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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: 38

Arbitration Matters

Arbitration Matters

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

https://arbitrationmatters.blogspot.com
Rank this Week: 51

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: 72

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 20

    TGI Friday’s Settles Wage Theft Case for $19.1 Million

    TGI Friday’s Settles Wage Theft Case for $19.1 Million
    A nationwide wage theft lawsuit against TGI Friday’s has been settled for $19.1 million according to a court filing by the workers’ attorneys in New York federal court. The settlement, which covers 28,000 restaurant workers, is a…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 167

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: 155

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 21

    An Empirical Window into Retrospective Review

    An Empirical Window into Retrospective Review
    Wendy Wagner, William West, Thomas McGarity & Lisa Peters, Dynamic Rulemaking, 92 N.Y.U. L. Rev. 183 (2017), available at SSRN.Christopher WalkerRetrospective review remains a hot topic in administrative law. The Administrative Conference…
  • Sep 20

    Limitations on the Business Case for Diversity

    Limitations on the Business Case for Diversity
    Jamillah Bowman Williams, Breaking Down Bias: Legal Mandates vs. Corporate Interests, Wash. L. Rev. (forthcoming 2017), available on SSRN.Marcia L. McCormickThose working in antidiscrimination law are well-versed in the central role that the…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 182

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: 197

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 21

    Kraft retirees had no vested right to health care benefits beyond termination of CBA

    Kraft retirees had no vested right to health care benefits beyond termination of CBA
    In a number of recent court decisions, it has consistently been determined that collective bargaining agreements do not provide a source for lifetime medical benefits for retirees and their surviving spouses and beneficiaries if there is not…
  • Sep 21

    NLRB: Employer’s conflicting signals mean it failed to effectively repudiate CBA

    NLRB: Employer’s conflicting signals mean it failed to effectively repudiate CBA
    By Ronald Miller, J.D. By failing to respond to a union’s request for information, an employer violated NLRA Section 8(a)(5), ruled a divided three-member panel of the NLRB. The Board rejected the employer’s contention that it…
  • Sep 21

    West Virginia right-to-work law is constitutional

    West Virginia right-to-work law is constitutional
    By Harold S. Berman J.D. West Virginia’s new right-to-work law can be implemented despite constitutional challenges from several unions, the Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia ruled. Reversing and remanding a state circuit…
Rank this Week: 306

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: 226

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: 398

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: 357

HR & Benefits Update

HR & Benefits Update

Covers human resources and other workforce management, compensation and employee benefits laws, policies and practices. By Solutions Law Press.

http://slphrbenefitsupdate.com/
Rank this Week: 495

Overtime Law Blog

Overtime Law Blog

Reviews FLSA cases. By Andrew Frisch.

http://flsaovertimelaw.com/
Rank this Week: 499

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: 533

Iowa Law Blog

Iowa Law Blog

Covers business, employment, trust & estates family, real estate, regulatory compliance and utility law. By Sullivan & Ward, PC.

http://www.iowa-lawblog.com/
  • Apr 14

    The Implementation of Electronic Filing in the Court

    The Implementation of Electronic Filing in the Court
    In this day of technology, it is no surprise that the court systems are moving to using an Electronic Document Management System (EDMS for short) for parties to file documents with the Court, without even setting foot in the Courthouse. The…
  • Apr 14

    Service by Facebook?

    Service by Facebook?
    A New York judge recently entered an Order allowing a woman to serve her husband divorce papers via Facebook.  In Iowa, generally, a competent adult must accept service or be served in-person in order accomplish proper…
  • Mar 19

    Interactive Process in Action

    Interactive Process in Action
    If you’re not sure what the interactive process is supposed to look like under the ADA, peruse the facts of the 8th Circuit’s decision in Minnihan v. Mediacom.  I’m also going to summarize the facts below, but if you…
Rank this Week: 344

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: 1124

HR Watchdog

HR Watchdog

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

http://hrwatchdog.calchamber.com/
  • Sep 21

    CalChamber-Opposed Employment Law Bills Await Action by Governor

    CalChamber-Opposed Employment Law Bills Await Action by Governor
    Quite a few employment-related bills have passed the Legislature. Five bills that could significantly affect California employers are on the Governor’s desk awaiting review and action. Two of the bills are particularly damaging to…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 968

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 21

    U.S. Supreme Court Asked to Address Sexual Orientation Discrimination Under Title VII

    U.S. Supreme Court Asked to Address Sexual Orientation Discrimination Under Title VII
    Owen H. Laird The Harman Firm blog has run several stories over the past year about the evolving case law concerning sexual orientation discrimination under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act.  Last week, a plaintiff in a sexual…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 614

Orange County Employment Lawyers…

Orange County Employment Lawyers Blog

Covers employment law. By Nassiri Law.

http://www.orangecountyemploymentlawyersblog.com/
  • Sep 21

    Restaurants Ordered to Pay Back Wages, Penalties to Immigrant Worker

    Restaurants Ordered to Pay Back Wages, Penalties to Immigrant Worker
    Mistreatment of immigrant employees unfortunately happens all too often, as some employers take advantage of workers’ lack of English skills and fear of potential deportation. Holding these firms accountable for such discrimination is a…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 581

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 21

    Attack of the Indirect Investor

    Attack of the Indirect Investor
    A company’s indirect investors may sue the company and its principals for fraud, according to a recent federal court ruling in Robert Colman et al. v. Theranos Inc. et al. Private funds attorney Josh Watson discusses the case…
  • 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,…
Rank this Week: 1129

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 21

    Is LGBT discrimination finally coming to a head?

    Is LGBT discrimination finally coming to a head?
    Two stories this week caught my attention: EEOC Sues Malcolm S. Gerald & Associates for Sexual Orientation Discrimination; and Is the EEOC going “wishy-washy” on LGBT rights at work? The former is a press release from the…
  • Sep 20

    The 20th nominee for the “worst employer of 2017” is … the nepotism harasser

    The 20th nominee for the “worst employer of 2017” is … the nepotism harasser
    Just when I think I’ve hit rock bottom with my survey of the year’s worst employers… The EEOC reports that it has sued an Illinois IHOP franchisee for sexual harassment. While the allegations are bad, what makes this…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 987

Employment Case of the Week

Employment Case of the Week

Examines one of the most interesting cases of the week and provides analysis and commentary. By Alan H. Schorr & Associates, P.C.

https://www.schorrlaw.com/case-of-the-week/
  • Sep 20

    Uber Faces Legal Battle Over Overtime Pay

    Uber Faces Legal Battle Over Overtime Pay
    One of the biggest vulnerabilities that a worker faces is the possibility that their employer might classify them as an independent contractor instead of an employee. Though there are certainly advantages to being an independent contractor if…
  • Sep 6

    Week ending 9/1/17: McClain v. Board of Review

    Week ending 9/1/17: McClain v. Board of Review
    Alan Schorr’s Case of The Week ending September 1, 2017 McClain v. Board of Review, 2017 N.J. Super. LEXIS (App. Div. August 29, 2017) (unpublished) The unemployment “black hole” just closed a little more, thanks to an…
  • Aug 22

    Week Ending 8/18/17: EEOC v. Macy’

    Week Ending 8/18/17: EEOC v. Macy’
    Schorr & Associates’ Employment Case of The Week ending August 18, 2017 EEOC v. Macy's, Dkt. 17-cv-5959, filed August 16, 2017, Northern District of Illinois. This week, the EEOC had a flurry of activity including a $10.25 million…
Rank this Week: 905

Connecticut Employment Law Blog

Connecticut Employment Law Blog

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

http://www.ctemploymentlawblog.com/
  • Sep 20

    Department of Labor Releases New Pregnancy Discrimination Poster

    Department of Labor Releases New Pregnancy Discrimination Poster
    Last week I talked about the new state law regarding pregnancy discrimination that is going into effect on October 1, 2017.  In that post, I mentioned a new notice that was required to comply with the law. Although there is no set form…
  • Sep 20

    Don’t Be THAT Person on Someone Else’s Holiday

    Don’t Be THAT Person on Someone Else’s Holiday
    Today marks Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year and one of the holiest days of the Jewish year. But it’s a day of business to many. What should employers be doing for employees, though, that are celebrating the day? There are actually a…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 1034

ERISA Lawyer Blog

ERISA Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.erisalawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 792

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: 779

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: 1134

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: 1118

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: 1010

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…
Rank this Week: 943

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…
Rank this Week: 877

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…
Rank this Week: 886

National Police and Fire Labor…

National Police and Fire Labor Blog

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

http://www.nationalpoliceandfirelaborblog.com
Rank this Week: 640

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/
  • Sep 14

    Announcing the New “Law of Work Best Paper Award”

    Announcing the New “Law of Work Best Paper Award”
    I’m very excited to announce the new annual Law of Work Best Paper Award, which will be awarded to the best paper submitted to the annual conference of the Canadian Industrial Relations Association (CIRA) that deals with subject matter…
  • Sep 12

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    There is a long proud line of labour reporters who over the years have influenced labour policy by shining a spotlight on abusive labour practices.  As the newspaper industry for survival in the electronic age, labour reporters have been…
  • Sep 8

    Can an Employer Order a Female Employee to Wear a Bra at Work?

    Can an Employer Order a Female Employee to Wear a Bra at Work?
    A server at East Side Mario’s restaurant in Timmins is in the news this week alleging that her employer is requiring her to wear a bra at work as part of the company’s dress code.  Here’s a passage from the CBC print…
Rank this Week: 711

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…
Rank this Week: 981

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…
Rank this Week: 983

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…
Rank this Week: 1183

Suits by Suits

Suits by Suits

Covers disputes between companies and executives. Published by Zuckerman Spaeder LLP.

http://www.suitsbysuits.com/
  • Sep 7

    Swimming Pool Company’s Non-Compete Claim Takes a Dive

    Swimming Pool Company’s Non-Compete Claim Takes a Dive
    When a company believes that an employee has breached a non-compete agreement by going to work for a competitor, one remedy it can seek is a preliminary injunction. A preliminary injunction is meant to preserve the status quo in a case…
  • Aug 30

    Fifth Circuit Derails Reverse Discrimination Claims Against Amtrak

    Fifth Circuit Derails Reverse Discrimination Claims Against Amtrak
    White male discontent has been a major media talking point since the presidential election, and even long before. This talking point has made its way into the workplace, where tech firms are now being targeted for allegedly discriminating…
  • Jul 18

    Commodity Futures Trading Commission Launches Cooperation Initiative

    Commodity Futures Trading Commission Launches Cooperation Initiative
    When investigating potential wrongdoing, government investigators have powerful tools that they can use to obtain information. As the U.S. Attorneys’ Manual explains, one such tool is the ability to enter into non-prosecution agreements…
Rank this Week: 745

GT L&E Blog

GT L&E Blog

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

http://www.gtleblog.com/
Rank this Week: 765

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: 542

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: 1035

Jottings By An Employer's Lawyer

Jottings By An Employer's Lawyer

Covers employment law cases. By Michael Fox.

http://employerslawyer.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 26

    After 42 Years, It's Nice to Know That I Might Be Qualified for Something

    After 42 Years, It's Nice to Know That I Might Be Qualified for Something
    In this morning's mail box ...Michael, BCG Attorney Search noticed that the following job might suit your qualifications and experience. We are pleased to provide you with the latest jobs from your preferred geographic location and practice…
  • Mar 7

    The Concept of Fallow Ground and Other Musing

    The Concept of Fallow Ground and Other Musing
    More than one year has passed since my last post, and the two or three years before were little more productive. Still for some reason, hopefully more noble than ego, I have chosen not to kill off this spot on the internet.Like the biblical…
  • Feb 24

    An Unusual Condition of Employment - You Must Be Armed

    An Unusual Condition of Employment - You Must Be Armed
    A basic tenet of American employment law is that employment is at will, meaning that the employer can set the conditions of employment as long as it is not otherwise illegal.A Georgia businessman who provides aviation insurance has a new one:…
Rank this Week: 1151

Trust Matters Most

Trust Matters Most

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

http://www.trustmattersmost.com/blog
  • Apr 20

    Real Estate Assessment

    Real Estate Assessment
    What does Reassessment Mean? All property parcels in Lancaster County will receive an updated assessment. This new assessment represents an estimate of your property’s fair market value. The new assessment will be effective as of 1/1/18…
  • Sep 15

    Articles on the Supreme Court case of Watts vs. Manheim Township School District

    Articles on the Supreme Court case of Watts vs. Manheim Township School District
    We wish to acknowledge School Transportation News for an article written on Mr. Reese’s recent Supreme Court win! School Transportation News article As well as, American Bus Sales in Oklahoma for bringing our win to the eyes of those in…
  • Sep 15

    Articles on the Supreme Court case of Watts vs. Manheim Township School District

    Articles on the Supreme Court case of Watts vs. Manheim Township School District
    We wish to acknowledge School Transportation News for an article written on Mr. Reese’s recent Supreme Court win! School Transportation News article As well as, American Bus Sales in Oklahoma for bringing our win to the eyes of those in…
Rank this Week: 1159

Bernick Lifson Business Law Blog

Bernick Lifson Business Law Blog

Covers topics related to business law, including intellectual property, trademarks, litigation, and employment law.

http://www.bernicklifson.com/blog/
  • Apr 19

    Can You Trademark a Hashtag?

    Can You Trademark a Hashtag?
    The hashtag has become an ever-present aspect of social media, spreading across platforms including Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest and more.   Originally developed on Twitter, a hashtag is a word or a phrase following the pound sign used…
  • Apr 12

    What You Need to Know About Trademark Infringement

    What You Need to Know About Trademark Infringement
    If you have a product or own a business, it can be difficult in this day and age to come up with a unique name. This is especially true if your first or last name is part of the company name — it is unlikely there aren’t at least…
  • Apr 4

    Does Facebook Own My Content?

    Does Facebook Own My Content?
    These questions have been floating around for several years now: who really owns the content you post on your Facebook page? Does Facebook own my content, or is it still my personal property?   At the bare bones of this issue, you do own…
Rank this Week: 1171

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: 750

Thoughts from a Management Lawyer

Thoughts from a Management Lawyer

Covers Canadian labour and employment law. By Michael Fitzgibbon.

http://labourlawblog.typepad.com/managementupdates/
  • Feb 21

    Bonus Eligibility Tied to Active Employment

    Bonus Eligibility Tied to Active Employment
    The Ontario Court of Appeal released a decision in Paquette v. TeraGo Networks Inc., 2016 ONCA 618 (CanLII) that should have employers pulling out and reviewing their incentive plans, including bonus, STIP, LTIP, stock options and whatever…
  • Feb 17

    Enforceability of Employment Contracts a Comprehensive Case

    Enforceability of Employment Contracts a Comprehensive Case
    Please take some time to make your way through Cook v. Hatch Ltd., 2017 ONSC 47. It’s a well reasoned and thoughtful decision that injects some common sense into the enforceability of contractual termination clause discussion. The…
  • Feb 16

    Sale of a Business and Intermingling under the Labour Relations Act, 1995

    Sale of a Business and Intermingling under the Labour Relations Act, 1995
    The Ontario Labour Relations Board (“OLRB”) considered the sale of a business provisions in the Labour Relations Act, 1995 in ADT Security Services Canada, Inc. v Unifor Local 554, 2017 CanLII 4481 (ON LRB). ADT (a unionized…
Rank this Week: 818