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Fair Competition Law Blog

Fair Competition Law Blog

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

http://faircompetitionlaw.com
  • Oct 21

    More updates to the Changing Noncompete | Trade Secrets Laws Page

    More updates to the Changing Noncompete | Trade Secrets Laws Page
    It turns out that I missed a few bills! New York:  Two identical bills (one in the Assembly (A 6419) and one in the Senate (S 4688)) to adopt the Uniform Trade Secrets Act; and one (S 1204) that provides a procedural mechanism for…
  • Oct 15

    Our Changing Trade Secrets | Noncompete Laws – Update

    Our Changing Trade Secrets | Noncompete Laws – Update
    For those following noncompete and trade secrets legislative activity around the country, I just updated our Changing Trade Secrets | Noncompete Laws page. (This is a never-ending task with so many states thinking about changing –…
  • Oct 10

    Massachusetts Noncompete Reform: What you need to know – by October 31

    Massachusetts Noncompete Reform: What you need to know – by October 31
    Almost nine years in the making, Massachusetts is on the cusp of noncompete reform. And, decades in the making (yes, decades, thanks to Steve Chow‘s extraordinary efforts), Massachusetts is also poised to update its trade secrets…
Rank this Week: 599

Goldbach Law Group Blog

Goldbach Law Group Blog

Covers bankruptcy and employment law.

http://www.goldbachlaw.com/blog/
  • Oct 21

    Chapter 13 Debt Payment Issues?

    Chapter 13 Debt Payment Issues?
    Can’t Make Your Chapter 13 Debt Payment? Now What? When your Chapter 13 bankruptcy case is confirmed by the Court, you enter into a debt repayment plan. The payment plan is carefully created considering your specific financial…
  • Oct 17

    Chapter 7 Bankruptcy – Debt Discharge

    Chapter 7 Bankruptcy – Debt Discharge
    Discharge Debt In Chapter 7 Bankruptcy If you have already filed Chapter 7 bankruptcy, you are probably looking forward to the Chapter 7 debt discharge. To discharge debt in Chapter 7 Bankruptcy, 60 – 90 days will need to pass ……
  • Oct 12

    Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Checklist

    Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Checklist
    What To Expect When Filing Chapter 7 Bankruptcy For most people, preparing for your first bankruptcy meeting brings about a great deal of anxiety so we have put together a Chapter 7 bankruptcy checklist to help ease your worries and ……
Rank this Week: 2975

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: 31

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/
  • Oct 21

    Address Workplace Harassment During October Stop Bullying Month

    Address Workplace Harassment During October Stop Bullying Month
    Boost workplace non discrimination, anti-harassment, anti/retaliation and other bullying prevention with October Stop Bullying Celebration.
  • Oct 15

    NIOSH Proposed Updated Occupational Safety Chemical Monitoring Rule

    NIOSH Proposed Updated Occupational Safety Chemical Monitoring Rule
    The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is inviting comment on a draft chapter it proposes be published in the NIOSH Manual of Analytical Methods (NMAM) used by the…
  • Oct 13

    2018 Social Security COLAs Set

    2018 Social Security COLAs Set
    Monthly Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits for more than 66 million Americans will increase 2.0 percent in 2018. The Social Security Administration announced the 2.0 cost of living adjustment (COLA) Friday…
Rank this Week: 549

California Employment Law Report

California Employment Law Report

Covers California employment law trends, cases and issues. By Anthony Zaller.

http://www.californiaemploymentlawreport.com/
Rank this Week: 4050

The Utah Employment Lawyer

The Utah Employment Lawyer

Covers legislative and court cases affecting Utah employers and employees. By D. Scott Crook.

http://theutahemploymentlawyer.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 20

    Cases --- October 15th through 21st (2017)

    Cases --- October 15th through 21st (2017)
    Discrimination/Retaliation*Garcia v. City of Farmington (10th Cir., October 20, 2017) (affirming summary judgment in favor of Farmington:  Garcia’s characterization of Farmington’s perception of her cannot support…
  • Oct 13

    Cases --- October 8th through 14th (2017)

    Cases --- October 8th through 14th (2017)
    No Case
  • Oct 12

    Cases --- October 1st through 7th (2017)

    Cases --- October 1st through 7th (2017)
    Discrimination/Retaliation*Barrington v. United Airlines, Inc. (10th Cir., October 4, 2017) (reversing verdict in favor of United because the court erroneously failed to instruct the jury on pretext, which a reasonable jury could have found…
Rank this Week: 1797

Employment Law and Litigation

Employment Law and Litigation

By Orrick.

http://blogs.orrick.com/employment/
  • Oct 20

    California Waves Goodbye to Salary History

    California Waves Goodbye to Salary History
      On October 12, 2017, California joined a growing trend of jurisdictions attempting to address pay disparities by enacting a law that bans employers from seeking salary history information, including compensation and benefit…
  • Oct 20

    Clocking In: Scheduling Laws Popularity on the Rise

    Clocking In: Scheduling Laws Popularity on the Rise
    In a trend that is gaining steam across the country, multiple cities and states have, or are considering adopting, laws that impose conditions and penalties on employer scheduling practices, otherwise known as “scheduling…
  • Oct 5

    Heads You Win, Tails You Lose: Government on Both Sides of the LGBT Protections Debate

    Heads You Win, Tails You Lose: Government on Both Sides of the LGBT Protections Debate
    Recently, much has been made about the government’s conflicting positions regarding whether sexual orientation is protected by Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.  The EEOC (“Equal Employment Opportunity…
Rank this Week: 2043

Hunton Retail Law Resource Blog

Hunton Retail Law Resource Blog

Analysis and Insight in Retail Law

https://www.huntonretailindustryblog.com/
  • Oct 20

    Proposed Changes to California’s Hazardous Waste Regulations Could Significantly Impact Your Operation

    Proposed Changes to California’s Hazardous Waste Regulations Could Significantly Impact Your Operation
    As reported in The Nickel Report, our Trends and Developments in Energy and Environmental Law blog, the California Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) continues to make California’s hazardous waste management program more…
  • Oct 12

    SEC Issues Guidance on CEO Pay Ratio Rule

    SEC Issues Guidance on CEO Pay Ratio Rule
    On September 21, 2017, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the staff of the SEC’s Division of Corporation Finance issued interpretive guidance to assist public companies with complying with the “pay ratio” rule…
  • Oct 5

    Recall Roundup: September

    Recall Roundup: September
    Last month, the solar eclipse captivated the United States and many consumers flocked to purchase solar eclipse glasses to safely observe the astronomical phenomenon. We discussed how NASA issued a safety alert advising consumers on the…
Rank this Week: 833

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Covers the intersection of employment law and emerging technology. By Steven Sheinberg.

http://www.workplacetechlaw.com
  • Oct 20

    Privacy and Cyber Security for Payroll Pros: A Global Perspective

    Privacy and Cyber Security for Payroll Pros: A Global Perspective
    Often overlooked, payroll professionals play a key role in the processing and protection of key personnel information.  Here is the deck of a presentation to the NYS Payroll Association, offering them a global perspective on privacy and…
  • Jun 28

    Expert HR Systems: A Guide for Counsel

    Expert HR Systems: A Guide for Counsel
    I am pleased to announce that my paper, tentatively titled “Countering Bias in Expert HR Systems: A Guide for In-House Counsel,” has been accepted for publication in the International In-house Counsel Journal.   …
  • Apr 14

    Still More on Algorithmic Bia

    Still More on Algorithmic Bia
    I’ve written extensively on Algorithmic Bias and the role that employment lawyers will have to play in countering it.  A recent paper published in Science shows that bias empirically. According to the study, when an expert HR…
Rank this Week: 3140

Kaufman Dolowich & Voluck, LLP…

Kaufman Dolowich & Voluck, LLP Blog

Covers employment law.

http://www.kdvlaw.com/news-resources/category/blog/
  • Oct 20

    Scott Miller Attending Construction Risk Conference

    Scott Miller Attending Construction Risk Conference
    The IRMI Construction Risk Conference (CRC) brings nearly 2,000 leading project owners, general contractors, subcontractors, developers, insurers, and insurance agents and brokers together to explore and share state-of-the-art ideas and…
  • Oct 20

    2017 CLM & Business Insurance Construction Conference

    2017 CLM & Business Insurance Construction Conference
    Scott Miller, Partner & Chairperson of KDV’s Construction Accident Practice Group, recently attended the CLM Business Insurance Construction Conference. The CLM and Business Insurance Construction Conference covers all…
  • Oct 18

    Liberty Needn’t Cover Client’s $3M Expenses In SEC Probe, Law360, ft. Kevin Mattessich

    Liberty Needn’t Cover Client’s $3M Expenses In SEC Probe, Law360, ft. Kevin Mattessich
    Kevin M. Mattessich, co-managing partner in the New York City office at Kaufman Dolowich & Voluck, LLP, was quoted in Law360 in an article written by Rick Archer. Law360, New York (October 17, 2017, 4:07 PM EDT) — The Tenth Circuit…
Rank this Week: 2357

SAC Attorneys LLP Blog

SAC Attorneys LLP Blog

Covers business and employment law.

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

    California is Now a Sanctuary State for Undocumented Immigrant

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

    DACA and Your Busine

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

    Proceed with Care When Sponsoring Family Member

    Proceed with Care When Sponsoring Family Member
    There is perhaps no better feeling than the unification of family members from across borders. Whether for work, school, or simply to enjoy life together as a family, immigration laws in California are designed to protect the civil and labor…
Rank this Week: 2360

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/
  • Oct 20

    Myth #1 – Only the Wealthy Need an Estate Plan

    Myth #1 – Only the Wealthy Need an Estate Plan
    I can’t tell you how many times I hear “Oh I don’t have anything but debt, why do I need to plan?” or “I’ll get around to it, besides it is not like I am rich or anything.”  People tend to think…
  • Oct 20

    Myth #1 – Only the Wealthy Need an Estate Plan

    Myth #1 – Only the Wealthy Need an Estate Plan
    I can’t tell you how many times I hear “Oh I don’t have anything but debt, why do I need to plan?” or “I’ll get around to it, besides it is not like I am rich or anything.”  People tend to think…
  • Oct 20

    Commonly Asked Estate Planning Questions – Day Five

    Commonly Asked Estate Planning Questions – Day Five
    What should I discuss with my family? Discussing your eventual death is not a pleasant conversation to have, but it is a necessary one.  It is important to let your family know what your wishes are.  Depending on what your documents…
Rank this Week: 309

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/
  • Oct 20

    Third Circuit Rules on Legality of Mass Layoffs After Failed Sale of Company

    Third Circuit Rules on Legality of Mass Layoffs After Failed Sale of Company
    A person’s job can be one of the most important features of their identity. When two people meet for the first time, for example, one of the first questions asked is very often “What do you do?” One’s job serves other…
  • Oct 13

    Plaintiff in New Jersey Whistleblower Lawsuit Alleges Retaliation, Wrongful Termination

    Plaintiff in New Jersey Whistleblower Lawsuit Alleges Retaliation, Wrongful Termination
    Employees of private companies owe a duty of loyalty to their employers, meaning that they may not act in a way that directly damages or conflicts with an employer’s interests. Employers are often within their rights to terminate an…
  • Oct 6

    Third Circuit Reinstates New Jersey Employment Misclassification Lawsuit

    Third Circuit Reinstates New Jersey Employment Misclassification Lawsuit
    Workers asserting a cause of action against an employer under various employment statutes must establish multiple facts before any claim may proceed. Perhaps before anything else, they must demonstrate an employment relationship between the…
Rank this Week: 1159

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/
  • Oct 20

    Third Circuit Ruling Gives Employers Some Relief On “Willfulness” Claims In FLSA Collective Action

    Third Circuit Ruling Gives Employers Some Relief On “Willfulness” Claims In FLSA Collective Action
    In every FLSA class action I have defended (as well as every demand letter I have seen on this subject) the plaintiff’s lawyer always alleges that the violations were “willful.” It does not matter what the facts are. No,…
  • Oct 12

    Independent Contractor Status and the ABC Test

    Independent Contractor Status and the ABC Test
    I have handled almost 100 unemployment insurance audits by the New Jersey DOL, where the underlying gravamen is that certain individuals are or are not independent contractors. The Auditors enforce the law very strictly and follow, in my…
  • Oct 5

    More Law Firms Hit With FLSA Misclassification Claims: A Cautionary Tale

    More Law Firms Hit With FLSA Misclassification Claims: A Cautionary Tale
    I have written a number of times about law firms that have been sued in FLSA actions. Another example. Employees have sued two Florida personal injury law firms, alleging that they were misclassified and not properly paid proper overtime…
Rank this Week: 763

Bay Area Employment Lawyer Blog

Bay Area Employment Lawyer Blog

Covers employment discrimination, employee privacy, and employment arbitration cases. By Siegel, LeWitter & Malkani.

http://www.bayareaemploymentlawyerblog.com/
  • Oct 20

    Equal Pay in the New

    Equal Pay in the New
    Wage disparities between men and women continue to be a significant problem even today. In 2016, the Bureau of Labor Statistics found that female full-time wage and salary workers only made 88% of what their male counterparts made.…
  • Aug 17

    California Law Unequivocally Prohibits Employers From Discriminating Against Employees Based on Sexual Orientation

    California Law Unequivocally Prohibits Employers From Discriminating Against Employees Based on Sexual Orientation
    Recently the U.S. Justice Department submitted a brief in Zarda v. Altitude Express arguing that Title VII of the Civil Rights Act does not protect workers from discrimination based on their sexual orientation. Donald Zarda was a skydiving…
  • Jun 22

    Homophobic Behavior in the Workplace Not Protected By Freedom of Religion

    Homophobic Behavior in the Workplace Not Protected By Freedom of Religion
    Seldom do employee-side lawyers cheer a ruling for the employer, but the Ninth Circuit decision holding that homophobic behavior in the workplace is not justified by an employee’s right to religious freedom was correctly decided and is…
Rank this Week: 3551

The Wage and Hour Litigation Blog

The Wage and Hour Litigation Blog

Covers wage and hour law. By Seyfarth Shaw LLP.

http://www.wagehourlitigation.com
  • Oct 20

    Sixth Circuit Cries Foul on Post-Termination Repayment of Recoverable Draw

    Sixth Circuit Cries Foul on Post-Termination Repayment of Recoverable Draw
    Co-authored by Kerry Friedrichs and Kyle Petersen Seyfarth Synopsis: A common feature of many a commission plan is the recoverable draw that is offset against future commissions. The DOL has long held this is a permissible way to…
  • Oct 4

    NLRB About-Face Highlights Lack of Reasoning on the Class Action “Right” It Seeks to Assert

    NLRB About-Face Highlights Lack of Reasoning on the Class Action “Right” It Seeks to Assert
    Authored by Andrew L. Scroggins, Noah A. Finkel, and David S. Baffa Seyfarth Synopsis:  The NLRB has withdrawn the significant concession it offered at oral argument on the nature of the NLRA rights it seeks to assert in the face of…
  • Oct 3

    Class Waivers at the Divided Supreme Court: Employers Cautiously Optimistic

    Class Waivers at the Divided Supreme Court: Employers Cautiously Optimistic
    Co-authored by Noah A. Finkel, David S. Baffa, and Andrew L. Scroggins Seyfarth Synopsis: Following oral argument, employers should be cautiously optimistic that the Supreme Court will allow mandatory arbitration programs containing waivers…
Rank this Week: 663

Legal Developments In…

Legal Developments In Non-Competition Agreements

Reviews recent cases involving non-competition agreements and related claims. By Kenneth J. Vanko.

http://www.non-competes.com/
  • Oct 20

    Much Overdue Case Law Update, Part II

    Much Overdue Case Law Update, Part II
    This week, I offer my second case-law update, highlighting a variety of cases from around the company on topics of interest.***Indiana Court Affirms Nationwide Non-Compete AgreementLast Friday, the Court of Appeals of Indiana addressed the…
  • Oct 9

    Much Overdue Case Law Update, Part I

    Much Overdue Case Law Update, Part I
    It has been a while since I surveyed new reported decisions. So over the next few weeks, I'm going to summarize very briefly some of the cases I've seen that piqued my interest. The topics are varied, which is kind of the…
  • Sep 19

    The Farewell to Judge Posner: Ten Opinions for Non-Compete Lawyers to Read

    The Farewell to Judge Posner: Ten Opinions for Non-Compete Lawyers to Read
    Less than two weeks ago, Judge Richard Posner left the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals. Immediately. No senior status. No notice. Just up and left. Presumably to hang out with his cat, Pixie.And like that, the most widely cited appellate…
Rank this Week: 4627

HR Watchdog

HR Watchdog

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

http://hrwatchdog.calchamber.com/
  • Oct 20

    2018 401k Contribution Limits Rise

    2018 401k Contribution Limits Rise
    The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) announced cost of living adjustments affecting 401(k) pension plans and other retirement-related items for tax year 2018 — including an increase in the amount employees can contribute to their…
  • Oct 18

    Unemployment Assistance Benefits Available for Workers Affected by Wildfire

    Unemployment Assistance Benefits Available for Workers Affected by Wildfire
    Federal Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA) benefits are now available for workers and self-employed individuals who lost jobs or had work hours substantially reduced as a result of the devastating California wildfires (Butte, Lake,…
  • Oct 17

    CAL/OSHA Issues Advisory on Worker Safety in Wildfire Region

    CAL/OSHA Issues Advisory on Worker Safety in Wildfire Region
    Cal/OSHA is advising employers that special precautions must be taken to protect workers from hazards from wildfire smoke. Cal/OSHA notes that smoke from wildfires contains chemicals, gases and fine particles that can harm health. Breathing…
Rank this Week: 467

New York Employment Attorney Blog

New York Employment Attorney Blog

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

http://www.newyorkemploymentattorneyblog.com/
  • Oct 20

    New York City Council Amends Earned Sick Time Act to Permit Employees to Use Paid Time Off for “Safe Time”

    New York City Council Amends Earned Sick Time Act to Permit Employees to Use Paid Time Off for “Safe Time”
    On October 17, 2017, the New York City Council passed a bill amending the New York City Earned Sick Time Act (which took effect on April 1, 2014)  to require paid time off for victims of family offense matters, sexual offenses, stalking…
  • Sep 14

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

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

    New York’s Paid Family Leave Benefits Law

    New York’s Paid Family Leave Benefits Law
    Some states, such as Connecticut, provide for unpaid family and medical leave greater than that provided by federal FMLA. New York is about to join California in providing paid family leave. Beginning on January 1, 2018, New York…
Rank this Week: 4073

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/
  • Oct 20

    Employment Tribunal Fees – Refund Scheme

    Employment Tribunal Fees – Refund Scheme
    The government announced the first stage of its employment tribunal fees refund scheme on 20 October 2017. As set out in our previous post http://www.globalworkplaceinsider.com/2017/07/uk-employment-tribunal-fees-unlawful/  the Supreme…
  • Oct 19

    Paid leave granted to an Italian university employee for pet care

    Paid leave granted to an Italian university employee for pet care
    An employee of an Italian university in Rome has successfully obtained a two-day paid leave of absence from work to care for his pet dog, which had undergone surgery and required special assistance for an additional day to recover. The…
  • Oct 17

    Local doesn’t make the grade: The need to accommodate employees with anxiety when writing qualifying exam

    Local doesn’t make the grade: The need to accommodate employees with anxiety when writing qualifying exam
    John Betts, (the “Applicant”) was a carpenter and member of the United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America, Local 1256 (the “Union”). While the parties were not engaged in a traditional employer-employee…
Rank this Week: 1187

Idaho Law Blog

Idaho Law Blog

Covers workers compensation, employment, estate, injury and accident, real estate and property law. By Racine Olson.

https://www.racinelaw.net/blog/
  • Oct 20

    Vocational Experts Make Your Case

    Vocational Experts Make Your Case
    By: Fred J Lewis Idaho Worker’s Compensation cases are controlled by the Idaho Worker’s Compensation Act which is contained in the Idaho Code. Idaho Worker’s Compensation Claims are 100% statutory creatures. These claims…
  • Apr 20

    What should an undocumented immigrant in Idaho do if confronted by ICE?

    What should an undocumented immigrant in Idaho do if confronted by ICE?
    By Joseph G. Ballstaedt Contrary to what you may believe, if you are an undocumented immigrant living in Idaho, you have many substantial rights under the United States constitution. The American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) wants…
  • Apr 20

    Idaho Estate Planning Basic

    Idaho Estate Planning Basic
    By Lane V. Erickson, Attorney It doesn’t really matter whether you live in Boise, Nampa, Pocatello, or Coeur d’Alene. Idaho Estate planning Basics are the same for everyone. Every adult in Idaho should have at least a basic estate…
Rank this Week: 2462

Wildings Solicitors Blog

Wildings Solicitors Blog

Covers real estate law in the UK.

http://blog.wildings-solicitors.co.uk/
  • Oct 20

    Employment Law & HR Roundup 15/10 – 21/10

    Employment Law & HR Roundup 15/10 – 21/10
    Sexual harassment at work, employee engagement and wage stagnation are all on the cards in this week's Employment Law & HR roundup
  • Oct 16

    Meet the Team: Asgher Hussain, Immigration Solicitor

    Meet the Team: Asgher Hussain, Immigration Solicitor
    Introducing Asgher Hussain an Immigration Solicitor from our Birmingham office.
  • Oct 13

    Employment Law & HR Roundup 08/10 – 14/10

    Employment Law & HR Roundup 08/10 – 14/10
    Welcome to this week’s essential Employment Law & HR briefing. In our discussion today, we’ll focus on the dangers of social media in the workplace, a foster carer bringing an employment tribunal claim over workers’…
Rank this Week: 2566

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/
  • Oct 20

    Seventh Circuit Rejects Extended Leave

    Seventh Circuit Rejects Extended Leave
    If a person needs an extended leave for treatment for a bad back, would the ADA require an employer to allow him an extra few months? The Seventh Circuit in Severson v. Heartland Woodcraft, Inc., No. 15-3754 (7th Cir. 9/20/2017), said no. Ray…
  • Oct 17

    Colin Kaepernick Files Grievance

    Colin Kaepernick Files Grievance
    Colin Kaepernick has filed a labor grievance alleging the NFL has “colluded” to keep him from playing. His press release and the news accounts do not explain what his basis is for believing there is some on going collusion going.…
  • Oct 13

    Bergdahl to Plea Guilty

    Bergdahl to Plea Guilty
    Bowe Bergdahl is expected to plea guilty to a charges of desertion and misbehavior before the enemy. SGT Bergdahl’s lawyer has refused comment. But, a former U.S. Air Force JAG officer explained that pleading guilty makes sense. The…
Rank this Week: 2015

Employer Law Report

Employer Law Report

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

http://www.employerlawreport.com/
  • Oct 20

    How employers can help employees after a natural disaster

    How employers can help employees after a natural disaster
    In recent months we have seen a significant number of natural disasters – from Hurricanes Irma to Harvey to Maria and the massive wild fires crossing Northern California. Our colleague, Abby Brothers, shares the tax-free options…
  • Oct 10

    Workers’ compensation law aiming to reduce appeal time is constitutional

    Workers’ compensation law aiming to reduce appeal time is constitutional
    The Ohio Supreme Court has definitively decided that an employee cannot unilaterally dismiss an employer-initiated appeal in a workers’ compensation case; rather, the employer must consent to the dismissal. After a workers’…
  • Oct 9

    The OFCCP strikes, puts State Street’s pay inequity problem out on Front Street

    The OFCCP strikes, puts State Street’s pay inequity problem out on Front Street
    Well known asset management company State Street Corporation will pay $5 million to settle allegations of pay inequity raised by the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) in an audit. OFFCP alleged that the company paid…
Rank this Week: 898

Wage & Hour Defense Blog

Wage & Hour Defense Blog

Covers wage and hour law developments. By Epstein Becker Green.

http://www.wagehourblog.com/
Rank this Week: 892

Screw You Guys, I'm Going Home

Screw You Guys, I'm Going Home

Covers what you need to know before you quit, get fired, or decide to sue the bastards. By Donna Ballman.

http://employeeatty.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 20

    #MeToo: Most Women Have Been Sexually Harassed. Let's Start Believing Them.

    #MeToo: Most Women Have Been Sexually Harassed. Let's Start Believing Them.
    You're probably familiar with the "Me Too" campaign on Twitter and Facebook where women are posting #metoo if they have been sexually harassed or sexually assaulted. I'm one of those who posted. Yes, even an employment lawyer who handles…
  • Oct 13

    Is It Time To Quit Your Job? There's No Shame In Ending A Bad Situation

    Is It Time To Quit Your Job? There's No Shame In Ending A Bad Situation
    Let's say you hate your job. Maybe you've told colleagues that your employer-provided house is a dump. You've opined that your job was like being in prison. The job is causing you so much stress that you're losing your temper a lot.…
  • Oct 2

    Job Or Self-Employment Lost Because Of Hurricane? You May Qualify For Disaster Unemployment Assistance

    Job Or Self-Employment Lost Because Of Hurricane? You May Qualify For Disaster Unemployment Assistance
    Folks who normally don't qualify for unemployment assistance, such as business owners, may qualify for Disaster Unemployment Assistance if they are unable to work due to one of the hurricanes that hit the U.S. Even if you only lost your job…
Rank this Week: 1938

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/
  • Oct 20

    WIRTW #481 (the “proof of concept” edition)

    WIRTW #481 (the “proof of concept” edition)
    When a commenter starts his thoughts with “Hey faggot,” you know you have one for the internet-troll hall of fame. A couple of months ago I wrote a post entitled, When You Discover That You Employ a Nazi. This post generated…
  • Oct 19

    When is a break not a break under the FLSA?

    When is a break not a break under the FLSA?
    The FLSA draws a pretty clear line as to when breaks must be paid, and when they can be unpaid. If a break 20 minutes or less in duration, it must be paid. Any longer, and an employer can make it an unpaid break. What if, however,…
  • Oct 18

    No, you do not need a workplace emoji policy

    No, you do not need a workplace emoji policy
    I read a blog yesterday that asked the following question? “Do you need a workplace emoji policy?” They say yes, I say an unequivocal no. They argue that inappropriate emoji use might lead to misunderstandings and harassment…
Rank this Week: 270

Overtime Law Blog

Overtime Law Blog

Reviews FLSA cases. By Andrew Frisch.

http://flsaovertimelaw.com/
Rank this Week: 1056

Employment & Labor Insider

Employment & Labor Insider

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

http://www.employmentandlaborinsider.com/
  • Oct 20

    6 ways employers sink their own ship

    6 ways employers sink their own ship
    It’s not always the employee’s fault when things go bad for an employer. Sometimes the employer has no one to blame but itself. Here are six of the most common ways employers sink their own ships. No. 1: Pointless workplace rules…
  • Oct 20

    Weekly catch-up

    Weekly catch-up
    California Streamin’. Gov. Jerry Brown has either signed into law or allowed to take effect a torrent of new employment laws that will take effect January 1. Nestor Barrero of our LA-Century City Office has a summary of the…
  • Oct 18

    Affirmative Action Edition is coming soon

    Affirmative Action Edition is coming soon
    Get your groove on! It won’t be long now. Our new blog, Affirmative Action Edition, will be here before Halloween!… Continue Reading
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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/
  • Oct 20

    The Non-Domination Principle in Fiduciary Law

    The Non-Domination Principle in Fiduciary Law
    Evan J. Criddle, Liberty in Loyalty: A Republican Theory of Fiduciary Law, 95 Tex. L. Rev. 993 (2017), available at SSRN.Alexander Boni-SaenzFiduciary law crosses many domains, but it is of particular import to the field of trusts and…
  • Oct 19

    The Curious Case of the Disclaimer That Didn’t Bark

    The Curious Case of the Disclaimer That Didn’t Bark
    Victor P. Goldberg, The MacPherson-Henningsen Puzzle (2017), available at SSRN.John C.P. GoldbergIn The MacPherson-Henningsen Puzzle, Victor Goldberg juxtaposes two landmark product liability cases to identify an interesting historical…
  • Oct 18

    Beyond the “Tax Loophole” Rhetoric

    Beyond the “Tax Loophole” Rhetoric
    Heather Field, A Taxonomy of Tax Loopholes, 55 Houston L. Rev. (forthcoming 2018), available at SSRN.Leigh OsofskyOne of the many obstacles in the way of productive governance these days is people talking past each other.…
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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/
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Workplace Privacy, Data Management…

Workplace Privacy, Data Management & Security Report

Covers data security, HIPAA, identity theft and workplace privacy. By Jackson Lewis.

http://www.workplaceprivacyreport.com
  • Oct 20

    Industry Report calls for National Internet of Things Strategy

    Industry Report calls for National Internet of Things Strategy
    A coalition of the Information Technology Industry Council, the Semiconductor Industry Association, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Technology Engagement Center, Intel, and Samsung, recently released a report that puts out a call for the…
  • Oct 18

    VOTE 2017 – We’re back thanks to you!

    VOTE 2017 – We’re back thanks to you!
    We are proud to once again announce that the Workplace Privacy Report has been nominated for The Expert Institute’s Best Legal Blog Competition. From a field of thousands of nominees, the Workplace Privacy Report has received…
  • Oct 9

    And Now, in Recent New York Cybersecurity Action…

    And Now, in Recent New York Cybersecurity Action…
    New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Department of Financial Services (“DFS”) have been busy on the cybersecurity front. In a press release on September 18, 2017, building upon the state’s pride in its…
Rank this Week: 3916

Connecticut Employment Law Blog

Connecticut Employment Law Blog

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

http://www.ctemploymentlawblog.com/
  • Oct 19

    Deeper Dive into Statistics Confirm Rise in Sex Harassment Cases … With Some Caveat

    Deeper Dive into Statistics Confirm Rise in Sex Harassment Cases … With Some Caveat
    So a few weeks back, I suggested that we were entering into a new era of sexual harassment cases and wondered out loud when the statistics would back up my observations. We now have our first signs.  Maybe. In my exclusive continued look…
  • Oct 19

    Afraid of Sexual Harassment Claims? Then Be Afraid of Halloween

    Afraid of Sexual Harassment Claims? Then Be Afraid of Halloween
    “Let’s engage in a Halloween-type party where everybody would be having sex.” Or perhaps, “So, are you going to wear a bikini for your Halloween costume?” What is it about Halloween that brings out the creep…
  • Oct 18

    Exclusive: New Statistics from CHRO Show Drop in Discrimination Claim

    Exclusive: New Statistics from CHRO Show Drop in Discrimination Claim
    Through a recent FOI request, I was able to take a peek at the latest case statistics coming out of the Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities. (The CHRO has since added them to the website as well.) I’ve done these recaps in…
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New York Employment Attorneys Blog

New York Employment Attorneys Blog

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

http://www.newyorkemploymentattorneysblog.com/
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Guelph Employment Law Blog

Guelph Employment Law Blog

Discusses labour and employment issues such as termination, wrongful dismissal, constructive dismissal, severance, notice, and non-competes.

http://petermcsherry.ca/blog/
  • Oct 19

    Negative Covenants in an Employment Contract

    Negative Covenants in an Employment Contract
    Negative Covenants in Employment Contracts A negative covenant, also known as a restrictive covenant, is a term in an employment contract which states that the employee “shall not do” certain things following the end of…
  • Oct 12

    Vacation Pay

    Vacation Pay
    Vacation Pay Most employees in Ontario know that they are, by law, entitled to at least two weeks of vacation every year. However, not many employees realize how important the vacation provisions in the Employment Standards Act (ESA) are,…
  • Oct 5

    Rights of Federally Regulated Employee

    Rights of Federally Regulated Employee
    Employees who are employed in industries covered by federal law have a unique remedy under the Canada Labour Code. Federal law applies to persons working in businesses such as inter-provincial transportation, television or radio broadcasting,…
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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/
  • Oct 19

    Senator Grassley and SEC Join NWC in Filing Amicus Briefs in Critical Supreme Court Case

    Senator Grassley and SEC Join NWC in Filing Amicus Briefs in Critical Supreme Court Case
    On Tuesday, October 17, 2017, Senator Charles Grassley and the Securities and Exchange Commission joined the National Whistleblower Center in supporting the whistleblower in Digital Realty Trust v. Somers (No.…
  • Oct 16

    Wall Street’s War on Corporate Whistleblowers Reaches Supreme Court

    Wall Street’s War on Corporate Whistleblowers Reaches Supreme Court
    The fate of corporate whistleblowers and compliance programs is on the line as the U.S. Supreme Court reviews the case of Digital Realty Trust V. Somers. At issue in this case is whether whistleblowers who report potential…
  • Oct 5

    Retaliation for Refusing to Go Along with the Fraud, Waste, and Abuse

    Retaliation for Refusing to Go Along with the Fraud, Waste, and Abuse
    One of the biggest highlights of this year’s National Whistleblower Day celebration, was hearing Dr. Tommie “Toni” Savage tell her personal story of courage and suffering as a whistleblower who exposed corruption within the…
Rank this Week: 1360

Age Discrimination in Employment

Age Discrimination in Employment

An employment law blog that follows legal developments involving age discrimination in employment and advocates for equal rights for older workers. By Patricia G. Barnes.

http://agediscriminationinemployment.com
  • Oct 19

    Affirmative Action, Courtesy of the EEOC

    Affirmative Action, Courtesy of the EEOC
    It appears the EEOC’s appellate unit , and the EEOC, are engaged in an unofficial form of affirmative action that benefits young people at the expense of older workers. The EEOC in recent weeks ignored legal precedent and…
  • Oct 16

    Seriously? EEOC To Offer Training on a Respectful and Diverse Workplace

    Seriously? EEOC To Offer Training on a Respectful and Diverse Workplace
    The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has launched two new training programs for employers: Leading for Respect (for supervisors) and Respect in the Workplace (for all employees). This is ironic because  the EEOC so…
  • Oct 14

    The EEOC Ignored Precedent in Dismissing Two Age Discrimination Case

    The EEOC Ignored Precedent in Dismissing Two Age Discrimination Case
    The EEOC ignored legal precedent in August when it dismissed two age discrimination cases where older job applicants were rejected in favor of  far less qualified applicants under the age of 40. A search of precedential case law on the…
Rank this Week: 2093

California Public Agency Labor and…

California Public Agency Labor and Employment Blog

By Liebert Cassidy Whitmore.

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

    Supreme Court Agrees to Look Again at Mandatory Agency Shop Fee

    Supreme Court Agrees to Look Again at Mandatory Agency Shop Fee
    This post was authored by Amit Katzir Last month, the U.S. Supreme Court agreed to review Janus v. AFSCME, a case out of Illinois challenging the constitutionality of mandatory agency shop fees for public employees.  Illinois, like…
  • Oct 17

    Don’t Wait for a Scandal: Now is the Time to Update Your Agency’s Harassment Policies and Procedure

    Don’t Wait for a Scandal: Now is the Time to Update Your Agency’s Harassment Policies and Procedure
    The allegations of sexual harassment and assault levied against Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein have been front page news for the last week.  The board of directors of his company swiftly voted to terminate his employment, but only…
  • Oct 13

    Questions and Answers Regarding Responding Quickly to Disaster

    Questions and Answers Regarding Responding Quickly to Disaster
    This post was authored by Laura Schulkind and Eileen O’Hare-Anderson  Many of you are facing tremendous challenges with the current fires in both ends of the state.  We wish we could stand next to you and be of practical…
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Employment Law Watch

Employment Law Watch

Covers employment law in the U.S., UK and France. By Reed Smith LLP.

http://www.employmentlawwatch.com/
Rank this Week: 1960

Stoel Rives World of Employment

Stoel Rives World of Employment

Insight and commentary on labor and employment law.

http://www.stoelrivesworldofemployment.com/
Rank this Week: 4077

New York Employment Attorney Blog

New York Employment Attorney Blog

Covers employment discrimination and sexual harassment cases. By Phillips & Associates.

http://www.newyorkemploymentattorney-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 3803

Whistleblower Law Blog

Whistleblower Law Blog

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

http://www.kmblegal.com/blogs
Rank this Week: 1189

Law Clips

Law Clips

Covers employment law. By Greenwald Doherty.

http://greenwaldllp.com/law-clips/
  • Oct 19

    Terminating an At-Will Employee for Poor Performance

    Terminating an At-Will Employee for Poor Performance
      The post Terminating an At-Will Employee for Poor Performance appeared first on Greenwald Doherty LLP.
  • Oct 9

    Holiday Pay Policie

    Holiday Pay Policie
    Holiday pay policies would seem to be fairly straightforward – these are the days the company is closed for a holiday and employees will be paid for the day. As it so happens, this is one of the policies we employment lawyers get called…
  • Oct 9

    Can You Fire An Employee On Workers’ Compensation Leave?

    Can You Fire An Employee On Workers’ Compensation Leave?
    It comes to many employers’ surprise that it can be legal to let an employee go who is out on workers’ compensation leave.  The fact that an employee was hurt at work generally does not guarantee that his or her job will be…
Rank this Week: 797

Ontario Disability Blog

Ontario Disability Blog

News and resources regarding disability, personal injury & employment law in Ontario.

http://www.awaxmanlaw.ca/blog
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Ontario Disability Blog

Ontario Disability Blog

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

http://www.awaxmanlaw.ca/blog
Rank this Week: 2243