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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: 80

Arbitration Matters

Arbitration Matters

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

https://arbitrationmatters.blogspot.com
  • Nov 19

    Quick Hits - Termination for Stalking, NLRB v. Arbitrator, Two tier contracts, and authority to appeal to arbitration

    Quick Hits - Termination for Stalking, NLRB v. Arbitrator, Two tier contracts, and authority to appeal to arbitration
    Arbitrator upholds termination of Sheriff's DeputyArbitrator Jeffrey Jacobs has upheld the termination of a Sheriff's Deputy accused of, among other things, stalking a woman he met on the internet, improper storage of his weapon, and…
  • Nov 12

    Labor Arbitration in the New

    Labor Arbitration in the New
    Christie administration breached deal with Teacher's UnionThe Washington Post reports on an arbitrator's award finding the City of Newark, NJ failed to follow its bargaining agreement with the Teacher's Union. Chris Christie’s…
  • Nov 5

    Ninth Circuit-Award should be enforced even if it is "incorrect"

    Ninth Circuit-Award should be enforced even if it is "incorrect"
    The Ninth Circuit, reversing the District court, has ordered the enforcement of an arbitration award between Holsum Bakery and the Bakery Workers. Holsum Bakery Inc. v. Bakery, Confectionary, Tobacco Workers, Local 232.  The dispute…
Rank this Week: 103

McEldrew Young Blog

McEldrew Young Blog

Covers whistleblower law and wage theft for employees.

http://www.mceldrewyoung.com/blog/
  • Nov 22

    The Annual CFTC Whistleblower Report for 2017

    The Annual CFTC Whistleblower Report for 2017
    The CFTC has also issued its annual report to Congress on the Dodd-Frank Act whistleblower program during Fiscal Year 2017. The CFTC did not issue any whistleblower awards last year. However, it did amend the whistleblower rules and…
  • Nov 21

    SEC Issues Annual Whistleblower Report for 2017

    SEC Issues Annual Whistleblower Report for 2017
    The annual SEC whistleblower report to Congress for Fiscal Year 2017 has been released. It provides information and data about the activities of the SEC Whistleblower Office (referred to in the report as OWB) from October 1, 2016 to September…
  • Nov 20

    Wisconsin False Claims Act Repeal Costs State $11 Million

    Wisconsin False Claims Act Repeal Costs State $11 Million
    The Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism has estimated that the state of Wisconsin gave up $11 million when it weakened the Wisconsin False Claims Act and then repealed it as part of the 2015-2017 budget process. The Federal False…
Rank this Week: 141

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: 172

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/
  • Nov 13

    Tom Colicchio Comments on Sexual Harassment in Restaurant Industry

    Tom Colicchio Comments on Sexual Harassment in Restaurant Industry
    Celebrity chef and restaurateur Tom Colicchio wrote an open letter to restaurant workers calling for a “long overdue” conversation, in the wake of the recent sexual harassment allegations in the restaurant industry.…
  • Nov 2

    Busser Sues Mario Batali’s Restaurant for Minimum Wage and Overtime Pay Violation

    Busser Sues Mario Batali’s Restaurant for Minimum Wage and Overtime Pay Violation
    A former busser employed by Mario Batali’s Babbo Ristorante Enoteca is suing the restaurant to recover minimum and overtime wages, and tips unlawfully retained by the restaurant. According to Octavio Quinones, who worked at Babbo as a…
  • Oct 30

    Smokey Bones Restaurant Accused of Tip Credit Violation

    Smokey Bones Restaurant Accused of Tip Credit Violation
    Servers at Smokey Bones Bar & Fire Grill claim that the restaurant chain has engaged in tip credit violations and wage theft, according to a lawsuit filed in South Carolina federal court. The lawsuit alleges that Smokey Bones, while…
Rank this Week: 204

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/
Rank this Week: 158

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/
Rank this Week: 224

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/
  • Nov 22

    Arbitration and Procedural Pluralism in Family Law

    Arbitration and Procedural Pluralism in Family Law
    Barbara A. Atwood, The New UFLAA: Providing Needed Standards for Efficiency and Fairness, 39(4) Family Advocate 38 (2017), available at SSRN.Brian BixIn July 2016, the Uniform Law Commission gave final approval to the Uniform Family Law…
  • Nov 21

    Suing on the Shoulders of Other

    Suing on the Shoulders of Other
    Suzanne Lenon & Danielle Peers, ‘Wrongful’ Inheritance: Race, Disability and Sexuality in Cramblett v. Midwest Sperm Bank, 25 Feminist Legal Stud. 141 (2017). Robert Leckey While few seriously hold up litigating as a path to…
  • Nov 20

    Hey Lexis, Hey Westlaw: Please Include All Appellate Decisions in Your Databases!

    Hey Lexis, Hey Westlaw: Please Include All Appellate Decisions in Your Databases!
    Michael Kagan, Rebecca D. Gill & Fatma E. Marouf, Invisible Adjudication in the U.S. Courts of Appeals, 106 Georgetown L. J. (forthcoming, 2017). Gabriel "Jack" Chin Professors Kagan, Gill and Marouf have identified a remarkable gap in…
Rank this Week: 258

Quirky Employment Law Questions

Quirky Employment Law Questions

Covers quirky questions in employment law. By Dorsey & Whitney LLP.

http://quirkyemploymentquestions.com/
Rank this Week: 279

Whistleblower Law Blog

Whistleblower Law Blog

Covers legislation, news and cases for whistleblowers and those who represent them. By The Employment Group.

https://www.employmentlawgroup.com/in-the-news/whistleblower-law-blog/
Rank this Week: 218

Connecticut Employment Law Blog

Connecticut Employment Law Blog

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

http://www.ctemploymentlawblog.com/
  • Nov 22

    Firing Because She’s TOO Cute? That Just May Be Illegal Too

    Firing Because She’s TOO Cute? That Just May Be Illegal Too
    My partner Gary Starr returns with this pre-Thanksgiving tale that seems appropriate not for the holiday, but for the headlines of late.  Happy Thanksgiving and stay out of trouble. Another day, another celebrity figure accused of…
  • Nov 21

    The Five Questions You Must Ask Before Any Employment Decision

    The Five Questions You Must Ask Before Any Employment Decision
    Employment law lawyers are asked to review a lot of employment decisions. If we’re lucky, we’re brought in early in the process when the decision isn’t yet final and where our input can be useful. Other times though,…
  • Nov 20

    An Immigrant Story: Best Left Untold in Interview Proce

    An Immigrant Story: Best Left Untold in Interview Proce
    Recently, I had the opportunity to see Rags, a new revival now running at the classic Goodspeed Opera House. I don’t often do theater reviews on this site, but I give it a thumbs up. The musical tells the story of Jewish…
Rank this Week: 368

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/
  • Nov 21

    Texas Court Dismisses Title VII Sexual Orientation Claim

    Texas Court Dismisses Title VII Sexual Orientation Claim
    Edgar M. Rivera, Esq. On November 15, 2017, in Berghorn v. Texas Workforce Commission, the District Court for the Northern District of Texas dismissed with prejudice plaintiff Kyle Berghorn’s sexual orientation discrimination claim, but…
  • Nov 17

    Illinois Federal Court: Obesity Not a Qualifying Disability Under ADA

    Illinois Federal Court: Obesity Not a Qualifying Disability Under ADA
    Lev Craig This Monday, November 13, 2017, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois granted the defendant’s motion for summary judgment in Richardson v. Chicago Transit Authority, in which plaintiff Mark Richardson…
  • Nov 10

    New York State’s Extensive New Paid Family Leave Act

    New York State’s Extensive New Paid Family Leave Act
    Lev Craig This summer, New York State finalized the regulations for New York’s new Paid Family Leave Benefits Law (PFL), which goes into effect on January 1, 2018. The PFL will expand New York’s existing Disability Benefits Law to…
Rank this Week: 323

GT L&E Blog

GT L&E Blog

Covers global developments in labor and employment law. By Greenberg Traurig.

http://www.gtleblog.com/
  • Nov 20

    Avoiding Holiday Season Employment Headache

    Avoiding Holiday Season Employment Headache
    As the holiday season approaches, employees look forward to time with family, vacations, and holiday festivities, all of which can mean requesting more time off or calling in sick.  For retailers, however, the holiday season typically…
  • Nov 16

    Closing the Salary Gap & Practical Tips for Employer

    Closing the Salary Gap & Practical Tips for Employer
    Given the national spotlight on pay equity, in 2016 there was a radical change in the equal pay legal landscape, as federal administrative agencies and states implemented laws and regulations to improve and enforce pay equity for individuals…
  • Oct 27

    The Eleventh Circuit Expands the Definition of ‘Machine’ Under the OSHA Lockout/Tag-out Standard

    The Eleventh Circuit Expands the Definition of ‘Machine’ Under the OSHA Lockout/Tag-out Standard
    On July 13, 2017, the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals was tasked with deciding what constitutes a “machine” under OSHA’s lockout/tag-out (LOTO) standard (29 C.F.R. § 1910.147). Sec’y of Labor v. Action…
Rank this Week: 436

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/
  • Nov 20

    What is a Wrongful or Forced Resignation

    What is a Wrongful or Forced Resignation
    There is a major financial difference between getting fired by your employer and choosing to resign.  Simply put, most employees who are fired are entitled to severance packages, while employees who resign are not entitled to…
  • Nov 13

    Social Media Privacy Policy in the Workplace

    Social Media Privacy Policy in the Workplace
    Social media and privacy in employment law is an evolving and developing concept. The pervasiveness of the internet and the worldwide access to online content greatly diminish an individual’s expectation of privacy when posting online…
  • Nov 7

    What Factors will Courts Consider in Determining Inducement?

    What Factors will Courts Consider in Determining Inducement?
    Employers may have their recruiters aggressively pursue highly skilled employees, as this can greatly aid in the success of an organization. This includes making promises in order to entice allure the candidate to accept the job offer. The…
Rank this Week: 366

Diversity Insight

Diversity Insight

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

http://blogs.hrhero.com/diversity/
  • Nov 19

    New research urges a rethinking of 4-year degree requirement

    New research urges a rethinking of 4-year degree requirement
    When designing a recruiting and hiring process, few employers would intentionally build a system that automatically excludes qualified candidates. But new research indicates that’s what sometimes happens with employers seeking…
  • Nov 19

    Unconscious bias training helps fuel diversity efforts at industrial gas company

    Unconscious bias training helps fuel diversity efforts at industrial gas company
    Despite a strategy to promote an inclusive culture in your organization, unconscious bias could be undermining your efforts. That is why some companies proactively address unconscious bias through training.  Take Praxair, Inc.. This…
  • Nov 19

    Deciphering the feds’ changing position on LGBT employment protections under Title VII

    Deciphering the feds’ changing position on LGBT employment protections under Title VII
    by Molly DiBianca In a memo issued on October 4, 2017, U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions formally declared that Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 does not prohibit discrimination based on transgender status. The memo directly…
Rank this Week: 434

SourcingSpeak

SourcingSpeak

Provides news and analysis of outsourcing, insourcing and beyond. By Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP.

http://www.sourcingspeak.com/
  • Nov 16

    EU Data Transfer Solutions Under Further Judicial Scrutiny – What Next For Model Contract Clauses?

    EU Data Transfer Solutions Under Further Judicial Scrutiny – What Next For Model Contract Clauses?
    TAKEAWAYS: The European Union Court of Justice (“CJEU”) to rule on the validity of Model Contractual Clauses (“MCCs”) following referral by the Irish High Court. The Irish High Court has “well-founded”…
  • Nov 16

    Legal Issues in Robotic Process Automation

    Legal Issues in Robotic Process Automation
    Tim Wright, Partner and Antony Bott, Special Counsel, in Pillsbury’s Global Sourcing & Technology Transactions Practice look at some of the issues to be considered when procuring and sourcing robotic process automation software and…
  • Nov 13

    Legal issues in Additive Manufacturing Technology – peeling back the layer

    Legal issues in Additive Manufacturing Technology – peeling back the layer
    Industry 4.0 The Fourth Industrial Revolution is the term coined by Klaus Schwab, the founder and executive chairman of the World Economic Forum, to describe the fourth major industrial era since the first industrial revolution which took…
Rank this Week: 491

Doorey's Law of Work Blog

Doorey's Law of Work Blog

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

http://lawofwork.ca/
  • Nov 16

    College Instructors Overwhelmingly Reject Employers’ “Final Offer”. Now What?

    College Instructors Overwhelmingly Reject Employers’ “Final Offer”. Now What?
    November 16 2017 The college instructors represented by OPSEU have soundly rejected the College Employer Council’s proposed collective agreement put to them in a forced “final offer vote”.  The 5 week long strike…
  • Nov 10

    British Employment Appeals Tribunal Finds Uber Drivers are Employees of Uber

    British Employment Appeals Tribunal Finds Uber Drivers are Employees of Uber
    November 10, 2017 A British Tribunal has upheld the decision finding that Uber drivers are “workers” (i.e.  employees) and not independent contractors and therefore are entitled to minimum wage and coverage under a…
  • Nov 7

    Can an Employee Be Fired for Giving the Prime Minister the Finger?

    Can an Employee Be Fired for Giving the Prime Minister the Finger?
    An employee who gave the finger to President Trump while she was on a bike ride has been fired.   Juli Briskman worked for a marketing company in Virginia, and the salute famously captured in photo occurred during her off hours.…
Rank this Week: 383

Bingham Greenebaum Doll Blog

Bingham Greenebaum Doll Blog

Covers Indiana law.

http://www.bgdlegal.com/blog/
  • Nov 15

    Court Rejects Trust Modification to Add a Removal Provision

    Court Rejects Trust Modification to Add a Removal Provision
    It is becoming increasingly common for beneficiaries to want to create a power to remove trustees of their trusts, when the trust agreement does not grant them this power.  In states which have adopted it, the Uniform Trust Code does…
  • Nov 15

    Modification of Trust Power of Appointment Given Retroactive Effect by IRS

    Modification of Trust Power of Appointment Given Retroactive Effect by IRS
    In Private Letter Ruling 201737008, issued by the IRS on September 15, 2017, the Service gave retroactive tax effect to a court modification of the power of appointment held by the donor’s spouse over the donor’s trust. …
  • Nov 3

    Website Owners Must Act to Maintain Their Protection Under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act

    Website Owners Must Act to Maintain Their Protection Under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act
    The U.S. Copyright Office replaced its paper-based system for designating agents for receipt of claims of copyright infringement under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (“DMCA”) with a new electronic system.  As part of…
Rank this Week: 427

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/
  • Sep 29

    5 Estate Planning Tips for Your Retirement

    5 Estate Planning Tips for Your Retirement
    Are you getting close to retirement? Do you want to develop an effective estate plan but you are not sure how to start? If your answer to one of these two questions is affirmative, you have come to the right resource. We are all aware how…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 352

General Counselor

General Counselor

Provides employment and labor law news and commentary. By Arnstein & Lehr LLP.

http://general-counselor.com
  • Sep 26

    Announcing Our Combined Blog!

    Announcing Our Combined Blog!
    As with our merger, two highly informative blogs geared towards employers have been combined – WISE: Workplace Initiatives by Saul Ewing and The General Counselor, are now WISE: Workplace Initiatives and Strategies for Employers. Our…
  • Aug 30

    Mandatory Employee Handbook Policies – Part II

    Mandatory Employee Handbook Policies – Part II
    EMPLOYMENT LAW ESSENTIALS E. Jason Tremblay In light of the huge increase in wage and hour litigation under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and related state law, employers must clearly outline policies addressing wage and hour issues,…
  • Aug 23

    Mandatory Employee Handbook Policies – Part I

    Mandatory Employee Handbook Policies – Part I
    EMPLOYMENT LAW ESSENTIALS E. Jason Tremblay Following up on my last article regarding whether a company should maintain an employee handbook, the next important question to answer is what provisions are essential to maintain in a handbook.…
Rank this Week: 361

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: 311

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/
Rank this Week: 774

California Peculiarities…

California Peculiarities Employment Law Blog

Covers California employment law. By Seyfarth Shaw.

http://www.calpeculiarities.com/
  • Nov 22

    Predictive Scheduling Laws: Guide to Avoid Becoming A Cotton-Headed Ninnymuggin

    Predictive Scheduling Laws: Guide to Avoid Becoming A Cotton-Headed Ninnymuggin
    Seyfarth Synopsis: Since the days of Buddy the Elf’s short stint as a retail employee, New York City and many other municipalities have adopted predictive scheduling laws. Though California does not yet have a such a law, San Francisco,…
  • Nov 16

    ComMISSION Impossible: The Pitfalls of California Commission Agreement

    ComMISSION Impossible: The Pitfalls of California Commission Agreement
    Seyfarth Synopsis: There are many different ways to pay employees in California. What is the scoop behind paying commissions? What are commission agreements and how have courts deciphered their coded mysteries? Read on for the most current…
  • Nov 8

    Happy Veterans Day! Celebrate the Benefits of Hiring California Veteran

    Happy Veterans Day! Celebrate the Benefits of Hiring California Veteran
    Seyfarth Synopsis: Countless California employers have found that veterans make outstanding employees. As we approach the Veterans Day holiday, read on for a list of the benefits of hiring veterans, as well as helpful resources for veterans…
Rank this Week: 750

Fair Competition Law Blog

Fair Competition Law Blog

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

http://faircompetitionlaw.com
  • Nov 22

    New Jersey Takes a Page Out of Massachusetts Noncompete Reform Book

    New Jersey Takes a Page Out of Massachusetts Noncompete Reform Book
    The New Jersey legislature is considering noncompete reform. The current bill, Senate Bill 3518, largely tracks the concepts – and, in some instances, the language – of the Massachusetts bills that I drafted for Representative…
  • Oct 31

    Taking AIM at the Hearing on Massachusetts Trade Secrets and Noncompete Bill

    Taking AIM at the Hearing on Massachusetts Trade Secrets and Noncompete Bill
    Today, the Massachusetts Joint Committee on Labor and Workforce Development held a hearing on the 8 bills involving noncompetes or trade secrets currently pending at the State House. As many of you will remember, this process started in…
  • Oct 29

    Trade Secret and Noncompete Survey – National Case Graph (Updated 10-29-2017)

    Trade Secret and Noncompete Survey – National Case Graph (Updated 10-29-2017)
    In preparation for an upcoming discussion of trade secrets law for PLI in San Francisco (Trade Secrets 2017: What Every Lawyer Should Know), I reran my chart of noncomepte and trade secrets decisions. As regular readers of this blog…
Rank this Week: 543

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/
  • Nov 21

    ABA Rates Judge Not Qualified

    ABA Rates Judge Not Qualified
    The American Bar Association hs been reviewing proposed judges’ qualifications for decades. The President nominates a federal judge, and the ABA reviews and assigns a rating. For the first time since 2006, it has publicly rated a judge…
  • Nov 20

    Ghost Hunter Nominated for Federal Judge

    Ghost Hunter Nominated for Federal Judge
    Among Pres. Trump’s recent nominations for a judgeship is Brett Talley, Harvard graduate, and conservative blogger. He is rated as “not qualified” by the American Bar Association standing committee on judicial nominations.…
  • Nov 16

    Lawyers Cannot Always Withdraw in Federal Court

    Lawyers Cannot Always Withdraw in Federal Court
    Filing suit in federal court is different. Federal court differs from state court in some key respects. One of these respects concerns attorney withdrawal. In state court, most judges would quickly grant a motion to withdraw. Not so in…
Rank this Week: 559

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/
  • Nov 16

    Department of Labor Sues For Alleged Falsification of Labor Record

    Department of Labor Sues For Alleged Falsification of Labor Record
    As a result, the DOL alleges Café Misono knew it was violating the FLSA and did so intentionally. With the many complicated labor laws, not just at the federal level, but also at the state, county, and city levels, it’s easy for…
  • Nov 3

    Google Fiber Inc. and ITC Service Group Arbitrate Unpaid Overtime Claim

    Google Fiber Inc. and ITC Service Group Arbitrate Unpaid Overtime Claim
    Shortly after the lawsuit was filed, ITC argued the allegations should be handled in individual arbitration, since the employees involved in the lawsuit had signed temporary contract employment agreements that included an arbitration…
  • Oct 15

    Postmates Settles “Independent Contracts” Overtime Class Action

    Postmates Settles “Independent Contracts” Overtime Class Action
    ndependent contractors don’t have any of these protections and they have to pay all their own taxes, including Social Security and a self-employment tax. But because they are on their own, the FLSA requires workers to meet very specific…
Rank this Week: 953

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/
  • Nov 16

    Court Ruling on Medical Marijuana Could Affect New Jersey Disability Discrimination Law

    Court Ruling on Medical Marijuana Could Affect New Jersey Disability Discrimination Law
    In 2009, the New Jersey Legislature authorized the possession and use of small amounts of marijuana for medical purposes with a doctor’s prescription. Federal law, however, still classifies marijuana as a controlled substance with no…
  • Nov 10

    The Rights of Unpaid Volunteers and Interns in New Jersey Employment Law

    The Rights of Unpaid Volunteers and Interns in New Jersey Employment Law
    New Jersey employment laws protect workers’ rights in multiple areas, including wages and hours of work, discrimination and harassment, and retaliation for reporting suspected wrongdoing by an employer. Many of these laws apply…
  • Nov 3

    Supreme Court to Address Ambiguity in Whistleblower Provisions of Dodd-Frank

    Supreme Court to Address Ambiguity in Whistleblower Provisions of Dodd-Frank
    When lawmakers and their staffs draft proposed legislation, they must consider any and all possible interpretations of the language they use. Even then, the legislative process may alter or amend a bill in ways that affect the potential…
Rank this Week: 1015

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/
  • Nov 15

    Widiss on Workplace Effects of Intimate Partner Violence

    Widiss on Workplace Effects of Intimate Partner Violence
    Deborah Widiss (Indiana) has just posted a new book chapter on SSRN: Addressing the Workplace Effects of Intimate Partner Violence, in Violence and Abuse in the Workplace (Cary Cooper & Ronald Burke eds., forthcoming 2018). Here's the…
  • Nov 12

    Republican Tax Bill Puts Thumb on EE-IC Scale

    Republican Tax Bill Puts Thumb on EE-IC Scale
    Shu-Yi Oei and Diane Ring (both Boston College) have just posted on Tax Prof Blog The Senate Tax Bill and the Battles Over Worker Classification. Their post is extensive and detailed and well worth a full read. Here's a quick...
  • Nov 10

    Equality Law Scholars' Forum: Friday, November 17 – Saturday, November 18, 2017

    Equality Law Scholars' Forum: Friday, November 17 – Saturday, November 18, 2017
    The Forum is designed to provide junior scholars with commentary and critique by their more senior colleagues in the legal academy and, more broadly, to foster development and understanding of new scholarly currents across equality law. The…
Rank this Week: 699

New Jersey Employment Lawyer Blog

New Jersey Employment Lawyer Blog

Covers employment law. By Phillips & Associates.

https://www.newjerseyemploymentlawyerblog.net/
Rank this Week: 742

Whistleblower Law Blog

Whistleblower Law Blog

By Katz, Marshall & Banks, LLP. Explores current issues and the latest developments in whistleblower law.

http://www.kmblegal.com/blogs
Rank this Week: 775

The Wage and Hour Litigation Blog

The Wage and Hour Litigation Blog

Covers wage and hour law. By Seyfarth Shaw LLP.

http://www.wagehourlitigation.com
Rank this Week: 1017

Pennsylvania Labor and Employment…

Pennsylvania Labor and Employment Blog

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

http://www.palaborandemploymentblog.com/
Rank this Week: 857

SAC Attorneys LLP Blog

SAC Attorneys LLP Blog

Covers business and employment law.

http://www.sacattorneys.com/san-jose-business-lawyer
  • Oct 20

    California is Now a Sanctuary State for Undocumented Immigrant

    California is Now a Sanctuary State for Undocumented Immigrant
    When the state of California enacted new laws designed at protecting undocumented immigrants, it prompted a stern response from federal authorities. Now, neighborhoods and workplaces face the threat of more frequent raids by Immigration and…
  • Sep 15

    DACA and Your Busine

    DACA and Your Busine
    The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) immigration policy has become a hot-button issue lately for politicians, immigration activists and business owners. The primary concern for business owners is that employees who obtain work…
  • Aug 15

    Proceed with Care When Sponsoring Family Member

    Proceed with Care When Sponsoring Family Member
    There is perhaps no better feeling than the unification of family members from across borders. Whether for work, school, or simply to enjoy life together as a family, immigration laws in California are designed to protect the civil and labor…
Rank this Week: 745

PCT Law Group\'s Legal Insights

PCT Law Group\'s Legal Insights

Covers civil litigation and employment law.

http://pctlg.com/insights-news/
Rank this Week: 658

McCormack & Erlich Blog

McCormack & Erlich Blog

Covers employment law.

http://mcelawfirm.com/articles/
  • Sep 29

    Misclassified property workers awarded $2 million in overtime lawsuit

    Misclassified property workers awarded $2 million in overtime lawsuit
    A recent case serves as an important reminder about the protections that California labor laws provide to workers. Employers can be liable if they misclassify their workers and fail to comply with wage and overtime […]
  • Sep 19

    Venture capital firm co-founder resigns amid sexual harassment scandal

    Venture capital firm co-founder resigns amid sexual harassment scandal
    Silicon Valley has recently been hit by a series of complaints about inappropriate behavior in the workplace. Not long ago, Uber CEO Travis Kalanick stepped down amid allegations of sexual harassment within the ride-hail company. […]
  • Sep 6

    San Francisco attorney wins $2 million in whistleblower lawsuit against city

    San Francisco attorney wins $2 million in whistleblower lawsuit against city
    A former deputy city attorney won a wrongful termination and whistleblower lawsuit against the city of San Francisco. The San Francisco Superior Court jury awarded Joanna Hoeper over $2 million for lost earnings and emotional […]
Rank this Week: 726

Jones & Jones Blog

Jones & Jones Blog

Covers personal injury trial law and labor and employment law .

http://www.joneslawyers.com/blog/
  • Jul 12

    Distracted Drivers Hurt People

    Distracted Drivers Hurt People
    Texas has taken a stand against Texting while Driving Car and Trucking accidents caused by distracted drivers are in the media every day.  Those accidents that make the news are often the ones where people have died.  Texas’…
  • Jun 6

    Texas Texting While Driving Ban Becomes Law

    Texas Texting While Driving Ban Becomes Law
    No more Texting and Driving in Texas!        Governor Abbott signed the Texas ban on texting while driving into law today.  Here is an except from the law: (b)  An operator commits an offense…
  • Apr 12

    Five Rules in Texas Defining Relationship Between Texas Insurance Contract Claims and Insurance Code Claim

    Five Rules in Texas Defining Relationship Between Texas Insurance Contract Claims and Insurance Code Claim
    Relationship Between Texas Insurance Contract Claims and Insurance Code Claims The relationship between insurance contract claims and Insurance Code claims in USAA Texas Lloyds Co. v.  Menchaca.  The case arose from jury findings…
Rank this Week: 981

New York Employment Lawyer Blog

New York Employment Lawyer Blog

Published By Villanueva & Sanchala Attorneys At Law

http://www.new-york-employment-lawyer-blog.com/
  • May 28

    Does your business pay its employees overtime? Are you ready for a Department of Labor Audit or Investigation?

    Does your business pay its employees overtime? Are you ready for a Department of Labor Audit or Investigation?
    It is important for employers to understand their obligations under the federal and state labor laws before any action is commenced. Proactive steps in this area can be significant. Our Award Winning NY Employment Lawyer routinely counsels…
  • Apr 1

    Are Tour Guides Independent Contractors or Employees Under New York Labor Law?

    Are Tour Guides Independent Contractors or Employees Under New York Labor Law?
    NY Department of Labor Audit and Misclassification of Worker Lawyer Blog Series Our Award Winning Employment Law Attorney is often asked about the proper classification of workers and prior blogs have discussed this topic in general.…
  • Mar 24

    Is a Security Guard an Employee or Independent Contractor?

    Is a Security Guard an Employee or Independent Contractor?
    New York State Department of Labor Misclassification of Workers Blog Series That was the issue in the recent New York Third Department Appellate Division decision In the Matter of TMR Security Consultants Inc., [Commissioner of Labor] Decided…
Rank this Week: 506

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: 911

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: 914

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: 665

Washington Public Sector Labor…

Washington Public Sector Labor Negotiations Blog

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

http://www.washingtonpublicsectorlabornegotiationsblog.com/
  • Jan 3

    Wage Series Part 10: 2017 Economic Conditions and A Look Ahead

    Wage Series Part 10: 2017 Economic Conditions and A Look Ahead
    By Jim Cline and Kate Kremer This is the 10th article in our 11 part economy and wage settlement series. Even before Donald Trump was elected president indicators pointed to the return of both the local and the US CPI to a 2% + figure for the…
  • Dec 28

    Wage Series Part 9: Does Geographic Location Matter?

    Wage Series Part 9: Does Geographic Location Matter?
    By Jim Cline and Kate Kremer In the previous two articles in this wage series, we discussed the extent to which population and assessed valuation correlated with wage rankings. In this article, we discussed geographic location and the effect…
  • Dec 21

    Wage Series Part 8: Does Assessed Valuation Matter?

    Wage Series Part 8: Does Assessed Valuation Matter?
    By Jim Cline and Kate Kremer In the last issue we discussed whether – and to what extent — population influenced a jurisdiction’s relative wage ranking. In this article we discussed to what extent assessed valuation…
Rank this Week: 1024

TexLaw Today Blog

TexLaw Today Blog

Covers how businesses growth in North Texas intersects with current legal developments. By Mark L. Hill of Scheef & Stone, LLP.

http://www.markhilltx.com
  • Nov 15

    A Little Secret About Trade Secret

    A Little Secret About Trade Secret
    A business commonly has all sorts of valuable assets. Most businesses have some combination of assets such as real estate, equipment, inventory, cash, receivables and patents just to name a few. One class of assets that can be…
  • Nov 15

    A Little Secret About Trade Secret

    A Little Secret About Trade Secret
    A business commonly has all sorts of valuable assets. Most businesses have some combination of assets such as real estate, equipment, inventory, cash, receivables and patents just to name a few. One class of assets that can be…
  • Nov 2

    Building a Better Owner – Learn to Love Lien Waiver

    Building a Better Owner – Learn to Love Lien Waiver
    Remarkably, Lien Waivers continue to be among the most overlooked construction project documents. For a Developer and property Owner, the purpose of the Lien Waiver is clear: to ensure Contractors are paid so as to reduce the risk of liens on…
Rank this Week: 716

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: 888

Labor & Employment Law, HR Law

Labor & Employment Law, HR Law

Covers the working world. By Charles A. Krugel.

http://www.charlesakrugel.com/
Rank this Week: 684

New Jersey Lawyers Blog

New Jersey Lawyers Blog

Covers New Jersey business, labor and employment, estate planning and consumer law. By McLaughlin & Nardi, LLC.

http://www.newjerseylawyersblog.com/
  • Nov 22

    Happy Thanksgiving From McLaughlin & Nardi, LLC

    Happy Thanksgiving From McLaughlin & Nardi, LLC
    As the holiday season creeps up on us, it’s good that we have the chance to reflect on what we are thankful for. Here at McLaughlin & Nardi we have much to be thankful for this year. First, we are thankful for you who give us the…
  • Nov 21

    New Jersey Supreme Court Issues Landmark Decision on Statute of Limitation in Construction Defect Case

    New Jersey Supreme Court Issues Landmark Decision on Statute of Limitation in Construction Defect Case
    The New Jersey Supreme Court recently issued an important decision in the case of Palisades At Fort Lee Condominium Association, Inc. v. 100 Old Palisade, LLC, defining when the statute of limitation will begin to run  in construction…
  • Nov 17

    McLaughlin & Nardi Pledges to Fight for the Victims of Harassment and Discrimination

    McLaughlin & Nardi Pledges to Fight for the Victims of Harassment and Discrimination
    Where We Stand Given the reports of sexual harassment and sexual assault which have been flooding the news lately, such as those involving Harvey Weinstein, Megyn Kelly and the situation at Fox News, Kevin Spacey, Bill Cosby, and Ray Moore,…
Rank this Week: 4107