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Hawaii Labor and Employment Law

Hawaii Labor and Employment Law

Covers labor and employment issues affecting Hawaii employers. By Ryan E. Sanada.

http://www.hilaborlaw.com
  • Dec 17

    Whoa! Employees Now Have a Legal Right to Use Work Email for Union Organizing

    Whoa! Employees Now Have a Legal Right to Use Work Email for Union Organizing
    Chalk this one up for the unions.  In a long-awaited decision that involved the NLRB’s own General Counsel asking the Board to overturn existing law, the NLRB recently ruled that employees have a presumptive right under Section 7…
  • Dec 16

    Doing your 2015 Budget? UI Tax Rates Will Be Lower Next Year

    Doing your 2015 Budget? UI Tax Rates Will Be Lower Next Year
    Good news for business owners, executives, HR professionals, or managers who are currently finalizing your 2015 budget:  the State of Hawaii Department of Labor and Industrial Relations (“DLIR”) just announced that the…
  • Nov 25

    Workplace Accommodations Made Easy

    Workplace Accommodations Made Easy
    Hi Everybody! I wanted to send out a quick blog post to let you all know about an exciting workshop I will be presenting in the first quarter of 2015. Due to several requests from HEC members, I've decided to put together a half-day…
Rank this Week: 5047

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: 2518

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: 2910

Federal Whistleblower Lawyers Blog

Federal Whistleblower Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.federalwhistleblowerlawyersblog.com/
  • Dec 17

    Disclosing Whistleblower Identity May Constitute ‘Adverse Action’ under the Sarbanes-Oxley Act

    Disclosing Whistleblower Identity May Constitute ‘Adverse Action’ under the Sarbanes-Oxley Act
    Last month, in Halliburton v. Admin. Review Bd., the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit ruled that an employer’s disclosure of the identity of an SEC whistleblower to colleagues, which resulted in workplace stigma, amounted to…
  • Dec 10

    Court Extends Morrison Ruling to the Commodity Exchange Act (CEA)

    Court Extends Morrison Ruling to the Commodity Exchange Act (CEA)
    In Morrison v. National Australia Bank Ltd., the court held that United States statutes are presumed not to apply to conduct abroad unless Congress has clearly indicated an intent that the statute does, in fact, apply extraterritorially.…
  • Dec 3

    Internal Reporting by Whistleblowers – Bussing v. COR Clearing

    Internal Reporting by Whistleblowers – Bussing v. COR Clearing
    The scope of whistleblower law can be complicated to ascertain for many reasons, including that whistleblower laws are relatively new and thus situations are constantly popping up for which there is no well-established legal precedent. This…
Rank this Week: 2115

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: 3351

Washington Workplace Law Blog

Washington Workplace Law Blog

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

http://www.washingtonworkplacelaw.com/
Rank this Week: 3336

Scott J. Kreppein, Esq.

Scott J. Kreppein, Esq.

Focuses on contract, employment and personal injury litigation.

http://www.kreplaw.com/
  • Dec 16

    Business Dispute Attorney - Lawsuit to Enforce Personal Guarantee Dismissed

    Business Dispute Attorney - Lawsuit to Enforce Personal Guarantee Dismissed
    Last week, I won an appeal in Solco Plumbing v. Hart.  This was one of the very rare cases where someone was able to defeat a claim on a personal guarantee.   My client ended a partnership years earlier and sold his share in…
  • Nov 22

    PERSONAL INJURY

    PERSONAL INJURY
    The best personal injury attorneys can efficiently and effectively maximize the value of your case.  On a technical level, the law in many types of personal injury cases is highly developed.  Although each person is unique, the…
  • Nov 22

    A DIVORCE LAWYER YOU CAN TRUST

    A DIVORCE LAWYER YOU CAN TRUST
    Matrimonial and family law matters are uniquely personal and important. You need an attorney you can trust.  I'm cannot claim to be the perfect lawyer for every client.  If you want an attorney who will only tell you what you…
Rank this Week: 4587

Minnesota Labor & Employment Law…

Minnesota Labor & Employment Law Blog

Provides legal news for Minnesota employers. By Abrams & Schmidt.

http://www.minnesotalaboremploymentlawblog.com/
  • Dec 16

    Millenials Seek Flexibility at Work.

    Millenials Seek Flexibility at Work.
    Millenials are the fastest growing group in today’s workforce, and more millenials are seeking alternative work options to the traditional 9 to 5, Monday – Friday job. Millenials (also known as Generation Y) are those born between…
  • Dec 3

    The U.S. Supreme Court Takes on Pregnancy Discrimination

    The U.S. Supreme Court Takes on Pregnancy Discrimination
    Today, the United States Supreme Court will be hearing arguments in the case Young v. UPS on whether or not United Parcel Service (UPS) discriminated against Ms. Young due to her pregnancy. This case arose in 2006, when Peggy Young, a…
  • Nov 5

    What Should The NFL Do With Adrian Peterson?

    What Should The NFL Do With Adrian Peterson?
    Yesterday, Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson reach a plea agreement with the Montgomery County, Texas prosecutor’s office over charges he abused his 4 year old son. Mr. Peterson has pled no contest to one misdemeanor count…
Rank this Week: 3973

California Peculiarities…

California Peculiarities Employment Law Blog

Covers California employment law. By Seyfarth Shaw.

http://www.calpeculiarities.com/
Rank this Week: 2248

Canada Employment & Labour Law…

Canada Employment & Labour Law Blog

Covers Canadian employment law issues. By Minken Employment Lawyers.

http://www.minkenemploymentlawyers.com/category/blog/
Rank this Week: 2780

California Public Agency Labor and…

California Public Agency Labor and Employment Blog

By Liebert Cassidy Whitmore.

http://www.calpublicagencylaboremploymentblog.com
Rank this Week: 3927

Labor & Employment Law…

Labor & Employment Law Perspectives

By Foley & Lardner LLP.

http://www.laboremploymentperspectives.com/
  • Dec 15

    Another Day, Another Rule for Federal Contractor

    Another Day, Another Rule for Federal Contractor
    As we previously noted, federal contractors have been besieged in recent months with regulatory changes and enforcement initiatives advanced by the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (“OFCCP”) and various divisions…
  • Dec 15

    NLRB’s New Quickie Elections May Allow for Union Ambush Tactic

    NLRB’s New Quickie Elections May Allow for Union Ambush Tactic
    The National Labor Relations Board certainly did not wait long to take the next step in changing the landscape of union organizing to promote the success of labor interests in representation campaigns. Only one day after its blockbuster…
  • Dec 11

    Open the Floodgates: “Reply All” Now Also Means “Easy Union Organizing”

    Open the Floodgates: “Reply All” Now Also Means “Easy Union Organizing”
    Well we pretty much knew this day was coming. Your email system has just become a union’s most effective tool to organize your employees. In May of this year, we predicted the National Labor Relations Board would overturn its 2007…
Rank this Week: 2253

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: 2275

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/
  • Dec 15

    From The OPM Disability Victory Files!

    From The OPM Disability Victory Files!
    We recently assisted a federal social worker with his FERS disability claim.  He suffers from severe sensorineural hearing loss – a condition that began in early childhood.  Although he was able to perform all of the essential…
  • Dec 11

    V.A. Title 38 Doctors and Nurses Need Special Legal Protection

    V.A. Title 38 Doctors and Nurses Need Special Legal Protection
    Are you a V.A. doctor or nurse who is facing potential or actual discipline?  If so, you have very unique and special legal needs.  Most V.A. employees, and most federal employees are hired under Title 5 of the United States Code.…
  • Dec 11

    What is the Bruner Presumption and How Can it Help You Get Federal Disability Retirement

    What is the Bruner Presumption and How Can it Help You Get Federal Disability Retirement
    The Bruner Presumption.  In a Federal Circuit court case, Bruner v. OPM, 996 F.2d 290 (Fed. Cir. 1993) the Court held that the bottom line under Bruner is that “the government’s action in separating an employee…
Rank this Week: 2747

Employment Law Matters

Employment Law Matters

Covers all aspects of employment law, as well as best practices and trends in the workplace. By Montgomery McCracken.

http://employmentblog.mmwr.com/
  • Dec 15

    Is Your Industry Ripe for Noncompliance Under the Fair Labor Standards Act?

    Is Your Industry Ripe for Noncompliance Under the Fair Labor Standards Act?
    This guest post was authored by our colleague David M. Brown, an associate in the firm’s Litigation Department. David concentrates his practice on commercial litigation and has a particular interest in data security and privacy issues.…
  • Nov 24

    ‘Twas the Night Before the Holiday Party

    ‘Twas the Night Before the Holiday Party
    You may recall this post from last year. With the holiday season approaching, we thought we’d repost as a friendly reminder for employers and employees to help make the office holiday party a success…and to avoid any potential…
  • Oct 10

    SCOTUS Hears Arguments on Compensability of Required Security Screenings Under FLSA

    SCOTUS Hears Arguments on Compensability of Required Security Screenings Under FLSA
    This was originally published on Montgomery McCracken’s Ahead of the Class blog by our colleague, Patrick Ryan. Pat’s practice emphasizes commercial litigation, antitrust matters, the defense of professional liability claims, and…
Rank this Week: 3159

North Texas Legal News

North Texas Legal News

Covers Texas business law. By Leiza Dolghih.

http://northtexaslegalnews.com/
Rank this Week: 2562

California Employment Law

California Employment Law

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

http://blog.griegolaw.com/
  • Dec 15

    NEW LAWS FOR 2015

    NEW LAWS FOR 2015
    The following is a quick summary of the most significant changes in the law impacting California businesses. Paid Sick Leave for All California Employees – Effective July 15, 2015, employers doing business in California…
  • Oct 10

    Companies Will Be Responsible For Wages of Sub-Contractor

    Companies Will Be Responsible For Wages of Sub-Contractor
    Does your company use workers provided by other companies?  If so, your company may be liable for the other companies’ failure to pay wages or carry state-mandated workers’ compensation insurance. Governor Brown signed AB…
  • Oct 9

    DOL Delays Enforcement of Home Care Regulations, But Employees Are Still Entitled to Overtime

    DOL Delays Enforcement of Home Care Regulations, But Employees Are Still Entitled to Overtime
    Telling employers that the DOL is not going to enforce the regulations could lead employers to believe they are not required to comply with the regulations. This is simply not true. While the DOL may choose not to enforce the regulations,…
Rank this Week: 2443

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
  • Dec 15

    Supreme Court Decides Time Spent to Undergo Security Screening is Noncompensable

    Supreme Court Decides Time Spent to Undergo Security Screening is Noncompensable
    The time warehouse workers spent waiting to undergo and undergoing antitheft security screenings before leaving work is not compensable under the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 (FLSA), 29 U.S.C. § 201 et. seq., as amended by the…
  • Dec 3

    New Jersey Appellate Division Requires Arbitration Provisions to Include Specific Waiver of Right to Sue in Court

    New Jersey Appellate Division Requires Arbitration Provisions to Include Specific Waiver of Right to Sue in Court
    Two recent New Jersey Appellate Division decisions have serious implications for employers utilizing or contemplating arbitration provisions. In both decisions – Kelly v. Beverage Works NY Inc., decided on November 26, 2014, and…
  • Nov 20

    Paid Sick Leave is Gaining Momentum in New Jersey

    Paid Sick Leave is Gaining Momentum in New Jersey
    Trenton and Montclair became the latest New Jersey municipalities to approve paid sick leave laws in 2014. The issue was put before voters on Election Day and was approved by a comfortable margin in both cities. The Trenton and Montclair…
Rank this Week: 4000

Workplace Privacy Counsel

Workplace Privacy Counsel

Covers employment related privacy issues. Published by Philip Gordon of Littler Mendelson's Privacy and Data Protection Practice Group.

http://www.littler.com/blog/workplace-privacy-counsel
Rank this Week: 4456

Diversity Insight

Diversity Insight

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

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

    Guidance for HR when racial tension spreads from streets to workplace

    Guidance for HR when racial tension spreads from streets to workplace
    As protests rage around the country following recent grand jury decisions in Missouri and New York not to indict police officers involved in the deaths of two unarmed black men, employers may find tension spilling into the workplace. In…
  • Dec 14

    Alcoholism, alcohol abuse, and the workplace―navigating legal risk

    Alcoholism, alcohol abuse, and the workplace―navigating legal risk
    By Holly K. Jones Q We administer a voluntary leave program through which workers can donate paid leave to their colleagues to obtain necessary medical treatment. Recently an employee asked to use the program to seek substance abuse treatment…
  • Dec 14

    What does the immigration executive action mean for employers?

    What does the immigration executive action mean for employers?
    by Christine D. Mehfoud Whether the president’s recent series of immigration-related executive actions will survive potential legal challenges and congressional action remains to be seen. For now, set aside your political views (while I…
Rank this Week: 4978

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/
Rank this Week: 4017

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: 4089

Abuser Goes to Work

Abuser Goes to Work

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

http://abusergoestowork.com
  • Dec 12

    Ford Co. Report Fuels Ageism Trend

    Ford Co. Report Fuels Ageism Trend
    What does it mean to make way for Generation Z? The slogan, “Make Way for Gen Z,” is the “featured” trend in a new report by Ford Motor Company called Ford 15 that  supposedly predicts micro-trends…
  • Dec 11

    Older Women: Goodbye Retirement?

    Older Women: Goodbye Retirement?
    The Labor Force Participation Rate for Americans over the age of 65 – particularly women – has literally skyrocketed in recent years. An analysis by Investing.com shows that since January 2000, the rate of participation in the…
  • Dec 9

    Amazon’s Xmas Gift From U.S. Supreme Court

    Amazon’s Xmas Gift From U.S. Supreme Court
    The nation’s high court ruled unanimously this week that Amazon.com warehouse workers aren’t entitled to pay for the half hour they spend being screened for theft at the end of their work shifts. It’s another…
Rank this Week: 2905

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/
  • Dec 12

    Ford Co. Report Fuels Ageism Trend

    Ford Co. Report Fuels Ageism Trend
    What does it mean to make way for Generation Z? The slogan, “Make Way for Gen Z,” is the “featured” trend in a new report by Ford Motor Company called Ford 15 that  supposedly predicts micro-trends…
  • Dec 11

    Older Women: Goodbye Retirement?

    Older Women: Goodbye Retirement?
    The Labor Force Participation Rate for Americans over the age of 65 – particularly women – has literally skyrocketed in recent years. An analysis by Investing.com shows that since January 2000, the rate of participation in the…
  • Dec 9

    Amazon’s Xmas Gift From U.S. Supreme Court

    Amazon’s Xmas Gift From U.S. Supreme Court
    The nation’s high court ruled unanimously this week that Amazon.com warehouse workers aren’t entitled to pay for the half hour they spend being screened for theft at the end of their work shifts. It’s another…
Rank this Week: 4807

Labor Relations Update

Labor Relations Update

By Proskauer Rose LLP.

http://www.laborrelationsupdate.com
  • Dec 12

    NLRB Issues Final Election Rules Revision

    NLRB Issues Final Election Rules Revision
    As anticipated, the National Labor Relations Board today made public its final revised election rules.  The new rules will become effective 120 days following their publication in the Federal Register.  The publication date is…
  • Dec 11

    NLRB Reverses Course, Gives Employees Certain Rights to Use Employer’s Email

    NLRB Reverses Course, Gives Employees Certain Rights to Use Employer’s Email
    In a decision that reverses existing case law on employee use of  employer email, the National Labor Relations Board has decided that under certain circumstances employees do have the right to use and employer’s email to engage in…
  • Dec 8

    No Duty To Bargain Over Discipline During Contract Hiatus, NLRB Division of Advice

    No Duty To Bargain Over Discipline During Contract Hiatus, NLRB Division of Advice
    The NLRB has been active but quiet during the last few months as the agency quietly reaffirms decisions nullified by the Supreme Court.  By all accounts, however, and as history has proved, the NLRB is getting ready to issue an onslaught…
Rank this Week: 4105

James M. Hoffmann Blog

James M. Hoffmann Blog

Covers Missouri workers' compensation and personal injury.

http://www.hoffmannworkcomp.com/category/blog/
  • Dec 12

    Missouri Workers’ Compensation and Occupational Asthma

    Missouri Workers’ Compensation and Occupational Asthma
    Exposure to certain chemicals, fumes, pollutants, radiation, and allergens can make workers susceptible to occupational illnesses. Workers who suffer from occupational illnesses may seek benefits under the Missouri workers’…
  • Dec 10

    Dealing with the Pain of Sciatica

    Dealing with the Pain of Sciatica
    While some work-related injuries are a result of an accident, others occur because of the daily work activities that a worker performs. Injuries that develop over a period of time are referred to as repetitive stress injuries. Lower back…
  • Dec 2

    Working to Prevent Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

    Working to Prevent Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    Employees should be aware that they can seek workers’ comp benefits if they develop carpal tunnel syndrome as a result of their job. In the United States, workers are injured at their workplace every day. While most injuries occur…
Rank this Week: 2300

PVW Tax & Business Law Blog

PVW Tax & Business Law Blog

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

http://www.pvwtaxandbusinesslaw.wordpress.com/
  • Dec 12

    Updates to Nebraska Local Sales Tax

    Updates to Nebraska Local Sales Tax
    By Joshua A. Diveley. The Nebraska Department of Revenue announced that beginning April 1, 2015, the following locations will implement a local sales and use tax: Benedict (1.5%); Callaway (1.0%); Dakota County (0.5%); Decatur (1.0%); Elwood…
  • Nov 20

    Unbundling Fiduciary Fee

    Unbundling Fiduciary Fee
    Recently, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issued final guidance on Internal Revenue Code (IRC) Section 67 as it pertains to a 2 percent floor for miscellaneous itemized deductions. This is important to fiduciaries of non-grantor trusts and…
  • Nov 11

    Corporate Wellness Programs Receive Scrutiny From the EEOC

    Corporate Wellness Programs Receive Scrutiny From the EEOC
    The United States Equal Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has filed a petition, their third in three months, regarding a corporate wellness program. The latest petition alleges that Honeywell International, Inc. violated the Americans with…
Rank this Week: 2766

Screw You Guys, I'm Going Home

Screw You Guys, I'm Going Home

Covers what you need to know before you quit, get fired, or decide to sue the bastards. By Donna Ballman.

http://employeeatty.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 12

    States With Pro-Employee Laws: No Firing For Legal Off-Duty Activity

    States With Pro-Employee Laws: No Firing For Legal Off-Duty Activity
    Here in Florida, like many states, you can be fired for pretty much anything as long as it isn't discrimination, whistleblowing, making a worker's comp claim or some other protected activity. That means you can be fired because your boss…
  • Dec 5

    States With Pro-Employee Laws: No Use-It-Or-Lose-It Vacation

    States With Pro-Employee Laws: No Use-It-Or-Lose-It Vacation
    You've probably seen the commercial. A kid says, in response to the study that over 400 million vacation days go unused, "That's the stupidest thing I ever heard." Yep. Stupid. Odds are, if you don't take those vacation days, you lose…
  • Nov 28

    States With Pro-Employee Laws: No Solicitation Of Employees Through Misrepresentation

    States With Pro-Employee Laws: No Solicitation Of Employees Through Misrepresentation
    I've written before about the possibility of suing an employer for fraud if they misrepresented the job. If you are lured into a job, specifically if you give up another job or move to accept the job, and the employer had no intention of…
Rank this Week: 4734

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/
  • Dec 11

    Important Information about Retaliation Claims in California

    Important Information about Retaliation Claims in California
    Retaliation claims are some of the most common employment law cases filed in California, and usually in conjunction with a wrongful termination claim. It is important for any potential plaintiff in a wrongful termination case to consider…
  • Oct 21

    Don't Let Your Workers Compensation Claim Hurt Your Wrongful Termination Case

    Don't Let Your Workers Compensation Claim Hurt Your Wrongful Termination Case
    Many disability discrimination and wrongful termination cases involve a workers compensation claim. One mistake that a wrongful termination claimant should avoid is exaggerating his/her disability when dealing with his workers comp doctors.…
  • Jul 16

    A Major Sacramento Healthcare Provider is Sued for Disability Discrimination

    A Major Sacramento Healthcare Provider is Sued for Disability Discrimination
    A major health care provider Dialysis Clinic Inc. was sued for disability discrimination this week by EEOC. The lawsuit has been filed in the Eastern District Court in Sacramento. The plaintiff Francisca Lee had worked at the…
Rank this Week: 4362

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/
  • Dec 11

    U.S. Supreme Court Holds Workers not Entitled to Compensation for Time Spent in Security Screening

    U.S. Supreme Court Holds Workers not Entitled to Compensation for Time Spent in Security Screening
    On December 9, 2014, the United States Supreme Court decided that hourly warehouse workers who retrieved products from warehouse shelves and packaged them for delivery to Amazon.com customers were not required to be compensated for the time…
  • Nov 24

    Misclassified Exotic Dancers Awarded Almost $11 Million in New York

    Misclassified Exotic Dancers Awarded Almost $11 Million in New York
    A group of exotic dancers, who sued New York City’s Rick’s Cabaret for retaining a portion of gratuities and failing to pay minimum wages under the federal Fair Labor Standards Act  and New York Labor Law, were awarded…
  • Nov 11

    Salvatore Gangemi Selected to Super Lawyers List for 5th Consecutive Year

    Salvatore Gangemi Selected to Super Lawyers List for 5th Consecutive Year
    Salvatore G. Gangemi has been selected to the 2014 New York-Metro Super Lawyers list.  Each year, no more than five percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive this honor.  Super…
Rank this Week: 4450

Wisconsin Employment & Labor Law…

Wisconsin Employment & Labor Law Blog

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

http://milwaukeeemploymentlawyer.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 10

    ENDA Getting a Turbocharge

    ENDA Getting a Turbocharge
    The Employment Nondiscrimination Act ("ENDA") is legislation that has been introduced and never passed in Congress for over two decades.  ENDA would make it unlawful for employers to discriminate against employees and applicants on the…
  • Dec 8

    Federal Judge Upholds Record $185 Million Jury Award Against AutoZone

    Federal Judge Upholds Record $185 Million Jury Award Against AutoZone
    A federal district judge in California upheld a record $185 million punitive damages jury verdict in a pregnancy discrimination lawsuit against AutoZone Stores. The verdict is a record for a single-plaintiff employment discrimination…
  • Nov 4

    Wisconsin Employee Rights on Election Day

    Wisconsin Employee Rights on Election Day
    Many people wonder their rights to be able to go vote on Election Day when they have to work during the day during the majority of the time the polls are open.  Here is a quick summary of your rights pursuant to Wisconsin Statute,…
Rank this Week: 4691

The Firing Squad

The Firing Squad

Covers Tennessee workplace laws. By Gilbert Russell McWherter Scott Bobbitt plc.

http://www.tennesseeworkplacelaw.com/
  • Dec 10

    Warehouse Workers Not Entitled to Overtime for Security Screen

    Warehouse Workers Not Entitled to Overtime for Security Screen
    On December 9, 2014, the United States Supreme Court handed down its long awaited decision in Integrity Staffing Solutions, Inc. v. Busk.  That case involved warehouse workers at various Amazon.com facilities. Those workers were required…
  • Dec 1

    This is a Good Question: Whatever Happened to Overtime?

    This is a Good Question: Whatever Happened to Overtime?
    Whatever happened to overtime? That is the answer that Nick Hanaur of Politco seeks to answer in a recent article. Overtime is protected by the Fair Labor Standards Act, a federal law that dates back to 1938. Under the FLSA, most employees…
  • Nov 14

    A Pioneer of the Family Medical Leave Act Die

    A Pioneer of the Family Medical Leave Act Die
     Marge Roukema was an eleven term congresswoman from New Jersey. She died on Wednesday at the age of 85. She is one of the little known but most significant figures in labor and employment law.  As a Republican member of Congress,…
Rank this Week: 2286

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
Rank this Week: 4075

Boston Lawyer Blog

Boston Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.bostonlawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2402

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/
  • Dec 9

    Can I Appeal My Denied Application for PERS Disability Benefits?

    Can I Appeal My Denied Application for PERS Disability Benefits?
    When you apply for your disability benefits through the Ohio Public Employee Retirement System, the waiting can seem brutal.  Many are curious about the process, and especially what will happen if their claim is denied.  Rather than…
  • Nov 19

    Common Law Myths: Medical Malpractice Lawsuits are All Frivolou

    Common Law Myths: Medical Malpractice Lawsuits are All Frivolou
    Many assume that every medical malpractice suit brought in America is a frivolous claim that shouldn’t be allowed in our courts. The key to understanding the need for claims stems from the understanding that medical malpractice occurs…
  • Nov 4

    Common Law Myths: Anyone Can Claim Disability Benefit

    Common Law Myths: Anyone Can Claim Disability Benefit
    Applying for Social Security Disability can be daunting, even more so when you realize the many limitations placed on receiving disability benefits.  One common myth about Social Security Disability is that benefits are available for…
Rank this Week: 2388

HR Defense Blog

HR Defense Blog

Covers developments in labor & employment law. By Akerman Senterfitt LLP.

http://www.akerman.com/Blogs/hrdefense/
  • Dec 9

    Update: Time Spent Going Through Security Is Not Indispensable and, Therefore, Is Not Compensable

    Update: Time Spent Going Through Security Is Not Indispensable and, Therefore, Is Not Compensable
    POSTED BY Nefertari S. Rigsby ON December 9, 2014 In an important decision under the Fair Labor Standards Act, the Supreme Court has issued a ruling in Busk v. Integrity Staffing Solutions, Inc. in favor of employers. As …
  • Dec 2

    Florida's Minimum Wage Increases to $8.05 in 2015

    Florida's Minimum Wage Increases to $8.05 in 2015
    POSTED BY Nefertari Rigsby ON DECEMBER 02, 2014 As 2014 comes to a close, employers must be aware of the pending increase in wages for their nonexempt employees. Florida's minimum wage will increase to $8.05 on January 1, 2015.…
  • Nov 21

    President Obama Outlines Executive Action on Immigration

    President Obama Outlines Executive Action on Immigration
    POSTED BY SCOTT BETTRIDGE ON NOVEMBER 21, 2014 President Obama has ambitiously announced several executive actions that have the potential to impact undocumented immigrants, as well as employers, foreign national workers, and their spouses.…
Rank this Week: 3684

Bay Area Employment Lawyer Blog

Bay Area Employment Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.bayareaemploymentlawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 4762

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/
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Maryland Employment Lawyer Blog

Maryland Employment Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.marylandemploymentlawyerblog.com/
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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
  • Dec 7

    Timeline for Felix v. AAA Class Member Checks Released

    Timeline for Felix v. AAA Class Member Checks Released
    According to the claims administrator, Simpluris, the timeline for the class member distribution is as follows: 12/05/2014 – Disbursement Database sent to Counsel 12/10/2014 – Deadline for Disbursement Database to be approved by…
  • Jun 18

    California State Minimum Wage Change is Effective July 1, 2014

    California State Minimum Wage Change is Effective July 1, 2014
    Although many employees and employers are aware of the upcoming change to the California state minimum wage, for those not paying attention (no pun intended) the California state minimum wage will increase to $9 an hour…
  • Jun 18

    California State Minimum Wage Change is Effective July 1, 2014

    California State Minimum Wage Change is Effective July 1, 2014
    Although many employees and employers are aware of the upcoming change to the California state minimum wage, for those not paying attention (no pun intended) the California state minimum wage will increase to $9 an hour…
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New York Sexual Harassment Lawyer…

New York Sexual Harassment Lawyer Blog

Covers New York age, employment, gender, genetic, pregnancy, racial and sexual orientation discrimination. By Schwartz & Perry LLP.

http://www.schwartzandperry.com/Blog.aspx
  • Dec 5

    Age Discrimination Case Thrown Out By Eighth Circuit

    Age Discrimination Case Thrown Out By Eighth Circuit
    Generally when a manager says an employee is an "old man" and had "a lot of years in", such comments would raise a red flag indicating possible age discrimination, but in a case handed down by the Eight Circuit this week, they weren't…
  • Nov 21

    Volunteer Nuns Not Entitled to Protections of Title VII Regarding Religious Discrimination

    Volunteer Nuns Not Entitled to Protections of Title VII Regarding Religious Discrimination
    Are volunteers entitled to the protections of Title VII regarding religious discrimination, retaliation, and harassment? No, according to a recent Sixth Circuit case. The plaintiffs in the case were traditional Catholic nuns who held…
  • Nov 14

    Employer's Health Plan Modification May Constitute Age Discrimination

    Employer's Health Plan Modification May Constitute Age Discrimination
    Employers these days are constantly looking for ways to reduce their health care costs. Older workers tend to push up premiums, so why not encourage them to leave so as to get those premiums down? One company tried that and got sued for…
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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/
  • Dec 4

    Unfortunately, our “post-racial” society isn’t post-bia

    Unfortunately, our “post-racial” society isn’t post-bia
    By Amy Semmel According to a recent study by MTV, the majority of millennials believe that they live in a “post-racial” society.  They cite Barack Obama’s presidency as a great achievement for race relations. …
  • Nov 21

    Wage theft still on the menu in the restaurant industry

    Wage theft still on the menu in the restaurant industry
    By Lisa Mak Making the headlines this week was a landmark $4 million backpay and compliance settlement for 280 current and former workers at the popular Yank Sing restaurant in San Francisco.  Last summer, a group of Yank Sing employees,…
  • Nov 11

    We need “peace” officers! It’s time for crisis intervention training

    We need “peace” officers! It’s time for crisis intervention training
    In a recent article published on the popular online magazine, Truthout, CELA VOICE blogger and police misconduct lawyer, Jim DeSimone, explains why police officers need to be properly trained in order to avoid unnecessary use of force…
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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/
  • Dec 4

    Stamp Duty Savings for Buyer

    Stamp Duty Savings for Buyer
    One of the most dramatic announcements by the Chancellor in his Autumn Statement was the immediate changes in stamp duty for residential properties. The Chancellor abolished the old system from midnight on the 3rd December 2014. The…
  • Nov 21

    Overtime and Holiday Pay

    Overtime and Holiday Pay
    The Employment Appeal Tribunal recently ruled on a number of joined cases dealing with the question of whether overtime pay has to be included in the calculation of holiday pay. The actual outcome of the cases is not particularly surprising,…
  • Nov 13

    The Importance of Employee Engagement

    The Importance of Employee Engagement
    If you are an employer, it is certainly worthwhile spending some time thinking about whether you view those that work for your business as a “resource” or as a “liability”. The concept of “employee…
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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/
  • Dec 4

    . . . Better Not Cry; Better Not Use a Three Month Measurement Period, We’re Tellin’ You Why

    . . . Better Not Cry; Better Not Use a Three Month Measurement Period, We’re Tellin’ You Why
    A reader recently asked us to comment on a consultant’s warning against a three month look-back measurement period.  We concur.  Here’s why. The preamble to the IRS Employer Shared Responsibility Cost final…
  • Dec 2

    Providers May Get Guidance on the 60-Day Rule

    Providers May Get Guidance on the 60-Day Rule
    The ACA turned mistaken overpayments by intermediaries, carriers and Medicaid agencies into potential False Claims Act violations by healthcare providers when it required that an overpayment be reported and refunded within 60 days after it…
  • Nov 28

    IRS Penalties for Employer Coverage Offer Reporting Violation

    IRS Penalties for Employer Coverage Offer Reporting Violation
    It’s time to bust another ACA myth.  If the employer mandate goes away, ACA requirements to report the mandated coverage offers go away too, right?  Wrong. The employer mandate of Code § 4980H is enforced by…
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Texas Employer Handbook

Texas Employer Handbook

By Gray Reed & McGraw, P.C.

http://www.texasemployerhandbook.com/
  • Dec 3

    Employment Law 101: Americans with Disabilities Act

    Employment Law 101: Americans with Disabilities Act
    Who, What, Why . . . Who does it apply to: The law applies to all employers with 15 or more employees. What is the issue: It is against the law to discriminate against an employee or a prospective employee based on a disability the person…
  • Nov 24

    The $185 Million – Yes – $185,000,000 Single Employee Discrimination Case

    The $185 Million – Yes – $185,000,000 Single Employee Discrimination Case
    On November 17, a federal jury returned a verdict against AutoZone in favor of a single plaintiff for the insane amount of $185,000,000.00 in punitive damages. The plaintiff alleged gender and pregnancy-related harassment, discrimination, and…
  • Nov 18

    Corporate Wellness Programs: It’s Time for a Check-Up

    Corporate Wellness Programs: It’s Time for a Check-Up
    The EEOC is back at it! This time it has targeted corporate wellness programs and is challenging the legality of such programs under the ADA. The EEOC contends that the biometric testing and health risk assessments are…
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