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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/
  • Jun 30

    IRS Shuts Down E-file PIN Tool

    IRS Shuts Down E-file PIN Tool
    In response to recent cyber-attacks on the Electronic Filing PIN App (“e-file PIN”), the Internal Revenue Service (“IRS”) announced the e-file PIN capability is no longer available online or through the toll-free phone…
  • Jun 21

    Small Business Health Care Tax Credit

    Small Business Health Care Tax Credit
    As a result of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), qualified small employers may be eligible to receive a tax credit for a portion of the health insurance premiums paid on behalf of their employees. The Internal Revenue Service recently released a…
  • Jun 2

    Federal Civil Remedy for Misappropriation of Trade Secrets Now Available

    Federal Civil Remedy for Misappropriation of Trade Secrets Now Available
    by M. Tom Langan, II President Obama recently signed into law legislation that creates a federal civil remedy for the misappropriation of trade secrets. Trade secrets are a form of intellectual property that consist of a business’s…
Rank this Week: 2840

FMLA Insights

FMLA Insights

Covers the Family Medical Leave Act. By Franczek Radelet.

http://www.fmlainsights.com
Rank this Week: 3859

Boletin Laboral

Boletin Laboral

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

http://www.abogadoslaborales.com
Rank this Week: 2280

Boletin Laboral

Boletin Laboral

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

http://www.abogadoslaborales.com
Rank this Week: 2294

Fair Competition Law Blog

Fair Competition Law Blog

Covers trade secrets, noncompetes, privacy and security, the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act, trademarks, copyrights, and business torts. By Russell Beck.

http://faircompetitionlaw.com
  • Jun 29

    The Massachusetts Noncompete and Trade Secrets Bill Passes House

    The Massachusetts Noncompete and Trade Secrets Bill Passes House
    Although I am away (and posting from the Muir Woods – which are quite remarkable), I wanted to post a quick update on the status of the Massachusetts noncompete and UTSA bill. More details later. In the meantime: Unanimous votes in the…
  • Jun 5

    Trade Secret | Noncompete – Issues and Cases in the News (May/June)

    Trade Secret | Noncompete – Issues and Cases in the News (May/June)
    Below are the latest issues and cases making trade secrets | noncompete news since our last update … Federal:  The Defend Trade Secrets Act is now law of the land. The United States now (officially) has a national trade…
  • Jun 4

    Defend Trade Secrets Act versus the UTSA

    Defend Trade Secrets Act versus the UTSA
    The Defend Trade Secrets Act (DTSA) is now law of the land, and the United States now (officially) has a national trade secrets law with a concomitant private civil right of action. Specifically, the DTSA amends the Economic…
Rank this Week: 4490

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
  • Jun 29

    Governor Ige Might Veto Social Media Privacy Bill

    Governor Ige Might Veto Social Media Privacy Bill
    On Monday, June 27, 2016, Governor Ige announced his intent to veto HB 1739 CD1, a bill that would make it unlawful for an employer to request, require, or coerce an employee or job applicant to disclose their social media login credentials…
  • 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...)
Rank this Week: 4975

California Peculiarities…

California Peculiarities Employment Law Blog

Covers California employment law. By Seyfarth Shaw.

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

    Game of Groans? Third Parties Attending Interactions with Employee

    Game of Groans? Third Parties Attending Interactions with Employee
    Seyfarth Synopsis: While employers usually deal with employees directly, sometimes an employer must engage with an employee’s representative. These circumstances vary, as do the potential consequences to the employer. Employers…
  • Jun 23

    Barflies or Worker Bees: Alcohol at Work, What’s the Deal?

    Barflies or Worker Bees: Alcohol at Work, What’s the Deal?
    Seyfarth Synopsis: Is the glass half full (of perks) or half empty (with liabilities) for employers who serve alcohol in the workplace? Various California laws implicate the practice of providing alcohol for employees at work, and employers…
  • Jun 20

    San Diego Voters Enact Paid Sick Leave, Higher Minimum Wage

    San Diego Voters Enact Paid Sick Leave, Higher Minimum Wage
    Seyfarth Synopsis: After hitting some major roadblocks, the San Diego Earned Sick Leave and Minimum Wage Ordinance has now been enacted. The Ordinance is to take effect this summer, most likely by the end of July. The Ordinance adds another…
Rank this Week: 1919

Orange County Employment Lawyers…

Orange County Employment Lawyers Blog

Covers employment law. By Nassiri Law.

http://www.orangecountyemploymentlawyersblog.com/
  • Jun 29

    Truck Company Manager Wins $1.2M Age Discrimination Lawsuit

    Truck Company Manager Wins $1.2M Age Discrimination Lawsuit
    A one-time manager of a national truck manufacturing firm has been awarded $1.2 million by a jury in an age discrimination case.  But his was just one of nearly a dozen employment lawsuits brought against Daimler…
  • Jun 26

    Report: More Litigation Involving The Status of Uber and Lyft Driver

    Report: More Litigation Involving The Status of Uber and Lyft Driver
    There has been a lot of news lately about the employment status of ride-sharing drivers for services such as Uber and Lyft.  The issue is whether these workers are employees or independent contractors.  If they are classified…
  • Jun 23

    Transgender Issues in the Workplace in Los Angele

    Transgender Issues in the Workplace in Los Angele
    These days we have been hearing a lot about which bathroom a transgender individual is allowed to use.  While this has not been a major issue for decades, especially in places like Los Angeles, a recent attempt in North Carolina to ban…
Rank this Week: 2708

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/
  • Jun 29

    Condo & Homeowners’ Associations No Longer Need Unanimous Approval To Limit Or Prohibit Leasing

    Condo & Homeowners’ Associations No Longer Need Unanimous Approval To Limit Or Prohibit Leasing
    Governor Wolf recently signed a Bill that makes it much easier for condominium and homeowners’ associations to limit leasing in their communities.  House Bill 1340 makes it clear that a leasing restriction can be passed without…
  • Jun 9

    Big Changes for the Pennsylvania Liquor Code

    Big Changes for the Pennsylvania Liquor Code
    You may have been surprised to see the news on the front page of the newspaper this morning: More convenient beer and wine sales? Sure, say shoppers Q&A: What does Pennsylvania’s new liquor law mean for you? Believe it or not, the…
  • May 27

    Reflections on Leadership Lancaster – The Finale

    Reflections on Leadership Lancaster – The Finale
    As a proud member of the Leadership Lancaster Core Class of 2016, I will be posting periodic updates of my experiences in the program. Learn more about Leadership Lancaster at www.leadershiplancaster.org or feel free to contact me directly…
Rank this Week: 4752

Boston Lawyer Blog

Boston Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.bostonlawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2307

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/
  • Jun 29

    New York City Enacts Law Requiring Gender-Neutral Restroom

    New York City Enacts Law Requiring Gender-Neutral Restroom
    On June 28, 2016, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio signed legislation passed earlier this month by The New York City Council to amend the City’s administrative code, plumbing code and building code to require gender-neutral…
  • Jun 28

    EEOC Targets Religious and National Origin Discrimination Against Individuals Who Are, or Are Perceived to Be, Muslim or Middle Eastern

    EEOC Targets Religious and National Origin Discrimination Against Individuals Who Are, or Are Perceived to Be, Muslim or Middle Eastern
    The EEOC has released several new guidance tools, for both employers and employees, focused upon religious and national origin discrimination against people who are (or are perceived to be) Muslim. This focus on religious and national origin…
  • Jun 21

    The Focus of Equal Pay Laws Is Redefined

    The Focus of Equal Pay Laws Is Redefined
    Several states have recently passed laws (California, Maryland,[1] and New York) or have bills currently pending in their state legislatures (California,[2] Colorado, Massachusetts, and New Jersey) [3] seeking to eliminate pay differentials…
Rank this Week: 2866

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/
Rank this Week: 4481

Atlanta Employment Attorneys Blog

Atlanta Employment Attorneys Blog

Covers employment law. By Mays & Kerr LLC.

http://www.atlantaemploymentattorneysblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1930

Doorey's Law of Work Blog

Doorey's Law of Work Blog

Covers Canadian labour and employment law. By Professor David Doorey.

http://lawofwork.ca/
  • Jun 28

    Is the Test to Unionize Tougher Than to Leave Europe?

    Is the Test to Unionize Tougher Than to Leave Europe?
    June 28 2016 Crazy week in Britain, huh. Among the most amazing things about the Brexit result, in my mind, is that such a momentous decision was left to be decided by a simply majority of ballots cast.  Approximately 52% of ballots…
  • Jun 7

    Collective Bargaining vs. Collective Voice in Labour Law: A Primer

    Collective Bargaining vs. Collective Voice in Labour Law: A Primer
    I chaired a panel last weekend in St. Johns for the Canadian Association of Labour Lawyers that considered the collective bargaining aspects of the Ontario Changing Workplaces Review (CWR).  The CWR interim report will be…
  • May 31

    Technology in the Labour Law Classroom

    Technology in the Labour Law Classroom
    “Technology in the Labour Law Classroom” David Doorey, York University The Law Blog as Dialogue with Broader Legal, Political Community Exchange with Senator Eaton Blog as ‘news story’ Incorporating Current Events, New…
Rank this Week: 4308

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: 4923

Employment & Human Rights Law in…

Employment & Human Rights Law in Canada

Covers class actions, discrimination, overtime and workplace policies in Canada. By Lisa Stam.

http://www.canadaemploymenthumanrightslaw.com/
  • Jun 28

    WIT: The Impact of Job Automation on Women in Tech

    WIT: The Impact of Job Automation on Women in Tech
    Machines are taking our jobs. Researchers at Oxford have analyzed the skill sets required for more than 700 jobs to determine which of them will be most susceptible to automation. They concluded that in the next few decades, over 47% of the…
  • Jun 24

    Microsoft Acquiring LinkedIn: What is the Employee Impact in a Share Transaction?

    Microsoft Acquiring LinkedIn: What is the Employee Impact in a Share Transaction?
    Guest Post by my colleague, Simone Ostrowski Microsoft Corp. and LinkedIn recently announced that Microsoft will soon acquire LinkedIn in a transaction valued at $26.2 billion – click here for the company’s announcement.…
  • Jun 17

    Koldorf Stam at WPC 2016 in July

    Koldorf Stam at WPC 2016 in July
    This summer, our firm will be hosting a booth at the 2016 Microsoft World Partner Conference (WPC).  We’re excited to connect with many of the 15,000 MS partners from around the globe who will be coming to Toronto…
Rank this Week: 4979

Tampa Bay Employment Law

Tampa Bay Employment Law

Covers labor and employment law developments in the Tampa Bay area and across the State of Florida. By Kwall, Showers & Barack, P.A.

http://tampabayemploymentlaw.com
  • Jun 27

    Union Awarded Full $24,922.11 in Dues Dispute with VA Hospital

    Union Awarded Full $24,922.11 in Dues Dispute with VA Hospital
    We are pleased to share an arbitration order we received in favor of our client, American Federation of Government Employees, Local 547.  The arbitrator awarded the Union $24,922.11 in dues the James A. Haley VA…
  • Sep 11

    Eleventh Circuit Reverses Summary Judgment for Student-Intern

    Eleventh Circuit Reverses Summary Judgment for Student-Intern
    On September 11, 2015, the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals reversed summary judgment in Billy Schumann, et al v. Collier Anesthesia, P.A., et al, where  Kwall, Showers, Barack & Chilson, P.A. represents a class of Student…
  • Mar 3

    Federal Court Finds Race-Based Assignments Were Unlawful and Grants Summary Judgment for Employee

    Federal Court Finds Race-Based Assignments Were Unlawful and Grants Summary Judgment for Employee
    On Monday, a federal judge granted an employee’s motion for summary judgment, finding, as a matter of law, that she was the victim of unlawful employment discrimination. In the fall of 2013, Syrenthia Dysart, a nurse at Palms of…
Rank this Week: 4543

Workers' Rights Blog

Workers' Rights Blog

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

http://www.workersrightsblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2704

Workplace Safety Report

Workplace Safety Report

Keeps employers informed on Workplace Safety and Health news and emergency response practices, with updates from OSHA, MSHA and other sources. By Holland & Hart.

http://workplacesafetyreport.com/
  • Jun 27

    MSHA steps up enforcement of rules to live by

    MSHA steps up enforcement of rules to live by
    On July 1, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Mine Safety and Health Administration will begin enhanced enforcement of “Rules to Live By,” its initiative of standards commonly cited following mine deaths, and nine underground…
  • Jun 15

    Mine safety chief commemorates MINER Act’s 10th anniversary

    Mine safety chief commemorates MINER Act’s 10th anniversary
    To commemorate the 10th anniversary of the enactment of the Mine Improvement and New Emergency Response Act of 2006, Assistant Secretary of Labor for the Mine Safety and Health Administration Joseph A. Main issued a statement noting…
  • Jun 14

    MSHA proposes rule on workplace examinations at US metal, nonmetal mine

    MSHA proposes rule on workplace examinations at US metal, nonmetal mine
    The proposed rule would strengthen and improve MSHA’s standards for metal and nonmetal working place examinations by requiring that: A competent person examine the working place before miners begin work in that location. Mine operators…
Rank this Week: 2128

Suits by Suits

Suits by Suits

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

http://www.suitsbysuits.com/
Rank this Week: 2755

Youth and Work

Youth and Work

Covers workplace law for young people in Canada.

http://www.youthandwork.ca/
  • Jun 27

    And Now a Word About Experiential Education

    And Now a Word About Experiential Education
    There have been a couple minor developments in relation to experiential education in Ontario that I thought were worthy of a blog post. This post is going to briefly overview both developments and give some analysis on what's occurring.So…
  • Dec 2

    Worst. Idea. Ever.

    Worst. Idea. Ever.
    I've been really busy with a new project and haven't had a lot of time to blog in the past few months. Hopefully in the new year I'll get back to posting regular pieces. One thing that I wanted to highlight is a trial balloon today from…
  • Oct 8

    Internships, Youth Unemployment, and the 2015 Federal Election: An Analysis of the Parties' Position

    Internships, Youth Unemployment, and the 2015 Federal Election: An Analysis of the Parties' Position
    This post originally appeared on the Canadian Intern Association website, but it's my analysis and I felt that my readers would appreciate reading it. A French version of the analysis can be found here. Additionally, I should be posting a…
Rank this Week: 3672

Alabama Litigation Lawyer Blog

Alabama Litigation Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal, employment and family law. By Ingram Law LLC.

http://www.alabamalitigationlawyer.com/
  • Jun 27

    Grandparent Adoption in Tuscaloosa County, Alabama Upheld

    Grandparent Adoption in Tuscaloosa County, Alabama Upheld
    One of the best aspects of being a lawyer is being a part of an adoption.  Sometimes a step-parent is adopting a child or a grandparent is adopting a grandchild for various reasons.  This is an adoption proceeding from Tuscaloosa…
  • Jun 24

    Rule 32 Petition from Jefferson County, Alabama Denied

    Rule 32 Petition from Jefferson County, Alabama Denied
    This case arises out of Jefferson County, Alabama, Ex Parte Sturdivant. This case involves an appeal from the Court of Criminal Appeals in regards to a Rule 32 petition.  Rule 32 of the Alabama Rules of Criminal Procedure provides a…
  • Jun 23

    Court Overturns Improper Search Warrant in Mobile County, Alabama

    Court Overturns Improper Search Warrant in Mobile County, Alabama
    This is a criminal case that was appealed due to a search warrant being served illegally.  This case is from Mobile County, Alabama in the case of Anderson v. State of Alabama. The Officers Jimmy Bailey (“Officer Bailey”) and…
Rank this Week: 2097

San Francisco Employment Law Firm…

San Francisco Employment Law Firm Blawg

Covers workplace discrimination, sexual harassment and wrongful termination. By Arkady Itkin.

http://www.sanfranciscoemploymentlawfirm.com/
  • Jun 26

    Five Mistakes To Avoid When Dealing with Workplace Issue

    Five Mistakes To Avoid When Dealing with Workplace Issue
    Having been working with hundreds of employees on dealing with their workplace issues in San Francisco and Sacramento area over the past ten years, I see the same five common misconceptions about California employment law that many employees…
  • May 7

    Top Five Misconceptions About California Employment Law

    Top Five Misconceptions About California Employment Law
    Here are five very common misconceptions that many employees have about California employment law, including discrimination, retaliation, and wrongful termination laws: “If I file EEOC of DFEH charge, my employer cannot terminate…
  • Mar 14

    Important Clarification for Disability Discrimination Case

    Important Clarification for Disability Discrimination Case
    Recently, the Fifth District Court of Appeal made a very important distinction in its disability discrimination opinion Wallace v County of Stanislaus, which is highly useful to employees-plaintiffs. The court clarified, among other things,…
Rank this Week: 4286

Overtime Lawyer Blog

Overtime Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.overtimelawyerblog.com/
  • Jun 26

    The Importance of Increasing the Minimum Wage

    The Importance of Increasing the Minimum Wage
    The fight for an increased minimum wage has gained steam over the last year, with many cities adopting a $15/hour minimum wage, and some states such as New Jersey, considering a statewide higher wage.   While the federal minimum…
  • Jun 19

    New Salary Threshold Will Make Millions of New Workers Eligible for Overtime Pay

    New Salary Threshold Will Make Millions of New Workers Eligible for Overtime Pay
    With the salary threshold amendments to the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) set to become effective on December 1, millions of additional American workers will become eligible for overtime pay.   The amendment with double the annual…
  • Jun 13

    Are Child Care Workers Teachers Entitled to Overtime Compensation?

    Are Child Care Workers Teachers Entitled to Overtime Compensation?
    The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) provides certain protections to the majority of workers in the United States. Two of the main protections include that all workers must be paid at least minimum wage and that non-exempt employees who work…
Rank this Week: 4394

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/
  • Jun 25

    Cases --- May 29th through June 4th

    Cases --- May 29th through June 4th
    Discrimination and Retaliation*Pretlow v. James (10th Cir., May 31, 2016) (affirming summary judgment in favor of the Air Force on Pretlow's retaliation claim because the admitted reasons for his termination were not pretextual) Workers…
  • Jun 1

    Cases --- May 22nd through 28th

    Cases --- May 22nd through 28th
    ERISA and Employee Pension Plans*Romstad v. City of Colorado Springs (10th Cir., May 24, 2016) (affirming dismissal of plaintiffs' breach of contract claim (they did not allege a contract) as well as their due process claim (they did not…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 3272

California Employment Law

California Employment Law

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

http://californiaemploymentlaw.foxrothschild.com
  • Jun 25

    All of California’s State and City Paid Sick Leave Rules in One Chart!

    All of California’s State and City Paid Sick Leave Rules in One Chart!
    Trying to keep track of all of California’s paid sick leave requirements is a daunting task. The state has its own rules and then so do seven municipalities, with Los Angeles joining the list July 1, 2016. Wouldn’t it be great if…
  • Jun 24

    What’s Unfair About California’s Fair Pay Act?

    What’s Unfair About California’s Fair Pay Act?
    The Fair Pay Act (codified at Labor Code § 1197.5) has been in effect in California for almost six months. Despite the fact that it has the word “Fair” prominently in the title, I think the statute is decidedly…
  • Jun 23

    City of Los Angeles Expands Paid Sick Leave Requirements Effective July 1, 2016

    City of Los Angeles Expands Paid Sick Leave Requirements Effective July 1, 2016
    In an Alert published on Thursday, we examine the new Los Angeles paid sick leave ordinance: Employers in the City of Los Angeles have one week to implement policies that comply with the new paid sick leave ordinance, which goes into effect…
Rank this Week: 2247

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/
  • Jun 24

    More Rejection by Illinois Courts of Bright-Line Consideration Rule

    More Rejection by Illinois Courts of Bright-Line Consideration Rule
    The federal courts have become the final frontier for Illinois employers looking to enforce non-compete agreements against at-will employees. Those agreements contain embedded consideration problems if the gap between signing and termination…
  • Jun 3

    Texas Supreme Court Addresses Trade-Secret Acce

    Texas Supreme Court Addresses Trade-Secret Acce
    Within the trade-secrets community, the case of In re M-I, LLC has been percolating for some time. The case (the procedural nuances of which are immaterial to this post) addressed the question of whether a trial court may exclude a…
  • May 27

    Personal Clients/Firm Client

    Personal Clients/Firm Client
    In 1999, the New York Court of Appeals decided BDO Seidman v. Hirshberg and said this:"...it would be unreasonable to extend the covenant to personal clients of defendant who came to the firm solely to avail themselves of his services and…
Rank this Week: 4182

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: 3801

Bingham Greenebaum Doll Blog

Bingham Greenebaum Doll Blog

Covers Indiana law.

http://www.bgdlegal.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 2687

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: 3615

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/
  • Jun 23

    EEOC Sample Notice for Employer-Sponsored Wellness Program

    EEOC Sample Notice for Employer-Sponsored Wellness Program
    You know the drill.  A manufacturer advertises a new drug, warning, of course, that some users may suffer serious side effects.  A year or two later, lawyers counter-advertise for new clients with those conditions who took the…
  • Jun 20

    2015 ACA Information Reporting: Parts Sold Separately, Some Assembly Required

    2015 ACA Information Reporting: Parts Sold Separately, Some Assembly Required
    Ten days before the deadline for electronic filing of 2015 Forms 1094-C and 1095-C, many employers are discovering that they contracted for less than all the needed services. Here’s what we’re seeing all too commonly. Some vendors…
  • May 12

    House v. Burwell: Insurer Cost-Sharing Subsidies Unauthorized

    House v. Burwell: Insurer Cost-Sharing Subsidies Unauthorized
    A U.S. District Judge has ruled that HHS unlawfully has spent billions of dollars to reimburse insurers for cost-sharing reductions granted to individuals who bought health insurance through an ACA Exchange such as Healthcare.gov. U.S. House…
Rank this Week: 2641

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: 3132

Overtime Law Blog

Overtime Law Blog

Reviews FLSA cases. By Andrew Frisch.

http://flsaovertimelaw.com/
Rank this Week: 4370

Wage & Hour Defense Blog

Wage & Hour Defense Blog

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

http://www.wagehourblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2884

PCT Law Group\'s Legal Insights

PCT Law Group\'s Legal Insights

Covers civil litigation and employment law.

http://pctlg.com/insights-news/
Rank this Week: 1941

Juz The Fax

Juz The Fax

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

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

    Employers ... Be Careful of Mixed-Guard Union

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

    New York Minimum Wage Rises to $9.00 Per Hour

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

    Does Facebook Activity Constitute Protected Concerted Activity Under the NLRA?

    Does Facebook Activity Constitute Protected Concerted Activity Under the NLRA?
    It does, according to the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.  In Triple Play Sports Bar and Grill v. NLRB, the Second Circuit upheld a ruling of the National Labor Relations Board (the "NLRB") that Facebook activity…
Rank this Week: 1413

California Public Agency Labor and…

California Public Agency Labor and Employment Blog

By Liebert Cassidy Whitmore.

http://www.calpublicagencylaboremploymentblog.com
Rank this Week: 3870

Michigan Employment Law Advisor

Michigan Employment Law Advisor

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

http://www.michiganemploymentlawadvisor.com
  • Jun 21

    Trade Secret Computer Inspections Should Require More than Knee Jerk Reaction

    Trade Secret Computer Inspections Should Require More than Knee Jerk Reaction
    A lawsuit involving trade secret misappropriation recently brought to mind the definition of a “knee-jerk reaction;” an “automatic and unthinking” response. Specifically, our law firm filed a lawsuit for breach of…
  • Jun 13

    Jimmy John’s Sued (Again) Over its Noncompete Restriction

    Jimmy John’s Sued (Again) Over its Noncompete Restriction
    The Illinois Attorney General sued Jimmy John’s over the use of its noncompete restrictions on June 8, 2016. The suit alleges that Jimmy John’s is violating state law by requiring its sandwich makers and delivery drivers (i.e.…
  • Jun 7

    Trade Secret Misappropriation Law Gets a Major Federal Upgrade

    Trade Secret Misappropriation Law Gets a Major Federal Upgrade
    In coming post, we will be covering in detail sweeping changes to trade secret law resulting from the recent enactment of the Defend Trade Secrets Act. This statute was signed into law on May 12, 2016, by President Obama with overwhelming…
Rank this Week: 3665

Business Blog

Business Blog

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

http://www.businesslawnews.com/
  • Jun 21

    Green v. Brennan: When is a Constructive Discharge Claim Applicable?

    Green v. Brennan: When is a Constructive Discharge Claim Applicable?
    The U.S. Supreme Court recently held that the statute of limitations begins to run in a constructive discharge lawsuit when the employee provides notice of his resignation. The Court’s 7-1 decision in Green v. Brennan resolves a circuit…
  • May 30

    Mickelson Case Reflects Insider Trading in the Wake of Newman

    Mickelson Case Reflects Insider Trading in the Wake of Newman
    What does the Mickelson case reveal about insider trading? Professional golfer Phil Mickelson was recently named in an insider trading case involving sports gambler William Walters. Although Phil is not facing any charges in the…
  • May 11

    Cyber Threats on Small Businesses Come from All Angle

    Cyber Threats on Small Businesses Come from All Angle
    Cyber Threats on Small Businesses Come from All Angles The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) recently issued several “cyber alerts” that may impact small businesses in Monmouth County and throughout New Jersey. As with all…
Rank this Week: 3840

New York Sexual Harassment Lawyer…

New York Sexual Harassment Lawyer Blog

Covers New York age, employment, gender, genetic, pregnancy, racial and sexual orientation discrimination. By Schwartz & Perry LLP.

http://www.schwartzandperry.com/Blog.aspx
  • Jun 20

    Are You Eligible for Protection Under the ADA? 3 Questions to Consider

    Are You Eligible for Protection Under the ADA? 3 Questions to Consider
    Are You Eligible for Protection Under the ADA? 3 Questions to Consider What employees need to know about coverage under the Americans with Disabilities Act Do you have a physical or mental impairment that is affecting your ability to do…
  • Jun 13

    Women Claim Employer Denied Their Rights to Express Breastmilk on the Job

    Women Claim Employer Denied Their Rights to Express Breastmilk on the Job
    Women Claim Employer Denied Their Rights to Express Breastmilk on the Job Female employees allege they suffered bacterial infections because of inability to pump at work Even under the best of circumstances, many women would probably…
  • Jun 10

    Defend Trade Secrets Act & Whistleblower Protection

    Defend Trade Secrets Act & Whistleblower Protection
    When an employee learns that their employer or the higher-ups in the company have intentionally broken the law and violated regulations, they are encouraged to come forth and tell the government of the wrongdoing. By speaking up, an…
Rank this Week: 3218

Minnesota Labor & Employment Law…

Minnesota Labor & Employment Law Blog

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

http://www.minnesotalaboremploymentlawblog.com/
  • Jun 18

    Lawsuit Permitted on Negligent Retention of an Employee

    Lawsuit Permitted on Negligent Retention of an Employee
    Earlier this year the Court of Appeals overturned the district court’s dismissal of a case regarding the negligent retention of an employee.  In Hartfiel v. Allison, unpublished Court File # A15-1149 (Minn. Ct. App. 2016) Mr.…
  • Jun 2

    City of Minneapolis Passes an Ordinance Requiring Employer Provide Paid Sick/Safe Leave

    City of Minneapolis Passes an Ordinance Requiring Employer Provide Paid Sick/Safe Leave
    Last Friday, the Minneapolis City Council passed a new ordinance requiring employers who employ six (6) or more employees to provide a maximum of forty-eight (48) hours of paid sick and safe time.  Under the ordinance, employees accrue a…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 3707

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/
  • Jun 17

    Defamation, Slander & Libel in Employment Law – The Basic

    Defamation, Slander & Libel in Employment Law – The Basic
    Defamation. Slander. Libel. These terms are used so often nowadays that children are familiar with them. How does defamation of character factor into employment law? Employees often feel like they’ve been defamed. But if these phrases…
  • Jun 17

    Defamation, Slander & Libel in Employment Law – The Basic

    Defamation, Slander & Libel in Employment Law – The Basic
    Defamation. Slander. Libel. These terms are used so often nowadays that children are familiar with them. How does defamation of character factor into employment law? Employees often feel like they’ve been defamed. But if these phrases…
  • Jun 2

    Evening the Playing Field: CA’s New Fair Pay Act

    Evening the Playing Field: CA’s New Fair Pay Act
    The lack of wage equality amongst genders has been well-documented for some time and, as you may have noticed, has become a staple of candidates’ speeches in election years. And rightly so, for even in 2013 women earned 84 cents…
Rank this Week: 2630

Washington Public Sector Labor…

Washington Public Sector Labor Negotiations Blog

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

http://www.washingtonpublicsectorlabornegotiationsblog.com/
  • Jun 17

    Seattle Index Continues to Outshine National Index

    Seattle Index Continues to Outshine National Index
      By Jim Cline and Kate Kremer As we recently wrote, CPI Edging Up , the Seattle CPI continues to far outpace the All-Cities Index.  The latest report has the Seattle Index at 2.6%, far outpacing the 0.8% All Cities…
  • Jun 3

    CPI Edging Up

    CPI Edging Up
    By Jim Cline and Kate Kremer The latest release of CPI shows that it is continue to climb, edging up enough that it may also bump up contract settlements.  The April CPI was released this past week showing the Seattle CPI-W climbing to…
  • Aug 21

    Wage Series Part 10: Does Assessed Valuation Matter?

    Wage Series Part 10: Does Assessed Valuation Matter?
    By Jim Cline and Kate Kremer In the last issue we discussed whether – and to what extent — population influenced a jurisdiction’s relative wage ranking.  In this article we discussed to what extent assessed valuation…
Rank this Week: 3616

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/
  • Jun 17

    Who is Pioneer Credit Recovery Inc.? Why Did It Send Me a Letter About a Workers Compensation Penalty?

    Who is Pioneer Credit Recovery Inc.? Why Did It Send Me a Letter About a Workers Compensation Penalty?
    Our New York Workers Compensation Defense Attorney has been asked these questions along with others by small business owners and household employers. In general, Pioneer Credit Recovery Inc. is a collection agency that is an agent of the New…
  • Jun 6

    Sample Employee Handbook & Template -- Common Mistake

    Sample Employee Handbook & Template -- Common Mistake
    Many small businesses or new business make a dangerous mistake in their early stages by using a template employee handbook or something found online. There is no such thing as one size fits all employee handbook. The laws can vary by an…
  • Jun 3

    Overtime Pay Lawyer Discusses Changes to FLSA White Collar Exemption

    Overtime Pay Lawyer Discusses Changes to FLSA White Collar Exemption
    A major change is on the horizon for business owners and employees under the federal labor law. The U.S. Department of Labor ("DOL") recently announced the publication of its final rule amending overtime regulations under the Fair Labor…
Rank this Week: 4557

New Jersey Employment Lawyer Blog

New Jersey Employment Lawyer Blog

By Rabner Baumgart Ben-Asher & Nirenberg, P.C.

http://www.njemploymentlawfirmblog.com/
  • Jun 17

    Parties Cannot Shorten Deadline to File New Jersey Law Against Discrimination Claim

    Parties Cannot Shorten Deadline to File New Jersey Law Against Discrimination Claim
    Earlier this week, the New Jersey Supreme Court ruled that private parties cannot agree to shorten the two year statute of limitations that applies to the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination (“LAD”). The case was filed by Sergio…
  • Jun 15

    Backlash Against Non-Disparagement Clause

    Backlash Against Non-Disparagement Clause
    It has become extremely common, if not standard practice, for employers to include non-disparagement clauses in settlement agreements and severance packages they offer to their former employees.  These provisions prohibit employees from…
  • Jun 8

    Supreme Court Clarifies Deadline to File Constructive Discharge Claim

    Supreme Court Clarifies Deadline to File Constructive Discharge Claim
    The United States Supreme Court recently ruled that in constructive discharge cases the 45-day deadline for federal employees to contact the United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) begins on the day the…
Rank this Week: 4264