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Florida Employment Lawyers Blog

Florida Employment Lawyers Blog

Covers employment law. By Whittel & Melton, LLC.

https://www.floridaemploymentlawyersblog.com/
  • Aug 16

    Broward County Tax Preparer Pleads Guilty to Using Stolen IDs to File Fraudulent Tax Return

    Broward County Tax Preparer Pleads Guilty to Using Stolen IDs to File Fraudulent Tax Return
    A Broward County tax return preparer pleaded guilty recently to conspiring to file and filing fraudulent tax returns with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). According to documents filed with the court, the 41-year-old man owned two tax…
  • Aug 15

    Fort Lauderdale Company Accused of Failing to Pay Employees for Overtime Work

    Fort Lauderdale Company Accused of Failing to Pay Employees for Overtime Work
    A former employee has filed a lawsuit against his former South Florida employer, citing alleged unpaid wages. The man filed a complaint on June 16 in the Broward County Circuit Court, alleging that his former employer failed its duty to pay…
  • Aug 10

    Former Employee of Pinellas County Business Alleges She Was Subjected to Harassment

    Former Employee of Pinellas County Business Alleges She Was Subjected to Harassment
    A Pinellas County woman alleges that she suffered discrimination and harassment because of her gender while working for her former employer. According to the woman’s complaint, she alleges she was employed as a buyer and produce manager…
Rank this Week: 1809

California Employment Law

California Employment Law

Features updates and insights regarding California employment law. By Phillip J. Griego & Associates.

http://www.griegolaw.com/blog.aspx
  • Aug 16

    FAQs About Wrongful Termination

    FAQs About Wrongful Termination
    Although employers are entitled to terminate employees for just cause, such as job performance, there are many reasons for firing someone that are not permitted under employment law. If you think that you have been the victim…
  • Aug 9

    A Look at the New Minimum Wage Law in Fresno, California

    A Look at the New Minimum Wage Law in Fresno, California
    Now that a minimum wage increase is employment law in California, how are employers coping, and what are the rights of employees? If you have questions about the minimum wage law, be sure to seek employment law advice from a labor…
  • Aug 2

    A Look at Employment Discrimination Laws for Application and Hiring

    A Look at Employment Discrimination Laws for Application and Hiring
    Employment laws apply not only to the treatment of employees but also to the application and hiring process. If you are an employer who is unsure of your responsibilities under the law or a prospective employee who believes your rights…
Rank this Week: 1744

Labor Relations Update

Labor Relations Update

By Proskauer Rose LLP.

http://www.laborrelationsupdate.com
Rank this Week: 3718

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/
  • Aug 16

    “Hello? Chicken Little here. Sky’s falling.”

    “Hello? Chicken Little here. Sky’s falling.”
    We don’t blame you for hearing that whenever someone warns of employer mandate taxes coming your way.  Nevertheless, we’re donning the chicken suit once again to keep you aware.  This time, we’ll keep it short and…
  • Jul 28

    When (and How) the Roll Is Called Up Yonder (Part II)

    When (and How) the Roll Is Called Up Yonder (Part II)
    As you have read here, the Senate’s finest hours were not those spent in July 26, 2017 health care policy debate, which resumed July 27 at 10:00 am EDT.  The bipartisan demagoguery did not diminish, but some Senators on each side…
  • Jul 27

    When (and How) the Roll Is Called Up Yonder (Part I)

    When (and How) the Roll Is Called Up Yonder (Part I)
    Senate floor activity has made this the ACA’s biggest news week not involving Justice Roberts, but whatever news you have read, rest assured that it wasn’t really that simple.  Let us preach on it. Shortly after noon EDT on…
Rank this Week: 1783

Ottawa Employment & Labour Law…

Ottawa Employment & Labour Law Blog

By Vey Willetts LLP. Focuses on issues arising from the workplace, including wrongful dismissal; human rights and accommodation; occupational health and safety; parental leave; restrictive covenants and workplace privacy.

http://www.vwlawyers.ca/blog/
  • Aug 16

    Vey Willetts Launches Ottawa Severance Pay Calculator

    Vey Willetts Launches Ottawa Severance Pay Calculator
    Vey Willetts LLP is pleased to announce the launch of the first Severance Pay Calculator tailored specifically for the needs of employees and businesses in Ottawa and Eastern Ontario. 
  • Aug 8

    Q&A: The Rights of Ontario Employees to Overtime Pay

    Q&A: The Rights of Ontario Employees to Overtime Pay
    Q&A is a recurring series on the Vey Willetts LLP blog. The aim is to provide quick answers to questions we commonly encounter in our day-to-day practice of employment law. In this edition, we focus on overtime pay.Q. Who is entitled to…
  • Jul 18

    Secret recordings in the workplace: a review of legal and practical consequence

    Secret recordings in the workplace: a review of legal and practical consequence
    A common question employment lawyers are asked (by both employees and employers) is whether it is legal to make secret recordings while at work. A variety of circumstances may provide the motive for such action. An employee concerned they…
Rank this Week: 2307

Michigan Employment Law Advisor

Michigan Employment Law Advisor

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

http://www.michiganemploymentlawadvisor.com
  • Aug 15

    Is it Lawful to Terminate an Employee Who Attended a Neo-Nazi or White Supremacist Rally?

    Is it Lawful to Terminate an Employee Who Attended a Neo-Nazi or White Supremacist Rally?
    Is “check to see if any employees came out to support Nazis or White Supremacist” the new normal for HR? After this weekend’s tragic and despicable events in Virginia, it looks like the answer is yes. The events in question…
  • Jul 30

    LinkedIn Profiles Used to Alert Employers Which Employees are Job-Hunting

    LinkedIn Profiles Used to Alert Employers Which Employees are Job-Hunting
    Using Linked for your job searches? Your employer may also be monitoring your LinkedIn profile to find out the same in order to take preemptive action. If this sounds like an HR remake of the sci-fi movie Minority Report, you…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 3757

California Employment Law

California Employment Law

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

http://californiaemploymentlaw.foxrothschild.com
  • Aug 15

    What Can a California Employer Do About Off Duty Conduct?

    What Can a California Employer Do About Off Duty Conduct?
    The news is full of stories of employers taking action, or allegedly not taking sufficient action, for employee off duty conduct.  The contexts are vast and varied: An engineer who shares his views about why there are so few…
  • Aug 11

    Employment Law Bloopers and Lessons Learned

    Employment Law Bloopers and Lessons Learned
    So many times an employer gets in trouble for following logic instead of the law.  Quite often what is logical just isn’t legal, and that can be tricky for many managers and HR professionals.  It trips them up. …
  • Aug 1

    5 Steps to Prevent Third-Party Harassment Claim

    5 Steps to Prevent Third-Party Harassment Claim
    Koko the Gorilla, who turned 36 last month, has quite a following. Much of that has to do with the fact that she purportedly has a vocabulary of over 1000 words that she communicates through sign language. If this were a blog about…
Rank this Week: 2321

Employment Class Action Blog

Employment Class Action Blog

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

http://www.employmentclassactionreport.com/
Rank this Week: 3235

Atlanta Employment Attorneys Blog

Atlanta Employment Attorneys Blog

Covers employment law. By Mays & Kerr LLC.

http://www.atlantaemploymentattorneysblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1940

Pennsylvania Worker's Compensation…

Pennsylvania Worker's Compensation Blog

Covers worker's compensation and Social Security litigation. By Martin LLC.

http://www.paworkinjury.com/blog/
  • Aug 15

    How does ERISA Affect Long Term Disability?

    How does ERISA Affect Long Term Disability?
    ERISA is the acronym for The Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974. ERISA is a comprehensive and complicated federal law that was originally intended to protect employee pension plans. Since ERISA was enacted it has been amended…
  • Aug 8

    What’s the difference between SSDI and SSI and which is right for you?

    What’s the difference between SSDI and SSI and which is right for you?
    If you have become disabled and need to file for disability, the application process can be overwhelming. However, there are ways to get through it. Your first step is to identify the most important questions that need to be answered before…
  • Jul 26

    The Importance of Filing Your Workers’ Compensation Claim Quickly and Correctly

    The Importance of Filing Your Workers’ Compensation Claim Quickly and Correctly
    As an injured worker, you are entitled to receive payment of reasonable medical expenses as well as wage-loss benefits. In order to receive compensation, you must notify your employer within 120 days of the injury. However, if you wait too…
Rank this Week: 1649

Lancaster Law Blog

Lancaster Law Blog

Covers business law, employment law, estate planning, family law, and nonprofit law information for Lancaster County and Pennsylvania residents. From Russell, Krafft & Gruber.

http://www.lancasterlawblog.com/
  • Aug 15

    Don’t SaaS me! – What exactly is Software-as-a-Service?

    Don’t SaaS me! – What exactly is Software-as-a-Service?
    In an era of ever expanding uses for our smart devices, we know that we rely to some extent upon cloud based services. (I almost said smartphones until I responded to a text on my Huawei Watch while typing that sentence). These come in many…
  • Aug 1

    A Legal Victory for Farmers (Part 2)

    A Legal Victory for Farmers (Part 2)
    I recently discussed an important victory for farmers in the case of Branton v. Nicholas Meat, LLC. The Branton case also had another interesting discussion that should help all agricultural operations, even those that do not generate or use…
  • Jul 28

    A Legal Victory for Farmers (Part 1)

    A Legal Victory for Farmers (Part 1)
    Pennsylvania Courts just announced an important victory for farmers in the case of Branton v. Nicholas Meat, LLC. This case helps farmers that generate and use food processing waste (“FPW”).  It also helps any agricultural…
Rank this Week: 4856

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
  • Aug 15

    Complex Regional Pain Syndrome

    Complex Regional Pain Syndrome
    When people apply for short-term or long-term disability benefits, it can be as a result of a physical or psychological injury or illness. Many people are unable to continue working as a result of psychological illness such as depression or…
  • Jul 25

    Why You Should Practice Motorcycle Safety - Part 2

    Why You Should Practice Motorcycle Safety - Part 2
    In our previous blog post, we discussed the importance of practicing motorcycle safety, particularly in the wake of fatal accidents that have occurred in Toronto/the GTA.This blog post will look at some recent developments in technology aimed…
  • Jul 12

    Why You Should Practice Motorcycle Safety

    Why You Should Practice Motorcycle Safety
    A recent article from 680 news shared Toronto Police Service’s message about their concern for motorcycle riders’ safety. So far, there have been 2 fatal motor vehicle accidents involving motorcyclists and Toronto police want…
Rank this Week: 2471

Lawffice Space

Lawffice Space

Covers employment laws and cases. By Philip Miles.

http://www.lawfficespace.com/
  • Aug 15

    Can employers fire employees for attending Charlottesville protests?

    Can employers fire employees for attending Charlottesville protests?
    I'm sure you've already heard about the violence in Charlottesville this past weekend, and you've probably heard about the efforts to get the white supremacist protesters fired. Is is legal for employers to fire employees for attending the…
  • Aug 8

    About that guy who got fired from Google for writing that memo . . . .

    About that guy who got fired from Google for writing that memo . . . .
    The SetupBy now, you have probably already heard about the Google engineer who got fired for writing that memo - you know, this one. The memo addressed controversial subjects, and concluded in part: Differences in distributions of traits…
  • Aug 7

    D.C. Circuit on Joint Employers (Sort Of)

    D.C. Circuit on Joint Employers (Sort Of)
    On Friday, the D.C. Circuit issued its opinion in NLRB v. CNN. One of the issues was whether the NLRB applied the correct joint employer test.As readers of this blog know, the NLRB announced a new "refined" standard for joint employment in…
Rank this Week: 4037

Texas Workers Rights Blog

Texas Workers Rights Blog

Features employment law updates and discussions for Texas workers. By John A. Wenke.

http://www.johnwenke.com/category/texasworkersrightsblog/
  • Aug 14

    The Google “Diversity” Memo and Employment Law

    The Google “Diversity” Memo and Employment Law
    On a recent flight Google engineer, James Damore, decided to draft a memorandum in which he rambled on about, in his opinion, Google’s misdirected attempt to achieve racial and gender diversity in the workplace.   There is no…
  • Aug 14

    The Google “Diversity” Memo and Employment Law

    The Google “Diversity” Memo and Employment Law
    On a recent flight Google engineer, James Damore, decided to draft a memorandum in which he rambled on about, in his opinion, Google’s misdirected attempt to achieve racial and gender diversity in the workplace.   There is no…
  • Jan 3

    Questioning Religious Beliefs Costs Employer

    Questioning Religious Beliefs Costs Employer
    When St. Vincent Health Center, a Catholic based hospital system, implemented a mandatory flu vaccination policy for its employees, it carved out an exemption for workers who objected based on either medical or religious reasons.  …
Rank this Week: 3400

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/
  • Aug 14

    The White Rabbit and ERISA

    The White Rabbit and ERISA
    It occurred to me after my last post, October 1 401(k) Safe Harbor deadline gets closer, that the White Rabbit could relate to ERISA. The White Rabbit, of course, is the first character Alice meets up with in Lewis Carroll’s classic…
  • Aug 11

    October 1 401(k) Safe Harbor deadline gets closer

    October 1 401(k) Safe Harbor deadline gets closer
    That’s No. 3 in my Pension Plan Procrastination Perils Proper Personal Planning list. If you want to set up a new Safe Harbor 401(k) plan for 2017, it has to be done by October 1. A Safe Harbor plan permits owners…
  • Aug 11

    October 1 401(k) Safe Harbor deadline gets closer

    October 1 401(k) Safe Harbor deadline gets closer
    That’s No. 3 in my Pension Plan Procrastination Perils Proper Personal Planning list. If you want to set up a new Safe Harbor 401(k) plan for 2017, it has to be done by October 1. A Safe Harbor plan permits owners…
Rank this Week: 2289

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/
  • Aug 14

    The White Rabbit and ERISA

    The White Rabbit and ERISA
    It occurred to me after my last post, October 1 401(k) Safe Harbor deadline gets closer, that the White Rabbit could relate to ERISA. The White Rabbit, of course, is the first character Alice meets up with in Lewis Carroll’s classic…
  • Aug 11

    October 1 401(k) Safe Harbor deadline gets closer

    October 1 401(k) Safe Harbor deadline gets closer
    That’s No. 3 in my Pension Plan Procrastination Perils Proper Personal Planning list. If you want to set up a new Safe Harbor 401(k) plan for 2017, it has to be done by October 1. A Safe Harbor plan permits owners…
  • Aug 7

    Seven ways a fiduciary can follow “Procedural Prudence”

    Seven ways a fiduciary can follow “Procedural Prudence”
    “Procedural Prudence” is not a new concept. It’s underlies one of ERISA’s bedrock requirements. A fiduciary must discharge its duties prudently with care, skill, and diligence. It’s the process by which a…
Rank this Week: 4215

SourcingSpeak

SourcingSpeak

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

http://www.sourcingspeak.com/
  • Aug 14

    The FCA Announces The Second Cohort For Its Regulatory Sandbox

    The FCA Announces The Second Cohort For Its Regulatory Sandbox
    The UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (‘FCA’) has now announced the participants in the second cohort of its regulatory sandbox, with the companies involved offering a range of ideas-based payment services and artificial…
  • Aug 9

    UK Government Publishes Statement on GDPR Compliance, Post-Brexit

    UK Government Publishes Statement on GDPR Compliance, Post-Brexit
    The UK Government has published a statement of intent containing details of its proposed Data Protection Bill. The full text of the Bill is expected in September 2017, when the UK Parliament returns from its summer break. The Bill will…
  • Aug 8

    Has the Era of the Consumer Class Action Waiver Passed?

    Has the Era of the Consumer Class Action Waiver Passed?
    Financial Institutions may need to revise consumer contracts to remove class action waivers in preparation for a March 2018 federal rule. On July 19, the U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, the federal regulator for a sweeping range of…
Rank this Week: 3136

James M. Hoffmann Blog

James M. Hoffmann Blog

Covers Missouri workers' compensation and personal injury.

http://www.hoffmannworkcomp.com/category/blog/
  • Aug 14

    The Hazards of Working in Confined Spaces – St. Louis Workplace Injury

    The Hazards of Working in Confined Spaces – St. Louis Workplace Injury
    OSHA has determined that working in permit-required confined spaces involves significant risks for employees. When a person works in a confined space, the risk of accident doubles. It is important to be aware of the extra hazards posed by…
  • Aug 11

    Food Industry Workers at Risk of Hepatitis A – St. Louis Work Comp

    Food Industry Workers at Risk of Hepatitis A – St. Louis Work Comp
    Contracting a virus, such as Hepatitis A, is a risk for those that work in the food industry. Work related injuries are an unfortunate reality that workers face each day. Workers in almost all industries are at risk of some kind of injury,…
  • Aug 10

    An Employer’s Responsibilities According to Workers’ Compensation Law

    An Employer’s Responsibilities According to Workers’ Compensation Law
    What are your employer’s responsibilities according to Missouri workers’ compensation laws? In the state of Missouri, employers are required to carry something called workers’ compensation insurance. It is insurance that is…
Rank this Week: 1918

Fair Competition Law Blog

Fair Competition Law Blog

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

http://faircompetitionlaw.com
  • Aug 13

    Trade Secrets Laws and the UTSA – A 50 State and Federal Law Survey Chart (updated for Texas)

    Trade Secrets Laws and the UTSA – A 50 State and Federal Law Survey Chart (updated for Texas)
    This is an update to reflect statutory revisions to Texas’ version of its Uniform Trade Secrets Act statute, which will become effective on September 1.  For more on the changes, see Texas Updates Its Uniform Trade Secrets…
  • Jul 8

    50-State Noncompete Chart Updated

    50-State Noncompete Chart Updated
    The BRR 50 State Noncompete Chart has been updated today to reflect a few developments in various states and to make a few tweaks since the last draft. Most significantly, Nevada adopted a brand new noncompete law,…
  • Jul 1

    New Reports on Trade Secret Theft

    New Reports on Trade Secret Theft
    Two important reports on trade secrets protection were recently issued: one by Baker McKenzie and Euromoney Institutional Investor Thought Leadership and the other by the Office of the Intellectual Property Enforcement Coordinator…
Rank this Week: 4583

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/
  • Aug 11

    Cases --- August 6th through 12th

    Cases --- August 6th through 12th
    Contract/Noncompete/Trade Secret/Wrongful TerminationAiono v. Department of Corrections (Utah Ct. App., August 10, 2017) (setting aside the decision to terminate Aiono for violating policy governing contact with incarcerated relatives: the…
  • Aug 11

    Cases --- July 30th through August 5th

    Cases --- July 30th through August 5th
    Discrimination/Retaliation*Lucas v. Colorado State Public Defender (10th Cir., August 4, 2017) (affirming summary judgment in favor of the public defender on Lucas's race, sexual discrimination, retaliation, equal protection, and interference…
  • Aug 2

    Cases --- July 23rd through 29th

    Cases --- July 23rd through 29th
    Discrimination/Retaliation*Coyle v. Jackson (10th Cir., July 27, 2017) (affirming dismissal for failure to comply with FRCP Rule 8: plaintiff failed to allege specific in support of his discrimination claims) Workers Compensation/Occupational…
Rank this Week: 2789

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
  • Aug 11

    Artificial Intelligence Enabled Cybersecurity System

    Artificial Intelligence Enabled Cybersecurity System
    The use of artificial intelligence (AI) enabled cybersecurity systems is increasing dramatically. By 2018, sixty-two percent of all companies are projected to use AI technologies. The use of AI cybersecurity systems provides greater…
  • Aug 10

    Maryland Amends Personal Information Protection Act

    Maryland Amends Personal Information Protection Act
    The Maryland General Assembly has recently amended its Maryland Personal Information Protection Act, House Bill 974, effective January 1, 2018. Notable amendments expand the definition of personal information, modify the definition of breach…
  • Aug 6

    Washington Joins Growing List of States with Laws Protecting Biometric Information

    Washington Joins Growing List of States with Laws Protecting Biometric Information
    Not to be outdone by the recent attention to biometric information in Illinois, and the Prairie State’s Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA), Washington enacted a biometric data protection statute of its own, HB 1493, which became…
Rank this Week: 3779

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/
  • Aug 10

    Managing Workforce Compliance in an Unpredictable World – Attend Our Annual Briefing (NYC, Sept. 14)

    Managing Workforce Compliance in an Unpredictable World – Attend Our Annual Briefing (NYC, Sept. 14)
    When: Thursday, September 14, 2017 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Where: New York Hilton Midtown, 1335 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10019 Epstein Becker Green’s Annual Workforce Management Briefing will focus on the latest…
  • Aug 10

    Practice Note with the Practical Law Company: Trade Secrets Litigation

    Practice Note with the Practical Law Company: Trade Secrets Litigation
    We just published a Practice Note with the Practical Law Company discussing litigation for employers whose employees have misappropriated trade secrets. With PLC’s permission, we have attached it here.… Continue Reading Continue…
  • Aug 7

    Eighth Circuit Finds Independent Contractor’s Non-Compete Unreasonable

    Eighth Circuit Finds Independent Contractor’s Non-Compete Unreasonable
    It is fairly uncommon for a circuit court to opine on the reasonableness of a restrictive covenant. In Ag Spectrum Co. v. Elder, No. 16-3113, 2017 U.S. App. LEXIS 14128 (8th Cir. Aug. 2, 2017), the Eighth Circuit issued a decision holding…
Rank this Week: 2905

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/
Rank this Week: 2907

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: 2908

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/
  • Aug 10

    Managing Workforce Compliance in an Unpredictable World – Attend Our Annual Briefing (NYC, Sept. 14)

    Managing Workforce Compliance in an Unpredictable World – Attend Our Annual Briefing (NYC, Sept. 14)
    When:  Thursday, September 14, 2017    8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Where:  New York Hilton Midtown, 1335 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10019 Epstein Becker Green’s Annual Workforce Management…
  • Aug 8

    Motion to Dismiss Website Accessibility Complaint Denied by the Eastern District of New York

    Motion to Dismiss Website Accessibility Complaint Denied by the Eastern District of New York
    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 financial services industry: “Start Spreading the…
  • Aug 4

    Delaware Bans Compensation History Inquirie

    Delaware Bans Compensation History Inquirie
    On June 14, 2017, Delaware Governor John Carney signed into law a bill that amends Delaware’s Code relating to unlawful employment practices to prohibit employers from (i) engaging in salary-based screening of prospective employees…
Rank this Week: 2906

Swinging for the Fences - Royal…

Swinging for the Fences - Royal Sports Group

Baseball player rights, benefits and more.

http://royalsportsgroup.info/
  • Aug 9

    Think About Winter Baseball in August

    Think About Winter Baseball in August
    August is the perfect time to start thinking about winter baseball.  Ideally, your Club will ask you to participate.  Whether a Player wishes to accept [Read More] The post Think About Winter Baseball in August appeared first on…
  • Jul 11

    All Star Game Wages and Salary

    All Star Game Wages and Salary
    The All Star Game is a wonderful opportunity for a select group of players.  But, lets turn our attention to wages. The new collective bargaining [Read More] The post All Star Game Wages and Salary appeared first on Royal Sports Group,…
  • Jun 18

    Do You Know the 72 Hour Rule to Appeal an Official Scorer?

    Do You Know the 72 Hour Rule to Appeal an Official Scorer?
    The 72 hour rule can zip by very quickly.  Players waiting to long can to long can blow their one opportunity to appeal a decision [Read More] The post Do You Know the 72 Hour Rule to Appeal an Official Scorer? appeared first on Royal…
Rank this Week: 1200

HR Law Talk

HR Law Talk

By Bass, Berry & Sims PLC.

http://www.bassberryhrlawtalk.com/
  • Aug 9

    Avoiding Workplace Retaliation: Guidance for Employer

    Avoiding Workplace Retaliation: Guidance for Employer
    In an article published in the Spring 2017 edition of Employment Relations Today, Bass, Berry & Sims attorney Kimberly Veirs discussed ways employers can avoid retaliation claims in her article “Avoiding Workplace Retaliation:…
  • Aug 1

    Open Enrollment Considerations for Plan Sponsor

    Open Enrollment Considerations for Plan Sponsor
    In an article published by HR Professionals, Bass, Berry & Sims attorney Susie Bilbro provided insight on aspects plan sponsors should consider as they prepare for the 2018 open enrollment process. Among the key questions Susie…
  • Jul 11

    Top Regulatory Developments in Employment Law

    Top Regulatory Developments in Employment Law
    In an article published in the Nashville Business Journal, Bass, Berry & Sims attorney Tim Garrett discussed latest developments in employment law through the first months of the Trump presidency. The article covers the following…
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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/
  • Aug 9

    Employees may be Free to Speak their Minds, but Employers are Free to React

    Employees may be Free to Speak their Minds, but Employers are Free to React
    Free speech is not always free. That seemingly obvious point was apparently lost on Google employee James Damore, a man making headlines recently after he was fired for writing a memo that opined women are unsuited to work as engineers.…
  • Aug 2

    Noncompetition Agreement Legislation Appears No Closer to Passage in Massachusett

    Noncompetition Agreement Legislation Appears No Closer to Passage in Massachusett
    The effort to regulate the use of noncompetition agreements continues to languish in a legislative committee, where most of several competing proposals were referred early in 2017. Alongside them – or, as it were, within the same…
  • Jul 20

    Employers Get Another Reason to Carefully Review and Comply with Wage Law

    Employers Get Another Reason to Carefully Review and Comply with Wage Law
    It’s no surprise that the reach of Massachusetts’ wage laws is long, and most employers know they need to carefully abide them if they want to avoid potentially dire effects. Still, courts sometimes seem to extend the law’s…
Rank this Week: 3951

Employment and Labour Law

Employment and Labour Law

Covers employment law in Canada. BY FMC Law.

http://www.employmentandlabour.com
Rank this Week: 3460

Agee Clymer Mitchell and Laret…

Agee Clymer Mitchell and Laret Blog

Covers Ohio workers' compensation, disability insurance, medical malpractice and personal injury law.

http://www.ageeclymer.com/blogs/
  • Aug 8

    Workers’ Compensation: Can I Sue Instead?

    Workers’ Compensation: Can I Sue Instead?
    Ohio law, backed up by multiple state Supreme Court rulings, make it extremely difficult for an injured or ill worker to sue an employer. The same is true for family members who lose a loved one to an on-the-job accident. Applying for…
  • Jul 21

    Common Disabilities With OPERS Benefit

    Common Disabilities With OPERS Benefit
    The Ohio Public Employees Retirement System does not maintain a list of “acceptable” or “recognized” disabilities that qualify OPERS participants for injury or illness benefits. Instead, the program uses standard…
  • Jul 5

    What Is ERISA and How Does It Affect Me?

    What Is ERISA and How Does It Affect Me?
    ERISA, or the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974, lays out employees’ rights and employers’ obligations under retirement and disability plans. That is, when a company or agency offers a pension, 401(k), or similar…
Rank this Week: 2619

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: 2895

Immigration Wage & Hour Law Blog

Immigration Wage & Hour Law Blog

By Ken C. Gauvey.

http://www.gauveylaw.com/legal-blog/
  • Aug 7

    The Case for Using Actual Photographers in Your Entertainment Marketing

    The Case for Using Actual Photographers in Your Entertainment Marketing
    As many hospitality industry owners know, a new breed of lawsuit is targeting the entertainment industries such as restaurants and gentlemen’s clubs. Recently, those establishments that use images from unknown sources for marketing…
  • May 22

    Restaurants and Defending FLSA Claims in Maryland

    Restaurants and Defending FLSA Claims in Maryland
    Restaurants have become the newest targets for wage and hour attorneys. Restaurants are particularly susceptible to wage claims for a variety of reasons. Actions that increase risks to restaurant owners include paying employees cash without…
  • Mar 6

    How Do I Pick What Type of Business to Start?

    How Do I Pick What Type of Business to Start?
    When starting a business, one of the most important decisions to make is what kind of business to run.  Obviously, choosing the product or service you provide is important, but so is the form your business will take. The type of business…
Rank this Week: 2328

Canada Employment & Labour Law…

Canada Employment & Labour Law Blog

Covers Canadian employment law issues. By Minken Employment Lawyers.

http://www.minkenemploymentlawyers.com/category/blog/
  • Aug 7

    Worker Wins Discrimination Claim After Denied Benefits Coverage for Medical Marijuana

    Worker Wins Discrimination Claim After Denied Benefits Coverage for Medical Marijuana
    Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission rules that a union insurance fund discriminated against a disabled worker when it denied benefits coverage for medical marijuana prescribed by a doctor. The post Worker Wins Discrimination Claim After…
  • Jul 31

    Change In Performance Expectation – Not Grounds For Cause Dismissal

    Change In Performance Expectation – Not Grounds For Cause Dismissal
    In Cottrill v. Utopia Day Spas and Salons Ltd., the British Columbia Supreme Court found that Utopia Day Spas and Salons Ltd. wrongfully dismissed Jennifer Cottrill over alleged performance issues after Utopia had changed her performance…
  • Jul 4

    ACCE 2017 Golf Classic

    ACCE 2017 Golf Classic
    Minken Employment Lawyers is pleased to be a sponsor for the Association of Chinese Canadian Entrepreneurs’ annual Golf Classic event. The post ACCE 2017 Golf Classic appeared first on Minken Employment Lawyers.
Rank this Week: 1941

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: 3844

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/
  • Aug 6

    Law Regarding A Day’s Rest After Working Six Consecutive Days Is Clarified

    Law Regarding A Day’s Rest After Working Six Consecutive Days Is Clarified
    The following are the key points of California law regarding entitlement to a day’s rest after working more than six consecutive days that both employees and employers should know: California Labor Code sections 551 and 552 generally…
  • Jul 25

    The Importance Of Witness Statements In Winning An Employment Case

    The Importance Of Witness Statements In Winning An Employment Case
    The importance of witnesses and witness statements in an employment or a wrongful termination case cannot be overstated. Even one witness can make a difference between having a no case and having a case, and between having a weaker case and…
  • Jun 24

    Broad California Anti-Retaliation Laws Allow A Claim Against “Any Person”

    Broad California Anti-Retaliation Laws Allow A Claim Against “Any Person”
    Unlike many other claims that can only be brought against employers or individual employees, California anti-retaliation laws extend much further. In many cases, a retaliation case can be made in many cases against “any person”.…
Rank this Week: 4142

McCormack & Erlich Blog

McCormack & Erlich Blog

Covers employment law.

http://mcelawfirm.com/articles/
  • Aug 4

    Vending company delivery drivers demand owed wages and overtime

    Vending company delivery drivers demand owed wages and overtime
    Sometimes employers who prioritize their company’s bottom line choose to cut corners by not paying workers their due wages. Delivery drivers often end up feeling pressure from their managers to do more in less time […]
  • Jul 28

    California considers expanding overtime pay to more worker

    California considers expanding overtime pay to more worker
    A larger number of California workers could soon be eligible for overtime pay, thanks to new legislation being examined in the state Senate. Under AB 1565, employers would have to extend overtime pay to salaried […]
  • Jul 21

    African American worker sues Tesla for racial discrimination and retaliation

    African American worker sues Tesla for racial discrimination and retaliation
    For one African American assembly line worker, being hired to work at Tesla was a dream come true until he became the victim of harassment and racial discrimination. He has now sued the electric carmaker […]
Rank this Week: 2268

Pennsylvania Labor and Employment…

Pennsylvania Labor and Employment Blog

Covers employment and labor law issues. By McNees Wallace & Nurick LLC.

http://www.palaborandemploymentblog.com/
  • Aug 4

    I-9 Compliance is Now A Lot Easier

    I-9 Compliance is Now A Lot Easier
    For years, employers have struggled with properly completing the requirements of the I-9 Form.  Every employee hired after November 6, 1986 must have an I-9 Form on file with the employer.  The Form is proof that the employer has…
  • Jul 17

    Third Circuit Holds that A Single Word Can Lead to Liability for Hostile Work Environment

    Third Circuit Holds that A Single Word Can Lead to Liability for Hostile Work Environment
    Most employers take proactive steps to prevent and eliminate workplace harassment. Until recently, courts recognized and rewarded the proactive approach.  Businesses in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware could avoid liability for…
  • Jul 13

    Worksite Notices, Who Needs ‘Em?

    Worksite Notices, Who Needs ‘Em?
    This post was contributed by Logan Hetherington, a McNees Summer Associate. Mr. Hetherington is a rising third year law student at Penn State Dickinson Law School and is expected to earn his J.D. in May of 2018. Well, if you are an…
Rank this Week: 4108

Social Media Employment Law Blog

Social Media Employment Law Blog

Covers issues in social media and employment law. By Cozen O'Connor.

http://www.socialmediaemploymentlawblog.com
  • Aug 4

    Part 2 of 2 – New “Employment Law Now” Podcast Episode

    Part 2 of 2 – New “Employment Law Now” Podcast Episode
    Been waiting anxiously for this for two weeks? A new episode of my “Employment Law Now” podcast has just been released today! In today’s episode, I update you on the DOL’s significant next step on the road toward…
  • Jul 20

    New Employment Law Podcast Episode – W/ Former EEOC General Counsel David Lopez

    New Employment Law Podcast Episode – W/ Former EEOC General Counsel David Lopez
    A big, special new episode of my “Employment Law Now” podcast has just been released today! This is part 1 of a 2 part sit-down interview with former EEOC General Counsel David Lopez, who offers terrific insight on issues…
  • Jun 20

    “Employment Law Now” Podcast – Episode 10 Released!

    “Employment Law Now” Podcast – Episode 10 Released!
    A new episode of my “Employment Law Now” podcast has just been released! In today’s episode, I address independent contractor misclassification, performance reviews affecting age discrimination claims, and a novel case on…
Rank this Week: 3669

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: 2582

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/
  • Aug 2

    McKeen-Chaplin v. Provident Savings Bank: 9th Cir. Finds Mortgage Underwriters Not Exempt from FLSA OT

    McKeen-Chaplin v. Provident Savings Bank: 9th Cir. Finds Mortgage Underwriters Not Exempt from FLSA OT
    On July 5, 2017, in a decision which deepens a split among the Circuits, McKeen-Chaplin v. Provident Savings Bank, FSB, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals held that mortgage underwriters are not exempt from FLSA overtime requirements. No.…
  • Jul 25

    McKnight v. Uber “Safe Rides” Settlement for Consumer

    McKnight v. Uber “Safe Rides” Settlement for Consumer
    After the district court rejected their first deal in McKnight, et al. v. Uber Technologies, Inc., et al., No. 3:14-cv-05615-JST (N.D. Cal.), the plaintiffs and Uber have submitted an amended settlement for approval. See Plaintiffs’…
  • Jul 7

    Third Time’s the Charm for Karapetyan v. ABM Wage-and-Hour Settlement

    Third Time’s the Charm for Karapetyan v. ABM Wage-and-Hour Settlement
    Following three rounds of briefing in support of Plaintiff Vardan Karapetyan’s motion for preliminary approval of his class action settlement, on June 12, 2017, U.S. District Judge George H. Wu granted preliminary approval of a $5…
Rank this Week: 2972

General Counselor

General Counselor

Provides employment and labor law news and commentary. By Arnstein & Lehr LLP.

http://general-counselor.com
  • Aug 2

    Employee Handbooks – Should You Maintain One?

    Employee Handbooks – Should You Maintain One?
    The purpose of an employee handbook is to provide a company’s employees with the company’s policies and inform them of the rules that govern them throughout the stages of employment. The post Employee Handbooks – Should You…
  • Jul 12

    Properly Maintaining Personnel File

    Properly Maintaining Personnel File
    Since virtually all employment disputes relate in some way to what documents are kept in an employee’s personnel file, it is crucial that employers properly maintain employee personnel files. The post Properly Maintaining Personnel…
  • Jun 27

    Employer and Labor Law Posting Requirement

    Employer and Labor Law Posting Requirement
    Employment laws require employers to post state, federal and locally mandated posters where visible to employees that inform them of their employment law rights. The post Employer and Labor Law Posting Requirements appeared first on General…
Rank this Week: 3806

New Jersey Lawyers Blog

New Jersey Lawyers Blog

Covers New Jersey business, labor and employment, estate planning and consumer law. By McLaughlin & Nardi, LLC.

http://www.newjerseylawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 3761

Employment Law Business Guide

Employment Law Business Guide

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

http://www.employmentlawbusinessguide.com
  • Aug 1

    Governor Baker Signs the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act

    Governor Baker Signs the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act
    Last week, Governor Baker signed the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act into law, which guarantees greater protections for pregnant women and nursing mothers in the workplace.  The bill had unanimously passed in both the House and…
  • Jul 27

    Department of Justice Contradicts EEOC in Sexual Orientation Discrimination Case

    Department of Justice Contradicts EEOC in Sexual Orientation Discrimination Case
    Our April 5, 2017 post highlighted a decision of the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals finding that Title VII protections against discrimination on the basis of gender extend to sexual orientation.  That court referenced US…
  • Jul 27

    DOL Issues Request for Information on Changes to Overtime Rule

    DOL Issues Request for Information on Changes to Overtime Rule
    A few weeks ago, the Department of Labor filed a brief with the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals in which it backed away from the $913 per week salary level test set in the 2016 amendments to the FLSA overtime rules.  In that brief, the…
Rank this Week: 2409

Labor & Employment Law Blog

Labor & Employment Law Blog

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

http://www.laboremploymentlawblog.com/
  • Jul 31

    USCIS Issues New I-9 Form: Commentary and I-9 Checklist for Employer

    USCIS Issues New I-9 Form: Commentary and I-9 Checklist for Employer
    On July 17, 2017, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (“USCIS”) issued a revised Form I-9. The new form must be used by September 18, 2017. The revised form has only one substantive change. A new List C Document was added as…
  • Jul 28

    Now in Effect: California Employers Must Provide New Hires with Written Notice of Victim Right

    Now in Effect: California Employers Must Provide New Hires with Written Notice of Victim Right
    As reported in our new laws for 2017 post, employers must give written notice to new employees (and to current employees upon request) explaining the rights of victims of domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking. All California…
  • Jul 21

    California Supreme Court Reaffirms Broad Right to Discovery in PAGA Action

    California Supreme Court Reaffirms Broad Right to Discovery in PAGA Action
    The California Supreme Court issued its long awaited ruling in Williams v. Superior Court, in which it clarified the scope of discovery in actions brought under the Private Attorneys General Act of 2004, Labor Code § 2698 et seq., also…
Rank this Week: 4164

Goldbach Law Group Blog

Goldbach Law Group Blog

Covers bankruptcy and employment law.

http://www.goldbachlaw.com/blog/
  • Jul 30

    Equal Pay And Equal Rights For All

    Equal Pay And Equal Rights For All
    An equal right for all is always a hot button topic and Rizo v. Yovino is a very hot button case. Many small and large businesses have paid particular attention to this case as it directly relates to how they … Continue reading…
  • Jul 23

    Protecting College Savings in Bankruptcy

    Protecting College Savings in Bankruptcy
    College tuition is on the rise in almost every campus across the United States, which makes saving for college an essential part of rising kids today.  When exploring bankruptcy you may be wondering what will happen to your child’s…
  • Jun 17

    The Tipping Game in California

    The Tipping Game in California
    Minimum wage is fairly standard and the laws surrounding it are generally laid out and easy to follow.  It’s a whole new ballgame for employers when they have tipped workers to consider.  If you employ servers, bartenders,…
Rank this Week: 1405