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Quirky Employment Law Questions

Quirky Employment Law Questions

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

http://quirkyemploymentquestions.com/
  • Nov 29

    Court Halts DOL Rule Set To Extend Overtime To Millions on December 1

    Court Halts DOL Rule Set To Extend Overtime To Millions on December 1
    In an unexpected decision, on Tuesday, November 22nd, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas issued a nationwide preliminary injunction against implementation of the Department of Labor’s (“DOL’s”)…
  • Nov 29

    Court Halts DOL Rule Set To Extend Overtime To Millions on December 1

    Court Halts DOL Rule Set To Extend Overtime To Millions on December 1
    In an unexpected decision, on Tuesday, November 22nd, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas issued a nationwide preliminary injunction against implementation of the Department of Labor’s (“DOL’s”)…
  • Nov 4

    A Matter of Protocol — Rules for Departing Brokers Trying to Solicit Former Client

    A Matter of Protocol — Rules for Departing Brokers Trying to Solicit Former Client
    Question:  We operate a financial services firm that employs account executives who execute investment trades on behalf of clients.  One of our brokers recently resigned to move to a competitor firm.  With his resignation…
Rank this Week: 32

Connecticut Employment Law Blog

Connecticut Employment Law Blog

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

http://www.ctemploymentlawblog.com/
  • Mar 22

    Second Circuit Rejects Employee’s Trypanophobia Claim

    Second Circuit Rejects Employee’s Trypanophobia Claim
    You don’t need to look for a needle in a haystack to figure out this latest case from the Second Circuit. But you do need to know what “trypanophobia” is. Ready? Fear of needles. That becomes important in a Second Circuit…
  • Mar 21

    Four Compliance Items Connecticut Employers Can Check Now

    Four Compliance Items Connecticut Employers Can Check Now
    It’s a challenge for employers to keep up with changes to employment laws. What’s the current status? What do I need to change? So, here are four quick things you can look at right now to ensure that you are up to compliance…
  • Mar 17

    Where Are Your Employees? (Hint: It May Not Be Facebook Anymore)

    Where Are Your Employees? (Hint: It May Not Be Facebook Anymore)
    I recently gave a presentation on social media to a local non-profit and had the opportunity to review some of the latest statistics when it comes to the use of social media. Frankly, I knew that there has been a shift away from Facebook for…
Rank this Week: 57

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: 40

Labor & Employment Law Blog

Labor & Employment Law Blog

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

http://www.laboremploymentlawblog.com/
  • Mar 17

    Congress Considers Limiting Pre-dispute Arbitration Agreements in the Employment Context

    Congress Considers Limiting Pre-dispute Arbitration Agreements in the Employment Context
    Many employers require employees to sign arbitration agreements at the inception of the employment relationship and prior to any disputes, such as part of their new hire packets or as a condition of their employment.  Recently,…
  • Mar 16

    California Court of Appeal Affirms Validity of Hospital Meal Period Waiver

    California Court of Appeal Affirms Validity of Hospital Meal Period Waiver
    The ability of hospitals to use meal period waivers was called into question by a 2015 Court of Appeal decision in Gerard v. Orange Coast Memorial Medical Center (Gerard I), which held that the provision in Wage Order 5 allowing waivers even…
  • Mar 15

    2018: California Employment Laws on the Horizon

    2018: California Employment Laws on the Horizon
    Are you finally caught up on all of the new California laws taking effect in 2017?  Then begin preparing for 2018 because the California legislature has been busy drafting another set of employment related laws.  Here is a sneak…
Rank this Week: 38

The Word On Employment Law

The Word On Employment Law

Covers legal issues affecting the workplace. By Dave Whitlock, Chris Parker and Jimmy Daniel.

http://www.wordonemploymentlaw.com
  • Jun 7

    Retaliation Claims Increase

    Retaliation Claims Increase
    Recent trends reveal that employment retaliation claims are on the rise.  Further, courts are taking a hard line on offending employers accused of retaliation in employment.  A review of United States Supreme Court decisions in retaliation…
  • May 19

    Nuclear Fallout

    Nuclear Fallout
    But not in Japan.  Arnold Schwarzenegger and Dominique Strauss-Kahn are making headlines they probably wish they had never made.  While I’m not a man and can, therefore, only surmise that the root of the problem somehow goes back to The…
  • May 17

    There’s An App for That

    There’s An App for That
    And it’s exhibit one to the wage and hour lawsuit that has just been filed against your company.  The Department of Labor (DOL) has announced the release of its first smartphone app – a timesheet that allows employees to keep track of…
Rank this Week: 65

HR Watchdog

HR Watchdog

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

http://hrwatchdog.calchamber.com/
  • Mar 22

    H-1B Filing Season Opens April 3; Premium Processing Suspended

    H-1B Filing Season Opens April 3; Premium Processing Suspended
    Employers who need to apply for H-1B visas for foreign workers in specialized skill areas, such as science, engineering or computer programming, have a fast approaching deadline, as well as some new information regarding requests for premium…
  • Mar 20

    Budget Item Expands Labor Commissioner Authority

    Budget Item Expands Labor Commissioner Authority
    The California Chamber of Commerce and a coalition of employer groups is opposing a budget item that expands the Labor Commissioner’s authority and exposes employers to increased legal costs and penalties. Budget Item 0559 provides the…
  • Mar 17

    McDonald’s Victory on Suit over Wage Violation at Franchise

    McDonald’s Victory on Suit over Wage Violation at Franchise
    A federal court in California recently ruled in favor of McDonald’s finding that it does not control the wages paid to employees at its franchises and was not responsible for any alleged wage and hour violations. The court granted…
Rank this Week: 241

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 22

    SCOTUS takes largely meaningless swipe at Obama’s NLRB legacy

    SCOTUS takes largely meaningless swipe at Obama’s NLRB legacy
    Lafe Solomon There is little doubt that under President Obama, the NLRB reinvented itself into an agency about which all employers must pay attention. One can trace much of this reinvention back to Lafe Solomon (a man with whom I once shared…
  • Mar 21

    EEOC offers sage advice on following checklists for harassment compliance

    EEOC offers sage advice on following checklists for harassment compliance
    Last June, the EEOC issued a comprehensive, bi-partisan report on harassment in the workplace. The report’s stated purpose was to “reboot workplace harassment prevention efforts” by focusing on efforts employers can take…
  • Mar 20

    Swapping DNA for lower insurance costs is one wellness step too far

    Swapping DNA for lower insurance costs is one wellness step too far
    It is no secret that health care costs for employers and their employees are out of control. Many employers have attempted to hold down these rising costs by offering wellness-program incentives. The EEOC has signed off on these programs as…
Rank this Week: 121

The Wage and Hour Litigation Blog

The Wage and Hour Litigation Blog

Covers wage and hour law. By Seyfarth Shaw LLP.

http://www.wagehourlitigation.com
  • Mar 21

    Comma, Comma, Comma, Comma, Comma Chameleon: Liability Comes and Goes with Oxford Comma

    Comma, Comma, Comma, Comma, Comma Chameleon: Liability Comes and Goes with Oxford Comma
    Co-authored by Rachel M. Hoffer and John Phillips Seyfarth Synopsis: Vampire Weekend crassly and rhetorically asked us, “Who gives a f*** about an Oxford comma?” As it turns out, lots of people: First Circuit judges, dairy…
  • Mar 15

    Arbitrating PAGA Representative Actions: Federal and State Courts Begin to Part Way

    Arbitrating PAGA Representative Actions: Federal and State Courts Begin to Part Way
    Authored by Kiran A. Seldon Seyfarth Synopsis: Three decisions issued earlier this month reveal an increasing tension between the Ninth Circuit and California appellate courts on whether representative PAGA actions can be arbitrated. As…
  • Mar 10

    Independent Contractor Standards Uncertain Despite New Administration

    Independent Contractor Standards Uncertain Despite New Administration
    Authored by Hillary J. Massey Seyfarth Synopsis: It remains to be seen whether the Trump administration will redirect its enforcement priorities away from independent contractor misclassification issues or curtail the applicable standards in…
Rank this Week: 206

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/
  • Mar 21

    Opening A Restaurant in New York: Legal Issue Boot Camp

    Opening A Restaurant in New York: Legal Issue Boot Camp
    The New York City Bar Association’s will hold the CLE program “Opening A Restaurant in New York: Legal Issue Boot Camp” on March 24. The program will focus on the corporate, real estate, liquor license, and labor/employment…
  • Mar 17

    Head Chefs May Be Entitled to Overtime Pay, says New York Federal Court

    Head Chefs May Be Entitled to Overtime Pay, says New York Federal Court
    A Head Chef may be entitled to overtime pay, according to a New York federal court.  A recent decision by Judge George Daniels, held that a “Head Chef” at Rare Bar and Grill Chelsea in New York was not necessarily…
  • Mar 13

    Hooters Hit with Lawsuit Claiming Intentional Misclassification to Avoid Paying Overtime

    Hooters Hit with Lawsuit Claiming Intentional Misclassification to Avoid Paying Overtime
    Over 460 Hooters restaurants across the country purposefully misclassified its Assistant Store Managers (“ASM”) as supervisors to avoid paying them overtime wages, according to a class action lawsuit.   The lawsuit…
Rank this Week: 244

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: 257

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/
  • Mar 21

    Trends in U.S. post-deal litigation

    Trends in U.S. post-deal litigation
    As we reported in 2014, United States post-deal litigation became more of a rule than an exception in the early-to-mid 2010s, with over 95% of M&A transactions attracting litigation. In many cases, a single deal could result in multiple…
  • Mar 16

    M&A: the subsection 20(24) election

    M&A: the subsection 20(24) election
    In a business acquisition transaction, it is not uncommon to find an assumption by the purchaser of the obligations of the vendor to deliver goods or perform services in the future for which the vendor has already received payment. In such a…
  • Mar 14

    The InterOil decision: robust and independent fairness opinion required

    The InterOil decision: robust and independent fairness opinion required
    A recent decision of the Yukon Court of Appeal, InterOil Corporation v Mulacek, has potentially significant consequences for corporate governance practices in the context of plans of arrangement. Fairness opinions in plans of arrangement When…
Rank this Week: 247

Joseph Greenwald & Laake, PA Blog

Joseph Greenwald & Laake, PA Blog

Covers business law, civil litigation, civil rights, criminal defense, estates & trusts, family law, labor & employment, medical malpractice, personal injury, real estate, qui tam and workers' compensation.

http://www.jgllaw.com/blog
Rank this Week: 176

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: 132

GT L&E Blog

GT L&E Blog

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

http://www.gtleblog.com/
  • Mar 16

    11th Circuit Upholds Longstanding Precedent: Sexual Orientation Claims Are Not Cognizable Under Title VII

    11th Circuit Upholds Longstanding Precedent: Sexual Orientation Claims Are Not Cognizable Under Title VII
    On March 10, 2017, in Evans v. Ga. Reg’l Hosp., No. 15-15234, 2017 U.S. App. LEXIS 4301 (11th Cir. Mar. 10, 2017), the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals in a majority split affirmed a district court’s dismissal of a former…
  • Feb 17

    Employer Guidance – National Immigrant Protest

    Employer Guidance – National Immigrant Protest
    In connection with “National Day without Immigrants” held on Thursday, Feb. 16 and Friday, Feb. 17, immigrant employees as well as supporters and sympathizers may have requested time off or, in some instances, called in sick from…
  • Feb 14

    Employer’s Honest Belief Sufficient to Defeat FMLA Retaliation Claim

    Employer’s Honest Belief Sufficient to Defeat FMLA Retaliation Claim
    In a welcome decision to employers, the Third Circuit decided last week, for the first time, that an employer’s mere “honest belief” that an employee misused FMLA leave is sufficient to defeat a retaliation claim. As an…
Rank this Week: 151

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: 143

California Employment Law

California Employment Law

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

http://californiaemploymentlaw.foxrothschild.com
  • Mar 10

    More Lessons from Uber — Terminations Without Due Process Are Not the Answer

    More Lessons from Uber — Terminations Without Due Process Are Not the Answer
    Yes, I am still obsessed about all things Uber these days.  That said, I have been ruminating over one development last week that just didn’t sit right with me. On the one hand, I know firsthand how that bro-centric culture can be…
  • Mar 3

    Phishing Scams Targeting HR and Payroll Are on the Rise this Tax Season

    Phishing Scams Targeting HR and Payroll Are on the Rise this Tax Season
    It starts with an e-mail from upper management asking for employee data or payroll records. Wanting to demonstrate that he’s diligent and responsive, a well-meaning HR or payroll person promptly sends off the requested information.…
  • Feb 28

    Lessons from Uber on How to Conduct a Harassment Investigation

    Lessons from Uber on How to Conduct a Harassment Investigation
    Investigating a harassment complaint is not rocket science, yet as the recent news from Uber illustrates, there are many ways for employers to mess it up. The first step is to gather sufficient details to understand the scope of the…
Rank this Week: 160

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: 224

San Francisco Employment Law Firm…

San Francisco Employment Law Firm Blawg

Covers workplace discrimination, sexual harassment and wrongful termination. By Arkady Itkin.

http://www.sanfranciscoemploymentlawfirm.com/
  • Feb 19

    Computer Professional Salary For Exemption Purposes Increases This Year (2017)

    Computer Professional Salary For Exemption Purposes Increases This Year (2017)
    On October 5, 2016, the Division of Labor Statistics and Research (DLSR) has announced a slight increase in the salary requirements for exempt employees under computer professional exemption. The increase is 1.3% as per California Consumer…
  • Feb 15

    San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance – Key Facts And Rule

    San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance – Key Facts And Rule
    The City of San Francisco has enacted this Ordinance to limit the employers’ ability to inquire into and consider an employee or applicant’s criminal history in hiring and employment decisions. The goal is to help individuals with…
  • Jan 29

    Employers Must Reimburse Employees For Mandatory Personal Cellphone Use

    Employers Must Reimburse Employees For Mandatory Personal Cellphone Use
    In the opening line of Cochran v. Schwan’s Home Service, Inc. (2014) the court says: “We hold that when employees must use their personal cell phones for work-related calls, Labor Code section 2802 requires the employer…
Rank this Week: 216

California Labor and Employment…

California Labor and Employment Law

Covers employment discrimination, retaliation, and arbitration. By Eugene Lee.

http://www.calaborlaw.com
  • Jan 16

    My Boss 1099s Me, Am I Really an Independent Contractor?

    My Boss 1099s Me, Am I Really an Independent Contractor?
    If your boss gives you a 1099 tax form each year, does that mean you are an independent contractor? What if you signed an independent contractor agreement? What if you submit invoices to your boss to... [[ This is a content summary only.…
  • Jan 16

    My Boss 1099s Me, Am I Really an Independent Contractor?

    My Boss 1099s Me, Am I Really an Independent Contractor?
    If your boss gives you a 1099 tax form each year, does that mean you are an independent contractor? What if you signed an independent contractor agreement? What if you submit invoices to your boss to... [[ This is a content summary only.…
  • Mar 20

    What Break Periods Am I Entitled To?

    What Break Periods Am I Entitled To?
    Under California law (which is much more generous to employees than federal law), if you are a non-exempt worker, you are entitled to meal and rest breaks: a 30-minute meal break if you work more... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my…
Rank this Week: 149

Overtime Law Blog

Overtime Law Blog

Reviews FLSA cases. By Andrew Frisch.

http://flsaovertimelaw.com/
Rank this Week: 122

Employers' Lawyers

Employers' Lawyers

Provides best practice tips, checklists and updates designed to keep organizations of all sizes in compliance with federal and state employment laws. By Holland & Hart.

http://www.employerslawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 172

CA Employee Rights Blog

CA Employee Rights Blog

Explains key employment laws that every employee in California should know. By Branigan Robertson.

http://caemployeerights.com/
  • Jun 17

    Defamation, Slander & Libel in Employment Law – The Basic

    Defamation, Slander & Libel in Employment Law – The Basic
    Defamation. Slander. Libel. These terms are used so often nowadays that children are familiar with them. How does defamation of character factor into employment law? Employees often feel like they’ve been defamed. But if these phrases…
  • Jun 17

    Defamation, Slander & Libel in Employment Law – The Basic

    Defamation, Slander & Libel in Employment Law – The Basic
    Defamation. Slander. Libel. These terms are used so often nowadays that children are familiar with them. How does defamation of character factor into employment law? Employees often feel like they’ve been defamed. But if these phrases…
  • Jun 2

    Evening the Playing Field: CA’s New Fair Pay Act

    Evening the Playing Field: CA’s New Fair Pay Act
    The lack of wage equality amongst genders has been well-documented for some time and, as you may have noticed, has become a staple of candidates’ speeches in election years. And rightly so, for even in 2013 women earned 84 cents…
Rank this Week: 170

Fair Employment Legal Update

Fair Employment Legal Update

By Khorrami, LLP.

http://fairemploymentlegalupdate.com/
Rank this Week: 142

Employment Lawyer Blog

Employment Lawyer Blog

Covers workplace discrimination, and employee rights news and updates. By Joseph & Kirschenbaum LLP.

http://www.employment-lawyer-blog.com/
  • Feb 8

    Fast Food Workers’ Movement to Raise Minimum Wage Picks Up Steam

    Fast Food Workers’ Movement to Raise Minimum Wage Picks Up Steam
    Nearly three years after the launch of “Fight for 15”, a campaign aimed at boosting the minimum wage to $15 per hour, workers are enjoying some sweet success. The effort involves urging fast food workers in numerous cities around…
  • Feb 8

    Fast Food Workers’ Movement to Raise Minimum Wage Picks Up Steam

    Fast Food Workers’ Movement to Raise Minimum Wage Picks Up Steam
    Nearly three years after the launch of “Fight for 15”, a campaign aimed at boosting the minimum wage to $15 per hour, workers are enjoying some sweet success. The effort involves urging fast food workers in numerous cities around…
  • Jan 16

    Tyson’s Fight Against Class Action Award Gets Cool Reception in Supreme Court

    Tyson’s Fight Against Class Action Award Gets Cool Reception in Supreme Court
    After a court ordered Tyson Foods to pay $5.8 million to workers in overtime pay in a class action suit, the food giant appealed to the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn the ruling. Based on a recent hour-long argument session, say experienced…
Rank this Week: 215

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/
  • Jul 13

    How Not to Fire High Profile Employee

    How Not to Fire High Profile Employee
    By Lauren E.M. Russell The more technological of our readers may be aware of a brouhaha involving a website named Reddit.  Reddit is best known, among the general population, for conducting structured question-and-answer sessions called…
  • Jul 13

    How Not to Fire High Profile Employee

    How Not to Fire High Profile Employee
    By Lauren E.M. Russell The more technological of our readers may be aware of a brouhaha involving a website named Reddit.  Reddit is best known, among the general population, for conducting structured question-and-answer sessions called…
  • Jun 30

    BREAKING NEWS: U.S. DOL Announces New FLSA Proposed Rule

    BREAKING NEWS: U.S. DOL Announces New FLSA Proposed Rule
    By Scott A. Holt The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) released its proposed rule today that would broaden federal overtime pay regulations by raising the minimum salary threshold to $50,440 per year in order qualify for an exemption from…
Rank this Week: 211

Texas Employment Law Blog

Texas Employment Law Blog

Covers employment law and discrimination issues. By the McKinney Law Firm.

http://www.texasemploymentlawblog.com/
  • Nov 5

    “Big Data” Could Create an Big Discrimination Problem

    “Big Data” Could Create an Big Discrimination Problem
    According to Microsoft principal researcher Kate Crawford, personal data harvested by marketers is growing so vast and far reaching that it is threatening to unleash a new wave of digital discrimination, one that ordinary people won’t…
  • Oct 31

    Tell your Senator to pass the Criminal Antitrust Anti-Retaliation Act (S.42).

    Tell your Senator to pass the Criminal Antitrust Anti-Retaliation Act (S.42).
    Tell your Senator to pass the Criminal Antitrust Anti-Retaliation Act (S.42).  This bill will protect employees who report criminal violations of antitrust laws, internally or to the Federal Government, from retaliation. Today the Senate…
  • Oct 7

    Texas Unemployment Claims Guide

    Texas Unemployment Claims Guide
    We’re happy to announce we have opened a new section on our firm website dedicated to Texas Unemployment Claims.  There you can find detailed information on: Making and pursuing unemployment claims; Handling unemployment appeal…
Rank this Week: 200

Understanding Your Rights

Understanding Your Rights

By the Law Offices of Maya Risman, P.C. Focuses on employment issues in New York.

http://www.risman-law.com/blog/
  • Mar 22

    Negative Changes May Be Coming for Class Action Lawsuits in the U.S

    Negative Changes May Be Coming for Class Action Lawsuits in the U.S
    A bill currently making its way through the U.S. Congress could change the legal landscape for plaintiffs in personal injury and malpractice cases. Known as the Fairness in Class Action Litigation and Furthering Asbestos Claim Transparency…
  • Mar 7

    Allegations of Sexual Harassment Stain Reputation of Sterling Jewelry

    Allegations of Sexual Harassment Stain Reputation of Sterling Jewelry
    Sexual harassment is an issue that can seriously affect the public image and the profitability of any company. One of the largest and most profitable jewelry firms in the U.S., Sterling Jewelry, recently learned this lesson in a dramatic and…
  • Feb 9

    How to Navigate Minimum Wage Law in the State of New York

    How to Navigate Minimum Wage Law in the State of New York
    Changes enacted in the state of New York have already raised minimum wages for workers in our area and are expected to have a significant impact on local and statewide economic conditions in 2017 and beyond. On December 31, 2016, increases…
Rank this Week: 3814

California Peculiarities…

California Peculiarities Employment Law Blog

Covers California employment law. By Seyfarth Shaw.

http://www.calpeculiarities.com/
  • Mar 22

    Dressing for Work in California this Summer

    Dressing for Work in California this Summer
    Seyfarth Synopsis:  With summer months almost upon us, here are some dress code tips and tricks for employers to ensure both employee compliance with relaxed summer dress codes and increased employee motivation and morale. We also note…
  • Mar 15

    Rules to Avoid Bursting Your Floating Holiday Bubble

    Rules to Avoid Bursting Your Floating Holiday Bubble
    Seyfarth Synopsis: Some California employers offer floating holidays for employees to use for events like the upcoming St. Patrick’s Day holiday. Floating holidays, while offering additional unrestricted days off that promote employee…
  • Mar 8

    Here’s an Update: Opportunity (to Work) Knocks in San Jose

    Here’s an Update: Opportunity (to Work) Knocks in San Jose
    Seyfarth Synopsis: On March 13, 2017, San Jose’s new “Opportunity to Work Ordinance” takes effect, requiring covered employers to offer additional hours to part-time employees before hiring new or temporary employees. As the…
Rank this Week: 1548

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 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…
  • Feb 10

    What A Broad Religious Exemption To Discrimination Laws Will Mean

    What A Broad Religious Exemption To Discrimination Laws Will Mean
    While the Trump Administration announced that it would keep in place President Obama's Executive Order protecting employees of federal contractors from LGBT discrimination, there have been reports of another proposed executive order that…
Rank this Week: 4772

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/
  • Mar 22

    It’s OFCCP audit time! Six questions contractors should ask themselve

    It’s OFCCP audit time! Six questions contractors should ask themselve
    Louise Davies is an Affirmative Action Paralegal in Constangy’s Winston-Salem, North Carolina, office. For more than 15 years, she has helped employers develop affirmative action plans and respond to audits and on-site investigations by…
  • Mar 17

    “Free to Be . . . You and Me”: The 11th Circuit’s strange LGBT decision

    “Free to Be . . . You and Me”: The 11th Circuit’s strange LGBT decision
    This latest decision from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit on sexual orientation discrimination is weird. A panel of the court found 2-1 in Evans v. Georgia Regional Hospital that the plaintiff did not have a valid…
  • Mar 17

    Weekly catch-up

    Weekly catch-up
    You may have heard by now that not one, but two, federal courts have struck down President Trump’s second attempt at a travel ban Executive Order. As always, Will Krasnow and Jeanette Phelan from our Immigration Practice Group have the…
Rank this Week: 3112

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 22

    Legal Considerations of Doing Business at Home

    Legal Considerations of Doing Business at Home
    One of my coworkers (thanks Taylor!) recently shared an interesting article with me: YouTubers Face Fines, Possible Eviction For Making Videos From Their Home. Since I often help clients start new business ventures, many of whom begin…
  • Mar 17

    Legal Documents and Avoiding Costly Mistake

    Legal Documents and Avoiding Costly Mistake
    Confession: my introduction to the legal profession started at a relatively young age, reading the popular novels by John Grisham. Of course, just like the Hollywood depictions of legal practice, Grisham’s books didn’t exactly…
  • Mar 15

    Questions and Answers on Pennsylvania’s New Mechanics’ Lien Law and the State Construction Notices Directory

    Questions and Answers on Pennsylvania’s New Mechanics’ Lien Law and the State Construction Notices Directory
    What did you do on your snow day? I woke up, got a cup of coffee, and brushed up on the changes to Pennsylvania’s Mechanics’ Lien Law in my pajamas. Anything to put off several hours of snow shoveling and to stave off the regret…
Rank this Week: 4977

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 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…
  • Mar 13

    Termination Clauses and Contracting Out: Clarity Given by Recent Ontario Appeals Court Ruling

    Termination Clauses and Contracting Out: Clarity Given by Recent Ontario Appeals Court Ruling
    Employment Standards Act Review: The Employment Standards Act (2000) grants employees minimal guarantees. In terms of termination, the Employment Standards Act (ESA) provides one week of notice or pay in lieu for every year of service, for a…
Rank this Week: 1195

Hunton Retail Law Resource Blog

Hunton Retail Law Resource Blog

Analysis and Insight in Retail Law

https://www.huntonretailindustryblog.com/
  • Mar 22

    Neiman Marcus Agrees to Settlement in Data Breach Class Action

    Neiman Marcus Agrees to Settlement in Data Breach Class Action
    On March 17, 2017, retailer Neiman Marcus agreed to pay $1.6 million as part of a proposed settlement (the “Settlement”) to a consumer class action lawsuit stemming from a 2013 data breach that allegedly compromised the credit…
  • Mar 8

    Hunton & Williams Launches M&A Privacy and Security Initiative

    Hunton & Williams Launches M&A Privacy and Security Initiative
    Hunton & Williams LLP announces the formation of a cross-disciplinary legal team dedicated to guiding companies through the minefield of regulatory and cyber-related risks associated with high-stakes corporate mergers and acquisitions.…
  • Mar 7

    Recall Roundup: February

    Recall Roundup: February
    This past month, several key recalls were made that affect the retail industry. Check back here each month for our Recall Roundup.… Continue Reading
Rank this Week: 1703

Ontario Disability Blog

Ontario Disability Blog

By Aaron Waxman & Associates P.C. Covers disability laws and available resources for the people of Ontario.

http://www.awaxmanlaw.ca/blog
  • Mar 22

    Long-Term Disability Claims and Depression: Depression In the New

    Long-Term Disability Claims and Depression: Depression In the New
    There have been many interesting news articles about depression lately, with topics concerning different forms/options for treatment and scientific developments.A study from the World Health Organization confirms that depression is the…
  • Mar 9

    Daylight Saving Time & March Break Safety Tip

    Daylight Saving Time & March Break Safety Tip
    Daylight Saving Time (DST) starts on March 12, 2017, and it is known that there is a correlation between the beginning of DST and an increase in car accidents.This year, elementary school and high school students will enjoy their March Break…
  • Feb 14

    Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and Long-Term Disability Claims - Part 1 

    Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and Long-Term Disability Claims - Part 1 
    Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) falls into the category of illnesses/conditions that are often described as “invisible illnesses” or “invisible disabilities” (think mental illnesses, fibromyalgia and chronic pain…
Rank this Week: 1756

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: 5021

James M. Hoffmann Blog

James M. Hoffmann Blog

Covers Missouri workers' compensation and personal injury.

http://www.hoffmannworkcomp.com/category/blog/
  • Mar 22

    Common Injuries for Custodial Workers – St. Louis Work Injury Lawyer

    Common Injuries for Custodial Workers – St. Louis Work Injury Lawyer
    Custodial workers, like janitors and housekeeping staff, work around the clock to make sure the premises they are in charge of remain clean, disinfected, and well maintained. Custodial workers jobs are ridden with risks of exposure to…
  • Mar 20

    Carbon Monoxide Exposure in the Workplace

    Carbon Monoxide Exposure in the Workplace
    Carbon monoxide is one of the most dangerous known industrial hazards causing more deaths than any known toxic agent. Carbon monoxide (CO) is a poisonous, odorless, tasteless, and colorless gas that, if inhaled, can be extremely hazardous,…
  • Mar 20

    Additional Injury or Illness While Getting Work Comp Benefits? St. Louis Workers Comp Attorney

    Additional Injury or Illness While Getting Work Comp Benefits? St. Louis Workers Comp Attorney
    If you suffer an intervening injury or illness while receiving work comp benefits for a work-related injury, the insurance company may try to stop your benefits. When a workplace injury leaves a person unable to work, workers compensation…
Rank this Week: 1577

Classified: The Class Action Blog

Classified: The Class Action Blog

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

http://classifiedclassaction.com/
Rank this Week: 1479

ERISA Lawyer Blog

ERISA Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.erisalawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 4562

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 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....
  • Mar 18

    Brudney on the Quiet Importance of ILO Norm

    Brudney on the Quiet Importance of ILO Norm
    James Brudney (Fordham) has just posted on SSRN his article The Internationalization of Sources of Labor Law, 39 U. Pa. J. Int'l L. 1 (2017). The abstract is below. I think James is dead-on correct. Having attended a slew of...
  • Mar 17

    Hirsch & Seiner: Unions Deserve a Place in the Uber Economy

    Hirsch & Seiner: Unions Deserve a Place in the Uber Economy
    Jeff Hirsch (North Carolina) and Joe Seiner (South Carolina) have just posted on SSRN their extraordinarily timely article A Modern Union for the Modern Economy, ___ Fordham Law Review ___(forthcoming 2018) Here's the abstract: Membership in…
Rank this Week: 2294

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: 5055

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 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,…
  • Mar 21

    UTSA President Engaged in Abrazos, not Hug

    UTSA President Engaged in Abrazos, not Hug
    An internal investigation by the UT system found that UTSA President Ricardo Romo more likely than not engaged in sexual harassment with three female employees. Mr. Romo would engage in lengthy hugs with the women. Pres. Romo described these…
  • Mar 20

    Fourth Court Reverses Summary Judgment

    Fourth Court Reverses Summary Judgment
    Texas has a whistleblower statute. It applies only to government workers. In a recent whistleblower decision, the Fourth Court of Appeals here in San Antonio reversed a grant of summary judgment. In the case of Torres v. City of San Antonio,…
Rank this Week: 5025

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/
  • Mar 22

    2d Cir: Pharmacists must inject customers. Oh, word?

    2d Cir: Pharmacists must inject customers. Oh, word?
    No, the Second Circuit Court of Appeals didn’t say, “Oh, word?” But, it did just toss a $2,600,000 jury award in favor of a pharmacist in an Americans With Disabilities Act case. From $2.6M to zero That’s zero point…
  • Mar 21

    Skip the vodka, but consider some other bar rules for your workplace.

    Skip the vodka, but consider some other bar rules for your workplace.
    A few weeks ago, a reader emailed me and asked if I would weigh in on how businesses should address employees talking about politics at work. On the one hand, in the private sector, there are no First Amendment Rights. Free speech…
  • Mar 20

    The FMLA may be amended to include leave for a parent to grieve the loss of a child

    The FMLA may be amended to include leave for a parent to grieve the loss of a child
    A new bill, introduced last week in this U.S. House of Representatives, would amend the Family and Medical Leave Act to permit parents to take up to 12 weeks of leave to mourn the death of a child. Here is a link to the bill, known as…
Rank this Week: 2987

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 22

    Bylaws, Politics, and the Institutional Structure of Delaware Corporate Law

    Bylaws, Politics, and the Institutional Structure of Delaware Corporate Law
    David Skeel, The Bylaw Puzzle in Delaware Corporate Law, 72 Bus. Law. 1 (2016/2017), available at SSRN.Christopher M. BrunerAlthough corporate bylaws are, by and large, the mundane and technical instruments of day-to-day governance that most…
  • Mar 21

    The New Institutionalism in Contract Scholarship

    The New Institutionalism in Contract Scholarship
    Matthew Jennejohn, The Private Order of Innovation Networks, 68 Stan. L. Rev. 281 (2016), available at SSRN.Robert ScottRelational contract scholarship is at a pivot point. On the one hand, the relationalist revival that has dominated…
  • Mar 20

    The Surprising Origins of the Interstate Commerce Commission

    The Surprising Origins of the Interstate Commerce Commission
    Jed Handelsman Shugerman, The Dependent Origins of Independent Agencies: The Interstate Commerce Commission, the Tenure of Office Act, and the Rise of Modern Campaign Finance, 31 J.L. & Pol. 139 (2015), available at SSRN.  Jack…
Rank this Week: 4875

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/
  • Mar 21

    Read Manager’s Markup of Republican Health Reform Bill

    Read Manager’s Markup of Republican Health Reform Bill
    Republicans continue to push health reform on the fast track.  Read the Manager’s Amendment to H.R. 1628 at https://rules.house.gov/bill/115/hr-1628, which is scheduled to go before the Rules Committee tomorrow in anticipation of a…
  • Mar 21

    IRS Clarifies FICA Refund Employee Consent Rules 

    IRS Clarifies FICA Refund Employee Consent Rules 
    Employers considering seeking employment tax refunds should check out new guidance in Revenue Procedure 2017-28 on the requirements for employee consent used by an employer to support a claim for refund of overpaid taxes under the Federal…
  • Mar 18

    Help Employees Avoid Healthcare Associated Infection

    Help Employees Avoid Healthcare Associated Infection
    Staff infections are only one category of serious infection risks that employees and their families face when getting health care treatment.   Help employees avoid these infection risks by sharing the following tips from the Center for…
Rank this Week: 4946

Labor Relations Update

Labor Relations Update

By Proskauer Rose LLP.

http://www.laborrelationsupdate.com
Rank this Week: 3786