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AALRR Labor & Employment Law Blog

AALRR Labor & Employment Law Blog

Focused on California labor and employment law from an employer perspective. By Atkinson, Andelson, Loya, Ruud & Romo.

http://aalrremploymentlawblog.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 17

    AALRR Employment Law Blog Moves to New Site!

    AALRR Employment Law Blog Moves to New Site!
    Due largely to your support, we have out grown our current blog site and have created a new blog in connection with the release of our new firm website – www.aalrr.com. It is new, but the same great information is still available.
  • Oct 16

    NLRB Issues Series of Decisions Affecting Workplace Policie

    NLRB Issues Series of Decisions Affecting Workplace Policie
    By Ronald W. Novotny and Jonathan JudgeIn the past several months, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has issued a series of decisions that could affect everyday policies that union and non-union employers maintain in the workplace. …
  • Sep 24

    AALRR Attorneys Obtain Unanimous Defense Verdict On Claims Of Age Discrimination and Retaliation

    AALRR Attorneys Obtain Unanimous Defense Verdict On Claims Of Age Discrimination and Retaliation
    On August 31, 2012, AALRRattorneys Irma Rodriguez Moisa and Sharon J. Ormond obtained a unanimous jury defense verdict in favor of The Regents of the University of California after a 14-day jury trial.  The Plaintiff, James Friedman, was…
Rank this Week: 988

Abuser Goes to Work

Abuser Goes to Work

Employment law blog about workplace abuse, bullying and discrimination. By Patricia Barnes.

http://abusergoestowork.com
Rank this Week: 2269

ACA Review

ACA Review

Covers labor and employment, tax, employee benefits and healthcare law issues associated with the Affordable Care Act. By Balch & Bingham LLP.

http://www.acareview.com/
  • Dec 6

    Plan Your Changes before Changing Your Plan

    Plan Your Changes before Changing Your Plan
    There’s a comically profound scene in the second “Madagascar” movie.  Penguin (management) and monkey (union) committees are negotiating a labor contract.  After the monkeys seem to have secured what they want,…
  • Dec 6

    “Whoaaa, Nellie!” Before Submitting Form 14765 …

    “Whoaaa, Nellie!” Before Submitting Form 14765 …
    Entering a football stadium many years ago, your nimble correspondent encountered unarmed security contractors wearing uniforms featuring the company logo – a big, red bull’s-eye – on the front of the baseball cap and on the…
  • Nov 22

    IRS Form 14764: Response to Proposed Assessment of 2015 Employer Mandate Tax

    IRS Form 14764: Response to Proposed Assessment of 2015 Employer Mandate Tax
    On November 17, the IRS published the Form that Applicable Large Employers must use to respond to IRS letters regarding proposed assessment of 2015 employer mandate taxes.  Form 14764 is a paper, mail-in “ESRP Response” that…
Rank this Week: 2420

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: 265

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: 817

Agee Clymer Mitchell and Laret…

Agee Clymer Mitchell and Laret Blog

Covers Ohio workers' compensation, disability insurance, medical malpractice and personal injury law.

http://www.ageeclymer.com/blogs/
  • Dec 6

    Occupational Diseases That May Lead to Workers’ Comp

    Occupational Diseases That May Lead to Workers’ Comp
    When your job makes you sick, you may qualify for benefits from Ohio Workers’ Compensation (OWC). The state disability program makes qualifying with an occupational disease difficult, though. Preparing the workers’ comp…
  • Nov 28

    In Legal Terms, How Are Trucking Accidents Different From Motor Vehicle Accidents?

    In Legal Terms, How Are Trucking Accidents Different From Motor Vehicle Accidents?
    Crashes that involve commercial trucks or buses present legal challenges that generally do not arise from other kinds of collisions. These difficulties can loom even larger when the tractor-trailer, construction equipment, or bus is owned or…
  • Oct 11

    My Short-Term Disability Insurance Ran Out too Soon. What Do I Do?

    My Short-Term Disability Insurance Ran Out too Soon. What Do I Do?
    Short-term disability benefits rarely last more than 12 months. Unfortunately, the illness or injury that forced you out of work for an extended period will not stick to a deadline.   You have three basic options when your disability…
Rank this Week: 2667

Alabama Employment Law Blog

Alabama Employment Law Blog

Covers legal developments impacting the workplace in Birmingham and throughout Alabama. By Will Beckum.

http://birminghamemploymentlawyer.com/
Rank this Week: 3513

Ann Brown Legal

Ann Brown Legal

Covers personal injury and employment law including advice for employees and persons injured by others.

https://www.annbrownlegal.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 2023

Arbitration Matters

Arbitration Matters

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

https://arbitrationmatters.blogspot.com
Rank this Week: 78

Archer Labor & Employment Law

Archer Labor & Employment Law

By Archer & Greiner, P.C.

https://www.archerlaw.com/tag/labor-employment-law/
  • Aug 16

    Continued Employment May Not Be Enough for Your Arbitration Policy to Be Enforceable With Employee

    Continued Employment May Not Be Enough for Your Arbitration Policy to Be Enforceable With Employee
    On August 11, 2017, the New Jersey Superior Court, Appellate Division held, in Kevin Dugan and Roman Zielonka v. Best Buy Co. Inc., and Garrett Hetrick, Docket No. A-1897-16T4, that when it comes to employers implementing new arbitration…
  • Aug 7

    Peter Frattarelli to Speak at NJSBA 2017 Mid-Year Meeting in Madrid, Spain

    Peter Frattarelli to Speak at NJSBA 2017 Mid-Year Meeting in Madrid, Spain
    Archer attorney, Peter L. Frattarelli, will chair and moderate the seminar “Labor and Employment – A Paella of Issues,” to be held on October 25, 2017 at the New Jersey State Bar Association (NJSBA) 2017 Mid-Year Meeting at…
  • Aug 3

    Peter L. Frattarelli Will Lecture Fall Course at Rowan University

    Peter L. Frattarelli Will Lecture Fall Course at Rowan University
    Peter L. Frattarelli, Esq. will be an adjunct professor at Rowan University for the Fall 2017 term.  Mr. Frattarelli will be teaching one course: “Legal Aspects of Human Resource Management” which is part of…
Rank this Week: 1970

Arkansas Employment Law

Arkansas Employment Law

Covers Title VII, wage and hour, and employment law in Arkansas. By Cox & Sterling.

http://www.aremploymentlaw.com/
Rank this Week: 4661

Atlanta Employment Attorneys Blog

Atlanta Employment Attorneys Blog

Covers employment law. By Mays & Kerr LLC.

http://www.atlantaemploymentattorneysblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2605

Atlanta Overtime Lawyers Blog

Atlanta Overtime Lawyers Blog

Covers employment law with an emphasis in overtime. By Martin & Martin L.L.P.

http://www.atlantaovertimelawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1203

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/
Rank this Week: 3181

Bernick Lifson Business Law Blog

Bernick Lifson Business Law Blog

Covers business-related legal current events and topics in areas including: litigation, labor law, creditors' remedies, real estate law, mediation and arbitration, construction law, intellectual property, and more.

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

    Do Your Pay Practices Comply with Minnesota Overtime Laws?

    Do Your Pay Practices Comply with Minnesota Overtime Laws?
    Last month, an overtime class action lawsuit affecting workers in Minnesota ended in a seven-figure settlement for the plaintiffs.   In Acevedo v. Brightview Landscapes, a group of landscapers from Minnesota and several other states sued…
  • Nov 7

    6 Tips on How to Run an HOA Annual Meeting Effectively

    6 Tips on How to Run an HOA Annual Meeting Effectively
    (Originally published in CIC Midwest 2017 Summer Edition. To visit their site, click here.)   Time for an annual meeting? All homeowner associations (HOA’s) are required to have an annual meeting each year. In addition to any other…
  • Sep 28

    MCIOA Amendments Change Construct Defect Claims Proce

    MCIOA Amendments Change Construct Defect Claims Proce
    A new law attempts to slow construction defect litigation.   You have likely heard about the Minnesota Common Interest Ownership Act (MCIOA) amendments for some time — legislation, H.F. 1538, which was recently signed into law by…
Rank this Week: 2542

Bernick Lifson Business Law Blog

Bernick Lifson Business Law Blog

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

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

    Do Your Pay Practices Comply with Minnesota Overtime Laws?

    Do Your Pay Practices Comply with Minnesota Overtime Laws?
    Last month, an overtime class action lawsuit affecting workers in Minnesota ended in a seven-figure settlement for the plaintiffs.   In Acevedo v. Brightview Landscapes, a group of landscapers from Minnesota and several other states sued…
  • Nov 7

    6 Tips on How to Run an HOA Annual Meeting Effectively

    6 Tips on How to Run an HOA Annual Meeting Effectively
    (Originally published in CIC Midwest 2017 Summer Edition. To visit their site, click here.)   Time for an annual meeting? All homeowner associations (HOA’s) are required to have an annual meeting each year. In addition to any other…
  • Sep 28

    MCIOA Amendments Change Construct Defect Claims Proce

    MCIOA Amendments Change Construct Defect Claims Proce
    A new law attempts to slow construction defect litigation.   You have likely heard about the Minnesota Common Interest Ownership Act (MCIOA) amendments for some time — legislation, H.F. 1538, which was recently signed into law by…
Rank this Week: 1814

Bingham Greenebaum Doll Blog

Bingham Greenebaum Doll Blog

Covers Indiana law.

http://www.bgdlegal.com/blog/
  • Dec 8

    Informal Trust Contest Fails and Subsequent Lawsuit Time-Barred

    Informal Trust Contest Fails and Subsequent Lawsuit Time-Barred
    The South Dakota Supreme Court recently decided a unique case which may be persuasive to jurists in many other states that have adopted the Uniform Trust Code, particularly as it relates to literal compliance with shortened time frames for…
  • Nov 15

    Court Rejects Trust Modification to Add a Removal Provision

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

    Modification of Trust Power of Appointment Given Retroactive Effect by IRS

    Modification of Trust Power of Appointment Given Retroactive Effect by IRS
    In Private Letter Ruling 201737008, issued by the IRS on September 15, 2017, the Service gave retroactive tax effect to a court modification of the power of appointment held by the donor’s spouse over the donor’s trust. …
Rank this Week: 2198

Blake Firm Business Law Blog

Blake Firm Business Law Blog

Covers business law, contracts, business litigation and intellectual property issues.

http://theblakefirm.com/blog/
  • Mar 5

    Website Terms of Use & Click-Wrap Agreements for Effective Business Strategy

    Website Terms of Use & Click-Wrap Agreements for Effective Business Strategy
    Almost every web page has a “click-wrap agreement” style of disclaimer, terms of use (TOU), or terms and conditions of service. This is true even for sites that are not business or e-commerce websites. Software, application, and…
  • Feb 25

    Legal Principles for Tech Startup & IP Development

    Legal Principles for Tech Startup & IP Development
    Intellectual property development for technology startup companies comes hand-in-hand with the opportunity to fall into a number of legal and strategic pitfalls. Some are obvious, while others can present counter-intuitive opportunities for…
  • Feb 13

    Commercial Real Estate Insurance & Replacement Insurance Loopholes: Reconstruction Cost

    Commercial Real Estate Insurance & Replacement Insurance Loopholes: Reconstruction Cost
    Real estate insurance policies often include replacement insurance terms for the reconstruction costs of repairing or rebuilding real estate property after a catastrophic event such as a fire or flood. But many commercial real estate…
Rank this Week: 2739

Blog de Abogados de Accidentes en…

Blog de Abogados de Accidentes en Nueva York

Covers workers compensation, construction, employment and injury law. By Oresky & Associates, pllc.

https://www.oreskylaw.com/blog/
  • Dec 1

    Accidentes de andamios, lo que necesita saber

    Accidentes de andamios, lo que necesita saber
    Accidentes de andamios, lo que necesita saber El colapso de un andamio o una caída desde un andamio pueden tener graves consecuencias. Si se lesionó en un accidente de andamio, necesita un abogado experimentado en accidentes de…
  • Nov 23

    Feliz día de acción de gracia

    Feliz día de acción de gracia
    El día de acción de gracias se lleva a cabo este jueves, 23 de noviembre. En Jacob Oresky & Asociados, nos gusta tomar un momento para darle gracias a nuestros clientes y a la comunidad por ayudarnos a lograr otro año…
  • Oct 4

    Conductor de Camión de Carga Golpeado por Grúa Está Por Recibir $1.8 Millones Por Acuerdo en Accidente de Caída en Nueva York

    Conductor de Camión de Carga Golpeado por Grúa Está Por Recibir $1.8 Millones Por Acuerdo en Accidente de Caída en Nueva York
    Jacob Oresky, Abogado, está orgulloso de anunciar que negoció con éxito un acuerdo por $1.8 Millones para uno de los clientes de su firma, un chofer de camión de carga que recibió lesiones graves luego de…
Rank this Week: 2116

Boletin Laboral

Boletin Laboral

Blog about labor and employment laws and workplace issues in Puerto Rico. By Robert A. Fleming.

http://www.abogadoslaborales.com
  • Dec 3

    Alergia a perfumes no es una discapacidad bajo ADA

    Alergia a perfumes no es una discapacidad bajo ADA
    El 30 de noviembre de 2017 el Tribunal Federal para el Distrito de Puerto Rico desestimó una reclamación bajo la ley ADA (Ley de Derechos de Discapacitados) presentada por un trabajador que alegaba sufrir de una discapacidad;…
  • Nov 28

    Conoce los préstamos que está otorgando SBA

    Conoce los préstamos que está otorgando SBA
    La entidad federal que actualmente está proveyendo más dinero a los individuos y negocios en Puerto Rico no es FEMA.  Se trata de la Agencia Federal para el Desarrollo de la Pequeña y Mediana Empresa conocida como…
  • Oct 28

    Servicios Profesionales Torcidos: Cuando empleados ni independientes son

    Servicios Profesionales Torcidos: Cuando empleados ni independientes son
    Las condiciones actuales en Puerto Rico y el cambio de la política pública que ahora promueve sustituir empleados por contratistas independientes habilita a ciertos empleadores inescrupulosos que buscan ensanchar…
Rank this Week: 2467

Boston Employment Attorney Blog

Boston Employment Attorney Blog

Covers employment law. By Conforto Law Group.

http://www.bostonemploymentattorneyblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1701

Boston Employment Lawyer Blog

Boston Employment Lawyer Blog

Covers employment law. By Altman & Altman.

https://www.bostonemploymentlawyerblog.net/
  • Dec 14

    Boston Restaurant Sued for Lewd Behavior and Sexual Harassment of Female Employee

    Boston Restaurant Sued for Lewd Behavior and Sexual Harassment of Female Employee
    According to a lawsuit filed earlier this week, female workers at Boston’s McCormick & Schmick’s seafood restaurant have been routinely subjected to sexual harassment from male co-workers and supervisors. The five women…
  • Dec 8

    NFL Hall of Fame Quarterback Joins Growing List of Alleged Sexual Harasser

    NFL Hall of Fame Quarterback Joins Growing List of Alleged Sexual Harasser
    Sexual harassment has been a major topic of discussion in recent months. This should be no surprise, considering how widespread the problem has been for decades, centuries, probably since the beginning of time. The modern concept of sexual…
  • Dec 6

    Can I be Fired While on Disability?

    Can I be Fired While on Disability?
    Long and short-term disability insurance policies in Massachusetts can offer income protection when a medical problem renders you unable to work, but these policies don’t protect against job loss. Receiving disability benefits does not…
Rank this Week: 1152

Boston Lawyer Blog

Boston Lawyer Blog

Covers litigation, criminal and employment law. By Zalkind Duncan & Bernstein LLP.

http://www.bostonlawyerblog.com/
  • Nov 8

    Massachusetts Moves Toward New Law on College Sexual Assault

    Massachusetts Moves Toward New Law on College Sexual Assault
    On November 2, 2017, the Massachusetts Senate unanimously passed a bill that would dictate how colleges and universities in the Commonwealth must handle sexual assault allegations. As a mecca for higher education, with over 100 colleges and…
  • Oct 31

    Beyond Sports and Sex Part 3: Title IX and Dress Code

    Beyond Sports and Sex Part 3: Title IX and Dress Code
    In this series, I look at some of the protections afforded by Title IX that have received less attention in the media and political arena than Title IX’s applications to equity in athletics and campus sexual assault. Part 1 looked at…
  • Oct 24

    Beyond Sports and Sex Part 2: Title IX and Bullying/Harassment Based on Gender Stereotype

    Beyond Sports and Sex Part 2: Title IX and Bullying/Harassment Based on Gender Stereotype
    In this series, I look at some of the protections afforded by Title IX that have received less attention in the media and political arena than Title IX’s applications to equity in athletics and campus sexual assault. Part 1 looked at…
Rank this Week: 611

Business Brawls Blog

Business Brawls Blog

Covers business litigation issues. By Kaufman Law.

http://www.businessbrawls.com/blog
Rank this Week: 1172

CA Employee Rights Blog

CA Employee Rights Blog

Explains key employment laws that every employee in California should know. By Branigan Robertson.

http://caemployeerights.com/
  • Jun 17

    Defamation, Slander & Libel in Employment Law – The Basic

    Defamation, Slander & Libel in Employment Law – The Basic
    Defamation. Slander. Libel. These terms are used so often nowadays that children are familiar with them. How does defamation of character factor into employment law? Employees often feel like they’ve been defamed. But if these phrases…
  • Jun 17

    Defamation, Slander & Libel in Employment Law – The Basic

    Defamation, Slander & Libel in Employment Law – The Basic
    Defamation. Slander. Libel. These terms are used so often nowadays that children are familiar with them. How does defamation of character factor into employment law? Employees often feel like they’ve been defamed. But if these phrases…
  • Jun 17

    Defamation, Slander & Libel in Employment Law – The Basic

    Defamation, Slander & Libel in Employment Law – The Basic
    Defamation. Slander. Libel. These terms are used so often nowadays that children are familiar with them. How does defamation of character factor into employment law? Employees often feel like they’ve been defamed. But if these phrases…
Rank this Week: 2317

California Business and Employment…

California Business and Employment Law

Covers employment and business law in California. By Sayer Fausto LLP.

http://sflegal.wordpress.com
  • Jan 29

    Ledbetter Equal Pay Act Passes Congre

    Ledbetter Equal Pay Act Passes Congre
    In response to the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Ledbetter v. Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. (2007) 550 U.S. 618,  Congress passed Senate Bill 181 (the “Lilly Ledbetter Fairy Pay Act of 2009?). There have been a number of attempts to…
  • Jan 29

    Ledbetter Equal Pay Act Passes Congre

    Ledbetter Equal Pay Act Passes Congre
    In response to the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Ledbetter v. Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. (2007) 550 U.S. 618,  Congress passed Senate Bill 181 (the “Lilly Ledbetter Fairy Pay Act of 2009″). There have been a…
  • Jan 27

    Opposing Sexual Harassment

    Opposing Sexual Harassment
    The United States Supreme Court clarified what it means to “oppose” sexual harassment.  in Crawford v. Metropolitan of Nashville and Davidson County, Tennessee, Crawford was asked questions during a sexual harassment investigation. In…
Rank this Week: 3778

California Employee Rights Law…

California Employee Rights Law Blog

Comments on Employee Benefits and Employment Law. By Adams, Nye, Becht L.L.P.

http://www.calemployeerights.com/
Rank this Week: 1237

California Employment Law

California Employment Law

Features updates and insights regarding California employment law. By Phillip J. Griego & Associates.

http://www.griegolaw.com/blog.aspx
  • Dec 14

    Steps to Take When You've Been Underpaid

    Steps to Take When You've Been Underpaid
    You work hard for your paycheck, and every dollar counts. So you might be surprised to learn that getting underpaid is quite common, and not every employee realizes it’s happening. Employee rights lawyers recommend verifying the…
  • Dec 14

    What Should You Do If an Employee Makes a Sexual Harassment Claim?

    What Should You Do If an Employee Makes a Sexual Harassment Claim?
    All sexual harassment claims should be taken very seriously. Even if the employee hasn’t yet filed an official complaint, you should take immediate action. First, contact an employment lawyer in San Jose, CA. He or she can give you…
  • Dec 7

    How Federal and State Laws Impact Marijuana in the Workplace

    How Federal and State Laws Impact Marijuana in the Workplace
    Employers in California must be mindful of both federal and state laws. This can get complicated because these laws can evolve frequently, especially when they pertain to marijuana. Although Californians can legally possess and use…
Rank this Week: 739

California Employment Law

California Employment Law

Covers issues that affect California employers. By Fox Rothschild LLP.

http://californiaemploymentlaw.foxrothschild.com
  • Dec 6

    All the California Minimum Wage Information You Need In One Place

    All the California Minimum Wage Information You Need In One Place
    We write a lot about minimum wages. That’s not because we’re unimaginative. We’re very imaginative. We can imagine things that you couldn’t even imag… I digress. Our own Tyreen Torner, who gave you a handy…
  • Dec 1

    New California Employment Laws – 2018

    New California Employment Laws – 2018
    It’s time once again for the annual roundup of new California employment laws. Since we’ve discussed many of these laws when they were enacted, I’m including links to those earlier discussions. Stop asking about…
  • Nov 30

    Preparing for New Year Minimum Wage Increase

    Preparing for New Year Minimum Wage Increase
    I’m having a hard time believing December is here, perhaps partly due to our unseasonably warm temperatures here in LA. The holidays will be quickly upon us and the turn of the new year brings increases in the minimum wage across the…
Rank this Week: 2655

California Employment Law - Fight…

California Employment Law - Fight Harassment

Covers workplace harassment in California. By Bitton & Associates.

http://www.fightharassment.com/
  • May 12

    Wrongful Termination and Back Pay

    Wrongful Termination and Back Pay
    In a wrongful termination case a prevailing employee is typically entitled to backpay from the date of judgment. So for example, if the case is litigated for 2 years that's two years of back pay. An employer charged with discrimination in…
  • Mar 9

    2016 Minimum Wages Change and What it Means for Employees Paid By Salary

    2016 Minimum Wages Change and What it Means for Employees Paid By Salary
    As of January 1, 2016 the minimum hourly rate of pay in California increased from $9 to $10 per hour. This means if anyone in California is getting paid less than $10 they are being underpaid. The change in minimum wages impacts the minimum…
  • Jan 2

    Ambiguity in Employment Contract

    Ambiguity in Employment Contract
    Where an employment contract is ambiguous, it will be construed most strongly against the party preparing it or employing the words concerning which doubt arises. This rule applies to contracts prepared by the employer, or by the employer's…
Rank this Week: 3991

California Employment Law Report

California Employment Law Report

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

http://www.californiaemploymentlawreport.com/
  • Dec 8

    Employment law issues to consider during wild fires in Southern California

    Employment law issues to consider during wild fires in Southern California
    With the fires effecting large portions of Southern California and Los Angeles this week, it is a good time to review some of the obligations employers have in regards to pay and leave issues during times of natural disasters.  The…
  • Dec 1

    Five lessons for employers from NBC’s handling of the Lauer termination

    Five lessons for employers from NBC’s handling of the Lauer termination
    Matt Lauer’s abrupt departure from NBC illustrate important lessons employers should take away from this week’s events in how to investigate and respond to harassment claims.  It is important it note that NBC is not like most…
  • Nov 23

    Five reminders about time off for holidays and holiday pay under California law

    Five reminders about time off for holidays and holiday pay under California law
    Happy Thanksgiving.  I hope everyone is getting some time to relax and enjoy some time with their families.  Entering the holiday season, it is a good time to review employer’s obligations to accommodate requests for time off…
Rank this Week: 930

California Employment Lawyer Blog

California Employment Lawyer Blog

Covers employment class actions, damages, and laws. By Fakhimi & Associates.

http://www.californiaemploymentlawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 30

    California Sex Harassment Suffered by Farmworkers Too Often Ignored

    California Sex Harassment Suffered by Farmworkers Too Often Ignored
    Working out in the tomato fields of Central Valley, the young woman from Mexico was told by her supervisor that he needed her help in another area of the 15,000-acre farm. He drove her recklessly toward an isolated area, dense with almond…
  • Sep 30

    California Sex Harassment Suffered by Farmworkers Too Often Ignored

    California Sex Harassment Suffered by Farmworkers Too Often Ignored
    Working out in the tomato fields of Central Valley, the young woman from Mexico was told by her supervisor that he needed her help in another area of the 15,000-acre farm. He drove her recklessly toward an isolated area, dense with almond…
  • Sep 30

    California Sex Harassment Suffered by Farmworkers Too Often Ignored

    California Sex Harassment Suffered by Farmworkers Too Often Ignored
    Working out in the tomato fields of Central Valley, the young woman from Mexico was told by her supervisor that he needed her help in another area of the 15,000-acre farm. He drove her recklessly toward an isolated area, dense with almond…
Rank this Week: 1042

California Labor and Employment…

California Labor and Employment Defense Blog

Covers labor and employment law issues for employers. By Van Vleck Turner & Zaller.

http://www.vtzlawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 4035

California Labor and Employment…

California Labor and Employment Law

Covers employment discrimination, retaliation, and arbitration. By Eugene Lee.

http://www.calaborlaw.com
  • Nov 9

    Are Employers Required to Give Holiday Pay or Paid Holidays? (2017)

    Are Employers Required to Give Holiday Pay or Paid Holidays? (2017)
    When it comes to holidays, many employers in California and across the country tend to give employees either the day off with pay (“paid holiday”), or give extra pay for hours worked... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my…
  • Nov 7

    Final Paychecks – When Are They Due?

    Final Paychecks – When Are They Due?
    A question I hear a lot is: “I just left my job, when is my employer supposed to pay me my last paycheck?” The answer is: it depends. If you were fired or laid off If the employer ended... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit…
  • Oct 17

    “Sharp” Defense Lawyers Smacked Down by Appeals Court

    “Sharp” Defense Lawyers Smacked Down by Appeals Court
    Ever wonder what would happen if a lawyer tried to “pull a fast one” on a trial court judge? Wonder no more. In Francisco Diaz v Prof. Community Mgt., Inc., a case decided in October 2017... [[ This is a content summary only.…
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California Partner Departure Law

California Partner Departure Law

Covers employment litigation and dispute resolution. By O\'Rielly & Roche LLP.

http://www.partnerdeparturelaw.com/
  • Dec 8

    Law Firm’s Non-Solicitation Agreement Restricts Mobility of Departing Partner

    Law Firm’s Non-Solicitation Agreement Restricts Mobility of Departing Partner
    A recent legal ethics opinion from North Carolina provides interesting insight into the ethics of a non-solicitation agreement between law firms that restricts attorney mobility but not necessarily a client’s choice of counsel. The…
  • Jan 19

    Planning is Key to Successful Attorney Transition

    Planning is Key to Successful Attorney Transition
    Partner or group departures seldom go smoothly – at least that is what we hear in the legal news headlines. However, the transitions that do go well, and there are many of those, tend not to be newsworthy events. Most of us tend to be…
  • Jan 19

    Planning is Key to Successful Attorney Transition

    Planning is Key to Successful Attorney Transition
    Partner or group departures seldom go smoothly – at least that is what we hear in the legal news headlines. However, the transitions that do go well, and there are many of those, tend not to be newsworthy events. Most of us tend to be…
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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…
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California Public Agency Labor and…

California Public Agency Labor and Employment Blog

By Liebert Cassidy Whitmore.

http://www.calpublicagencylaboremploymentblog.com
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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:…
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Canadian Advocate

Canadian Advocate

Covers immigration, refugee, employment/labour, and occupational health & safety law in Canada. By Abimanyu Singam.

http://canadianadvocate.wordpress.com/
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CELA Voice

CELA Voice

Covers what is working and, too often, what isn’t working in California workplaces. From the California Employment Lawyers Association.

http://celavoice.org/
  • Apr 14

    Offshoring Industry Trends Affecting California Employment Law

    Offshoring Industry Trends Affecting California Employment Law
    By Steve Danz Businesses around the world are expected to spend nearly $1 trillion dollars on outside IT labor services in 2017. Perhaps this figure does not seem overwhelming on a global scale, but, the implications for employers and…
  • Feb 21

    Uber and tech: Are you listening now?

    Uber and tech: Are you listening now?
    By Lisa Mak This past Sunday, ex-Uber engineer Susan Fowler published a powerful blog post about the gender discrimination she experienced while working at Uber. It started with her male manager sending her messages, stating that he was in an…
  • Feb 20

    Why I called my relatives this weekend

    Why I called my relatives this weekend
    By Elizabeth Kristen We are not a close family. We rarely get together. We certainly don’t call each other on a daily or even monthly basis. It’s basically a text-on-your-birthday type of relationship. But this weekend, I called…
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Chicago Overtime Lawyer Blog

Chicago Overtime Lawyer Blog

Covers the Fair Labor Standards Act, overtime, class actions, and wage and hour cases. By Chicago Overtime Law Center.

http://www.chicagoovertimelawyerblog.com/
  • Nov 26

    Illinois Fitness Trainers did not get Paid Minimum Wage According to New Lawsuit

    Illinois Fitness Trainers did not get Paid Minimum Wage According to New Lawsuit
    Because none of these tasks earned them a commission and their managers wanted them to perform them off the clock, the trainers allege they spent time working for Life Time Fitness that was either unpaid or underpaid. In early 2016, the…
  • Nov 16

    Department of Labor Sues For Alleged Falsification of Labor Record

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

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

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

Class Action Attorneys Blog

Covers employment law and consumer class-action cases. By Pogust Braslow Millrood.

http://www.classactionattorneysblog.com/
  • Oct 18

    Getting Paid for Security Screenings?

    Getting Paid for Security Screenings?
    Earlier this year, the Ninth Circuit heard the case of Busk, et al. v. Integrity Staffing Solutions, Inc.. The claims were brought by former employees who were subjected to security screenings by the company to curb employee theft of retail…
  • Oct 18

    Getting Paid for Security Screenings?

    Getting Paid for Security Screenings?
    Earlier this year, the Ninth Circuit heard the case of Busk, et al. v. Integrity Staffing Solutions, Inc.. The claims were brought by former employees who were subjected to security screenings by the company to curb employee theft of retail…
  • Oct 18

    Getting Paid for Security Screenings?

    Getting Paid for Security Screenings?
    Earlier this year, the Ninth Circuit heard the case of Busk, et al. v. Integrity Staffing Solutions, Inc.. The claims were brought by former employees who were subjected to security screenings by the company to curb employee theft of retail…
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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/
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Connecticut Employment Law Blog

Connecticut Employment Law Blog

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

http://www.ctemploymentlawblog.com/
  • Dec 14

    A Reflection on Newtown, Five Years Later

    A Reflection on Newtown, Five Years Later
    I’ll never forget the day I drove into Newtown, Connecticut.  As NBC 30’s Gerry Brooks tweeted this morning: How could you? It was probably the first time I had made my way to that town outside of Danbury. But that…
  • 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…
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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/
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