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The PathLaw Blog

The PathLaw Blog

Covers North Carolina workers compensation and employment law. By Pattersn Harkavy LLP.

http://pathlaw.com
  • Jun 6

    Judge Hobgood issues written order declaring tenure repeal unconstitutional

    Judge Hobgood issues written order declaring tenure repeal unconstitutional
    Yesterday, Judge Hobgood issued an order putting into effect his prior ruling enjoining the repeal of teacher tenure in North Carolina.  The ruling rolls back the General Assembly’s attempt to retroactively eliminate public school…
  • May 21

    Patterson Harkavy supports fast food workers in national day of action

    Patterson Harkavy supports fast food workers in national day of action
    On Thursday, May 15, thousands of fast food workers across the globe went on strike for higher wages, better working conditions, and the right to form a union without fear of retaliation. They were joined by fast food workers in nearly a…
  • May 16

    Victory: Tenure repeal declared unconstitutional

    Victory: Tenure repeal declared unconstitutional
    At 11 am this morning, Superior Court Judge Robert Hobgood sided with Patterson Harkavy’s attorneys and ruled that legislation stripping teachers of their vested employment rights violated the North Carolina and the United States…
Rank this Week: 2293

Current Employment

Current Employment

Covers HR and labor law, employee benefits and employment policies.

http://currentemployment.net
  • Apr 14

    Employment Law Blog Carnival – Pick Your Holiday Edition

    Employment Law Blog Carnival – Pick Your Holiday Edition
    Hello, everybody!  It’s so great to be with you! I say that sincerely, because, you know, I had a near-death...
  • Apr 14

    Employment Law Blog Carnival – Pick Your Holiday Edition

    Employment Law Blog Carnival – Pick Your Holiday Edition
    Hello, everybody!  It’s so great to be with you! I say that sincerely, because, you know, I had a near-death experience this month. Or, rather, my blog did. See, I […]
  • Mar 24

    Hello world!

    Hello world!
    Welcome to WordPress. This is your first post. Edit or delete it, then start blogging!
Rank this Week: 1791

Workplace Discrimination Blog

Workplace Discrimination Blog

Covers legislation and case law pertaining to workplace discrimination and retaliation. By The Employment Law Group.

http://workplacediscriminationblog.com/cms/index.php
Rank this Week: 1887

The Proactive Employer

The Proactive Employer

Covers statistical analysis of disparate impact and disparate treatment, implications of recent court decisions for statistical analysis and evidence, and employment litigation risk assessment and risk management. By Stephanie R. Thomas.

http://blog.thomasecon.com/
  • Mar 25

    Launch of “Compensating Your Employees Fairly”

    Launch of “Compensating Your Employees Fairly”
    I’m excited to announce the launch of my latest book, Compensating Your Employees Fairly: A Guide to Internal Pay Equity, published by Apress. The book is a comprehensive handbook that provides all the information you need to…
  • Mar 20

    Employment Law Blog Carnival: The “Spring is in Bloom” Edition

    Employment Law Blog Carnival: The “Spring is in Bloom” Edition
    Today marks the first day of spring. Our green spaces will soon be buzzing with birds, bugs and blooms. We’ll see more sunshine and the days will get longer. Spring cleaning, planting, and yard work will soon be on our weekend agendas.…
  • Feb 4

    Top 10 Trends in Background Checks for 2013

    Top 10 Trends in Background Checks for 2013
    Employers have long recognized that conducting due diligence on new hires is a mission critical task. Firms cannot afford to be sidetracked by employee problems such as workplace violence, theft, false resumes, embezzlement, harassment or…
Rank this Week: 2209

California Employment Law Update

California Employment Law Update

By Kring & Chung LLP.

http://www.kcemploymentlawupdate.com/
  • Sep 27

    Governor Signs ADA Access Law Reform

    Governor Signs ADA Access Law Reform
    We are pleased to report that during the week of September 17, 2012, Governor Brown signed a bill reforming Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) access law. The measure, Senate Bill (SB) 1186, will curb lawsuit abuse regarding the ADA while…
  • Sep 14

    Distracted Driving

    Distracted Driving
    Distracted driving is a concern for employers whose workers spend time driving on the job, either in a personal vehicle or a company-provided vehicle. Employers can generally be held liable for an employee’s negligence while acting within…
  • Aug 30

    Can I Restrict My Employees From Working for My Competitor?

    Can I Restrict My Employees From Working for My Competitor?
    As an employment lawyer representing employers, this is one of the most frequently asked questions I get from my clients. The short and safe answer is, “No.” California has a strong public policy not to impede its residents’ ability to…
Rank this Week: 2106

Resources for Humans

Resources for Humans

Book reviews for HR and business professionals

http://blogs.hrhero.com/resources/
Rank this Week: 2170

Deal Law Wire

Deal Law Wire

Addresses private equity, foreign investment in Canada, antitrust/competition, cross-border transactions, litigation, taxation, employment and intellectual property issues that affect deal-making. By Norton Rose Fulbright.

http://www.deallawwire.com/
  • Dec 8

    2017 M&A outlook

    2017 M&A outlook
    As 2016 draws to a close, Ernst & Young has released its 15th edition of its Global Capital Confidence Barometer (the GCCB), which looks forward toward the trends and expectations in the M&A market for 2017. The GCCB is survey of more…
  • Dec 7

    Outlook on healthcare sector M&A: the next 12 month

    Outlook on healthcare sector M&A: the next 12 month
    Previously on this blog, we reported that M&A activity in the healthcare sector was expected to rise during 2016. According to a Market Spotlight released earlier this fall by Mergermarket in partnership with RR Donnelley, dealmakers and…
  • Dec 6

    Chinese outbound private equity on the rise

    Chinese outbound private equity on the rise
    Chinese buyout frenzy Outbound private equity investments from China into North America and Europe have been growing rapidly. According to the investment bank Houlihan Lokey, in H1 of 2012, the outbound Chinese private equity transaction…
Rank this Week: 2532

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/
  • Dec 8

    The Ins and Outs of Hearing Testimonie

    The Ins and Outs of Hearing Testimonie
    An applicant for disability benefits will need to participate in at least one appeal hearing if his or her initial application gets denied. Appealing a suspension or reduction of previously awarded disability benefits may also become…
  • Nov 26

    Can Someone Help Me Fill Out My Short-Term Disability Paperwork?

    Can Someone Help Me Fill Out My Short-Term Disability Paperwork?
    You absolutely can get help with filling out your application for short-term disability benefits. In fact, you almost definitely should seek assistance to ensure you cross all the T’s and dot all the I’s. Incomplete and incorrect…
  • Nov 24

    Will I Lose My Ohio Workers’ Compensation if I Move to Another State?

    Will I Lose My Ohio Workers’ Compensation if I Move to Another State?
    The question of whether moving out of Ohio will cost you your workers’ comp benefits has a short, undoubtedly welcome, answer of “no.” The reality is far more complicated, however. The Columbus workers’ compensation…
Rank this Week: 3300

California Employment Law

California Employment Law

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

http://californiaemploymentlaw.foxrothschild.com
  • Dec 7

    ADA/FEHA Interactive Process Issues – 100% Healed Policies are 100% Illegal

    ADA/FEHA Interactive Process Issues – 100% Healed Policies are 100% Illegal
    The year end is a time for reflection, and one theme in my practice this year has been the failure of managers (and some HR professionals) to fully understand the interactive process, and to inadvertently cause liability by imposing a 100%…
  • Nov 30

    CA State Minimum Wage Increases on January 1, 2017

    CA State Minimum Wage Increases on January 1, 2017
    On January 1, 2017, the California minimum wage will increase for businesses with more than 25 employees from $10 per hour to $10.50 per hour. This is another step toward a $15 per hour minimum wage on January 1, 2022. You can see a…
  • Nov 23

    Federal Judge Blocks Overtime Rules Set to Take Effect December 1, 2016

    Federal Judge Blocks Overtime Rules Set to Take Effect December 1, 2016
    Many employers have taken steps to comply with the US Department of Labor’s Final Overtime Rule that was set to take effect on December 1st. But yesterday, a District Court judge in Texas issued a temporary injunction barring the rules…
Rank this Week: 3295

James M. Hoffmann Blog

James M. Hoffmann Blog

Covers Missouri workers' compensation and personal injury.

http://www.hoffmannworkcomp.com/category/blog/
  • Dec 7

    Do Women Receive Less Workers’ Compensation Benefits in St. Louis?

    Do Women Receive Less Workers’ Compensation Benefits in St. Louis?
    When women get injured at the workplace, they may not be getting the work comp benefits they deserve. A worker who gets injured at work may be entitled to workers’ compensation benefits. An injured worker generally…
  • Dec 2

    Diagnosed with Mesothelioma? Here Are 5 Things You Can Do Now

    Diagnosed with Mesothelioma? Here Are 5 Things You Can Do Now
    Mesothelioma is a rare form of cancer that affects 2,000 to 3,000 people each year. A Mesothelioma diagnosis can be life changing. It is a rare form of cancer that affects 2,000 to 3,000 people each year, and it is deadly. However, there are…
  • Dec 1

    Prevent Shift Work Disorder – St. Louis Worker Compensation Attorney

    Prevent Shift Work Disorder – St. Louis Worker Compensation Attorney
    Shift workers do some of the most important jobs; however, the irregular working hours can be damaging to their health. The adverse health risks associated with shift work are well known. Everyone who works outside the traditional 9-5…
Rank this Week: 2871

Classified: The Class Action Blog

Classified: The Class Action Blog

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

http://classifiedclassaction.com/
  • Dec 7

    California Court Rejects Attempt to Overturn Judgement Based on Spokeo

    California Court Rejects Attempt to Overturn Judgement Based on Spokeo
    A defendant who lost a bench trial in a certified class case alleging that it violated the Electronic Funds Transfer Act by forcing the plaintiff and class to use electronic funds transfer services to obtain loans sought to upend the verdict…
  • Dec 7

    Divergent Views on Class Discovery

    Divergent Views on Class Discovery
    In two recent cases, California and Florida district courts reached divergent views on whether to permit wide-ranging class discovery prior to a certification decision. Interestingly, both decisions involved Ocwen companies. In Weiner, a RICO…
  • Dec 7

    Eleventh Circuit Clarifies CAFA Jurisdiction Continues After Dismissal of Class Claim

    Eleventh Circuit Clarifies CAFA Jurisdiction Continues After Dismissal of Class Claim
    On November 22, the Eleventh Circuit clarified that Class Action Fairness Act (CAFA) jurisdiction is not eliminated when the class claims are dismissed before the class is certified. The plaintiff, an Alabama trucking company that had a…
Rank this Week: 2667

Canada Employment & Labour Law…

Canada Employment & Labour Law Blog

Covers Canadian employment law issues. By Minken Employment Lawyers.

http://www.minkenemploymentlawyers.com/category/blog/
Rank this Week: 2993

California Peculiarities…

California Peculiarities Employment Law Blog

Covers California employment law. By Seyfarth Shaw.

http://www.calpeculiarities.com/
  • Dec 6

    The Peculiar “Personnel-ity” of California Personnel File Inspection Law

    The Peculiar “Personnel-ity” of California Personnel File Inspection Law
    Seyfarth Synopsis: Within the last few years, the California Legislature has amended laws related to an employee’s right to inspect personnel records, intending to ensure employees have access to those records. Since then, employers…
  • Nov 30

    Friend (or Foe) Requests: Using Social Media In Employment Litigation

    Friend (or Foe) Requests: Using Social Media In Employment Litigation
    Seyfarth Synopsis: Social media is a potential goldmine of information when it comes to defending against employment lawsuits—pictures, status updates, location markers, “likes,” groups, and associated friends, all from the…
  • Nov 23

    Counting Our Many Blessings—Thanks To You!

    Counting Our Many Blessings—Thanks To You!
    A thankful heart is not only the greatest virtue, but the parent of all the other virtues. ~Cicero Dearest Reader, We have much to be grateful for this year: Generous, smart colleagues who contribute regularly to our blog—more than 50…
Rank this Week: 2906

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/
  • Dec 6

    IP Law Basics Part 4 – Copyright

    IP Law Basics Part 4 – Copyright
    This is the final installment of a four-part series on the basics of intellectual property law. The goal of this series is to provide individuals and business owners with a primer on the different types of intellectual property in the United…
  • Dec 2

    IP Law Basics Part 3 – Trademark

    IP Law Basics Part 3 – Trademark
    This is part three of a four-part series on the basics of intellectual property law. The goal of this series is to provide individuals and business owners with a primer on the different types of intellectual property in the United States,…
  • Nov 30

    IP Law Basics Part 2 – Patents and Trade Secret

    IP Law Basics Part 2 – Patents and Trade Secret
    This is part two of a four-part series on the basics of intellectual property law. The goal of this series is to provide individuals and business owners with a primer on the different types of intellectual property in the United States,…
Rank this Week: 4934

Workplace Safety Report

Workplace Safety Report

Keeps employers informed on Workplace Safety and Health news and emergency response practices, with updates from OSHA, MSHA and other sources. By Holland & Hart.

http://workplacesafetyreport.com/
  • Dec 6

    Today is National Miners Day

    Today is National Miners Day
    December 6 is National Miners Day, a day designated by Congress to honor the contributions and sacrifices of miners both past and present. As stated by MSHA chief Joe Main: The next time you flip on a light switch, squeeze the toothpaste…
  • Nov 29

    Federal Judge: OSHA may proceed with new safety incentive and drug testing enforcement

    Federal Judge: OSHA may proceed with new safety incentive and drug testing enforcement
    Bloomberg BNA reports that OSHA can begin enforcing, as of December 1, 2016, its rule restricting safety incentives and drug testing programs.  A federal judge decided yesterday in TEXO ABC/AGC v. Perez , N.D. Tex., No.…
  • Oct 14

    OSHA issues final rule establishing procedures for handling retaliation complaints under the Affordable Care Act

    OSHA issues final rule establishing procedures for handling retaliation complaints under the Affordable Care Act
    The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has published a final rule that establishes procedures and time frames for handling whistleblower complaints under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The ACA protects employees from…
Rank this Week: 2702

California Public Agency Labor and…

California Public Agency Labor and Employment Blog

By Liebert Cassidy Whitmore.

http://www.calpublicagencylaboremploymentblog.com
  • Dec 6

    Holidays and the Workplace: Be Merry or Bah Humbug

    Holidays and the Workplace: Be Merry or Bah Humbug
    Ready or not, the holidays are here.  Not only are the holidays a time to reflect on the passing year, but also a time full of fun, festive celebrations.  As you get ready for this season’s festivities at work, make …
  • Nov 23

    Texas Judge Orders Nationwide Halt of the DOL’s New Overtime Rule

    Texas Judge Orders Nationwide Halt of the DOL’s New Overtime Rule
    On Tuesday, November 22, 2016, Judge Amos Mazzant of the U.S. District Court in the Eastern District of Texas (a 2014 Obama-appointee) issued a preliminary injunction barring implementation of the U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL) new…
  • Nov 22

    Third Annual Review of Unbelievable Employment Case

    Third Annual Review of Unbelievable Employment Case
    Yes, these are real cases involving real people. Everyone in Southern California Would Need to be Accommodated If This Were a Disability A former employee in New Jersey sued her employer for wrongful termination after she requested an…
Rank this Week: 4156

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/
  • Dec 6

    Legislators Work to Revive Noncompetition Law

    Legislators Work to Revive Noncompetition Law
    Recent reports suggest that Massachusetts legislators are continuing to work on a compromise noncompetition law that will garner enough support to become law. Earlier this year, both the House and Senate passed versions of a proposed statute…
  • Nov 23

    New Overtime Rule Blocked by Federal Judge

    New Overtime Rule Blocked by Federal Judge
    In a surprising decision, a judge in the U.S. District Court for Texas not only granted an injunction to 21 plaintiff states that sued to block the U.S. Department of Labor’s overtime updates set to take effect December 1, 2016, he…
  • Nov 3

    Aggressive Noncompetition Suit in Massachusett

    Aggressive Noncompetition Suit in Massachusett
    Our client was a salesperson who was forced to defend herself against an aggressive noncompetition suit brought by her former employer, from which she resigned after many years due to work rule changes that made it impossible for her to…
Rank this Week: 4902

North Texas Legal News

North Texas Legal News

Covers Texas business law. By Leiza Dolghih.

http://northtexaslegalnews.com/
  • Dec 6

    Five Non-Compete Agreements Myths in Texas for Employee

    Five Non-Compete Agreements Myths in Texas for Employee
    The old saying “ignorance is bliss” may be true in many situations, but not when it comes to non-compete agreements in Texas.  Over the years, I have identified five most common misconceptions about such agreements from my…
  • Dec 1

    A Texas Case Demonstrates Why Using Stock Non-Compete Agreements May Backfire

    A Texas Case Demonstrates Why Using Stock Non-Compete Agreements May Backfire
    Last month, a Texas Court of Appeals denied an insurance agency’s application for a temporary injunction against its former President because it held that the non-compete agreement, as written, did not restrict the President from…
  • Nov 28

    DOL Overtime Rules Blocked Nationwide by a Federal Court in Texa

    DOL Overtime Rules Blocked Nationwide by a Federal Court in Texa
    Last week, the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas issued a decision enjoining the Department of Labor (DOL) from enforcing its new overtime rules. State of Nevada et al. v. U.S. Department of Labor et…
Rank this Week: 3209

Lisa Law View

Lisa Law View

Covers labor and employment law issues.

http://lisahome.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 5

    Minimum Wage Posting Updates in 2016

    Minimum Wage Posting Updates in 2016
    In the US, the minimum wage is set by federal, state, and local laws. Employers generally must pay workers the highest minimum wage prescribed by federal, state, or local law. In July 2016, the federal…
  • Dec 2

    Federal and State Labor Law Posting Updates in 2016

    Federal and State Labor Law Posting Updates in 2016
    Labor Law poster helps your business stay compliant with the posting regulations required by the U.S. Department of Labor. Keeping updated with the latest labor law postings will protect your employees’ rights, which is important in the…
  • Nov 25

    U.S. Labor Board may issue complaint against Wal-Mart on strike

    U.S. Labor Board may issue complaint against Wal-Mart on strike
    (Reuters) - The U.S. National Labor Relations Board on Monday said it has authorized legal action against Wal-Mart Stores Inc for allegedly retaliating against workers who participated in strikes against the company over low pay.Groups of…
Rank this Week: 4574

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/
  • Dec 5

    Are You An Intern Or An Employee Under California Law?

    Are You An Intern Or An Employee Under California Law?
    The distinction between an internship and employee / employer relationship has been subject to much debate and litigation all over the country during the past few years. However, in California the existing law states that a worker can be…
  • Nov 20

    California And San Francisco Sick Leave Law – The Basic

    California And San Francisco Sick Leave Law – The Basic
    In addition to California law, San Francisco sick leave law applies to all employees who are employed within the geographic boundaries of the City and County of San Francisco by an employer. Every employee, whether exempt or non-exempt, full…
  • Nov 20

    San Francisco Sick Leave Laws for Employees – The Basic

    San Francisco Sick Leave Laws for Employees – The Basic
    In addition to California law, San Francisco sick leave law applies to all employees who are employed within the geographic boundaries of the City and County of San Francisco by an employer. Every employee, whether exempt or non-exempt, full…
Rank this Week: 4547

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/
  • Dec 5

    Going All the Way: SDNY Jury Awards $14.5 Million in Trade Secrets Lawsuit

    Going All the Way: SDNY Jury Awards $14.5 Million in Trade Secrets Lawsuit
    It is rare that a trade secret / restrictive covenant lawsuit makes it all the way to trial, much less a jury verdict. The passage of time, accumulating legal expenses, bad facts, and/or the risk of losing at trial all can conspire to sap…
  • Nov 7

    White House Issues Call to Action on Non-Competes – Employment Law This Week

    White House Issues Call to Action on Non-Competes – Employment Law This Week
    The top story on Employment Law This Week:  The White House is calling on states to combat what it describes as the “gross overuse of non-compete clauses today.” The call to action recommends legislation banning non-competes…
  • Nov 3

    Webinar, Nov. 30: Year in Review – Trade Secrets and Non-Compete Development

    Webinar, Nov. 30: Year in Review – Trade Secrets and Non-Compete Development
    Many businesses progressively fear that their trade secrets and valued business relationships are at risk of attack by competitors – and even by their own employees. Do you know what it takes to protect those critical assets in the…
Rank this Week: 3372

Labor Relations Update

Labor Relations Update

By Proskauer Rose LLP.

http://www.laborrelationsupdate.com
Rank this Week: 4171

New York Employment Attorney Blog

New York Employment Attorney Blog

Covers employment agreements, employment discrimination and compensation issues. By Salvatore Gangemi of Salon Marrow.

http://www.newyorkemploymentattorneyblog.com/
Rank this Week: 4524

Minnesota Labor & Employment Law…

Minnesota Labor & Employment Law Blog

Provides legal news for Minnesota employers. By Abrams & Schmidt.

http://www.minnesotalaboremploymentlawblog.com/
  • Nov 30

    Creative New Job Perk

    Creative New Job Perk
    Earlier this year, I wrote a blog about a new workplace benefit – student loan debt relief.  Now, it seems employers are again thinking outside the box with respect to employee benefits.  The latest workplace benefits…
  • Oct 13

    Deputy Loses Job Over Gunplay

    Deputy Loses Job Over Gunplay
    Last month, Arbitrator Stephen Befort denied the grievance of a Faribault County deputy who claimed the County did not have just cause to terminate his employment.  Deputy Dulac was terminated by the Faribault County Sheriff’s…
  • Sep 9

    Having Clear Consistent Policies Is Important

    Having Clear Consistent Policies Is Important
      The Minnesota Court of Appeals has affirmed two unemployment law judges’ decisions to deny unemployment compensation to individuals terminated for clear policy violations. In Nolan v. Great River Federal Credit Union, Ms. Nolan…
Rank this Week: 4006

California Partner Departure Law

California Partner Departure Law

Covers employment litigation and dispute resolution. By O\'Rielly & Roche LLP.

http://www.partnerdeparturelaw.com/
Rank this Week: 2675

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: 3556

Boletin Laboral

Boletin Laboral

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

http://www.abogadoslaborales.com
  • Nov 30

    Discriminacion: Origen Nacional

    Discriminacion: Origen Nacional
    El 21 de noviembre la Comisión para la Igualdad de Oportunidades en el Empleo (EEOC por sus siglas en Ingles) publicó una nueva guía para aplicación de la ley que prohíbe la discriminación…
  • Nov 27

    Paralizado en EE. UU. el aumento al empleado exento

    Paralizado en EE. UU. el aumento al empleado exento
    Un tribunal de distrito Federal en Texas ha impedido que se ponga en vigor la reglamentación que el 1 de diciembre abría de aumentar el salario mínimo federal de los empleados exentos. Ya esto fue suspendido en Puerto…
  • Oct 16

    Demandante deberá pagar 50 mil a patrono que demandó

    Demandante deberá pagar 50 mil a patrono que demandó
    El Tribunal Federal de Distrito de Puerto Rico le ordenó a la demandante pagarle a su antiguo patrono más de $50,000 para recuperar parte de los gastos de defenderse;  esto luego que su caso de discrimen por razón de…
Rank this Week: 2505

Boletin Laboral

Boletin Laboral

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

http://www.abogadoslaborales.com
  • Nov 30

    Discriminacion: Origen Nacional

    Discriminacion: Origen Nacional
    El 21 de noviembre la Comisión para la Igualdad de Oportunidades en el Empleo (EEOC por sus siglas en Ingles) publicó una nueva guía para aplicación de la ley que prohíbe la discriminación…
  • Nov 27

    Paralizado en EE. UU. el aumento al empleado exento

    Paralizado en EE. UU. el aumento al empleado exento
    Un tribunal de distrito Federal en Texas ha impedido que se ponga en vigor la reglamentación que el 1 de diciembre abría de aumentar el salario mínimo federal de los empleados exentos. Ya esto fue suspendido en Puerto…
  • Oct 16

    Demandante deberá pagar 50 mil a patrono que demandó

    Demandante deberá pagar 50 mil a patrono que demandó
    El Tribunal Federal de Distrito de Puerto Rico le ordenó a la demandante pagarle a su antiguo patrono más de $50,000 para recuperar parte de los gastos de defenderse;  esto luego que su caso de discrimen por razón de…
Rank this Week: 2492

FMLA Insights

FMLA Insights

Covers the Family Medical Leave Act. By Franczek Radelet.

http://www.fmlainsights.com
Rank this Week: 4087

Abuser Goes to Work

Abuser Goes to Work

Employment law blog about workplace abuse, bullying and discrimination. By Patricia Barnes.

http://abusergoestowork.com
  • Nov 29

    Bloomberg Articles on Age Discrimination in Employment

    Bloomberg Articles on Age Discrimination in Employment
    I am excited to be quoted in a series of excellent articles addressing the problem of age discrimination in employment published today by Bloomberg’s Daily Labor Report. The main article, by Patrick Dorrian, J.D.,…
  • Oct 10

    Appeals Court Rules Job Applicants Can’t Sue for Age Discrimination

    Appeals Court Rules Job Applicants Can’t Sue for Age Discrimination
    A federal appeals court has ruled that job applicants cannot sue an employer for promulgating policies and practices that discriminate in hiring on the basis of age. The ruling is a major setback for victims of age discrimination in hiring,…
  • Oct 3

    Federal Courts Protect Big Law Firms From Competition

    Federal Courts Protect Big Law Firms From Competition
    The sad reality is that most victims of illegal employment discrimination have no realistic means of redress. This is because our court system is absurdly antiquated and has not changed appreciably since it declared itself the place…
Rank this Week: 2930

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
  • Nov 28

    Federal Court Preliminarily Enjoins DOL From Enforcing Overtime Exemption Rule

    Federal Court Preliminarily Enjoins DOL From Enforcing Overtime Exemption Rule
    On November 22, 2016, in Nevada v. United States Department of Labor, et al., a judge in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas issued a nationwide preliminary injunction enjoining the United States Department of…
  • Nov 23

    USDOL New Persuader Rule Permanently Enjoined

    USDOL New Persuader Rule Permanently Enjoined
    We are pleased to report that a federal court in Nat’l Fed’n of Indep. Bus. v. Perez issued a nationwide injunction permanently enjoining the United States Department of Labor’s new persuader rule last week. The decision is…
  • Nov 14

    NYC Council Passes “Freelance Isn’t Free” Act

    NYC Council Passes “Freelance Isn’t Free” Act
    On October 27, 2016, The New York City Council unanimously passed a local law, the Freelance Isn’t Free Act, aimed to enhance protections for freelancers and purportedly to prevent wage theft. Under the law, freelancers include…
Rank this Week: 4095

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/
  • Nov 28

    New Form I-9

    New Form I-9
    The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) published a revised version of Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification.  This new form (dated 11/14/2016) must be used by employers as of January 22, 2017.  The form can be…
  • Nov 10

    Arizona’s Proposition 206 Addressing Paid Sick Leave Was Approved by Voter

    Arizona’s Proposition 206 Addressing Paid Sick Leave Was Approved by Voter
    Tuesday evening, Arizona voters approved Proposition 206 by a wide margin.  My colleague, John Lomax, has provided a helpful summary of the new law affecting paid sick leave. The proposition will raise the minimum wage to $10.00 per…
  • Nov 7

    The Election Day Edition – An Overview of the Candidates’ Views of Workplace Law

    The Election Day Edition – An Overview of the Candidates’ Views of Workplace Law
    Only one day away from an election that, at best, can be described as a rollercoaster. The Arizona readers of the blog have undoubtedly observed that activity is at a high in this state since–for the first time in many … Continue…
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Managing OSHA

Managing OSHA

Provides employers in the chemical, refining, manufacturing, and food industries with advice and practical tips for navigating through and complying with federal and state occupational safety and health regulations. By Arent Fox.

http://www.managing-osha.com/
Rank this Week: 3339

Employment and Labour Law

Employment and Labour Law

Covers employment law in Canada. BY FMC Law.

http://www.employmentandlabour.com
Rank this Week: 3813

Maine Employment Lawyer Blog

Maine Employment Lawyer Blog

Covers employment discrimination, whistleblower protection, and wage and hour laws. By Maine Employee Rights Group.

http://www.maineemploymentlawyerblog.com/
  • Nov 24

    CT federal court: jury could reasonably find that school district discriminated against teacher because of her sexual orientation

    CT federal court: jury could reasonably find that school district discriminated against teacher because of her sexual orientation
    Earlier this month a federal court in Connecticut determined that a jury could reasonably find that the Hartford School District unlawfully discriminated against a teacher because of her sexual orientation. The teacher (who is the plaintiff…
  • Nov 18

    New study reveals bisexual wage gap

    New study reveals bisexual wage gap
    Many studies have documented wage gaps between men and women as well as between white people and minorities. A new study shows a similar wage gap between bisexual and heterosexual workers. The study found that bisexual men earn 11% to 19%…
  • Nov 10

    FMLA lawsuits on the rise while employers crackdown on “FMLA abuse”

    FMLA lawsuits on the rise while employers crackdown on “FMLA abuse”
    A new study from Bloomberg shows that workers filed more lawsuits under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) in 2015 than in previous years. At the same time, employers continue to try to detect “FMLA abuse,” which occurs when…
Rank this Week: 4968

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: 3373

Retail Labor and Employment Law

Retail Labor and Employment Law

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

http://www.retaillaborandemploymentlaw.com/
  • Nov 23

    Texas Federal Court Enjoins New FLSA Overtime Rules: Employer Impact

    Texas Federal Court Enjoins New FLSA Overtime Rules: Employer Impact
    Our colleague Michael S. Kun, national Chairperson of the Wage and Hour practice group at Epstein Becker Green, has a post on the Wage & Hour Defense Blog that will be of interest to many of our readers in the retail industry:…
  • Nov 23

    Proposed Increases Under New York State’s Overtime Laws: Not Blocked by Federal Overtime Rule Change Injunction

    Proposed Increases Under New York State’s Overtime Laws: Not Blocked by Federal Overtime Rule Change Injunction
    Our colleague Jeffrey H. Ruzal, Senior Counsel at Epstein Becker Green, has a post on the Wage & Hour Defense Blog that will be of interest to many of our readers in the retail industry: “Decision Enjoining Federal Overtime…
  • Oct 10

    You Snooze, You Don’t Necessarily Lose

    You Snooze, You Don’t Necessarily Lose
    Do retail employers really need to tolerate employees who sleep on the job??  The plaintiff in Beaton v. Metropolitan Transportation Authority New York City Transit, (S.D.N.Y. June 15, 2016), was an overnight Station Agent at a New York…
Rank this Week: 3374

Health Employment And Labor

Health Employment And Labor

Covers labor and employment law for the healthcare industry. By Epstein Becker & Green, P.C.

http://www.healthemploymentandlabor.com/
Rank this Week: 4101

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
  • Nov 23

    UPDATE: DOL Final Overtime Rule Postponed

    UPDATE: DOL Final Overtime Rule Postponed
    On November 22, 2016, US District Court Judge Mazzant of the Eastern District of Texas issued a preliminary injunction, temporarily barring the new Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) Final Overtime Rule from going into effect. The Rule,…
  • Aug 11

    New Minimum Wage Poster Issued by Department of Labor

    New Minimum Wage Poster Issued by Department of Labor
    Businesses take note, the United States Department of Labor has revised its Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”) Minimum Wage Poster. It’s time to take down your old poster and put up the new one in its place. A link to the new…
  • May 18

    FEDERAL OVERTIME LAWS BROADENED, BENEFITING MILLIONS OF WORKERS

    FEDERAL OVERTIME LAWS BROADENED, BENEFITING MILLIONS OF WORKERS
    In an effort to boost stagnant wages and honor his promise to ensure a fair wage for all, on May 18th, 2016 the Obama administration, through the U.S. Department of Labor, announced an updated overtime rule that more than doubles the overtime…
Rank this Week: 4782

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/
Rank this Week: 3412

Michigan Employment Law Advisor

Michigan Employment Law Advisor

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

http://www.michiganemploymentlawadvisor.com
  • Nov 22

    Overtime Rules Halted Before December 1 Deadline

    Overtime Rules Halted Before December 1 Deadline
    A Texas federal judge has stopped the U.S. Department of Labor’s new overtime rules from taking effect as scheduled for December 1, 2016. Significantly, the court issued a nationwide injunction. The decision to enjoin the…
  • Nov 2

    Pitfalls in Contracting with Employee Staffing Companie

    Pitfalls in Contracting with Employee Staffing Companie
    Business owners are increasingly considering the use of outside vendors to meet workforce needs. This is especially true for temporary employees or flexible staffing solutions. But companies must carefully review any contractual terms apply…
  • Oct 28

    Labor Department Seeks Information From Employers and Employees About FMLA

    Labor Department Seeks Information From Employers and Employees About FMLA
    On October 28, 2016, the Department of Labor (DOL) gave notice that it is seeking comments from employers and employees about the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA). The notice is available here Federal Register. The comments will be used to…
Rank this Week: 3998

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Covers the intersection of employment law and emerging technology. By Steven Sheinberg.

http://www.workplacetechlaw.com
  • Nov 21

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  • Nov 20

    Don’t Ignore Payroll Pro

    Don’t Ignore Payroll Pro
    The payroll office – which combines the most sensitive employee information and the ability to cause money transfers – is where the “rubber hits the road” for both cyber security and its close cousin, privacy. …
  • Oct 23

    Privacy + Security Forum

    Privacy + Security Forum
    I am pleased to be speaking at the Privacy + Security Forum this week.  The agenda is packed with great topics — and it is clear that the employment relationship will be discussed throughout.  At the same time, only two…
Rank this Week: 2701

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/
Rank this Week: 3680

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/
  • Nov 17

    Future Status of Discriminatory Benefits for HCIs…Still Waiting…

    Future Status of Discriminatory Benefits for HCIs…Still Waiting…
    As we discussed in our last post, the election is officially behind us and now we begin to look to the future.  Unfortunately, we are back in the position of having more questions than answers.  Over the last couple of months we…
  • Nov 15

    ACA Repeal Reality Check

    ACA Repeal Reality Check
    We didn’t take ten weeks off because there was nothing to talk about.  Rather, we concluded around Labor Day that anything useful to be said about ACA compliance, pre-election, would be interpreted as political advocacy, so we…
  • Aug 26

    Draft IRS Publication 5164 (Early Look) for Processing Year 2017

    Draft IRS Publication 5164 (Early Look) for Processing Year 2017
    If your EIN will have 250 or more full-time employees in 2016 (counting each person who was full-time in any month) you’ll need next year to file your 2016 ACA Information Returns – Forms 1094-B and 1095-B or Forms 1094-C and…
Rank this Week: 3115

Fashion Counsel with Anthony V.…

Fashion Counsel with Anthony V. Lupo

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

http://www.fashioncounsel.com/
  • Nov 17

    Weeding Through California's Prop 64: Employer Takeaway

    Weeding Through California's Prop 64: Employer Takeaway
    On Nov. 8, 2016, California voters passed Proposition 64, the Control, Regulate and Tax Adult Use of Marijuana Act. The initiative legalizes recreational marijuana for individuals over the age of 21. It allows adults to possess, carry, share,…
  • Nov 10

    What the 2016 Election Means for Your Industry

    What the 2016 Election Means for Your Industry
    The election of Donald Trump to be the 45th President and the retention of majorities in the House and Senate by the Republican Party were a surprise to most, but in the tradition of our country, the days after are a time for organizing to do…
  • Nov 9

    California Paystubs Don’t Have to Include Vacation or PTO Values – But Beware

    California Paystubs Don’t Have to Include Vacation or PTO Values – But Beware
    The California Court of Appeal has held that employers’ itemized wage payment statements do not have to include the monetary value of an employee’s accrued vacation or paid time off (PTO). The decision in Soto v. Motel 6…
Rank this Week: 3353