minimum wage in this state to $10.10 per hour at the beginning of next year, with…
  • Sep 22

    New York City Mayor Issues Executive Order Regarding Union Organizing

    New York City Mayor Issues Executive Order Regarding Union Organizing
    Interactions between employers and labor unions generally fall under the purview of the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA), 29 U.S.C. § 151 et seq., which protects workers’ rights in regard to various labor organizing activities…
Rank this Week: 3222

Doorey's Law of Work Blog

Doorey's Law of Work Blog

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

http://lawofwork.ca/
  • Sep 29

    First Contract Collective Agreement Arbitration in Ontario

    First Contract Collective Agreement Arbitration in Ontario
    Winning a new certification is great news for a union, but also just the beginning of the battle to reach a collective agreement.  Because collective bargaining is new to the workers and maybe the employer, there is often uncertainty,…
  • Sep 20

    Is 51 Too Old To Be Hired as a Police Officer?

    Is 51 Too Old To Be Hired as a Police Officer?
    A 51 year old woman has filed a human rights complaint alleging age discrimination after she was unsuccessful in a job competition to become a police officer, the Toronto Star reports. This is an interesting one.  My employment law…
  • Sep 9

    Two Professor Jobs in Industrial Relations or HRM

    Two Professor Jobs in Industrial Relations or HRM
    It’s getting harder and harder to find full time academic jobs, but my School at York has just posted for two tenure-stream Assistant Professor jobs. Here are the postings on the York University jobs board. The job ad specifies that we…
Rank this Week: 1344

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: 31

New Jersey Employment Lawyer Blog

New Jersey Employment Lawyer Blog

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

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

    Employer Can’t Fire Employee for Mistake Caused by its Failure to Accommodate his Disability

    Employer Can’t Fire Employee for Mistake Caused by its Failure to Accommodate his Disability
    A New Jersey court recently ruled that a jury must determine whether an employer committed disability discrimination in violation of the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination (“LAD”) by firing an employee for making a mistake on a…
  • Sep 20

    NJ Supreme Court Makes it Harder to Reduce Emotional Distress Damage

    NJ Supreme Court Makes it Harder to Reduce Emotional Distress Damage
    Yesterday, in an employment discrimination case, the New Jersey Supreme Court dramatically limited the right of courts to reduce the amount of a jury’s emotional distress damages award, ruling that courts can only do so in unusual…
  • Sep 20

    NJ Supreme Court Makes it Harder to Reduce Emotional Distress Damage

    NJ Supreme Court Makes it Harder to Reduce Emotional Distress Damage
    Yesterday, in an employment discrimination case, the New Jersey Supreme Court dramatically limited the right of courts to reduce the amount of a jury’s emotional distress damages award, ruling that courts can only do so in unusual…
Rank this Week: 424

Deal Law Wire

Deal Law Wire

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

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

    Bitcoin update: cryptocurrency remains rare in M&A transactions despite potential

    Bitcoin update: cryptocurrency remains rare in M&A transactions despite potential
    Bitcoin remains a fringe currency in the context of M&A transactions. Despite some notable advantages over fiat currency, the risks associated with funding a large transaction using the cryptocurrency have limited its use to deals between…
  • Sep 27

    M&A prospects in the healthcare industry

    M&A prospects in the healthcare industry
    RR Donnelley’s August 2016 VENUE Market Spotlight focused on the healthcare industry and the prospects for M&A activity in that space over the next 12 months. The report notes that there were 678 healthcare transactions in the…
  • Sep 22

    Discipline: a key deal factor for mid-market companie

    Discipline: a key deal factor for mid-market companie
    Earlier this year, we reviewed Deloitte and Touche LLP’s (Deloitte) 2016 survey of M&A trends (the Survey), which predicted that the year would match or exceed deal volume as compared to 2015. Deloitte recently published an article…
Rank this Week: 2051

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
Rank this Week: 4722

Fashion Counsel with Anthony V.…

Fashion Counsel with Anthony V. Lupo

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

http://www.fashioncounsel.com/
Rank this Week: 1812

ERISA Lawyer Blog

ERISA Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.erisalawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 4286

Lawffice Space

Lawffice Space

Covers employment laws and cases. By Philip Miles.

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

    EEOC sues hospital over employee flu shot

    EEOC sues hospital over employee flu shot
    As the Legal Intelligencer reports, EEOC Sues Hospital for Bias in Demanding Employee Flu Shots:The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has taken up the case of a group of nurses and medical workers who claim they were fired from an…
  • Sep 22

    Is race discrimination bad for business?

    Is race discrimination bad for business?
    Economics tells us businesses that discriminate based on race are at a competitive disadvantage against non-discriminating firms. Common sense tell us that the discriminators also face increased costs imposed by anti-discrimination statutes…
  • Sep 15

    New whitepaper: Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016

    New whitepaper: Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016
    Chris MicheloneOn May 11, 2016, President Obama signed the Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016 ("DTSA") into law marking one of the biggest expansions of federal intellectual property law in decades. My colleague, Chris…
Rank this Week: 981

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 29

    Kerr County Pays $300,000 to Settle

    Kerr County Pays $300,000 to Settle
    When a local politician wins office, she or he like to bring in their own persons for key positions. Sometimes, they also like to fire the employees who supported their opponent. County Clerks from here to Timbuktu will seek to replace you if…
  • Sep 28

    Iraq War History Re-Visited

    Iraq War History Re-Visited
    Listening to the debate between Clinton and Trump, I realized that some folks have already forgotten what really happened during the Iraq War. It ended just a few years ago, yet, there are some serious mis-understandings about it. For one…
  • Sep 27

    Wells Fargo Avoids Liability with Arbitration Clause

    Wells Fargo Avoids Liability with Arbitration Clause
    You have to love capitalism. I still believe the capitalistic system is the best around. But, the crazy things it can lead to. Everyone has heard about the Wells Fargo scandal. Bank tellers at Wells Fargo were required to open a certain…
Rank this Week: 525

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 29

    Will OSHA’s new whistleblower rules invalidate your settlement agreement?

    Will OSHA’s new whistleblower rules invalidate your settlement agreement?
    When an employer presents an agreement to an employee ancillary to the separation of that employee’s employment, or settles a claim asserted by an employee, part of the bargain for which the employer is paying is finality. Yet, over the…
  • Sep 28

    The most expensive bottle of orange juice ever

    The most expensive bottle of orange juice ever
    Today, I bring you a first for the blog. A magic trick. Read along as the EEOC transforms a $1.69 bottle of OJ into $277,565. I’ll let the EEOC explain it’s own magic: A federal jury has found in favor of the EEOC in a…
  • Sep 27

    Can you require flu shots for your employees?

    Can you require flu shots for your employees?
    As the calendar winds its way into autumn, and as the temperature starts to trend downward, we move into flu season. Which is why should pay special attention to this story from Employment Law 360: A … hospital was sued by the U.S.…
Rank this Week: 497

The Employer Handbook

The Employer Handbook

Covers labor and employment law of PA, NJ and DE businesses. By Eric B. Meyer.

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

    The only HR Guide to Election 2016 that you’ll ever need to read

    The only HR Guide to Election 2016 that you’ll ever need to read
    Maybe. (Hey, don’t blame me. I voted for Kodos.) Either way, it’s free and I’ve done all the hard work for you. Indeed, here’s what I did: I went to Google.com I ran a few searches for stuff like “HR” and…
  • Sep 28

    The EEOC cares about small businesses, you guys.

    The EEOC cares about small businesses, you guys.
    In their quest to survive and eventually thrive, many small businesses do not prioritize EEO compliance. I’m not saying that small businesses purposefully set out to break the law. It’s just that, with a limited…
  • Sep 27

    Is New Jersey trying to out “California” California with new employment laws?

    Is New Jersey trying to out “California” California with new employment laws?
    What caught my eye this morning, I mean, other than my new Carson Wentz fathead — ok, fatheads — was this Law360 headline: “NJ Ruling May Widen Exposure To Excessive Jury Awards” Gulp… So, bigger jury…
Rank this Week: 408

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 29

    Are Corporations Responsible Agents?

    Are Corporations Responsible Agents?
    Benjamin Ewing, The Structure of Tort Law, Revisited: The Problem of Corporate Responsibility, 8 J. Tort Law 1 (2015).Gregory KeatingIn The Structure of Tort Law, Revisited: The Problem of Corporate Responsibility, Benjamin Ewing, a visiting…
  • Sep 28

    Does Compensation Deter Takings? New (and Surprising) Evidence

    Does Compensation Deter Takings? New (and Surprising) Evidence
    Ronit Levine-Schnur & Gideon Parchomovsky, Is the Government Fiscally Blind? An Empirical Examination of the Effect of the Compensation Requirement on Eminent Domain Exercises, 45 J. Legal Stud. (forthcoming 2016), available at Penn…
  • Sep 27

    Looking Intersectionally and Seeing Structural Bia

    Looking Intersectionally and Seeing Structural Bia
    Priscilla Ocen, (E)Racing Childhood: Examining the Racialized Construction of Childhood and Innocence in the Treatment of Sexually Exploited Minors, 62 UCLA L. Rev. 1586 (2015).Wendy Anne BachEvery day, across the criminal justice system,…
Rank this Week: 163

FMLA Insights

FMLA Insights

Covers the Family Medical Leave Act. By Franczek Radelet.

http://www.fmlainsights.com
Rank this Week: 3809

Hunton Employment & Labor Law…

Hunton Employment & Labor Law Perspectives

Analyzes and covers developments in employment and labor issues. By Hunton & Williams.

http://www.huntonlaborblog.com/
Rank this Week: 627

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/
  • Sep 28

    Former Faculty Member Sues New York University

    Former Faculty Member Sues New York University
    Rose Asaf On September 7, 2016, Koya Abe, a former faculty member at the Steinhardt School of Culture, Education and Human Development at New York University (“NYU”), filed a lawsuit against his former employer. Mr. Abe, a…
  • Sep 26

    Mayor DiBlasio Announces Fair Workweek Initiative

    Mayor DiBlasio Announces Fair Workweek Initiative
    Owen H. Laird, Esq. Earlier this week, we reported on a worker scheduling law implemented by the City of Seattle that required employers to provide employees with a more stable work schedule. Recently, New York Mayor Bill de Blasio sent out…
  • Sep 26

    Mayor DiBlasio Announces Fair Workweek Initiative

    Mayor DiBlasio Announces Fair Workweek Initiative
    Owen H. Laird, Esq. Earlier this week, we reported on a worker scheduling law implemented by the City of Seattle that required employers to provide employees with a more stable work schedule. Recently, New York Mayor Bill de Blasio sent out…
Rank this Week: 898

Restaurant Worker News Blog

Restaurant Worker News Blog

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

http://waiterpay.com/blog/
  • Sep 28

    Cosimo’s Italian Restaurant Sued For Overtime Violation

    Cosimo’s Italian Restaurant Sued For Overtime Violation
    Restaurant workers are suing Cosimo’s Italian Restaurant in Westfield, New Jersey for unpaid overtime wages in New Jersey federal court. Cooks, dishwashers, food preparation workers, and other back of house workers  claim…
  • Sep 26

    Texas Roadhouse to Pay $1.4M to Settle Sexual Harassment and Retaliation Suit

    Texas Roadhouse to Pay $1.4M to Settle Sexual Harassment and Retaliation Suit
    A Texas Roadhouse restaurant in Columbus, Ohio will pay $1.4 million to settle a class sexual harassment suit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). EEOC had charged the restaurant with victimizing a group of female…
  • Sep 19

    Wage Theft Case Filed By Delivery Workers Against Just Salad

    Wage Theft Case Filed By Delivery Workers Against Just Salad
    Delivery persons at Just Salad restaurants in New York were cheated out of their wages and overtime, according to a lawsuit filed in New York federal court. Just Salad allegedly failed to pay its employees the minimum wage and forced them to…
Rank this Week: 587

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 28

    Big Data and the ADA

    Big Data and the ADA
    Sharona Hoffman (Case Western) has just posted on SSRN her essay (forthcoming Hastings L.J.) Big Data and the Americans with Disabilities Act. Here's the abstract: While big data offers society many potential benefits, it also comes with…
  • Sep 28

    Stone Argues for a Workplace Sabbatical

    Stone Argues for a Workplace Sabbatical
    Katherine Stone (UCLA) just had her essay What Hillary Should Say published in The Huffington Post. The essay argues that Hillary Clinton should respond to Trump's critique of free trade by adopting any of several proposals to help American…
  • Sep 27

    EEOC Launches Small Business Center

    EEOC Launches Small Business Center
    Earlier today, the EEOC initiated an online resource center for small businesses. The resource is targeted specifically toward small businesses, with an eye toward helping them comply with federal anti-discrimination laws, which can often…
Rank this Week: 87

Washington Workplace Law Blog

Washington Workplace Law Blog

Covers employment law, and wage and hour regulations. By Foster Pepper PLLC.

http://www.washingtonworkplacelaw.com/
  • Sep 28

    Steve Peltin Participates in National Webinar About Workplace Violence

    Steve Peltin Participates in National Webinar About Workplace Violence
    Steve Peltin, Chair of Foster Pepper’s Business and Employment, Labor & Benefits practices, presented a nationally distributed webinar on Tuesday, September 27, 2016 for Lorman Education Services, an organization that provides…
  • Sep 21

    Seattle City Council Passes Secure Scheduling Ordinance

    Seattle City Council Passes Secure Scheduling Ordinance
    On September 19, the Seattle City Council unanimously passed the Secure Scheduling Ordinance (SSO). The new ordinance applies to large employers in the retail and food services industries, and is designed to provide non-exempt, hourly workers…
  • Jul 28

    Updated FMLA Guide Now Available

    Updated FMLA Guide Now Available
    An updated explanation of FMLA and Washington’s family and medical leave law is now available on the Foster Pepper website. Family and Medical Leave Guide for Washington Employers is a valuable resource for HR and business managers who…
Rank this Week: 3674

Wisconsin Employment & Labor Law…

Wisconsin Employment & Labor Law Blog

Focuses on recent developments and news in labor and employment law in Wisconsin and at the federal level. By Randy T. Enochs.

http://milwaukeeemploymentlawyer.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 28

    7th Circuit Finds No Hostile Work Environment When Employee Finds Noose in Work Space

    7th Circuit Finds No Hostile Work Environment When Employee Finds Noose in Work Space
    Undoubtedly, most, if not all, laypersons, and even most lawyers, who read the title of this post will instantly wonder how any court could not find a hostile work environment claim to have merit when a noose is discovered in the workplace by…
  • Sep 27

    EEOC Loses Another Battle Against Employer's Wellness Program

    EEOC Loses Another Battle Against Employer's Wellness Program
    Back in January I blogged about a case out of the Western District of Wisconsin whereby the federal district court there granted summary judgment against the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission ("EEOC") in their challenge to an employer's…
  • Sep 21

    Illinois General Assembly Passes Legislation Limiting Use of Noncompete Agreement

    Illinois General Assembly Passes Legislation Limiting Use of Noncompete Agreement
    A year ago popular sandwich maker Jimmy John's made news for their use of noncompete agreements for their employees, many of whom were low wage earners.  While many scoffed at these agreements, Jimmy John's fared well in court winning a…
Rank this Week: 715

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: 4895

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 28

    Employers Act Even Before Additional Protections for Victims of Domestic Violence Are Law

    Employers Act Even Before Additional Protections for Victims of Domestic Violence Are Law
    California Gov. Jerry Brown recently signed AB 2337, strengthening the job protections for victims of domestic violence, and ensuring those who work for employers with 25 or more employees are notified of protected time-off rights for…
  • Sep 13

    CVs: the whole truth?

    CVs: the whole truth?
    At the start of July, in just one of the ever stranger twists and turns taken by the UK’s main political parties this summer, Andrea Leadsom was caught in a storm of questions about the true nature of her 25-year track record in the…
  • Aug 25

    Ninth Circuit Holds Class Action Waivers Are Unenforceable

    Ninth Circuit Holds Class Action Waivers Are Unenforceable
    In a strong blow to employers, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals recently released its opinion in Stephen Morris, et al. v. Ernst & Young, et al., No. 13-16599, D.C. No. 5:12-cv-04964-RMW (August 22, 2016), holding that agreements…
Rank this Week: 3754