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Technology Company Counselor

Technology Company Counselor

Covers benefits and compensation, employment law, immigration, intellectual property, litigation, securities, tax planning, and transactional issues affecting technology companies. By Epstein Becker Green.

http://www.techcompanycounselor.com/
  • Jun 19

    HR Tech and People Analytics: An Interview with Howard Gerver, President and Founder HR Best Practice

    HR Tech and People Analytics: An Interview with Howard Gerver, President and Founder HR Best Practice
    Howard Gerver is a self-proclaimed human capital data geek.  His “day job” specializes in finding innovative and practical ways to save money by identifying “golden nuggets” mined from Big HR Data sets, such…
  • Jun 14

    ADA Trial Verdict Is Not Good for Places of Public Accommodation

    ADA Trial Verdict Is Not Good for Places of Public Accommodation
    Our colleague Joshua A. Stein, a Member of the Firm at Epstein Becker Green, has a post on the Retail Labor and Employment Law blog that will be of interest to many of our readers in the technology industry: “Nation’s First…
  • Jun 1

    FTC Warns Employers: Keep Background Check Disclosures Simple

    FTC Warns Employers: Keep Background Check Disclosures Simple
    The Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) recently issued guidance discussing certain disclosure and authorization requirements that employers must satisfy prior to obtaining background screening reports for prospective…
Rank this Week: 3109

McCormack & Erlich Blog

McCormack & Erlich Blog

Covers employment law.

http://mcelawfirm.com/articles/
  • Jun 19

    Whistleblower wins $25 million after suing his employer

    Whistleblower wins $25 million after suing his employer
    Blowing the whistle on an employer’s illegal actions often carries with it a number of potential risks such as retaliation and legal consequences. For one employer, however, retaliation against a whistleblower led to a $25 […]
  • Jun 12

    Sexual harassment complaints highlight need for change at VA

    Sexual harassment complaints highlight need for change at VA
    Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) clinics in the San Francisco Bay Area have come under fire after three female VA employees recently shared stories of sexual harassment they experienced in the workplace. The allegations indicate […]
  • May 31

    The hidden age discrimination older workers face in the job hiring proce

    The hidden age discrimination older workers face in the job hiring proce
    With people living longer, many older Americans are likely to have the desire or the necessity to work past the conventional retirement age. Unfortunately, their age may be working against them when it comes to […]
Rank this Week: 2062

The Utah Employment Lawyer

The Utah Employment Lawyer

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

http://theutahemploymentlawyer.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 19

    D. Scott Crook Named a Mountain States Super Lawyer!

    D. Scott Crook Named a Mountain States Super Lawyer!
    D. Scott Crook, the creator of The Utah Employment Lawyer and a partner and managing attorney of Crook & Taylor Law PLLC, was nominated by his peers for inclusion in the 2017 Edition of Mountain States Super Lawyers for…
  • Jun 10

    Cases --- June 4th through 10th

    Cases --- June 4th through 10th
    Discrimination/Retaliation *Yinger v. Postal Presort, Inc. (10th Cir., June 9, 2017) (reversing and remanding summary judgment against Yinger on his disability discrimination and retaliatory discharge claims)*Pittman v. American Airlines,…
  • Jun 3

    Cases --- May 28th through June 3rd

    Cases --- May 28th through June 3rd
    Discrimination/RetaliationHiatt v. Colorado Seminary (10th Circuit, June 2, 2017) (affirming summary judgment against Hiatt on her sexual discrimination and retaliation claims:  Hiatt failed to show defendant's actions were pretext…
Rank this Week: 3341

Stoel Rives World of Employment

Stoel Rives World of Employment

Insight and commentary on labor and employment law.

http://www.stoelrivesworldofemployment.com/
  • Jun 19

    Washington State to Consider Paid Family Leave

    Washington State to Consider Paid Family Leave
    Last week, representatives of the business community and employee groups completed negotiations to create a paid family and medical leave insurance program in Washington. Many details need to be worked out, the actual legislation has not…
  • Jun 6

    Protecting Your Company and Your Employees During an ICE Raid

    Protecting Your Company and Your Employees During an ICE Raid
    In light of the current administration’s approach to immigration enforcement, it is important that employers understand their legal rights and responsibilities when faced with potential raids by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement…
  • May 30

    Time to Revise Your Job Applications: Oregon Prohibits Salary History Inquiries in Effort to Address Systemic Wage Inequality

    Time to Revise Your Job Applications: Oregon Prohibits Salary History Inquiries in Effort to Address Systemic Wage Inequality
    “Equal pay for equal work.”  Everyone – employees and employers alike – can agree that no workers should be paid less than others simply because of their gender, race, veteran status, or any other protected…
Rank this Week: 4450

North Texas Legal News

North Texas Legal News

Covers Texas business law. By Leiza Dolghih.

http://northtexaslegalnews.com/
  • Jun 19

    Renewing Non-Disclosure Agreements with Employees? Consider this . . .

    Renewing Non-Disclosure Agreements with Employees? Consider this . . .
    In my practice, I see this scenario all the time: an employee leaves to work for a competitor, the employer realizes that its non-disclosure (NDA) or non-compete agreement was inadequate to protect it from what just happened, so the company…
  • Jun 12

    Texas Amends Its Trade Secrets Statute Effective September

    Texas Amends Its Trade Secrets Statute Effective September
    Texas' recent amendments to its trade secrets statute made it the most comprehensive and modern statute in the nation. It is the only statute in the nation that addresses when a competitor can be excluded from the courtroom to prevent…
  • Jun 5

    The Biggest Myth About Non-Compete Agreement

    The Biggest Myth About Non-Compete Agreement
    In Texas, non-compete agreements are enforceable if they meet certain requirements and contain reasonable restrictions on the term, geographic scope and the scope of the restrained activities.
Rank this Week: 2739

Employment and Labour Law

Employment and Labour Law

Covers employment law in Canada. BY FMC Law.

http://www.employmentandlabour.com
  • Jun 19

    BC AND ALBERTA PENSION PLAN ASSESSMENTS – DEADLINE APPROACHING

    BC AND ALBERTA PENSION PLAN ASSESSMENTS – DEADLINE APPROACHING
    As part of the enhanced governance requirements under British Columbia’s Pension Benefits Standard Act and Alberta’s Employment Pension Plans Act, pension plan administrators in Alberta and British Columbia are required to conduct…
  • May 19

    Interesting times for employers with Ontario pension plan

    Interesting times for employers with Ontario pension plan
    Yesterday the Ontario Deputy Superintendent of Pensions released a formal statement that included the comment:  “these are interesting times in the pension sector.”  How true. Many long-anticipated improvements to…
  • May 15

    Changing Workplaces Review to be Released May 22: Media Report

    Changing Workplaces Review to be Released May 22: Media Report
    The countdown is on. Over the weekend the Toronto Star and the CBC each published stories detailing what Ontarians can expect to see in the long awaited final report from the Changing Workplaces Review when it is released later this month.…
Rank this Week: 3683

Lawffice Space

Lawffice Space

Covers employment laws and cases. By Philip Miles.

http://www.lawfficespace.com/
  • Jun 19

    Retaliation, "but for" causation, and the prima facie element

    Retaliation, "but for" causation, and the prima facie element
    Back in 2013, in UTSMC v. Nassar, the Supreme Court held in no uncertain terms that "Title VII retaliation claims must be proved according to traditional principles of but-for causation." That seems simple enough - but wait, earlier this year…
  • Jun 9

    Easy come, easy go - DOL pulls independent contractor and joint employer guidance

    Easy come, easy go - DOL pulls independent contractor and joint employer guidance
    On Wednesday, the U.S. Department of Labor released the following press release:Not official use.U.S. Secretary of Labor Alexander Acosta today announced the withdrawal of the U.S. Department of Labor’s 2015 and 2016 informal guidance…
  • Jun 5

    Independent Contractor or Employee? - Construction Workplace Misclassification Act

    Independent Contractor or Employee? - Construction Workplace Misclassification Act
    Another wrinkle in the convoluted mess that is employee/independent contractor classification law:As I've blogged previously, courts (and agencies) use different factors and standards to analyze classification depending on the underlying…
Rank this Week: 4071

Unemployed and Scared

Unemployed and Scared

Appeals and tips specific to Minnesota's unemployment process. By IAJ Law, LLC.

http://iajlaw.com/news-articles/unemployment/
  • Jun 19

    Unemployment Penalties Can Bite Back

    Unemployment Penalties Can Bite Back
    Unemployment penalties are getting out of hand in Minnesota.  Even worse, unemployment laws in Minnesota are getting worse. Applicants scratching their head as a result [Read More] The post Unemployment Penalties Can Bite Back appeared…
  • Jun 9

    Translate Unemployment and a Different Language

    Translate Unemployment and a Different Language
    Applicants that speak and read a different language should always ask the unemployment office in Minnesota for a translator. Whether applicants are asking simple questions [Read More] The post Translate Unemployment and a Different Language…
  • May 26

    Can you Rank MN Unemployment Judges?

    Can you Rank MN Unemployment Judges?
    MN unemployment judges are tricky.  For one, most people have never spoken to a judge before.  Second, it is difficult to find information online. Yes, Read More ... The post Can you Rank MN Unemployment Judges? appeared first on…
Rank this Week: 2021

Northern Exposure

Northern Exposure

Covers employment law for U.S. companies with employees in Canada: By Fasken Martineau.

http://blogs.hrhero.com/northernexposure/
  • Jun 18

    Broader workplace harassment claims: Is Canada becoming more litigious?

    Broader workplace harassment claims: Is Canada becoming more litigious?
    by Shane Todd Can a Canadian employee sue an employer for harassment that is not related to a discrimination claim? The answer used to be “no.” But that’s changing. In most jurisdictions across Canada, an employee could sue…
  • Jun 13

    Ontario labor and employment laws to undergo significant amendment

    Ontario labor and employment laws to undergo significant amendment
    by Sophie Arseneault and Christian Paquette In Canada’s most populous province, labor and employment matters are governed by two fundamental statutes: the Employment Standards Act (ESA) and the Ontario Labour Relations Act (LRA). The…
  • Jun 4

    Clean slate: Purchaser not bound by poor WCB record of company it acquired

    Clean slate: Purchaser not bound by poor WCB record of company it acquired
    by Hannah Roskey When contemplating acquiring the assets of a company in Canada, the purchaser will engage in extensive due diligence to ensure it is making a sound investment. These searches almost always include inquiries with the…
Rank this Week: 4721

California Employment Law Report

California Employment Law Report

Covers California employment law trends, cases and issues. By Anthony Zaller.

http://www.californiaemploymentlawreport.com/
Rank this Week: 4552

New York Civil Service Attorney…

New York Civil Service Attorney Law Blog

Covers employment and discrimination issues related to civil service. By the Law Offices of Kevin P. Sheerin.

http://civilservice.sheerinlaw.com/
  • Jun 16

    Article 78 for teaching license reinstatement denied

    Article 78 for teaching license reinstatement denied
    Petitioner retired while 3020a disciplinary charges were pending against him.  The Appellate Division Second Department held that the teacher was presumed to have known the Chancellor’s rule that you cannot have your license…
  • Jun 16

    Medical Appeals and Reinstatement Civil Service Law 71/72/73

    Medical Appeals and Reinstatement Civil Service Law 71/72/73
      To protect your job you may have to apply for reinstatement after being place on Section 72 leave.  You would need to fill out DCAS’s Medical Reinstatement form. Along with the form you may have to attach the relevant…
  • Jun 14

    Was revocation of Alcohol Counselor’s clearance because of old convictions proper?

    Was revocation of Alcohol Counselor’s clearance because of old convictions proper?
    This was the recently issue in an Article 78 suit brought of remedy a security clearance revocation for old criminal convictions.   The Court addressed the issue of whether an alcohol counselor was seeking “membership”…
Rank this Week: 4427

HR & Benefits Update

HR & Benefits Update

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

http://slphrbenefitsupdate.com/
Rank this Week: 5164

Bingham Greenebaum Doll Blog

Bingham Greenebaum Doll Blog

Covers Indiana law.

http://www.bgdlegal.com/blog/
  • Jun 16

    IRS Grants Limited Portability Election Relief

    IRS Grants Limited Portability Election Relief
    In response to a flood of IRS Private Letter Ruling requests to extend the time for making the gift and estate tax exemption portability election for the estate of the first spouse to die, the IRS has issued Revenue Procedure 2017-34 granting…
  • Jun 13

    Independent Contractors and Joint Employment: Has Anything Really Changed?

    Independent Contractors and Joint Employment: Has Anything Really Changed?
    On June 7, 2017, the Department of Labor (DOL) issued the following press release that withdrew previously issued “informal guidance” regarding independent contractors and joint employment: “U.S. Secretary of Labor Alexander…
  • Jun 5

    Significant Trust Modification and Geographic Transfer Approved

    Significant Trust Modification and Geographic Transfer Approved
    Kentuckian John G. Stoll was, among other things, a well-regarded philanthropist and the former owner of the Lexington Herald Newspaper. When he died in 1959, he left behind a significant fortune, and dozens of heirs. By 2013, approximately…
Rank this Week: 2832

Michigan Employment Law Advisor

Michigan Employment Law Advisor

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

http://www.michiganemploymentlawadvisor.com
  • Jun 16

    Social Media – Truth Serum in an Age of Alternative Facts?

    Social Media – Truth Serum in an Age of Alternative Facts?
    One aspect of my legal practice that has changed over the years is the amount of time I focus on my clients’ social media use, as well as investigating an opposing party’s social media accounts. The reason for such attention…
  • May 23

    Corporate Funeral Home Argues Religious Belief Exempts Title VII Anti-Discrimination Law

    Corporate Funeral Home Argues Religious Belief Exempts Title VII Anti-Discrimination Law
    On May 17, 2017, attorneys for a corporation operating a Detroit funeral home that fired a transgender employee filed its appeal brief. The brief argues that the corporation could fire a transgender employee who refused to follow its…
  • May 21

    The Risks of Relying on Free Online Legal Advice

    The Risks of Relying on Free Online Legal Advice
    The saying, “you get what you pay for,” is cliché. But it is no less true. And it is an accurate cliché when it comes to online legal advice. The Danger of Relying on Legal Advice from Free Q&A Websites Various…
Rank this Week: 3790

Knudsen Law Firm Blog

Knudsen Law Firm Blog

Covers legal issues in Nebraska.

http://www.knudsenlaw.com/our-blog/
  • Jun 16

    New Nebraska Law Will Soon Make Long-Term Care Planning More Difficult

    New Nebraska Law Will Soon Make Long-Term Care Planning More Difficult
    The Nebraska legislature recently made a significant change to the law that will affect how a person can plan for long-term medical expenses.  The change will make it more complicated and costly to preserve your assets for your heirs if…
  • May 30

    Caveat Emptor (Let The Buyer Beware) Applies To Trustee’s Sale

    Caveat Emptor (Let The Buyer Beware) Applies To Trustee’s Sale
    What exactly is it that a buyer at a trustee’s sale buys at the sale? Or to phrase the question another way, what if the trustee at a trustee’s sale has no rights in the real property being sold? In Klein v. Oakland/Red Oak…
  • May 19

    Arbitration Agreements and Power of Attorney

    Arbitration Agreements and Power of Attorney
    The U.S. Supreme Court recently ruled in Kindred Nursing Centers L.P. v. Clark that under the Federal Arbitration Act, States cannot put more stringent requirements to forming an arbitration agreement compared to other contracts. This is not…
Rank this Week: 4025

Joseph C. Markowitz Blog

Joseph C. Markowitz Blog

Discusses civil procedure, trial practice, employment law and other issues.

http://jcmarkowitz.com/blog/
  • Jun 15

    Conflict Resolution website

    Conflict Resolution website
    Most of my blogging deals with alternative dispute resolution, including alternative ways to practice litigation. Sometimes I re-print those posts here, but usually they remain on a separate site, called Conflict Resolution, which can be…
  • Mar 31

    Conflict resolution, not litigation

    Conflict resolution, not litigation
    I prefer to describe my practice as “conflict resolution” rather than “litigation.” It’s not because I have any objections to filing or defending lawsuits, and I am not at all adverse to taking cases to trial.…
  • Feb 7

    The rule of law

    The rule of law
    We have come to one of those moments in our history when people are learning to appreciate the important role courts and lawyers play in our government. If you’re a supporter of President Trump’s blockage of travel from seven…
Rank this Week: 2277

Labor Relations Update

Labor Relations Update

By Proskauer Rose LLP.

http://www.laborrelationsupdate.com
  • Jun 15

    Out With A Whimper: DOL Moves To Rescind Persuader Rule

    Out With A Whimper: DOL Moves To Rescind Persuader Rule
    As we reported last month, the DOL was considering what to do with the enjoined persuader rules, new regulations that would have drastically changed the interpretation of the advice exemption to the LMRDA reporting requirements.  In sum,…
  • Jun 7

    Circuit Court Rejects Attack On NLRB’s New Witness Rule

    Circuit Court Rejects Attack On NLRB’s New Witness Rule
    During the last several years, the NLRB has overturned a great deal of existing precedent.  Among other changes, the Board has required bargaining over discipline in newly organized units, found graduate students to be employees entitled…
  • Jun 2

    NLRB Settlements Can Be Tricky, Especially If You Don’t Inform The Agency

    NLRB Settlements Can Be Tricky, Especially If You Don’t Inform The Agency
    The last few decisions issued by the NLRB have addressed a wide spectrum of rather unique situations.  Just in the last several days we saw decisions involving a combative registered nurse and a human resources representative…
Rank this Week: 3953

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: 2369

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/
  • Jun 15

    Minor League Baseball Players Overtime Claim Certified — Chicago Overtime Lawyers Near Oak Brook

    Minor League Baseball Players Overtime Claim Certified — Chicago Overtime Lawyers Near Oak Brook
    The FLSA requires employers to pay all their workers a minimum hourly wage (currently set at $7.25 per hour) and to pay them one and one-half times their normal hourly rate for all time spent working after eight hours a day or forty hours a…
  • May 27

    Mis-classifying Employees as Managers as a Strategy to Avoid Overtime Payment

    Mis-classifying Employees as Managers as a Strategy to Avoid Overtime Payment
    Unlike court documents, arbitration results are completely private. That means, in addition to banning class actions and collective actions, many workers never know if one of their colleagues successfully filed a complaint against their…
  • May 14

    Liability for Overtime Found Against Company for Contractor’s Employee

    Liability for Overtime Found Against Company for Contractor’s Employee
    The workers, having already won an award of more than $18,000 in damages for overtime work for which J.I. had refused to pay them, are now claiming Commercial should also be held liable for the hours the employees spent working for Commercial…
Rank this Week: 3153

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: 3111

New Jersey Employment Lawyer Blog

New Jersey Employment Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.njemploymentlawfirmblog.com/
  • Jun 15

    Who Can Be Liable Under New York’s Anti-Discrimination Law?

    Who Can Be Liable Under New York’s Anti-Discrimination Law?
    A recent employment discrimination case makes it clear that the primary factor to determine who is an “employer” under the New York State Human Rights Law (“NYSHRL”) law is whether the party has the power to control…
  • May 22

    New Jersey Discrimination Claim Not Preempted by Federal Labor Law

    New Jersey Discrimination Claim Not Preempted by Federal Labor Law
    New Jersey’s Appellate Division recently ruled that federal labor law does not preempt an employee’s disability discrimination claim under the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination (“LAD”) or retaliation claim under…
  • May 15

    New Jersey Court Reinstates Transgender Harassment Lawsuit

    New Jersey Court Reinstates Transgender Harassment Lawsuit
    In a recent unpublished opinion, New Jersey’s Appellate Division ruled that a jury should have the opportunity to decide whether the Jersey City Police Department harassed Shakeem Malik Holmes because he is transgender, in violation of…
Rank this Week: 4350

California Employment Law

California Employment Law

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

http://californiaemploymentlaw.foxrothschild.com
  • Jun 14

    Report Mandates a Kinder, Gentler, and More Inclusive Uber

    Report Mandates a Kinder, Gentler, and More Inclusive Uber
    It took three months, but the long-awaited report about Uber’s culture from former Attorney General Eric Holder and his law firm was published this week. You can read the 13-page report with its 47 recommendations here. …
  • Jun 9

    Harassment Fallout Continues at Uber as Executive Heads Roll

    Harassment Fallout Continues at Uber as Executive Heads Roll
    After a flurry of activity in February, the news has been relatively quiet at Uber until this week.  We knew that reports of harassment by lady engineers triggered a massive investigation, and at the time, news reports indicated a formal…
  • Jun 9

    Six Trends in US Employment Law

    Six Trends in US Employment Law
    I was recently invited to contribute a chapter on employment law to the 2017 Israel Desk International Legal Guide. As more and more Israeli companies bring their operations to the U.S., they learn firsthand the intricacies of our…
Rank this Week: 1972

Doorey's Law of Work Blog

Doorey's Law of Work Blog

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

http://lawofwork.ca/
  • Jun 14

    Annnnd… The Labour Law Pendulum Swings Back Again

    Annnnd… The Labour Law Pendulum Swings Back Again
    There’s a well-known adage in labour law circles that politically driven, ideological legal reforms that sway too far from the established centre, too far in favour or against collective bargaining, will have a short shelf life. Bill…
  • Jun 5

    Bill 148: On Enforcement of ESA Compliance and a Missed Opportunity?

    Bill 148: On Enforcement of ESA Compliance and a Missed Opportunity?
    The much anticipated Bill 148, Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, 2017 was introduced last week.  It has received a mix of praise and derision from labour groups and the business community.  Some say it doesn’t go far enough to…
  • Jun 1

    Meet Bill 148: Ontario’s ‘Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, 2017′

    Meet Bill 148: Ontario’s ‘Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, 2017′
    After months of hype, the day has finally come. The Ontario Liberals today introduced Bill 148, which in keeping with recent tradition, gave it a catchy proselytizing name “Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, 2017′.  Here is…
Rank this Week: 4386

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/
Rank this Week: 1837

HR Law Guy

HR Law Guy

Covers employment relationships in business, sports, the armed forces, and other odd places.

http://hratty.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 13

    ACA Retaliation Is Very Broad

    ACA Retaliation Is Very Broad
    A recent federal Administrative Review Board decision concerning a whistleblower under the provisions of the Affordable Care Act demonstrates how broadly this administrative panel is construing the protections under the statute. Any entity…
  • May 19

    A Reassessment on Remote Working

    A Reassessment on Remote Working
    IBM was one of the original promoters of work from home arrangements for its employees. Given the choice between coming into the office or working at home or remotely, as many as 40% of IBM's employees elected to stay out of the workplace.I…
  • May 15

    NFL Helmets Getting a Makeover

    NFL Helmets Getting a Makeover
    A new helmet design is likely to be on the field this season, as NFL teams react to the demand of fans and sports commentators to deal with the issue of concussions and long-term neurological damage resulting from the game.  The Vicis…
Rank this Week: 3581

Suits by Suits

Suits by Suits

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

http://www.suitsbysuits.com/
  • Jun 13

    Cardiac Arrest: A CEO’s Story of Criminal Jeopardy

    Cardiac Arrest: A CEO’s Story of Criminal Jeopardy
    When an executive becomes embroiled in a dispute with an employer, the executive tends to take it personally. And when the executive’s conflict is with the government, the executive’s sense of outrage ratchets up even more. Case…
  • May 30

    How Do You Prove Damages When Executives Breach A Non-Solicit Provision?

    How Do You Prove Damages When Executives Breach A Non-Solicit Provision?
    In 2011, a group of executives left Horizon Health Corporation for a competitor, Acadia, but they didn’t leave everything behind. Horizon’s president took a “massive, massive amount” of Horizon documents with him on an…
  • May 14

    What Makes a Work Environment “Hostile”?

    What Makes a Work Environment “Hostile”?
    Federal employment law protects against a number of different types of discrimination, including treating employees differently because of age, gender, or race.  More and more often, employees bring discrimination claims based on…
Rank this Week: 2329

Restaurant Worker News Blog

Restaurant Worker News Blog

Covers employment law issues in the restaurant industry. By Berke-Weiss & Pechman LLP.

http://waiterpay.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 3272

Immigration and Employment Law…

Immigration and Employment Law Blog

By Coane & Associates.

http://immigrationandemploymentlaw.wordpress.com/
  • Jun 12

    Your First Hearing at Immigration Court

    Your First Hearing at Immigration Court
    Here is a video that I recorded a few years ago about the immigration court process. The procedures have not changed and hopefully the viewer will find this Houston immigration lawyer and Miami immigration lawyer explanation to be helpful and…
  • Jun 8

    Why Waste $500,000 on an EB-5 Green Card?

    Why Waste $500,000 on an EB-5 Green Card?
    There is a lot of news concerning the EB-5 method of investing in the U.S. in order to get a green card. What gets little publicity, however, is how these EB-5 investors get any return on their investment (nominal at best), but more…
  • Jun 5

    Police Right to Act as Immigration Officer

    Police Right to Act as Immigration Officer
      In certain parts of the country, police are taking it upon themselves to act as immigration officers. In the most recent case of illegal arrests and detentions, Ariel Vences-Lopez, a 23 year old from Minneapolis was detained by a…
Rank this Week: 3748

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
  • Jun 11

    Men’s Mental Health Awareness Day

    Men’s Mental Health Awareness Day
    In May we had Mental Health Awareness Week in Canada and Mental Health Awareness Month in the US. But did you know that there is a day in June that has been proclaimed to be Men’s Mental Health Awareness Day?June 12-18 2017 is Canadian…
  • May 23

    5 Things You Should Know About Receiving a Denial Letter from Your Insurance Company

    5 Things You Should Know About Receiving a Denial Letter from Your Insurance Company
    What do you do when you receive a denial letter from your disability insurer? It is stressful to receive this type of letter, telling you that your application for long-term disability benefits has been denied, or your benefits are going…
  • May 11

    Postpartum Depression In the News – May 2017

    Postpartum Depression In the News – May 2017
    Last week was Mental Health Awareness Week, and notably, May 3, 2017 was Maternal Mental Health Day, meant to bring awareness to conditions such as postpartum depression.What is postpartum depression? It is different than clinical depression…
Rank this Week: 2225

Canada Employment & Labour Law…

Canada Employment & Labour Law Blog

Covers Canadian employment law issues. By Minken Employment Lawyers.

http://www.minkenemploymentlawyers.com/category/blog/
  • Jun 9

    Thursday Nights at the Bandstand

    Thursday Nights at the Bandstand
    Thursday Nights at the Bandstand Returns for its 9th Season of Outstanding Music in Unionville. Thursday evenings June 15-August 31 from 7:30-9 pm. The post Thursday Nights at the Bandstand appeared first on Toronto Employment Lawyers -…
  • Jun 5

    Childcare & Eldercare Obligations – Not Necessarily Grounds for Accommodation

    Childcare & Eldercare Obligations – Not Necessarily Grounds for Accommodation
    The Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario departed from the standard in its decision in Misetich v. Value Village Stores Inc., 2016 HRTO 1229. The post Childcare & Eldercare Obligations – Not Necessarily Grounds for Accommodation…
  • Jun 5

    Workplace Laws Are Changing!

    Workplace Laws Are Changing!
    Major changes are coming to the Employment Standards Act, 2000 (ESA) and the Labour Relations Act, 1995 (LRA). The post Workplace Laws Are Changing! appeared first on Toronto Employment Lawyers - Employment Contracts; Wrongful Dismissal;.
Rank this Week: 2316

Independent Contractor Compliance…

Independent Contractor Compliance Legal Blog

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

http://independentcontractorcompliance.com/
Rank this Week: 3025

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: 2234

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/
  • Jun 9

    Court Holds Individual Supervisor Liable under Family and Medical Leave Act

    Court Holds Individual Supervisor Liable under Family and Medical Leave Act
    In a case of first impression in Massachusetts, a federal judge ruled that individual supervisors can be personally liable to employees for violations of the Family and Medical Leave Act. The employee involved claimed he was treated…
  • May 24

    New Year Brings Renewed Efforts to Pass Non-compete Legislation in Massachusett

    New Year Brings Renewed Efforts to Pass Non-compete Legislation in Massachusett
    Proponents in the Massachusetts Legislature may have lost several battles, but they have not given up the war. Early in the current legislative session, no fewer than six proposed laws to regulate noncompetition agreements were introduced.…
  • May 9

    Employer Learns Reasonable Accommodation Lesson that’s Instructive to All

    Employer Learns Reasonable Accommodation Lesson that’s Instructive to All
    The Supreme Judicial Court recently clarified the legal hurdles employers must satisfy when defending claims that they failed to reasonably accommodate their disabled employees. In doing so, it gave one employer a lesson that all will be…
Rank this Week: 4197

Employment Discrimination Report

Employment Discrimination Report

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

http://employmentdiscrimination.foxrothschild.com/
  • Jun 9

    Document. Document. Document: A Must in the Employment Context

    Document. Document. Document: A Must in the Employment Context
    I am sure that a lot employers lost productive work time yesterday with the Comey hearing. I must admit that I did not watch the Comey testimony yesterday.  I actually had a busy day and was afraid of getting sucked down the rabbit…
  • Jun 1

    Third Party Contractor Liability under the New York State Human Rights Law

    Third Party Contractor Liability under the New York State Human Rights Law
    Catherine Savio writes: On May 31, 2017, the Second Circuit seemingly broadened the scope of liability under a New York state anti-discrimination law by holding that non-employer third parties can be held liable for violating rules regarding…
  • May 23

    “You’re Fired” is not a Good Response to a Report of Harassment

    “You’re Fired” is not a Good Response to a Report of Harassment
    This is not a post about any of the activities of the Trump Administration even though the headline uses his catch phrase.  We are taking a break from our multi-part series of commenting on the investigation of Trump’s ties to…
Rank this Week: 1987

McEldrew Young Blog

McEldrew Young Blog

Covers whistleblower law and wage theft for employees.

http://www.mceldrewyoung.com/blog/
  • Jun 9

    No to CHOICE Act on SEC whistleblower culpability

    No to CHOICE Act on SEC whistleblower culpability
    The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday approved banking reforms in the Financial CHOICE Act of 2017 that would, if adopted, “gut many of the key banking reforms implemented after the financial crisis” according to a CNBC…
  • May 24

    Remove Medical Malpractice Reform from Trump Budget

    Remove Medical Malpractice Reform from Trump Budget
    The Trump Administration’s budget proposal for 2018 includes another attempt to pass tort reform for medical malpractice lawsuits. We strongly oppose this effort to weaken compensation for injury victims and urge you to inform your…
  • May 23

    CFTC Completes Whistleblower Program Rule Change

    CFTC Completes Whistleblower Program Rule Change
    The CFTC has issued final rules based on its previously proposed changes to the CFTC whistleblower program. The changes have left the core of the program intact while strengthening the whistleblower retaliation protections, harmonizing the…
Rank this Week: 2228

Labor & Employment Law Blog

Labor & Employment Law Blog

Up-to-date information on labor and employment law. By Sheppard Mullin.

http://www.laboremploymentlawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 4413

Employment & Human Rights Law in…

Employment & Human Rights Law in Canada

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

http://www.canadaemploymenthumanrightslaw.com/
  • Jun 8

    Employee Engagement in the Modern Workplace

    Employee Engagement in the Modern Workplace
    I regularly speak on the issues of employment and human rights law, but it turns out that lawyers really do end up with a warped view of the world.  Yesterday I spoke on a panel of HR and people-management thought leaders: David…
  • May 19

    Ontario Employment Law Reform on Horizon

    Ontario Employment Law Reform on Horizon
    The Ontario government has been reviewing employment laws and labour standards in Ontario, the first such major review since the mid-1990s. A package of reforms is expected to be released next week.  “Changing Workplaces” has…
  • May 11

    Getting Sued by an Ex-Employee

    Getting Sued by an Ex-Employee
    What is an employer to do when served with a Statement of Claim?  Here are the most common questions we get: Is a response mandatory or can we ignore the claim? How do we get rid of this ridiculous claim? How much is this going to cost?…
Rank this Week: 5080

Employment Law Spotlight

Employment Law Spotlight

By Baker Hostetler.

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

Fashion Counsel with Anthony V.…

Fashion Counsel with Anthony V. Lupo

Arent Fox's fashion law blog highlights critical issues for designers, retailers, and manufacturers.

http://fashioncounsel.com
  • Jun 7

    The Past Is Not Necessarily Prologue: New York City Bans Probes Into Salary History

    The Past Is Not Necessarily Prologue: New York City Bans Probes Into Salary History
    Following a recent trend that started in Massachusetts and the City of Philadelphia, New York City has become the latest jurisdiction to ban employers from inquiring about salary history for applicants. Mayor Bill de Blasio signed Intro.…
  • Jun 6

    It’s Predictable: New York City Bans On-Call Scheduling

    It’s Predictable: New York City Bans On-Call Scheduling
    On May 30, 2017, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio signed into law Bill 1387-A, which prohibits covered retail employers from engaging in so-called “on-call scheduling,” a practice that is very common and in many cases critical…
  • Jun 6

    It’s Predictable: New York City Bans On-Call Scheduling

    It’s Predictable: New York City Bans On-Call Scheduling
    On May 30, 2017, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio signed into law Bill 1387-A, which prohibits covered retail employers from engaging in so-called “on-call scheduling,” a practice that is very common and in many cases critical…
Rank this Week: 2623

Jones & Jones Blog

Jones & Jones Blog

Covers personal injury trial law and labor and employment law .

http://www.joneslawyers.com/blog/
  • Jun 6

    Texas Texting While Driving Ban Becomes Law

    Texas Texting While Driving Ban Becomes Law
    No more Texting and Driving in Texas!        Governor Abbott signed the Texas ban on texting while driving into law today.  Here is an except from the law: (b)  An operator commits an offense…
  • Apr 12

    Five Rules in Texas Defining Relationship Between Texas Insurance Contract Claims and Insurance Code Claim

    Five Rules in Texas Defining Relationship Between Texas Insurance Contract Claims and Insurance Code Claim
    Relationship Between Texas Insurance Contract Claims and Insurance Code Claims The relationship between insurance contract claims and Insurance Code claims in USAA Texas Lloyds Co. v.  Menchaca.  The case arose from jury findings…
  • Feb 21

    Airbag Recall

    Airbag Recall
    Takata air bag recall Does the Takata airbag recall apply to your vehicle?  You can use NHTSA’s Recalls Lookup by VIN using your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to find out.  NHTSA has a  Recalls Spotlight concerning…
Rank this Week: 3534

SourcingSpeak

SourcingSpeak

Provides news and analysis of outsourcing, insourcing and beyond. By Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP.

http://www.sourcingspeak.com/
  • Jun 6

    European Banking Authority (EBA) publishes draft recommendations for outsourcing to the cloud

    European Banking Authority (EBA) publishes draft recommendations for outsourcing to the cloud
    The European Banking Authority (EBA) has opened a consultation on its draft recommendations for financial institutions outsourcing to cloud service providers across all cloud-related domains including infrastructure as a service, platform as…
  • Jun 1

    Keeping Your Airline IT Resilient

    Keeping Your Airline IT Resilient
    A number of major carriers have suffered high-impact IT events in the past several months. Estimates of losses in these cases have exceeded £100m. This is on top of (no doubt significant) remedial costs, reductions in share price and…
  • May 9

    Is your supply chain free from human rights abuses?

    Is your supply chain free from human rights abuses?
    In a global economy, every supply chain should have each link inspected to insure it’s not been forged in whole or in part in a manner that involves human rights abuses. In “Is your supply chain free from human rights…
Rank this Week: 3429

Whistleblower Protection Blog

Whistleblower Protection Blog

Covers legal issues related to corporate malfeasance and protection of whistleblowers. Published by the National Whistleblower Legal Defense and Education Fund.

http://www.whistleblowersblog.org/
  • Jun 6

    Against the Tide: Whistleblowers and Illegal Fishing

    Against the Tide: Whistleblowers and Illegal Fishing
    World Ocean Day (June 8th), is a global celebration of the vast, and largely unexplored, underwater world that makes up the majority of our planet. It’s also an annual opportunity to highlight the action needed to preserve the…
  • Jun 5

    NWC Leads Opposition to Anti-Whistleblower Financial CHOICE Act

    NWC Leads Opposition to Anti-Whistleblower Financial CHOICE Act
    Later this week, the House of Representatives is set to vote on the Financial CHOICE Act. Congressman Jeb Hensarling (R – TX), Chair of the House Financial Services Committee, designed and championed this bill. The CHOICE Act will…
  • May 19

    Have We Learned Anything From the Extinction of the Vaquita?

    Have We Learned Anything From the Extinction of the Vaquita?
    Today, on Endangered Species Day, we bid farewell to yet another beautiful species decimated by human activity: the vaquita.  With less than a handful of these small porpoises left in the world, experts have concluded there is no option…
Rank this Week: 4445

Employment Law 101

Employment Law 101

Covers employment law trends. By John A. Gallagher.

http://employmentlaw101.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 3356

San Francisco Employment Law Firm…

San Francisco Employment Law Firm Blawg

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

http://www.sanfranciscoemploymentlawfirm.com/
  • Jun 4

    How To Present Your Wrongful Termination Case To A Lawyer

    How To Present Your Wrongful Termination Case To A Lawyer
    Here are my top three tips on presenting your potential employment case or wrongful termination case to a lawyer: I. Be able to explain the basics of your case in just a few sentences to capture a lawyers attention right away. For instance…
  • May 14

    Can You Be Fired While On Disability Leave Or Medical Leave?

    Can You Be Fired While On Disability Leave Or Medical Leave?
    “Can I be fired while on disability leave?” – this is one of the most common questions that I hear from employees, who have suffered an injury and have to be off work due to that injury or some other illness. The answer to…
  • Apr 9

    What To Expect From EEOC of DFEH Investigation?

    What To Expect From EEOC of DFEH Investigation?
    EEOC (Equal Employment Opportunity Commission) and DFEH (Department of Fair Employment and Housing) are two main administrative agencies charged with address workplace discrimination. EEOC is federal agency, while DFEH is its California…
Rank this Week: 4346

The Case Law Firm Blog

The Case Law Firm Blog

An employment law blog for employees.

http://www.thecaselawfirm.com/blog
  • Jun 2

    Trump’s Paid Parental Leave Proposal: Yay or Nay

    Trump’s Paid Parental Leave Proposal: Yay or Nay
    A Problematic Start with Good Intentions While many are against some of the cuts that President Trump introduced last week in his budget proposal, others are enthusiastic about the included paid parental  leave plan. Trump’s paid…
  • May 25

    Employment News You Can Use – Advice for recent college graduate

    Employment News You Can Use – Advice for recent college graduate
    It is that time of year again! Commencement speeches have been heard, cardboard hats have sailed and congratulations are in order for all of the recent college grads. You’ve gone through 4 years of higher education and are ready to…
  • May 4

    Is the Working Families Flexibility Act Good for Employees?

    Is the Working Families Flexibility Act Good for Employees?
    Some say the Working Families Flexibility Act benefits employees while others worry employers will use it to cheat employees out of wages. This week the House of Representatives passed the Working Families Flexibility…
Rank this Week: 2031