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San Francisco Employment Law Firm…

San Francisco Employment Law Firm Blawg

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

http://www.sanfranciscoemploymentlawfirm.com/
  • Dec 10

    Wrongful Termination To Avoid Paying Bonuses or Commissions Due

    Wrongful Termination To Avoid Paying Bonuses or Commissions Due
    Many employers, especially in the tech / start-up world often fire an employee right before his bonus or commissions in order to avoid paying that bonus. Of course this is more likely to happen if the bonus due is significant. If there is…
  • Dec 1

    Legal Protections for Workers with Cancer Under ADA Disability Law

    Legal Protections for Workers with Cancer Under ADA Disability Law
    The ADA and FEHA (Fair Employment and Housing Act) prohibit discrimination on the basis of an employee’s disability in all phases of employment process – from application, medical exams, hiring decisions, promotions, and of course…
  • Nov 17

    Waiting Periods Before Vacation Begins Accruing Are Legal

    Waiting Periods Before Vacation Begins Accruing Are Legal
    An interesting case on the vacation policy issue has been ruled earlier this year by the court of appeal. Employees brought a class action suit against their employer claiming that the vacation policy that required them to work for at least…
Rank this Week: 1651

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
  • Dec 7

    How Federal and State Laws Impact Marijuana in the Workplace

    How Federal and State Laws Impact Marijuana in the Workplace
    Employers in California must be mindful of both federal and state laws. This can get complicated because these laws can evolve frequently, especially when they pertain to marijuana. Although Californians can legally possess and use…
  • Nov 22

    When Is Political Speech Allowed at Work?

    When Is Political Speech Allowed at Work?
    In today’s politically contentious landscape, many employees find it difficult to abide by the golden rule: Never discuss politics in the workplace. This can create problems if heated political debates interfere with…
  • Nov 15

    Employment Law in the News: Can NFL Players Be Fired Over Protests?

    Employment Law in the News: Can NFL Players Be Fired Over Protests?
    An intriguing question regarding unlawful termination has been making headlines lately: Are NFL team owners legally able to fire players who use time on the field to protest social injustices? Despite the urgings of the 45 th President,…
Rank this Week: 1669

Retirement Plan Blog

Retirement Plan Blog

Covers Employee Benefit Plans, Retirement Programs, Welfare Benefit Plans, Executive Benefits, and Employee Ownership Programs. By National Benefits Services, Inc.

http://www.retirementplanblog.com/
  • Dec 3

    Will 2017 Form 5500 reveal outdated fidelity bonds or none at all?

    Will 2017 Form 5500 reveal outdated fidelity bonds or none at all?
    The 2016 Form 5500 deadline has come and gone for calendar year taxpayers, and a number of them revealed outdated fidelity bonds or retirement plans without bonds at all. The fidelity bond requirement is high up on the Department of…
  • Nov 30

    Still time to set up a retirement plan for 2017

    Still time to set up a retirement plan for 2017
    If you are a business owner/employer with a calendar fiscal year, you still have time to adopt a qualified retirement plan for 2017. Here’s what you have to do: Before December 31, 2017: Sign adopting resolutions and a plan document,…
  • Nov 29

    “Decumulation”: It’s here now for individuals approaching retirement

    “Decumulation”: It’s here now for individuals approaching retirement
    “Decumulation” is a word that has now entered the lexicon of those individuals approaching retirement. The definition of which is the conversion of retirement plan assets accumulated during an employee’s working life…
Rank this Week: 1686

Tennessee Employment Lawyer Blog

Tennessee Employment Lawyer Blog

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

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

    Faulty Background Checks Prompt Multiple Class Action Lawsuit

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

    Is Your Personal Trainer Being Worked Over by their Employer?

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

    Is Your Personal Trainer Being Worked Over by their Employer?

    Is Your Personal Trainer Being Worked Over by their Employer?
    Personal trainers everywhere work hard to provide many of us with the best services as possible. They deserve every penny of their paychecks and maybe even some pay for putting in overtime. Unfortunately, recently there has been an alarming…
Rank this Week: 1702

Minnesota Labor & Employment Law…

Minnesota Labor & Employment Law Blog

Provides legal news for Minnesota employers. By Abrams & Schmidt.

http://www.minnesotalaboremploymentlawblog.com/
  • Jan 19

    Making the Right Call: Independent Contractor or Employee?

    Making the Right Call: Independent Contractor or Employee?
    The Department of Labor (DOL) has been very aggressive in auditing employers over the misclassification of workers as independent contractors, instead of employees.  Properly classifying workers is important for employers to avoid hefty…
  • Jan 19

    Making the Right Call: Independent Contractor or Employee?

    Making the Right Call: Independent Contractor or Employee?
    The Department of Labor (DOL) has been very aggressive in auditing employers over the misclassification of workers as independent contractors, instead of employees.  Properly classifying workers is important for employers to avoid hefty…
  • Dec 21

    Workers Want Their Own Workspace

    Workers Want Their Own Workspace
    The trend is shifting back to employees wanting their own workspace.  This is a shift away from more open work areas with shared desks, community areas, and collaborative workspaces.  Research has shown workers now want their own…
Rank this Week: 1703

Laboring Away at the Institute

Laboring Away at the Institute

Covers labor, organization transformation, and politics. By Phillip Wilson.

http://laboringattheinstitute.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 21

    Just Published: Employee Free Choice Act White Paper on How To Win 5-Day Election

    Just Published: Employee Free Choice Act White Paper on How To Win 5-Day Election
    We just published a new White Paper called: How to Win (and Prevent) a 5-Day Election: Strategies for Success in a Changed Labor Law EnvironmentYou can read about it and download your own FREE copy of this 15-page report by clicking here.
  • Jul 17

    Breaking News: EFCA Compromise Announced - 5 Day Elections and Organizer Acce

    Breaking News: EFCA Compromise Announced - 5 Day Elections and Organizer Acce
    This morning's New York Times is reporting that key US Senators have reached a compromise with labor unions that will have the 60 votes needed to pass. Read the details here. They anticipate a vote in September. Stay tuned - we will let you…
  • Jul 12

    Hayes Nominated - Emloyee Free Choice Act Next?

    Hayes Nominated - Emloyee Free Choice Act Next?
    This week President Obama announced that Brian Hayes is his Republican nominee to fill the last remaining open seat on the National Labor Relations Board. Historically the Board appointments get voted on as a "package deal" to make sure the…
Rank this Week: 1743

California Business and Employment…

California Business and Employment Law

Covers employment and business law in California. By Sayer Fausto LLP.

http://sflegal.wordpress.com
  • Jan 29

    Ledbetter Equal Pay Act Passes Congre

    Ledbetter Equal Pay Act Passes Congre
    In response to the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Ledbetter v. Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. (2007) 550 U.S. 618,  Congress passed Senate Bill 181 (the “Lilly Ledbetter Fairy Pay Act of 2009?). There have been a number of attempts to…
  • Jan 29

    Ledbetter Equal Pay Act Passes Congre

    Ledbetter Equal Pay Act Passes Congre
    In response to the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Ledbetter v. Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. (2007) 550 U.S. 618,  Congress passed Senate Bill 181 (the “Lilly Ledbetter Fairy Pay Act of 2009″). There have been a…
  • Jan 27

    Opposing Sexual Harassment

    Opposing Sexual Harassment
    The United States Supreme Court clarified what it means to “oppose” sexual harassment.  in Crawford v. Metropolitan of Nashville and Davidson County, Tennessee, Crawford was asked questions during a sexual harassment investigation. In…
Rank this Week: 1754

Business Brawls Blog

Business Brawls Blog

Covers business litigation issues. By Kaufman Law.

http://www.businessbrawls.com/blog
Rank this Week: 1767

Employment Law 101

Employment Law 101

Covers employment law trends. By John A. Gallagher.

http://employmentlaw101.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 16

    #MeToo - The Rules and Deadlines for Sexual Harassment Claims - A List of Most Famous Sexual Predator

    #MeToo - The Rules and Deadlines for Sexual Harassment Claims - A List of Most Famous Sexual Predator
    Cosby, Trump, O'Reilly, Weinstein, Ailes, Thomas - Just to Name a fewWhy Don’t More Women Complain About Sexual Harassment in the Workplace?Every week, I received no less than 20-30 e-Mails or phone calls from employees seeking guidance…
  • Oct 19

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

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

    Is President Trump a Malignant Narcissist?

    Is President Trump a Malignant Narcissist?
    Rolling Stone's Matt Taiibi Makes Compelling Case that Donald Trump Mentally IllPlease Don't Reject Out of hand Until ReadingThe always stellar Matthew C. ("Matt") Taiibi, who is in my view as important a journalist existing today in America,…
Rank this Week: 1779

Wage & Hour Defense Blog

Wage & Hour Defense Blog

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

http://www.wagehourblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1787

Labor & Employment Law, HR Law

Labor & Employment Law, HR Law

Covers the working world. By Charles A. Krugel.

http://www.charlesakrugel.com/
Rank this Week: 1828

Law Clips

Law Clips

Covers employment law. By Greenwald Doherty.

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

    Terminating an At-Will Employee for Poor Performance

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

    Holiday Pay Policie

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

    Can You Fire An Employee On Workers’ Compensation Leave?

    Can You Fire An Employee On Workers’ Compensation Leave?
    It comes to many employers’ surprise that it can be legal to let an employee go who is out on workers’ compensation leave.  The fact that an employee was hurt at work generally does not guarantee that his or her job will be…
Rank this Week: 1840

Hawaii Labor and Employment Law

Hawaii Labor and Employment Law

Covers labor and employment issues affecting Hawaii employers. By Ryan E. Sanada.

http://www.hilaborlaw.com
  • Jun 7

    DOL Withdraws Prior Guidance on Joint-Employer

    DOL Withdraws Prior Guidance on Joint-Employer
    Earlier today, the U.S. Department of Labor withdrew a previous Administrative Interpretation regarding when two or more companies can constitute joint-employers for purposes of the Fair Labor Standards Act.  For my thoughts on what this…
  • May 18

    State House Leadership Changes Announced

    State House Leadership Changes Announced
    Earlier today, the new Speaker of the State House of Representatives Scott Saiki announced his full leadership team. The new Vice Speaker of the House is Della Au Belatti, the Majority Leader is Cindy Evans, and the Majority Floor Leader is…
  • May 17

    2017 Legislative Wrap-Up

    2017 Legislative Wrap-Up
    The 2017 legislative session has come to a close. This year, state lawmakers ended up passing out several measures that will amend various employment laws in Hawaii. Such laws include workers' compensation, payment of wages, and others…
Rank this Week: 1862

HR Law Guy

HR Law Guy

Covers employment relationships in business, sports, the armed forces, and other odd places.

http://hratty.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 17

    Al Franken Falls Victim to the Ray Rice Rule

    Al Franken Falls Victim to the Ray Rice Rule
    I haven't written for a while because I've been trying to get my arms around the Colin Kaepernick situation, which seems to have morphed into the Jerry Jones/Roger Goodell situation, which morphed into the Ezekiel Elliott situation. All of…
  • Sep 6

    Brave New World of Sports Employment--Gamer Superstar

    Brave New World of Sports Employment--Gamer Superstar
    A 17 year-old video gamer who excels at a game called Overwatch was just signed to a player contract for a reported $150,000. As a non-digital native, i.e., an old person, I was vaguely aware that there are such things as professional video…
  • Sep 6

    Employees Behaving Badly, Part 63

    Employees Behaving Badly, Part 63
    So, I guess not all nurses have the same pritective atitude towards their patients as the nurse in Salt Lake City.These Denver nurses are probably not long for their jobs aftetr this. I'm guessing there will be a substantial patient and…
Rank this Week: 1871

Employment Law Blog

Employment Law Blog

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

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

    The Death of NLRA Disclaimers in Social Media Policies?

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

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

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

    Facebook Firing, Twitter Next?

    Facebook Firing, Twitter Next?
    You may remember that recently an employee was fired from her job for her CT employer AMR for posting negative information about her supervisor on her Facebook page. The case received notoriety because the firing caused the NLRB to file a…
Rank this Week: 1884

Retail Labor and Employment Law

Retail Labor and Employment Law

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

http://www.retaillaborandemploymentlaw.com/
  • Dec 8

    NYC Updates Pregnancy Accommodation Notice

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

    Philadelphia Adopts New Regulations Clarifying Salary History Law

    Philadelphia Adopts New Regulations Clarifying Salary History Law
    In December 2016 Philadelphia’s City Council passed a Wage Equity Ordinance (“Ordinance”) prohibiting employers from asking applicants for their salary history or to retaliate against a prospective employee for failing to…
  • Nov 13

    Proposed Federal Bill Would Pre-Empt State and Local Paid Sick Leave Law

    Proposed Federal Bill Would Pre-Empt State and Local Paid Sick Leave Law
    On November 2, 2017, three Republican Representatives, Mimi Walters (R-CA), Elise Stefanik (R-NY), and Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA), introduced a federal paid leave bill that would give employers the option of providing their employees a…
Rank this Week: 1916

Diversity Insight

Diversity Insight

Diversity Insight: Strategies for building a diverse, multi-cultural workplace

http://blogs.hrhero.com/diversity/
  • Nov 19

    New research urges a rethinking of 4-year degree requirement

    New research urges a rethinking of 4-year degree requirement
    When designing a recruiting and hiring process, few employers would intentionally build a system that automatically excludes qualified candidates. But new research indicates that’s what sometimes happens with employers seeking…
  • Nov 19

    Unconscious bias training helps fuel diversity efforts at industrial gas company

    Unconscious bias training helps fuel diversity efforts at industrial gas company
    Despite a strategy to promote an inclusive culture in your organization, unconscious bias could be undermining your efforts. That is why some companies proactively address unconscious bias through training.  Take Praxair, Inc.. This…
  • Nov 19

    Deciphering the feds’ changing position on LGBT employment protections under Title VII

    Deciphering the feds’ changing position on LGBT employment protections under Title VII
    by Molly DiBianca In a memo issued on October 4, 2017, U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions formally declared that Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 does not prohibit discrimination based on transgender status. The memo directly…
Rank this Week: 1921

Employment and Labour Law

Employment and Labour Law

Covers employment law in Canada. BY FMC Law.

http://www.employmentandlabour.com
Rank this Week: 1926

Blake Firm Business Law Blog

Blake Firm Business Law Blog

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

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

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

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

    Legal Principles for Tech Startup & IP Development

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

    Commercial Real Estate Insurance & Replacement Insurance Loopholes: Reconstruction Cost

    Commercial Real Estate Insurance & Replacement Insurance Loopholes: Reconstruction Cost
    Real estate insurance policies often include replacement insurance terms for the reconstruction costs of repairing or rebuilding real estate property after a catastrophic event such as a fire or flood. But many commercial real estate…
Rank this Week: 1930

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/
Rank this Week: 1942

Workplace Investigations Blog

Workplace Investigations Blog

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

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

    Public Sector Investigation Training

    Public Sector Investigation Training
    I will be speaking on "Public Sector Investigations" on June 4, 2013 (9:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.) Location:  Weintraub Tobin ♦ 400 Capitol Mall 11th Floor ♦ Sacramento CACo-Presenters:  Kelli Kennaday and Donna Peter 3 hours…
  • May 23

    Public Sector Investigation Training

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

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

    Internal Investigator Training in San Diego for Discrimination, Harassment, and Retaliation Claim
    I am once again offering training to human resources professionals, attorneys, and private investigators on how to conduct legally defensible harassment, discrimination, and retaliation investigations in the workplace.  Although the training…
Rank this Week: 1992

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/
  • Dec 5

    Sexual Harassment at Company Holiday Parties in New York

    Sexual Harassment at Company Holiday Parties in New York
    Over the past few months, the news headlines have been laden with allegations of sexual misconduct and abuse. It seems that no industry is immune to inappropriate sexual conduct in the workplace. And with the holiday season approaching, many…
  • Nov 28

    Bullying and Sexual Harassment in New York City Workplace

    Bullying and Sexual Harassment in New York City Workplace
    Workplace bullying is a pervasive problem, with one study finding that nearly three-fourths of surveyed employees had experienced bullying in their jobs. Legal protections are often only available to the extent that workplace bullying also…
  • Nov 27

    How Employment Laws in New York and Around the Country Deal with Sexual Assault as a Form of Sexual Harassment

    How Employment Laws in New York and Around the Country Deal with Sexual Assault as a Form of Sexual Harassment
    Sexual harassment in the workplace can take many forms, from inappropriate comments to sexual assault. When alleged sexual harassment involves alleged assault, a claimant might be able to assert both statutory and common-law causes of action.…
Rank this Week: 2051

Employment & Human Rights Law in…

Employment & Human Rights Law in Canada

Covers class actions, discrimination, overtime and workplace policies in Canada. By Lisa Stam.

http://www.canadaemploymenthumanrightslaw.com/
  • Nov 29

    18 Month Federal Parental Leave

    18 Month Federal Parental Leave
    The Liberal government has introduced changes to the federal parental leave benefits program. Details of the changes were announced early November and are set to come into force on December 3, 2017.  This change is separate from the…
  • Nov 22

    Sweeping Changes: Bill 148 Now Law in Ontario

    Sweeping Changes: Bill 148 Now Law in Ontario
    Brace yourself, Ontario.  Today Bill 148 passed Third Reading and the Ontario Legislature passed the bill into law.  Most of the changes will come into force on January 1, 2018, while a small handful of the amended ESA…
  • Nov 22

    Can Employers Require High Heels in the Workplace?

    Can Employers Require High Heels in the Workplace?
    Not for much longer…  Last month, Ontario Liberal MPP Cristina Martins’ bill to ban mandatory high heels in the workplace sped through the legislature.  The bill, titled the Putting Your Best Foot Forward Act, 2017…
Rank this Week: 2059

Technology Company Counselor

Technology Company Counselor

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

http://www.techcompanycounselor.com/
  • Dec 8

    Communicating the Benefits of 401(k) Plan Participation

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

    Proposed Bill Would Amend State and Local Paid Sick Leave Law

    Proposed Bill Would Amend State and Local Paid Sick Leave Law
    Our colleagues Susan Gross Sholinsky, Nancy Gunzenhauser Popper, and Judah L. Rosenblatt, at Epstein Becker Green, have a post on the Retail Labor and Employment Law blog that will be of interest to many of our readers in the health care…
  • Nov 9

    Get Ready to Respond to IRS Letter 226J: Employer Shared Responsibility Payment Assessment

    Get Ready to Respond to IRS Letter 226J: Employer Shared Responsibility Payment Assessment
    In a recent update to the IRS’ Questions and Answers on Employer Shared Responsibility Provisions under the Affordable Care Act, the IRS has advised that it plans to issue Letter 226J informing applicable large employers (ALEs) of…
Rank this Week: 2063

Sexual Harassment Lawyer Blawg

Sexual Harassment Lawyer Blawg

Covers racial and sexual harassment and education law. By Friedman & Houlding LLP.

http://www.sexualharassmentlawyerblawg.com/
  • Jan 9

    Ignoring the Problem: Is AutoZone Indifferent to Workplace Sexual Harassment?

    Ignoring the Problem: Is AutoZone Indifferent to Workplace Sexual Harassment?
    In December 2013, a victim of sexual harassment--a man--filed a charge with the EEOC, alleging that working in Autozone's Whiteville, North Carolina store, a female coworker: created a hostile work environment based on Complainant's gender…
  • Jan 9

    Ignoring the Problem: Is AutoZone Indifferent to Workplace Sexual Harassment?

    Ignoring the Problem: Is AutoZone Indifferent to Workplace Sexual Harassment?
    In December 2013, a victim of sexual harassment–a man–filed a charge with the EEOC, alleging that working in Autozone’s Whiteville, North Carolina store, a female coworker: created a hostile work environment based on…
  • Jan 9

    Ignoring the Problem: Is AutoZone Indifferent to Workplace Sexual Harassment?

    Ignoring the Problem: Is AutoZone Indifferent to Workplace Sexual Harassment?
    In December 2013, a victim of sexual harassment–a man–filed a charge with the EEOC, alleging that working in Autozone’s Whiteville, North Carolina store, a female coworker: created a hostile work environment based on…
Rank this Week: 2087

Michigan Employment Law Advisor

Michigan Employment Law Advisor

Covers employment discrimination, hiring, terminations and technology issues. By Jason Shinn.

http://www.michiganemploymentlawadvisor.com
  • Dec 10

    Weak Links in Trade Secret and Computer Fraud Litigation

    Weak Links in Trade Secret and Computer Fraud Litigation
    A company’s Federal Trade Secret Claim and Computer Fraud and Abuse Act claim were recently dismissed by a Michigan federal district judge. The dismissal was avoidable. But it also offers several key lessons for employers and employees…
  • Nov 13

    When it Comes to Enforcing a Noncompete Agreement is Timing Everything?

    When it Comes to Enforcing a Noncompete Agreement is Timing Everything?
    A recent noncompete case from Minnesota offers a cautionary tale for employers and cause for celebration for employees. The case, Safety Center, Inc. v. Stier, (11/6/17), involved an employer that ran a treatment center for special-needs sex…
  • Nov 2

    Last Day On the Job and Employee Decides to Take Down the President

    Last Day On the Job and Employee Decides to Take Down the President
    Not every company has to worry that an employee’s last day on the job will be the day the employee takes down the President (more on this below). But all companies should have policies and procedures in place to prevent a departing…
Rank this Week: 2127

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/
  • Dec 8

    Aftermath of #MeToo? I Predict Ugly Backlash

    Aftermath of #MeToo? I Predict Ugly Backlash
    In the wake of Al Franken's resignation over eight women's allegations of forced open-mouthed kissing, butt grabbing and boob groping, there has been much angst. Many of my fellow liberal Democrats are beginning to understand what many HR…
  • Nov 17

    HR And Management-Side Lawyers Need To Change If We Are To End Sexual Harassment Culture

    HR And Management-Side Lawyers Need To Change If We Are To End Sexual Harassment Culture
    Someone recently asked me what could be done to change what is clearly a culture of sexual harassment in this country. Not just how do we enforce the law, but what do we have to do above and beyond the law to end the harassment epidemic. It's…
  • Nov 2

    Insurance Open Enrollment is Now Through Dec. 15. Be Persistent. Spread the Word.

    Insurance Open Enrollment is Now Through Dec. 15. Be Persistent. Spread the Word.
    The open enrollment period for the Affordable Care Act/ObamaCare started yesterday and continues through December 15. You may not have heard about it because the Trump Administration cut advertising by 90%. So please tell a friend. Send the…
Rank this Week: 2134

Rock the Boat

Rock the Boat

Musings about the law, especially recent decisions, proposed legislation, employment law, and legal angles on feminism and animal rights. By Piper Hoffman.

http://piperhoffman.com
  • Sep 15

    Visit Choosing Childfree, My New Blog!

    Visit Choosing Childfree, My New Blog!
    Choosing Childfree is my new blog about the decision whether to have kids. People who have chosen either way and those trying to make up their minds are all welcome. Please stop by! Tweet This Post
  • Aug 21

    Non-Human Animals Can Act Ethically: A Response to Richard Polt

    Non-Human Animals Can Act Ethically: A Response to Richard Polt
    Proving that humans are somehow “better” than non-human animals is a priority for some, including philosophy professor Richard Polt.
  • Aug 7

    What Doesn’t Separate Us From Animals 6

    What Doesn’t Separate Us From Animals 6
    Pigeons are watching you, and they don’t forget a face. A new study shows that pigeons can distinguish between familiar and unfamiliar human faces, according
Rank this Week: 2153

National Police and Fire Labor…

National Police and Fire Labor Blog

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

http://www.nationalpoliceandfirelaborblog.com
Rank this Week: 2179

California Labor and Employment…

California Labor and Employment Law

Covers employment discrimination, retaliation, and arbitration. By Eugene Lee.

http://www.calaborlaw.com
  • Nov 9

    Are Employers Required to Give Holiday Pay or Paid Holidays? (2017)

    Are Employers Required to Give Holiday Pay or Paid Holidays? (2017)
    When it comes to holidays, many employers in California and across the country tend to give employees either the day off with pay (“paid holiday”), or give extra pay for hours worked... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my…
  • Nov 7

    Final Paychecks – When Are They Due?

    Final Paychecks – When Are They Due?
    A question I hear a lot is: “I just left my job, when is my employer supposed to pay me my last paycheck?” The answer is: it depends. If you were fired or laid off If the employer ended... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit…
  • Oct 17

    “Sharp” Defense Lawyers Smacked Down by Appeals Court

    “Sharp” Defense Lawyers Smacked Down by Appeals Court
    Ever wonder what would happen if a lawyer tried to “pull a fast one” on a trial court judge? Wonder no more. In Francisco Diaz v Prof. Community Mgt., Inc., a case decided in October 2017... [[ This is a content summary only.…
Rank this Week: 2188

Workplaces That Work

Workplaces That Work

Covers workplace conflict management systems. By Blaine Donais.

http://workplacesthatwork.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 4

    Workplace Fairness Analyst Certification Seminar Sept 6&7, 2014 Toronto

    Workplace Fairness Analyst Certification Seminar Sept 6&7, 2014 Toronto
    The Workplace Fairness Institute offers this two day professional development seminar to ADR professionals, ombuds, human resources practitioners, diversity consultants, managers and union representatives.  This seminar will provide…
  • May 29

    Workplace Fairness Certification Training - June 10, 2013 Calgary

    Workplace Fairness Certification Training - June 10, 2013 Calgary
    The Workplace Fairness Institute is offering a one day training session to become Workplace Fairness Analysts.This designation demonstrates that a workplace practitioner is qualified to use the tools developed by the Workplace Fairness…
  • May 29

    Conflict Management in the Workplace - A 5 Day Course co-sponsored by York University and the WFI

    Conflict Management in the Workplace - A 5 Day Course co-sponsored by York University and the WFI
    The top-down management of conflict in the workplace can be frustrating for everyone. Typically, conflict is addressed after things have gotten out of hand and the conflict is entrenched in the workplace. Your best employees have left and…
Rank this Week: 2198

Juz The Fax

Juz The Fax

Cover labor law and litigation. By Randy L. Braun.

http://juzthefax.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 22

    Employers ... Be Careful of Mixed-Guard Union

    Employers ... Be Careful of Mixed-Guard Union
    Since the NLRB’s holding in Wells Fargo Corp., 270 NLRB 787 (1984), an employer could, upon the expiration of a contract, refuse to continue to bargain with a “mixed-guard” union representing both its security guards and…
  • Jan 4

    New York Minimum Wage Rises to $9.00 Per Hour

    New York Minimum Wage Rises to $9.00 Per Hour
    Just a reminder that effective as of December 31, 2015, New York's minimum wage was increased to $9.00 per hour.  Employers should revise their postings to reflect the change in the law.  You can download the current New York State…
  • Nov 10

    Does Facebook Activity Constitute Protected Concerted Activity Under the NLRA?

    Does Facebook Activity Constitute Protected Concerted Activity Under the NLRA?
    It does, according to the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.  In Triple Play Sports Bar and Grill v. NLRB, the Second Circuit upheld a ruling of the National Labor Relations Board (the "NLRB") that Facebook activity…
Rank this Week: 2224

Class Action Attorneys Blog

Class Action Attorneys Blog

Covers employment law and consumer class-action cases. By Pogust Braslow Millrood.

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

    Getting Paid for Security Screenings?

    Getting Paid for Security Screenings?
    Earlier this year, the Ninth Circuit heard the case of Busk, et al. v. Integrity Staffing Solutions, Inc.. The claims were brought by former employees who were subjected to security screenings by the company to curb employee theft of retail…
  • Oct 18

    Getting Paid for Security Screenings?

    Getting Paid for Security Screenings?
    Earlier this year, the Ninth Circuit heard the case of Busk, et al. v. Integrity Staffing Solutions, Inc.. The claims were brought by former employees who were subjected to security screenings by the company to curb employee theft of retail…
  • Oct 18

    Getting Paid for Security Screenings?

    Getting Paid for Security Screenings?
    Earlier this year, the Ninth Circuit heard the case of Busk, et al. v. Integrity Staffing Solutions, Inc.. The claims were brought by former employees who were subjected to security screenings by the company to curb employee theft of retail…
Rank this Week: 2283

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/
  • Dec 7

    New York Court of Appeals Narrowly Construes New York City Human Rights Law

    New York Court of Appeals Narrowly Construes New York City Human Rights Law
    In Makinen v. City of New York, New York’s Court of Appeals held the New York City Human Rights Law precludes an individual from bringing a claim of disability discrimination based on a mistaken perception of untreated alcoholism. The…
  • Nov 13

    Get Ready to Respond to IRS Letter 226J: Employer Shared Responsibility Payment Assessment

    Get Ready to Respond to IRS Letter 226J: Employer Shared Responsibility Payment Assessment
    Our colleague Michelle Capezza, a Member of the Firm at Epstein Becker Green, has a post on the Technology Employment Law blog that will be of interest to many of our readers in the health care industry: “Get Ready to Respond to…
  • Nov 13

    Proposed Bill Would Amend State and Local Paid Sick Leave Law

    Proposed Bill Would Amend State and Local Paid Sick Leave Law
    Our colleagues Susan Gross Sholinsky, Nancy Gunzenhauser Popper, and Judah L. Rosenblatt, at Epstein Becker Green, have a post on the Retail Labor and Employment Law blog that will be of interest to many of our readers in the health care…
Rank this Week: 2302

Maine Employment Lawyer Blog

Maine Employment Lawyer Blog

Covers employment discrimination, whistleblower protection, and wage and hour laws. By Maine Employee Rights Group.

http://www.maineemploymentlawyerblog.com/
  • Nov 29

    Elon Musk’s message to employees may encourage retaliation against those who complain of discrimination

    Elon Musk’s message to employees may encourage retaliation against those who complain of discrimination
    In the face of a number of employment discrimination lawsuits against Tesla, the company published an email from CEO Elon Musk that one of the lawsuits referenced. Musk’s email covers a lot but the part that struck us was the following:…
  • Nov 24

    Members of the #metoo movement should unite at work

    Members of the #metoo movement should unite at work
    The epidemic of sexual harassment and assault has received a lot of attention recently because of high profile cases like movie producer Harvey Weinstein, actor Kevin Spacey, journalist Charlie Rose, and many others. The news has spawned a…
  • Aug 7

    Tech entrepreneur goes on the offensive to prevent sexual harassment

    Tech entrepreneur goes on the offensive to prevent sexual harassment
    A tech entrepreneur recently took a novel approach to ensure that members of her company’s board of directors cannot engage in sexual harassment and keep their positions. The entrepreneur, Kristina Bergman, is the CEO of Integris…
Rank this Week: 2310

California Employment Lawyer Blog

California Employment Lawyer Blog

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

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

    California Sex Harassment Suffered by Farmworkers Too Often Ignored

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

    California Sex Harassment Suffered by Farmworkers Too Often Ignored

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

    California Sex Harassment Suffered by Farmworkers Too Often Ignored

    California Sex Harassment Suffered by Farmworkers Too Often Ignored
    Working out in the tomato fields of Central Valley, the young woman from Mexico was told by her supervisor that he needed her help in another area of the 15,000-acre farm. He drove her recklessly toward an isolated area, dense with almond…
Rank this Week: 2333

Kentucky Employment Lawyer Blog

Kentucky Employment Lawyer Blog

Covers employment discrimination, sexual harassment, and employment retaliation laws, cases and news. By Miller & Falkner.

http://www.kentuckyemploymentlawyerblog.com/
  • Nov 26

    Adding Weight As Employment Discrimination Cla

    Adding Weight As Employment Discrimination Cla
    Vanderbilt University Law School recently conducted a study examining the relationship between weight class and jobs. Minnesota Public Radio reported on the study, which showed that heavier women are more likely to work lower-compensated jobs…
  • Nov 26

    Adding Weight As Employment Discrimination Cla

    Adding Weight As Employment Discrimination Cla
    Vanderbilt University Law School recently conducted a study examining the relationship between weight class and jobs. Minnesota Public Radio reported on the study, which showed that heavier women are more likely to work lower-compensated jobs…
  • Nov 26

    Adding Weight As Employment Discrimination Cla

    Adding Weight As Employment Discrimination Cla
    Vanderbilt University Law School recently conducted a study examining the relationship between weight class and jobs. Minnesota Public Radio reported on the study, which showed that heavier women are more likely to work lower-compensated jobs…
Rank this Week: 2334

Immigration and Employment Law…

Immigration and Employment Law Blog

By Coane & Associates.

http://immigrationandemploymentlaw.wordpress.com/
  • Dec 5

    U.S.Immigration Laws: Do Not Enter!

    U.S.Immigration Laws: Do Not Enter!
    It didn’t take long after yesterday’s Supreme Court ruling upholding the Muslim travel ban, that I got a frantic email today concerning a Pakistani Muslim woman stopped at the Houston airport and banned from entering the U.S. This…
  • Nov 30

    Wrongfully Fired for Sex Harassment?

    Wrongfully Fired for Sex Harassment?
    On the front page of today’s newspaper, I was reading an article about Matt Lauer of the Today Show, who was the latest well-know man fired for sex harassment. Who will it be tomorrow? No doubt, Human Resource professionals are…
  • Nov 29

    Discrimination Lawsuit against CVS

    Discrimination Lawsuit against CVS
    https://setexasrecord.com/stories/511248602-loader-alleges-cvs-pharmacy-inc-terminated-him-after-on-the-job-injury This is a story that was recently published about a discrimination lawsuit we filed against CVS. Our client states in the…
Rank this Week: 2359

FLSA Cases

FLSA Cases

Covers FLSA violations, minimum wage and overtime cases. By Will Aitchison.

http://flsacases.com/
Rank this Week: 2390

Working the Law: News and Views on…

Working the Law: News and Views on Employment Issues

Covers Massachusetts employment law issues such as employment discrimination, sexual harasment and wrongful discharge. By Jack Merrill.

http://www.framinghamlegal.com/
Rank this Week: 2402

Independent Contractor Compliance…

Independent Contractor Compliance Legal Blog

Covers the defense of misclassification claims and class actions, audits and investigations by the IRS and state tax and workforce agencies. By Pepper Hamilton LLP.

http://independentcontractorcompliance.com/
Rank this Week: 2406

The New Jersey Employment Law Firm…

The New Jersey Employment Law Firm Blog

Covers employment discrimination and harassment laws. By Resnick Law Group, P.C.

http://www.thenjemploymentlawfirmblog.com/
  • Dec 8

    New Jersey Lawsuits Allege Failure to Pay Overtime Wage

    New Jersey Lawsuits Allege Failure to Pay Overtime Wage
    Employment statutes at the federal and state levels require New Jersey employers to pay a minimum wage to their employees, and to pay overtime to many employees for work performed in excess of 40 hours per week. The federal Fair Labor…
  • Dec 4

    New York Court Rules on Overtime Pay for Home Care Worker

    New York Court Rules on Overtime Pay for Home Care Worker
    Overtime laws have many exceptions and exemptions, but even when an employee is indisputably entitled to overtime, disputes may also arise over what, precisely, constitutes “work time” for which the employee is owed compensation.…
  • Nov 16

    Court Ruling on Medical Marijuana Could Affect New Jersey Disability Discrimination Law

    Court Ruling on Medical Marijuana Could Affect New Jersey Disability Discrimination Law
    In 2009, the New Jersey Legislature authorized the possession and use of small amounts of marijuana for medical purposes with a doctor’s prescription. Federal law, however, still classifies marijuana as a controlled substance with no…
Rank this Week: 2423

Law Office of Goldstein and Clegg,…

Law Office of Goldstein and Clegg, LLC Blog

Covers employment law and bankruptcy.

http://www.goldsteinandclegglaw.com/index.php/blog/
  • Sep 26

    Does an employer have to provide an alternative position or reassignment as a reasonable accommodation?

    Does an employer have to provide an alternative position or reassignment as a reasonable accommodation?
    When an employee cannot physically perform the essential function of their position, but can perform light sedentary work, an employer needs to consider providing an alternative position to the employee or at least consider placement in a…
  • Mar 31

    Are Arbitration agreements enforceable in employment and discrimination matters?

    Are Arbitration agreements enforceable in employment and discrimination matters?
    Often times when someone starts a new job, they are made to sign a stack full of papers.  Typically the new employee does not read these documents, and included in them is an agreement that if there is a dispute in work, the employee…
  • Jan 29

    Top 10 Kinds of Work-Place Retaliation

    Top 10 Kinds of Work-Place Retaliation
    In Massachusetts most employees can be fired for any reason or no reason at all. However, there is an exception to this rule and that is that your employer can not retaliate against you and fire you as a result of asserting a right that the…
Rank this Week: 2446

Massachusetts Employment Lawyer…

Massachusetts Employment Lawyer Blog

Covers Massachusetts employment laws governing maternity leave, discrimination, and wages. By the Brown Law Firm, LLC.

http://www.massachusettsemploymentlawyerblog.com/
  • May 25

    Belmont Tennis Club Honors Jenning

    Belmont Tennis Club Honors Jenning
    At its Annual Meeting on March 15, 2016, the members of the Belmont Tennis Club (BTC), one of the oldest tennis clubs in America, honored its venerable Groundskeeper – Charles T. “Chuck” Jennings. BTC President Alison…
  • May 25

    Belmont Tennis Club Honors Jenning

    Belmont Tennis Club Honors Jenning
    At its Annual Meeting on March 15, 2016, the members of the Belmont Tennis Club (BTC), one of the oldest tennis clubs in America, honored its venerable Groundskeeper – Charles T. “Chuck” Jennings. BTC President Alison…
  • May 25

    Belmont Tennis Club Honors Jenning

    Belmont Tennis Club Honors Jenning
    At its Annual Meeting on March 15, 2016, the members of the Belmont Tennis Club (BTC), one of the oldest tennis clubs in America, honored its venerable Groundskeeper – Charles T. “Chuck” Jennings. BTC President Alison…
Rank this Week: 2449

Bay Area Employment Lawyer Blog

Bay Area Employment Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.bayareaemploymentlawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2480