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California Employment Law

California Employment Law

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

http://californiaemploymentlaw.foxrothschild.com
  • Jul 1

    Would US Dept. of Labor’s New Overtime Rule Affect CA Employers?

    Would US Dept. of Labor’s New Overtime Rule Affect CA Employers?
    The Department of Labor has proposed a rule to raise the minimum salary workers must earn to qualify for “white collar” exemptions from $23,660 per year to $50,440 per year. According to the announcement, the proposed rule would…
  • Jun 27

    Finally Some Good News From the Labor Board

    Finally Some Good News From the Labor Board
    At least some good has come out of the Supreme Court’s finding that President Obama’s recess appointments were invalid in Noel Canning. By virtue of the Supreme Court’s  decision, the Labor Board reconsidered its…
  • Jun 26

    Justice Scalia, Forgetting Role in Bush v. Gore, Sheds Tear for Loss of Democracy

    Justice Scalia, Forgetting Role in Bush v. Gore, Sheds Tear for Loss of Democracy
    I will leave it to constitutional scholars to dissect today’s decision in Obergefell v. Hodges (pdf) holding that states cannot ban same-sex marriage. But in his dissent, Justice Scalia says: This practice of constitutional…
Rank this Week: 2592

Atlanta Employment Attorneys Blog

Atlanta Employment Attorneys Blog

Covers employment law. By Mays & Kerr LLC.

http://www.atlantaemploymentattorneysblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2267

California Employment Law Report

California Employment Law Report

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

http://www.californiaemploymentlawreport.com/
  • Jul 1

    July 1 is here: Is your company compliant with California’s paid sick leave requirements?

    July 1 is here: Is your company compliant with California’s paid sick leave requirements?
    July 1 is here – the deadline for California employers to begin offering up to three days or 24 hours of paid sick leave.  Here is a short three-minute video from a recent presentation I conducted discussing some common questions…
  • Jun 30

    Presentation: General rules to comply with California’s paid sick leave law

    Presentation: General rules to comply with California’s paid sick leave law
    I’ll be posting some short clips of a recent presentation I conducted on complying with California’s paid sick leave law.  In this first video, I discuss some general rules California employers need to consider to comply with…
  • Jun 26

    Friday’s Five: on-call time under California law

    Friday’s Five: on-call time under California law
    Businesses that have employees on standby waiting to be called for work must review whether this on-call time needs to be paid time.  It is a very fact intensive inquiry, that employers must ensure they get correct.  Any mistake in…
Rank this Week: 4164

Employment Law Spotlight

Employment Law Spotlight

By Baker Hostetler.

http://www.employmentlawspotlight.com/
Rank this Week: 2410

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, P.C.

http://www.newyorkemploymentattorneysblog.com/
Rank this Week: 4688

Suits by Suits

Suits by Suits

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

http://www.suitsbysuits.com/
  • Jul 1

    The Inbox - The Ways of the “Wolf”

    The Inbox - The Ways of the “Wolf”
    Benjamin Wey immigrated to Oklahoma from China as a teenager with scant dollars in his pocket.  He parlayed ambition and ties to Chinese businesses into a lucrative investment firm engaged in the controversial practice of reverse…
  • Jun 25

    Non-Solicitation Clauses: They’re Up to You, New York

    Non-Solicitation Clauses: They’re Up to You, New York
    National employers sometimes include choice-of-law provisions in their employment agreements, selecting one particular state’s law even for employees who don’t work in that state.  For example, a company based in…
  • Jun 15

    Part 2 – How to Motivate Executives to Perform at Their Highest Level Through a Bankruptcy

    Part 2 – How to Motivate Executives to Perform at Their Highest Level Through a Bankruptcy
    In our last post, we discussed differences between “pay to stay” arrangements, which face stricter scrutiny in bankruptcy cases, and “Produce Value for Pay” plans, which provide incentives for executives based on…
Rank this Week: 2744

Southwest Florida Employment Law…

Southwest Florida Employment Law Blog

Covers discrimination, employee benefits, terminations, leave policies, unions, and wages & overtime. By Henderson Franklin.

http://www.swflemploymentlawblog.com/
  • Jul 1

    Yikes…Uber Drivers are Employees, Not Independent Contractors?

    Yikes…Uber Drivers are Employees, Not Independent Contractors?
    Ronald Reagan famously once said: “The nine most terrifying words in the English language are ‘I’m from the government and I’m here to help.'” On January 13, 2015, the State of Florida entered into an agreement…
  • Jun 22

    USCIS Clarifies Agency Policy on Amended H-1B Petition

    USCIS Clarifies Agency Policy on Amended H-1B Petition
    The H-1B visa category applies to foreign workers performing services in a specialty occupation, services of exceptional merit and ability relating to a Department of Defense (DOD) cooperative research and development project, or services as…
  • Apr 22

    Workers’ Compensation Update – 2015 HR Law & Solution

    Workers’ Compensation Update – 2015 HR Law & Solution
    Attorneys David Roos (pictured left) and Michael McCabe met with several attendees at the HR Law & Solutions seminar last month, in a question and answer session to address specific issues from a workers’ compensation perspective. A…
Rank this Week: 4734

Hunton Employment & Labor Law…

Hunton Employment & Labor Law Perspectives

Analyzes and covers developments in employment and labor issues. By Hunton & Williams.

http://www.huntonlaborblog.com/
Rank this Week: 3598

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/
  • Jul 1

    Massachusetts Sick Leave Law Takes Effect Today

    Massachusetts Sick Leave Law Takes Effect Today
    Effective today, July 1, 2015, all Massachusetts employees enjoy guaranteed sick leave benefits. The law that was approved by voter referendum last November mandates that every employee receive one hour of accrued sick leave for every 30…
  • Jun 9

    Employers with PTO Policies to Get Brief Sick Leave Reprieve

    Employers with PTO Policies to Get Brief Sick Leave Reprieve
    In apparent response to concerns about implementing the new sick leave law set to take effect on July 1, 2015, the Massachusetts Attorney General’s office announced that some employers can delay doing so until January 1, 2016. According…
  • Jun 3

    States Highest Court Rules that Real Estate Agents can be Treated as Contractors, but Leaves Substantial Questions Unresolved

    States Highest Court Rules that Real Estate Agents can be Treated as Contractors, but Leaves Substantial Questions Unresolved
    In a major decision that impacts a huge number of Massachusetts businesses, the state’s highest court today affirmed the concept that real estate salespeople may properly be classified as independent contractors and not employees. In…
Rank this Week: 4637

JOTWELL - The Journal of Things We…

JOTWELL - The Journal of Things We Like (Lots)

Edited by University of Miami School of Law Professor Michael Froomkin, The Journal of Things We Like (Lots)–JOTWELL–invites law professors to join us in filling a telling gap in legal scholarship by creating a space where legal academics will go to identify, celebrate, and discuss the best new legal scholarship.

http://jotwell.com/
  • Jul 1

    What’s Missing in New Zealand?

    What’s Missing in New Zealand?
    David Enoch, Tort Liability and Taking Responsibility in Philosophical Foundations of the Law of Torts (John Oberdiek ed., 2014).Scott Hershovitz“What’s missing in New Zealand?” That’s the question David Enoch poses in…
  • Jun 30

    Exploring the Expressive Dimension of Inheritance Law

    Exploring the Expressive Dimension of Inheritance Law
    Deborah S. Gordon, Letters Non-Testamentary, 62 U. Kan. L. Rev. 585 (2014).Paula MonopoliWe often get so caught up in the nooks and crannies of small corners of the doctrinal universe, examining tiny subsections of the Uniform Probate Code or…
  • Jun 29

    Equity and Efficiency in Rule Design

    Equity and Efficiency in Rule Design
    Zachary D. Liscow, Reducing Inequality on the Cheap: When Legal Rule Design Should Incorporate Equity as Well as Efficiency, 127 Yale L.J. 2478 (2014).Andrew HayashiGreat arguments aren’t always right, but they should be bold,…
Rank this Week: 4116

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 30

    Discrimination & RetaliationRock v.…

    Discrimination & RetaliationRock v. Levinski (10th Cir., June 29, 2015) (affirming Rock's dismissal because her right to free speech did not overcome Levinski's concern that those in high-ranking policy positions should "speak…
  • Jun 19

    Cases --- June 7th through 20th

    Cases --- June 7th through 20th
    Discrimination and RetaliationArbogast v. Kansas Department of Labor (10th Cir., June 19, 2015) (court lacked jurisdiction to consider state department of labor's capacity to be sued, but affirms the department's nonentitlement to…
  • Jun 8

    Cases --- May 31st through June 6th

    Cases --- May 31st through June 6th
    No Case
Rank this Week: 4126

Employment & the Law

Employment & the Law

Covers labor and employment topics, including ADA, ADEA, Arizona legal news, Defamation, FLSA, FMLA, GINA, Noncompetes, Privacy, RIFs, Section 1981, Social Media, Title VII and USERRA. By Ashley Kasarjian.

http://employmentandthelaw.com/
  • Jun 30

    New Overtime Regulations Will Impact Five Million Worker

    New Overtime Regulations Will Impact Five Million Worker
    For the first time in over a decade, the Department of Labor proposed updates today to the federal Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”) white collar overtime regulations. These changes will impact businesses throughout the United…
  • Jun 4

    Lunch with Justice Scalia

    Lunch with Justice Scalia
    I initially wanted to hold off on posting this article in order to not inundate the blog with Justice Scalia posts back-to-back (see Abercrombie case) but I got to thinking—Could there ever be too much Scalia? I don’t think so.…
  • Jun 2

    The Abercrombie Case

    The Abercrombie Case
    Justice Scalia wrote the majority opinion for the Supreme Court decision issued yesterday in the Abercrombie case. For those who haven’t been following the Supreme Court docket this year (and only stumbled upon this blog post because…
Rank this Week: 3869

Employment Law Business Guide

Employment Law Business Guide

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

http://www.employmentlawbusinessguide.com
  • Jun 30

    The Wait is Over: New FLSA Regulations Issued by USDOL

    The Wait is Over: New FLSA Regulations Issued by USDOL
    The wait is over; well sort of.  In March 2014 President Obama directed the US Department of Labor (“DOL”) to review the so-called “White Collar” exemptions under the Fair Labor Standards Act…
  • Jun 29

    Hands Free Law Goes Into Effect July 1: Have You Updated Your Mobile Device Policies?

    Hands Free Law Goes Into Effect July 1: Have You Updated Your Mobile Device Policies?
    RSA 265-79-c takes effect on July 1, 2015.  The new law prohibits New Hampshire drivers from using “any hand-held mobile electronic device capable of providing voice or data communication” while driving or while temporarily…
  • Jun 26

    Supreme Court Upholds ACA Federal Exchange Subsidie

    Supreme Court Upholds ACA Federal Exchange Subsidie
    In the latest case to challenge elements of the Affordable Care Act (“Act”), the United States Supreme Court in a six-to-three vote, ruled on June 25, 2015 in King v. Burwell that premium subsidies will remain available in 36…
Rank this Week: 2638

Labor Relations Today

Labor Relations Today

Provides analysis, resources and commentary on developments in traditional labor law. By McKenna Long & Aldridge.

http://www.laborrelationstoday.com/
Rank this Week: 3368

Lawffice Space

Lawffice Space

Covers employment laws and cases. By Philip Miles.

http://www.lawfficespace.com/
  • Jun 30

    New Overtime Regulations and the Avoidance Problem (VIDEO)

    New Overtime Regulations and the Avoidance Problem (VIDEO)
    I posted a new video to Vimeo: New Overtime Regulation and the Avoidance Problem. New Overtime Regulations and the Avoidance Problem from Philip Miles on Vimeo.It's a brief overview of President Obama's Department of Labor's new proposed…
  • Jun 30

    They're Heeeeerrrre - New Proposed FLSA Overtime Reg

    They're Heeeeerrrre - New Proposed FLSA Overtime Reg
    At long last, today is the day. President Obama will announce the new proposed overtime regulations. You can read the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking here.This will take me some time to read through. After reading the executive summary, the…
  • Jun 29

    That White Guy Lost . . .

    That White Guy Lost . . .
    Yes, white males are a protected class... I blogged about this a year and a half ago. One of the cases I cited was Burlington v. News Corp. The employee, a white guy, was fired for using the n-word. He filed a race discrimination lawsuit,…
Rank this Week: 4982

Employers' Lawyers

Employers' Lawyers

Provides best practice tips, checklists and updates designed to keep organizations of all sizes in compliance with federal and state employment laws. By Holland & Hart.

http://www.employerslawyersblog.com/
  • Jun 30

    New Overtime Rules: $970 Per Week Salary Proposed For White Collar Exemptions in 2016

    New Overtime Rules: $970 Per Week Salary Proposed For White Collar Exemptions in 2016
    By R. Calder Huntington The minimum weekly salary for exempt employees will be raised from the current $455 to a likely $970 in 2016, if the Department of Labor’s (DOL’s) overtime pay revisions go into effect as proposed. In its…
  • Jun 26

    Same-Sex Marriage Equality: What Employers Need to Know After Obergefell

    Same-Sex Marriage Equality: What Employers Need to Know After Obergefell
    By Sarah Wisor Same-sex couples have a Constitutional right to marry and have their marriages recognized nationwide. In a 5-to-4 decision, the U.S. Supreme Court concluded that states are required to license a marriage between two people of…
  • Jun 25

    Affordable Care Act Survives Challenge: Tax Credits Available For Federal Exchange

    Affordable Care Act Survives Challenge: Tax Credits Available For Federal Exchange
    By Bret Busacker To avoid an economic “death spiral” of insurance markets, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that tax credits are available to individuals in states that have a federal exchange under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care…
Rank this Week: 3060

Chicago Small Business Lawyer Blog

Chicago Small Business Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.chicagosmallbusinesslawyerblog.com/
  • Jun 30

    Is Your Business Ready for FLSA Changes?

    Is Your Business Ready for FLSA Changes?
    Last night President Obama announced that his administration is going to increase the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”) overtime exemption threshold from $23,660 to $50,400 next year. We have been anticipating this for more than a…
  • Jun 16

    Can Offering Better Employee Benefits Help Attract Better Customers?

    Can Offering Better Employee Benefits Help Attract Better Customers?
    Throughout my career I have worked with hundreds of executives and business owners and have seen that the old adage “treat your employees as well as you treat your best customers” to be sage advice.  It seems that the fast…
  • Jun 12

    How Not to Get Uber’d

    How Not to Get Uber’d
    Imagine losing your most highly skilled and talented employee.  Now imagine losing 40 of your most highly skilled and talented employees. Could your business survive? That’s exactly what happened when Uber poached 40 of Carnegie…
Rank this Week: 3811

The Kielich Law Firm Blog

The Kielich Law Firm Blog

Covers employment law, personal injury and family law issues related to Texas and federal law.

http://kielichlawfirm.com/blog
  • Jun 30

    Fort Worth Uncontested Divorce Lawyer on Uncontested Divorce in Tarrant County

    Fort Worth Uncontested Divorce Lawyer on Uncontested Divorce in Tarrant County
    Uncontested divorces are common in Tarrant County at the family courts in downtown Fort Worth. Often spouses are able to resolve the issues in their divorce without the burden of an expensive and long divorce. For those people, an uncontested…
  • Jun 26

    Supreme Court rules Same Sex Marriage legal in all state

    Supreme Court rules Same Sex Marriage legal in all state
    In a long anticipated decision the Supreme Court of the United States held that same sex marriage bans violate the Fourteenth Amendment of the U.S. constitution and must be overturned. This decision in Obergefell v. Hodges paves the way for…
  • Jun 20

    Why the Texas Supreme Court did not authorize same-sex marriage under Texas law

    Why the Texas Supreme Court did not authorize same-sex marriage under Texas law
    On Friday, June 19 the Supreme Court of Texas published its opinion in Texas v. Naylor (Naylor) in a same sex divorce granted by a Travis County District Court upholding the divorce against an attempted intervention by the Texas Attorney…
Rank this Week: 3171

What's New in Employment Law?

What's New in Employment Law?

Focuses on employment law developments, particularly in California.

http://shawvalenza.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 2091

Human Resources News

Human Resources News

Provides news on state and federal employment law and human resources.

http://blogs.hrhero.com/hrnews/
  • Jun 30

    DOL’s proposed rules to swell ranks of overtime-eligible employee

    DOL’s proposed rules to swell ranks of overtime-eligible employee
    The U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL) release of new proposed rules regulating who is eligible for overtime pay has employers scrambling to determine how many of their workers will need to be reclassified when new regulations take…
  • Jun 30

    Wyoming employers need to be ready for strengthened data breach law

    Wyoming employers need to be ready for strengthened data breach law
    by Brad Cave Wyoming’s new data breach notification law takes effect July 1, meaning employers need to be ready for beefed-up notification requirements. Wyoming law requires that any entity or person who conducts business in Wyoming and…
  • Jun 27

    Massachusetts final sick leave regulations make substantial change

    Massachusetts final sick leave regulations make substantial change
    by Kimberly A. Klimczuk Massachusetts Attorney General (AG) Maura Healey recently issued final regulations for the state’s new earned sick time law that aren’t quite what employers were expecting. As a result, employers are…
Rank this Week: 3406

Delaware Employment Law Blog

Delaware Employment Law Blog

Covers national headline employment law news and updates. By Young Conaway Stargatt & Taylor, LLP.

http://www.delawareemploymentlawblog.com/
  • Jun 30

    BREAKING NEWS: U.S. DOL Announces New FLSA Proposed Rule

    BREAKING NEWS: U.S. DOL Announces New FLSA Proposed Rule
    By Scott A. Holt The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) released its proposed rule today that would broaden federal overtime pay regulations by raising the minimum salary threshold to $50,440 per year in order qualify for an exemption from…
  • Jun 24

    Compassionless Court Kicks Marijuana Claim

    Compassionless Court Kicks Marijuana Claim
    By Michael P. Stafford Marijuana is back in the news here in Delaware. Our state’s first Compassion Center is set to open later this month and legislation decriminalizing the sacred herb has been signed into law by Governor Jack…
  • Jun 5

    3d Cir. Rules on FMLA Definition of Overnight Stay

    3d Cir. Rules on FMLA Definition of Overnight Stay
    By William W. Bowswer Under the Family and Medical Leave Act, an eligible employee can take up to 12 weeks of protected leave for his or her own "serious health condition." A "serious health condition" is defined by Department of Labor's…
Rank this Week: 3491

James M. Hoffmann Blog

James M. Hoffmann Blog

Covers Missouri workers' compensation and personal injury.

http://www.hoffmannworkcomp.com/category/blog/
  • Jun 30

    New Report Reveals Those Most Vulnerable to Work-Related Injurie

    New Report Reveals Those Most Vulnerable to Work-Related Injurie
    Workers who are most vulnerable for a work-related injury may also have a difficult time receiving workers’ compensation benefits. A new study conducted by NIOSH and the American Society of Safety Engineers shows that young, Hispanic…
  • Jun 24

    Understanding Your Options When Benefits Are Stopped

    Understanding Your Options When Benefits Are Stopped
    Have your workers’ compensation benefits been suspended before you are ready to return to work? Workers’ compensation is a system that relies on insurance companies to bear the burden of the cost of the medical care and any…
  • Jun 24

    How to Handle a Workers’ Compensation Claim That Has Been Denied

    How to Handle a Workers’ Compensation Claim That Has Been Denied
    What options are available if your employer denies your workers’ compensation claim? There are some denials that are valid, such as when a claim is filed fraudulently; however, many workers’ comp claims are legitimate.…
Rank this Week: 2271

PVW Tax & Business Law Blog

PVW Tax & Business Law Blog

Covers issues that concern business entities, taxation, and employment law. By Parsonage Vandenack Williams LLC.

http://www.pvwtaxandbusinesslaw.wordpress.com/
  • Jun 30

    Domain Blocks Now Available for “.sucks” Domain Extension

    Domain Blocks Now Available for “.sucks” Domain Extension
    By Tom Langan. Earlier this year, over 550 new domain name extensions were created.  Examples include .basketball, .college, .miami, and .fishing.  Among the more controversial additions is “.sucks” which allows nearly…
  • Jun 25

    The Supreme Court PPACA Ruling and Your Taxe

    The Supreme Court PPACA Ruling and Your Taxe
    On June 25, 2015, the United States Supreme Court made headlines by ruling on King v. Burwell, No. 14-114, pertaining to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (the “Act”). At issue, whether the Internal Revenue Service…
  • May 28

    IRS System Compromised for 104,000 Individual

    IRS System Compromised for 104,000 Individual
    The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) recently announced that one of their systems has been hacked by organized criminals believed to be linked to one or more foreign countries. The system, “Get Transcript,” is traditionally used by…
Rank this Week: 2766

Impact Litigation Journal

Impact Litigation Journal

Provides commentary and analysis about legal issues relating to class actions and other representative litigation in the areas of consumer and employment law. By Initiative Legal Group APC.

http://www.impactlitigation.com/
  • Jun 30

    Settlement Delivers $228M to FedEx Driver

    Settlement Delivers $228M to FedEx Driver
    After over 10 years of litigation, a settlement has finally been proposed in a case alleging that FedEx misclassified more than 2,300 California truck drivers who worked for the company between 2000 and 2007. The drivers’ complaint…
  • Jun 23

    California Court of Appeal: PacPizza Can’t Deliver on Arbitration Bid

    California Court of Appeal: PacPizza Can’t Deliver on Arbitration Bid
    On May 1, 2015, the California Court of Appeal, First Appellate District, affirmed a Contra Costa County Superior Court decision denying a defendant pizza restaurant’s motion to compel arbitration in a wage-and-hour class action brought…
  • Jun 16

    Iskanian PAGA Ruling Stands; U.S. Supreme Court Denies Cert. in Bridgestone

    Iskanian PAGA Ruling Stands; U.S. Supreme Court Denies Cert. in Bridgestone
    On Monday, June 1, 2015, the U.S. Supreme Court denied the defendant’s petition for a writ of certiorari in Brown, et al. v. Bridgestone Retail Operations, LLC, a wage-and-hour class action involving the enforceability of waivers of…
Rank this Week: 4106

Texas Employment Law Update

Texas Employment Law Update

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

http://www.texasemploymentlawupdate.com/
  • Jun 30

    New Overtime Rules to be Proposed as Early as This Week

    New Overtime Rules to be Proposed as Early as This Week
    President Obama has announced that a soon to be released proposed rule from the U.S. Department of Labor will include an increase in the minimum salary necessary for an employee to qualify as an exempt employee. Under the proposal announced…
  • Jun 28

    NLRA Application to Common Company Policie

    NLRA Application to Common Company Policie
    The National Labor Relations Act protects employees’ right to form unions, collectively bargain and otherwise engage in collective activities for their mutual aid and protection.  Collective activities for mutual aid and protection…
  • Jun 20

    Texas Governor Signs Open Carry Law –Employers Have Time to Prepare

    Texas Governor Signs Open Carry Law –Employers Have Time to Prepare
    Beginning in 2016, licensed individuals can openly carry handguns on their person. Prior to the implantation of the law, Texas law required that license holders carry their handguns in a concealed manner.  HB 910 authorizes individuals…
Rank this Week: 5063

Overtime Law Blog

Overtime Law Blog

Reviews FLSA cases. By Andrew Frisch.

http://flsaovertimelaw.com/
Rank this Week: 4881

Background Matters Blog

Background Matters Blog

Covers background investigations and reports in consumer and employment matters. By Gordon Leech.

http://backgroundmatters.info
  • Jun 30

    Harnessing the Power of Observation

    Harnessing the Power of Observation
    Observation is a powerful tool for us as leaders and learners. But like many other powerful things, it is only powerful when used. Water can be stagnate and sour or if moving, can be turned into electricity. Like water, observation only…
  • Jun 30

    Helping People See the Big Picture (and Why It Is So Important)

    Helping People See the Big Picture (and Why It Is So Important)
    When I am flying home to Indianapolis, I always hope for the landing pattern that takes us over the famed oval of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. The image here gives you an idea – but unless you have seen it for yourself, you have no…
  • Jun 30

    Why Allow Repossession when you can Sell Homes for Cash?

    Why Allow Repossession when you can Sell Homes for Cash?
    Allowing repossession of your home or properties is no brainer unless you have been declared bankrupt. Repossession would mean letting go off your properties to your lender no matter what mortgage sum is still left to pay and most lenders…
Rank this Week: 3390

Job Matters Blog

Job Matters Blog

Provides information for employees and consumers on their legal rights in employment matters. By Gordon Leech.

http://jobmatters.info
  • Jun 29

    How to Succeed with Best Commercial Property in Noida for Business Enterprise Explore

    How to Succeed with Best Commercial Property in Noida for Business Enterprise Explore
    You can also search easily and comfortably best commercial property for your business enterprise explore. This could take too much your important and busy times while you surfing on internet for searching your suitable and reliable commercial…
  • Jun 29

    Assorted Difficulties We May Encounter In The Research of 120X Pipeline Steel

    Assorted Difficulties We May Encounter In The Research of 120X Pipeline Steel
    In the steel pipeline series used in oilfield, X120 steel pipeline, due to its safety and reliability, large throughput, cost reduction and other advantages, has been a new development trend at current stage. X120 steel pipeline will be…
  • Jun 29

    Changing Bad Habits and Freeing Lethal Emotions through Spiritual Retreat

    Changing Bad Habits and Freeing Lethal Emotions through Spiritual Retreat
    The habits that a person have can be advantageous and liberating to him because he could perform these tasks without consciously thinking about those actions. Many people go through trauma in their life at least once. Such experiences are…
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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
  • Jun 29

    Should I Talk to the Other Driver’s Insurance Company after an Accident?

    Should I Talk to the Other Driver’s Insurance Company after an Accident?
    A question clients often ask is whether they should talk to the opposing driver’s insurance company after they have been injured in a car accident. Share: LinkedIn Twitter Google Plus Facebook 
  • Jun 12

    New Legislation Affecting Divorce in Maryland

    New Legislation Affecting Divorce in Maryland
    The Maryland General Assembly met this past winter for its annual ninety day session and proposed legislation, heard testimony regarding proposed legislation, and enacted new law.  Share: LinkedIn Twitter Google…
  • Jun 12

    New Legislation Affecting Divorce in Maryland

    New Legislation Affecting Divorce in Maryland
    The Maryland General Assembly met this past winter for its annual ninety day session and proposed legislation, heard testimony regarding proposed legislation, and enacted new law.  Share: LinkedIn Twitter Google…
Rank this Week: 2681

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/
Rank this Week: 3522

Boston Lawyer Blog

Boston Lawyer Blog

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

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

    Are Courts Becoming More Willing to Review Excessive Force Claims?

    Are Courts Becoming More Willing to Review Excessive Force Claims?
    Over the last few weeks, in the midst of our ongoing national discussion about law enforcement use of force, both the Supreme Court and the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court (“SJC”), in Kingsley v. Hendrickson and Commonwealth…
  • Jun 22

    Massachusetts Appeals Court affirms free speech restrictions on harassment prevention order

    Massachusetts Appeals Court affirms free speech restrictions on harassment prevention order
    In 2010 the Massachusetts legislature made a significant change in the law when it created harassment prevention orders, restraining orders that plaintiffs can seek to protect themselves against harassing behavior regardless of their…
  • Jun 8

    Supreme Court Expands Protection Against Religion-Based Employment Discrimination

    Supreme Court Expands Protection Against Religion-Based Employment Discrimination
    The Supreme Court has recently been quite receptive to litigants asserting their rights to religious freedom. (For Exhibit A, see Burwell v. Hobby Lobby.) On June 1, the Court in EEOC v. Abercrombie & Fitch applied that pro-religion…
Rank this Week: 2653

Employment Law Alert

Employment Law Alert

Covers employment law topics, including discrimination, employment agreements, family leave, privacy and restrictive covenants. By Gibbons.

http://www.employmentlawalert.com
Rank this Week: 1449

ACA Review

ACA Review

Covers labor and employment, tax, employee benefits and healthcare law issues associated with the Affordable Care Act. By Balch & Bingham LLP.

http://www.acareview.com/
  • Jun 29

    Budgeting for Employer Mandate Tax Assessment

    Budgeting for Employer Mandate Tax Assessment
    For October 1 fiscal year employers, it’s budget season. Calendar year employers aren’t far behind. Those doubting their employer mandate compliance need to accrue reserves for non-deductible assessments that the IRS may impose in…
  • Jun 25

    Healthcare.gov Subsidies Trigger Employer Mandate Tax Assessments.

    Healthcare.gov Subsidies Trigger Employer Mandate Tax Assessments.
    This morning, the Supreme Court of the United States, by a 6-3 margin, removed the last legal obstacle to employer mandate tax enforcement. Because the HHS had authority under Code § 36B to subsidize insurance plans bought through…
  • Jun 19

    Few Surprises in Final SBC Reg

    Few Surprises in Final SBC Reg
    Last week the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services and Treasury (“Departments”) issued final regulations that included additional rules relating to the summary of benefits and coverage (SBC). The June 2015 regulations…
Rank this Week: 3169

FMLA Insights

FMLA Insights

Covers the Family Medical Leave Act. By Franczek Radelet.

http://www.fmlainsights.com
Rank this Week: 1777

Northern Exposure

Northern Exposure

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

http://blogs.hrhero.com/northernexposure/
  • Jun 28

    Employment contracts, termination clauses, and itchy trigger finger

    Employment contracts, termination clauses, and itchy trigger finger
    by Bruce R. Grist As there is no employment at will in Canada, most employment lawyers in Canada who act for employers recommend that employers use employment contracts to govern the employee’s relationship with the employer. If there…
  • Jun 21

    Occupational health and safety due diligence defense alive and well

    Occupational health and safety due diligence defense alive and well
    by Rosalind H. Cooper A recent case involving charges against a company under the Ontario Occupational Health and Safety Act has confirmed that the defense of due diligence is alive and well. The defense of due diligence—which may allow…
  • Jun 14

    Unfixing a fixed-term contract

    Unfixing a fixed-term contract
    by Eowynne Noble In a recent good-news decision, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice shed new light on how damages should be awarded if a fixed-term contract is terminated early and the termination provision is unenforceable. Employees may…
Rank this Week: 3399

Michigan Employment Law Advisor

Michigan Employment Law Advisor

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

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

    The Supreme Court’s Same-Sex Marriage Ruling and What it Means for Employer

    The Supreme Court’s Same-Sex Marriage Ruling and What it Means for Employer
    On June 26, 2015, the Supreme Court decided in a 5-4 decision that same-sex couples nationwide have a constitutional right to marry. The full case opinion (Obergefell v. Hodges) is available here, however, the majority opinion was best…
  • Jun 22

    Another Employee Handbook Provision Found to Violate Federal Labor Law

    Another Employee Handbook Provision Found to Violate Federal Labor Law
    Another employee handbook did not measure up to the National Labor Relations Board’s (NLRB) scrutiny after it ruled that an employee handbook provision prohibiting employees from having a “conflict of interest” with the…
  • Jun 6

    Enforcing a Noncompete Agreement Takes More Than Bluffing

    Enforcing a Noncompete Agreement Takes More Than Bluffing
    We recently wrote about the importance of having an enforceable noncompete in place in order to protect your business (Noncompete Restrictions: The First Line of Defense for Protecting the Company from Unfair Competition). But when it is…
Rank this Week: 2176

Orange County Employment Lawyers…

Orange County Employment Lawyers Blog

Covers employment law. By Nassiri Law.

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

    California Labor Official Finds Uber Drivers are Employee

    California Labor Official Finds Uber Drivers are Employee
    There has been a growing debate between Uber and its drivers at to whether they are employees or independent contractors.   The company would like to have all drivers classified as independent contractors. This would mean they do…
  • Jun 24

    Can you Get Fired for Using Medical Marijuana?

    Can you Get Fired for Using Medical Marijuana?
    Legalization of marijuana for medical or recreational purposes has been occurring in states across the county. While people can now use medical cannabis, or even use marijuana recreationally in more places than ever before, without the fear…
  • Jun 21

    Report: Orange County Has More Jobs than Pre-Recession Era

    Report: Orange County Has More Jobs than Pre-Recession Era
    According to a recent news feature from Orange County Register, the employment rate in Orange County has finally recovered from the Great Recession and is actually higher than it was in 2006. The current number of jobs county officials have…
Rank this Week: 2934

Employment Discrimination Report

Employment Discrimination Report

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

http://employmentdiscrimination.foxrothschild.com/
  • Jun 26

    Same Sex-Marriage: The End of the Road

    Same Sex-Marriage: The End of the Road
    Earlier today, the United States Supreme Court in its decision in Obergefell v. Hodges rendered same-sex marriage as the law of the land in all 50 states.  This blog is not about the wisdom or reasoning of the decision (for analysis on…
  • Jun 19

    Sometimes You Have Done All You Can for an Employee: When is It Time to Part Ways?

    Sometimes You Have Done All You Can for an Employee: When is It Time to Part Ways?
    We talk a lot about providing training to employees, usually in the context of preventing harassment and discrimination.  In addition to this training, hopefully your employees are getting good training on how to perform their job…
  • Jun 18

    Rachel Dolezal and the Quandary of “Perceived As” Discrimination

    Rachel Dolezal and the Quandary of “Perceived As” Discrimination
    The story of Rachel Dolezal, the recently-deposed head of an NAACP chapter in Spokane, WA, ignited a media firestorm last week with regard to claims that she, a Caucasian, “identified” as an African-American.  Opinions of Ms.…
Rank this Week: 2585

Workers' Rights Blog

Workers' Rights Blog

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

http://www.workersrightsblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2980

Workplace Privacy, Data Management…

Workplace Privacy, Data Management & Security Report

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

http://www.workplaceprivacyreport.com
Rank this Week: 1776

Bingham Greenebaum Doll Blog

Bingham Greenebaum Doll Blog

Covers Indiana law.

http://www.bgdlegal.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 3037

Washington Workplace Law Blog

Washington Workplace Law Blog

Covers employment law, and wage and hour regulations. By Foster Pepper PLLC.

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

    Colorado Supreme Court Upholds Employer's Right to Discharge Employee for Marijuana Use

    Colorado Supreme Court Upholds Employer's Right to Discharge Employee for Marijuana Use
    Medical and recreational marijuana is legal in Washington and Colorado; however, the highest courts in both states have ruled that employers can still discharge employees for using it. Most recently, in Coats v. Dish Network, LLC, the…
  • Apr 23

    Materials Available: "Is Your Employee Handbook Ready for Prime Time?" Webinar

    Materials Available: "Is Your Employee Handbook Ready for Prime Time?" Webinar
    On April 21, 2015, attorneys from the Foster Pepper Employment and Labor group presented a webinar titled "Is Your Employee Handbook Ready for Prime Time?" They discussed various updates that should be considered for employee handbooks…
  • Apr 1

    No Foolin' - Seattle Minimum Wage Ordinance Takes Effect April 1

    No Foolin' - Seattle Minimum Wage Ordinance Takes Effect April 1
    April 1 is implementation day for Seattle’s new Minimum Wage Ordinance. Starting April 1, large businesses with over 500 employees must pay workers wages of at least $11 per hour. Smaller businesses with 500 or fewer employees must pay…
Rank this Week: 4562

HR Law Guy

HR Law Guy

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

http://hratty.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 25

    It's Always Mistake to Rush an FMLA Decision

    It's Always Mistake to Rush an FMLA Decision
    Except in the most exigent situations, I almost always tell clients not to make precipitous employment decisions. This is especially true in circumstances where the decision is irrevocable, such as a termination. And it's really, especially,…
  • Jun 19

    Specious Lawsuit Costs Big Buck

    Specious Lawsuit Costs Big Buck
    But this time, at least the losing plaintiff has to pay a sizable chunk of the defense costs.Ellen Pao lost a very high profile, "try the case in the media" sexual harassment lawsuit last year. She has now been ordered to pay more than a…
  • Jun 17

    Supreme Court Muddles Up the Religious Water

    Supreme Court Muddles Up the Religious Water
    Every now and then the US Supreme Court issues an opinion that is absolutely idiotic. It doesn't happen often; even when I disagree with the Court's holdings, I usually understand the reasoning and the ramifications of the case. This is…
Rank this Week: 1481

NJ Labor & Employment Law

NJ Labor & Employment Law

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

http://www.njlaborandemploymentlaw.com
  • Jun 25

    GH&C Alert: Supreme Court Decision Upholds Key Portion Of The Affordable Care Act (Obamacare)

    GH&C Alert: Supreme Court Decision Upholds Key Portion Of The Affordable Care Act (Obamacare)
    In a 6-3 decision, the United States Supreme Court has overruled the lower court decision in King vs. Burwell which reviewed key portions of the Affordable Care Act (”ACA”). The Court’s ruling in the matter upheld the…
  • May 27

    Pre-Employment Drug Testing in NJ

    Pre-Employment Drug Testing in NJ
    Unlike many states, New Jersey has few regulations regarding the drug testing of job applicants.  A private employer may require pre-employment drug testing.  The applicant should obviously sign a HIPAA compliant consent before…
  • Mar 24

    Retention of Employment Records in NJ

    Retention of Employment Records in NJ
    Federal and State law dictate how long employers must retain certain employee related records.  For instance, Form I-9 should be retained for either three (3) years after the date of hire or for one (1) year after employment is…
Rank this Week: 3334

New York Employment Attorney Blog

New York Employment Attorney Blog

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

http://www.newyorkemploymentattorney-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 4874