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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/
  • Jun 16

    Article 78 for teaching license reinstatement denied

    Article 78 for teaching license reinstatement denied
    Petitioner retired while 3020a disciplinary charges were pending against him.  The Appellate Division Second Department held that the teacher was presumed to have known the Chancellor’s rule that you cannot have your license…
  • Jun 16

    Medical Appeals and Reinstatement Civil Service Law 71/72/73

    Medical Appeals and Reinstatement Civil Service Law 71/72/73
      To protect your job you may have to apply for reinstatement after being place on Section 72 leave.  You would need to fill out DCAS’s Medical Reinstatement form. Along with the form you may have to attach the relevant…
  • Jun 14

    Was revocation of Alcohol Counselor’s clearance because of old convictions proper?

    Was revocation of Alcohol Counselor’s clearance because of old convictions proper?
    This was the recently issue in an Article 78 suit brought of remedy a security clearance revocation for old criminal convictions.   The Court addressed the issue of whether an alcohol counselor was seeking “membership”…
Rank this Week: 829

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: 623

California Partner Departure Law

California Partner Departure Law

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

http://www.partnerdeparturelaw.com/
Rank this Week: 548

Texas Employer Handbook

Texas Employer Handbook

By Gray Reed & McGraw, P.C.

http://www.texasemployerhandbook.com/
Rank this Week: 675

Wage Law

Wage Law

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

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

    California's Domestic Worker Bill of Rights Becomes Permanent

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

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

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

    California Farm Workers to Get Daily Overtime

    California Farm Workers to Get Daily Overtime
    AB 1066, a bill authored Assemblymember Lorena Gonzalez (D-San Diego), to provide daily overtime to California agricultural workers, has been signed into law by Governor Brown. Existing law sets wage, hour, meal break requirements, and other…
Rank this Week: 460

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: 608

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: 434

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: 611

Business Brawls Blog

Business Brawls Blog

Covers business litigation issues. By Kaufman Law.

http://www.businessbrawls.com/blog
Rank this Week: 594

Iowa Law Blog

Iowa Law Blog

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

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

    The Implementation of Electronic Filing in the Court

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

    Service by Facebook?

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

    Interactive Process in Action

    Interactive Process in Action
    If you’re not sure what the interactive process is supposed to look like under the ADA, peruse the facts of the 8th Circuit’s decision in Minnihan v. Mediacom.  I’m also going to summarize the facts below, but if you…
Rank this Week: 861

Nolo's Employment Law Blog

Nolo's Employment Law Blog

Covers employment discrimination, harassment, FMLA, and workplace rules. By Lis Guerin.

http://blog.nolo.com/employment/
  • Jun 16

    Overtime, Independent Contractor Status on Regulatory Agenda for Department of Labor

    Overtime, Independent Contractor Status on Regulatory Agenda for Department of Labor
    A couple of weeks ago, the federal Department of Labor announced its regulatory agenda for the immediate future. The DOL does this twice a year, and the announcement indicates what its rulemaking and enforcement priorities will be. The Wage…
  • Jun 9

    Noncompete Madne

    Noncompete Madne
    Here in California, we don’t have to give much thought to noncompete agreements: contracts by which, typically, an employee agrees not to go work for a competitor or start a competing business for a certain period of time after leaving…
  • May 12

    How Does COBRA Work With Obamacare?

    How Does COBRA Work With Obamacare?
    Last week, the federal Department of Labor issued proposed regulations dealing with COBRA notices. The regulatory proposal is quite uninteresting: Basically, the administration is removing the model notices from the Code of Federal…
Rank this Week: 916

Workplace Investigations Blog

Workplace Investigations Blog

Covers conducting workplace investigations involving discrimination, harassment, retaliation, whistle-blower, and other types of employee misconduct. By Debra L. Reilly.

http://www.workplaceinvestigationsblog.com/
  • May 23

    Public Sector Investigation Training

    Public Sector Investigation Training
    I will be speaking on "Public Sector Investigations" on June 4, 2013 (9:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.) Location:  Weintraub Tobin ♦ 400 Capitol Mall 11th Floor ♦ Sacramento CACo-Presenters:  Kelli Kennaday and Donna Peter 3 hours…
  • Oct 19

    Internal Investigator Training in San Diego for Discrimination, Harassment, and Retaliation Claim

    Internal Investigator Training in San Diego for Discrimination, Harassment, and Retaliation Claim
    I am once again offering training to human resources professionals, attorneys, and private investigators on how to conduct legally defensible harassment, discrimination, and retaliation investigations in the workplace.  Although the training…
  • Oct 19

    Internal Investigator Training in San Diego for Discrimination, Harassment, and Retaliation Claim

    Internal Investigator Training in San Diego for Discrimination, Harassment, and Retaliation Claim
    I am once again offering training to human resources professionals, attorneys, and private investigators on how to conduct legally defensible harassment, discrimination, and retaliation investigations in the workplace.  Although the…
Rank this Week: 435

Blake Firm Business Law Blog

Blake Firm Business Law Blog

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

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

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

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

    Legal Principles for Tech Startup & IP Development

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

    Commercial Real Estate Insurance & Replacement Insurance Loopholes: Reconstruction Cost

    Commercial Real Estate Insurance & Replacement Insurance Loopholes: Reconstruction Cost
    Real estate insurance policies often include replacement insurance terms for the reconstruction costs of repairing or rebuilding real estate property after a catastrophic event such as a fire or flood. But many commercial real estate…
Rank this Week: 469

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: 557

Employment Law Blog

Employment Law Blog

Covers HR and employment law. By Employment Law Information Network.

http://www.elinfonet.com/employment-law-blog
  • Feb 2

    The Death of NLRA Disclaimers in Social Media Policies?

    The Death of NLRA Disclaimers in Social Media Policies?
    In 2011, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) made social media an enforcement priority. Their primary target was employers who terminated employees for engaging in what the NLRB deemed concerted activity, which is protected by the…
  • Jun 26

    Supreme Court on the Wal-Mart Sex Discrimination Class Action - Got Glue?

    Supreme Court on the Wal-Mart Sex Discrimination Class Action - Got Glue?
    The Supreme Court recently issued its long-awaited decision in Wal-Mart v. Dukes (opinion), the largest class action discrimination suit in history. The bottom line is that the Court unanimously rejected the Ninth Circuit’s certification of…
  • Jun 20

    Facebook Firing, Twitter Next?

    Facebook Firing, Twitter Next?
    You may remember that recently an employee was fired from her job for her CT employer AMR for posting negative information about her supervisor on her Facebook page. The case received notoriety because the firing caused the NLRB to file a…
Rank this Week: 845

Employment Law and Litigation

Employment Law and Litigation

By Orrick.

http://blogs.orrick.com/employment/
  • Oct 20

    California Waves Goodbye to Salary History

    California Waves Goodbye to Salary History
      On October 12, 2017, California joined a growing trend of jurisdictions attempting to address pay disparities by enacting a law that bans employers from seeking salary history information, including compensation and benefit…
  • Oct 20

    Clocking In: Scheduling Laws Popularity on the Rise

    Clocking In: Scheduling Laws Popularity on the Rise
    In a trend that is gaining steam across the country, multiple cities and states have, or are considering adopting, laws that impose conditions and penalties on employer scheduling practices, otherwise known as “scheduling…
  • Oct 5

    Heads You Win, Tails You Lose: Government on Both Sides of the LGBT Protections Debate

    Heads You Win, Tails You Lose: Government on Both Sides of the LGBT Protections Debate
    Recently, much has been made about the government’s conflicting positions regarding whether sexual orientation is protected by Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.  The EEOC (“Equal Employment Opportunity…
Rank this Week: 1941

Hunton Retail Law Resource Blog

Hunton Retail Law Resource Blog

Analysis and Insight in Retail Law

https://www.huntonretailindustryblog.com/
  • Oct 20

    Proposed Changes to California’s Hazardous Waste Regulations Could Significantly Impact Your Operation

    Proposed Changes to California’s Hazardous Waste Regulations Could Significantly Impact Your Operation
    As reported in The Nickel Report, our Trends and Developments in Energy and Environmental Law blog, the California Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) continues to make California’s hazardous waste management program more…
  • Oct 12

    SEC Issues Guidance on CEO Pay Ratio Rule

    SEC Issues Guidance on CEO Pay Ratio Rule
    On September 21, 2017, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the staff of the SEC’s Division of Corporation Finance issued interpretive guidance to assist public companies with complying with the “pay ratio” rule…
  • Oct 5

    Recall Roundup: September

    Recall Roundup: September
    Last month, the solar eclipse captivated the United States and many consumers flocked to purchase solar eclipse glasses to safely observe the astronomical phenomenon. We discussed how NASA issued a safety alert advising consumers on the…
Rank this Week: 1642

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Covers the intersection of employment law and emerging technology. By Steven Sheinberg.

http://www.workplacetechlaw.com
  • Oct 20

    Privacy and Cyber Security for Payroll Pros: A Global Perspective

    Privacy and Cyber Security for Payroll Pros: A Global Perspective
    Often overlooked, payroll professionals play a key role in the processing and protection of key personnel information.  Here is the deck of a presentation to the NYS Payroll Association, offering them a global perspective on privacy and…
  • Jun 28

    Expert HR Systems: A Guide for Counsel

    Expert HR Systems: A Guide for Counsel
    I am pleased to announce that my paper, tentatively titled “Countering Bias in Expert HR Systems: A Guide for In-House Counsel,” has been accepted for publication in the International In-house Counsel Journal.   …
  • Apr 14

    Still More on Algorithmic Bia

    Still More on Algorithmic Bia
    I’ve written extensively on Algorithmic Bias and the role that employment lawyers will have to play in countering it.  A recent paper published in Science shows that bias empirically. According to the study, when an expert HR…
Rank this Week: 1741

Kaufman Dolowich & Voluck, LLP…

Kaufman Dolowich & Voluck, LLP Blog

Covers employment law.

http://www.kdvlaw.com/news-resources/category/blog/
  • Oct 20

    Scott Miller Attending Construction Risk Conference

    Scott Miller Attending Construction Risk Conference
    The IRMI Construction Risk Conference (CRC) brings nearly 2,000 leading project owners, general contractors, subcontractors, developers, insurers, and insurance agents and brokers together to explore and share state-of-the-art ideas and…
  • Oct 20

    2017 CLM & Business Insurance Construction Conference

    2017 CLM & Business Insurance Construction Conference
    Scott Miller, Partner & Chairperson of KDV’s Construction Accident Practice Group, recently attended the CLM Business Insurance Construction Conference. The CLM and Business Insurance Construction Conference covers all…
  • Oct 18

    Liberty Needn’t Cover Client’s $3M Expenses In SEC Probe, Law360, ft. Kevin Mattessich

    Liberty Needn’t Cover Client’s $3M Expenses In SEC Probe, Law360, ft. Kevin Mattessich
    Kevin M. Mattessich, co-managing partner in the New York City office at Kaufman Dolowich & Voluck, LLP, was quoted in Law360 in an article written by Rick Archer. Law360, New York (October 17, 2017, 4:07 PM EDT) — The Tenth Circuit…
Rank this Week: 1833

SAC Attorneys LLP Blog

SAC Attorneys LLP Blog

Covers business and employment law.

http://www.sacattorneys.com/san-jose-business-lawyer
  • Oct 20

    California is Now a Sanctuary State for Undocumented Immigrant

    California is Now a Sanctuary State for Undocumented Immigrant
    When the state of California enacted new laws designed at protecting undocumented immigrants, it prompted a stern response from federal authorities. Now, neighborhoods and workplaces face the threat of more frequent raids by Immigration and…
  • Sep 15

    DACA and Your Busine

    DACA and Your Busine
    The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) immigration policy has become a hot-button issue lately for politicians, immigration activists and business owners. The primary concern for business owners is that employees who obtain work…
  • Aug 15

    Proceed with Care When Sponsoring Family Member

    Proceed with Care When Sponsoring Family Member
    There is perhaps no better feeling than the unification of family members from across borders. Whether for work, school, or simply to enjoy life together as a family, immigration laws in California are designed to protect the civil and labor…
Rank this Week: 1837

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/
  • Oct 20

    Third Circuit Ruling Gives Employers Some Relief On “Willfulness” Claims In FLSA Collective Action

    Third Circuit Ruling Gives Employers Some Relief On “Willfulness” Claims In FLSA Collective Action
    In every FLSA class action I have defended (as well as every demand letter I have seen on this subject) the plaintiff’s lawyer always alleges that the violations were “willful.” It does not matter what the facts are. No,…
  • Oct 12

    Independent Contractor Status and the ABC Test

    Independent Contractor Status and the ABC Test
    I have handled almost 100 unemployment insurance audits by the New Jersey DOL, where the underlying gravamen is that certain individuals are or are not independent contractors. The Auditors enforce the law very strictly and follow, in my…
  • Oct 5

    More Law Firms Hit With FLSA Misclassification Claims: A Cautionary Tale

    More Law Firms Hit With FLSA Misclassification Claims: A Cautionary Tale
    I have written a number of times about law firms that have been sued in FLSA actions. Another example. Employees have sued two Florida personal injury law firms, alleging that they were misclassified and not properly paid proper overtime…
Rank this Week: 4060

Bay Area Employment Lawyer Blog

Bay Area Employment Lawyer Blog

Covers employment discrimination, employee privacy, and employment arbitration cases. By Siegel, LeWitter & Malkani.

http://www.bayareaemploymentlawyerblog.com/
  • Oct 20

    Equal Pay in the New

    Equal Pay in the New
    Wage disparities between men and women continue to be a significant problem even today. In 2016, the Bureau of Labor Statistics found that female full-time wage and salary workers only made 88% of what their male counterparts made.…
  • Aug 17

    California Law Unequivocally Prohibits Employers From Discriminating Against Employees Based on Sexual Orientation

    California Law Unequivocally Prohibits Employers From Discriminating Against Employees Based on Sexual Orientation
    Recently the U.S. Justice Department submitted a brief in Zarda v. Altitude Express arguing that Title VII of the Civil Rights Act does not protect workers from discrimination based on their sexual orientation. Donald Zarda was a skydiving…
  • Jun 22

    Homophobic Behavior in the Workplace Not Protected By Freedom of Religion

    Homophobic Behavior in the Workplace Not Protected By Freedom of Religion
    Seldom do employee-side lawyers cheer a ruling for the employer, but the Ninth Circuit decision holding that homophobic behavior in the workplace is not justified by an employee’s right to religious freedom was correctly decided and is…
Rank this Week: 3114

The Wage and Hour Litigation Blog

The Wage and Hour Litigation Blog

Covers wage and hour law. By Seyfarth Shaw LLP.

http://www.wagehourlitigation.com
  • Oct 20

    Sixth Circuit Cries Foul on Post-Termination Repayment of Recoverable Draw

    Sixth Circuit Cries Foul on Post-Termination Repayment of Recoverable Draw
    Co-authored by Kerry Friedrichs and Kyle Petersen Seyfarth Synopsis: A common feature of many a commission plan is the recoverable draw that is offset against future commissions. The DOL has long held this is a permissible way to…
  • Oct 4

    NLRB About-Face Highlights Lack of Reasoning on the Class Action “Right” It Seeks to Assert

    NLRB About-Face Highlights Lack of Reasoning on the Class Action “Right” It Seeks to Assert
    Authored by Andrew L. Scroggins, Noah A. Finkel, and David S. Baffa Seyfarth Synopsis:  The NLRB has withdrawn the significant concession it offered at oral argument on the nature of the NLRA rights it seeks to assert in the face of…
  • Oct 3

    Class Waivers at the Divided Supreme Court: Employers Cautiously Optimistic

    Class Waivers at the Divided Supreme Court: Employers Cautiously Optimistic
    Co-authored by Noah A. Finkel, David S. Baffa, and Andrew L. Scroggins Seyfarth Synopsis: Following oral argument, employers should be cautiously optimistic that the Supreme Court will allow mandatory arbitration programs containing waivers…
Rank this Week: 3587

Legal Developments In…

Legal Developments In Non-Competition Agreements

Reviews recent cases involving non-competition agreements and related claims. By Kenneth J. Vanko.

http://www.non-competes.com/
  • Oct 20

    Much Overdue Case Law Update, Part II

    Much Overdue Case Law Update, Part II
    This week, I offer my second case-law update, highlighting a variety of cases from around the company on topics of interest.***Indiana Court Affirms Nationwide Non-Compete AgreementLast Friday, the Court of Appeals of Indiana addressed the…
  • Oct 9

    Much Overdue Case Law Update, Part I

    Much Overdue Case Law Update, Part I
    It has been a while since I surveyed new reported decisions. So over the next few weeks, I'm going to summarize very briefly some of the cases I've seen that piqued my interest. The topics are varied, which is kind of the…
  • Sep 19

    The Farewell to Judge Posner: Ten Opinions for Non-Compete Lawyers to Read

    The Farewell to Judge Posner: Ten Opinions for Non-Compete Lawyers to Read
    Less than two weeks ago, Judge Richard Posner left the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals. Immediately. No senior status. No notice. Just up and left. Presumably to hang out with his cat, Pixie.And like that, the most widely cited appellate…
Rank this Week: 4452

New York Employment Attorney Blog

New York Employment Attorney Blog

Covers employment agreements, employment discrimination and compensation issues. By Salvatore Gangemi of Murtha Cullina LLP.

http://www.newyorkemploymentattorneyblog.com/
  • Oct 20

    New York City Council Amends Earned Sick Time Act to Permit Employees to Use Paid Time Off for “Safe Time”

    New York City Council Amends Earned Sick Time Act to Permit Employees to Use Paid Time Off for “Safe Time”
    On October 17, 2017, the New York City Council passed a bill amending the New York City Earned Sick Time Act (which took effect on April 1, 2014)  to require paid time off for victims of family offense matters, sexual offenses, stalking…
  • Sep 14

    Should New York Employers Care that the Obama Administration’s Final Rule is No More?

    Should New York Employers Care that the Obama Administration’s Final Rule is No More?
    To be exempt from state and federal overtime requirements, an employee must satisfy both a salary test and  a duties test.  In May 2016, we blogged about the Department of Labor’s issuance of a Final Rule modifying the…
  • Aug 30

    New York’s Paid Family Leave Benefits Law

    New York’s Paid Family Leave Benefits Law
    Some states, such as Connecticut, provide for unpaid family and medical leave greater than that provided by federal FMLA. New York is about to join California in providing paid family leave. Beginning on January 1, 2018, New York…
Rank this Week: 4151

Idaho Law Blog

Idaho Law Blog

Covers workers compensation, employment, estate, injury and accident, real estate and property law. By Racine Olson.

https://www.racinelaw.net/blog/
  • Oct 20

    Vocational Experts Make Your Case

    Vocational Experts Make Your Case
    By: Fred J Lewis Idaho Worker’s Compensation cases are controlled by the Idaho Worker’s Compensation Act which is contained in the Idaho Code. Idaho Worker’s Compensation Claims are 100% statutory creatures. These claims…
  • Apr 20

    What should an undocumented immigrant in Idaho do if confronted by ICE?

    What should an undocumented immigrant in Idaho do if confronted by ICE?
    By Joseph G. Ballstaedt Contrary to what you may believe, if you are an undocumented immigrant living in Idaho, you have many substantial rights under the United States constitution. The American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) wants…
  • Apr 20

    Idaho Estate Planning Basic

    Idaho Estate Planning Basic
    By Lane V. Erickson, Attorney It doesn’t really matter whether you live in Boise, Nampa, Pocatello, or Coeur d’Alene. Idaho Estate planning Basics are the same for everyone. Every adult in Idaho should have at least a basic estate…
Rank this Week: 1942

Wildings Solicitors Blog

Wildings Solicitors Blog

Covers real estate law in the UK.

http://blog.wildings-solicitors.co.uk/
  • Oct 20

    Employment Law & HR Roundup 15/10 – 21/10

    Employment Law & HR Roundup 15/10 – 21/10
    Sexual harassment at work, employee engagement and wage stagnation are all on the cards in this week's Employment Law & HR roundup
  • Oct 16

    Meet the Team: Asgher Hussain, Immigration Solicitor

    Meet the Team: Asgher Hussain, Immigration Solicitor
    Introducing Asgher Hussain an Immigration Solicitor from our Birmingham office.
  • Oct 13

    Employment Law & HR Roundup 08/10 – 14/10

    Employment Law & HR Roundup 08/10 – 14/10
    Welcome to this week’s essential Employment Law & HR briefing. In our discussion today, we’ll focus on the dangers of social media in the workplace, a foster carer bringing an employment tribunal claim over workers’…
Rank this Week: 1950

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/
  • Oct 20

    Seventh Circuit Rejects Extended Leave

    Seventh Circuit Rejects Extended Leave
    If a person needs an extended leave for treatment for a bad back, would the ADA require an employer to allow him an extra few months? The Seventh Circuit in Severson v. Heartland Woodcraft, Inc., No. 15-3754 (7th Cir. 9/20/2017), said no. Ray…
  • Oct 17

    Colin Kaepernick Files Grievance

    Colin Kaepernick Files Grievance
    Colin Kaepernick has filed a labor grievance alleging the NFL has “colluded” to keep him from playing. His press release and the news accounts do not explain what his basis is for believing there is some on going collusion going.…
  • Oct 13

    Bergdahl to Plea Guilty

    Bergdahl to Plea Guilty
    Bowe Bergdahl is expected to plea guilty to a charges of desertion and misbehavior before the enemy. SGT Bergdahl’s lawyer has refused comment. But, a former U.S. Air Force JAG officer explained that pleading guilty makes sense. The…
Rank this Week: 4591

Employer Law Report

Employer Law Report

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

http://www.employerlawreport.com/
  • Oct 20

    How employers can help employees after a natural disaster

    How employers can help employees after a natural disaster
    In recent months we have seen a significant number of natural disasters – from Hurricanes Irma to Harvey to Maria and the massive wild fires crossing Northern California. Our colleague, Abby Brothers, shares the tax-free options…
  • Oct 10

    Workers’ compensation law aiming to reduce appeal time is constitutional

    Workers’ compensation law aiming to reduce appeal time is constitutional
    The Ohio Supreme Court has definitively decided that an employee cannot unilaterally dismiss an employer-initiated appeal in a workers’ compensation case; rather, the employer must consent to the dismissal. After a workers’…
  • Oct 9

    The OFCCP strikes, puts State Street’s pay inequity problem out on Front Street

    The OFCCP strikes, puts State Street’s pay inequity problem out on Front Street
    Well known asset management company State Street Corporation will pay $5 million to settle allegations of pay inequity raised by the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) in an audit. OFFCP alleged that the company paid…
Rank this Week: 4020

Wage & Hour Defense Blog

Wage & Hour Defense Blog

Covers wage and hour law developments. By Epstein Becker Green.

http://www.wagehourblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2864

Overtime Law Blog

Overtime Law Blog

Reviews FLSA cases. By Andrew Frisch.

http://flsaovertimelaw.com/
Rank this Week: 3892

Employment & Labor Insider

Employment & Labor Insider

Discusses timely issues in labor and employment law and human resources from management's perspective, with subjects ranging from discrimination to employee handbooks and religious accommodations. By Constangy, Brooks & Smith, LLP.

http://www.employmentandlaborinsider.com/
  • Oct 20

    6 ways employers sink their own ship

    6 ways employers sink their own ship
    It’s not always the employee’s fault when things go bad for an employer. Sometimes the employer has no one to blame but itself. Here are six of the most common ways employers sink their own ships. No. 1: Pointless workplace rules…
  • Oct 20

    Weekly catch-up

    Weekly catch-up
    California Streamin’. Gov. Jerry Brown has either signed into law or allowed to take effect a torrent of new employment laws that will take effect January 1. Nestor Barrero of our LA-Century City Office has a summary of the…
  • Oct 18

    Affirmative Action Edition is coming soon

    Affirmative Action Edition is coming soon
    Get your groove on! It won’t be long now. Our new blog, Affirmative Action Edition, will be here before Halloween!… Continue Reading
Rank this Week: 3144

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: 3039

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 20

    Industry Report calls for National Internet of Things Strategy

    Industry Report calls for National Internet of Things Strategy
    A coalition of the Information Technology Industry Council, the Semiconductor Industry Association, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Technology Engagement Center, Intel, and Samsung, recently released a report that puts out a call for the…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 3558

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/
  • Oct 19

    Negative Covenants in an Employment Contract

    Negative Covenants in an Employment Contract
    Negative Covenants in Employment Contracts A negative covenant, also known as a restrictive covenant, is a term in an employment contract which states that the employee “shall not do” certain things following the end of…
  • Oct 12

    Vacation Pay

    Vacation Pay
    Vacation Pay Most employees in Ontario know that they are, by law, entitled to at least two weeks of vacation every year. However, not many employees realize how important the vacation provisions in the Employment Standards Act (ESA) are,…
  • Oct 5

    Rights of Federally Regulated Employee

    Rights of Federally Regulated Employee
    Employees who are employed in industries covered by federal law have a unique remedy under the Canada Labour Code. Federal law applies to persons working in businesses such as inter-provincial transportation, television or radio broadcasting,…
Rank this Week: 2034

Age Discrimination in Employment

Age Discrimination in Employment

An employment law blog that follows legal developments involving age discrimination in employment and advocates for equal rights for older workers. By Patricia G. Barnes.

http://agediscriminationinemployment.com
  • Oct 19

    Affirmative Action, Courtesy of the EEOC

    Affirmative Action, Courtesy of the EEOC
    It appears the EEOC’s appellate unit , and the EEOC, are engaged in an unofficial form of affirmative action that benefits young people at the expense of older workers. The EEOC in recent weeks ignored legal precedent and…
  • Oct 16

    Seriously? EEOC To Offer Training on a Respectful and Diverse Workplace

    Seriously? EEOC To Offer Training on a Respectful and Diverse Workplace
    The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has launched two new training programs for employers: Leading for Respect (for supervisors) and Respect in the Workplace (for all employees). This is ironic because  the EEOC so…
  • Oct 14

    The EEOC Ignored Precedent in Dismissing Two Age Discrimination Case

    The EEOC Ignored Precedent in Dismissing Two Age Discrimination Case
    The EEOC ignored legal precedent in August when it dismissed two age discrimination cases where older job applicants were rejected in favor of  far less qualified applicants under the age of 40. A search of precedential case law on the…
Rank this Week: 1884

California Public Agency Labor and…

California Public Agency Labor and Employment Blog

By Liebert Cassidy Whitmore.

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

    Supreme Court Agrees to Look Again at Mandatory Agency Shop Fee

    Supreme Court Agrees to Look Again at Mandatory Agency Shop Fee
    This post was authored by Amit Katzir Last month, the U.S. Supreme Court agreed to review Janus v. AFSCME, a case out of Illinois challenging the constitutionality of mandatory agency shop fees for public employees.  Illinois, like…
  • Oct 17

    Don’t Wait for a Scandal: Now is the Time to Update Your Agency’s Harassment Policies and Procedure

    Don’t Wait for a Scandal: Now is the Time to Update Your Agency’s Harassment Policies and Procedure
    The allegations of sexual harassment and assault levied against Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein have been front page news for the last week.  The board of directors of his company swiftly voted to terminate his employment, but only…
  • Oct 13

    Questions and Answers Regarding Responding Quickly to Disaster

    Questions and Answers Regarding Responding Quickly to Disaster
    This post was authored by Laura Schulkind and Eileen O’Hare-Anderson  Many of you are facing tremendous challenges with the current fires in both ends of the state.  We wish we could stand next to you and be of practical…
Rank this Week: 3557

Employment Law Watch

Employment Law Watch

Covers employment law in the U.S., UK and France. By Reed Smith LLP.

http://www.employmentlawwatch.com/
Rank this Week: 3578

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: 4058

New York Employment Attorney Blog

New York Employment Attorney Blog

Covers employment discrimination and sexual harassment cases. By Phillips & Associates.

http://www.newyorkemploymentattorney-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 3493

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: 3815

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: 2036

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: 1559

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: 1567

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: 2739