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WKL&B WOrkDay Blog

WKL&B WOrkDay Blog

Covers labor and employment law developments. By Wolters Kluwer.

http://www.employmentlawdaily.com/index.php/blog
  • Oct 18

    The heartbreaking sadness of sexual harassment

    The heartbreaking sadness of sexual harassment
    By Joy P. Waltemath, J.D. Amazon Studios executive Roy Price. Harvey Weinstein. Before that Bill O’Reilly. Roger Ailes. The news is all about sexual harassment allegations in tech, in Hollywood, among the movers and shakers in this…
  • Oct 18

    CA-6 vacates injunction requiring merged airlines to bargain over union proposals under RLA Sec. 6

    CA-6 vacates injunction requiring merged airlines to bargain over union proposals under RLA Sec. 6
    By Ronald Miller, J.D. Finding that a merged airline was arguably justified in its reading of a collective bargaining agreement to permit it to operate two air carriers separately until such time as the parties reached an agreement fully…
  • Oct 18

    Given 25 recent crimes at store, employer may have had duty to protect employee who was shot

    Given 25 recent crimes at store, employer may have had duty to protect employee who was shot
    By Lorene D. Park, J.D. Denying an employer’s motion for summary judgment on a negligence claim by a convenience store employee who was shot during an attempted robbery, a federal district court in Texas found triable questions on…
Rank this Week: 65

Whistleblower Law Blog

Whistleblower Law Blog

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

http://www.kmblegal.com/blogs
Rank this Week: 190

Ohio Employer's Law Blog

Ohio Employer's Law Blog

Provides updates and commentary on current employment law headlines and topics. By Kohrman Jackson & Krantz PLL.

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

    When is a break not a break under the FLSA?

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

    No, you do not need a workplace emoji policy

    No, you do not need a workplace emoji policy
    I read a blog yesterday that asked the following question? “Do you need a workplace emoji policy?” They say yes, I say an unequivocal no. They argue that inappropriate emoji use might lead to misunderstandings and harassment…
  • Oct 17

    Weinstein case highlights problem of “ostriching” harassment

    Weinstein case highlights problem of “ostriching” harassment
    It’s been a busy few days in employment-law land, with the Harvey Weinstein sexual harassment case dominating the headlines. What have we learned? Weinstein is an (alleged) (do I really need to add this qualifier?) serial harasser,…
Rank this Week: 87

New York Public Personnel Law

New York Public Personnel Law

Provides summary and commentary on selected court and administrative decisions and related matters affecting public employers and employees in New York State. By Harvey Randall, Esq.

http://publicpersonnellaw.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 244

Lancaster Law Blog

Lancaster Law Blog

Covers business law, employment law, estate planning, family law, and nonprofit law information for Lancaster County and Pennsylvania residents. From Russell, Krafft & Gruber.

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

    Commonly Asked Estate Planning Questions – Day Three

    Commonly Asked Estate Planning Questions – Day Three
    What happens to my pets when I die? You can leave it up to your Executor to determine what happens to them.  But I suspect that, if you are looking for an answer to this question, letting someone else decide what happens to the four…
  • Oct 18

    How To Freeze Your Credit Report

    How To Freeze Your Credit Report
    In the wake of the Equifax data breach, there has been much discussion about the effects of the breach, and how to protect yourself if you were affected. Even though I confirmed that I was not affected by the breach through Equifax’s…
  • Oct 17

    Commonly Asked Estate Planning Questions- Day Two

    Commonly Asked Estate Planning Questions- Day Two
    What is Probate? The formal definition is the process by which an estate is formally established for a decedent and representatives are appointed to handle the decedent’s affairs.  Probate is not always necessary.  Depending…
Rank this Week: 147

HR Watchdog

HR Watchdog

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

http://hrwatchdog.calchamber.com/
  • Oct 18

    Unemployment Assistance Benefits Available for Workers Affected by Wildfire

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

    CAL/OSHA Issues Advisory on Worker Safety in Wildfire Region

    CAL/OSHA Issues Advisory on Worker Safety in Wildfire Region
    Cal/OSHA is advising employers that special precautions must be taken to protect workers from hazards from wildfire smoke. Cal/OSHA notes that smoke from wildfires contains chemicals, gases and fine particles that can harm health. Breathing…
  • Oct 16

    New Laws: Governor Acts on Employment-Related Bill

    New Laws: Governor Acts on Employment-Related Bill
    Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. has now signed or vetoed employment-related legislation passed by the California Legislature in 2017. Governor Brown did not finish acting on many of the bills until just before midnight Sunday night. As usual,…
Rank this Week: 164

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/
  • Oct 18

    Major Graduate Student Symposium on Labour Issues at York

    Major Graduate Student Symposium on Labour Issues at York
    The Global Labour Research Centre (of which I am a faculty associate) at York University is hosting its annual Graduate Student Symposium on October 26-27.  Looks like a great line up.  I am chairing the first panel of papers on…
  • Oct 9

    Should Ontario Introduce New Prohibited Grounds Into Human Rights Code?

    Should Ontario Introduce New Prohibited Grounds Into Human Rights Code?
    Former Law Dean, now MPP Natalie Des Rosiers has proposed reforms to the Ontario Human Rights Code that would add four new prohibited grounds, including:  genetics, immigration status, social condition and police records. Des Rosiers is…
  • Oct 5

    Precarious Work Conference at Western (Nov. 3-4)

    Precarious Work Conference at Western (Nov. 3-4)
    Professor Michael Lynk of Western Law has sent along the flyer for the upcoming annual Labour Law conference.  This year’s theme is Precarious Work, which is the current hot topic in the field.   Looks like a great line-up,…
Rank this Week: 219

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/
  • Oct 18

    When I retire, can I keep health care benefits?

    When I retire, can I keep health care benefits?
    Question:  I have been employed by the same company for 22yrs and am 63 yrs old. Health care benefits are provided by the company and reduced benefits were available if you are over 60 when you retire. It was announced recently that no…
  • Oct 17

    Can an employer impose a longer probationary period than 3 months?

    Can an employer impose a longer probationary period than 3 months?
    It is common knowledge for employment probationary periods to last for three months from the commencement of the employment relation. Under minimal standards employment law (for example, the Employment Standards Act in Ontario), employers do…
  • Oct 11

    Would I get paid my commission if I left the company?

    Would I get paid my commission if I left the company?
    Question:  If I leave this company in around a month, would I still get paid my commissions from the deal I just won over the next 3 years? I’ve been working for a company for around 3 years, I have been made a better offer at…
Rank this Week: 98

Fair Competition Law Blog

Fair Competition Law Blog

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

http://faircompetitionlaw.com
  • Oct 15

    Our Changing Trade Secrets | Noncompete Laws – Update

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

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

    Massachusetts Noncompete Reform: What you need to know – by October 31
    Almost nine years in the making, Massachusetts is on the cusp of noncompete reform. And, decades in the making (yes, decades, thanks to Steve Chow‘s extraordinary efforts), Massachusetts is also poised to update its trade secrets…
  • Aug 13

    Trade Secrets Laws and the UTSA – A 50 State and Federal Law Survey Chart (updated for Texas)

    Trade Secrets Laws and the UTSA – A 50 State and Federal Law Survey Chart (updated for Texas)
    This is an update to reflect statutory revisions to Texas’ version of its Uniform Trade Secrets Act statute, which will become effective on September 1.  For more on the changes, see Texas Updates Its Uniform Trade Secrets…
Rank this Week: 253

The Utah Employment Lawyer

The Utah Employment Lawyer

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

http://theutahemploymentlawyer.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 145

Screw You Guys, I'm Going Home

Screw You Guys, I'm Going Home

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

http://employeeatty.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 13

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

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

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

    Job Or Self-Employment Lost Because Of Hurricane? You May Qualify For Disaster Unemployment Assistance
    Folks who normally don't qualify for unemployment assistance, such as business owners, may qualify for Disaster Unemployment Assistance if they are unable to work due to one of the hurricanes that hit the U.S. Even if you only lost your job…
  • Sep 19

    OSHA Protects You From Dangerous Working Conditions Post-Hurricane

    OSHA Protects You From Dangerous Working Conditions Post-Hurricane
    I'm getting lots of calls and emails about employers making employees work in conditions they deem unsafe. Here's what OSHA says about workplace safety:You have the right to a safe workplace. The Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970…
Rank this Week: 234

GT L&E Blog

GT L&E Blog

Covers global developments in labor and employment law. By Greenberg Traurig.

http://www.gtleblog.com/
  • Oct 10

    Important Changes to Dutch Labour Law

    Important Changes to Dutch Labour Law
    On 10 October, after a record 208 days of negotiations, the prospective coalition partners for a new government in the Netherlands presented their coalition agreement (regeerakkoord). The agreement will be the basis for a new Dutch coalition…
  • Sep 6

    A Closer Look At FLSA’s Computer Professional Exemption

    A Closer Look At FLSA’s Computer Professional Exemption
    Shareholder Jerrold Goldberg, with the assistance of Practice Group Attorney Melanie Sarver, recently published an article in Law360 discussing the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). The FLSA requires the payment of overtime to all employees…
  • Sep 1

    Court Invalidates DOL Overtime Rule, Holds Increased Salary Test is Contrary to Congressional Intent and Exceeds DOL Authority

    Court Invalidates DOL Overtime Rule, Holds Increased Salary Test is Contrary to Congressional Intent and Exceeds DOL Authority
    On Nov. 22, 2016, a Texas federal court stayed implementation of the U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL) rule amendment which would have roughly doubled the minimum salary threshold for many employees to be considered exempt from federal…
Rank this Week: 267

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/
  • Oct 9

    The DOJ’s About-Face on Gender Identity Discrimination under Title VII

    The DOJ’s About-Face on Gender Identity Discrimination under Title VII
    On October 5, 2017, Attorney General Jeff Sessions released a formal letter on behalf of the United States Department of Justice stating the DOJ’s official position that Title VII “does not prohibit discrimination based on gender…
  • Sep 26

    Hurricanes Harvey and Irma – Filing Deadline Extended for Vets-4212 Report

    Hurricanes Harvey and Irma – Filing Deadline Extended for Vets-4212 Report
    Federal contractors have extra time this year to submit their annual VETS-4212 report. In order to accommodate the needs of those impacted by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, Federal contractors who file their VETS-4212 Reports by November 15,…
  • Sep 25

    Trump Taps Management-Side Lawyer to Serve as NLRB General Counsel

    Trump Taps Management-Side Lawyer to Serve as NLRB General Counsel
    On September 15, the White House announced that President Trump will nominate Peter B. Robb, a longtime labor and employment attorney, to become the National Labor Relation Board’s next general counsel. In his role as general counsel,…
Rank this Week: 179

Employment and Labour Law

Employment and Labour Law

Covers employment law in Canada. BY FMC Law.

http://www.employmentandlabour.com
Rank this Week: 265

Tennessee Employment Lawyer Blog

Tennessee Employment Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.tennesseeemploymentlawyerblog.com/
  • May 10

    Faulty Background Checks Prompt Multiple Class Action Lawsuit

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

    Is Your Personal Trainer Being Worked Over by their Employer?

    Is Your Personal Trainer Being Worked Over by their Employer?
    Personal trainers everywhere work hard to provide many of us with the best services as possible. They deserve every penny of their paychecks and maybe even some pay for putting in overtime. Unfortunately, recently there has been an alarming…
  • Sep 16

    Is Your Personal Trainer Being Worked Over by their Employer?

    Is Your Personal Trainer Being Worked Over by their Employer?
    Personal trainers everywhere work hard to provide many of us with the best services as possible. They deserve every penny of their paychecks and maybe even some pay for putting in overtime. Unfortunately, recently there has been an alarming…
Rank this Week: 161

Texas Employer Handbook

Texas Employer Handbook

By Gray Reed & McGraw, P.C.

http://www.texasemployerhandbook.com/
Rank this Week: 180

The Kielich Law Firm Blog

The Kielich Law Firm Blog

Covers employment law, personal injury and family law issues related to Texas and federal law.

http://kielichlawfirm.com/blog
  • Feb 16

    Spousal support in Texa

    Spousal support in Texa
    There is no guarantee of alimony or spousal maintenance in a Texas divorce. Texas, like many states, changed its family relations laws (our Texas Family Code) in recent decades to curb the power of family court judges in Fort Worth, Dallas,…
  • Feb 8

    7 Tips for Taking FMLA Leave — Fort Worth Employment Attorney

    7 Tips for Taking FMLA Leave — Fort Worth Employment Attorney
    Most of my work with clients involves helping clients after they have sought FMLA leave and the employer has already violated their FMLA rights but it’s equally as important that employees understand how to properly exercise their…
  • Feb 1

    Enforcing child support with child support liens and QDROs with Bedford Divorce Attorney

    Enforcing child support with child support liens and QDROs with Bedford Divorce Attorney
    Unpaid child support is a serious problems for many families where the child support may be the difference between keeping food on the table or lights on in the home. Enforcing child support in court can be a challenge when the child support…
Rank this Week: 228

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: 79

Law Clips

Law Clips

Covers employment law. By Greenwald Doherty.

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

    Terminating an At-Will Employee for Poor Performance

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

    Holiday Pay Policie

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

    Can You Fire An Employee On Workers’ Compensation Leave?

    Can You Fire An Employee On Workers’ Compensation Leave?
    It comes to many employers’ surprise that it can be legal to let an employee go who is out on workers’ compensation leave.  The fact that an employee was hurt at work generally does not guarantee that his or her job will be…
Rank this Week: 3601

Ontario Disability Blog

Ontario Disability Blog

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

http://www.awaxmanlaw.ca/blog
Rank this Week: 1764

Ontario Disability Blog

Ontario Disability Blog

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

http://www.awaxmanlaw.ca/blog
Rank this Week: 1267

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/
  • Oct 19

    Friends, consumers, stakeholders: lend me your ear

    Friends, consumers, stakeholders: lend me your ear
    The importance of a clear and well executed public relations strategy can sometimes be overlooked when a corporation is in the middle of negotiating a merger or acquisition. However, involving your PR team early on in the transaction can pay…
  • Oct 17

    Canadian M&A activity: mixed results for Q3 2017

    Canadian M&A activity: mixed results for Q3 2017
    As the Globe and Mail reports, Thomson Reuters has recently released figures for Canadian mergers and acquisitions in the third quarter of 2017. The figures show that while the volume of deals involving Canadian companies in the third quarter…
  • Oct 12

    Regulators take aim at cryptocurrencie

    Regulators take aim at cryptocurrencie
    The emergence of cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology over the past several years has shaken up the financial services sector in unprecedented fashion, in a corner of the Canadian economy that has been notoriously slow to adopt and…
Rank this Week: 1238

Employment Law 101

Employment Law 101

Covers employment law trends. By John A. Gallagher.

http://employmentlaw101.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 19

    "If I Quit My Job, Will I...." -- Career Advice No One Will Give You

    "If I Quit My Job, Will I...." -- Career Advice No One Will Give You
    Rarely in Your Best InterestShould I Quit My Job?  "If I Quit my Job, Will I....."I received thousands of calls a year from employees, and perhaps the most common questions I get are some variant of the following:"If I quit my job, will…
  • Oct 16

    Is President Trump a Malignant Narcissist?

    Is President Trump a Malignant Narcissist?
    Rolling Stone's Matt Taiibi Makes Compelling Case that Donald Trump Mentally IllPlease Don't Reject Out of hand Until ReadingThe always stellar Matthew C. ("Matt") Taiibi, who is in my view as important a journalist existing today in America,…
  • Oct 12

    Should I Sign a Severance or Separation Agreement Requiring Me to Consent to a Non-Competition Restriction?

    Should I Sign a Severance or Separation Agreement Requiring Me to Consent to a Non-Competition Restriction?
    Philadelphia-Area Lawyer Experienced in Non-Compete AgreementsFighting Non-Competes Since 1991 Questions?  John will spend 5-10 minutes with you discussing your current work situation, your disability/FMLA leave,…
Rank this Week: 2507

Global Workplace Insider

Global Workplace Insider

Covers employment and labour law issues, including industrial relations/labour and human resources, business immigration and international mobility, enterprise and collective labour agreements and occupational health and safety matters, By Norton Rose Fulbright.

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

    Paid leave granted to an Italian university employee for pet care

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

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

    Local doesn’t make the grade: The need to accommodate employees with anxiety when writing qualifying exam
    John Betts, (the “Applicant”) was a carpenter and member of the United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America, Local 1256 (the “Union”). While the parties were not engaged in a traditional employer-employee…
  • Oct 17

    Warning to CEOs to do more to comply with safety law

    Warning to CEOs to do more to comply with safety law
    Dealing with employees and contractors comes with risk and compliance with the many commercial and employment laws – including health and safety – can be burdensome. While accidents in the workplace are often not completely…
Rank this Week: 1240

Technology Company Counselor

Technology Company Counselor

Covers benefits and compensation, employment law, immigration, intellectual property, litigation, securities, tax planning, and transactional issues affecting technology companies. By Epstein Becker Green.

http://www.techcompanycounselor.com/
Rank this Week: 2675

Trade Secrets and Noncompete Blog

Trade Secrets and Noncompete Blog

Covers the law of restrictive covenants, unfair competition and trade secrets. By Epstein Becker Green.

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

    Model Cyber Security Law Pending Final Action By National Association of Insurance Commissioner

    Model Cyber Security Law Pending Final Action By National Association of Insurance Commissioner
    It is highly likely that the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (“NAIC”) will adopt a model data cyber security law premised largely on the New York State Department of Financial Services…
  • Sep 19

    Referral Sources Held to Be Protectable Legitimate Business Interest

    Referral Sources Held to Be Protectable Legitimate Business Interest
    The Florida Supreme Court ruled last week that referral sources in the home healthcare industry can be protected legitimate business interests under the state law governing non-compete agreements, thus finding enforceable such a restriction…
  • Sep 18

    Garden Leave Provisions Article Published With Practical Law Company

    Garden Leave Provisions Article Published With Practical Law Company
    We just published an article with the Practical Law Company discussing garden leave provisions in employment agreements. With PLC’s permission, we have attached it here.… Continue Reading Continue Reading…
Rank this Week: 2681

Financial Services Employment Law

Financial Services Employment Law

Provides news, updates and insights for financial services employers. By Epstein Becker Green.

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

    Model Cyber Security Law Pending Final Action By National Association of Insurance Commissioner

    Model Cyber Security Law Pending Final Action By National Association of Insurance Commissioner
    It is highly likely that the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (“NAIC”) will adopt a model data cyber security law premised largely on the New York State Department of Financial Services (“NYSDFS”) cyber…
  • Oct 10

    Plan Sponsors: Potential Targets for IRS Compliance Examination

    Plan Sponsors: Potential Targets for IRS Compliance Examination
    The IRS recently released the Tax Exempt and Government Entities FY 2018 Work Plan (the “2018 Work Plan”) which provides helpful information for sponsors of tax-qualified retirement plans about the focus of the IRS’ 2018…
  • Sep 11

    New York Paid Family Leave Regulations Finalized

    New York Paid Family Leave Regulations Finalized
    Our colleagues Susan Gross Sholinsky, Marc A. Mandelman, and Nancy L. Gunzenhauser, at Epstein Becker Green, have a post on the Retail Labor and Employment Law blog that will be of interest to many of our readers in the financial services…
Rank this Week: 2680

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
  • Oct 19

    Believe It or Not: Employer Refused to Pay Workers for Restroom Break

    Believe It or Not: Employer Refused to Pay Workers for Restroom Break
    Believe It or Not: Employer Refused to Pay Workers for Restroom Breaks Company liable for back pay and damages after violating federal labor law Imagine looking at your pay stub and finding out that you were docked for every time you…
  • Oct 16

    Sexual Harassment in the New

    Sexual Harassment in the New
    We at Schwartz Perry & Heller are pleased to see the outpouring of support for the victims of Harvey Weinstein. This controversy sheds a light on the difficulties faced by all victims of sexual harassment, and how daunting it can be to…
  • Oct 12

    Ex-Employee Claims Facebook Routinely Fires People Over 50

    Ex-Employee Claims Facebook Routinely Fires People Over 50
    Ex-Employee Claims Facebook Routinely Fires People Over 50 Worker alleges managers set him up to fail so they could terminate him Age discrimination cases often come with their own set of code words. Frequently, older employees or job…
Rank this Week: 2753

Connecticut Employment Law Blog

Connecticut Employment Law Blog

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

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

    Afraid of Sexual Harassment Claims? Then Be Afraid of Halloween

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

    Exclusive: New Statistics from CHRO Show Drop in Discrimination Claim

    Exclusive: New Statistics from CHRO Show Drop in Discrimination Claim
    Through a recent FOI request, I was able to take a peek at the latest case statistics coming out of the Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities. (The CHRO has since added them to the website as well.) I’ve done these recaps in…
  • Oct 17

    What’s Next for Mandatory Arbitration Provisions?

    What’s Next for Mandatory Arbitration Provisions?
    One of the interesting strains to come out of the new round of publicity surrounding sexual harassment is a renewed focus on mandatory arbitration provisions. And it comes from an unexpected source: former Fox News anchor Gretchen Carlson.…
Rank this Week: 796

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: 2954

JOTWELL - The Journal of Things We…

JOTWELL - The Journal of Things We Like (Lots)

Edited by University of Miami School of Law Professor Michael Froomkin, The Journal of Things We Like (Lots)–JOTWELL–invites law professors to join us in filling a telling gap in legal scholarship by creating a space where legal academics will go to identify, celebrate, and discuss the best new legal scholarship.

http://jotwell.com/
  • Oct 19

    The Curious Case of the Disclaimer That Didn’t Bark

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

    Beyond the “Tax Loophole” Rhetoric

    Beyond the “Tax Loophole” Rhetoric
    Heather Field, A Taxonomy of Tax Loopholes, 55 Houston L. Rev. (forthcoming 2018), available at SSRN.Leigh OsofskyOne of the many obstacles in the way of productive governance these days is people talking past each other.…
  • Oct 17

    Questioning the Queue

    Questioning the Queue
    Katharine G. Young, Rights and Queues: On Distributive Contests in the Modern State, 55 Colum. J. of Transnat’l L. 65 (2016).Lee Anne FennellA queue, whether it takes the form of a line or a list, is one of the simplest and most…
Rank this Week: 2786

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/
  • Oct 19

    Philadelphia Restaurant to Pay $400,000 to 63 Workers for Wage Theft Violation

    Philadelphia Restaurant to Pay $400,000 to 63 Workers for Wage Theft Violation
    Talula’s Garden, a Philadelphia restaurant, has agreed to pay 63 workers $400,000 for wage theft violations, including requiring employees to work unpaid hours, according to a lawsuit initiated by the U.S. Department of Labor. The…
  • Oct 17

    Mastro’s Restaurant Accused of Stealing from Tip Pool

    Mastro’s Restaurant Accused of Stealing from Tip Pool
    Tipped employees at Mastro’s Steakhouse in Chicago sued the restaurant in Illinois state court, claiming that the restaurant illegally retained a portion of the tip pool, and failed to pay its servers the correct minimum wage. Former…
  • Sep 25

    Dimora Ristorante Pays Waiter $60,000 in a Wage Violations Settlement

    Dimora Ristorante Pays Waiter $60,000 in a Wage Violations Settlement
    Dimora Ristorante, an Italian restaurant in Norwood, New Jersey, has paid $60,000 to a former waiter to settle a wage violations lawsuit for unpaid minimum and overtime wages and tip theft.  The waiter argued that Dimora unlawfully…
Rank this Week: 2700

FMLA Insights

FMLA Insights

Covers the Family Medical Leave Act. By Franczek Radelet.

http://www.fmlainsights.com
Rank this Week: 3423

San Francisco Employment Law Firm…

San Francisco Employment Law Firm Blawg

Covers workplace discrimination, sexual harassment and wrongful termination. By Arkady Itkin.

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

    Kaiser Settles Class Action for Unpaid Wages With Call Center Nurse

    Kaiser Settles Class Action for Unpaid Wages With Call Center Nurse
    California nurses will get roughly $6 million from health care giant Kaiser Permanente for time spent doing unpaid work.The payout settles a class action filed last year on behalf of 1,397 advice nurses who take calls from patients at three…
  • Oct 7

    At-Will Employment And Misclassifying Employees As Contractor

    At-Will Employment And Misclassifying Employees As Contractor
    Misclassifying an employee as an independent contractor is an easier mistake to make than many employers believe. The recent case Linton v DeSoto Cab Company, Inc., illustrates this very well. In that case, the first appellate district found…
  • Aug 24

    EEOC Files Disability Discrimination Lawsuit Against UPS Freight

    EEOC Files Disability Discrimination Lawsuit Against UPS Freight
    On August 8, 2017, EEOC announced filing a lawsuit against UPS Freight, alleging violations of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). “Employers must treat employees with disabilities the same as those without disabilities when…
Rank this Week: 3842

California Employment Law

California Employment Law

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

http://californiaemploymentlaw.foxrothschild.com
  • Oct 18

    California Updates Its Harassment Prevention Training Requirement (SB 396)

    California Updates Its Harassment Prevention Training Requirement (SB 396)
    What a year it has been for harassment claims. The biggest year in the 22 years I have been practicing law. It seems that every day there is a big new headline, and someone else powerful losing their job over harassment allegations. If that…
  • Oct 16

    Governor Signs, Vetoes Pay Equity Bill

    Governor Signs, Vetoes Pay Equity Bill
    Governor Brown is in that final flurry of signing and rejecting bills sent to him at the end of the legislative session. Two of those bills that we have been following involved pay equity issues. The Governor approved one, and vetoed the…
  • Oct 13

    California Guarantees Job Protection for More New Parent

    California Guarantees Job Protection for More New Parent
    Starting January 1, 2018, new parents in California can rest a bit easier.  Governor Jerry Brown signed SB 63, officially titled the Parental Leave Act, into law yesterday which will impact employers with between 20 and 49…
Rank this Week: 2179

Workplace Privacy, Data Management…

Workplace Privacy, Data Management & Security Report

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

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

    VOTE 2017 – We’re back thanks to you!

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

    And Now, in Recent New York Cybersecurity Action…

    And Now, in Recent New York Cybersecurity Action…
    New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Department of Financial Services (“DFS”) have been busy on the cybersecurity front. In a press release on September 18, 2017, building upon the state’s pride in its…
  • Sep 27

    Lenovo-FTC Consent Order Calls For 20-Year Monitoring Period

    Lenovo-FTC Consent Order Calls For 20-Year Monitoring Period
    Laptop-maker Lenovo (United States), Inc. agreed to a no-fault settlement with the Federal Trade Commission and 32 states over allegations that it installed ad software that compromised customers’ web security and invaded users’…
Rank this Week: 3424

Joseph Greenwald & Laake, PA Blog

Joseph Greenwald & Laake, PA Blog

Covers business law, civil litigation, civil rights, criminal defense, estates & trusts, family law, labor & employment, medical malpractice, personal injury, real estate, qui tam and workers' compensation.

http://www.jgllaw.com/blog
  • Oct 18

    Are We Part of the Problem? How #MeToo and Harvey Weinstein Shows Settling Out of Court Might Be Making Things Worse

    Are We Part of the Problem? How #MeToo and Harvey Weinstein Shows Settling Out of Court Might Be Making Things Worse
         In recent days, an online campaign designed to highlight the prevalence of sexual assault and harassment has spread across social media.  Frustrated by the number of women stepping forward with allegations of sexual…
  • Oct 17

    The Problem With Emoji

    The Problem With Emoji
    We may not all know the term emoji, but we have all seen them or used them. Emojis are small digital images or icons used to express an idea or emotion onine. The term is only a couple of decades old and derives from the Japanese words e, a…
  • Oct 5

    Make an Estate Plan, and Keep It Up to Date!

    Make an Estate Plan, and Keep It Up to Date!
    A recent survey shows that the majority of Americans do not have an estate plan – in the form of either a will or a living trust – in place. Among Americans 72 years old and above, 81 percent do have an estate plan, but 78 percent…
Rank this Week: 2113

Boston Lawyer Blog

Boston Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.bostonlawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2129

Ottawa Employment & Labour Law…

Ottawa Employment & Labour Law Blog

By Vey Willetts LLP. Focuses on issues arising from the workplace, including wrongful dismissal; human rights and accommodation; occupational health and safety; parental leave; restrictive covenants and workplace privacy.

https://www.vwlawyers.ca/blog/
  • Oct 18

    North v. Metaswitch Networks: Ontario's Top Court Confirms the Correct Approach to Employee Severance

    North v. Metaswitch Networks: Ontario's Top Court Confirms the Correct Approach to Employee Severance
    A recent decision from Ontario's Court of Appeal, North v. Metaswitch Networks Corporation, confirms how the courts in our province will assess an employee's severance entitlement where his/her employment was governed by a…
  • Oct 16

    Bad faith dismissals: is medical evidence required to prove damages?

    Bad faith dismissals: is medical evidence required to prove damages?
    A dismissal from employment is rarely pleasant for anyone involved. Frustration, anxiety and hurt feelings are all common by-products. But how do we assess whether an employee has suffered harm beyond the ordinary due to a poorly handled…
  • Oct 11

    Paul Willetts Quoted in the Lawyer's Daily

    Paul Willetts Quoted in the Lawyer's Daily
    Vey Willetts lawyer Paul Willetts was quoted in the October 10, 2017 edition of The Lawyer's Daily. The article, "Timing, Privacy Issues Raised over Ontario's Proposed Domestic Violence Leave Bill," considers recent proposed legislation…
Rank this Week: 1478

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/
  • Oct 18

    Legal Protection for NFL Protests? Not So Fast . . . .

    Legal Protection for NFL Protests? Not So Fast . . . .
    Ben Sachs and Noah Zatz have an op-ed in the New York Times today arguing that they believe that the NFL players' national anthem protests are protected under various legal theories, mirroring some of their early writings that Rick posted...
  • Oct 16

    Solicitor General's View on USERRA Abrogation

    Solicitor General's View on USERRA Abrogation
    As I mentioned recently, the Supreme Court had requested the Solicitor General's view on whether the abrogation of state sovereign immunity under USERRA was valid. The SG's office just submitted its brief, recommending the denial of cert.…
  • Oct 14

    NFL in the New

    NFL in the New
    The NFL is once again providing great fodder for labor/employment exam questions. Over at Indisputably, Sarah Cole has a great post about the Fifth Circuit's rejection of a preliminary injunction by the NFL Players' association that would…
Rank this Week: 632

Washgington Labor and Employment…

Washgington Labor and Employment Law Blog

Covers Washington State employment law and public sector collective bargaining law.By Cline and Associates.

http://www.washingtonlaborandemploymentblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1994

National Police and Fire Labor…

National Police and Fire Labor Blog

Covers legal developments concerning law enforcement and firefighter labor law. By Cline and Associates.

http://www.nationalpoliceandfirelaborblog.com
Rank this Week: 3240

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
  • Oct 18

    Understanding What Employee Benefits Are Required by Law

    Understanding What Employee Benefits Are Required by Law
    The laws surrounding employee benefits can be complex, and they differ from state to state. For this reason, it is helpful to work with an employment attorney in San Jose if you are employed in that city to find out how the law applies to…
  • Oct 11

    What Whistle Blowers Should Know About Employer Retaliation

    What Whistle Blowers Should Know About Employer Retaliation
    Whistle blowers are protected from retaliation by law. If you are involved in a whistle blowing case, hire an employee rights attorney in San Jose to ensure that you are not subject to any unlawful retaliation in your workplace, and so…
  • Oct 4

    A Look at Wage and Hour Law Enforcement

    A Look at Wage and Hour Law Enforcement
    Both federal and state laws make mandates about how employers must handle wages and hours for their employees. Violations of these employment laws are often the subject of employee-rights cases. If you believe your employer is not…
Rank this Week: 774

McEldrew Young Blog

McEldrew Young Blog

Covers whistleblower law and wage theft for employees.

http://www.mceldrewyoung.com/blog/
  • Oct 18

    SEC Charges Rio Tinto with Accounting Fraud

    SEC Charges Rio Tinto with Accounting Fraud
    The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has filed a complaint in the Southern District of New York alleging violations of the Securities Act and the Exchange Act for an accounting fraud related to the valuation of a coal business in…
  • Oct 16

    Australia Joint Committee Recommends More Whistleblower Protection

    Australia Joint Committee Recommends More Whistleblower Protection
    Australia appears to have moved one step closer to adopting whistleblower rewards and additional retaliation protections with a report last month by the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Corporations and Financial Services. The report’s…
  • Oct 13

    Simultaneous Surgeries Create Potential Liability for Medical Malpractice, Fraud

    Simultaneous Surgeries Create Potential Liability for Medical Malpractice, Fraud
    The practice of concurrent and overlapping procedures by medical surgeons has come into the spotlight over the past two years due to injuries resulting from the practice. Since this practice can sometimes involve fraud or medical malpractice,…
Rank this Week: 1309

Kaufman Dolowich & Voluck, LLP…

Kaufman Dolowich & Voluck, LLP Blog

Covers employment law.

http://www.kdvlaw.com/news-resources/category/blog/
Rank this Week: 1553