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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: 22

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 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…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 57

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 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…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 88

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: 69

California Public Agency Labor and…

California Public Agency Labor and Employment Blog

By Liebert Cassidy Whitmore.

http://www.calpublicagencylaboremploymentblog.com
Rank this Week: 199

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: 122

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: 151

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…
Rank this Week: 220

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: 273

Stoel Rives World of Employment

Stoel Rives World of Employment

Insight and commentary on labor and employment law.

http://www.stoelrivesworldofemployment.com/
Rank this Week: 242

Law Offices of Gregory D. Jordan…

Law Offices of Gregory D. Jordan Blog

Covers business disputes, employment law matters and oil and gas law matters throughout Texas.

http://www.theaustintriallawyer.com/blog/
  • Oct 16

    Texas appeals court rules on consent provision in oil lease case

    Texas appeals court rules on consent provision in oil lease case
    A Texas appeals court eliminated a $27.7 million judgment against an oil and gas company in a dispute over a drilling farmout agreement, ruling that the contract permitted the company to withhold consent to an assignment of the agreement.…
  • Sep 29

    Texas telecommunications company sues Comcast claiming tortious interference

    Texas telecommunications company sues Comcast claiming tortious interference
    A small Texas telecommunications company has filed a lawsuit against cable giant Comcast, alleging tortious interference with contract. In the lawsuit, Anthony Luna claims Comcast dug up and destroyed cables owned by his company, Telecom…
  • Jul 26

    Texas appellate court rules against owner of royalty interest in fraudulent inducement lawsuit

    Texas appellate court rules against owner of royalty interest in fraudulent inducement lawsuit
    A Texas appellate court held that the owner of a royalty interest could not claim fraudulent inducement with regard to its settlement with a Shell Oil affiliate that operated the oil and gas property. In 2014, a Texas state court jury found…
Rank this Week: 139

Texas Employment Law Update

Texas Employment Law Update

Covers labor and employment legal topis for Texas employers. By Russell Cawyer.

http://www.texasemploymentlawupdate.com/
Rank this Week: 171

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: 114

Wisconsin Employment & Labor Law…

Wisconsin Employment & Labor Law Blog

Focuses on recent developments and news in labor and employment law in Wisconsin and at the federal level. By Randy T. Enochs.

http://milwaukeeemploymentlawyer.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 305

Business Brawls Blog

Business Brawls Blog

Covers business litigation issues. By Kaufman Law.

http://www.businessbrawls.com/blog
Rank this Week: 269

When the Abuser Goes to Work

When the Abuser Goes to Work

Offers legal resources for victims of workplace bullying, mobbing and workplace abuse and for employers who are interested in having a workplace where all employees are treated with dignity and respect.

http://abusergoestowork.com/
Rank this Week: 2725

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: 1869

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: 4509

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: 4230

Labor Relations Update

Labor Relations Update

By Proskauer Rose LLP.

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

    Here We Go: The Full Board Finally Starts to Make Its Mark

    Here We Go: The Full Board Finally Starts to Make Its Mark
     NLRB Reverses Precedent on Joint Employer Liability and Standard Governing Employee Handbooks This afternoon, just two days prior to the end of Chairman Philip Miscimarra’s term, the NLRB issued a pair of 3-2 decisions overruling…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 3280

Employers' Lawyers

Employers' Lawyers

Provides best practice tips, checklists and updates designed to keep organizations of all sizes in compliance with federal and state employment laws. By Holland & Hart.

http://www.employerslawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2030

Florida Business Litigation Lawyer…

Florida Business Litigation Lawyer Blog

Covers business and employment law. By Mavrick Law Firm.

https://www.mavricklaw.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 1620

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: 3861

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: 4705

Taking Care of HR Business

Taking Care of HR Business

Covers legal developments in the labor and employment. By Verrill Dana.

http://www.hrlawupdate.com/
Rank this Week: 3414

Wage & Hour - Development…

Wage & Hour - Development & Highlights

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

http://wagehourlaw.foxrothschild.com/
  • Dec 14

    The FLSA And Arbitration

    The FLSA And Arbitration
    I read an interesting post by Daniel Schwartz in the Connecticut Employment Law Blog. It concerned a recent Second Circuit decision that bodes well for employers in the never-ending fight against wage-hour class actions. The case is entitled…
  • Dec 8

    Use of Fluctuating Work Week Method To Pay Overtime Must Have A Fixed Salary As The Foundation

    Use of Fluctuating Work Week Method To Pay Overtime Must Have A Fixed Salary As The Foundation
    A class of equipment operators and trainees has asked a federal court to approve a $1.35 million settlement of their FLSA class action lawsuit alleging the Company did not fairly pay them their wages and used a gimmick to avoid doing so.…
  • Nov 30

    Case Interpreting FLSA Highly Compensated Exemption Takes Interesting Slant

    Case Interpreting FLSA Highly Compensated Exemption Takes Interesting Slant
    There has not been much litigation over the HCE, the so-called Highly Compensated Employee exemption under the FLSA. Recently, an interesting case explored the issue of whether commission payments can form the entirety of the required salary.…
Rank this Week: 3873

Hunton Retail Law Resource Blog

Hunton Retail Law Resource Blog

Analysis and Insight in Retail Law

https://www.huntonretailindustryblog.com/
  • Dec 14

    Company Ends Initial Coin Offering after SEC Finds Securities Violation

    Company Ends Initial Coin Offering after SEC Finds Securities Violation
    On December 11, 2017, the SEC issued a cease-and-desist order against Munchee Inc. after finding that the company’s initial coin offering constituted unregistered offers and sales of securities.… Continue Reading
  • Dec 14

    Consumer Protection in Retail: Weekly Roundup

    Consumer Protection in Retail: Weekly Roundup
    This past week, several consumer actions made headlines that affect the retail industry. Continue reading for our weekly roundup. … Continue Reading
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 1320

New Jersey Employment Lawyer Blog

New Jersey Employment Lawyer Blog

Covers employment law. By Phillips & Associates.

https://www.newjerseyemploymentlawyerblog.net/
Rank this Week: 1711

Employment Law and Litigation

Employment Law and Litigation

By Orrick.

http://blogs.orrick.com/employment/
Rank this Week: 1599

Peter McSherry Blog

Peter McSherry Blog

Covers employment law issues in Canada.

http://petermcsherry.ca/blog/
  • Dec 14

    Contractual Terms – What You Read May Not Define Your Case

    Contractual Terms – What You Read May Not Define Your Case
     Interpreting the Contract Often many people believe that the clearly stated words in a contract will govern their legal rights. They may be mistaken in this presumption. Take, for example, the case of a contract which was described as…
  • Dec 7

    Sexual Harassment Claims and new Workers’ Compensation Law

    Sexual Harassment Claims and new Workers’ Compensation Law
    Sexual Harassment & Workers’ Compensation The pending amendments to Ontario’s Workers’ Compensation Act, to be effective January 1, 2018 basically lowers the threshold for a claim based on emotional trauma where the…
  • Dec 7

    Sexual Harassment Claims and new Workers’ Compensation Law

    Sexual Harassment Claims and new Workers’ Compensation Law
    Sexual Harassment & Workers’ Compensation The pending amendments to Ontario’s Workers’ Compensation Act, to be effective January 1, 2018 basically lowers the threshold for a claim based on emotional trauma where the…
Rank this Week: 1689

Guelph Employment Law Blog

Guelph Employment Law Blog

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

http://petermcsherry.ca/blog/
  • Dec 14

    Contractual Terms – What You Read May Not Define Your Case

    Contractual Terms – What You Read May Not Define Your Case
     Interpreting the Contract Often many people believe that the clearly stated words in a contract will govern their legal rights. They may be mistaken in this presumption. Take, for example, the case of a contract which was described as…
  • Dec 7

    Sexual Harassment Claims and new Workers’ Compensation Law

    Sexual Harassment Claims and new Workers’ Compensation Law
    Sexual Harassment & Workers’ Compensation The pending amendments to Ontario’s Workers’ Compensation Act, to be effective January 1, 2018 basically lowers the threshold for a claim based on emotional trauma where the…
  • Dec 7

    Sexual Harassment Claims and new Workers’ Compensation Law

    Sexual Harassment Claims and new Workers’ Compensation Law
    Sexual Harassment & Workers’ Compensation The pending amendments to Ontario’s Workers’ Compensation Act, to be effective January 1, 2018 basically lowers the threshold for a claim based on emotional trauma where the…
Rank this Week: 1756

Quirky Employment Law Questions

Quirky Employment Law Questions

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

http://quirkyemploymentquestions.com/
Rank this Week: 746

James M. Hoffmann Blog

James M. Hoffmann Blog

Covers Missouri workers' compensation and personal injury.

http://www.hoffmannworkcomp.com/category/blog/
  • Dec 14

    What is Necessary and Reasonable According to Workmens Comp Law?

    What is Necessary and Reasonable According to Workmens Comp Law?
    What is reasonable and what is necessary can sometimes be subjective and not very clearly defined. Every state has different laws regarding what workers’ compensation benefits covers and what they don’t. In general, workers…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 2286

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: 3734

Classified: The Class Action Blog

Classified: The Class Action Blog

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

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

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 14

    “Equal pay for equal work” provisions in a collective agreement may prevail over Bill 148 ESA amendment

    “Equal pay for equal work” provisions in a collective agreement may prevail over Bill 148 ESA amendment
    As we explained in yesterday’s post, the Bill 148 amendments to the ESA minimum standards will generally apply to unionized workplaces as of the effective date of the particular amendment. However, there are two circumstances in which a…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 1489

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: 825

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 14

    Canadian M&A activity stays hot, more in store

    Canadian M&A activity stays hot, more in store
    According to a recently published PwC report (the Report), Canadian mergers and acquisitions (M&A) activity is booming. We recently reported that Canadian-backed equity financing activity in emerging venture capital companies is…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 1486

New York Sexual Harassment Lawyer…

New York Sexual Harassment Lawyer Blog

Covers New York age, employment, gender, genetic, pregnancy, racial and sexual orientation discrimination. By Schwartz & Perry LLP.

http://www.schwartzandperry.com/Blog.aspx
  • Dec 14

    Company Must Pay $150K Settlement After Chinese Workers Claim National Origin Discrimination

    Company Must Pay $150K Settlement After Chinese Workers Claim National Origin Discrimination
    Company Must Pay $150K Settlement After Chinese Workers Claim National Origin Discrimination Staffers claim they made $3 less per hour than white employees Imagine that you found out that most of your colleagues—including people…
  • Dec 7

    Is Your Employer Required to Give You a Break?

    Is Your Employer Required to Give You a Break?
    Is Your Employer Required to Give You a Break? What the law says about meal and rest breaks Today is the first day of your new job! You’re excited to get started and clock in using your company’s time system on your computer. …
  • Nov 30

    Can You Be Fired During Medical Leave?

    Can You Be Fired During Medical Leave?
    Can You Be Fired During Medical Leave? What you need to know about returning to work after FMLA leave Your surgery was a success and you’ve completed rehabilitation. Your doctor has cleared you to return to work and you’re…
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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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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 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…
  • 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…
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Kaufman Dolowich & Voluck, LLP…

Kaufman Dolowich & Voluck, LLP Blog

Covers employment law.

http://www.kdvlaw.com/news-resources/category/blog/
Rank this Week: 1768

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 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…
  • 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…
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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/
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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…
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