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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: 36

Florida Employment Lawyers Blog

Florida Employment Lawyers Blog

Covers employment law. By Whittel & Melton, LLC.

https://www.floridaemploymentlawyersblog.com/
  • Feb 20

    Former Largo Employee Files Whistleblower Lawsuit Against City

    Former Largo Employee Files Whistleblower Lawsuit Against City
    A former Largo plumbing inspector is suing the city, claiming that officials violated a law meant to protect whistle-blowers by firing him in retaliation for a complaint he filed with a state agency. According to the lawsuit, the man’s…
  • Feb 19

    Nurse Files $6.5M Retaliation Lawsuit Against St. Petersburg Hospital and HCA

    Nurse Files $6.5M Retaliation Lawsuit Against St. Petersburg Hospital and HCA
    A nurse has filed a $6.5 million lawsuit against St. Petersburg General Hospital and parent company HCA Holdings for allegedly using a positive drug test as the reason for terminating her when she says the move was really in retaliation for…
  • Feb 16

    Palm Beach County Overtime Lawyers: Trump’s Visits to Florida Costing Sheriff $1.5 Million in OT

    Palm Beach County Overtime Lawyers: Trump’s Visits to Florida Costing Sheriff $1.5 Million in OT
    Donald Trump’s visits to his South Florida estate since he was elected president have cost the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Department $1.5 million in overtime costs. Sheriff Ric Bradshaw is confident the money his department has…
Rank this Week: 48

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: 67

Adjunct Law Prof Blog

Adjunct Law Prof Blog

Focuses on issues of interest to adjunct law professors, including labor law, employment law, employee benefits law and education law issues. Edited by Mitchell H. Rubinstein.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/adjunctprofs/
  • Feb 22

    Supremes Issue Major IDEA Case Concerning Exhaustion of Administrative Remedie

    Supremes Issue Major IDEA Case Concerning Exhaustion of Administrative Remedie
    The IDEA requires exhaustion of administrative remedies before bringing a due process complaint for the denial of a Free and Appropriate Education. But, what about a discrimination claim under the ADA or the Rehabilitation Act for the failure…
  • Feb 8

    Missouri Becomes 28th Right To Work State

    Missouri Becomes 28th Right To Work State
    Governor Eric Greitens of Missouri, on Feb. 6, 2017, signed a Bill into law which makes Missouri the 28th right-to-work state. Under this new law, effective August 28, 2017, employers are barred from requiring employees to become, remain, or…
  • Feb 2

    The End of Employee

    The End of Employee
    The Wall Street Journal has a thought provoking Feb. 1, 2017 peace entitled The End of Employees. It is about how business are contracting out more and more. Why? Because it is cheaper of course. As the article states: Steven...
Rank this Week: 188

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/
  • Feb 21

    Rumor and Drama at Retailer Creates Jury Question

    Rumor and Drama at Retailer Creates Jury Question
    In January, a New York federal district court denied a retailer’s bid to dismiss a former regional manager’s lawsuit alleging that workplace rumors spread by three female co-workers that she showed her breasts to the…
  • Feb 16

    Employers: How to Handle F17, Mass Strikes, and Political Activity in the Workplace

    Employers: How to Handle F17, Mass Strikes, and Political Activity in the Workplace
    Our colleagues Jeremy M. Brown, Steven M. Swirsky and Laura C. Monaco, at Epstein Becker Green, have a post on the Management Memo blog that will be of interest to many of our readers in the retail industry: “F17 and the…
  • Feb 16

    Prince v. Sears: A Reminder About the Benefits of Complete Preemption

    Prince v. Sears: A Reminder About the Benefits of Complete Preemption
    In Prince v. Sears Holding Corp., the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit (the “Fourth Circuit” or the “court”) sets forth a test that should assist sponsors of employee benefit plans covered by the…
Rank this Week: 167

GT L&E Blog

GT L&E Blog

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

http://www.gtleblog.com/
  • 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…
  • Jan 27

    Philadelphia Becomes the First City to Prohibit Employers from Asking Applicants About Salary History

    Philadelphia Becomes the First City to Prohibit Employers from Asking Applicants About Salary History
    Employers who just last year revised their application forms to eliminate initial questions about past arrests and convictions, now have to revise them again to remove questions regarding current and past salary. On Jan. 23, 2017,…
Rank this Week: 121

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/
  • Feb 16

    EEOC Issues New Guidelines on National Origin Discrimination in Employment

    EEOC Issues New Guidelines on National Origin Discrimination in Employment
    Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 prohibits employment discrimination on the basis of five distinct factors:  sex, religion, race, color, and national origin. The “national origin” category can apply to individuals…
  • Feb 9

    New Federal Overtime Rule Blocked by Judge, Faces Uncertain Future

    New Federal Overtime Rule Blocked by Judge, Faces Uncertain Future
    In May 2016, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) issued a new rule that reportedly would have extended overtime pay for millions of workers around the country. Twenty-one U.S. states, led by Nevada, filed suit against the DOL in September to…
  • Feb 2

    Federal Judge Addresses Injury-in-Fact in New Jersey Employment Class Action

    Federal Judge Addresses Injury-in-Fact in New Jersey Employment Class Action
    A plaintiff in a civil lawsuit must establish that they have standing, meaning that they are legally eligible to bring this particular claim against this particular defendant. The method of establishing standing varies considerably among…
Rank this Week: 200

Atlanta Employment Attorneys Blog

Atlanta Employment Attorneys Blog

Covers employment law. By Mays & Kerr LLC.

http://www.atlantaemploymentattorneysblog.com/
Rank this Week: 211

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
  • Feb 16

    Howard Zaharoff Highlights 2016 Copyright Legislative and Regulatory Development

    Howard Zaharoff Highlights 2016 Copyright Legislative and Regulatory Development
    While many are reflecting on the key copyright cases of 2016, Howard Zaharoff states the necessity of noting the important copyright legislative and regulatory developments that also took place. In his most recent article, Howard…
  • Feb 14

    MBBP’s 2016 M&A Year in Review

    MBBP’s 2016 M&A Year in Review
    The MBBP M&A team has extensive experience guiding clients through the complexities of M&A transactions in diverse markets. Over the last decade, we have represented hundreds of publicly-traded and privately-held companies in…
  • Feb 10

    MBBP’s Shannon Zollo and Josh French Discuss Quickly Enacting Trump Administration Policies in BBJ Article

    MBBP’s Shannon Zollo and Josh French Discuss Quickly Enacting Trump Administration Policies in BBJ Article
        In an article in the Boston Business Journal, Corporate partner Shannon Zollo and corporate senior attorney Josh French discuss the importance for the Trump administration to act quickly in enacting new policies that were…
Rank this Week: 196

Connecticut Employment Law Blog

Connecticut Employment Law Blog

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

http://www.ctemploymentlawblog.com/
  • Feb 14

    No Love for Guns in Workplace Is Protected, Court Find

    No Love for Guns in Workplace Is Protected, Court Find
    While the calendar may read Valentine’s Day, I’ve tackled more than my fair share of love-themed posts in the past filled with roses and chocolates. So instead, I’m going to go in a different direction entirely: Guns.…
  • Jan 27

    The Dialogue: Hiring Employees the Right Way (From Different Sides)

    The Dialogue: Hiring Employees the Right Way (From Different Sides)
    I’ll confess. I’m excited about today’s post.  It’s hard to find something new to do after nearly 10 years of blogging, but I think today’s post is pretty innovative. Unless you read The New York Times…
  • Jan 25

    Mary Tyler Moore Taught Us One of the Best Employment Discrimination Lesson

    Mary Tyler Moore Taught Us One of the Best Employment Discrimination Lesson
    Mary Roberts’ job interview with Lou Grant is, perhaps one of the most famous job interviews ever. So says Time magazine. Before I go on, though, there are probably more than a few of you who don’t know what I’m talking…
Rank this Week: 163

Whistleblower Law Blog

Whistleblower Law Blog

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

http://www.kmblegal.com/blogs
  • Feb 8

    Study Supports Claim that Whistleblowing Improves Business Practice

    Study Supports Claim that Whistleblowing Improves Business Practice
    Many people have strong opinions about employees who speak out about wrongdoing or illegal activity in the workplace. To some, whistleblowers are heroes whose courage against corporate misconduct is a public service that benefits all of us.…
  • Jan 19

    What Does Trump's Presidency Mean for Dodd-Frank Whistleblowers?

    What Does Trump's Presidency Mean for Dodd-Frank Whistleblowers?
    As one of his early acts as president, Donald Trump has promised to dismantle the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, the landmark legislation Congress passed in reaction to the 2008 financial crisis. As of this…
  • Jan 12

    OSHA Final Rule Protects Automotive Whistleblowers Under MAP-21

    OSHA Final Rule Protects Automotive Whistleblowers Under MAP-21
    In December 2016, the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) announced that it had issued a final rule regarding the enforcement of retaliation protections under the Moving Ahead for Progress in 21st Century Act…
Rank this Week: 270

General Counselor

General Counselor

Provides employment and labor law news and commentary. By Arnstein & Lehr LLP.

http://general-counselor.com
  • Dec 5

    New Laws Impacting Illinois Employers in 2016 and Beyond

    New Laws Impacting Illinois Employers in 2016 and Beyond
    E. Jason Tremblay While Illinois appears to be in legislative gridlock on a wide variety of political and legislative fronts, it has become abundantly clear that such gridlock has not curtailed the passage of employment and labor-related…
  • Nov 23

    Early Holiday Present For Employers – Overtime Regulations Stayed

    Early Holiday Present For Employers – Overtime Regulations Stayed
    E. Jason Tremblay In a last minute blow to the Obama Administration’s labor and employment legacy, a federal district court in Texas granted an emergency motion for preliminary injunction yesterday barring the Department of Labor from…
  • Nov 22

    New Form I-9 Goes Into Effect On January 21, 2017

    New Form I-9 Goes Into Effect On January 21, 2017
    E. Jason Tremblay A revised Employment Eligibility Verification Form I-9, which is required to be filled out for every new employee, was recently issued by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. The new version is here. Among other…
Rank this Week: 126

Atlanta Overtime Lawyers Blog

Atlanta Overtime Lawyers Blog

Covers employment law with an emphasis in overtime. By Martin & Martin L.L.P.

http://www.atlantaovertimelawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 149

Illinois Business Law Journal

Illinois Business Law Journal

Covers recent developments affecting business law. From the University of Illinois College of Law.

http://www.law.illinois.edu/bljournal/
  • Nov 27

    Two Sides of the Same [Bit]coin: Why Regulating Bitcoin Works in Its Favor

    Two Sides of the Same [Bit]coin: Why Regulating Bitcoin Works in Its Favor
               The reality of the most notorious virtual currency is that it is only a matter of time before it comes under the purview of a regulatory body.  Bitcoin is a cryptocurrency that exists entirely…
  • Nov 27

    The Ride-Sharing Economy: Keeping Liability in the Rearview

    The Ride-Sharing Economy: Keeping Liability in the Rearview
                      In large cities the world over, passengers have stopped reaching into the air to hail a cab and have begun reaching into their pockets for their smartphones.  Companies such…
  • Nov 27

    Two Sides of the Same [Bit]coin: Why Regulating Bitcoin Works in Its Favor

    Two Sides of the Same [Bit]coin: Why Regulating Bitcoin Works in Its Favor
               The reality of the most notorious virtual currency is that it is only a matter of time before it comes under the purview of a regulatory body.  Bitcoin is a cryptocurrency that exists entirely…
Rank this Week: 124

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/
  • Feb 22

    Medical Marijuana in the Workplace

    Medical Marijuana in the Workplace
    By Shelby Krzastek and Lev Craig On May 17, 2016, the Medical Marijuana Act (MMA) took effect in Pennsylvania. The MMA allows patients with certain serious medical conditions—including HIV/AIDS, autism, cancer, and post-traumatic stress…
  • Jan 12

    UBS Securities, LLC Faces Age Discrimination Class Action

    UBS Securities, LLC Faces Age Discrimination Class Action
    By Shelby Krzastek Former UBS Securities, LLC (UBS) employees Shannon Zoller and Alexander Beigelman claim that UBS forced laid-off employees to release claims against UBS to receive deferred compensation to which they were already entitled…
  • Jan 6

    Trucking Company Refuses to Hire Applicant Because of Disability

    Trucking Company Refuses to Hire Applicant Because of Disability
    Shelby Krzastek Bill Brown alleges that Stevens Transport, one of the four largest refrigerated trucking companies in the United States, refused to hire him as a truck driver because he takes medication to control his bipolar disorder. On…
Rank this Week: 4413

Employment Class Action Blog

Employment Class Action Blog

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

http://www.employmentclassactionreport.com/
  • Feb 22

    Court Dismisses Disparate Impact Class Claims Due to Limited EEOC Charge

    Court Dismisses Disparate Impact Class Claims Due to Limited EEOC Charge
    Disparate impact cases are different in kind from the far more common disparate treatment claims that are the staple of single-plaintiff discrimination cases. Disparate treatment claims, of course, are ones in which an employee contends that…
  • Jan 27

    Court Refuses to Certify Class Due to Lack of Adequacy of Class Counsel

    Court Refuses to Certify Class Due to Lack of Adequacy of Class Counsel
    Class action litigation is not for amateurs We’ve commented before in this blog on cases in which courts declined to certify employment actions due to adequacy of class counsel. A recent case reflects that some courts will look not…
  • Jan 17

    Justices to Consider Arbitration Agreements With Class Waivers – The End of the Beginning?

    Justices to Consider Arbitration Agreements With Class Waivers – The End of the Beginning?
    Apologies to Winston Churchill,[1] but the conflict over the enforcement of arbitration agreements with class waivers has become an ongoing legal and ideological struggle. Some view individual arbitration as a quicker and less costly means to…
Rank this Week: 3004

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/
  • Feb 22

    Getman: Let's Fix Linn

    Getman: Let's Fix Linn
    Jack Getman (Texas) wrote a guest post yesterday over at PrawfsBlawg on The Continuing Mischief of the Linn Case. I am re-posting it here with Jack's permission: In September of last year, a Texas jury, on the basis of erroneous...
  • Feb 21

    Uber and Harassment

    Uber and Harassment
    There have been numerous news stories over the last 48 hours regarding the sexual-harassment allegations against Uber. For example, articles can be found discussing the issue in the LA Times, on CNN, and in the USA Today just to name...
  • Feb 21

    Australia Launches Supply-Chain-Based Anti-Slavery Inquiry

    Australia Launches Supply-Chain-Based Anti-Slavery Inquiry
    Paul Harpur (Melbourne) sends word that the Australian Government has announced the launch of a broad inquiry into establishing a Modern Slavery Act in Australia. The inquiry will consider whether the introduction of anti-slavery legislation…
Rank this Week: 2140

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/
  • Feb 22

    Key employment law developments expected during 2017 in Québec

    Key employment law developments expected during 2017 in Québec
    In the course of the year, it will be interesting to see how the Government of Québec will deal with pay equity matters. In an important decision issued last October, the Québec Court of Appeal declared that several sections of…
  • Feb 21

    Key employment law developments expected during 2017

    Key employment law developments expected during 2017
    2017 has started with the issuance of important rulings from the Constitutional Court, regarding special protection of stability for: (i) employees close to retirement, and (ii) for the mates of women who are unemployed and expecting a child.…
  • Feb 17

    Medical Marijuana and Health Benefit Plan

    Medical Marijuana and Health Benefit Plan
    On January 30, 2017, a Board of Inquiry, formed as part of the Provincial Court of Nova Scotia, issued its decision in Skinner v. Board of Trustees of the Canadian Elevator Industry Welfare Trust Fund, which found that the denial of an…
Rank this Week: 1811

James M. Hoffmann Blog

James M. Hoffmann Blog

Covers Missouri workers' compensation and personal injury.

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

    Dangers of Asphalt Fume Exposure – St. Louis Work Injury Lawyer

    Dangers of Asphalt Fume Exposure – St. Louis Work Injury Lawyer
    Which types of workers are at risk of asphalt fume exposure? Workplace injuries are a common occurrence in almost all industries. While some injuries result from one-time incidents such as equipment failures or falls, others are caused by…
  • Feb 20

    Work Injury Risks Faced by St. Louis Drywall Installer

    Work Injury Risks Faced by St. Louis Drywall Installer
    Workers involved in drywall installation can suffer neck, back, shoulder and finger injuries, or even more serious ones such as traumatic brain injuries. Almost every type of work associated with construction is dangerous and can cause worker…
  • Feb 16

    Common Electrical Burn Injuries of St. Louis Construction Worker

    Common Electrical Burn Injuries of St. Louis Construction Worker
    St. Louis Construction workers are faced with a high risk of suffering electrical burn injuries. Construction workers face many risks of serious injury and fatality every time they are at work. There are various factors in a construction…
Rank this Week: 1454

HR Watchdog

HR Watchdog

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

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

    “100% Healed” Policies Violate Duty to Accommodate

    “100% Healed” Policies Violate Duty to Accommodate
    The California Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH) recently obtained a settlement that highlights a mistake that employers often make: requiring employees to be 100-percent healed before they can return to work after an injury.…
  • Feb 16

    Check Out the Updated Form I-9 Handbook

    Check Out the Updated Form I-9 Handbook
    The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has updated its guidance manual, Handbook for Employers, Guidance for Completing the Form I-9 (M-274). This useful manual provides employers with detailed instructions on completing the…
  • Feb 14

    Free 30-Minute Webinar for Small Businesse

    Free 30-Minute Webinar for Small Businesse
    Running a small business is tough, and managing your compliance with California and federal employment laws isn’t always easy. There’s a lot to know. Just ask the businesses who thought they were following the law until faced with…
Rank this Week: 4109

California Peculiarities…

California Peculiarities Employment Law Blog

Covers California employment law. By Seyfarth Shaw.

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

    Something We Said? Court Backs Off Accommodation Duty For Associational Disability

    Something We Said? Court Backs Off Accommodation Duty For Associational Disability
    Seyfarth Synopsis: The Court of Appeal, on rehearing, has superseded a 2016 decision that employers must reasonably accommodate work restrictions because of the disabilities of the employee’s associates. The superseding opinion…
  • Feb 15

    When You Gotta Go: Time To Check Your Restroom Sign

    When You Gotta Go: Time To Check Your Restroom Sign
    Seyfarth Synopsis: As of March, all single-occupancy restrooms in California businesses, government buildings, and places of public accommodation must be gender neutral. This post reviews the annoyingly specific requirements regarding…
  • Feb 8

    A Cautionary Comment on PAGA (or Plaintiffs’ Attorneys Getting Around) Legislative Intent

    A Cautionary Comment on PAGA (or Plaintiffs’ Attorneys Getting Around) Legislative Intent
    Readers interested in developments concerning California’s unique Private Attorneys General Act (PAGA) may want to delve into a short thought piece (actually advice to the California Legislature) on a recently-proposed bill that…
Rank this Week: 1438

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: 1969

WKL&B WOrkDay Blog

WKL&B WOrkDay Blog

Covers labor and employment law developments. By Wolters Kluwer.

http://www.employmentlawdaily.com/index.php/blog
  • Feb 22

    FedEx contractor can’t claim contract breach after his operating agreement expired

    FedEx contractor can’t claim contract breach after his operating agreement expired
    By Ronald Miller, J.D. A FedEx contractor failed to state a claim for breach of contract or fraud after the package delivery company terminated his service contract and refused to provide damages stemming from his inability to assign the…
  • Feb 22

    Iowa legislature rams through bill to rein in public employee union

    Iowa legislature rams through bill to rein in public employee union
    By Pamela Wolf, J.D. The Republican-dominated Iowa Legislature, in a fast-tracked maneuver, passed a bill on February 16 that would drastically rein in public employee unions and curb collective bargaining rights of public employees. The…
  • Feb 22

    Fired for using wrong restroom, art curator can discover other sexual misconduct case

    Fired for using wrong restroom, art curator can discover other sexual misconduct case
    By Dave Strausfeld, J.D. In an age discrimination suit, a Yale University employee was entitled to discovery of documents regarding other university employees accused of sexual misconduct, held a federal district court in Connecticut. The…
Rank this Week: 3916

Bingham Greenebaum Doll Blog

Bingham Greenebaum Doll Blog

Covers Indiana law.

http://www.bgdlegal.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 2437

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/
  • Feb 22

    OFCCP issues updated “pay transparency” notice

    OFCCP issues updated “pay transparency” notice
    Although the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs has not announced a requirement that contractors update their Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision, the agency has updated its required posters and…
  • Feb 17

    That smarts! Porn “sting” operation gets employer “stung” for retaliation

    That smarts! Porn “sting” operation gets employer “stung” for retaliation
    This should have been an open-and-shut case. For the employer, that is, not the employee. Lufkin Industries, Inc., had an employee, William Fisher, who was a 55-year-old African-American. One day, Mr. Fisher got into a verbal tiff with his…
  • Feb 17

    Weekly catch-up

    Weekly catch-up
    Yikes. I hope I haven’t missed anybody. Wild week! We hope that the immigrant strikes are about over by now, but they may continue into today, and a women’s strike is reportedly set for March 8. Do employers have any recourse when…
Rank this Week: 3093

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/
Rank this Week: 428

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/
  • Feb 22

    A broken arm can be an ADA disability too?!?

    A broken arm can be an ADA disability too?!?
    Welcome to Jungle, baby. (Best $24 I’ve ever spent. Probably.) Yesterday, I foreshadowed a blog post about actual legal stuff. Employment-legal stuff, even. ***lighters up*** These five words I swear to you. [cue music] The…
  • Feb 21

    I don’t know about you, but I had the best Presidents Day ever!!!

    I don’t know about you, but I had the best Presidents Day ever!!!
    Oh yes, something awesome happened yesterday! [cue music] So, I’m at Barnes & Noble yesterday with three of my kids as the fourth was next door getting her ears pierced with my wife. I’m minding my own business, while the…
  • Feb 17

    President Trump taps Alexander Acosta as his new pick for Labor Secretary

    President Trump taps Alexander Acosta as his new pick for Labor Secretary
    Acosta replaces Andy Puzder, who withdrew his nomination on Wednesday. So, who is Alexander Acosta? Reporting here at The Washington Post, Jonnelle Marte has the details: Acosta served as an assistant attorney general for…
Rank this Week: 2967

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/
  • Feb 22

    The Impact of Business Courts (Outside of Delaware)

    The Impact of Business Courts (Outside of Delaware)
    Jens Dammann, Business Courts and Firm Performance (U. Tex. Research Paper No. 564, 2017), available at SSRN.Omari SimmonsProfessor Jens Dammann’s paper titled Business Courts and Firm Performance is a bold attempt to answer a vexing…
  • Feb 21

    (Almost) Everything You Wanted to Know About Class Action

    (Almost) Everything You Wanted to Know About Class Action
    John C. Coffee, Jr., Entrepreneurial Litigation: Its Rise, Fall, and Future (2015).Alexandra D. LahavWith the advent of the new administration, aggregate litigation is under attack again. As of this writing new legislation aimed at limiting…
  • Feb 20

    The Role of “Good Prosecutors” in Advancing Access to Criminal Justice

    The Role of “Good Prosecutors” in Advancing Access to Criminal Justice
    Bruce A. Green, Access to Criminal Justice: Where Are the Prosecutors? 3 Tex. A&M L. Rev. 515 (2016).Susan FortneyJurisdictions around the world have adopted “access to justice” as an objective for regulation of the legal…
Rank this Week: 4758

Agee Clymer Mitchell and Laret…

Agee Clymer Mitchell and Laret Blog

Covers Ohio workers' compensation, disability insurance, medical malpractice and personal injury law.

http://www.ageeclymer.com/blogs/
  • Feb 21

    Understanding the Deadlines for Filing a Workers’ Comp Claim

    Understanding the Deadlines for Filing a Workers’ Comp Claim
    You must act quickly when you think you have suffered a job-related injury or illness that could qualify you to receive workers’ compensation benefits. All states, including Ohio, enforce a two-year statute of limitations on most…
  • Jan 30

    5 Steps to Take After an Injury-Causing Auto Accident

    5 Steps to Take After an Injury-Causing Auto Accident
    What you do in the minutes and first few days after becoming the victim of a major auto accident will make a great deal of difference in your ability to receive compensation and damages for your injuries. Your exact experience will be unique,…
  • Jan 17

    How a Columbus, Ohio Lawyer from Agee Clymer Mitchell & Portman Can Help You

    How a Columbus, Ohio Lawyer from Agee Clymer Mitchell & Portman Can Help You
    Agee Clymer Mitchell & Portman attorneys in Columbus, Ohio, handle Workers’ Compensation Social Security Disability Long-Term Disability Short-Term Disability Intentional Torts Medical Malpractice Personal Injury Public Employees…
Rank this Week: 1525

Michigan Employment Law Advisor

Michigan Employment Law Advisor

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

http://www.michiganemploymentlawadvisor.com
  • Feb 21

    Revisiting Your Whistleblower Protection Compliance Game Plan

    Revisiting Your Whistleblower Protection Compliance Game Plan
    On February 3, 2017, the Michigan Supreme Court issued a ruling involving Michigan’s Whistleblowers’ Protection Act (WPA). The ruling requires employers to carefully evaluate any changes made to an employee’s position, job…
  • Feb 20

    An Uber Example For How Not to Respond to Sexual Harassment

    An Uber Example For How Not to Respond to Sexual Harassment
    Uber is back in the headlines again (See our prior post about Uber’s background check misstep, “Hiring the No. 2 Guy on al-Qaeda’s Hit List: An Uber-Example of Limitations in Employee Background Checks“). This time for…
  • Feb 16

    Trade Secret Misappropriation Defendant Dodges Sanctions after Wiping Computer

    Trade Secret Misappropriation Defendant Dodges Sanctions after Wiping Computer
    A former employee accused of stealing company trade secrets and confidential information dodged a bullet in the form of sanctions. Specifically, on January 30, 2017, a Georgia District Court held that mass deletion of company documents and…
Rank this Week: 3643

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/
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CELA Voice

CELA Voice

Covers what is working and, too often, what isn’t working in California workplaces. From the California Employment Lawyers Association.

http://celavoice.org/
  • Feb 21

    Uber and tech: Are you listening now?

    Uber and tech: Are you listening now?
    By Lisa Mak This past Sunday, ex-Uber engineer Susan Fowler published a powerful blog post about the gender discrimination she experienced while working at Uber. It started with her male manager sending her messages, stating that he was in an…
  • Feb 20

    Why I called my relatives this weekend

    Why I called my relatives this weekend
    By Elizabeth Kristen We are not a close family. We rarely get together. We certainly don’t call each other on a daily or even monthly basis. It’s basically a text-on-your-birthday type of relationship. But this weekend, I called…
  • Nov 10

    Election aftermath: The road ahead

    Election aftermath: The road ahead
    When I was in law school, a white male student ran for a position in our student body government. In his campaign statement, he said that if elected, he would eliminate funding for the school’s minority organizations and use the money…
Rank this Week: 2453

Jones & Jones Blog

Jones & Jones Blog

Covers personal injury trial law and labor and employment law .

http://www.joneslawyers.com/blog/
  • Feb 21

    Airbag Recall

    Airbag Recall
    Takata air bag recall Does the Takata airbag recall apply to your vehicle?  You can use NHTSA’s Recalls Lookup by VIN using your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to find out.  NHTSA has a  Recalls Spotlight concerning…
  • Feb 2

    Burn Injury Lawyer

    Burn Injury Lawyer
    BURN INJURIES Burns are a major cause of suffering and death in the United States. According to the American Burn Association there are over 486,000 burn injuries each year requiring medical treatment. American Burn Association Burn Incidence…
  • Feb 2

    Burn Injury Lawyer

    Burn Injury Lawyer
    BURN INJURIES Burns are a major cause of suffering and death in the United States. According to the American Burn Association there are over 486,000 burn injuries each year requiring medical treatment. American Burn Association Burn Incidence…
Rank this Week: 3350

New Jersey Lawyers Blog

New Jersey Lawyers Blog

Covers New Jersey business, labor and employment, estate planning and consumer law. By McLaughlin & Nardi, LLC.

http://www.newjerseylawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 3628

Trial and Appeals Blog

Trial and Appeals Blog

Covers law and society. By Thomas Wade Young.

http://www.twylaw.com/blog
  • Feb 21

    Fourth DCA Addresses Browsewrap Arbitration Agreement

    Fourth DCA Addresses Browsewrap Arbitration Agreement
    Web-based sales businesses and the attorneys advising them should be aware of the Florida Fourth District Court of Appeal’s decision in Vitacost.com, Inc. v. McCants, No. 4D16-3384 (Fla. 4th DCA Feb. 15, 2016). Although arbitration…
  • Feb 16

    Florida Supreme Court Rejects Daubert Standard

    Florida Supreme Court Rejects Daubert Standard
    A divided Florida Supreme Court declined to adopt the Legislature’s Daubert Amendment concerning opinions of expert witnesses. Justices Canady and Polston would have adopted the Daubert standard, as have the federal courts and most…
  • Feb 16

    Florida Supreme Court Increases Discipline

    Florida Supreme Court Increases Discipline
    Although the justices of the Supreme Court of Florida often disagree, their approach to disciplinary cases is more uniform. In The Florida Bar v. Wynn, the court unanimously rejected a referee’s recommendation of a ninety day…
Rank this Week: 3898

Bernick Lifson Business Law Blog

Bernick Lifson Business Law Blog

Covers topics related to business law, including intellectual property, trademarks, litigation, and employment law.

http://www.bernicklifson.com/blog/
  • Feb 21

    The Fair Housing Act Meets Senior Living: Condo Exemptions and the 55+ Population

    The Fair Housing Act Meets Senior Living: Condo Exemptions and the 55+ Population
    Imagine this:  A client calls you.  She is semi-retired or thinking about retiring.  She is considering buying into an “adult living” community. Your client wants to downsize for her retirement years and is very…
  • Feb 14

    Protecting your Homeowner Association in Contracted Work

    Protecting your Homeowner Association in Contracted Work
    I cannot tell you how many times this has happened: The phone rings…it is a board member frantically telling me a story that starts out…we were referred to a company that (pick one): my brother in law swears by; another…
  • Feb 7

    The Overtime Final Ruling: What It Means for Your Busine

    The Overtime Final Ruling: What It Means for Your Busine
    Last month, President Obama and Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez announced their final ruling regarding overtime regulations under the Fair Labor Standards Act. The Final Ruling: Extend Overtime Pay Protections The Overtime Final Rule…
Rank this Week: 1780

Bernick Lifson Business Law Blog

Bernick Lifson Business Law Blog

Covers business-related legal current events and topics in areas including: litigation, labor law, creditors' remedies, real estate law, mediation and arbitration, construction law, intellectual property, and more.

http://www.bernicklifson.com/blog/
  • Feb 21

    The Fair Housing Act Meets Senior Living: Condo Exemptions and the 55+ Population

    The Fair Housing Act Meets Senior Living: Condo Exemptions and the 55+ Population
    Imagine this:  A client calls you.  She is semi-retired or thinking about retiring.  She is considering buying into an “adult living” community. Your client wants to downsize for her retirement years and is very…
  • Feb 14

    Protecting your Homeowner Association in Contracted Work

    Protecting your Homeowner Association in Contracted Work
    I cannot tell you how many times this has happened: The phone rings…it is a board member frantically telling me a story that starts out…we were referred to a company that (pick one): my brother in law swears by; another…
  • Feb 7

    The Overtime Final Ruling: What It Means for Your Busine

    The Overtime Final Ruling: What It Means for Your Busine
    Last month, President Obama and Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez announced their final ruling regarding overtime regulations under the Fair Labor Standards Act. The Final Ruling: Extend Overtime Pay Protections The Overtime Final Rule…
Rank this Week: 1960

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: 2634

California Public Agency Labor and…

California Public Agency Labor and Employment Blog

By Liebert Cassidy Whitmore.

http://www.calpublicagencylaboremploymentblog.com
Rank this Week: 3871

Human Resources News

Human Resources News

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

http://blogs.hrhero.com/hrnews/
  • Feb 21

    California employers have until March 1 to comply with new restroom law

    California employers have until March 1 to comply with new restroom law
    by Michelle Lee Flores and Brett Nicole Taylor California employers need to be in compliance with the state’s new “all-gender” requirements for single-use restrooms by March 1. Assembly Bill 1732 requires all single-user…
  • Feb 16

    Employment lawyers like new Trump pick to head DOL

    Employment lawyers like new Trump pick to head DOL
    President Donald Trump has nominated Alexander Acosta, a former National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) member, to serve as secretary of labor. The announcement came less than 24 hours after Trump’s first choice, Andrew Puzder, withdrew…
  • Feb 16

    Puzder’s withdrawal means ‘no one’s in charge’ at DOL

    Puzder’s withdrawal means ‘no one’s in charge’ at DOL
    President Donald Trump’s nominee for secretary of labor, Andrew Puzder, withdrew from the approval process Wednesday, just hours before his scheduled confirmation hearing. While experts say a change in nominees probably won’t…
Rank this Week: 4996

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/
  • Feb 21

    Canadian M&A expected to rise in 2017

    Canadian M&A expected to rise in 2017
    Fuelled by low interest rates, strong corporate balance sheets and stable finances, 2016 was a strong year for Canadian M&A. Looking forward, Citi Canada, in association with Mergermarket, surveyed a range of Canadian dealmakers to gauge…
  • Feb 16

    Big year on the horizon for big pharma

    Big year on the horizon for big pharma
    Global M&A activity in the biopharmaceutical industry skyrocketed in 2014 and 2015, eclipsing US$200 billion in deal value each year and prompting EY to declare such elevated activity to be the “new normal” in the industry.…
  • Feb 15

    Supreme Court of Canada clarifies law of rectification

    Supreme Court of Canada clarifies law of rectification
    Deals often come together very quickly. In all that rush, it’s easy for the parties to forget to think about all of the long term implications of the deal. Perhaps the parties simply didn’t realize that the deal would have certain…
Rank this Week: 1807

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/
  • Feb 21

    Fifth Circuit Reverses Summary Judgment

    Fifth Circuit Reverses Summary Judgment
    In the world of jobs, anything is possible. In the employment world, we deal with human behavior in all its manifestations. We see a crazy case in Fisher v. Lufkin Industries, Inc., No. 15-40428 (5th Cir. 2/10/2017). William Fisher had worked…
  • Feb 17

    Trump Refuses to Answer Question about Anti-Semitism

    Trump Refuses to Answer Question about Anti-Semitism
    It was a simple question. The reporter just wanted to know what the President would do about an increase in anti-Semitic activity. But, the President, perhaps feeling defensive already, accused the Jewish reporter of asking an unfair…
  • Feb 16

    UTSA Head Romo Placed on Leave

    UTSA Head Romo Placed on Leave
    Dr. Ricardo Romo, President of the University of Texas at San Antonio, has been placed on leave immediately. The school has not offered an explanation for the sudden leave. But, there is pending a complaint of sexual harassment against the…
Rank this Week: 4939

New York Sexual Harassment Lawyer…

New York Sexual Harassment Lawyer Blog

Covers New York age, employment, gender, genetic, pregnancy, racial and sexual orientation discrimination. By Schwartz & Perry LLP.

http://www.schwartzandperry.com/Blog.aspx
  • Feb 21

    What all Hourly Employees Need to Know About Break

    What all Hourly Employees Need to Know About Break
    What all Hourly Employees Need to Know About Breaks Know what the law says about compensation for meal and rest periods Do you often find that your meal breaks are only a few minutes, yet you get charged for a full half-hour? Are you…
  • Feb 13

    Need to Caror a Sick Relative? What You Need to Know About Your Rights on the Job

    Need to Caror a Sick Relative? What You Need to Know About Your Rights on the Job
    Need to Care for a Sick Relative? What You Need to Know About Your Rights on the Job The Americans with Disabilities Act has some coverage for caretakers You may care deeply about your job but for most people, family comes first. When a…
  • Feb 6

    Female Boss Didn't Want a Woman Doing So-Called Man's Work

    Female Boss Didn't Want a Woman Doing So-Called Man's Work
    Female Boss Didn’t Want a Woman Doing So-Called Man’s Work Single mother of seven had stellar employment record before she was fired Is there such a thing as “men’s work” and “women’s …
Rank this Week: 3038

Workplace Privacy, Data Management…

Workplace Privacy, Data Management & Security Report

Covers data security, HIPAA, identity theft and workplace privacy. By Jackson Lewis.

http://www.workplaceprivacyreport.com
  • Feb 21

    $3.2M Fine for Failure to Protect Electronic Record

    $3.2M Fine for Failure to Protect Electronic Record
    The Department of Health and Human Services Office of Civil Rights (“OCR”) fined a Texas hospital $3.2 million for its impermissible disclosure of unsecured electronic protected health information (ePHI) and non-compliance over…
  • Feb 14

    Expert Insights on Developing a Physical Security Program

    Expert Insights on Developing a Physical Security Program
    In today’s digital age, security tends to be thought about in terms of firewalls, malware, encryption and other safeguards for electronic systems. But the security of those systems, as well as an organization’s…
  • Feb 12

    GPS Tracking and Smartphone Apps – Get Consent!

    GPS Tracking and Smartphone Apps – Get Consent!
    With the proliferation of satellite navigation systems and smart phones, many employers have contemplated using GPS tracking to increase efficiency, and frankly, to keep a better eye on their employees during the work day. The use of GPS…
Rank this Week: 3863

Thoughts from a Management Lawyer

Thoughts from a Management Lawyer

Covers Canadian labour and employment law. By Michael Fitzgibbon.

http://labourlawblog.typepad.com/managementupdates/
  • Feb 21

    Bonus Eligibility Tied to Active Employment

    Bonus Eligibility Tied to Active Employment
    The Ontario Court of Appeal released a decision in Paquette v. TeraGo Networks Inc., 2016 ONCA 618 (CanLII) that should have employers pulling out and reviewing their incentive plans, including bonus, STIP, LTIP, stock options and whatever…
  • Feb 17

    Enforceability of Employment Contracts a Comprehensive Case

    Enforceability of Employment Contracts a Comprehensive Case
    Please take some time to make your way through Cook v. Hatch Ltd., 2017 ONSC 47. It’s a well reasoned and thoughtful decision that injects some common sense into the enforceability of contractual termination clause discussion. The…
  • Feb 16

    Sale of a Business and Intermingling under the Labour Relations Act, 1995

    Sale of a Business and Intermingling under the Labour Relations Act, 1995
    The Ontario Labour Relations Board (“OLRB”) considered the sale of a business provisions in the Labour Relations Act, 1995 in ADT Security Services Canada, Inc. v Unifor Local 554, 2017 CanLII 4481 (ON LRB). ADT (a unionized…
Rank this Week: 644