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Youth and Work

Youth and Work

Covers workplace law for young people in Canada.

http://www.youthandwork.ca/
  • Mar 22

    Liberals Commit to (Partial) Ban on Unpaid Internship

    Liberals Commit to (Partial) Ban on Unpaid Internship
    I don't blog much anymore (that may change at some point), but I thought that a short post on today's Federal budget was in order. Essentially, the Trudeau government has largely adopted, if implemented that is, the position of Canadian…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 3819

Understanding Your Rights

Understanding Your Rights

By the Law Offices of Maya Risman, P.C. Focuses on employment issues in New York.

http://www.risman-law.com/blog/
  • Mar 22

    Negative Changes May Be Coming for Class Action Lawsuits in the U.S

    Negative Changes May Be Coming for Class Action Lawsuits in the U.S
    A bill currently making its way through the U.S. Congress could change the legal landscape for plaintiffs in personal injury and malpractice cases. Known as the Fairness in Class Action Litigation and Furthering Asbestos Claim Transparency…
  • Mar 7

    Allegations of Sexual Harassment Stain Reputation of Sterling Jewelry

    Allegations of Sexual Harassment Stain Reputation of Sterling Jewelry
    Sexual harassment is an issue that can seriously affect the public image and the profitability of any company. One of the largest and most profitable jewelry firms in the U.S., Sterling Jewelry, recently learned this lesson in a dramatic and…
  • Feb 9

    How to Navigate Minimum Wage Law in the State of New York

    How to Navigate Minimum Wage Law in the State of New York
    Changes enacted in the state of New York have already raised minimum wages for workers in our area and are expected to have a significant impact on local and statewide economic conditions in 2017 and beyond. On December 31, 2016, increases…
Rank this Week: 3976

California Peculiarities…

California Peculiarities Employment Law Blog

Covers California employment law. By Seyfarth Shaw.

http://www.calpeculiarities.com/
  • Mar 22

    Dressing for Work in California this Summer

    Dressing for Work in California this Summer
    Seyfarth Synopsis:  With summer months almost upon us, here are some dress code tips and tricks for employers to ensure both employee compliance with relaxed summer dress codes and increased employee motivation and morale. We also note…
  • Mar 15

    Rules to Avoid Bursting Your Floating Holiday Bubble

    Rules to Avoid Bursting Your Floating Holiday Bubble
    Seyfarth Synopsis: Some California employers offer floating holidays for employees to use for events like the upcoming St. Patrick’s Day holiday. Floating holidays, while offering additional unrestricted days off that promote employee…
  • Mar 8

    Here’s an Update: Opportunity (to Work) Knocks in San Jose

    Here’s an Update: Opportunity (to Work) Knocks in San Jose
    Seyfarth Synopsis: On March 13, 2017, San Jose’s new “Opportunity to Work Ordinance” takes effect, requiring covered employers to offer additional hours to part-time employees before hiring new or temporary employees. As the…
Rank this Week: 1916

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/
  • Mar 22

    Climate Change Denial To Be New Protected #Emplaw Category?

    Climate Change Denial To Be New Protected #Emplaw Category?
    Yes, I've been absent for a bit. I was caught up in an arbitration (results unknown at this point) so had a good excuse. Anyhow, I saw this tidbit and had to share it. A Maine lawmaker has proposed a bill that would make an employee's…
  • Feb 24

    Disabled Employees and Lawyers: Beware Legal Marijuana Law

    Disabled Employees and Lawyers: Beware Legal Marijuana Law
    So I've been predicting that the Trump administration would crack down on legalized marijuana, and when I said that on NPR I was accused of being a fear-mongerer. Wednesday I spoke to a group of law students about legalized marijuana and how…
  • Feb 10

    What A Broad Religious Exemption To Discrimination Laws Will Mean

    What A Broad Religious Exemption To Discrimination Laws Will Mean
    While the Trump Administration announced that it would keep in place President Obama's Executive Order protecting employees of federal contractors from LGBT discrimination, there have been reports of another proposed executive order that…
Rank this Week: 3294

Atlanta Employment Attorneys Blog

Atlanta Employment Attorneys Blog

Covers employment law. By Mays & Kerr LLC.

http://www.atlantaemploymentattorneysblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1941

Ontario Disability Blog

Ontario Disability Blog

By Aaron Waxman & Associates P.C. Covers disability laws and available resources for the people of Ontario.

http://www.awaxmanlaw.ca/blog
  • Mar 22

    Long-Term Disability Claims and Depression: Depression In the New

    Long-Term Disability Claims and Depression: Depression In the New
    There have been many interesting news articles about depression lately, with topics concerning different forms/options for treatment and scientific developments.A study from the World Health Organization confirms that depression is the…
  • Mar 9

    Daylight Saving Time & March Break Safety Tip

    Daylight Saving Time & March Break Safety Tip
    Daylight Saving Time (DST) starts on March 12, 2017, and it is known that there is a correlation between the beginning of DST and an increase in car accidents.This year, elementary school and high school students will enjoy their March Break…
  • Feb 14

    Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and Long-Term Disability Claims - Part 1 

    Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and Long-Term Disability Claims - Part 1 
    Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) falls into the category of illnesses/conditions that are often described as “invisible illnesses” or “invisible disabilities” (think mental illnesses, fibromyalgia and chronic pain…
Rank this Week: 2103

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
Rank this Week: 5148

James M. Hoffmann Blog

James M. Hoffmann Blog

Covers Missouri workers' compensation and personal injury.

http://www.hoffmannworkcomp.com/category/blog/
  • Mar 22

    Common Injuries for Custodial Workers – St. Louis Work Injury Lawyer

    Common Injuries for Custodial Workers – St. Louis Work Injury Lawyer
    Custodial workers, like janitors and housekeeping staff, work around the clock to make sure the premises they are in charge of remain clean, disinfected, and well maintained. Custodial workers jobs are ridden with risks of exposure to…
  • Mar 20

    Carbon Monoxide Exposure in the Workplace

    Carbon Monoxide Exposure in the Workplace
    Carbon monoxide is one of the most dangerous known industrial hazards causing more deaths than any known toxic agent. Carbon monoxide (CO) is a poisonous, odorless, tasteless, and colorless gas that, if inhaled, can be extremely hazardous,…
  • Mar 20

    Additional Injury or Illness While Getting Work Comp Benefits? St. Louis Workers Comp Attorney

    Additional Injury or Illness While Getting Work Comp Benefits? St. Louis Workers Comp Attorney
    If you suffer an intervening injury or illness while receiving work comp benefits for a work-related injury, the insurance company may try to stop your benefits. When a workplace injury leaves a person unable to work, workers compensation…
Rank this Week: 1939

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: 4768

Labor Relations Update

Labor Relations Update

By Proskauer Rose LLP.

http://www.laborrelationsupdate.com
Rank this Week: 3961

McCormack & Erlich Blog

McCormack & Erlich Blog

Covers employment law.

http://mcelawfirm.com/articles/
  • Mar 21

    Labor Department sues Oracle for pay and hiring discrimination

    Labor Department sues Oracle for pay and hiring discrimination
    The U.S. Labor Department filed a complaint against Oracle America for allegedly paying its white male workers more than other employees. The technology company was also accused of illegally favoring Asian job seekers when hiring […]
  • Mar 15

    California State University employee files discrimination lawsuit

    California State University employee files discrimination lawsuit
    A former administrative support assistant at California State University (CSU), Sacramento, said she was wrongfully terminated in retaliation for complaining about racial discrimination and her employer’s failure to pay overtime.…
  • Mar 9

    Costco drivers win $2 million in wage and overtime lawsuit

    Costco drivers win $2 million in wage and overtime lawsuit
    A $2 million settlement provided drivers for Costco Wholesale Corp. with some long-awaited relief in a wage and hour dispute. Lead plaintiff Douglas Thompson sued the retailer on behalf of 882 current and former industrial drivers…
Rank this Week: 2073

New Jersey Employment Lawyer Blog

New Jersey Employment Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.njemploymentlawfirmblog.com/
  • Mar 21

    Unemployment Benefits Do Not Reduce Damages from Discrimination

    Unemployment Benefits Do Not Reduce Damages from Discrimination
    Earlier this month, in a precedent-setting opinion, New Jersey’s Appellate Division ruled that the unemployment insurance benefits a former employee receives after being fired do not reduce the amount of lost wages the employee can…
  • Feb 24

    Third Circuit Affirms Injunction in Non-Compete Case

    Third Circuit Affirms Injunction in Non-Compete Case
    Last October, I discussed a case in which the District of New Jersey issued an injunction which enforced ADP, LLC’s non-compete agreement with two of its former employees.  Earlier this month, the Third Circuit Court of Appeals…
  • Feb 24

    Third Circuit Affirms Injunction in Non-Compete Case

    Third Circuit Affirms Injunction in Non-Compete Case
    Last October, I discussed a case in which the District of New Jersey issued an injunction which enforced ADP, LLC’s non-compete agreement with two of its former employees.  Earlier this month, the Third Circuit Court of Appeals…
Rank this Week: 4356

California Public Agency Labor and…

California Public Agency Labor and Employment Blog

By Liebert Cassidy Whitmore.

http://www.calpublicagencylaboremploymentblog.com
Rank this Week: 4063

Employment Discrimination Report

Employment Discrimination Report

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

http://employmentdiscrimination.foxrothschild.com/
  • Mar 21

    It’s Finally Spring! Time to Clean Your Job Posting

    It’s Finally Spring! Time to Clean Your Job Posting
    The equinox has come and went, meaning warm weather is thankfully approaching. This also means spring hiring season is here for many employers. However, caution is advised. Given the ease of un-vetted online job postings, many forget that…
  • Mar 15

    Take a Lesson (or not) from Congress and the Feds on How to Investigate Employee Claim

    Take a Lesson (or not) from Congress and the Feds on How to Investigate Employee Claim
    It seems that every day we are hearing something about investigations involving the White House. Whether it is the investigation into Russia’s hacking of the election that has resulted in the indictment of suspected Russian…
  • Mar 14

    EEOC Sues Freight Company for Failing to Accommodate Emotional Support Dog

    EEOC Sues Freight Company for Failing to Accommodate Emotional Support Dog
    A notable case caught our eye recently coming out of the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida filed by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”). Namely, The EEOC sued CRST International, Inc.…
Rank this Week: 1982

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/
  • Mar 21

    Atlantic City Firefighters Won’t Face Layoffs — for now

    Atlantic City Firefighters Won’t Face Layoffs — for now
    As reported by Philly.com, a New Jersey judge temporarily blocked the state Friday from laying off firefighters in Atlantic City, but ruled that their work schedules, salaries, and overtime can be changed by former U.S. Sen. Jeffrey S. Chiesa…
  • Mar 16

    NJ Supreme Court Hears Argument Over Government Imposed Salary Freeze

    NJ Supreme Court Hears Argument Over Government Imposed Salary Freeze
      As reported by N.J.com, public employee unions and government officials clashed Monday in a case before the state Supreme Court that could determine whether workers across New Jersey will get pay raises. The state’s highest court…
  • Feb 28

    Sweeney Introduces Bill Seeking to Wrest Control of PFRS Away from State Treasury

    Sweeney Introduces Bill Seeking to Wrest Control of PFRS Away from State Treasury
    As reported by N.J.com, furious after watching pension investment fees triple over the last three years even as their funds lost value, police and firefighter union leaders are seeking to wrest control of their underfunded pensions from…
Rank this Week: 4487

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
  • Mar 21

    Woman Who Was Fired While on Maternity Leave Awarded $150K

    Woman Who Was Fired While on Maternity Leave Awarded $150K
    Woman Who Was Fired While on Maternity Leave Awarded $150K Company would not take her calls, then fired her for job abandonment Many women worry that pregnancy or childbirth could have a negative impact on their careers. Unfortunately,…
  • Mar 13

    When Favoritism is Discrimination in Disguise

    When Favoritism is Discrimination in Disguise
    When Favoritism is Discrimination in Disguise In certain circumstances, playing favorites might be unlawful It can be frustrating to work for someone who plays favorites. You know you’re not going to be assigned to that key account…
  • Mar 7

    Woman Says She Was Fired for Taking Leave to Care for Sick Parent

    Woman Says She Was Fired for Taking Leave to Care for Sick Parent
    Woman Says She Was Fired for Taking Leave to Care for Sick Parent What all workers should know about the Family and Medical Leave Act Lots of people struggle to find that elusive work/life balance. But juggling all of life’s…
Rank this Week: 3335

Workplace Privacy, Data Management…

Workplace Privacy, Data Management & Security Report

Covers data security, HIPAA, identity theft and workplace privacy. By Jackson Lewis.

http://www.workplaceprivacyreport.com
  • Mar 21

    Companies May Soon Have a New Defense Against Cyber-Attack

    Companies May Soon Have a New Defense Against Cyber-Attack
    The Active Cyber Defense Certainty Act is a new bill that is gaining positive bipartisan support and significant interest from business communities, lawmakers and academics. The proposed bill amends the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act which does…
  • Mar 20

    At Last, the Final DFS Cybersecurity Regulations….

    At Last, the Final DFS Cybersecurity Regulations….
    We wanted to keep you informed on the progress of the DFS cybersecurity regulations, as they complete their journey through the approval process. DFS has been working on the regulations since its 2013-2014 studies on cybersecurity risks to…
  • Mar 14

    Employer Denied Access to Employee GPS Data

    Employer Denied Access to Employee GPS Data
    A federal district court in Indiana recently denied an employer’s motion to compel discovery of employee GPS data in defense of an action brought under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).   Crabtree v. Angie’s List,…
Rank this Week: 4059

Canada Employment & Labour Law…

Canada Employment & Labour Law Blog

Covers Canadian employment law issues. By Minken Employment Lawyers.

http://www.minkenemploymentlawyers.com/category/blog/
Rank this Week: 2462

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: 3714

Labor & Employment Law…

Labor & Employment Law Perspectives

By Foley & Lardner LLP.

http://www.laboremploymentperspectives.com/
Rank this Week: 1908

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/
  • Mar 20

    Who Is Eligible for OPERS?

    Who Is Eligible for OPERS?
    Participation in the Ohio Public Employees Retirement System is open to the following people: Ohio state government workers, but not elected state or federal officials Employees of county, city and town governments, with some municipal…
  • Feb 21

    Understanding the Deadlines for Filing a Workers’ Comp Claim

    Understanding the Deadlines for Filing a Workers’ Comp Claim
    You must act quickly when you think you have suffered a job-related injury or illness that could qualify you to receive workers’ compensation benefits. All states, including Ohio, enforce a two-year statute of limitations on most…
  • Jan 30

    5 Steps to Take After an Injury-Causing Auto Accident

    5 Steps to Take After an Injury-Causing Auto Accident
    What you do in the minutes and first few days after becoming the victim of a major auto accident will make a great deal of difference in your ability to receive compensation and damages for your injuries. Your exact experience will be unique,…
Rank this Week: 1991

Diversity Insight

Diversity Insight

Diversity Insight: Strategies for building a diverse, multi-cultural workplace

http://blogs.hrhero.com/diversity/
  • Mar 19

    Dealing with the unseen: Tips for traversing legal terrain of hidden disabilitie

    Dealing with the unseen: Tips for traversing legal terrain of hidden disabilitie
    Work can be stressful for anyone, and employers are wise to ease the burdens when possible in the interest of maintaining productivity and the general well-being of the workforce. But disabilities can complicate the issue, especially when the…
  • Mar 19

    Walking the line between hiring only authorized workers and violating the discrimination law

    Walking the line between hiring only authorized workers and violating the discrimination law
    by Elaine Young Here are two situations in which you must avoid discrimination while fulfilling your obligation to hire only authorized workers.  Situation #1 ABC Resort is a beautiful, large new resort in the Utah mountains. Some of its…
  • Mar 19

    Political discrimination: when politics and the workplace meet

    Political discrimination: when politics and the workplace meet
    by Luke Draisey It’s likely that 2016 was a year that most people won’t soon forget. It was a year marked by international turmoil, celebrity deaths, and unprecedented political disunity. We saw Great Britain’s decision to…
Rank this Week: 4744

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/
Rank this Week: 2444

New York Employment Attorney Blog

New York Employment Attorney Blog

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

http://www.newyorkemploymentattorney-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 3081

Lawffice Space

Lawffice Space

Covers employment laws and cases. By Philip Miles.

http://www.lawfficespace.com/
  • Mar 17

    Lawffice Links - Wages, Statutory Interpretation, and the Oxford Comma

    Lawffice Links - Wages, Statutory Interpretation, and the Oxford Comma
    We hold these truths to be self evident, that paragraph indentations should be reduced from .5 to .3, that one period between sentences is better than two, and that you should always use the Oxford comma.As I sometimes do with issues that…
  • Mar 13

    11th Circuit on Sexual Orientation Discrimination Under Title VII

    11th Circuit on Sexual Orientation Discrimination Under Title VII
    On Friday, the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals issued its opinion in Evans v. Georgia Reg. Hosp. The plaintiff alleged that she was discriminated against on the basis of her sexual orientation in violation of Title VII. Of course, Title VII…
  • Mar 9

    Employers and the transgender bathroom issue

    Employers and the transgender bathroom issue
    Most of the focus on the transgender bathroom issue has been placed on students. What about employees? As I've covered previously, there's some intersection between the student and employee issues. Put simply: both Title IX (students) and…
Rank this Week: 4131

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: 4871

FMLA Insights

FMLA Insights

Covers the Family Medical Leave Act. By Franczek Radelet.

http://www.fmlainsights.com
Rank this Week: 4058

Bingham Greenebaum Doll Blog

Bingham Greenebaum Doll Blog

Covers Indiana law.

http://www.bgdlegal.com/blog/
  • Mar 15

    IRS Grants Same-Sex Married Couples Partial Gift and Estate Tax Relief

    IRS Grants Same-Sex Married Couples Partial Gift and Estate Tax Relief
    Earlier this year, the IRS issued Notice 2017-15 giving same-sex married couples some retroactive relief from the application of the gift, estate and generation-skipping taxes to transfers between the spouses.  This relief was necessary…
  • Mar 9

    Trustee Removals: Following the Winding Path of the Uniform Trust Code

    Trustee Removals: Following the Winding Path of the Uniform Trust Code
    Until recently, the matter of removing a trustee of a trust was largely a matter for Courts applying common law based on prior Court decisions. Since 2000, however, a number of states, including Kentucky, have adopted the Uniform Trust Code…
  • Mar 8

    South By South What? Vague Language over Immigration Policy Creates Disruption for Music Festival

    South By South What? Vague Language over Immigration Policy Creates Disruption for Music Festival
    South by Southwest® Conference and Festivals, known by its more familiar title SXSW®, recently received intense backlash over two clauses in its contract with artists who perform at the festival. The first clause states: “If…
Rank this Week: 2891

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/
  • Mar 15

    GE Settles Overtime Claims with Service Technicians for $9.5 Million

    GE Settles Overtime Claims with Service Technicians for $9.5 Million
    In order for plaintiffs to successfully file a class action or collective action lawsuit against a common defendant, one of the things they need to be able to prove is that they were all subject to the same, systematic treatment by the…
  • Mar 5

    Murphy Oil Urges SCOTUS to Hear Overtime Class Action on Issue of Mandatory Arbitration

    Murphy Oil Urges SCOTUS to Hear Overtime Class Action on Issue of Mandatory Arbitration
    Arbitration is also private, which means the results are never made public, leaving millions of workers in the dark about the suits brought against their own employer. This means that even if one employee is successful in bringing their…
  • Feb 25

    DOL’S New FLSA Rule Expanding Overtime Rights Blocked

    DOL’S New FLSA Rule Expanding Overtime Rights Blocked
    Unfortunately, Big Business still holds most of the leverage in the courts and in legislation, as shown by the 22 states have banded together to issue a preliminary injunction against the DOL's new rule. A Texas federal judge made that state…
Rank this Week: 3157

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/
  • Mar 15

    New Corporate Compliance Guidance Issued by the Department of Justice

    New Corporate Compliance Guidance Issued by the Department of Justice
    Earlier this year, under the direction of the new Attorney General, the United States Department of Justice (“DOJ”) issued new guidance for corporate compliance programs. This guidance applies when the DOJ is investigating a…
  • Jan 27

    New Year, New Requirements – Employers Must Now Use the New Form I-9

    New Year, New Requirements – Employers Must Now Use the New Form I-9
    One of the changes the new year brought was a new version of I-9 Form.  Beginning on January 22, all employers should now use the newly revised version of the new I-9 Form for verifying employment eligibility.  The form may be found…
  • Jan 11

    IRS Issues Final Regulations for Foreign Owned Single Member LLC

    IRS Issues Final Regulations for Foreign Owned Single Member LLC
    The Internal Revenue Service (“IRS”) issued final regulations that will increase reporting requirements for certain foreign owned single member limited liability companies (“LLC”). When a single member LLC is formed,…
Rank this Week: 2421

Employment Law Business Guide

Employment Law Business Guide

Addresses employment law issues. By McLane, Graf, Raulerson, & Middleton, PA.

http://www.employmentlawbusinessguide.com
  • Mar 15

    Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court Considers Employees’ Use of Medical Marijuana

    Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court Considers Employees’ Use of Medical Marijuana
    Last Thursday, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court (SJC) heard oral arguments in a case that asks whether employers can be required to make accommodations for employees’ off-duty use of medical marijuana. The case was brought by a…
  • Mar 14

    The Problem with Pronoun

    The Problem with Pronoun
    Earlier this month, the Supreme Court announced that it had decided not to hear the case of Gavin Grimm – the transgender student who sued his school district seeking access to the restroom and locker room facilities that correspond to…
  • Mar 7

    Are Employee Absences Giving You A Headache?

    Are Employee Absences Giving You A Headache?
    One of the most problematic areas for employers is the balancing act which occurs between managing employee productivity and attendance while taking care not to tread on entitlement to Family and Medical Leave (“FMLA”) and…
Rank this Week: 1812

Employment and Labour Law

Employment and Labour Law

Covers employment law in Canada. BY FMC Law.

http://www.employmentandlabour.com
  • Mar 15

    Costs of Accommodation: British Columbia Supreme Court Reaffirms High Threshold for Undue Hardship

    Costs of Accommodation: British Columbia Supreme Court Reaffirms High Threshold for Undue Hardship
    In a July 2016 decision, Providence Health Care v. Dunkley, 2016 BCSC 1383, the British Columbia Supreme Court held that Providence Health Care (PHC) and the University of British Columbia (UBC) failed to establish that the costs of providing…
  • Feb 27

    Is This The Definitive Word on Termination Provisions/Consideration?

    Is This The Definitive Word on Termination Provisions/Consideration?
    A series of Ontario cases dating back to 2012 has put into issue the question of what does, or doesn’t, make a termination provision enforceable.  After a number of recent employer-friendly decisions, the Ontario Court of Appeal…
  • Feb 17

    Who is a “parent” in the Ontario pension world? And why does it matter?

    Who is a “parent” in the Ontario pension world? And why does it matter?
    Any person who is the “spouse” of a member of a registered pension plan in Canada has rights regarding the pension entitlement of his or her partner. That important policy has been entrenched in pension legislation for…
Rank this Week: 3740

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/
  • Mar 14

    Spoiler Alert: Rulings Expected on Uber and Lyft Independent Contractor Settlement

    Spoiler Alert: Rulings Expected on Uber and Lyft Independent Contractor Settlement
    Judges in California will likely soon issue rulings affecting two ride-sharing companies, Uber and Lyft. Those connected with the Lyft case will be pleased because it is expected that a federal district court judge in San Francisco will…
  • Mar 6

    FedEx Succeeds Again On Appeal of an NLRB Ruling on Independent Contractor Misclassification

    FedEx Succeeds Again On Appeal of an NLRB Ruling on Independent Contractor Misclassification
    In the past 2-1/2 years, FedEx has suffered through some appellate court setbacks in the area of independent contractor misclassification, beginning with a decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in San Francisco and…
  • Mar 6

    In the past 2-1/2 years, FedEx has…

    In the past 2-1/2 years, FedEx has suffered through appellate court setbacks in the area of independent contractor misclassification, beginning with a decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in San Francisco and ending…
Rank this Week: 3102

Boletin Laboral

Boletin Laboral

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

http://www.abogadoslaborales.com
  • Mar 14

    Aviso a subscriptores y lectore

    Aviso a subscriptores y lectore
    Saludos a los miles de subscriptores y lectores del Boletín Laboral. Los cambios a la reforma laboral han hecho mucho de los artículos sobre las leyes de Puerto Rico incorrectos, incompletos y/o obsoletos; lo cual requieren una…
  • Jan 29

    Los cambios a la Licencia por Vacaciones y Enfermedad

    Los cambios a la Licencia por Vacaciones y Enfermedad
    En el siguiente enlace les incluyo un resumen inicial de los cambios que trae la reforma laboral a la ley 180 de salario y licencia por vacaciones y enfermedad.  Presione aquí para tener acceso a a la página.…
  • Jan 27

    Los Cambios a Ley 80 Despido Injustificado

    Los Cambios a Ley 80 Despido Injustificado
    En el siguiente enlace les incluyo un resumen inicial de los cambios que trae la reforma laboral a la ley 80 de despido injustificado.  Presione aquí para tener acceso a a la página. Continúe leyendo
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Boletin Laboral

Boletin Laboral

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

http://www.abogadoslaborales.com
  • Mar 14

    Aviso a subscriptores y lectore

    Aviso a subscriptores y lectore
    Saludos a los miles de subscriptores y lectores del Boletín Laboral. Los cambios a la reforma laboral han hecho mucho de los artículos sobre las leyes de Puerto Rico incorrectos, incompletos y/o obsoletos; lo cual requieren una…
  • Jan 29

    Los cambios a la Licencia por Vacaciones y Enfermedad

    Los cambios a la Licencia por Vacaciones y Enfermedad
    En el siguiente enlace les incluyo un resumen inicial de los cambios que trae la reforma laboral a la ley 180 de salario y licencia por vacaciones y enfermedad.  Presione aquí para tener acceso a a la página.…
  • Jan 27

    Los Cambios a Ley 80 Despido Injustificado

    Los Cambios a Ley 80 Despido Injustificado
    En el siguiente enlace les incluyo un resumen inicial de los cambios que trae la reforma laboral a la ley 80 de despido injustificado.  Presione aquí para tener acceso a a la página. Continúe leyendo
Rank this Week: 1788

Puerto Rico Workplace Law

Puerto Rico Workplace Law

Blog dedicated to workplace law and labor issues. By Robert A. Fleming.

http://english.fleminglex.com/category/puerto-rico-workplace-blog/
  • Mar 14

    Puerto Rico Equal Pay Act 16-2017

    Puerto Rico Equal Pay Act 16-2017
    On March 8, 2017, the Puerto Rico Equal Pay Act, No. 16-2017 became law. It requires equal pay for equal work as a means to eradicate the existing wage discrimination between employees on the basis of sex. Law 16-2017 adopts … The…
  • Feb 1

    Dealer Applies Law 75 to Leverage Contract Dispute

    Dealer Applies Law 75 to Leverage Contract Dispute
    The refusal by a car manufacturer to reimburse local sales and use tax levied on parts used in warranty repairs and maintenance services by a Puerto Rico car dealer turned into a contract dispute that was recently litigated in the U.S…
  • Jan 26

    Puerto Rico Enacts Sweeping Labor Reform

    Puerto Rico Enacts Sweeping Labor Reform
    The Island’s newly elected administration has enacted a comprehensive labor reform to balance “expenditures and revenues, reducing the level of government intervention in Puerto Rico’s economy and providing a competitive…
Rank this Week: 1782

Bernick Lifson Business Law Blog

Bernick Lifson Business Law Blog

Covers business-related legal current events and topics in areas including: litigation, labor law, creditors' remedies, real estate law, mediation and arbitration, construction law, intellectual property, and more.

http://www.bernicklifson.com/blog/
  • Mar 14

    Regulating Fun: Can an Association prevent children from playing outdoors?

    Regulating Fun: Can an Association prevent children from playing outdoors?
    The Background:   In July of 2011, the Greenbrier Village Homeowner’s Association of Minnetonka adopted rules and regulations which banned playing, picnicking, and sunbathing on lawns, sidewalks, landscaped areas, and parking…
  • Mar 14

    I’m Being Sued. Now What? How to Protect Yourself During a Lawsuit

    I’m Being Sued. Now What? How to Protect Yourself During a Lawsuit
    Be it out of the blue or expected, when a process server shows up at your door or place of business and hands you a Summons and Complaint letting you know you or your business are being sued there are a number of reactions.  There is the…
  • Mar 7

    What You Need to Know When Buying a Condominium or Townhome in a Common Interest Community (CIC)

    What You Need to Know When Buying a Condominium or Townhome in a Common Interest Community (CIC)
    1. Which statute governs the association?   A CIC (Common Interest Community) refers to any condominium, townhouse or cooperative developed in Minnesota after June, 1994. Stat. 515B (The Minnesota Common Interest Ownership Act or MCIOA)…
Rank this Week: 2253

Bernick Lifson Business Law Blog

Bernick Lifson Business Law Blog

Covers topics related to business law, including intellectual property, trademarks, litigation, and employment law.

http://www.bernicklifson.com/blog/
  • Mar 14

    Regulating Fun: Can an Association prevent children from playing outdoors?

    Regulating Fun: Can an Association prevent children from playing outdoors?
    The Background:   In July of 2011, the Greenbrier Village Homeowner’s Association of Minnetonka adopted rules and regulations which banned playing, picnicking, and sunbathing on lawns, sidewalks, landscaped areas, and parking…
  • Mar 14

    I’m Being Sued. Now What? How to Protect Yourself During a Lawsuit

    I’m Being Sued. Now What? How to Protect Yourself During a Lawsuit
    Be it out of the blue or expected, when a process server shows up at your door or place of business and hands you a Summons and Complaint letting you know you or your business are being sued there are a number of reactions.  There is the…
  • Mar 7

    What You Need to Know When Buying a Condominium or Townhome in a Common Interest Community (CIC)

    What You Need to Know When Buying a Condominium or Townhome in a Common Interest Community (CIC)
    1. Which statute governs the association?   A CIC (Common Interest Community) refers to any condominium, townhouse or cooperative developed in Minnesota after June, 1994. Stat. 515B (The Minnesota Common Interest Ownership Act or MCIOA)…
Rank this Week: 2308

McEldrew Young Blog

McEldrew Young Blog

Covers whistleblower law and wage theft for employees.

http://www.mceldrewyoung.com/blog/
  • Mar 14

    Federal Medical Malpractice Reform Hurts Health Care Patient

    Federal Medical Malpractice Reform Hurts Health Care Patient
    Congress is considering a bill to reform medical malpractice lawsuits called the Protecting Access to Care Act. Despite its well-intentioned name, the legislation would gut patient’s rights here in Pennsylvania and around the country.…
  • Mar 10

    9th Circuit: Internal SEC Whistleblowers Can Sue Under Dodd-Frank Anti-Retaliation Provision

    9th Circuit: Internal SEC Whistleblowers Can Sue Under Dodd-Frank Anti-Retaliation Provision
    On a 2-1 decision, the Ninth Circuit has affirmed the right of internal whistleblowers to sue under the Dodd-Frank Act after they are retaliated against for informing their company of suspected violations of federal securities laws. The…
  • Mar 9

    Review of SEC Rule 21F-17 (Impeding Whistleblowers)

    Review of SEC Rule 21F-17 (Impeding Whistleblowers)
    Brandon Lauria will speak on SEC enforcement of Rule 21F-17 at a Knowledge Group live webcast on March 9, 2017.  Rule 21F-17 prohibits confidentiality agreements and other measures which restrict access to the SEC whistleblower…
Rank this Week: 2097

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/
  • Mar 13

    And . . . the . . . CBO . . . Scooooores!

    And . . . the . . . CBO . . . Scooooores!
    Here are the highlights we took (quickly) from this afternoon’s Congressional Budget Office Cost Estimate for the American Health Care Act. The AHCA “would reduce federal deficits by $337 billion over the 2017-2026 period.”…
  • Mar 13

    ACA Repeal: The Middle Part

    ACA Repeal: The Middle Part
    Screenplays, new business ventures and major legislation typically have problems in Act II.  Hopes were raised so high in Act I.  Now, things seem to drag on and on, pointlessly.   Friends tell you to give up or start over…
  • Feb 13

    Developments February 6 – 10: Is the Price Right?

    Developments February 6 – 10: Is the Price Right?
    During the week reviewed, no new bill was introduced which, if passed, would repeal or replace the Affordable Care Act, and little else happened at the three main ACA enforcement agencies – DOL, HHS and IRS. Department of Labor The…
Rank this Week: 2799

Stoel Rives World of Employment

Stoel Rives World of Employment

Insight and commentary on labor and employment law.

http://www.stoelrivesworldofemployment.com/
  • Mar 10

    Breaking: Court Rules Against Double Overtime for Oregon Manufacturing Employer

    Breaking: Court Rules Against Double Overtime for Oregon Manufacturing Employer
    Oregon manufacturing employers have been following the ongoing turmoil surrounding the Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industries’ (“BOLI”) recent interpretation of Oregon’s requirement that manufacturing employees receive…
  • Feb 23

    Oregon Legislature’s Attempt to Protect Pot Users Poses Challenges to Employer

    Oregon Legislature’s Attempt to Protect Pot Users Poses Challenges to Employer
    Some Oregonians are no doubt breathing clouds of relief with the introduction of Senate Bill 301, the Oregon Legislature’s proposal to protect employees from being fired for personal marijuana use.  Employers, on the other hand,…
  • Feb 2

    New Drug Testing Rules in Oregon Follow OSHA

    New Drug Testing Rules in Oregon Follow OSHA
    Employers are probably aware that OSHA’s new drug testing and anti-retaliation rule is now in effect. (See our post here discussing the rule.)  However, as we blogged previously, many states have their own reporting requirements,…
Rank this Week: 4475

Bay Area Employment Lawyer Blog

Bay Area Employment Lawyer Blog

Covers employment discrimination, employee privacy, and employment arbitration cases. By Siegel, LeWitter & Malkani.

http://www.bayareaemploymentlawyerblog.com/
  • Mar 10

    When Does a Hug Become Sexual Harassment?

    When Does a Hug Become Sexual Harassment?
    The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals recently published a decision, providing guidance to courts on when hugs and other forms of unwanted touching cross the line and become sexual harassment. Victoria Zetwick began working for Yolo County as a…
  • Mar 3

    What Are Your Rights if Your Boss Says Female Employees Should “Dress Like Women”?

    What Are Your Rights if Your Boss Says Female Employees Should “Dress Like Women”?
    Recently, it has been reported that campaign staffers were encouraged to “dress like women” while on duty. So what can an employer require of an employee with respect to his or her appearance? Employers are permitted to set…
  • Feb 9

    Court Rules That Employers Cannot Require Their Employees to Remain On-Call During Rest Break

    Court Rules That Employers Cannot Require Their Employees to Remain On-Call During Rest Break
    In 2012, the Supreme Court gave employers and employees alike clear rules about meal and rest breaks in California. The Court held that employers were required to provide employees with a full, thirty minute, uninterrupted meal period if an…
Rank this Week: 3336

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/
  • Mar 9

    Marijuana Use Rights Arise in Employment Situation

    Marijuana Use Rights Arise in Employment Situation
    With the enactment of two marijuana laws in Massachusetts during the past few years, there’s never been much doubt that use of it would someday become a workplace issue. Now, the Supreme Judicial Court is taking up the issue in…
  • Feb 14

    U.S. Supreme Court Delays Hearing on Cases that may Decide whether Class Action Rights can be Waived

    U.S. Supreme Court Delays Hearing on Cases that may Decide whether Class Action Rights can be Waived
    The U.S. Supreme Court may have accepted a group of cases that will determine whether companies can require their workers to waive class action rights, but that doesn’t mean it’ll be deciding this important question anytime soon.…
  • Feb 6

    EEOC Working on New Anti-Harassment Guidance

    EEOC Working on New Anti-Harassment Guidance
    The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) is currently working on new guidance to help analyze and decide claims involving harassment in the workplace. The new rules promise to bolster enforcement against harassers as it follows a…
Rank this Week: 4326

Employment Law Spotlight

Employment Law Spotlight

By Baker Hostetler.

http://www.employmentlawspotlight.com/
  • Mar 9

    A Shift Toward Employers?

    A Shift Toward Employers?
    As most employers are now aware, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB, or the “Board”) in recent years has adopted more restrictive, non-employer-friendly approaches to what it will permit in workplace policies. These rules…
  • Feb 14

    New York Appellate Court Declines to Enforce Noncompetes Against Employees Terminated Without Cause

    New York Appellate Court Declines to Enforce Noncompetes Against Employees Terminated Without Cause
    A recent decision by the New York Supreme Court, Appellate Division for the First Department, Buchanan Capital Markets, LLC v. DeLucca, 144 A.D.3d 508 (1st Dep’t. 2016), suggests that noncompetition restrictions against employees who…
  • Jan 30

    Joint Employment Update: What’s The Status of Browning-Ferris and the NLRB?

    Joint Employment Update: What’s The Status of Browning-Ferris and the NLRB?
    In August 2015, the NLRB rewrote the book on joint employment, declaring in the Browning-Ferris case that the right to exercise minimal control, even if not actually exercised, was enough to create a joint employment relationship.…
Rank this Week: 2714

Suits by Suits

Suits by Suits

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

http://www.suitsbysuits.com/
  • Mar 8

    Ex-General Counsel Dodged Privilege Claims Before $14.5 Million Verdict

    Ex-General Counsel Dodged Privilege Claims Before $14.5 Million Verdict
    In our last post, we detailed how Sanford Wadler, the former general counsel of Bio-Rad Laboratories, won a $14.5 million verdict against Bio-Rad. Before Wadler could get to a jury, however, he had to surmount a significant hurdle: Bio-Rad…
  • Mar 1

    How Did This Ex-General Counsel Win $14.5 Million From His Former Employer?

    How Did This Ex-General Counsel Win $14.5 Million From His Former Employer?
    Companies entrust their in-house attorneys with sensitive and confidential information in order to obtain legal advice on important matters. Thus, when an in-house attorney turns on his or her employer, the repercussions can be significant. …
  • Feb 14

    Beware the Deadlock: Delaware Courts Step in on Corporate Dysfunction

    Beware the Deadlock: Delaware Courts Step in on Corporate Dysfunction
    The board of directors controls a corporation, but individual directors don’t always agree on the future direction of the company. Sometimes, boards can split into factions. A company’s CEO may align himself with one side and…
Rank this Week: 2408