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Bingham Greenebaum Doll Blog

Bingham Greenebaum Doll Blog

Covers Indiana law.

http://www.bgdlegal.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 1029

Diversity Insight

Diversity Insight

Diversity Insight: Strategies for building a diverse, multi-cultural workplace

http://blogs.hrhero.com/diversity/
  • Sep 18

    New EEOC guidance should remind employers to guard against retaliation

    New EEOC guidance should remind employers to guard against retaliation
    No employer trying to build diversity in its workforce is likely to get very far if its culture tolerates discrimination, harassment, and retaliation against employees based on race, gender, age, disability, or any other characteristic…
  • Sep 18

    Employees’ food allergies are nothing to sneeze at!

    Employees’ food allergies are nothing to sneeze at!
    by Stefanie M. Renaud Navigating the ins and outs of your obligations under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and similar state laws can be a challenge for even the most seasoned HR professional. One situation that may be familiar to…
  • Sep 18

    ‘No good deed’ for Microsoft, others in the high-tech sector

    ‘No good deed’ for Microsoft, others in the high-tech sector
    by Leslie E. Silverman There is a common refrain uttered by management lawyers, “No good deed goes unpunished.” Yes, it is cynical, but as employers in the high-tech sector are beginning to discover, it is often true. Currently,…
Rank this Week: 820

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/
  • Sep 17

    Wells Fargo’s Senior Management Must Be Held Responsible for Bank Fraud

    Wells Fargo’s Senior Management Must Be Held Responsible for Bank Fraud
    A few years ago, I opened an account at a local branch of Wells Fargo Bank for a limited purpose. Once that purpose was accomplished, I intended to immediately close the account. A young bank officer who facilitated the transaction…
  • Sep 6

    Outfoxed: Carlson Settles for $20 Million & Apology

    Outfoxed: Carlson Settles for $20 Million & Apology
    Former Fox News Anchor Gretchen Carlson  has received among the largest payouts in history  – $20 million – to settle a sexual harassment case. Ironically, the case was settled not by the defendant, former…
  • Aug 2

    Taxpayers Subsidize Age Discrimination by Fed

    Taxpayers Subsidize Age Discrimination by Fed
    It is ironic that our nation’s largest employer, the U.S. government, is one of the worst offenders with respect to age discrimination in hiring. President Barack Obama in 2010 unilaterally signed an executive order that allows federal…
Rank this Week: 513

Tennessee Employment Lawyer Blog

Tennessee Employment Lawyer Blog

Covers Tennessee age discrimination, minimum wage, overtime, qui tam and workplace discrimination. By the Higgins Firm.

http://www.tennesseeemploymentlawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 16

    Is Your Personal Trainer Being Worked Over by their Employer?

    Is Your Personal Trainer Being Worked Over by their Employer?
    Personal trainers everywhere work hard to provide many of us with the best services as possible. They deserve every penny of their paychecks and maybe even some pay for putting in overtime. Unfortunately, recently there has been an alarming…
  • Aug 22

    Personal Trainers File Whistle-blower Lawsuit Against Lifetime and Seek Class Action Status For Wage Claim

    Personal Trainers File Whistle-blower Lawsuit Against Lifetime and Seek Class Action Status For Wage Claim
    When we all go to work each day and work hard for our money, we expect that the companies we work for will pay us the proper wages that we earned. We also expect that if we see something wrong with a companies’ practices and report it…
  • Jun 29

    No minimum wage or overtime for minor league baseball players?

    No minimum wage or overtime for minor league baseball players?
    New legislation has been introduced in congress to amend the Fair Labor Standards Act, the act which guarantees workers a minimum wage and overtime payment. The amendment seeks to make an exception for minor league baseball players. The MLB…
Rank this Week: 541

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: 584

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/
  • Sep 12

    EBSA Gives ERISA Regulatory Relief To Louisiana Storm Victim

    EBSA Gives ERISA Regulatory Relief To Louisiana Storm Victim
    The U.S. Department of Labor Employee Benefits Security Administration (EBSA) announced employee benefit plan compliance relief for plans, plan sponsors and service providers and plan members adversely impacted by recent storms and flooding…
  • Aug 31

    New EEOC Rules Heighten Already Substant

    New EEOC Rules Heighten Already Substant
    New EEOC Rules Heighten Already Substantial Employer EEO Retaliation Risks.http://ow.ly/equi303KxgSFiled under: Uncategorized
  • Aug 31

    Manage Retaliation Risks In Response To Updated EEOC Enforcement Guidance, Rising Retaliation Claim

    Manage Retaliation Risks In Response To Updated EEOC Enforcement Guidance, Rising Retaliation Claim
    U.S. employers, employment agencies, unions, their benefit plans and fiduciaries, and their management and service providers should move quickly to review and strengthen their employment and other practices to guard against a foreseeable…
Rank this Week: 678

Labor & Employment Law Blog

Labor & Employment Law Blog

Up-to-date information on labor and employment law. By Sheppard Mullin.

http://www.laboremploymentlawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 750

Retail Labor and Employment Law

Retail Labor and Employment Law

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

http://www.retaillaborandemploymentlaw.com/
  • Sep 7

    Holy Guacamole! An Employee’s Disparaging and Misleading Tweets May Be Protected Under the NLRA

    Holy Guacamole! An Employee’s Disparaging and Misleading Tweets May Be Protected Under the NLRA
    Retail employers dismayed by employees publicly airing workplace grievances in disparaging social media posts must think twice before taking disciplinary action.  On August 18, 2016, the National Labor Relations Board…
  • Sep 1

    Second Circuit Extends the Reach of the Cat’s Paw

    Second Circuit Extends the Reach of the Cat’s Paw
    In employment litigation, plaintiffs often rely on the “cat’s paw” doctrine to hold their employers liable for discriminatory or retaliatory animus of a supervisory employee who influenced, but did not make, the ultimate…
  • Aug 16

    Union Organizing Gets a Boost from New York City “Labor Peace” Executive Order

    Union Organizing Gets a Boost from New York City “Labor Peace” Executive Order
    A new Act Now Advisory will be of interest to many of our readers in the retail industry: “Union Organizing at Retail and Food Service Businesses Gets Boost from New York City ‘Labor Peace’ Executive Order,” by…
Rank this Week: 561

Retirement Plan Blog

Retirement Plan Blog

Covers Employee Benefit Plans, Retirement Programs, Welfare Benefit Plans, Executive Benefits, and Employee Ownership Programs. By National Benefits Services, Inc.

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

    Benefit Plan Regulators Have Been Busy – Very Busy

    Benefit Plan Regulators Have Been Busy – Very Busy
    Benefit plan regulators were active in the period leading up to the Federal government’s June 30 fiscal year-end. Significant new rules and regulations were proposed for retirement plans, deferred compensation plans and group health…
  • Aug 16

    Inside the Cash Balance Plan Black Box

    Inside the Cash Balance Plan Black Box
    In the world of science and engineering, a black box is a device, system or object which can be viewed solely in terms of its input and output without the user knowing how it works. In our ERISA world,  a Cash Balance plan be a black box…
  • Aug 8

    Pension Plans Continue to Enjoy Double Digit Annual Growth – Cash Balance Plans That I

    Pension Plans Continue to Enjoy Double Digit Annual Growth – Cash Balance Plans That I
    Cash Balance plans continue their impressive growth rate. Accordingly to the 2016 Cash Balance Research Report recently published by Kravitz, Inc., the number of new Cash Balance plans increased by 19% with assets increasing to $1 Trillion.…
Rank this Week: 780

Illinois Sexual Harassment…

Illinois Sexual Harassment Attorney Blog

Covers employment discrimination, constructive discharge, gender discrimination, and sexual harassment. By Peter M. LaSorsa.

http://www.illinoissexualharassmentattorneyblog.com/
  • Jul 29

    Workplace Staffing Solutions, LLC. pays $179,000 After Losing Discrimination Lawsuit

    Workplace Staffing Solutions, LLC. pays $179,000 After Losing Discrimination Lawsuit
    A federal judge ordered Workplace Staffing Solutions, LLC. to pay $179,000 as a result of losing a gender discrimination lawsuit.  The discrimination lawsuit was filed by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC“)…
  • Jul 29

    Workplace Staffing Solutions, LLC. pays $179,000 After Losing Discrimination Lawsuit

    Workplace Staffing Solutions, LLC. pays $179,000 After Losing Discrimination Lawsuit
    A federal judge ordered Workplace Staffing Solutions, LLC. to pay $179,000 as a result of losing a gender discrimination lawsuit.  The discrimination lawsuit was filed by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC“)…
  • Jul 27

    Z Foods Pays $1,470,000 To Settle Sexual Harassment Lawsuit

    Z Foods Pays $1,470,000 To Settle Sexual Harassment Lawsuit
    Z Foods, Inc., pays $1,470,000 to settle a sexual harassment and retaliation lawsuit.  The multi-count discrimination lawsuit was first filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC“).  …
Rank this Week: 517

Overtime Law Blog

Overtime Law Blog

Reviews FLSA cases. By Andrew Frisch.

http://flsaovertimelaw.com/
Rank this Week: 907

Juz The Fax

Juz The Fax

Cover labor law and litigation. By Randy L. Braun.

http://juzthefax.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 22

    Employers ... Be Careful of Mixed-Guard Union

    Employers ... Be Careful of Mixed-Guard Union
    Since the NLRB’s holding in Wells Fargo Corp., 270 NLRB 787 (1984), an employer could, upon the expiration of a contract, refuse to continue to bargain with a “mixed-guard” union representing both its security guards and…
  • Jan 4

    New York Minimum Wage Rises to $9.00 Per Hour

    New York Minimum Wage Rises to $9.00 Per Hour
    Just a reminder that effective as of December 31, 2015, New York's minimum wage was increased to $9.00 per hour.  Employers should revise their postings to reflect the change in the law.  You can download the current New York State…
  • Nov 10

    Does Facebook Activity Constitute Protected Concerted Activity Under the NLRA?

    Does Facebook Activity Constitute Protected Concerted Activity Under the NLRA?
    It does, according to the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.  In Triple Play Sports Bar and Grill v. NLRB, the Second Circuit upheld a ruling of the National Labor Relations Board (the "NLRB") that Facebook activity…
Rank this Week: 525

Thoughts from a Management Lawyer

Thoughts from a Management Lawyer

Covers Canadian labour and employment law. By Michael Fitzgibbon.

http://labourlawblog.typepad.com/managementupdates/
  • Apr 1

    Primer on Production of Medical Documents at the Ontario Human Rights Tribunal

    Primer on Production of Medical Documents at the Ontario Human Rights Tribunal
    The Ontario Human Rights Tribunal will order pre-hearing production of arguable relevant medical documents where it receives a Request for Order During Proceeding and the documents are arguably relevant unless the documents are privileged or…
  • Mar 31

    Court of Appeal Upholds 26 Months Notice to Dependent Contractor

    Court of Appeal Upholds 26 Months Notice to Dependent Contractor
    The Ontario Court of Appeal considered whether the plaintiffs were employees, dependent contractors or independent contractors and what entitlement they had on termination. The case is Keenan v. Canac Kitchens Ltd., 2016 ONCA 79 (CanLII).…
  • Feb 8

    Bald Allegations of Discrimination Aren't Enough

    Bald Allegations of Discrimination Aren't Enough
    Another day another case where the Ontario Human Rights Tribunal dismisses an application alleging discrimination on the basis of employment because the Tribunal does not entertain bald allegations that are not tied into a prohibitive ground…
Rank this Week: 815

Wage & Hour - Development…

Wage & Hour - Development & Highlights

Highlighting recent and noteworthy developments in cases and regulations on wage and hour laws that affect large and small businesses. By Fox Rothschild LLP.

http://wagehourlaw.foxrothschild.com/
  • Jul 28

    Second Circuit Reverses on Lawyer Professional Exemption Case: What in the World Is Happening?

    Second Circuit Reverses on Lawyer Professional Exemption Case: What in the World Is Happening?
    I have blogged about this matter several times, all the while applauding the lower court decision and employer’s legal position in the case, as I believed what these temporary lawyers were doing did constitute the practice of law. …
  • Jul 22

    USDOL Proposes New Independent Contractor Regulations: Another Bright Line

    USDOL Proposes New Independent Contractor Regulations: Another Bright Line
    I have defended and litigated dozens of independent contractor cases and have found these matters to be intensely fact sensitive and tilted, in large part, towards a finding of employee status by both the agencies and the courts.  I had…
  • Jul 15

    Interns Deemed Non-Employees By Second Circuit

    Interns Deemed Non-Employees By Second Circuit
    I have been following the protracted saga developing in the Second Circuit concerning whether interns are employees.  Recently, this Circuit overturned a lower court decision that granted conditional certification to an intern (and the…
Rank this Week: 649

Blake Firm Business Law Blog

Blake Firm Business Law Blog

Covers business law, contracts, business litigation and intellectual property issues.

http://theblakefirm.com/blog/
  • Mar 5

    Website Terms of Use & Click-Wrap Agreements for Effective Business Strategy

    Website Terms of Use & Click-Wrap Agreements for Effective Business Strategy
    Almost every web page has a “click-wrap agreement” style of disclaimer, terms of use (TOU), or terms and conditions of service. This is true even for sites that are not business or e-commerce websites. Software, application, and…
  • Feb 25

    Legal Principles for Tech Startup & IP Development

    Legal Principles for Tech Startup & IP Development
    Intellectual property development for technology startup companies comes hand-in-hand with the opportunity to fall into a number of legal and strategic pitfalls. Some are obvious, while others can present counter-intuitive opportunities for…
  • Feb 13

    Commercial Real Estate Insurance & Replacement Insurance Loopholes: Reconstruction Cost

    Commercial Real Estate Insurance & Replacement Insurance Loopholes: Reconstruction Cost
    Real estate insurance policies often include replacement insurance terms for the reconstruction costs of repairing or rebuilding real estate property after a catastrophic event such as a fire or flood. But many commercial real estate…
Rank this Week: 523

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: 982

What's New in Employment Law?

What's New in Employment Law?

Focuses on employment law developments, particularly in California.

http://shawvalenza.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 28

    CA Employers: Learn Your I-9 Rules or Pay Up to $10,000

    CA Employers: Learn Your I-9 Rules or Pay Up to $10,000
    The employment of more undocumented immigrants, formerly known as illegal aliens, remains a top priority for the California legislature.  Whatever you think of that, the policy creates a dilemma for employers. The dilemma is…
  • Sep 27

    A Couple of New California Employment Laws that Require Attention

    A Couple of New California Employment Laws that Require Attention
    Here are two recently signed laws that will go into effect 1/1/17.First, the Legislature re-drafted the Labor Code provision that prohibits asking applicants about arrests, convictions that have been expunged, or about misdemeanor marijuana…
  • Sep 6

    California Department of Industrial Relations and Labor Commissioner Create Complaint Hotline

    California Department of Industrial Relations and Labor Commissioner Create Complaint Hotline
    Employees who think their employer is not paying wages or following other California labor laws can now lodge complaints with the Department of Industrial Relations, which includes the state Labor Commissioner's office.  See the press…
Rank this Week: 1195

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/
  • Sep 28

    Cosimo’s Italian Restaurant Sued For Overtime Violation

    Cosimo’s Italian Restaurant Sued For Overtime Violation
    Restaurant workers are suing Cosimo’s Italian Restaurant in Westfield, New Jersey for unpaid overtime wages in New Jersey federal court. Cooks, dishwashers, food preparation workers, and other back of house workers  claim…
  • Sep 26

    Texas Roadhouse to Pay $1.4M to Settle Sexual Harassment and Retaliation Suit

    Texas Roadhouse to Pay $1.4M to Settle Sexual Harassment and Retaliation Suit
    A Texas Roadhouse restaurant in Columbus, Ohio will pay $1.4 million to settle a class sexual harassment suit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). EEOC had charged the restaurant with victimizing a group of female…
  • Sep 19

    Wage Theft Case Filed By Delivery Workers Against Just Salad

    Wage Theft Case Filed By Delivery Workers Against Just Salad
    Delivery persons at Just Salad restaurants in New York were cheated out of their wages and overtime, according to a lawsuit filed in New York federal court. Just Salad allegedly failed to pay its employees the minimum wage and forced them to…
Rank this Week: 3129

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
  • Sep 28

    MBBP Partner Scott Bleier Featured in “Legal Outlook Q&A” Interview with LinkSquare

    MBBP Partner Scott Bleier Featured in “Legal Outlook Q&A” Interview with LinkSquare
    Firm corporate partner Scott Bleier was recently interviewed by LinkSquares, Inc., regarding his vast knowledge and experience as a “veteran startup lawyer”.  Scott discussed various topics relating to startups, including the…
  • Sep 26

    Privacy & Data Security Video: Written Information Security Programs (WISPs) Under Massachusetts Law

    Privacy & Data Security Video: Written Information Security Programs (WISPs) Under Massachusetts Law
    In our third Privacy & Data Security video clip, MBBP Attorney Sandra Kahn discusses the importance of a company’s Written Information Security Program (WISP).  Specifically, Sandy explains the data security…
  • Sep 19

    Privacy & Data Security Video: Privacy in M&A Transaction

    Privacy & Data Security Video: Privacy in M&A Transaction
    In our second Privacy & Data Security video clip, MBBP Attorney Faith Kasparian discusses key privacy and data security issues that companies must consider when participating in an acquisition. Make sure to subscribe to our YouTube…
Rank this Week: 4735

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 28

    Steve Peltin Participates in National Webinar About Workplace Violence

    Steve Peltin Participates in National Webinar About Workplace Violence
    Steve Peltin, Chair of Foster Pepper’s Business and Employment, Labor & Benefits practices, presented a nationally distributed webinar on Tuesday, September 27, 2016 for Lorman Education Services, an organization that provides…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 3720

Labor Relations Today

Labor Relations Today

Provides analysis, resources and commentary on developments in traditional labor law. By McKenna Long & Aldridge.

http://www.laborrelationstoday.com/
Rank this Week: 4908

Employment Law Watch

Employment Law Watch

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

http://www.employmentlawwatch.com/
  • Sep 28

    Employers Act Even Before Additional Protections for Victims of Domestic Violence Are Law

    Employers Act Even Before Additional Protections for Victims of Domestic Violence Are Law
    California Gov. Jerry Brown recently signed AB 2337, strengthening the job protections for victims of domestic violence, and ensuring those who work for employers with 25 or more employees are notified of protected time-off rights for…
  • Sep 13

    CVs: the whole truth?

    CVs: the whole truth?
    At the start of July, in just one of the ever stranger twists and turns taken by the UK’s main political parties this summer, Andrea Leadsom was caught in a storm of questions about the true nature of her 25-year track record in the…
  • Aug 25

    Ninth Circuit Holds Class Action Waivers Are Unenforceable

    Ninth Circuit Holds Class Action Waivers Are Unenforceable
    In a strong blow to employers, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals recently released its opinion in Stephen Morris, et al. v. Ernst & Young, et al., No. 13-16599, D.C. No. 5:12-cv-04964-RMW (August 22, 2016), holding that agreements…
Rank this Week: 3761

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/
  • Sep 28

    Whistleblower Tip Alerts NOAA to Illegally Harvested Atlantic Striped Ba

    Whistleblower Tip Alerts NOAA to Illegally Harvested Atlantic Striped Ba
    Yesterday, the Department of Justice announced that Dewey W. Willis Jr. plead guilty to federal charges for the illegal harvest of Atlantic striped bass from federal waters in 2010. It has been illegal to harvest the Atlantic striped bass,…
  • Sep 27

    Congress Passes “END Wildlife Trafficking Act”

    Congress Passes “END Wildlife Trafficking Act”
    On September 21, 2016, The House of Representatives voted by unanimous consent to pass H.R. 2494, the Eliminate, Neutralize and Disrupt (END) Wildlife Trafficking Act. The bipartisan legislation, designed to combat the growing wildlife…
  • Sep 22

    Encouraging Whistleblower Legislation in West African State

    Encouraging Whistleblower Legislation in West African State
    The Economic Community of West African States’, or ECOWAS, recently held a weeklong anti-corruption meeting in Monrovia, Liberia. Attendees included 13 West African countries, the United Nations Office on Drugs and Arms, and…
Rank this Week: 1063

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/
Rank this Week: 2923

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/
  • Sep 28

    DOL announces 2017 minimum wages for federal contractor

    DOL announces 2017 minimum wages for federal contractor
    The U.S. Department of Labor announced last week that covered federal contractors and subcontractors will be required to pay workers an hourly minimum wage of $10.20 an hour beginning January 1, 2017.  The minimum cash wage for…
  • Sep 23

    Hillary, or The Donald: A voting guide for employer

    Hillary, or The Donald: A voting guide for employer
    As our regular readers know, Employment & Labor Insider is a non-partisan blog. But with the first Presidential debate coming on Monday night, I thought it would be helpful to look at the two major presidential candidates and their…
  • Sep 22

    There’s a new Sheriff in town: The politics and pitfalls of patronage dismissals (Part 2 of 2)

    There’s a new Sheriff in town: The politics and pitfalls of patronage dismissals (Part 2 of 2)
    NOTE FROM ROBIN: This is the second and final installment in a series on the law regarding patronage dismissals in public sector employment by Damon Kitchen, head of our public sector industry group. In last week’s…
Rank this Week: 3145

Atlanta Employment Attorneys Blog

Atlanta Employment Attorneys Blog

Covers employment law. By Mays & Kerr LLC.

http://www.atlantaemploymentattorneysblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1727

Legal Developments In…

Legal Developments In Non-Competition Agreements

Reviews recent cases involving non-competition agreements and related claims. By Kenneth J. Vanko.

http://www.non-competes.com/
  • Sep 28

    Research Firm, With No Customers, Cannot Enforce Non-Compete Agreement

    Research Firm, With No Customers, Cannot Enforce Non-Compete Agreement
    When asked by clients how a court will react to a non-compete, I only can do so much.Responsible lawyer make no guarantees. They lay out a range of options and distribution of outcomes, emphasizing what's most and least likely to occur based…
  • Sep 23

    Deconstructing the Trump Campaign's Non-Compete Agreement

    Deconstructing the Trump Campaign's Non-Compete Agreement
    The inspiration for this post comes from Donna Ballman's terrific blog and her latest post today, titled "Trump Campaign Noncompete Agreements May Break Multiple Laws."It probably comes as no surprise that Trump's noncompete agreement sucks…
  • Sep 23

    Rhode Island Bars Physician Non-Compete

    Rhode Island Bars Physician Non-Compete
    Only rarely do courts strike non-competes on the final element of the three-part reasonableness test: whether enforcement would be contrary to a public interest.Earlier this year, a Rhode Island court followed Massachusetts' lead and held…
Rank this Week: 4110

ERISA Lawyer Blog

ERISA Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.erisalawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 4300

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 27

    Department of Labor Audit UI Tax Division Lawyer Case Update - Delivery Worker

    Department of Labor Audit UI Tax Division Lawyer Case Update - Delivery Worker
    Delivery company found to be liable for unemployment insurance contributions for misclassified independent contractors Speedy Media Associates LLC's business was to deliver, among other things, newspapers, magazines and beverages. Speedy…
  • 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 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…
Rank this Week: 4525

Boletin Laboral

Boletin Laboral

Blog about labor and employment laws and workplace issues in Puerto Rico. By Robert A. Fleming.

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

    Negociado de Desempleo atenta contra empresa

    Negociado de Desempleo atenta contra empresa
    ¿Qué pasa en el Negociado de Seguridad en el Empleo de Puerto Rico, también conocido como el Desempleo? Muchos patronos se quejan del proceso en el Negociado; que es una farsa y muy improbable ganar un caso. No es que los…
  • Sep 25

    Suprema confusion con clausula de no competir

    Suprema confusion con clausula de no competir
    El Tribunal Supremo de Puerto Rico recientemente intervino en una controversia sobre una clausula de no competir.  Aunque  las expresiones vertidas en el caso no cambian el derecho actual en cuanto a una clausula…
  • Aug 21

    Periodo Probatorio de un Año: Realidad o Fantasía

    Periodo Probatorio de un Año: Realidad o Fantasía
    España adoptó hace unos años la llamada ley de ‘apoyo a los emprendedores’ , número  3/2012,  que le permite a un patrono contratar trabajadores mediante contrato un de empleo con un…
Rank this Week: 2162

Boletin Laboral

Boletin Laboral

Labor-employment law and workplace issues in Puerto Rico. By Robert A. Fleming.

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

    Negociado de Desempleo atenta contra empresa

    Negociado de Desempleo atenta contra empresa
    ¿Qué pasa en el Negociado de Seguridad en el Empleo de Puerto Rico, también conocido como el Desempleo? Muchos patronos se quejan del proceso en el Negociado; que es una farsa y muy improbable ganar un caso. No es que los…
  • Sep 25

    Suprema confusion con clausula de no competir

    Suprema confusion con clausula de no competir
    El Tribunal Supremo de Puerto Rico recientemente intervino en una controversia sobre una clausula de no competir.  Aunque  las expresiones vertidas en el caso no cambian el derecho actual en cuanto a una clausula…
  • Aug 21

    Periodo Probatorio de un Año: Realidad o Fantasía

    Periodo Probatorio de un Año: Realidad o Fantasía
    España adoptó hace unos años la llamada ley de ‘apoyo a los emprendedores’ , número  3/2012,  que le permite a un patrono contratar trabajadores mediante contrato un de empleo con un…
Rank this Week: 1975

Joseph Greenwald & Laake, PA Blog

Joseph Greenwald & Laake, PA Blog

Covers business law, civil litigation, civil rights, criminal defense, estates & trusts, family law, labor & employment, medical malpractice, personal injury, real estate, qui tam and workers' compensation.

http://www.jgllaw.com/blog
  • Sep 27

    On Behalf of Maryland Resident, Firm Assails Private Prison Transport Company for Inhumane Action

    On Behalf of Maryland Resident, Firm Assails Private Prison Transport Company for Inhumane Action
      A complaint that our firm has just filed in the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland tells a powerful and appalling story of the abuse of an American citizen, convicted of no crime, at the hands of employees of PTS of…
  • Aug 18

    What Is Medical Negligence and What Can You Do If You Are a Victim?

    What Is Medical Negligence and What Can You Do If You Are a Victim?
    I am Andrew E. Greenwald, and I am a partner at Joseph Greenwald & Laake, and am a former chair of the American Association for Justice Birth Trauma Litigation Group, have given over 100 lectures to trial lawyer and other groups and have…
  • Aug 18

    Is Entrepreneurship Making a Comeback?

    Is Entrepreneurship Making a Comeback?
    Significant economic indicators continue to support the proposition that new business startup activity is on the rise.  On August 4, 2016, the Kauffman Foundation released the 2016 Kauffman Index of Startup Activity, its highly respected…
Rank this Week: 2091

Employment Law Spotlight

Employment Law Spotlight

By Baker Hostetler.

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

    New Seattle Ordinance Restricts Scheduling Practice

    New Seattle Ordinance Restricts Scheduling Practice
    Many of us are familiar with the lyrics of Dolly Parton: “Workin’ 9 to 5, what a way to make a livin’…” A predictable work schedule, however, is not so universal in the retail and food services businesses. For…
  • Sep 21

    Transgender Issues in the Law and in the Workplace

    Transgender Issues in the Law and in the Workplace
    Visibility of transgendered persons has been heightened lately. Caitlyn Jenner received an ESPY award for her bravery in discussing trans issues, there are story lines in popular television shows like “Orange Is the New Black”…
  • Aug 8

    Pokémon – A Wake-up Call to Employers on the Importance of Electronic Use Policie

    Pokémon – A Wake-up Call to Employers on the Importance of Electronic Use Policie
    As my 11-year-old begs to borrow my mobile device to catch a Pokémon, I become one more Generation X member unwittingly joining the millions of millennials participating in an augmented reality game. For employers, Pokémon…
Rank this Week: 1717

Trade Secrets and Noncompete Blog

Trade Secrets and Noncompete Blog

Covers the law of restrictive covenants, unfair competition and trade secrets. By Epstein Becker Green.

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

    Non-Solicitation Violation Leads to $6.9M in Damages – Employment Law This Week

    Non-Solicitation Violation Leads to $6.9M in Damages – Employment Law This Week
    Featured in the top story on Employment Law This Week:  Former employees turned competitors in Pennsylvania are hit with $4.5 million in punitive damages. An insurance brokerage firm sued a group of employees, claiming that they…
  • Sep 15

    Appeals Court Divided On Bad Faith Under Illinois Trade Secrets Act

    Appeals Court Divided On Bad Faith Under Illinois Trade Secrets Act
    In a question of first impression, the Illinois Appellate Court recently addressed what constitutes “bad faith” for purposes of awarding attorneys’ fees to the prevailing party under §5 of the Illinois Trade Secret Act…
  • Sep 14

    Non-Solicit Violation: $4.5 Million Punitive Damage Award Upheld

    Non-Solicit Violation: $4.5 Million Punitive Damage Award Upheld
    Rarely do we see punitive damages being awarded in cases involving the movement of employees and information between firms. The Superior Court of Pennsylvania last week affirmed a punitive damage award granted by a Judge of the Court of…
Rank this Week: 2816

SourcingSpeak

SourcingSpeak

Provides news and analysis of outsourcing, insourcing and beyond. By Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP.

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

    FCA Says Big Data Use by Insurers Generally Working Fine—Data Protection Concerns Flagged

    FCA Says Big Data Use by Insurers Generally Working Fine—Data Protection Concerns Flagged
    The UK’s financial services regulator, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), has recently published summaries of the responses it received to a Call for Inputs (CfI) on the use of big data in the retail general insurance (GI) sector as…
  • Aug 16

    Amazon Case Means EU B2C Website Terms May Need an Update

    Amazon Case Means EU B2C Website Terms May Need an Update
    If you operate a website which does business with consumers based in the European Union, read on. In the recent case, Verein für Konsumenteninformation v Amazon EU Sàrl (28 July 2016), brought by Austrian consumer protection…
  • Aug 12

    UK Financial Conduct Authority—Regulated Firms Can Go to the Cloud

    UK Financial Conduct Authority—Regulated Firms Can Go to the Cloud
    July 7, 2016, saw the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) publish fresh guidance in order to clarify the requirements which apply to the financial services firms it regulates when outsourcing to the cloud. When the FCA talks about…
Rank this Week: 3267

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 27

    M&A prospects in the healthcare industry

    M&A prospects in the healthcare industry
    RR Donnelley’s August 2016 VENUE Market Spotlight focused on the healthcare industry and the prospects for M&A activity in that space over the next 12 months. The report notes that there were 678 healthcare transactions in the…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 2056

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: 1814

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/
  • Sep 27

    What rights and protections are there for workers on zero hours contracts in the UK?

    What rights and protections are there for workers on zero hours contracts in the UK?
    In the UK, a zero hours worker is a casual worker engaged on a zero hours contract. A zero hours contract is defined in UK legislation as a contract of employment or other worker’s contract under which a worker undertakes to perform…
  • Sep 26

    The Duty to Mitigate and its Impact on Damage

    The Duty to Mitigate and its Impact on Damage
    Employer clients often ask during a wrongful or constructive dismissal lawsuit what damages may be awarded.  One relevant consideration  is the common law duty to mitigate.  A wrongfully dismissed employee has a duty to…
  • Sep 23

    “What rights and protections are there for workers on zero hours contracts in Germany?”

    “What rights and protections are there for workers on zero hours contracts in Germany?”
    Unlike in the U.K. and other EU member states, zero hours contracts are not (yet) common practice in Germany. To date, other arrangements aimed at achieving “flexible working” such as fixed-term or part-time contracts, secondment…
Rank this Week: 2057

California Employment Law

California Employment Law

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

http://californiaemploymentlaw.foxrothschild.com
  • Sep 26

    New Arbitration Protections for CA Employee

    New Arbitration Protections for CA Employee
    California’s legislature has passed two new statutes that increase the protections for employees arbitrating workplace disputes. SB 1007, which passed on September 1, 2016, gives any party to arbitration proceedings “the…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 2080

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 26

    MINExpo 2016 begin

    MINExpo 2016 begin
    Big trucks, big everything, the scale of the equipment here is astounding. We will focus most of our posts on Twitter so follow us @worksafereport if you are interested! →
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 1989

Labor & Employment Law…

Labor & Employment Law Perspectives

By Foley & Lardner LLP.

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

    Two Lawsuits Hope to Put the Brakes on Overtime Rule Change

    Two Lawsuits Hope to Put the Brakes on Overtime Rule Change
    With a December 1 deadline looming, millions of employers across the country are scrambling to implement new compensation and classification practices in response to the U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL) new overtime rule, announced in…
  • Sep 26

    Have a Management Rights Clause? It May Not Save You from Bargaining with the Union

    Have a Management Rights Clause? It May Not Save You from Bargaining with the Union
    Many union employers insist on strong management clauses in their labor agreements. Such clauses contain language reserving for the employer the right to adopt new rules and regulations.  A reasonable employer may assume that this…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 1780

California Peculiarities…

California Peculiarities Employment Law Blog

Covers California employment law. By Seyfarth Shaw.

http://www.calpeculiarities.com/
  • Sep 26

    The 16th Edition of Litigating California Wage & Hour and Labor Code Class Actions Is Here!

    The 16th Edition of Litigating California Wage & Hour and Labor Code Class Actions Is Here!
    Authored by Christopher A. Crosman. We are excited to announce the 16th edition of Seyfarth Shaw’s publication Litigating California Wage & Hour and Labor Code Class Actions. As in previous editions, this publication reviews the…
  • 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”…
Rank this Week: 1778

Law Office of Goldstein and Clegg,…

Law Office of Goldstein and Clegg, LLC Blog

Covers employment law and bankruptcy.

http://www.goldsteinandclegglaw.com/index.php/blog/
  • Sep 26

    Does an employer have to provide an alternative position or reassignment as a reasonable accommodation?

    Does an employer have to provide an alternative position or reassignment as a reasonable accommodation?
    When an employee cannot physically perform the essential function of their position, but can perform light sedentary work, an employer needs to consider providing an alternative position to the employee or at least consider placement in a…
  • Mar 31

    Are Arbitration agreements enforceable in employment and discrimination matters?

    Are Arbitration agreements enforceable in employment and discrimination matters?
    Often times when someone starts a new job, they are made to sign a stack full of papers.  Typically the new employee does not read these documents, and included in them is an agreement that if there is a dispute in work, the employee…
  • Jan 29

    Top 10 Kinds of Work-Place Retaliation

    Top 10 Kinds of Work-Place Retaliation
    In Massachusetts most employees can be fired for any reason or no reason at all. However, there is an exception to this rule and that is that your employer can not retaliate against you and fire you as a result of asserting a right that the…
Rank this Week: 1270

Massachusetts Employment Law Blog

Massachusetts Employment Law Blog

By Goldstein & Clegg.

http://goldsteinandclegglaw.com/blog/
  • Sep 26

    Does an employer have to provide an alternative position or reassignment as a reasonable accommodation?

    Does an employer have to provide an alternative position or reassignment as a reasonable accommodation?
    When an employee cannot physically perform the essential function of their position, but can perform light sedentary work, an employer needs to consider providing an alternative position to the employee or at least consider placement in a…
  • Mar 31

    Are Arbitration agreements enforceable in employment and discrimination matters?

    Are Arbitration agreements enforceable in employment and discrimination matters?
    Often times when someone starts a new job, they are made to sign a stack full of papers.  Typically the new employee does not read these documents, and included in them is an agreement that if there is a dispute in work, the employee…
  • Jan 29

    Top 10 Kinds of Work-Place Retaliation

    Top 10 Kinds of Work-Place Retaliation
    In Massachusetts most employees can be fired for any reason or no reason at all. However, there is an exception to this rule and that is that your employer can not retaliate against you and fire you as a result of asserting a right that the…
Rank this Week: 2063

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/
  • Sep 26

    Representing the Injured or Disabled Member Part 12: Newsletter Serie

    Representing the Injured or Disabled Member Part 12: Newsletter Serie
    By Jim Cline and Erica Shelley Nelson Representing the Injured or Disabled Member Part 12: The Duty to Accommodate Mental Health Issues This article is the 12th in a multiple part series covering the rights your injured and…
  • Sep 26

    Disability Reasonable Accommodation Table Expanded and Posted on Premium Website

    Disability Reasonable Accommodation Table Expanded and Posted on Premium Website
    By Jim Cline As part of our continued effort provide the best possible information to our clients and Premium Website subscribers we have vastly expanded our “Reasonable Accommodation” case table. The case table shows what types…
  • Sep 26

    Seattle CPI Maintains its 2% Pace, National Index Lags Behind

    Seattle CPI Maintains its 2% Pace, National Index Lags Behind
     By Jim Cline The recently released August CPI-W report shows the Seattle index continuing at the same level last report in the bi-monthly June report:  2.0%.  As it has for some time, the All-Cities-W, as it has recently,…
Rank this Week: 2521