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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/
  • Nov 9

    Tenth Circuit Holds That Irreparable Harm Cannot Be Presumed for Trade Secret Injunction

    Tenth Circuit Holds That Irreparable Harm Cannot Be Presumed for Trade Secret Injunction
    In First Western Capital Management Co. v. Malamed, Case Nos. 16-1434, 16-1465 & 16-1502 (10th Cir. Oct. 30, 2017), the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals held that a district court erred in issuing a preliminary injunction to a party under…
  • Nov 8

    2017 Year in Review: Trade Secrets and Non-Compete Developments Webinar

    2017 Year in Review: Trade Secrets and Non-Compete Developments Webinar
    Epstein Becker Green attorneys Peter A. Steinmeyer, Robert D. Goldstein, and Brian E. Spang are pleased to be presenting 2017 Year in Review: Trade Secrets and Non-Compete Developments webinar on Wednesday, December 6, 2017 from 1:00…
  • Oct 26

    Another Chapter in the Battle Against Non-Competes for Low Wage Workers in Illinoi

    Another Chapter in the Battle Against Non-Competes for Low Wage Workers in Illinoi
    Earlier this week, Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan sued payday loan company Check Into Cash of Illinois, LLC for allegedly requiring that all of its employees in Illinois, regardless of position or pay, sign a standard non-compete…
Rank this Week: 940

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: 627

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: 1018

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: 990

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: 689

New York Employment Lawyer Blog

New York Employment Lawyer Blog

Published By Villanueva & Sanchala Attorneys At Law

http://www.new-york-employment-lawyer-blog.com/
  • May 28

    Does your business pay its employees overtime? Are you ready for a Department of Labor Audit or Investigation?

    Does your business pay its employees overtime? Are you ready for a Department of Labor Audit or Investigation?
    It is important for employers to understand their obligations under the federal and state labor laws before any action is commenced. Proactive steps in this area can be significant. Our Award Winning NY Employment Lawyer routinely counsels…
  • Apr 1

    Are Tour Guides Independent Contractors or Employees Under New York Labor Law?

    Are Tour Guides Independent Contractors or Employees Under New York Labor Law?
    NY Department of Labor Audit and Misclassification of Worker Lawyer Blog Series Our Award Winning Employment Law Attorney is often asked about the proper classification of workers and prior blogs have discussed this topic in general.…
  • Mar 24

    Is a Security Guard an Employee or Independent Contractor?

    Is a Security Guard an Employee or Independent Contractor?
    New York State Department of Labor Misclassification of Workers Blog Series That was the issue in the recent New York Third Department Appellate Division decision In the Matter of TMR Security Consultants Inc., [Commissioner of Labor] Decided…
Rank this Week: 910

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: 572

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: 780

Employment Lawyer Blog

Employment Lawyer Blog

Covers workplace discrimination, and employee rights news and updates. By Joseph & Kirschenbaum LLP.

http://www.employment-lawyer-blog.com/
  • Feb 8

    Fast Food Workers’ Movement to Raise Minimum Wage Picks Up Steam

    Fast Food Workers’ Movement to Raise Minimum Wage Picks Up Steam
    Nearly three years after the launch of “Fight for 15”, a campaign aimed at boosting the minimum wage to $15 per hour, workers are enjoying some sweet success. The effort involves urging fast food workers in numerous cities around…
  • Feb 8

    Fast Food Workers’ Movement to Raise Minimum Wage Picks Up Steam

    Fast Food Workers’ Movement to Raise Minimum Wage Picks Up Steam
    Nearly three years after the launch of “Fight for 15”, a campaign aimed at boosting the minimum wage to $15 per hour, workers are enjoying some sweet success. The effort involves urging fast food workers in numerous cities around…
  • Feb 8

    Fast Food Workers’ Movement to Raise Minimum Wage Picks Up Steam

    Fast Food Workers’ Movement to Raise Minimum Wage Picks Up Steam
    Nearly three years after the launch of “Fight for 15”, a campaign aimed at boosting the minimum wage to $15 per hour, workers are enjoying some sweet success. The effort involves urging fast food workers in numerous cities around…
Rank this Week: 468

Great Work!

Great Work!

Covers labor and employment law issues. By Roetzel & Andress.

http://ralawemployment.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 27

    E-cigarettes: Part of Your Workplace Smoking Ban?

    E-cigarettes: Part of Your Workplace Smoking Ban?
    Most employers, either on their own initiative or in response to state or local laws banning smoking in the workplace, have already banned the use of cigarettes and tobacco on their premises. However, the skyrocketing use of e-cigarettes has…
  • Jun 22

    Colorado Supreme Court Clarifies Employee Termination for Marijuana Use

    Colorado Supreme Court Clarifies Employee Termination for Marijuana Use
    The Colorado Supreme Court, in a 6-0 decision, has held that an employer’s right to fire employees for failing drug tests trumps state laws permitting marijuana use. Under the Court’s ruling, even employees using prescribed…
  • Jun 8

    Reminder: OSHA’s New Hazard Communication Standard Went Into Effect on June 1

    Reminder: OSHA’s New Hazard Communication Standard Went Into Effect on June 1
    The deadline for chemical manufacturers, importers, distributors, and employers to begin complying with OSHA’s new hazard communication standard was June 1, 2015.In 2012, OSHA updated the old hazard communication standard to bring it…
Rank this Week: 916

Business Brawls Blog

Business Brawls Blog

Covers business litigation issues. By Kaufman Law.

http://www.businessbrawls.com/blog
Rank this Week: 754

California Employment Lawyer Blog

California Employment Lawyer Blog

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

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

    California Sex Harassment Suffered by Farmworkers Too Often Ignored

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

    California Sex Harassment Suffered by Farmworkers Too Often Ignored

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

    California Sex Harassment Suffered by Farmworkers Too Often Ignored

    California Sex Harassment Suffered by Farmworkers Too Often Ignored
    Working out in the tomato fields of Central Valley, the young woman from Mexico was told by her supervisor that he needed her help in another area of the 15,000-acre farm. He drove her recklessly toward an isolated area, dense with almond…
Rank this Week: 1003

The Proactive Employer

The Proactive Employer

Covers statistical analysis of disparate impact and disparate treatment, implications of recent court decisions for statistical analysis and evidence, and employment litigation risk assessment and risk management. By Stephanie R. Thomas.

http://blog.thomasecon.com/
  • Mar 25

    Launch of “Compensating Your Employees Fairly”

    Launch of “Compensating Your Employees Fairly”
    I’m excited to announce the launch of my latest book, Compensating Your Employees Fairly: A Guide to Internal Pay Equity, published by Apress. The book is a comprehensive handbook that provides all the information you need to…
  • Mar 20

    Employment Law Blog Carnival: The “Spring is in Bloom” Edition

    Employment Law Blog Carnival: The “Spring is in Bloom” Edition
    Today marks the first day of spring. Our green spaces will soon be buzzing with birds, bugs and blooms. We’ll see more sunshine and the days will get longer. Spring cleaning, planting, and yard work will soon be on our weekend agendas.…
  • Feb 4

    Top 10 Trends in Background Checks for 2013

    Top 10 Trends in Background Checks for 2013
    Employers have long recognized that conducting due diligence on new hires is a mission critical task. Firms cannot afford to be sidetracked by employee problems such as workplace violence, theft, false resumes, embezzlement, harassment or…
Rank this Week: 979

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: 972

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: 640

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: 4082

New York Accident Lawyer Blog

New York Accident Lawyer Blog

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

https://www.oreskylaw.com/en/blog/
  • Dec 15

    Construction Workers Die on the Same Day in Separate Workplace Accidents in Manhattan

    Construction Workers Die on the Same Day in Separate Workplace Accidents in Manhattan
    Construction work is dangerous. Contractors and project owners are required by the law to provide workers with proper protection including safety harnesses and life lines.  Too often, unfortunately, those responsible don’t do…
  • Nov 30

    Scaffolding Accidents, What You Need to Know

    Scaffolding Accidents, What You Need to Know
    The collapse of a scaffold, or a fall from scaffolding, can have serious consequences. If you have been injured in a scaffold accident, you need an experienced scaffold accident lawyer. The steps you take immediately after a scaffold accident…
  • Nov 27

    Thanksgiving Dinner at the Ayazamana Ecuadorian Cultural Center

    Thanksgiving Dinner at the Ayazamana Ecuadorian Cultural Center
    Attorney Jacob Oresky is always greatly appreciative to the Community. To say thank you, Oresky & Associates, Accident Attorneys, sponsored a Thanksgiving Dinner at the Ayazamana Ecuadorian Cultural Center on Thursday November 23, 2017.…
Rank this Week: 2037

Labor Relations Update

Labor Relations Update

By Proskauer Rose LLP.

http://www.laborrelationsupdate.com
Rank this Week: 3595

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: 4392

Employment Law Business Guide

Employment Law Business Guide

Addresses employment law issues. By McLane, Graf, Raulerson, & Middleton, PA.

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

    The NLRB Reverses Course On Standard For Evaluating Employee Handbook Rule

    The NLRB Reverses Course On Standard For Evaluating Employee Handbook Rule
    On December 14, 2017, the National Labor Relations Board discarded its longstanding rule that facially neutral employer rules are unlawful if an employee would “reasonably construe” the rule as prohibiting an employee from…
  • Nov 1

    The Importance Of Effective Personnel Documentation

    The Importance Of Effective Personnel Documentation
    As most human resources professionals know, documentation can often make or break an employment lawsuit. A thorough paper record of an employee’s performance problems, complaints, job requirements, attendance, and/or breaks and working…
  • Oct 23

    New Hampshire Ski Area Sets the Standard for Employee Helmet Use

    New Hampshire Ski Area Sets the Standard for Employee Helmet Use
    Boyne Resorts, the company which operates Loon Mountain ski area in New Hampshire, Sunday River and Sugarloaf in Maine and several other ski areas in the US and Canada has announced that all employees will be required to wear safety helmets…
Rank this Week: 2418

McCormack & Erlich Blog

McCormack & Erlich Blog

Covers employment law.

http://mcelawfirm.com/articles/
  • Dec 15

    What the Grubhub trial could mean for workers in the gig economy

    What the Grubhub trial could mean for workers in the gig economy
    In the first lawsuit of its kind to make it to trial in California, Grubhub fought allegations of misclassifying its drivers as independent contractors instead of employees. Other worker misclassification lawsuits in the past have […]
  • Dec 1

    Postmates pays $8.75 million to settle worker misclassification lawsuit

    Postmates pays $8.75 million to settle worker misclassification lawsuit
    California courts have been dealing with a growing number of worker misclassification cases that have resulted from the expansion of the gig economy. In one such lawsuit, a federal judge recently approved an $8.75 million […]
  • Sep 29

    Misclassified property workers awarded $2 million in overtime lawsuit

    Misclassified property workers awarded $2 million in overtime lawsuit
    A recent case serves as an important reminder about the protections that California labor laws provide to workers. Employers can be liable if they misclassify their workers and fail to comply with wage and overtime […]
Rank this Week: 1527

Labor & Employment Law Blog

Labor & Employment Law Blog

Up-to-date information on labor and employment law. By Sheppard Mullin.

http://www.laboremploymentlawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 4177

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/
  • Dec 15

    NLRB Reverses Key Rulings on Joint-Employer Status and Handbooks, Rules & Policies – More Changes Coming

    NLRB Reverses Key Rulings on Joint-Employer Status and Handbooks, Rules & Policies – More Changes Coming
    Our colleague Steven M. Swirsky at Epstein Becker Green has a post on the Management Memo blog that will be of interest to our readers: “NLRB Reverses Key Rulings: Returns to Pre-Obama Board Test for Deciding Joint-Employer Status and…
  • Dec 8

    Communicating the Benefits of 401(k) Plan Participation

    Communicating the Benefits of 401(k) Plan Participation
    When deliberations began regarding the first tax reform legislation in over thirty years, many raised concerns that tax reform measures would adversely affect retirement savings programs such as the 401(k) plan.  Now, as the tax reform…
  • Nov 15

    Proposed Bill Would Amend State and Local Paid Sick Leave Law

    Proposed Bill Would Amend State and Local Paid Sick Leave Law
    Our colleagues Susan Gross Sholinsky, Nancy Gunzenhauser Popper, and Judah L. Rosenblatt, 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 health care…
Rank this Week: 2882

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: 4079

Retail Labor and Employment Law

Retail Labor and Employment Law

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

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

    NLRB Reverses Key Rulings on Joint-Employer Status and Handbooks, Rules & Policies – More Changes Coming

    NLRB Reverses Key Rulings on Joint-Employer Status and Handbooks, Rules & Policies – More Changes Coming
    Our colleague Steven M. Swirsky at Epstein Becker Green has a post on the Management Memo blog that will be of interest to our readers: “NLRB Reverses Key Rulings: Returns to Pre-Obama Board Test for Deciding Joint-Employer Status and…
  • Dec 8

    NYC Updates Pregnancy Accommodation Notice

    NYC Updates Pregnancy Accommodation Notice
    Employers in New York City are required to provide their employees with reasonable accommodations related to childbirth and pregnancy. The New York City Commission on Human Rights has published a new factsheet and notice. The notice should be…
  • Nov 22

    Philadelphia Adopts New Regulations Clarifying Salary History Law

    Philadelphia Adopts New Regulations Clarifying Salary History Law
    In December 2016 Philadelphia’s City Council passed a Wage Equity Ordinance (“Ordinance”) prohibiting employers from asking applicants for their salary history or to retaliate against a prospective employee for failing to…
Rank this Week: 2885

Hospitality Labor and Employment…

Hospitality Labor and Employment Law Blog

Covers labor and employment laws and policies that affects the hospitality industry. By Epstein Becker Green.

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

    NLRB Reverses Key Rulings on Joint-Employer Status and Handbooks, Rules & Policies – More Changes Coming

    NLRB Reverses Key Rulings on Joint-Employer Status and Handbooks, Rules & Policies – More Changes Coming
    Our colleague Steven M. Swirsky at Epstein Becker Green has a post on the Management Memo blog that will be of interest to our readers: “NLRB Reverses Key Rulings: Returns to Pre-Obama Board Test for Deciding Joint-Employer Status and…
  • Dec 7

    NYC Updates Pregnancy Accommodation Notice

    NYC Updates Pregnancy Accommodation Notice
    Employers in New York City are required to provide their employees with reasonable accommodations related to childbirth and pregnancy. The New York City Commission on Human Rights has published a new factsheet and notice. The notice should be…
  • Nov 13

    Proposed Bill Would Amend State and Local Paid Sick Leave Law

    Proposed Bill Would Amend State and Local Paid Sick Leave Law
    Our colleagues Susan Gross Sholinsky, Nancy Gunzenhauser Popper, and Judah L. Rosenblatt, 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…
Rank this Week: 2884

Health Employment And Labor

Health Employment And Labor

Covers labor and employment law for the healthcare industry. By Epstein Becker & Green, P.C.

http://www.healthemploymentandlabor.com/
Rank this Week: 3254

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: 4268

Human Resources News

Human Resources News

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

http://blogs.hrhero.com/hrnews/
  • Dec 15

    Browning-Ferris reversal calls end to uncertainty on joint employment

    Browning-Ferris reversal calls end to uncertainty on joint employment
    Employers confused over what constitutes joint employment have seen the confusion largely cleared up, thanks to a National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) decision issued December 14. The 3-2 decision overrules the Browning-Ferris decision,…
  • Dec 15

    Latest NLRB action seen as demise of ‘quickie’ union election rule

    Latest NLRB action seen as demise of ‘quickie’ union election rule
    The National Labor Relations Board’s (NLRB) decision to seek public input on the controversial 2014 rule that sped up the union election process is likely to result in the rescission of the rule, according to an attorney who keeps a…
  • Dec 12

    North Carolina worker misclassification law takes effect December 31

    North Carolina worker misclassification law takes effect December 31
    by Patricia Heyen The North Carolina Employee Fair Classification Act (EFCA), which will take effect on December 31, provides a mechanism that allows workers to more easily report—and state agencies to more easily…
Rank this Week: 4440

Orange County Employment Lawyers…

Orange County Employment Lawyers Blog

Covers employment law. By Nassiri Law.

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

    California Disability Discrimination Lawsuit Yields $4.8M Verdict

    California Disability Discrimination Lawsuit Yields $4.8M Verdict
    A jury in Los Angeles awarded a former police officer in South Pasedena $4.8 million following a two-week trial involving allegations of wrongful termination and disability discrimination. The Los Angeles Times reported the 18-year veteran on…
  • Dec 13

    Sexual Harassment Accusers Say California Capitol Fails Victim

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

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

    U.S. Supreme Court Declines to Hear LGBT Work Discrimination Appeal
    In a disappointing move for supporters of LGBT civil rights, the U.S. Supreme Court turned down the opportunity to weigh an appeal by a security guard in Georgia who alleged she was harassed at work and ultimately forced to resign due to her…
Rank this Week: 2321

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/
Rank this Week: 1752

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: 4286

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: 2203

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: 2965

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: 2232

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: 1878

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: 3546

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: 1580

New Jersey Employment Lawyer Blog

New Jersey Employment Lawyer Blog

Covers employment law. By Phillips & Associates.

https://www.newjerseyemploymentlawyerblog.net/
Rank this Week: 1972

Employment Law and Litigation

Employment Law and Litigation

By Orrick.

http://blogs.orrick.com/employment/
Rank this Week: 1860

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: 2005

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: 1945

Quirky Employment Law Questions

Quirky Employment Law Questions

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

http://quirkyemploymentquestions.com/
Rank this Week: 4065

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: 2537

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: 4572