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That's What She Said

That's What She Said

Analyzes the settlement value for employment law violations on the NBC TV show "The Office." By Ford & Harrison.

http://blogs.hrhero.com/thatswhatshesaid/
  • May 30

    Time to say goodbye (for now)

    Time to say goodbye (for now)
    Series Litigation Value: various harassment, discrimination, and bizarre workers’ compensation matters = astronomical; future employment matters due to Dwight taking over as Regional Manager = enough to keep Dunder Mifflin’s…
  • May 17

    Finale

    Finale
    Litigation Value:  Bless your heart if you’re still keeping track at this point. This blog has always focused on bad behavior.  We tease out employment law issues by writing about the characters who do things in the workplace…
  • May 13

    No nonsense

    No nonsense
    Litigation Value:  Office romance with the new Regional Manager (and A.A.R.M.) = fodder for a potential sexual harassment claim; eliminating nonsense from the workplace = every human resources manager’s dream; Dwight giving up a…
Rank this Week: 1046

San Antonio Employment Law Blog

San Antonio Employment Law Blog

Discuss labor and employment law issues for the San Antonio, Texas community. By Thomas J. Crane.

http://www.sanantonioemploymentlawblog.com/
  • Oct 30

    A True Cowboy Judges a Person On His/Her Own Merit

    A True Cowboy Judges a Person On His/Her Own Merit
    An acquaintance passed away recently. His passing brought to mind the high school I graduated from in 1975. Mike Gallagher graduated from John Marshal High School a couple of years before I did. He was a football player, and an officer in the…
  • Oct 29

    Blackwater Guards Found Guilty

    Blackwater Guards Found Guilty
    We went into the Iraq War on the cheap. We entered that war with the smallest number of troops possible. So, that lead to the US relying on private security firms for a number of missions. One such mission was providing security for the…
  • Oct 28

    Judge Jones Cleared of Ethics Charges, Pending Appeal

    Judge Jones Cleared of Ethics Charges, Pending Appeal
    I wrote before about Judge Edith Jones, who has been accused of making racist comments at a Federalist Society meeting. See my prior post here. She allegedly stated that certain racial groups, such as African-Americans and Hispanics, are…
Rank this Week: 1183

What's New in Employment Law?

What's New in Employment Law?

Focuses on employment law developments, particularly in California.

http://shawvalenza.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 30

    NLRB Doubles Down: Again Holds Waivers of Class Actions in Arbitration Agreements Illegal

    NLRB Doubles Down: Again Holds Waivers of Class Actions in Arbitration Agreements Illegal
    It's election time. So here's a short political rant:  The National Labor Relations Board is one of the administrative agencies that prove the cliche: elections have consequences.  (The President nominates the Board's members, each…
  • Oct 30

    California Employers: Remember Voting Time Obligations and Poster

    California Employers: Remember Voting Time Obligations and Poster
    I'm a bit late with this reminder:  At least 10 days before the November 4 election, employers in California must post this notice. Employers also must give employees up to two hours off to vote if they are unable to vote…
  • Oct 6

    Governor Brown Signs End of Session Employment Laws Part II

    Governor Brown Signs End of Session Employment Laws Part II
    Here are some of the other employment laws that Governor Jerry Brown has signed, which will result in new obligations and liabilities in 2015.  AB 1897 (text is here)  This new law states that employers that use temp agencies…
Rank this Week: 1329

Business Blog

Business Blog

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

http://www.businesslawnews.com/
  • Oct 30

    Is America’s Favorite Pastime Wreaking Havoc on Productivity?

    Is America’s Favorite Pastime Wreaking Havoc on Productivity?
    With the growing popularity of fantasy leagues, America's favorite pastime, football, is a full-time occupation that is no longer reserved for Sundays. Managing players and tracking statistics increasingly distracts workers from the…
  • Oct 29

    Voting Leave: Are Employers Required to Grant Employees Time Off to Cast Their Ballots?

    Voting Leave: Are Employers Required to Grant Employees Time Off to Cast Their Ballots?
    Election Day is Tuesday, November 4, 2014. While most employees are able to cast their ballots outside of their working hours, some may need to take time off to vote. State law dictates whether employers need to provide employees time off to…
  • Oct 28

    Driverless Cars: Balancing the Risks vs. the Reward

    Driverless Cars: Balancing the Risks vs. the Reward
    Audi recently made headlines when its driverless car reached speeds of nearly 150 miles per hour. Google also unveiled its latest iteration of the self-driving car this past summer. Unlike prior designs, which retained steering wheels,…
Rank this Week: 1162

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: 1319

Chicago Overtime Lawyer Blog

Chicago Overtime Lawyer Blog

Covers the Fair Labor Standards Act, overtime, class actions, and wage and hour cases. By Chicago Overtime Law Center.

http://www.chicagoovertimelawyerblog.com/
  • Oct 28

    Sketchers Settles Wage and Hour Class Action in California

    Sketchers Settles Wage and Hour Class Action in California
    The class of potential class members currently consists of about 4,800 current and former employees of the shoe company. So far, none of the members has opted out of the class or objected to the proposed settlement. All of the class members…
  • Oct 25

    Victoria’s Secret Sued in California Overtime Class Action

    Victoria’s Secret Sued in California Overtime Class Action
    The wage and hour lawsuit, filed on behalf of all current and former employees working for Victoria's Secret in California, is seeking $37 million in unpaid wages and overtime. The class action lawsuit was initially filed in California's…
  • Oct 20

    Judge Rejects $324 Million Settlement of Employee Wage Price Fixing Case Against Apple, Google and Other High Tech Employer

    Judge Rejects $324 Million Settlement of Employee Wage Price Fixing Case Against Apple, Google and Other High Tech Employer
    The very large class action lawsuit against Apple, Google, and Adobe has captivated the attention of employment attorneys and tech moguls all over the country. The lawsuit alleges that the three companies were engaged in an illegal agreement…
Rank this Week: 1381

GT L&E Blog

GT L&E Blog

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

http://www.gtleblog.com/
  • Oct 28

    Labor Contractor and Independent Contractor Issue

    Labor Contractor and Independent Contractor Issue
    California has, for a variety of reasons, become a particularly hostile environment for alternative workforces over the past few years. The court decisions over the past year have been quite aggressive in attacking a variety of independent…
  • Oct 23

    Employment Impact of the Imminent Issuance of Drivers Licenses to Persons Whose Presence in the U.S. is NOT Authorized by Federal Law

    Employment Impact of the Imminent Issuance of Drivers Licenses to Persons Whose Presence in the U.S. is NOT Authorized by Federal Law
    When the California Legislature chose to go its own way on immigration reform in 2013, it pulled employers in California into the middle of the immigration debate and a potentially very high stakes enforcement game. The constitutional issues…
  • Sep 26

    New Employment Practices Required by Federal Government Contractor

    New Employment Practices Required by Federal Government Contractor
    Two Executive Orders have been recently issued requiring federal government contractors to adopt practices ensuring the fair treatment of certain classes of workers. A new GT Alert, authored by  Johnine P. Barnes, Ryan C. Bradel and…
Rank this Week: 1085

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/
  • Oct 28

    BREAKING: EEOC seeks court order to halt Honeywell’s biometric testing

    BREAKING: EEOC seeks court order to halt Honeywell’s biometric testing
    Thanks to Kate Bischoff of The Employment Law Navigator for bringing this to our attention. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission filed a petition yesterday in federal court in Minnesota to stop Honeywell International, Inc., from…
  • Oct 24

    LGBT charges are rolling in, EEOC Commissioner say

    LGBT charges are rolling in, EEOC Commissioner say
    Chai Feldblum, a Commissioner of the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, recently presented an update on the EEOC’s handling of charges alleging sexual orientation and gender identity discrimination. At the meeting, reported…
  • Oct 24

    Halloween in the workplace? Bah! Humbug!

    Halloween in the workplace? Bah! Humbug!
    When it comes to Halloween in the workplace, just call me Scrooge. A reader writes, Hi, Robin. I dread the prospect of employees coming to work in inappropriate Halloween costumes. I’ve seen costumes that are sexually provocative, or…
Rank this Week: 1147

Employers' Lawyers

Employers' Lawyers

Provides best practice tips, checklists and updates designed to keep organizations of all sizes in compliance with federal and state employment laws. By Holland & Hart.

http://www.employerslawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1297

Human Resources News

Human Resources News

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

http://blogs.hrhero.com/hrnews/
  • Oct 27

    Voters in four states to decide on minimum wage hike

    Voters in four states to decide on minimum wage hike
    Voters in four states—Alaska, Arkansas, Nebraska, and South Dakota—will decide on minimum wage increases when they go to the polls on November 4, and Illinois voters will make their opinion on the issue known in a nonbinding…
  • Oct 9

    Voters to decide on Anchorage collective bargaining ordinance

    Voters to decide on Anchorage collective bargaining ordinance
    by Tom Daniel When voters in Anchorage go to the polls in November, they will decide the fate of a local ordinance that reins in the collective bargaining rights of municipal employees. A referendum to repeal the local ordinance known as the…
  • Oct 8

    BLR Launches Professional Development Network for Hospitality Industry HR Leader

    BLR Launches Professional Development Network for Hospitality Industry HR Leader
    BLR® – Business & Legal Resources, a leading provider of employment law compliance and training solutions for HR, has launched a new professional network called HR Executive Roundtable | Hospitality. HR Executive Roundtable |…
Rank this Week: 1247

Employer Law Report

Employer Law Report

Covers recent legal developments and trends affecting employers. By Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP.

http://www.employerlawreport.com/
Rank this Week: 1243

Iowa Law Blog

Iowa Law Blog

Covers business, employment, trust & estates family, real estate, regulatory compliance and utility law. By Sullivan & Ward, PC.

http://www.iowa-lawblog.com/
  • Oct 17

    An Employer's Responsibility when Domestic Violence Invades the Workplace

    An Employer's Responsibility when Domestic Violence Invades the Workplace
     In the wake of domestic violence charges against NFL players and the public’s outrage at the NFL’s response as a business owner you may be thinking how you might respond when faced with an employee charged with domestic…
  • Aug 29

    The Best Lawyers in America: Mark Landa

    The Best Lawyers in America: Mark Landa
    Mark Landa has been selected to be included in the 21st Edition of the The Best Lawyers in America for his work in the practice area of Environmental Law.  Inclusion in Best Lawyers is based on a peer-review survey comprising more than…
  • Aug 4

    Notable Utility Related Bills Passed in 2014 Session

    Notable Utility Related Bills Passed in 2014 Session
    The 2014 session of the Iowa General Assembly brought a few changes to the public utilities law practice in Iowa. Lawmakers focused their utility related discourse on tax credits for renewable energy, renewable fuels and solar energy, purview…
Rank this Week: 1246

Transgender Workplace Diversity

Transgender Workplace Diversity

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

http://transworkplace.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 10

    Upcoming webcast on transgender employment discrimination claim

    Upcoming webcast on transgender employment discrimination claim
    Upcoming webcast on transgender employment discrimination claims  I am doing a continuing legal education webcast for Lawline.com on transgender employment discrimination claims on Monday, October 13, 2014. The video will also be…
  • Sep 28

    Lakeland woman part of historic transgender civil rights lawsuit

    Lakeland woman part of historic transgender civil rights lawsuit
    Lakeland woman part of historic transgender civil rights lawsuitMy client, Brandi Branson, is part of an historic lawsuit filed by the United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. The EEOC has for the first time filed a lawsuit in…
  • Sep 19

    Judge Backs EEOC’s Right to Investigate Companywide Policy

    Judge Backs EEOC’s Right to Investigate Companywide Policy
    Here is an interesting press release from the EEOC.  Often, employers resist the idea that they should have to show what their policy has been company-wide. They want to restrict the documentation to the specific incident involved. If…
Rank this Week: 1180

Employment Law 101

Employment Law 101

Covers employment law trends. By John A. Gallagher.

http://employmentlaw101.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 7

    Do I Need a Lawyer to Help Appeal if My Pennsylvania Unemployment Claim Has Been Denied?

    Do I Need a Lawyer to Help Appeal if My Pennsylvania Unemployment Claim Has Been Denied?
    If You Receive a Notice of Determination Saying You Are Ineligible for Unemployment Benefits in Pennsylvania, You Must Appeal it Within 15 DaysDo Not Miss 15 Day DeadlineAs I discuss in my Answers to FAQs re: Unemployment in Pennsylvania…
  • Jul 2

    NFL Execs and Player Rank Nick Foles as Tier 2, Top 15 Quarterback

    NFL Execs and Player Rank Nick Foles as Tier 2, Top 15 Quarterback
    Nick Foles Rated 15th Best Quarterback in NFL by Those in the Know - Executives, Scouts and Players Say Nick Foles is the 15th Best Quarterback in the NFL and That Foles is Better Than Cam Newton, Jay Cutler and RGIIII believe you have to be…
  • Jul 1

    Winners and Losers in the Hotel Hobby Decision by SCOTUS

    Winners and Losers in the Hotel Hobby Decision by SCOTUS
    WHO ARE THE WINNERS AND WHO ARE THE LOSERS IN THE SUPREME COURT'S RECENT RULING THAT CLOSELY HELD COMPANIES DO NOT HAVE TO PAY FOR CONTRACEPTIVES PRESCRIBED TO THEIR FEMALE EMPLOYEES?  EXAMINING THE HOTEL LOBBY DECISIONIf you have an…
Rank this Week: 1357

Weiss Berzowski Brady LLP Blog

Weiss Berzowski Brady LLP Blog

Covers business law, employment law, estate planning, real estate law and tax law.

http://www.wbb-law.com/multimedia/blog
Rank this Week: 1269

Employment Lawyer Blog

Employment Lawyer Blog

Covers workplace discrimination, and employee rights news and updates. By Joseph & Kirschenbaum LLP.

http://www.employment-lawyer-blog.com/
  • Sep 21

    5 Reasons Higher Wages Are Good for Employees and Employers Alike

    5 Reasons Higher Wages Are Good for Employees and Employers Alike
    Our New York employment attorneys have witnessed the awful impact of wage cuts and lower salaries on working conditions and employee morale. But what happens when wages go up — when hourly rates are raised on a city, state, or federal…
  • Sep 14

    Minnesota Wage Hike Prompts Restaurant to Pass Costs to Consumers with a New “Minimum Wage” Fee

    Minnesota Wage Hike Prompts Restaurant to Pass Costs to Consumers with a New “Minimum Wage” Fee
    Our New York employment attorneys applaud the work of Minnesota lawmakers, who recently raised the state minimum wage from $6.15 per hour to $8 per hour. Smaller businesses have more time to prepare for these changes, and they won’t be…
  • Sep 8

    Recent Cases Point to Higher Incidences of Wage Theft

    Recent Cases Point to Higher Incidences of Wage Theft
    Our New York employment attorneys aren't the only ones seeing more cases related to wage theft. As more companies cut corners and more employees report shrinking paychecks, the number of lawsuits grows nationwide. Current or recent cases…
Rank this Week: 1301

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
  • Aug 20

    “I’m not dead yet,” says Massachusetts Noncompete and UTSA Reform

    “I’m not dead yet,” says Massachusetts Noncompete and UTSA Reform
    In a surprising turn of events last week, Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick announced that he was reintroducing legislation to modify Masschusetts noncompete law and to adopt a version of the Uniform Trade Secrets Act. The noncompete bill…
  • Jul 31

    Massachusetts Noncompete and UTSA Bills Are Dead

    Massachusetts Noncompete and UTSA Bills Are Dead
    While it was close this year, in the end, there was no legislative reform of either Massachusetts noncompete law or Massachusetts trade secrets law. I expect, however, that Senator Will Brownsberger and Representative…
  • Jul 3

    Update on Massachusetts Noncompete and Trade Secrets Bill

    Update on Massachusetts Noncompete and Trade Secrets Bill
    Progress in the Massachusetts State House: On Tuesday, July 1, the latest version of the Massachusetts Noncompete Bill (the latest version of the bill that I had drafted for Senator Will Brownsberger and Representative Lori…
Rank this Week: 1086

New Jersey Public Safety Officers…

New Jersey Public Safety Officers Law Blog

Covers employment issues related to corrections officers, firefighters, and police officers in New Jersey. By Frank M. Crivelli of Arpaia and Crivelli.

http://www.njpublicsafetyofficers.com/
  • May 6

    Qualifying For Accidental Disability Retirement Benefits: The Facts Matter

    Qualifying For Accidental Disability Retirement Benefits: The Facts Matter
    Unfortunately, during the course of a law enforcement officer's career, "on and off the many officers become job" and "off the job" injuries and illnesses occured and, which ultimately lead to, disabled both on and off the job one's…
  • Apr 1

    The Current State of the Interest Arbitration Process: A Fractured System

    The Current State of the Interest Arbitration Process: A Fractured System
    In accordance with a report issued by NJ.Com, more than 40 towns and counties filed petitions to compel compulsory interest arbitration in anticipation of the expiration of what is commonly referred to as the "2% cap" law. Today, April 1,…
  • Mar 27

    Legislature To Vote On Extension Of Arbitration Cap for Police, Fire

    Legislature To Vote On Extension Of Arbitration Cap for Police, Fire
    As reported by northjersey.com, top Democratic lawmakers are rushing to extend the cap on police and firefighter pay raises that some say has helped keep property tax bills in check. But local officials say the bill expected to be voted on…
Rank this Week: 1076

Sexual Harassment Lawyer Blawg

Sexual Harassment Lawyer Blawg

Covers racial and sexual harassment and education law. By Law Offices of Joshua Friedman.

http://www.sexualharassmentlawyerblawg.com/
  • Jul 20

    Plaintiff is Entitled to Read the Defendant's Email

    Plaintiff is Entitled to Read the Defendant's Email
    The Law Offices of Joshua Friedman PC routinely seeks production of e-mail, texts and video that contain racially and sexually offensive words and images, sent by managers. These are the same managers charged with enforcing the employer's…
  • Jul 18

    Civil Rights Struggle in the Press and Court

    Civil Rights Struggle in the Press and Court
    The Law Offices of Joshua Friedman PC has a multi-disciplinary approach to civil rights advocacy. We believe civil rights have never been won solely or even primarily in court. Public struggle is protected activity under civil rights statutes…
  • Jan 2

    New York Athletic Club Tried to keep Testimony about Sexual Harassment and Racial Slurs Secret

    New York Athletic Club Tried to keep Testimony about Sexual Harassment and Racial Slurs Secret
    During the Civil Rights Movement advocates used a combination of lawsuits, sit ins, protest marches, and boycotts, to fight institutional racism. Newspaper reporting of these protests played an important role in changing public opinion, which…
Rank this Week: 1219

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: 1201

Blake Firm Business Law Blog

Blake Firm Business Law Blog

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

http://theblakefirm.com/blog/
  • Jan 29

    Austin Innovation Week & RISE Entrepreneurship Conference Presentation

    Austin Innovation Week & RISE Entrepreneurship Conference Presentation
    We are proud to announce two new business law presentations in the month of May. For the third year in a row, we are hosting a presentation with the RISE Entrepreneurship Conference. We are also hosting a business law presentation ……
  • Oct 8

    Enforcing Texas Employment Contracts & Non-Compete Agreement

    Enforcing Texas Employment Contracts & Non-Compete Agreement
    Non-compete agreements in employment contracts are often misunderstood by both employers and employees. Texas employment law generally protects employees, and Texas is known as a right to work state, often construing employment contracts and…
  • Oct 2

    Selling a C-Corp: Stock Sale vs Asset Sale

    Selling a C-Corp: Stock Sale vs Asset Sale
    Selling a corporation is generally achieved by either an asset sale or by selling all company stock. When selling a business in Texas, selling the stock of a C-corporation rather than just selling the company assets often results in better…
Rank this Week: 1294

Labor Relations Update

Labor Relations Update

By Proskauer Rose LLP.

http://www.laborrelationsupdate.com
  • Oct 30

    NLRB Imposes Extraordinary, Tough Remedies for Egregious and Pervasive Violation

    NLRB Imposes Extraordinary, Tough Remedies for Egregious and Pervasive Violation
    In a landmark decision, the National Labor Relation Board has imposed an array of extraordinary remedies against an employer for what the NLRB described as “egregious and pervasive violations” of the National Labor Relations…
  • Oct 19

    Ebola and Potential Labor Relations Issue

    Ebola and Potential Labor Relations Issue
    The Ebola panic presently sweeping the U.S. raises a host of potential issues for employers.  We recently provided guidance to help employers ensure employee safety while also complying with legal obligations under the Americans with…
  • Oct 2

    NLRB Refines Its Test for Independent Contractor Statu

    NLRB Refines Its Test for Independent Contractor Statu
    The National Labor Relations Board, with one member dissenting, has issued a decision in which it “refines” the test it uses for determining whether it will find individuals performing services for an employer to be employees, who…
Rank this Week: 2076

Employment Law Watch

Employment Law Watch

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

http://www.employmentlawwatch.com/
  • Oct 30

    Employers Using Personality Tests To Vet Applicants Need Cautious 'Personalities' of Their Own

    Employers Using Personality Tests To Vet Applicants Need Cautious 'Personalities' of Their Own
    Sara A. Begley, Julia Y. Trankiem and Sarah T. Hansel have posted a new article on Forbes.com. With a growing number of employers using personality tests to vet job applicants, it is important for management to understand the pitfalls of…
  • Oct 17

    The Fight Against Ebola: How Employers Can Join the Front Line

    The Fight Against Ebola: How Employers Can Join the Front Line
    Joel S. Barras and Sarah T. Hansel have posted a new article on Forbes.com. With the first United States Ebola cases diagnosed in Dallas, employers are asking: What can we do to protect our workforce, especially if an employee will be…
  • Oct 17

    What Ebola means for employers worldwide

    What Ebola means for employers worldwide
    This post was written by Thomas Ince and Laura H. Juillet. As more terrible news of the on-going Ebola epidemic continues to reach us each day, and with the disease showing no sign of slowing, employers around the world are asking what steps…
Rank this Week: 2074

FMLA Insights

FMLA Insights

Covers the Family Medical Leave Act. By Franczek Radelet.

http://www.fmlainsights.com
Rank this Week: 2188

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
  • Oct 29

    How to Slay the Monster of a Proposed Multistate Class Action

    How to Slay the Monster of a Proposed Multistate Class Action
    Authored by Jacob Oslick Adventuring heroes in fantasy fiction soon learn to fight different types of evil beast differently.  Some must be fought by fire, some by water, some by the sword, and some by magic.  The hero who foolishly…
  • Oct 27

    New York Court Side-Steps Issue of Deference to State DOL

    New York Court Side-Steps Issue of Deference to State DOL
    Authored by Gena Usenheimer How much deference should courts give to interpretive guidance from the New York State DOL? At least for now, the answer remains unclear. In February 2014, we reported on the Second Circuit’s request for…
  • Oct 16

    Perfecting The “Pick Off”: Using A Rule 68 Offer Of Judgment To Get FLSA Collective Actions “Out”

    Perfecting The “Pick Off”: Using A Rule 68 Offer Of Judgment To Get FLSA Collective Actions “Out”
    Co-authored by Gerald L. Maatman, Jr. and Scott Rabe “Sometimes surrender is the best option.”  That is how Judge Raymond J. Dearie of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York described how the Rule 68…
Rank this Week: 2082

California Peculiarities…

California Peculiarities Employment Law Blog

Covers California employment law. By Seyfarth Shaw.

http://www.calpeculiarities.com/
  • Oct 29

    When it comes to paying employees final wages, ti-i-i-ime is NOT on your side: A Refresher on Labor Code 203

    When it comes to paying employees final wages, ti-i-i-ime is NOT on your side: A Refresher on Labor Code 203
    Authored by Seyfarth Shaw LLP By Brian P. Long When you dismiss an employee for poor performance, or when he beats you to the punch by quitting on you, you rarely feel the urge to rush that slacker his final check. But you should. Under the…
  • Oct 23

    Managing the Two P’s: Profanity and Politics in the Workplace

    Managing the Two P’s: Profanity and Politics in the Workplace
    Authored by Seyfarth Shaw LLP By Nick Geannacopulos and Emily Barker You have likely noticed that business interactions and the way people communicate professionally have declined in formality over recent years.  The “Friday…
  • Oct 8

    When Do Employers Get a Break From Meal Period Rules?

    When Do Employers Get a Break From Meal Period Rules?
    Authored by Seyfarth Shaw LLP By Colleen M. Regan Over the past decade, plaintiffs have filed hundreds of class actions alleging that California employers have failed to “provide” meal breaks.  The California Supreme court…
Rank this Week: 1971

Pennsylvania Worker's Compensation…

Pennsylvania Worker's Compensation Blog

Covers worker's compensation and Social Security litigation. By Martin LLC.

http://www.paworkinjury.com/blog/
  • Oct 29

    What types of workers’ compensation benefits are available?

    What types of workers’ compensation benefits are available?
    If you are injured at work, your employer’s workers’ compensation policy must pay for your medical care, but your benefits may go much further than doctors’ appointments and health care. Depending on the type and extent of your…
  • Oct 22

    More than Ebola: Nurses face daily dangers at work

    More than Ebola: Nurses face daily dangers at work
    The news that two nurses caught Ebola after caring for a man who later died of the infection at a Texas hospital has alarmed nurses and health care officials nationwide. Investigators are looking into how the women contracted the…
  • Oct 22

    House Bill 1846 on Physician Dispensing Passes the House

    House Bill 1846 on Physician Dispensing Passes the House
    On Monday, October 20, 2014 House Bill 1846 was signed and sent on it's way to Governor Corbett for his signature. HB 1846 is described as an "Act amending the act of June 2, 1915 (P.L.736, No.338), known as the...
Rank this Week: 1550

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/
Rank this Week: 1914

Wage & Hour Defense Blog

Wage & Hour Defense Blog

Covers wage and hour law developments. By Epstein Becker Green.

http://www.wagehourblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1887

Hospitality Labor and Employment…

Hospitality Labor and Employment Law Blog

Covers labor and employment laws and policies that affects the hospitality industry. By Epstein Becker Green.

http://www.hospitalitylaboremploymentlawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1885

New Jersey Employment Lawyer Blog

New Jersey Employment Lawyer Blog

Covers New Jersey civil rights violations and employment law. By Siegler & Traub, L.L.C.

http://www.newjerseyemploymentlawyerblog.com/
  • Oct 28

    Forfeited Time off – Are Employers Getting a Windfall?

    Forfeited Time off – Are Employers Getting a Windfall?
    According to a survey conducted by Oxford Economics for the U.S. Travel Association’s Travel Effect initiative, American workers permanently lost a total of 169 million days of paid time off (PTO) in 2013 alone. These days could not be…
  • Oct 24

    Whistleblower Case Involving Belleville High School Football Goes Forward

    Whistleblower Case Involving Belleville High School Football Goes Forward
    A whistleblower case filed by a former athletic trainer for the Belleville High School football team is moving forward, after surviving a motion for summary judgment. As reported by the NorthJersey.com, the complaint alleges that the team…
  • Oct 22

    Should Poor Credit be a Bar to Employment?

    Should Poor Credit be a Bar to Employment?
    In a recently reported decision, the variety store chain Dollar General agreed to pay a settlement of over $4,000,000 to resolve a class action lawsuit which alleged that it violated the Fair Credit Reporting Act by using credit reports…
Rank this Week: 1736

PCT Law Group's Legal Insights

PCT Law Group's Legal Insights

Covers civil litigation and employment law.

http://pctlg.com/pct-law-group-legal-insights/
Rank this Week: 2079

Orange County Employment Lawyers…

Orange County Employment Lawyers Blog

Covers employment law. By Nassiri Law.

http://www.orangecountyemploymentlawyersblog.com/
  • Oct 28

    Raspardo v. Carlone: On Employment Discrimination Claims Involving a Hostile Work Environment

    Raspardo v. Carlone: On Employment Discrimination Claims Involving a Hostile Work Environment
    Lawsuits involving allegations that an employer created a hostile work environment can involve complex litigation. In Raspardo v. Carlone, a case from the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, several employees sued the city,…
  • Oct 24

    Bluestein v. Cent. WI Anesthesiology, S.C: Employment Discrimination

    Bluestein v. Cent. WI Anesthesiology, S.C: Employment Discrimination
    Bluestein v. Cent. WI Anesthesiology, S.C, an appeal from the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, involved an anesthesiologist who sued her employer for wrongful termination under Title VII of the Civil Rights act of 1964,…
  • Oct 18

    Dynamex v. Superior Court of Los Angeles County

    Dynamex v. Superior Court of Los Angeles County
    Dynamex v. Superior Court of Los Angeles County is yet another example of a package delivery service trying to classify its drivers as independent contractors instead of employees to avoid paying overtime and benefits. This case was heard…
Rank this Week: 2196

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/
Rank this Week: 2352

The Kielich Law Firm Blog

The Kielich Law Firm Blog

Covers employment law, personal injury and family law issues related to Texas and federal law.

http://kielichlawfirm.com/blog
  • Oct 27

    The Kielich Law Firm Podcast

    The Kielich Law Firm Podcast
    In addition to my frequent law blog postings about employment law, family law and personal injury on this site I have decided to branch out with my free legal content into the world of podcasting. I am not yet convinced that the podcast is…
  • Oct 26

    Halloween in the workplace? Keep yourself out of trouble.

    Halloween in the workplace? Keep yourself out of trouble.
    It’s that time of year where employers throw Halloween parties and accept employees wearing Halloween costumes in the workplace. Halloween is a fun way to play dress up and pretend as an adult but it’s also a really good way to…
  • Oct 21

    Creative Custody and Possession Schedules in a Texas Divorce

    Creative Custody and Possession Schedules in a Texas Divorce
    A few months ago I wrote a post about problems with 50/50 custody arrangements. Generally, the problems I discussed are relevant to any kind of custom or creative custody arrangement that deviates from the standard possession order or…
Rank this Week: 2162

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/
  • Oct 27

    Cases for the week of October 19th

    Cases for the week of October 19th
    Mendez v. Colvin, Acting Commissioner (10th Cir., October 21, 2014) (affirming denial of benefits) Silva v. Colvin, Acting Commissioner (10th Cir., October 21, 2014) (affirming denial of social security benefits: res judicata, no due process…
  • Oct 17

    Cases for October 6th through the 17th

    Cases for October 6th through the 17th
    Pryce-Dawes v. Colvin, Acting Commissioner (10th Cir., October 16, 2014) (affirming denial of social security benefits)
  • Oct 6

    Cases for the Week of September 29th

    Cases for the Week of September 29th
    Dumas v. Colvin, Acting Commissioner (10th Cir., September 29, 2014) (affirming denial of social security benefits) Hansen v. Department of Workforce Services (Utah Ct. App., October 2, 2014) (reversing & remanding denial of benefits…
Rank this Week: 2021

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/
  • Oct 27

    Say 'Ello' to Public Benefit Corporation

    Say 'Ello' to Public Benefit Corporation
    On October 23, 2014, Ello, the burgeoning social network, announced that it converted to a Public Benefit Corporation. Ello describes itself as “a simple, beautiful, and ad-free social network created by a small group of artists and…
  • Oct 21

    Be Careful What You Text

    Be Careful What You Text
    A story about a man who dumped his fiancé via text message found its way into my inbox recently. While arguably poor form to end a serious relationship via text message, that wasn’t what caught my attention. It was the fact that…
  • Oct 16

    What is Just Compensation?

    What is Just Compensation?
    Tonight I am speaking at the Pipeline Informational Event sponsored by Lancaster County Conservancy and Lancaster Farmland Trust.  I have been told that some property owners mistakenly believe that if they fail to accept the offer that…
Rank this Week: 1673

Northern Exposure

Northern Exposure

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

http://blogs.hrhero.com/northernexposure/
  • Oct 26

    Insuring long-term disability insurance

    Insuring long-term disability insurance
    by Richard E. Johnston In Canada, benefit plans are subject to legislation related to income tax, human rights, and employment standards. However, there is little specific regulation of benefit plans other than pension plans. A key exception…
  • Oct 19

    Quebec employers can’t waive notice period provided by resigning employee without providing notice

    Quebec employers can’t waive notice period provided by resigning employee without providing notice
    by Mohamed Badreddine Most employers in Quebec know that under Quebec’s Act Respecting Labour Standards (ALS) and the Civil Code of Québec (CCQ), an employer who wishes to terminate an indefinite contract of employment without…
  • Oct 12

    Union ordered to pay punitive damages, employer legal costs following illegal strike

    Union ordered to pay punitive damages, employer legal costs following illegal strike
    By Lorene Novakowski Following a Canada Industrial Relations Board (CIRB) ruling that an illegal strike had occurred against Canada Post on two dates in November 2010, the corporation sought damages from the union. The issue went before an…
Rank this Week: 2277

Arbitration Matters

Arbitration Matters

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

http://arbitrationmatters.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 26

    Arbitrator overturns suspension of police officer disciplined for alleged use of excessive force

    Arbitrator overturns suspension of police officer disciplined for alleged use of excessive force
    Arbitrator Michael Cavanaugh, chair of a unanimous three person panel, has sustained a grievance filed on behalf of a Seattle police officer challenging his eight day suspension for claimed use of excessive force.The incident in question…
  • Oct 19

    Alcohol fueled misconduct found just cause for termination despite rehab

    Alcohol fueled misconduct found just cause for termination despite rehab
    Arbitrator Joseph Duffy has upheld the termination of an Able Bodied Seaman in a dispute between the State of Washington and the Inland Boatmen's Union of the Pacific.Grievant was employed by the Washington State Department of Transportation,…
  • Oct 12

    State must adhere to cba despite lack of appropriated fund

    State must adhere to cba despite lack of appropriated fund
    The Illinois Appellate Court has upheld an award of Arbitrator Edwin Benn finding the state's refusal to implement a scheduled wage increase to be contrary to the cba. State v. AFSCME Council 31The cba, as modified by…
Rank this Week: 2154

California Employment Law Report

California Employment Law Report

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

http://www.californiaemploymentlawreport.com/
Rank this Week: 1616

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: 2011

Screw You Guys, I'm Going Home

Screw You Guys, I'm Going Home

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

http://employeeatty.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 24

    States With Pro-Employee Laws: Noncompete Agreement Hardship On Employee As Defense

    States With Pro-Employee Laws: Noncompete Agreement Hardship On Employee As Defense
    Or, States That Don't Suck For Employees Part VIIILiving in Florida, one of the worst states in America for employees on noncompete agreements, I'm used to having to deal with a statute that says the courts cannot consider any economic…
  • Oct 10

    States With Pro-Employee Laws: Work Breaks For Employee

    States With Pro-Employee Laws: Work Breaks For Employee
     Or, States That Don't Suck For Employees, Part VIISome people don't believe me when I tell them that no federal law requires any breaks for employees, but it's true. No lunch breaks, rest breaks or even bathroom breaks are mandated by…
  • Oct 3

    States With Pro-Employee Laws: Ban The Box

    States With Pro-Employee Laws: Ban The Box
    Or, States That Don't Suck For Employees, Part VIYou may have heard the term “ban the box” but not know what it means. These laws generally prevent employers from asking about applicant arrests or convictions at the beginning of…
Rank this Week: 2252

Maryland Employment Lawyer Blog

Maryland Employment Lawyer Blog

Covers employment contracts, age discrimination, FMLA, sexual harassment and overtime pay issues. By Andrew M. Dansicker.

http://www.marylandemploymentlawyerblog.com/
  • Oct 23

    Helping Baltimore City and County Public School Employee

    Helping Baltimore City and County Public School Employee
    On a routine basis, we receive inquiries from employees who work for the school systems in Baltimore City and Baltimore County. Their concerns vary from disagreeing with an evaluation to challenging a termination recommendation. Many school…
  • Jul 9

    Washington, D.C. Unemployment Appeal

    Washington, D.C. Unemployment Appeal
    The Law Office of Andrew M. Dansicker, LLC has been representing claimants and employers at unemployment insurance appeals hearings, as well as Circuit Court appeals, throughout Maryland for many years. We recognize that there is a need for…
  • May 1

    Quitting Your Job and Qualifying for Unemployment Benefits In Maryland

    Quitting Your Job and Qualifying for Unemployment Benefits In Maryland
    In Maryland, an individual who quits his or her job is typically disqualified from receiving unemployment insurance benefits – except when they can show that they had a very good reason for leaving their job. Under Maryland law, these…
Rank this Week: 2298

James M. Hoffmann Blog

James M. Hoffmann Blog

Covers Missouri workers' compensation and personal injury.

http://www.hoffmannworkcomp.com/category/blog/
  • Oct 23

    Horseplay at Work and Workers’ Compensation

    Horseplay at Work and Workers’ Compensation
    Will you receive workers’ compensation benefits if you are injured on the job as a result of horseplay with co-workers? Missouri law states that injuries resulting from a work-related task will be eligible for compensation;…
  • Oct 23

    Are You Entitled to Workers’ Compensation if Injured While on Break?

    Are You Entitled to Workers’ Compensation if Injured While on Break?
    What happens when you are hurt while on a break required by your employer? Workers’ compensation is set up to protect you when you are hurt at work, but there are also laws in place to protect Missouri employees in other ways. For…
  • Oct 22

    The Effect of Third-Party Claims on Workers’ Compensation

    The Effect of Third-Party Claims on Workers’ Compensation
    Third-party personal injury claims become complicated when combined with workers’ compensation. There are certain circumstances, such as a car accident, when an injured employee may file a personal injury claim against a…
Rank this Week: 2229

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/
Rank this Week: 1886