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Classified: The Class Action Blog

Classified: The Class Action Blog

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

http://classifiedclassaction.com/
Rank this Week: 1786

James M. Hoffmann Blog

James M. Hoffmann Blog

Covers Missouri workers' compensation and personal injury.

http://www.hoffmannworkcomp.com/category/blog/
  • May 18

    Musculoskeletal Injuries Often Attributed to Bad Ergonomic

    Musculoskeletal Injuries Often Attributed to Bad Ergonomic
    A recent study confirmed that ergonomic hazards play a major role in a causing musculoskeletal injuries among construction workers. Workplace injuries, especially in the construction industry are a common occurrence. Apart from the workplace…
  • May 17

    What you Need to Know About Utilization Review and Work Comp Benefit

    What you Need to Know About Utilization Review and Work Comp Benefit
    A worker can be denied his/her workers comp benefits because of a utilization review, even if they suffered injuries at the workplace. Workers compensation covers medical treatment, lost wages, ongoing care and any other necessary expenses…
  • May 15

    Presumptive Laws Ensure Just Compensation for Missouri Firefighter

    Presumptive Laws Ensure Just Compensation for Missouri Firefighter
    Firefighters have to work under stress in extremely hazardous conditions. Firefighting is a dangerous profession, where lives are almost always at stake. The job exposes firefighters to risks of many life-threatening injuries, long-term…
Rank this Week: 2782

Bingham Greenebaum Doll Blog

Bingham Greenebaum Doll Blog

Covers Indiana law.

http://www.bgdlegal.com/blog/
  • May 18

    Beneficiary Designations: Common Pitfalls and Best Practice

    Beneficiary Designations: Common Pitfalls and Best Practice
    According to a recent report, baby boomer parents in North America will transfer some $30 trillion to the next generation over the next 30 to 40 years. A significant portion of this wealth is held as non-probate assets and as such not…
  • May 4

    SCOTUS Rules That Cities Have Standing to Sue Banks for Predatory Lending Under the Fair Housing Act

    SCOTUS Rules That Cities Have Standing to Sue Banks for Predatory Lending Under the Fair Housing Act
    The Fair Housing Act received renewed attention this week, as the United States Supreme Court issued a mixed opinion regarding a city’s ability to sue banks under the statute. The Supreme Court’s opinion will undoubtedly impact…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 2458

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/
  • May 17

    Pipeline owners file $300 million breach of contract lawsuit against midstream operator

    Pipeline owners file $300 million breach of contract lawsuit against midstream operator
    An amended breach of contract lawsuit was filed by Magellan Midstream Partners and Plains All American Pipeline against Stampede Energy, seeking over $300 million in damages over an oil transport deal. The lawsuit claims that Stampede did not…
  • 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,…
Rank this Week: 1893

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/
  • May 17

    NYSDOL Appeals Decision Revoking Payroll Debit Card and Direct Deposit Regulation

    NYSDOL Appeals Decision Revoking Payroll Debit Card and Direct Deposit Regulation
    On April, 24, 2017, the New York State Department of Labor (“NYSDOL”) has filed an appeal to the February 16, 2017 decision by the New York State Industrial Board of Appeals (“Board”). The Board’s ruling held…
  • May 12

    Potential Impact of Trump Tax Reform Plan on Retirement Plan

    Potential Impact of Trump Tax Reform Plan on Retirement Plan
    Our colleague Sharon L. Lippett, a Member of the Firm at Epstein Becker Green, has a post on the Financial Services Employment Law blog that will be of interest to many of our readers in the technology industry: “Potential Impact of…
  • Apr 26

    Trump Administration’s April 18, 2017 Executive Order on the H-1B Proce

    Trump Administration’s April 18, 2017 Executive Order on the H-1B Proce
    On Tuesday, April 18, 2017, the Trump Administration signed an Executive Order (“EO”) titled, Buy American and Hire American.  The EO directs the US Departments of Labor, Justice, State, and Homeland Security to look into…
Rank this Week: 3137

Fashion Counsel with Anthony V.…

Fashion Counsel with Anthony V. Lupo

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

http://fashioncounsel.com
Rank this Week: 2396

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
  • May 16

    Medical Marijuana in the Workplace

    Medical Marijuana in the Workplace
    New Jersey, like 28 other states in this country, allows individuals to use marijuana for medicinal purposes.  From time to time, employers in NJ may receive accommodation requests from employees with medical marijuana…
  • Apr 7

    What Should An Employer Do When An Ill or Injured Employee Has No Available Leave?

    What Should An Employer Do When An Ill or Injured Employee Has No Available Leave?
    Co-Authored By Jeri L. Abrams When an ill or injured employee fails to return to work after they have exhausted all available leave (or were never eligible for leave in the first place), an employer cannot automatically terminate the…
  • Mar 2

    Dealing with Problem Employee

    Dealing with Problem Employee
    Co-authored by Jeri Abrams Every office has a problem employee.  They’re chronically late.  They don’t meet deadlines. They don’t accept criticism, etc.  When they begin to sense their employment is in…
Rank this Week: 4728

Boletin Laboral

Boletin Laboral

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

http://www.abogadoslaborales.com
  • May 15

    Licencia de doce meses no es un acomodo razonable

    Licencia de doce meses no es un acomodo razonable
    Una licencia adicional de doce meses no era un acomodo razonable bajo la Ley ADA (Ley de Americanos con Discapacidades) en el caso de una empleada que ya había disfrutado de cinco meses de licencia. La empresa la despidió luego…
  • May 2

    Reforma laboral modifica concepto de horas extra

    Reforma laboral modifica concepto de horas extra
    Con la reforma laboral que trajo la ley 4-2017, el concepto de lo que es una hora extra cambió; se simplificó la manera de computarlas pero esto no necesariamente le hará la vida más facil al trabajador.…
  • May 2

    De investigadora a investigada

    De investigadora a investigada
    Investigadora del FBI recibió el encargo de rastrear los pasos de Denis Cuspert, un rapero alemán convertido en reclutador de Estado Islámico y terminó casandose con el.   El yihadista había abandonado…
Rank this Week: 1728

Boletin Laboral

Boletin Laboral

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

http://www.abogadoslaborales.com
  • May 15

    Licencia de doce meses no es un acomodo razonable

    Licencia de doce meses no es un acomodo razonable
    Una licencia adicional de doce meses no era un acomodo razonable bajo la Ley ADA (Ley de Americanos con Discapacidades) en el caso de una empleada que ya había disfrutado de cinco meses de licencia. La empresa la despidió luego…
  • May 2

    Reforma laboral modifica concepto de horas extra

    Reforma laboral modifica concepto de horas extra
    Con la reforma laboral que trajo la ley 4-2017, el concepto de lo que es una hora extra cambió; se simplificó la manera de computarlas pero esto no necesariamente le hará la vida más facil al trabajador.…
  • May 2

    De investigadora a investigada

    De investigadora a investigada
    Investigadora del FBI recibió el encargo de rastrear los pasos de Denis Cuspert, un rapero alemán convertido en reclutador de Estado Islámico y terminó casandose con el.   El yihadista había abandonado…
Rank this Week: 1732

Employment Law Business Guide

Employment Law Business Guide

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

http://www.employmentlawbusinessguide.com
  • May 15

    Mental Health and Disability in the Workplace

    Mental Health and Disability in the Workplace
    As an attorney who counsels employers through difficult personnel issues, I am often asked, sometimes even in general conversation, what issues are the “hottest” and most frequent I see in my practice. For the past several years,…
  • May 12

    Massachusetts House Passes Legislation to Protect Pregnant and Nursing Mothers in the Workplace

    Massachusetts House Passes Legislation to Protect Pregnant and Nursing Mothers in the Workplace
    Earlier this week, Massachusetts House of Representatives voted unanimously to pass An Act Establishing the Massachusetts Pregnant Workers Fairness Act, a law that would guarantee greater protections for pregnant women and nursing…
  • Apr 17

    NLRB’s Case-By-Case Scrutiny Standard For Investigative Confidentiality Rules Continue

    NLRB’s Case-By-Case Scrutiny Standard For Investigative Confidentiality Rules Continue
    On March 24, 2017, the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit in Banner Health System v. NLRB, 851 F.3d 35 (D.C. Cir. 2017) again declined to rule on the National Labor Relations Board’s (“NLRB”…
Rank this Week: 2812

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: 3138

North Texas Legal News

North Texas Legal News

Covers Texas business law. By Leiza Dolghih.

http://northtexaslegalnews.com/
  • May 15

    Enforcing Non-Compete Agreements in Texas – The Issue of Consideration

    Enforcing Non-Compete Agreements in Texas – The Issue of Consideration
    In this state, the consideration must have a "reasonable relationship" to the employer's interest in restraining the employee from competing. Simply restricting an employee from lawful competition for the sake of preventing competition will…
  • May 14

    New Contact Information

    New Contact Information
    Starting May 15, 2017, I will be joining Lewis Brisbois as a partner in their labor and employment law group and continue to focus on non-compete and trade secrets disputes.  As I am in the process of updating this blog to reflect…
  • May 2

    Protect Your Trade Secrets or Lose Them

    Protect Your Trade Secrets or Lose Them
    At a bare minimum, all businesses should have a standard confidentiality (non-disclosure) agreement for its employees, vendors, investors, and anyone else who has access to the business’s trade secrets.
Rank this Week: 2356

Chicago Overtime Lawyer Blog

Chicago Overtime Lawyer Blog

Covers the Fair Labor Standards Act, overtime, class actions, and wage and hour cases. By Chicago Overtime Law Center.

http://www.chicagoovertimelawyerblog.com/
  • May 14

    Liability for Overtime Found Against Company for Contractor’s Employee

    Liability for Overtime Found Against Company for Contractor’s Employee
    The workers, having already won an award of more than $18,000 in damages for overtime work for which J.I. had refused to pay them, are now claiming Commercial should also be held liable for the hours the employees spent working for Commercial…
  • Apr 25

    Arbitration Used to Try to Bar Mis-classification Claims in Overtime Case

    Arbitration Used to Try to Bar Mis-classification Claims in Overtime Case
    But Patel argues he was a manager only in name and that he did not meet the requirements for overtime exempt status under the executive category of the federal Fair Labor standards Act (FLSA). According to his complaint, Patel spent most of…
  • Apr 10

    Test to Determine Joint Employer Status for Unpaid Overtime Claim

    Test to Determine Joint Employer Status for Unpaid Overtime Claim
    The workers, having already won an award of more than $18,000 in damages for overtime work for which J.I. had refused to pay them, are now claiming Commercial should also be held liable for the hours the employees spent working for Commercial…
Rank this Week: 3302

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/
  • May 14

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

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

    What To Expect From EEOC of DFEH Investigation?

    What To Expect From EEOC of DFEH Investigation?
    EEOC (Equal Employment Opportunity Commission) and DFEH (Department of Fair Employment and Housing) are two main administrative agencies charged with address workplace discrimination. EEOC is federal agency, while DFEH is its California…
  • Apr 9

    What To Expect From EEOC of DFEH Investigation?

    What To Expect From EEOC of DFEH Investigation?
    EEOC (Equal Employment Opportunity Commission) and DFEH (Department of Fair Employment and Housing) are two main administrative agencies charged with address workplace discrimination. EEOC is federal agency, while DFEH is its California…
Rank this Week: 4657

Suits by Suits

Suits by Suits

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

http://www.suitsbysuits.com/
  • May 14

    What Makes a Work Environment “Hostile”?

    What Makes a Work Environment “Hostile”?
    Federal employment law protects against a number of different types of discrimination, including treating employees differently because of age, gender, or race.  More and more often, employees bring discrimination claims based on…
  • Apr 27

    California Court Refuses to Shelve Barnes & Noble Manager’s Termination Claim

    California Court Refuses to Shelve Barnes & Noble Manager’s Termination Claim
    An employee without an employment contract is typically deemed to be an at-will employee. In an at-will employment relationship, the employer has the right to terminate the employee for any reason, with or without cause. Moreover, when…
  • Apr 5

    Can Employers Discriminate Against Employees Based on Sexual Orientation? No, According to this Key Court

    Can Employers Discriminate Against Employees Based on Sexual Orientation? No, According to this Key Court
    Federal law—specifically, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964—prohibits employers from discriminating against employees based on a number of protected characteristics, including sex, race, national origin, and religion. One…
Rank this Week: 2608

Diversity Insight

Diversity Insight

Diversity Insight: Strategies for building a diverse, multi-cultural workplace

http://blogs.hrhero.com/diversity/
  • May 14

    Exploring answers to the ‘mommy track’ dilemma

    Exploring answers to the ‘mommy track’ dilemma
    It’s May, the month with a special day set aside to honor mothers. Those sweet but sloppy gifts made by little hands delight moms on their special day, but then the workweek begins again, bringing with it the stresses of mixing work and…
  • May 14

    Service animal or pet? When Rover comes to work

    Service animal or pet? When Rover comes to work
    by Erica E. Flores For decades, service animals were used almost exclusively to assist the blind and, in that role, were aptly known simply as guide dogs or seeing-eye dogs. But times have changed. Today, dogs and other service…
  • May 14

    Rural counties must reverse Millennial labor drain

    Rural counties must reverse Millennial labor drain
    by Dinita L. James Hillbilly Elegy: Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis is the nonfiction best seller by J.D. Vance, 31, of Middletown, Ohio, with roots in the hills of Kentucky. He has gained renown since the November 2016 presidential…
Rank this Week: 4703

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: 4021

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/
  • May 12

    Twelve-month leave not facially reasonable accomodation under ADA

    Twelve-month leave not facially reasonable accomodation under ADA
    A twelve month leave of absence pursuant to ADA is not “facially reasonable” under the particular circumstances in the case of Delgado-Echevarría v. Astrazeneca Pharm., No. 15-2232 (1st Cir. May. 2, 2017).…
  • May 2

    No Reasonable Accommodation Required for Worker with Disabled Child

    No Reasonable Accommodation Required for Worker with Disabled Child
    The ADA does not require an employer to provide  a non-disabled employee with the right to reasonable accommodation to take care of the employee’s disabled child.  Plaintiffs have attempted to files  such claims but they…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 1725

Employment Law Watch

Employment Law Watch

Covers employment law in the U.S., UK and France. By Reed Smith LLP.

http://www.employmentlawwatch.com/
  • May 11

    New California Workplace Harassment Guide Is Useful Tool for Preventing and Addressing Harassment, Discrimination, and Retaliation

    New California Workplace Harassment Guide Is Useful Tool for Preventing and Addressing Harassment, Discrimination, and Retaliation
    On May 2, 2017, the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH) issued a Workplace Harassment Guide, which offers recommendations for employers on how to prevent and address harassment in the workplace. While the Guide focuses…
  • May 8

    Reminder for NYC Employers: Independent Contractor Law Takes Effect May 15

    Reminder for NYC Employers: Independent Contractor Law Takes Effect May 15
    On May 15, a new law takes effect in New York City that will require written agreements between many, if not most, independent contractors and the entities that engage them.  As we previously reported, the “Freelance Isn’t…
  • Apr 6

    NYC to Employers: “No Salary for You!”

    NYC to Employers: “No Salary for You!”
    On April 5, New York City became the latest jurisdiction to enact legislation barring employers from inquiring into a job applicant’s salary history.  Originally introduced last summer at the behest of NYC Public Advocate Letitia…
Rank this Week: 4121

Tennessee Employment Lawyer Blog

Tennessee Employment Lawyer Blog

Covers Tennessee age discrimination, minimum wage, overtime, qui tam and workplace discrimination. By the Higgins Firm.

http://www.tennesseeemploymentlawyerblog.com/
  • May 10

    Faulty Background Checks Prompt Multiple Class Action Lawsuit

    Faulty Background Checks Prompt Multiple Class Action Lawsuit
    Last March Michele Petry was told she would not be hired for a nursing position she had so eagerly awaited for. Indianapolis-based IDE Management had run a mandatory background check which had revealed Miss Petry was a convicted felon. Her…
  • Sep 16

    Is Your Personal Trainer Being Worked Over by their Employer?

    Is Your Personal Trainer Being Worked Over by their Employer?
    Personal trainers everywhere work hard to provide many of us with the best services as possible. They deserve every penny of their paychecks and maybe even some pay for putting in overtime. Unfortunately, recently there has been an alarming…
  • Sep 16

    Is Your Personal Trainer Being Worked Over by their Employer?

    Is Your Personal Trainer Being Worked Over by their Employer?
    Personal trainers everywhere work hard to provide many of us with the best services as possible. They deserve every penny of their paychecks and maybe even some pay for putting in overtime. Unfortunately, recently there has been an alarming…
Rank this Week: 5014

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/
  • May 9

    Potential Impact of Trump Tax Reform Plan on Retirement Plans: What’s Old Could Be New Again

    Potential Impact of Trump Tax Reform Plan on Retirement Plans: What’s Old Could Be New Again
    While Congress’ attention has most recently been focused on the American Health Care Act, that bill will most likely not be the only proposed legislation that Congress will consider in 2017. It appears that a tax reform plan (the…
  • Apr 25

    Philadelphia’s Salary History Law Temporarily Stayed Pending Lawsuit

    Philadelphia’s Salary History Law Temporarily Stayed Pending Lawsuit
    Amid challenges regarding Philadelphia’s upcoming law prohibiting employers from requesting an applicant’s salary history, the City has agreed not to enforce the upcoming law until after the court has finally resolved the…
  • Apr 7

    DOL Delays Fiduciary Rule

    DOL Delays Fiduciary Rule
    Advisers and financial institutions that provide fiduciary investment advice have an additional 60 days before having to comply with the final regulations defining who is a fiduciary under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974,…
Rank this Week: 3148

Gardner Croft Solicitors Blog

Gardner Croft Solicitors Blog

Covers specialist legal services, personal injury claims, land registry, wealth protection, litigation and dispute resolution, and family law.

http://gardnercroft.co.uk/category/blog/
  • May 9

    Changes at Gardner Croft

    Changes at Gardner Croft
    Gardner Croft is pleased to announce some major changes at Gardner Croft which took effect on 1st May 2017. Peer Le Fleming, who has been the senior partner of the firm for the last eleven years retired as a partner on 30th April. At the same…
  • Feb 3

    Illegal Instruction

    Illegal Instruction
    So your boss wants you to do something you think is illegal… Given the recent sacking of the US Deputy Attorney General Sally Yates, we thought it appropriate to look at how English law deals with similar situations. There are of…
  • Nov 1

    The Gig Economy

    The Gig Economy
    Depending on how exciting your usual reading material is you may have come across a lot of excitement being generated about the so-called ‘gig economy’. This is the idea that permanent jobs are old-fashioned relics of a previous…
Rank this Week: 2839

Lisa Law View

Lisa Law View

Covers labor and employment law issues.

http://lisahome.blogspot.com/
  • May 7

    Trump’s Immigration Crackdown Might Exerts Impact on California’s Economy

    Trump’s Immigration Crackdown Might Exerts Impact on California’s Economy
    As the Trump Administration cracked down on undocumented immigrants, the undocumented workers in California would feel vulnerable and be impacted by related policies and regulations recently. Undocumented workers account for a huge portion of…
  • Mar 26

    Will Overtime Laws Change with Trump Presidency?

    Will Overtime Laws Change with Trump Presidency?
    President Trump’s pick for Secretary of Labor, CKE Restaurants CEO Andy Puzder, withdrew his nomination in February 15. The withdrawal comes after controversies over his employing an undocumented immigrant to clean his home…
  • Feb 12

    Labor Law: Anticipated Changes Under Trump Administration

    Labor Law: Anticipated Changes Under Trump Administration
    The 45th president was inaugurated last month, but the Secretary of Labor position still must be confirmed. President Trump’s selection for the position, Andy Puzder, is the CEO of CKE Restaurants, the parent company of Carl's Jr. and…
Rank this Week: 4548

Goldbach Law Group Blog

Goldbach Law Group Blog

Covers bankruptcy and employment law.

http://www.goldbachlaw.com/blog/
  • May 7

    Internship Programs in California

    Internship Programs in California
    Can your company have an unpaid internship program? Are unpaid internships legal? Yes and Yes. Your company can most definitely develop an unpaid internship program. Unpaid internships can be of great value to college students or recent…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 2145

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/
  • May 5

    Chunks of Change for the Laboratories of Democracy*

    Chunks of Change for the Laboratories of Democracy*
    In the wee hours of May 5, 2017, a state governor awoke, startled.  Late on May 4, he or she had been briefed on the Patient and State Stability Fund and the Federal Invisible Risk Sharing Program described in § 132 of the…
  • May 4

    May The 4th Be with You

    May The 4th Be with You
    And if you are an ACA “Applicable Large Employer” (ALE), it was. The American Health Care Act, H.R. 1628, with last minute amendments noted in H. Rep. 115-109, passed the House of Representatives on Thursday afternoon, May…
  • May 3

    ACA Retaliation: A Ca$e in Point

    ACA Retaliation: A Ca$e in Point
    Most EEOC retaliation charges are dismissed if the supporting evidence is flimsy.  So why should employers expect ACA retaliation charges to be more costly?  Here’s why:  Gallas v. The Medical Center of Aurora, DOL…
Rank this Week: 2609

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: 3136

PVW Tax & Business Law Blog

PVW Tax & Business Law Blog

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

http://www.pvwtaxandbusinesslaw.wordpress.com/
  • May 3

    IRS Issues Tax and Reporting Relief for Proposed Fiduciary Standard Consistent with Department of Labor Regulation

    IRS Issues Tax and Reporting Relief for Proposed Fiduciary Standard Consistent with Department of Labor Regulation
    By Monte Schatz There have been a significant series of regulatory announcements and rulings related to the fiduciary duty and its application to employee benefit plans.  The final fiduciary duty rule became effective on June 7, 2016,…
  • Apr 25

    New Minimum Wage Law in Iowa

    New Minimum Wage Law in Iowa
    Iowa enacted a new law, Iowa House File 295, that prohibits counties and cities from regulating certain employment matters that are regulated by the state. On a practical level, for employers, this will reduce some compliance burdens,…
  • Apr 18

    Employers in Nebraska and Iowa Should be Aware of Changes in Pay Discrimination Lawsuit

    Employers in Nebraska and Iowa Should be Aware of Changes in Pay Discrimination Lawsuit
    A recent court case, stemming from an Iowa employer, may have a significant impact on how employers throughout Nebraska and Iowa view pay differential between employees. On April 3, 2017, the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled in Dindinger…
Rank this Week: 2565

Bay Area Employment Lawyer Blog

Bay Area Employment Lawyer Blog

Covers employment discrimination, employee privacy, and employment arbitration cases. By Siegel, LeWitter & Malkani.

http://www.bayareaemploymentlawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 3465

Jottings By An Employer's Lawyer

Jottings By An Employer's Lawyer

Covers employment law cases. By Michael Fox.

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

    After 42 Years, It's Nice to Know That I Might Be Qualified for Something

    After 42 Years, It's Nice to Know That I Might Be Qualified for Something
    In this morning's mail box ...Michael, BCG Attorney Search noticed that the following job might suit your qualifications and experience. We are pleased to provide you with the latest jobs from your preferred geographic location and practice…
  • Mar 7

    The Concept of Fallow Ground and Other Musing

    The Concept of Fallow Ground and Other Musing
    More than one year has passed since my last post, and the two or three years before were little more productive. Still for some reason, hopefully more noble than ego, I have chosen not to kill off this spot on the internet.Like the biblical…
  • Feb 24

    An Unusual Condition of Employment - You Must Be Armed

    An Unusual Condition of Employment - You Must Be Armed
    A basic tenet of American employment law is that employment is at will, meaning that the employer can set the conditions of employment as long as it is not otherwise illegal.A Georgia businessman who provides aviation insurance has a new one:…
Rank this Week: 2415

New Jersey Employment Lawyer Blog

New Jersey Employment Lawyer Blog

Covers New Jersey civil rights violations and employment law. By Traub Law.

http://www.newjerseyemploymentlawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 24

    New Jersey Bills to Provide Employment Protections for Medical Marijuana Patients Introduced

    New Jersey Bills to Provide Employment Protections for Medical Marijuana Patients Introduced
    On January 18, 2010, the New Jersey legislature signed the New Jersey Compassionate Use Medical Marijuana Act (“NJCUMMA”) into law. While the NJCUMMA explicitly states that it does not require employers to accommodate a qualified…
  • Mar 7

    Practice Tips for a Successful Workplace Investigation

    Practice Tips for a Successful Workplace Investigation
    Former Uber engineer Susan Fowler Rigetti’s story of sexual harassment and the company’s inadequate response to her multiple complaints, highlight how important it is for a company to have an effective action plan in dealing with…
  • Mar 7

    Practice Tips for a Successful Workplace Investigation

    Practice Tips for a Successful Workplace Investigation
    Former Uber engineer Susan Fowler Rigetti’s story of sexual harassment and the company’s inadequate response to her multiple complaints, highlight how important it is for a company to have an effective action plan in dealing with…
Rank this Week: 5001

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…
Rank this Week: 2986

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…
Rank this Week: 2908

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…
Rank this Week: 4642

Bernick Lifson Business Law Blog

Bernick Lifson Business Law Blog

Covers topics related to business law, including intellectual property, trademarks, litigation, and employment law.

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…
Rank this Week: 2188

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…
Rank this Week: 1599

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…
Rank this Week: 1662

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
Rank this Week: 4076

Maryland Employment Lawyer Blog

Maryland Employment Lawyer Blog

Covers employment contracts, age discrimination, FMLA, sexual harassment and overtime pay issues. By Andrew M. Dansicker.

http://www.marylandemploymentlawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 4788

CELA Voice

CELA Voice

Covers what is working and, too often, what isn’t working in California workplaces. From the California Employment Lawyers Association.

http://celavoice.org/
  • Apr 14

    Offshoring Industry Trends Affecting California Employment Law

    Offshoring Industry Trends Affecting California Employment Law
    By Steve Danz Businesses around the world are expected to spend nearly $1 trillion dollars on outside IT labor services in 2017. Perhaps this figure does not seem overwhelming on a global scale, but, the implications for employers and…
  • Feb 21

    Uber and tech: Are you listening now?

    Uber and tech: Are you listening now?
    By Lisa Mak This past Sunday, ex-Uber engineer Susan Fowler published a powerful blog post about the gender discrimination she experienced while working at Uber. It started with her male manager sending her messages, stating that he was in an…
  • Feb 20

    Why I called my relatives this weekend

    Why I called my relatives this weekend
    By Elizabeth Kristen We are not a close family. We rarely get together. We certainly don’t call each other on a daily or even monthly basis. It’s basically a text-on-your-birthday type of relationship. But this weekend, I called…
Rank this Week: 2444

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

http://www.workplacetechlaw.com
  • Apr 14

    Still More on Algorithmic Bia

    Still More on Algorithmic Bia
    I’ve written extensively on Algorithmic Bias and the role that employment lawyers will have to play in countering it.  A recent paper published in Science shows that bias empirically. According to the study, when an expert HR…
  • Mar 25

    How to Build a Privacy and Cyber Security Program (Nonprofit Edition)

    How to Build a Privacy and Cyber Security Program (Nonprofit Edition)
      While many in the nonprofit community believe that a privacy and cybersecurity program is beyond their means, the fact is there are many ways to tackle this problem—many of which are low and no…
  • Mar 21

    Paying Employees in Bitcoin?

    Paying Employees in Bitcoin?
    Employers in the US likely cannot pay their employees in virtual currencies (VC) such as Bitcoin or Ethereum.  For employers who are still interested (or not fully persuaded by my line of reasoning), I offer some liability minimizing…
Rank this Week: 1878

Jones & Jones Blog

Jones & Jones Blog

Covers personal injury trial law and labor and employment law .

http://www.joneslawyers.com/blog/
  • Apr 12

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

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

    Airbag Recall

    Airbag Recall
    Takata air bag recall Does the Takata airbag recall apply to your vehicle?  You can use NHTSA’s Recalls Lookup by VIN using your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to find out.  NHTSA has a  Recalls Spotlight concerning…
  • Feb 2

    Burn Injury Lawyer

    Burn Injury Lawyer
    BURN INJURIES Burns are a major cause of suffering and death in the United States. According to the American Burn Association there are over 486,000 burn injuries each year requiring medical treatment. American Burn Association Burn Incidence…
Rank this Week: 4063

Understanding Your Rights

Understanding Your Rights

By the Law Offices of Maya Risman, P.C. Focuses on employment issues in New York.

http://www.risman-law.com/blog/
  • Apr 12

    New Interpretation of Title VII Could Expand Protections for Worker

    New Interpretation of Title VII Could Expand Protections for Worker
    The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit recently announced a ruling that may represent a shift in the way Title VII cases are addressed in the future. In Hively v. Ivy Tech Community College, the appeals court found that…
  • Mar 22

    Negative Changes May Be Coming for Class Action Lawsuits in the U.S

    Negative Changes May Be Coming for Class Action Lawsuits in the U.S
    A bill currently making its way through the U.S. Congress could change the legal landscape for plaintiffs in personal injury and malpractice cases. Known as the Fairness in Class Action Litigation and Furthering Asbestos Claim Transparency…
  • Mar 7

    Allegations of Sexual Harassment Stain Reputation of Sterling Jewelry

    Allegations of Sexual Harassment Stain Reputation of Sterling Jewelry
    Sexual harassment is an issue that can seriously affect the public image and the profitability of any company. One of the largest and most profitable jewelry firms in the U.S., Sterling Jewelry, recently learned this lesson in a dramatic and…
Rank this Week: 4073

California Labor and Employment…

California Labor and Employment Law

Covers employment discrimination, retaliation, and arbitration. By Eugene Lee.

http://www.calaborlaw.com
  • Apr 6

    California Supremes Limit Arbitration Waiver

    California Supremes Limit Arbitration Waiver
    The key excerpt from this latest ruling from the California Supreme Court, McGill v Citybank, says it all: In previous decisions, this court has said that the statutory remedies available for a... [[ This is a content summary only.…
  • Apr 6

    California Supremes Limit Arbitration Waiver

    California Supremes Limit Arbitration Waiver
    The key excerpt from this latest ruling from the California Supreme Court, McGill v Citybank, says it all: In previous decisions, this court has said that the statutory remedies available for a... [[ This is a content summary only.…
  • Jan 16

    My Boss 1099s Me, Am I Really an Independent Contractor?

    My Boss 1099s Me, Am I Really an Independent Contractor?
    If your boss gives you a 1099 tax form each year, does that mean you are an independent contractor? What if you signed an independent contractor agreement? What if you submit invoices to your boss to... [[ This is a content summary only.…
Rank this Week: 4499

FMLA Insights

FMLA Insights

Covers the Family Medical Leave Act. By Franczek Radelet.

http://www.fmlainsights.com
Rank this Week: 4102

Joseph C. Markowitz Blog

Joseph C. Markowitz Blog

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

http://jcmarkowitz.com/blog/
  • Mar 31

    Conflict resolution, not litigation

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

    The rule of law

    The rule of law
    We have come to one of those moments in our history when people are learning to appreciate the important role courts and lawyers play in our government. If you’re a supporter of President Trump’s blockage of travel from seven…
  • Jan 23

    Alternative Fact

    Alternative Fact
    When Kellyanne Conway used the phrase “alternative facts” on Sunday to describe Press Secretary Sean Spicer’s counter-portrayal of the size of President Trump’s inauguration crowds, her comments were greeted derisively…
Rank this Week: 2117