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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: 13

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: 17

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/
  • Jun 24

    4th Circuit Rules in Favor of NFL Player Disabled by Repeated Hit

    4th Circuit Rules in Favor of NFL Player Disabled by Repeated Hit
    Many thanks to Jon Harkavy (Patterson Harkavy) for forwarding yesterday's decision by the Fourth Circuit in Solomon v. NFL Player Retirement Plan. Here's Jon's description of the case: [T]he context is a retired NFL player's challenge to a…
  • Jun 23

    Eisenstadt and Geddes on Uber and the Workplace

    Eisenstadt and Geddes on Uber and the Workplace
    Congrats to Friends-of-blog Leora Eisenstadt and Deanna Geddes (Temple) who have a fascinating op-ed in The San Francisco Chronicle on the troubles at Uber and the law's contribution to the creation of angry workers and unhealthy workplaces.…
  • Jun 23

    The Conservative Case for Union

    The Conservative Case for Union
    Jonathan Rauch has written The Conservative Case for Unions in the Atlantic. Congratulations to Matt Dimick (Buffalo) for a prominent mention, and for Rauch's discussion of Dimick's work on the Ghent System. Here's an excerpt from the…
Rank this Week: 77

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: 59

The Employer Handbook

The Employer Handbook

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

http://www.theemployerhandbook.com/
Rank this Week: 175

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
  • Jun 22

    Matal v. Tam: The Supreme Court Rejects the Prohibition on Disparaging Trademark

    Matal v. Tam: The Supreme Court Rejects the Prohibition on Disparaging Trademark
    By: Sean Detweiler and Bianca Sena On Monday June 19, 2017, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the U.S. Trademark Office’s denial of registration for “disparaging” trademarks under Section 2(a) of the Lanham Act violates…
  • Jun 21

    The Risks of Using Finders and Unregistered Broker

    The Risks of Using Finders and Unregistered Broker
    Private fund managers often use placement agents, finders, and other intermediaries to help raise capital for their investment funds. Using an intermediary that has failed to register as a broker-dealer, however, is fraught with risk. In his…
  • Jun 13

    iSpecimen Unveils Online Biospecimen Marketplace

    iSpecimen Unveils Online Biospecimen Marketplace
    Firm client iSpecimen has launched an online biospecimen marketplace for the life sciences industry. The company hopes that the marketplace will alleviate scientists’ difficulty in finding high-quality samples of human material…
Rank this Week: 179

Atlanta Employment Attorneys Blog

Atlanta Employment Attorneys Blog

Covers employment law. By Mays & Kerr LLC.

http://www.atlantaemploymentattorneysblog.com/
Rank this Week: 240

Whistleblower Protection Law Blog

Whistleblower Protection Law Blog

Provides news and commentary on developments in whistleblower protection law. By Jason Zuckerman.

http://whistleblower-protection-law.com/
  • Apr 19

    Sarbanes-Oxley Whistleblower Prevails in ARB Appeal

    Sarbanes-Oxley Whistleblower Prevails in ARB Appeal
    The Department of Labor Administrative Review Board’s decision in Dietz v. Cypress Semiconductor Corp. establishes important precedent on the broad scope of protected whistleblowing under the whistleblower provision of the…
  • Apr 4

    NHTSA Issues Regulation Barring Gag Provisions in Settlement Agreement

    NHTSA Issues Regulation Barring Gag Provisions in Settlement Agreement
    The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has issued an Enforcement Guidance Bulletin barring gag provisions in protective orders and settlement agreements that would prohibit information obtained in private litigation from being…
  • Apr 4

    Decision Denying Motion for Summary Judgment Broadly Construes Sarbanes-Oxley Protected Whistleblowing

    Decision Denying Motion for Summary Judgment Broadly Construes Sarbanes-Oxley Protected Whistleblowing
    Richard Trusz, the former head of valuation at a subsidiary of UBS, has defeated a motion for summary judgment in Trusz v. UBS Realty and UBS.  The decision underscores the broad scope of protected whistleblowing... The post Decision…
Rank this Week: 205

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/
  • Jun 26

    Alabama Ranks 10th in Nation for Most EEOC Filing

    Alabama Ranks 10th in Nation for Most EEOC Filing
    A recent study noted that Alabama is 24th nationally in population but had the 10th-most EEOC charges filed. This is a telling statistic that belies the traditional notion that our state is making progress with workplace discrimination. There…
  • May 23

    Pelham, Alabama Company Pays $50,000 to Settle Gender Discrimination Case

    Pelham, Alabama Company Pays $50,000 to Settle Gender Discrimination Case
    In its lawsuit, the EEOC alleged that Automation Personnel Services subjected Andrea Williams to gender based discrimination. The EEOC alleged that Williams attempted to apply for a shipping-and-receiving position with an employer for…
  • May 24

    The EEOC Mediation Proce

    The EEOC Mediation Proce
    After an EEOC charge has been filed by an employee, the EEOC may contact both the employer and the employee and ask if they are interested in mediation.  A mediation is an informal attempt to resolve the claims in the charge by having…
Rank this Week: 3615

Canada Employment & Labour Law…

Canada Employment & Labour Law Blog

Covers Canadian employment law issues. By Minken Employment Lawyers.

http://www.minkenemploymentlawyers.com/category/blog/
  • Jun 26

    Aggravated Damages Awarded to Employee Falsely Accused of Theft and Terminated for Cause

    Aggravated Damages Awarded to Employee Falsely Accused of Theft and Terminated for Cause
    The British Columbia Supreme Court’s decision in Ram v. The Michael Lacombe Group Inc. made headlines due to its egregious set of facts and the quantum of damages awarded to a fast food employee who was terminated after allegedly…
  • Jun 9

    Thursday Nights at the Bandstand

    Thursday Nights at the Bandstand
    Thursday Nights at the Bandstand Returns for its 9th Season of Outstanding Music in Unionville. Thursday evenings June 15-August 31 from 7:30-9 pm. The post Thursday Nights at the Bandstand appeared first on Toronto Employment Lawyers -…
  • Jun 5

    Childcare & Eldercare Obligations – Not Necessarily Grounds for Accommodation

    Childcare & Eldercare Obligations – Not Necessarily Grounds for Accommodation
    The Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario departed from the standard in its decision in Misetich v. Value Village Stores Inc., 2016 HRTO 1229. The post Childcare & Eldercare Obligations – Not Necessarily Grounds for Accommodation…
Rank this Week: 2023

Employment Class Action Blog

Employment Class Action Blog

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

http://www.employmentclassactionreport.com/
  • Jun 26

    Judges Refuse Certification of Off-the-clock Wage and Hour Case

    Judges Refuse Certification of Off-the-clock Wage and Hour Case
    Employees at O’Hare Encounter Delays of a Different Kind The Northern District of Illinois has now either decertified or refused to certify two “off the clock” cases involving hourly workers at O’Hare Airport. Neither…
  • Jun 20

    DOJ Changes Position in a Class Waiver Case Pending Before the Supreme Court

    DOJ Changes Position in a Class Waiver Case Pending Before the Supreme Court
    Last Friday, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), in a rare move, changed its position in a class waiver case pending before the U.S. Supreme Court. On Jan. 13, 2017, the Court granted certiorari in three consolidated cases to resolve…
  • Jun 14

    Supreme Court Limits Review of Certification Denial

    Supreme Court Limits Review of Certification Denial
    One of the difficulties of class action litigation that continues to vex employers is the frequent inability to obtain meaningful review of certification decisions. Because, the reasoning goes, certification orders are interlocutory in…
Rank this Week: 3017

Employment Law 101

Employment Law 101

Covers employment law trends. By John A. Gallagher.

http://employmentlaw101.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 3138

Human Resources News

Human Resources News

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

http://blogs.hrhero.com/hrnews/
  • Jun 26

    Supreme Court ruling allows ‘travel ban’ Executive Order to take limited effect

    Supreme Court ruling allows ‘travel ban’ Executive Order to take limited effect
    On June 26, the last day of the current term, the U.S. Supreme Court agreed to determine whether the “travel ban” Executive Order’s (EO) focus on primarily Muslim countries violates the First Amendment to the U.S.…
  • Jun 22

    Kaplan nomination called way to ‘stop the bleeding’ at NLRB

    Kaplan nomination called way to ‘stop the bleeding’ at NLRB
    President Donald Trump’s announcement that he will nominate Marvin Kaplan, currently chief counsel of the Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission, to one of two vacant seats on the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) is being…
  • Jun 22

    Senate releases highly anticipated healthcare bill

    Senate releases highly anticipated healthcare bill
    Following the May passage in the House of the American Health Care Act (AHCA), the Senate has now released the text of its own draft ACA reform bill. Dubbed the “Better Care Reconciliation Act of 2017,” the 142-page Senate…
Rank this Week: 4870

HR Watchdog

HR Watchdog

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

http://hrwatchdog.calchamber.com/
  • Jun 26

    Mandatory Poster and Education Requirements for California Barbering and Cosmetology Licensees July 1

    Mandatory Poster and Education Requirements for California Barbering and Cosmetology Licensees July 1
    To address workplace violations at California salons, California enacted two pieces of legislation that would provide salon workers, such as nail salon workers, with information on their employment rights. One legislative bill requires a…
  • Jun 23

    DWC Announces Temporary Total Disability Rates for 2018

    DWC Announces Temporary Total Disability Rates for 2018
    California’s Division of Workers’ Compensation (DWC) announced that the minimum and maximum temporary total disability (TTD) rates will increase on January 1, 2018: The minimum TTD rate will increase to $182.99 per week (from…
  • Jun 22

    New Leave Mandate Passes Assembly Policy Committee

    New Leave Mandate Passes Assembly Policy Committee
    A job killer bill that mandates a new protected leave of absence passed the Assembly Labor and Employment Committee yesterday. SB 63 (Jackson; D-Santa Barbara) prohibits an employer from refusing to allow an employee with more than 12 months…
Rank this Week: 4969

Labor & Employment Law…

Labor & Employment Law Perspectives

By Foley & Lardner LLP.

http://www.laboremploymentperspectives.com/
  • Jun 26

    Predictions And Practical Tips From EEOC Leadership

    Predictions And Practical Tips From EEOC Leadership
    Some of our attorneys attended an update meeting with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s (EEOC) Miami leadership on June 16, 2017. Mike Farrell is the EEOC Miami District Director, and Bob Weisberg is the EEOC Regional…
  • Jun 26

    ADA in the Digital Age - Federal Court Strikes Down Inaccessible Website

    ADA in the Digital Age - Federal Court Strikes Down Inaccessible Website
    For the first time, a federal district court has granted a verdict finding that a private-sector company violated Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) because its website was inaccessible to a visually impaired individual.…
  • Jun 19

    The EEOC Is Taking a Close Look at the Challenges Facing the ADEA

    The EEOC Is Taking a Close Look at the Challenges Facing the ADEA
    The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) is paying close attention to the issue of age discrimination and to the many challenges facing the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) 50 years after its enactment. On June 14, 2017,…
Rank this Week: 1580

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
Rank this Week: 3770

GT L&E Blog

GT L&E Blog

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

http://www.gtleblog.com/
Rank this Week: 5100

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/
  • Jun 26

    U.S. Supreme Court to Review Dodd-Frank Anti-Retaliation Provision

    U.S. Supreme Court to Review Dodd-Frank Anti-Retaliation Provision
    Corporate whistleblower protection “undermined” if internal complaints not protected. Washington, D.C. June 26, 2017.  The U.S. Supreme Court granted certiorari today in the case of Digital Realty Trust, Inc. v. Somers, Paul.…
  • Jun 26

    NWC Statement Clarifies History Behind Dodd-Frank Anti-Retaliation Provision

    NWC Statement Clarifies History Behind Dodd-Frank Anti-Retaliation Provision
    Corporate Attack on Internal Whistleblowers Rebutted In an article published on June 22, 2017,  by Law360, Stephen M. Kohn, executive director of the National Whistleblower Center (NWC) and partner in the whistleblower rights law…
  • Jun 23

    VA Whistleblower Protections Signed into Law; Don’t Go Far Enough

    VA Whistleblower Protections Signed into Law; Don’t Go Far Enough
    June 23, 2017. Washington, D.C. Today President Trump signed the Department of Veterans Affairs Accountability and Whistleblower Protection Act into law. The law aims to protect whistleblowers from retaliation and reprisal and will require…
Rank this Week: 992

Employment Case of the Week

Employment Case of the Week

Examines one of the most interesting cases of the week and provides analysis and commentary. By Alan H. Schorr & Associates, P.C.

http://www.schorrlaw.com/case-of-the-week/
  • Jun 26

    Week Ending 6/23/17: University of Texas v. Kearney

    Week Ending 6/23/17: University of Texas v. Kearney
    Schorr & Associates’ Employment Case of The Week ending June 23, 2017 Univ. of Tex. v. Kearney, 2017 Tex. LEXIS 615 (Texas Supreme Court - Petition of Review denied June 23, 2017) The Texas Supreme Court this week denied the…
  • Jun 23

    Are Labor Law and Employment Law the Same Thing?

    Are Labor Law and Employment Law the Same Thing?
    As an employee, you have certain rights, both within the workplace and having to do with your relationship with your employer. Those rights are set in place by federal, state and local laws. Though most people are aware of the existence of…
  • Jun 19

    Week Ending 6/16/17: Pritchett v. State of New Jersey

    Week Ending 6/16/17: Pritchett v. State of New Jersey
    Schorr & Associates’ Employment Case of The Week ending June 16, 2017 Pritchett v. State of New Jersey, MER-L-2189-13 (Mercer County - Trial Verdict June 15, 2017) A Mercer County jury has made another whopping jury verdict in an…
Rank this Week: 1900

Arbitration Matters

Arbitration Matters

Covers recent developments in labor arbitration. By John H. Curley.

https://arbitrationmatters.blogspot.com
Rank this Week: 2877

Hunton Retail Law Resource Blog

Hunton Retail Law Resource Blog

Analysis and Insight in Retail Law

https://www.huntonretailindustryblog.com/
  • Jun 26

    FTC Releases Guidance on COPPA Compliance

    FTC Releases Guidance on COPPA Compliance
    On June 21, 2017, the Federal Trade Commission updated its guidance, Six-Step Compliance Plan for Your Business, for complying with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act. The FTC enforces the COPPA Rule, which sets requirements…
  • Jun 23

    Putative Data Breach Class Action Dismissed for the Third Time

    Putative Data Breach Class Action Dismissed for the Third Time
    On June 13, 2017, Judge Andrea R. Wood of the Northern District of Illinois dismissed with prejudice a putative consumer class action filed against Barnes and Noble. The case was first filed after Barnes and Noble’s September 2012…
  • Jun 22

    Supreme Court Again Tightens Jurisdictional Requirements for Claims Against Out-of-State Defendant

    Supreme Court Again Tightens Jurisdictional Requirements for Claims Against Out-of-State Defendant
    On June 19, 2017, the U.S. Supreme Court announced important constitutional limitations on state courts’ ability to exercise specific jurisdiction over nonresidents’ claims against out-of-state defendants. The Court’s nearly…
Rank this Week: 1741

Lawffice Space

Lawffice Space

Covers employment laws and cases. By Philip Miles.

http://www.lawfficespace.com/
  • Jun 26

    SCOTUS on appeal of MSPB "mixed cases"

    SCOTUS on appeal of MSPB "mixed cases"
    Okay, the subtle nuances of the procedural minefield of federal employee discrimination cases is not exactly the kind of SCOTUS blockbuster we usually anticipate at the end of the Court's term . . . but it's what we got.When federal employees…
  • Jun 19

    Retaliation, "but for" causation, and the prima facie element

    Retaliation, "but for" causation, and the prima facie element
    Back in 2013, in UTSMC v. Nassar, the Supreme Court held in no uncertain terms that "Title VII retaliation claims must be proved according to traditional principles of but-for causation." That seems simple enough - but wait, earlier this year…
  • Jun 9

    Easy come, easy go - DOL pulls independent contractor and joint employer guidance

    Easy come, easy go - DOL pulls independent contractor and joint employer guidance
    On Wednesday, the U.S. Department of Labor released the following press release:Not official use.U.S. Secretary of Labor Alexander Acosta today announced the withdrawal of the U.S. Department of Labor’s 2015 and 2016 informal guidance…
Rank this Week: 4444

Connecticut Employment Law Blog

Connecticut Employment Law Blog

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

http://www.ctemploymentlawblog.com/
  • Jun 26

    The Dialogue: Sex Harassment in the Workplace — Still an Issue, but How Much?

    The Dialogue: Sex Harassment in the Workplace — Still an Issue, but How Much?
    The Dialogue, a online conversation between yours truly and a prominent employee-side attorney, Nina Pirrotti, returns today with another installment — this time tackling the topic of sexual harassment in the workplace.   For…
  • Jun 15

    Recommendations for Uber Are Roadmap for All?

    Recommendations for Uber Are Roadmap for All?
    If you had a million dollars (or more) to investigate your culture, what would you find out? (Music fans may appreciate the classic “If I Had a Million Dollars” song from the Barenaked Ladies. You’re welcome.) Well, Uber…
  • Jun 9

    Legislative Recap: Pregnancy Accommodations But No Paid FMLA

    Legislative Recap: Pregnancy Accommodations But No Paid FMLA
    Well, the Connecticut General Assembly ended earlier this week and, as predicted, it ended with a whimper and not a bang.  Many employment law proposals failed to receive votes, including those on minimum wage and Paid FMLA, leaving many…
Rank this Week: 1292

ERISA Lawyer Blog

ERISA Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.erisalawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 4528

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/
  • Jun 26

    The 13th nominee for the “worst employer of 2017” is … the racist bo

    The 13th nominee for the “worst employer of 2017” is … the racist bo
    I couldn’t describe the 13th nominee for the worst employer of 2017 any better than CNN did in its story about this (alleged) peach of a boss: Plaintiff Tishay Wright worked for Southland Construction in Pleasanton, California, a…
  • Jun 23

    WIRTW #466 (the “solo” edition)

    WIRTW #466 (the “solo” edition)
    I gotta give my girl credit. She’s got cohones (especially at the age of 11). Through a casual exam-chair conversation with her orthodontist, he learned that she plays music and she learned that he’s involved with an annual summer…
  • Jun 23

    WIRTW #466 (the “solo” edition)

    WIRTW #466 (the “solo” edition)
    I gotta give my girl credit. She’s got cohones (especially at the age of 11). Through a casual exam-chair conversation with her orthodontist, he learned that she plays music and she learned that he’s involved with an annual summer…
Rank this Week: 1058

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/
  • Jun 26

    Noncovered Employment Can End Unemployment Benefit

    Noncovered Employment Can End Unemployment Benefit
    The post Noncovered Employment Can End Unemployment Benefits appeared first on IAJ Law, LLC. Noncovered employment is a fancy phrase used by unemployment auditors and employers to prevent applicants from collecting benefits in Minnesota. In…
  • Jun 19

    Unemployment Penalties Can Bite Back

    Unemployment Penalties Can Bite Back
    Unemployment penalties are getting out of hand in Minnesota.  Even worse, unemployment laws in Minnesota are getting worse. Applicants scratching their head as a result [Read More] The post Unemployment Penalties Can Bite Back appeared…
  • Jun 9

    Translate Unemployment and a Different Language

    Translate Unemployment and a Different Language
    Applicants that speak and read a different language should always ask the unemployment office in Minnesota for a translator. Whether applicants are asking simple questions [Read More] The post Translate Unemployment and a Different Language…
Rank this Week: 1722

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/
  • Jun 26

    Sometimes, Information Wants to be Expensive

    Sometimes, Information Wants to be Expensive
    Jonathan M. Barnett, Three Quasi-Fallacies in the Conventional Understanding of Intellectual Property, 12 J.L. Econ. & Pol’y 1 (2016), available at SSRN. Ted Sichelman In the last twenty years or so, numerous IP scholars have…
  • Jun 23

    Federal Funding with State Flexibility: A Timely Look at Federalism and Health Care Reform

    Federal Funding with State Flexibility: A Timely Look at Federalism and Health Care Reform
    Nicholas Bagley, Federalism and the End of Obamacare, 127 Yale L.J. F. 1 (2017). Amy Monahan In our era of increasingly divisive politics and fiery rhetoric, particularly around Obamacare and efforts to repeal it, Nicholas…
  • Jun 22

    The Libertarian First Amendment, the Shifting Apostrophe, and the One-Way Ratchet

    The Libertarian First Amendment, the Shifting Apostrophe, and the One-Way Ratchet
    Morgan N. Weiland, Expanding the Periphery and Threatening the Core: The Ascendant Libertarian Speech Tradition, 69 Stan. L. Rev. 1389 (2017). Enrique Armijo In Expanding the Periphery and Threatening the Core, Morgan Weiland tells a story of…
Rank this Week: 4842

Northern Exposure

Northern Exposure

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

http://blogs.hrhero.com/northernexposure/
  • Jun 25

    Discipline for drug use justified in safety-sensitive workplace

    Discipline for drug use justified in safety-sensitive workplace
    by Rosalind H. Cooper A recent decision of the Supreme Court of Canada in Stewart v Elk Valley Coal Corp., 2017 SCC 30, has confirmed that employers have the ability to take disciplinary action against employees for drug and alcohol use in…
  • Jun 18

    Broader workplace harassment claims: Is Canada becoming more litigious?

    Broader workplace harassment claims: Is Canada becoming more litigious?
    by Shane Todd Can a Canadian employee sue an employer for harassment that is not related to a discrimination claim? The answer used to be “no.” But that’s changing. In most jurisdictions across Canada, an employee could sue…
  • Jun 13

    Ontario labor and employment laws to undergo significant amendment

    Ontario labor and employment laws to undergo significant amendment
    by Sophie Arseneault and Christian Paquette In Canada’s most populous province, labor and employment matters are governed by two fundamental statutes: the Employment Standards Act (ESA) and the Ontario Labour Relations Act (LRA). The…
Rank this Week: 5080

Suits by Suits

Suits by Suits

Covers disputes between companies and executives. Published by Zuckerman Spaeder LLP.

http://www.suitsbysuits.com/
  • Jun 25

    Supreme Court Will Decide Whether Internal Whistleblowers Can Bring Dodd-Frank Retaliation Claim

    Supreme Court Will Decide Whether Internal Whistleblowers Can Bring Dodd-Frank Retaliation Claim
    The Dodd-Frank Act, passed in 2010, includes a new cause of action for whistleblowers who claim that their employer retaliated against them for reporting wrongdoing. But it’s not yet certain whether a whistleblower who blew the whistle…
  • Jun 13

    Cardiac Arrest: A CEO’s Story of Criminal Jeopardy

    Cardiac Arrest: A CEO’s Story of Criminal Jeopardy
    When an executive becomes embroiled in a dispute with an employer, the executive tends to take it personally. And when the executive’s conflict is with the government, the executive’s sense of outrage ratchets up even more. Case…
  • May 30

    How Do You Prove Damages When Executives Breach A Non-Solicit Provision?

    How Do You Prove Damages When Executives Breach A Non-Solicit Provision?
    In 2011, a group of executives left Horizon Health Corporation for a competitor, Acadia, but they didn’t leave everything behind. Horizon’s president took a “massive, massive amount” of Horizon documents with him on an…
Rank this Week: 2284

Fair Competition Law Blog

Fair Competition Law Blog

Covers trade secrets, noncompetes, privacy and security, the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act, trademarks, copyrights, and business torts. By Russell Beck.

http://faircompetitionlaw.com
  • Jun 25

    California Trade Secrets Litigation Supplants Noncompete Litigation

    California Trade Secrets Litigation Supplants Noncompete Litigation
    Noncompete agreements have for about a decade been the focus of legislative efforts around the country. Some states seek to strengthen enforcement of them, while others seek to scale them back or eliminate them altogether. (For recent…
  • Jun 20

    Nevada Updated Noncompete Law

    Nevada Updated Noncompete Law
    On June 3, 2017, Nevada enacted a new law that made significant changes to Nevada noncompete law. Contrary to the recent developments and indications, the new law made enforcement of noncompetes in easier in some ways and in some ways…
  • Jun 11

    Same Blog, Different Look – Questionable Notice

    Same Blog, Different Look – Questionable Notice
    Please re-subscribe or “re-follow” us. (If you don’t, your notifications of new posts may stop going forward.) Sorry for any inconvenience! After 7 years with blog designs that I have never liked, it was time to make a…
Rank this Week: 4570

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: 2007

James M. Hoffmann Blog

James M. Hoffmann Blog

Covers Missouri workers' compensation and personal injury.

http://www.hoffmannworkcomp.com/category/blog/
  • Jun 24

    Dangers of Using Beryllium in the Workplace – St. Louis Injury Lawyer

    Dangers of Using Beryllium in the Workplace – St. Louis Injury Lawyer
    The use of beryllium in the workplace exposes a worker to a number of hazards. Beryllium can be incredibly dangerous, so much so that earlier this year, new restrictions regarding the level of exposure were put into place. It’s a…
  • Jun 23

    Work Related Hazards for Engineers – St. Louis Work Injury Lawyer

    Work Related Hazards for Engineers – St. Louis Work Injury Lawyer
    Engineers often suffer from many different types or work related injuries. Engineering is a great career to get into. It’s very rewarding, it can be highly varied and interesting and it generally pays well too. However, engineering can…
  • Jun 22

    Landscaping Work Injury – St Louis Workmens Comp Attorney

    Landscaping Work Injury – St Louis Workmens Comp Attorney
    Landscaping workers are often at risk of injury from a wide range of potential hazards in this industry. Landscaping can be a tough job as an employee has to work in all types of weather conditions. A landscaper’s job is varied. One day…
Rank this Week: 1576

Abuser Goes to Work

Abuser Goes to Work

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

http://abusergoestowork.com
  • Jun 24

    Older Workers Barred from Applying for Tens of Thousands of Federal Job

    Older Workers Barred from Applying for Tens of Thousands of Federal Job
    Tens of thousands of U.S. jobs were reserved for  younger workers from 2012 to 2014 under the U.S. Office of Personnel Management’s Pathways Program, which permits federal agencies to limit hiring to recent college graduates. In…
  • Jun 20

    Study Finds Job Call-Back Rates Begin Steep Decline in 40’

    Study Finds Job Call-Back Rates Begin Steep Decline in 40’
    The callback rate for job applicants begins to fall significantly around the age of 40-45 and is close to zero by the age of 70. This was the “striking” finding of a recent Swedish study in which more than 6,000 fictitious resumes…
  • Jun 12

    Cosby Trial & the Madonna Whore Complex

    Cosby Trial & the Madonna Whore Complex
    According to the news report, all eyes were on Bill Cosby’s wife,  Camille Cosby, as she entered the courtroom and found her seat while the judge was speaking. “By allowing Cosby’s wife to enter the courtroom in the…
Rank this Week: 2393

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/
  • Jun 24

    Older Workers Barred from Applying for Tens of Thousands of Federal Job

    Older Workers Barred from Applying for Tens of Thousands of Federal Job
    Tens of thousands of U.S. jobs were reserved for  younger workers from 2012 to 2014 under the U.S. Office of Personnel Management’s Pathways Program, which permits federal agencies to limit hiring to recent college graduates. In…
  • Jun 20

    Study Finds Job Call-Back Rates Begin Steep Decline in 40’

    Study Finds Job Call-Back Rates Begin Steep Decline in 40’
    The callback rate for job applicants begins to fall significantly around the age of 40-45 and is close to zero by the age of 70. This was the “striking” finding of a recent Swedish study in which more than 6,000 fictitious resumes…
  • Jun 12

    Cosby Trial & the Madonna Whore Complex

    Cosby Trial & the Madonna Whore Complex
    According to the news report, all eyes were on Bill Cosby’s wife,  Camille Cosby, as she entered the courtroom and found her seat while the judge was speaking. “By allowing Cosby’s wife to enter the courtroom in the…
Rank this Week: 4788

Orange County Employment Lawyers…

Orange County Employment Lawyers Blog

Covers employment law. By Nassiri Law.

http://www.orangecountyemploymentlawyersblog.com/
  • Jun 24

    Wrongful Termination Lawsuits in California

    Wrongful Termination Lawsuits in California
    According to a recent news article from the Los Angeles Times, an employee who was fired from a prominent aerospace company filed a lawsuit against his employer claiming that his employer wrongfully terminated him.  Unfortunately for…
  • Jun 21

    Harassment in The Workplace and Termination

    Harassment in The Workplace and Termination
    According to a recent news report from the Los Angeles Times, 20 employees were terminated as part of the harassment investigation involving a ride sharing company.  The company has been facing a lot of bad press lately.  The chief…
  • Jun 18

    Wrongful Termination of Employment in Los Angele

    Wrongful Termination of Employment in Los Angele
    California is considered an at-will employment state. This means that, for the most part, an employer can fire an employee for any reason at any time without regard to the employee’s past or present conduct.  This means that an…
Rank this Week: 2525

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/
  • Jun 24

    Broad California Anti-Retaliation Laws Allow A Claim Against “Any Person”

    Broad California Anti-Retaliation Laws Allow A Claim Against “Any Person”
    Unlike many other claims that can only be brought against employers or individual employees, California anti-retaliation laws extend much further. In many cases, a retaliation case can be made in many cases against “any person”.…
  • Jun 4

    How To Present Your Wrongful Termination Case To A Lawyer

    How To Present Your Wrongful Termination Case To A Lawyer
    Here are my top three tips on presenting your potential employment case or wrongful termination case to a lawyer: I. Be able to explain the basics of your case in just a few sentences to capture a lawyers attention right away. For instance…
  • May 14

    Can You Be Fired While On Disability Leave Or Medical Leave?

    Can You Be Fired While On Disability Leave Or Medical Leave?
    “Can I be fired while on disability leave?” – this is one of the most common questions that I hear from employees, who have suffered an injury and have to be off work due to that injury or some other illness. The answer to…
Rank this Week: 1022

The Utah Employment Lawyer

The Utah Employment Lawyer

Covers legislative and court cases affecting Utah employers and employees. By D. Scott Crook.

http://theutahemploymentlawyer.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 23

    Cases --- June 18th through 24th

    Cases --- June 18th through 24th
    Unemployment Appeals*Board of Education v. Henderson (10th Cir., June 19, 2017) (unhappy with the Navajo Nation's determination that it had jurisdiction, the school district sought relief in federal court, which dismissed for lack of…
  • Jun 23

    Cases --- June 11th through 17th

    Cases --- June 11th through 17th
    Discrimination/Retaliation *Herrera v. Las Cruces Public Schools (10th Cir., June 13, 2017) (affirming dismissal of Herrera's disability discrimination and retaliatory discharge claims as untimely: "date of service" is the date of mailing,…
  • Jun 19

    D. Scott Crook Named a Mountain States Super Lawyer!

    D. Scott Crook Named a Mountain States Super Lawyer!
    D. Scott Crook, the creator of The Utah Employment Lawyer and a partner and managing attorney of Crook & Taylor Law PLLC, was nominated by his peers for inclusion in the 2017 Edition of Mountain States Super Lawyers for…
Rank this Week: 3136

California Employment Law Report

California Employment Law Report

Covers California employment law trends, cases and issues. By Anthony Zaller.

http://www.californiaemploymentlawreport.com/
  • Jun 23

    Los Angeles City begins “Ban The Box” enforcement July 1, 2017

    Los Angeles City begins “Ban The Box” enforcement July 1, 2017
    Los Angeles City begins enforcement on July 1, 2017 of its Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance that prohibits employers from seeking criminal background information prior to offering a job to applicants.  The ordinance was…
  • Jun 16

    Five California employment law bills to watch in 2017

    Five California employment law bills to watch in 2017
    Mid-way through 2017 and the California legislature is busy and, as expected, there are a number of employment law bills making their way through the legislature.  This Friday’s Five reviews five bills that could have a major…
  • Jun 9

    Five reasons employers should consider voluntarily making voluntary premium payments to employees for missed break

    Five reasons employers should consider voluntarily making voluntary premium payments to employees for missed break
    California Labor Code section 226.7 provides that employees are entitled to receive premium wages in the form of one additional hour of pay at the employee’s regular rate of pay for a missed meal or rest break. An employee who works…
Rank this Week: 4339

Labor Relations Update

Labor Relations Update

By Proskauer Rose LLP.

http://www.laborrelationsupdate.com
  • Jun 23

    Case Demonstrates Perils Of Refusing To Discuss Issues With Union

    Case Demonstrates Perils Of Refusing To Discuss Issues With Union
    A significant change in NLRB precedent during the last few years was the added requirement that an employer bargain over discretionary aspects of discipline in the period between the union acquiring representational rights and the first…
  • Jun 15

    Out With A Whimper: DOL Moves To Rescind Persuader Rule

    Out With A Whimper: DOL Moves To Rescind Persuader Rule
    As we reported last month, the DOL was considering what to do with the enjoined persuader rules, new regulations that would have drastically changed the interpretation of the advice exemption to the LMRDA reporting requirements.  In sum,…
  • Jun 7

    Circuit Court Rejects Attack On NLRB’s New Witness Rule

    Circuit Court Rejects Attack On NLRB’s New Witness Rule
    During the last several years, the NLRB has overturned a great deal of existing precedent.  Among other changes, the Board has required bargaining over discipline in newly organized units, found graduate students to be employees entitled…
Rank this Week: 3826

Immigration and Employment Law…

Immigration and Employment Law Blog

By Coane & Associates.

http://immigrationandemploymentlaw.wordpress.com/
  • Jun 23

    Fox News Anchor and other Exciting Developments at Coane and Associate

    Fox News Anchor and other Exciting Developments at Coane and Associate
    It’s been another very busy week at our law firm. First, on Thursday, I had the honor of meeting Gretchen Carlson, former news anchor at Fox News. This is a picture of me with Gretchen Carlson. She came to speak at our National…
  • Jun 12

    Your First Hearing at Immigration Court

    Your First Hearing at Immigration Court
    Here is a video that I recorded a few years ago about the immigration court process. The procedures have not changed and hopefully the viewer will find this Houston immigration lawyer and Miami immigration lawyer explanation to be helpful and…
  • Jun 8

    Why Waste $500,000 on an EB-5 Green Card?

    Why Waste $500,000 on an EB-5 Green Card?
    There is a lot of news concerning the EB-5 method of investing in the U.S. in order to get a green card. What gets little publicity, however, is how these EB-5 investors get any return on their investment (nominal at best), but more…
Rank this Week: 3633

Overtime Law Blog

Overtime Law Blog

Reviews FLSA cases. By Andrew Frisch.

http://flsaovertimelaw.com/
Rank this Week: 4516

New Jersey Employment Attorneys…

New Jersey Employment Attorneys Blog

Covers employment law. By Mashel Law, L.L.C.

http://www.newjerseyemploymentattorneysblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1959

Independent Contractor Compliance…

Independent Contractor Compliance Legal Blog

Covers the defense of misclassification claims and class actions, audits and investigations by the IRS and state tax and workforce agencies. By Pepper Hamilton LLP.

http://independentcontractorcompliance.com/
Rank this Week: 2848

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/
  • Jun 23

    New Jersey’s Statue of Frauds Limits Oral Contract

    New Jersey’s Statue of Frauds Limits Oral Contract
    As a general rule, oral contacts in New Jersey are enforceable – not that they are recommended; indeed.  Our attorneys, we always recommend that contracts be in writing because they are easier to prove and leave less room for…
  • Jun 21

    Appeals from Psychological Disqualifications of Applicants for Law Enforcement or Firefighter Position

    Appeals from Psychological Disqualifications of Applicants for Law Enforcement or Firefighter Position
    Under New Jersey’s Civil Service System, hiring and advancement are required to be based on merit.  In a civil service jurisdiction, taking the civil service test is just the first step in the process of obtaining a position as a…
  • Jun 19

    Contractual and Quasi-Contractual Remedies Under New Jersey Business Law

    Contractual and Quasi-Contractual Remedies Under New Jersey Business Law
    Representing parties negotiating contracts and litigating over breach of contracts are some of our attorneys’ main practice areas.  New Jersey contract law recognizes both contracts and “quasi-contracts.”  This…
Rank this Week: 3680

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/
  • Jun 23

    Eight ex-employees of Texas sanitation company claim racial discrimination

    Eight ex-employees of Texas sanitation company claim racial discrimination
    Eight African American employees of a Texas sanitation company have filed a lawsuit claiming discrimination and retaliation. Dantrell Patterson, Lamonte Young, Demetrius Patterson, Tadarious Dixon, Keithdrick Patterson, Jarvis Hill, Jermaine…
  • May 17

    Pipeline owners file $300 million breach of contract lawsuit against midstream operator

    Pipeline owners file $300 million breach of contract lawsuit against midstream operator
    An amended breach of contract lawsuit was filed by Magellan Midstream Partners and Plains All American Pipeline against Stampede Energy, seeking over $300 million in damages over an oil transport deal. The lawsuit claims that Stampede did not…
  • Apr 19

    Texas appeals court’s decision shows importance of wording in noncompete agreement

    Texas appeals court’s decision shows importance of wording in noncompete agreement
    A recent decision by a Texas appeals court demonstrates that the wording of a noncompete agreement must be precise. In the case, East Texas Copy Systems, Inc. v. Player, the Court of Appeals in Texarkana ruled that a noncompete agreement was…
Rank this Week: 1691