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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 15

    Lobel on Barbie v. Bratz

    Lobel on Barbie v. Bratz
    Congratulations to Orly Lobel (San Diego) on the publication of her book You Don't Own Me: How Mattel v. MGA Entertainment Exposed Barbie's Dark Side (Norton 2017). Here's the publisher's excerpt: The battle between Mattel, the makers of the…
  • Dec 14

    Justice Hart

    Justice Hart
    Congratulations to Melissa Hart, who was just named to the Colorado Supreme Court! Apparently, she will continue to teach, which I'm sure her colleagues and students at University of Colorado will be happy to hear. -Jeff Hirsch
  • Dec 14

    NLRB Changes Joint Employer and Workplace Policy Standard

    NLRB Changes Joint Employer and Workplace Policy Standard
    Well, that didn't take long. A mere day after our post about possible changes from the new NLRB, the Board has announced two major rule reversals. The second case announced, as will surprise exactly no one, reverses the NLRB's…
Rank this Week: 18

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/
  • Dec 1

    Challenging an arbitration award

    Challenging an arbitration award
    Challenging an arbitration award2017 NY Slip Op 08382, Appellate Division, Second DepartmentA county employee [Petitioner] was served with disciplinary charges alleging misconduct for accessing unauthorized websites for non-County use and…
  • Nov 30

    Selected reports posted in Employment Law News by WK Workday

    Selected reports posted in Employment Law News by WK Workday
    Selected reports posted in Employment Law News by WK WorkdaySource: Wolters KulwerSelected reports posted by WK Workday November  29, 2017Click on text highlighted in color to access the full reportEmployer’s attempt to…
  • Nov 30

    Appointing authority imposed a more severe penalty than the one recommended by the hearing officer

    Appointing authority imposed a more severe penalty than the one recommended by the hearing officer
    Appointing authority imposed a more severe penalty than the one recommended by the hearing officerOATH Index No. 2230/17The employer alleged that the employee was absent without leave [AWOL] for two weeks, that the employee falsely attributed…
Rank this Week: 51

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: 59

Connecticut Employment Law Blog

Connecticut Employment Law Blog

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

http://www.ctemploymentlawblog.com/
  • Dec 15

    Everything about the Case Assessment Review at the CHRO

    Everything about the Case Assessment Review at the CHRO
    This post is for the employment law nerds out there. You know who you are. You pore over the statistics that show a correlation between the unemployment rate and EEOC filings.  (I see you Lawffice Space.) You rate who the “Worst…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 192

Illinois Business Law Journal

Illinois Business Law Journal

Covers recent developments affecting business law. From the University of Illinois College of Law.

https://publish.illinois.edu/illinoisblj/
Rank this Week: 206

Florida Estate Planning Lawyer…

Florida Estate Planning Lawyer Blog

Covers estate planning, probate, taxes, elder law, business law and employment law issues. By Law Office of David M. Goldman PLLC.

http://www.floridaestateplanninglawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 29

    5 Estate Planning Tips for Your Retirement

    5 Estate Planning Tips for Your Retirement
    Are you getting close to retirement? Do you want to develop an effective estate plan but you are not sure how to start? If your answer to one of these two questions is affirmative, you have come to the right resource. We are all aware how…
  • Jul 10

    Probate and Long Term Health Care

    Probate and Long Term Health Care
    Most seniors do their best to prepare for the unfortunate, inevitable, outcome that one day they will pass away.  They create their will, and with painstaking detail allocate their hard-earned money and assets to spouses, children,…
  • May 25

    Alzheimer’s disease: Facts versus fiction

    Alzheimer’s disease: Facts versus fiction
    The number of people living with Alzheimer’s disease in the United States is growing rapidly. So, too, are the number of myths surrounding the disease and other forms of dementia. Let’s begin by looking at what we do know about…
Rank this Week: 215

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 15

    WIRTW #488 (the “all harassment, all the time” edition)

    WIRTW #488 (the “all harassment, all the time” edition)
    As you’ll see below, sexual harassment has become such a big story that it’s (sadly) earned it’s own headlining category in my weekly recap of What I Read This Week. I am looking forward to the day (hopefully sooner rather…
  • Dec 14

    New OFCCP director inherits a criticized agency

    New OFCCP director inherits a criticized agency
    If you are a federal contractor or subcontractor, the letters O-F-C-C-P hold real meaning for you. They stand for Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs. It is the federal agency which ensures that employers doing business with…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 217

Wage Law

Wage Law

Covers California wage and hour law. By Walsh & Walsh.

http://www.californiawagelaw.com/wage_law/
  • Sep 15

    California's Domestic Worker Bill of Rights Becomes Permanent

    California's Domestic Worker Bill of Rights Becomes Permanent
    Existing law, the Domestic Worker Bill of Rights (Labor Code section 1451-1453), regulates the hours of work of domestic work employees who are personal attendants and provides an overtime compensation rate for those employees. The Domestic…
  • Sep 14

    Changes Made to Exemptions for Elementary and Secondary School Teachers in California

    Changes Made to Exemptions for Elementary and Secondary School Teachers in California
    School teachers often work long hour, and are generally exemption from overtime pay under California law. However, public school teachers often enjoy high salaries and outstanding benefits. The same is not always true, however, for private…
  • Sep 13

    California Farm Workers to Get Daily Overtime

    California Farm Workers to Get Daily Overtime
    AB 1066, a bill authored Assemblymember Lorena Gonzalez (D-San Diego), to provide daily overtime to California agricultural workers, has been signed into law by Governor Brown. Existing law sets wage, hour, meal break requirements, and other…
Rank this Week: 230

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 15

    Citizens, Aliens, and the Architecture of Exclusion

    Citizens, Aliens, and the Architecture of Exclusion
    Kunal M. Parker, Making Foreigners: Immigration and Citizenship Law in America, 1600-2000 (2015).Allison Brownell TirresOver the past few decades, historians have enriched our understanding of the concept and experience of citizenship in…
  • Dec 14

    A Compelling Case for a General Theory of Contract

    A Compelling Case for a General Theory of Contract
    Robin Kar, Contract as Empowerment, 83 U. Chi. L. Rev. 759 (2016).Daniel BarnhizerContract in the common law lacks a unifying theory. In this article, Robin Kar offers an intriguing descriptive and normative theory of “contract as…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 254

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/
  • Dec 14

    NWC Condemns Removal of Intelligence Community Whistleblower Advocate

    NWC Condemns Removal of Intelligence Community Whistleblower Advocate
    Washington, D.C. December 14, 2017. According to a report today by Foreignpolicy.com, the Executive Director of Intelligence Community Whistleblowing and Source Protection, Dan Meyer, has been removed from his position and faces an internal…
  • Dec 8

    NWC Releases New Video: “Whistleblowers Change the World”

    NWC Releases New Video: “Whistleblowers Change the World”
    The National Whistleblower Center released a new video featuring four prominent whistleblowers who share their personal stories of blowing the whistle and the backlash they faced for doing the right thing. “Whistleblowers Change…
  • Dec 4

    CFTC Expanding Whistleblower Program

    CFTC Expanding Whistleblower Program
    The return from Thanksgiving holiday has been tough for advocates of whistleblower protections and common sense financial regulation. Last week, the Supreme Court heard Digital Realty Trust v. Somers, which concerned whistleblower protections…
Rank this Week: 270

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 14

    Confirm Your Benefit Plans Ready For New Disability Determination Rules on 1/1/18

    Confirm Your Benefit Plans Ready For New Disability Determination Rules on 1/1/18
    Employer and other sponsors, fiduciaries, administrators and insurers of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA)-covered employee benefit plans making disability-based benefit determinations should confirm that their plan…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 292

ERISA Lawyer Blog

ERISA Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.erisalawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 341

WKL&B WOrkDay Blog

WKL&B WOrkDay Blog

Covers labor and employment law developments. By Wolters Kluwer.

http://www.employmentlawdaily.com/index.php/blog
  • Dec 14

    Agency calls for federal legislation to protect LGBT employees from workplace discrimination

    Agency calls for federal legislation to protect LGBT employees from workplace discrimination
    The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights has released a report calling on Congress to enact legislation addressing workplace discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity. The report, “Working for Inclusion: Time for…
  • Dec 14

    Sexual harassment: beyond the headline

    Sexual harassment: beyond the headline
    While sexual harassment is the hottest topic in the media today, courts have long been dealing with a full docket of cases involving a wide range of sexual harassment and related issues, including allegations that policies were non-existent,…
  • Dec 14

    NLRB ‘quickie election’ rules may be headed back to the drawing board

    NLRB ‘quickie election’ rules may be headed back to the drawing board
    By Pamela Wolf, J.D. In a move not terribly surprising for labor scene watchers, the National Labor Relations Board is proceeding with a Request for Information (RFI) seeking public input on its controversial 2014 Election Rule, which…
Rank this Week: 392

Lisa Law View

Lisa Law View

Covers labor and employment law issues.

http://lisahome.blogspot.com/
  • May 7

    Trump’s Immigration Crackdown Might Exerts Impact on California’s Economy

    Trump’s Immigration Crackdown Might Exerts Impact on California’s Economy
    As the Trump Administration cracked down on undocumented immigrants, the undocumented workers in California would feel vulnerable and be impacted by related policies and regulations recently. Undocumented workers account for a huge portion of…
  • Mar 26

    Will Overtime Laws Change with Trump Presidency?

    Will Overtime Laws Change with Trump Presidency?
    President Trump’s pick for Secretary of Labor, CKE Restaurants CEO Andy Puzder, withdrew his nomination in February 15. The withdrawal comes after controversies over his employing an undocumented immigrant to clean his home…
  • Feb 12

    Labor Law: Anticipated Changes Under Trump Administration

    Labor Law: Anticipated Changes Under Trump Administration
    The 45th president was inaugurated last month, but the Secretary of Labor position still must be confirmed. President Trump’s selection for the position, Andy Puzder, is the CEO of CKE Restaurants, the parent company of Carl's Jr. and…
Rank this Week: 400

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 15

    Petersen Never Conducted a Trial, Never Argued a Motion

    Petersen Never Conducted a Trial, Never Argued a Motion
    Pres. Trump has nominated some crazy folks for lifetime federal judgeships. Four have been rated unqualified by the ABA’s volunteer committee of some 160 lawyers on federal judicial nominations. One such nominee, Matthew Spencer…
  • Dec 14

    Farenthold’s Abusive Work Place

    Farenthold’s Abusive Work Place
    Some work places are just so toxic. When my unit was deployed to Iraq, we inherited work and living space from the unhappiest, most dysfunctional Army unit I have ever come into contact with. The living space was filthy. They never cleaned it…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 402

Doorey's Law of Work Blog

Doorey's Law of Work Blog

Covers Canadian labour and employment law. By Professor David Doorey.

http://lawofwork.ca/
Rank this Week: 406

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.

https://www.constangy.com/employment-labor-insider
Rank this Week: 418

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: 496

Thoughts from a Management Lawyer

Thoughts from a Management Lawyer

Covers Canadian labour and employment law. By Michael Fitzgibbon.

http://labourlawblog.typepad.com/managementupdates/
  • Dec 7

    Anticipatory Termination of Employment Proves Costly

    Anticipatory Termination of Employment Proves Costly
    Please have a read of my new blog post on the Fitzgibbon Workplace Law blog. The post is entitled Anticipatory Termination of Employment Proves Costly and discusses a unique claim for wrongful dismissal (along with some other employment…
  • Nov 15

    Fired For Social Media Activity? It Happen

    Fired For Social Media Activity? It Happen
    Reading a recent BBC article entitled I lost my job over a Facebook post - was that fair? I was reminded of two things. How misunderstood social media continues to be as it relates to the workplace; and That terminations and litigation takes…
  • Nov 13

    Rushing to Judgment Proves Costly in a Just Cause Termination

    Rushing to Judgment Proves Costly in a Just Cause Termination
    Another day another employment case where the Court awards exceptional damages (in this case aggravated damages). The case involved an employer who terminated an employee, ostensibly for just cause following an investigation. The employer…
Rank this Week: 499

Whistleblower Law Blog

Whistleblower Law Blog

Covers legislation, news and cases for whistleblowers and those who represent them. By The Employment Group.

https://www.employmentlawgroup.com/in-the-news/whistleblower-law-blog/
Rank this Week: 511

HR Watchdog

HR Watchdog

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

http://hrwatchdog.calchamber.com/
  • Dec 14

    2018 IRS Mileage Rates Announced

    2018 IRS Mileage Rates Announced
    On December 14, 2017, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issued the 2018 optional standard mileage rates used to calculate the deductible costs of operating an automobile for business, charitable, medical or moving purposes. This year,…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 518

The California Wage and Hour Law…

The California Wage and Hour Law Blog for Employees

Covers overtime, meal breaks, rest breaks, and pay checks. By Steven G. Pearl.

http://cawageandhourlaw.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 524

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

    Seeking Assistance: Employment Lawyer vs. Government Appointed Officer

    Seeking Assistance: Employment Lawyer vs. Government Appointed Officer
    When an employee is terminated, they are often owed a severance package unless the termination was a result of misconduct that justified a dismissal. Where the severance package contravenes minimal entitlements under the law, an … Read…
  • Dec 12

    Misrepresentation Made During the Course of Hiring: Long Term Benefit

    Misrepresentation Made During the Course of Hiring: Long Term Benefit
    Employers must make sure that personnel involved in the recruitment process accurately represent all conditions of employment. This not only includes salary, but any perks offered to employees such as benefits and long term disability…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 529

Workplace Class Action Blog

Workplace Class Action Blog

Covers class action litigation issues, including class certification, discovery and defense strategies. By Seyfarth Shaw LLP.

http://www.workplaceclassaction.com/
Rank this Week: 537

Employer Law Report

Employer Law Report

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

http://www.employerlawreport.com/
  • Dec 7

    New top lawyer for NLRB signals change

    New top lawyer for NLRB signals change
    Peter Robb is President Trump’s new General Counsel for the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB). He was confirmed by the Senate in November. The General Counsel is the top lawyer guiding NLRB enforcement activity. Direction from the…
  • Dec 6

    SCOTUS allows travel ban 3.0 to take effect

    SCOTUS allows travel ban 3.0 to take effect
    The third time is the charm for the Trump Administration, for now. On Monday, Dec 4, 2017, the U.S. Supreme Court issued an order allowing President Trump’s third attempt at a travel ban to take full effect while the issue of its…
  • Nov 22

    DOT amends drug testing rules effective Jan. 1, 2018

    DOT amends drug testing rules effective Jan. 1, 2018
    In response to the nation’s opioid epidemic, the Department of Transportation (DOT) amended its testing program requirements to require inclusion of four semi-synthetic opioids, hydrocodone, oxycodone, hydromorphone and oxymorphone, to…
Rank this Week: 541

Overtime Law Blog

Overtime Law Blog

Reviews FLSA cases. By Andrew Frisch.

http://flsaovertimelaw.com/
Rank this Week: 568

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: 580

Restaurant Worker News Blog

Restaurant Worker News Blog

Covers employment law issues in the restaurant industry. By Berke-Weiss & Pechman LLP.

http://waiterpay.com/blog/
  • Dec 15

    Haru Restaurants Sued for Forcing Waitstaff to Share Tips with Sushi Chef

    Haru Restaurants Sued for Forcing Waitstaff to Share Tips with Sushi Chef
    Haru restaurants in New York City, were hit with a tip theft lawsuit that claimed the restaurants had a tip distribution scheme where sushi chefs would receive a daily portion of the tip pool. The lawsuit claims that the sushi chefs did not…
  • Dec 11

    Mario Batali Accused of Sexual Harassment

    Mario Batali Accused of Sexual Harassment
    A sex harassment expose by Eater accuses celebrity chef Mario Batali of inappropriately touching four women and engaging in a pattern of sex harassment that has spanned the last twenty years. According to Eater, one woman accused Batali of…
  • Dec 8

    U.S. Department of Labor Proposes New Rules on Tip Sharing

    U.S. Department of Labor Proposes New Rules on Tip Sharing
    The U.S. Department of Labor has issued a proposal to change the tip sharing regulations under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).  Under the proposed rule, workplaces would have the freedom to allow sharing of tips among more…
Rank this Week: 591

Labor Relations Today

Labor Relations Today

Provides analysis, resources and commentary on developments in traditional labor law. By McKenna Long & Aldridge.

http://www.laborrelationstoday.com/
Rank this Week: 651

Iowa Law Blog

Iowa Law Blog

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

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

    The Implementation of Electronic Filing in the Court

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

    Service by Facebook?

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

    Interactive Process in Action

    Interactive Process in Action
    If you’re not sure what the interactive process is supposed to look like under the ADA, peruse the facts of the 8th Circuit’s decision in Minnihan v. Mediacom.  I’m also going to summarize the facts below, but if you…
Rank this Week: 693

George's Employment Blawg

George's Employment Blawg

Features news, analysis and comments on labor & employment law, human resources, and other work-related topics. By George Lenard.

http://www.employmentblawg.com
  • Jan 19

    Short Course in Labor History

    Short Course in Labor History
    Unions have typically grown in rapid spurts, very “short periods of social upheaval punctuated by major demonstrations and strikes.” The 1920s were an especially dark period for U.S. labor. Membership fell by a third in the time…
  • Dec 6

    How to Become an Accountant or CPA

    How to Become an Accountant or CPA
    The main difference between an accountant and a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) is the qualifications of a CPA that works in the accounting departments of businesses. Becoming a CPA requires advanced education, formal certification and a…
  • Dec 6

    What’s So Great About Being an Accountant?

    What’s So Great About Being an Accountant?
    Accountants help manage businesses’ finances, protect the company from auditors, and assure everyone gets a paycheck. Working in the field of accounting and finance comes with lots of perks. One of which being the variety industries…
Rank this Week: 699

Hunton Employment & Labor Law…

Hunton Employment & Labor Law Perspectives

Analyzes and covers developments in employment and labor issues. By Hunton & Williams.

http://www.huntonlaborblog.com/
  • Dec 15

    NLRB Overrules Browning-Ferris to Reinstate Prior Joint-Employer Standard

    NLRB Overrules Browning-Ferris to Reinstate Prior Joint-Employer Standard
    The National Labor Relations Board issued a much-anticipated decision on Thursday, overruling its controversial 2015 Browning-Ferris decision that unions and employees argued drastically expanded the definition and scope of the Board’s…
  • Nov 30

    Labor & Employment Quick Takes: What Companies Need to Know about a Pay Equity Analysi

    Labor & Employment Quick Takes: 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. Partner Emily Burkhardt Vicente and Counsel Christy Kiely discuss how employers can best position themselves to defend against claims…
  • Nov 29

    IRS Indicates That Employer Mandate Penalty Letters Are Coming Soon

    IRS Indicates That Employer Mandate Penalty Letters Are Coming Soon
    The IRS recently updated the FAQs on its website regarding the employer mandate to provide some details on the process it will use to impose penalties for failure to provide coverage to “ACA full-time” employees (those working 30…
Rank this Week: 702

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: 709

Pennsylvania Labor and Employment…

Pennsylvania Labor and Employment Blog

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

http://www.palaborandemploymentblog.com/
  • Dec 15

    Are the Handbook Police (Finally) Standing Down?

    Are the Handbook Police (Finally) Standing Down?
    We have been talking about the National Labor Relations Board’s assault on Employee Handbooks, policies and rules for years now.  Frankly, precious few of these posts have contained good news for employers.  See for yourself!…
  • Dec 12

    Social Media in the Workplace: More Changes Ahead?

    Social Media in the Workplace: More Changes Ahead?
    In days past employees discussed and debated workplace issues around the water cooler. That sentimental past-time has long since been replaced by online social media networking and the reach of social media is stunning. There are more than 2…
  • Dec 6

    Covered Employers Must Electronically Submit Injury and Illness Data to OSHA by December 15, 2017

    Covered Employers Must Electronically Submit Injury and Illness Data to OSHA by December 15, 2017
    Last year, OSHA issued a new electronic reporting rule that requires employers with more than 250 employees in industries covered by the OSHA recordkeeping regulations, as well as employers with 20-249 employees in designated “high-risk…
Rank this Week: 713

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/
  • Dec 15

    The Reading List (2017, No. 30): Ex Parte Seizure Orders, North Dakota Non-Competes, and 9 Years of Blogging

    The Reading List (2017, No. 30): Ex Parte Seizure Orders, North Dakota Non-Competes, and 9 Years of Blogging
    Non-Compete and Trade Secrets News for the week ended December 15, 2017***Ex Parte Seizures of Trade SecretsThe Defend Trade Secrets Act's provision for ex parte seizures of property has generated considerable buzz and commentary, much more…
  • Dec 8

    38 Minutes of Hell

    38 Minutes of Hell
    I've represented defendants in some pretty stupid lawsuits. But 2017 is proving a banner year.Earlier this year, I had client get served with a claim for inevitable disclosure of trade secrets. From the outset, the case was a pure…
  • Dec 1

    The Reading List (2017, No. 29): Frivolous Litigation in the Northern District and Uber (Allegedly) Covers Up

    The Reading List (2017, No. 29): Frivolous Litigation in the Northern District and Uber (Allegedly) Covers Up
    Non-Compete and Trade Secrets News for the week ended December 1, 2017***Another Dumb Lawsuit in IllinoisSorry. I call it like it is. And this lawsuit was stupid. I've been waiting to write on it for some time, after the preliminary…
Rank this Week: 719

Texas Employment Law Blog

Texas Employment Law Blog

Covers employment law and discrimination issues. By the McKinney Law Firm.

http://www.texasemploymentlawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 751

Jottings By An Employer's Lawyer

Jottings By An Employer's Lawyer

Covers employment law cases. By Michael Fox.

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

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

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

    The Concept of Fallow Ground and Other Musing

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

    An Unusual Condition of Employment - You Must Be Armed

    An Unusual Condition of Employment - You Must Be Armed
    A basic tenet of American employment law is that employment is at will, meaning that the employer can set the conditions of employment as long as it is not otherwise illegal.A Georgia businessman who provides aviation insurance has a new one:…
Rank this Week: 752

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: 772

Workplace Privacy Counsel

Workplace Privacy Counsel

Covers employment related privacy issues. Published by Philip Gordon of Littler Mendelson's Privacy and Data Protection Practice Group.

http://www.littler.com/blog/workplace-privacy-counsel
Rank this Week: 773

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: 800

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: 804

Arbitration Matters

Arbitration Matters

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

https://arbitrationmatters.blogspot.com
Rank this Week: 806

The Federal FMLA Blog

The Federal FMLA Blog

Covers Family and Medical Leave Act developments affecting the federal sector. By Carl Bosland.

http://federalfmla.typepad.com/federal_fmla_blog/
Rank this Week: 816

New Jersey Public Safety Officers…

New Jersey Public Safety Officers Law Blog

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

http://www.njpublicsafetyofficers.com/
Rank this Week: 825

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/
  • Dec 14

    Supreme Court Won’t Review Title VII Sexual Orientation Discrimination Case

    Supreme Court Won’t Review Title VII Sexual Orientation Discrimination Case
    Lev Craig Earlier this year, we reported on the Eleventh Circuit’s decision in Evans v. Georgia Regional Hospital affirming the dismissal of a former security guard’s claims that her employer had discriminated against her because…
  • Dec 7

    DOL Proposes Changes to 2011 Rule to Allow Non-Tipped Workers to Share Tip

    DOL Proposes Changes to 2011 Rule to Allow Non-Tipped Workers to Share Tip
    Leah Kessler On Tuesday, December 5, the Department of Labor (DOL) sent out a Notice of Proposed Rule Making (NPRM) regarding tip regulations under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). The DOL seeks to rescind an Obama-era regulation that…
  • Dec 5

    Second Circuit Affirms Dismissal of Race Discrimination Case Against Davis Polk

    Second Circuit Affirms Dismissal of Race Discrimination Case Against Davis Polk
    Edgar M. Rivera, Esq. On November 21, 2017, in Martinez v. Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP, the Second Circuit affirmed the district court’s dismissal of a race discrimination case at summary judgment. Plaintiff Eunice Martinez, a web…
Rank this Week: 844