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Rock the Boat

Rock the Boat

Musings about the law, especially recent decisions, proposed legislation, employment law, and legal angles on feminism and animal rights. By Piper Hoffman.

http://piperhoffman.com
  • Sep 15

    Visit Choosing Childfree, My New Blog!

    Visit Choosing Childfree, My New Blog!
    Choosing Childfree is my new blog about the decision whether to have kids. People who have chosen either way and those trying to make up their minds are all welcome. Please stop by! Tweet This Post
  • Aug 21

    Non-Human Animals Can Act Ethically: A Response to Richard Polt

    Non-Human Animals Can Act Ethically: A Response to Richard Polt
    Proving that humans are somehow “better” than non-human animals is a priority for some, including philosophy professor Richard Polt.
  • Aug 7

    What Doesn’t Separate Us From Animals 6

    What Doesn’t Separate Us From Animals 6
    Pigeons are watching you, and they don’t forget a face. A new study shows that pigeons can distinguish between familiar and unfamiliar human faces, according
Rank this Week: 2017

NLRB Law Memo

NLRB Law Memo

Covers National Labor Relations Board decision. By Ross Runkel.

http://www.lawmemo.com/nlrb/memo/
  • Aug 11

    Test Aug 11

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  • Nov 24

    NLRB Law Memo 01/06/2012

    NLRB Law Memo 01/06/2012
  • Feb 14

    NLRB Law Memo 02/14/2012

    NLRB Law Memo 02/14/2012
    NLRB - Staff summarized 3 decisions. Human Services Projects, Inc. d/b/a Teen Triumph (32-CA-25262; 358 NLRB No. 2) Stockton, CA, February 6, 2012.
Rank this Week: 1678

Civil Justice Law Blog

Civil Justice Law Blog

Provides news and commentary daily on the civil justice system in the U.S., focusing mainly on mass torts, employment discrimination, and injury law. By Morelli Ratner PC.

http://www.morellilaw.com/our-blog
  • Jul 26

    Morelli Alters Ratner Pro Bono Work Helps Client Obtain Life-Saving Drug

    Morelli Alters Ratner Pro Bono Work Helps Client Obtain Life-Saving Drug
    Kevin Dwyer, 40, lives with cystic fibrosis (CF), a fatal disease that slowly destroys lung function for which there has historically been no effective treatment.A life-saving drug, Kalydeco, was recently approved for the treatment of CF in…
  • May 21

    Toxic Mold Litigation in New York

    Toxic Mold Litigation in New York
                     Toxic mold is a serious threat to home and building occupants.  As the science behind toxic mold exposure and injuries has become more advanced, New York Courts have taken…
  • Jan 25

    Lawsuit Filed Against Mustapha Ouanes and Saudi Prince Adbulaziz Bin Fahd for Rape and Assault

    Lawsuit Filed Against Mustapha Ouanes and Saudi Prince Adbulaziz Bin Fahd for Rape and Assault
    Morelli Alters Ratner today filed a lawsuit against HRH PRINCE ABDULAZIZ BIN FAHD ALSAUD, SAUDI OGER LTD (d/b/a HARARI INTERESTS, and MUSTAPHA OUANES for the assault and rape of plaintiff Jane Doe.read more
Rank this Week: 2218

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: 2284

Overtime Advisor

Overtime Advisor

Covers violations of overtime and other federal and state wage and hour laws. By Greenwald Doherty.

http://www.overtimeadvisor.com/
  • Mar 22

    The Dangers of Using Two Different Time Clock

    The Dangers of Using Two Different Time Clock
    It seems it would be a no-brainer.  You have one employee who works two different shifts, or even two completely different jobs.  You set the employee up on two different time clocks so you can track the time the employee spends in…
  • Mar 7

    The Attack of the Unpaid Intern

    The Attack of the Unpaid Intern
    We’ve warned before about the potential issues raised when you utilize unpaid interns.  Employers used to be able to take a level of comfort from internships run through educational institutes but, no more. The Charlie Rose…
  • Feb 19

    Under New York Law, Are You Required to Pay Your Employees for Their Breaks or Not?

    Under New York Law, Are You Required to Pay Your Employees for Their Breaks or Not?
    As noted in our recent blog, Under Federal Law, Are You Required to Pay Your Employees for Their Breaks or Not?, various states and localities may have their own break laws and regulations that could apply to your business.  Those…
Rank this Week: 1732

AALRR Labor & Employment Law Blog

AALRR Labor & Employment Law Blog

Focused on California labor and employment law from an employer perspective. By Atkinson, Andelson, Loya, Ruud & Romo.

http://aalrremploymentlawblog.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 17

    AALRR Employment Law Blog Moves to New Site!

    AALRR Employment Law Blog Moves to New Site!
    Due largely to your support, we have out grown our current blog site and have created a new blog in connection with the release of our new firm website – www.aalrr.com. It is new, but the same great information is still available.
  • Oct 16

    NLRB Issues Series of Decisions Affecting Workplace Policie

    NLRB Issues Series of Decisions Affecting Workplace Policie
    By Ronald W. Novotny and Jonathan JudgeIn the past several months, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has issued a series of decisions that could affect everyday policies that union and non-union employers maintain in the workplace. …
  • Sep 24

    AALRR Attorneys Obtain Unanimous Defense Verdict On Claims Of Age Discrimination and Retaliation

    AALRR Attorneys Obtain Unanimous Defense Verdict On Claims Of Age Discrimination and Retaliation
    On August 31, 2012, AALRRattorneys Irma Rodriguez Moisa and Sharon J. Ormond obtained a unanimous jury defense verdict in favor of The Regents of the University of California after a 14-day jury trial.  The Plaintiff, James Friedman, was…
Rank this Week: 2359

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/
Rank this Week: 2151

Orange County Employment Lawyers…

Orange County Employment Lawyers Blog

Covers employment law. By Nassiri Law.

http://www.orangecountyemploymentlawyersblog.com/
  • Apr 29

    Workplace Sexual Harassment Awareness Higher Than Ever

    Workplace Sexual Harassment Awareness Higher Than Ever
    When Title VII passed in 1964, it banned gender discrimination at work. However, it wasn’t until 1975 that activists at Cornell University coined the phrase, “sexual harassment.” And still, it wasn’t until around the…
  • Apr 26

    Farmers Fear Immigration Raids Also

    Farmers Fear Immigration Raids Also
    Since President Donald Trump has assumed office, he has followed through on his controversial plan to deport as many undocumented immigrants from the country as possible.  While he stressed that it would only be criminals who would be…
  • Apr 22

    New Report Discusses Hotel Worker Exploitation

    New Report Discusses Hotel Worker Exploitation
    Whenever we go on a vacation and stay in a hotel, one of the benefits is that we don’t have to do any housekeeping while we are away.  You can leave your room a mess and come back that evening, and everything will be neat and…
Rank this Week: 2914

Swinging for the Fences - Royal…

Swinging for the Fences - Royal Sports Group

Baseball player rights, benefits and more.

http://royalsportsgroup.info/
  • Apr 28

    Starting Over is a Serious Matter

    Starting Over is a Serious Matter
    1 min readStarting over is serious.  Whether your new opportunity is due to performance, progression, age, injury or necessity, the proof of your success needs to show. […] The post Starting Over is a Serious Matter appeared first…
  • Apr 25

    Baseball, Dirt Bikes and the Substantial Risk Clause

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

    Confused by Your In-Season Supplemental Allowances?

    Confused by Your In-Season Supplemental Allowances?
    1 min readSupplemental allowances for Players can become confusing if this is your first season.   Most Players have no idea how this benefit gets calculated or where it […] The post Confused by Your In-Season…
Rank this Week: 2678

Puerto Rico Workplace Law

Puerto Rico Workplace Law

Blog dedicated to workplace law and labor issues. By Robert A. Fleming.

http://english.fleminglex.com/category/puerto-rico-workplace-blog/
  • Apr 28

    Airport not liable for escalator accident

    Airport not liable for escalator accident
    On June 22, 2013, Plaintiff  approached an escalator and noticed another female  in front of her.  As Plaintiff moved from the escalator base onto the first step of the moving conveyor, the female ahead fell backwards…
  • Mar 14

    Puerto Rico Equal Pay Act 16-2017

    Puerto Rico Equal Pay Act 16-2017
    On March 8, 2017, the Puerto Rico Equal Pay Act, No. 16-2017 became law. It requires equal pay for equal work as a means to eradicate the existing wage discrimination between employees on the basis of sex. Law 16-2017 adopts … The…
  • Feb 1

    Dealer Applies Law 75 to Leverage Contract Dispute

    Dealer Applies Law 75 to Leverage Contract Dispute
    The refusal by a car manufacturer to reimburse local sales and use tax levied on parts used in warranty repairs and maintenance services by a Puerto Rico car dealer turned into a contract dispute that was recently litigated in the U.S…
Rank this Week: 3290

California Public Agency Labor and…

California Public Agency Labor and Employment Blog

By Liebert Cassidy Whitmore.

http://www.calpublicagencylaboremploymentblog.com
Rank this Week: 4332

Global Workplace Insider

Global Workplace Insider

Covers employment and labour law issues, including industrial relations/labour and human resources, business immigration and international mobility, enterprise and collective labour agreements and occupational health and safety matters, By Norton Rose Fulbright.

http://www.globalworkplaceinsider.com/
Rank this Week: 2826

The Wage and Hour Litigation Blog

The Wage and Hour Litigation Blog

Covers wage and hour law. By Seyfarth Shaw LLP.

http://www.wagehourlitigation.com
Rank this Week: 4255

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: 3650

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: 3032

Joseph Greenwald & Laake, PA Blog

Joseph Greenwald & Laake, PA Blog

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

http://www.jgllaw.com/blog
  • Apr 27

    Should I Blow The Whistle?

    Should I Blow The Whistle?
    Some basic considerations when thinking of reporting health care fraud Most employees never imagine reporting their employers. No one takes a job with their sights set on clandestinely gathering evidence for a government health care fraud…
  • Apr 25

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

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

    Instrumental Deliverie

    Instrumental Deliverie
    INSTRUMENTAL DELIVERIES An Important Discussion About Vacuum Deliveries All Effected Families Should Read        “It has been repeatedly shown that under modern conditions, caesarian section, although not devoid of…
Rank this Week: 3206

Hunton Retail Law Resource Blog

Hunton Retail Law Resource Blog

Analysis and Insight in Retail Law

https://www.huntonretailindustryblog.com/
  • Apr 27

    Washington State Passes New Legislation on Collection and Use of Biometric Identifier

    Washington State Passes New Legislation on Collection and Use of Biometric Identifier
    On April 18, 2017, the state of Washington passed House Bill 1493, which sets forth requirements for businesses who collect and use biometric identifiers for commercial purposes. Under HB 1493, a biometric identifier includes a fingerprint,…
  • Apr 26

    IT/Procurement Leadership Forum Hosted in Charlotte & Dalla

    IT/Procurement Leadership Forum Hosted in Charlotte & Dalla
    Join Hunton & Williams for in-person IT/Procurement Leadership Forums in Charlotte and Dallas in May. Our program topics include software audits and contract lifecycle management. This blog post contains registration links. ……
  • Apr 25

    Consumer Protection in Retail: Weekly Roundup

    Consumer Protection in Retail: Weekly Roundup
    This past week, several consumer actions made headlines that affect the retail industry. Continue reading for our weekly roundup. … Continue Reading
Rank this Week: 2652

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/
  • Apr 27

    Mining resurgence in M&A: proceed with caution

    Mining resurgence in M&A: proceed with caution
    Earlier this year, KPMG released its Mining M&A Newsletter for the second half of 2016. According to the report, deal volume as well as deal value increased in the second half of 2016 due to a large North American merger. In fact, deal…
  • Apr 13

    Earn-out trends: continued

    Earn-out trends: continued
    Back in April 2015, we discussed key questions to keep in mind when negotiating earn-outs, and looked at recent trends coming out of the American Bar Association’s 2014 Canadian Private Target M&A Deal Points Study (the 2014 ABA…
  • Apr 12

    Set up for success? Difficulties in M&A integration

    Set up for success? Difficulties in M&A integration
    In a previous post, we discussed the impact that deal team size can have on post transaction synergies. A recent report from PwC makes clear that pitfalls in the M&A process hardly disappear once the parties have determined the make-up of…
Rank this Week: 2824

Boletin Laboral

Boletin Laboral

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

http://www.abogadoslaborales.com
  • Apr 26

    Hostigamiento Sexual no tiene que ser necesariamente motivado por deseo sexual

    Hostigamiento Sexual no tiene que ser necesariamente motivado por deseo sexual
    El caso Burns v. Johnson, 829 F.3d 1 (1st Cir. 2016) trata de un supervisor en una oficina federal que al poco tiempo de llegar a la oficina, se acostumbró a rondar por el lugar de trabajo portando un bate en sus brazos  y un…
  • Apr 18

    Discrimen por belleza- lo que no se habla

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

    Empleados que se llevan secretos de su patrono

    Empleados que se llevan secretos de su patrono
    Un caso  que lleva litigándose en el tribunal federal demuestra la dificultad de proteger la información confidencial de la empresa. En  Tls Mgmt. & Mktg. Servs. LLC v. Rodriguez-Toledo, Civil No. 15-2121…
Rank this Week: 3288

Boletin Laboral

Boletin Laboral

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

http://www.abogadoslaborales.com
  • Apr 26

    Hostigamiento Sexual no tiene que ser necesariamente motivado por deseo sexual

    Hostigamiento Sexual no tiene que ser necesariamente motivado por deseo sexual
    El caso Burns v. Johnson, 829 F.3d 1 (1st Cir. 2016) trata de un supervisor en una oficina federal que al poco tiempo de llegar a la oficina, se acostumbró a rondar por el lugar de trabajo portando un bate en sus brazos  y un…
  • Apr 18

    Discrimen por belleza- lo que no se habla

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

    Empleados que se llevan secretos de su patrono

    Empleados que se llevan secretos de su patrono
    Un caso  que lleva litigándose en el tribunal federal demuestra la dificultad de proteger la información confidencial de la empresa. En  Tls Mgmt. & Mktg. Servs. LLC v. Rodriguez-Toledo, Civil No. 15-2121…
Rank this Week: 3280

Abuser Goes to Work

Abuser Goes to Work

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

http://abusergoestowork.com
  • Apr 26

    More Self-Inflicted Wounds? Fox Hit With Race Discrimination Lawsuit

    More Self-Inflicted Wounds? Fox Hit With Race Discrimination Lawsuit
    It was humming along, the major cable news network in America, raking in billions in profits. Now Fox News  has lost (forced out) its visionary chief executive officer, Roger Ailes, and its top star,  Bill OReilly, both accused of…
  • Apr 12

    Would the Framers’ Allow Signs that Create a Disturbance?

    Would the Framers’ Allow Signs that Create a Disturbance?
    U.S. Sen. Jeff Flake, R-AZ, a proponent of U.S. President Donald Trump, has adopted a “code of conduct” for a planned  town meeting  tomorrow at the  Mesa Convention Center, near Phoenix. It is likely that…
  • Apr 5

    Bill O’Reilly and the Market-Driven Approach to Sexual Harassment

    Bill O’Reilly and the Market-Driven Approach to Sexual Harassment
    In one sense,  Bill OReilly and Fox News work for the corporations that buy commercial time on”The O’Reilly Factor.” There would be no O’Reilly Factor without commercial advertising. It is significant…
Rank this Week: 2979

Wisconsin Employment & Labor Law…

Wisconsin Employment & Labor Law Blog

Focuses on recent developments and news in labor and employment law in Wisconsin and at the federal level. By Randy T. Enochs.

http://milwaukeeemploymentlawyer.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 26

    Governor Walker's Recent Budget Proposal Would Have Eliminated Independent Appellate Body

    Governor Walker's Recent Budget Proposal Would Have Eliminated Independent Appellate Body
    Wisconsin Attorney Victor J. Forberger has a very well-written article in the Wisconsin Bar Association's Labor and Employment Blog about the impact a recent budget proposal would have had that called for the elimination of the Labor and…
  • Apr 20

    Dealing with Hearsay in Unemployment Appeal Hearing

    Dealing with Hearsay in Unemployment Appeal Hearing
    Former Administrative Law Judge Charles Schaefer has a really good article in the recent edition of the Wisconsin State Bar's publication, "Wisconsin Lawyer," titled, "Hearsay Problems at Unemployment Insurance Hearings."  I have handled…
  • Apr 12

    Wisconsin Court of Appeals Weighs in on "Substantial Fault" in Unemployment Insurance Claim

    Wisconsin Court of Appeals Weighs in on "Substantial Fault" in Unemployment Insurance Claim
    Back in 2013, the Wisconsin legislature enacted amendments to the unemployment insurance statute in response to "concerns within the employer community that the current misconduct standard in Wisconsin was too generous in providing benefits…
Rank this Week: 4902

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: 3654

Employment and Labour Law

Employment and Labour Law

Covers employment law in Canada. BY FMC Law.

http://www.employmentandlabour.com
  • Apr 26

    Changes to the Canada Pension Plan: a field guide for Ontario employer

    Changes to the Canada Pension Plan: a field guide for Ontario employer
    Are you an employer who is uncertain about what you should be doing to prepare for the changes to the Canada Pension Plan (CPP)?  This guide will help you. The changes were announced by the federal government a year ago, and formal rules…
  • Apr 10

    Court Allows the TTC to Implement Random Drug and Alcohol Testing

    Court Allows the TTC to Implement Random Drug and Alcohol Testing
    In a recent decision, the Honourable Justice Marrocco of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice denied the request of the Amalgamated Transit Union Local 113 and Robert Kinnear (the “Applicants”) to restrain the TTC from conducting…
  • Mar 28

    Extension of Parental Benefits – What About the Leave?

    Extension of Parental Benefits – What About the Leave?
    The Federal government announced in the budget that it intends to “stretch” employment insurance (“EI”) parental leave benefits to up to 18 months at a lower benefit rate of 33% of average weekly earnings (find that…
Rank this Week: 4096

Trade Secrets and Noncompete Blog

Trade Secrets and Noncompete Blog

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

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

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

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

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

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

    Court’s Newest Member Has Trade Secret Protecting Track Record

    Court’s Newest Member Has Trade Secret Protecting Track Record
    Before the Defend Trade Secrets Act (“DTSA”) became federal law in the spring of 2016, Supreme Court watchers would likely care little about prospective justices’ approach to trade secrets matters.  Such matters were…
Rank this Week: 3655

Retail Labor and Employment Law

Retail Labor and Employment Law

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

http://www.retaillaborandemploymentlaw.com/
Rank this Week: 3649

Ontario Disability Blog

Ontario Disability Blog

By Aaron Waxman & Associates P.C. Covers disability laws and available resources for the people of Ontario.

http://www.awaxmanlaw.ca/blog
  • Apr 24

    Mental Health Week 2017

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

    Depression and World Health Day

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

    Medical Evidence and Long-Term Disability Claims for Psychological Illne

    Medical Evidence and Long-Term Disability Claims for Psychological Illne
    Long-term disability claims may come as a result of a person being unable to work due to physical injury or illness or psychological illness. Claims for psychological illnesses include anxiety, depression, post-traumatic stress disorder and…
Rank this Week: 2812

North Texas Legal News

North Texas Legal News

Covers Texas business law. By Leiza Dolghih.

http://northtexaslegalnews.com/
  • Apr 24

    How to Fire Employees Without Being Sued

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

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

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

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

    A Two Day Suspension is Not a Materially Adverse Action – Rules the Fifth Circuit
    An employee must show that unpaid leave caused him or her physical, emotional, or economic harm via some documentation and not just conclusory statements in order to establish a "materially adverse action" by the employer.
Rank this Week: 3130

Bingham Greenebaum Doll Blog

Bingham Greenebaum Doll Blog

Covers Indiana law.

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

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

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

    Intellectual Property Audits, Management Programs Have Value

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

    Decanted Trusts Win IRS GST Tax Approval

    Decanted Trusts Win IRS GST Tax Approval
    In a departure from their previously announced position, the IRS recently ruled that trusts which were decanted into new trusts on slightly different terms preserved their favorable grandfathered status against the generation-skipping…
Rank this Week: 2910

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: 5115

Goldbach Law Group Blog

Goldbach Law Group Blog

Covers bankruptcy and employment law.

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

    Striking Back At Debt Collector

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

    Non-Compete Agreements in California

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

    Eliminating Income Tax Debt in Bankruptcy

    Eliminating Income Tax Debt in Bankruptcy
    As the looming tax deadline approaches and the numbers tally up many Americans are pondering how they will pay by the April 18th deadline.  For some, there is even more to think about… How to pay off back taxes with ……
Rank this Week: 2762

James M. Hoffmann Blog

James M. Hoffmann Blog

Covers Missouri workers' compensation and personal injury.

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

    What to Do When Your Workers Compensation Claim Is Challenged

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

    Getting Missouri Workers Comp for Back Problem

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

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

    Injured by a Co-Worker? – St. Louis Workers Comp Attorney
    If you have been injured on the job by a co-worker, do not hesitate to report your injury. If you have been injured at work, you likely want to seek compensation. If your injury was caused by one of your co-workers, this can put everyone…
Rank this Week: 3442

Trust Matters Most

Trust Matters Most

Covers family law, divorce, bankruptcy, and specific Pennsylvania law changes. By Reese, Samley, Wagenseller, Mecum & Longer, P.C.

http://www.trustmattersmost.com/blog
  • Apr 20

    Real Estate Assessment

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

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

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

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

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

Employment Class Action Blog

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

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

    Court Dismisses California Class Action Due to Limited California Nexu

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

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

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

    Arbitration of PAGA Claims: Another California Divide Emerge

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

Retirement Plan Blog

Covers Employee Benefit Plans, Retirement Programs, Welfare Benefit Plans, Executive Benefits, and Employee Ownership Programs. By National Benefits Services, Inc.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Retirement Plan Blog

Covers pension plans, 401(k) plans, and the Pension Protection Act of 2006. By National Benefit Services, Inc.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Law Offices of Gregory D. Jordan Blog

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

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

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

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

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

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

    Investment firms sue oil company, alleging breach of contract

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

Florida Employment Lawyers Blog

Covers employment law. By Whittel & Melton, LLC.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Bernick Lifson Business Law Blog

Covers business-related legal current events and topics in areas including: litigation, labor law, creditors' remedies, real estate law, mediation and arbitration, construction law, intellectual property, and more.

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

    Can You Trademark a Hashtag?

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

    What You Need to Know About Trademark Infringement

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

    Does Facebook Own My Content?

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

Employer Law Blog

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

http://employerlawblog.com/
  • Apr 18

    It’s Unanimou

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

    Sexual Orientation Discrimination Now Recognized Under Title VII

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

    NLRB Rules on Strategy for Loss of Majority Support

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

New Jersey Employment Lawyer Blog

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

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

    Employer Must Prove it Did Not Retaliate in Violation of FMLA

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

    New Law in New York City Protects Independent Contractor

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

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

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

Doorey's Law of Work Blog

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

http://lawofwork.ca/
  • Apr 18

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

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

    My New Article Puts Labour Law to Work on Climate Change

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

    The Law of Work Book is DONE!

    The Law of Work Book is DONE!
    Some of you know I have been writing a book for the past couple of years called The Law of Work.  It is now done!  Here is the book’s website. Law of Work: Complete Editions It is a book in four parts totalling nearly 800…
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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/
  • Apr 18

    Update on Attorney’s Fees in Workers’ Compensation Case

    Update on Attorney’s Fees in Workers’ Compensation Case
    Guest post by Michael McCabe, Esquire It has now been almost one year since the Florida Supreme Court, in Castellanos v. Next Door Co., held that statutory fee limitations on what an injured worker’s attorney could be paid were…
  • Jan 23

    Registration is Open – 25th Annual HR Law & Solutions – March 10, 2017

    Registration is Open – 25th Annual HR Law & Solutions – March 10, 2017
    Make plans now to attend the biggest employment law conference in Southwest Florida, HR Law & Solutions, now in its 25th year! Henderson Franklin’s Employment Law and Workers’ Compensation attorneys will return to Sanibel…
  • Nov 22

    BREAKING NEWS: Federal Court Enters Preliminary Injunction Halting DOL Overtime Rule

    BREAKING NEWS: Federal Court Enters Preliminary Injunction Halting DOL Overtime Rule
    I can’t tell you how many times I’ve been asked in the last few weeks:  is there any chance the new overtime rule will go away or at least be postponed to sometime after December 1?  Well, apparently…
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Quintilone & Associates Blog

Quintilone & Associates Blog

Discusses the defense and prosecution of California federal and state lawsuits alleging discrimination, retaliation and harassment, including class action lawsuits.

http://quintilonelaw.net/blog
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Employment Law Spotlight

Employment Law Spotlight

By Baker Hostetler.

http://www.employmentlawspotlight.com/
  • Apr 16

    Employers Will No Longer Be Permitted to Ask About Previous Pay in New York City

    Employers Will No Longer Be Permitted to Ask About Previous Pay in New York City
    On Wednesday, April 12, 2017, the New York City Council passed a law amending the New York City Human Rights Law (NYCHRL) to add a protective class – salary history. The NYCHRL applies to all employers with four or more employees. The…
  • Mar 9

    A Shift Toward Employers?

    A Shift Toward Employers?
    As most employers are now aware, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB, or the “Board”) in recent years has adopted more restrictive, non-employer-friendly approaches to what it will permit in workplace policies. These rules…
  • Feb 14

    New York Appellate Court Declines to Enforce Noncompetes Against Employees Terminated Without Cause

    New York Appellate Court Declines to Enforce Noncompetes Against Employees Terminated Without Cause
    A recent decision by the New York Supreme Court, Appellate Division for the First Department, Buchanan Capital Markets, LLC v. DeLucca, 144 A.D.3d 508 (1st Dep’t. 2016), suggests that noncompetition restrictions against employees who…
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