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The Proactive Employer

The Proactive Employer

Covers statistical analysis of disparate impact and disparate treatment, implications of recent court decisions for statistical analysis and evidence, and employment litigation risk assessment and risk management. By Stephanie R. Thomas.

http://blog.thomasecon.com/
  • Mar 25

    Launch of “Compensating Your Employees Fairly”

    Launch of “Compensating Your Employees Fairly”
    I’m excited to announce the launch of my latest book, Compensating Your Employees Fairly: A Guide to Internal Pay Equity, published by Apress. The book is a comprehensive handbook that provides all the information you need to…
  • Mar 20

    Employment Law Blog Carnival: The “Spring is in Bloom” Edition

    Employment Law Blog Carnival: The “Spring is in Bloom” Edition
    Today marks the first day of spring. Our green spaces will soon be buzzing with birds, bugs and blooms. We’ll see more sunshine and the days will get longer. Spring cleaning, planting, and yard work will soon be on our weekend agendas.…
  • Feb 4

    Top 10 Trends in Background Checks for 2013

    Top 10 Trends in Background Checks for 2013
    Employers have long recognized that conducting due diligence on new hires is a mission critical task. Firms cannot afford to be sidetracked by employee problems such as workplace violence, theft, false resumes, embezzlement, harassment or…
Rank this Week: 1341

Employment Law Essentials UK

Employment Law Essentials UK

Reports breaking news and the latest laws and cases and explains what they mean for small and medium sized organisations in the UK. By Carolyn Mumby.

http://elemembers.wordpress.com/
  • Feb 25

    Four cases brought by practising Christian

    Four cases brought by practising Christian
    The European Court of Human Rights has given judgment in four cases brought by practising Christians who argued that UK law had failed to protect their right to manifest their religion at work. Ms Eweida worked for British Airways as a member…
  • Feb 25

    Four cases brought by practising Christian

    Four cases brought by practising Christian
    The European Court of Human Rights has given judgment in four cases brought by practising Christians who argued that UK law had failed to protect their right to manifest their religion at work. Ms Eweida worked for British Airways as a member…
  • Dec 5

    Definition of disability is considered by the EAT

    Definition of disability is considered by the EAT
    The Employment Appeal Tribunal has ruled that a life-long condition that makes a person more prone to infections may not amount to a disability. The individual, in this case, had been diagnosed with Selective IgA Deficiency, a life-long…
Rank this Week: 1740

Labor & Employment Law, HR Law

Labor & Employment Law, HR Law

Covers the working world. By Charles A. Krugel.

http://www.charlesakrugel.com/
Rank this Week: 1130

Virginia Non-Compete Law Blog

Virginia Non-Compete Law Blog

Covers non-compete, non-solicitation and non-disclosure provisions in employment agreements. By the Frith Law Firm.

http://virginianoncompete.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 16

    HOW TO BEAT YOUR VIRGINIA NON COMPETE for your IPAD / IPHONE ETC

    HOW TO BEAT YOUR VIRGINIA NON COMPETE for your IPAD / IPHONE ETC
    Had a great weekend in Tennessee with new friends.Met a hospital administrator from Ohio who told me his facility did not have non-compete agreements for physician employees because they thought taking care of their employees would be a…
  • Jan 10

    NON COMPETES AND COLLEGE FOOTBALL

    NON COMPETES AND COLLEGE FOOTBALL
    I ran across this article this morning and it is excellent. Read it. Enjoy it. Attorney Michael Elkon, member of Fisher & Phillips, a large law firm with a National presence, explains why College football coaches can pick up and move, while…
  • Jan 9

    ROANOKE VIRGINIA NON COMPETE ATTORNEY

    ROANOKE VIRGINIA NON COMPETE ATTORNEY
    Imagine a divorce. The bad kind where people would rather fight than be reasonable. The kind where the only people who win are the attorneys because the financial cost of litigation, coupled with the emotional drain of battle wear the parties…
Rank this Week: 1595

The Kong Firm Blog

The Kong Firm Blog

The official blog of The Kong Firm PLLC, focusing on current topics of interest in the fields of Employment Law, Litigation and Federal Government Contracting

http://blog.thekongfirm.com/
  • Oct 13

    Non-Competes Are Unenforceable, Right? Recent VA and MD Cases Provide Some Insight

    Non-Competes Are Unenforceable, Right? Recent VA and MD Cases Provide Some Insight
    I can't even tell you the number of times I get into a discussion with a friend or ex-colleague who has just been terminated about non-competes.  And almost every time, the conclusion ends this way: "I've heard that  non-competes are…
  • Oct 5

    What Comes Around Goes Around: Is This The Beginning of the End for Alaska Native Corporations?

    What Comes Around Goes Around: Is This The Beginning of the End for Alaska Native Corporations?
    If you are a small business Federal contractor and have ever lost a contract to an Alaska Native Corporation (ANC), you probably had a smile of satisfaction on your face last week as you were reading the Washington Post. In an expose and…
  • Sep 21

    One-time Eligibility Under SBA's 8(a) Program

    One-time Eligibility Under SBA's 8(a) Program
    As the number of Federal Government contracting dollars begins to dwindle under the Obama Administration, many small businesses are looking for a leg up on the competition, and the 8(a) Business Development Program of the U.S. Small Business…
Rank this Week: 1223

Chicago Small Business Lawyer Blog

Chicago Small Business Lawyer Blog

Covers Business Law and Employment Law. Published By The Prinz Law Firm, P.C.

http://www.chicagosmallbusinesslawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 31

    Are Severance Agreements Good for Employees and Employers?

    Are Severance Agreements Good for Employees and Employers?
    Illinois has seen a number of high profile layoffs recently and there has been a lot of news about severance payments.  Most notably, earlier this month the University of Illinois said that it planned to pay resigning Chancellor Phyllis…
  • Aug 28

    If Your Employees Described Their Workplace, Would You Recognize It As Your Business?

    If Your Employees Described Their Workplace, Would You Recognize It As Your Business?
      The business world is still reacting to the hard-hitting New York Times article describing Amazon’s hellish work environment and employment practices. The NYT article describes a survival-of-the-fittest corporate culture which…
  • Aug 18

    Newsflash: Happy Healthy Employees Are More Productive Than Sick And Unhappy Employee

    Newsflash: Happy Healthy Employees Are More Productive Than Sick And Unhappy Employee
    Employers have long looked at labor as a cost to their bottom line.  It is this attitude which led to the development of unions and various laws to protect employees from employers with this attitude. However, as our economy moves to a…
Rank this Week: 3382

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 31

    Top Ten Healthcare.gov Subsidy Counties in Each SEC State

    Top Ten Healthcare.gov Subsidy Counties in Each SEC State
    Why should you care? Subsidy certification of even one applicant claiming to be a full-time employee not offered affordable, qualifying 2015 coverage can cause the IRS to assess a non-deductible tax against the applicant’s alleged…
  • Aug 25

    2015 Form 1095-C Reporting: IT Vendor Survey

    2015 Form 1095-C Reporting: IT Vendor Survey
    On August 18, 2014, we posted our, “First Look at ACA Employer Compliance Software.” It’s time for an update. We invited less than a dozen vendors to answer these twenty-two questions. With respect to each 2015 ALE coverage…
  • Aug 12

    Draft 2015 Forms and Instructions for ACA Coverage Offer Information Reporting: Forms 1094-B, 1095-B, 1094-C, 1095-C and 8809

    Draft 2015 Forms and Instructions for ACA Coverage Offer Information Reporting: Forms 1094-B, 1095-B, 1094-C, 1095-C and 8809
    At about the same time as last year, the IRS has released draft ACA coverage information reporting Forms and Instructions to be used early next year. There are many small differences and one HUGE difference. The IRS decided not to enforce the…
Rank this Week: 2861

Virginia Employment Law Journal

Virginia Employment Law Journal

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

http://www.virginiaemploymentlawjournal.com/
Rank this Week: 3069

Law Office of Goldstein and Clegg,…

Law Office of Goldstein and Clegg, LLC Blog

Covers employment law and bankruptcy.

http://www.goldsteinandclegglaw.com/index.php/blog/
  • Aug 31

    Your Employer should allow you to take off time for medical procedure

    Your Employer should allow you to take off time for medical procedure
    Your job is important to you and the money that you earn from it is the lifeblood of your family; we all accept this fact. However, what happens when you or an immediate family member becomes so ill that you cannot work for a short period of…
  • Aug 5

    Coping with the loss of a job

    Coping with the loss of a job
    The loss of a job is a traumatic experience for anyone. Sometimes it is as a result of poor financial performance by your former company resulting in massive layoffs. In other situations it is due to a personality conflict with a co-worker or…
  • Jul 21

    Why are the police targeting drivers who are not really drunk?

    Why are the police targeting drivers who are not really drunk?
    Often someone leaves a holiday party or special event and they had two drinks. They feel that they can drive a car home, and in all likelihood their ability to operate a vehicle is not impaired. However, on the way home, they get pulled over,…
Rank this Week: 2097

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/
  • Aug 31

    Why Ballot Selfies Are A Terrible Idea For Worker

    Why Ballot Selfies Are A Terrible Idea For Worker
    Indiana is facing a free speech suit relating to a law they passed making it a crime to take a photo of yourself with your completed ballot. While the law is clearly overreaching and punishes the wrong people, I think the folks saying there…
  • Aug 24

    The War Against Florida Employees Continues With New Computer Law

    The War Against Florida Employees Continues With New Computer Law
    Starting October 1, 2015, Florida employees can expect even more attacks by employers and former employers, thanks to the new Computer Abuse and Data Recovery Act passed by our legislature and signed by our multimillionaire Governor. This law…
  • Aug 7

    Senator Franken Bill To Ban Noncompetes For Low Wage Workers Would Be A Good Start

    Senator Franken Bill To Ban Noncompetes For Low Wage Workers Would Be A Good Start
    After the Jimmy John's noncompete for sandwich maker debacle, some members of Congress asked the FTC and the DOL to investigate the sandwich chain for potential antitrust and labor law violations. Some states have moved to ban noncompetes…
Rank this Week: 4721

Business Blog

Business Blog

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

http://www.businesslawnews.com/
  • Aug 31

    The FTC’s Cybersecurity Authority Is Affirmed By The Third Circuit

    The FTC’s Cybersecurity Authority Is Affirmed By The Third Circuit
    Decisions have been made regarding the FTC’s cybersecurity authority… In a precedential decision, the Third Circuit Cmorourt of Appeals recently affirmed the cybersecurity authority of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to hold…
  • Aug 28

    NJ Supreme Court Addresses Sidewalk Liability of Homeowners Association

    NJ Supreme Court Addresses Sidewalk Liability of Homeowners Association
    NJ Supreme Court Addresses Sidewalk Liability of Homeowners Association The Supreme Court of New Jersey recently addressed whether the homeowners association and management company of a common-interest community had the duty to clear snow and…
  • Aug 27

    EPA Finalizes Controversial Carbon Emissions Rule

    EPA Finalizes Controversial Carbon Emissions Rule
    On August 3, 2015, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) published the final version of its “Clean Power Plan,” which seeks to reduce carbon emissions from existing power plants by fostering the creation of renewable energy.…
Rank this Week: 3995

The Employer Handbook

The Employer Handbook

Covers labor and employment law of PA, NJ and DE businesses. By Eric B. Meyer.

http://www.theemployerhandbook.com/
Rank this Week: 3433

Agee Clymer Mitchell and Laret…

Agee Clymer Mitchell and Laret Blog

Covers Ohio workers' compensation, disability insurance, medical malpractice and personal injury law.

http://www.ageeclymer.com/blogs/
  • Aug 31

    Am I Qualified for SSI?

    Am I Qualified for SSI?
    SSI, the much-more-commonly-used acronym for Supplemental Security Income, gets paid through the federal Social Security Administration to people who have low incomes due to their age or disability. Qualifying to receive SSI benefits requires…
  • Aug 15

    Can I Receive Workers’ Comp and Work Part Time?

    Can I Receive Workers’ Comp and Work Part Time?
    Ohioans approved to receive workers’ compensation benefits can sometimes continue receiving some state disability payments after they return to work on a part-time basis — with the emphasis on “sometimes.” A part-time…
  • Jul 20

    Cerebral Palsy: Born This Way or Medical Malpractice?

    Cerebral Palsy: Born This Way or Medical Malpractice?
    Learning your newborn or toddler has cerebral palsy can be devastating. You can go years without knowing how severe the problem is even as you struggle to meet the expenses and emotional tolls inflicted by the needs for immediate and…
Rank this Week: 2513

Overtime Law Blog

Overtime Law Blog

Reviews FLSA cases. By Andrew Frisch.

http://flsaovertimelaw.com/
Rank this Week: 4208

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: 3328

Employment Law Spotlight

Employment Law Spotlight

By Baker Hostetler.

http://www.employmentlawspotlight.com/
  • Aug 30

    NLRB Blows Up Staffing Agency Model: Rewrites Joint-Employer Test

    NLRB Blows Up Staffing Agency Model: Rewrites Joint-Employer Test
    Boom! In a 3-2 decision, the National Labor Relations Board spontaneously redefined joint employment in a way that threatens to turn almost every company that works with a staffing agency into a joint employer for collective bargaining…
  • Aug 26

    Has the Fifth Circuit Opened the Door for Potential Liability of Staffing Companies?

    Has the Fifth Circuit Opened the Door for Potential Liability of Staffing Companies?
    In Burton v. Freescale Semiconductor Inc. and Manpower of Texas, LP, No. 14-50944, — F.3d —-, 2015 WL 4742174 (5th Cir. Aug. 10, 2015), the Fifth Circuit reversed the district court’s grant of summary judgment for two…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 2169

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
Rank this Week: 4073

Overtime Lawyer Blog

Overtime Lawyer Blog

Covers minimum wage and tip credit in Georgia. By The Buckley Law Firm, LLC

http://www.overtimelawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 30

    Proposed Rules To Increase Number of Workers Entitled To Overtime Pay

    Proposed Rules To Increase Number of Workers Entitled To Overtime Pay
    Earlier this summer, the Department of Labor issue new regulations which, if adopted, have the potential to significantly impact “white collar” workers and their ability to obtain overtime compensation. The proposed rules are open…
  • Aug 15

    What you need know about the FLSA Proposed Rule

    What you need know about the FLSA Proposed Rule
    The Department of Labor (DOL) has issued several new rules concerning the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). While these rules have not yet been become effective, they signal a change in the way the FLSA will be interpreted in the future, and…
  • Aug 9

    The Importance of Proper Employment Classification

    The Importance of Proper Employment Classification
    The issuance of the recent proposed amendments to the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) affecting the circumstances under which someone may be considered “exempt” v. “non-exempt” and when a worker may be entitled to…
Rank this Week: 4492

Atlanta Employment Lawyer Blog

Atlanta Employment Lawyer Blog

Covers employment discrimination, sexual harassment and employer retaliation. By The Buckley Law Firm, LLC

http://www.atlantaemploymentlawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 30

    Psychological Test Given Prior To Promotion May Be Discriminatory

    Psychological Test Given Prior To Promotion May Be Discriminatory
    Retail giant Target Corporation has just agreed to pay $2.8 million to settle an employment discrimination complaint. The race and disability discrimination lawsuit alleged that applicants for upper level jobs were improperly screened out.…
  • Aug 15

    Lawsuit Alleges Discrimination Based On Perceived Disability

    Lawsuit Alleges Discrimination Based On Perceived Disability
    Employment news reports that the federal government has filed a lawsuit against Amtrak alleging employment discrimination. According to the disability discrimination complaint filed by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC),…
  • Aug 9

    Employment Discrimination Lawsuit Alleges Disability Discrimination

    Employment Discrimination Lawsuit Alleges Disability Discrimination
    A class action employment discrimination lawsuit has been filed against a large health care company alleging systemic discrimination against job applicants and employees. The discrimination suit alleges that adverse employment actions were…
Rank this Week: 4356

National Police and Fire Labor…

National Police and Fire Labor Blog

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

http://www.nationalpoliceandfirelaborblog.com
Rank this Week: 3800

HR Watchdog

HR Watchdog

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

http://hrwatchdog.calchamber.com/
  • Aug 28

    NLRB Changes the Joint-Employer Standard, Increased Bargaining Power for Temp Worker

    NLRB Changes the Joint-Employer Standard, Increased Bargaining Power for Temp Worker
    In a 3-2 decision involving a California employer, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) “refined” the standard it will use for determining joint-employer status. The highly watched decision signifies a departure from the…
  • Aug 27

    EEO-1 Survey Opens: Deadline is September 30

    EEO-1 Survey Opens: Deadline is September 30
    The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced that the mailing of notification letters for the 2015 EEO-1 survey is complete. Federal law requires all private employers with 100 or more employees to file the federal EEO-1…
  • Aug 26

    CalChamber-Supported Gender Equity Pay Bill on Assembly Floor

    CalChamber-Supported Gender Equity Pay Bill on Assembly Floor
    A California Chamber of Commerce-supported bill that seeks to eliminate pay disparity based on gender will be considered by the full Assembly this week. SB 358 (Jackson; D-Santa Barbara) will ensure that women are paid equally for work that…
Rank this Week: 4863

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/
  • Aug 28

    NLRB Throws Out Years of Joint-Employer Precedent – Adopts Two-Part Test For Joint-Employer Statu

    NLRB Throws Out Years of Joint-Employer Precedent – Adopts Two-Part Test For Joint-Employer Statu
    By Brian Mumaugh The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB or Board) has thrown employers a curve by overruling 30 years of long-standing decisions that narrowed the circumstances under which a joint-employer relationship could be found to…
  • Aug 24

    Home Care Workers Entitled to Minimum Wage and Overtime

    Home Care Workers Entitled to Minimum Wage and Overtime
    B y Mark Wiletsky Agencies that provide companionship or live-in care services for the elderly, ill or disabled will now have to pay their home care workers minimum wage and overtime pay under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). Reversing a…
  • Aug 20

    OSHA Looks to ADR to Reduce Explosion in Whistleblower Complaint

    OSHA Looks to ADR to Reduce Explosion in Whistleblower Complaint
    By Matthew Linton The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has issued revised policies and procedures for applying a new process for resolving whistleblower disputes. The new process is an early resolution process that is to…
Rank this Week: 3047

NJ Labor & Employment Law

NJ Labor & Employment Law

Covers various employment and labor law topics, including employment discrimination, ADA, CEPA, and FMLA. By Jay S. Becker and Joseph C. DeBlasio.

http://www.njlaborandemploymentlaw.com
Rank this Week: 4689

Labor Relations Update

Labor Relations Update

By Proskauer Rose LLP.

http://www.laborrelationsupdate.com
Rank this Week: 4069

California Employment Law

California Employment Law

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

http://californiaemploymentlaw.foxrothschild.com
  • Aug 28

    Should Employment Lawyers Advise Clients on Workplace Violence Issues?

    Should Employment Lawyers Advise Clients on Workplace Violence Issues?
    If you advise employers, then you’re probably used to giving advice that derives more from good HR practices than from what the law requires. However, does that extend to advising clients how to avoid or address potential workplace…
  • Aug 26

    Before Terminating an Employee, Ask “Why Now?”

    Before Terminating an Employee, Ask “Why Now?”
    One of this blog’s most popular posts has been 24 Questions to Ask Before Terminating an Employee. Here’s another one: Why now? One way that employees and their lawyers attack the employer’s justification for the…
  • Aug 21

    Practicing Employment Law: The Key to Happine

    Practicing Employment Law: The Key to Happine
    Writing for a legal blog, I don’t get many chances to write about the key to happiness. There was this post about the state constitutional right to happiness, but that was five years ago. I may start writing about happiness a lot more…
Rank this Week: 2509

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/
  • Aug 28

    Legal Links – August 28, 2015

    Legal Links – August 28, 2015
    On Fridays, we compile and post Legal Links, a list of legal news, reported cases, community events and topics of interest to Lancaster residents and readers of the Lancaster Law Blog. 1.  Ephrata Police at the forefront of life saving…
  • Aug 27

    Is it a Condominium, Planned Community or a Subdivision?

    Is it a Condominium, Planned Community or a Subdivision?
    The Pennsylvania General Assembly has recently returned a useful tool to real estate developers and builders.  At the same time, they have allowed the residents and developers of over 10,000 condominium and homeowners’ associations…
  • Aug 21

    Legal Links – August 21, 2015

    Legal Links – August 21, 2015
    On Fridays, we compile and post Legal Links, a list of legal news, reported cases, community events and topics of interest to Lancaster residents and readers of the Lancaster Law Blog. 1.  Funnel cakes and football, that’s what…
Rank this Week: 4869

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/
  • Aug 28

    Cheerleader Uniform Designs Eligible for Copyright Protection, Sixth Circuit Rule

    Cheerleader Uniform Designs Eligible for Copyright Protection, Sixth Circuit Rule
    In a closely-watched fashion design case, the Sixth Circuit ruled last week that decorative designs on cheerleading uniforms are eligible for copyright protection. The US Copyright Act does not provide protection for functional aspects of…
  • Aug 18

    The Start of a New Wearable Brand Battle

    The Start of a New Wearable Brand Battle
    Jawbone and Fitbit, both billion-dollar leaders in the “wearable” technology category of fitness bands, are warming up for what may become a test of legal endurance. Jawbone recently filed three lawsuits in three different courts,…
  • Aug 14

    IKEA Repair Program Not Labeled “Recall” By CPSC

    IKEA Repair Program Not Labeled “Recall” By CPSC
    On July 22, 2015, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and the Swedish consumer products company, IKEA, issued a joint press release to announce a “repair program,” addressing a furniture tip-over safety hazard posed by…
Rank this Week: 2278

Trust Matters Most

Trust Matters Most

Covers family law, divorce, bankruptcy, and specific Pennsylvania law changes. By Reese, Samley, Wagenseller, Mecum & Longer, P.C.

http://www.trustmattersmost.com/blog
  • Aug 28

    Timothy L. Watts vs. Manheim Township School District

    Timothy L. Watts vs. Manheim Township School District
    We wish to congratulate Tim Watts in his victory in the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania! Thank you for putting your TRUST in the attorneys at Reese, Samley, Wagenseller, Mecum & Longer, P.C. For those who are unfamiliar with this particular…
  • May 6

    Bankruptcy Filings in Lancaster County

    Bankruptcy Filings in Lancaster County
    Check out this article in the Tuesday, May 5, 2015 issue of the Lancaster Newspaper, in which Matthew Samley shares his thoughts on the trends in bankruptcies and Lancaster County businesses.   Business Bankruptcies in Lancaster…
  • May 15

    Why Schedule A Consultation?

    Why Schedule A Consultation?
    Many initial calls by potential clients to attorneys’ offices result with a question “do I have a case or not”.  While it may seem like a very basic question, a majority of wisdom and advice you may receive from an…
Rank this Week: 2234

Texas Employment Law Update

Texas Employment Law Update

Covers labor and employment legal topis for Texas employers. By Russell Cawyer.

http://www.texasemploymentlawupdate.com/
  • Aug 28

    Court of Appeals Holds that Notes of Counsel’s Communications with EPL Carrier are Privileged

    Court of Appeals Holds that Notes of Counsel’s Communications with EPL Carrier are Privileged
    In an important case for any employer that has Employment Practices Liability (EPL) coverage (and lawyers that represent clients with EPL insurance), the Dallas Court of Appeals recently held that the communications between an…
  • Aug 4

    Lessons for Employers Following the NFL “Deflategate” Scandal

    Lessons for Employers Following the NFL “Deflategate” Scandal
    Today, I turn the keyboard over to my colleague Victor Jones for a special guest post.  Victor practices in Kelly Hart’s New Orleans’s office.  He has some thoughts on what employers might learn from the fallout…
  • Jul 20

    Texas Legislature Passes Stolen Valor Act

    Texas Legislature Passes Stolen Valor Act
    During the 84th Legislative Session, the Texas Legislature passed an employment provision that allows employers to end the employment of employees that have misrepresented their military record.  While most Texas employees are at-will,…
Rank this Week: 4094

Boston Lawyer Blog

Boston Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.bostonlawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2565

CA Employee Rights Blog

CA Employee Rights Blog

Explains key employment laws that every employee in California should know. By Branigan Robertson.

http://caemployeerights.com/
  • Aug 27

    Employment Lawyer For Wrongful Termination

    Employment Lawyer For Wrongful Termination
    It always amazes us the things employers tell their employees. For example, we always get calls from employees who say their boss told them that they can fire them for any reason at any time because they are an at-will … Continue…
  • Mar 16

    Employment Lawyers: Ensuring Employees Are Compensated Fairly

    Employment Lawyers: Ensuring Employees Are Compensated Fairly
    In California, as well as across the nation, there are many jobs which require employees to be on “standby” or “on-call”. For example, some employees who are on standby may be required to carry their cell phone or…
  • Feb 23

    Holding Employers Accountable for Sexual Harassment: Chopourian v. Catholic Healthcare West

    Holding Employers Accountable for Sexual Harassment: Chopourian v. Catholic Healthcare West
    My good friend, Lawrance Bohm, got the largest sexual harassment verdict in history for his client, Ms. Chopourian. The case demonstrates that sexual harassment still occurs quite often across California, especially with highly successful…
Rank this Week: 2904

James M. Hoffmann Blog

James M. Hoffmann Blog

Covers Missouri workers' compensation and personal injury.

http://www.hoffmannworkcomp.com/category/blog/
  • Aug 27

    Over 3 Million Workplace Injuries Reported Every Year

    Over 3 Million Workplace Injuries Reported Every Year
    Work related injuries are an everyday reality that American workers face. According to the latest Bureau of Labor Statistics, over 3 million Americans in working in private industry get injured every year. According to the 2013 Survey of…
  • Aug 24

    Protecting Health Care Workers From HIV Infection

    Protecting Health Care Workers From HIV Infection
    All health care organizations should have a written policy in place for handling possible cases of HIV exposure. In the United States, health care workers are exposed to many things while doing their job. Doctors and nurses are exposed…
  • Aug 21

    Critical Driver Errors That Lead to Car Accident

    Critical Driver Errors That Lead to Car Accident
    It is often small errors made by overconfident drivers that lead to serious car accidents. Some critical errors can cost you your personal injury claim, and may leave you partly responsible for the accident under the theory of comparative…
Rank this Week: 2216

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: 3513

Maine Employment Lawyer Blog

Maine Employment Lawyer Blog

Covers employment discrimination, whistleblower protection, and wage and hour laws. By Maine Employee Rights Group.

http://www.maineemploymentlawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 4952

Retirement Plan Blog

Retirement Plan Blog

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

http://www.retirementplanblog.com/
  • Aug 27

    U.S. Steel Freezes Pension Plans: Symbolic Recognition of End of Traditional Defined Benefit Plan Era

    U.S. Steel Freezes Pension Plans: Symbolic Recognition of End of Traditional Defined Benefit Plan Era
    It was just a brief note on the Form 8-K filed on August 17, 2015 by U.S. Steel Corporation with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. As described above, on August 17, 2015, the Corporation enacted a hard freeze of benefits accrued…
  • Aug 14

    Employees contribute more to 401(k) plans, but number of new plans decline

    Employees contribute more to 401(k) plans, but number of new plans decline
    Employee Benefit Advisor, for whom I serve on the Editorial Advisory Board, recently reported that DC Plan Participation Rates, Account Balance Increase. The reporter, Paula Aven Gladych cited the Deloitte 2015 Defined Contribution…
  • Jul 14

    Who do you trust: the institution or the individual?

    Who do you trust: the institution or the individual?
                  My social media role model, Kevin O’Keefe, blogged an interesting question yesterday, Individual lawyer or law firm blog, which is trusted more? Kevin is President and Founder of LexBlog,…
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Retirement Plan Blog

Retirement Plan Blog

Covers pension plans, 401(k) plans, and the Pension Protection Act of 2006. By National Benefit Services, Inc.

http://www.retirementplanblog.com/
  • Aug 27

    U.S. Steel Freezes Pension Plans: Symbolic Recognition of End of Traditional Defined Benefit Plan Era

    U.S. Steel Freezes Pension Plans: Symbolic Recognition of End of Traditional Defined Benefit Plan Era
    It was just a brief note on the Form 8-K filed on August 17, 2015 by U.S. Steel Corporation with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. As described above, on August 17, 2015, the Corporation enacted a hard freeze of benefits accrued…
  • Aug 14

    Employees contribute more to 401(k) plans, but number of new plans decline

    Employees contribute more to 401(k) plans, but number of new plans decline
    Employee Benefit Advisor, for whom I serve on the Editorial Advisory Board, recently reported that DC Plan Participation Rates, Account Balance Increase. The reporter, Paula Aven Gladych cited the Deloitte 2015 Defined Contribution…
  • Jul 14

    Who do you trust: the institution or the individual?

    Who do you trust: the institution or the individual?
                  My social media role model, Kevin O’Keefe, blogged an interesting question yesterday, Individual lawyer or law firm blog, which is trusted more? Kevin is President and Founder of LexBlog,…
Rank this Week: 2646

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/
  • Aug 27

    More Employee Misconduct at Bo Robinson Private Halfway House

    More Employee Misconduct at Bo Robinson Private Halfway House
    As reported by The Trentonian.com, an employee at private halfway house Albert “Bo” Robinson Assessment and Treatment Center, better known simply as Bo Robinson, is again being accused of having inappropriate sexual relations…
  • Aug 21

    New Jersey’s Credit Rating May Fall Yet Again Based on the Outcome of The COLA Pension Suit

    New Jersey’s Credit Rating May Fall Yet Again Based on the Outcome of The COLA Pension Suit
    In accordance with an article published on NJ.Com this past week, New Jersey’s low-end credit rating could fall again if the state Supreme Court rules that retired public workers are entitled to yearly increases (COLA) in their…
  • Aug 12

    More NJ Public Employee Unions Join Lawsuit Against Christie Over Pay Freeze

    More NJ Public Employee Unions Join Lawsuit Against Christie Over Pay Freeze
    As reported by NJ.com, the State’s largest state workers union and three others have joined the lawsuit filed by our office against the Christie administration over its decision to freeze wages for state employees.   …
Rank this Week: 4436

Oakland Employment Lawyer Blog

Oakland Employment Lawyer Blog

Covers California employment and injury law. By Liberty Law.

http://www.oaklandemploymentlawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 27

    Government Study on Air Traffic Controllers’ Chronic Fatigue Finally Made Public

    Government Study on Air Traffic Controllers’ Chronic Fatigue Finally Made Public
    The results of a study from 2011 regarding fatigue among air traffic controllers have finally been made public. Federal Aviation Administration officials had repeatedly refused to furnish a copy of the report to the press, and now that the…
  • Aug 24

    Tech Companies Fighting to Offer Better Paternal Leave Policie

    Tech Companies Fighting to Offer Better Paternal Leave Policie
    Many technology companies are currently racing to offer better policies for parental leave in an effort to retain their employees. One such company, Adobe Systems, recently announced that it is offering new mothers 26 weeks of paid time off…
  • Aug 20

    Over a Dozen Students Injured in School Bus Collision on I-80

    Over a Dozen Students Injured in School Bus Collision on I-80
    All westbound lanes of Interstate Highway 80 (“I-80”) in Berkeley were blocked last week after a crash involving a school bus, which hurt at least a dozen children. According to the California Highway Patrol, there were at least…
Rank this Week: 3032

Abuser Goes to Work

Abuser Goes to Work

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

http://abusergoestowork.com
  • Aug 26

    Murderer Cites Workplace Bullying in TV Shooting

    Murderer Cites Workplace Bullying in TV Shooting
    Update: As information has developed, it is apparent that Flanagan filed an earlier lawsuit  alleging race discrimination against a Florida television station in 2000. This appears to be the lawsuit that he refers to as having…
  • Aug 20

    Appeals Court Says Inequality Should Not Bar Justice

    Appeals Court Says Inequality Should Not Bar Justice
    There is a persistent myth in America that our adversarial court system gives every litigant an equal chance for justice. In fact, research overwhelmingly shows that federal courts are like casinos where the government and big business…
  • Aug 17

    Amazon’s Brutal Conditions No Suprise to Warehouse Worker

    Amazon’s Brutal Conditions No Suprise to Warehouse Worker
    Amazon has come full-circle. Not only is Amazon a harsh and stingy place for low-paid hourly warehouse workers, it is also a  Darwinian nightmare for white-collar workers. The New York Times recently outlined Amazon’s…
Rank this Week: 2342

FWS Employment Law Blog

FWS Employment Law Blog

Focuses on employment-related cases in Indiana, the Seventh Circuit, and the Supreme Court. By Fox, Williams & Sink.

http://fwslegal.com/blog
  • Aug 26

    Sham Investigation

    Sham Investigation
    In Harden v. Marion County Sheriff’s Dept. (7th Cir. Aug. 25, 2015), the Seventh Circuit affirmed dismissal of a Title VII retaliation claim, and in doing so, explained in detail when “sham investigations” can be grounds for…
  • Jul 27

    Remember the Deadlines!

    Remember the Deadlines!
    In Swanson v. Village of Flossmoor (7th Cir. July 24, 2015), the Seventh Circuit recently affirmed dismissal of a plaintiff’s race and national origin discrimination claims because he failed to timely file a complaint.  Claims of…
  • Jun 16

    ADAAA – Essential Functions – Issue of Fact for Jury

    ADAAA – Essential Functions – Issue of Fact for Jury
    In Shell v. Smith (7th Cir. June 15, 2015), the Seventh Circuit reversed the District Court and held that issues of fact must be decided by a jury on whether driving a bus was an essential function for the plaintiff.  To be protected…
Rank this Week: 2430

Atlanta Employment Attorneys Blog

Atlanta Employment Attorneys Blog

Covers employment law. By Mays & Kerr LLC.

http://www.atlantaemploymentattorneysblog.com/
  • Aug 26

    Employment Status and Your Federal Age Discrimination Case

    Employment Status and Your Federal Age Discrimination Case
    A surgeon who sued a hospital after the hospital revoked the doctor’s surgical privileges when the surgeon turned 70 never got the chance to prove the existence of age-based discrimination. Whether or not the hospital made its…
  • Aug 19

    Employee Can Use Information Submitted Post-Termination to Prove Part of FMLA Case

    Employee Can Use Information Submitted Post-Termination to Prove Part of FMLA Case
    In a noteworthy decision from this past June, the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals overturned a judgment in favor of an employer in an employee’s Family and Medical Leave Act lawsuit. The appeals court decision clarified that, when it came…
  • Aug 12

    Christian Campus Ministry Allowed to Terminate Employee for Marital Problems, Sixth Circuit Say

    Christian Campus Ministry Allowed to Terminate Employee for Marital Problems, Sixth Circuit Say
    Most employers and employees are aware that churches may legally make certain hiring and firing decisions that would otherwise be impermissible if the employer were not a religious institution. But what about religion-related employers that…
Rank this Week: 2211

California Public Agency Labor and…

California Public Agency Labor and Employment Blog

By Liebert Cassidy Whitmore.

http://www.calpublicagencylaboremploymentblog.com
Rank this Week: 4044

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/
  • Aug 26

    2015 Changes to Nebraska Sales and Use Tax

    2015 Changes to Nebraska Sales and Use Tax
    The Nebraska Legislature has made several changes to the sales and use tax. Starting in 2016, zoo admissions and memberships will be exempt from sales tax. The Nebraska Legislature enacted LB 419, a sales and use tax exemption…
  • Aug 18

    IRS Prepares Forms and Instructions for Employer Mandate Reporting under Obamacare

    IRS Prepares Forms and Instructions for Employer Mandate Reporting under Obamacare
    Starting in 2016, all “Applicable Large Employers”–meaning those with 50 or more employees—will need to file reports with the IRS regarding whether minimum essential healthcare coverage has been made available to…
  • Aug 14

    IRS Warns of Tax Scam

    IRS Warns of Tax Scam
    On August 7, 2015, the Internal Revenue Service (“IRS”) issued a warning to all taxpayers about recent tax scams. There are reports of nearly 4,000 victims and over $20 million in financial losses caused by the scams. Most of the…
Rank this Week: 3072

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/
  • Aug 26

    Hair, Nail Salons Agree to Pay Workers to Settle Accusations of Minimum Wage, Labor Law Violation

    Hair, Nail Salons Agree to Pay Workers to Settle Accusations of Minimum Wage, Labor Law Violation
    A pair of Queens hair and nail salon businesses that allegedly committed multiple acts that violated New York’s labor laws, agreed to pay several of their workers as part of their settlements with the state’s Attorney General, the…
  • Aug 24

    NYC Council Passes Licensing Bill For Car Washe

    NYC Council Passes Licensing Bill For Car Washe
    This past June, the New York City Council passed a bill that requires, for the first time, the city’s 200+ car washes to get licenses to operate, Politico New York reported. The bill, which passed 43-7, will also put into place checks…
  • Aug 21

    Nail Salon Workers File Federal Class Action Against Manhattan Employer

    Nail Salon Workers File Federal Class Action Against Manhattan Employer
    Two manicurists who worked at salons in Manhattan’s Upper East Side sued their employers for numerous labor law violations relating to the manner in which they were paid, Fortune reported. The workers, in their lawsuit, accused the…
Rank this Week: 3336

Suits by Suits

Suits by Suits

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

http://www.suitsbysuits.com/
  • Aug 26

    The Inbox – The Games We Play

    The Inbox – The Games We Play
    On his way through the San Francisco International Airport with the hopes of boarding his flight to China, Silicon Valley former employee Jing Zeng was not greeted by the friendly faces of a flight crew, but rather the handcuff-wielding…
  • Aug 18

    When Trouble Looms, How Many Battles Will You Have To Fight?

    When Trouble Looms, How Many Battles Will You Have To Fight?
    Indemnification and advancement are intended to protect individuals from claims asserted against them by shareholders or regulators by virtue of their position with a business entity.  A minimum level of protection is guaranteed by…
  • Aug 9

    Working For An Alternative Business Entity? Check Your Indemnification Rights Carefully

    Working For An Alternative Business Entity? Check Your Indemnification Rights Carefully
    We’ve frequently discussed the well-established indemnification and advancement rights of corporate directors and officers (see here and here, for example).  These benefits protect individuals from claims asserted against them by…
Rank this Week: 2698