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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/
  • Oct 18

    Kaiser Settles Class Action for Unpaid Wages With Call Center Nurse

    Kaiser Settles Class Action for Unpaid Wages With Call Center Nurse
    California nurses will get roughly $6 million from health care giant Kaiser Permanente for time spent doing unpaid work.The payout settles a class action filed last year on behalf of 1,397 advice nurses who take calls from patients at three…
  • Oct 7

    At-Will Employment And Misclassifying Employees As Contractor

    At-Will Employment And Misclassifying Employees As Contractor
    Misclassifying an employee as an independent contractor is an easier mistake to make than many employers believe. The recent case Linton v DeSoto Cab Company, Inc., illustrates this very well. In that case, the first appellate district found…
  • Aug 24

    EEOC Files Disability Discrimination Lawsuit Against UPS Freight

    EEOC Files Disability Discrimination Lawsuit Against UPS Freight
    On August 8, 2017, EEOC announced filing a lawsuit against UPS Freight, alleging violations of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). “Employers must treat employees with disabilities the same as those without disabilities when…
Rank this Week: 1660

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
  • Oct 18

    Understanding What Employee Benefits Are Required by Law

    Understanding What Employee Benefits Are Required by Law
    The laws surrounding employee benefits can be complex, and they differ from state to state. For this reason, it is helpful to work with an employment attorney in San Jose if you are employed in that city to find out how the law applies to…
  • Oct 11

    What Whistle Blowers Should Know About Employer Retaliation

    What Whistle Blowers Should Know About Employer Retaliation
    Whistle blowers are protected from retaliation by law. If you are involved in a whistle blowing case, hire an employee rights attorney in San Jose to ensure that you are not subject to any unlawful retaliation in your workplace, and so…
  • Oct 4

    A Look at Wage and Hour Law Enforcement

    A Look at Wage and Hour Law Enforcement
    Both federal and state laws make mandates about how employers must handle wages and hours for their employees. Violations of these employment laws are often the subject of employee-rights cases. If you believe your employer is not…
Rank this Week: 1680

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/
  • Oct 4

    Group Health Plan Audit Requirements: Who do you trust?

    Group Health Plan Audit Requirements: Who do you trust?
    Is a self-funded group health plan with more than 100 participants required to have an annual audit? There seems to be a difference of opinion among professionals on this question. Let’s start  with the rules on group health plans…
  • Sep 7

    SIMPLE vs. 401(k): November 1 Deadline Approaching

    SIMPLE vs. 401(k): November 1 Deadline Approaching
    Tax planning as in life can be a series of trade-offs. Whether to have a SIMPLE-IRA vs. a 401(k) plan is one of those trade-offs. And if you currently have a SIMPLE-IRA and want to change to 401(k), then you’ve got a November 1,…
  • Aug 14

    The White Rabbit and ERISA

    The White Rabbit and ERISA
    It occurred to me after my last post, October 1 401(k) Safe Harbor deadline gets closer, that the White Rabbit could relate to ERISA. The White Rabbit, of course, is the first character Alice meets up with in Lewis Carroll’s classic…
Rank this Week: 1691

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: 1708

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…
  • 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…
  • Nov 30

    Creative New Job Perk

    Creative New Job Perk
    Earlier this year, I wrote a blog about a new workplace benefit – student loan debt relief.  Now, it seems employers are again thinking outside the box with respect to employee benefits.  The latest workplace benefits…
Rank this Week: 1712

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: 1750

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: 1765

Business Brawls Blog

Business Brawls Blog

Covers business litigation issues. By Kaufman Law.

http://www.businessbrawls.com/blog
Rank this Week: 1775

Employment Law 101

Employment Law 101

Covers employment law trends. By John A. Gallagher.

http://employmentlaw101.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 19

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

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

    Is President Trump a Malignant Narcissist?

    Is President Trump a Malignant Narcissist?
    Rolling Stone's Matt Taiibi Makes Compelling Case that Donald Trump Mentally IllPlease Don't Reject Out of hand Until ReadingThe always stellar Matthew C. ("Matt") Taiibi, who is in my view as important a journalist existing today in America,…
  • Oct 12

    Should I Sign a Severance or Separation Agreement Requiring Me to Consent to a Non-Competition Restriction?

    Should I Sign a Severance or Separation Agreement Requiring Me to Consent to a Non-Competition Restriction?
    Philadelphia-Area Lawyer Experienced in Non-Compete AgreementsFighting Non-Competes Since 1991 Questions?  John will spend 5-10 minutes with you discussing your current work situation, your disability/FMLA leave,…
Rank this Week: 1788

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: 1800

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: 1838

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: 1850

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: 1874

HR Law Guy

HR Law Guy

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

http://hratty.blogspot.com/
  • 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…
  • Sep 5

    Nice Piece on the History of American Labor and Why It Matters Less Now

    Nice Piece on the History of American Labor and Why It Matters Less Now
    From City Journal.  This is worth a read to explain the drop in US labor union participation rates, and why the NLRA is no longer the best vehicle to assist the American workforce.
Rank this Week: 1879

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: 1894

Diversity Insight

Diversity Insight

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

http://blogs.hrhero.com/diversity/
  • Oct 15

    Rooting out bullying a necessary step in promoting diversity

    Rooting out bullying a necessary step in promoting diversity
    Employers looking to advance diversity in the workplace often focus on recruiting diverse groups of potential employees, but recruiting is just one part of the process. Those recruiting efforts won’t be effective if management is blind…
  • Oct 15

    Office politics: preventing disruptive discourse

    Office politics: preventing disruptive discourse
    by David L. Johnson Recently, a Pennsylvania YMCA stopped showing cable news shows on the TVs in its gym because they were prompting political squabbles among its members. When filtered into the diverse workplace, passionate opposing…
  • Oct 15

    5 tips for accommodating depression, PTSD, and other mental illnesse

    5 tips for accommodating depression, PTSD, and other mental illnesse
    by Mark Wiletsky An estimated 16.1 million adults in the United States had at least one major depressive episode in 2015, according to the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH). That number represents 6.7 percent of all American adults…
Rank this Week: 1932

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/
  • Oct 11

    Plan Sponsors: Potential Targets for IRS Compliance Examination

    Plan Sponsors: Potential Targets for IRS Compliance Examination
    Our colleague Sharon L. Lippett, at Epstein Becker Green, has a post on the Financial Services Employment Law blog that will be of interest to many of our retail industry employers and plan sponsors: “Plan Sponsors:…
  • Sep 28

    Seventh Circuit Breaks from the Pack in Holding That Long-Term Leave Is Not a Reasonable Accommodation Under the ADA

    Seventh Circuit Breaks from the Pack in Holding That Long-Term Leave Is Not a Reasonable Accommodation Under the ADA
    In a decision that will be celebrated by employers in the Seventh Circuit struggling with employee requests for post-Family Medical Leave Act (“FMLA”) leave as an accommodation under the American with Disabilities Act…
  • Sep 25

    California Imposes Immigration Regulations on Employer

    California Imposes Immigration Regulations on Employer
    On September 13, 2017, California legislators passed California Bill AB 450, also known as the Immigrant Worker Protection Act (“the Act”).  The Act is one of three immigration bills currently awaiting Governor Jerry…
Rank this Week: 1934

Employment and Labour Law

Employment and Labour Law

Covers employment law in Canada. BY FMC Law.

http://www.employmentandlabour.com
Rank this Week: 1937

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: 1941

New York Employment Attorney Blog

New York Employment Attorney Blog

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

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

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

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

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

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

    New York’s Paid Family Leave Benefits Law

    New York’s Paid Family Leave Benefits Law
    Some states, such as Connecticut, provide for unpaid family and medical leave greater than that provided by federal FMLA. New York is about to join California in providing paid family leave. Beginning on January 1, 2018, New York…
Rank this Week: 1955

Workplace Investigations Blog

Workplace Investigations Blog

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

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

    Public Sector Investigation Training

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

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

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

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

    Internal Investigator Training in San Diego for Discrimination, Harassment, and Retaliation Claim
    I am once again offering training to human resources professionals, attorneys, and private investigators on how to conduct legally defensible harassment, discrimination, and retaliation investigations in the workplace.  Although the…
Rank this Week: 2007

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/
  • Oct 12

    Criminal records and employment law

    Criminal records and employment law
    At SpringLaw we get a lot of questions from both employers and employees about the intersection of the criminal law and the employment relationship. Unfortunately it’s easier, and likely more common, than you might think to get somehow…
  • Oct 11

    Tips for recruiting online

    Tips for recruiting online
    Gone are the days of posting job ads in the newspaper. Like most things these days job recruitment takes place primarily online. It is important for employers to know how to comply with the law in the online environment – human rights,…
  • Sep 27

    Misrepresentation during the hiring proce

    Misrepresentation during the hiring proce
    Employer misrepresentations, such as overstating the benefits program, in an attempt to induce a candidate to take a job can have negative legal consequences. Negligent Misrepresentations by the Employer Occasionally, employers might make…
Rank this Week: 2068

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: 2071

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/
Rank this Week: 2073

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: 2104

Michigan Employment Law Advisor

Michigan Employment Law Advisor

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

http://www.michiganemploymentlawadvisor.com
  • Oct 11

    Changes to the Michigan Business Court

    Changes to the Michigan Business Court
    Amendments to the Michigan Business Court Statute go into effect today, October 11, 2017. These amendments primarily focus on clarifying the cases that are to be assigned to business courts. Also, the statute was amended to clarify a Business…
  • Oct 6

    Running out the Clock in Non-compete Disputes: A Frustrating Reality for Employee

    Running out the Clock in Non-compete Disputes: A Frustrating Reality for Employee
    One advantage employers often have when it comes to non-compete disputes is time; Employers may win the war without ever doing battle simply by running out the clock. This point was a central issue in a case pending before the Michigan…
  • Sep 23

    Navigating Differences Under Federal and State Employment Anti-Discrimination Law

    Navigating Differences Under Federal and State Employment Anti-Discrimination Law
    In what should be in the category, “water is wet,” it is unlawful to discriminate against an individual based on disability. Such prohibition applies to both the federal and at the state level. Under federal law, employers have…
Rank this Week: 2142

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/
  • Oct 20

    #MeToo: Most Women Have Been Sexually Harassed. Let's Start Believing Them.

    #MeToo: Most Women Have Been Sexually Harassed. Let's Start Believing Them.
    You're probably familiar with the "Me Too" campaign on Twitter and Facebook where women are posting #metoo if they have been sexually harassed or sexually assaulted. I'm one of those who posted. Yes, even an employment lawyer who handles…
  • Oct 13

    Is It Time To Quit Your Job? There's No Shame In Ending A Bad Situation

    Is It Time To Quit Your Job? There's No Shame In Ending A Bad Situation
    Let's say you hate your job. Maybe you've told colleagues that your employer-provided house is a dump. You've opined that your job was like being in prison. The job is causing you so much stress that you're losing your temper a lot.…
  • Oct 2

    Job Or Self-Employment Lost Because Of Hurricane? You May Qualify For Disaster Unemployment Assistance

    Job Or Self-Employment Lost Because Of Hurricane? You May Qualify For Disaster Unemployment Assistance
    Folks who normally don't qualify for unemployment assistance, such as business owners, may qualify for Disaster Unemployment Assistance if they are unable to work due to one of the hurricanes that hit the U.S. Even if you only lost your job…
Rank this Week: 2149

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: 2165

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: 2190

California Labor and Employment…

California Labor and Employment Law

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

http://www.calaborlaw.com
  • 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.…
  • Jul 22

    Can Employers Require Employees to Remain on Premises?

    Can Employers Require Employees to Remain on Premises?
    A reader of this blog recently asked an intriguing question: “Your boss may require you to remain on work premises during your rest break.: Is this still true after the recent California... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my…
  • May 20

    What Break Periods Am I Entitled To?

    What Break Periods Am I Entitled To?
    Under California law (which is much more generous to employees than federal law), if you are a non-exempt worker, you are entitled to meal and rest breaks: a 30-minute meal break if you work more... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my…
Rank this Week: 2202

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: 2208

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: 2240

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: 2297

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/
  • Oct 13

    Attorney General Reverses Obama-Era Protection of Transgender Employee

    Attorney General Reverses Obama-Era Protection of Transgender Employee
    In an October 4, 2017 letter to all United States attorneys and heads of federal agencies, Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced that the Department of Justice (“DOJ”) will no longer interpret Title VII of the Civil Rights Act…
  • Oct 12

    Trump Administration Limits Affordable Care Act’s Contraceptive Coverage Mandate

    Trump Administration Limits Affordable Care Act’s Contraceptive Coverage Mandate
    On Friday October 6, 2017, the Trump administration released two interim final rules expanding the exemptions allowed under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act’s (the “ACA’s”) contraceptive coverage mandate.…
  • Oct 11

    Plan Sponsors: Potential Targets for IRS Compliance Examination

    Plan Sponsors: Potential Targets for IRS Compliance Examination
    Our colleague Sharon L. Lippett, at Epstein Becker Green, has a post on the Financial Services Employment Law blog that will be of interest to many of our health care and life sciences employers and plan sponsors: “Plan…
Rank this Week: 2316

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/
  • 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…
  • 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…
  • Jul 25

    Conn. enacts new legal protections for pregnant worker

    Conn. enacts new legal protections for pregnant worker
    This month, Connecticut enacted new protections for pregnant workers that address some of the more common abusive employment practices that women face when they are pregnant. The new protections include the following: Employers must provide…
Rank this Week: 2330

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: 2347

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: 2350

Immigration and Employment Law…

Immigration and Employment Law Blog

By Coane & Associates.

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

    October in Miami: A Lawyer’s Perspective

    October in Miami: A Lawyer’s Perspective
    Here is the view from the office of this Miami immigration lawyer and Miami  discrimination lawyer, today. Our staff is diligently working on our clients’ immigration and discrimination cases from our Florida headquarters in South…
  • Oct 16

    El Viaje Mundial pronto estará Limitado.

    El Viaje Mundial pronto estará Limitado.
    La administración de Trump sigue cerrando las puertas a un país tras otro de visitar a los Estado Unidos. Primero empezó con gente de Irán, Libia, Yemen y otros países Musulmanes. Después, la…
  • Oct 16

    World Travel may soon be Limited

    World Travel may soon be Limited
    In the cat and mouse game of tit-for-tat, the Trump administration continues to cut off one country after another from visiting the U.S. At first it was natives from Iran, Libya, Yemen and other Muslim countries. Next , the administration cut…
Rank this Week: 2374

FLSA Cases

FLSA Cases

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

http://flsacases.com/
Rank this Week: 2401

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: 2416

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: 2423

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/
  • Oct 20

    Third Circuit Rules on Legality of Mass Layoffs After Failed Sale of Company

    Third Circuit Rules on Legality of Mass Layoffs After Failed Sale of Company
    A person’s job can be one of the most important features of their identity. When two people meet for the first time, for example, one of the first questions asked is very often “What do you do?” One’s job serves other…
  • Oct 13

    Plaintiff in New Jersey Whistleblower Lawsuit Alleges Retaliation, Wrongful Termination

    Plaintiff in New Jersey Whistleblower Lawsuit Alleges Retaliation, Wrongful Termination
    Employees of private companies owe a duty of loyalty to their employers, meaning that they may not act in a way that directly damages or conflicts with an employer’s interests. Employers are often within their rights to terminate an…
  • Oct 6

    Third Circuit Reinstates New Jersey Employment Misclassification Lawsuit

    Third Circuit Reinstates New Jersey Employment Misclassification Lawsuit
    Workers asserting a cause of action against an employer under various employment statutes must establish multiple facts before any claim may proceed. Perhaps before anything else, they must demonstrate an employment relationship between the…
Rank this Week: 2448

Washington Workplace Law Blog

Washington Workplace Law Blog

Covers employment law, and wage and hour regulations. By Foster Pepper PLLC.

http://www.washingtonworkplacelaw.com/
  • Aug 23

    Updated FMLA Guide Now Available

    Updated FMLA Guide Now Available
    An updated explanation of FMLA and Washington’s family and medical leave law is now available on the Foster Pepper website. Family and Medical Leave Guide for Washington Employers is a valuable resource for HR and business managers who…
  • Jul 14

    Washington State To Provide Paid Family and Medical Leave

    Washington State To Provide Paid Family and Medical Leave
    Bipartisan efforts led to the passage of a paid family and medical leave law, signed by Governor Inslee on July 6. Washington is one of only a handful of states to offer such a program. The paid leave will be funded through weekly paycheck…
  • Jul 14

    Washington Fine Dining Restaurant’s Unpaid Apprenticeship Program Targeted by U.S. Department of Labor

    Washington Fine Dining Restaurant’s Unpaid Apprenticeship Program Targeted by U.S. Department of Labor
    With assistance from Rose McCarty The Willow’s Inn, Washington’s most expensive restaurant, recently agreed to pay nearly $150,000 in back pay and penalties after a Department of Labor investigation revealed entry-level employees…
Rank this Week: 2460

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: 2463

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: 2466