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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/
  • May 23

    New NFL Policy on National Anthem Protest

    New NFL Policy on National Anthem Protest
    The NFL has just adopted a new policy on national anthem protests, which raises some potential labor law issues. As I understand the new policy, it implements three new features. First, it allows each team to establish its own policy...
  • May 23

    Announcing the Eighth and Ninth Annual Employee Benefits & Social Insurance Conference

    Announcing the Eighth and Ninth Annual Employee Benefits & Social Insurance Conference
    Peter Wiedenbeck (Wash. U.) writes to let us know about the annual Employee Benefits & Social Insurance Conferences, which have been running since 2012. The save-the-date announcement: We are pleased to announce the dates and locations of…
  • May 21

    Supreme Court Holds That NLRA Does Not Prohibit Class Action Arbitration Waiver

    Supreme Court Holds That NLRA Does Not Prohibit Class Action Arbitration Waiver
    The Supreme Court today issued its decision in Epic Systems, ruling for employers who, as part of mandatory arbitration clauses, require their employees to waive their right to class actions. This should come as a surprise to no one, as...
Rank this Week: 23

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: 41

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.

https://publicpersonnellaw.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 67

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: 107

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/
  • May 10

    NBC News takes the unprecedented step to release its internal Matt Lauer harassment report

    NBC News takes the unprecedented step to release its internal Matt Lauer harassment report
    Image by Max Goldberg via Wiki Commons Yesterday morning, NBC News released the complete report into its months long investigation of Matt Lauer. I was astounded by NBC’s transparency. It is extraordinarily rare for a private…
  • May 9

    Sympathetic does not always equal protected under the ADA

    Sympathetic does not always equal protected under the ADA
    Photo by Pexels on Pixabay Today’s opinion is a lesson straight out of the school of hard knocks. No matter how sympathetic the plaintiff or how harrowing his plights, the law is the law and sometimes it’s just not on his…
  • May 8

    Should employers still test for marijuana?

    Should employers still test for marijuana?
    Photo by Michael Fischer from Pexels Ohio’s medical marijuana program is set to be fully operational by September 2018. Ohio will join 28 other states, and the District of Columbia, in which doctors can legally prescribe marijuana to…
Rank this Week: 108

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/
  • May 20

    Low Wage Workers Impacted by Arbitration Agreement

    Low Wage Workers Impacted by Arbitration Agreement
    What this means is that more than half of all American workers (and an especially high percentage of low-earning workers) don’t have access to the court system if they have a dispute with their employer. They are bound by contract to…
  • May 4

    Nondisclosure Agreements in Sex Harassment Cases — Top Chef Contestant Sued for Harassment

    Nondisclosure Agreements in Sex Harassment Cases — Top Chef Contestant Sued for Harassment
    Companies initially started using non-disclosure agreements (NDAs) to protect their trade secrets and sensitive information about the business that could be used against them if it got into the wrong hands, but some companies have attempted…
  • Apr 15

    California Supreme Court Considering New Test for Employment — Chicago’s No. 1 Overtime Law Law Firm

    California Supreme Court Considering New Test for Employment — Chicago’s No. 1 Overtime Law Law Firm
    Dynamex insisted on maintaining the Borello test and warned that coming up with a new system to define “employment” may damage California’s gig economy, which is currently booming. By contrast, Justice Kruger suggested it…
Rank this Week: 199

Wage & Hour - Development…

Wage & Hour - Development & Highlights

Highlighting recent and noteworthy developments in cases and regulations on wage and hour laws that affect large and small businesses. By Fox Rothschild LLP.

http://wagehourlaw.foxrothschild.com/
Rank this Week: 211

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/
  • May 17

    Overtime Payment in Ontario: Salaried Employee

    Overtime Payment in Ontario: Salaried Employee
    In Ontario, non-managerial/non-supervisory roles are subject to overtime pay provisions in most cases as per the Employment Standards Act (2000). In Ontario, overtime payment is owed for hours worked in excess of 44 per week. … Read…
  • May 17

    Break Times in Ontario Workplace

    Break Times in Ontario Workplace
    In Ontario, the Employment Standards Act (ESA) provides most employees with one 30 minute meal break for every 5 hours of work. This meal break must be uninterrupted and does not have to be paid. … Read More The post Break Times in…
  • May 10

    Deadline to File a Human Rights Complaint

    Deadline to File a Human Rights Complaint
    In Ontario, individuals that feel they have been subjected to discrimination on the basis of a protected ground under the Human Rights Code may file an application for an order to the Human Rights Tribunal … Read More The post Deadline…
Rank this Week: 245

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/
  • May 14

    Ninth Circuit Holds That Evidence Supporting Class Certification Need Not Be Admissible

    Ninth Circuit Holds That Evidence Supporting Class Certification Need Not Be Admissible
      By Christopher M. Cascino and Gerald L. Maatman, Jr. Seyfarth Synopsis: In Sali v. Corona Regional Medical Center, No. 15-5640, 2018 U.S. App. LEXIS 11497 (9th Cir. May 3, 2018), a three judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the…
  • May 13

    White Hot Class Arbitration Issue

    White Hot Class Arbitration Issue
    By Gerald L. Maatman, Jr. Seyfarth Synopsis: On April 30, 2018, the U.S. Supreme Court granted a writ of certiorari in Lamps Plus Inc. v. Varela, No. 17-988. This matter, which involves the interpretation of workplace arbitration agreements,…
  • May 4

    Empire State Employer Emerges Victorious In Equal Pay Act Lawsuit

    Empire State Employer Emerges Victorious In Equal Pay Act Lawsuit
    By Gerald L. Maatman, Jr. and Alex W. Karasik Seyfarth Synopsis: In an Equal Pay Act collective action lawsuit brought by female school crossing guards against the City of New York, who alleged they were paid less than male traffic…
Rank this Week: 244

WKL&B WOrkDay Blog

WKL&B WOrkDay Blog

Covers labor and employment law developments. By Wolters Kluwer.

http://www.employmentlawdaily.com/index.php/blog
Rank this Week: 285

Classified: The Class Action Blog

Classified: The Class Action Blog

A blog focused on the latest class action developments and trends by the attorneys of Carlton Fields Jorden Burt.

http://classifiedclassaction.com/
Rank this Week: 339

Connecticut Employment Law Blog

Connecticut Employment Law Blog

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

http://www.ctemploymentlawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 421

McEldrew Young Blog

McEldrew Young Blog

Covers whistleblower law and wage theft for employees.

http://www.mceldrewyoung.com/blog/
  • May 18

    5 Steps to Take if Your Child was in a School Bus Accident

    5 Steps to Take if Your Child was in a School Bus Accident
    As parents, we like to think sending our children to school on the bus is safe. In reality, school bus accidents occur every year, often resulting in catastrophic injuries and wrongful death. In these moments it is…
  • May 15

    Behind the Opioid Epidemic

    Behind the Opioid Epidemic
    The United States Department of Justice and numerous state governments have intervened in numerous qui tam whistleblower suits, including one brought by Philadelphia based law firm McEldrew Young against INSYS Therapeutics, Inc. [1]. The suit…
  • May 2

    Your Breast Implants May Cause Lymphoma

    Your Breast Implants May Cause Lymphoma
    Were you diagnosed with Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma (ALCL) after receiving breast implants? Are you experiencing swelling, fluid retention, lumps, hardening or pain in or around your implants?  If so, please read below. The FDA…
Rank this Week: 348

Health Employment And Labor

Health Employment And Labor

Covers labor and employment law for the healthcare industry. By Epstein Becker & Green, P.C.

http://www.healthemploymentandlabor.com/
  • May 17

    NIST Seeks Comments on Cybersecurity Standards For Patient Imaging Device

    NIST Seeks Comments on Cybersecurity Standards For Patient Imaging Device
    Our colleague Stuart M. Gerson at Epstein Becker Green has a post on the Health Law Advisor blog that will be of interest to our readers in the health care industry: “NIST Seeks Comments on Cybersecurity Standards For Patient Imaging…
  • Apr 26

    Healing the Healers: Preventing Workplace Violence in Health Care Setting

    Healing the Healers: Preventing Workplace Violence in Health Care Setting
    On April 17, the Joint Commission—a nonprofit organization that provides accreditations to health care organizations—issued a list of seven steps hospitals should take to improve safety and reduce the risk of workplace violence…
  • Apr 16

    How to Address the #MeToo Era in Health Care

    How to Address the #MeToo Era in Health Care
    Our colleagues Frank C. Morris Jr., Jonathan K. Hoerner, and Katherine Smith—attorneys at Epstein Becker Green—authored an article in Healio titled “4 Ways to Address the #MeToo Era in…
Rank this Week: 437

SourcingSpeak

SourcingSpeak

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

http://www.sourcingspeak.com/
  • May 9

    Real Estate Firms in the Digital Advertising Era: Are You Thinking about the Risks?

    Real Estate Firms in the Digital Advertising Era: Are You Thinking about the Risks?
    Digital advertising is exploding. In just the first six months of 2017 alone, internet advertising revenues exceeded $40 billion. Promoted ads are dominating social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter, and it is impossible to surf the…
  • May 7

    As Getting Highly Skilled Workers to the U.S. Gets Harder for Service Providers: What Should Customers Be Considering?

    As Getting Highly Skilled Workers to the U.S. Gets Harder for Service Providers: What Should Customers Be Considering?
    Outsourcing service providers have long been in the practice of bringing highly skilled employees from India and other locations to work with local businesses within the United States. Outsourcers such as Wipro, TCS and Infosys are some the…
  • Mar 26

    Oh No, Mr. Robot Just Hacked Our Smart Building…

    Oh No, Mr. Robot Just Hacked Our Smart Building…
    At a recent seminar discussion on smart buildings, I was reminded of the Mr. Robot episode where the general counsel of a multinational corporation, which is being targeted by a hacker group, has her futuristic apartment hacked. In case you…
Rank this Week: 351

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/
  • May 7

    Liberals Introduce Back to Work Legislation to End York Strike

    Liberals Introduce Back to Work Legislation to End York Strike
    May 7 2018 The Liberals finally delivered York University what it wanted all along: interest arbitration.  It took two months from the commencement of a bitter strike.  Here is a Toronto Star story describing the move by the…
  • May 7

    Special Investigator Kaplan Recommends Interest Arbitration, Criticizes CUPE’s Bargaining Strategy

    Special Investigator Kaplan Recommends Interest Arbitration, Criticizes CUPE’s Bargaining Strategy
    The special Industrial Inquiry Commissioner, William Kaplan, has issued his final report.  For reasons that are not clear to me, the government does not appear to release these Industrial Inquiry reports to the public.  However in…
  • May 2

    Announcing the Inaugural Law of Work Best Paper Award Winner

    Announcing the Inaugural Law of Work Best Paper Award Winner
    May 2 2018 Professor Alison Braley-Rattai of Brock University’s Department of Labour Studies is the recipient of the inaugural Law of Work Best Paper Award for her paper entitled “Canada’s Statutory Strike Models and the New…
Rank this Week: 400

Florida Business Litigation Lawyer…

Florida Business Litigation Lawyer Blog

Covers business and employment law. By Mavrick Law Firm.

https://www.mavricklaw.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 419

Quirky Employment Law Questions

Quirky Employment Law Questions

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

http://quirkyemploymentquestions.com/
Rank this Week: 420

The Kielich Law Firm Blog

The Kielich Law Firm Blog

Covers employment law, personal injury and family law issues related to Texas and federal law.

http://kielichlawfirm.com/blog
  • Feb 16

    Spousal support in Texa

    Spousal support in Texa
    There is no guarantee of alimony or spousal maintenance in a Texas divorce. Texas, like many states, changed its family relations laws (our Texas Family Code) in recent decades to curb the power of family court judges in Fort Worth, Dallas,…
  • Feb 8

    7 Tips for Taking FMLA Leave — Fort Worth Employment Attorney

    7 Tips for Taking FMLA Leave — Fort Worth Employment Attorney
    Most of my work with clients involves helping clients after they have sought FMLA leave and the employer has already violated their FMLA rights but it’s equally as important that employees understand how to properly exercise their…
  • Feb 1

    Enforcing child support with child support liens and QDROs with Bedford Divorce Attorney

    Enforcing child support with child support liens and QDROs with Bedford Divorce Attorney
    Unpaid child support is a serious problems for many families where the child support may be the difference between keeping food on the table or lights on in the home. Enforcing child support in court can be a challenge when the child support…
Rank this Week: 374

Business Brawls Blog

Business Brawls Blog

Covers business litigation issues. By Kaufman Law.

http://www.businessbrawls.com/blog
Rank this Week: 387

The Proactive Employer

The Proactive Employer

Covers statistical analysis of disparate impact and disparate treatment, implications of recent court decisions for statistical analysis and evidence, and employment litigation risk assessment and risk management. By Stephanie R. Thomas.

http://blog.thomasecon.com/
  • Mar 25

    Launch of “Compensating Your Employees Fairly”

    Launch of “Compensating Your Employees Fairly”
    I’m excited to announce the launch of my latest book, Compensating Your Employees Fairly: A Guide to Internal Pay Equity, published by Apress. The book is a comprehensive handbook that provides all the information you need to…
  • Mar 20

    Employment Law Blog Carnival: The “Spring is in Bloom” Edition

    Employment Law Blog Carnival: The “Spring is in Bloom” Edition
    Today marks the first day of spring. Our green spaces will soon be buzzing with birds, bugs and blooms. We’ll see more sunshine and the days will get longer. Spring cleaning, planting, and yard work will soon be on our weekend agendas.…
  • Feb 4

    Top 10 Trends in Background Checks for 2013

    Top 10 Trends in Background Checks for 2013
    Employers have long recognized that conducting due diligence on new hires is a mission critical task. Firms cannot afford to be sidetracked by employee problems such as workplace violence, theft, false resumes, embezzlement, harassment or…
Rank this Week: 337

Labor & Employment Law Blog

Labor & Employment Law Blog

Up-to-date information on labor and employment law. By Sheppard Mullin.

http://www.laboremploymentlawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 936

Suits by Suits

Suits by Suits

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

http://www.suitsbysuits.com/
Rank this Week: 887

Employer Law Report

Employer Law Report

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

http://www.employerlawreport.com/
Rank this Week: 530

Whistleblower Protection Blog

Whistleblower Protection Blog

Covers legal issues related to corporate malfeasance and protection of whistleblowers. Published by the National Whistleblower Legal Defense and Education Fund.

http://www.whistleblowersblog.org/
  • May 23

    ABC News Washington Story Highlights Congressional Inquiry into Illegal Wildlife Trafficking on Facebook

    ABC News Washington Story Highlights Congressional Inquiry into Illegal Wildlife Trafficking on Facebook
    Members of Congress are urging the Securities Exchange Commission (SEC) to investigate the illegal trafficking of wildlife on Facebook. On May 14th, Representatives Raul Grijalva (AZ) and Jared Huffman (CA) filed a letter to the SEC saying…
  • May 22

    H.R. 5697 Series | Part I: The Extinction Crisi

    H.R. 5697 Series | Part I: The Extinction Crisi
    This is a multi-part series on the Whistleblower Protection Blog covering the Wildlife Conservation and Anti-Trafficking Act of 2018.  On May 8, 2018, Representative Madeleine Bordallo (D-GU) and Don Young (R-AK), introduced H.R. 5697,…
  • May 14

    Everybody Is Talking About It: Facebook’s Wildlife Black Market

    Everybody Is Talking About It: Facebook’s Wildlife Black Market
    National Whistleblower Center featured in ABC News, New York Post & more Executive Director of the National Whistleblower Center, Stephen M. Kohn, has spoken to ABC News investigative reporters recently about a Securities and…
Rank this Week: 916

General Counselor

General Counselor

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

http://general-counselor.com
Rank this Week: 696

Hunton Retail Law Resource Blog

Hunton Retail Law Resource Blog

Analysis and Insight in Retail Law

https://www.huntonretailindustryblog.com/
  • May 23

    SCOTUS to Review Right to Class Arbitration in Silent Agreement

    SCOTUS to Review Right to Class Arbitration in Silent Agreement
    The U.S. Supreme Court has voted to hear an appeal of the Ninth Circuit’s decision in Varela v. Lamps Plus, Inc. The Supreme Court is expected to decide whether workers can pursue their claims through class-wide arbitration when the…
  • May 21

    Consumer Protection in Retail: Weekly Roundup

    Consumer Protection in Retail: Weekly Roundup
    This past week, several consumer actions made headlines that affect the retail industry. Continue reading for our weekly roundup. Continue Reading
  • May 21

    Bumble Bee CEO Indicted over Price Fixing Allegation

    Bumble Bee CEO Indicted over Price Fixing Allegation
    Bumble Bee Foods’ woes continue to mount as its CEO, Christopher Lischewski, has been indicted for price fixing. Continue Reading
Rank this Week: 1135

Pennsylvania Labor and Employment…

Pennsylvania Labor and Employment Blog

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

http://www.palaborandemploymentblog.com/
  • May 23

    Pennsylvania Court Addresses Individual Liability Under COBRA (and How to Avoid it)

    Pennsylvania Court Addresses Individual Liability Under COBRA (and How to Avoid it)
    With increasing frequency, when employees sue their employer or former employer, they also name individual managers or the company’s owners as defendants in their suit.  Under federal EEO laws (e.g. Title VII, ADA, ADEA),…
  • May 22

    Supreme Court Reverses NLRB, Rules Individual Arbitration Agreements Enforceable

    Supreme Court Reverses NLRB, Rules Individual Arbitration Agreements Enforceable
    The Supreme Court of the United States held today that arbitration agreements, which waive the right to proceed as part of a class or collective action, are enforceable in the employment context. In Epic Systems Corp. v. Lewis, the Court held…
  • May 16

    Some Unions Planning for Impact of Big Decision on Fair Share Fee

    Some Unions Planning for Impact of Big Decision on Fair Share Fee
    It appears that a number of labor unions are planning for the potential negative impact of a big decision regarding fair share fees.  We have heard from several public sector clients who have been contacted directly, or who have had…
Rank this Week: 924

Thoughts from a Management Lawyer

Thoughts from a Management Lawyer

Covers Canadian labour and employment law. By Michael Fitzgibbon.

http://labourlawblog.typepad.com/managementupdates/
  • May 23

    Unfettered Right to Terminate a Fixed Term Contract Requires Good Faith and No Mitigation

    Unfettered Right to Terminate a Fixed Term Contract Requires Good Faith and No Mitigation
    There's a new blog post Unfettered Right to Terminate a Fixed Term Contract Requires Good Faith and No Mitigation at Fitzgibbon Workplace Law Journal.
  • Apr 30

    Another Termination Clause Bites the Dust

    Another Termination Clause Bites the Dust
    My new blog post is up at the Fitzgibbon Workplace Law Journal dealing with another contractual termination clause. This time, the clause was found to be unenforceable. The post is Another Termination Clause Bites the Dust.
  • Apr 24

    Request for List of Employees - Application Dismissed

    Request for List of Employees - Application Dismissed
    My new post Request for List of Employees - Application Dismissed is up at the Fitzgibbon Workplace Law blog. Over the coming weeks/months, I'll be posting less here (as you've seen if you follow this blog) and more there.
Rank this Week: 923

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/
  • May 23

    Chevron as Remedy

    Chevron as Remedy
    Andrew F. Hessick, Remedial Chevron, 96 N.C. L. Rev __ (forthcoming 2018), available at SSRN. Caprice Roberts What’s not to love about a remedies approach to solving an Administrative Law problem? Professor Andrew Hessick’s…
  • May 22

    An Argument for the Coherence of Privacy Law

    An Argument for the Coherence of Privacy Law
    William McGeveran, Privacy and Data Protection Law (2016). Paul Ohm William McGeveran’s new casebook on Privacy and Data Protection Law announces the death of the “death march” that anyone who has ever taught or taken a…
  • May 21

    Human Rights Litigation and the State

    Human Rights Litigation and the State
    Seth Davis and Christopher A. Whytock, State Remedies for Human Rights, 98 B.U. L. Rev. 397 (2018). Adam N. Steinman It has been almost forty years since the Second Circuit’s landmark decision in Filártiga v. Peña-Irala,…
Rank this Week: 564

Northern Exposure

Northern Exposure

Covers employment law for U.S. companies with employees in Canada: By Fasken Martineau.

http://blogs.hrhero.com/northernexposure/
  • May 23

    Employers Expanding Well-Being Programs and Increasing Financial Incentive

    Employers Expanding Well-Being Programs and Increasing Financial Incentive
    A new survey by National Business Group on Health (NBGH) and Fidelity Investments has found that employers are expanding their well-being programs beyond physical health and are boosting financial incentives for workers who promote healthy…
  • May 23

    RecruitCon 2018: What Does the 2025 Workplace Look Like (Part1)?

    RecruitCon 2018: What Does the 2025 Workplace Look Like (Part1)?
    Apparently, I’m an X-ennial. Born right on the edge of the ’80s and just missing solid membership in either of two key generational groups—Generation X and the Millennials—I was an ’80s kid (Saturday morning…
  • May 23

    Results from Three New Comprehensive Surveys on Compensation

    Results from Three New Comprehensive Surveys on Compensation
    At the recent WorldatWork’s 2018 Total Rewards Conference Pearl Meyer announced three comprehensive surveys aimed at helping HR professionals understand current trends in compensation and hiring. Each of these periodic reports, updated…
Rank this Week: 637

GT L&E Blog

GT L&E Blog

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

http://www.gtleblog.com/
  • May 22

    Supreme Court Holds That Employer Sponsored Arbitration Programs do not Violate National Labor Relations Act

    Supreme Court Holds That Employer Sponsored Arbitration Programs do not Violate National Labor Relations Act
    On May 21, 2018, in a 5-4 decision, the United States Supreme Court issued a long-awaited decision in Epic Systems Corp. v. Lewis, 584 U.S. ____ (2018), holding that mandatory employer-sponsored arbitration agreements do not offend the…
  • May 7

    New Jersey Adopts State-Wide Mandatory Paid Sick Leave

    New Jersey Adopts State-Wide Mandatory Paid Sick Leave
    Earlier this month, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy signed a much-anticipated state-wide paid sick leave law.  The law, which will go into effect Oct. 29, 2018, requires all New Jersey employers – regardless of size – to…
  • May 3

    California Supreme Court Creates New Worker Classification Test

    California Supreme Court Creates New Worker Classification Test
    On Monday, April 30, 2018, the California Supreme Court issued its long-awaited ruling in Dynamex Operations West v. Superior Court. The new ruling adopts a new worker classification test and makes it easier for independent contractors to be…
Rank this Week: 561

Lawffice Space

Lawffice Space

Covers employment laws and cases. By Philip Miles.

http://www.lawfficespace.com/
  • May 22

    New Whitepaper: Supreme Court Okays Class Action Waivers in Arbitration Agreement

    New Whitepaper: Supreme Court Okays Class Action Waivers in Arbitration Agreement
    Yesterday, the Supreme Court issued an important decision regarding arbitration agreements (specifically, agreements requiring one-on-one arbitration as opposed to class or collective actions). Read all about it in my new…
  • May 21

    Can employers pay exempt employees an hourly wage for extra hours?

    Can employers pay exempt employees an hourly wage for extra hours?
    The federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) requires employers to pay employees an overtime premium (time-and-a-half) for hours over 40 worked in a workweek. Of course, there are a ton of exemptions. Generally, the exemptions depend on the…
  • May 18

    Liquidated Damages in Pennsylvania Wage Case

    Liquidated Damages in Pennsylvania Wage Case
    The Pennsylvania Wage Payment and Collection Law (WPCL) provides some nice perks for employees who successfully sue for unpaid wages. For example, successful plaintiffs receive mandatory attorneys fees.The WPCL also has a liquidated damages…
Rank this Week: 737

New Jersey Employment Lawyer Blog

New Jersey Employment Lawyer Blog

By Rabner Baumgart Ben-Asher & Nirenberg, P.C.

http://www.njemploymentlawfirmblog.com/
  • May 22

    Are Telecommuters Protected by the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination?

    Are Telecommuters Protected by the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination?
    The New Jersey Law Against Discrimination (“LAD”) prohibits discrimination in the workplace.  But does it protect employees who work for New Jersey companies remotely, such as telecommuters?  A recent ruling by New…
  • May 11

    New Jersey Enacts New Sick Leave Law

    New Jersey Enacts New Sick Leave Law
    New Sick Leave Requirements Earlier this month, Governor Phil Murphy signed an important new employment law that requires employers to provide paid sick leave to their employees.  Specifically, New Jersey’s new paid sick leave law…
  • Apr 25

    New Jersey Enacts Stronger Equal Pay Law

    New Jersey Enacts Stronger Equal Pay Law
    Governor Murphy signed into law on April 24, 2018 a law known as the Diane B. Allen Equal Pay Act.  It amends the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination (“LAD”) to expand and strengthen the rights of employees to be paid…
Rank this Week: 761

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/
  • May 22

    Listenbee Lashes Out at Fan

    Listenbee Lashes Out at Fan
    I first wrote about Kolby Listenbee’s lawsuit here. He is suing Texas Christian University because he claims the football staff, including the head coach, bullied him into playing even though he was hurt. Mr. Listenbee was recently cut…
  • May 16

    Plaintiff’s Testimony On Pay Gap Sufficed

    Plaintiff’s Testimony On Pay Gap Sufficed
    Plaintiffs in employment cases often contend they are paid less than other, similarly situated co-workers. The Defendant then argues no, the plaintiff does not truly know that. Many times, the court will side with the employer and find that…
  • May 9

    Fifth Circuit Affirms Dismissal

    Fifth Circuit Affirms Dismissal
    In a remarkable decision, the Fifth Circuit affirmed the grant of a 12(b)(6) motion to dismiss. In Meadows v. City of Crowley, No. 10752 (5th Cir. 5/3/2018), the plaintiff submitted a 36 page complaint detailing how an African-American police…
Rank this Week: 518

ERISA Lawyer Blog

ERISA Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.erisalawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 702

North Texas Legal News

North Texas Legal News

Covers Texas business law. By Leiza Dolghih.

http://northtexaslegalnews.com/
  • May 21

    2018 Mid-Year Non-Compete Laws Update

    2018 Mid-Year Non-Compete Laws Update
    More and more states are amending their non-compete statutes to make them more employee-friendly.  This trend, spurred by the White House report on the effect of non-compete agreements on competition and the revelation that some of the…
  • May 7

    What Are Acceptable Non-Solicitation Restraints for Sales Employees?

    What Are Acceptable Non-Solicitation Restraints for Sales Employees?
    While a non-solicitation clause that prohibits a sales employee from soliciting all company customers may sometimes be justified, most of the time it is much more reasonable to limit the non-solicitation restraint only to the customers and…
  • Apr 21

    Texas Supreme Court Clarifies When Employers are Responsible for Employees’ Negligence

    Texas Supreme Court Clarifies When Employers are Responsible for Employees’ Negligence
    In Texas, an employer can be held liable for its employees' negligence if, at the time of the accident, the worker was an employee (not an independent contractor) and was acting in the course and scope of his employment.
Rank this Week: 540

California Peculiarities…

California Peculiarities Employment Law Blog

Covers California employment law. By Seyfarth Shaw.

http://www.calpeculiarities.com/
  • May 21

    Who Are My Clients? Avoiding Stormy Privilege Issues With California Employee

    Who Are My Clients? Avoiding Stormy Privilege Issues With California Employee
    Seyfarth Synopsis: Given recent headlines, a storm could be brewing over the boundaries of the attorney-client privilege in some parts of the country. California employers can avoid this vortex, at least when dealing with their current…
  • May 2

    California Supremes Prescribe “ABC” Test for Independent Contractor Statu

    California Supremes Prescribe “ABC” Test for Independent Contractor Statu
    On April 30, 2018, the California Supreme Court issued a long-awaited opinion in which it considered which test should be used to decide whether a worker asserting claims under a California Wage Order is an employee or an independent…
  • Apr 25

    California Employers: Beware the Background Check Bugaboo

    California Employers: Beware the Background Check Bugaboo
    Seyfarth Synopsis: California is rife with regulation of how employers may obtain and consider background check information for use in hiring and personnel decisions. The relatively new California ban-the-box law (effective January 1, 2018)…
Rank this Week: 578

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/
  • May 18

    OFCCP Extends TRICARE Affirmative Action Morotorium

    OFCCP Extends TRICARE Affirmative Action Morotorium
    Today the U.S. Department of Labor issued a press release about the publication of a new OFCCP Directive extending the enforcement moratorium relating to the affirmative obligations of TRICARE providers for two years. This…
  • May 11

    Trump Blue Print To Reduce Drug Costs Announced

    Trump Blue Print To Reduce Drug Costs Announced
    Responding to American business and families concerns about high prescription drug costs, the Trump Administration released “American Patients First Blueprint,” the President’s blueprint to lower drug prices and reduce…
  • May 11

    2018 Family HSA Deductible Contribution Limit Restored To $6,900

    2018 Family HSA Deductible Contribution Limit Restored To $6,900
    The 2018 annual deductible contribution limit for HSAs for people with family coverage under a High Deductible Helth Plans has been restored to $6,900.
Rank this Week: 494

Lancaster Law Blog

Lancaster Law Blog

Covers business law, employment law, estate planning, family law, and nonprofit law information for Lancaster County and Pennsylvania residents. From Russell, Krafft & Gruber.

http://www.lancasterlawblog.com/
  • May 18

    Three Questions to Determine if You Need to Worry About the GDPR

    Three Questions to Determine if You Need to Worry About the GDPR
    With one week left before the EU’s General Data Privacy Regulation (GDPR) takes effect, we have been fielding a lot of questions about how, or if, it applies to businesses here in Lancaster. Here are three questions to help you…
  • May 15

    How to Avoid Declarant Liability in a Condominium

    How to Avoid Declarant Liability in a Condominium
    Very often, a real estate developer is only active in a project until the subdivision plan is approved.  At that point, the developer often sells some or all of the development rights to the builders who actually construct and sell the…
  • May 14

    Use Caution When Using Social Media Searches in the Hiring Proce

    Use Caution When Using Social Media Searches in the Hiring Proce
    This post is part of our ongoing series exploring the impact of technology on legal issues. For an introduction to the series and a collection of the posts in the series, check out this post. The hiring process is a key component of operating…
Rank this Week: 508

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/
  • May 18

    Sex Stereotyping Could Lead to Discrimination Against High-Achieving Female Job Applicants in New Jersey

    Sex Stereotyping Could Lead to Discrimination Against High-Achieving Female Job Applicants in New Jersey
    New Jersey gender discrimination statutes protect workers from discrimination on the basis of sex or gender. An important feature of many types of sex discrimination is “sex stereotyping,” meaning the use of stereotypes commonly…
  • May 15

    New Jersey Whistleblower Lawsuit Alleges Retaliation by Auto Maker

    New Jersey Whistleblower Lawsuit Alleges Retaliation by Auto Maker
    Employees who report or object to practices that they believe to be illegal or contrary to public policy are commonly known as “whistleblowers.” Some of the biggest cases of fraud and corruption in recent history—both in…
  • May 3

    Congress Passes Law Protecting Tipped Employees in New Jersey and Nationwide

    Congress Passes Law Protecting Tipped Employees in New Jersey and Nationwide
    The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) establishes a nationwide minimum wage, which has been $7.25 per hour since 2010. This does not apply to all workers, however. The minimum wage that employers of tipped employees, such as restaurant servers,…
Rank this Week: 1119

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
  • May 16

    Jon Gworek Moderating ABA Panel on Fiduciary Duties & the Covenant of Good Faith and Fair Dealing in LLC’

    Jon Gworek Moderating ABA Panel on Fiduciary Duties & the Covenant of Good Faith and Fair Dealing in LLC’
    Corporate partner Jon Gworek will moderate the ABA Business Law Section’s webinar Fiduciary Duties and the Covenant of Good Faith and Fair Dealing in LLC’s on Friday, May 18 at 12pm. The webinar will feature panelists Brad Davey…
  • May 9

    The First Step in Developing a GDPR Compliance Strategy: Assess Your EU Personal Data Flow

    The First Step in Developing a GDPR Compliance Strategy: Assess Your EU Personal Data Flow
    With the new European Union General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) compliance deadline fast-approaching on May 25, 2018, privacy and data security attorney Faith Kasparian is helping you take the first step in developing a GDPR compliance…
  • May 8

    Event Recap: Corporate Venture Capital

    Event Recap: Corporate Venture Capital
    By: John Hession Corporate Venture Capital (CVC) in the technology sector has experienced some seismic shifts in perspective over the last decade. This perspective was offered by panelists Frank Andrasco, Director at next47, Adam Jackson,…
Rank this Week: 548

Boston Employment Lawyer Blog

Boston Employment Lawyer Blog

Covers employment law. By Altman & Altman.

https://www.bostonemploymentlawyerblog.net/
  • May 16

    Chipotle Manager’s Wrongful Termination Results in Award of Nearly $8 Million

    Chipotle Manager’s Wrongful Termination Results in Award of Nearly $8 Million
    Last week, an ex-manager of a Chipotle Mexican Grill was awarded close to $8 million in a wrongful termination lawsuit against the restaurant chain. Jeanette Ortiz was accused of stealing more than $600 from a Fresno, California Chipotle in…
  • Mar 23

    Second Circuit Rules that Discrimination Based on Sexual Orientation is Prohibited Under Title VII

    Second Circuit Rules that Discrimination Based on Sexual Orientation is Prohibited Under Title VII
    Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 prohibits workplace discrimination based on race or color, sex, national origin and religion. It does not specifically prohibit discrimination based on sexual orientation, however. In fact, in Zarda…
  • Mar 23

    What is a Whistleblower?

    What is a Whistleblower?
    A whistleblower is someone who exposes information about an illegal or unethical activity against the government or a private entity. When the activity is being committed against the U.S. government, the whistleblower may bring what is known…
Rank this Week: 1033

New Jersey Public Safety Officers…

New Jersey Public Safety Officers Law Blog

Covers employment issues related to corrections officers, firefighters, and police officers in New Jersey. By Frank M. Crivelli of Arpaia and Crivelli.

http://www.njpublicsafetyofficers.com/
Rank this Week: 914

Financial Services Employment Law

Financial Services Employment Law

Provides news, updates and insights for financial services employers. By Epstein Becker Green.

http://www.financialservicesemploymentlaw.com/
  • May 14

    Key Employment Laws for Financial Services Employees Published with Thomson Reuters Practical Law

    Key Employment Laws for Financial Services Employees Published with Thomson Reuters Practical Law
    We published an article with Thomson Reuters Practical Law summarizing key employment issues for financial services employers, highlighting those rules applicable to registered representatives regulated by Financial Industry Regulatory…
  • Apr 11

    New Record for Dodd-Frank Whistleblowers – Employment Law This Week

    New Record for Dodd-Frank Whistleblowers – Employment Law This Week
    Featured on Employment Law This Week:  The Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) recently issued the largest whistleblower awards under the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act…
  • Mar 22

    Washington State Kicks Off “Ban-the-Box” Legislation for 2018

    Washington State Kicks Off “Ban-the-Box” Legislation for 2018
    On March 13, 2018, Washington Governor Jay Inslee signed bill HB 1298, the Washington Fair Chance Act (“Act”), which prohibits employers from asking job applicants about arrests or convictions until after the employer has…
Rank this Week: 1048