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California Partner Departure Law

California Partner Departure Law

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

http://www.partnerdeparturelaw.com/
Rank this Week: 2847

Michigan Employment Law Advisor

Michigan Employment Law Advisor

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

http://www.michiganemploymentlawadvisor.com
Rank this Week: 4928

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/
Rank this Week: 4059

Labor & Employment Law…

Labor & Employment Law Perspectives

By Foley & Lardner LLP.

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

    Don’t Let the Door Hit You … Oh, and I Have a Few Questions Before You Go

    Don’t Let the Door Hit You … Oh, and I Have a Few Questions Before You Go
    Regardless of how great you are as an employer, not all of your employees will stick around forever, especially your most valuable employees. If the employee is valuable to you, you can be sure he or she would be just as valuable, if not more…
  • Apr 20

    Common Sense Prevails: Working From Home Sometimes Will Not Work

    Common Sense Prevails: Working From Home Sometimes Will Not Work
    Well, phew. We like when legal developments we believe raise troubling questions with problematic implications later develop into something seemingly more rational based on the intersection of law and logic. One such pleasant development…
  • Apr 13

    SEC Blows the Whistle on Confidentiality Agreement

    SEC Blows the Whistle on Confidentiality Agreement
    Thanks to a recent enforcement action brought by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), it may be time to review and revise the confidentiality provisions in employment agreements, severance agreements, employee handbooks,…
Rank this Week: 3378

Fashion Counsel with Anthony V.…

Fashion Counsel with Anthony V. Lupo

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

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

    Clothing Retailers Agree to Settle ZIP Code Lawsuit with Gift Card

    Clothing Retailers Agree to Settle ZIP Code Lawsuit with Gift Card
    Clothing retailers Urban Outfitters and Free People recently agreed to settle a class action lawsuit alleging that the retailers improperly collected ZIP codes from customers at checkout by giving class members a gift card.
  • Apr 15

    FDA Issues Warning Letter to Skin Authority

    FDA Issues Warning Letter to Skin Authority
    The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently sent a Warning Letter to Skin Authority, LLC, due to marketing claims used by the company to promote its personal care products, including its “Wrinkle Reversing Serum,”…
  • Apr 13

    Macy’s Fights to Win Back Allegedly Abandoned Trademark

    Macy’s Fights to Win Back Allegedly Abandoned Trademark
    What’s the News?
Rank this Week: 3139

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/
  • Apr 20

    April 23 Complimentary Webinar Concerning EEOC Wellness Regulation

    April 23 Complimentary Webinar Concerning EEOC Wellness Regulation
    To register for this complimentary webinar, please click here. I’d like to recommend an upcoming complimentary webinar, “EEOC Wellness Regulations – What Do They Mean for Employer-Sponsored Programs? (April 23, 2015, 12:00…
  • Apr 19

    EEOC Issues Proposed Wellness Program Amendments to ADA Regulation

    EEOC Issues Proposed Wellness Program Amendments to ADA Regulation
    My colleagues Frank C. Morris, Jr., Adam C. Solander, and August Emil Huelle co-authored a Health Care and Life Sciences Client Alert concerning the EEOC’s proposed amendments to its ADA regulations and it is a topic of interest to many…
  • Mar 23

    NLRB Extends “Specialty Healthcare” to Acute Care Hospitals: Carves Unit into Multiple Smaller Piece

    NLRB Extends “Specialty Healthcare” to Acute Care Hospitals: Carves Unit into Multiple Smaller Piece
    Ever since 1974, when the NLRB (“Board”) first took jurisdiction over health care institutions, the Board has paid particular attention to the impact of union organizing on the delivery of healthcare in this industry in…
Rank this Week: 4626

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: 4065

When the Abuser Goes to Work

When the Abuser Goes to Work

Offers legal resources for victims of workplace bullying, mobbing and workplace abuse and for employers who are interested in having a workplace where all employees are treated with dignity and respect.

http://abusergoestowork.com/
  • Apr 20

    Age Takes the Lead as a Negative in Politic

    Age Takes the Lead as a Negative in Politic
    An interesting societal shift seems to have pushed age (70 and above) into the undesirable position of  the most negative characteristic for a political candidate. A Pew Research Center poll last year found that 55…
  • Apr 14

    Marco Rubio’s Divisive Generational Politic

    Marco Rubio’s Divisive Generational Politic
    Senator  Marco Rubio, the 43-year-old Republican from Florida, began his campaign for the American presidency this week with a calculated and divisive generational attack. He implies that America’s 77 million baby boomers…
  • Apr 10

    Obama’s Policy on Aging – Be Positive!

    Obama’s Policy on Aging – Be Positive!
    The White House Conference on Aging (WHCOA) issued its first “policy brief” Friday afternoon, addressing the issue of  “healthy aging.” Get ready for news of a truly momentous policy announcement…
Rank this Week: 4179

Abuser Goes to Work

Abuser Goes to Work

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

http://abusergoestowork.com
  • Apr 20

    Age Takes the Lead as a Negative in Politic

    Age Takes the Lead as a Negative in Politic
    An interesting societal shift seems to have pushed age (70 and above) into the undesirable position of  the most negative characteristic for a political candidate. A Pew Research Center poll last year found that 55…
  • Apr 14

    Marco Rubio’s Divisive Generational Politic

    Marco Rubio’s Divisive Generational Politic
    Senator  Marco Rubio, the 43-year-old Republican from Florida, began his campaign for the American presidency this week with a calculated and divisive generational attack. He implies that America’s 77 million baby boomers…
  • Apr 10

    Obama’s Policy on Aging – Be Positive!

    Obama’s Policy on Aging – Be Positive!
    The White House Conference on Aging (WHCOA) issued its first “policy brief” Friday afternoon, addressing the issue of  “healthy aging.” Get ready for news of a truly momentous policy announcement…
Rank this Week: 3069

Diversity Insight

Diversity Insight

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

http://blogs.hrhero.com/diversity/
  • Apr 19

    Women at work: Exploring pay equity, making work and life mesh, and HR’s role

    Women at work: Exploring pay equity, making work and life mesh, and HR’s role
    Nobody expects climbing the corporate ladder and earning a top-tier paycheck to be easy for anybody. But an array of statistics shows that fewer women than men get to the top rungs and that accounts for part of the reason women earn…
  • Apr 19

    It’s time to get on the winning side of the sexual orientation issue

    It’s time to get on the winning side of the sexual orientation issue
    by Kylie Crawford, TenBrook Not long ago, I heard a story about George Wallace, Alabama’s governor in the 1960s and one of the leading advocates for Jim Crow laws and segregation. He is well-known for his “stand at the schoolhouse…
  • Apr 19

    Let’s talk about race: the death of Tony Robinson

    Let’s talk about race: the death of Tony Robinson
    by Saul Glazer The recent police shooting of Tony Robinson put Madison in the national headlines. Thankfully, unlike last year’s events in Ferguson, Missouri, the protests following Robinson’s death have been peaceful. However,…
Rank this Week: 3592

Employer Law Report

Employer Law Report

Covers recent legal developments and trends affecting employers. By Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP.

http://www.employerlawreport.com/
Rank this Week: 4516

PCT Law Group's Legal Insights

PCT Law Group's Legal Insights

Covers civil litigation and employment law.

http://pctlg.com/pct-law-group-legal-insights/
  • Apr 17

    No Facts to Back Business Owners’ Extortion Lawsuit Against Yelp!

    No Facts to Back Business Owners’ Extortion Lawsuit Against Yelp!
    The Ninth Circuit Court found absolutely no facts to support any of the business owners’ accusations against Yelp! Inc. A federal appeals court dismissed business litigation filed by small business owners who claimed Yelp!…
  • Apr 9

    Freaky Fast Noncompetes for Sandwich Makers?

    Freaky Fast Noncompetes for Sandwich Makers?
    Jimmy John’s, the restaurant franchise, is requiring all workers, including sandwich makers, to sign broad noncompetition agreements that restrict their employment opportunities for two years after leaving their cushy, highly technical…
  • Apr 6

    Companies Have a Right To Sue For Race Bia

    Companies Have a Right To Sue For Race Bia
    The U.S. Supreme Court upheld a Fourth Circuit decision that a minority-owned Virginia construction company has a racial identity that allows it to sue for discrimination over work for a public housing project. The…
Rank this Week: 3154

The New Jersey Employment Law Firm…

The New Jersey Employment Law Firm Blog

Covers employment discrimination and harassment laws. By Resnick Law Group, P.C.

http://www.thenjemploymentlawfirmblog.com/
  • Apr 17

    Federal Race Discrimination Lawsuit Accused Cosmetics Company CEO of a Wide Range of Derogatory Statement

    Federal Race Discrimination Lawsuit Accused Cosmetics Company CEO of a Wide Range of Derogatory Statement
    A federal lawsuit filed by a former cosmetics company employee, which has since been settled and dismissed, raised claims of race, ethnicity, and national origin discrimination, retaliation, and other claims. Meyers v. Revlon, Inc., et al,…
  • Apr 2

    Lawsuit Claims Gender Identity Discrimination under Title VII

    Lawsuit Claims Gender Identity Discrimination under Title VII
    A transgender woman's sex discrimination lawsuit examined the extent of protection, if any, offered for gender identity by federal anti-discrimination law. Jamal v. Saks & Company, No. 4:14-cv-02782, complaint (S.D. Tex., Sep. 30, 2014).…
  • Mar 26

    NLRB Issues Final Rule Simplifying and Modernizing Representation-Case Procedures,

    NLRB Issues Final Rule Simplifying and Modernizing Representation-Case Procedures,
    The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) issued a final rule in December 2014 addressing the process by which workers may vote on whether or not to form a union or seek representation by an existing union. 79 Fed. Reg. 74307 (Dec. 15, 2014).…
Rank this Week: 4100

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 17

    Are Your Children Protected? The Importance of Making a Will

    Are Your Children Protected? The Importance of Making a Will
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  • Apr 14

    Courts Enforcing Broad Whistleblower Protection

    Courts Enforcing Broad Whistleblower Protection
      Amendments to False Claims Act expanded remedies for retaliation against contractors and others. Hillary Clinton came in for criticism when word emerged that she'd bypassed her government email account while running the State…
  • Mar 26

    You’ll Earn The Same As A Man ... In 2058

    You’ll Earn The Same As A Man ... In 2058
                             Last week the Institute for Women’s Policy Research released a report[1] about the employment and earning status of women in the U.S. The…
Rank this Week: 2755

Employment Update

Employment Update

Covers current issues in employment, labor and benefits law. By Schwabe Williamson & Wyatt.

http://employmentupdate.schwabeblog.com/
Rank this Week: 3529

California Employment Law

California Employment Law

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

http://blog.griegolaw.com/
  • Apr 16

    Robert Nuddleman to Present Seminars at PFAC 20th Annual Education Conference

    Robert Nuddleman to Present Seminars at PFAC 20th Annual Education Conference
    I’m excited to be able to work with the Professional Fiduciary Association of California next week at their 20th annual education conference San Francisco, CA.  PFAC is a wonderful organization that provides continuing…
  • Mar 26

    What Is A Religion? Or “I know It When I See It.” By Phillip J. Griego

    What Is A Religion? Or “I know It When I See It.” By Phillip J. Griego
    One of the great things about the practice of law is that it is never dull or boring. A new unpublished case confirms this opinion. Plaintiff and appellant Marshel Copple filed a case under the California Fair Employment and Housing Act…
  • Mar 17

    How to Prove Discrimination When There is No Smoking Gun

    How to Prove Discrimination When There is No Smoking Gun
    More often than not, employees do not have direct evidence of discrimination.  Occasionally an employer will say or write something that clearly indicates an unlawful motive, but in most cases the employee tries to prove the…
Rank this Week: 4551

Human Resources News

Human Resources News

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

http://blogs.hrhero.com/hrnews/
  • Apr 16

    EEOC calling for changes to ADA regulations related to wellness program

    EEOC calling for changes to ADA regulations related to wellness program
    The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has published a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking addressing how employer wellness programs can be in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). The EEOC announced the proposed…
  • Apr 15

    Fast-food strikes, NLRB policies take center stage

    Fast-food strikes, NLRB policies take center stage
    A day after the National Labor Relations Board’s (NLRB) controversial “quickie election” rule took effect, low-wage workers across the country took to the streets in an effort to boost their pay and join unions. The Fight…
  • Apr 9

    New Tennessee law allows workers to sue if fired for having guns in car

    New Tennessee law allows workers to sue if fired for having guns in car
    Tennessee employees have a new option for suing their employer now that Governor Bill Haslam has signed a bill enabling workers to sue if they are fired for storing guns in cars parked in their employer’s parking lot. A 2013 law gave…
Rank this Week: 3608

National Police and Fire Labor…

National Police and Fire Labor Blog

Covers legal developments concerning law enforcement and firefighter labor law. By Cline and Associates.

http://www.nationalpoliceandfirelaborblog.com
Rank this Week: 2565

Washgington Labor and Employment…

Washgington Labor and Employment Law Blog

Covers Washington State employment law and public sector collective bargaining law.By Cline and Associates.

http://www.washingtonlaborandemploymentblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2938

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/
  • Apr 16

    EEOC Wellness Incentive Rules: Damned If You Do, Maybe

    EEOC Wellness Incentive Rules: Damned If You Do, Maybe
    Almost two years ago, the ACA enforcement agencies jointly published a set of lengthy, detailed, final rules applying the ACA’s enhanced health status discrimination prohibition to employer-administered wellness incentives. On…
  • Apr 13

    12 ACA Compliance Boxes You Should Have Checked Already

    12 ACA Compliance Boxes You Should Have Checked Already
    For employers who have delayed ACA compliance this long, you have delayed too long. Even if things go your way this June in King v. Burwell, you’ll be unprepared for EBSA compliance audits and for IRS coverage offer reporting that is…
  • Apr 2

    Is Every State Agency and Instrumentality An Applicable Large Employer Member?

    Is Every State Agency and Instrumentality An Applicable Large Employer Member?
    Your board, commission or other state-created entity has ten employees and a budget that’s a Medicaid rounding error to four decimal places.   How could you possibly be an ACA “Applicable Large Employer”?…
Rank this Week: 2962

California Employment Law

California Employment Law

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

http://californiaemploymentlaw.foxrothschild.com
  • Apr 16

    Should Your Settlement Agreements Have a No-Rehire Clause?

    Should Your Settlement Agreements Have a No-Rehire Clause?
    For years, employers settling with former employees have included a clause saying that the employee was not eligible for rehire. The rationale is obvious. After litigating, sometimes for years, no employer wants to bring the employee back and…
  • Apr 13

    NLRB Has No Problem with Employee Calling Boss a ‘Nasty MF’

    NLRB Has No Problem with Employee Calling Boss a ‘Nasty MF’
    Warning: This post contains language that many working outside of the NLRB will find offensive. The National Labor Relations Board recently ruled that an employer acted unlawfully when it fired an employee who said on Facebook that his boss…
  • Apr 8

    6 Things You Should Never Say When Investigating Harassment Claim

    6 Things You Should Never Say When Investigating Harassment Claim
    Harassment has been in the news a lot lately. How a company responds to an employee complaint is critical. If your company receives a complaint, here are some things you should never say: I will keep what you tell me completely confidential.…
Rank this Week: 2534

California Public Agency Labor and…

California Public Agency Labor and Employment Blog

By Liebert Cassidy Whitmore.

http://www.calpublicagencylaboremploymentblog.com
Rank this Week: 4505

Boston Lawyer Blog

Boston Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.bostonlawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2572

James M. Hoffmann Blog

James M. Hoffmann Blog

Covers Missouri workers' compensation and personal injury.

http://www.hoffmannworkcomp.com/category/blog/
  • Apr 16

    Compensation for Equipment Accidents at Work

    Compensation for Equipment Accidents at Work
    Among the most serious types of work-related accidents involve heavy machinery and equipment. Equipment accidents can cause severe injuries and render a worker completely disabled for a lifetime. Workers prone to equipment…
  • Apr 16

    Workers’ Compensation Claims for Ligament Tear

    Workers’ Compensation Claims for Ligament Tear
    Work-related injuries can be extremely painful; preventing an injured employee from performing day-to-day duties. Work-related injuries, including fractures, muscle strains, and ligament tears can be extremely painful and may adversely…
  • Apr 16

    Workers’ Compensation for Injured Healthcare Worker

    Workers’ Compensation for Injured Healthcare Worker
    Healthcare professionals do the wonderful job of caring for those who are sick, injured, and need medical help. Medical assistants, nurses, and transportation workers in the healthcare sector play a crucial role in the running of a hospital.…
Rank this Week: 3488

Employment and Labour Law

Employment and Labour Law

Covers employment law in Canada. BY FMC Law.

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

    Hidden Camera Leads to Dismissal

    Hidden Camera Leads to Dismissal
    An arbitrator recently upheld the termination of a “reliable and capable” Personal Support Worker (a “PSW”) with no prior disciplinary record, because of significant mistreatment of an individual she was responsible…
  • Apr 10

    Upcoming Employment Standards Blitz – Precarious Employment

    Upcoming Employment Standards Blitz – Precarious Employment
    Beginning in May 2015, the Ontario Ministry of Labour will begin a province-wide employment standards workplace inspection blitz targeting the janitorial, security, business services, fitness and recreation centres, amusement, and recreation…
  • Mar 26

    Lessons on Work-Related Fraud and Abuse

    Lessons on Work-Related Fraud and Abuse
    The Association of Certified Fraud Examiners recently released its 2014 Report to the Nations on Occupational Fraud and Abuse (the “Report”), which provides interesting statistics and insights for HR professionals hoping to better…
Rank this Week: 2463

Labor & Employment Law Blog

Labor & Employment Law Blog

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

http://www.laboremploymentlawblog.com/
  • Apr 15

    The NLRB’s Changes to Representation Case Procedure

    The NLRB’s Changes to Representation Case Procedure
    Beginning on April 14, 2015, the National Labor Relations Board’s (“NLRB” or the “Board”) new representation case procedural rules will be applied to all representation petitions filed thereafter.  While the…
  • Apr 2

    New Illinois Laws in 2015: What Employers Should Know

    New Illinois Laws in 2015: What Employers Should Know
    Ban the Box Joining the current “Ban the Box” trend, effective January 1, 2015, the Job Opportunities for Qualified Applicants Act prohibits Illinois employers from asking job applicants about their criminal record or criminal…
  • Mar 30

    Supreme Court Crafts Modified McDonnell Douglas Analysis to Handle Pregnancy Discrimination Claim

    Supreme Court Crafts Modified McDonnell Douglas Analysis to Handle Pregnancy Discrimination Claim
    On March 25, 2015, the Supreme Court of the United States issued a long-awaited decision in Young v. United Parcel Service, Inc., wherein the Court vacated the Fourth Circuit’s decision to affirm UPS’s successful motion for…
Rank this Week: 4487

Hunton Employment & Labor Law…

Hunton Employment & Labor Law Perspectives

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

http://www.huntonlaborblog.com/
Rank this Week: 3914

California Peculiarities…

California Peculiarities Employment Law Blog

Covers California employment law. By Seyfarth Shaw.

http://www.calpeculiarities.com/
Rank this Week: 3454

Orange County Employment Lawyers…

Orange County Employment Lawyers Blog

Covers employment law. By Nassiri Law.

http://www.orangecountyemploymentlawyersblog.com/
  • Apr 15

    Young v. United Parcel Service, Inc. – U.S. Supreme Court Weighs Pregnancy Discrimination Claim

    Young v. United Parcel Service, Inc. – U.S. Supreme Court Weighs Pregnancy Discrimination Claim
    In weighing a case of alleged pregnancy discrimination, the U.S. Supreme Court issued an important ruling in favor of pregnant workers. In a 6-3 ruling, the court ruled the former United Parcel Service Worker should get another chance to show…
  • Apr 14

    Feliciano v. Autozone, Inc. – Sexual Harassment Claim May Proceed

    Feliciano v. Autozone, Inc. – Sexual Harassment Claim May Proceed
    A female auto shop worker will be allowed to pursue her claim of sexual harassment against her employer, although other claims of disability discrimination and wrongful termination on the basis of race, religion and national origin were…
  • Apr 13

    California Wage and Hour Law May Put Brakes on Uber, Lyft

    California Wage and Hour Law May Put Brakes on Uber, Lyft
    Two federal judges in California have ruled that it should be up to a jury to decide whether drivers for on-demand ride serves Lyft and Uber should be classified as independent contractors or employees. The reason it matters is because if the…
Rank this Week: 2854

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 15

    Intermittent FMLA Leave: A Chronic HR Headache (Part II)

    Intermittent FMLA Leave: A Chronic HR Headache (Part II)
    This blog is a sequel to my previous post summarizing the rules and regulations governing an employee’s use of intermittent FMLA leave, which you can find here. Managing employees’ requests for intermittent FMLA leave can be…
  • Apr 8

    Intermittent FMLA Leave: A Chronic HR Headache (Part I)

    Intermittent FMLA Leave: A Chronic HR Headache (Part I)
    At HR Law & Solutions last month, attendees asked tough questions about handling requests for intermittent leave under the FMLA. I promised to write a blog post summarizing current rules and regulations, so here goes: Intermittent leave…
  • Apr 3

    Seminar Wrap-Up and NLRB Report on Handbook Policie

    Seminar Wrap-Up and NLRB Report on Handbook Policie
    We want to send a special THANK YOU to the more than 300 of you who attended HR Law & Solutions last week. It is always such a pleasure for all of us – it feels like an annual reunion! Congratulations to all of our raffle winners,…
Rank this Week: 4018

Whistleblower Protection Law Blog

Whistleblower Protection Law Blog

Provides news and commentary on developments in whistleblower protection law. By Jason Zuckerman.

http://whistleblower-protection-law.com/
Rank this Week: 3056

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

    Three California bills to support this Equal Pay Day

    Three California bills to support this Equal Pay Day
    By Mariko Yoshihara Today we recognize Equal Pay Day, which marks the day in 2015 when the average woman could finally stop working if she was hoping to make the same amount of money the average man made last year.  Last year, Equal…
  • Apr 3

    Closing the wage gap: Why employers should stop asking for prior salarie

    Closing the wage gap: Why employers should stop asking for prior salarie
    By Mariko Yoshihara In an op-ed published this week in the San Francisco Chronicle, I argue that we are forcing women to bear the burden of the gender wage gap when we allow employers to use prior salaries as a basis for pay…
  • Mar 30

    Kicking them while they’re down: Bill to treat former substance abusers as independent contractors is wrong

    Kicking them while they’re down: Bill to treat former substance abusers as independent contractors is wrong
    By Sami N. Khadder A new effort is underway to deprive a certain class of workers of the most basic benefits and protections of employment. Last month, Assemblymember Marie Waldron (R-San Diego) introduced AB 500, which would allow employers…
Rank this Week: 3090

The Utah Employment Lawyer

The Utah Employment Lawyer

Covers legislative and court cases affecting Utah employers and employees. By D. Scott Crook.

http://theutahemploymentlawyer.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 14

    Cases --- April 5th through 11th

    Cases --- April 5th through 11th
    Workers CompensationPickup v. Colvin (10th Cir., April 6, 2015) (affirming denial of social security benefits because plaintiff's testimony was contradictory and not credible) UnemploymentPreferred Hot Oil, LLC, v. Department of…
  • Apr 8

    Cases --- March 29th through April 4th

    Cases --- March 29th through April 4th
    DiscriminationColeman v. General Motors (10th Cir., April 1, 2015) (affirming summary judgement in favor of defendants on Coleman's hostile work environment claim because Coleman's allegation are insufficient to establish a prima facie…
  • Mar 28

    Cases --- March 22nd through 28th

    Cases --- March 22nd through 28th
    Chytka v. Wright Tree Service, Inc. (10th Cir., March 25, 2015) (affirming summary judgment in favor of Wright Tree Service on Chytka's numerous age and gender discrimination, hostile work environment, equal pay act, and ERISA claims)
Rank this Week: 3985

Employment Law Blotter

Employment Law Blotter

Focuses on the latest developments in employment law relevant to employers and human resources professionals. By Burns White LLC.

http://employmentlawblotter.com
Rank this Week: 2431

Agee Clymer Mitchell and Laret…

Agee Clymer Mitchell and Laret Blog

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

http://www.ageeclymer.com/blogs/
  • Apr 13

    How SERS Benefits Affect Social Security Benefit

    How SERS Benefits Affect Social Security Benefit
    Planning for retirement or dealing with a disability that leaves you unable to continue working is always difficult. Those challenges can increase for participants in Ohio’s School Employees Retirement System. In many ways, SERS…
  • Apr 5

    Proving Fault in Personal Injury: When a Child Gets Hurt

    Proving Fault in Personal Injury: When a Child Gets Hurt
    Premises liability and negligent supervision of children are the two key factors when determining fault in a personal injury case involving a child.  Premises liability is the liability of the operator, caretaker, school, owner, etc.on…
  • Apr 1

    How to Apply for Social Security Disability When You’re Depressed

    How to Apply for Social Security Disability When You’re Depressed
    If you suffer from depression to the extent that it prohibits your ability to work, you may be eligible for Social Security Disability.  Temporary sadness would not qualify, as the depression must be chronic, or ongoing.  However,…
Rank this Week: 3312

New York Employment Attorney Blog

New York Employment Attorney Blog

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

http://www.newyorkemploymentattorneyblog.com/
  • Apr 13

    Panda Express Settles Overtime Pay Case for Up to $3 Million

    Panda Express Settles Overtime Pay Case for Up to $3 Million
    The California-based Chinese food restaurant chain agreed to settle a collective action brought by 155 general managers for close to $3 million.  In Kudo v. Panda Restaurant Group Inc. (09-cv-00712, U.S. District Court, Southern District…
  • Mar 26

    SCOTUS Articulates Standard For Pregnancy Accommodation

    SCOTUS Articulates Standard For Pregnancy Accommodation
    On March 25, 2015, the United States Supreme Court issued its awaited decision in Young_v._UPS_(12-1226), in which the Court set forth the standard to be used in analyzing sex discrimination cases involving an employer’s failure to…
  • Mar 5

    Bills Introduced in Congress to Permit Employee Wellness Program

    Bills Introduced in Congress to Permit Employee Wellness Program
    A few months ago, we wrote about several lawsuits filed by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) challenging employee wellness programs as violating the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and Genetic Information…
Rank this Week: 4480

Transgender Workplace Diversity

Transgender Workplace Diversity

Covers law and policy news around transgendered employees in the workplace.

http://transworkplace.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 13

    Lakeland Eye Clinic will Pay $150,000 to Resolve Transgender / Sex Discrimination Lawsuit

    Lakeland Eye Clinic will Pay $150,000 to Resolve Transgender / Sex Discrimination Lawsuit
    From the EEOC Press Room, discussing the case on behalf of our client, Brandi Branson:Lakeland Eye Clinic will Pay $150,000 to Resolve Transgender / Sex Discrimination LawsuitClinic Agrees to Implement New Gender Identity Anti-Discrimination…
  • Mar 31

    U.S. Justice Department Sues Oklahoma University Over Transgender Professor

    U.S. Justice Department Sues Oklahoma University Over Transgender Professor
    This is an article in the New York Times via Reuters regarding the U.S. Justice Department suit against Southeastern Oklahoma State University regarding alleged discrimination against my client, Dr Rachel…
  • Mar 4

    DOJ and EEOC sign memorandum re state and local government employer

    DOJ and EEOC sign memorandum re state and local government employer
    WASHINGTON - The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and the U.S. Department of Justice's (DOJ) Civil Rights Division yesterday signed a new Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to further the goals of Title VII of the Civil…
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Virginia Employment Law Blog

Virginia Employment Law Blog

Covers employment law and litigation. By The Erlich Law Office, PLLC.

http://www.virginiaemploymentlawblog.com/
  • Apr 13

    An Employment Trap: Tardine

    An Employment Trap: Tardine
    One of the most frequent stumbling blocks for clients is tardiness. Whether it’s coming to work on time or coming back from breaks in a timely fashion, we cannot stress this enough: you must be on time for work. Even if your boss says…
  • Feb 9

    Court Invalidates New FLSA Provision Relating to Home-Care Worker

    Court Invalidates New FLSA Provision Relating to Home-Care Worker
    On December 22, 2014 a federal judge struck down a new provision of the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”) that would have entitled most home-care workers to minimum wage and overtime just ten days before that provision was to take…
  • Dec 29

    December Article Roundup

    December Article Roundup
    This month’s most popular and interesting articles covered some very important topics ranging from employment law and worker’s rights to the state of the ‘American Worker.’ More expansively, we also explored the…
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Bingham Greenebaum Doll Blog

Bingham Greenebaum Doll Blog

Covers Indiana law.

http://www.bgdlegal.com/blog/
  • Apr 13

    Litigation Lesson: LivingSocial Inc. and the Communications Decency Act [VIDEO]

    Litigation Lesson: LivingSocial Inc. and the Communications Decency Act [VIDEO]
    Is LivingSocial living on the edge? Cincinnati Office Managing Attorney Daniel J. Donnellon continues his "Litigation Lesson" video series with details surrounding Judge William Hayes issuing an order denying a motion to dismiss filed by…
  • Apr 3

    Litigation Lesson: SCOTUS Rules in Favor of Trademark Issue Preclusion [VIDEO]

    Litigation Lesson: SCOTUS Rules in Favor of Trademark Issue Preclusion [VIDEO]
    Cincinnati Office Managing Attorney Daniel J. Donnellon continues his "Litigation Lesson" video series with an update on United States Supreme Court case B&B Hardware, Inc. v. Hargis Industries, which you can watch for free here. Case…
  • Mar 30

    Are Harder Fights for Trademark Registrations Ahead?

    Are Harder Fights for Trademark Registrations Ahead?
    A recent decision of the Supreme Court creates broader effect for decisions of the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (“TTAB”), suggesting that parties may expend greater effort and expense in opposition and cancellation actions…
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Thoughts from a Management Lawyer

Thoughts from a Management Lawyer

Covers Canadian labour and employment law. By Michael Fitzgibbon.

http://labourlawblog.typepad.com/managementupdates/
  • Apr 13

    Withdrawing Grievances - a Free Pass?

    Withdrawing Grievances - a Free Pass?
    At times, during the course of a hearing, the penny will drop and the writing on the wall will become clear - you cannot win. Something happens. Perhaps, a witness implodes or the adjudicator gives the impression that he or she isn’t…
  • Mar 23

    Mitigating Factors Enough to Reinstate in a Case of Serious Misconduct

    Mitigating Factors Enough to Reinstate in a Case of Serious Misconduct
    Back in February I wrote about a case where Mitigating Circumstances Not Enough to Reinstate in a Theft Case. I recently came across a case where the Ontario Labour Relations Board in a grievance referral under section 133 of the Ontario…
  • Feb 23

    Mitigating Circumstances Not Enough to Reinstate in a Theft Case

    Mitigating Circumstances Not Enough to Reinstate in a Theft Case
    A labour arbitrator considered when the presence of mitigating factors (including, what the arbitrator described as “a painful, if not abusive, relationship with her former common-law partner” and drug use) were sufficient to…
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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
  • Apr 11

    Re-Hire Bans May Be Banned -Golden v. California Emergency Physician

    Re-Hire Bans May Be Banned -Golden v. California Emergency Physician
    Something we often see when a case settles is that employers prefer to include a “no re-hire” provision in their agreement. What, you were harassed, sued, settled and now want your job back? You may be in luck. Read on – The…
  • Mar 25

    Court Holds Electronic Signature Not Enough to Compel Arbitration

    Court Holds Electronic Signature Not Enough to Compel Arbitration
    In Ruiz v. Moss Bros. Auto Group Inc.,(2014) 232 Cal. App.4th 836, an auto parts company cannot enforce its agreement to arbitrate employment disputes individually in a class action case since  it…
  • Feb 10

    Felix v. AAA – UPDATE- Checks Delivered to Claims Administrator 2.10.15

    Felix v. AAA – UPDATE- Checks Delivered to Claims Administrator 2.10.15
    It was just reported to our office that checks were delivered to the claims administrator. We will follow up and report when they are being mailed. Please make sure they have your updated address, phone and email. Krista Tittle •…
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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 10

    Hey! What’s My Number? How To Improve The Odds You Will Retire In Comfort (Book Review)

    Hey! What’s My Number? How To Improve The Odds You Will Retire In Comfort (Book Review)
    Let’s say, for example, you’re concerned about not having enough money saved for retirement. You’re certainly not alone based on the myriad number of polls, surveys, and studies that have been in the news. So where do you…
  • Mar 13

    The Dirty Dozen Tax Scams for 2015: Infographic

    The Dirty Dozen Tax Scams for 2015: Infographic
    Every year around this time, the Internal Revenue Service publishes a list of the year’s “Dirty Dozen Tax Scams”. Here they are as an infographic courtesy of  The Accounting School Guide. Source:…
  • Feb 12

    Illinois Secure Choice Savings Program?

    Illinois Secure Choice Savings Program?
    Illinois legislation, the first in the country, recently authorized a new state sponsored retirement savings vehicle called the Secure Choice Savings Program (Secure Choice). The program is aimed at upwards of 2 million Illinois workers who…
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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/
  • Apr 9

    Non-Compete Agreements and Limitations on Future Employment in California

    Non-Compete Agreements and Limitations on Future Employment in California
    Section 16600 of the California Business and Professions Code provides that “every contract by which anyone is restrained from engaging in a lawful profession, trade, or business of any kind of to that extent void”. The law is not…
  • Mar 27

    Waiting Time Penalties Rules Due in California

    Waiting Time Penalties Rules Due in California
    Under California Labor Code section 203, an employer must pay a waiting time penalty on wages owed when the employer willfully fails to pay wages due under section 201 ore 202. A waiting time penalty is equal to one day’s pay fore each…
  • Feb 1

    Oral Complaints About Labor Law Violations Are Protected

    Oral Complaints About Labor Law Violations Are Protected
    Some employees assume that unless they have proof of complaining about a particular labor law violation, the protections of anti-retaliation laws do not apply to them. However, as the US Supreme Court recently held in Kasten v Saint-Gobain…
Rank this Week: 4423

Employment Law Spotlight

Employment Law Spotlight

By Baker Hostetler.

http://www.employmentlawspotlight.com/
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Federal Whistleblower Lawyers Blog

Federal Whistleblower Lawyers Blog

Covers qui tam and employment law. By The Whistleblower Law Firm.

http://www.federalwhistleblowerlawyersblog.com/
  • Apr 8

    Recent Case Highlights Broad Scope of Whistleblower Protections under the False Claims Act

    Recent Case Highlights Broad Scope of Whistleblower Protections under the False Claims Act
    The False Claims Act (FCA) is a tool created to combat fraud against the government. Whistleblowers, known as relators, typically file lawsuits under the qui tam provisions of the FCA. The qui tam provisions allow private citizens or entities…
  • Apr 1

    Court Clarifies Burden for Alleging Corporate Knowledge of Protected Whistleblower Activity

    Court Clarifies Burden for Alleging Corporate Knowledge of Protected Whistleblower Activity
    Although it tried, pharmaceutical giant Merck & Co. could not get rid of a lawsuit brought under the Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX) by a former employee. In Westawski v. Merck & Co., Judge Wendy Beetlestone held that the former…
  • Mar 24

    ARB Makes Favorable Decision for Whistleblower

    ARB Makes Favorable Decision for Whistleblower
    Earlier this month, the Administrative Review Board (ARB) made a favorable decision for whistleblowers in Powers v. Union Pacific Railroad. Specifically, the decision establishes an employee-friendly standard making it easier for…
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