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Business Blog

Covers business law, labor & employment, real estate and securities and finance topics. By Scarinci Hollenbeck.

http://www.businesslawnews.com/
  • Sep 27

    Business Cases to Watch on U.S. Supreme Court’s Docket

    Business Cases to Watch on U.S. Supreme Court’s Docket
    September also means the end of summer break for the U.S. Supreme Court. When the justices return to the bench for the October 2016 Term, they will consider a number of key commercial law issues. This post offers a brief summary of several…
  • Aug 17

    Are Employee Breaks Mandated by New Jersey Law?

    Are Employee Breaks Mandated by New Jersey Law?
    Are you required to provide employee breaks? Both employers and employees alike are often surprised to learn that federal employment laws do not require employers to set specific intervals or even make time for employees to take work breaks…
  • Aug 2

    SEC Adopts New Rules for Administrative Proceeding

    SEC Adopts New Rules for Administrative Proceeding
    What You Need to Know about the SEC’s New Rules for Administrative Proceedings The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) recently adopted several amendments to its rules of practice governing administrative proceedings. According to…
Rank this Week: 993

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: 648

Transgender Workplace Diversity

Transgender Workplace Diversity

Covers law and policy news around transgendered employees in the workplace.

http://transworkplace.blogspot.com/
  • May 11

    Another discussion with Ashleigh Banfield…

    Another discussion with Ashleigh Banfield of CNN's Legal View on HB2, this time focusing on the concept of "protected classes."(If you are viewing this blog off-site, note that hyperlinks are available in the original at…
  • May 7

    I appeared on Ashleigh Banfield's Legal…

    I appeared on Ashleigh Banfield's Legal View program on CNN to discuss North Carolina's HB2. (If you are viewing this blog off-site, note that hyperlinks are available in the original at http://transworkplace.blogspot.com)
  • May 7

    North Carolina lawmaker dismisses U.S. deadline to change bathroom law

    North Carolina lawmaker dismisses U.S. deadline to change bathroom law
    Republican leaders in North Carolina on Thursday refused to back down from a law regulating which restrooms can be used by transgender people after the federal government told the state the law violated the U.S. Civil Rights Act.The…
Rank this Week: 1067

Employment Update

Employment Update

Covers current issues in employment, labor and benefits law. By Schwabe Williamson & Wyatt.

http://employmentupdate.schwabeblog.com/
  • Apr 12

    ORLA Files Its Request for En Banc Review in Tip ‎Pooling Case ‎

    ORLA Files Its Request for En Banc Review in Tip ‎Pooling Case ‎
    On February 23, 2016, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals issued a decision in Oregon Restaurant and Lodging v. Perez that reversed a long-standing practice of many Oregon restaurant owners to pool the tips received by employees and…
  • Apr 4

    Update on Salary Increase for the FLSA White Collar Exemption

    Update on Salary Increase for the FLSA White Collar Exemption
    By Jean Back Update on Salary Increase for the FLSA White Collar Exemptions On March 17, 2016, Representatives Walberg and Kline proposed a new bill, HR 4773 entitled “Protecting Workplace Advancement and Opportunity Act,” which…
  • Mar 4

    New Restrictions on Tip Pooling

    New Restrictions on Tip Pooling
    By Jean Ohman Back On February 23, 2016, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals decided Oregon Restaurant and Lodging Association v. Perez, which validated a new Department of Labor (DOL) regulation that limits the tip pooling practices of…
Rank this Week: 645

Fair Employment Legal Update

Fair Employment Legal Update

By Khorrami, LLP.

http://fairemploymentlegalupdate.com/
Rank this Week: 1089

Florida Employment Lawyer Blog

Florida Employment Lawyer Blog

Covers federal and Florida employment, discrimination and sexual harassment law, news and cases. By Matthew Seth Sarelson.

http://www.floridaemploymentlawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 24

    Breaking: New Minimum Wages Affects all Floridians!

    Breaking: New Minimum Wages Affects all Floridians!
    Effective January 1, 2015, Florida’s minimum wage is $8.05 per hour. Tipped employees must be paid at least $5.03 per hour. Need help complying with federal or Florida wage laws? Are you owed money from your employer for minimum wage or…
  • Mar 29

    Coming Soon: University of Miami football players sign collective bargaining agreement with the University.

    Coming Soon: University of Miami football players sign collective bargaining agreement with the University.
    The National Labor Relations Board ruled that full-scholarship student athletes who play football for Northwestern University are “employees” under the National Labor Relations Act, and thus have the right to for a union and…
  • Aug 13

    Unemployed Face Stigma Regardless of Time Between Jobs, Study Say

    Unemployed Face Stigma Regardless of Time Between Jobs, Study Say
    As anyone running for a political office right now will tell you, the number one crisis facing the nation today is unemployment. According to the Huffington Post, more than five million Americans have been between jobs for at least six…
Rank this Week: 679

The PathLaw Blog

The PathLaw Blog

Covers North Carolina workers compensation and employment law. By Pattersn Harkavy LLP.

http://pathlaw.com
  • Jun 6

    Judge Hobgood issues written order declaring tenure repeal unconstitutional

    Judge Hobgood issues written order declaring tenure repeal unconstitutional
    Yesterday, Judge Hobgood issued an order putting into effect his prior ruling enjoining the repeal of teacher tenure in North Carolina.  The ruling rolls back the General Assembly’s attempt to retroactively eliminate public school…
  • May 21

    Patterson Harkavy supports fast food workers in national day of action

    Patterson Harkavy supports fast food workers in national day of action
    On Thursday, May 15, thousands of fast food workers across the globe went on strike for higher wages, better working conditions, and the right to form a union without fear of retaliation. They were joined by fast food workers in nearly a…
  • May 16

    Victory: Tenure repeal declared unconstitutional

    Victory: Tenure repeal declared unconstitutional
    At 11 am this morning, Superior Court Judge Robert Hobgood sided with Patterson Harkavy’s attorneys and ruled that legislation stripping teachers of their vested employment rights violated the North Carolina and the United States…
Rank this Week: 760

California Employment Attorney…

California Employment Attorney Blog

Covers California labor law, employment policies and procedures, and workplace torts. By Michelman & Robinson, LLP.

http://www.californiaemploymentattorneyblog.com/
  • Jan 23

    E-Cigarettes in the Workplace: California Senate Bill 648

    E-Cigarettes in the Workplace: California Senate Bill 648
    Photo Credit: The Columbus Dispatch Twenty four states, including California, have smoking bans in the workplace.  California has had the ban since 1995, with smoking laws applying to workplaces with more than five employees. …
  • Oct 29

    California Supreme Course Reverses Itself on Arbitration Waiver of Right to Wage Hearing

    California Supreme Course Reverses Itself on Arbitration Waiver of Right to Wage Hearing
    In Sonic–Calabasas A, Inc. v. Moreno, issued on October 17, 2013, (“Sonic II”) the California Supreme Court held that employers can require employees to arbitrate wage claims.  Previously, California employers could not…
  • Sep 18

    Covered California: A New Health Insurance Exchange

    Covered California: A New Health Insurance Exchange
    Covered California, the new marketplace health insurance exchange for California created as a result of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), goes into effect January 2014. By October 1, 2013, all California employers with $500,000 or more in annual…
Rank this Week: 789

Texas Employment Law Blog

Texas Employment Law Blog

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

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

    “Big Data” Could Create an Big Discrimination Problem

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

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

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

    Texas Unemployment Claims Guide

    Texas Unemployment Claims Guide
    We’re happy to announce we have opened a new section on our firm website dedicated to Texas Unemployment Claims.  There you can find detailed information on: Making and pursuing unemployment claims; Handling unemployment appeal…
Rank this Week: 666

Mesriani Law Group's Blog

Mesriani Law Group's Blog

Covers personal injury, employment law, social security, and corporate / business law litigation.

http://blog.mesrianilaw.com/
  • Feb 11

    Applebee’s Employee Fired over Online Photo of Diner’s Note Complaining about Automated Tip

    Applebee’s Employee Fired over Online Photo of Diner’s Note Complaining about Automated Tip
    As previously reported, an Applebee’s employee was surprised upon seeing a note written in receipt that was left by the diner at the said restaurant. Apparently, as part of the restaurant’s policy, a tip has to be added…
  • Feb 7

    Lady Gaga Faces Wage and Hour Claims Lawsuit Filed by Former Personal Assistant

    Lady Gaga Faces Wage and Hour Claims Lawsuit Filed by Former Personal Assistant
    The American singer-song writer Lady Gaga is now being sued by her personal assistant named Jennifer O’Neill for failing to pay her overtime work and for forcing her to sleep with her. Nevertheless, O’Neill confirmed that no …
  • Feb 4

    Apple Finds Numbers of Labor Law Violation from Supplier

    Apple Finds Numbers of Labor Law Violation from Supplier
    After reviewing its Supplier Responsibility Progress Report for 2013, tech-giant Apple Inc. found several labor law violations committed by many of its suppliers in China. The said report highlighted its findings from the previous year among…
Rank this Week: 641

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: 914

Washington Labor, Employment &…

Washington Labor, Employment & Employee Benefits Law Blog

Covers events in labor, employment, and employee benefits law in Seattle, Washington. By Donald W. Heyrich.

http://www.waemploymentlawblog.com/blog/
  • Jun 18

    Eighth Circuit Enforces “But For” Burden of Proof in ADEA Case

    Eighth Circuit Enforces “But For” Burden of Proof in ADEA Case
     
  • May 22

    FMLA Protection for Part-timers?

    FMLA Protection for Part-timers?
    This week the Indiana Supreme Court held that an employee f illing multiple positions with the same employer is eligible for leave under the federal Family and Medical Leave Act if that employee’s total service is sufficient to qualify -…
  • Mar 31

    Jurors’ Use of the Web Causing Problems at Trial

    Jurors’ Use of the Web Causing Problems at Trial
    A major rise in the use of handheld devices such as the Blackberry and iPhone is becoming a problem in courtrooms across the country.  A mistrial was recently declared in a major criminal drug trial in federal district court in Florida,…
Rank this Week: 906

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: 4636

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: 4833

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: 2291

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: 2604

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: 2763

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: 4328

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: 3368

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: 4598

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: 3948

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: 3765

Overtime Law Blog

Overtime Law Blog

Reviews FLSA cases. By Andrew Frisch.

http://flsaovertimelaw.com/
Rank this Week: 4056

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: 2262

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: 3040

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: 3793

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: 2017

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/
  • Jun 23

    Latest ADA Decision Gives Businesses Another Reason to Consider Their Website’s Accessibility

    Latest ADA Decision Gives Businesses Another Reason to Consider Their Website’s Accessibility
    Our colleague Joshua A. Stein, a Member of the Firm at Epstein Becker Green, has a post on the Retail Labor and Employment Law blog that will be of interest to many of our readers in the hospitality industry: “Latest Website…
  • Jun 15

    New York City Mayor Signs “Fair Workweek” Bills – Employment Law This Week

    New York City Mayor Signs “Fair Workweek” Bills – Employment Law This Week
    Featured on Employment Law This Week – New York City has enacted “fair workweek” legislation. Mayor Bill de Blasio has signed a package of bills into law limiting scheduling flexibility for fast-food and retail employers.…
  • Jun 14

    ADA Trial Verdict Is Not Good for Places of Public Accommodation

    ADA Trial Verdict Is Not Good for Places of Public Accommodation
    Our colleague Joshua A. Stein, a Member of the Firm at Epstein Becker Green, has a post on the Retail Labor and Employment Law blog that will be of interest to many of our readers in the hospitality industry: “Nation’s…
Rank this Week: 3124

Health Employment And Labor

Health Employment And Labor

Covers labor and employment law for the healthcare industry. By Epstein Becker & Green, P.C.

http://www.healthemploymentandlabor.com/
Rank this Week: 3934

Financial Services Employment Law

Financial Services Employment Law

Provides news, updates and insights for financial services employers. By Epstein Becker Green.

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

    Latest ADA Decision Gives Businesses Another Reason to Consider Their Website’s Accessibility

    Latest ADA Decision Gives Businesses Another Reason to Consider Their Website’s Accessibility
    Our colleague Joshua A. Stein, a Member of the Firm at Epstein Becker Green, has a post on the Retail Labor and Employment Law blog that will be of interest to many of our readers in the financial services industry: “Latest Website…
  • Jun 14

    ADA Trial Verdict Is Not Good for Places of Public Accommodation

    ADA Trial Verdict Is Not Good for Places of Public Accommodation
    Our colleague Joshua A. Stein, a Member of the Firm at Epstein Becker Green, has a post on the Retail Labor and Employment Law blog that will be of interest to many of our readers in the financial services industry: “Nation’s…
  • Jun 7

    No More Delays for Fiduciary Rule – Employment Law This Week

    No More Delays for Fiduciary Rule – Employment Law This Week
    Featured on Employment Law This Week: The Department of Labor’s Fiduciary Rule will go into effect on June 9th. The controversial rule will require financial professionals who advise clients on retirement accounts to promote…
Rank this Week: 3122

ACA Review

ACA Review

Covers labor and employment, tax, employee benefits and healthcare law issues associated with the Affordable Care Act. By Balch & Bingham LLP.

http://www.acareview.com/
  • Jun 23

    Hull Speed, Codgers, and Pre-Existing Conditions: What Does the Senate Bill Do?

    Hull Speed, Codgers, and Pre-Existing Conditions: What Does the Senate Bill Do?
    Many other things being equal, the longer the sail boat, the faster it can go before its bow wave defeats further speed increase.  However, as any boat approaches its “hull speed,” an increasing amount of energy is required…
  • Jun 22

    Get Ready for “On The Motion to Amend the Amendment of the Amendment of the Amendment …”

    Get Ready for “On The Motion to Amend the Amendment of the Amendment of the Amendment …”
    The “Discussion Draft” released June 22, 2017 by the Senate Budget Committee carries the House Bill number (H.R. 1628) of the American Health Care Act, and kills taxes like the House bill, but there are major…
  • Jun 22

    “But Officer, He Came Out of Nowhere!”

    “But Officer, He Came Out of Nowhere!”
    Lots of wrecks happen because drivers, staring at what’s directly in front of them, are unaware of dangers coming from other directions. This is an ACA blog, so right now we’re staring at the ACA changes being proposed by the…
Rank this Week: 2788

Dallas Employment Lawyer Blog

Dallas Employment Lawyer Blog

Covers employment law. By Adam S. Greenfield.

https://www.dallasemploymentlawyer.com/
  • Jun 23

    Women are still paid less than men. When will we finally get equal pay for equal work?

    Women are still paid less than men. When will we finally get equal pay for equal work?
    In spite of overblown claims about post-feminism in the past several years, women continue to be paid less than men over their lifetimes. Often, those trying to fight this fact argue that women might be paid less because they have more…
  • Jun 20

    Texas non-compete laws are killing Austin’s chances of being the next Silicon Valley

    Texas non-compete laws are killing Austin’s chances of being the next Silicon Valley
    Silicon Valley has been successful partially due to employee mobility. California forbids non-compete agreements, and it’s a fundamental policy of the state that any agreement in restraint of competition is to that extent void. There…
  • Jun 16

    When your boss is a racist

    When your boss is a racist
    Federal and Texas laws prohibit discriminating on the basis of race. If your boss is a racist who takes an adverse employment action against you because of your race, you may have grounds to file a lawsuit. The primary federal law that…
Rank this Week: 2116

Lancaster Law Blog

Lancaster Law Blog

Covers business law, employment law, estate planning, family law, and nonprofit law information for Lancaster County and Pennsylvania residents. From Russell, Krafft & Gruber.

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

    Lancaster County Assessment Notices are Out…Now What?

    Lancaster County Assessment Notices are Out…Now What?
    By now you should have received your final assessment for your home’s value.  After opening the dreaded notice, it likely goes one of two ways – hopefully, the assessment is accurate and it’s no big deal, but if your…
  • Jun 21

    How Much Will a Property Tax Assessment Appeal Cost for Commercial Properties?

    How Much Will a Property Tax Assessment Appeal Cost for Commercial Properties?
    We have written a series of blog articles dealing with property tax assessments.  Since the final reassessment notices have gone out in the past few weeks, I have talked with a number of people about appealing their assessments. …
  • Jun 14

    Legal Issues for Senior Citizens- A Guide

    Legal Issues for Senior Citizens- A Guide
    According to this worldatlas.com report, Pennsylvania has the fifth highest percentage of residents over the age of 65. As the Pennsylvanian population ages, senior citizens face a myriad of issues they may not have thought of or planned for…
Rank this Week: 5122

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/
Rank this Week: 3024

Hunton Retail Law Resource Blog

Hunton Retail Law Resource Blog

Analysis and Insight in Retail Law

https://www.huntonretailindustryblog.com/
  • 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…
  • Jun 21

    Consumer Protection in Retail: Weekly Roundup

    Consumer Protection in Retail: Weekly Roundup
    This past week, several regulatory and self-regulatory consumer protection actions made headlines affecting the retail industry. … Continue Reading
Rank this Week: 2154

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/
  • Jun 23

    It’s SUMMER! Top 4 ways employers can get burned

    It’s SUMMER! Top 4 ways employers can get burned
    We officially entered the season of summer this week. What are the most common ways employers can get burned? I can think of four right off the bat. (In the 1960s, melanoma was cool.) Sexist air conditioning. It seems like a long time…
  • Jun 21

    OFCCP, Google awaiting a decision

    OFCCP, Google awaiting a decision
    The hearing on the lawsuit filed by the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs against Google concluded on Friday, May 26, in San Francisco. As I’ve reported here, here, and here, the OFCCP is seeking historical pay data as…
  • Jun 16

    In honor of Father’s Day, a look at paid parental leave

    In honor of Father’s Day, a look at paid parental leave
    Happy Father’s Day to all of our readers who are dads, who have dads, or who love one or more dads. As most of our readers know, there has been a movement — for which most of the credit goes to Ivanka Trump — to get some…
Rank this Week: 3238

FMLA Insights

FMLA Insights

Covers the Family Medical Leave Act. By Franczek Radelet.

http://www.fmlainsights.com
Rank this Week: 4008

HR & Benefits Update

HR & Benefits Update

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

http://slphrbenefitsupdate.com/
Rank this Week: 5051

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
  • Jun 22

    And on the Seventh Day, Let Them Rest… or Work—If They Want!

    And on the Seventh Day, Let Them Rest… or Work—If They Want!
    Co-authored by Kristen Peters and Simon L. Yang Seyfarth Synopsis: Last month in Mendoza v. Nordstrom, Inc., the California Supreme Court addressed three questions about California’s “day of rest” statutes that prohibit…
  • Jun 7

    DOL Expected to Issue Request for Information on OT Rule

    DOL Expected to Issue Request for Information on OT Rule
    Authored by Alex Passantino During his Wednesday hearing before a House Appropriations Subcommittee, in which he addressed the Trump Administration’s proposed budget for DOL, Secretary Alexander Acosta informed the committee that the…
  • Jun 7

    DOL Withdraws Guidance on Joint Employment, Independent Contractor

    DOL Withdraws Guidance on Joint Employment, Independent Contractor
    Authored by Alex Passantino On June 7, Department of Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta announced the withdrawal of the DOL’s 2015 and 2016 Administrator Interpretations (“AIs”) on joint employment and independent…
Rank this Week: 3909

California Employment Law

California Employment Law

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

http://californiaemploymentlaw.foxrothschild.com
  • Jun 22

    Uber’s CEO is Forced Out

    Uber’s CEO is Forced Out
    Have you ever felt powerless in your job?  Felt that there was no way you could have impact on the corporate environment? Well, recent events have shown how the catalyst theory is alive and well in corporate America. Take Uber for…
  • Jun 14

    Report Mandates a Kinder, Gentler, and More Inclusive Uber

    Report Mandates a Kinder, Gentler, and More Inclusive Uber
    It took three months, but the long-awaited report about Uber’s culture from former Attorney General Eric Holder and his law firm was published this week. You can read the 13-page report with its 47 recommendations here. …
  • Jun 9

    Harassment Fallout Continues at Uber as Executive Heads Roll

    Harassment Fallout Continues at Uber as Executive Heads Roll
    After a flurry of activity in February, the news has been relatively quiet at Uber until this week.  We knew that reports of harassment by lady engineers triggered a massive investigation, and at the time, news reports indicated a formal…
Rank this Week: 1974

Bay Area Employment Lawyer Blog

Bay Area Employment Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.bayareaemploymentlawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 3205

National Police and Fire Labor…

National Police and Fire Labor Blog

Covers legal developments concerning law enforcement and firefighter labor law. By Cline and Associates.

http://www.nationalpoliceandfirelaborblog.com
Rank this Week: 3693

Restaurant Worker News Blog

Restaurant Worker News Blog

Covers employment law issues in the restaurant industry. By Berke-Weiss & Pechman LLP.

http://waiterpay.com/blog/
  • Jun 22

    Philadelphia Restaurant and Market to Pay $660K for Overtime Violation

    Philadelphia Restaurant and Market to Pay $660K for Overtime Violation
    A produce market and a restaurant at Reading Terminal Market will pay $660,117 to settle overtime claims.  The settlement is for back wages and liquidated damages for 140 present and past workers to resolve violations of the federal Fair…
  • Jun 12

    IHOP Assistant Manager Received $40,000 Settlement for Overtime Claim

    IHOP Assistant Manager Received $40,000 Settlement for Overtime Claim
    An IHOP franchisee restaurant on Staten Island, New York will pay $40,000 to a former assistant manager to settle a lawsuit for unpaid overtime wages.  The assistant manager claimed that IHOP failed to pay her overtime wages for hours…
  • Jun 9

    New York City French Restaurant Bagatelle to Pay $1.1 Million for Tip Credit Violation

    New York City French Restaurant Bagatelle to Pay $1.1 Million for Tip Credit Violation
    Bagatelle will pay $1.1 million to settle a wage theft lawsuit claiming that the restaurant misappropriated the tips of its food service employees and improperly used a tip credit to pay restaurant workers less than the minimum wage, in…
Rank this Week: 3291

Washgington Labor and Employment…

Washgington Labor and Employment Law Blog

Covers Washington State employment law and public sector collective bargaining law.By Cline and Associates.

http://www.washingtonlaborandemploymentblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2437

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: 5186