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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 27

    Pre-Employment Drug Testing in NJ

    Pre-Employment Drug Testing in NJ
    Unlike many states, New Jersey has few regulations regarding the drug testing of job applicants.  A private employer may require pre-employment drug testing.  The applicant should obviously sign a HIPAA compliant consent before…
  • Mar 24

    Retention of Employment Records in NJ

    Retention of Employment Records in NJ
    Federal and State law dictate how long employers must retain certain employee related records.  For instance, Form I-9 should be retained for either three (3) years after the date of hire or for one (1) year after employment is…
  • Mar 18

    Pre-Screening Job Applicant

    Pre-Screening Job Applicant
    As I noted in a recent blog post, New Jersey now prevents employers from asking applicants about criminal convictions in the initial job application and interview.  Certain municipalities even have their own rules on the subject. …
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California Peculiarities…

California Peculiarities Employment Law Blog

Covers California employment law. By Seyfarth Shaw.

http://www.calpeculiarities.com/
  • May 27

    How Transparent is Your Supply Chain? California AG Issues Guidance

    How Transparent is Your Supply Chain? California AG Issues Guidance
    Authored by Seyfarth Shaw LLPBy Dana Howells After almost five years since passage, California’s Attorney General has finally produced guidance on The California Transparency in Supply Chains Act of 2010. With the Attorney General at…
  • May 22

    Thanks to you, we’re Chambers USA’s Labor & Employment Team of the Year!

    Thanks to you, we’re Chambers USA’s Labor & Employment Team of the Year!
    Authored by Seyfarth Shaw LLPWe are thrilled to announce that thanks to the feedback of clients and friends like our loyal blog readers, Seyfarth’s Labor & Employment group has just been recognized for excellence with one of the…
  • May 18

    Sticking up for Their Rights: Employers Taking the Offensive

    Sticking up for Their Rights: Employers Taking the Offensive
    Authored by Seyfarth Shaw LLPBy David Kadue The traditional posture of California employers apprehensive about “gotcha” wage and hour claims is to hunker down and wait for the next lawsuit. But a few brave souls have taken the…
Rank this Week: 2536

James M. Hoffmann Blog

James M. Hoffmann Blog

Covers Missouri workers' compensation and personal injury.

http://www.hoffmannworkcomp.com/category/blog/
  • May 27

    Workplace Injuries Involving Manufacturing and Construction Worker

    Workplace Injuries Involving Manufacturing and Construction Worker
    Manufacturing and construction industry workers are at the highest risk of work-related injuries and death. From the last three decades, the manufacturing and construction industries have been reporting the most number of cases of serious…
  • May 22

    A Temporary Hearing for Workers’ Compensation

    A Temporary Hearing for Workers’ Compensation
    A temporary hearing is requested by an employee when there is a dispute about medical treatment or the payment of temporary disability benefits. A temporary hearing is also known as a hardship hearing. Employees undergoing treatment…
  • May 21

    Should I File for Workers Comp or a Personal Injury Lawsuit?

    Should I File for Workers Comp or a Personal Injury Lawsuit?
    Millions of injuries and illnesses are reported at U.S. workplaces every year, putting workers at risk every day. Laborers, truck drivers, nursing aides, custodians, cleaners, and law enforcement officers are the employees most…
Rank this Week: 2549

FMLA Insights

FMLA Insights

Covers the Family Medical Leave Act. By Franczek Radelet.

http://www.fmlainsights.com
  • May 27

    DOL Publishes New FMLA Forms -- Good Through May 2018

    DOL Publishes New FMLA Forms -- Good Through May 2018
    Those sneaky little rascals! While the rest of us were enjoying our Memorial Day holiday, those crazy kids over at the Department of Labor were still working away. This time, they were busy posting the new model FMLA notices and medical…
  • Apr 28

    EEOC Commissioner Offers Helpful Guidance to Employers on Providing Accommodations to Pregnant Employee

    EEOC Commissioner Offers Helpful Guidance to Employers on Providing Accommodations to Pregnant Employee
    Last week, I had the pleasure of presenting with EEOC Commissioner Victoria Lipnic on the EEOC’s pregnancy discrimination guidance and how employers should address pregnancy accommodations in the workplace.  Our presentation…
  • Apr 10

    DOL Will Not Enforce Final FMLA Regulation Regarding Same-Sex Spouses in Four State

    DOL Will Not Enforce Final FMLA Regulation Regarding Same-Sex Spouses in Four State
    Last week, I reported that a federal district court in Texas had halted the DOL’s enforcement of its final rule that would allow employees to take FMLA leave for their same-sex spouse. Following that court order, the…
Rank this Week: 3949

New York Employment Attorney Blog

New York Employment Attorney Blog

Covers employment discrimination and sexual harassment cases. By Phillips & Associates.

http://www.newyorkemploymentattorney-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 3915

Labor & Employment Law…

Labor & Employment Law Perspectives

By Foley & Lardner LLP.

http://www.laboremploymentperspectives.com/
Rank this Week: 2538

Working the Law: News and Views on…

Working the Law: News and Views on Employment Issues

Covers Massachusetts employment law issues such as employment discrimination, sexual harasment and wrongful discharge. By Jack Merrill.

http://www.framinghamlegal.com/
  • May 26

    Attorney General Proposes Regulations to Govern Massachusetts Sick Leave Law

    Attorney General Proposes Regulations to Govern Massachusetts Sick Leave Law
    In accord with the new sick leave law passed by Massachusetts voters in November and set to take effect on July 1, 2015, the Massachusetts Attorney General’s office has issued draft regulations. Once adopted, the AG’s rules will…
  • May 11

    Deadline for Implementing New Sick Leave Policies is Approaching

    Deadline for Implementing New Sick Leave Policies is Approaching
    For those not already prepared, it’s time to start planning for pending changes to Massachusetts’ sick leave requirements. The new law that was adopted by voters last November is scheduled to take effect on July 1, 2015. By that…
  • Apr 21

    State’s Highest Court Finds that Boston Cab Drivers are Independent Contractors, not Employee

    State’s Highest Court Finds that Boston Cab Drivers are Independent Contractors, not Employee
    The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court today released an important decision regarding the status of Boston cab drivers, concluding that the drivers were properly classified as independent contractors and not as employees. In addition to…
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Canada Employment & Labour Law…

Canada Employment & Labour Law Blog

Covers Canadian employment law issues. By Minken Employment Lawyers.

http://www.minkenemploymentlawyers.com/category/blog/
  • May 26

    Minken Employment Lawyers Sponsor Flato Markham Theatre 2015/2016

    Minken Employment Lawyers Sponsor Flato Markham Theatre 2015/2016
    Minken Employment Lawyers is pleased to once again sponsor Flato Markham Theatre as an “All That Jazz!” 2015/2016 series sponsor, along with three additional sponsorships.
  • May 26

    Think Carefully Before Signing That Release!

    Think Carefully Before Signing That Release!
    In Born v. Regis Corporation, the Human Rights Tribunal determined that the Employee’s Application to the Tribunal pursuing a new claim could not proceed due to the fact that the employee had previously signed a full and final Release…
  • May 25

    New York University Campus at Markham Centre

    New York University Campus at Markham Centre
    Provincial approval of the York University Campus at Markham Centre.
Rank this Week: 3342

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
  • May 26

    Should I move my car after an accident?

    Should I move my car after an accident?
    One question I hear often is “Should I move my car after an accident?” In particular, personal injury clients want to know if their case will be hurt if they move their vehicle before the police arrive at the scene. The thought…
  • May 15

    Want Help Deciding If The New Hire Is An Employee or an Independent Contractor? Try Remembering your ABC

    Want Help Deciding If The New Hire Is An Employee or an Independent Contractor? Try Remembering your ABC
    If you own a business, there’s a good chance you’ve been faced with the independent contractor vs. employee dilemma. The decision isn’t always an easy one to make and since an incorrect designation can have significant…
  • May 6

    Where Should You Incorporate Your New Business?

    Where Should You Incorporate Your New Business?
      Got an innovative idea? Starting a new business?  Decided to incorporate? Now what?! One of the first decisions a budding entrepreneur encounters when starting a new business is where to incorporate their new venture.  In my…
Rank this Week: 2897

Federal Whistleblower Lawyers Blog

Federal Whistleblower Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.federalwhistleblowerlawyersblog.com/
  • May 26

    Metlife to Pay $123.5 Million to Resolve Mortgage-Lending Claim

    Metlife to Pay $123.5 Million to Resolve Mortgage-Lending Claim
    Every year, the federal government insures a number of residential mortgages through the Federal Housing Administration (FHA). In fact, the FHA and U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) are key players in the housing market.…
  • May 19

    Sixteen Hospitals to Collectively Pay $15.69 Million to Resolve False Claims Act Accusation

    Sixteen Hospitals to Collectively Pay $15.69 Million to Resolve False Claims Act Accusation
    Whistleblower lawsuits can involve many types of Medicare fraud pertaining to hospitals, pharmacies, and other healthcare providers. Medical professionals who overcharge or submit false billing claims to the government are essentially…
  • May 12

    Whistleblower Reveals Cyber-security Firm Hacked its Own Client

    Whistleblower Reveals Cyber-security Firm Hacked its Own Client
    It is not uncommon for big technology companies to form agreements with the government to provide a number of services, including cybersecurity. While technological services are needed by various sectors of the government, these services also…
Rank this Week: 2718

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/
Rank this Week: 2615

Pennsylvania Labor and Employment…

Pennsylvania Labor and Employment Blog

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

http://www.palaborandemploymentblog.com/
  • May 26

    Class Certified in Pennsylvania Payroll Debit Card Litigation

    Class Certified in Pennsylvania Payroll Debit Card Litigation
    We previously discussed on this blog the potential risks associated with the use of payroll debit cards to pay wages to employees. The absence of federal and state regulations specifically addressing this relatively new payroll option…
  • May 4

    Five Ways the EEOC Proposed Wellness Regulations Would Change Workplace Health Initiative

    Five Ways the EEOC Proposed Wellness Regulations Would Change Workplace Health Initiative
    Background The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) generally prohibits employers from requiring current employees to submit to medical examinations or medical inquiries unless the exam or inquiry is “job-related and consistent with…
  • Apr 22

    An OSHA Inspection Can Be Costly for the Unprepared Employer

    An OSHA Inspection Can Be Costly for the Unprepared Employer
    Knock Knock!  Who’s there?  OSHA.  OSHA who?  OSHA, the federal agency responsible for workplace safety, which is going to hit your company with hefty fines if you are not prepared. This is no joke.  OSHA is a…
Rank this Week: 4317

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/
  • May 26

    The Fiduciary Hierarchy

    The Fiduciary Hierarchy
    The recent Department of Labor’s re-proposed Fiduciary Rule has generated many opinions on how it will affect fiduciary service models. One constant, however, cuts through all of the debate: the Plan Sponsor still has the fiduciary…
  • May 18

    Who is responsible for service provider mistakes?

    Who is responsible for service provider mistakes?
    It took nine years in the case of Butler v. United Healthcare of Tennessee to determine who was responsible for a denied group health benefit claim. The patient, covered by her husband’s ERISA health benefit plan, sought treatment for…
  • May 11

    What We Can Learn From Australia’s Superannuation

    What We Can Learn From Australia’s Superannuation
    Superannuation is what Australia calls its retirement system, and they are doing something right. According to the 2014 Melbourne Mercer Global Pension Index (8o-page report if downloaded), an annual study that ranks national retirement…
Rank this Week: 3075

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 25

    Notice Goes Out in Overtime Collective Action Against Xerox

    Notice Goes Out in Overtime Collective Action Against Xerox
    According to the notice, "all current and former employees of Xerox Business Services, LLC, Livebridge, Inc., Affiliated Computer Services, Inc., and Affiliated Computer Services, LLC who worked at a call center in the United States at any…
  • May 25

    Darden Restaurants Sued in Alleged Unpaid Minimum Wage and Overtime Action

    Darden Restaurants Sued in Alleged Unpaid Minimum Wage and Overtime Action
    Employers that refuse to pay their employees the proper rates for all time worked could find themselves facing a lawsuit. They can either try to settle the lawsuit outside of court, or risk having to pay the employees an amount determined by…
  • May 20

    Payless Settles Overtime Class Action

    Payless Settles Overtime Class Action
    Payless has agreed to settle the class action lawsuit for $2.9 million, but the complaint alleges the shoe company saved much more than that by misclassifying its managers. According to the lawsuit, because the FLSA has a statute of…
Rank this Week: 4161

Overtime Lawyer Blog

Overtime Lawyer Blog

Covers minimum wage and tip credit in Georgia. By The Buckley Law Firm, LLC

http://www.overtimelawyerblog.com/
  • May 23

    Movement To Increase Minimum Wage Gaining Steam Across the Country

    Movement To Increase Minimum Wage Gaining Steam Across the Country
    The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) applies to nearly all workers in the United States and provides certain basic protections and guidelines. Among these are the guarantee that workers earn at least minimum wage and that all non-exempt…
  • May 15

    Verbal Complaints May Suffice To Raise Retaliation Claim Under FLSA

    Verbal Complaints May Suffice To Raise Retaliation Claim Under FLSA
    According to Federal Labor Law – the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) - If you are concerned that your employer is not paying you the wages you believe you are entitled to, and you suffer retaliation for complaining, you may be entitled…
  • May 10

    New Overtime Exemption Laws To Be Revealed Soon

    New Overtime Exemption Laws To Be Revealed Soon
    This past week, Labor Secretary Thomas Perez announced that his agency has finished drafting proposals which would update the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) overtime and minimum wage laws for the first time in over a decade. While no one…
Rank this Week: 4469

Law Office of Goldstein and Clegg,…

Law Office of Goldstein and Clegg, LLC Blog

Covers employment law and bankruptcy.

http://www.goldsteinandclegglaw.com/index.php/blog/
  • May 22

    Police can’t use your eye movement to determine you’re drunk

    Police can’t use your eye movement to determine you’re drunk
    Often times, a police officer will pull someone over because they suspect that that driver of the car is drunk or at the very least operating the vehicle under the influence of alcohol. Once they pull over the car, they may ask the driver to…
  • May 15

    Does a QWOF show up on an employment criminal background check?

    Does a QWOF show up on an employment criminal background check?
    During the process of applying for a job, there are many stages that a potential employee must go through, including the submission of a resume, interview, and finally reference checks of his or her former supervisors and colleagues. This…
  • Apr 3

    Can I sue my employer for violating the ADA?

    Can I sue my employer for violating the ADA?
    Many people have the ability to work and earn money to support themselves and their families. However, a great portion of the American working population also suffer from physical and or mental impairments that in some case make it difficult…
Rank this Week: 4480

Atlanta Employment Lawyer Blog

Atlanta Employment Lawyer Blog

Covers employment discrimination, sexual harassment and employer retaliation. By The Buckley Law Firm, LLC

http://www.atlantaemploymentlawyerblog.com/
  • May 22

    USERRA Discrimination Alleged Against DEA

    USERRA Discrimination Alleged Against DEA
    CBS News reports that more than a dozen federal agents have filed an employment discrimination action against the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA). According to reports, the agents allege that the DEA has subjected the workers to…
  • May 15

    Sexual Harassment Not Easily Defined

    Sexual Harassment Not Easily Defined
    A class action lawsuit alleging sexual harassment and discrimination has been filed against Ford Motor Company. Twenty-nine women additional have just joined the suit, which was originally filed by 33 women – with many more saying they…
  • May 7

    Growing Numbers of Americans Report Age Discrimination

    Growing Numbers of Americans Report Age Discrimination
    According to a recent CNBC News story, a growing number of older workers have reported experiencing age discrimination both while searching for a job and at their place of employment. In turn, this discrimination is making it difficult to…
Rank this Week: 4356

Workers' Rights Blog

Workers' Rights Blog

Covers class action and employment law. By Sundeen Salinas & Pyle.

http://www.workersrightsblog.com/
Rank this Week: 3201

Federal Employee Disability Law…

Federal Employee Disability Law Blog

Covers disability discrimination, Federal Workers' Compensation Act (FECA) and OPM Disability. By Eric L. Pines.

http://www.pinesfederal.com/blog/
  • May 22

    From The FERS Disability Victory Files!

    From The FERS Disability Victory Files!
    Congratulations to our most recent FERS disability awardee – a vocational rehabilitation specialist who suffers from a traumatic brain injury (TBI) and post-concussion syndrome. We are delighted that we were able to assist this client…
  • Apr 30

    SCHEDULE AWARDS FROM OWCP: AN INTRODUCTION

    SCHEDULE AWARDS FROM OWCP: AN INTRODUCTION
    Schedule awards are cash settlements intended to compensate the injured worker for permanent loss or more usually loss of use, of body organs or extremities.  They have been authorized under the Federal Employees Compensation Act, since…
  • Apr 21

    From The FERS Disability Victory Files!

    From The FERS Disability Victory Files!
    Congratulations to our most recent FERS disability awardee – an advanced practice registered nurse who suffers from major depressive disorder, panic disorder, and PTSD.  We are delighted that we were able to assist this client…
Rank this Week: 3350

California Employment Law Report

California Employment Law Report

Covers California employment law trends, cases and issues. By Anthony Zaller.

http://www.californiaemploymentlawreport.com/
Rank this Week: 4289

Boston Lawyer Blog

Boston Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.bostonlawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2825

Employment Law Spotlight

Employment Law Spotlight

By Baker Hostetler.

http://www.employmentlawspotlight.com/
  • May 22

    Unanimous Supreme Court Vacates Tibble v. Edison International: Much Ado About Nothing? Or Something More?

    Unanimous Supreme Court Vacates Tibble v. Edison International: Much Ado About Nothing? Or Something More?
    On May 18, 2015, the United State Supreme Court, by a 9-0 vote, vacated and remanded the Ninth Circuit’s holding in Tibble, et al. v. Edison International, et al., 729 F.3d 1110 (9th Cir. 2013). Tibble is an “excessive fee”…
  • May 1

    Weigand v. N.L.R.B: A Double Standard for Social Media?

    Weigand v. N.L.R.B: A Double Standard for Social Media?
    On April 17, 2015, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit upheld a National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB” or “Board”) decision finding a local branch of the Amalgamated Transit Union…
  • Apr 30

    Weigand v. N.L.R.B: A Double Standard for Social Media?

    Weigand v. N.L.R.B: A Double Standard for Social Media?
    On April 17, 2015, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit upheld a National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB” or “Board”) decision finding a local branch of the Amalgamated Transit Union…
Rank this Week: 2509

Oakland Employment Lawyer Blog

Oakland Employment Lawyer Blog

Covers California employment and injury law. By Liberty Law.

http://www.oaklandemploymentlawyerblog.com/
  • May 21

    California Woman Awarded $13 Million for Exposure to Asbestos in Talcum Powder

    California Woman Awarded $13 Million for Exposure to Asbestos in Talcum Powder
    A California woman was recently awarded $13 million after she contracted mesothelioma from using talcum powder that contains asbestos. The powder was manufactured by Colgate-Palmolive. The woman’s attorneys claimed that she got…
  • May 17

    California Worker Fired After Disabling App that Tracked her Movement

    California Worker Fired After Disabling App that Tracked her Movement
    A Bakersfield woman claims that she was fired after uninstalling an app on her phone. The woman worked for a money transfer service called Intermex as a sales executive. Intermex is a company that processes payments between the U.S. and Latin…
  • May 14

    California Worker Killed in Horrific Accident

    California Worker Killed in Horrific Accident
    Bumble Bee Foods and two of its managers have been charged by Los Angeles prosecutors for violating safety regulations that led to a horrifying workplace accident. A 62 year old employee at the company’s Santa Fe plant was performing…
Rank this Week: 3402

Suits by Suits

Suits by Suits

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

http://www.suitsbysuits.com/
  • May 21

    The Insurance Benefits From Early Discovery Of Employee-Caused Losse

    The Insurance Benefits From Early Discovery Of Employee-Caused Losse
    Earlier this month, we posted about the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio’s decision that a credit union’s insurance policy was not invalid from the start because of its employee’s misrepresentations on…
  • May 14

    The Inbox – When Suits Break Bad

    The Inbox – When Suits Break Bad
    Federal prosecutors recently indicted David Colletti, a former VP of marketing with MillerCoors LLC, on charges relating to a scheme to embezzle $7 million from the beer brewing giant. Mr. Colletti, a thirty-year veteran of the company,…
  • May 13

    In Reversal of Fortune, Court of Appeals Finds Ambiguity in Executive’s General Release

    In Reversal of Fortune, Court of Appeals Finds Ambiguity in Executive’s General Release
    Last May, we covered a decision by a Michigan federal court that torpedoed Debourah Mattatall’s claims against her former employee, Transdermal Corporation.  Now, thanks to a recent decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the…
Rank this Week: 3046

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/
  • May 20

    DOL OALJ Revamps Procedural Rule

    DOL OALJ Revamps Procedural Rule
      The Department of Labor has issued its final rule revising the Rules of Practice and Procedure for Administrative Hearings Before the Office of Administrative Law Judges. The new rules become effective on June 18,... The post DOL OALJ…
  • May 11

    Whistleblower lawyer Jason Zuckerman Will Speak at Advanced Summit on Whistleblower Litigation

    Whistleblower lawyer Jason Zuckerman Will Speak at Advanced Summit on Whistleblower Litigation
    DC whistleblower lawyer Jason Zuckerman will speak at ACI’s Advanced Forum on Whistleblower Litigation in Washington DC on July 28, 2015. This program offers practical guidance on how to minimize your organization’s risk exposure…
  • May 11

    Whistleblower lawyer Jason Zuckerman Will Join Distinguished Faculty to Speak About Whistleblower Protection

    Whistleblower lawyer Jason Zuckerman Will Join Distinguished Faculty to Speak About Whistleblower Protection
    Whistleblower lawyer Jason Zuckerman will join a distinguished faculty of judges and leading practitioners to speak about whistleblower protections at the American Law Institute’s annual Current Developments in Employment Law…
Rank this Week: 2665

Executive Women's Networking Blog

Executive Women's Networking Blog

Covers business development, networking, mentoring and work-life balance. By EpsteinBeckerGreen.

http://www.executivewomennetworkingblog.com
  • May 20

    Evidence Mounts on the Benefits for Children of Working Mother

    Evidence Mounts on the Benefits for Children of Working Mother
    I have long felt that the debate over working mothers versus stay-at-home moms is largely fueled by a desire to perpetuate perceived (though not necessarily actual) cultural norms. Why should we feel guilty about working? Many women work…
  • May 13

    Clothes Part II: Finding Your Style and Your Confidence

    Clothes Part II: Finding Your Style and Your Confidence
    For those of us who are weary of all the advice on how to dress for success, may I suggest Women in Clothes, edited by Sheila Heti, Heidi Julavits, and Leanne Shapton? The book presents essays, photos, drawings, and survey responses…
  • May 12

    2015 Health Access Summit Offers Networking Opportunities with Industry Stakeholders About Access to Health Care

    2015 Health Access Summit Offers Networking Opportunities with Industry Stakeholders About Access to Health Care
    Many of us wonder how to grow a network, make an impact, and make a difference.  Get an idea, do some leg work and then run with it is one way. Our partner Carrie Valiant, who founded the Health Care Industry Access Initiative, is one…
Rank this Week: 3975

Employment Discrimination Report

Employment Discrimination Report

Covers legislation, noteworthy cases and trends in enforcement. By Fox Rothschild LLP.

http://employmentdiscrimination.foxrothschild.com/
  • May 20

    As of June 30, 2015, New Jersey Will Have Nine Municipalities with Paid Sick Leave Laws in Effect

    As of June 30, 2015, New Jersey Will Have Nine Municipalities with Paid Sick Leave Laws in Effect
    For those of you who have lost count or lost track of effective dates of local ordinances, the following New Jersey municipalities have passed paid sick leave laws: Bloomfield, effective June 30, 2015 East Orange, effective January 7,…
  • May 19

    Be Careful of Not So Random Random Drug Test

    Be Careful of Not So Random Random Drug Test
    A judge in California has ruled that a fired black supervisor can proceed with claims of racial discrimination based solely on a comment that he was driving a “pimpmobile” and the fact that he was randomly selected for drug…
  • May 8

    Can Criminals Be Rehabilitated?

    Can Criminals Be Rehabilitated?
    This week, I read an article in AmLaw Daily that one of the “Jena 6″ is going to law school.  For those who might not remember, before there was Ferguson and Baltimore, Jena, Louisiana was thrown in the spotlight after…
Rank this Week: 2923

Great Work!

Great Work!

Covers labor and employment law issues. By Roetzel & Andress.

http://ralawemployment.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 4782

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 20

    Communicate, Communicate, Collaborate

    Communicate, Communicate, Collaborate
    If you are separating from your spouse or partner, there are several ways that the arrangements relating to finances and children can be resolved. Most people think about going to Court and concerns about an acrimonious and costly legal…
  • Apr 8

    Another bite of the cherry……….?

    Another bite of the cherry……….?
    Picture this: you and your spouse are divorcing, or have already divorced, and you have decided between you how the financial issues are to be dealt with. You have sold, or are in the process of selling, the marital home, you have closed all…
  • Mar 9

    Recent Changes At Gardner Croft

    Recent Changes At Gardner Croft
    We are delighted to announce that Sharon Selsby has become a Member of the LLP with effect from 1 March 2015. Sharon has been employed at Gardner Croft in the residential conveyancing department for over 20 years. She is a Chartered Legal…
Rank this Week: 2845

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 20

    Inability to Work With a Particular Supervisor is Not a Disability

    Inability to Work With a Particular Supervisor is Not a Disability
    Generally, an employee who suffers from anxiety / stress depression as a result of working for a particular supervisor is not entitled to having a different manager as a reasonable accommodation to that disability. This is because inability…
  • May 3

    When ADHD Qualifies as a Disability under ADA / FEHA

    When ADHD Qualifies as a Disability under ADA / FEHA
    In Weaving v City of Hillsboro, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeal made an important distinction of when ADHD symptoms make the condition a qualifying disability under ADA, and when they don’t. In dismissing Weaving’s case, the…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 4363

Employment & the Law

Employment & the Law

Covers labor and employment topics, including ADA, ADEA, Arizona legal news, Defamation, FLSA, FMLA, GINA, Noncompetes, Privacy, RIFs, Section 1981, Social Media, Title VII and USERRA. By Ashley Kasarjian.

http://employmentandthelaw.com/
  • May 19

    The EEOC’s New Online Charge System

    The EEOC’s New Online Charge System
    Don’t be surprised if you start getting more electronic communications from the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.  The EEOC has initiated a new online pilot program to transmit documents electronically. This move, according…
  • Apr 29

    Title III, Service Animals, and Other Accommodation

    Title III, Service Animals, and Other Accommodation
    It seems like Title III ADA questions are coming up more and more often these days. I wrote about the basics of Title III a while back, and figured it is time to post on it again. Typically when a … Continue reading →
  • Feb 24

    Ten Things Any Business Owner Can Do Today to Protect Their Company

    Ten Things Any Business Owner Can Do Today to Protect Their Company
    Navigating employment laws can be an overwhelming task, but there are steps all companies can take to address risks and fix problems before they become costly mistakes. Update your Employee Handbook – Admit it. You have not looked at…
Rank this Week: 3588

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 19

    Regional Directors Report Data on The NLRB’s Amended Election Rules After One Month – Court Challenges Continue

    Regional Directors Report Data on The NLRB’s Amended Election Rules After One Month – Court Challenges Continue
    My colleagues Steven M. Swirsky and Evan J. Spelfogel published a Management Memo blog post that will be of interest to many of our readers: “Regional Directors Report Data on The NLRB’s Amended Election…
  • May 15

    Accepting Social Responsibility Not Legal Liability

    Accepting Social Responsibility Not Legal Liability
    We recently blogged about recent gender discrimination lawsuits filed against technology industry employers. Following in the wake of these lawsuits have been news stories regarding the lack of diversity in the technology industry. The scale…
  • May 5

    Considering Best Data Practices for ERISA Fiduciarie

    Considering Best Data Practices for ERISA Fiduciarie
    Today, Law360 published our article “Considering Best Data Practices for ERISA Fiduciaries.” (Read the full version here — Law360 subscription required.) In this article, we outline steps that ERISA plan fiduciaries can take…
Rank this Week: 4249

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: 4251

Washington D.C. Employment Law…

Washington D.C. Employment Law Update

Covers labor and employment law developments in Washington, D.C. By Littler.

http://www.littler.com/blog/dc-employment-law-update
Rank this Week: 4050

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/
  • May 18

    Cases --- May 10th through 16th

    Cases --- May 10th through 16th
    Workers CompensationLankford v. Colvin (10th Cir., May 14, 2015) (affirming denial of disability and supplemental security income benefits)Discrimination Brown v. Marriott Hotel (10th Cir., May 12, 2015) (affirming dismissal under Rule…
  • May 9

    Cases --- May 3rd through May 9th

    Cases --- May 3rd through May 9th
    Contract/Noncompete/Trade Secret/Wrongful TerminationFrancis v. National DME (Utah Ct. App., May 7, 2015) (federal and state claims arising originally from a dispute over a covenant not to compete, ultimately reduced to claims…
  • May 9

    Cases --- April 26th through May 2nd

    Cases --- April 26th through May 2nd
    Workers CompensationJones v. Colvin (10th Cir., May 1, 2015) (affirming denial of social security, disability benefits, and disabled widows benefits based on weight given to the treating physician's testimony)Public EmployeesHollenbach v.…
Rank this Week: 4121

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
  • May 18

    Existing Sex Discrimination Guidelines are about to get a makeover

    Existing Sex Discrimination Guidelines are about to get a makeover
    On January 28, 2015, the U.S. Department of Labor issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to rescind the current Sex Discrimination Guidelines, 41 C. F. R. § 60-20.1, et. seq., and replace them with provisions that would align with…
  • May 5

    Health-contingent wellness programs offer greater incentive, pose greater risk

    Health-contingent wellness programs offer greater incentive, pose greater risk
    Most people are familiar with “employee wellness programs” offered by employers around the country.  To many, these programs seem like a win-win for both employees and employers: employees are happier and healthier, and…
  • Apr 14

    Poorly written social media policies can lead to NLRA violation

    Poorly written social media policies can lead to NLRA violation
    For better or worse, social media gives every person a powerful way to express his or her thoughts.  Employers have been finding out recently how these expressions can sometimes make things worse for their companies, when employees use…
Rank this Week: 2921

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/
  • May 18

    What do the United States and Papua New Guinea have in common?

    What do the United States and Papua New Guinea have in common?
    What do the United States and Papua New Guinea have in common?  According to the United Nations, they are the only countries in the world without any sort of paid time off for new mothers. In the Mother’s Day edition of his HBO…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 3260

Employment Law Business Guide

Employment Law Business Guide

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

http://www.employmentlawbusinessguide.com
Rank this Week: 2899

Maine Employment Lawyer Blog

Maine Employment Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.maineemploymentlawyerblog.com/
  • May 18

    Bill would extend FMLA to cover absences due to death of a child

    Bill would extend FMLA to cover absences due to death of a child
    Earlier this month, bills were reintroduced in the U.S. House and the Senate that would amend the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) so that it would protect employees who take time off from work due to the death of a child. The bill is…
  • May 11

    MHRC rules against installation company in race discrimination and retaliation case

    MHRC rules against installation company in race discrimination and retaliation case
    At the last meeting of the Maine Human Rights Commission (MHRC), the Commissioners found reasonable grounds to believe that Hartford Installations, a company based in Damariscotta and South Portland, discriminated against a former employee…
  • May 7

    Is “digital native” code for young?

    Is “digital native” code for young?
    Fortune Magazine recently ran an article that explored a trend in the tech industry of job postings that say the companies prefer applicants who are “digital natives.” Education consultant Marc Prensky coined the term…
Rank this Week: 4784

New York Employment Attorney Blog

New York Employment Attorney Blog

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

http://www.newyorkemploymentattorneyblog.com/
Rank this Week: 4331

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

http://www.workplacetechlaw.com
  • May 17

    Procuring IoT: Data Integrity and Security

    Procuring IoT: Data Integrity and Security
    The Internet of Things (IoT) is undoubtedly going to play a major role in the workplace.  Because an employer has a number of critical employee-related interests in securing IoT data, including protecting securing otherwise private…
  • May 9

    Anticipatory Disruption and Risk Management

    Anticipatory Disruption and Risk Management
    After delivering a recent presentation on disruptive technology in the workplace, my co-panelists and I were asked: what exactly do we mean by the overused word “disruptive?” My limited definition – technology that…
  • May 3

    Executive Emails: Lessons from the White House Breach

    Executive Emails: Lessons from the White House Breach
    “Never write if you can speak; never speak if you can nod; never nod if you can wink.” Prescient advice for the age of data theft from gilded-age politician Martin Lomasney. Indeed, the theft of non-classified White…
Rank this Week: 2774

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: 3403

Wrongful Dismissal Blog

Wrongful Dismissal Blog

Discussion of Canadian wrongful dismissal cases and other employment law issues and decisions. By Kenneth A. Krupat.

http://joblaw.ca/blog/
  • May 13

    Fired for Off-Duty Conduct: Should that hold up?

    Fired for Off-Duty Conduct: Should that hold up?
    Content created by Kenneth A. Krupat, B.A., LL.B. Employment Law | Wrongful Dismissalwww.joblaw.ca Can inappropriate off-duty conduct be used by an employer to dismiss an employee for just cause?  The answer is far from clear. By now,…
  • Apr 23

    Quick Justice? Bring a Summary Judgment Motion

    Quick Justice? Bring a Summary Judgment Motion
    Content created by Kenneth A. Krupat, B.A., LL.B. Employment Law | Wrongful Dismissalwww.joblaw.ca The use of the summary judgment process is becoming more and more widespread in wrongful dismissal cases. In this post, I look at three recent…
  • Mar 24

    Just Cause for Dismissal: Is One Incident Enough?

    Just Cause for Dismissal: Is One Incident Enough?
    Content created by Kenneth A. Krupat, B.A., LL.B. Employment Law | Wrongful Dismissalwww.joblaw.ca Is one incident of dishonesty just cause for dismissal?  What if it involves a long-serving employee?  This was the issue that was…
Rank this Week: 3005

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: 3297

FWS Employment Law Blog

FWS Employment Law Blog

Focuses on employment-related cases in Indiana, the Seventh Circuit, and the Supreme Court. By Fox, Williams & Sink.

http://fwslegal.com/blog
  • May 11

    Indiana Amends Wage Claims Act and Wage Payment Statute

    Indiana Amends Wage Claims Act and Wage Payment Statute
    On May 5, 2015, Governor Pence signed Indiana House Bill 1469, which amended the damages provision of Indiana’s Wage Claims Act and Indiana’s Wage Payment Statute to make it more favorable for employers.  The Wage Claims Act…
  • May 6

    SSD and ADAAA – No Paradox

    SSD and ADAAA – No Paradox
    In Rutledge v. Illinois Dept. of Human Services, et al (7th Cir. May 5, 2015), the Seventh Circuit reaffirmed the principle that being “disabled” for VA disability benefits or Social Security Disability benefits does not…
  • Mar 26

    Splitting the Baby – Young v. United Parcel Service, Inc.

    Splitting the Baby – Young v. United Parcel Service, Inc.
    In Young v. United Parcel Service, Inc., the United States Supreme Court could have clearly held that pregnant employees are entitled to reasonable accommodations.  The Supreme Court could have defined the second clause of the Pregnancy…
Rank this Week: 2708