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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/
  • Dec 13

    Garden on Judge Kozinski's Record of Harassment

    Garden on Judge Kozinski's Record of Harassment
    Charlotte Garden (Seattle) has just posted on Take Care Blog that there were plenty of red flags at Judge Kozinski's confirmation hearings -- and that the Senate ignored them. She provides extensive excerpts from the Senate record, then…
  • Dec 12

    Ring and Oei on the Proposed Tax Bill and Work-Related Distortion

    Ring and Oei on the Proposed Tax Bill and Work-Related Distortion
    Diane Ring (Boston College) and Shu-Yi Oei (Boston College) have a fascinating new post which is now available at onlabor. The post examines some of the many workplace implications and distortions of the tax-reform bills in the house and…
  • Dec 12

    Changes at the NLRB--Will New Representation Rules Be Altered?

    Changes at the NLRB--Will New Representation Rules Be Altered?
    With the new Republican majority at the NLRB, changes from the prior Board were to be expected and now we're beginning to see that pay out. For instance, yesterday, by a 3-2 vote, the NLRB flipped its policy on settlements...
Rank this Week: 20

New York Civil Service Attorney…

New York Civil Service Attorney Law Blog

Covers employment and discrimination issues related to civil service. By the Law Offices of Kevin P. Sheerin.

http://civilservice.sheerinlaw.com/
Rank this Week: 677

James M. Hoffmann Blog

James M. Hoffmann Blog

Covers Missouri workers' compensation and personal injury.

http://www.hoffmannworkcomp.com/category/blog/
  • Dec 13

    Employees Who are Exempt from Workers’ Compensation Benefits – St. Louis Work Accident Lawyer

    Employees Who are Exempt from Workers’ Compensation Benefits – St. Louis Work Accident Lawyer
    The type of employee that you are largely determines whether or not you are eligible to collect. In the state of Missouri, employers are required to carry workers’ compensation insurance. Workers compensation is the coverage that an…
  • Dec 4

    Wage and Hour Claims – St. Louis Workers Compensation Lawyer

    Wage and Hour Claims – St. Louis Workers Compensation Lawyer
    The amount of back pay you may be entitled to recover can be significant. Federal and state laws and regulations govern the payment of wages. If your employer has not paid you in full for all of your work, you may be entitled to penalties and…
  • Nov 30

    If I Get Workers Compensation Benefits, Can I Sue My Employer?

    If I Get Workers Compensation Benefits, Can I Sue My Employer?
    If you have been injured at work, there are some exceptions to the “no sue” rule. When you collect workers’ compensation benefits, you are typically not allowed to sue your employer. If your employer carries workers’…
Rank this Week: 2107

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/
  • Dec 13

    Pennsylvania’s Expansion of Open Adoption Post-Act 101 – Good or Bad, Right or Wrong, It’s Here

    Pennsylvania’s Expansion of Open Adoption Post-Act 101 – Good or Bad, Right or Wrong, It’s Here
    Pennsylvania removed the restrictions on legally enforceable open adoptions via legislation referred to as Act 101. As many adoptive families and individuals know, Act 101 provided for Post-Adoption Contact Agreements, known as PACAs. These…
  • Dec 8

    Myth #8- I only need a Will.

    Myth #8- I only need a Will.
    If you come to see me asking for just a Will, I will ALWAYS discuss with you whether you need a Financial Power of Attorney and a Health Care Power of Attorney and Living Will.  It is not because I am trying to upsell my services or…
  • Dec 8

    How Can Associations Deal With Renters – Either Short Or Long Term?

    How Can Associations Deal With Renters – Either Short Or Long Term?
    I recently wrote about a trend in Pennsylvania case law that has permitted short-term vacation rentals, such as Airbnb, HomeAway, VRBO and others, in otherwise residential neighborhoods. In each of these cases, a homeowner rented out their…
Rank this Week: 781

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
  • Dec 13

    The EEOC’s Predicament with Respect to the ADEA’s 50th Anniversary

    The EEOC’s Predicament with Respect to the ADEA’s 50th Anniversary
    Pity the poor EEOC. The EEOC is in the painful position of having to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, which the EEOC has failed to aggressively enforce and arguably violates itself. The U.S.…
  • Dec 5

    Another Example of Age Discrimination in the Digital Age

    Another Example of Age Discrimination in the Digital Age
    Is it any wonder that older people are almost invisible in society today, except for their reliance upon adult diapers, anti-depressants and “Help! I’ve Fallen and I Can’t Get Up!”  buttons? The Information, a New…
  • Nov 29

    The New Yorker Wimps Out on Age Discrimination

    The New Yorker Wimps Out on Age Discrimination
    An article on ageism in the November 20 issue of The New Yorker is oddly detached and completely misses the point. For one thing, The New Yorker fails in the article, Why Ageism Never Gets Old,  to comprehend perhaps the major…
Rank this Week: 1245

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: 4163

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/
  • Dec 13

    Individual Accountability For Performance Matter

    Individual Accountability For Performance Matter
    Teamwork is a valuable and necessary to organizational performance in most workplaces. However management undermines team performance and effectiveness by giving participation trophies to team members that don’t give their best when…
  • Dec 12

    Give NLRB Your Input On Union Representation Election Regulation

    Give NLRB Your Input On Union Representation Election Regulation
    The National Labor Relations Board is inviting employers to another interested person's to provide input to the NLRB about it's union representation election rules By responding by February 12, 2018 to a Request for Information the NLRB will…
  • Dec 12

    1/18 Deadline To Comment on OCC Child Care Plan Preprint

    1/18 Deadline To Comment on OCC Child Care Plan Preprint
    January 8, 2018 is the deadline to comment on the Office of Child Care (OCC) FY 2019–2021 Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) Plan Preprint including plans to grant waivers for childcare background checks. The Preprint introduces the…
Rank this Week: 785

Working the Law: News and Views on…

Working the Law: News and Views on Employment Issues

Covers Massachusetts employment law issues such as employment discrimination, sexual harasment and wrongful discharge. By Jack Merrill.

http://www.framinghamlegal.com/
Rank this Week: 4479

The Wage and Hour Litigation Blog

The Wage and Hour Litigation Blog

Covers wage and hour law. By Seyfarth Shaw LLP.

http://www.wagehourlitigation.com
Rank this Week: 3635

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/
  • Dec 13

    How do Bill 148 amendments to the ESA affect existing collective agreements?

    How do Bill 148 amendments to the ESA affect existing collective agreements?
    It is hard to imagine a question more pressing for Ontario employers of unionized employees. For the most part, the Bill 148 amendments to the ESA minimum standards will apply to unionized workplaces as of the effective date of the particular…
  • Dec 11

    What rights does an employer have to suspend an employee in Germany?

    What rights does an employer have to suspend an employee in Germany?
    Under German law, an employer can only suspend an employee in certain cases. One of the core obligations of the employment relationship is an obligation on the employer to provide the employee with relevant work to be performed. If it fails…
  • Dec 8

    Some Bill 148 reforms to the Ontario ESA are already in effect.

    Some Bill 148 reforms to the Ontario ESA are already in effect.
    Here’s what you need to know. On November 27th The Ontario Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act 2017 (Bill 148) received Royal Assent and passed into law. This is hardly likely to be news to anyone, given the amount of press Bill 148 has…
Rank this Week: 1544

Hunton Retail Law Resource Blog

Hunton Retail Law Resource Blog

Analysis and Insight in Retail Law

https://www.huntonretailindustryblog.com/
  • Dec 13

    Rise of the Chatbot

    Rise of the Chatbot
    The retail industry has seen a rapid adoption of chat robots, or chatbots, by retailers looking to deploy new technologies to more effectively engage consumers and drive sales on their e-commerce platforms. So what exactly are chatbots and…
  • Dec 12

    What Companies Need to Know about a Pay Equity Analysi

    What Companies Need to Know about a Pay Equity Analysi
    Equal pay issues continue to be a focus for new state legislation and of the private plaintiff’s bar. Watch our five minute video on how employers can best position themselves to defend against claims of compensation discrimination.…
  • Dec 8

    Recall Roundup: November

    Recall Roundup: November
    This past month, several key recalls were made that affect the retail industry. Check back here each month for our Recall Roundup.… Continue Reading
Rank this Week: 1515

Orange County Employment Lawyers…

Orange County Employment Lawyers Blog

Covers employment law. By Nassiri Law.

http://www.orangecountyemploymentlawyersblog.com/
  • Dec 13

    Sexual Harassment Accusers Say California Capitol Fails Victim

    Sexual Harassment Accusers Say California Capitol Fails Victim
    A number of lobbyists, lawyers and staffers of the California Capitol urged state legislators to make changes in the way the state Assembly keeps track of and handles claims of sexual harassment. At the present time, it’s alleged the…
  • Dec 12

    U.S. Supreme Court Declines to Hear LGBT Work Discrimination Appeal

    U.S. Supreme Court Declines to Hear LGBT Work Discrimination Appeal
    In a disappointing move for supporters of LGBT civil rights, the U.S. Supreme Court turned down the opportunity to weigh an appeal by a security guard in Georgia who alleged she was harassed at work and ultimately forced to resign due to her…
  • Dec 10

    New Age Discrimination Lawsuits Continue to be Filed Against California Tech Firm

    New Age Discrimination Lawsuits Continue to be Filed Against California Tech Firm
    Yet another California age discrimination lawsuit has been filed against tech company Hewlett Packard, which has been the subject of ongoing allegations of favoritism toward younger employees. The 55-year-old plaintiff in the latest case…
Rank this Week: 2371

HR Law Talk

HR Law Talk

By Bass, Berry & Sims PLC.

http://www.bassberryhrlawtalk.com/
Rank this Week: 3726

Deal Law Wire

Deal Law Wire

Addresses private equity, foreign investment in Canada, antitrust/competition, cross-border transactions, litigation, taxation, employment and intellectual property issues that affect deal-making. By Norton Rose Fulbright.

http://www.deallawwire.com/
  • Dec 13

    Sell-side due diligence: knowing your buyer

    Sell-side due diligence: knowing your buyer
    M&A deals aren’t easy to close. As we previously reported, due diligence typically increases the likelihood of a deal closing. Buyers often conduct extensive diligence: they analyze the financial documents, projections, contracts…
  • Dec 13

    Intent to pursue deals at an all-time high among oil and gas executive

    Intent to pursue deals at an all-time high among oil and gas executive
    In a recently released report, the Global Capital Confidence Barometer, EY suggests that M&A intentions in the global oil and gas sector are at an all-time high. Most notably, 69% of the oil and gas executives surveyed indicated that they…
  • Dec 12

    Legal update: the Reducing Regulatory Costs for Business Act

    Legal update: the Reducing Regulatory Costs for Business Act
    On November 14, 2017 the Reducing Regulatory Costs for Business Act, 2017 received royal assent. While the Act is not yet in force, the new statute implements a number of initiatives designed to ensure that interactions with the provincial…
Rank this Week: 1547

Kaufman Dolowich & Voluck, LLP…

Kaufman Dolowich & Voluck, LLP Blog

Covers employment law.

http://www.kdvlaw.com/news-resources/category/blog/
Rank this Week: 2023

Employment & Human Rights Law in…

Employment & Human Rights Law in Canada

Covers class actions, discrimination, overtime and workplace policies in Canada. By Lisa Stam.

http://www.canadaemploymenthumanrightslaw.com/
  • Dec 13

    Choosing a New Supreme Court Judge

    Choosing a New Supreme Court Judge
    A few weeks ago a new judge was put forward as the recommended candidate to replace our current Supreme Court of Canada Chief Justice Beverley McLachlin, who will be retiring this month. The candidate, Alberta Court of Appeal Justice Sheilah…
  • Nov 29

    18 Month Federal Parental Leave

    18 Month Federal Parental Leave
    The Liberal government has introduced changes to the federal parental leave benefits program. Details of the changes were announced early November and are set to come into force on December 3, 2017.  This change is separate from the…
  • Nov 22

    Sweeping Changes: Bill 148 Now Law in Ontario

    Sweeping Changes: Bill 148 Now Law in Ontario
    Brace yourself, Ontario.  Today Bill 148 passed Third Reading and the Ontario Legislature passed the bill into law.  Most of the changes will come into force on January 1, 2018, while a small handful of the amended ESA…
Rank this Week: 4256

Lawffice Space

Lawffice Space

Covers employment laws and cases. By Philip Miles.

http://www.lawfficespace.com/
  • Dec 13

    Updated Chart: EEOC Charges versus Unemployment Rate

    Updated Chart: EEOC Charges versus Unemployment Rate
    A few years back, I hypothesized that there would be a correlation between the number of EEOC charges and the unemployment rate. I made a pretty chart and there was a pretty strong correlation (.895). A reader asked for an updated chart, and…
  • Dec 4

    MORE Miles on Service Animals and the ADA

    MORE Miles on Service Animals and the ADA
    Great news! Bloomberg BNA used some of my interview for a second piece on the ADA implications of service animals in the workplace: Helping Workers Who Rely on Animals Without Making a Mess. Enjoy!
  • Dec 1

    Miles on Service Animals and the ADA

    Miles on Service Animals and the ADA
    Straight from the Department of Shameless Self-Promotion: Quiet, Dogs at Work: Why You May Soon Be Clocking In With Fido by Patrick Dorrian, Bloomberg BNA (featuring quotes from yours truly). Enjoy!
Rank this Week: 4538

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: 345

California Peculiarities…

California Peculiarities Employment Law Blog

Covers California employment law. By Seyfarth Shaw.

http://www.calpeculiarities.com/
  • Dec 13

    Don’t “Shoot Your Eye Out” Defending Unemployment Benefits Claim

    Don’t “Shoot Your Eye Out” Defending Unemployment Benefits Claim
    Seyfarth Synopsis: The ordinary headaches of responding to unemployment claims with the EDD do not have to bog down employers in 2018. Here, we provide recommendations for managers to consider before the ball drops in Times Square this New…
  • Dec 11

    Google It: Pay Equity Class Action Complaint Dismissed

    Google It: Pay Equity Class Action Complaint Dismissed
    Seyfarth Synopsis: In the first case of its kind under the California Fair Pay Act, a court dismissed a pay equity class claim against Google, holding that alleging wage discrimination for “all women” does not plead enough…
  • Dec 8

    Be Fore-WARNed: California Really Is Peculiar

    Be Fore-WARNed: California Really Is Peculiar
    Seyfarth synopsis: Companies contemplating a mass layoff must comply with the federal Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act. In California, alas, companies must also consider the even more stringent requirements of…
Rank this Week: 2457

Connecticut Employment Law Blog

Connecticut Employment Law Blog

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

http://www.ctemploymentlawblog.com/
  • Dec 13

    FLSA Wage & Hour Claims Can Be Subject to Arbitration

    FLSA Wage & Hour Claims Can Be Subject to Arbitration
    There is news in the employment law world beyond sexual harassment.  Arbitration clauses to be exact. Yesterday, the Second Circuit issued a small, but important decision for employers that will continue to limit FLSA wage & hour…
  • Dec 12

    The Basics of Sexual Harassment Prevention Training and Posting

    The Basics of Sexual Harassment Prevention Training and Posting
    In yesterday’s post, I talked about the basics of what is and is not “sexual harassment”. Continuing the theme of going back to the basics, employers in the Constitution State have certain posting and training requirements…
  • Dec 11

    What IS (and is NOT) Sexual Harassment (Legally Speaking)

    What IS (and is NOT) Sexual Harassment (Legally Speaking)
    With all the focus on sexual harassment in the news lately, one thing missing from most of the coverage is an actual explanation of what is (and is not) “sexual harassment”.  At least according to the law. Sounds simple…
Rank this Week: 123

Social Media Employment Law Blog

Social Media Employment Law Blog

Covers issues in social media and employment law. By Cozen O'Connor.

http://www.socialmediaemploymentlawblog.com
  • Dec 13

    New “Employment Law Now” Podcast Episode

    New “Employment Law Now” Podcast Episode
    A new episode of my “Employment Law Now” podcast has just been released: The benefits of (knowing) benefits. From tax and health care reform, to employee wellness programs, to handheld electronic devices, why should your company…
  • Dec 4

    New “Employment Law Now” Podcast Episode

    New “Employment Law Now” Podcast Episode
    Good faith and timing is everything in employment law, and a new episode of my “Employment Law Now” podcast has just been released today against the backdrop of that theme. In today’s episode, I pose 3 questions that…
  • Nov 22

    Special Holiday Party Episode – “Employment Law Now” Podcast

    Special Holiday Party Episode – “Employment Law Now” Podcast
    “Wait, it hasn’t been two weeks?!”   “You released a podcast episode only two days ago!” Well, special times call for special episodes. So this morning I just released a brand new special holiday party…
Rank this Week: 3641

Wildings Solicitors Blog

Wildings Solicitors Blog

Covers real estate law in the UK.

http://blog.wildings-solicitors.co.uk/
  • Dec 13

    Employment & HR Roundup - Christmas Special!

    Employment & HR Roundup - Christmas Special!
    It is almost Christmas! With less than 2 weeks until everyone finishes for the festive period, we at Wildings wanted to focus on recent news, particularly geared to Christmas planning! Whilst this is generally a fun and enjoyable time of year…
  • Nov 3

    Employment Law & HR Roundup 29/10 – 04/11

    Employment Law & HR Roundup 29/10 – 04/11
    This week, we discuss Sexual harassment, our upcoming Mock Employment tribunal, the gig economy and more
  • Oct 27

    Employment Law & HR Roundup 22/10 – 28/10

    Employment Law & HR Roundup 22/10 – 28/10
    In this week's Employment Law & HR briefing we discuss mental health, our upcoming mock employment tribunal and much more
Rank this Week: 1913

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
Rank this Week: 3723

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/
  • Dec 13

    Beer-Thirty at the Farenthold Office

    Beer-Thirty at the Farenthold Office
    There are some places a woman should not work. Places that are so offensive, most women would not survive long enough to make the job worthwhile. A Congressman’s office should not be one of those places. Yet, Congressman…
  • Dec 12

    Hard to Find Employment Lawyer

    Hard to Find Employment Lawyer
    I talked the other day about a recent book from the University of Chicago Press:  Rights on Trial: How Workplace Discrimination Perpetuates Inequality. See my poor post here. The authors went to federal records and interviewed…
  • Dec 11

    Farenthold Office Investigated Complaints of Sex Harassment

    Farenthold Office Investigated Complaints of Sex Harassment
    What is sex harassment? Whatever it is, it must be severe or pervasive. In Royal v. CC&R Tres Arboles, No. 12-11022 (5th Cir. 11/21/2013), the Fifth Circuit found the following acts amounted to sex harassment: standing over and behind a…
Rank this Week: 4305

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/
  • Dec 13

    Today is your last day to vote for the WORST EMPLOYER OF 2017

    Today is your last day to vote for the WORST EMPLOYER OF 2017
    If you have not yet voted for the Worst Employer of 2017, your time is running very short. The polls close at 11 pm today. Who is your favorite? The Cancerous Boss — company fires employee who needs a 10-day leave of absence…
  • Dec 12

    Did you miss the Employment Law Year in Review webinar? Today is your lucky day.

    Did you miss the Employment Law Year in Review webinar? Today is your lucky day.
    Last week, I had the pleasure of presenting, along with four other “top employment law bloggers” (at least according to Corporate Counsel), plus the Evil HR Lady herself, Suzanne Lucas, a webinar entitled the…
  • Dec 11

    It’s not #MeToo that’s killing your office holiday party; it’s your workplace culture

    It’s not #MeToo that’s killing your office holiday party; it’s your workplace culture
    Last week, Fox News host Laura Ingraham asked if the #MeToo movement is ruining the office holiday party. “Is the #MeToo movement becoming a spoiler for this season’s Christmas parties? … I can see this year it…
Rank this Week: 292

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: 628

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/
  • Dec 13

    Furthering Civic Engagement in the Environmental Arena

    Furthering Civic Engagement in the Environmental Arena
    The Environmental Law Institute & the American Bar Association’s Civil Rights and Social Justice Section, Environmental Protection in the Trump Era (2017).Kathryn WattsSince January 2017, the news headlines have been screaming about…
  • Dec 12

    When Does Healthcare Ethics Consultation Constitute the Practice of Law?

    When Does Healthcare Ethics Consultation Constitute the Practice of Law?
    Anya E. R. Prince & Arlene M. Davis, Navigating Professional Norms in an Interprofessional Environment: The 'Practice' of Healthcare Ethics Committees, 15 Conn. Pub. Int. L.J. 115 (2016), available at SSRN. Carl…
  • Dec 11

    A Prescription for Overcoming Gender Inequity in Complex Litigation: An Idea Whose Time Has Come

    A Prescription for Overcoming Gender Inequity in Complex Litigation: An Idea Whose Time Has Come
    Brooke D. Coleman, A Legal Fempire?: Women in Complex Civil Litigation, 93 Ind. L.J. (forthcoming), available at SSRN.Suzette M. MalveauxIf ever there was a right time to discuss gender inequity in the legal profession, it is now. With a…
Rank this Week: 318

Wisconsin Unemployment

Wisconsin Unemployment

Covers Wisconsin unemployment law. By Victor Forberger.

https://wisconsinui.wordpress.com/
  • Dec 12

    Oral arguments over agency deference

    Oral arguments over agency deference
    On December 1st, the Wisconsin Supreme Court heard oral arguments in TetraTech v. DOR, Appeal No. 2015AP2019, DWD v. LIRC (Beres), Appeal No. 2016AP1365, and Wisconsin Bell, Inc. v. LIRC, Appeal No. 2016AP355. Here is a rundown of what…
  • Dec 12

    A quick note on the agency deference brief

    A quick note on the agency deference brief
    TetraTech v. DOR, Appeal No. 2015AP2019, DWD v. LIRC (Beres), Appeal No. 2016AP1365, and Wisconsin Bell, Inc. v. LIRC, Appeal No. 2016AP355, have attracted numerous briefs, including several amicus briefs (somewhat unusual for the Wisconsin…
  • Dec 11

    Making factual findings subject to never-ending review: Wisconsin Bell

    Making factual findings subject to never-ending review: Wisconsin Bell
    In Wisconsin Bell, an employee with bi-polar disorder asked to be off work temporarily because his anxiety was triggering a mental breakdown. The employer did not believe the request was legitimate, however, and dismissed the employee for…
Rank this Week: 1852

Canada Employment & Labour Law…

Canada Employment & Labour Law Blog

Covers Canadian employment law issues. By Minken Employment Lawyers.

http://www.minkenemploymentlawyers.com/category/blog/
  • Dec 12

    New Legislation Alert – Bill C-65 designed to prevent workplace harassment and violence in federally regulated workplace

    New Legislation Alert – Bill C-65 designed to prevent workplace harassment and violence in federally regulated workplace
    Sexual harassment and violence have dominated the media of late. Women and men have come forward with public allegations of harassment and assault against high-profile figures, and survivors of sexual violence around the world have taken to…
  • Dec 5

    Taxi Company Not Liable for Driver’s Sexual Assault

    Taxi Company Not Liable for Driver’s Sexual Assault
    In Ivic v. Lakovic, 2017 ONCA 446, a taxi driver was accused of sexually assaulting a passenger in the taxi. To what extent is the employer liable for the employee’s actions? The post Taxi Company Not Liable for Driver’s Sexual…
  • Nov 28

    Mental Health in the Workplace: Employer Responsibilitie

    Mental Health in the Workplace: Employer Responsibilitie
    According to the Canadian Mental Health Association, one in five Canadians will experience a mental health or addiction problem. It is a leading cause of employee absenteeism and reduced productivity. The post Mental Health in the Workplace:…
Rank this Week: 2164

Cross-Border Counselor: What…

Cross-Border Counselor: What Canadian Companies and Their Advisors Need to Know About U.S. Law

Collection of articles and updates about U.S. law issues of concern to Canadian companies that have assets, do business, raise funds or are listed for trading in the United States, as well as the attorneys, accountants and banks that advise them.By Dorsey & Whitney LLP’s Canada cross-border practice group.

https://crossbordercounselor.com/
Rank this Week: 1798

Labor Relations Update

Labor Relations Update

By Proskauer Rose LLP.

http://www.laborrelationsupdate.com
  • Dec 12

    NLRB Hints That “Ambush” Election Regulations May Be Rescinded

    NLRB Hints That “Ambush” Election Regulations May Be Rescinded
    Things are moving fast and furiously at the NLRB.  Last week we saw the new General Counsel issue a sweeping memo which rescinded many policy guidelines and initiatives of his predecessor and highlighted the Board precedent from the…
  • Dec 6

    NLRB GC Boldly Defines Direction of Board Prosecution in New GC Memo

    NLRB GC Boldly Defines Direction of Board Prosecution in New GC Memo
    The new NLRB General Counsel Peter Robb has been fast at work.  A short two weeks after being sworn in on November 17, 2017, the new General Counsel issued a memorandum making clear his intention to re-examine much of the legal precedent…
  • Nov 10

    Pair of NLRB ALJ Decisions Find Unions Violated NLRA

    Pair of NLRB ALJ Decisions Find Unions Violated NLRA
    It is mid-November, and the Board is at a full complement, and even has a new General Counsel.  While we haven’t seen anything significant (or really, anything at all) come out of the newly constituted Board we…
Rank this Week: 3684

Mills and Mills LLP Blog

Mills and Mills LLP Blog

Covers Canadian business, real estate, family, employment and estate law.

https://www.millsandmills.ca/blog/
  • Dec 12

    YouTube and broadcasting: Applying Libel and Slander Act to Internet

    YouTube and broadcasting: Applying Libel and Slander Act to Internet
    The Internet has been in common use for over 25 years now and for nearly all of that time, people have been complaining about things that are written about them on the Internet and going to their lawyers demanding relief. Despite the passage…
  • Nov 7

    What’s Mine is Ours? Not if it’s a Resulting Trust…

    What’s Mine is Ours? Not if it’s a Resulting Trust…
    Chechui v Nieman is a recent decision from the Ontario Court of Appeal which deals with the often contentious matter of whether certain transfers constitute a gift or a resulting trust. Ian and Victoria were in a common law relationship…
  • Oct 19

    Execution of Wills in Ontario

    Execution of Wills in Ontario
    Pursuant to section 3 of the Succession Law Reform Act (Ontario) (the “SLRA”), for a Will to be valid it must be in writing. The SLRA sets out certain requirements regarding the execution of a Will, including information on…
Rank this Week: 1818

Human Resources News

Human Resources News

Provides news on state and federal employment law and human resources.

http://blogs.hrhero.com/hrnews/
  • Dec 12

    North Carolina worker misclassification law takes effect December 31

    North Carolina worker misclassification law takes effect December 31
    by Patricia Heyen The North Carolina Employee Fair Classification Act (EFCA), which will take effect on December 31, provides a mechanism that allows workers to more easily report—and state agencies to more easily…
  • Dec 11

    Nevada domestic violence leave law takes effect January 1

    Nevada domestic violence leave law takes effect January 1
    by Deanna L. Forbush Nevada’s law requiring employers to provide victims of domestic violence time off, reasonable accommodations, and protection against discrimination and retaliation takes effect January 1. Requirements, definitions…
  • Dec 8

    Bill takes aim at forced arbitration of sexual harassment complaint

    Bill takes aim at forced arbitration of sexual harassment complaint
    by Tammy Binford Arbitration, long a favored method of handling workplace disputes, would be removed as an option in sexual harassment and gender discrimination cases if a new bill introduced in Congress becomes law. Often, employment…
Rank this Week: 4417

New Jersey Lawyers Blog

New Jersey Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.newjerseylawyersblog.com/
  • Dec 12

    New Jersey Whistleblower

    New Jersey Whistleblower
    New Jersey employment law protects employees who object to or report illegal conduct by their employers.  New Jersey’s whistleblower protections, particularly the Conscientious Employee Protection Act, have been recognized as the…
  • Dec 7

    Is Title Insurance Really Necessary?

    Is Title Insurance Really Necessary?
    The short answer is: yes. To understand why you should have title insurance, you must first understand what “title” is.  When you purchase real estate, at the closing you receive “title” to the…
  • Nov 29

    Arbitration in Multi-Issue Construction Claim

    Arbitration in Multi-Issue Construction Claim
    Disputes over construction projects can be costly, time-consuming, complex and unpredictable endeavors.  Arbitration is a mechanism often used to avoid these pitfalls by many in New Jersey construction law.  Attorneys from our firm…
Rank this Week: 3625

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
  • Dec 12

    A Happy Patent Holiday

    A Happy Patent Holiday
    ‘Tis the season for holiday cheer and shopping for the perfect holiday gifts. Behind all the holiday hustle and bustle is the intellectual property protection that assists in the commercial success of sought after products. A…
  • Dec 6

    Shannon Zollo Comments on Proposed Aetna-CVS Deal in The National Law Journal Article

    Shannon Zollo Comments on Proposed Aetna-CVS Deal in The National Law Journal Article
    Corporate partner Shannon Zollo commented on the legal scrutiny facing CVS Health and Aetna’s planned merger in The National Law Journal’s article “Lawyers Say Fed. Regulators Likely Will Closely Scrutinize Aetna-CVS…
  • Dec 4

    Venture Capital Firms Defend Significant Appraisal Award on Appeal

    Venture Capital Firms Defend Significant Appraisal Award on Appeal
    By: Scott Bleier Originally published in the ABA’s Business Law Today. In October, the Delaware Supreme Court heard oral arguments in an appeal from the Court of Chancery’s 2016 appraisal decision which awarded Polaris…
Rank this Week: 4293

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/
  • Dec 12

    What Types of Deductions can an Employer Make?

    What Types of Deductions can an Employer Make?
    The only types of deduction employers can make are ones mandated by law, such as CPP, Federal/Provincial tax, or court ordered garnishments. A court may order the employer to deduct wages from the employee if … Read More The post What…
  • Dec 8

    Why Employers Should Use Non-Solicitation Agreement

    Why Employers Should Use Non-Solicitation Agreement
    The primary purpose of a non-solicitation clause in a contract of employment is to protect the employer from having its customers, clients, suppliers, or employees poached by a departing employee. Without a non-solicitation clause in ……
  • Dec 1

    Employee Claiming Adverse Discrimination: Employer’s Knowledge of Disability is Unnecessary

    Employee Claiming Adverse Discrimination: Employer’s Knowledge of Disability is Unnecessary
    An employer has the duty to accommodate an employee that is negatively impacted by a workplace policy or requirement due to disability up to the point of undue hardship. This alone is a high standard … Read More The post Employee…
Rank this Week: 289

Employment Class Action Blog

Employment Class Action Blog

Covers employment class action cases affecting employers. By Baker Hostetler.

http://www.employmentclassactionreport.com/
Rank this Week: 3203

California Public Agency Labor and…

California Public Agency Labor and Employment Blog

By Liebert Cassidy Whitmore.

http://www.calpublicagencylaboremploymentblog.com
Rank this Week: 3729

HR Watchdog

HR Watchdog

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

http://hrwatchdog.calchamber.com/
  • Dec 12

    Rethinking the Holiday Office Party in Light of Harassment Scandal

    Rethinking the Holiday Office Party in Light of Harassment Scandal
    Some companies may be rethinking their traditional office holiday party this year due to the spotlight on workplace harassment and the nearly daily allegations against individuals in high profile companies, Hollywood, the media and…
  • Dec 11

    Fires in California: Reminders About Emergencies and the Workplace

    Fires in California: Reminders About Emergencies and the Workplace
    Fires are once again blazing in California, forcing thousands to evacuate, destroying buildings and bringing tragedy and loss. At this trying time, employers should remember some key obligations. Here are a few things you should know about…
  • Dec 8

    Cal/OSHA Issues Notice for Worker Health and Safety in Wildfire Region

    Cal/OSHA Issues Notice for Worker Health and Safety in Wildfire Region
    Cal/OSHA has issued guidance for employers and workers on working safely in conditions with heavy smoke caused by the wildfires. Smoke from wildfires contains chemicals, gases, and fine particles that can harm health. The greatest…
Rank this Week: 504

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: 2943

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/
Rank this Week: 2850

SourcingSpeak

SourcingSpeak

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

http://www.sourcingspeak.com/
  • Dec 12

    DPO as a Service – Outsourcing the Role of Data Protection Officer

    DPO as a Service – Outsourcing the Role of Data Protection Officer
    Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data, and repealing Directive…
  • Nov 16

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

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

    Legal Issues in Robotic Process Automation

    Legal Issues in Robotic Process Automation
    Tim Wright, Partner and Antony Bott, Special Counsel, in Pillsbury’s Global Sourcing & Technology Transactions Practice look at some of the issues to be considered when procuring and sourcing robotic process automation software and…
Rank this Week: 372

Florida Employment Lawyers Blog

Florida Employment Lawyers Blog

Covers employment law. By Whittel & Melton, LLC.

https://www.floridaemploymentlawyersblog.com/
  • Dec 12

    Celebrity Chef Mario Batali Accused of Sexual Misconduct

    Celebrity Chef Mario Batali Accused of Sexual Misconduct
    Celebrity chef Mario Batali has given up oversight of the daily operations at his restaurant empire following allegations of sexual misconduct over a period of at least 20 years. The alleged incidents involve at least four women, three of…
  • Dec 11

    Orlando Employee Accuses Transportation Company of Wrongful Termination

    Orlando Employee Accuses Transportation Company of Wrongful Termination
    An Orlando employee is suing a transportation company, alleging retaliation and wrongful termination. The woman filed a complaint Nov. 6 in Orange County Circuit Court against the company, alleging violation of the coercion statute. According…
  • Nov 7

    FLSA Overtime Class Action Involving Landscapers Settles for $4.8M

    FLSA Overtime Class Action Involving Landscapers Settles for $4.8M
    A group of landscapers suing their employer for overtime pay have settled their class action lawsuit for roughly $4.8 million. The landscapers claimed that their employer failed to pay overtime to its full-time, salaried supervisors because…
Rank this Week: 801

Tennessee Employment Lawyer Blog

Tennessee Employment Lawyer Blog

Covers Tennessee age discrimination, minimum wage, overtime, qui tam and workplace discrimination. By the Higgins Firm.

http://www.tennesseeemploymentlawyerblog.com/
  • Dec 12

    $20 Sexual Harassment Settlement for Fox’s Gretchen Carlson

    $20 Sexual Harassment Settlement for Fox’s Gretchen Carlson
    By now, many are familiar with Gretchen Carlson’s sexual harassment lawsuit against Fox News. This popular Cable News Network has reshaped how news has been delivered over the past twenty years. Carlson was a fixture at Fox, yet during…
  • May 10

    Faulty Background Checks Prompt Multiple Class Action Lawsuit

    Faulty Background Checks Prompt Multiple Class Action Lawsuit
    Last March Michele Petry was told she would not be hired for a nursing position she had so eagerly awaited for. Indianapolis-based IDE Management had run a mandatory background check which had revealed Miss Petry was a convicted felon. Her…
  • Sep 16

    Is Your Personal Trainer Being Worked Over by their Employer?

    Is Your Personal Trainer Being Worked Over by their Employer?
    Personal trainers everywhere work hard to provide many of us with the best services as possible. They deserve every penny of their paychecks and maybe even some pay for putting in overtime. Unfortunately, recently there has been an alarming…
Rank this Week: 4597

Employment Law Alert

Employment Law Alert

Covers employment law topics, including discrimination, employment agreements, family leave, privacy and restrictive covenants. By Gibbons.

http://www.employmentlawalert.com
  • Dec 12

    The Push for Pay Equity Legislation in New Jersey

    The Push for Pay Equity Legislation in New Jersey
    Equal pay for equal work is by no means a new concept. Achieving pay equity, defined as eliminating sex (and other) discrimination in the wage-setting system, has been debated for decades. Recently, however, pay equity has become a…
  • Nov 10

    Senate Approves Trump’s Pick for NLRB General Counsel

    Senate Approves Trump’s Pick for NLRB General Counsel
    Yesterday, the United States Senate approved President Donald Trump’s nomination of Peter B. Robb to be the next General Counsel of the National Labor Relations Board. The move is a key step toward releveling the playing field between…
  • Nov 8

    New York City Salary History Law Takes Effect

    New York City Salary History Law Takes Effect
    As discussed in our “New York Employer’s Mid-Year Review” blog post, Local Law 67 (“salary history law”) took effect on October 31, 2017, and prohibits all New York City employers, employment agencies, and their…
Rank this Week: 3340