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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: 70

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/
  • Aug 17

    Corbin on Government Employees and Religion

    Corbin on Government Employees and Religion
    Friend-of-Blog Caroline Mala Corbin (Miami) has just posted on SSRN a wonderful new article on the intersection of government employees and religion. From the Abstract of "Government Employee Religion": "Picture a county clerk…
  • Aug 14

    Hacked Employment Law

    Hacked Employment Law
    Charlotte Alexander (Georgia State) and Liz Tippett (Oregon) have just posted on SSRN their article (forthcoming Missouri L. Rev.) The Hacking of Employment Law. Here's the abstract of this timely (pun intended!) article: Employers can use…
  • Aug 14

    Firing Nazi

    Firing Nazi
    David Yamada (Suffolk) has a post worth reading over at Minding the Workplace on Can an employer fire a publicly-avowed white supremacist? The answer: almost certainly yes for private-sector employers; yes with some free-speech caveats for…
Rank this Week: 35

NJ Labor & Employment Law

NJ Labor & Employment Law

Covers various employment and labor law topics, including employment discrimination, ADA, CEPA, and FMLA. By Jay S. Becker and Joseph C. DeBlasio.

http://www.njlaborandemploymentlaw.com
  • Aug 16

    Much to the Satisfaction of Employers Across the State, Governor Christie Vetoes 2 Employment Law Bill

    Much to the Satisfaction of Employers Across the State, Governor Christie Vetoes 2 Employment Law Bill
    Authored by: Jay S. Becker Jeri L. Abrams Ari G. Burd Recently, Governor Christie vetoed 2 pieces of workplace related legislation. One bill that was vetoed sought to ban employers from inquiring about job applicants’ salary…
  • May 16

    Medical Marijuana in the Workplace

    Medical Marijuana in the Workplace
    New Jersey, like 28 other states in this country, allows individuals to use marijuana for medicinal purposes.  From time to time, employers in NJ may receive accommodation requests from employees with medical marijuana…
  • Apr 7

    What Should An Employer Do When An Ill or Injured Employee Has No Available Leave?

    What Should An Employer Do When An Ill or Injured Employee Has No Available Leave?
    Co-Authored By Jeri L. Abrams When an ill or injured employee fails to return to work after they have exhausted all available leave (or were never eligible for leave in the first place), an employer cannot automatically terminate the…
Rank this Week: 41

McEldrew Young Blog

McEldrew Young Blog

Covers whistleblower law and wage theft for employees.

http://www.mceldrewyoung.com/blog/
  • Aug 14

    Disturbingly High Number of Hostile and Threatening Workplace

    Disturbingly High Number of Hostile and Threatening Workplace
    A study of 3,066 U.S. workers found that nearly one in five employees face a hostile or threatening environment at work. The unemployment rate may be at a 16-year low in 2017, but the study indicates everything is not well on the job front.…
  • Aug 10

    WSJ Reports Ontario Securities Whistleblower Tips Against Major Private Equity Firm

    WSJ Reports Ontario Securities Whistleblower Tips Against Major Private Equity Firm
    Since the Ontario Securities Commission opened its whistleblower program to tips, at least four individuals have filed complaints against one of Canada’s largest private equity firms according to the Wall Street Journal. Officials at…
  • Aug 10

    Carbon Monoxide Poisoning of Philadelphia Firefighters Reminds of Danger

    Carbon Monoxide Poisoning of Philadelphia Firefighters Reminds of Danger
    Five Philadelphia firefighters were rushed to the hospital after suffering carbon monoxide poisoning while fighting an underground electrical fire in West Chester yesterday. Six other firefighters were evaluated and monitored on the scene…
Rank this Week: 61

HR & Benefits Update

HR & Benefits Update

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

http://slphrbenefitsupdate.com/
Rank this Week: 172

HR Law Guy

HR Law Guy

Covers employment relationships in business, sports, the armed forces, and other odd places.

http://hratty.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 17

    Things You Don't Want to Hear From Your Jury Panel

    Things You Don't Want to Hear From Your Jury Panel
    In the Martin Shkreli case.And this was before any evidence was taken.Don't dis the Wu-Tang Clan, man.  There are consequences.
  • Aug 16

    The Future of Work, Part 3

    The Future of Work, Part 3
    I continue to be astounded at how quickly artificial intelligence systems are advancing into the world of everyday labor.  Here's an article that reflects another incursion--into the world of retail sales.These jobs have become more…
  • Aug 16

    Millennials in the UK Are Apparently Not Much Different From Millennials Anywhere Else

    Millennials in the UK Are Apparently Not Much Different From Millennials Anywhere Else
    At least according to this article. It's always a mistake to generalize with specific individuals.  Btu these workplace place trends have been surfacing for some time now.  Will we see a counter-movement in education, or some other…
Rank this Week: 118

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/
Rank this Week: 278

Employment Law Watch

Employment Law Watch

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

http://www.employmentlawwatch.com/
  • Aug 14

    NYC Proposes Ban on Non-Compete

    NYC Proposes Ban on Non-Compete
    New York City, which for years has been a trailblazer in employee-friendly workplace legislation, is at it again. Late last month, the NYC Council proposed a bill that would prohibit non-compete agreements for low-wage workers.  The bill…
  • Aug 10

    Employers Beware: Fifth Circuit Narrows “Fluctuating” Workweek

    Employers Beware: Fifth Circuit Narrows “Fluctuating” Workweek
    In a recent Wage and Hour development, the Fifth Circuit held that the “fluctuating workweek method,” which allows employers to decrease their liability for overtime payments in situations where they misclassify exempt employees,…
  • Aug 9

    EEOC Determination: Denial of Transition-Related Health Care Benefits Violates Title VII Rights of Transgender Employee

    EEOC Determination: Denial of Transition-Related Health Care Benefits Violates Title VII Rights of Transgender Employee
    In a recent Letter of Determination, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) found probable cause to believe an employer violated the Title VII rights of a transgender employee when it excluded coverage for…
Rank this Week: 196

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: 253

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/
  • Aug 10

    Four Ways Whistleblower Rewards Can Save Lions From Extinction

    Four Ways Whistleblower Rewards Can Save Lions From Extinction
    Lion populations worldwide have been in consistent decline, initially classified as vulnerable and more recently added to the Endangered Species Act. Whether killed for sale in the wildlife trafficking trade, as a hunting trophy, or in…
  • Aug 7

    Tanzania’s Biggest Whistleblower Visits National Whistleblower Center

    Tanzania’s Biggest Whistleblower Visits National Whistleblower Center
    The Human Rights Defenders’ 2015 Whistleblower Award recipient, David Kafulila, recently visited the National Whistleblower Center (NWC) in Washington, DC, with a group of business and government professionals from countries across…
  • Aug 1

    Senator Grassley: “Whistleblowers are Heroes and Patriots”

    Senator Grassley: “Whistleblowers are Heroes and Patriots”
    Senator Chuck Grassley (R-IA) has been a stalwart champion for whistleblowers since he joined the Senate in the early 1980s. Grassley iniated and supported many of the incredible advances we have seen in whistleblower law over the past three…
Rank this Week: 201

Alabama Employment Law Blog

Alabama Employment Law Blog

Covers legal developments impacting the workplace in Birmingham and throughout Alabama. By Will Beckum.

http://birminghamemploymentlawyer.com/
  • Aug 9

    What to do if you are being sexually harassed at work?

    What to do if you are being sexually harassed at work?
    One of the most difficult and stressful employment situations involves an employee who is experiencing sexual harassment.  Sexual harassment can range from inappropriate comments from a co-worker to outright physical…
  • Aug 7

    Should I sign the severance agreement?

    Should I sign the severance agreement?
    Many of my clients are offered severance or separation agreements from their employers before they contact me.  These are important documents that can have long-term consequences.  In most cases, it is advisable to meet with an…
  • Aug 2

    EEOC’s Birmingham, Alabama Office Files Suit For Disability Discrimination

    EEOC’s Birmingham, Alabama Office Files Suit For Disability Discrimination
    Lawyers from the Birmingham, Alabama regional office of the EEOC recently filed suit against a hospital based in Hattiesburg, Mississippi for disability discrimination.  The EEOC determined that a registered nurse was denied a reasonable…
Rank this Week: 134

Connecticut Employment Law Blog

Connecticut Employment Law Blog

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

http://www.ctemploymentlawblog.com/
  • Aug 8

    Can a Legislature Really Change a Collective Bargaining Agreement?

    Can a Legislature Really Change a Collective Bargaining Agreement?
    My law partner, Gabe Jiran, talks today about whether it’s all that easy to change the terms of a collective bargaining agreement.  Is it just as easy as a vote? Or does it require something more? The answer has implications for…
  • Aug 7

    Compliance with Today’s Anti-Discrimination Laws Through a History Lesson

    Compliance with Today’s Anti-Discrimination Laws Through a History Lesson
    Over the weekend, I was doing a lot of driving.  Having a kid at camp near the New Hampshire border to pick him up will do that. So, it was time for me to catch up on some podcasts I had downloaded but hadn’t yet listened to. I had…
  • Aug 4

    Where Do The Proposed Federal Overtime Rule Changes Stand?

    Where Do The Proposed Federal Overtime Rule Changes Stand?
    My colleague, Gabe Jiran, returns the blog today with this quick post updating us on where things stand on the DOL’s proposed changes to the overtime rules (and providing me with an excuse to link to one of the few songs to mention…
Rank this Week: 156

New Jersey Public Safety Officers…

New Jersey Public Safety Officers Law Blog

Covers employment issues related to corrections officers, firefighters, and police officers in New Jersey. By Frank M. Crivelli of Arpaia and Crivelli.

http://www.njpublicsafetyofficers.com/
Rank this Week: 271

Law Offices of Gregory D. Jordan…

Law Offices of Gregory D. Jordan Blog

Covers business disputes, employment law matters and oil and gas law matters throughout Texas.

http://www.theaustintriallawyer.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 221

Wage Law

Wage Law

Covers California wage and hour law. By Walsh & Walsh.

http://www.californiawagelaw.com/wage_law/
  • Sep 15

    California's Domestic Worker Bill of Rights Becomes Permanent

    California's Domestic Worker Bill of Rights Becomes Permanent
    Existing law, the Domestic Worker Bill of Rights (Labor Code section 1451-1453), regulates the hours of work of domestic work employees who are personal attendants and provides an overtime compensation rate for those employees. The Domestic…
  • Sep 14

    Changes Made to Exemptions for Elementary and Secondary School Teachers in California

    Changes Made to Exemptions for Elementary and Secondary School Teachers in California
    School teachers often work long hour, and are generally exemption from overtime pay under California law. However, public school teachers often enjoy high salaries and outstanding benefits. The same is not always true, however, for private…
  • Sep 13

    California Farm Workers to Get Daily Overtime

    California Farm Workers to Get Daily Overtime
    AB 1066, a bill authored Assemblymember Lorena Gonzalez (D-San Diego), to provide daily overtime to California agricultural workers, has been signed into law by Governor Brown. Existing law sets wage, hour, meal break requirements, and other…
Rank this Week: 175

The Federal FMLA Blog

The Federal FMLA Blog

Covers Family and Medical Leave Act developments affecting the federal sector. By Carl Bosland.

http://federalfmla.typepad.com/federal_fmla_blog/
Rank this Week: 218

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/
  • Aug 17

    The EEOC’s Analytical Framework Has a Hole

    The EEOC’s Analytical Framework Has a Hole
    The EEOC has articulated an “analytical framework” for proving cases of intentional discrimination (also known as  disparate treatment discrimination). Unfortunately, the framework has a crater-sized hole – the Judge.…
  • Aug 10

    The Sleeping Bear Awakens: The AARP Questions Legal Inequality of Older Worker

    The Sleeping Bear Awakens: The AARP Questions Legal Inequality of Older Worker
    Something has poked the sleeping bear. An attorney for the AARP was quoted in The New York Times recently as stating that the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 “may not be up to the task.” This represents a profound…
  • Aug 7

    Sen. Blumenthal v. Pres. Trump: Is Trump a Bully?

    Sen. Blumenthal v. Pres. Trump: Is Trump a Bully?
    A sad series of tweets and counter-tweets this week have led to cries of bullying in our nation’s capitol. U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-CT, was quoted on television as calling for a law to prevent President Donald Trump from firing…
Rank this Week: 3726

Abuser Goes to Work

Abuser Goes to Work

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

http://abusergoestowork.com
  • Aug 17

    The EEOC’s Analytical Framework Has a Hole

    The EEOC’s Analytical Framework Has a Hole
    The EEOC has articulated an “analytical framework” for proving cases of intentional discrimination (also known as  disparate treatment discrimination). Unfortunately, the framework has a crater-sized hole – the Judge.…
  • Aug 10

    The Sleeping Bear Awakens: The AARP Questions Legal Inequality of Older Worker

    The Sleeping Bear Awakens: The AARP Questions Legal Inequality of Older Worker
    Something has poked the sleeping bear. An attorney for the AARP was quoted in The New York Times recently as stating that the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 “may not be up to the task.” This represents a profound…
  • Aug 7

    Sen. Blumenthal v. Pres. Trump: Is Trump a Bully?

    Sen. Blumenthal v. Pres. Trump: Is Trump a Bully?
    A sad series of tweets and counter-tweets this week have led to cries of bullying in our nation’s capitol. U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-CT, was quoted on television as calling for a law to prevent President Donald Trump from firing…
Rank this Week: 2454

Bay Area Employment Lawyer Blog

Bay Area Employment Lawyer Blog

Covers employment discrimination, employee privacy, and employment arbitration cases. By Siegel, LeWitter & Malkani.

http://www.bayareaemploymentlawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2943

Stoel Rives World of Employment

Stoel Rives World of Employment

Insight and commentary on labor and employment law.

http://www.stoelrivesworldofemployment.com/
  • Aug 17

    The Washington Supreme Court Addresses Meal Break Claim

    The Washington Supreme Court Addresses Meal Break Claim
    The Washington Supreme Court case Brady v. Autozone recently addressed the standards that apply when a non-exempt employee alleges that an employer did not provide meal breaks.  In short: it is now clear that if a lawsuit is brought,…
  • Jul 26

    California Court of Appeal Puts a Small Crack in the Glass Door

    California Court of Appeal Puts a Small Crack in the Glass Door
    An employer who unfairly and inaccurately is slammed by a former employee (or maybe even a current employee!) on a job-posting or employer-rating website will often look to its lawyer for help.  Surely the law protects against outrageous…
  • Jul 5

    Oregon Amends Sick Leave Law: 5 Key Clarification

    Oregon Amends Sick Leave Law: 5 Key Clarification
    Oregon recently passed amendments to its statewide sick time law, clearing up several areas of uncertainty for employers.  The amendments clarify that: Employers may cap employees’ annual accrual of sick leave at 40 hours. The…
Rank this Week: 899

GT L&E Blog

GT L&E Blog

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

http://www.gtleblog.com/
  • Aug 17

    California Adopts New Regulations for Refinerie

    California Adopts New Regulations for Refinerie
    On August 7, 2017, the California Department of Industrial Relations and the California Environmental Protection Agency amended the California’s Occupational Safety and Health Process Safety Management (PSM) standard to improve…
  • Jul 31

    Massachusetts Enacts Pregnant Workers Fairness Act

    Massachusetts Enacts Pregnant Workers Fairness Act
    On July 27, 2017, Massachusetts Governor Charles Baker signed into law “An Act Establishing the Massachusetts Pregnant Workers Fairness Act.” The new law (i) prohibits discrimination against employees on the basis of pregnancy or…
  • Jul 26

    Third Circuit ‘Clarifies’ that a Single Racial Slur May be Sufficiently ‘Severe’ to Create a Hostile Work Environment

    Third Circuit ‘Clarifies’ that a Single Racial Slur May be Sufficiently ‘Severe’ to Create a Hostile Work Environment
    Characterizing its own precedent as “inconsistent” and “confusing,” the Third Circuit Court of Appeals, in a published opinion earlier this month, undertook to “clarify” the “correct standard”…
Rank this Week: 4435

California Peculiarities…

California Peculiarities Employment Law Blog

Covers California employment law. By Seyfarth Shaw.

http://www.calpeculiarities.com/
  • Aug 17

    No Signature? No Problem! Enforcing Arbitration Even Without Everyone Signing

    No Signature? No Problem! Enforcing Arbitration Even Without Everyone Signing
    Seyfarth Synopsis: California courts are often hostile towards defendants that seek to require litigious employees to honor their arbitration agreements. The defendant’s plight might seem more stark still if the defendant has not itself…
  • Aug 10

    LWDA Reaffirms That California Protects Undocumented Worker

    LWDA Reaffirms That California Protects Undocumented Worker
    Seyfarth Synopsis: The Trump Administration’s hard line on immigration has concerned undocumented immigrants who want to raise wage claims. The LWDA recently reaffirmed a commitment to protect workers regardless of their immigration…
  • Aug 2

    What’s Up With The DLSE? Latest Enforcement Action

    What’s Up With The DLSE? Latest Enforcement Action
    Seyfarth Synopsis: The DLSE enforces California labor laws. In two recent enforcement actions, the DLSE collectively recovered over one million dollars, so California employers should read on to find out more about this robust administrative…
Rank this Week: 2345

The Firing Squad

The Firing Squad

Covers Tennessee workplace laws. By Gilbert Russell McWherter Scott Bobbitt plc.

https://www.gilbertfirm.com/blog/
  • Aug 17

    Congratulations, Clint Scott, on Being Selected for Best Lawyers in America©

    Congratulations, Clint Scott, on Being Selected for Best Lawyers in America©
    The Gilbert Firm would like to extend its deepest “Congratulations” to firm partner Clint Scott, for his inclusion in the 24th edition of The Best Lawyers in America©. This is the second year in a row that Clint has been…
  • Aug 14

    Do You Have Advice For Young Lawyers Entering Law?

    Do You Have Advice For Young Lawyers Entering Law?
    I do have advice for new lawyers. I would say that in our field, don’t ever disrespect opposing counsel. Those are relationships you’ll need down the line, and we’re all in this business together. You can be a fierce…
  • Aug 11

    Tennessee Commissioner of Insurance Confirms: Insurers Have to Pay to Match

    Tennessee Commissioner of Insurance Confirms: Insurers Have to Pay to Match
    Let’s say that your home is damaged in a storm. You need to replace a part of your roof as well as a section of vinyl siding. The company which originally manufactured these products is no longer in business, or has discontinued the…
Rank this Week: 2341

Unemployed and Scared

Unemployed and Scared

Appeals and tips specific to Minnesota's unemployment process. By IAJ Law, LLC.

http://iajlaw.com/news-articles/unemployment/
  • Aug 17

    Unemployed Workers: Check Out These Job Stats in Minnesota

    Unemployed Workers: Check Out These Job Stats in Minnesota
    The post Unemployed Workers: Check Out These Job Stats in Minnesota appeared first on IAJ Law, LLC. Job stats are important for unemployed workers in Minnesota. Here is one external web link, I believe helps people determine which job…
  • Aug 14

    Unemployment Tip #006 – Evidence for an Unemployment Appeal

    Unemployment Tip #006 – Evidence for an Unemployment Appeal
    The post Unemployment Tip #006 – Evidence for an Unemployment Appeal appeared first on IAJ Law, LLC. When it comes to an appeal, evidence can make or break a winning case.   Unemployment Tip # 006 –  An Applicant’s…
  • Aug 7

    Unemployment Tip # 005 – Discharge or Quit

    Unemployment Tip # 005 – Discharge or Quit
    The post Unemployment Tip # 005 – Discharge or Quit appeared first on IAJ Law, LLC. Sometimes, workers and employees are confused whether they quit their job or were fired. From an unemployment perspective, the answer given in an…
Rank this Week: 1655

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: 3362

HR Watchdog

HR Watchdog

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

http://hrwatchdog.calchamber.com/
  • Aug 17

    Question Remains: Should Apple Workers Be Paid for Security Screening Time?

    Question Remains: Should Apple Workers Be Paid for Security Screening Time?
    Yesterday, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeal asked the California Supreme Court to help resolve the question of whether Apple’s store workers should be paid for time they spend undergoing security checks at the end of their shifts. The…
  • Aug 15

    CalChamber Fighting Unlimited Access to Employer Document

    CalChamber Fighting Unlimited Access to Employer Document
    A California Chamber of Commerce-opposed bill that allows organizations unaffiliated with the employer to access an undefined and potentially unlimited scope of employer internal documents awaits action by the state Senate. AB…
  • Aug 14

    CalChamber’s HR Shameless Plug Awards Contest Now Open

    CalChamber’s HR Shameless Plug Awards Contest Now Open
    CalChamber’s HR Shameless Plug Awards Contest has begun! Star, direct and produce a commercial for CalChamber that highlights the value and benefits of membership or any of our compliance and training products. You could win a $1,500…
Rank this Week: 4743

WKL&B WOrkDay Blog

WKL&B WOrkDay Blog

Covers labor and employment law developments. By Wolters Kluwer.

http://www.employmentlawdaily.com/index.php/blog
Rank this Week: 4012

Workplace Class Action Blog

Workplace Class Action Blog

Covers class action litigation issues, including class certification, discovery and defense strategies. By Seyfarth Shaw LLP.

http://www.workplaceclassaction.com/
Rank this Week: 3058

Hunton Retail Law Resource Blog

Hunton Retail Law Resource Blog

Analysis and Insight in Retail Law

https://www.huntonretailindustryblog.com/
  • Aug 17

    NLRB No Longer Controlled by Labor Union Appointee

    NLRB No Longer Controlled by Labor Union Appointee
    On August 2, 2017, the U.S. Senate confirmed one of President Trump’s two management-side appointees, Marvin Kaplan, to the National Labor Relations Board in a contentious vote along party lines. Kaplan was sworn in on August 10, 2017,…
  • Aug 16

    Santa Barbara City Council Strikes Back Against Retail Malaise

    Santa Barbara City Council Strikes Back Against Retail Malaise
    Recently, the Santa Barbara City Council, in an effort to combat the retail malaise on State Street in Downtown Santa Barbara, has approved a pilot program that would streamline the permit and review process for potential commercial tenants.…
  • Aug 15

    Consumer Protection in Retail: Weekly Roundup

    Consumer Protection in Retail: Weekly Roundup
    This past week, several consumer actions made headlines that affect the retail industry. Continue reading for our weekly roundup. … Continue Reading
Rank this Week: 1909

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: 1376

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/
  • Aug 17

    M&A in the fashion retail sector

    M&A in the fashion retail sector
    Over the last two years, many household names in the fashion retail industry have disappeared from the Canadian market. In the wake of the ecommerce boom, many stores have raised the white flag and closed their doors. Although ecommerce is a…
  • Aug 16

    Virtual data rooms: don’t let the cloud cloud your judgment

    Virtual data rooms: don’t let the cloud cloud your judgment
    Platforms that were once physical in nature – such as data rooms – are increasingly becoming digitized. The cloud has opened up new frontiers for data storage: It offers large amounts of storage, collaborative file sharing, and…
  • Aug 16

    The perfect union: maximizing post-integration value

    The perfect union: maximizing post-integration value
    As we have discussed in previous posts, the post-closing phase of an M&A deal can be a difficult one, with 30% of integration deals not achieving their revenue goals. Competing organizational structures, technology, and cultures between…
Rank this Week: 1768

New Jersey Employment Lawyer Blog

New Jersey Employment Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.njemploymentlawfirmblog.com/
Rank this Week: 940

Employment & Human Rights Law in…

Employment & Human Rights Law in Canada

Covers class actions, discrimination, overtime and workplace policies in Canada. By Lisa Stam.

http://www.canadaemploymenthumanrightslaw.com/
  • Aug 17

    PHIPA Fines in the Workplace

    PHIPA Fines in the Workplace
    This spring the largest penalty to date was issued under Ontario’s Personal Health Information Protection Act (“PHIPA”). A social work student was convicted of accessing personal health information without authorization, and…
  • Aug 2

    Pot in the Workplace

    Pot in the Workplace
    Marijuana has been legal for medical use since 1999. As you undoubtedly know, the Trudeau government has tabled legislation that would expand legal use to the recreational sphere. Employers need to be prepared for how the potential…
  • Jul 26

    Bill 148 Fair Workplaces Changes: Unionized Workplace

    Bill 148 Fair Workplaces Changes: Unionized Workplace
    Over the last several weeks I’ve laid out some of the changes that will affect workplaces governed by the Employment Standards Act, 2000 (ESA). In this post I’ll touch on how Bill 148 proposes to change the legislation that…
Rank this Week: 4901

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/
  • Aug 17

    The meaning of life (in eight words)

    The meaning of life (in eight words)
    A few months back, while riding in the car (we do a lot of riding in the car, mostly to and from music lessons, rehearsals, and gigs), I fielded a question from the back seat. I don’t recall the context of the conversation, or the…
  • Aug 16

    How much wasted work-time is too much?

    How much wasted work-time is too much?
    According to a recent survey conducted by OfficeTeam, on average, employees spend 8 hours per workweek on non-work activities. What does this non-work time look like? Personal emails: 30 percent Social networks: 28 percent Sports…
  • Aug 15

    Does a LinkedIn request violate a non-solicitation agreement?

    Does a LinkedIn request violate a non-solicitation agreement?
    In Bankers Life and Casualty Company v. American Senior Benefits (Ill. Ct. App. 8/7/17), Bankers Life sued a former sales manager, Gregory Gelineau, for violating the following non-solicitation agreement after he jumped ship to…
Rank this Week: 1242

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/
  • Aug 17

    Leadership Means Leaders Eat Last

    Leadership Means Leaders Eat Last
    Awhile back, I watched another episode of Undercover Boss.  As they often do, the boss revealed himself at the end of the show, handed out thousands to deserving employees who are struggling, promoted one or two who clearly deserved it,…
  • Aug 15

    Pres. Trump Says He Might Pardon the Toughest Sheriff

    Pres. Trump Says He Might Pardon the Toughest Sheriff
    First Sheriff Arpaio hinted that he would like a pardon. Then, Pres. Trump said he might pardon the “toughest sheriff” in the country. He has “done a lot” to oppose illegal immigration in this country and is a…
  • Aug 14

    Toughest Sheriff Would Accept Pardon

    Toughest Sheriff Would Accept Pardon
    The toughest sheriff in America is dropping hints that he would like a pardon from the President. Former Sheriff Joe Arpaio told the Arizona Republic that he would accept a pardon from Pres. Trump. See Politico news report here. I…
Rank this Week: 4643

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/
  • Aug 17

    Yes, you may have discriminated against your employee by denying his lateral-transfer request

    Yes, you may have discriminated against your employee by denying his lateral-transfer request
    Allow me to explain. When is a lateral transfer a discrimination lawsuit? [cue music] Today’s lesson comes from the DC Circuit’s recent decision in Ortiz-Diaz v. HUD. Here’s how the appellate court summarized the…
  • Aug 16

    What employers can learn from one company’s $747,320.66 FMLA mistake

    What employers can learn from one company’s $747,320.66 FMLA mistake
    The Department of Labor does most of the heavy lifting for you. But, today’s blog post is a sobering reminder that when an employer provides DOL-prepared Family and Medical Leave Act paperwork to an employee, it’s just as…
  • Aug 15

    Fact or fiction: The FMLA may protect pre-eligible employee

    Fact or fiction: The FMLA may protect pre-eligible employee
    That’s right folks. It’s time for another edition of “Fact or Fiction” a/k/a “Quick Answers to Quick Questions” a/k/a QATQQ f/k/a “I don’t feel like writing a long blog post.” Let’s…
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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/
  • Aug 17

    Democracy Unchained

    Democracy Unchained
    K. Sabeel Rahman, Private Power, Public Values: Regulating Social Infrastructure in a Changing Economy, 39 Cardozo L. Rev. 5 (forthcoming, 2017), available at SSRN. Frank Pasquale In the mid-2000s, digital activists spearheaded the…
  • Aug 16

    The Discreet Charm of Conveyancing on the Blockchain

    The Discreet Charm of Conveyancing on the Blockchain
    Jeanne L. Schroeder, Bitcoin and the Uniform Commercial Code, 24 U. Miami Bus. L. Rev. 1 (2016). Anna Gelpern When Adam Levitin and I taught The Law of Money seminar a year ago, not one student chose to write about bitcoin. We congratulated…
  • Aug 15

    What Abbasi Should Have Said

    What Abbasi Should Have Said
    James E. Pfander, Constitutional Torts and the War on Terror (2017). Steve Vladeck It is a common rhetorical trope among far too many federal judges (including Supreme Court Justices) that legal scholarship is of diminishing utility to…
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FMLA Insights

FMLA Insights

Covers the Family Medical Leave Act. By Franczek Radelet.

http://www.fmlainsights.com
Rank this Week: 3720

Florida Employment Lawyers Blog

Florida Employment Lawyers Blog

Covers employment law. By Whittel & Melton, LLC.

https://www.floridaemploymentlawyersblog.com/
  • Aug 16

    Broward County Tax Preparer Pleads Guilty to Using Stolen IDs to File Fraudulent Tax Return

    Broward County Tax Preparer Pleads Guilty to Using Stolen IDs to File Fraudulent Tax Return
    A Broward County tax return preparer pleaded guilty recently to conspiring to file and filing fraudulent tax returns with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). According to documents filed with the court, the 41-year-old man owned two tax…
  • Aug 15

    Fort Lauderdale Company Accused of Failing to Pay Employees for Overtime Work

    Fort Lauderdale Company Accused of Failing to Pay Employees for Overtime Work
    A former employee has filed a lawsuit against his former South Florida employer, citing alleged unpaid wages. The man filed a complaint on June 16 in the Broward County Circuit Court, alleging that his former employer failed its duty to pay…
  • Aug 10

    Former Employee of Pinellas County Business Alleges She Was Subjected to Harassment

    Former Employee of Pinellas County Business Alleges She Was Subjected to Harassment
    A Pinellas County woman alleges that she suffered discrimination and harassment because of her gender while working for her former employer. According to the woman’s complaint, she alleges she was employed as a buyer and produce manager…
Rank this Week: 2051

California Employment Law

California Employment Law

Features updates and insights regarding California employment law. By Phillip J. Griego & Associates.

http://www.griegolaw.com/blog.aspx
  • Aug 16

    FAQs About Wrongful Termination

    FAQs About Wrongful Termination
    Although employers are entitled to terminate employees for just cause, such as job performance, there are many reasons for firing someone that are not permitted under employment law. If you think that you have been the victim…
  • Aug 9

    A Look at the New Minimum Wage Law in Fresno, California

    A Look at the New Minimum Wage Law in Fresno, California
    Now that a minimum wage increase is employment law in California, how are employers coping, and what are the rights of employees? If you have questions about the minimum wage law, be sure to seek employment law advice from a labor…
  • Aug 2

    A Look at Employment Discrimination Laws for Application and Hiring

    A Look at Employment Discrimination Laws for Application and Hiring
    Employment laws apply not only to the treatment of employees but also to the application and hiring process. If you are an employer who is unsure of your responsibilities under the law or a prospective employee who believes your rights…
Rank this Week: 1294

Labor Relations Update

Labor Relations Update

By Proskauer Rose LLP.

http://www.laborrelationsupdate.com
Rank this Week: 3637

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/
  • Aug 16

    Second Circuit: Notice of Future Termination Qualifies as Adverse Action, Even If Rescinded

    Second Circuit: Notice of Future Termination Qualifies as Adverse Action, Even If Rescinded
    Lev Craig On August 10, 2017, the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit vacated the lower court’s dismissal of the plaintiff’s sex discrimination and FMLA interference claims in Shultz v. Congregation Shearith…
  • Aug 10

    Seventh Circuit: Police Officers Not Entitled to Overtime for Off-Duty Mobile Work

    Seventh Circuit: Police Officers Not Entitled to Overtime for Off-Duty Mobile Work
    Lev Craig On August 3, 2017, the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit ruled against the plaintiffs in Allen v. City of Chicago, a Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) collective action brought by Chicago area police officers. The…
  • Aug 2

    Magistrate Judge Who Views Porn in Chambers Now Under Ethics Review

    Magistrate Judge Who Views Porn in Chambers Now Under Ethics Review
    Edgar M. Rivera On July 5, 2017, Pennsylvania’s Judicial Conduct Board announced that Judge Michael R. Muth, a magisterial district judge for the East Stroudsburg Borough of Monroe County, Pennsylvania, is facing ethics charges after…
Rank this Week: 3746

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/
Rank this Week: 1770

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/
  • Aug 16

    “Hello? Chicken Little here. Sky’s falling.”

    “Hello? Chicken Little here. Sky’s falling.”
    We don’t blame you for hearing that whenever someone warns of employer mandate taxes coming your way.  Nevertheless, we’re donning the chicken suit once again to keep you aware.  This time, we’ll keep it short and…
  • Jul 28

    When (and How) the Roll Is Called Up Yonder (Part II)

    When (and How) the Roll Is Called Up Yonder (Part II)
    As you have read here, the Senate’s finest hours were not those spent in July 26, 2017 health care policy debate, which resumed July 27 at 10:00 am EDT.  The bipartisan demagoguery did not diminish, but some Senators on each side…
  • Jul 27

    When (and How) the Roll Is Called Up Yonder (Part I)

    When (and How) the Roll Is Called Up Yonder (Part I)
    Senate floor activity has made this the ACA’s biggest news week not involving Justice Roberts, but whatever news you have read, rest assured that it wasn’t really that simple.  Let us preach on it. Shortly after noon EDT on…
Rank this Week: 2042

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/
  • Aug 16

    Maroni Restaurant Settles Cook’s Overtime Pay Lawsuit for $110k

    Maroni Restaurant Settles Cook’s Overtime Pay Lawsuit for $110k
    Renowned Long Island restaurant, Maroni Cuisine, has agreed to pay $110,000 to settle a lawsuit alleging that the restaurant did not pay a cook overtime pay, in violation of the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”) and the New York…
  • Aug 8

    Food delivery services are stiffing workers: lawsuit

    Food delivery services are stiffing workers: lawsuit
    The New York Post reported on the growing trend of delivery worker lawsuits where food-delivery services are “stiffing” their workers to remain competitive. Louis Pechman, founder of waiterpay.com, was quoted in the article.…
  • Aug 3

    Sonic Drive In Gets Department of Labor Help to Stop Wage Theft

    Sonic Drive In Gets Department of Labor Help to Stop Wage Theft
    The U.S. Department of Labor and Sonic Drive In, the nation’s largest drive-in restaurant chain have signed a voluntary agreement to help Sonic’s 3,000+ drive in franchise locations comply with federal labor laws. Sonic…
Rank this Week: 2968