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Resources for Humans

Resources for Humans

Book reviews for HR and business professionals

http://blogs.hrhero.com/resources/
Rank this Week: 3008

Drew Capuder's Employment Law Blog

Drew Capuder's Employment Law Blog

Covers employment law news and analysis, focusing on the US Supreme Court, the Fourth Circuit, and the Supreme Court of West Virginia. By Drew M. Capuder.

http://www.dcemploymentlawblog.com/
  • Oct 9

    Favorite quotes about the law, part 1

    Favorite quotes about the law, part 1
    Maybe it’s the frustrated novelist in me, but I’ve been thinking about literature and law.
  • Sep 13

    We’ve moved!! (but only our URL)

    We’ve moved!! (but only our URL)
    We’ve moved!! Kinda. Okay, it’s not a real move of anything physical. Our law firm, including the tables chairs, files, and whatever else, are all still in exactly the same place.
  • Sep 13

    Fifth Circuit applies hostile work environment to age claim

    Fifth Circuit applies hostile work environment to age claim
    Courts have sometimes questioned whether hostile work environment claims apply to all “flavors” of discrimination.
Rank this Week: 2753

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/
  • Jul 2

    OSHA Orders Railroad to Pay $536k in Whistleblower Case

    OSHA Orders Railroad to Pay $536k in Whistleblower Case
          OSHA ordered Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway to pay $536K in damages for violating the whistleblower retaliation provision of the FRSA.  Burlington Norther took disciplinary action against a conductor…
  • Jul 2

    SEC Issues Landmark Order Barring Gag Clause

    SEC Issues Landmark Order Barring Gag Clause
      In public remarks, Sean McKessy, Chief of the SEC’s Whistleblower Office, has warned that the SEC is identifying and investigating confidentiality agreements that attempt to impede employees from reporting securities violations…
  • Jun 4

    Whistleblower Law Firm Files Amici Curiae Brief in DC Whistleblower Protection Act Case

    Whistleblower Law Firm Files Amici Curiae Brief in DC Whistleblower Protection Act Case
    Zuckerman Law, a Washington DC firm representing whistleblowers nationwide, filed an amici curiae brief in Tucker v. DC on behalf of the Metropolitan Washington Employment Lawyers Association and the Government Accountability Project. The…
Rank this Week: 3579

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/
  • Jul 2

    On to the next battle — employment equality for LGBT worker

    On to the next battle — employment equality for LGBT worker
    By Lisa Mak   Last Friday, the Supreme Court legalized same-sex marriage across America.  This historic decision was a momentous step forward in advancing equality for the LGBT community, but the fight for equality is far from over.…
  • Jun 21

    Valuing fatherhood in the workplace

    Valuing fatherhood in the workplace
    By Sarah Schlehr and Mariko Yoshihara This Father’s Day, let’s do more than just celebrate our dads with Hallmark cards and backyard barbecues.  Instead, let’s give our dads something they really need – flexible…
  • Jun 16

    Religious freedom comes of age in corporate America

    Religious freedom comes of age in corporate America
    By Alan Reinach Religious minorities have always been at the forefront of pushing religious freedom in American law. This year is no different, as Samantha Elauf, a young Muslim woman, won a critical case on behalf of all who seek workplace…
Rank this Week: 4046

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: 3878

The Firing Squad

The Firing Squad

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

http://www.tennesseeworkplacelaw.com/
  • Jul 2

    Michael’s Take on the Proposed Change to the FLSA Salary Basis Test

    Michael’s Take on the Proposed Change to the FLSA Salary Basis Test
    The Obama Administration has released its long awaited revisions to the salary basis test under the FLSA’s so-called white collar exemptions. These changes are long overdue. Before we get to the change, let’s review the current…
  • May 11

    Workplace Accommodations for Pregnancy: The Supreme Court and Young v. UPS

    Workplace Accommodations for Pregnancy: The Supreme Court and Young v. UPS
    This is the second post on recent Supreme Court cases.  This one is of special interest to me for two reasons.  First, I attended the oral argument at the Supreme Court in December.  Second, I’ve been asked to speak on…
  • Apr 29

    The Supreme Court Tackles Security Screenings: Integrity Staffing v. Busk

    The Supreme Court Tackles Security Screenings: Integrity Staffing v. Busk
    Well, the Supreme Court’s term is drawing to a close. Our next few blog posts will address major employment law issues the Court handed down this year. We’ll start with the Busk decision, which addressed whether the time an…
Rank this Week: 3517

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
  • 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…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 4623

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/
  • Jul 2

    Five EEOC Initiatives to Monitor on the Agency’s Golden Anniversary

    Five EEOC Initiatives to Monitor on the Agency’s Golden Anniversary
    My colleague Nathaniel M. Glasser recently authored Epstein Becker Green’s Take 5 newsletter.   In this edition of Take 5, Nathaniel highlights five areas of enforcement that U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission…
  • Jun 30

    Mayor Signs NYC Ban-the-Box Law

    Mayor Signs NYC Ban-the-Box Law
    On Monday, June 29, 2015, Mayor Bill de Blasio signed into law the bill passed by the New York City Council “banning-the-box.” The law goes into effect on Tuesday, October 27, 2015. As discussed in our earlier advisory, the…
  • Jun 10

    Massachusetts AGO Provides Safe Harbor on New Sick Leave Law

    Massachusetts AGO Provides Safe Harbor on New Sick Leave Law
    On May 1, 2015, we reported on proposed regulations to the Massachusetts paid sick leave law, which becomes effective on July 1, 2015.  The regulations have not yet been adopted, and in light of the uncertainty about many provisions of…
Rank this Week: 4785

Alabama Litigation Lawyer Blog

Alabama Litigation Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.alabamalitigationlawyer.com/
Rank this Week: 3402

Virginia Employment Law Journal

Virginia Employment Law Journal

Summarizes important developments in employment law. By Bean, Kinney & Korman, P.C.

http://www.virginiaemploymentlawjournal.com/
  • Jul 1

    DOL Releases Proposed FLSA Overtime Regulation Amendment

    DOL Releases Proposed FLSA Overtime Regulation Amendment
      The Department of Labor (DOL) has just released its long-awaited Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to the white collar exemption under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). The amendments, if passed, will significantly increase the minimum…
  • Jun 29

    Upcoming FLSA Changes & Shrinking of the White Collar Exemption: Now is the Time to Reassess Compliance and Update Your Policie

    Upcoming FLSA Changes & Shrinking of the White Collar Exemption: Now is the Time to Reassess Compliance and Update Your Policie
    In response to a directive from President Obama, the Department of Labor (DOL) has been working since Spring 2014 to revise the white collar exemption under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). The revisions are expected to significantly…
  • Jun 22

    Legal Implications of Take Your Dog to Work Day for Your Busine

    Legal Implications of Take Your Dog to Work Day for Your Busine
    Take Your Dog to Work Day (“TYDTWDay”), sponsored by Pet Sitters International, is Friday, June 26, 2015. Every year, more than 10,000 companies participate, to celebrate dogs and encourage adoptions from local shelters. …
Rank this Week: 3863

California Peculiarities…

California Peculiarities Employment Law Blog

Covers California employment law. By Seyfarth Shaw.

http://www.calpeculiarities.com/
  • Jul 1

    A “Hotbox” Of Legal Issues: California’s Workplace Marijuana Law

    A “Hotbox” Of Legal Issues: California’s Workplace Marijuana Law
    Authored by Seyfarth Shaw LLPBy Geoff Westbrook With New York joining in last year, nearly half the country has laws permitting state residents to use marijuana for medical purposes, and a handful even permit recreational use. California led…
  • Jun 24

    Nonprofit Volunteers: We’ll work for free … unless we get hurt

    Nonprofit Volunteers: We’ll work for free … unless we get hurt
    Authored by Seyfarth Shaw LLPBy Ofer Lion If your company is a nonprofit or has a nonprofit foundation, are you covered if something happens to your volunteers while they’re engaged in service to your organization? The concern is real.…
  • Jun 17

    Can that Doggie in the Window … Enter my Store?

    Can that Doggie in the Window … Enter my Store?
    Authored by Seyfarth Shaw LLPBy Andrew McNaught Readers will recall that we recently corralled the law on “Assistive Animals” in the workplace, here. Now, in part two of our mini-series, we pony up an explanation of the rules…
Rank this Week: 3504

California Employment Law

California Employment Law

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

http://californiaemploymentlaw.foxrothschild.com
  • Jul 1

    Would US Dept. of Labor’s New Overtime Rule Affect CA Employers?

    Would US Dept. of Labor’s New Overtime Rule Affect CA Employers?
    The Department of Labor has proposed a rule to raise the minimum salary workers must earn to qualify for “white collar” exemptions from $23,660 per year to $50,440 per year. According to the announcement, the proposed rule would…
  • Jun 27

    Finally Some Good News From the Labor Board

    Finally Some Good News From the Labor Board
    At least some good has come out of the Supreme Court’s finding that President Obama’s recess appointments were invalid in Noel Canning. By virtue of the Supreme Court’s  decision, the Labor Board reconsidered its…
  • Jun 26

    Justice Scalia, Forgetting Role in Bush v. Gore, Sheds Tear for Loss of Democracy

    Justice Scalia, Forgetting Role in Bush v. Gore, Sheds Tear for Loss of Democracy
    I will leave it to constitutional scholars to dissect today’s decision in Obergefell v. Hodges (pdf) holding that states cannot ban same-sex marriage. But in his dissent, Justice Scalia says: This practice of constitutional…
Rank this Week: 3718

Atlanta Employment Attorneys Blog

Atlanta Employment Attorneys Blog

Covers employment law. By Mays & Kerr LLC.

http://www.atlantaemploymentattorneysblog.com/
Rank this Week: 3498

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/
  • Jul 1

    Yikes…Uber Drivers are Employees, Not Independent Contractors?

    Yikes…Uber Drivers are Employees, Not Independent Contractors?
    Ronald Reagan famously once said: “The nine most terrifying words in the English language are ‘I’m from the government and I’m here to help.'” On January 13, 2015, the State of Florida entered into an agreement…
  • Jun 22

    USCIS Clarifies Agency Policy on Amended H-1B Petition

    USCIS Clarifies Agency Policy on Amended H-1B Petition
    The H-1B visa category applies to foreign workers performing services in a specialty occupation, services of exceptional merit and ability relating to a Department of Defense (DOD) cooperative research and development project, or services as…
  • Apr 22

    Workers’ Compensation Update – 2015 HR Law & Solution

    Workers’ Compensation Update – 2015 HR Law & Solution
    Attorneys David Roos (pictured left) and Michael McCabe met with several attendees at the HR Law & Solutions seminar last month, in a question and answer session to address specific issues from a workers’ compensation perspective. A…
Rank this Week: 4834

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/
  • Jul 1

    Massachusetts Sick Leave Law Takes Effect Today

    Massachusetts Sick Leave Law Takes Effect Today
    Effective today, July 1, 2015, all Massachusetts employees enjoy guaranteed sick leave benefits. The law that was approved by voter referendum last November mandates that every employee receive one hour of accrued sick leave for every 30…
  • Jun 9

    Employers with PTO Policies to Get Brief Sick Leave Reprieve

    Employers with PTO Policies to Get Brief Sick Leave Reprieve
    In apparent response to concerns about implementing the new sick leave law set to take effect on July 1, 2015, the Massachusetts Attorney General’s office announced that some employers can delay doing so until January 1, 2016. According…
  • Jun 3

    States Highest Court Rules that Real Estate Agents can be Treated as Contractors, but Leaves Substantial Questions Unresolved

    States Highest Court Rules that Real Estate Agents can be Treated as Contractors, but Leaves Substantial Questions Unresolved
    In a major decision that impacts a huge number of Massachusetts businesses, the state’s highest court today affirmed the concept that real estate salespeople may properly be classified as independent contractors and not employees. In…
Rank this Week: 4490

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/
  • Jun 30

    New Overtime Regulations Will Impact Five Million Worker

    New Overtime Regulations Will Impact Five Million Worker
    For the first time in over a decade, the Department of Labor proposed updates today to the federal Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”) white collar overtime regulations. These changes will impact businesses throughout the United…
  • Jun 4

    Lunch with Justice Scalia

    Lunch with Justice Scalia
    I initially wanted to hold off on posting this article in order to not inundate the blog with Justice Scalia posts back-to-back (see Abercrombie case) but I got to thinking—Could there ever be too much Scalia? I don’t think so.…
  • Jun 2

    The Abercrombie Case

    The Abercrombie Case
    Justice Scalia wrote the majority opinion for the Supreme Court decision issued yesterday in the Abercrombie case. For those who haven’t been following the Supreme Court docket this year (and only stumbled upon this blog post because…
Rank this Week: 4161

Employment Law Business Guide

Employment Law Business Guide

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

http://www.employmentlawbusinessguide.com
  • Jun 30

    The Wait is Over: New FLSA Regulations Issued by USDOL

    The Wait is Over: New FLSA Regulations Issued by USDOL
    The wait is over; well sort of.  In March 2014 President Obama directed the US Department of Labor (“DOL”) to review the so-called “White Collar” exemptions under the Fair Labor Standards Act…
  • Jun 29

    Hands Free Law Goes Into Effect July 1: Have You Updated Your Mobile Device Policies?

    Hands Free Law Goes Into Effect July 1: Have You Updated Your Mobile Device Policies?
    RSA 265-79-c takes effect on July 1, 2015.  The new law prohibits New Hampshire drivers from using “any hand-held mobile electronic device capable of providing voice or data communication” while driving or while temporarily…
  • Jun 26

    Supreme Court Upholds ACA Federal Exchange Subsidie

    Supreme Court Upholds ACA Federal Exchange Subsidie
    In the latest case to challenge elements of the Affordable Care Act (“Act”), the United States Supreme Court in a six-to-three vote, ruled on June 25, 2015 in King v. Burwell that premium subsidies will remain available in 36…
Rank this Week: 3743

Chicago Small Business Lawyer Blog

Chicago Small Business Lawyer Blog

Covers Business Law and Employment Law. Published By The Prinz Law Firm, P.C.

http://www.chicagosmallbusinesslawyerblog.com/
  • Jun 30

    Is Your Business Ready for FLSA Changes?

    Is Your Business Ready for FLSA Changes?
    Last night President Obama announced that his administration is going to increase the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”) overtime exemption threshold from $23,660 to $50,400 next year. We have been anticipating this for more than a…
  • Jun 16

    Can Offering Better Employee Benefits Help Attract Better Customers?

    Can Offering Better Employee Benefits Help Attract Better Customers?
    Throughout my career I have worked with hundreds of executives and business owners and have seen that the old adage “treat your employees as well as you treat your best customers” to be sage advice.  It seems that the fast…
  • Jun 12

    How Not to Get Uber’d

    How Not to Get Uber’d
    Imagine losing your most highly skilled and talented employee.  Now imagine losing 40 of your most highly skilled and talented employees. Could your business survive? That’s exactly what happened when Uber poached 40 of Carnegie…
Rank this Week: 4092

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/
  • Jun 30

    Domain Blocks Now Available for “.sucks” Domain Extension

    Domain Blocks Now Available for “.sucks” Domain Extension
    By Tom Langan. Earlier this year, over 550 new domain name extensions were created.  Examples include .basketball, .college, .miami, and .fishing.  Among the more controversial additions is “.sucks” which allows nearly…
  • Jun 25

    The Supreme Court PPACA Ruling and Your Taxe

    The Supreme Court PPACA Ruling and Your Taxe
    On June 25, 2015, the United States Supreme Court made headlines by ruling on King v. Burwell, No. 14-114, pertaining to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (the “Act”). At issue, whether the Internal Revenue Service…
  • May 28

    IRS System Compromised for 104,000 Individual

    IRS System Compromised for 104,000 Individual
    The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) recently announced that one of their systems has been hacked by organized criminals believed to be linked to one or more foreign countries. The system, “Get Transcript,” is traditionally used by…
Rank this Week: 3873

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
  • Jun 29

    How to Succeed with Best Commercial Property in Noida for Business Enterprise Explore

    How to Succeed with Best Commercial Property in Noida for Business Enterprise Explore
    You can also search easily and comfortably best commercial property for your business enterprise explore. This could take too much your important and busy times while you surfing on internet for searching your suitable and reliable commercial…
  • Jun 29

    Assorted Difficulties We May Encounter In The Research of 120X Pipeline Steel

    Assorted Difficulties We May Encounter In The Research of 120X Pipeline Steel
    In the steel pipeline series used in oilfield, X120 steel pipeline, due to its safety and reliability, large throughput, cost reduction and other advantages, has been a new development trend at current stage. X120 steel pipeline will be…
  • Jun 29

    Changing Bad Habits and Freeing Lethal Emotions through Spiritual Retreat

    Changing Bad Habits and Freeing Lethal Emotions through Spiritual Retreat
    The habits that a person have can be advantageous and liberating to him because he could perform these tasks without consciously thinking about those actions. Many people go through trauma in their life at least once. Such experiences are…
Rank this Week: 4408

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/
Rank this Week: 4853

Boston Lawyer Blog

Boston Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.bostonlawyerblog.com/
  • Jun 29

    Are Courts Becoming More Willing to Review Excessive Force Claims?

    Are Courts Becoming More Willing to Review Excessive Force Claims?
    Over the last few weeks, in the midst of our ongoing national discussion about law enforcement use of force, both the Supreme Court and the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court (“SJC”), in Kingsley v. Hendrickson and Commonwealth…
  • Jun 22

    Massachusetts Appeals Court affirms free speech restrictions on harassment prevention order

    Massachusetts Appeals Court affirms free speech restrictions on harassment prevention order
    In 2010 the Massachusetts legislature made a significant change in the law when it created harassment prevention orders, restraining orders that plaintiffs can seek to protect themselves against harassing behavior regardless of their…
  • Jun 8

    Supreme Court Expands Protection Against Religion-Based Employment Discrimination

    Supreme Court Expands Protection Against Religion-Based Employment Discrimination
    The Supreme Court has recently been quite receptive to litigants asserting their rights to religious freedom. (For Exhibit A, see Burwell v. Hobby Lobby.) On June 1, the Court in EEOC v. Abercrombie & Fitch applied that pro-religion…
Rank this Week: 3747

Employment Discrimination Report

Employment Discrimination Report

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

http://employmentdiscrimination.foxrothschild.com/
  • Jun 26

    Same Sex-Marriage: The End of the Road

    Same Sex-Marriage: The End of the Road
    Earlier today, the United States Supreme Court in its decision in Obergefell v. Hodges rendered same-sex marriage as the law of the land in all 50 states.  This blog is not about the wisdom or reasoning of the decision (for analysis on…
  • Jun 19

    Sometimes You Have Done All You Can for an Employee: When is It Time to Part Ways?

    Sometimes You Have Done All You Can for an Employee: When is It Time to Part Ways?
    We talk a lot about providing training to employees, usually in the context of preventing harassment and discrimination.  In addition to this training, hopefully your employees are getting good training on how to perform their job…
  • Jun 18

    Rachel Dolezal and the Quandary of “Perceived As” Discrimination

    Rachel Dolezal and the Quandary of “Perceived As” Discrimination
    The story of Rachel Dolezal, the recently-deposed head of an NAACP chapter in Spokane, WA, ignited a media firestorm last week with regard to claims that she, a Caucasian, “identified” as an African-American.  Opinions of Ms.…
Rank this Week: 3702

Workers' Rights Blog

Workers' Rights Blog

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

http://www.workersrightsblog.com/
Rank this Week: 3825

HR Law Guy

HR Law Guy

Covers employment relationships in business, sports, the armed forces, and other odd places.

http://hratty.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 25

    It's Always Mistake to Rush an FMLA Decision

    It's Always Mistake to Rush an FMLA Decision
    Except in the most exigent situations, I almost always tell clients not to make precipitous employment decisions. This is especially true in circumstances where the decision is irrevocable, such as a termination. And it's really, especially,…
  • Jun 19

    Specious Lawsuit Costs Big Buck

    Specious Lawsuit Costs Big Buck
    But this time, at least the losing plaintiff has to pay a sizable chunk of the defense costs.Ellen Pao lost a very high profile, "try the case in the media" sexual harassment lawsuit last year. She has now been ordered to pay more than a…
  • Jun 17

    Supreme Court Muddles Up the Religious Water

    Supreme Court Muddles Up the Religious Water
    Every now and then the US Supreme Court issues an opinion that is absolutely idiotic. It doesn't happen often; even when I disagree with the Court's holdings, I usually understand the reasoning and the ramifications of the case. This is…
Rank this Week: 4828

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
  • Jun 25

    GH&C Alert: Supreme Court Decision Upholds Key Portion Of The Affordable Care Act (Obamacare)

    GH&C Alert: Supreme Court Decision Upholds Key Portion Of The Affordable Care Act (Obamacare)
    In a 6-3 decision, the United States Supreme Court has overruled the lower court decision in King vs. Burwell which reviewed key portions of the Affordable Care Act (”ACA”). The Court’s ruling in the matter upheld the…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 4412

The New Jersey Employment Law Firm…

The New Jersey Employment Law Firm Blog

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

http://www.thenjemploymentlawfirmblog.com/
  • Jun 24

    New Jersey Discrimination Lawsuit Tests Effect of Medical Marijuana Law on Employment Statute

    New Jersey Discrimination Lawsuit Tests Effect of Medical Marijuana Law on Employment Statute
    Laws regarding medical--or even recreational--marijuana use are undergoing significant changes. Nearly half of the states in the U.S., including New Jersey, now allow marijuana use for at least some purposes. How this affects employees'…
  • Jun 18

    Former Employee's Lawsuit Claims Privacy Violations, Wrongful Termination Based on GPS Monitoring

    Former Employee's Lawsuit Claims Privacy Violations, Wrongful Termination Based on GPS Monitoring
    An employer demanded that its employees allow around-the-clock monitoring of their whereabouts and then terminated an employee because of her refusal to comply, according to a lawsuit filed last month. Arias v. Intermex Wire Transfer, LLC, et…
  • Jun 10

    Discrimination, Harassment Lawsuit Targets the Tech Industry

    Discrimination, Harassment Lawsuit Targets the Tech Industry
    A former program manager for the internet company Facebook has filed a lawsuit against the company in state court in California, alleging sexual harassment and discrimination based on race and gender. Hong v. Facebook, Inc., et al, No.…
Rank this Week: 4245

Federal Whistleblower Lawyers Blog

Federal Whistleblower Lawyers Blog

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

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

    Jury Returns Verdict in Favor of Armet in FCA Suit

    Jury Returns Verdict in Favor of Armet in FCA Suit
    Unfortunately, defense contractor fraud is not uncommon in the United States. There are a variety of ways in which defense contractor fraud takes place. The False Claims Act (FCA) contains provisions that allow private individuals to file…
  • Jun 18

    DBE, MBE, and WBE Fraud

    DBE, MBE, and WBE Fraud
    Government contracts can be a large source of revenue for many businesses in the United States. In fact, securing a government contract can be vital to the success of a business. However, government contracts typically have stringent…
  • Jun 11

    Contractors Providing Nonconforming Good

    Contractors Providing Nonconforming Good
    If you know of a company that is selling nonconforming goods to the government, you should contact a qualified whistleblower attorney who can assess whether fraud is taking under the False Claims Act (FCA). At The Whistleblower Law Firm, our…
Rank this Week: 3646

Texas Employer Handbook

Texas Employer Handbook

By Gray Reed & McGraw, P.C.

http://www.texasemployerhandbook.com/
  • 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…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 3615

National Police and Fire Labor…

National Police and Fire Labor Blog

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

http://www.nationalpoliceandfirelaborblog.com
Rank this Week: 3473

Employment and Labour Law

Employment and Labour Law

Covers employment law in Canada. BY FMC Law.

http://www.employmentandlabour.com
  • Jun 17

    Ontario’s Changing Workplaces Review

    Ontario’s Changing Workplaces Review
    In May, Ontario’s Ministry of Labour commenced what is being called the “Changing Workplaces Review”.  The review is intended to take a close look at the Employment Standards Act, 2000 (“ESA”) and the Labour…
  • Jun 1

    Another Ontario Termination Clause Decision in Favour of Employees…

    Another Ontario Termination Clause Decision in Favour of Employees…
    The Ontario Divisional Court recently affirmed the lower court’s decision in the case of Miller v. A.B.M., an important case with respect to the interpretation of termination provisions in employment contracts. Regular readers of this…
  • Jun 1

    Another Ontario Termination Clause Decision in Favour of Employees…

    Another Ontario Termination Clause Decision in Favour of Employees…
    The Ontario Divisional Court recently affirmed the lower court’s decision in the case of Miller v. A.B.M., an important case with respect to the interpretation of termination provisions in employment contracts. Regular readers of this…
Rank this Week: 3435

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
  • 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…
  • 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…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 3642

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: 4482

Michigan Employment Law Connection

Michigan Employment Law Connection

Covers labor, employment, and employment discrimination law with emphasis on Michigan recent developments and impact of HR professionals. By John Holmquist.

http://www.michiganemploymentlawconnection.com/
  • Jun 5

    The 6th Circuit and overtime: uh oh

    The 6th Circuit and overtime: uh oh
    In Moran v. Al Basit LLC , the 6th Circuit  posed the question of whether plaintiff's testimony is sufficient to defeat a motion for summary judgment where plaintiff presented no other evidence with respect to the amount of overtime he…
  • May 4

    Beware the digital immigrant

    Beware the digital immigrant
    Fortune Magazine has an interesting article concerning how employers are using a term--digital native--in hiring which could be construed as a preference for younger applicants much the way that "new grad" was used in the past.  In 2001,…
  • May 4

    Arbitration...be careful what you ask for

    Arbitration...be careful what you ask for
    Employers are embracing binding arbitration as the preferred choice for resolving work place disputes with employees and thus avoiding state or federal court.  One survey indicated that in 2014, employers use of arbitration to…
Rank this Week: 5013

California Employment Law

California Employment Law

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

http://blog.griegolaw.com/
  • Jun 4

    Joint Employer Liability: The Case of Noe v Superior Court (Levy Premium Foodservice Limited)

    Joint Employer Liability: The Case of Noe v Superior Court (Levy Premium Foodservice Limited)
    Anschutz Entertainment Group (AEG) contracted with Levy Premium Foods to manage the food and beverage services at several entertainment venues located in southern California. Levy, in turn, contracted with Canvas Corporation to provide 1099…
  • May 5

    On-Call Rest Break Claim Appeal Granted

    On-Call Rest Break Claim Appeal Granted
    In January I posted an article about Augustus v. ABM Securities.  In that case, the appellate court held that employees were provided compliant rest breaks even though the employees were technically “on-call” and had to…
  • Apr 30

    San Francisco Minimum Wage Increases to $12.25 per hour on May 1, 2015

    San Francisco Minimum Wage Increases to $12.25 per hour on May 1, 2015
    Effective May 1, 2015, employees who work 2 or more hours per week in San Francisco are entitled to receive at least $12.25 per hour.
Rank this Week: 4989

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: 3730

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: 3716

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: 4011

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: 3939

Trust Matters Most

Trust Matters Most

Covers family law, divorce, bankruptcy, and specific Pennsylvania law changes. By Reese, Samley, Wagenseller, Mecum & Longer, P.C.

http://www.trustmattersmost.com/blog
  • May 6

    Bankruptcy Filings in Lancaster County

    Bankruptcy Filings in Lancaster County
    Check out this article in the Tuesday, May 5, 2015 issue of the Lancaster Newspaper, in which Matthew Samley shares his thoughts on the trends in bankruptcies and Lancaster County businesses.   Business Bankruptcies in Lancaster…
  • May 15

    Why Schedule A Consultation?

    Why Schedule A Consultation?
    Many initial calls by potential clients to attorneys’ offices result with a question “do I have a case or not”.  While it may seem like a very basic question, a majority of wisdom and advice you may receive from an…
  • May 15

    Divorce in Pennsylvania

    Divorce in Pennsylvania
    There are a myriad of considerations when it comes to the divorce process.  Depending upon the circumstances of your situation, the process can range from relatively simple and inexpensive to very complex and unfortunately, very…
Rank this Week: 3610

Maryland Employment Lawyer Blog

Maryland Employment Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.marylandemploymentlawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 4409

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/
  • 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.  …
  • Dec 1

    Employer’s Anti-SLAPP Defense Slapped Down by Court

    Employer’s Anti-SLAPP Defense Slapped Down by Court
    In 2011, the Texas Legislature passed the Texas Citizen’s Participation Act (or the Texas “Anti-SLAPP” statute).     This law was designed to protect against SLAPP (Strategic Lawsuit Against Public…
Rank this Week: 3353

California Labor and Employment…

California Labor and Employment Defense Blog

Covers labor and employment law issues for employers. By Van Vleck Turner & Zaller.

http://www.vtzlawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 4963

Virginia Employment Law Blog

Virginia Employment Law Blog

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

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

    An Employment Trap: Tardine

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

    Court Invalidates New FLSA Provision Relating to Home-Care Worker

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

    December Article Roundup

    December Article Roundup
    This month’s most popular and interesting articles covered some very important topics ranging from employment law and worker’s rights to the state of the ‘American Worker.’ More expansively, we also explored the…
Rank this Week: 3627

Massachusetts Employment Lawyer…

Massachusetts Employment Lawyer Blog

Covers Massachusetts employment laws governing maternity leave, discrimination, and wages. By the Brown Law Firm, LLC.

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

    Starting a Small Business in Boston in 2015? We Can Help.

    Starting a Small Business in Boston in 2015? We Can Help.
    Founding a small business is a venture packed with excitement. It’s a test of your savvy and personal strength. Many also find it to be a source of immense pride and a satisfying accomplishment. 2014 is a perfect year to make it happen,…
  • Mar 31

    Protect Your Boston Business Trademark From Infringement

    Protect Your Boston Business Trademark From Infringement
    Your business trademark (also sometimes referred to as your “brand”) is at the core of your distinctive corporate identity. It’s the name or symbol that allows consumers to distinguish your goods and services from those of…
  • Mar 23

    Lowball unit price comes back to bite contractor

    Lowball unit price comes back to bite contractor
    A contractor bid a price of one penny per cubic yard to excavate rock from a town site as part of a larger contract with the town of Avon. That price, however, was based on the town’s estimate of rock to be removed which turned out to…
Rank this Week: 4506