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Swinging for the Fences - Royal…

Swinging for the Fences - Royal Sports Group

Baseball player rights, benefits and more.

http://royalsportsgroup.info/
  • Apr 25

    Baseball, Dirt Bikes and the Substantial Risk Clause

    Baseball, Dirt Bikes and the Substantial Risk Clause
    1 min readThis week, everybody has been weighing in on baseball and dirt biking on an off day.  For one, I want you to enjoy your off […] The post Baseball, Dirt Bikes and the Substantial Risk Clause appeared first on Royal Sports…
  • Apr 17

    Confused by Your In-Season Supplemental Allowances?

    Confused by Your In-Season Supplemental Allowances?
    1 min readSupplemental allowances for Players can become confusing if this is your first season.   Most Players have no idea how this benefit gets calculated or where it […] The post Confused by Your In-Season…
  • Apr 14

    New MLB 10 Day DL Rule – Ten Day Disabled List

    New MLB 10 Day DL Rule – Ten Day Disabled List
    1 min readAre you up to date on the new 10 day DL rule impacting Major League rosters? The post New MLB 10 Day DL Rule – Ten Day Disabled List appeared first on Royal Sports Group.
Rank this Week: 2221

New York Employment Attorneys Blog

New York Employment Attorneys Blog

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

http://www.newyorkemploymentattorneysblog.com/
Rank this Week: 4369

Joseph Greenwald & Laake, PA Blog

Joseph Greenwald & Laake, PA Blog

Covers business law, civil litigation, civil rights, criminal defense, estates & trusts, family law, labor & employment, medical malpractice, personal injury, real estate, qui tam and workers' compensation.

http://www.jgllaw.com/blog
  • Apr 25

    Issues for Defense Experts Regarding Infection as a Cause of Brain Damage

    Issues for Defense Experts Regarding Infection as a Cause of Brain Damage
    Cases that involve victims of brain damage can be very challenging, emotional and complicated. I believe to be successful in court, attorneys must be aware of any potential challenges he/she may face. A specific example of this is using…
  • Apr 17

    Instrumental Deliverie

    Instrumental Deliverie
    INSTRUMENTAL DELIVERIES An Important Discussion About Vacuum Deliveries All Effected Families Should Read        “It has been repeatedly shown that under modern conditions, caesarian section, although not devoid of…
  • Apr 6

    Groundbreaking Decision Expands Protections to Sexual Orientation

    Groundbreaking Decision Expands Protections to Sexual Orientation
    Since June 26, 2015, when jubilant masses swarmed First Street in front of the Supreme Court and the White House illuminated the night with rainbow lights, lawyers, scholars, and many citizens have waited with bated breath to see how the…
Rank this Week: 2066

California Public Agency Labor and…

California Public Agency Labor and Employment Blog

By Liebert Cassidy Whitmore.

http://www.calpublicagencylaboremploymentblog.com
Rank this Week: 4077

Trade Secrets and Noncompete Blog

Trade Secrets and Noncompete Blog

Covers the law of restrictive covenants, unfair competition and trade secrets. By Epstein Becker Green.

http://www.tradesecretsnoncompetelaw.com/
  • Apr 25

    Long Strange Trip Through Court System Continues in Goldman Code Theft Case

    Long Strange Trip Through Court System Continues in Goldman Code Theft Case
    In an order dated April 20, 2017, New York’s Court of Appeals agreed to hear Sergey Aleynikov’s appeal of his conviction under an arcane New York criminal statute.  Aleynikov is a former Goldman Sachs computer…
  • Apr 25

    Long Strange Trip Through Court System Continues in Goldman Code Theft Case

    Long Strange Trip Through Court System Continues in Goldman Code Theft Case
    In an order, dated April 20, 2017, New York’s Court of Appeals agreed to hear Sergey Aleynikov’s appeal of his conviction under an arcane New York criminal statute.  Aleynikov is a former Goldman Sachs computer programmer,…
  • Apr 10

    Court’s Newest Member Has Trade Secret Protecting Track Record

    Court’s Newest Member Has Trade Secret Protecting Track Record
    Before the Defend Trade Secrets Act (“DTSA”) became federal law in the spring of 2016, Supreme Court watchers would likely care little about prospective justices’ approach to trade secrets matters.  Such matters were…
Rank this Week: 3205

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: 3099

Financial Services Employment Law

Financial Services Employment Law

Provides news, updates and insights for financial services employers. By Epstein Becker Green.

http://www.financialservicesemploymentlaw.com/
  • Apr 25

    Philadelphia’s Salary History Law Temporarily Stayed Pending Lawsuit

    Philadelphia’s Salary History Law Temporarily Stayed Pending Lawsuit
    Amid challenges regarding Philadelphia’s upcoming law prohibiting employers from requesting an applicant’s salary history, the City has agreed not to enforce the upcoming law until after the court has finally resolved the…
  • Apr 7

    DOL Delays Fiduciary Rule

    DOL Delays Fiduciary Rule
    Advisers and financial institutions that provide fiduciary investment advice have an additional 60 days before having to comply with the final regulations defining who is a fiduciary under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974,…
  • Mar 30

    SEC Continues Aggressive Oversight of Separation and Confidentiality Agreement

    SEC Continues Aggressive Oversight of Separation and Confidentiality Agreement
    Last August, we reported on two significant cease-and-desist orders issued by the SEC that, for the first time, found certain language in the confidentiality and release provisions of separation agreements to violate the SEC’s Rule…
Rank this Week: 3211

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
  • Apr 25

    LGBTQ Rights at Work Just Got a Big Boost

    LGBTQ Rights at Work Just Got a Big Boost
    LGBTQ Rights at Work Just Got a Big Boost Federal appeals court issues major ruling on sexual-orientation discrimination There’s good news for lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, and queer (LGBTQ) workers. A federal court just ruled…
  • Apr 18

    When the FMLA and the ADA Collide: What You Need to Know

    When the FMLA and the ADA Collide: What You Need to Know
    When the FMLA and the ADA Collide: What You Need to Know Some workers may be eligible for additional medical leave Suppose you have a medical issue and you need to take some time off. You apply for leave through the Family and Medical…
  • Apr 12

    Is Sexual Harassment a Silent Epidemic in the Workplace?

    Is Sexual Harassment a Silent Epidemic in the Workplace?
    Is Sexual Harassment a Silent Epidemic in the Workplace? New article claims most women don’t report inappropriate behavior Do most incidents of sexual harassment at work go unreported? According to a recent article in The New York…
Rank this Week: 3276

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/
Rank this Week: 3197

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/
  • Apr 24

    Cases --- April 16th through 22nd

    Cases --- April 16th through 22nd
    Discrimination/Retaliation*Agassounon v. Jeppesen Sanderson, Inc. (10th Cir., April 18, 2017) (affirming summary judgment in favor of Defendant on Agassounon's race, color, national origin, and retaliation claims, because he failed to…
  • Apr 15

    Cases --- April 9th through 15th

    Cases --- April 9th through 15th
    Discrimination/Retaliation*Cash v. Lockheed Martin Corporation (10th Cir., April 13, 2017) (affirming summary judgment in favor of Lockheed because he failed to raise a genuine issue of material fact as to whether he was fired because of…
  • Apr 15

    Cases --- April 2nd through 8th

    Cases --- April 2nd through 8th
    Discrimination/RetaliationMcLane Co., Inc., v. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (U.S. Supreme Court, April 3, 2017) (reversing 9th Circuit de novo review and reversal of district court refusal to enforce EEOC subpoenas: such a decision…
Rank this Week: 3439

New Jersey Employment Lawyer Blog

New Jersey Employment Lawyer Blog

Covers New Jersey civil rights violations and employment law. By Traub Law.

http://www.newjerseyemploymentlawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 24

    New Jersey Bills to Provide Employment Protections for Medical Marijuana Patients Introduced

    New Jersey Bills to Provide Employment Protections for Medical Marijuana Patients Introduced
    On January 18, 2010, the New Jersey legislature signed the New Jersey Compassionate Use Medical Marijuana Act (“NJCUMMA”) into law. While the NJCUMMA explicitly states that it does not require employers to accommodate a qualified…
  • Mar 7

    Practice Tips for a Successful Workplace Investigation

    Practice Tips for a Successful Workplace Investigation
    Former Uber engineer Susan Fowler Rigetti’s story of sexual harassment and the company’s inadequate response to her multiple complaints, highlight how important it is for a company to have an effective action plan in dealing with…
  • Mar 7

    Practice Tips for a Successful Workplace Investigation

    Practice Tips for a Successful Workplace Investigation
    Former Uber engineer Susan Fowler Rigetti’s story of sexual harassment and the company’s inadequate response to her multiple complaints, highlight how important it is for a company to have an effective action plan in dealing with…
Rank this Week: 4988

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
  • Apr 24

    Mental Health Week 2017

    Mental Health Week 2017
    Since 1951, the first week of May has been designated as “Mental Health Week” in Canada. Mental Health Week is an initiative put on by the Canadian Mental Health Association, whose motto is “Mental Health For…
  • Apr 7

    Depression and World Health Day

    Depression and World Health Day
    World Health Day is an annual event, started by the World Health Organization (WHO) that takes place on April 7. This year, the focus is on depression and the slogan is “Depression: let’s talk” and the official hashtag being…
  • Mar 30

    Medical Evidence and Long-Term Disability Claims for Psychological Illne

    Medical Evidence and Long-Term Disability Claims for Psychological Illne
    Long-term disability claims may come as a result of a person being unable to work due to physical injury or illness or psychological illness. Claims for psychological illnesses include anxiety, depression, post-traumatic stress disorder and…
Rank this Week: 2353

Hospitality Labor and Employment…

Hospitality Labor and Employment Law Blog

Covers labor and employment laws and policies that affects the hospitality industry. By Epstein Becker Green.

http://www.hospitalitylaboremploymentlawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 3198

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: 2471

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: 3758

Classified: The Class Action Blog

Classified: The Class Action Blog

A blog focused on the latest class action developments and trends by the attorneys of Carlton Fields Jorden Burt.

http://classifiedclassaction.com/
  • Apr 24

    Saved By The Bellwether Trial in the Ninth Circuit

    Saved By The Bellwether Trial in the Ninth Circuit
    Removal under the “mass action” provision of the Class Action Fairness Act (CAFA) is appropriate when 100 or more plaintiffs take the affirmative step of proposing to try their claims jointly and the claims involve common issues…
  • Apr 18

    2017 Carlton Fields Class Action Survey Highlight

    2017 Carlton Fields Class Action Survey Highlight
    Carlton Fields recently released its sixth annual Class Action Survey, which is based on detailed interviews with general counsel and senior legal officers at 373 companies operating in more than 25 industries. Those individuals shared their…
  • Apr 14

    Class Representatives Do Not Hold Veto Power Over Class Settlement

    Class Representatives Do Not Hold Veto Power Over Class Settlement
    In In re FedEx Ground Package Sys., Inc. Employment Practices Litig., No. 3:05-CV-595 RLM, 2017 WL 632119 (N.D. Ind. Feb. 14, 2017), only one of a total of seven class representatives signed off on accepting a proposed class settlement with…
Rank this Week: 1925

North Texas Legal News

North Texas Legal News

Covers Texas business law. By Leiza Dolghih.

http://northtexaslegalnews.com/
  • Apr 24

    How to Fire Employees Without Being Sued

    How to Fire Employees Without Being Sued
    In the spirit of an old proverb that advises that “an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure,” this article provides a list of best practices that can help avoid wrongful-termination types of lawsuits and the business…
  • Apr 20

    Proving Lost Profits in a Trade Secrets Case – An Expensive Lesson from a Texas Court of Appeal

    Proving Lost Profits in a Trade Secrets Case – An Expensive Lesson from a Texas Court of Appeal
    Before filing a trade secrets case or in the early stages of such case, a company bringing a lawsuit should always consider the following questions: (1) what damages did we suffer? (2) how do we calculate such damages? (3) how do we prove…
  • Apr 10

    A Two Day Suspension is Not a Materially Adverse Action – Rules the Fifth Circuit

    A Two Day Suspension is Not a Materially Adverse Action – Rules the Fifth Circuit
    An employee must show that unpaid leave caused him or her physical, emotional, or economic harm via some documentation and not just conclusory statements in order to establish a "materially adverse action" by the employer.
Rank this Week: 2829

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: 3992

Immigration and Employment Law…

Immigration and Employment Law Blog

By Coane & Associates.

http://immigrationandemploymentlaw.wordpress.com/
  • Apr 24

    USA-Mexico Border: Immigration Enforcement

    USA-Mexico Border: Immigration Enforcement
    The attached video is from my live broadcast at the border wall between the U.S. and Mexico on April 23.2017. This Houston immigration lawyer discusses immigration enforcement and some changes under the Trump administration. In particular, I…
  • Apr 4

    U.S. Isolation and Extreme Vetting

    U.S. Isolation and Extreme Vetting
    The United States, under President Trump’s leadership, is putting up walls against entry and travel. The president began with his infamous travel ban that discriminated against Muslims. He later followed by enforcing harsher…
  • Mar 28

    ICE Jails Student’s Spouse-No Bond

    ICE Jails Student’s Spouse-No Bond
    In a case we are handling at our office, the immigration police (ICE) have picked up and jailed our client from India, who is lawfully in the country on an F-2 visa. Our client resides in Texas with his wife who is a full-time student on an…
Rank this Week: 3828

Bingham Greenebaum Doll Blog

Bingham Greenebaum Doll Blog

Covers Indiana law.

http://www.bgdlegal.com/blog/
  • Apr 24

    In Memoriam of Claude R. "Chip" Bowles Jr.

    In Memoriam of Claude R. "Chip" Bowles Jr.
    Bingham Greenebaum Doll LLP lost a valued partner on April 18, 2017. Claude R. "Chip" Bowles Jr. was an incredibly smart and hardworking attorney who exhibited a conscientious and vigorous commitment to client service. Chip was also a man…
  • Apr 19

    Intellectual Property Audits, Management Programs Have Value

    Intellectual Property Audits, Management Programs Have Value
    Intellectual property has become increasingly complex and inevitably intertwined with many aspects of any organization in today’s fast-moving economy. Sources suggest the value of U.S. IP assets currently exceeds other tangible assets;…
  • Apr 14

    Decanted Trusts Win IRS GST Tax Approval

    Decanted Trusts Win IRS GST Tax Approval
    In a departure from their previously announced position, the IRS recently ruled that trusts which were decanted into new trusts on slightly different terms preserved their favorable grandfathered status against the generation-skipping…
Rank this Week: 2899

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/
  • Apr 24

    States With Pro-Employee Laws: No Asking About Applicant Salary History

    States With Pro-Employee Laws: No Asking About Applicant Salary History
    In a movement that started in Massachusetts, states and cities are starting to ban employers from asking applicants about their salary history. The reason behind the legislation is that basing pay on prior salary can lock in pay…
  • Mar 31

    Trump Says It's Okay For Federal Contractors To Break Employment Law

    Trump Says It's Okay For Federal Contractors To Break Employment Law
    Another week, another prediction sadly fulfilled. On December 2, I did a list of executive orders protecting employees of federal contractors that I predicted would be rescinded under Trump. A very important one just bit the dust.The Fair Pay…
  • Mar 27

    New Bills In Florida That Will Impact #Employees If Passed

    New Bills In Florida That Will Impact #Employees If Passed
    The Florida legislature is in session through May. They may or may not pass some legislation that will affect employees and employment law. Be afraid. Be very afraid. Here are some of the bills to watch:SB 160 - Minimum Wage: Revising…
Rank this Week: 3387

Texas Employment Law Update

Texas Employment Law Update

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

http://www.texasemploymentlawupdate.com/
Rank this Week: 4144

Goldbach Law Group Blog

Goldbach Law Group Blog

Covers bankruptcy and employment law.

http://www.goldbachlaw.com/blog/
  • Apr 23

    Striking Back At Debt Collector

    Striking Back At Debt Collector
    Debt collection calls can be stressful and overwhelming.  Most Californians who are receiving repeated and nerve-racking debt collection calls are not deceitful people who are trying to defraud their creditors, they are hard-working…
  • Apr 20

    Non-Compete Agreements in California

    Non-Compete Agreements in California
    Employment relationships can be difficult and severing employment relationships can be even more difficult.  When an employee makes the decision to sever their relationship with your business they may be moving on to a different field…
  • Apr 2

    Eliminating Income Tax Debt in Bankruptcy

    Eliminating Income Tax Debt in Bankruptcy
    As the looming tax deadline approaches and the numbers tally up many Americans are pondering how they will pay by the April 18th deadline.  For some, there is even more to think about… How to pay off back taxes with ……
Rank this Week: 2268

McEldrew Young Blog

McEldrew Young Blog

Covers whistleblower law and wage theft for employees.

http://www.mceldrewyoung.com/blog/
  • Apr 21

    How 700 Bank Whistleblowers Get Ignored

    How 700 Bank Whistleblowers Get Ignored
    Like much of America, we have been following the story of Wells Fargo’s sales tactics and the government response to it. We haven’t discussed this matter in depth yet here on our blog (just a brief comment about its implications…
  • Apr 19

    Tax Day Debate at Supreme Court Over Time for SEC Disgorgement

    Tax Day Debate at Supreme Court Over Time for SEC Disgorgement
    The Securities and Exchange Commission defended its ability to disgorge illegal profits from wrongdoers before the Supreme Court yesterday in Kokesh v. SEC. It was Justice Neil Gorsuch’s second day of oral arguments.  An opinion is…
  • Apr 18

    Buy American and Hire American for Whistleblower

    Buy American and Hire American for Whistleblower
    President Trump is signing an executive order today to implement a more muscular Buy American Act. This measure likely signals strengthened enforcement of the Buy American Act under the False Claims Act. The Buy American Act is a domestic…
Rank this Week: 2153

James M. Hoffmann Blog

James M. Hoffmann Blog

Covers Missouri workers' compensation and personal injury.

http://www.hoffmannworkcomp.com/category/blog/
  • Apr 21

    What to Do When Your Workers Compensation Claim Is Challenged

    What to Do When Your Workers Compensation Claim Is Challenged
    Your Claim for Workers Compensation Has Been Challenged – What Now? While many workers compensation claims go through unchallenged, it’s not unusual for an employer to contest your claim. If this happens, it is important not to…
  • Apr 20

    Getting Missouri Workers Comp for Back Problem

    Getting Missouri Workers Comp for Back Problem
    Do Missouri workers with back pain get a raw deal when it comes to workers compensation? Office workers are particularly prone to back problems. This doesn’t mean that they should just accept this. Back problems can render some workers…
  • Apr 19

    Injured by a Co-Worker? – St. Louis Workers Comp Attorney

    Injured by a Co-Worker? – St. Louis Workers Comp Attorney
    If you have been injured on the job by a co-worker, do not hesitate to report your injury. If you have been injured at work, you likely want to seek compensation. If your injury was caused by one of your co-workers, this can put everyone…
Rank this Week: 1969

Whistleblower Law Blog

Whistleblower Law Blog

Covers legislation, news and cases for whistleblowers and those who represent them. By The Employment Group.

http://employmentlawgroupblog.com
  • Apr 21

    The Week in Whistleblowing

    The Week in Whistleblowing
    Tax day fell on April 18 this year, and law enforcers celebrated by announcing their wins in recent tax cases. Especially notable was a $40 million settlement unveiled by New York’s attorney general Eric Schneiderman — the…
  • Apr 14

    SEC Whistleblowers Have a Stake in Kokesh Case

    SEC Whistleblowers Have a Stake in Kokesh Case
    On Tuesday the U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments on a provision of law that has stood mostly unchanged since it was introduced more than 175 years ago — but that could, if interpreted badly, make it harder to maintain a pool of…
  • Apr 13

    The Week in Whistleblowing

    The Week in Whistleblowing
    Wells Fargo continued to dominate whistleblower news, releasing on Monday a 110-page report from Shearman & Sterling that said the independent law firm hasn’t yet “identified a pattern of retaliation against [bank] employees…
Rank this Week: 4127

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/
  • Apr 21

    The Reading List (2017, No. 16): DuPont Suffers Another Theft

    The Reading List (2017, No. 16): DuPont Suffers Another Theft
    Non-Compete and Trade Secrets News for the week ended April 21, 2017***DuPont Employee Charged with Trade Secret TheftNo company has had bigger problems with trade secret theft than DuPont. And this problem is not ending anytime soon. The…
  • Apr 13

    The Reading List (2017, No. 15): Trade Secrets Theft and the Fifth Amendment

    The Reading List (2017, No. 15): Trade Secrets Theft and the Fifth Amendment
    Non-Compete and Trade Secrets News for the week ended April 14, 2017***The Fifth Amendment and Document ProductionThe Fifth Amendment, and its guarantee against self-incrimination, plays a role in civil litigation and certainly in…
  • Apr 7

    The Reading List (2017, No. 14): Showing Irreparable Harm Requires Actual Fact

    The Reading List (2017, No. 14): Showing Irreparable Harm Requires Actual Fact
    Non-Compete and Trade Secrets News for the week ended April 7, 2017***Franchise Non-Competes and Irreparable HarmDisputes over franchise non-competes arise less frequently than employment-based covenants, but they tend to produce some…
Rank this Week: 4287

Atlanta Employment Attorneys Blog

Atlanta Employment Attorneys Blog

Covers employment law. By Mays & Kerr LLC.

http://www.atlantaemploymentattorneysblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1965

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
  • Apr 20

    Real Estate Assessment

    Real Estate Assessment
    What does Reassessment Mean? All property parcels in Lancaster County will receive an updated assessment. This new assessment represents an estimate of your property’s fair market value. The new assessment will be effective as of 1/1/18…
  • Sep 15

    Articles on the Supreme Court case of Watts vs. Manheim Township School District

    Articles on the Supreme Court case of Watts vs. Manheim Township School District
    We wish to acknowledge School Transportation News for an article written on Mr. Reese’s recent Supreme Court win! School Transportation News article As well as, American Bus Sales in Oklahoma for bringing our win to the eyes of those in…
  • Sep 15

    Articles on the Supreme Court case of Watts vs. Manheim Township School District

    Articles on the Supreme Court case of Watts vs. Manheim Township School District
    We wish to acknowledge School Transportation News for an article written on Mr. Reese’s recent Supreme Court win! School Transportation News article As well as, American Bus Sales in Oklahoma for bringing our win to the eyes of those in…
Rank this Week: 2011

Employment Class Action Blog

Employment Class Action Blog

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

http://www.employmentclassactionreport.com/
  • Apr 20

    Court Dismisses California Class Action Due to Limited California Nexu

    Court Dismisses California Class Action Due to Limited California Nexu
    It is no secret that California is a desired and favorable forum for class action litigation. It is therefore not surprising that plaintiffs might try to take advantage of that forum even when the connection between employment and California…
  • Apr 3

    Chipotle Wins One, Loses One, in Wage and Hour Class Litigation

    Chipotle Wins One, Loses One, in Wage and Hour Class Litigation
    A Tale of Two Cases . . . We’ve commented on numerous occasions about the peculiar paths taken by wage and hour class litigation, particularly with respect to collective actions under the FLSA. Two cases involving the same employer…
  • Mar 30

    Arbitration of PAGA Claims: Another California Divide Emerge

    Arbitration of PAGA Claims: Another California Divide Emerge
    In a March 8, 2017, article, we talked about how the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals compelled the arbitration of a California Private Attorney General Act (PAGA) representative claim in Valdez v. Terminix International Co., L.P., No. 15-56736…
Rank this Week: 3495

California Peculiarities…

California Peculiarities Employment Law Blog

Covers California employment law. By Seyfarth Shaw.

http://www.calpeculiarities.com/
  • Apr 20

    Legislature Finds More Opportunity to Work: AB 5 Moves Along

    Legislature Finds More Opportunity to Work: AB 5 Moves Along
    By: Timothy Hix, Daniel Whang, Kristina Launey, and Melissa Aristizabal Seyfarth Synopsis: The California Assembly Committee on Labor and Employment yesterday heard and approved AB 5, The Opportunity to Work Act, as it continues to move…
  • Apr 18

    2017 California Labor and Employment Legislative Update: What to Watch

    2017 California Labor and Employment Legislative Update: What to Watch
    Seyfarth Synopsis: Back from Spring Break, and Back to Work: Our List of L&E Bills to Watch in the remainder of the 2017-2018 California Legislative Session. California Legislators were, as always, very busy in the first few months of…
  • Apr 12

    Marijuana at Work: Testing of (and for) Mary Jane

    Marijuana at Work: Testing of (and for) Mary Jane
    Seyfarth Synopsis: California voters gave the green light to recreational use of marijuana with the passage of Prop 64. Marijuana users may have felt like they struck Acapulco Gold, but a review of the law on drug testing in the workplace may…
Rank this Week: 2019

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/
  • Apr 20

    401(k) Plan Trustees: How Do You Monitor and Select Investments?

    401(k) Plan Trustees: How Do You Monitor and Select Investments?
    Many 401(k) plan sponsors have wisely selected investment professionals to assist in selecting the plan’s investment menu, typically a listing of various mutual funds. Other plan sponsors may allocate this duty to company officers and…
  • Feb 10

    TIAA Lawsuit Puts the Spotlight on 403(b) Participant Loan

    TIAA Lawsuit Puts the Spotlight on 403(b) Participant Loan
    Participant loans from 401(k) plans have never been an employer favorite plan provision. Now participant loans from 403(b) plans have come into focus. It’s in the form of a class action law suit recently filed by participants in the…
  • Jan 21

    In the complicated world of ERISA, a Fiduciary Checklist can help

    In the complicated world of ERISA, a Fiduciary Checklist can help
    Checklists. Doctors use them. Engineers use them, Pilots use them. A checklist is a tool to manage complicated jobs. Atul Gawande, MD, author of best seller, The Checklist Manifesto: How to Get Things Right, puts it this way: Checklists not…
Rank this Week: 2599

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/
  • Apr 20

    401(k) Plan Trustees: How Do You Monitor and Select Investments?

    401(k) Plan Trustees: How Do You Monitor and Select Investments?
    Many 401(k) plan sponsors have wisely selected investment professionals to assist in selecting the plan’s investment menu, typically a listing of various mutual funds. Other plan sponsors may allocate this duty to company officers and…
  • Feb 10

    TIAA Lawsuit Puts the Spotlight on 403(b) Participant Loan

    TIAA Lawsuit Puts the Spotlight on 403(b) Participant Loan
    Participant loans from 401(k) plans have never been an employer favorite plan provision. Now participant loans from 403(b) plans have come into focus. It’s in the form of a class action law suit recently filed by participants in the…
  • Jan 21

    In the complicated world of ERISA, a Fiduciary Checklist can help

    In the complicated world of ERISA, a Fiduciary Checklist can help
    Checklists. Doctors use them. Engineers use them, Pilots use them. A checklist is a tool to manage complicated jobs. Atul Gawande, MD, author of best seller, The Checklist Manifesto: How to Get Things Right, puts it this way: Checklists not…
Rank this Week: 4494

New Jersey Employment Attorneys…

New Jersey Employment Attorneys Blog

Covers employment law. By Mashel Law, L.L.C.

http://www.newjerseyemploymentattorneysblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2169

Employer Law Report

Employer Law Report

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

http://www.employerlawreport.com/
Rank this Week: 1409

Michigan Employment Law Advisor

Michigan Employment Law Advisor

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

http://www.michiganemploymentlawadvisor.com
  • Apr 20

    New Wrinkle in Employment Disputes: Social Media Ownership

    New Wrinkle in Employment Disputes: Social Media Ownership
    Ownership disputes between employers and employees over social media accounts (think Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn) are becoming more frequent. This point is highlighted in a wrongful termination lawsuit between Tomi Lahren, a former…
  • Apr 14

    Employment Agreements Found Unlawful by NLRB

    Employment Agreements Found Unlawful by NLRB
    Employers should carefully evaluate their employment agreements with a focus on eliminating provisions that may be unlawful, given a recent National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) ruling. Specifically, DISH Network was ordered on April 13,…
  • Apr 1

    Ex-Worker Sued for Accessing Former Employer’s Google Drive Account

    Ex-Worker Sued for Accessing Former Employer’s Google Drive Account
    A former employee’s accessing a Google Drive he set up for his employer may result in a violation of the federal Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA). This case also serves as a reminder to carefully evaluate how your company uses any…
Rank this Week: 3857

Law Offices of Gregory D. Jordan…

Law Offices of Gregory D. Jordan Blog

Covers business disputes, employment law matters and oil and gas law matters throughout Texas.

http://www.theaustintriallawyer.com/blog/
  • Apr 19

    Texas appeals court’s decision shows importance of wording in noncompete agreement

    Texas appeals court’s decision shows importance of wording in noncompete agreement
    A recent decision by a Texas appeals court demonstrates that the wording of a noncompete agreement must be precise. In the case, East Texas Copy Systems, Inc. v. Player, the Court of Appeals in Texarkana ruled that a noncompete agreement was…
  • Mar 15

    Texas property owners file class-action suit against Devon Energy over royaltie

    Texas property owners file class-action suit against Devon Energy over royaltie
    A class-action lawsuit has been filed by Texas property owners alleging that Devon Energy used sham transactions to underpay natural gas royalties. On January 6, class-action status was granted by U.S. District Judge Ed Kinkeade in Dallas,…
  • Jan 31

    Investment firms sue oil company, alleging breach of contract

    Investment firms sue oil company, alleging breach of contract
    An oil company was sued by two investment firms in Harris County District Court in Texas over an alleged breach of contract. SSG Advisors, LLC and Chiron Financial LLC filed the lawsuit against Daybreak Oil and Gas Inc., claiming that…
Rank this Week: 2128

Florida Employment Lawyers Blog

Florida Employment Lawyers Blog

Covers employment law. By Whittel & Melton, LLC.

https://www.floridaemploymentlawyersblog.com/
  • Apr 19

    Boeing and Airbus Group Fined $485,000 For Discrimination Against Muslim

    Boeing and Airbus Group Fined $485,000 For Discrimination Against Muslim
    Boeing and Airbus Group tooling supplier Electroimpact have been fined $485,000 after an investigation yielded it had a discriminatory hiring policy. Boeing and Airbus use Electroimpact robotic machines throughout their jetliner factories,…
  • Apr 11

    Disney to Pay $3.8M in Back Wages to Florida Worker

    Disney to Pay $3.8M in Back Wages to Florida Worker
    The Walt Disney Co. has agreed to pay $3.8 million in back wages to Florida workers for violating minimum wage and overtime laws as part of an agreement with the U.S. Department of Labor. The federal agency said last month that the back wages…
  • Apr 5

    Bill O’Reilly Thrives at Fox News, Despite Harassment Settlements Adding Up

    Bill O’Reilly Thrives at Fox News, Despite Harassment Settlements Adding Up
    Fox News star Bill O’Reilly and the network have paid out some $13 million to five women over the past 15 years to settle a series of harassment allegations against the opinionated host, according to the New York Times. The settlements,…
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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/
  • Apr 19

    Can You Trademark a Hashtag?

    Can You Trademark a Hashtag?
    The hashtag has become an ever-present aspect of social media, spreading across platforms including Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest and more.   Originally developed on Twitter, a hashtag is a word or a phrase following the pound sign used…
  • Apr 12

    What You Need to Know About Trademark Infringement

    What You Need to Know About Trademark Infringement
    If you have a product or own a business, it can be difficult in this day and age to come up with a unique name. This is especially true if your first or last name is part of the company name — it is unlikely there aren’t at least…
  • Apr 4

    Does Facebook Own My Content?

    Does Facebook Own My Content?
    These questions have been floating around for several years now: who really owns the content you post on your Facebook page? Does Facebook own my content, or is it still my personal property?   At the bare bones of this issue, you do own…
Rank this Week: 1923

Employer Law Blog

Employer Law Blog

Addresses current issues, recent case studies and matters of statutory and regulatory compliance. By Sandberg, Phoenix & Von Gontard P.C.

http://employerlawblog.com/
  • Apr 18

    It’s Unanimou

    It’s Unanimou
    The SCOTUS handed down a definitive 9-0 decision on a case centered on issues surrounding appellate courts, district courts and Equal Employment Opportunity Commission subpoena requests. How will the decision impact employers?
  • Apr 6

    Sexual Orientation Discrimination Now Recognized Under Title VII

    Sexual Orientation Discrimination Now Recognized Under Title VII
    On April 4, 2017, the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit for the first time recognized that sexual orientation discrimination is covered under Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act. The case is Hively v. Ivy Tech…
  • Feb 13

    NLRB Rules on Strategy for Loss of Majority Support

    NLRB Rules on Strategy for Loss of Majority Support
    On February 2, 2017, the National Labor Relations Board issued a decision and order in the case of T-Mobile USA and CWA. In this case, T-Mobile, following substantial proof that the members of a collective bargaining unit no longer maintained…
Rank this Week: 2285

Employment Discrimination Report

Employment Discrimination Report

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

http://employmentdiscrimination.foxrothschild.com/
  • Apr 18

    The Investigation into Trump’s Russia Ties or How Not to Select an Investigator

    The Investigation into Trump’s Russia Ties or How Not to Select an Investigator
    About a month ago, we posted that employers could take some lessons from the investigation into President Trump’s claims that he was illegally wiretapped by the Obama Administration.  This investigation still proves to be a…
  • Apr 14

    7th Circuit Holds Title VII Protects Sexual Orientation; What Does It Mean for Your Workplace?

    7th Circuit Holds Title VII Protects Sexual Orientation; What Does It Mean for Your Workplace?
    Recently, the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit issued an opinion with significant employment law implications.  As you might recall, a panel of the Seventh Circuit issued a split 2-1 decision a few months ago,…
  • Mar 28

    The Growing Trend of Wage Inquiry Prohibition

    The Growing Trend of Wage Inquiry Prohibition
    In the past year or so, we’ve noticed an increasing legislative trend around the country — governing bodies passing bills to prohibit employers from inquiring about their job applicants’ wage history.  The precise…
Rank this Week: 2045

New Jersey Employment Lawyer Blog

New Jersey Employment Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.njemploymentlawfirmblog.com/
  • Apr 18

    Employer Must Prove it Did Not Retaliate in Violation of FMLA

    Employer Must Prove it Did Not Retaliate in Violation of FMLA
    The Third Circuit Court of Appeals recently ruled that the mixed-motive proof pattern can apply to cases under the Family & Medical Leave Act (“FMLA”) even if there is no direct evidence of retaliation.  Under that proof…
  • Apr 7

    New Law in New York City Protects Independent Contractor

    New Law in New York City Protects Independent Contractor
    On May 15, 2017, a new law will go into effect in New York City to protect “freelance workers,” which is broadly defined to include all independent contractors other than sales representatives (who already are protected by another…
  • Mar 31

    Employee Seeking Family Leave Entitled to Chance to Correct Deficient Medical Certification

    Employee Seeking Family Leave Entitled to Chance to Correct Deficient Medical Certification
    A recent ruling from the District of New Jersey holds that an employer can violate the New Jersey Family Leave Act (“NJFLA”) by firing an employee for submitting a deficient medical certification to support her need for a family…
Rank this Week: 4416

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/
  • Apr 18

    Chapman v. GPM Investment: $330K Breach by Employer Not a Constructive Dismissal

    Chapman v. GPM Investment: $330K Breach by Employer Not a Constructive Dismissal
    April 18, 2017 A recent decision of the Ontario Court of Appeal serves as a good reminder of an important point made in Chapter 15 of The Law of Work ["You Forced Me to Quit: The Special Case of Constructive Dismissal").   That point is…
  • Apr 12

    My New Article Puts Labour Law to Work on Climate Change

    My New Article Puts Labour Law to Work on Climate Change
    We know that climate change will affect labour markets, but we have little to no policy plans to deal with those changes.  Part of the challenge is that experts on climate no little about labour policy, and labour policy (including…
  • Apr 10

    The Law of Work Book is DONE!

    The Law of Work Book is DONE!
    Some of you know I have been writing a book for the past couple of years called The Law of Work.  It is now done!  Here is the book’s website. Law of Work: Complete Editions It is a book in four parts totalling nearly 800…
Rank this Week: 4596

Boletin Laboral

Boletin Laboral

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

http://www.abogadoslaborales.com
  • Apr 18

    Discrimen por belleza- lo que no se habla

    Discrimen por belleza- lo que no se habla
    Las personas ‘lindas’  aparentemente tienen la ventaja en el trabajo y pese que se habla mucho de discriminación por raza, edad, sexo y color,  poco se menciona el discrimen por la belleza.  La realidad…
  • Apr 18

    Empleados que se llevan secretos de su patrono

    Empleados que se llevan secretos de su patrono
    Un caso  que lleva litigándose en el tribunal federal demuestra la dificultad de proteger la información confidencial de la empresa. En  Tls Mgmt. & Mktg. Servs. LLC v. Rodriguez-Toledo, Civil No. 15-2121…
  • Apr 9

    Represalias Ley 115-1991- Supervisores no Responden

    Represalias Ley 115-1991- Supervisores no Responden
    Recientemente se resolvió  el caso Héctor L. Santiago v Braulio Agosto Motors, 2017  TSPR 43 la mayoría del Tribunal Supremo resuelve  en contra del reclamante  la controversia de si bajo la Ley…
Rank this Week: 1846

Boletin Laboral

Boletin Laboral

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

http://www.abogadoslaborales.com
  • Apr 18

    Discrimen por belleza- lo que no se habla

    Discrimen por belleza- lo que no se habla
    Las personas ‘lindas’  aparentemente tienen la ventaja en el trabajo y pese que se habla mucho de discriminación por raza, edad, sexo y color,  poco se menciona el discrimen por la belleza.  La realidad…
  • Apr 18

    Empleados que se llevan secretos de su patrono

    Empleados que se llevan secretos de su patrono
    Un caso  que lleva litigándose en el tribunal federal demuestra la dificultad de proteger la información confidencial de la empresa. En  Tls Mgmt. & Mktg. Servs. LLC v. Rodriguez-Toledo, Civil No. 15-2121…
  • Apr 9

    Represalias Ley 115-1991- Supervisores no Responden

    Represalias Ley 115-1991- Supervisores no Responden
    Recientemente se resolvió  el caso Héctor L. Santiago v Braulio Agosto Motors, 2017  TSPR 43 la mayoría del Tribunal Supremo resuelve  en contra del reclamante  la controversia de si bajo la Ley…
Rank this Week: 1822