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GT L&E Blog

GT L&E Blog

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

http://www.gtleblog.com/
Rank this Week: 667

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: 808

Employer Law Blog

Employer Law Blog

Addresses current issues, recent case studies and matters of statutory and regulatory compliance. By Sandberg, Phoenix & Von Gontard P.C.

http://employerlawblog.com/
  • Sep 5

    General Assembly Strikes Again

    General Assembly Strikes Again
    The Illinois General Assembly has struck again. On August 11, 2017, Governor Rauner signed into law an amendment to the Illinois Human Rights Act providing that discrimination includes a practice by an employer imposing upon a person as a…
  • Jun 19

    Federal Contractors: Are You Complying With New Paid Sick Leave Requirements?

    Federal Contractors: Are You Complying With New Paid Sick Leave Requirements?
    Executive Order 13706 established paid sick leave requirements for federal contractors and subcontractors and went into effect on January 1, 2017. Non-complying contractors are subject to monetary damages, attorneys’ fees, equitable…
  • Apr 18

    It’s Unanimou

    It’s Unanimou
    The SCOTUS handed down a definitive 9-0 decision on a case centered on issues surrounding appellate courts, district courts and Equal Employment Opportunity Commission subpoena requests. How will the decision impact employers?
Rank this Week: 960

SourcingSpeak

SourcingSpeak

Provides news and analysis of outsourcing, insourcing and beyond. By Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP.

http://www.sourcingspeak.com/
  • Aug 14

    The FCA Announces The Second Cohort For Its Regulatory Sandbox

    The FCA Announces The Second Cohort For Its Regulatory Sandbox
    The UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (‘FCA’) has now announced the participants in the second cohort of its regulatory sandbox, with the companies involved offering a range of ideas-based payment services and artificial…
  • Aug 9

    UK Government Publishes Statement on GDPR Compliance, Post-Brexit

    UK Government Publishes Statement on GDPR Compliance, Post-Brexit
    The UK Government has published a statement of intent containing details of its proposed Data Protection Bill. The full text of the Bill is expected in September 2017, when the UK Parliament returns from its summer break. The Bill will…
  • Aug 8

    Has the Era of the Consumer Class Action Waiver Passed?

    Has the Era of the Consumer Class Action Waiver Passed?
    Financial Institutions may need to revise consumer contracts to remove class action waivers in preparation for a March 2018 federal rule. On July 19, the U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, the federal regulator for a sweeping range of…
Rank this Week: 543

New York Employment Lawyer Blog

New York Employment Lawyer Blog

Published By Villanueva & Sanchala Attorneys At Law

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

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

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

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

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

    Is a Security Guard an Employee or Independent Contractor?

    Is a Security Guard an Employee or Independent Contractor?
    New York State Department of Labor Misclassification of Workers Blog Series That was the issue in the recent New York Third Department Appellate Division decision In the Matter of TMR Security Consultants Inc., [Commissioner of Labor] Decided…
Rank this Week: 681

Jottings By An Employer's Lawyer

Jottings By An Employer's Lawyer

Covers employment law cases. By Michael Fox.

http://employerslawyer.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 26

    After 42 Years, It's Nice to Know That I Might Be Qualified for Something

    After 42 Years, It's Nice to Know That I Might Be Qualified for Something
    In this morning's mail box ...Michael, BCG Attorney Search noticed that the following job might suit your qualifications and experience. We are pleased to provide you with the latest jobs from your preferred geographic location and practice…
  • Mar 7

    The Concept of Fallow Ground and Other Musing

    The Concept of Fallow Ground and Other Musing
    More than one year has passed since my last post, and the two or three years before were little more productive. Still for some reason, hopefully more noble than ego, I have chosen not to kill off this spot on the internet.Like the biblical…
  • Feb 24

    An Unusual Condition of Employment - You Must Be Armed

    An Unusual Condition of Employment - You Must Be Armed
    A basic tenet of American employment law is that employment is at will, meaning that the employer can set the conditions of employment as long as it is not otherwise illegal.A Georgia businessman who provides aviation insurance has a new one:…
Rank this Week: 746

Trust Matters Most

Trust Matters Most

Covers family law, divorce, bankruptcy, and specific Pennsylvania law changes. By Reese, Samley, Wagenseller, Mecum & Longer, P.C.

http://www.trustmattersmost.com/blog
  • Apr 20

    Real Estate Assessment

    Real Estate Assessment
    What does Reassessment Mean? All property parcels in Lancaster County will receive an updated assessment. This new assessment represents an estimate of your property’s fair market value. The new assessment will be effective as of 1/1/18…
  • Sep 15

    Articles on the Supreme Court case of Watts vs. Manheim Township School District

    Articles on the Supreme Court case of Watts vs. Manheim Township School District
    We wish to acknowledge School Transportation News for an article written on Mr. Reese’s recent Supreme Court win! School Transportation News article As well as, American Bus Sales in Oklahoma for bringing our win to the eyes of those in…
  • Sep 15

    Articles on the Supreme Court case of Watts vs. Manheim Township School District

    Articles on the Supreme Court case of Watts vs. Manheim Township School District
    We wish to acknowledge School Transportation News for an article written on Mr. Reese’s recent Supreme Court win! School Transportation News article As well as, American Bus Sales in Oklahoma for bringing our win to the eyes of those in…
Rank this Week: 1162

Bernick Lifson Business Law Blog

Bernick Lifson Business Law Blog

Covers topics related to business law, including intellectual property, trademarks, litigation, and employment law.

http://www.bernicklifson.com/blog/
  • Apr 19

    Can You Trademark a Hashtag?

    Can You Trademark a Hashtag?
    The hashtag has become an ever-present aspect of social media, spreading across platforms including Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest and more.   Originally developed on Twitter, a hashtag is a word or a phrase following the pound sign used…
  • Apr 12

    What You Need to Know About Trademark Infringement

    What You Need to Know About Trademark Infringement
    If you have a product or own a business, it can be difficult in this day and age to come up with a unique name. This is especially true if your first or last name is part of the company name — it is unlikely there aren’t at least…
  • Apr 4

    Does Facebook Own My Content?

    Does Facebook Own My Content?
    These questions have been floating around for several years now: who really owns the content you post on your Facebook page? Does Facebook own my content, or is it still my personal property?   At the bare bones of this issue, you do own…
Rank this Week: 1106

Thoughts from a Management Lawyer

Thoughts from a Management Lawyer

Covers Canadian labour and employment law. By Michael Fitzgibbon.

http://labourlawblog.typepad.com/managementupdates/
  • Feb 21

    Bonus Eligibility Tied to Active Employment

    Bonus Eligibility Tied to Active Employment
    The Ontario Court of Appeal released a decision in Paquette v. TeraGo Networks Inc., 2016 ONCA 618 (CanLII) that should have employers pulling out and reviewing their incentive plans, including bonus, STIP, LTIP, stock options and whatever…
  • Feb 17

    Enforceability of Employment Contracts a Comprehensive Case

    Enforceability of Employment Contracts a Comprehensive Case
    Please take some time to make your way through Cook v. Hatch Ltd., 2017 ONSC 47. It’s a well reasoned and thoughtful decision that injects some common sense into the enforceability of contractual termination clause discussion. The…
  • Feb 16

    Sale of a Business and Intermingling under the Labour Relations Act, 1995

    Sale of a Business and Intermingling under the Labour Relations Act, 1995
    The Ontario Labour Relations Board (“OLRB”) considered the sale of a business provisions in the Labour Relations Act, 1995 in ADT Security Services Canada, Inc. v Unifor Local 554, 2017 CanLII 4481 (ON LRB). ADT (a unionized…
Rank this Week: 621

California Labor and Employment…

California Labor and Employment Defense Blog

Covers labor and employment law issues for employers. By Van Vleck Turner & Zaller.

http://www.vtzlawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 882

Unlock The Law

Unlock The Law

Legal blog designed to help people and businesses in the UK to understand their legal problem, with blogs explaining the legal angle on the latest news (family law, sports law, personal injury, business law and much more).

https://www.unlockthelaw.co.uk/News.html
  • Aug 9

    Should I be paid for training at work?

    Should I be paid for training at work?
    Whether you must be paid for training in your job will depend on your contract of employment and also the nature of your job. If unpaid training is mentioned in your contract of employment, it may be that you are not entitled to pay. For…
  • Aug 2

    Lewis Nedas Law Announces Co-operation with Leading Frankfurt Law Practice, Edificia

    Lewis Nedas Law Announces Co-operation with Leading Frankfurt Law Practice, Edificia
    The following is a guest contribution from Lewis Nedas Law....
  • May 16

    What happens if I don’t leave a will, Scotland?

    What happens if I don’t leave a will, Scotland?
    There is no legal requirement to leave a will, but there are a number of practical and financial reasons as to why you should do so. If you fail to leave a will in Scotland, your estate will be distributed in accordance with the rules of…
Rank this Week: 1110

California Employment Law - Fight…

California Employment Law - Fight Harassment

Covers workplace harassment in California. By Bitton & Associates.

http://www.fightharassment.com/
  • May 12

    Wrongful Termination and Back Pay

    Wrongful Termination and Back Pay
    In a wrongful termination case a prevailing employee is typically entitled to backpay from the date of judgment. So for example, if the case is litigated for 2 years that's two years of back pay. An employer charged with discrimination in…
  • Mar 9

    2016 Minimum Wages Change and What it Means for Employees Paid By Salary

    2016 Minimum Wages Change and What it Means for Employees Paid By Salary
    As of January 1, 2016 the minimum hourly rate of pay in California increased from $9 to $10 per hour. This means if anyone in California is getting paid less than $10 they are being underpaid. The change in minimum wages impacts the minimum…
  • Jan 2

    Ambiguity in Employment Contract

    Ambiguity in Employment Contract
    Where an employment contract is ambiguous, it will be construed most strongly against the party preparing it or employing the words concerning which doubt arises. This rule applies to contracts prepared by the employer, or by the employer's…
Rank this Week: 1117

Business Brawls Blog

Business Brawls Blog

Covers business litigation issues. By Kaufman Law.

http://www.businessbrawls.com/blog
Rank this Week: 644

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: 739

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: 1163

The Federal FMLA Blog

The Federal FMLA Blog

Covers Family and Medical Leave Act developments affecting the federal sector. By Carl Bosland.

http://federalfmla.typepad.com/federal_fmla_blog/
Rank this Week: 945

Washington Labor, Employment &…

Washington Labor, Employment & Employee Benefits Law Blog

Covers events in labor, employment, and employee benefits law in Seattle, Washington. By Donald W. Heyrich.

http://www.waemploymentlawblog.com/blog/
  • Jun 18

    Eighth Circuit Enforces “But For” Burden of Proof in ADEA Case

    Eighth Circuit Enforces “But For” Burden of Proof in ADEA Case
     
  • May 22

    FMLA Protection for Part-timers?

    FMLA Protection for Part-timers?
    This week the Indiana Supreme Court held that an employee f illing multiple positions with the same employer is eligible for leave under the federal Family and Medical Leave Act if that employee’s total service is sufficient to qualify -…
  • Mar 31

    Jurors’ Use of the Web Causing Problems at Trial

    Jurors’ Use of the Web Causing Problems at Trial
    A major rise in the use of handheld devices such as the Blackberry and iPhone is becoming a problem in courtrooms across the country.  A mistrial was recently declared in a major criminal drug trial in federal district court in Florida,…
Rank this Week: 952

California Employment Law

California Employment Law

Features updates and insights regarding California employment law. By Phillip J. Griego & Associates.

http://www.griegolaw.com/blog.aspx
  • Sep 20

    What to Expect When Filing a Wage Claim in the State of California

    What to Expect When Filing a Wage Claim in the State of California
    You worked hard for your paycheck, and you have the right to expect you’ll receive every penny. But sometimes, whether it’s intentional or not, employers don’t always follow the rules. A labor attorney in San Jose, CA…
  • Sep 13

    FAQs About Tips and Gratuitie

    FAQs About Tips and Gratuitie
    Customer-facing jobs are often partially compensated by tips and gratuities. Waiters, bartenders, gaming dealers, and tattoo artists are common examples of workers who earn part of their pay in tips. Employee rights lawyers near San…
  • Sep 6

    Employee Termination Mistakes to Avoid

    Employee Termination Mistakes to Avoid
    It’s not common for an employer to enjoy firing someone. But if it’s not done correctly, a termination can lead to a far greater headache for the company. Unlawful termination claims filed in San Jose, CA often follow …
Rank this Week: 1319

Fashion Counsel with Anthony V.…

Fashion Counsel with Anthony V. Lupo

Arent Fox's fashion law blog highlights critical issues for designers, retailers, and manufacturers.

http://fashioncounsel.com
Rank this Week: 2574

Hunton Retail Law Resource Blog

Hunton Retail Law Resource Blog

Analysis and Insight in Retail Law

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

    DOL Drops Appellate Defense of Overtime Rule

    DOL Drops Appellate Defense of Overtime Rule
    Earlier this month, the Department of Labor (“DOL”) dropped its defense of an Obama-era regulation that sought to increase the salary level for overtime-exempt employees from $23,660 per year to $47,476 per year.  That…
  • Sep 15

    FTC Allows Amazon/Whole Foods Deal to Go Through, but Not Everyone Agree

    FTC Allows Amazon/Whole Foods Deal to Go Through, but Not Everyone Agree
    As consumers celebrated lower avocado prices at Whole Foods during the last week in August, the FTC faced controversy for its decision not to challenge the Amazon/Whole Foods merger. … Continue Reading
  • Sep 13

    Federal Judge Invalidates Obama-Era Department of Labor Overtime Rule

    Federal Judge Invalidates Obama-Era Department of Labor Overtime Rule
    In an opinion that could have a wide effect on retailers and other employers, a federal district court judge in Texas recently struck down the Department of Labor’s Obama-era controversial 2016 rule that raised the minimum salary…
Rank this Week: 2051

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/
  • Sep 20

    OFCCP offers more hurricane relief

    OFCCP offers more hurricane relief
    On the heels of the exemption for Hurricane Harvey contractors, and given the additional widespread destruction caused by Hurricane Irma, the federal government has extended a deadline affecting federal contractors and subcontractors.…
  • Sep 15

    BREAKING: Trump nominates Peter Robb as NLRB General Counsel

    BREAKING: Trump nominates Peter Robb as NLRB General Counsel
    Law360 just reported that President Trump, as expected, has nominated Peter Robb of Downs Rachlin Martin PLLC to be General Counsel for the National Labor Relations Board. If confirmed by the Senate, Mr. Robb will succeed current General…
  • Sep 15

    Employment law quiz: Bizarro edition

    Employment law quiz: Bizarro edition
    Has the world gone crazy? A. No. B. Yes. C. The word “crazy” is a microaggression. ANSWER: B. See how you do with these guaranteed true news items from the last week, all relating to employment law. Then tell me whether you agree…
Rank this Week: 2968

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 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…
  • Sep 14

    “Shop-in-shop” retail: perfecting your security interest

    “Shop-in-shop” retail: perfecting your security interest
    In today’s business world, we continue to see creative interconnection among businesses. These arrangements are often motivated by a desire for companies to attain certain benefits of M&A transactions (such as synergies) without…
Rank this Week: 2074

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: 1650

Employment Law and Litigation

Employment Law and Litigation

By Orrick.

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

    California Takes One Step Closer to Imposing Reporting Requirements and Public Shaming for Employer Pay Gap

    California Takes One Step Closer to Imposing Reporting Requirements and Public Shaming for Employer Pay Gap
    When we last checked in on AB 1209, the Gender Pay Gap Transparency Act, the proposed legislation was making its way through the California Senate. After making a few key amendments, the Senate passed the bill on September 7, 2017. The…
  • Sep 8

    Expanded Protections for Working Mothers in San Francisco

    Expanded Protections for Working Mothers in San Francisco
      Effective January 1, 2018, San Francisco will expand available protections for nursing mothers working within city limits. California law currently requires employers to provide lactating employees with a reasonable amount of break…
  • Sep 8

    Texas Two-Step: Overtime Ruling Does Not Completely End the Obama Rule Dance

    Texas Two-Step: Overtime Ruling Does Not Completely End the Obama Rule Dance
    On August 31, 2017, Judge Amos Mazzant of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, issued an order invalidating the Obama-era overtime rules. Finding that the Department of Labor rule exceeded its statutory…
Rank this Week: 1962

California Peculiarities…

California Peculiarities Employment Law Blog

Covers California employment law. By Seyfarth Shaw.

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

    2017 Labor & Employment Legislative Update: The End is Near!

    2017 Labor & Employment Legislative Update: The End is Near!
    Seyfarth Synopsis: Governor Jerry Brown has till October 15 to approve bills the Legislature sent to his desk by its Friday, September 15, deadline, including bills that would require employers to ”show us the money” for certain…
  • Sep 13

    With EEO-1 Pay Report Gone, California Moves to Fill the Gap

    With EEO-1 Pay Report Gone, California Moves to Fill the Gap
    Seyfarth Synopsis: On September 11, AB 1209, the Gender Pay Gap Transparency Act, which would require larger employers in California to publish differences in pay between male and female employees and Board members, left the Legislature on…
  • Sep 6

    Federal Enclaves: Islands Amidst a Sea of Cal-Peculiaritie

    Federal Enclaves: Islands Amidst a Sea of Cal-Peculiaritie
    Seyfarth Synopsis: Labor Day sales may be over, but some savvy California employers might still find a great deal. That’s because not all land inside California’s borders is actually within the legal jurisdiction of California.…
Rank this Week: 2456

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: 4502

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: 4112

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: 2127

Human Resources News

Human Resources News

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

http://blogs.hrhero.com/hrnews/
  • Sep 19

    Employers advised to stay tuned as another healthcare bill heats up

    Employers advised to stay tuned as another healthcare bill heats up
    As yet another attempt to kill the Affordable Care Act (ACA) heats up in Washington, employers wondering how a new law might affect their benefit plans are advised to stay tuned. And with lawmakers facing a short timetable, at least some…
  • Sep 14

    Time running out to comment on long-stalled overtime rule

    Time running out to comment on long-stalled overtime rule
    Employers and others have until September 25 to submit comments to shape the rule governing which workers are eligible for overtime pay. Once the deadline passes, employers will face a waiting game before learning what changes may be in…
  • Sep 6

    Suit filed over Trump’s phaseout of DACA: what employers should know

    Suit filed over Trump’s phaseout of DACA: what employers should know
    On September 5, President Donald Trump announced that the federal Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program will be phased out over the next six months. In response, 11 states and the District of Columbia have filed suit, alleging…
Rank this Week: 4192

New York Accident Lawyer Blog

New York Accident Lawyer Blog

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

https://www.oreskylaw.com/en/blog/
Rank this Week: 1998

Labor Relations Update

Labor Relations Update

By Proskauer Rose LLP.

http://www.laborrelationsupdate.com
Rank this Week: 3597

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: 2873

The Case Law Firm Blog

The Case Law Firm Blog

An employment law blog for employees.

http://www.thecaselawfirm.com/blog
  • Sep 19

    Client Speak – Praise for Partner, Kate Sedey

    Client Speak – Praise for Partner, Kate Sedey
    We here at The Case Law Firm, LLC are committed to providing excellent care and expertise to all of our clients. Don’t just take our word for it! Here is a recent client review of our partner, Kate Sedey. Kate Sedey is a…
  • Sep 15

    Lactation is Pregnancy Related Medical Condition Protected by PDA

    Lactation is Pregnancy Related Medical Condition Protected by PDA
    Given the horrible decision we reported on a couple of weeks ago, in which a district court shockingly ruled that termination because of menstruation was not unlawful discrimination, we thought it would be nice to report on a court that is…
  • Sep 6

    We’re Matching Donations in Support of our Buddy Benjamin’s Pediatric Cancer Fundraiser

    We’re Matching Donations in Support of our Buddy Benjamin’s Pediatric Cancer Fundraiser
    September is Pediatric Cancer Awareness month and, this weekend, our Firm is helping our young friend Benjamin Brave and his family raise money to support pediatric cancer research and provide assistance to families who face the daunting…
Rank this Week: 2046

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: 3818

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: 3646

Trade Secrets and Noncompete Blog

Trade Secrets and Noncompete Blog

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

http://www.tradesecretsnoncompetelaw.com/
Rank this Week: 2891

Screw You Guys, I'm Going Home

Screw You Guys, I'm Going Home

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

http://employeeatty.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 19

    OSHA Protects You From Dangerous Working Conditions Post-Hurricane

    OSHA Protects You From Dangerous Working Conditions Post-Hurricane
    I'm getting lots of calls and emails about employers making employees work in conditions they deem unsafe. Here's what OSHA says about workplace safety:You have the right to a safe workplace. The Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970…
  • Sep 4

    If My Office Is Closed Due To A Hurricane Do I Get Paid?

    If My Office Is Closed Due To A Hurricane Do I Get Paid?
    With Texas recovering from Harvey and Irma bearing down on Florida right now, I thought I'd re-run this popular and necessary column.Whether you’re entitled to be paid when the office is closed depends on whether you are…
  • Aug 25

    If Your Prospective Employer Has Lots Of Turnover, Think Twice

    If Your Prospective Employer Has Lots Of Turnover, Think Twice
    All the craziness and turnover at the White House has many Americans wondering what anyone joining the Administration is thinking. But I see it all the time. Folks either desperate for a job or getting an offer that's off the charts decide…
Rank this Week: 3034

Joseph Greenwald & Laake, PA Blog

Joseph Greenwald & Laake, PA Blog

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

http://www.jgllaw.com/blog
  • Sep 18

    Maryland Court Expands Defenses Available to Battered Spouse

    Maryland Court Expands Defenses Available to Battered Spouse
    On August 7, 2017, the Maryland Court of Appeals, the state’s highest court, handed down a decision that will open a new avenue of defense to battered spouses in the state – in the extreme case where the spouse hires a hit man to…
  • Sep 5

    Federal Medical Malpractice Legislation: Still a Bad Idea

    Federal Medical Malpractice Legislation: Still a Bad Idea
    Early this summer, the U.S. House of Representatives narrowly passed a bill (H.R. 1215 the deceptively titled “Protecting Access to Care Act”) that would limit the “non-economic” money damages available to patients in…
  • Jun 28

    Supreme Court Will Hear Key Case on Federal Whistleblower Law

    Supreme Court Will Hear Key Case on Federal Whistleblower Law
    The U.S. Supreme Court announced on Monday, June 26, that it plans to hear arguments later this year on a case that is of great importance to corporate whistleblowers and to people who support them. The case centers on the Dodd-Frank law,…
Rank this Week: 1795

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: 4590

New Jersey Lawyers Blog

New Jersey Lawyers Blog

Covers New Jersey business, labor and employment, estate planning and consumer law. By McLaughlin & Nardi, LLC.

http://www.newjerseylawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 3458

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: 2674

When the Abuser Goes to Work

When the Abuser Goes to Work

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

http://abusergoestowork.com/
  • 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: 3029

Ottawa Employment & Labour Law…

Ottawa Employment & Labour Law Blog

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

http://www.vwlawyers.ca/blog/
  • Sep 18

    “Too pretty to drive a forklift”: Employee awarded considerable damages for workplace harassment and discrimination

    “Too pretty to drive a forklift”: Employee awarded considerable damages for workplace harassment and discrimination
    In a recent decision from Windsor, the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario ordered an employer to pay almost $60,000 in damages for the way in which a female employee was repeatedly harassed, insulted and humiliated by senior management.
  • Aug 29

    Paul Willetts Quoted in the Ottawa Metro

    Paul Willetts Quoted in the Ottawa Metro
    Vey Willetts lawyer Paul Willetts was quoted in the August 21, 2017 edition of the Ottawa Metro News. The article, "Be Warned, Job Seekers: There is Such a Thing as a Bad Reference", considers a recent Ontario court case in which…
  • Aug 22

    Protecting Employees from Third-Party Harassment

    Protecting Employees from Third-Party Harassment
    All Ontario employers have a duty to protect employees from workplace harassment. These protections are set out in the Occupational Health and Safety Act (“OHSA”).
Rank this Week: 1748

Lawffice Space

Lawffice Space

Covers employment laws and cases. By Philip Miles.

http://www.lawfficespace.com/
  • Sep 18

    Third Circuit: Who's a "supervisor" for harassment claims?

    Third Circuit: Who's a "supervisor" for harassment claims?
    Yes, the Supreme Court already answered this question in Vance v. Ball State Univ., holding per the syllabus that:An employee is a “supervisor” for purposes of vicarious liability under Title VII only if he or she is empowered by…
  • Sep 1

    Third Circuit on Title VII, ADA, and 1983 claim

    Third Circuit on Title VII, ADA, and 1983 claim
    Yesterday, the Third Circuit issued a precedential opinion in Williams v. PHRC. Williams sued the PHRC for allegedly discriminating against her based on her race and disability. Generally, under 42 U.S.C. §1983, people can sue state…
  • Aug 15

    Can employers fire employees for attending Charlottesville protests?

    Can employers fire employees for attending Charlottesville protests?
    I'm sure you've already heard about the violence in Charlottesville this past weekend, and you've probably heard about the efforts to get the white supremacist protesters fired. Is is legal for employers to fire employees for attending the…
Rank this Week: 3796

Health Employment And Labor

Health Employment And Labor

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

http://www.healthemploymentandlabor.com/
  • Sep 18

    Federal Laws Do Not Preempt Connecticut Law Providing Employment Protections to Medical Marijuana User

    Federal Laws Do Not Preempt Connecticut Law Providing Employment Protections to Medical Marijuana User
    Connecticut employees using medical marijuana for certain debilitating medical conditions as allowed under Connecticut law for “qualified users” are protected under state law from being fired or refused employment based solely on…
  • Aug 28

    NYC OATH Finds in Favor of Medical Marijuana User

    NYC OATH Finds in Favor of Medical Marijuana User
    As we have previously reported, there has been an uptick of new employment decisions finding in favor of registered medical marijuana users.  Somewhat under the radar, New York City’s Office of Administrative Trials & Hearings…
  • Aug 28

    NYC OATH Decision Finds for Medical Marijuana User

    NYC OATH Decision Finds for Medical Marijuana User
    As we have previously reported, there has been an uptick of new employment decisions finding in favor of registered medical marijuana users.  Somewhat under the radar, New York City’s Office of Administrative Trials & Hearings…
Rank this Week: 3581