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ERISA Lawyer Blog

ERISA Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.erisalawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 4474

Michigan Employment Law Advisor

Michigan Employment Law Advisor

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

http://www.michiganemploymentlawadvisor.com
  • Aug 4

    Job Descriptions are Critical for Successfully Defending Against Workplace Disability & Accommodation Claim

    Job Descriptions are Critical for Successfully Defending Against Workplace Disability & Accommodation Claim
    Only the most die-hard HR professional considers job descriptions as exciting and management outside of HR often ignore them altogether. But job descriptions are a critical first step in guarding against employer liability when it comes to…
  • Jul 21

    Oy Vey! No Religious Discrimination in Jewish Nurse’s Termination

    Oy Vey! No Religious Discrimination in Jewish Nurse’s Termination
    A recent religious discrimination claim dismissed in favor of an employer offers a number important take-aways for both employers and employees. Specifically, on 7/16/2015 the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed the dismissal of a…
  • Jul 19

    Sexual Orientation Discrimination is Unlawful under Federal Law … For Now?

    Sexual Orientation Discrimination is Unlawful under Federal Law … For Now?
    On July 16, 2015, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) issued a decision confirming that workplace discrimination based on sexual orientation violates title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VII) Title VII is the…
Rank this Week: 3768

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/
  • Aug 4

    Fifth Circuit Still does not Credit Plaintiff’s Testimony

    Fifth Circuit Still does not Credit Plaintiff’s Testimony
    The U.S. Supreme Court issued its decision Tolan v. Cotton, 572 US __, 134 S.Ct. 1861, 188 L.Ed.2d 895  a year ago. But, many courts still do not appreciate its holding. I wrote about the decision in Tolan v. Cotton here. The decision in…
  • Jul 29

    Fifth Circuit Clears up “Mess” Regarding Stray Remark

    Fifth Circuit Clears up “Mess” Regarding Stray Remark
    There are some theories of law that some courts and most defense lawyers rely on to undermine otherwise good discrimination cases. One of those theories is the “stray remarks” doctrine. In general, the stray remarks doctrine holds…
  • Jul 28

    DOL Issues New Guidance Regarding Independent Contractor

    DOL Issues New Guidance Regarding Independent Contractor
    The Department of Labor, Wage and Hour Division, has issued new interpretative guidance regarding independent contractors. As I have mentioned before, many employers are trying to stretch the limits of independent contractors to include as…
Rank this Week: 4927

Lawffice Space

Lawffice Space

Covers employment laws and cases. By Philip Miles.

http://www.lawfficespace.com/
  • Aug 4

    Craig James Files Religious Discrimination Lawsuit

    Craig James Files Religious Discrimination Lawsuit
    Yesterday, Craig James filed a religious discrimination lawsuit against Fox Sports. You can read the Complaint here.The whole saga played out over a couple of weeks (arguably a couple of days). Craig James appeared on Fox Sport on August 31,…
  • Aug 3

    Who Wears Short Shorts? - Not JC Penney, Apparently

    Who Wears Short Shorts? - Not JC Penney, Apparently
    When an employment law-related issue "goes viral", I feel like I have to weigh in on the ole blog here. By now, you may have seen this story: JC Penney employee sent home for wearing shorts she bought in store's career section. She went home…
  • Jul 27

    The ADA is only 25!?

    The ADA is only 25!?
    Yesterday, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) celebrated its 25th birthday. The EEOC commemorated the milestone with a special ADA 25 page.I can't believe it's only 25! That means it was enacted in 1990, the summer between 8th and 9th…
Rank this Week: 4093

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/
  • Aug 4

    Suzanne Boy to present at Southwest Florida Symposium on Addiction in the Workplace

    Suzanne Boy to present at Southwest Florida Symposium on Addiction in the Workplace
    Addiction is one of the most prevalent and costly issues affecting businesses today. Yet the strategies employed by most human resource professionals have changed very little since the Drug Free Workplace Act was signed into law in 1988.…
  • Jul 9

    USCIS Proposes E-Verify Enhancement

    USCIS Proposes E-Verify Enhancement
    On June 8, 2015, United States Citizenship and Immigration Services published a Federal Register notice seeking public comments on proposed enhancement to E-Verify. The three proposed enhancements involve the following: Final Nonconfirmation…
  • Jul 1

    Yikes…Uber Drivers are Employees, Not Independent Contractors?

    Yikes…Uber Drivers are Employees, Not Independent Contractors?
    Ronald Reagan famously once said: “The nine most terrifying words in the English language are ‘I’m from the government and I’m here to help.'” On January 13, 2015, the State of Florida entered into an agreement…
Rank this Week: 2936

HR Watchdog

HR Watchdog

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

http://hrwatchdog.calchamber.com/
  • Aug 3

    Managing Performance

    Managing Performance
    Effective management includes putting your employees on notice when their behavior falls below company expectations. Regular communication is especially important when you are dealing with a poor performer; on-going communication allows the…
  • Jul 31

    Job Seekers’ Strange Stunt

    Job Seekers’ Strange Stunt
    Some people will try anything to stand out. In its latest survey, CareerBuilder asked more than 2,000 hiring managers to name the most unusual methods job seekers used to get their attention, although maybe not the job. “Job seekers…
  • Jul 30

    Need to Fill a Position? Determine Your Hiring Criteria

    Need to Fill a Position? Determine Your Hiring Criteria
    As you begin the recruiting process for a new or vacant position, carefully review your hiring criteria. Identify the key job qualifications, traits, characteristics, training and experience needed. Ensure that any hiring criteria you are…
Rank this Week: 4891

HR & Benefits Update

HR & Benefits Update

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

http://slphrbenefitsupdate.com/
Rank this Week: 4861

Employment Update

Employment Update

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

http://employmentupdate.schwabeblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2324

Labor & Employment Law…

Labor & Employment Law Perspectives

By Foley & Lardner LLP.

http://www.laboremploymentperspectives.com/
  • Aug 3

    D.C. Circuit Releases Employer From NLRB Jail

    D.C. Circuit Releases Employer From NLRB Jail
    We have frequently commented on the National Labor Relations Board’s (NLRB) expansion and creation of sweeping protections to employees engaging in union organizing and other activities protected under the National Labor Relations Act…
  • Aug 3

    25 Years of the ADA: Five Tips for ADA Compliance

    25 Years of the ADA: Five Tips for ADA Compliance
    Last week – July 26, 2015, to be precise – marked the 25th anniversary of the passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act. The anniversary kicked off celebrations of, according to the U.S. Department of Justice, the…
  • Jul 27

    It’s Not Just the DOL That Thinks You May Have More Employee

    It’s Not Just the DOL That Thinks You May Have More Employee
    Just last week, the DOL provided guidance about people treated as independent contractors, but who may really be your employees. That is just part of the trend. Another way you may have “extra” employees is through joint…
Rank this Week: 1939

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
  • Aug 3

    7 misconceptions about employment law

    7 misconceptions about employment law
    Employment law is probably the area of law most misunderstood of those that affect people on a daily basis. There is a lot of information floating around online and by word of mouth that is inaccurate or inapplicable to Texas law. Each state…
  • Jul 30

    Fort Worth Employment Lawyer and Overtime Pay

    Fort Worth Employment Lawyer and Overtime Pay
    Although overtime pay has been a part of the Fair Labor Standards Act since its enactment in the 1930s employer continue to violate overtime rights and misunderstand how employees may be classified as exempt from overtime and minimum wage…
  • Jul 27

    Bedford divorce lawyer on saving money on a QDRO in an uncontested divorce in Dalla

    Bedford divorce lawyer on saving money on a QDRO in an uncontested divorce in Dalla
    I help people with both contested divorces and uncontested divorces in both Tarrant County and Dallas County. It’s easy to work both sides of the Dallas/Fort Worth area with an office located roughly equal distance from Dallas and Fort…
Rank this Week: 2557

Oakland Employment Lawyer Blog

Oakland Employment Lawyer Blog

Covers California employment and injury law. By Liberty Law.

http://www.oaklandemploymentlawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 3

    Twitter Hosts Office Frat Party Amid Gender Discrimination Lawsuit

    Twitter Hosts Office Frat Party Amid Gender Discrimination Lawsuit
    Last week, some Twitter employees posted a picture of an office party that had a frat-party theme. The photo showed that the party had red Solo cups, a keg, and a beer pong table, which had the Twitter logo. A sign on the wall read…
  • Jul 30

    California Bill Requires Disclosures by Construction Companie

    California Bill Requires Disclosures by Construction Companie
    Two Northern California state lawmakers, Democratic Sens. Jerry Hill of San Mateo and Loni Hancock of Oakland introduced a bill that would require construction companies to disclose any felony convictions and settlements about construction…
  • Jul 27

    Doctors’ Notes for Pregnant Employees Must be Carefully Written

    Doctors’ Notes for Pregnant Employees Must be Carefully Written
    Employment discrimination because of pregnancy is illegal under the federal Pregnancy Discrimination Act and other state and federal laws. If a woman is unable to perform her job because of a medical condition related to pregnancy or…
Rank this Week: 2908

ACA Review

ACA Review

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

http://www.acareview.com/
  • Aug 3

    More Cadillac Plan Tax Guidance from IRS

    More Cadillac Plan Tax Guidance from IRS
    Even minimum value plans might be “Cadillacs,” the IRS acknowledged in Notice 2015-52. See footnote 8, page 17. That’s our main take-away from the second IRS statement of its regulatory intentions. Code § 4980I…
  • Jul 23

    Will § 4980H Require Judicial Amendment Too?

    Will § 4980H Require Judicial Amendment Too?
    Occasionally, a deep dive into a real world scenario opens our eyes to a plausible, alternate understanding of an important ACA term or rule.  Here’s one.  We’re embarrasssed to admit that our…
  • Jul 22

    Simple ACA Rules for Simple (But Not Small) Employer

    Simple ACA Rules for Simple (But Not Small) Employer
    You’re an ACA “Applicable Large Employer,” but not by much. You have three executives, none of whom has any HR or benefit plan expertise. You rely on a local payroll service and your insurance agent. You hope they are on top…
Rank this Week: 2549

Employer Law Report

Employer Law Report

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

http://www.employerlawreport.com/
  • Aug 3

    Second Circuit rejects DOL test for unpaid internship

    Second Circuit rejects DOL test for unpaid internship
    The Second Circuit Court of Appeals in Glatt et al. v. Fox Searchlight Pictures, Inc. recently rejected the Department of Labor (“DOL”) six factor test for determining whether an individual has been properly classified as an…
  • Jul 31

    Another Federal District Court upholds NLRB expedited election rule

    Another Federal District Court upholds NLRB expedited election rule
    In April 2015, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) implemented a rule that effectively speeds up the time in which union representation elections occur. The process toward a union representation election typically starts when the union…
  • Jul 29

    New app allows consumers to buy based on which companies are female-friendly

    New app allows consumers to buy based on which companies are female-friendly
    Thanks to Summer Associate Christopher Hawthorne for his assistance with this blog entry. In an era of consumers making choices based on whether companies have ethical labor and sourcing practices, a new app now tracks how female friendly a…
Rank this Week: 1570

Federal Whistleblower Lawyers Blog

Federal Whistleblower Lawyers Blog

Covers qui tam and employment law. By The Whistleblower Law Firm.

http://www.federalwhistleblowerlawyersblog.com/
  • Aug 3

    Nuclear Industry Whistleblower

    Nuclear Industry Whistleblower
    If you are a nuclear employee and have knowledge about a company violating safety laws and regulations, it is vital to consult a reputable whistleblower attorney who can assess the merits of your case. This is a serious matter of public…
  • Jul 29

    $75.5 Million Settlement Reached to Resolve Fraudulent Sale of Software Case

    $75.5 Million Settlement Reached to Resolve Fraudulent Sale of Software Case
    Government contracts can be extremely lucrative deals for businesses. Companies providing goods and services to the government have to adhere to certain legal guidelines. Failure to follow such guidelines can constitute fraud against the…
  • Jul 22

    Ambulance Fraud

    Ambulance Fraud
    Do you have knowledge of an ambulance company submitting false claims to the government? If so, it is important to consult an experienced whistleblower attorney who can assess the merits of your case. When an ambulance company submits false…
Rank this Week: 2599

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/
Rank this Week: 2991

Atlanta Overtime Lawyers Blog

Atlanta Overtime Lawyers Blog

Covers employment law with an emphasis in overtime. By Martin & Martin L.L.P.

http://www.atlantaovertimelawyersblog.com/
  • Aug 3

    Does My Employer Have To Pay Me When I Am On-Call?

    Does My Employer Have To Pay Me When I Am On-Call?
    One area of the Fair Labor Standards Act ("FLSA") that can confuse employers and employees is the on-call rules. The question is whether the employee is actually working while they are on-call or so restricted from using their time for their…
  • Jul 28

    Are Employees Entitled To Pay For On-Call Time?

    Are Employees Entitled To Pay For On-Call Time?
    The Fair Labor Standards Act ("FLSA") is the law that governs employee's pay including minimum wage and overtime. One question that frequently arises is whether under the FLSA, an employee is entitled to meal or rest breaks and the answer is…
  • Jul 26

    Overtime Lawsuit Filed Against Staffing Company

    Overtime Lawsuit Filed Against Staffing Company
    In April, 2015, Martin & Martin filed a lawsuit against a nursing staffing company alleging that the company did not properly pay its staffing coordinators. The employees allege that as staffing coordinators they were required to work…
Rank this Week: 2306

Background Matters Blog

Background Matters Blog

Covers background investigations and reports in consumer and employment matters. By Gordon Leech.

http://backgroundmatters.info
  • Aug 3

    The Appropriate Technique to Begin a Movie Blog

    The Appropriate Technique to Begin a Movie Blog
    Some sort of lot associated with movie followers are out there there who also are ready to commence their personal blog along with why not? Movies will be also any great sizzling niche. You could read typically the several posts online with…
  • Aug 3

    Property Investing And Variations Among Deeds And Title

    Property Investing And Variations Among Deeds And Title
    Investors and company owners are generally frequently looking to find those successful prospects which are going to get each of them a nice gain. Outside of virtually all of the particular investment property options around, the real estate…
  • Aug 3

    Planning in Los Angeles for an Industrial Move

    Planning in Los Angeles for an Industrial Move
    It is simple regarding the correct plan, although planning a professional move in La could appear to be an overwhelming undertaking. As you will likely retain a professional moving firm to complete the move over everything mixed up in move,…
Rank this Week: 4990

Job Matters Blog

Job Matters Blog

Provides information for employees and consumers on their legal rights in employment matters. By Gordon Leech.

http://jobmatters.info
  • Aug 3

    Modern Day Leisure More Often Than Not Involves the Internet

    Modern Day Leisure More Often Than Not Involves the Internet
    The Internet has re-structured regular daily life for folks in the last 1 / 4 regarding a hundred years as much as, and perhaps even more than electricity did with regard to an earlier age group. Everyday living plainly is altered. Due to the…
  • Aug 3

    How to Market Yourself Using Twitter

    How to Market Yourself Using Twitter
    For advertising efficiently on Facebook the concepts would be the same for a person because they are to get a company. Social networking systems like Twitter really are a helpful free system that promotes the sharing of info and material. If…
  • Aug 3

    The Value of Advertising on the Web Should Never Be Overlooked

    The Value of Advertising on the Web Should Never Be Overlooked
    A lot of companies dismiss the significance of online marketing and after that speculate exactly why they are unable to seem to move ahead of their own competitors. This is especially valid for organizations which in the past enjoyed a lock…
Rank this Week: 4993

Independent Contractor Compliance…

Independent Contractor Compliance Legal Blog

Covers the defense of misclassification claims and class actions, audits and investigations by the IRS and state tax and workforce agencies. By Pepper Hamilton LLP.

http://independentcontractorcompliance.com/
Rank this Week: 3166

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/
  • Jul 31

    Seventh Circuit Endorses Use of Blue-Pencil Rule for Non-Compete

    Seventh Circuit Endorses Use of Blue-Pencil Rule for Non-Compete
    More times than not, courts in non-compete disputes confront restrictive covenants that have problems. Sometimes the problems are severe and other times they are revealed through the unique facts of the case, rather than the face of the…
  • Jul 15

    Seventh Circuit Smartly Avoids Fifield Issue, Disses Illinois Law

    Seventh Circuit Smartly Avoids Fifield Issue, Disses Illinois Law
    In the detritus of Illinois law following the Fifield v. Premier Dealers Services case, one federal case actually appeared to have the potential to reshape how state courts (not to mention an increasing number of lower federal courts)…
  • Jun 17

    Florida's Non-Compete Law Is, Apparently, "Truly Obnoxious"

    Florida's Non-Compete Law Is, Apparently, "Truly Obnoxious"
    One of the most important issues in analyzing any non-compete agreement is choice of law. My experience is that at least 9 out of 10 contracts contain explicit choice-of-law clauses, which describe in the contract which state's law will…
Rank this Week: 4242

Employment Discrimination Report

Employment Discrimination Report

Covers legislation, noteworthy cases and trends in enforcement. By Fox Rothschild LLP.

http://employmentdiscrimination.foxrothschild.com/
  • Jul 31

    Potential Liability From Your Long Forgotten Vacation/PTO Policy

    Potential Liability From Your Long Forgotten Vacation/PTO Policy
    Often employers will neglect or overlook revising their vacation and/or paid time off (PTO) policies, which are buried in the employee handbook that was last revised a half-dozen years ago. For many, this is a big mistake. Depending on your…
  • Jul 27

    Is Your Paternity Leave Policy Discriminatory?

    Is Your Paternity Leave Policy Discriminatory?
    First, let us wish our fellow blogger, Tom Basta our hearty congratulations on the birth of his twins! They are adorable and likely to keep Tom very busy (and tired) these next few weeks. Before the twins arrived, Tom and I had some…
  • Jul 23

    Indemnification Clauses: Suit of Armor or Achilles Heel?

    Indemnification Clauses: Suit of Armor or Achilles Heel?
        Lucrative guaranteed income arrangements, such as management-fee agreements, hold for many companies the promise of additional income with relative ease, leveraging a company’s already established brand and reputation. We…
Rank this Week: 2412

Working the Law: News and Views on…

Working the Law: News and Views on Employment Issues

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

http://www.framinghamlegal.com/
  • Jul 31

    Superior Court Ruling Reminds Employers to Quickly Pay Wages Owed to Departing Employee

    Superior Court Ruling Reminds Employers to Quickly Pay Wages Owed to Departing Employee
    A recent superior court decision reminds employers how important it is to be sure that departing employees receive all the wages they earn, and fast. It also makes the point that, even if the payment requirements of the Massachusetts Wage Act…
  • Jul 10

    Proposals to Bar Noncompetition Agreements Make Little Progress in State Legislature

    Proposals to Bar Noncompetition Agreements Make Little Progress in State Legislature
    Proposed bills that would ban the enforcement of noncompetition agreements continue to be considered by the Massachusetts Legislature, though little progress has been made toward their approval. One proposed measure would ban the covenants…
  • Jul 1

    Massachusetts Sick Leave Law Takes Effect Today

    Massachusetts Sick Leave Law Takes Effect Today
    Effective today, July 1, 2015, all Massachusetts employees enjoy guaranteed sick leave benefits. The law that was approved by voter referendum last November mandates that every employee receive one hour of accrued sick leave for every 30…
Rank this Week: 4070

PVW Tax & Business Law Blog

PVW Tax & Business Law Blog

Covers issues that concern business entities, taxation, and employment law. By Parsonage Vandenack Williams LLC.

http://www.pvwtaxandbusinesslaw.wordpress.com/
  • Jul 31

    ABLE Accounts for Individuals with Disabilitie

    ABLE Accounts for Individuals with Disabilitie
    Financial planning for a family that includes an individual with disabilities, especially those without the resources to fully fund a special needs trust, often has substantial challenges. In December of 2014, the United States Congress…
  • Jul 15

    Workers’ Comp in Assault Case

    Workers’ Comp in Assault Case
    By Sarah E. Cavanagh. The Nebraska Court of Appeals recently held that an employee is not entitled to collect workers’ compensation for an assault perpetrated by another employee if the assault is personal in nature and unrelated to the…
  • Jun 30

    Domain Blocks Now Available for “.sucks” Domain Extension

    Domain Blocks Now Available for “.sucks” Domain Extension
    By Tom Langan. Earlier this year, over 550 new domain name extensions were created.  Examples include .basketball, .college, .miami, and .fishing.  Among the more controversial additions is “.sucks” which allows nearly…
Rank this Week: 2762

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/
  • Jul 31

    Another Federal Trade Secret Protection Bill Introduced

    Another Federal Trade Secret Protection Bill Introduced
    In what has become an annual rite, legislators from both sides of the aisle in the U.S. Congress again have proposed a bill seeking to create a private right of action allowing companies to assert civil trade secret misappropriation claims…
  • Jul 16

    Is Fifield’s holding holding?

    Is Fifield’s holding holding?
    A couple years ago, the Illinois First District Appellate Court decided the case of Fifield v. Premier Dealer Services, 2013 IL App. 120327.  There, the Court held that, absent other consideration, two years of employment are…
  • Jul 10

    Florida Restrictive Covenant Statute Remains “Truly Obnoxious” In New York Court

    Florida Restrictive Covenant Statute Remains “Truly Obnoxious” In New York Court
    If you are an employer with employees in New York (or elsewhere) who have signed an agreement containing a Florida choice of law clause and non-compete and/or non-solicit restrictive covenants, it may be time to revise your agreement. We…
Rank this Week: 2952

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/
  • Jul 31

    Supreme Court Sides with Job Applicant in Religious Discrimination Claim

    Supreme Court Sides with Job Applicant in Religious Discrimination Claim
    The U.S. Supreme Court ruled in favor of a woman who claimed that a clothing retailer violated Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 when it turned down her job application. She specifically alleged that the retailer discriminated against…
  • Jul 23

    SEC Awards Maximum Damages to Whistleblower Under Dodd-Frank Act

    SEC Awards Maximum Damages to Whistleblower Under Dodd-Frank Act
    The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) recently awarded $600,000 to a former hedge fund trader who reported possible misconduct by his employer. In the Matter of Paradigm Capital Management, Inc. and Weir, File No. 3-15930, order…
  • Jul 16

    Age Discrimination Alleged in New Jersey Lawsuit

    Age Discrimination Alleged in New Jersey Lawsuit
    Employment discrimination on the basis of age, especially against workers who are into or past what is often considered "middle age," and who are looking for a job, does not always receive as much media attention as other forms of…
Rank this Week: 3343

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: 4965

Employment Law Spotlight

Employment Law Spotlight

By Baker Hostetler.

http://www.employmentlawspotlight.com/
  • Jul 31

    The ADA Celebrates Its 25th Anniversary – A Look Back at the Development of the Act

    The ADA Celebrates Its 25th Anniversary – A Look Back at the Development of the Act
    Twenty-five years ago this week, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (“ADA”) was enacted into law with its stated purpose being “to provide clear, strong, consistent, enforceable standards addressing discrimination…
  • Jul 15

    DOL Meets The Far Side, Targets Independent Contractor Relationship

    DOL Meets The Far Side, Targets Independent Contractor Relationship
    The all-time best The Far Side cartoon (based on an unscientific survey, sample size of me) is the one with two deer standing in the forest, one with a red circular target imprinted on its chest. The other deer says, “Bummer of a…
  • Jul 15

    Updates to California’s Paid Sick Leave Law

    Updates to California’s Paid Sick Leave Law
    California Governor Jerry Brown has signed a bill intended to cure some of the ambiguities in the state’s new paid sick leave law that have been a headache for employers. The Healthy Workplaces, Healthy Families Act of 2014 (AB 1522)…
Rank this Week: 2124

Gardner Croft Solicitors Blog

Gardner Croft Solicitors Blog

Covers specialist legal services, personal injury claims, land registry, wealth protection, litigation and dispute resolution, and family law.

http://gardnercroft.co.uk/category/blog/
  • Jul 31

    Gardner Croft Featured in Gun Mart

    Gardner Croft Featured in Gun Mart
    Gardner Croft’s Firearm Services featured in the August edition of Gun Mart Magazine.     The post Gardner Croft Featured in Gun Mart appeared first on Gardner Croft.
  • Jul 29

    To Will or not to Will?

    To Will or not to Will?
    Heather Ilott: What does this mean for those who wish to disinherit family members? When it comes to making a Will, individuals are free to leave their estate to whoever they choose… within reason! The recent case involving Heather…
  • May 20

    Communicate, Communicate, Collaborate

    Communicate, Communicate, Collaborate
    If you are separating from your spouse or partner, there are several ways that the arrangements relating to finances and children can be resolved. Most people think about going to Court and concerns about an acrimonious and costly legal…
Rank this Week: 2375

California Peculiarities…

California Peculiarities Employment Law Blog

Covers California employment law. By Seyfarth Shaw.

http://www.calpeculiarities.com/
  • Jul 30

    Megan’s Law: How California Limits its Use for Employment Purpose

    Megan’s Law: How California Limits its Use for Employment Purpose
    Authored by Nick ClementsSince New Jersey led the way in 1994, many states have enacted so-called Megan’s Laws, which establish public online registries of individuals who have been convicted of a sex-based…
  • Jul 22

    Changes to the S.F. Formula Retail Employee Rights Ordinance

    Changes to the S.F. Formula Retail Employee Rights Ordinance
    Authored by Seyfarth Shaw LLPBy Laura Maechtlen and Jason Allen As our loyal CalPecs blog readers know, in November 2014, San Francisco passed two ordinances—“Hours and Retention Protections for Formula Retail Employees” and…
  • Jul 16

    The Expert Institute’s Best Legal Blog Competition

    The Expert Institute’s Best Legal Blog Competition
    Authored by Seyfarth ShawDear Friends and Loyal Readers, We need your help!  The Cal-Peculiarities Employment Law Blog has been invited to participate in a “best legal blog competition” sponsored by The Expert…
Rank this Week: 1948

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/
  • Jul 30

    Washington Court Dismisses Challenge to NLRB’s Ambush Election Rule

    Washington Court Dismisses Challenge to NLRB’s Ambush Election Rule
    My colleague Steven M. Swirsky at Epstein Becker Green published a Management Memo blog post concerning U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson granting summary judgment in favor of the NLRB – “Washington Court Dismisses Challenge…
  • Jul 22

    EEOC Rules Discrimination Based On Sexual Orientation Illegal Under Title VII

    EEOC Rules Discrimination Based On Sexual Orientation Illegal Under Title VII
    My colleagues Nancy L. Gunzenhauser, Kate B. Rhodes, and Judah L. Rosenblatt at Epstein Becker Green have a Retail Labor and Employment Law blog post concerning a recent EEOC modification to employment discrimination protection: “EEOC…
  • Jul 6

    EEOC Updates Pregnancy Discrimination Guidance

    EEOC Updates Pregnancy Discrimination Guidance
    My colleagues Nathaniel M. Glasser and Kristie-Ann M. Yamane (a Summer Associate) at Epstein Becker Green have published a Financial Services Employment Law blog post concerning recent modifications to pregnancy discrimination that will be of…
Rank this Week: 2997

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, P.C.

http://www.newyorkemploymentattorneysblog.com/
Rank this Week: 4122

Employment and Labour Law

Employment and Labour Law

Covers employment law in Canada. BY FMC Law.

http://www.employmentandlabour.com
  • Jul 30

    What If Your Independent Contractor Is Really a Dependent Contractor?

    What If Your Independent Contractor Is Really a Dependent Contractor?
    Many employers hire independent contractors to assist in their workplace and in most cases, the assumption is that doing so will result in minimal or no notice of termination having to be paid at the end of the relationship.  A recent…
  • Jul 10

    Ontario pension plan sponsors: it’s time to look at your SIPP

    Ontario pension plan sponsors: it’s time to look at your SIPP
    Employers that provide registered pension plans to their Ontario employees should review their Statement of Investment Policies and Procedures (“SIPPs”) within the next few months.  New Ontario SIPP requirements are coming…
  • Jun 17

    Ontario’s Changing Workplaces Review

    Ontario’s Changing Workplaces Review
    In May, Ontario’s Ministry of Labour commenced what is being called the “Changing Workplaces Review”.  The review is intended to take a close look at the Employment Standards Act, 2000 (“ESA”) and the Labour…
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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/
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Suits by Suits

Suits by Suits

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

http://www.suitsbysuits.com/
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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
  • Jul 30

    MBBP Client DraftKings Raises $300M in Funding

    MBBP Client DraftKings Raises $300M in Funding
    MBBP Client DraftKings, the leading provider of daily fantasy sports announced on Monday, that Fox Sports will provide about $150 million for an 11 percent stake in the company.  Other investors include the Kraft Group, Wellington…
  • Jul 7

    IC-DISC Structure Provides Permanent Tax Deferral for Exporter

    IC-DISC Structure Provides Permanent Tax Deferral for Exporter
    Exporters, are you taking full advantage of an important U.S. export incentive to achieve Federal income tax savings, known as the Interest Charge Domestic International Sale Corporation or “IC-DISC”? If not, this short but…
  • Jul 6

    Summer Angel / Entrepreneur Panel – Registration Open!

    Summer Angel / Entrepreneur Panel – Registration Open!
    Pitfalls, Perspectives and Possibilities of Angel Investments – Register Today! With the proliferation of angel groups in the Boston area over the past several years, it has become increasingly challenging for entrepreneurs to navigate…
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FMLA Insights

FMLA Insights

Covers the Family Medical Leave Act. By Franczek Radelet.

http://www.fmlainsights.com
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National Police and Fire Labor…

National Police and Fire Labor Blog

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

http://www.nationalpoliceandfirelaborblog.com
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Washington Public Sector Labor…

Washington Public Sector Labor Negotiations Blog

Covers Washington State public sector collective bargaining. By Cline & Associates.

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

    Part 7: Dispatcher and Records Clerk Wage

    Part 7: Dispatcher and Records Clerk Wage
    By Jim Cline and Kate Kremer This is part of our continued series on Washington public safety employee wages.  In this issue we report on wage rankings for 911 dispatchers and police records clerks. In this article we a brief discussion…
  • Jul 24

    Wage Series Part 6: June Inflation Report Shows Rising but Still Low Inflation, Seattle not as Low as All-Cities Index

    Wage Series Part 6: June Inflation Report Shows Rising but Still Low Inflation, Seattle not as Low as All-Cities Index
    By Jim Cline and Kate Kremer In our last article covering CPI we reported on the dramatic recent fall off in inflation (below 0%) numbers.  We also predicted that, as to the pivotal June CPI report, the number would show an increase but…
  • Jul 24

    BLS Reports Wages Rising at a Rate Greater than Inflation

    BLS Reports Wages Rising at a Rate Greater than Inflation
    By Jim Cline One additional sign of good economic news this week came in the form of a Bureau of Labor Statistics Second Quarter Wage Report.  The BLS, the data reporting branch of the Department of Labor reports that despite the low…
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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/
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New York Employment Attorney Blog

New York Employment Attorney Blog

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

http://www.newyorkemploymentattorney-blog.com/
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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/
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The California Wage and Hour Law…

The California Wage and Hour Law Blog for Employees

Covers overtime, meal breaks, rest breaks, and pay checks. By Steven G. Pearl.

http://cawageandhourlaw.blogspot.com/
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The Utah Employment Lawyer

The Utah Employment Lawyer

Covers legislative and court cases affecting Utah employers and employees. By D. Scott Crook.

http://theutahemploymentlawyer.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 28

    Cases --- July 12th through 18th

    Cases --- July 12th through 18th
    Workers Compensation/Occupational Safety and DiseaseBrooks v. Commissioner (10th Cir., July 17, 2015) (affirming the Commission determination that Brooks had received an overpayment of Disability benefits)Santos v. Colvin (10th…
  • Jul 11

    Cases --- July 5th through 11th

    Cases --- July 5th through 11th
    Workers Compensation/Occupational Safety and DiseaseBainbridge v. Colvin (10th Cir., July 7, 2015) (affirming denial of disability benefits)Discrimination/RetaliationJordan v. Dillon Companies (10th Cir., July 9, 2015) (affirming summary…
  • Jul 6

    Cases --- June 28th through July 4th

    Cases --- June 28th through July 4th
    Discrimination & RetaliationRock v. Levinski (10th Cir., June 29, 2015) (affirming Rock's dismissal because her right to free speech did not overcome Levinski's concern that those in high-ranking policy positions should "speak publicly…
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Orange County Employment Lawyers…

Orange County Employment Lawyers Blog

Covers employment law. By Nassiri Law.

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

    Rock v. Levinski – First Amendment Rights of Employee

    Rock v. Levinski – First Amendment Rights of Employee
    One of the most dearly held rights Americans have is stated in the First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution: The right of free speech. It allows us to speak our minds without fear of government infringement. But that’s just the thing:…
  • Jul 25

    Perez v. D. Howes, LLC – Misclassification of Farm Worker Employee

    Perez v. D. Howes, LLC – Misclassification of Farm Worker Employee
    Somewhere between 1 and 3 million workers migrate from various locations across the world – usually Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean – to work as laborers in U.S. farms. Vital as these workers are to the labor force, they…
  • Jul 22

    Hansler v. Lehigh Valley Hosp. Network – Rights Under FMLA

    Hansler v. Lehigh Valley Hosp. Network – Rights Under FMLA
    The Family and Medical Leave Act – also routinely referred to as “FMLA” – entitles most workers to take unpaid, job-protected leave for specified family and medical reasons. Workers can take up to 12 months in a given…
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Scott J. Kreppein, Esq.

Scott J. Kreppein, Esq.

Focuses on contract, employment and personal injury litigation.

http://www.kreplaw.com/
  • Jul 28

    Consumer Issue: Hyundai Billing Error and Lease Default

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

    Personal Injury Attorney

    Personal Injury Attorney
    Email: SJK@QHCLaw.com    Phone: 631-482-9700
  • Jul 20

    New York Creates Statutory Guidelines for Alimony

    New York Creates Statutory Guidelines for Alimony
    New York's divorce law received yet another significant overhaul.  On June 24, 2015, the New York State Legislature passed a new law, largely going into effect in October, that -- in addition to adjusting income caps and the temporary…
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