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Oakland Employment Lawyer Blog

Oakland Employment Lawyer Blog

Covers California employment and injury law. By Liberty Law.

http://www.oaklandemploymentlawyerblog.com/
  • May 26

    San Francisco Construction Worker Killed at Construction Site at Moscone Center

    San Francisco Construction Worker Killed at Construction Site at Moscone Center
    Police are currently investigating the death of a construction worker who was tragically killed while operating equipment at a construction site at the Moscone Center. The accident occurred around 8 a.m. one morning when a worker was…
  • May 23

    Unpaid Mileage Expenses for Uber Drivers Total over $700 Million

    Unpaid Mileage Expenses for Uber Drivers Total over $700 Million
    Uber drivers who worked for the ride-sharing company in Massachusetts and California over the past seven years would have been entitled to roughly $730 million in expense reimbursements if they had been classified as employees instead of…
  • May 19

    I slipped and fell in a business’s parking lot. What are my legal options?

    I slipped and fell in a business’s parking lot. What are my legal options?
    When you are walking through a parking lot to your car, you may assume that nothing will happen. Unfortunately, in reality there are a number of types of accidents that can happen in that short walk. When a California property owner fails to…
Rank this Week: 2778

California Employment Law

California Employment Law

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

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

    Time for a Mid-Year Handbook and Confidentiality Agreement Tune Up

    Time for a Mid-Year Handbook and Confidentiality Agreement Tune Up
    As I have mentioned before, every California employer, large or small, needs three things: (1) an Employee Handbook that addresses California specific issues; (2) a comprehensive Confidentiality Agreement to protect the company’s…
  • May 20

    Impact of New Federal Overtime Rule on California Employers (Not So Much)

    Impact of New Federal Overtime Rule on California Employers (Not So Much)
    The press is full of reports on the Department of Labor’s new overtime rules just published on May 17, 2016, including this helpful Fox Rothschild summary.  While these rules will have a broad impact in other states, what about…
  • May 17

    The Trend of Unlimited Vacation Policie

    The Trend of Unlimited Vacation Policie
    With the Silicon Valley trend of unlimited vacation policies creeping into non-tech workplaces, I’ve had a few calls this week about how they work.  In theory, an unlimited vacation policy allows employees to take as much time off…
Rank this Week: 2212

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/
  • May 26

    Confirm Copy Changes Comply With New HIPAA Guidance

    Confirm Copy Changes Comply With New HIPAA Guidance
    Is your health plan charging too much for copying PHI? Better check given new guidance.
  • May 24

    Frontier Says “Conversion Issues” for

    Frontier Says “Conversion Issues” for
    Frontier Says “Conversion Issues” for recurrent overbilling of new Tx customers, other service issues. Shouldn’t FTC/Tx Ag act?Filed under: Uncategorized
  • May 6

    Obama Offers Grants To States To Boost Paid Leave Availability With State Grant

    Obama Offers Grants To States To Boost Paid Leave Availability With State Grant
    Employers concerned about Obama Administration efforts to expand existing unpaid family and medical leave requirements of the Family and Medical Leave Act to require paid family and medical leave also need to watch out for expanding state…
Rank this Week: 4767

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
  • May 26

    Litigating Claims under the New Maryland False Claims Act

    Litigating Claims under the New Maryland False Claims Act
    Jeffrey Mills was the Director of Food and Nutritional Services for the District of Columbia Public Schools (DCPS) from 2010 to 2013.  DCPS used Chartwells, a contractor, to provide its food and food services for students in…
  • May 19

    Potential Liability of Snapchat For Distracting Drivers Involved in Auto Accident

    Potential Liability of Snapchat For Distracting Drivers Involved in Auto Accident
      Snapchat, the popular social networking application, is unique in that the messages sent over the app “self-destruct” seconds after being opened.  Snapchat also provides its users with a series of…
  • May 19

    ABA OPPOSES PROPOSED MEDICAL MALPRACTICE BILL

    ABA OPPOSES PROPOSED MEDICAL MALPRACTICE BILL
    On March 21, 2016, the American Bar Association formally announced its opposition to a proposed bill in Congress that would limit the amount of noneconomic damages that can be awarded by judges and juries in medical liability cases in state…
Rank this Week: 2182

Boston Lawyer Blog

Boston Lawyer Blog

Covers litigation, criminal and employment law. By Zalkind Duncan & Bernstein LLP.

http://www.bostonlawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2261

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/
  • May 26

    Military employment rights: A recap for the Memorial Day weekend

    Military employment rights: A recap for the Memorial Day weekend
    In honor of Memorial Day weekend, here’s a summary of the rights of employees who take leaves of absence to serve our country, and their family members. USERRA The Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act of 1994…
  • May 26

    This week on FOCUS, our women’s leadership blog

    This week on FOCUS, our women’s leadership blog
    Administrative partner Teresa Ryder Bult has a guest post this week: “Inverting Views on Networking: How Can You Influence Someone’s Life Today?” Hint: Don’t make it all about you. (Teresa is the original founding…
  • May 26

    Threats, and rumors of threats, enough to overturn union election, court say

    Threats, and rumors of threats, enough to overturn union election, court say
    Do you know the difference between an idle threat and a serious one? Your kid plays a joke on you, and you respond, “I’m gonna kill you” while laughing at the joke. Idle threat, or serious? A co-worker tells you she will…
Rank this Week: 3222

Employment Law Watch

Employment Law Watch

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

http://www.employmentlawwatch.com/
Rank this Week: 3879

New York Employment Attorneys Blog

New York Employment Attorneys Blog

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

http://www.newyorkemploymentattorneysblog.com/
Rank this Week: 3940

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/
  • May 25

    M&A trends update

    M&A trends update
    Earlier this month, we reported on the slow-down of M&A activity in the first quarter of 2016. Despite this challenging start to the year, a new report from Deloitte & Touche LLP entitled “M&A Trends Report 2016” found…
  • May 25

    Aerospace and defense M&A reaches new heights in 2016

    Aerospace and defense M&A reaches new heights in 2016
    We told you in March of last year that aerospace and defense M&A activity had rebounded after a pullback in 2013. In July, we reported that M&A activity in the aviation and aerospace sectors was strong. Now, PwC’s Mission…
  • May 19

    Looking outward for opportunity: China’s M&A activity swells amidst economic downturn

    Looking outward for opportunity: China’s M&A activity swells amidst economic downturn
    On January 27, 2016, we posted a blog entry on China’s economic outlook. At that time, newly released figures showed that China’s GDP had fallen below the Chinese government’s target of 7% in the final two quarters of 2015.…
Rank this Week: 2143

Washington Workplace Law Blog

Washington Workplace Law Blog

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

http://www.washingtonworkplacelaw.com/
  • May 25

    Agency "Final Rule" Roundup

    Agency "Final Rule" Roundup
    The past week involved a flurry of activity from the federal agencies responsible for promulgating and enforcing employment and labor rules. Click below for more information: DOL issued the final version of its new overtime rule, raising the…
  • May 25

    EEOC Issues New Rules for Employer Wellness Program

    EEOC Issues New Rules for Employer Wellness Program
    Employer wellness programs are the latest subject of EEOC regulatory efforts. Last week, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) issued final rules explaining how wellness programs must comply with the Americans with…
  • May 13

    Defend Trade Secrets Act (DTSA) Signed Into Law: Federal Law Offers Greater Protections and New Obligations for Employer

    Defend Trade Secrets Act (DTSA) Signed Into Law: Federal Law Offers Greater Protections and New Obligations for Employer
    On Wednesday, May 11, 2016, President Obama signed the Defend Trade Secrets Act (“DTSA”) into law, a first step in creating federal oversight of trade secrets laws, which have been exclusively handled at the state level. The DTSA…
Rank this Week: 3732

Technology Company Counselor

Technology Company Counselor

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

http://www.techcompanycounselor.com/
Rank this Week: 2853

Health Employment And Labor

Health Employment And Labor

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

http://www.healthemploymentandlabor.com/
Rank this Week: 3775

Lawffice Space

Lawffice Space

Covers employment laws and cases. By Philip Miles.

http://www.lawfficespace.com/
  • May 25

    Can employers cut employees' hours to avoid Obamacare's employer mandate?

    Can employers cut employees' hours to avoid Obamacare's employer mandate?
    The Obamacare (aka Affordable Care Act) "employer mandate" generally requires large employers to provide full-time employees (30+ hours per week) with affordable health insurance. Can employers cut their employees' hours below that 30…
  • May 24

    New whitepaper: New Department of Labor Overtime Regulations Limiting Exemption

    New whitepaper: New Department of Labor Overtime Regulations Limiting Exemption
    No, I never get tired of it. This rule really is important; especially in places like here in central Pennsylvania where we have a lot of people who fall in the gap between the old salary limit and the new. Here's my whitepaper on the new DOL…
  • May 23

    Quick take: SCOTUS holds that constructive discharge claim accrues upon notice of resignation

    Quick take: SCOTUS holds that constructive discharge claim accrues upon notice of resignation
    A few minutes ago, the Supreme Court issued its opinion (7-1) in Green v. Brennan.Federal servants who want to sue their employer for discrimination under Title VII must contact the EEOC "“within 45 days of the date of the matter…
Rank this Week: 4042

Employment Law 101

Employment Law 101

Covers employment law trends. By John A. Gallagher.

http://employmentlaw101.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 3253

Minnesota Labor & Employment Law…

Minnesota Labor & Employment Law Blog

Provides legal news for Minnesota employers. By Abrams & Schmidt.

http://www.minnesotalaboremploymentlawblog.com/
  • May 24

    New Overtime Salary Test for Exempt Employees Coming December 1, 2016

    New Overtime Salary Test for Exempt Employees Coming December 1, 2016
    The final overtime regulations on exempt employees were issued by the Department of Labor last week, raising the salary test from $23,660 annually to $47,476.  It is estimated this will result in an additional 4.2 million more employees…
  • May 20

    Per Diem Payments Are Not Wages Under Minn. Stat. 181.13

    Per Diem Payments Are Not Wages Under Minn. Stat. 181.13
    Earlier this year, the Minnesota Court of Appeals held a per diem payment does not fall within the definition of wages under Minnesota Statute § 181.13, resulting in the reversal of a penalty against the employer issued for non-payment…
  • May 16

    Hiring an Employee: The Most Important Decision an Employer Will Make

    Hiring an Employee: The Most Important Decision an Employer Will Make
    Last week I spoke at the “Professional E.D.G.E” morning business event co-sponsored by the White Bear Lake Chamber of Commerce and the Vadnais Heights Economic Development Corporation.  I spoke on the importance of good…
Rank this Week: 3651

New Jersey Employment Lawyers Blog

New Jersey Employment Lawyers Blog

Coves employment law. By Smith Eibeler, LLC.

http://www.newjerseyemploymentlawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2963

Human Resources News

Human Resources News

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

http://blogs.hrhero.com/hrnews/
  • May 24

    Ruling gives employees more time to file constructive discharge claim

    Ruling gives employees more time to file constructive discharge claim
    by Tammy Binford A May 23 U.S. Supreme Court ruling clears up questions about how long employees have to file constructive discharge claims, and the decision likely means more pressure for employers potentially facing such lawsuits. In Green…
  • May 18

    Employers need to be ready for new overtime rule by December 1

    Employers need to be ready for new overtime rule by December 1
    The flurry of speculation is finally over. The White House and the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) have released details of the new final rule governing which workers must be paid overtime. The changes aren’t quite as drastic as what…
  • May 17

    DOL poised to release new overtime final rule

    DOL poised to release new overtime final rule
    The long-awaited final rule making millions more employees eligible to earn overtime pay is likely to be released on May 18, and if its contents match recent reports, employers and employees alike are in for big changes. The Politico news…
Rank this Week: 4722

California Public Agency Labor and…

California Public Agency Labor and Employment Blog

By Liebert Cassidy Whitmore.

http://www.calpublicagencylaboremploymentblog.com
Rank this Week: 3857

Alabama Employment Law Blog

Alabama Employment Law Blog

Covers legal developments impacting the workplace in Birmingham and throughout Alabama. By Will Beckum.

http://birminghamemploymentlawyer.com/
  • May 24

    The EEOC Mediation Proce

    The EEOC Mediation Proce
    After an EEOC charge has been filed by an employee, the EEOC may contact both the employer and the employee and ask if they are interested in mediation.  A mediation is an informal attempt to resolve the claims in the charge by having…
  • Dec 18

    EEOC files lawsuit against Jasper, Alabama Business for Religious Discrimination

    EEOC files lawsuit against Jasper, Alabama Business for Religious Discrimination
    The EEOC recently filed a lawsuit on behalf of a nursing assistant at Jasper, Alabama’s Shadescrest Healthcare facility who was allegedly denied the right to wear a hijab in accordance with her faith and ultimately fired over her…
  • Dec 18

    EEOC files lawsuit against Jasper, Alabama Business for Religious Discrimination

    EEOC files lawsuit against Jasper, Alabama Business for Religious Discrimination
    The EEOC recently filed a lawsuit on behalf of a nursing assistant at Jasper, Alabama’s Shadescrest Healthcare facility who was allegedly denied the right to wear a hijab in accordance with her faith and ultimately fired over her…
Rank this Week: 3660

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/
  • May 24

    EEOC RELEASES NEW GUIDANCE ON WHAT IS A REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION UNDER THE ADA: UNPAID LEAVE COULD QUALIFY

    EEOC RELEASES NEW GUIDANCE ON WHAT IS A REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION UNDER THE ADA: UNPAID LEAVE COULD QUALIFY
    On May 9, 2016, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) released new guidance on what is a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”). The guidance makes clear that…
  • May 15

    Employer Loses Contractual Right to Arbitrate Due to Delay

    Employer Loses Contractual Right to Arbitrate Due to Delay
    A recent case from the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit makes clear that an employer will lose its contractual right to arbitration if it proceeds in litigation for eight months.  In Messing v. North Central…
  • May 12

    Domino’s Pizza Sued for Wage and Hour Violation

    Domino’s Pizza Sued for Wage and Hour Violation
    As reported yesterday in the Cherry Hill Courier-Post, pizza company Domino’s is being sued in a proposed class-action lawsuit by delivery persons in South Jersey who claim they are not being paid the required minimum wage.  The…
Rank this Week: 4795

FMLA Insights

FMLA Insights

Covers the Family Medical Leave Act. By Franczek Radelet.

http://www.fmlainsights.com
Rank this Week: 3868

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/
  • May 23

    Cases --- May 15th through 21st

    Cases --- May 15th through 21st
    Contract/Noncompete/Trade Secret/Wrongful Termination*Kuri v. Matrix Center (10th Cir., May 18, 2016) (affirming dismissal of Kuri's wrongful termination claim (for termination as a result of alleged methadone theft) for lack of federal…
  • May 21

    Cases --- May 8th through 14th

    Cases --- May 8th through 14th
    Contract/Noncompete/Trade Secret/Wrongful Termination*Winger v. Meade District Hospital (10th Cir., May 12, 2016) (affirming summary judgment in favor of the hospital on Winger's liberty interest claim, but reversing as to Winger's…
  • May 20

    Cases --- May 1st through 7th

    Cases --- May 1st through 7th
    No Employment-Related Case
Rank this Week: 3297

Stoel Rives World of Employment

Stoel Rives World of Employment

Insight and commentary on labor and employment law.

http://www.stoelrivesworldofemployment.com/
  • May 23

    2016 Oregon Legislative Update: What You Might Have Missed

    2016 Oregon Legislative Update: What You Might Have Missed
    Oregon’s new minimum wage law, signed by Governor Brown on March 2, 2016, received a lot of press during the 2016 legislative session.  This new law establishes a tiered system for determination of the minimum wage based on the…
  • May 18

    DOL Imposes New Exempt Salary Requirement on Employer

    DOL Imposes New Exempt Salary Requirement on Employer
    We knew it was coming, and – while business groups fought hard against it – the much-anticipated Department of Labor Final Rule regarding “white collar” exemptions from minimum wage and overtime requirements is now a…
  • May 9

    U.S. Supreme Court rejects challenge to Seattle minimum wage law

    U.S. Supreme Court rejects challenge to Seattle minimum wage law
    On May 2, 2016, The U.S. Supreme Court declined to hear the legal challenge to the Seattle Minimum Wage Ordinance’s impact on Seattle franchisees (IFA v. Seattle–denial of cert).  We have blogged about Seattle’s Minimum…
Rank this Week: 1469

PCT Law Group\'s Legal Insights

PCT Law Group\'s Legal Insights

Covers civil litigation and employment law.

http://pctlg.com/insights-news/
  • May 23

    Workplace Investigations: Common Mistakes to Avoid

    Workplace Investigations: Common Mistakes to Avoid
    When an employee lodges an internal complaint of discrimination or harassment, the employer has a legal obligation to investigate. In order to conduct an effective investigation, it is critical that all managers, supervisors and human…
  • Apr 15

    H. Scott Johnson, Jr. Selected as a 2016 Top Rated Lawyer in the American Lawyer

    H. Scott Johnson, Jr. Selected as a 2016 Top Rated Lawyer in the American Lawyer
    PCT Law Group, PLLC is pleased to announce that American Lawyer Media and Martindale-Hubbell® have selected Managing Partner, H. Scott Johnson, Jr., as a “Top Rated Business Attorney” for 2016. This recognition…
  • Mar 22

    EEOC Proposed Pay Equality Changes to the EEO-1 Report

    EEOC Proposed Pay Equality Changes to the EEO-1 Report
    Earlier this year, the EEOC announced a proposed revision to the existing Employer Information Report – commonly known as the EEO-1 Report. EEOC’s announcement was made in conjunction with the White House commemoration of the 7th…
Rank this Week: 1911

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: 2590

Labor & Employment Law…

Labor & Employment Law Perspectives

By Foley & Lardner LLP.

http://www.laboremploymentperspectives.com/
  • May 23

    DOL’s Increased Salary Test: What Employers Need to Know

    DOL’s Increased Salary Test: What Employers Need to Know
    For months, employers have been anxiously awaiting the Department of Labor’s (DOL’s) final rule on exemptions from overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and wondering whether the DOL would pass the rule as previously…
  • May 23

    NYC Lays Down Law (And The Wave Of The Future?) On Gender Identity Discrimination

    NYC Lays Down Law (And The Wave Of The Future?) On Gender Identity Discrimination
    We have seen a veritable maelstrom of controversy surrounding transgender rights and other gender identity issues in the past year, and especially in the last several weeks, with everyone weighing in on the subject from Donald Trump to…
  • May 23

    New EEOC Rules for Wellness Programs: A 30 Percent Incentive = Voluntary

    New EEOC Rules for Wellness Programs: A 30 Percent Incentive = Voluntary
    For years, employers have been allowed to offer voluntary wellness programs to employees under the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA) and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Both laws generally prohibit health-related…
Rank this Week: 1878

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/
  • May 23

    Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016 Signed Into Law – Employment Law This Week

    Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016 Signed Into Law – Employment Law This Week
    David Clark, contributor to this blog and Senior Counsel at Epstein Becker Green, is featured on Employment Law This Week, discussing the Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016 (DTSA). Under the DTSA, employers can now sue in federal…
  • May 17

    What Issues Might the SEC and/or NLRB Have with Employee Confidentiality Agreements?

    What Issues Might the SEC and/or NLRB Have with Employee Confidentiality Agreements?
    It is a common practice for employers to obtain a written agreement from employees to refrain from disclosing company trade secrets and other confidential and proprietary information. Such agreements are structured to be effective after an…
  • May 12

    Defend Trade Secrets Act Signed Into Law

    Defend Trade Secrets Act Signed Into Law
    On May 11, 2016, President Obama signed into law the Defend Trade Secrets Act (“DTSA”), which became effective immediately. The DTSA provides the first private federal cause of action for trade secret misappropriation, and it…
Rank this Week: 2850

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/
Rank this Week: 1487

Workers' Rights Blog

Workers' Rights Blog

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

http://www.workersrightsblog.com/
  • May 22

    Hunter Pyle to speak about Workers’ Rights at Swiss Conference

    Hunter Pyle to speak about Workers’ Rights at Swiss Conference
    I will be speaking at two conferences in Lausanne, Switzerland on May 27 and 27, 2016, along with a colleague, Todd Jackson, of Feinberg, Jackson, Worthman & Wasow.  We have been invited by a Swiss attorney and law professor, Bettina…
  • May 19

    Article III Standing and the U.S. Supreme Court

    Article III Standing and the U.S. Supreme Court
    One of the big picture struggles playing out in federal courts is how much injury a plaintiff must suffer in order to have standing to sue under Article III of the U.S. Constitution.  This issue is important because many laws provide…
  • May 19

    Representative Evidence May Be Used to Prove Class Action Wage Claim

    Representative Evidence May Be Used to Prove Class Action Wage Claim
    In a case of national importance, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that workers could use representative or statistical evidence to prove their claims for overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”). Tyson Foods, Inc. v.…
Rank this Week: 2677

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/
  • May 20

    New State Legislation Seeks to Curb “Drive By” Lawsuits and Service Animal Fraud

    New State Legislation Seeks to Curb “Drive By” Lawsuits and Service Animal Fraud
    Despite the noble purpose for Title III of the ADA, businesses have long been frustrated by the ease in which Title III and its state and local equivalents can be exploited by serial plaintiffs/attorneys looking to make money instead of…
  • May 19

    Employers: DOL Final White Collar Exemption Rule Takes Effect on December 1, 2016

    Employers: DOL Final White Collar Exemption Rule Takes Effect on December 1, 2016
    Our colleagues Jeffrey Ruzal and Michael Kun at Epstein Becker Green have a post on the Wage & Hour Defense Blog that will be of interest to many of our readers in the retail industry: “DOL Final White Collar Exemption Rule to Take…
  • May 17

    OSHA’s Electronic Recordkeeping Rule: New Pitfalls for Employer

    OSHA’s Electronic Recordkeeping Rule: New Pitfalls for Employer
    Our colleague Valerie Butera, a Member of the Firm at Epstein Becker Green, has a post on the OSHA Law Update blog that will be of interest to many of our readers in the retail industry: “OSHA’s New Electronic…
Rank this Week: 2852

Abuser Goes to Work

Abuser Goes to Work

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

http://abusergoestowork.com
  • May 20

    Tipping Point for Age Discrimination in Hiring?

    Tipping Point for Age Discrimination in Hiring?
    There suddenly are several class action lawsuits pending in federal court that could potentially bring an end to decades of epidemic and unaddressed age discrimination in hiring in the United States. We may be at…
  • May 19

    The New Overtime Rule

    The New Overtime Rule
    The U.S. Department of Labor issued a final rule today changing the overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act.  The final rule, which goes into effect on December 16, will: Raise the  salary threshold indicating…
  • May 16

    EEOC Pitches Lack of Diversity in the Tech Industry as an “Innovation Opportunity”

    EEOC Pitches Lack of Diversity in the Tech Industry as an “Innovation Opportunity”
    After more than a decade of ignoring rampant and blatant age discrimination in the tech industry (and everywhere else), the issue appears finally to have surfaced on the EEOC’s radar screen. But it is not being seen as an…
Rank this Week: 2009

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/
  • May 20

    New York Department of Labor Lawyer - UI Tax Division Audit Investigation

    New York Department of Labor Lawyer - UI Tax Division Audit Investigation
    Have you received a notice from the NY Labor Department regarding an audit confirming your compliance with labor laws? Audits and investigations are on the rise. If you have received a notice, the first steps you take are critical to…
  • May 10

    White Plains Sexual Harassment Lawyer Discusses Definition of Hostile Work Environment

    White Plains Sexual Harassment Lawyer Discusses Definition of Hostile Work Environment
    Our Award Winning New York Sexual Harassment Attorney has commented and written extensively on sexual harassment in the workplace. In the 25 years since sexual harassment took a very public face in the form of then-Supreme Court nominee…
  • Apr 8

    New York Pregnancy Discrimination Lawyer Discusses Recent Case

    New York Pregnancy Discrimination Lawyer Discusses Recent Case
    Last week, a woman ("plaintiff') filed a lawsuit against the Procter & Gamble Company ("P&G") and alleges that she was fired because of her pregnant condition and in retaliation for her reasonable accommodation requests. …
Rank this Week: 4524

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: 1902

New York Employment Attorney Blog

New York Employment Attorney Blog

Covers employment agreements, employment discrimination and compensation issues. By Salvatore Gangemi of Salon Marrow.

http://www.newyorkemploymentattorneyblog.com/
  • May 20

    Fired for being “Too Cute” does not Constitute Sex Discrimination

    Fired for being “Too Cute” does not Constitute Sex Discrimination
    The New York State Human Rights Law (NYSHRL) and New York City Human Rights Law (NYCHRL) prohibit discrimination on the basis of sex or gender.  Despite the “liberal construction” applied to the interpretation of sex…
  • May 18

    Department of Labor Issues Final Rule Updating Overtime Regulation

    Department of Labor Issues Final Rule Updating Overtime Regulation
    Today, the U.S. Department of Labor (USDOL) issued its Final Rule modifying overtime requirements under the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”).  The Final Rule makes material changes to the application of overtime exemptions,…
  • Mar 22

    Second Circuit Recognizes Individual Liability Under the Family and Medical Leave Act

    Second Circuit Recognizes Individual Liability Under the Family and Medical Leave Act
    The Family and Medical Leave Act (“FMLA”) provides eligible employees with twelve workweeks of unpaid leave  in connection with the birth or adoption of a child, caring for an immediate family member with a serious health…
Rank this Week: 1452

Southwest Florida Employment Law…

Southwest Florida Employment Law Blog

Covers discrimination, employee benefits, terminations, leave policies, unions, and wages & overtime. By Henderson Franklin.

http://www.swflemploymentlawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2836

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
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Boletin Laboral

Boletin Laboral

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

http://www.abogadoslaborales.com
  • May 19

    Congreso próximo a excluir Isla de nuevos cambios empleados exento

    Congreso próximo a excluir Isla de nuevos cambios empleados exento
    La más reciente enmienda al proyecto H.R. 5278 para establecer la Junta Fiscal del 18 de mayo  ha insertado una cláusula que excluye provisionalmente a Puerto Rico de la nueva reglamentación sobre   empleados…
  • May 18

    Empleados Exentos- Las Nuevas Regla

    Empleados Exentos- Las Nuevas Regla
    El Departamento del Trabajo Federal aprobó una nueva regla que impacta a los empleados exentos y el pago de horas extra a la semana. La Regla final: busca darle a los empleados exentos o asalariados que ganen menos de $913 a la semana…
  • May 17

    Zika en el Trabajo: Guia de OSHA

    Zika en el Trabajo: Guia de OSHA
    La Administración de Seguridad y Salud Ocupacional (OSHA) y el Instituto Nacional para la Seguridad y Salud Ocupacional (NIOSH) del gobierno federal emitieron una guía provisional para la protección de los trabajadores de…
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Boletin Laboral

Boletin Laboral

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

http://www.abogadoslaborales.com
  • May 19

    Congreso próximo a excluir Isla de nuevos cambios empleados exento

    Congreso próximo a excluir Isla de nuevos cambios empleados exento
    La más reciente enmienda al proyecto H.R. 5278 para establecer la Junta Fiscal del 18 de mayo  ha insertado una cláusula que excluye provisionalmente a Puerto Rico de la nueva reglamentación sobre   empleados…
  • May 18

    Empleados Exentos- Las Nuevas Regla

    Empleados Exentos- Las Nuevas Regla
    El Departamento del Trabajo Federal aprobó una nueva regla que impacta a los empleados exentos y el pago de horas extra a la semana. La Regla final: busca darle a los empleados exentos o asalariados que ganen menos de $913 a la semana…
  • May 17

    Zika en el Trabajo: Guia de OSHA

    Zika en el Trabajo: Guia de OSHA
    La Administración de Seguridad y Salud Ocupacional (OSHA) y el Instituto Nacional para la Seguridad y Salud Ocupacional (NIOSH) del gobierno federal emitieron una guía provisional para la protección de los trabajadores de…
Rank this Week: 2242

Hawaii Labor and Employment Law

Hawaii Labor and Employment Law

Covers labor and employment issues affecting Hawaii employers. By Ryan E. Sanada.

http://www.hilaborlaw.com
  • May 19

    EEOC Fact Sheet on Transgender Employee Bathroom Acce

    EEOC Fact Sheet on Transgender Employee Bathroom Acce
    In what appears to be a definitive answer to the question of whether employers must allow a transgender employee to use a restroom that is reserved for the sex with which the employee identifies, the EEOC has issued a fact sheet…
  • May 18

    Brace Yourselves: The DOL’s New Overtime Rules Are Here

    Brace Yourselves: The DOL’s New Overtime Rules Are Here
    The DOL is issuing its final rule regarding overtime exemptions under the FLSA on Wednesday, May 18, 2016. Needless to say, the rules are bad, really bad. In summary, the DOL is more than doubling the current... (Read More...)
  • May 18

    The New Overtime Rules Are Here, and They’re Really Bad

    The New Overtime Rules Are Here, and They’re Really Bad
    The DOL is issuing its final rule regarding overtime exemptions under the FLSA on Wednesday, May 18, 2016. Needless to say, the rules are bad, really bad. In summary, the DOL is more than doubling the current...(Read More...)
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Employment Class Action Blog

Employment Class Action Blog

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

http://www.employmentclassactionreport.com/
Rank this Week: 3148

Canada Employment & Labour Law…

Canada Employment & Labour Law Blog

Covers Canadian employment law issues. By Minken Employment Lawyers.

http://www.minkenemploymentlawyers.com/category/blog/
  • May 19

    Main Street Unionville — 2016 Thursday Nights at the Bandstand

    Main Street Unionville — 2016 Thursday Nights at the Bandstand
    Once again Minken Employment Lawyers will sponsor Hotel California, performing classic harmonies from the Eagles, at Unionville's Millennium Bandstand. We are honoured to encourage the success and accomplishments of talented performers.
  • May 19

    Markham Board of Trade Golf Day June 6, 2016

    Markham Board of Trade Golf Day June 6, 2016
    Minken Employment Lawyers is pleased to be a sponsor for the Markham Board of Trade's annual Golf Day.
  • May 2

    New Guidelines for Tips and Gratuities in the Workplace

    New Guidelines for Tips and Gratuities in the Workplace
    Effective June 10, 2016, it will be illegal for employers to retain a portion of their employee’s tips and other gratuities, except under certain circumstances permitted under the Employment Standards Act, 2000.
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Wisconsin Employment & Labor Law…

Wisconsin Employment & Labor Law Blog

Focuses on recent developments and news in labor and employment law in Wisconsin and at the federal level. By Randy T. Enochs.

http://milwaukeeemploymentlawyer.blogspot.com/
  • May 19

    Leon's Frozen Custard and English-Only Policy Causes Big Stir

    Leon's Frozen Custard and English-Only Policy Causes Big Stir
    A popular Milwaukee landmark that has been operating in the area since 1942 has been under fire over the last day because of their "English-only policy" whereby the owner of the company, Ron Scheider, requires his employees to only speak…
  • Apr 25

    8th Circuit Finds Employee's Transfer to Overnight Cashier Not An Adverse Employment Action

    8th Circuit Finds Employee's Transfer to Overnight Cashier Not An Adverse Employment Action
    An item often litigated in employment discrimination cases is whether an action an employer takes amounts to an "adverse employment action."  In Kelleher v Wal-Mart Stores, Inc, (8thCir, March 31, 2016, Kelly, J.), that was the topic as…
  • Apr 14

    Wisconsin Federal Court Allows Teacher's ADA and Retaliation Claims to Proceed to Trial

    Wisconsin Federal Court Allows Teacher's ADA and Retaliation Claims to Proceed to Trial
    The plaintiff, Jamie Cole ("Cole") began working for the defendant Kenosha Unified School District Board of Education ("the District") in 2006 teaching special education at a high school in that district.  Since beginning her work with…
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Texas Employer Handbook

Texas Employer Handbook

By Gray Reed & McGraw, P.C.

http://www.texasemployerhandbook.com/
  • May 19

    Federal Changes to Overtime Exemption

    Federal Changes to Overtime Exemption
    For the last year, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has been working on proposed rule changes related to overtime exemptions. These changes are designed to substantially decrease the number of employees who are exempt from overtime. Today,…
  • Feb 17

    Employment Law 101: National Origin, Citizenship & Immigration Status Discrimination

    Employment Law 101: National Origin, Citizenship & Immigration Status Discrimination
    Who, What, Why . . . Who does it apply to: Part of the protection comes from Title VII, which applies to employers with 15 or more employees. An overlapping part of the protection comes from the Immigration Reform and Control Act (IRCA),…
  • Dec 10

    Employment Law 101: Race Discrimination

    Employment Law 101: Race Discrimination
    Who, What, Why . . . Who does it apply to: The law applies to all employers regardless of size. What is the issue: The Civil Rights Act of 1866 was passed to prohibit racial discrimination in contracts of employment and applies to all…
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Overtime Lawyer Blog

Overtime Lawyer Blog

Covers minimum wage and tip credit in Georgia. By Buckley Beal LLP.

http://www.overtimelawyerblog.com/
  • May 19

    Millions of New Workers May Be Entitled To Overtime Pay

    Millions of New Workers May Be Entitled To Overtime Pay
    On Tuesday, President Obama announced its long awaited changes to the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) which makes millions more American workers available for overtime pay. The new regulation changes the salary threshold for being an…
  • May 12

    Important Wage and Hour Considerations When Work is Outsourced

    Important Wage and Hour Considerations When Work is Outsourced
    A recent wage and hour lawsuit determined that an outsourcing company violated the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and underpaid nearly 300 employees. Pursuant to the FLSA, employers must pay workers at least minimum wage. Additionally,…
  • May 1

    Wage and Hour Considerations For Telecommuter

    Wage and Hour Considerations For Telecommuter
    Telecommuting has become an increasingly popular way to work, offering flexibility and often a lower stress environment. However, sometimes employment rules and laws get lost in the arrangement. As a result, its important for workers and…
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Virginia Employment Law Journal

Virginia Employment Law Journal

Summarizes important developments in employment law. By Bean, Kinney & Korman, P.C.

http://www.virginiaemploymentlawjournal.com/
  • May 18

    New DOL Regulations on FLSA Overtime

    New DOL Regulations on FLSA Overtime
    The U.S. Department of Labor will today unveil new regulations effectuating significant changes to the payment of employee overtime under the federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). The new rule will raise the salary exemption threshold for…
  • Jan 13

    OFCCP Final Rule Prohibits Pay Secrecy Policies by Federal Contractor

    OFCCP Final Rule Prohibits Pay Secrecy Policies by Federal Contractor
    Federal contractors, take notice: did you know that it is now illegal as a federal contractor to prevent your employees from discussing their compensation? The Department of Labor’s recent ruling may significantly impact your business…
  • Sep 9

    President Obama to Order Paid Sick Leave for Federal Contract Worker

    President Obama to Order Paid Sick Leave for Federal Contract Worker
    Federal contractors take notice: on Labor Day 2015, in a display of solidarity with workers and organized labor, President Barack Obama signed an executive order requiring paid sick leave for employees of federal government contractors. By…
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