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Social Media Employment Law Blog

Social Media Employment Law Blog

Covers issues in social media and employment law. By Cozen O'Connor.

http://www.socialmediaemploymentlawblog.com
  • Dec 13

    New “Employment Law Now” Podcast Episode

    New “Employment Law Now” Podcast Episode
    A new episode of my “Employment Law Now” podcast has just been released: The benefits of (knowing) benefits. From tax and health care reform, to employee wellness programs, to handheld electronic devices, why should your company…
  • Dec 4

    New “Employment Law Now” Podcast Episode

    New “Employment Law Now” Podcast Episode
    Good faith and timing is everything in employment law, and a new episode of my “Employment Law Now” podcast has just been released today against the backdrop of that theme. In today’s episode, I pose 3 questions that…
  • Nov 22

    Special Holiday Party Episode – “Employment Law Now” Podcast

    Special Holiday Party Episode – “Employment Law Now” Podcast
    “Wait, it hasn’t been two weeks?!”   “You released a podcast episode only two days ago!” Well, special times call for special episodes. So this morning I just released a brand new special holiday party…
Rank this Week: 3595

Wildings Solicitors Blog

Wildings Solicitors Blog

Covers real estate law in the UK.

http://blog.wildings-solicitors.co.uk/
  • Dec 13

    Employment & HR Roundup - Christmas Special!

    Employment & HR Roundup - Christmas Special!
    It is almost Christmas! With less than 2 weeks until everyone finishes for the festive period, we at Wildings wanted to focus on recent news, particularly geared to Christmas planning! Whilst this is generally a fun and enjoyable time of year…
  • Nov 3

    Employment Law & HR Roundup 29/10 – 04/11

    Employment Law & HR Roundup 29/10 – 04/11
    This week, we discuss Sexual harassment, our upcoming Mock Employment tribunal, the gig economy and more
  • Oct 27

    Employment Law & HR Roundup 22/10 – 28/10

    Employment Law & HR Roundup 22/10 – 28/10
    In this week's Employment Law & HR briefing we discuss mental health, our upcoming mock employment tribunal and much more
Rank this Week: 2045

Workplace Privacy, Data Management…

Workplace Privacy, Data Management & Security Report

Covers data security, HIPAA, identity theft and workplace privacy. By Jackson Lewis.

http://www.workplaceprivacyreport.com
Rank this Week: 3655

Wisconsin Unemployment

Wisconsin Unemployment

Covers Wisconsin unemployment law. By Victor Forberger.

https://wisconsinui.wordpress.com/
  • Dec 12

    Oral arguments over agency deference

    Oral arguments over agency deference
    On December 1st, the Wisconsin Supreme Court heard oral arguments in TetraTech v. DOR, Appeal No. 2015AP2019, DWD v. LIRC (Beres), Appeal No. 2016AP1365, and Wisconsin Bell, Inc. v. LIRC, Appeal No. 2016AP355. Here is a rundown of what…
  • Dec 12

    A quick note on the agency deference brief

    A quick note on the agency deference brief
    TetraTech v. DOR, Appeal No. 2015AP2019, DWD v. LIRC (Beres), Appeal No. 2016AP1365, and Wisconsin Bell, Inc. v. LIRC, Appeal No. 2016AP355, have attracted numerous briefs, including several amicus briefs (somewhat unusual for the Wisconsin…
  • Dec 11

    Making factual findings subject to never-ending review: Wisconsin Bell

    Making factual findings subject to never-ending review: Wisconsin Bell
    In Wisconsin Bell, an employee with bi-polar disorder asked to be off work temporarily because his anxiety was triggering a mental breakdown. The employer did not believe the request was legitimate, however, and dismissed the employee for…
Rank this Week: 1997

Canada Employment & Labour Law…

Canada Employment & Labour Law Blog

Covers Canadian employment law issues. By Minken Employment Lawyers.

http://www.minkenemploymentlawyers.com/category/blog/
  • Dec 12

    New Legislation Alert – Bill C-65 designed to prevent workplace harassment and violence in federally regulated workplace

    New Legislation Alert – Bill C-65 designed to prevent workplace harassment and violence in federally regulated workplace
    Sexual harassment and violence have dominated the media of late. Women and men have come forward with public allegations of harassment and assault against high-profile figures, and survivors of sexual violence around the world have taken to…
  • Dec 5

    Taxi Company Not Liable for Driver’s Sexual Assault

    Taxi Company Not Liable for Driver’s Sexual Assault
    In Ivic v. Lakovic, 2017 ONCA 446, a taxi driver was accused of sexually assaulting a passenger in the taxi. To what extent is the employer liable for the employee’s actions? The post Taxi Company Not Liable for Driver’s Sexual…
  • Nov 28

    Mental Health in the Workplace: Employer Responsibilitie

    Mental Health in the Workplace: Employer Responsibilitie
    According to the Canadian Mental Health Association, one in five Canadians will experience a mental health or addiction problem. It is a leading cause of employee absenteeism and reduced productivity. The post Mental Health in the Workplace:…
Rank this Week: 1226

Cross-Border Counselor: What…

Cross-Border Counselor: What Canadian Companies and Their Advisors Need to Know About U.S. Law

Collection of articles and updates about U.S. law issues of concern to Canadian companies that have assets, do business, raise funds or are listed for trading in the United States, as well as the attorneys, accountants and banks that advise them.By Dorsey & Whitney LLP’s Canada cross-border practice group.

https://crossbordercounselor.com/
Rank this Week: 1968

Mills and Mills LLP Blog

Mills and Mills LLP Blog

Covers Canadian business, real estate, family, employment and estate law.

https://www.millsandmills.ca/blog/
  • Dec 12

    YouTube and broadcasting: Applying Libel and Slander Act to Internet

    YouTube and broadcasting: Applying Libel and Slander Act to Internet
    The Internet has been in common use for over 25 years now and for nearly all of that time, people have been complaining about things that are written about them on the Internet and going to their lawyers demanding relief. Despite the passage…
  • Nov 7

    What’s Mine is Ours? Not if it’s a Resulting Trust…

    What’s Mine is Ours? Not if it’s a Resulting Trust…
    Chechui v Nieman is a recent decision from the Ontario Court of Appeal which deals with the often contentious matter of whether certain transfers constitute a gift or a resulting trust. Ian and Victoria were in a common law relationship…
  • Oct 19

    Execution of Wills in Ontario

    Execution of Wills in Ontario
    Pursuant to section 3 of the Succession Law Reform Act (Ontario) (the “SLRA”), for a Will to be valid it must be in writing. The SLRA sets out certain requirements regarding the execution of a Will, including information on…
Rank this Week: 2007

Human Resources News

Human Resources News

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

http://blogs.hrhero.com/hrnews/
  • Dec 12

    North Carolina worker misclassification law takes effect December 31

    North Carolina worker misclassification law takes effect December 31
    by Patricia Heyen The North Carolina Employee Fair Classification Act (EFCA), which will take effect on December 31, provides a mechanism that allows workers to more easily report—and state agencies to more easily…
  • Dec 11

    Nevada domestic violence leave law takes effect January 1

    Nevada domestic violence leave law takes effect January 1
    by Deanna L. Forbush Nevada’s law requiring employers to provide victims of domestic violence time off, reasonable accommodations, and protection against discrimination and retaliation takes effect January 1. Requirements, definitions…
  • Dec 8

    Bill takes aim at forced arbitration of sexual harassment complaint

    Bill takes aim at forced arbitration of sexual harassment complaint
    by Tammy Binford Arbitration, long a favored method of handling workplace disputes, would be removed as an option in sexual harassment and gender discrimination cases if a new bill introduced in Congress becomes law. Often, employment…
Rank this Week: 4411

New Jersey Lawyers Blog

New Jersey Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.newjerseylawyersblog.com/
  • Dec 12

    New Jersey Whistleblower

    New Jersey Whistleblower
    New Jersey employment law protects employees who object to or report illegal conduct by their employers.  New Jersey’s whistleblower protections, particularly the Conscientious Employee Protection Act, have been recognized as the…
  • Dec 7

    Is Title Insurance Really Necessary?

    Is Title Insurance Really Necessary?
    The short answer is: yes. To understand why you should have title insurance, you must first understand what “title” is.  When you purchase real estate, at the closing you receive “title” to the…
  • Nov 29

    Arbitration in Multi-Issue Construction Claim

    Arbitration in Multi-Issue Construction Claim
    Disputes over construction projects can be costly, time-consuming, complex and unpredictable endeavors.  Arbitration is a mechanism often used to avoid these pitfalls by many in New Jersey construction law.  Attorneys from our firm…
Rank this Week: 3672

MBBP's Good Company

MBBP's Good Company

Covers news, events and developments in business, intellectual property, employment law. By Morse, Barnes-Brown & Pendleton.

http://blogmbbp.wordpress.com
  • Dec 12

    A Happy Patent Holiday

    A Happy Patent Holiday
    ‘Tis the season for holiday cheer and shopping for the perfect holiday gifts. Behind all the holiday hustle and bustle is the intellectual property protection that assists in the commercial success of sought after products. A…
  • Dec 6

    Shannon Zollo Comments on Proposed Aetna-CVS Deal in The National Law Journal Article

    Shannon Zollo Comments on Proposed Aetna-CVS Deal in The National Law Journal Article
    Corporate partner Shannon Zollo commented on the legal scrutiny facing CVS Health and Aetna’s planned merger in The National Law Journal’s article “Lawyers Say Fed. Regulators Likely Will Closely Scrutinize Aetna-CVS…
  • Dec 4

    Venture Capital Firms Defend Significant Appraisal Award on Appeal

    Venture Capital Firms Defend Significant Appraisal Award on Appeal
    By: Scott Bleier Originally published in the ABA’s Business Law Today. In October, the Delaware Supreme Court heard oral arguments in an appeal from the Court of Chancery’s 2016 appraisal decision which awarded Polaris…
Rank this Week: 4289

Employment Class Action Blog

Employment Class Action Blog

Covers employment class action cases affecting employers. By Baker Hostetler.

http://www.employmentclassactionreport.com/
Rank this Week: 3124

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: 3548

Impact Litigation Journal

Impact Litigation Journal

Provides commentary and analysis about legal issues relating to class actions and other representative litigation in the areas of consumer and employment law. By Initiative Legal Group APC.

http://www.impactlitigation.com/
Rank this Week: 2838

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/
  • Dec 12

    $20 Sexual Harassment Settlement for Fox’s Gretchen Carlson

    $20 Sexual Harassment Settlement for Fox’s Gretchen Carlson
    By now, many are familiar with Gretchen Carlson’s sexual harassment lawsuit against Fox News. This popular Cable News Network has reshaped how news has been delivered over the past twenty years. Carlson was a fixture at Fox, yet during…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 4599

Employment Law Alert

Employment Law Alert

Covers employment law topics, including discrimination, employment agreements, family leave, privacy and restrictive covenants. By Gibbons.

http://www.employmentlawalert.com
  • Dec 12

    The Push for Pay Equity Legislation in New Jersey

    The Push for Pay Equity Legislation in New Jersey
    Equal pay for equal work is by no means a new concept. Achieving pay equity, defined as eliminating sex (and other) discrimination in the wage-setting system, has been debated for decades. Recently, however, pay equity has become a…
  • Nov 10

    Senate Approves Trump’s Pick for NLRB General Counsel

    Senate Approves Trump’s Pick for NLRB General Counsel
    Yesterday, the United States Senate approved President Donald Trump’s nomination of Peter B. Robb to be the next General Counsel of the National Labor Relations Board. The move is a key step toward releveling the playing field between…
  • Nov 8

    New York City Salary History Law Takes Effect

    New York City Salary History Law Takes Effect
    As discussed in our “New York Employer’s Mid-Year Review” blog post, Local Law 67 (“salary history law”) took effect on October 31, 2017, and prohibits all New York City employers, employment agencies, and their…
Rank this Week: 3286

Workplace Class Action Blog

Workplace Class Action Blog

Covers class action litigation issues, including class certification, discovery and defense strategies. By Seyfarth Shaw LLP.

http://www.workplaceclassaction.com/
Rank this Week: 3123

The Case Law Firm Blog

The Case Law Firm Blog

An employment law blog for employees.

http://www.thecaselawfirm.com/blog
  • Dec 11

    Hively Safe for Now: SCOTUS Refuses to Address Workplace Sexual Orientation Circuit Split

    Hively Safe for Now: SCOTUS Refuses to Address Workplace Sexual Orientation Circuit Split
    As some of you may recall, in April of 2017, the Seventh Circuit issued a HUGELY important decision, ruling that a federal anti-discrimination statute prohibits sexual orientation discrimination in the workplace.  If you missed it or…
  • Nov 2

    The Harvey Weinstein Sexual Harassment Allegations Are No Big Surprise

    The Harvey Weinstein Sexual Harassment Allegations Are No Big Surprise
    Those of us who represent employees know that Weinstein-esque sexual harassment happens all the time. While Hollywood is wringing its hands over the more than 63 women who have alleged Harvey Weinstein raped, sexually assaulted or sexually…
  • Sep 19

    Client Speak – Praise for Partner, Kate Sedey

    Client Speak – Praise for Partner, Kate Sedey
    We here at The Case Law Firm, LLC are committed to providing excellent care and expertise to all of our clients. Don’t just take our word for it! Here is a recent client review of our partner, Kate Sedey. Kate Sedey is a…
Rank this Week: 1647

Ann Brown Legal

Ann Brown Legal

Covers personal injury and employment law including advice for employees and persons injured by others.

https://www.annbrownlegal.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 2023

Labor & Employment Law…

Labor & Employment Law Perspectives

By Foley & Lardner LLP.

http://www.laboremploymentperspectives.com/
  • Dec 11

    New NLRB General Counsel Sets New Tone For The "Trump Board"

    New NLRB General Counsel Sets New Tone For The "Trump Board"
    We are now almost a year into the Trump presidency, but we are still grappling with how the administration will address many issues throughout the country. To a certain extent we can never be sure of a clear path, as President Trump has not…
  • Dec 11

    Labor Department Proposes A Reversal Of Its Current Tip-Pooling Rule

    Labor Department Proposes A Reversal Of Its Current Tip-Pooling Rule
    On December 5, the Department of Labor published a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to reverse its 2011 rule prohibiting employers from sharing tips obtained by service workers with non-tipped staff. The proposed rule would allow employers who…
  • Dec 4

    Another Joint Employment Development, And Still More Uncertainty

    Another Joint Employment Development, And Still More Uncertainty
    For the last several years, “joint employment” (whatever that now means legally) has been anything but the gift that keeps on giving for employers. First, joint employment became a tool that the previous Administration locked onto…
Rank this Week: 2598

McEldrew Young Blog

McEldrew Young Blog

Covers whistleblower law and wage theft for employees.

http://www.mceldrewyoung.com/blog/
  • Dec 11

    Latest Settlement Reveals Mortgage Fraud Continued Years After Financial Crisis Ended

    Latest Settlement Reveals Mortgage Fraud Continued Years After Financial Crisis Ended
    We are reaching the end of a decade since mortgage fraud hit its peak in 2007. However, the latest settlement by IberiaBank suggests that at least one lender continued aspects of mortgage fraud against the Federal Housing Administration (FHA)…
  • Dec 7

    SEC Has Recovered Over $1 Billion Due to Whistleblower Tip

    SEC Has Recovered Over $1 Billion Due to Whistleblower Tip
    Over the past week, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has issued total rewards of over $20 million to three SEC whistleblowers. As a result, SEC enforcement actions involving whistleblowers have now recovered more than $1 billion in…
  • Dec 4

    SEC Cyber Unit Files First Action to Halt ICO Fraud PlexCoin

    SEC Cyber Unit Files First Action to Halt ICO Fraud PlexCoin
    The SEC today announced an enforcement action against the Initial Coin Offering (ICO) by PlexCoin. The SEC obtained a freeze on the purportedly $15 million in investor funds raised by PlexCoin from thousands of U.S. and international…
Rank this Week: 1728

North Texas Legal News

North Texas Legal News

Covers Texas business law. By Leiza Dolghih.

http://northtexaslegalnews.com/
Rank this Week: 2430

Northern Exposure

Northern Exposure

Covers employment law for U.S. companies with employees in Canada: By Fasken Martineau.

http://blogs.hrhero.com/northernexposure/
  • Dec 10

    Dismissals for incompetence: Are we moving backward or forward?

    Dismissals for incompetence: Are we moving backward or forward?
    by Rhéaume Perreault and Michael Adams It appears that employers in Quebec who wish to dismiss employees for incompetence may now need to accomplish an additional step before doing so. Indeed, the Superior Court of Quebec, in…
  • Dec 3

    Alberta workers’ compensation: a refocu

    Alberta workers’ compensation: a refocu
    by Theodore Fong This year has seen many developments in the labor and employment fields in Canada. One recent development concerns the Alberta Workers’ Compensation Board (WCB), one of several public agencies across Canada to…
  • Nov 26

    Canadian government enhances maternity leave benefits, proposes to strengthen harassment and violence prevention

    Canadian government enhances maternity leave benefits, proposes to strengthen harassment and violence prevention
    by Clayton Jones On November 9, the federal government announced that changes to the Employment Insurance (EI) program relating to parental, maternity, and caregiving benefits will come into effect on December 3. The EI program provides…
Rank this Week: 4413

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: 3795

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: 3684

The Utah Employment Lawyer

The Utah Employment Lawyer

Covers legislative and court cases affecting Utah employers and employees. By D. Scott Crook.

http://theutahemploymentlawyer.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 8

    Cases --- December 3rd through 9th (2017)

    Cases --- December 3rd through 9th (2017)
    Discrimination/Retaliation*Bright v. University of Oklahoma Board of Regents (10th Cir., December 5, 2017) (vacating sovereign-immunity dismissal of Bright's ADA claim: the dismissal was proper but should have been without…
  • Dec 5

    Cases --- November 26th through December 2nd (2017)

    Cases --- November 26th through December 2nd (2017)
    Discrimination/Retaliation*Smith v. Sprint/United Management Company (10th Cir., December 1, 2017) (affirming summary judgment in favor of Sprint on Smith's racial discrimination and retaliation claims: he failed to establish a prima facie…
  • Nov 23

    Cases --- November 19th through 25th (2017)

    Cases --- November 19th through 25th (2017)
    No Case
Rank this Week: 2837

Doorey's Law of Work Blog

Doorey's Law of Work Blog

Covers Canadian labour and employment law. By Professor David Doorey.

http://lawofwork.ca/
Rank this Week: 3827

Alabama Employment Law Blog

Alabama Employment Law Blog

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

http://birminghamemploymentlawyer.com/
Rank this Week: 3513

California Partner Departure Law

California Partner Departure Law

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

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

    Law Firm’s Non-Solicitation Agreement Restricts Mobility of Departing Partner

    Law Firm’s Non-Solicitation Agreement Restricts Mobility of Departing Partner
    A recent legal ethics opinion from North Carolina provides interesting insight into the ethics of a non-solicitation agreement between law firms that restricts attorney mobility but not necessarily a client’s choice of counsel. The…
  • Jan 19

    Planning is Key to Successful Attorney Transition

    Planning is Key to Successful Attorney Transition
    Partner or group departures seldom go smoothly – at least that is what we hear in the legal news headlines. However, the transitions that do go well, and there are many of those, tend not to be newsworthy events. Most of us tend to be…
  • Jan 19

    Planning is Key to Successful Attorney Transition

    Planning is Key to Successful Attorney Transition
    Partner or group departures seldom go smoothly – at least that is what we hear in the legal news headlines. However, the transitions that do go well, and there are many of those, tend not to be newsworthy events. Most of us tend to be…
Rank this Week: 2393

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: 2964

Bingham Greenebaum Doll Blog

Bingham Greenebaum Doll Blog

Covers Indiana law.

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

    Informal Trust Contest Fails and Subsequent Lawsuit Time-Barred

    Informal Trust Contest Fails and Subsequent Lawsuit Time-Barred
    The South Dakota Supreme Court recently decided a unique case which may be persuasive to jurists in many other states that have adopted the Uniform Trust Code, particularly as it relates to literal compliance with shortened time frames for…
  • Nov 15

    Court Rejects Trust Modification to Add a Removal Provision

    Court Rejects Trust Modification to Add a Removal Provision
    It is becoming increasingly common for beneficiaries to want to create a power to remove trustees of their trusts, when the trust agreement does not grant them this power.  In states which have adopted it, the Uniform Trust Code does…
  • Nov 15

    Modification of Trust Power of Appointment Given Retroactive Effect by IRS

    Modification of Trust Power of Appointment Given Retroactive Effect by IRS
    In Private Letter Ruling 201737008, issued by the IRS on September 15, 2017, the Service gave retroactive tax effect to a court modification of the power of appointment held by the donor’s spouse over the donor’s trust. …
Rank this Week: 2198

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: 2970

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: 3635

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: 2723

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: 2968

Employer Law Report

Employer Law Report

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

http://www.employerlawreport.com/
  • Dec 7

    New top lawyer for NLRB signals change

    New top lawyer for NLRB signals change
    Peter Robb is President Trump’s new General Counsel for the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB). He was confirmed by the Senate in November. The General Counsel is the top lawyer guiding NLRB enforcement activity. Direction from the…
  • Dec 6

    SCOTUS allows travel ban 3.0 to take effect

    SCOTUS allows travel ban 3.0 to take effect
    The third time is the charm for the Trump Administration, for now. On Monday, Dec 4, 2017, the U.S. Supreme Court issued an order allowing President Trump’s third attempt at a travel ban to take full effect while the issue of its…
  • Nov 22

    DOT amends drug testing rules effective Jan. 1, 2018

    DOT amends drug testing rules effective Jan. 1, 2018
    In response to the nation’s opioid epidemic, the Department of Transportation (DOT) amended its testing program requirements to require inclusion of four semi-synthetic opioids, hydrocodone, oxycodone, hydromorphone and oxymorphone, to…
Rank this Week: 3998

Hospitality Labor and Employment…

Hospitality Labor and Employment Law Blog

Covers labor and employment laws and policies that affects the hospitality industry. By Epstein Becker Green.

http://www.hospitalitylaboremploymentlawblog.com/
  • Dec 7

    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 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…
  • Nov 3

    Part C of the “ABC” Independent Contractor Test Does Not Require an Independent Busine

    Part C of the “ABC” Independent Contractor Test Does Not Require an Independent Busine
    Our colleagues Patrick G. Brady and James J. Sawczyn, at Epstein Becker Green, have a post on the Retail Labor and Employment Law blog that will be of interest to many of our readers in the hospitality industry: “New Jersey’s…
Rank this Week: 2965

Thoughts from a Management Lawyer

Thoughts from a Management Lawyer

Covers Canadian labour and employment law. By Michael Fitzgibbon.

http://labourlawblog.typepad.com/managementupdates/
  • Dec 7

    Anticipatory Termination of Employment Proves Costly

    Anticipatory Termination of Employment Proves Costly
    Please have a read of my new blog post on the Fitzgibbon Workplace Law blog. The post is entitled Anticipatory Termination of Employment Proves Costly and discusses a unique claim for wrongful dismissal (along with some other employment…
  • Nov 15

    Fired For Social Media Activity? It Happen

    Fired For Social Media Activity? It Happen
    Reading a recent BBC article entitled I lost my job over a Facebook post - was that fair? I was reminded of two things. How misunderstood social media continues to be as it relates to the workplace; and That terminations and litigation takes…
  • Nov 13

    Rushing to Judgment Proves Costly in a Just Cause Termination

    Rushing to Judgment Proves Costly in a Just Cause Termination
    Another day another employment case where the Court awards exceptional damages (in this case aggravated damages). The case involved an employer who terminated an employee, ostensibly for just cause following an investigation. The employer…
Rank this Week: 1541

California Employment Law

California Employment Law

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

http://californiaemploymentlaw.foxrothschild.com
  • Dec 6

    All the California Minimum Wage Information You Need In One Place

    All the California Minimum Wage Information You Need In One Place
    We write a lot about minimum wages. That’s not because we’re unimaginative. We’re very imaginative. We can imagine things that you couldn’t even imag… I digress. Our own Tyreen Torner, who gave you a handy…
  • Dec 1

    New California Employment Laws – 2018

    New California Employment Laws – 2018
    It’s time once again for the annual roundup of new California employment laws. Since we’ve discussed many of these laws when they were enacted, I’m including links to those earlier discussions. Stop asking about…
  • Nov 30

    Preparing for New Year Minimum Wage Increase

    Preparing for New Year Minimum Wage Increase
    I’m having a hard time believing December is here, perhaps partly due to our unseasonably warm temperatures here in LA. The holidays will be quickly upon us and the turn of the new year brings increases in the minimum wage across the…
Rank this Week: 2655

ACA Review

ACA Review

Covers labor and employment, tax, employee benefits and healthcare law issues associated with the Affordable Care Act. By Balch & Bingham LLP.

http://www.acareview.com/
  • Dec 6

    Plan Your Changes before Changing Your Plan

    Plan Your Changes before Changing Your Plan
    There’s a comically profound scene in the second “Madagascar” movie.  Penguin (management) and monkey (union) committees are negotiating a labor contract.  After the monkeys seem to have secured what they want,…
  • Dec 6

    “Whoaaa, Nellie!” Before Submitting Form 14765 …

    “Whoaaa, Nellie!” Before Submitting Form 14765 …
    Entering a football stadium many years ago, your nimble correspondent encountered unarmed security contractors wearing uniforms featuring the company logo – a big, red bull’s-eye – on the front of the baseball cap and on the…
  • Nov 22

    IRS Form 14764: Response to Proposed Assessment of 2015 Employer Mandate Tax

    IRS Form 14764: Response to Proposed Assessment of 2015 Employer Mandate Tax
    On November 17, the IRS published the Form that Applicable Large Employers must use to respond to IRS letters regarding proposed assessment of 2015 employer mandate taxes.  Form 14764 is a paper, mail-in “ESRP Response” that…
Rank this Week: 2420

Fashion Counsel with Anthony V.…

Fashion Counsel with Anthony V. Lupo

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

http://fashioncounsel.com
Rank this Week: 2159

Agee Clymer Mitchell and Laret…

Agee Clymer Mitchell and Laret Blog

Covers Ohio workers' compensation, disability insurance, medical malpractice and personal injury law.

http://www.ageeclymer.com/blogs/
  • Dec 6

    Occupational Diseases That May Lead to Workers’ Comp

    Occupational Diseases That May Lead to Workers’ Comp
    When your job makes you sick, you may qualify for benefits from Ohio Workers’ Compensation (OWC). The state disability program makes qualifying with an occupational disease difficult, though. Preparing the workers’ comp…
  • Nov 28

    In Legal Terms, How Are Trucking Accidents Different From Motor Vehicle Accidents?

    In Legal Terms, How Are Trucking Accidents Different From Motor Vehicle Accidents?
    Crashes that involve commercial trucks or buses present legal challenges that generally do not arise from other kinds of collisions. These difficulties can loom even larger when the tractor-trailer, construction equipment, or bus is owned or…
  • Oct 11

    My Short-Term Disability Insurance Ran Out too Soon. What Do I Do?

    My Short-Term Disability Insurance Ran Out too Soon. What Do I Do?
    Short-term disability benefits rarely last more than 12 months. Unfortunately, the illness or injury that forced you out of work for an extended period will not stick to a deadline.   You have three basic options when your disability…
Rank this Week: 2667

Ottawa Employment & Labour Law…

Ottawa Employment & Labour Law Blog

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

https://www.vwlawyers.ca/blog/
  • Dec 5

    Same Game, New Rules: Changes to Ontario's Workplace Law

    Same Game, New Rules: Changes to Ontario's Workplace Law
    Last month, the provincial government passed into law Bill 148, the Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, 2017. This Act brings with it significant changes to employment law in Ontario for both employees and employers. In particular, Bill 148…
  • Nov 28

    Q&A: Constructive Dismissal from Employment

    Q&A: Constructive Dismissal from Employment
    Q&A is a recurring series on the Vey Willetts LLP blog. The aim is to provide quick answers to questions we commonly encounter in our day-to-day practice of employment law. In this edition, we focus on constructive dismissal from…
  • Nov 16

    Amberber v. IBM Canada Limited: Termination clause fails to rebut employee’s entitlement to reasonable notice

    Amberber v. IBM Canada Limited: Termination clause fails to rebut employee’s entitlement to reasonable notice
    Vey Willetts LLP was recently successful in defeating a summary judgment brought by IBM Canada Limited. This decision, Amberber v. IBM Canada Limited, serves as an important reminder to employers of the need to draft contractual…
Rank this Week: 1800

Employment Law Blog

Employment Law Blog

By Strong Advocates.

https://www.strongadvocates.com/blog/
  • Dec 5

    Glendale construction firm faces $6.3 million lawsuit for misclassification and wage theft

    Glendale construction firm faces $6.3 million lawsuit for misclassification and wage theft
    The California Labor Commissioner’s Office sued a construction company for worker misclassification and wage theft violations. The office is seeking damages of more than $6.3 million. Glendale-based Calcrete Construction, Inc. allegedly…
  • Nov 17

    Transgender employee sues Amazon for workplace harassment and discrimination

    Transgender employee sues Amazon for workplace harassment and discrimination
    A transgender woman and her partner filed a harassment and discrimination lawsuit against Amazon. They were employed at the company’s Kentucky warehouse until 2015. The plaintiff, Allegra Schawe-Lane, said Amazon workers, supervisors…
  • Sep 29

    Napa winery salesman files lawsuit for age discrimination

    Napa winery salesman files lawsuit for age discrimination
    A former sales representative for a parent company for a winery in Napa, California, is suing the company for alleged age discrimination when they fired him for “being too old.” Joseph White began working for Fior di Sole in…
Rank this Week: 1687

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: 3529

ERISA Lawyer Blog

ERISA Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.erisalawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 3896