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New York Public Personnel Law

New York Public Personnel Law

Provides summary and commentary on selected court and administrative decisions and related matters affecting public employers and employees in New York State. By Harvey Randall, Esq.

http://publicpersonnellaw.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 37

JOTWELL - The Journal of Things We…

JOTWELL - The Journal of Things We Like (Lots)

Edited by University of Miami School of Law Professor Michael Froomkin, The Journal of Things We Like (Lots)–JOTWELL–invites law professors to join us in filling a telling gap in legal scholarship by creating a space where legal academics will go to identify, celebrate, and discuss the best new legal scholarship.

http://jotwell.com/
  • Sep 19

    Who Should Terminate or Modify Irrevocable Trusts?

    Who Should Terminate or Modify Irrevocable Trusts?
    Bradley E.S. Fogel, Terminating or Modifying Irrevocable Trusts by Consent of the Beneficiaries—A Proposal to Respect the Primacy of the Settlor’s Intent, 50 Real Prop., Tr. & Est. L.J. 337 (2016). Michael Yu Professor Bradley…
  • Sep 18

    When the Life of the Law is Logic

    When the Life of the Law is Logic
    Sarah B. Lawsky, Formalizing the Code, 70 Tax L. Rev. 377 (2017), available at SSRN. Susan Morse In Formalizing the Code, Professor Sarah Lawsky offers a glimpse of what might be gained if law were written in formal logic…
  • Sep 15

    Regulations Hinder Mobility and the National Economy

    Regulations Hinder Mobility and the National Economy
    David Schleicher, Stuck! The Law and Economics of Residential Stability, 127 Yale L.J. (forthcoming, 2017), available at SSRN. Steve Eagle The principal goal of local zoning has been to assure existing residents a stable and comfortable…
Rank this Week: 47

Workplace Prof Blog

Workplace Prof Blog

Covers arbitration, disability, employment discrimination, labor law, public employment law and workplace safety. By Jeffrey M. Hirsch, Marcia L. McCormick, Paul M. Secunda, Charles A. Sullivan and Richard Bales.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/laborprof_blog/
  • Sep 12

    Seiner's New Book On SCOTUS LEL

    Seiner's New Book On SCOTUS LEL
    A huge congratulations to Joe Seiner (South Carolina) on the publication this week by Cambridge University Press of his book The Supreme Court's New Workplace: Procedural Rulings and Substantive Worker Rights in the United States. Here's the…
  • Sep 12

    Zelinsky on ERISA Preemption

    Zelinsky on ERISA Preemption
    Edward Zelinsky (Cardozo) has just published, at 34 Hoifstra JLEL 301 (2017), ERISA Preemption After Gobielle v. Liberty Mutual: Completing the Retrenchment of Shaw. Here's the take-away: There were other courses which the Gobeille Court…
  • Sep 11

    Briefing Paper on Mexican Labour Reform

    Briefing Paper on Mexican Labour Reform
    Thanks to Tequila Brooks for passing along this information on recent labor reforms to Mexico's Constitution: Canadian NGO Maquiladora Solidarity Network has published a great briefing Briefing Paper on recent labor reforms to Mexico's…
Rank this Week: 55

Arbitration Matters

Arbitration Matters

Covers recent developments in labor arbitration. By John H. Curley.

https://arbitrationmatters.blogspot.com
Rank this Week: 74

Wrongful Dismissal and Employment…

Wrongful Dismissal and Employment Law Blog

Discusses wrongful dismissal and employment law issues affecting Canadian employers and employees. By Whitten & Lublin.

http://blog.toronto-employmentlawyer.com/
  • Sep 18

    What is Ethnic Discrimination in the Workplace?

    What is Ethnic Discrimination in the Workplace?
    Ethnic discrimination occurs when an employee is treated different than his or her colleagues based on their ethnicity in a manner that is unfair. A person’s ethnicity refers to the national, cultural or religious group(s) to which they…
  • Sep 18

    How to Deal With Workplace Violence

    How to Deal With Workplace Violence
    It is exceedingly important that businesses have clear policies and procedures in place to address workplace violence, which comply with the statutes that govern workplace violence – including the Ontario Occupational Health and Safety…
  • Sep 11

    Can attending a white supremacist rally be grounds for dismissal?

    Can attending a white supremacist rally be grounds for dismissal?
    After several attendees of last month’s white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Va., were outed on social media and then quickly fired, Canadian employers are asking, “Can attending a white supremacist rally be grounds for…
Rank this Week: 135

The Employer Handbook

The Employer Handbook

Covers labor and employment law of PA, NJ and DE businesses. By Eric B. Meyer.

http://www.theemployerhandbook.com/
Rank this Week: 203

James M. Hoffmann Blog

James M. Hoffmann Blog

Covers Missouri workers' compensation and personal injury.

http://www.hoffmannworkcomp.com/category/blog/
  • Sep 18

    The Hazards Involved in Poultry Processing – St. Louis Work Comp Attorney

    The Hazards Involved in Poultry Processing – St. Louis Work Comp Attorney
    Workers involved in poultry processing are more susceptible to injuries than many workers in other industries. Every industry involves some level of risk. However, the poultry industry poses much greater challenges for workers. They may not…
  • Sep 15

    Machine Accidents Occur More Commonly Than You May Think

    Machine Accidents Occur More Commonly Than You May Think
    Machines are used in industries so that the work can be done in a more efficient, easy and quick manner. They are the backbone of the manufacturing, construction and transportation industries. While machines are certainly a blessing to such…
  • Sep 13

    Workers Compensation for Workplace Injury Induced Chondromalacia

    Workers Compensation for Workplace Injury Induced Chondromalacia
    Knee injuries are among the more common workplace injuries. Workplace injuries are more common than we think. These injuries, particularly the ones that require hospitalization and surgery. Injuries can lead to high medical expenses, wage…
Rank this Week: 181

Adjunct Law Prof Blog

Adjunct Law Prof Blog

Focuses on issues of interest to adjunct law professors, including labor law, employment law, employee benefits law and education law issues. Edited by Mitchell H. Rubinstein.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/adjunctprofs/
  • Feb 23

    South Texas Law Review: Ethics in Energy and Environmental Law

    South Texas Law Review: Ethics in Energy and Environmental Law
    South Texas Law Review is hosting its 23rd Annual Symposium tomorrow, February 24, at the school's downtown campus. Information about this symposium is here. Craig Estlinbaum
  • Feb 22

    Supremes Issue Major IDEA Case Concerning Exhaustion of Administrative Remedie

    Supremes Issue Major IDEA Case Concerning Exhaustion of Administrative Remedie
    The IDEA requires exhaustion of administrative remedies before bringing a due process complaint for the denial of a Free and Appropriate Education. But, what about a discrimination claim under the ADA or the Rehabilitation Act for the failure…
  • Feb 8

    Missouri Becomes 28th Right To Work State

    Missouri Becomes 28th Right To Work State
    Governor Eric Greitens of Missouri, on Feb. 6, 2017, signed a Bill into law which makes Missouri the 28th right-to-work state. Under this new law, effective August 28, 2017, employers are barred from requiring employees to become, remain, or…
Rank this Week: 211

The California Wage and Hour Law…

The California Wage and Hour Law Blog for Employees

Covers overtime, meal breaks, rest breaks, and pay checks. By Steven G. Pearl.

http://cawageandhourlaw.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 201

Connecticut Employment Law Blog

Connecticut Employment Law Blog

Features developments in labor and employment law. By Daniel A. Schwartz.

http://www.ctemploymentlawblog.com/
  • Sep 18

    Calling President An Idiot May Be Protected Speech (But Maybe Not)

    Calling President An Idiot May Be Protected Speech (But Maybe Not)
    “President Trump is a Big Fat Idiot” or, for that matter, “Secretary Clinton is a Sore Loser.” Let’s suppose you see one of your employees tweeting one of these expressions on Twitter during non-work hours from a…
  • Sep 15

    BREAKING: Budget Implementer Bill Contains Big Proposed FMLA Changes for Connecticut

    BREAKING: Budget Implementer Bill Contains Big Proposed FMLA Changes for Connecticut
    Update at 2:06 p.m.: Since publishing this article, I’ve now heard from three people who work at or with the legislature that while they can’t find fault with my analysis of the proposed legislation as described below, the section…
  • Sep 15

    Is Jury Diversity a Problem? Panel Explores Issue

    Is Jury Diversity a Problem? Panel Explores Issue
    If you’ve ever tried a case in federal or state court, you know that picking a “jury of your peers” is often a challenge for all.  Sometimes, otherwise qualified prospective jurors say that they have conflicts with…
Rank this Week: 250

Orange County Employment Lawyers…

Orange County Employment Lawyers Blog

Covers employment law. By Nassiri Law.

http://www.orangecountyemploymentlawyersblog.com/
  • Sep 18

    Female Doctors Allege Gender Discrimination in Pay

    Female Doctors Allege Gender Discrimination in Pay
    Gender discrimination can occur in all industries, at all education levels and all income tiers. Recently, a trio of female physicians in North Carolina filed a gender discrimination lawsuit alleging the male doctors within their health…
  • Sep 15

    California Politicians Tackle the Problem of Sexual Harassment in Venture Capitalism

    California Politicians Tackle the Problem of Sexual Harassment in Venture Capitalism
    Gender discrimination in the technology sector has long been a problem which female Californians have simply had to endure. The anti-diversity manifesto by a former Google engineer is just the latest in a long line of more subtle disparities…
  • Sep 14

    Fired Google Engineer Raises Issues of Free Speech in the Workplace

    Fired Google Engineer Raises Issues of Free Speech in the Workplace
    The recent case of James Damore has raised serious issues about politics and free speech in the workplace. Damore was a Google engineer who circulated a highly controversial “anti-diversity manifesto” among his co-workers. Among…
Rank this Week: 231

California Public Agency Labor and…

California Public Agency Labor and Employment Blog

By Liebert Cassidy Whitmore.

http://www.calpublicagencylaboremploymentblog.com
  • Sep 19

    Tips from the Table: Negotiating Modifications & Coalition Bargaining

    Tips from the Table: Negotiating Modifications & Coalition Bargaining
    We are excited to continue our video series – Tips from the Table. In these monthly videos, members of LCW’s Labor Relations and Collective Bargaining practice group will provide various tips that can be implemented…
  • Sep 7

    DeVos Calls For Revising Title IX Regulations, Announces Public Comment Period

    DeVos Calls For Revising Title IX Regulations, Announces Public Comment Period
    This post was authored by Laura Schulkind and Jenny Denny On September 7, 2017, United States Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos spoke at George Mason University Antonin Scalia Law School to discuss problems with the current Title IX…
  • Sep 7

    Accommodating the Religious Practices of a Diverse Workforce

    Accommodating the Religious Practices of a Diverse Workforce
    Religious diversity, including the protection of religious minorities, is a core American value, as shown by its prominent placement in the First Amendment of the U.S. Constitution, in the establishment and free exercise clauses. …
Rank this Week: 503

WKL&B WOrkDay Blog

WKL&B WOrkDay Blog

Covers labor and employment law developments. By Wolters Kluwer.

http://www.employmentlawdaily.com/index.php/blog
  • Sep 14

    Save Local Business Act: Is tanking the revised joint-employer standard the right move?

    Save Local Business Act: Is tanking the revised joint-employer standard the right move?
    On September 13, 2017, the House Education and the Workforce Subcommittee on Workforce Protections and the Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions held a joint legislative hearing to examine the Save Local Business Act, which…
  • Sep 14

    HR expert’s testimony excluded as unreliable, unhelpful to jury

    HR expert’s testimony excluded as unreliable, unhelpful to jury
    By Deborah Hammonds, J.D. In a sexual harassment suit, a federal district court in Washington granted an employee’s motion to exclude testimony by the employer’s HR expert, finding his methodology unreliable in that he failed to…
  • Sep 14

    NLRB advice memorandum says Weingarten rights should extend to non-union workplace

    NLRB advice memorandum says Weingarten rights should extend to non-union workplace
    By Pamela Wolf, J.D. In an advice memorandum released on September 7, the NLRB’s Office of the General Counsel concluded that Region 6 should use a pair of General Electric Company cases as vehicles to press the Board to extend…
Rank this Week: 359

Employer Law Blog

Employer Law Blog

Addresses current issues, recent case studies and matters of statutory and regulatory compliance. By Sandberg, Phoenix & Von Gontard P.C.

http://employerlawblog.com/
  • Sep 5

    General Assembly Strikes Again

    General Assembly Strikes Again
    The Illinois General Assembly has struck again. On August 11, 2017, Governor Rauner signed into law an amendment to the Illinois Human Rights Act providing that discrimination includes a practice by an employer imposing upon a person as a…
  • Jun 19

    Federal Contractors: Are You Complying With New Paid Sick Leave Requirements?

    Federal Contractors: Are You Complying With New Paid Sick Leave Requirements?
    Executive Order 13706 established paid sick leave requirements for federal contractors and subcontractors and went into effect on January 1, 2017. Non-complying contractors are subject to monetary damages, attorneys’ fees, equitable…
  • Apr 18

    It’s Unanimou

    It’s Unanimou
    The SCOTUS handed down a definitive 9-0 decision on a case centered on issues surrounding appellate courts, district courts and Equal Employment Opportunity Commission subpoena requests. How will the decision impact employers?
Rank this Week: 395

Florida Estate Planning Lawyer…

Florida Estate Planning Lawyer Blog

Covers estate planning, probate, taxes, elder law, business law and employment law issues. By Law Office of David M. Goldman PLLC.

http://www.floridaestateplanninglawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 10

    Probate and Long Term Health Care

    Probate and Long Term Health Care
    Most seniors do their best to prepare for the unfortunate, inevitable, outcome that one day they will pass away.  They create their will, and with painstaking detail allocate their hard-earned money and assets to spouses, children,…
  • May 25

    Alzheimer’s disease: Facts versus fiction

    Alzheimer’s disease: Facts versus fiction
    The number of people living with Alzheimer’s disease in the United States is growing rapidly. So, too, are the number of myths surrounding the disease and other forms of dementia. Let’s begin by looking at what we do know about…
  • May 22

    Fair and Equal Estate Planning

    Fair and Equal Estate Planning
    Is Equal Fair with Estate Planning? Most of our clients want to treat their children fairly and equally.  Splitting assets equally among the children may be easy, but is it fair? When dividing assets, it is often important to determine…
Rank this Week: 457

Overtime Law Blog

Overtime Law Blog

Reviews FLSA cases. By Andrew Frisch.

http://flsaovertimelaw.com/
Rank this Week: 445

The South Carolina Law Blawg

The South Carolina Law Blawg

Covers family law, criminal defense, personal injury law, employment law, and business law in South Carolina. By Futeral & Nelson, LLC.

http://www.charlestonlaw.net/charleston-lawyers-blog/
  • May 9

    Is South Carolina a Community Property State?

    Is South Carolina a Community Property State?
    Lawyers in Charleston, SC - Futeral and Nelson, LLC As family law attorneys in Charleston, SC, we've been asked whether South Carolina is a community property state. The short answer is "no." However, South Carolina is called an…
  • Apr 11

    South Carolina Medical Records Statute & Law

    South Carolina Medical Records Statute & Law
    Lawyers in Charleston, SC - Futeral and Nelson, LLC As personal injury attorneys in Charleston, South Carolina, we order medical records and medical bills in just about every automobile accident or injury case we have. In this article,…
  • Mar 25

    How to Get a Beginner’s Permit or Driver’s License in South Carolina

    How to Get a Beginner’s Permit or Driver’s License in South Carolina
    Lawyers in Charleston, SC - Futeral and Nelson, LLC One of the most exciting times of a teenager’s life is when he or she gets a driver’s license. This might also be one of the scariest times of a parent’s life! A teenager…
Rank this Week: 376

Illinois Business Law Journal

Illinois Business Law Journal

Covers recent developments affecting business law. From the University of Illinois College of Law.

https://publish.illinois.edu/illinoisblj/
  • Mar 16

    Keeping an AI on Technological Advances in Business Law

    Keeping an AI on Technological Advances in Business Law
    Source: The Economist By Elizabeth Rice Download full note here. This Note explores the role that artificial intelligence plays in the legal world today and the ways in which it may affect the legal profession in the future. …
  • Mar 16

    Timing Brexit Right: Theresa May’s Great Political Challenge

    Timing Brexit Right: Theresa May’s Great Political Challenge
    Source: Andy Rain of EPA Download full note here. By Julian Jankowski The Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, Theresa May, in her expressed pursuit for a hard Brexit, faces economic, legal, and political challenges in her endeavors to…
  • Mar 16

    Driving Solo: Solutions to the Current Patchwork of Legislation Concerning Automated Vehicle

    Driving Solo: Solutions to the Current Patchwork of Legislation Concerning Automated Vehicle
    Source: AP Download full note here. By Bryan Boccelli This Note argues that states across the nation should expand upon and in some cases begin to introduce legislation in regards to self-driving vehicles. Although there are currently a…
Rank this Week: 494

Wage Law

Wage Law

Covers California wage and hour law. By Walsh & Walsh.

http://www.californiawagelaw.com/wage_law/
  • Sep 15

    California's Domestic Worker Bill of Rights Becomes Permanent

    California's Domestic Worker Bill of Rights Becomes Permanent
    Existing law, the Domestic Worker Bill of Rights (Labor Code section 1451-1453), regulates the hours of work of domestic work employees who are personal attendants and provides an overtime compensation rate for those employees. The Domestic…
  • Sep 14

    Changes Made to Exemptions for Elementary and Secondary School Teachers in California

    Changes Made to Exemptions for Elementary and Secondary School Teachers in California
    School teachers often work long hour, and are generally exemption from overtime pay under California law. However, public school teachers often enjoy high salaries and outstanding benefits. The same is not always true, however, for private…
  • Sep 13

    California Farm Workers to Get Daily Overtime

    California Farm Workers to Get Daily Overtime
    AB 1066, a bill authored Assemblymember Lorena Gonzalez (D-San Diego), to provide daily overtime to California agricultural workers, has been signed into law by Governor Brown. Existing law sets wage, hour, meal break requirements, and other…
Rank this Week: 379

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: 348

Workplace Class Action Blog

Workplace Class Action Blog

Covers class action litigation issues, including class certification, discovery and defense strategies. By Seyfarth Shaw LLP.

http://www.workplaceclassaction.com/
Rank this Week: 537

HR Watchdog

HR Watchdog

Covers California employment laws. By the California Chamber of Commerce.

http://hrwatchdog.calchamber.com/
  • Sep 19

    Comments on Proposed National Origin Regulations Due by September 27

    Comments on Proposed National Origin Regulations Due by September 27
    As reported earlier, California’s Fair Employment and Housing Council has proposed amendments to the state Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA) to specifically address national origin protections. The draft regulations discuss the…
  • Sep 15

    Parental Leave Mandate for Small Business Passe

    Parental Leave Mandate for Small Business Passe
    A job killer bill mandating a new protected leave of absence for small businesses passed the Legislature this week and is on its way to the Governor. SB 63 (Jackson; D-Santa Barbara) passed the Assembly on September 12 by a vote of…
  • Sep 14

    Deadline Near: Don’t Forget to Use New Form I-9

    Deadline Near: Don’t Forget to Use New Form I-9
    This past July, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) published a revised Form I-9. Employers were given a grace period before they were required to use the new form, but that grace period expires soon! By September 18,…
Rank this Week: 744

MBBP's Good Company

MBBP's Good Company

Covers news, events and developments in business, intellectual property, employment law. By Morse, Barnes-Brown & Pendleton.

http://blogmbbp.wordpress.com
  • Sep 19

    John Hession Speaking on Panel at AUTM 2017 Eastern Region Meeting

    John Hession Speaking on Panel at AUTM 2017 Eastern Region Meeting
    At the Association of University Technology Managers (AUTM) Eastern Region Meeting, corporate attorney John Hession will participate on the panel “Title Founders and Initial Equity Distribution for Startups.” The panel will…
  • Sep 18

    “Practicing TM, Copyright, IP & Related Areas of Law”: Amanda Schreyer Speaking at BPLA Event

    “Practicing TM, Copyright, IP & Related Areas of Law”: Amanda Schreyer Speaking at BPLA Event
    Intellectual property attorney Amanda Schreyer will speak at the Boston Patent Law Association’s “Making Connections in Boston’s IP Community” event on October 18. Amanda will speak on the panel “Practicing TM,…
  • Sep 18

    MBBP Welcomes Corporate Attorney Kevin McNiff

    MBBP Welcomes Corporate Attorney Kevin McNiff
    Kevin McNiff has joined MBBP as an associate in the Corporate Department. Kevin concentrates his practice on private fund formation, mergers and acquisitions, entity formation and financing, and has represented clients ranging from…
Rank this Week: 717

Ohio Employer's Law Blog

Ohio Employer's Law Blog

Provides updates and commentary on current employment law headlines and topics. By Kohrman Jackson & Krantz PLL.

http://www.ohioemployerlawblog.com/
  • Sep 19

    What it’s like to be sued by your employee

    What it’s like to be sued by your employee
    When you litigate, you’re losing. This is an odd statement for a litigator to make. But it’s true. When you litigate, the only people that “win” are the lawyers. It’s for this reason that I believe that every…
  • Sep 18

    The 19th nominee for the “worst employer of 2017” is … the pizza punisher

    The 19th nominee for the “worst employer of 2017” is … the pizza punisher
    Your 19th nominee for the worst employer of 2017 is a Jacksonville, Florida, Pizza Hut franchisee that threatened its employees if they skipped work because of Hurricane Irma. Really. Expectation is that all TM’s work their…
  • Sep 15

    WIRTW #476 (the “… punk rocker” edition)

    WIRTW #476 (the “… punk rocker” edition)
    Genetics is a funny thing. We have no idea where Norah got her musical chops, as neither my wife nor I are anywhere close to what one would call musical. Consider this, however. Joey Ramone’s real name was Jeffrey Hyman. Could this…
Rank this Week: 1097

ERISA Lawyer Blog

ERISA Lawyer Blog

Covers employeee benefits, ERISA, and employment law. By Stanley D. Baum.

http://www.erisalawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 932

San Antonio Employment Law Blog

San Antonio Employment Law Blog

Discuss labor and employment law issues for the San Antonio, Texas community. By Thomas J. Crane.

http://www.sanantonioemploymentlawblog.com/
  • Sep 19

    Excluding Medical Coverage Amounted to Retaliation

    Excluding Medical Coverage Amounted to Retaliation
    In Whitley v. Dr. Pepper Snapple Group, Inc., 2017 LEXIS 68040 (E.D. Tex. 2017), the Plaintiff’s son was diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder in September, 2015. Amy Whitley claimed Dr. Pepper discriminated against her because…
  • Sep 14

    Employees Cannot Sue Laboratory for Drug Test Error

    Employees Cannot Sue Laboratory for Drug Test Error
    Many employers require drug tests for their employees. What happens when the drug testing laboratory commits an error regarding the test? Failing a drug test can result in termination. That is what happened in Exxon Mobil Corp. v. Rincones,…
  • Sep 11

    Bolling Out at Fox New

    Bolling Out at Fox New
    So, Eric Bolling is out at Fox News. Yet another Fox News personality is gone due to allegations of sex harassment. See CNN news report. I previously wrote about Mr. Boling’s troubles here. Mr. Bolling was accused of sending lewd text…
Rank this Week: 714

Canada Employment & Labour Law…

Canada Employment & Labour Law Blog

Covers Canadian employment law issues. By Minken Employment Lawyers.

http://www.minkenemploymentlawyers.com/category/blog/
  • Sep 18

    Minken Employment Lawyers Sponsor Flato Markham Theatre 2017/2018

    Minken Employment Lawyers Sponsor Flato Markham Theatre 2017/2018
    Minken Employment Lawyers "All That Jazz Series" at Flato Markham Theatre returns for the 2017/2018 season. We are honoured to support and celebrate the success and achievements of talented artists and performers. The post Minken Employment…
  • Sep 18

    Random Drug and Alcohol Testing at Workplace? – COURT DECIDES

    Random Drug and Alcohol Testing at Workplace? – COURT DECIDES
    In Amalgamated Transit Union, Local 113 v. Toronto Transit Commission, the Ontario Superior Court recently rendered its decision dismissing the Amalgamated Transit Union, Local 113's application for an interlocutory injunction restraining the…
  • Sep 11

    Bill 148 – Proposed Changes to the Employment Standards Act, 2000

    Bill 148 – Proposed Changes to the Employment Standards Act, 2000
    Bill 148, Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, 2017 The post Bill 148 – Proposed Changes to the Employment Standards Act, 2000 appeared first on Minken Employment Lawyers.
Rank this Week: 828

Impact Litigation Journal

Impact Litigation Journal

Provides commentary and analysis about legal issues relating to class actions and other representative litigation in the areas of consumer and employment law. By Initiative Legal Group APC.

http://www.impactlitigation.com/
  • Sep 18

    Sprunk v. Prisma LLC: Strategic Delay by Defendant Risks Arbitration Waiver

    Sprunk v. Prisma LLC: Strategic Delay by Defendant Risks Arbitration Waiver
    In a decision likely to spur defendants to make immediate motions to compel arbitration in class actions, the California Court of Appeal, Second District, found that a defendant who chose to wait for class certification before seeking…
  • Sep 6

    9th Cir. Shuts Down Finish Line’s Attempt to Arbitrate Pregnancy Suit

    9th Cir. Shuts Down Finish Line’s Attempt to Arbitrate Pregnancy Suit
    In an unpublished decision, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals recently determined that The Finish Line, Inc., an athletic retailer, cannot arbitrate a former associate’s pregnancy discrimination claim, finding the company’s…
  • Aug 30

    Williams v. Marshalls of CA: PAGA Plaintiffs Entitled to Broad Discovery Right

    Williams v. Marshalls of CA: PAGA Plaintiffs Entitled to Broad Discovery Right
    On July 13, 2017, in a unanimous opinion, the California Supreme Court affirmed PAGA plaintiffs’ broad rights to discovery under the Civil Discovery Act. Williams v. Marshalls of CA, LLC, No. S227228 __ Cal.5th __ (July 13, 2017) (slip…
Rank this Week: 553

Global Workplace Insider

Global Workplace Insider

Covers employment and labour law issues, including industrial relations/labour and human resources, business immigration and international mobility, enterprise and collective labour agreements and occupational health and safety matters, By Norton Rose Fulbright.

http://www.globalworkplaceinsider.com/
  • Sep 18

    Non-Solicitation Provisions: Go Narrow or Risk Unenforceability

    Non-Solicitation Provisions: Go Narrow or Risk Unenforceability
      Employers need to protect their customer base.  Employees need to retain control and autonomy over their lives.  The potential conflict between basic tenets of the employer-employee relationship are readily apparent in…
  • Sep 17

    A New Era in Franchising Compliance is Here

    A New Era in Franchising Compliance is Here
    The Federal Government’s Protecting Vulnerable Workers Bill received the Royal Assent on 14 September 2017. With the exception of the provisions in relation to responsible franchisors (which commence on 27 October 2017), the Fair Work…
  • Sep 12

    Monitoring of employees’ emails: Bărbulescu v. Romania

    Monitoring of employees’ emails: Bărbulescu v. Romania
    This post was co-written by Sabrina English, Trainee Solicitor, Norton Rose Fulbright LLP, London A recent decision of the Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights has held that an employer had infringed an employee’s rights…
Rank this Week: 908

Labor & Employment Law…

Labor & Employment Law Perspectives

By Foley & Lardner LLP.

http://www.laboremploymentperspectives.com/
  • Sep 18

    Ninth Circuit Deviates from Guidance and Other Authority on Tip Credit

    Ninth Circuit Deviates from Guidance and Other Authority on Tip Credit
    We have previously discussed how the Department of Labor (DOL) often issues guidance to assist employers in applying and complying with the DOL’s various regulations. The federal courts generally follow this guidance when analyzing the…
  • Sep 18

    Keep Identifying Information out of Job Applications and Advertisement

    Keep Identifying Information out of Job Applications and Advertisement
    Certain job advertisements have drawn media scrutiny in recent weeks, including dozens of postings seeking applicants with a “neutral” accent for language teaching, sales, and IT support jobs. Another trend, in the opposite…
  • Sep 11

    401(k)/403(b) Loan Borrowers – Check Your Paystubs!

    401(k)/403(b) Loan Borrowers – Check Your Paystubs!
    A recent tax court case, Louelia Salomon Frias, v. Commissioner, TC Memo 2017-139, illustrates why it is good practice to verify that employee loan repayments have been timely deducted. Plan Loan Requirements. An employer can amend its…
Rank this Week: 1134

Taking Care of HR Business

Taking Care of HR Business

Covers legal developments in the labor and employment. By Verrill Dana.

http://www.hrlawupdate.com/
  • Sep 18

    PODCAST: Employment Policies in the Trump Administration

    PODCAST: Employment Policies in the Trump Administration
    In this Verrill Voices podcast, labor and employment attorneys Tawny Alvarez and Richard Moon discuss recent administrative and legislative developments, how they affect employers generally. More specifically, they discuss the current…
  • Sep 6

    FLSA Exempt Salary Adjustment Update

    FLSA Exempt Salary Adjustment Update
    On Thursday, Judge Amos Mazzant of the Eastern District of Texas issued an order concluding that the Department of Labor’s amendments to the FLSA—increasing the minimum salary threshold from $23,660 annually to $47,476.00 in order…
  • Aug 24

    Health Plan Nightmares Straight from the Horse’s Mouth

    Health Plan Nightmares Straight from the Horse’s Mouth
    In a cautionary tale that highlights the importance of the claims and appeals process, a federal judge is requiring the AT&T, Inc. health plan to pay more than $117,000 for treatment of one of its employee’s daughters at Equine…
Rank this Week: 959

Chicago Overtime Lawyer Blog

Chicago Overtime Lawyer Blog

Covers the Fair Labor Standards Act, overtime, class actions, and wage and hour cases. By Chicago Overtime Law Center.

http://www.chicagoovertimelawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 16

    Bank of America Overtime Case Remanded to State Court

    Bank of America Overtime Case Remanded to State Court
    Judge Chhabria sided with Lopez over her former employer because Chhabria actually provided evidence to support her numbers, whereas the bank provided no evidence to show how it came to $8 million, apparently just making up numbers as it went…
  • Sep 3

    10 Most Common Wage Violations in Illinois — Chicago Employment and Unpaid Overtime Lawyer

    10 Most Common Wage Violations in Illinois — Chicago Employment and Unpaid Overtime Lawyer
    7) Failing to Pay Accrued Vacation Time After Termination of Employment Paid vacation time counts as wages employees have earned. If an employee has any paid vacation time owed them that they have not used at the time of their termination of…
  • Aug 3

    Chipotle Overtime Lawsuit Seeks Enforcement of New DOL Rule

    Chipotle Overtime Lawsuit Seeks Enforcement of New DOL Rule
    Although the Department of Labor (DOL) is not a governing body, it is a government agency that has been charged with protecting American workers from employers who might try to take advantage of them. Because it is not part of the legislative…
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Employment & Labor Insider

Employment & Labor Insider

Discusses timely issues in labor and employment law and human resources from management's perspective, with subjects ranging from discrimination to employee handbooks and religious accommodations. By Constangy, Brooks & Smith, LLP.

http://www.employmentandlaborinsider.com/
  • Sep 15

    BREAKING: Trump nominates Peter Robb as NLRB General Counsel

    BREAKING: Trump nominates Peter Robb as NLRB General Counsel
    Law360 just reported that President Trump, as expected, has nominated Peter Robb of Downs Rachlin Martin PLLC to be General Counsel for the National Labor Relations Board. If confirmed by the Senate, Mr. Robb will succeed current General…
  • Sep 15

    Employment law quiz: Bizarro edition

    Employment law quiz: Bizarro edition
    Has the world gone crazy? A. No. B. Yes. C. The word “crazy” is a microaggression. ANSWER: B. See how you do with these guaranteed true news items from the last week, all relating to employment law. Then tell me whether you agree…
  • Sep 15

    Weekly catch-up

    Weekly catch-up
    All immigration, all the time! Will Krasnow of our Boston Office has been working overtime in following the latest developments, and explaining what they mean for employers. Last Friday, he had this Immigration Dispatch on the end…
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New York Employment Attorneys Blog

New York Employment Attorneys Blog

Covers employment discrimination, severance, wage violations, sexual harassment and civil rights. By The Harman Firm, LLP.

http://www.newyorkemploymentattorneysblog.com/
  • Sep 15

    Tenth Circuit Permits EEOC Interference Claim to Go Forward

    Tenth Circuit Permits EEOC Interference Claim to Go Forward
    Edgar M. Rivera, Esq. On September 5, 2017, the Tenth Circuit reversed the district court’s decision in EEOC v. CollegeAmerica Denver, Inc., allowing the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission to proceed with its interference claim…
  • Sep 12

    New York Attorney General Leads Lawsuit Opposing Trump’s DACA Repeal

    New York Attorney General Leads Lawsuit Opposing Trump’s DACA Repeal
    Lev Craig On September 6, 2017, a coalition of 16 states filed suit against the federal government in response to the Trump administration’s pronouncement that it would revoke the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program…
  • Sep 8

    Texas Judge Invalidates Obama Era Wage-and-Hour Rule

    Texas Judge Invalidates Obama Era Wage-and-Hour Rule
    Edgar M. Rivera On August 31, 2017, in State of Nevada v. United States Department of Labor, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas invalidated the Department of Labor’s final rule, which increased the salary…
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Restaurant Worker News Blog

Restaurant Worker News Blog

Covers employment law issues in the restaurant industry. By Berke-Weiss & Pechman LLP.

http://waiterpay.com/blog/
  • Sep 15

    Jessica Biel’s Restaurant Hit with $430k Wage Theft Lawsuit

    Jessica Biel’s Restaurant Hit with $430k Wage Theft Lawsuit
    Au Fudge, an upscale Los Angeles restaurant owned by actress Jessica Biel, was hit with a wage theft lawsuit claiming the restaurant withheld over $430,000 in tips from staff during events.   Described by the Los Angeles Times as an…
  • Sep 13

    Los Angeles Restaurant Sued by EEOC For Pregnancy Discrimination

    Los Angeles Restaurant Sued by EEOC For Pregnancy Discrimination
    LA Louisanne, a popular Los Angeles restaurant and jazz night club, fired an employee because of her pregnancy, according to a discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). According to the…
  • Aug 31

    Ruby Tuesday Restaurant in Times Square Sued by Bartender for Wage Theft

    Ruby Tuesday Restaurant in Times Square Sued by Bartender for Wage Theft
    Ruby Tuesday’s Times Square location was sued for wage theft by a former bartender, Amanda Zarfos, who alleges that the restaurant failed to pay tipped employees for all hours worked and violated the so called 80/20 rule. The lawsuit,…
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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/
  • Sep 15

    Representing Employees in Maryland DLLR Unemployment Appeals Hearing

    Representing Employees in Maryland DLLR Unemployment Appeals Hearing
    We have for many years represented individuals in Maryland who have been denied unemployment benefits (or where the employer filed an appeal).  Many people do not understand the appeals process but call us to help them.  An initial…
  • Sep 7

    Successfully Handling Maryland Board of Nursing Disciplinary Proceeding

    Successfully Handling Maryland Board of Nursing Disciplinary Proceeding
    At any given time, our office represents a multitude of practitioners throughout Maryland before various Maryland disciplinary boards — many before the Maryland Board of Nursing (“MBON”).  Most practitioners come to us…
  • Apr 17

    EEOC Mediations Can Provide Meaningful Early Resolution — Just Don’t Go It Alone!

    EEOC Mediations Can Provide Meaningful Early Resolution — Just Don’t Go It Alone!
    In any given year, we represent a multitude of individuals who have filed claims with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) in Baltimore, Maryland because they contend they have been subjected to illegal…
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Alabama Employment Law Blog

Alabama Employment Law Blog

Covers legal developments impacting the workplace in Birmingham and throughout Alabama. By Will Beckum.

http://birminghamemploymentlawyer.com/
  • Sep 14

    Breastfeeding Cop Verdict Upheld

    Breastfeeding Cop Verdict Upheld
    The Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a former Tuscaloosa police officer’s case against the Police Department for pregnancy discrimination and retaliation. Melissa Hicks had worked for the Tuscaloosa Police…
  • Aug 9

    What to do if you are being sexually harassed at work?

    What to do if you are being sexually harassed at work?
    One of the most difficult and stressful employment situations involves an employee who is experiencing sexual harassment.  Sexual harassment can range from inappropriate comments from a co-worker to outright physical…
  • Aug 7

    Should I sign the severance agreement?

    Should I sign the severance agreement?
    Many of my clients are offered severance or separation agreements from their employers before they contact me.  These are important documents that can have long-term consequences.  In most cases, it is advisable to meet with an…
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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
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New York Employment Attorney Blog

New York Employment Attorney Blog

Covers employment agreements, employment discrimination and compensation issues. By Salvatore Gangemi of Murtha Cullina LLP.

http://www.newyorkemploymentattorneyblog.com/
  • Sep 14

    Should New York Employers Care that the Obama Administration’s Final Rule is No More?

    Should New York Employers Care that the Obama Administration’s Final Rule is No More?
    To be exempt from state and federal overtime requirements, an employee must satisfy both a salary test and  a duties test.  In May 2016, we blogged about the Department of Labor’s issuance of a Final Rule modifying the…
  • Aug 30

    New York’s Paid Family Leave Benefits Law

    New York’s Paid Family Leave Benefits Law
    Some states, such as Connecticut, provide for unpaid family and medical leave greater than that provided by federal FMLA. New York is about to join California in providing paid family leave. Beginning on January 1, 2018, New York…
  • Jun 20

    Justice Department Switches Sides on Class Action Waiver

    Justice Department Switches Sides on Class Action Waiver
    Earlier this year, we blogged about the United States Supreme Court’s decision to consider whether requiring employees to agree to arbitration and a waiver of their rights to assert claims through class actions violated the National…
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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
  • Sep 14

    Restaurant to Pay $95K for Allegedly Shortchanging Tipped Worker

    Restaurant to Pay $95K for Allegedly Shortchanging Tipped Worker
    Restaurant to Pay $95K for Allegedly Shortchanging Tipped Workers Employees claim that paychecks often didn’t add up While wage theft is a problem across all employment sectors, tipped employees may be especially…
  • Sep 7

    Was Sexual Harassment Rampant at Ford? Company Settles Lawsuit for Over $10 Million

    Was Sexual Harassment Rampant at Ford? Company Settles Lawsuit for Over $10 Million
    Was Sexual Harassment Rampant at Ford? Company Settles Lawsuit for Over $10 Million Class action claims egregious, unchecked sexual harassment Your boss asks if he can plug his phone into your charger. When he hands you his phone, you…
  • Aug 31

    Does Your Health Condition Qualify as a Disability?

    Does Your Health Condition Qualify as a Disability?
    Does Your Health Condition Qualify as a Disability? How coverage under the Americans with Disabilities Act is determined If you have a physical or mental impairment that makes your job more challenging, you may have wondered if you…
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McEldrew Young Blog

McEldrew Young Blog

Covers whistleblower law and wage theft for employees.

http://www.mceldrewyoung.com/blog/
  • Sep 13

    Update on Overtime and Minimum Wage in PA

    Update on Overtime and Minimum Wage in PA
    At the end of August only a few days before Labor Day, a federal judge struck down the new rule issued by the Labor Department during the Obama administration to make more than 4 million workers eligible for time and a half overtime by…
  • Sep 12

    NTSB Details Tesla’s Role in First Self-Driving Car Fatality

    NTSB Details Tesla’s Role in First Self-Driving Car Fatality
    The National Transportation Safety Board held a hearing today concerning the Florida self-driving car accident in May 2016 that resulted in the nation’s first fatality involving an auto-driving system. According to media reports, the…
  • Sep 12

    Precious Metals Fraud Takes Customers for $290 Million

    Precious Metals Fraud Takes Customers for $290 Million
    The Commodity Futures Trading Commission has filed an enforcement action against one of the largest precious metals fraud cases in its history. In light of that action, we thought it important to remind victims and industry professionals…
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New Jersey Employment Lawyer Blog

New Jersey Employment Lawyer Blog

Covers employment law. By Phillips & Associates.

https://www.newjerseyemploymentlawyerblog.net/
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Employer Law Report

Employer Law Report

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

http://www.employerlawreport.com/
  • Sep 12

    Workers’ Compensation Law Change

    Workers’ Compensation Law Change
    Recently, Gov. Kasich signed into law the workers’ compensation budget. In addition to funding the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC), the bill enacted a number of substantive changes to the law. These changes are…
  • Sep 11

    Texas district court strikes down Obama DOL’s proposed overtime rule

    Texas district court strikes down Obama DOL’s proposed overtime rule
    Many thanks to Arslan Sheikh for his assistance in preparing this post. Last week, a federal judge in Texas struck down a proposed Obama-era rule that would have expanded the number of workers who qualify for overtime pay under the Fair Labor…
  • Aug 25

    Employer alert: Revised I-9 form required beginning Sept. 18, 2017

    Employer alert: Revised I-9 form required beginning Sept. 18, 2017
    United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is again releasing a new and updated version of Form I-9, the Employment Eligibility Verification document. Since November 1986, all U.S. employers have been required to complete and…
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Hospitality Labor and Employment…

Hospitality Labor and Employment Law Blog

Covers labor and employment laws and policies that affects the hospitality industry. By Epstein Becker Green.

http://www.hospitalitylaboremploymentlawblog.com/
  • Sep 11

    New York Paid Family Leave Regulations Finalized

    New York Paid Family Leave Regulations Finalized
    Our colleagues Susan Gross Sholinsky, Marc A. Mandelman, and Nancy L. Gunzenhauser, at Epstein Becker Green, have a post on the Retail Labor and Employment Law blog that will be of interest to many of our readers in the hospitality industry:…
  • Sep 7

    Ninth Circuit Rejects DOL’s “80/20 Rule” On Sidework And Tipped Employee

    Ninth Circuit Rejects DOL’s “80/20 Rule” On Sidework And Tipped Employee
    Yesterday, the Ninth Circuit issued its opinion in cases involving the Department of Labor’s (“DOL”) “80/20 Rule” regarding what is commonly referred to as “sidework” in the restaurant industry.…
  • Aug 10

    Managing Workforce Compliance in an Unpredictable World – Attend Our Annual Briefing (NYC, Sept. 14)

    Managing Workforce Compliance in an Unpredictable World – Attend Our Annual Briefing (NYC, Sept. 14)
    When: Thursday, September 14, 2017 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Where: New York Hilton Midtown, 1335 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10019 Epstein Becker Green’s Annual Workforce Management Briefing will focus on the latest…
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Ontario Disability Blog

Ontario Disability Blog

By Aaron Waxman & Associates P.C. Covers disability laws and available resources for the people of Ontario.

http://www.awaxmanlaw.ca/blog
  • Sep 7

    Long-Term Disability Series Part 1 – Gradual Return To Work Plans & Rehabilitation Provision

    Long-Term Disability Series Part 1 – Gradual Return To Work Plans & Rehabilitation Provision
    ​There are many terms and provisions used in insurance policies that sound confusing and difficult to interpret. When you are on claim (receiving benefits) and receive letters from your insurer, you may see various terms used that you…
  • Aug 15

    Complex Regional Pain Syndrome

    Complex Regional Pain Syndrome
    When people apply for short-term or long-term disability benefits, it can be as a result of a physical or psychological injury or illness. Many people are unable to continue working as a result of psychological illness such as depression or…
  • Jul 25

    Why You Should Practice Motorcycle Safety - Part 2

    Why You Should Practice Motorcycle Safety - Part 2
    In our previous blog post, we discussed the importance of practicing motorcycle safety, particularly in the wake of fatal accidents that have occurred in Toronto/the GTA.This blog post will look at some recent developments in technology aimed…
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