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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: 828

ERISA Lawyer Blog

ERISA Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.erisalawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1159

California Public Agency Labor and…

California Public Agency Labor and Employment Blog

By Liebert Cassidy Whitmore.

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

    Tips from the Table: Negotiating Modifications & Coalition Bargaining

    Tips from the Table: Negotiating Modifications & Coalition Bargaining
    We are excited to continue our video series – Tips from the Table. In these monthly videos, members of LCW’s Labor Relations and Collective Bargaining practice group will provide various tips that can be implemented…
  • Sep 7

    DeVos Calls For Revising Title IX Regulations, Announces Public Comment Period

    DeVos Calls For Revising Title IX Regulations, Announces Public Comment Period
    This post was authored by Laura Schulkind and Jenny Denny On September 7, 2017, United States Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos spoke at George Mason University Antonin Scalia Law School to discuss problems with the current Title IX…
  • Sep 7

    Accommodating the Religious Practices of a Diverse Workforce

    Accommodating the Religious Practices of a Diverse Workforce
    Religious diversity, including the protection of religious minorities, is a core American value, as shown by its prominent placement in the First Amendment of the U.S. Constitution, in the establishment and free exercise clauses. …
Rank this Week: 1297

Unemployed and Scared

Unemployed and Scared

Appeals and tips specific to Minnesota's unemployment process. By IAJ Law, LLC.

http://iajlaw.com/news-articles/unemployment/
  • Sep 18

    Unemployment Employment Misconduct in Minnesota Can Mean Anthing Except

    Unemployment Employment Misconduct in Minnesota Can Mean Anthing Except
    The post Unemployment Employment Misconduct in Minnesota Can Mean Anthing Except appeared first on IAJ Law, LLC. Employment misconduct is a phrase used with unemployment benefits in Minnesota.  As you will see, it can mean just about…
  • Sep 4

    Unemployment Tip # 008: Before The Phone Appeal, Obtain Your Employment File

    Unemployment Tip # 008: Before The Phone Appeal, Obtain Your Employment File
    The post Unemployment Tip # 008: Before The Phone Appeal, Obtain Your Employment File appeared first on IAJ Law, LLC. Having a successful game plan for an unemployment appeal hearing is really important.  Unfortunately, a lot of people…
  • Aug 30

    Why the Unemployment Appeal Statistics Posted for Minnesota Are Wrong

    Why the Unemployment Appeal Statistics Posted for Minnesota Are Wrong
    The post Why the Unemployment Appeal Statistics Posted for Minnesota Are Wrong appeared first on IAJ Law, LLC. Did you see the latest unemployment appeal statistics for Minnesota?  Well, if you haven’t, the Department of Labor has…
Rank this Week: 1398

HR & Benefits Update

HR & Benefits Update

Covers human resources and other workforce management, compensation and employee benefits laws, policies and practices. By Solutions Law Press.

http://slphrbenefitsupdate.com/
Rank this Week: 1055

Maryland Employment Lawyer Blog

Maryland Employment Lawyer Blog

Covers employment contracts, age discrimination, FMLA, sexual harassment and overtime pay issues. By Andrew M. Dansicker.

http://www.marylandemploymentlawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 15

    Representing Employees in Maryland DLLR Unemployment Appeals Hearing

    Representing Employees in Maryland DLLR Unemployment Appeals Hearing
    We have for many years represented individuals in Maryland who have been denied unemployment benefits (or where the employer filed an appeal).  Many people do not understand the appeals process but call us to help them.  An initial…
  • Sep 7

    Successfully Handling Maryland Board of Nursing Disciplinary Proceeding

    Successfully Handling Maryland Board of Nursing Disciplinary Proceeding
    At any given time, our office represents a multitude of practitioners throughout Maryland before various Maryland disciplinary boards — many before the Maryland Board of Nursing (“MBON”).  Most practitioners come to us…
  • Apr 17

    EEOC Mediations Can Provide Meaningful Early Resolution — Just Don’t Go It Alone!

    EEOC Mediations Can Provide Meaningful Early Resolution — Just Don’t Go It Alone!
    In any given year, we represent a multitude of individuals who have filed claims with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) in Baltimore, Maryland because they contend they have been subjected to illegal…
Rank this Week: 1196

California Employment Law

California Employment Law

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

http://californiaemploymentlaw.foxrothschild.com
  • Sep 14

    What Businesses Should Know About Website Accessibility Lawsuits Under the ADA

    What Businesses Should Know About Website Accessibility Lawsuits Under the ADA
    The claim du jour is website accessibility. Plaintiffs are suing businesses in alarming numbers alleging that websites are not accessible to persons with disabilities.  In this alert, Fox attorneys Carolyn Richmond, Ernest Badway…
  • Sep 10

    Paid Parental Leave Policies Under Scrutiny

    Paid Parental Leave Policies Under Scrutiny
    If the EEOC’s recent lawsuit against Estee Lauder is any indication of things to come, now is a good time to review your parental leave policy.  The crux of the policy at issue is a grant of six weeks of paid parental leave for a…
  • Sep 7

    Considerations for your EPLI Policy

    Considerations for your EPLI Policy
    All of this news about hurricanes and the tragic images of people losing their homes (and everything in them), takes me back to advice my father gave me years ago, which was:  You need insurance for things you can’t afford to…
Rank this Week: 1332

Suits by Suits

Suits by Suits

Covers disputes between companies and executives. Published by Zuckerman Spaeder LLP.

http://www.suitsbysuits.com/
  • Sep 7

    Swimming Pool Company’s Non-Compete Claim Takes a Dive

    Swimming Pool Company’s Non-Compete Claim Takes a Dive
    When a company believes that an employee has breached a non-compete agreement by going to work for a competitor, one remedy it can seek is a preliminary injunction. A preliminary injunction is meant to preserve the status quo in a case…
  • Aug 30

    Fifth Circuit Derails Reverse Discrimination Claims Against Amtrak

    Fifth Circuit Derails Reverse Discrimination Claims Against Amtrak
    White male discontent has been a major media talking point since the presidential election, and even long before. This talking point has made its way into the workplace, where tech firms are now being targeted for allegedly discriminating…
  • Jul 18

    Commodity Futures Trading Commission Launches Cooperation Initiative

    Commodity Futures Trading Commission Launches Cooperation Initiative
    When investigating potential wrongdoing, government investigators have powerful tools that they can use to obtain information. As the U.S. Attorneys’ Manual explains, one such tool is the ability to enter into non-prosecution agreements…
Rank this Week: 1337

PVW Tax & Business Law Blog

PVW Tax & Business Law Blog

Covers issues that concern business entities, taxation, and employment law. By Parsonage Vandenack Williams LLC.

http://www.pvwtaxandbusinesslaw.wordpress.com/
  • Sep 6

    IRS Notice Provides Penalty Relief to Certain Partnership Return Filing Taxpayer

    IRS Notice Provides Penalty Relief to Certain Partnership Return Filing Taxpayer
    by Monte L. Schatz The IRS has issued Notice 2017-47 that provides penalty relief to partnerships that filed certain untimely returns or untimely requests for extension of time who filed those returns for the first taxable year that began…
  • Jul 28

    Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Prohibits Certain Arbitration Clause

    Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Prohibits Certain Arbitration Clause
    The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (“CFPB”) released a final rule that prohibits certain financial service companies from blocking class action lawsuits with pre-dispute arbitration clauses and class action waiver clauses in…
  • Jul 15

    Department of Labor Clarifies Stance on Still-Pending Overtime Rule

    Department of Labor Clarifies Stance on Still-Pending Overtime Rule
    By James Pieper In 2016, a dramatic overhaul of the rules for eligibility and payment of overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) was on the verge of taking effect before being halted by an injunction issued by a federal judge. With…
Rank this Week: 1280

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/
Rank this Week: 1426

Overtime Law Blog

Overtime Law Blog

Reviews FLSA cases. By Andrew Frisch.

http://flsaovertimelaw.com/
Rank this Week: 1171

The South Carolina Law Blawg

The South Carolina Law Blawg

Covers family law, criminal defense, personal injury law, employment law, and business law in South Carolina. By Futeral & Nelson, LLC.

http://www.charlestonlaw.net/charleston-lawyers-blog/
  • May 9

    Is South Carolina a Community Property State?

    Is South Carolina a Community Property State?
    Lawyers in Charleston, SC - Futeral and Nelson, LLC As family law attorneys in Charleston, SC, we've been asked whether South Carolina is a community property state. The short answer is "no." However, South Carolina is called an…
  • Apr 11

    South Carolina Medical Records Statute & Law

    South Carolina Medical Records Statute & Law
    Lawyers in Charleston, SC - Futeral and Nelson, LLC As personal injury attorneys in Charleston, South Carolina, we order medical records and medical bills in just about every automobile accident or injury case we have. In this article,…
  • Mar 25

    How to Get a Beginner’s Permit or Driver’s License in South Carolina

    How to Get a Beginner’s Permit or Driver’s License in South Carolina
    Lawyers in Charleston, SC - Futeral and Nelson, LLC One of the most exciting times of a teenager’s life is when he or she gets a driver’s license. This might also be one of the scariest times of a parent’s life! A teenager…
Rank this Week: 1200

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: 1056

Business Brawls Blog

Business Brawls Blog

Covers business litigation issues. By Kaufman Law.

http://www.businessbrawls.com/blog
Rank this Week: 1192

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: 1059

Florida Employment Lawyer Blog

Florida Employment Lawyer Blog

Covers federal and Florida employment, discrimination and sexual harassment law, news and cases. By Matthew Seth Sarelson.

http://www.floridaemploymentlawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 24

    Breaking: New Minimum Wages Affects all Floridians!

    Breaking: New Minimum Wages Affects all Floridians!
    Effective January 1, 2015, Florida’s minimum wage is $8.05 per hour. Tipped employees must be paid at least $5.03 per hour. Need help complying with federal or Florida wage laws? Are you owed money from your employer for minimum wage or…
  • Mar 29

    Coming Soon: University of Miami football players sign collective bargaining agreement with the University.

    Coming Soon: University of Miami football players sign collective bargaining agreement with the University.
    The National Labor Relations Board ruled that full-scholarship student athletes who play football for Northwestern University are “employees” under the National Labor Relations Act, and thus have the right to for a union and…
  • Aug 13

    Unemployed Face Stigma Regardless of Time Between Jobs, Study Say

    Unemployed Face Stigma Regardless of Time Between Jobs, Study Say
    As anyone running for a political office right now will tell you, the number one crisis facing the nation today is unemployment. According to the Huffington Post, more than five million Americans have been between jobs for at least six…
Rank this Week: 1068

San Francisco Bay Area Lawyer Blog

San Francisco Bay Area Lawyer Blog

Comments on Bay Area employment law. By The Mazzola Law Office P.C.

http://www.sfbayareaemploymentlawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1290

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: 1190

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: 1577

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/
  • Sep 21

    Cross border M&A in 2017

    Cross border M&A in 2017
    Following the surge of mergers and acquisitions in the final quarter of 2016, many attempted to predict whether 2017 would follow suit. For instance, the Financial Times anticipated that the increase in mergers and acquisitions would…
  • Sep 20

    Libor retirement and implications for contracts tied to it

    Libor retirement and implications for contracts tied to it
    The London Interbank Offered Rate (Libor), the interest rate benchmark used to calculate interest rates on short-term loans by many large banks, will be phased out after 2021 according to its regulator. The London based Financial Conduct…
  • Sep 19

    Wait and CETA

    Wait and CETA
    We have previously reported on the progress of the Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) on this blog (see here and here). While the implications and impact of CETA on both business and M&A activity in…
Rank this Week: 1575

Employment Case of the Week

Employment Case of the Week

Examines one of the most interesting cases of the week and provides analysis and commentary. By Alan H. Schorr & Associates, P.C.

https://www.schorrlaw.com/case-of-the-week/
  • Sep 20

    Uber Faces Legal Battle Over Overtime Pay

    Uber Faces Legal Battle Over Overtime Pay
    One of the biggest vulnerabilities that a worker faces is the possibility that their employer might classify them as an independent contractor instead of an employee. Though there are certainly advantages to being an independent contractor if…
  • Sep 6

    Week ending 9/1/17: McClain v. Board of Review

    Week ending 9/1/17: McClain v. Board of Review
    Alan Schorr’s Case of The Week ending September 1, 2017 McClain v. Board of Review, 2017 N.J. Super. LEXIS (App. Div. August 29, 2017) (unpublished) The unemployment “black hole” just closed a little more, thanks to an…
  • Aug 22

    Week Ending 8/18/17: EEOC v. Macy’

    Week Ending 8/18/17: EEOC v. Macy’
    Schorr & Associates’ Employment Case of The Week ending August 18, 2017 EEOC v. Macy's, Dkt. 17-cv-5959, filed August 16, 2017, Northern District of Illinois. This week, the EEOC had a flurry of activity including a $10.25 million…
Rank this Week: 1537

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/
  • 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…
  • Sep 7

    Judicial Engagement and Non-Compete Litigation

    Judicial Engagement and Non-Compete Litigation
    The lack of judicial engagement is a serious thing - particularly in competition disputes.What do I mean by judicial engagement? For simplicity, I mean a bridge between judicial activism and judicial restraint. It's a method of evaluating and…
  • Sep 1

    The Reading List (2017, No. 25): Eighth Circuit Affirms Damages Award in West Plains Litigation

    The Reading List (2017, No. 25): Eighth Circuit Affirms Damages Award in West Plains Litigation
    Non-Compete and Trade Secrets News for the week ended September 1, 2017***Jury Verdict Affirmed in West Plains LitigationThe Nebraska case of West Plains, LLC v. Retzlaff Grain is unique in that it belongs in the limited group of…
Rank this Week: 2359

Labor & Employment Law Blog

Labor & Employment Law Blog

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

http://www.laboremploymentlawblog.com/
  • Sep 19

    Save Local Business Act Introduced in the House

    Save Local Business Act Introduced in the House
    The House Education and the Workforce Committee held a joint subcommittee hearing last week to analyze the “Save Local Business Act” (H.R. 3441 – Byrne), a measure that would amend the National Labor Relations Act and the…
  • Sep 8

    Federal Court Strikes Down Department of Labor’s Overtime Rule

    Federal Court Strikes Down Department of Labor’s Overtime Rule
    On August 31, 2017, Judge Amos Mazzant in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas issued an order granting a group of twenty-one states’ and fifty-five business associations’ motion for summary judgment…
  • Sep 6

    The Rescission of DACA – A Quick Overview of How This Impacts Your DACA Employee

    The Rescission of DACA – A Quick Overview of How This Impacts Your DACA Employee
    USCIS announced on September 5, 2017, that they are phasing in a rescission of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program (DACA). The DACA program began in 2012 and granted temporary status and work permits to the…
Rank this Week: 1898

McCormack & Erlich Blog

McCormack & Erlich Blog

Covers employment law.

http://mcelawfirm.com/articles/
  • Sep 19

    Venture capital firm co-founder resigns amid sexual harassment scandal

    Venture capital firm co-founder resigns amid sexual harassment scandal
    Silicon Valley has recently been hit by a series of complaints about inappropriate behavior in the workplace. Not long ago, Uber CEO Travis Kalanick stepped down amid allegations of sexual harassment within the ride-hail company. […]
  • Sep 6

    San Francisco attorney wins $2 million in whistleblower lawsuit against city

    San Francisco attorney wins $2 million in whistleblower lawsuit against city
    A former deputy city attorney won a wrongful termination and whistleblower lawsuit against the city of San Francisco. The San Francisco Superior Court jury awarded Joanna Hoeper over $2 million for lost earnings and emotional […]
  • Aug 31

    Naked photo sent on LinkedIn thrusts online sexual harassment into spotlight

    Naked photo sent on LinkedIn thrusts online sexual harassment into spotlight
    Sexual harassment in the workplace is unlawful. But what happens when the alleged harassment takes place outside the office, online over a social media platform? A Los Angeles court is going to be deciding on […]
Rank this Week: 1633

Labor Relations Update

Labor Relations Update

By Proskauer Rose LLP.

http://www.laborrelationsupdate.com
Rank this Week: 2182

Law Clips

Law Clips

Covers employment law. By Greenwald Doherty.

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

    FMLA Leave Done and Able Employee Wants More Time Off

    FMLA Leave Done and Able Employee Wants More Time Off
    The federal Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) provides 12 weeks of job-protected leave in a number of scenarios.  It is not just for birth-mothers or others who become disabled.  FMLA leave can be taken by fathers to care for a…
  • Sep 19

    When Confidentiality Agreements Turn into Non-Compete

    When Confidentiality Agreements Turn into Non-Compete
    Non-compete agreements which prohibit employees from working in competitive jobs for some period of time after leaving employment often also contain a confidentiality / non-disclosure provision. The confidentiality provision is intended to…
  • Sep 19

    When More Disability Leave Is Needed After FMLA Leave is Completed

    When More Disability Leave Is Needed After FMLA Leave is Completed
    Employers are often faced with the scenario where a disabled employee is finishing her leave under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) in the next week, but the doctor says she needs more leave. In this situation, without regard to what…
Rank this Week: 1460

Canada Employment & Labour Law…

Canada Employment & Labour Law Blog

Covers Canadian employment law issues. By Minken Employment Lawyers.

http://www.minkenemploymentlawyers.com/category/blog/
  • Sep 18

    Minken Employment Lawyers Sponsor Flato Markham Theatre 2017/2018

    Minken Employment Lawyers Sponsor Flato Markham Theatre 2017/2018
    Minken Employment Lawyers "All That Jazz Series" at Flato Markham Theatre returns for the 2017/2018 season. We are honoured to support and celebrate the success and achievements of talented artists and performers. The post Minken Employment…
  • Sep 18

    Random Drug and Alcohol Testing at Workplace? – COURT DECIDES

    Random Drug and Alcohol Testing at Workplace? – COURT DECIDES
    In Amalgamated Transit Union, Local 113 v. Toronto Transit Commission, the Ontario Superior Court recently rendered its decision dismissing the Amalgamated Transit Union, Local 113's application for an interlocutory injunction restraining the…
  • Sep 11

    Bill 148 – Proposed Changes to the Employment Standards Act, 2000

    Bill 148 – Proposed Changes to the Employment Standards Act, 2000
    Bill 148, Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, 2017 The post Bill 148 – Proposed Changes to the Employment Standards Act, 2000 appeared first on Minken Employment Lawyers.
Rank this Week: 1822

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/
  • Sep 18

    Lukewarm Is No Good – Turning Your Hobby into a Busine

    Lukewarm Is No Good – Turning Your Hobby into a Busine
    In celebration of Roald Dahl Day  last Wednesday, someone posted the above quote from the multi-talented British novelist (and short story writer, poet, screenwriter, and fighter pilot) on r/GetMotivated on Reddit. This quote describes…
  • Sep 15

    Marketers and Influencers: How Should You Make Disclosures Online?

    Marketers and Influencers: How Should You Make Disclosures Online?
    The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) recently issued an updated version of its Endorsement Guides, which includes important information about the FTC’s current thoughts on when and how material connections between brands and endorsers…
  • Sep 14

    Marketers and Influencers: When Should You Make Disclosures Online?

    Marketers and Influencers: When Should You Make Disclosures Online?
    The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) recently issued an updated version of its Endorsement Guides, which includes important information about the FTC’s current thoughts on when and how material connections between brands and endorsers…
Rank this Week: 2342

Abuser Goes to Work

Abuser Goes to Work

Employment law blog about workplace abuse, bullying and discrimination. By Patricia Barnes.

http://abusergoestowork.com
  • Sep 18

    Federal Courts Criticized for Dismissive Treatment of Employment Discrimination Victim

    Federal Courts Criticized for Dismissive Treatment of Employment Discrimination Victim
    There is overwhelming evidence that federal courts for years have ignored and marginalized plaintiffs in employment discrimination cases. Judge Richard A. Posner, one of the nation’s leading appellate judges, recently resigned from the…
  • Sep 17

    U.S. Chamber of Commerce No “Friend of the Court”

    U.S. Chamber of Commerce No “Friend of the Court”
    Nice to see someone calling out the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, which frequently inserts itself into national litigation as a “friend of the court.” In reality, the Chamber is almost always an advocate for a dues paying corporate…
  • Sep 14

    Age Discrimination by Feds Violates U.S. Constitution and Universal Declaration of Human Right

    Age Discrimination by Feds Violates U.S. Constitution and Universal Declaration of Human Right
    It would seem to be patently illegal to accord lesser treatment to discrimination victims on the basis of age as opposed to race, sex, religion, color and national origin. Yet, this is the law of our land. The U.S. Supreme Court has…
Rank this Week: 1467

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/
  • Sep 18

    PODCAST: Employment Policies in the Trump Administration

    PODCAST: Employment Policies in the Trump Administration
    In this Verrill Voices podcast, labor and employment attorneys Tawny Alvarez and Richard Moon discuss recent administrative and legislative developments, how they affect employers generally. More specifically, they discuss the current…
  • Sep 6

    FLSA Exempt Salary Adjustment Update

    FLSA Exempt Salary Adjustment Update
    On Thursday, Judge Amos Mazzant of the Eastern District of Texas issued an order concluding that the Department of Labor’s amendments to the FLSA—increasing the minimum salary threshold from $23,660 annually to $47,476.00 in order…
  • Aug 24

    Health Plan Nightmares Straight from the Horse’s Mouth

    Health Plan Nightmares Straight from the Horse’s Mouth
    In a cautionary tale that highlights the importance of the claims and appeals process, a federal judge is requiring the AT&T, Inc. health plan to pay more than $117,000 for treatment of one of its employee’s daughters at Equine…
Rank this Week: 2299

Immigration and Employment Law…

Immigration and Employment Law Blog

By Coane & Associates.

http://immigrationandemploymentlaw.wordpress.com/
  • Sep 17

    Homeland Security Required to Release Convicted Criminals by Supreme Court

    Homeland Security Required to Release Convicted Criminals by Supreme Court
    In a press release dated September 13, 2017, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS)informed the public that they are issuing visa sanctions against certain countries (Guinea, Sierra Leone, Cambodia and Eritrea) who do not assist in issuing…
  • Aug 31

    Houston update

    Houston update
        I have not done a blog-post in awhile, but after the Houston floods caused by Hurricane Harvey, I feel compelled to write again. First of all, the staff at Coane and Associates has managed to survive the flood with limited…
  • Jul 28

    Immigration Arrests and Raids and Employment Law Update

    Immigration Arrests and Raids and Employment Law Update
    Here is a video of a speech that I gave a few months ago to an overflow crowd in Houston. I was talking about my predictions for immigration raids of churches, hospitals, synagogues, mosques and other places where immigration officials…
Rank this Week: 2294

California Employment Law Report

California Employment Law Report

Covers California employment law trends, cases and issues. By Anthony Zaller.

http://www.californiaemploymentlawreport.com/
  • Sep 15

    Can California employers ask applicants about prior pay history?

    Can California employers ask applicants about prior pay history?
    California’s state legislature is nearing the end of its term, and employers are beginning to glimpse some of the laws that could apply in 2018.  There are multiple proposed bills that prohibits employers’ ability to rely…
  • Sep 8

    Can employers review employee’s social media pages? Five potential pitfall

    Can employers review employee’s social media pages? Five potential pitfall
    While the information posted on the Internet on social networking sites is usually public for everyone to see, employers need to be aware of potential claims for using this information in the employment context.  The law, as usual,…
  • Sep 1

    Five areas of employee conduct that are off-limits to employer

    Five areas of employee conduct that are off-limits to employer
    I spoke at the Western Foodservice & Hospitality Expo last week regarding marijuana in the workplace and employer’s right to test for and prohibit the use of marijuana.  While employers generally still have the right to test…
Rank this Week: 1469

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/
Rank this Week: 1963

Alabama Employment Law Blog

Alabama Employment Law Blog

Covers legal developments impacting the workplace in Birmingham and throughout Alabama. By Will Beckum.

http://birminghamemploymentlawyer.com/
  • Sep 14

    Breastfeeding Cop Verdict Upheld

    Breastfeeding Cop Verdict Upheld
    The Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a former Tuscaloosa police officer’s case against the Police Department for pregnancy discrimination and retaliation. Melissa Hicks had worked for the Tuscaloosa Police…
  • Aug 9

    What to do if you are being sexually harassed at work?

    What to do if you are being sexually harassed at work?
    One of the most difficult and stressful employment situations involves an employee who is experiencing sexual harassment.  Sexual harassment can range from inappropriate comments from a co-worker to outright physical…
  • Aug 7

    Should I sign the severance agreement?

    Should I sign the severance agreement?
    Many of my clients are offered severance or separation agreements from their employers before they contact me.  These are important documents that can have long-term consequences.  In most cases, it is advisable to meet with an…
Rank this Week: 2291

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/
  • 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…
  • Jun 20

    Justice Department Switches Sides on Class Action Waiver

    Justice Department Switches Sides on Class Action Waiver
    Earlier this year, we blogged about the United States Supreme Court’s decision to consider whether requiring employees to agree to arbitration and a waiver of their rights to assert claims through class actions violated the National…
Rank this Week: 1931

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
  • Sep 14

    Restaurant to Pay $95K for Allegedly Shortchanging Tipped Worker

    Restaurant to Pay $95K for Allegedly Shortchanging Tipped Worker
    Restaurant to Pay $95K for Allegedly Shortchanging Tipped Workers Employees claim that paychecks often didn’t add up While wage theft is a problem across all employment sectors, tipped employees may be especially…
  • Sep 7

    Was Sexual Harassment Rampant at Ford? Company Settles Lawsuit for Over $10 Million

    Was Sexual Harassment Rampant at Ford? Company Settles Lawsuit for Over $10 Million
    Was Sexual Harassment Rampant at Ford? Company Settles Lawsuit for Over $10 Million Class action claims egregious, unchecked sexual harassment Your boss asks if he can plug his phone into your charger. When he hands you his phone, you…
  • Aug 31

    Does Your Health Condition Qualify as a Disability?

    Does Your Health Condition Qualify as a Disability?
    Does Your Health Condition Qualify as a Disability? How coverage under the Americans with Disabilities Act is determined If you have a physical or mental impairment that makes your job more challenging, you may have wondered if you…
Rank this Week: 1984

New Jersey Employment Attorneys…

New Jersey Employment Attorneys Blog

Covers employment law. By Mashel Law, L.L.C.

http://www.newjerseyemploymentattorneysblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1587

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/
  • Sep 12

    Employer May Keep Tips As Long As Employees Are Paid Minimum Wage, According To 10th Circuit

    Employer May Keep Tips As Long As Employees Are Paid Minimum Wage, According To 10th Circuit
    By Brad Cave By invalidating a U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) regulation that states that tips are the property of employees, the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals (whose opinions apply to Wyoming, Colorado, Utah, Kansas, Oklahoma, and New…
  • Aug 31

    Court Invalidates Overtime Rule That Increased Exempt Salary Level

    Court Invalidates Overtime Rule That Increased Exempt Salary Level
    By Mark Wiletsky  The Department of Labor (DOL) exceeded its authority when it doubled the minimum salary levels for exempt executive, professional, and administrative employees under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), ruled federal…
  • Aug 14

    Only Certain Types of Speech Are Protected In The Workplace

    Only Certain Types of Speech Are Protected In The Workplace
    By Steve Gutierrez This past week, talk abounds over Google’s firing of a software engineer after he posted a lengthy memo criticizing the company’s diversity policy and culture on the company’s internal website. Google says…
Rank this Week: 1880

New Jersey Employment Lawyer Blog

New Jersey Employment Lawyer Blog

Covers employment law. By Phillips & Associates.

https://www.newjerseyemploymentlawyerblog.net/
Rank this Week: 1508

Employer Law Report

Employer Law Report

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

http://www.employerlawreport.com/
  • Sep 12

    Workers’ Compensation Law Change

    Workers’ Compensation Law Change
    Recently, Gov. Kasich signed into law the workers’ compensation budget. In addition to funding the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC), the bill enacted a number of substantive changes to the law. These changes are…
  • Sep 11

    Texas district court strikes down Obama DOL’s proposed overtime rule

    Texas district court strikes down Obama DOL’s proposed overtime rule
    Many thanks to Arslan Sheikh for his assistance in preparing this post. Last week, a federal judge in Texas struck down a proposed Obama-era rule that would have expanded the number of workers who qualify for overtime pay under the Fair Labor…
  • Aug 25

    Employer alert: Revised I-9 form required beginning Sept. 18, 2017

    Employer alert: Revised I-9 form required beginning Sept. 18, 2017
    United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is again releasing a new and updated version of Form I-9, the Employment Eligibility Verification document. Since November 1986, all U.S. employers have been required to complete and…
Rank this Week: 1698

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/
  • Sep 12

    Federal Judge Invalidates Obama-Era Department of Labor Overtime Rule

    Federal Judge Invalidates Obama-Era Department of Labor Overtime Rule
    On August 31, 2017, a federal district court judge in Texas struck down the Department of Labor’s Obama-era controversial 2016 rule that raised the minimum salary threshold required to qualify for the Fair Labor Standards Act’s…
  • Aug 31

    White House Blocks New EEO-1 Wage Reporting Requirement

    White House Blocks New EEO-1 Wage Reporting Requirement
    The day employers have been waiting for, has finally arrived. The government has indefinitely stayed the requirement that companies begin reporting “Component 2” wage data in their EEO-1 Reports. Companies around the country are…
  • Aug 30

    Employee Fired For Being “Too Cute” States A Claim For Gender Discrimination

    Employee Fired For Being “Too Cute” States A Claim For Gender Discrimination
    A New York Appellate decision issued last week—finding that firing an employee for being sexually attractive states a claim for gender discrimination—exemplifies the broad interpretation of discrimination laws in recent…
Rank this Week: 2405

Whistleblower Protection Blog

Whistleblower Protection Blog

Covers legal issues related to corporate malfeasance and protection of whistleblowers. Published by the National Whistleblower Legal Defense and Education Fund.

http://www.whistleblowersblog.org/
Rank this Week: 1942

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/
  • 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 hospitality industry:…
  • Sep 7

    Ninth Circuit Rejects DOL’s “80/20 Rule” On Sidework And Tipped Employee

    Ninth Circuit Rejects DOL’s “80/20 Rule” On Sidework And Tipped Employee
    Yesterday, the Ninth Circuit issued its opinion in cases involving the Department of Labor’s (“DOL”) “80/20 Rule” regarding what is commonly referred to as “sidework” in the restaurant industry.…
  • Aug 10

    Managing Workforce Compliance in an Unpredictable World – Attend Our Annual Briefing (NYC, Sept. 14)

    Managing Workforce Compliance in an Unpredictable World – Attend Our Annual Briefing (NYC, Sept. 14)
    When: Thursday, September 14, 2017 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Where: New York Hilton Midtown, 1335 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10019 Epstein Becker Green’s Annual Workforce Management Briefing will focus on the latest…
Rank this Week: 2237

Bingham Greenebaum Doll Blog

Bingham Greenebaum Doll Blog

Covers Indiana law.

http://www.bgdlegal.com/blog/
  • Sep 8

    Newly Formed Unit Will Investigate and Prosecute Fraud Related to Opioid Prescribing and Dispensing

    Newly Formed Unit Will Investigate and Prosecute Fraud Related to Opioid Prescribing and Dispensing
    Combatting the opioid epidemic in the U.S. is a top priority for federal and state agencies in 2017. On August 10, 2017, President Donald Trump declared the country’s opioid epidemic a national emergency and committed to expending a lot…
  • Sep 5

    New EEO-1 Pay Data Reporting Requirements On Hold, Under Review

    New EEO-1 Pay Data Reporting Requirements On Hold, Under Review
    On August 29th, the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA) issued a memo to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), stating that recent changes to the EEO-1 form were on an immediate hold pending review by the OIRA.…
  • Sep 1

    DOL Final Rule on Exempt Status Invalidated

    DOL Final Rule on Exempt Status Invalidated
    On August 31, 2017, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas issued an Order invalidating the Final Rule of the Department of Labor (DOL) finding that it exceeded the DOL’s authority by failing to implement…
Rank this Week: 1871

Employment Law Watch

Employment Law Watch

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

http://www.employmentlawwatch.com/
  • Sep 7

    DOL’s Overtime Rule Invalidated

    DOL’s Overtime Rule Invalidated
    Recently, a Texas federal judge struck down an Obama administration Department of Labor rule that doubled the salary employees must make to be considered exempt from overtime pay.  The rule’s invalidation should provide immediate…
  • Aug 21

    Third Circuit Finds No ADA Violation Where Employee Deemed Unfit for Duty

    Third Circuit Finds No ADA Violation Where Employee Deemed Unfit for Duty
    On Tuesday August 15, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit affirmed the dismissal of a claim for disability discrimination, where the plaintiff was deemed psychologically unfit for duty and subsequently had his employment…
  • Aug 14

    NYC Proposes Ban on Non-Compete

    NYC Proposes Ban on Non-Compete
    New York City, which for years has been a trailblazer in employee-friendly workplace legislation, is at it again. Late last month, the NYC Council proposed a bill that would prohibit non-compete agreements for low-wage workers.  The bill…
Rank this Week: 2180