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Manpower Employment Blawg

Manpower Employment Blawg

Covers employment law. By Mark Toth.Covers employment law. By Mark Toth.

http://manpowerblogs.com
  • Nov 26

    DECEMBER WORKPLACE CELEBRATIONS

    DECEMBER WORKPLACE CELEBRATIONS
    To help ensure that you stay on top of all the latest workplace developments, the following is our guide to some of the lesser-known holidays your employees might be observing in December.
  • Nov 20

    HAPPY THANKSGIVING!

    HAPPY THANKSGIVING!
    The Blawg is truly really extremely very THANKFUL for each and every one of its wonderful visitors.
  • Nov 19

    FACEBOOK FESTIVAL FROLICKING = FMLA FRAUD FIRING?

    FACEBOOK FESTIVAL FROLICKING = FMLA FRAUD FIRING?
    Last week, we asked you to be the judge in a rather fascinating FMLA case. To review … The Fact
Rank this Week: 526

Boston Employment Attorney Blog

Boston Employment Attorney Blog

Covers employment law. By Conforto Law Group.

http://www.bostonemploymentattorneyblog.com/
  • Sep 24

    Massachusetts Sexual Harassment Verdict Upheld in Gyulakian v. Lexus of Watertown

    Massachusetts Sexual Harassment Verdict Upheld in Gyulakian v. Lexus of Watertown
    Sexual harassment claims often involve salacious allegations that can form the basis of a punitive damages award, the purpose of which is not to compensate the victim but to punish the wrongdoer and thus deter similar misconduct in the…
  • Aug 3

    Equal Pay Bill Becomes Law: Massachusetts Attempts to Close the Gender Pay Gap

    Equal Pay Bill Becomes Law: Massachusetts Attempts to Close the Gender Pay Gap
    Unequal pay between men and women is well-documented. From sports to the entertainment industry to medicine, the pay gap spans numerous professions. Studies also reveal that pay in traditionally male-dominated occupations can become depressed…
  • Jul 14

    Picco v. Town of Reading

    Picco v. Town of Reading
    Overview: In Picco v. Town of Reading, the MCAD found in favor of the Complainant and awarded emotional distress damages. This is the MCAD’s second decision in 2016. Decision Date: February 26, 2016 Continue Reading →
Rank this Week: 2119

California Employment Law Report

California Employment Law Report

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

http://www.californiaemploymentlawreport.com/
Rank this Week: 4243

Workplace Safety Report

Workplace Safety Report

Keeps employers informed on Workplace Safety and Health news and emergency response practices, with updates from OSHA, MSHA and other sources. By Holland & Hart.

http://workplacesafetyreport.com/
  • Sep 23

    WSR Goes to Vegas for MINExpo International 2016

    WSR Goes to Vegas for MINExpo International 2016
    The Workplace Safety Report will be attending a number of mining-industry events over the next week starting with the Mine Safety & Health Law Special Institute at the Encore at Wynn Las Vegas on Saturday, September 24, 2016.…
  • Aug 29

    MSHA issues call to safety to nation’s coal miner

    MSHA issues call to safety to nation’s coal miner
    Since October 2015, eight fatalities and more than 1,100 nonfatal accidents have occurred in the nation’s coal mines, resulting in restricted duty, missed days at work, and permanent disabilities for the miners who worked…
  • Aug 23

    OSHA pilots new, expedited whistleblower review process in Western Region

    OSHA pilots new, expedited whistleblower review process in Western Region
    Agency allows complainants to request judicial review to speed process The U.S. Department of Labor is launching a new pilot process in its Western region. The “Expedited Case Processing Pilot” allows a complainant covered by…
Rank this Week: 2066

Employment Law Business Guide

Employment Law Business Guide

Addresses employment law issues. By McLane, Graf, Raulerson, & Middleton, PA.

http://www.employmentlawbusinessguide.com
Rank this Week: 2183

HR Watchdog

HR Watchdog

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

http://hrwatchdog.calchamber.com/
  • Sep 23

    Los Angeles Garment Manufacturers Targeted In Labor Enforcement Sweep

    Los Angeles Garment Manufacturers Targeted In Labor Enforcement Sweep
    The California Labor Commissioner’s Office issued $682,344 in fines and penalties to 18 garment manufacturers and contractors in a two-day enforcement operation in the Los Angeles area. The sweep also resulted in stop orders for…
  • Sep 22

    Governor Signs CalChamber-Supported Bill Improving Disability Acce

    Governor Signs CalChamber-Supported Bill Improving Disability Acce
    Governor Edmund Brown Jr. has signed a California Chamber of Commerce-supported bill that will help businesses assess whether commercial rental property is compliant with disability access laws. AB 2093 (Steinorth; R-Rancho…
  • Sep 21

    States and Businesses Sue to Halt Federal Overtime Rule

    States and Businesses Sue to Halt Federal Overtime Rule
    This week, 21 states and a coalition of more than 50 business groups filed separate lawsuits challenging the new Department of Labor (DOL) federal overtime rule. The federal overtime rule is scheduled to take effect on December 1, 2016. It…
Rank this Week: 4915

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: 3841

New York Employment Attorneys Blog

New York Employment Attorneys Blog

Covers employment discrimination, severance, wage violations, sexual harassment and civil rights. By The Harman Firm, LLP.

http://www.newyorkemploymentattorneysblog.com/
  • Sep 23

    Seventh Circuit Holds that Chicago Fire Department Discriminated Against Female Applicant

    Seventh Circuit Holds that Chicago Fire Department Discriminated Against Female Applicant
    Edgar M. Rivera, Esq. On September 19, 2016, in Ernst v. City of Chicago, the Seventh Circuit held that the Chicago Fire Department failed to connect the physical skills for which it tested with the actual skills that its paramedics needed to…
  • Sep 21

    Seattle Passes New Worker Scheduling Law

    Seattle Passes New Worker Scheduling Law
    Lev Craig On Monday, the Seattle City Council passed a new law regulating workers’ schedules, which creates a number of new requirements for employers and protections for employees. The new law is intended to prevent erratic and…
  • Sep 19

    Female Partners of Chadbourne Push Back Against Class Action Complaint

    Female Partners of Chadbourne Push Back Against Class Action Complaint
    Rose Asaf Last Friday, we reported on Kerrie Campbell’s class action complaint against Chadbourne & Parke LLP.  Ms. Campbell, through her attorneys, Sanford Heisler, LLP, alleges that Chadbourne’s female partners…
Rank this Week: 4154

Workplace Class Action Blog

Workplace Class Action Blog

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

http://www.workplaceclassaction.com/
Rank this Week: 2908

Fashion Counsel with Anthony V.…

Fashion Counsel with Anthony V. Lupo

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

http://www.fashioncounsel.com/
Rank this Week: 1950

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/
  • Sep 23

    Appellate Division Upholds Officers’ Suspension in Connection with Off-Duty Bar Fight

    Appellate Division Upholds Officers’ Suspension in Connection with Off-Duty Bar Fight
    As reported by N.J.com, the Pennsauken Police Department was right to suspend six officers in 2011 for violating rules and hindering the investigation of a fight that involved two off-duty officers, an appellate court has ruled. The…
  • Sep 21

    NJ Attorney General Announces $550K For Police Body Camera

    NJ Attorney General Announces $550K For Police Body Camera
    As reported by NJ.com, New Jersey’s Attorney General will give out more than half a million dollars in funding for police departments across the State to purchase body-worn cameras.  The announcement marks the second round of…
  • Sep 20

    Bill to Require AG Investigations of Deaths in Police Custody Advance

    Bill to Require AG Investigations of Deaths in Police Custody Advance
    As reported by Observer.com, a bill that would have the New Jersey state Attorney General’s office investigate all civilian deaths at the hands of police advanced in a legislative committee Monday. Against misgivings from a…
Rank this Week: 1180

Ohio Employer's Law Blog

Ohio Employer's Law Blog

Provides updates and commentary on current employment law headlines and topics. By Kohrman Jackson & Krantz PLL.

http://www.ohioemployerlawblog.com/
  • Sep 23

    WIRTW #431 (the “stop breaking down” edition)

    WIRTW #431 (the “stop breaking down” edition)
    Last Saturday was Jack White show #1 for Norah and her School of Rock friends. One of my personal highlights was Norah singing The White Stripes’s cover of the Robert Johnson 1937 blues classic, “Stop Breaking…
  • Sep 22

    Yes, these are my reader

    Yes, these are my reader
    It’s rare that I write a same-day follow-up post, but an email I received from a reader in response to this morning’s post merits special attention. The email read as follows: Your article on why your son hates Donald…
  • Sep 22

    Discourse matter

    Discourse matter
    My eight-year-old son hates Donald Trump. I know hate is a strong word. I rarely use it (except when describing the most evil of all condiments, mustard. I hate mustard). But, Donovan hates Donald Trump. All you have to do is mention his…
Rank this Week: 1540

Screw You Guys, I'm Going Home

Screw You Guys, I'm Going Home

Covers what you need to know before you quit, get fired, or decide to sue the bastards. By Donna Ballman.

http://employeeatty.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 23

    Trump Campaign Noncompete Agreements May Break Multiple Law

    Trump Campaign Noncompete Agreements May Break Multiple Law
    You may have seen that the Trump campaign is imposing confidentiality and noncompete agreements on its staffers that are quite broad. Here's the agreement, posted online. It's a great example of what not to do. Let's take a look at what they…
  • Sep 9

    Is Retaliation Illegal? Sometime

    Is Retaliation Illegal? Sometime
    Lots of people approach me every week and say they feel they were retaliated against. I usually have to ask, "Retaliation for what?" I think there's a basic misunderstanding of what retaliation is, and when it's illegal. The first part of the…
  • Aug 26

    More States Pass Domestic Violence Victim Workplace Protection

    More States Pass Domestic Violence Victim Workplace Protection
    Domestic violence victims have enough problems without also having to deal with coworkers stigmatizing them and possibly getting fired. The trend is for states to protect sexual violence from workplace discrimination.Most recently, five…
Rank this Week: 3279

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: 2860

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: 2153

New Jersey Employment Law Blog

New Jersey Employment Law Blog

Covers CEPA/whistleblower, ERISA, non-compete agreements, sexual harassment, Title VII, USERRA and workers compensation. By Steinberg Law Offices.

http://employment.lawfirmnewjersey.com/
  • Sep 22

    Don't Forget Impending Federal OT Rule Change

    Don't Forget Impending Federal OT Rule Change
    December 1, 2016 is a little more than two months away.  That's the date when long-awaited changes to federal overtime rules will take effect.  Businesses need to be prepared. The Department of Labor's press release summarizes the…
  • Sep 20

    The Uncertain Art of Valuing Case

    The Uncertain Art of Valuing Case
    We just saw this report from the San Antonio Employment Law Blog, explaining how Target had the opportunity to settle a personal injury case brought by a customer for $12,000, but apparently would not budge off its offer of $750.  We…
  • Sep 12

    Employers Must Not Let Appearances Deceive in Internal Investigation

    Employers Must Not Let Appearances Deceive in Internal Investigation
    As a general rule, employers are protected from liability if they make a good faith effort to conduct a prompt and fair investigation when an employee complains of harassment.  Mistakes made in good faith usually will not undo the good…
Rank this Week: 2466

Orange County Employment Lawyers…

Orange County Employment Lawyers Blog

Covers employment law. By Nassiri Law.

http://www.orangecountyemploymentlawyersblog.com/
  • Sep 22

    Age Discrimination Cited in Apple Genius Bar Denying Work to Renowned Apple Software Engineer

    Age Discrimination Cited in Apple Genius Bar Denying Work to Renowned Apple Software Engineer
    Age discrimination is something we’re going to be seeing a lot more of in the coming years, as older generations are working longer and in more highly specialized fields. As of 2016, nearly 20 percent of Americans over the age of 65 are…
  • Sep 19

    Sexual Harassment Settlement Settled for $20 Million by Fox New

    Sexual Harassment Settlement Settled for $20 Million by Fox New
    Fox News announced it settled with former Anchor Gretchen Carlson – and a “handful” of other women – each of whom had filed lawsuits alleging former CEO Roger Ailes had sexually harassed them. Carlson alone received a…
  • Sep 17

    Workers Sue Popular California Eatery Over Wage Violation

    Workers Sue Popular California Eatery Over Wage Violation
    A popular Bay Area restaurant chain is facing down accusations of California wage violations for failure to properly pay its kitchen staff, according to media reports. The workers accuse the company, Burma Superstar, of: Failing to pay…
Rank this Week: 2707

Labor Relations Update

Labor Relations Update

By Proskauer Rose LLP.

http://www.laborrelationsupdate.com
Rank this Week: 2928

The New Jersey Employment Law Firm…

The New Jersey Employment Law Firm Blog

Covers employment discrimination and harassment laws. By Resnick Law Group, P.C.

http://www.thenjemploymentlawfirmblog.com/
  • Sep 22

    New Jersey Governor Vetoes Minimum Wage Bill

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

    New York City Mayor Issues Executive Order Regarding Union Organizing

    New York City Mayor Issues Executive Order Regarding Union Organizing
    Interactions between employers and labor unions generally fall under the purview of the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA), 29 U.S.C. § 151 et seq., which protects workers’ rights in regard to various labor organizing activities…
  • Sep 16

    NLRB Rules Against Employer that Fired Employee for Giving Testimony to State Legislature

    NLRB Rules Against Employer that Fired Employee for Giving Testimony to State Legislature
    The National Labor Relations Act (NLRA), 29 U.S.C. § 151 et seq., protects the right of workers to organize for the purpose of collective bargaining with their employers. It prohibits discrimination or retaliation for engaging in…
Rank this Week: 3718

California Peculiarities…

California Peculiarities Employment Law Blog

Covers California employment law. By Seyfarth Shaw.

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

    No Rest for the Weary: California Law on Rest Break

    No Rest for the Weary: California Law on Rest Break
    Seyfarth Synopsis: California’s rules on rest breaks are still developing. Recent cases have addressed the timing of rest breaks, and whether employees (particularly those who remain “on call”) must be relieved of all duty…
  • Sep 15

    The Fault Line Running Under “No Fault” Attendance Policie

    The Fault Line Running Under “No Fault” Attendance Policie
    Seyfarth Synopsis: Many employers have “no fault” attendance policies in place to manage employee absenteeism.  Are these policies putting California employers on shaky ground? Read on…. “No fault”…
  • Sep 7

    “Takin’ Care of Business” at Home: Hiring California Household Help

    “Takin’ Care of Business” at Home: Hiring California Household Help
    Seyfarth Synopsis: Have you pondered the implications of hiring help around the house? Here are some legal requirements regarding employment of domestic helpers. Household workers or “domestic helpers” are people who work within a…
Rank this Week: 1783

California Public Agency Labor and…

California Public Agency Labor and Employment Blog

By Liebert Cassidy Whitmore.

http://www.calpublicagencylaboremploymentblog.com
  • Sep 22

    The Importance of Posting a Salary Schedule

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

    Employers, Prepare for the Wave of Unequal Pay Litigation

    Employers, Prepare for the Wave of Unequal Pay Litigation
    Dear Human Resource Managers (and other interested management): How many times has an employee complained to you that he or she was not being paid fairly?  Certainly, at least once and possibly more.  What was your impression of the…
  • Sep 7

    Tips from the Table: Listening During Negotiation

    Tips from the Table: Listening During Negotiation
    We are excited to continue our video series – Tips from the Table. In these monthly videos, members of LCW’s Labor Relations and Negotiations Services practice group will provide various tips that can be implemented at your…
Rank this Week: 3578

Deal Law Wire

Deal Law Wire

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

http://www.deallawwire.com/
  • Sep 22

    Discipline: a key deal factor for mid-market companie

    Discipline: a key deal factor for mid-market companie
    Earlier this year, we reviewed Deloitte and Touche LLP’s (Deloitte) 2016 survey of M&A trends (the Survey), which predicted that the year would match or exceed deal volume as compared to 2015. Deloitte recently published an article…
  • Sep 20

    Deal protection measures: force-the-vote provision

    Deal protection measures: force-the-vote provision
    Negotiating an acquisition can be an intensive process for both buyers and sellers. For both parties, deal certainty is important when the right transaction is on the table. However for the target, the key is striking the appropriate balance…
  • Sep 15

    Tax considerations for earn-outs and reverse earn-out

    Tax considerations for earn-outs and reverse earn-out
    As we have previously noted, earn-outs are becoming an increasingly common part of M&A deals, and there are a number of key commercial questions to consider when negotiating them. But there are also tax consequences that must be…
Rank this Week: 2159

Lawffice Space

Lawffice Space

Covers employment laws and cases. By Philip Miles.

http://www.lawfficespace.com/
  • Sep 22

    Is race discrimination bad for business?

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

    New whitepaper: Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016

    New whitepaper: Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016
    Chris MicheloneOn May 11, 2016, President Obama signed the Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016 ("DTSA") into law marking one of the biggest expansions of federal intellectual property law in decades. My colleague, Chris…
  • Sep 13

    Miles on New EEOC Retaliation Guidance

    Miles on New EEOC Retaliation Guidance
    Not official use.Straight from the shameless self-promotion department, here's a link to an HR BLR article regarding the EEOC's new retaliation guidance. I consulted with the author, Kate McGovern Tornone, and she included some quotes from me…
Rank this Week: 4145

Stoel Rives World of Employment

Stoel Rives World of Employment

Insight and commentary on labor and employment law.

http://www.stoelrivesworldofemployment.com/
Rank this Week: 1177

Washington Workplace Law Blog

Washington Workplace Law Blog

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

http://www.washingtonworkplacelaw.com/
  • Sep 21

    Seattle City Council Passes Secure Scheduling Ordinance

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

    Updated FMLA Guide Now Available

    Updated FMLA Guide Now Available
    An updated explanation of FMLA and Washington’s family and medical leave law is now available on the Foster Pepper website. Family and Medical Leave Guide for Washington Employers is a valuable resource for HR and business managers who…
  • May 25

    Agency "Final Rule" Roundup

    Agency "Final Rule" Roundup
    The past week involved a flurry of activity from the federal agencies responsible for promulgating and enforcing employment and labor rules. Click below for more information: DOL issued the final version of its new overtime rule, raising the…
Rank this Week: 3412

CannonLaw Blog

CannonLaw Blog

Covers developments in employment, personal injury, and criminal law. By CannonLaw, LLC.

http://www.cannonlaw.com/blog
  • Sep 21

    How does the personal injury claim process work? 

    How does the personal injury claim process work? 
    ​There are reputable liability insurers, and then there are the others. Our personal injury lawyers know which insurance companies require a lawsuit to get their attention. They'll deny, delay and defend, so lawsuits may be the only way…
  • Aug 17

    Cannon Hadfield, LLC Awards Scholarship

    Cannon Hadfield, LLC Awards Scholarship
    A little while back, we announced that we would be awarding a scholarship for the 2016 school year. The applications are in, and we are thrilled to announce that Lexi Clark from Colorado State University is the first recipient of the Cannon…
  • Aug 16

    3 Tips on Taking Depositions in a Motorcycle Accident Case

    3 Tips on Taking Depositions in a Motorcycle Accident Case
    Depositions are a common practice in the adjudication of any personal injury auto accident claims, and it is very easy to damage your case based on statements in a recorded setting. A deposition is a testimony taken by a skilled New…
Rank this Week: 1851

Human Resources News

Human Resources News

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

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

    States, business groups file suits to halt DOL’s overtime reg

    States, business groups file suits to halt DOL’s overtime reg
    by Kate McGovern Tornone Twenty-one states and several employer interest groups filed lawsuits against the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) on September 20 alleging the agency’s new overtime regulations exceed its authority. The suits,…
  • Sep 8

    Maryland equal pay law will take effect October 1

    Maryland equal pay law will take effect October 1
    by Kevin C. McCormick Maryland’s new Equal Pay for Equal Work Act, which takes effect on October 1, will prohibit employers from providing less than favorable employment opportunities to or discriminating against employees by paying…
  • Aug 29

    Massachusetts adds veteran status as a protected cla

    Massachusetts adds veteran status as a protected cla
    by Susan G. Fentin Now that a new Massachusetts law adding veteran status as a protected class under the state’s antidiscrimination law is in effect, employers need to take a look at their employee handbook provisions related to…
Rank this Week: 4600

California Employment Law

California Employment Law

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

http://californiaemploymentlaw.foxrothschild.com
  • Sep 21

    The Pros and Cons of Requiring Workplace Arbitration

    The Pros and Cons of Requiring Workplace Arbitration
    We’ve written extensively about mandatory workplace arbitration. But it was still an honor when CEB, a program of the University of California that is cosponsored by the State Bar of California, asked me to write a guest…
  • Sep 15

    California Requires Employers to Notify Employees About Rights to Domestic Violence Leave

    California Requires Employers to Notify Employees About Rights to Domestic Violence Leave
    ‘Tis the season for new employment laws in California.  The governor has until September 30th to sign or veto many pending bills on his desk.  So, this blog may be the first of several updates in the coming weeks. Issues…
  • Sep 13

    Updated Summary of California State and City Paid Sick Leave Requirement

    Updated Summary of California State and City Paid Sick Leave Requirement
    It’s been barely two months since Tyreen Torner compiled a chart summarizing the paid sick leave laws of California and six cities (San Francisco, Oakland, Emeryville, Los Angeles, San Diego, and Santa Monica). Well, she has now updated…
Rank this Week: 2202

Atlanta Employment Attorneys Blog

Atlanta Employment Attorneys Blog

Covers employment law. By Mays & Kerr LLC.

http://www.atlantaemploymentattorneysblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1892

Suits by Suits

Suits by Suits

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

http://www.suitsbysuits.com/
Rank this Week: 2400

Working the Law: News and Views on…

Working the Law: News and Views on Employment Issues

Covers Massachusetts employment law issues such as employment discrimination, sexual harasment and wrongful discharge. By Jack Merrill.

http://www.framinghamlegal.com/
  • Sep 21

    Not so Fast, Department of Labor — Here come the Republicans (Again)

    Not so Fast, Department of Labor — Here come the Republicans (Again)
    In a move that once again smacks of partisan politics, Texas and Nevada are leading a 21-state challenge to the U.S. Department of Labor’s recent update to overtime regulations for white collar workers. Not surprisingly, 20 are led…
  • Sep 14

    Employers must Investigate Sexual Harassment Complaints to Reduce Risk of Punitive Damage

    Employers must Investigate Sexual Harassment Complaints to Reduce Risk of Punitive Damage
    When in doubt, investigate – carefully and thoroughly. That’s the message again delivered to employers by a recent decision of Massachusetts’ highest court. When an employee complains about sexual mistreatment or other…
  • Sep 7

    Court Rejects Another Expansion of At-Will Employment Rule

    Court Rejects Another Expansion of At-Will Employment Rule
    Yet another attempt to expand the public policy exception to the Massachusetts at-will employment rule has fallen by the wayside. This time, the court rejected a former employee’s challenge to his firing based on a concept termed,…
Rank this Week: 4112

ERISA Lawyer Blog

ERISA Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.erisalawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 3931

Michigan Employment Law Advisor

Michigan Employment Law Advisor

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

http://www.michiganemploymentlawadvisor.com
  • Sep 20

    Michigan Joins Quest to Block New Overtime Rule

    Michigan Joins Quest to Block New Overtime Rule
    On September 20, 2016, Michigan joined 20 other states in filing a lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) to block a new overtime rule that goes into effect on December 1, 2016. Here is a link to the complaint Nevada v. Labor…
  • Sep 19

    Honesty is an Employer’s Best Policy – Honest Defense Rule in Employment Discrimination

    Honesty is an Employer’s Best Policy – Honest Defense Rule in Employment Discrimination
    A recent court decision shows that the “honest belief” rule continues to be a potent defense for employers responding to employment discrimination claims. And conversely, it continues to be a frustrating hurdle for employees to…
  • Sep 2

    Employers Have New Guidance for Avoiding Retaliation Claim

    Employers Have New Guidance for Avoiding Retaliation Claim
    On August 25, 2016, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) issued its Enforcement Guidance on Retaliation. As such, the newly published guidance should be a “must read” for HR professionals and companies (right, just…
Rank this Week: 3642

Employment Law 101

Employment Law 101

Covers employment law trends. By John A. Gallagher.

http://employmentlaw101.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 3011

North Texas Legal News

North Texas Legal News

Covers Texas business law. By Leiza Dolghih.

http://northtexaslegalnews.com/
Rank this Week: 2574

Workers' Rights Blog

Workers' Rights Blog

Covers class action and employment law. By Sundeen Salinas & Pyle.

http://www.workersrightsblog.com/
  • Sep 20

    Morris v. Ernst & Young -The Ninth Circuit Follows D.R. Horton

    Morris v. Ernst & Young -The Ninth Circuit Follows D.R. Horton
    In an important decision for workers seeking to join together to enforce their employment rights, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled in Morris v. Ernst & Young…
  • Sep 19

    You can’t fire me! My mother has cancer!

    You can’t fire me! My mother has cancer!
    Many people are aware that employers cannot discriminate against an employee with a disability under the California Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA) or the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).  But, what if you have a child,…
  • Aug 30

    Some Real Data Regarding the Gig Economy-and What It Tells Us About the Future of the U.S. Economy

    Some Real Data Regarding the Gig Economy-and What It Tells Us About the Future of the U.S. Economy
    It feels like the “gig economy” (also referred to euphemistically as the “sharing economy”) has taken over.  Uber, Grubhub, TaskRabbit, wherever you look, it seems like employees are being replaced by independent…
Rank this Week: 2683

New Jersey Employment Lawyer Blog

New Jersey Employment Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.njemploymentlawfirmblog.com/
  • Sep 20

    NJ Supreme Court Makes it Harder to Reduce Emotional Distress Damage

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

    NJ Supreme Court Makes it Harder to Reduce Emotional Distress Damage

    NJ Supreme Court Makes it Harder to Reduce Emotional Distress Damage
    Yesterday, in an employment discrimination case, the New Jersey Supreme Court dramatically limited the right of courts to reduce the amount of a jury’s emotional distress damages award, ruling that courts can only do so in unusual…
  • Sep 15

    Objection to Customer’s Sexual Harassment Protected from Retaliation

    Objection to Customer’s Sexual Harassment Protected from Retaliation
    The New Jersey Law Against Discrimination (“LAD”) prohibits employers from retaliating against employees who object to harassment in the workplace.  A recent case recognizes that the LAD also protects employees who object to…
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New York Employment Attorney Blog

New York Employment Attorney Blog

Covers employment discrimination and sexual harassment cases. By Phillips & Associates.

http://www.newyorkemploymentattorney-blog.com/
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Doorey's Law of Work Blog

Doorey's Law of Work Blog

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

http://lawofwork.ca/
  • Sep 20

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

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

    Two Professor Jobs in Industrial Relations or HRM

    Two Professor Jobs in Industrial Relations or HRM
    It’s getting harder and harder to find full time academic jobs, but my School at York has just posted for two tenure-stream Assistant Professor jobs. Here are the postings on the York University jobs board. The job ad specifies that we…
  • Sep 6

    Guest Blog: Craig Bavis on Damages in Labour Charter Litigation

    Guest Blog: Craig Bavis on Damages in Labour Charter Litigation
    The first post of the new school year is a Guest Blog by labour lawyer Craig Bavis, a partner at my old law firm Victory Square Law Office in Vancouver.  Craig is also one of our star alumni from the Osgoode Hall Law School Masters of…
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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/
  • Sep 19

    Cases ---September 11th through 17th

    Cases ---September 11th through 17th
    Miscellaneous*Wyles v. Sussman (10th Cir., September 13, 2016) (vacating dismissal of federal suit: the pending state-court action did not preclude the parallel federal-court action)*Cases marked with an asterisk are cases the 10th Circuit…
  • Sep 12

    Cases --- September 4th through 10th

    Cases --- September 4th through 10th
    Labor Unions American Federation of Gov't Employees, Local 1592, v. Federal Labor Relations Authority (10th Cir., September 7, 2016) (denying the union's petition to review an FLRA decision denying a union member a union representative during…
  • Sep 3

    Cases --- August 28th through September 3rd

    Cases --- August 28th through September 3rd
    MiscellaneousBrown v. Perez (10th Cir., August 29, 2016) (reversing summary judgment against plaintiffs---federal employees eligible for workers compensation---because genuine issues of critical fact existed) Heartwood Home Health and Hospice…
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Canada Employment & Labour Law…

Canada Employment & Labour Law Blog

Covers Canadian employment law issues. By Minken Employment Lawyers.

http://www.minkenemploymentlawyers.com/category/blog/
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Scott J. Kreppein, Esq.

Scott J. Kreppein, Esq.

Focuses on contract, employment and personal injury litigation.

http://www.kreplaw.com/
  • Sep 19

    Business Formations and Transaction

    Business Formations and Transaction
    Well-crafted transactional documents can save an enormous amount of time, money, and aggravation later on.  I regularly represent businesses in a wide range of transactional matters (including equity transfers; operating or shareholders…
  • Jul 28

    Consumer Issue: Hyundai Billing Error and Lease Default

    Consumer Issue: Hyundai Billing Error and Lease Default
    I received an interesting inquiry recently where Hyundai Motor Finance apparently added an erroneous $359.33 charge and $40 late fee to a customer's April 2015 lease bill despite fill payment of the March 2015 statement. I am attempting to…
  • Jul 25

    Personal Injury Attorney

    Personal Injury Attorney
    Email: SJK@QHCLaw.com    Phone: 631-482-9700
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Labor & Employment Law…

Labor & Employment Law Perspectives

By Foley & Lardner LLP.

http://www.laboremploymentperspectives.com/
  • Sep 19

    EEOC Issues New Retaliation Guidance

    EEOC Issues New Retaliation Guidance
    For the first time since 1998, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has issued new enforcement guidance on retaliation. Retaliation claims have been a growth industry over the last 18 years. Back in 1998 retaliation claims…
  • Sep 19

    Watch Out for the Cat’s Paw - Employers May Be Accountable for Low-Level Employee Action

    Watch Out for the Cat’s Paw - Employers May Be Accountable for Low-Level Employee Action
    In the world of employment law, there is something called the “Cat’s Paw” theory of liability. The name comes from a fable dating back to the 17th century in which a clever monkey persuades a naïve cat to pull roasting…
  • Sep 12

    ABA Seeks to Combat Discrimination, But Clients May Hold the Keys to Progre

    ABA Seeks to Combat Discrimination, But Clients May Hold the Keys to Progre
    We normally devote our small corner of the internet to updating you on the latest developments with the goal of helping employers do the right thing, most often from a legal compliance standpoint, but occasionally from a broader social…
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Technology Company Counselor

Technology Company Counselor

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

http://www.techcompanycounselor.com/
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New York Employment Lawyer Blog

New York Employment Lawyer Blog

Published By Villanueva & Sanchala Attorneys At Law

http://www.new-york-employment-lawyer-blog.com/
  • Sep 19

    Finding the Best New York Sexual Harassment Lawyer For You

    Finding the Best New York Sexual Harassment Lawyer For You
    Our Award Winning New York Employment Lawyer has represented clients in sexual harassment matters. These types of cases can be emotionally difficult and selecting the right attorney is important. This post discusses some background issues but…
  • Sep 15

    What is the difference between an Independent Contractor and an Employee?

    What is the difference between an Independent Contractor and an Employee?
    The US Department of Labor has stated that the misclassification of employees as independent contractors is a primary enforcement initiative. In fact, the Secretary of the Labor Department, Thomas Perez, has referred to misclassification of…
  • Aug 15

    New York FMLA Lawyer Discusses Retaliation and Interference Case

    New York FMLA Lawyer Discusses Retaliation and Interference Case
    FMLA Retaliation Claims Can Lead to Personal Liability of HR Managers In a recent Second Circuit decision, Graziadio v. Culinary Institute of America, No. 15-888 cv (2d Cir. March 17, 2016), the court found that an HR manager could be…
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