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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/
Rank this Week: 3400

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/
  • Aug 27

    U.S. Steel Freezes Pension Plans: Symbolic Recognition of End of Traditional Defined Benefit Plan Era

    U.S. Steel Freezes Pension Plans: Symbolic Recognition of End of Traditional Defined Benefit Plan Era
    It was just a brief note on the Form 8-K filed on August 17, 2015 by U.S. Steel Corporation with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. As described above, on August 17, 2015, the Corporation enacted a hard freeze of benefits accrued…
  • Aug 14

    Employees contribute more to 401(k) plans, but number of new plans decline

    Employees contribute more to 401(k) plans, but number of new plans decline
    Employee Benefit Advisor, for whom I serve on the Editorial Advisory Board, recently reported that DC Plan Participation Rates, Account Balance Increase. The reporter, Paula Aven Gladych cited the Deloitte 2015 Defined Contribution…
  • Jul 14

    Who do you trust: the institution or the individual?

    Who do you trust: the institution or the individual?
                  My social media role model, Kevin O’Keefe, blogged an interesting question yesterday, Individual lawyer or law firm blog, which is trusted more? Kevin is President and Founder of LexBlog,…
Rank this Week: 1914

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
  • Aug 26

    Sham Investigation

    Sham Investigation
    In Harden v. Marion County Sheriff’s Dept. (7th Cir. Aug. 25, 2015), the Seventh Circuit affirmed dismissal of a Title VII retaliation claim, and in doing so, explained in detail when “sham investigations” can be grounds for…
  • Jul 27

    Remember the Deadlines!

    Remember the Deadlines!
    In Swanson v. Village of Flossmoor (7th Cir. July 24, 2015), the Seventh Circuit recently affirmed dismissal of a plaintiff’s race and national origin discrimination claims because he failed to timely file a complaint.  Claims of…
  • Jun 16

    ADAAA – Essential Functions – Issue of Fact for Jury

    ADAAA – Essential Functions – Issue of Fact for Jury
    In Shell v. Smith (7th Cir. June 15, 2015), the Seventh Circuit reversed the District Court and held that issues of fact must be decided by a jury on whether driving a bus was an essential function for the plaintiff.  To be protected…
Rank this Week: 2701

Atlanta Employment Attorneys Blog

Atlanta Employment Attorneys Blog

Covers employment law. By Mays & Kerr LLC.

http://www.atlantaemploymentattorneysblog.com/
  • Aug 26

    Employment Status and Your Federal Age Discrimination Case

    Employment Status and Your Federal Age Discrimination Case
    A surgeon who sued a hospital after the hospital revoked the doctor’s surgical privileges when the surgeon turned 70 never got the chance to prove the existence of age-based discrimination. Whether or not the hospital made its…
  • Aug 19

    Employee Can Use Information Submitted Post-Termination to Prove Part of FMLA Case

    Employee Can Use Information Submitted Post-Termination to Prove Part of FMLA Case
    In a noteworthy decision from this past June, the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals overturned a judgment in favor of an employer in an employee’s Family and Medical Leave Act lawsuit. The appeals court decision clarified that, when it came…
  • Aug 12

    Christian Campus Ministry Allowed to Terminate Employee for Marital Problems, Sixth Circuit Say

    Christian Campus Ministry Allowed to Terminate Employee for Marital Problems, Sixth Circuit Say
    Most employers and employees are aware that churches may legally make certain hiring and firing decisions that would otherwise be impermissible if the employer were not a religious institution. But what about religion-related employers that…
Rank this Week: 2529

Alabama Litigation Lawyer Blog

Alabama Litigation Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal, employment and family law. By Ingram Law LLC.

http://www.alabamalitigationlawyer.com/
  • Aug 26

    Yes, You Can Have More Than 2 Parties in a Divorce Case.

    Yes, You Can Have More Than 2 Parties in a Divorce Case.
    Today more than ever, it is likely to have more than a husband and a wife as parties in a divorce case. Many times, one spouse may own a business or the parties may jointly own a business. In these cases of family owned businesses or where…
  • Aug 24

    5 Reasons to Look Over Your Insurance Policies After a Divorce

    5 Reasons to Look Over Your Insurance Policies After a Divorce
    Always review the named beneficiaries on all your accounts after a divorce. This case is an appeal from Jefferson County Alabama domestic relations court related to an insurance policy. In the case of Kowalski v. Upchurch, the trial court…
  • Aug 20

    Montgomery, Alabama Court Reversed on Child Support Calculation

    Montgomery, Alabama Court Reversed on Child Support Calculation
    This is an appeal from Montgomery County, Alabama regarding child support in the case of Farquhar.  The parties were married and originally divorced in 2011.  The father was ordered to pay child support in the amount of $1,050 per…
Rank this Week: 2725

FMLA Insights

FMLA Insights

Covers the Family Medical Leave Act. By Franczek Radelet.

http://www.fmlainsights.com
Rank this Week: 2389

Workers' Rights Blog

Workers' Rights Blog

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

http://www.workersrightsblog.com/
Rank this Week: 3329

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: 2996

Doorey's Law of Work Blog

Doorey's Law of Work Blog

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

http://lawofwork.ca/
  • Aug 25

    Will Union Information Disclosure Law Apply to the Kiwanis Club?

    Will Union Information Disclosure Law Apply to the Kiwanis Club?
    August 25, 2015 Is life about to get a whole lot more complicated for the Kiwanis Club and the Royal Canadian Legion?   These “clubs” are the latest micro-group to be offered up goodies by Stephen Harper’s…
  • Aug 24

    Celtic was involved in supplying various American

    Celtic was involved in supplying various American
    lions golden tate iii mens jersey Celtic was involved in supplying various American vessel in this area of operation although she was not directly involved in the actions of July 3, 1898 when the Spanish Navy was defeatedBoth teams were shut…
  • Aug 24

    12 Rose was also a consultant to

    12 Rose was also a consultant to
    lions eric ebron womens jersey 12 Rose was also a consultant to the the Flavor and Extract Manufacturer Association, a trade organization that represents flavor manufacturers It’s hard to believe they have only five sacks through four…
Rank this Week: 4939

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/
  • Aug 25

    Epstein Becker Green’s Wage and Hour App Now Includes All 50 States and More

    Epstein Becker Green’s Wage and Hour App Now Includes All 50 States and More
    We’d like to share some news with retail employers: Epstein Becker Green has released a new version of its Wage & Hour Guide for Employers app, available without charge for Apple, Android, and BlackBerry devices. Following…
  • Jul 30

    Washington Court Dismisses Challenge to NLRB’s Ambush Election Rule

    Washington Court Dismisses Challenge to NLRB’s Ambush Election Rule
    My colleague Steven M. Swirsky at Epstein Becker Green published a Management Memo blog post concerning U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson granting summary judgment in favor of the NLRB – “Washington Court Dismisses Challenge…
  • Jul 29

    Working Like a Dog – Qualifying As A Service Animal For ADA Purpose

    Working Like a Dog – Qualifying As A Service Animal For ADA Purpose
    The United States Department of Justice recently released technical guidelines aimed at cur”tail”ing proliferating efforts purporting to expand the meaning of “service animal” under the Americans With Disabilities Act…
Rank this Week: 4888

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: 1916

Thoughts from a Management Lawyer

Thoughts from a Management Lawyer

Covers Canadian labour and employment law. By Michael Fitzgibbon.

http://labourlawblog.typepad.com/managementupdates/
  • Aug 25

    When Must an Employee Mitigate With the Same Employer?

    When Must an Employee Mitigate With the Same Employer?
    The British Columbia considered this question in Fredrickson v. Newtech Dental Laboratory Inc., 2015 BCCA 357 (CanLII). The trial judge found that the plaintiff failed to mitigate her damages because she did not accept an offer of…
  • Jul 10

    Strike Replacement Laws - Are they coming to Ontario?

    Strike Replacement Laws - Are they coming to Ontario?
    The Watershed LLP Summer 2015 Newsletter was sent to our clients and is available at our website. The first article provides an update on the Ontario Changing Workplaces Review Process. I was reading an article on rankandfile.ca that was…
  • May 11

    Termination of a Unionized Probationary Employee has Consequence

    Termination of a Unionized Probationary Employee has Consequence
    No one likes to lose a case. But losing a termination of a probationary employee case really stings. The reason is because, subject to any language in the collective agreement, the test for terminating a probationer is less stringent than…
Rank this Week: 1735

New York Civil Service Attorney…

New York Civil Service Attorney Law Blog

Covers employment and discrimination issues related to civil service. By the Law Offices of Kevin P. Sheerin.

http://civilservice.sheerinlaw.com/
  • Aug 24

    NYPD Disqualification Appeals for Disqualified Candidate

    NYPD Disqualification Appeals for Disqualified Candidate
    We continue to assist candidates that have been disqualified from the NYPD.  for over 12 years we have assisted candidates that received letters for NYPD psych disqualification, NYPD character or background disqualification or NYPD…
  • Aug 20

    Can employee placed on union paid release time be shielded from discipline?

    Can employee placed on union paid release time be shielded from discipline?
    This is the question that was posed in the case of petitioner versus Manhattan and Bronx Surface Transit Operating Authority “MABSTOA” The Appellate Division First Department decided that it was violative of public policy to allow…
  • Aug 4

    NYPD Disqualification appeal

    NYPD Disqualification appeal
    … Continue Reading
Rank this Week: 4391

Employment Law Alert

Employment Law Alert

Covers employment law topics, including discrimination, employment agreements, family leave, privacy and restrictive covenants. By Gibbons.

http://www.employmentlawalert.com
Rank this Week: 1774

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: 2023

Federal Whistleblower Lawyers Blog

Federal Whistleblower Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.federalwhistleblowerlawyersblog.com/
  • Aug 24

    Government Grant and Research Fraud

    Government Grant and Research Fraud
    Every year, millions of dollars are awarded through government and state funded grants. These grant programs include research and development projects across a variety of industries. When the government gives grant money, it is to be used in…
  • Aug 17

    Fraudulently Claiming Eligibility for a Government Program or Benefit

    Fraudulently Claiming Eligibility for a Government Program or Benefit
    Every year, many individuals and entities try to cheat the government by claiming they are eligible for government programs that they are, in fact, not eligible for. If you know of someone who obtained a government contract, loan, or any…
  • Aug 10

    Customs Fraud under the False Claims Act

    Customs Fraud under the False Claims Act
    Customs are a source of revenue for the United States and can be especially important in bad economic times for the country. Individuals and companies importing goods into the U.S. are required to provide certain information on entry forms to…
Rank this Week: 2703

Employment Lawyer Blog

Employment Lawyer Blog

Covers workplace discrimination, and employee rights news and updates. By Joseph & Kirschenbaum LLP.

http://www.employment-lawyer-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 4745

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/
  • Aug 23

    Whistleblower Lawyer Zuckerman Selected to the 2016 Best Lawyers in America

    Whistleblower Lawyer Zuckerman Selected to the 2016 Best Lawyers in America
        Whistleblower law firm Zuckerman Law is pleased to announce that whistlebower lawyer Jason Zuckerman was selected by his peers for inclusion in the 2016 edition of The Best Lawyers in America© in the... The post…
  • Aug 13

    DC Whistleblower Lawyer Will Speak on Webinar About Recent Developments In Whistleblower Law

    DC Whistleblower Lawyer Will Speak on Webinar About Recent Developments In Whistleblower Law
                      Whistleblower lawyer Jason Zuckerman will speak at a NELA webinar on September 30, 2015 about Recent Developments In Whistleblower Law. Recently there have been many…
  • Aug 10

    Jury Awards $1.6M to Sarbanes-Oxley Whistleblower

    Jury Awards $1.6M to Sarbanes-Oxley Whistleblower
                A New York federal jury awarded $1.6M in compensatory damages to a whistleblower in a Sarbanes-Oxley whistleblower retaliation lawsuit. The verdict is consistent with a recent trend of large... The…
Rank this Week: 2573

Washington Public Sector Labor…

Washington Public Sector Labor Negotiations Blog

Covers Washington State public sector collective bargaining. By Cline & Associates.

http://www.washingtonpublicsectorlabornegotiationsblog.com/
  • Aug 21

    Wage Series Part 10: Does Assessed Valuation Matter?

    Wage Series Part 10: Does Assessed Valuation Matter?
    By Jim Cline and Kate Kremer In the last issue we discussed whether – and to what extent — population influenced a jurisdiction’s relative wage ranking.  In this article we discussed to what extent assessed valuation…
  • Aug 19

    Wage Series Part 10: Does Size Matter?

    Wage Series Part 10: Does Size Matter?
    By Jim Cline and Kate Kremer Earlier in the wage series we discussed State wage rankings for the various public safety classifications.  In the next part of the wage series we run our series of articles on factors that might…
  • Aug 17

    Wage Series Part 9: What’s the Real Difference in How the “U” and “W” CPI Measures are Calculated?

    Wage Series Part 9: What’s the Real Difference in How the “U” and “W” CPI Measures are Calculated?
    By Jim Cline and Kate Kremer In the last blog article we addressed the recent .5% gap between the “U” and “W” indices. We discussed whether over time there was a significant difference between the CPI-W and the…
Rank this Week: 3031

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/
  • Aug 20

    Federal Courts Bar Application of Independent Contractor Law to Courier Driver

    Federal Courts Bar Application of Independent Contractor Law to Courier Driver
    The federal court system in Massachusetts is taking a bite out of the state’s independent contractor statute. Beginning last Fall and continuing through last month, three otherwise valid class action suits seeking to apply the law to…
  • Jul 31

    Superior Court Ruling Reminds Employers to Quickly Pay Wages Owed to Departing Employee

    Superior Court Ruling Reminds Employers to Quickly Pay Wages Owed to Departing Employee
    A recent superior court decision reminds employers how important it is to be sure that departing employees receive all the wages they earn, and fast. It also makes the point that, even if the payment requirements of the Massachusetts Wage Act…
  • Jul 10

    Proposals to Bar Noncompetition Agreements Make Little Progress in State Legislature

    Proposals to Bar Noncompetition Agreements Make Little Progress in State Legislature
    Proposed bills that would ban the enforcement of noncompetition agreements continue to be considered by the Massachusetts Legislature, though little progress has been made toward their approval. One proposed measure would ban the covenants…
Rank this Week: 3576

Atlanta Overtime Lawyers Blog

Atlanta Overtime Lawyers Blog

Covers employment law with an emphasis in overtime. By Martin & Martin L.L.P.

http://www.atlantaovertimelawyersblog.com/
  • Aug 20

    The Administrative Exemption to Overtime Under the FLSA

    The Administrative Exemption to Overtime Under the FLSA
    The administrative exemption of the Fair Labor Standards Act ("FLSA") is one of the most litigated areas of overtime law. Because the administrative exemption regulations can be confusing, it provides a prime opportunity for employers to…
  • Aug 17

    The Department of Labor Proposes that FLSA Exemption Salary Requirement Increase

    The Department of Labor Proposes that FLSA Exemption Salary Requirement Increase
    On July 6, 2015, the United States Department of Labor announced it proposed rule to update and increase the salary requirement for an employee to be classified as exempt from overtime. Currently, the executive, administrative and…
  • Aug 12

    Overtime: How Much Does My Employer Owe? Overtime, Double Damages and the Statute of Limitations of the FLSA.

    Overtime: How Much Does My Employer Owe? Overtime, Double Damages and the Statute of Limitations of the FLSA.
    If an employer fails to pay an employee overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act ("FLSA"), the question turns to how to calculate damages. Non-exempt employees are entitled to time and one-half for all hours over forty in a workweek. …
Rank this Week: 3076

Texas Employer Handbook

Texas Employer Handbook

By Gray Reed & McGraw, P.C.

http://www.texasemployerhandbook.com/
  • Aug 19

    Employment Law 101: Religious Discrimination

    Employment Law 101: Religious Discrimination
    Who, What, Why . . . Who does it apply to: The law applies to all employers with 15 or more employees. What is the issue: Title VII was passed in the 1960s to protect against discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex or national…
  • Jun 22

    Employment Law 101: Jury Duty

    Employment Law 101: Jury Duty
    Who, What, Why . . . Who does it apply to: The Jurors Right to Reemployment Act and the Jury System Improvement Act of 1978 applies to all employers in Texas. These laws protect the employment status of those employees serving jury duty in…
  • Apr 21

    Employment Law 101: Sex Discrimination

    Employment Law 101: Sex Discrimination
    Who, What, Why . . . Who does it apply to: The law applies to all employers with 15 or more employees. What is the issue: Title VII was passed in the 1960s to protect against discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex or national…
Rank this Week: 2615

Washington Workplace Law Blog

Washington Workplace Law Blog

Covers employment law, and wage and hour regulations. By Foster Pepper PLLC.

http://www.washingtonworkplacelaw.com/
  • Aug 19

    Ask Washington Workplace Law: Don't I have the right to get paid more?

    Ask Washington Workplace Law: Don't I have the right to get paid more?
    A reader recently commented on the compensation of seniors who work as resident monitors in a building where they live. The building (in Colorado) is operated by a religious charity. The monitor oversees the premises when management is not…
  • Aug 5

    Updated FMLA Guide Now Available

    Updated FMLA Guide Now Available
    An updated explanation of FMLA and Washington’s family and medical leave law is now available on the Foster Pepper website. Family and Medical Leave Guide for Washington Employers is a valuable resource for HR and business managers who…
  • Jul 31

    Department of Labor Targets Use of Independent Contractor

    Department of Labor Targets Use of Independent Contractor
    Contributing Research by Dori Kojima On July 15, 2015, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) released an Administrator’s Interpretation addressing how to determine whether a worker is an independent contractor or employee under the…
Rank this Week: 4497

Employment Law Blog

Employment Law Blog

Covers employment and labor law in New Jersey and Pennsylvania. By Hill Wallack LLP.

http://www.pa-nj-employmentlaw.com/
Rank this Week: 3149

Workplace Privacy, Data Management…

Workplace Privacy, Data Management & Security Report

Covers data security, HIPAA, identity theft and workplace privacy. By Jackson Lewis.

http://www.workplaceprivacyreport.com
  • Aug 18

    A Sign of Things to Come for TCPA Defendants?

    A Sign of Things to Come for TCPA Defendants?
    In a recent ruling, the Seventh Circuit abandoned its previous stance as to whether a complete offer of judgment prior to the filing of a class certification motion would moot a class action brought pursuant to the Telephone Consumer…
  • Aug 13

    Credit Monitoring Services Following Data Breach NOT Taxable Income to Employees, IRS Announce

    Credit Monitoring Services Following Data Breach NOT Taxable Income to Employees, IRS Announce
    When an employer is responding to a breach of their employees’ personal information, one of the last things they may think about is whether the value of the credit monitoring or other identity protection services they make…
  • Jul 30

    Nevada Updated Its Definition of Personal Information, Have You?

    Nevada Updated Its Definition of Personal Information, Have You?
    When businesses set out to safeguard “personal information,” a fundamental consideration is what that term means. Likewise, when negotiating a third-party vendor agreement, it typically is not enough to rely on the standard…
Rank this Week: 2426

Workplace Discrimination Law

Workplace Discrimination Law

Covers workplace discrimination claims.

http://www.workplacediscriminationlaw.com/
  • Aug 17

    Is Discrimination Against Gay Employees Now Illegal Under Title VII?

    Is Discrimination Against Gay Employees Now Illegal Under Title VII?
    On July 15, 2015, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) issued a 17-page opinion letter which states that employment discrimination based on sexual orientation is forbidden under Title VII’s prohibition against…
  • Nov 16

    Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act Myths and Reality

    Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act Myths and Reality
    While many people have heard of the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act of 2009, the way in which it has been covered in the media has probably left most with the wrong idea about what the law actually does. From the coverage I’ve seen, the Lilly…
  • Aug 27

    EEOC Mediation Advice

    EEOC Mediation Advice
    An EEOC mediation is an excellent opportunity to resolve your workplace discrimination claim at a very early stage. Knowing how the mediation process works and what to expect will help you avoid making critical errors which could ruin your…
Rank this Week: 1823

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: 3303

Diversity Insight

Diversity Insight

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

http://blogs.hrhero.com/diversity/
  • Aug 16

    Millennial women and work: Tackling the recruit and retain challenge

    Millennial women and work: Tackling the recruit and retain challenge
    Employers can turn up reams of research on millennial employees. They’re generally are considered well-educated, tech-savvy workers who crave flexibility and collaboration. But the research rarely focuses on millennial women in the…
  • Aug 16

    Preventing workplace bullying: Start with training and a good policy

    Preventing workplace bullying: Start with training and a good policy
    by Sue Woods Generally, workplace bullying can be defined as repeated unreasonable actions directed toward an employee or a group of employees that are intended to intimidate, degrade, or humiliate. In some cases, workplace bullying may…
  • Aug 16

    Training too weird even for Austin

    Training too weird even for Austin
    by Mark R. Flora Perhaps you have already heard about the recent firestorm created during a diversity training session for city employees in, of all places, Austin, the capital of political correctness. The training was actually held in…
Rank this Week: 4122

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/
  • Aug 14

    FMLA Still Does Not Provide for Paid Family Leave

    FMLA Still Does Not Provide for Paid Family Leave
    Last week, Netflix announced that it would expand its paid family leave policy to give new parents unlimited time off during the first year after the arrival of a new baby. This was a pretty monumental headline considering that corporations…
  • Aug 4

    Millions of Workers to See a Boost in Overtime Wage

    Millions of Workers to See a Boost in Overtime Wage
    A couple of weeks ago President Obama announced that he would be amending a rule applicable to salary thresholds for overtime entitlement under the Fair Labor and Standards Act. The rule would raise the salary threshold below, which workers…
  • Mar 13

    New “Sheriff” Coming to New York City Commission on Human Right

    New “Sheriff” Coming to New York City Commission on Human Right
    In a blog post from March 2014, I discussed the pros and cons of filing a claim with the New York City Commission on Human Rights. That post focused on the election of remedies aspect of filing an employment discrimination claim and the…
Rank this Week: 1706

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/
  • Aug 13

    Adobe Is Expanding Its Child / Parent Leave Policy

    Adobe Is Expanding Its Child / Parent Leave Policy
    On Monday, Adobe Systems became the latest tech giant to sweeten its parental leave policy for its employees. The San Jose-based company is now offering new moms 26 weeks of paid time off through a combination of medical and parental leave.…
  • Jul 29

    When Depression is Not a Protected Disability Under ADA

    When Depression is Not a Protected Disability Under ADA
    A disgruntled employee who repeatedly threatened to shoot and kill his managers can’t sue his employer for disability discrimination even with a depression diagnosis, the Ninth Circuit ruled Tuesday. Timothy Mayo, a welder at PCC…
  • Jun 20

    Will Complaints on Facebook be Protected from Retaliation?

    Will Complaints on Facebook be Protected from Retaliation?
    It is important to remember that the anti-retaliation provisions of Title VII and the similar California laws go far beyond protecting those employee who complain to the employer or a government agency about discrimination or harassment at…
Rank this Week: 4335

Employment Law 101

Employment Law 101

Covers employment law trends. By John A. Gallagher.

http://employmentlaw101.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 10

    Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission (PHRC) Mediation Program Designed to Resolve and Settle Employee Discrimination Complaint

    Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission (PHRC) Mediation Program Designed to Resolve and Settle Employee Discrimination Complaint
    If You Have Filed a Charge of Employee Discrimination With the Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission, You May Receive Notice of a Voluntary Mediation In June of 2013, the Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission ("PHRC") launched a…
  • Aug 3

    Top Colleges 2015 From Forbes - Pomona College Number 1, Harvard 6, MIT 10

    Top Colleges 2015 From Forbes - Pomona College Number 1, Harvard 6, MIT 10
    Forbes Ranking of the Top Colleges of 2015 Has Pomona College Ranked Number OnePerhaps the most renowned College Ranking list is the one published by Forbes Magazine (although perhaps U.S. News and World Report would beg to differ).Pomona is…
  • Jul 31

    Rowdy Roddy Piper Dies at 61 - July 31, 2015

    Rowdy Roddy Piper Dies at 61 - July 31, 2015
    Wrestling Legend Rowdy Roddy Piper Has Died - July 31, 2015Taking Piper's Pit to Heaven - Look Out, Dusty Rhodes!It is, indeed, a sad day.  The kilt-wearing, motor mouthed wrestling icon, Rowdy Roddy Piper (born Roderick Toombs) has died…
Rank this Week: 3728

Fair Competition Law Blog

Fair Competition Law Blog

Covers trade secrets, noncompetes, privacy and security, the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act, trademarks, copyrights, and business torts. By Russell Beck.

http://faircompetitionlaw.com
  • Aug 9

    BRR 50-State Noncompete Chart Updated

    BRR 50-State Noncompete Chart Updated
    The BRR 50 State Noncompete Chart has been substantially updated to reflect numerous developments in statutory or case law since the last draft, as well as clarifications of existing laws. Click here to get the latest…
  • Aug 9

    Arkansas Strengthened Its Noncompete Law

    Arkansas Strengthened Its Noncompete Law
    As of Thursday, August 6, Arkansas noncompete law was statutorily modified by the addition of Ark. Code 4-70-207. With all of the talk about states (like New Hampshire, Hawaii, Massachusetts, Michigan, and Oregon) that have imposed, or…
  • Jun 4

    Proposed Federal Noncompete Law

    Proposed Federal Noncompete Law
    Noncompete law is a creature of state regulation. As such, no surprise, we have 50 variations (really 51, when you factor in DC – albeit 3 states (California, Oklahoma, and North Dakota) prohibit employee noncompetes altogether, so…
Rank this Week: 3795

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/
  • Aug 7

    From The FERS Disability Victory Files!

    From The FERS Disability Victory Files!
    Congratulations to our most recent FERS disability awardee – a Safety & Occupational Health Manager who suffers from PTSD and major depressive disorder.  We are delighted that we were able to assist this client throughout the…
  • Jul 17

    From The FERS Disability Victory Files!

    From The FERS Disability Victory Files!
    Congratulations to our most recent FERS disability awardee – an internal revenue agent who suffers from degenerative disc disease.  We are delighted that we were able to assist this client throughout the entire application process…
  • Jul 13

    Medical Inability – No Thank

    Medical Inability – No Thank
    What if you are removed from your federal position for “Medical Inability” against your will and your desires?  Well, the agency must have some very good evidence to back up its case or you can head over to the MSPB (if you…
Rank this Week: 2900

Job Matters Blog

Job Matters Blog

Provides information for employees and consumers on their legal rights in employment matters. By Gordon Leech.

http://jobmatters.info
  • Aug 6

    What To Be expecting From An Auction House Transaction

    What To Be expecting From An Auction House Transaction
    When you’ve got your finances organized, and are also able to purchase cash to get a residence, a residential property auction could possibly be the strategy to progress. Real estate that have been given back because of foreclosures or…
  • Aug 3

    Modern Day Leisure More Often Than Not Involves the Internet

    Modern Day Leisure More Often Than Not Involves the Internet
    The Internet has re-structured regular daily life for folks in the last 1 / 4 regarding a hundred years as much as, and perhaps even more than electricity did with regard to an earlier age group. Everyday living plainly is altered. Due to the…
  • Aug 3

    How to Market Yourself Using Twitter

    How to Market Yourself Using Twitter
    For advertising efficiently on Facebook the concepts would be the same for a person because they are to get a company. Social networking systems like Twitter really are a helpful free system that promotes the sharing of info and material. If…
Rank this Week: 4108

Managing OSHA

Managing OSHA

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

http://www.managing-osha.com/
Rank this Week: 3220

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/
  • Aug 6

    Department of Labor Investigator to Speak at SHRM SWFL About Wage/Hour Issue

    Department of Labor Investigator to Speak at SHRM SWFL About Wage/Hour Issue
    I am very excited to announce that Paul Dean, a local investigator with the Department of Labor (DOL), will speak at next week’s SHRM SWFL meeting about various wage/hour issues. No, I am not excited because my favorite group of HR…
  • Aug 4

    Suzanne Boy to present at Southwest Florida Symposium on Addiction in the Workplace

    Suzanne Boy to present at Southwest Florida Symposium on Addiction in the Workplace
    Addiction is one of the most prevalent and costly issues affecting businesses today. Yet the strategies employed by most human resource professionals have changed very little since the Drug Free Workplace Act was signed into law in 1988.…
  • Jul 9

    USCIS Proposes E-Verify Enhancement

    USCIS Proposes E-Verify Enhancement
    On June 8, 2015, United States Citizenship and Immigration Services published a Federal Register notice seeking public comments on proposed enhancement to E-Verify. The three proposed enhancements involve the following: Final Nonconfirmation…
Rank this Week: 4945

Youth and Work

Youth and Work

Covers workplace law for young people in Canada.

http://www.youthandwork.ca/
  • Aug 5

    Justin Trudeau, Truthiness, and a $15.00/Hour Federal Minimum Wage

    Justin Trudeau, Truthiness, and a $15.00/Hour Federal Minimum Wage
    So if you haven’t noticed there’s a Federal election campaign on now. I’m going to writing about it from time-to-time in the lead-up to the vote on October 19. I hope that all of my readers will get involved with local…
  • Jul 14

    Precarity, Sexual Harassment, and Low-Waged Work: A Case Comment on Silvera v. Olympia Jewellery Corporation

    Precarity, Sexual Harassment, and Low-Waged Work: A Case Comment on Silvera v. Olympia Jewellery Corporation
    I rarely write case comments, but thought that it was warranted for the recent superior court decision in Silvera v. Olympia Jewellery Corporation,  2015 ONSC 3760 (CanLII). It’s a fairly complex decision, so this post is…
  • May 11

    Is Ontario's Ministry of Labour Failing Nail Salon Workers?

    Is Ontario's Ministry of Labour Failing Nail Salon Workers?
    Last week the New York Times ran two excellent pieces called "The Price of Nice Nails" and "Perfect Nails, Poisoned Workers", which document the abuse of nail salon workers in the New York City area. The response to the piece has been…
Rank this Week: 2048

Texas Workers Rights Blog

Texas Workers Rights Blog

Features employment law updates and discussions for Texas workers. By John A. Wenke.

http://www.johnwenke.com/category/texasworkersrightsblog/
  • Aug 5

    Why Lies Matter in Employment Case

    Why Lies Matter in Employment Case
    The El Paso Times has reported that the CEO of an El Paso public hospital was publicly challenged on apparent inconsistencies he made regarding a 2014 layoff of fifty-six employees – the same year the hospital paid bonuses to…
  • May 1

    Supreme Court Extends Accommodations to Pregnant Worker

    Supreme Court Extends Accommodations to Pregnant Worker
    The U.S. Supreme Court recently decided the highly anticipated case of Peggy Young v. UPS, and addressed the unresolved question of whether pregnant employees are entitled to workplace accommodations due to their pregnancy.   …
  • Feb 23

    “Gorilla” Presentation on Juneteenth Costs Employer

    “Gorilla” Presentation on Juneteenth Costs Employer
    CorpCar is a limousine service in Houston, Texas, and 75% of its chauffeurs are African-American.   In the spring of 2009, several black employees requested time off to attend “Juneteenth” celebrations.  …
Rank this Week: 2585

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
  • Aug 3

    EBG Named As One of the 50 Best Law Firms for Women

    EBG Named As One of the 50 Best Law Firms for Women
    When I learned that Epstein Becker and Green had been named among the “50 Best Law Firms for Women” by Working Mother magazine and Flex-Time Lawyers for 2015, I was not surprised.  Nor were any of my female colleagues here at…
  • Jul 2

    Networking Takes Center Stage at Gotham Comedy Club

    Networking Takes Center Stage at Gotham Comedy Club
    Sometimes, getting out there to connect with clients and contacts can seem like just one more chore on our already long list of “to do” items.  Building a network can be serious business, but recently EBG’s…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 2236

Trade Secrets and Noncompete Blog

Trade Secrets and Noncompete Blog

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

http://www.tradesecretsnoncompetelaw.com/
  • Jul 31

    Another Federal Trade Secret Protection Bill Introduced

    Another Federal Trade Secret Protection Bill Introduced
    In what has become an annual rite, legislators from both sides of the aisle in the U.S. Congress again have proposed a bill seeking to create a private right of action allowing companies to assert civil trade secret misappropriation claims…
  • Jul 16

    Is Fifield’s holding holding?

    Is Fifield’s holding holding?
    A couple years ago, the Illinois First District Appellate Court decided the case of Fifield v. Premier Dealer Services, 2013 IL App. 120327.  There, the Court held that, absent other consideration, two years of employment are…
  • Jul 10

    Florida Restrictive Covenant Statute Remains “Truly Obnoxious” In New York Court

    Florida Restrictive Covenant Statute Remains “Truly Obnoxious” In New York Court
    If you are an employer with employees in New York (or elsewhere) who have signed an agreement containing a Florida choice of law clause and non-compete and/or non-solicit restrictive covenants, it may be time to revise your agreement. We…
Rank this Week: 4920

New York Employment Lawyer Blog

New York Employment Lawyer Blog

Published By Villanueva & Sanchala Attorneys At Law

http://www.new-york-employment-lawyer-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 4146

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/
  • Jul 28

    Cases --- July 12th through 18th

    Cases --- July 12th through 18th
    Workers Compensation/Occupational Safety and DiseaseBrooks v. Commissioner (10th Cir., July 17, 2015) (affirming the Commission determination that Brooks had received an overpayment of Disability benefits)Santos v. Colvin (10th…
  • Jul 11

    Cases --- July 5th through 11th

    Cases --- July 5th through 11th
    Workers Compensation/Occupational Safety and DiseaseBainbridge v. Colvin (10th Cir., July 7, 2015) (affirming denial of disability benefits)Discrimination/RetaliationJordan v. Dillon Companies (10th Cir., July 9, 2015) (affirming summary…
  • Jul 6

    Cases --- June 28th through July 4th

    Cases --- June 28th through July 4th
    Discrimination & RetaliationRock v. Levinski (10th Cir., June 29, 2015) (affirming Rock's dismissal because her right to free speech did not overcome Levinski's concern that those in high-ranking policy positions should "speak publicly…
Rank this Week: 3762

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/
  • Jul 28

    Lessons We Learned In Winning A Union Election Under the NLRB's New Rule

    Lessons We Learned In Winning A Union Election Under the NLRB's New Rule
    On April 14, the National Labor Relations Board changed its rules for processing union elections. The new rules stack the deck against employers by decreasing the time between the filing of a petition and the election, which means that an…
  • Jul 28

    Lessons We Learned In Winning A Union Election Under the NLRB’s New Rule

    Lessons We Learned In Winning A Union Election Under the NLRB’s New Rule
    On April 14, the National Labor Relations Board changed its rules for processing union elections. The new rules stack the deck against employers by decreasing the time between the filing of a petition and the election, which means that an…
  • Jul 21

    California Paid Sick Leave Law Clarified by Amendment Effective Immediately

    California Paid Sick Leave Law Clarified by Amendment Effective Immediately
    On July 13, 2015, California Governor Jerry Brown signed AB 304 amending the Healthy Workplaces, Healthy Families Act of 2014 clarifying certain terms of the law, effective immediately upon his signature.  The amendments overall make the…
Rank this Week: 3544

Scott J. Kreppein, Esq.

Scott J. Kreppein, Esq.

Focuses on contract, employment and personal injury litigation.

http://www.kreplaw.com/
  • Jul 28

    Consumer Issue: Hyundai Billing Error and Lease Default

    Consumer Issue: Hyundai Billing Error and Lease Default
    I received an interesting inquiry recently where Hyundai Motor Finance apparently added an erroneous $359.33 charge and $40 late fee to a customer's April 2015 lease bill despite fill payment of the March 2015 statement. I am attempting to…
  • Jul 25

    Personal Injury Attorney

    Personal Injury Attorney
    Email: SJK@QHCLaw.com    Phone: 631-482-9700
  • Jul 20

    New York Creates Statutory Guidelines for Alimony

    New York Creates Statutory Guidelines for Alimony
    New York's divorce law received yet another significant overhaul.  On June 24, 2015, the New York State Legislature passed a new law, largely going into effect in October, that -- in addition to adjusting income caps and the temporary…
Rank this Week: 4912

Great Work!

Great Work!

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

http://ralawemployment.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 27

    E-cigarettes: Part of Your Workplace Smoking Ban?

    E-cigarettes: Part of Your Workplace Smoking Ban?
    Most employers, either on their own initiative or in response to state or local laws banning smoking in the workplace, have already banned the use of cigarettes and tobacco on their premises. However, the skyrocketing use of e-cigarettes has…
  • Jun 22

    Colorado Supreme Court Clarifies Employee Termination for Marijuana Use

    Colorado Supreme Court Clarifies Employee Termination for Marijuana Use
    The Colorado Supreme Court, in a 6-0 decision, has held that an employer’s right to fire employees for failing drug tests trumps state laws permitting marijuana use. Under the Court’s ruling, even employees using prescribed…
  • Jun 8

    Reminder: OSHA’s New Hazard Communication Standard Went Into Effect on June 1

    Reminder: OSHA’s New Hazard Communication Standard Went Into Effect on June 1
    The deadline for chemical manufacturers, importers, distributors, and employers to begin complying with OSHA’s new hazard communication standard was June 1, 2015.In 2012, OSHA updated the old hazard communication standard to bring it…
Rank this Week: 3439