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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: 3787

Ontario Disability Blog

Ontario Disability Blog

News and resources regarding disability, personal injury & employment law in Ontario.

http://www.awaxmanlaw.ca/blog
Rank this Week: 2027

Ontario Disability Blog

Ontario Disability Blog

By Aaron Waxman & Associates P.C. Covers disability laws and available resources for the people of Ontario.

http://www.awaxmanlaw.ca/blog
Rank this Week: 1539

Deal Law Wire

Deal Law Wire

Addresses private equity, foreign investment in Canada, antitrust/competition, cross-border transactions, litigation, taxation, employment and intellectual property issues that affect deal-making. By Norton Rose Fulbright.

http://www.deallawwire.com/
  • Oct 19

    Friends, consumers, stakeholders: lend me your ear

    Friends, consumers, stakeholders: lend me your ear
    The importance of a clear and well executed public relations strategy can sometimes be overlooked when a corporation is in the middle of negotiating a merger or acquisition. However, involving your PR team early on in the transaction can pay…
  • Oct 17

    Canadian M&A activity: mixed results for Q3 2017

    Canadian M&A activity: mixed results for Q3 2017
    As the Globe and Mail reports, Thomson Reuters has recently released figures for Canadian mergers and acquisitions in the third quarter of 2017. The figures show that while the volume of deals involving Canadian companies in the third quarter…
  • Oct 12

    Regulators take aim at cryptocurrencie

    Regulators take aim at cryptocurrencie
    The emergence of cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology over the past several years has shaken up the financial services sector in unprecedented fashion, in a corner of the Canadian economy that has been notoriously slow to adopt and…
Rank this Week: 1549

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: 2721

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: 2847

Trade Secrets and Noncompete Blog

Trade Secrets and Noncompete Blog

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

http://www.tradesecretsnoncompetelaw.com/
  • Oct 19

    Model Cyber Security Law Pending Final Action By National Association of Insurance Commissioner

    Model Cyber Security Law Pending Final Action By National Association of Insurance Commissioner
    It is highly likely that the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (“NAIC”) will adopt a model data cyber security law premised largely on the New York State Department of Financial Services…
  • Sep 19

    Referral Sources Held to Be Protectable Legitimate Business Interest

    Referral Sources Held to Be Protectable Legitimate Business Interest
    The Florida Supreme Court ruled last week that referral sources in the home healthcare industry can be protected legitimate business interests under the state law governing non-compete agreements, thus finding enforceable such a restriction…
  • Sep 18

    Garden Leave Provisions Article Published With Practical Law Company

    Garden Leave Provisions Article Published With Practical Law Company
    We just published an article with the Practical Law Company discussing garden leave provisions in employment agreements. With PLC’s permission, we have attached it here.… Continue Reading Continue Reading…
Rank this Week: 2853

Financial Services Employment Law

Financial Services Employment Law

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

http://www.financialservicesemploymentlaw.com/
  • Oct 19

    Model Cyber Security Law Pending Final Action By National Association of Insurance Commissioner

    Model Cyber Security Law Pending Final Action By National Association of Insurance Commissioner
    It is highly likely that the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (“NAIC”) will adopt a model data cyber security law premised largely on the New York State Department of Financial Services (“NYSDFS”) cyber…
  • Oct 10

    Plan Sponsors: Potential Targets for IRS Compliance Examination

    Plan Sponsors: Potential Targets for IRS Compliance Examination
    The IRS recently released the Tax Exempt and Government Entities FY 2018 Work Plan (the “2018 Work Plan”) which provides helpful information for sponsors of tax-qualified retirement plans about the focus of the IRS’ 2018…
  • Sep 11

    New York Paid Family Leave Regulations Finalized

    New York Paid Family Leave Regulations Finalized
    Our colleagues Susan Gross Sholinsky, Marc A. Mandelman, and Nancy L. Gunzenhauser, at Epstein Becker Green, have a post on the Retail Labor and Employment Law blog that will be of interest to many of our readers in the financial services…
Rank this Week: 2859

Restaurant Worker News Blog

Restaurant Worker News Blog

Covers employment law issues in the restaurant industry. By Berke-Weiss & Pechman LLP.

http://waiterpay.com/blog/
  • Oct 19

    Philadelphia Restaurant to Pay $400,000 to 63 Workers for Wage Theft Violation

    Philadelphia Restaurant to Pay $400,000 to 63 Workers for Wage Theft Violation
    Talula’s Garden, a Philadelphia restaurant, has agreed to pay 63 workers $400,000 for wage theft violations, including requiring employees to work unpaid hours, according to a lawsuit initiated by the U.S. Department of Labor. The…
  • Oct 17

    Mastro’s Restaurant Accused of Stealing from Tip Pool

    Mastro’s Restaurant Accused of Stealing from Tip Pool
    Tipped employees at Mastro’s Steakhouse in Chicago sued the restaurant in Illinois state court, claiming that the restaurant illegally retained a portion of the tip pool, and failed to pay its servers the correct minimum wage. Former…
  • Sep 25

    Dimora Ristorante Pays Waiter $60,000 in a Wage Violations Settlement

    Dimora Ristorante Pays Waiter $60,000 in a Wage Violations Settlement
    Dimora Ristorante, an Italian restaurant in Norwood, New Jersey, has paid $60,000 to a former waiter to settle a wage violations lawsuit for unpaid minimum and overtime wages and tip theft.  The waiter argued that Dimora unlawfully…
Rank this Week: 2923

FMLA Insights

FMLA Insights

Covers the Family Medical Leave Act. By Franczek Radelet.

http://www.fmlainsights.com
Rank this Week: 3546

Joseph Greenwald & Laake, PA Blog

Joseph Greenwald & Laake, PA Blog

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

http://www.jgllaw.com/blog
  • Oct 18

    Are We Part of the Problem? How #MeToo and Harvey Weinstein Shows Settling Out of Court Might Be Making Things Worse

    Are We Part of the Problem? How #MeToo and Harvey Weinstein Shows Settling Out of Court Might Be Making Things Worse
         In recent days, an online campaign designed to highlight the prevalence of sexual assault and harassment has spread across social media.  Frustrated by the number of women stepping forward with allegations of sexual…
  • Oct 17

    The Problem With Emoji

    The Problem With Emoji
    We may not all know the term emoji, but we have all seen them or used them. Emojis are small digital images or icons used to express an idea or emotion onine. The term is only a couple of decades old and derives from the Japanese words e, a…
  • Oct 5

    Make an Estate Plan, and Keep It Up to Date!

    Make an Estate Plan, and Keep It Up to Date!
    A recent survey shows that the majority of Americans do not have an estate plan – in the form of either a will or a living trust – in place. Among Americans 72 years old and above, 81 percent do have an estate plan, but 78 percent…
Rank this Week: 2368

Boston Lawyer Blog

Boston Lawyer Blog

Covers litigation, criminal and employment law. By Zalkind Duncan & Bernstein LLP.

http://www.bostonlawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2454

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/
  • Oct 18

    North v. Metaswitch Networks: Ontario's Top Court Confirms the Correct Approach to Employee Severance

    North v. Metaswitch Networks: Ontario's Top Court Confirms the Correct Approach to Employee Severance
    A recent decision from Ontario's Court of Appeal, North v. Metaswitch Networks Corporation, confirms how the courts in our province will assess an employee's severance entitlement where his/her employment was governed by a…
  • Oct 16

    Bad faith dismissals: is medical evidence required to prove damages?

    Bad faith dismissals: is medical evidence required to prove damages?
    A dismissal from employment is rarely pleasant for anyone involved. Frustration, anxiety and hurt feelings are all common by-products. But how do we assess whether an employee has suffered harm beyond the ordinary due to a poorly handled…
  • Oct 11

    Paul Willetts Quoted in the Lawyer's Daily

    Paul Willetts Quoted in the Lawyer's Daily
    Vey Willetts lawyer Paul Willetts was quoted in the October 10, 2017 edition of The Lawyer's Daily. The article, "Timing, Privacy Issues Raised over Ontario's Proposed Domestic Violence Leave Bill," considers recent proposed legislation…
Rank this Week: 1553

Washgington Labor and Employment…

Washgington Labor and Employment Law Blog

Covers Washington State employment law and public sector collective bargaining law.By Cline and Associates.

http://www.washingtonlaborandemploymentblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2336

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: 3376

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: 984

McEldrew Young Blog

McEldrew Young Blog

Covers whistleblower law and wage theft for employees.

http://www.mceldrewyoung.com/blog/
  • Oct 18

    SEC Charges Rio Tinto with Accounting Fraud

    SEC Charges Rio Tinto with Accounting Fraud
    The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has filed a complaint in the Southern District of New York alleging violations of the Securities Act and the Exchange Act for an accounting fraud related to the valuation of a coal business in…
  • Oct 16

    Australia Joint Committee Recommends More Whistleblower Protection

    Australia Joint Committee Recommends More Whistleblower Protection
    Australia appears to have moved one step closer to adopting whistleblower rewards and additional retaliation protections with a report last month by the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Corporations and Financial Services. The report’s…
  • Oct 13

    Simultaneous Surgeries Create Potential Liability for Medical Malpractice, Fraud

    Simultaneous Surgeries Create Potential Liability for Medical Malpractice, Fraud
    The practice of concurrent and overlapping procedures by medical surgeons has come into the spotlight over the past two years due to injuries resulting from the practice. Since this practice can sometimes involve fraud or medical malpractice,…
Rank this Week: 1621

Canada Employment & Labour Law…

Canada Employment & Labour Law Blog

Covers Canadian employment law issues. By Minken Employment Lawyers.

http://www.minkenemploymentlawyers.com/category/blog/
  • Oct 17

    Employee Entitled to Reasonable Notice – Even Before Starting Work!

    Employee Entitled to Reasonable Notice – Even Before Starting Work!
    In Buchanan v. Introjunction Ltd. (c.o.b. Otherly), an employee whose employment contract was terminated prior to starting work was entitled to 6 weeks of reasonable notice. The post Employee Entitled to Reasonable Notice – Even Before…
  • Oct 10

    The Ontario government is proposing Bill 148 – amendments to the Employment Standards Act, 2000

    The Ontario government is proposing Bill 148 – amendments to the Employment Standards Act, 2000
    The Second Reading Debate began on September 12, 2017. Prior to Bill 148 receiving Royal Assent, it must go through a Third Reading. The post The Ontario government is proposing Bill 148 – amendments to the Employment Standards Act,…
  • Oct 10

    SCC Rules Termination Due to Drug Policy Not Discriminatory

    SCC Rules Termination Due to Drug Policy Not Discriminatory
    In Stewart v. Elk Valley Coal Corp., the Supreme Court of Canada found that the company’s drug policy did not discriminate against an employee who had a drug addiction and was fired in accordance with the policy. The post SCC Rules…
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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…
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Labor & Employment Law Blog

Labor & Employment Law Blog

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

http://www.laboremploymentlawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 4105

Pennsylvania Labor and Employment…

Pennsylvania Labor and Employment Blog

Covers employment and labor law issues. By McNees Wallace & Nurick LLC.

http://www.palaborandemploymentblog.com/
Rank this Week: 4055

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
  • Oct 17

    Seventh Circuit Upholds Forum Selection Clauses in Employee Benefits Plan

    Seventh Circuit Upholds Forum Selection Clauses in Employee Benefits Plan
    In Mathias v. Caterpillar, Inc., the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit upheld a forum selection clause requiring a participant in a benefits plan governed by the Employee Retirement Income Security Act…
  • Oct 4

    Gibbons Ranked Best Law Firm and Best Lobbying Firm in Inaugural NJBIZ Reader Ranking

    Gibbons Ranked Best Law Firm and Best Lobbying Firm in Inaugural NJBIZ Reader Ranking
    Gibbons P.C. has been selected as the best law firm and the best lobbying firm in New Jersey in the inaugural NJBIZ Reader Ranking Awards. The Reader Rankings were compiled through an online survey seeking the best of the best in a wide range…
  • Sep 5

    Courts Send Signal That Care in Drafting Arbitration Provisions is Key

    Courts Send Signal That Care in Drafting Arbitration Provisions is Key
    Two recent decisions, one by the Third Circuit Court of Appeals and the other by the New Jersey Appellate Division, offer some interesting insight into the validity and viability of arbitration clauses that send employment-related disputes…
Rank this Week: 3254

Orange County Employment Lawyers…

Orange County Employment Lawyers Blog

Covers employment law. By Nassiri Law.

http://www.orangecountyemploymentlawyersblog.com/
  • Oct 17

    California Age Discrimination Lawsuit Filed Against Facebook

    California Age Discrimination Lawsuit Filed Against Facebook
    The Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, 29 USC 621, outlaws discrimination on the basis of one’s older age. When Congress passed the law, it acknowledged that older persons were disadvantaged by companies had commonly begun…
  • Oct 15

    $2.75M Settlement Proposed in California Employee Misclassification Lawsuit

    $2.75M Settlement Proposed in California Employee Misclassification Lawsuit
    A California employee misclassification lawsuit appears to be drawing toward a resolution, after plaintiffs – a group of corporate training managers – have asked a federal judge to approve a $2.75 million settlement alleging their…
  • Oct 14

    New California Employment Laws Enacted in October 2017

    New California Employment Laws Enacted in October 2017
    In mid-September, the 2017 California Legislature adjourned, having sent more than seven hundred bills to Governor Jerry Brown for approval. Governor Brown has already signed many of these bills into law. Among the new laws are several…
Rank this Week: 2095

Human Resources News

Human Resources News

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

http://blogs.hrhero.com/hrnews/
  • Oct 17

    California employers must adjust to new laws on leave, pay, criminal history

    California employers must adjust to new laws on leave, pay, criminal history
    Pay equity, parental leave, and criminal history are hot topics that have been grabbing attention for some time, and employers in California now need to prepare for three newly signed laws addressing those issues. The new laws include…
  • Oct 16

    Trump administration discontinues ACA’s CSR payment

    Trump administration discontinues ACA’s CSR payment
    On October 12, U.S. Health and Human Services (HHS) Acting Secretary Eric Hargan and Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Administrator Seema Verma released a statement announcing that cost-sharing reductions (CSR) payments were to be…
  • Oct 12

    New Executive Order seeks to expand health insurance option

    New Executive Order seeks to expand health insurance option
    After several failed legislative attempts to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA), President Donald Trump is now taking matters into his own hands. On October 12, Trump signed a new Executive Order (EO) designed to “expand…
Rank this Week: 4370

Texas Employment Law Blog

Texas Employment Law Blog

Covers employment law and discrimination issues. By the McKinney Law Firm.

http://www.texasemploymentlawblog.com/
  • Oct 17

    Weinstein Case Highlights Difficulty Employees Face When Reporting Workplace Harassment Claim

    Weinstein Case Highlights Difficulty Employees Face When Reporting Workplace Harassment Claim
    Harvey Weinstein NPR had an excellent story yesterday about the problems that employees face in the workplace when they report sexual harassment:"Former Hollywood mogul Harvey…
  • Aug 31

    Tort Reform Is A Lie: Hot Coffee Still Being Used to Mislead

    Tort Reform Is A Lie: Hot Coffee Still Being Used to Mislead
    Here's the lie:The lies used to support corporate efforts to continue to restrict regular people's access to the courthouse are powerful. And, sadly, they work. Routinely, potential clients who are sitting in my office will reference the…
  • Jul 5

    Fox Running the Hen House -- Trump Nominates Corporate Lawyer as EEOC Chair

    Fox Running the Hen House -- Trump Nominates Corporate Lawyer as EEOC Chair
    Janet Dhillon, general counsel and corporate secretary for Burlington Stores, Inc., has been nominated by President Trump to fill a vacant seat on the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and to become its Chair. If confirmed, Ms. Dhillon…
Rank this Week: 1106

Classified: The Class Action Blog

Classified: The Class Action Blog

A blog focused on the latest class action developments and trends by the attorneys of Carlton Fields Jorden Burt.

http://classifiedclassaction.com/
Rank this Week: 1670

ERISA Lawyer Blog

ERISA Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.erisalawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 3884

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: 4518

Unemployed and Scared

Unemployed and Scared

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

http://iajlaw.com/news-articles/unemployment/
  • Oct 17

    34 Jobs That Get Denied Unemployment

    34 Jobs That Get Denied Unemployment
    The post 34 Jobs That Get Denied Unemployment appeared first on IAJ Law, LLC. Getting denied unemployment benefits calls for an appeal.  Unfortunately, there are 34 jobs that always get denied because Minnesota views them as…
  • Oct 2

    Unemployment Tip # 009: Wages for Unemployment

    Unemployment Tip # 009: Wages for Unemployment
    The post Unemployment Tip # 009: Wages for Unemployment appeared first on IAJ Law, LLC. Wages in terms of unemployment benefits are significant.  The more money we earned, the more in unemployment benefits we can receive.  The…
  • Sep 28

    Drinking Snake Oil While Unemployed

    Drinking Snake Oil While Unemployed
    The post Drinking Snake Oil While Unemployed appeared first on IAJ Law, LLC. Snake oil is a medical term that means of little value.  In other words, a treatment that offers little value is viewed as snake oil. [Read More] The post…
Rank this Week: 1995

Atlanta Employment Attorneys Blog

Atlanta Employment Attorneys Blog

Covers employment law. By Mays & Kerr LLC.

http://www.atlantaemploymentattorneysblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2481

New Jersey Employment Lawyer Blog

New Jersey Employment Lawyer Blog

Covers employment law. By Phillips & Associates.

https://www.newjerseyemploymentlawyerblog.net/
Rank this Week: 1844

California Peculiarities…

California Peculiarities Employment Law Blog

Covers California employment law. By Seyfarth Shaw.

http://www.calpeculiarities.com/
  • Oct 16

    2017 Labor & Employment Legislative Update: It’s Finally Over! (For Now…)

    2017 Labor & Employment Legislative Update: It’s Finally Over! (For Now…)
    Seyfarth Synopsis: New statutory obligations for California employers in 2018 will include prohibitions on inquiries into applicants’ salary and conviction histories, expanding CFRA to employees of smaller employers, expansion of…
  • Oct 16

    California Passes State-Wide Ban-the-Box Law

    California Passes State-Wide Ban-the-Box Law
      Seyfarth Synopsis: The California Legislature has just created yet another protected class of individuals entitled to sue employers under the Fair Employment and Housing Act. The new class of potential plaintiffs are applicants denied…
  • Oct 12

    Third Time’s The Charm For California Salary History Ban Legislation

    Third Time’s The Charm For California Salary History Ban Legislation
    Seyfarth Synopsis:  After two previous failed attempts, California joins seven other U.S. jurisdictions to prohibit inquiries into an applicant’s salary history.  Read on for a recap of the new law. With Governor Jerry Brown…
Rank this Week: 2558

Wakely Mediation & Negotiation…

Wakely Mediation & Negotiation Blog

Covers issues related to dispute resolution and negotiations with a focus on employment and workplace issues. By Dave Wakely.

http://wakelymediation.com/mediation-negotiation-blog/
  • Oct 16

    Say Yes in a Negotiation

    Say Yes in a Negotiation
    How to Say Yes in a Negotiation Lots of negotiation texts make a lot of the concept of being able to disagree without being disagreeable. Given significantly less attention is the concept of been able to agree without being disagreeable or…
  • Sep 7

    Life Saving Negotiation: A Case Study

    Life Saving Negotiation: A Case Study
    Highly persuasive negotiation techniques that allow you to continue the conversation while looking for an agreement are important in a myriad of circumstances. One of the most obvious examples of when highly persuasive techniques are…
  • Sep 5

    Spectrum of Mediation: Facilitative Mediation

    Spectrum of Mediation: Facilitative Mediation
    This is the long over due second of a three part series on the spectrum of mediation. If you missed it, check out part one on evaluative mediation.The spectrum of mediation hosts three main types or styles of mediation. They flow from…
Rank this Week: 1873

Labor & Employment Law…

Labor & Employment Law Perspectives

By Foley & Lardner LLP.

http://www.laboremploymentperspectives.com/
  • Oct 16

    When Firing A Sympathetic Employee – Circumstances Matter A Lot

    When Firing A Sympathetic Employee – Circumstances Matter A Lot
    The recent case of Carroll v. Comprehensive Women’s Health illustrates the importance of circumstances and perception when terminating a “sympathetic” employee. Indeed the opinion reads like a case study of facts and…
  • Oct 16

    So You Want to Give Your Employee a Bonus?

    So You Want to Give Your Employee a Bonus?
    There are many reasons employers give bonuses to employees. Bonuses are a motivator.  They effectively reward past contributions.  Bonuses also allow employers to provide additional compensation to the workforce on a one-time basis…
  • Oct 9

    OFCCP Offers Limited Compliance Relief for Federal Contractors in Wake of Recent Hurricane

    OFCCP Offers Limited Compliance Relief for Federal Contractors in Wake of Recent Hurricane
    In the aftermath of Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) has taken two concrete steps to provide federal contractors compliance relief. The first, a…
Rank this Week: 2580

Law Offices of Gregory D. Jordan…

Law Offices of Gregory D. Jordan Blog

Covers business disputes, employment law matters and oil and gas law matters throughout Texas.

http://www.theaustintriallawyer.com/blog/
  • Oct 16

    Texas appeals court rules on consent provision in oil lease case

    Texas appeals court rules on consent provision in oil lease case
    A Texas appeals court eliminated a $27.7 million judgment against an oil and gas company in a dispute over a drilling farmout agreement, ruling that the contract permitted the company to withhold consent to an assignment of the agreement.…
  • Sep 29

    Texas telecommunications company sues Comcast claiming tortious interference

    Texas telecommunications company sues Comcast claiming tortious interference
    A small Texas telecommunications company has filed a lawsuit against cable giant Comcast, alleging tortious interference with contract. In the lawsuit, Anthony Luna claims Comcast dug up and destroyed cables owned by his company, Telecom…
  • Jul 26

    Texas appellate court rules against owner of royalty interest in fraudulent inducement lawsuit

    Texas appellate court rules against owner of royalty interest in fraudulent inducement lawsuit
    A Texas appellate court held that the owner of a royalty interest could not claim fraudulent inducement with regard to its settlement with a Shell Oil affiliate that operated the oil and gas property. In 2014, a Texas state court jury found…
Rank this Week: 1969

Employment Law Business Guide

Employment Law Business Guide

Addresses employment law issues. By McLane, Graf, Raulerson, & Middleton, PA.

http://www.employmentlawbusinessguide.com
  • Oct 16

    DOJ Changes Course on Transgender Discrimination

    DOJ Changes Course on Transgender Discrimination
    Attorney General Jeff Sessions on October 4, 2017 issued a memorandum to all US Attorneys signaling a change in the previously articulated position of the United States Department of Justice (DOJ)  on transgender employment…
  • Oct 16

    DOJ Changes Course on Transgender Discrimination

    DOJ Changes Course on Transgender Discrimination
    Attorney General Jeff Sessions on October 4, 2017 issued a memorandum to all US Attorneys signaling a change in the previously articulated position of the United States Department of Justice (DOJ)  on transgender employment…
  • Sep 7

    Overtime Rule Update: Trump Administration Drops Its Appeal

    Overtime Rule Update: Trump Administration Drops Its Appeal
    In a brief court filing on Tuesday, the Trump Administration dropped its appeal of the injunction preventing the Obama Administration’s new overtime rule from going into effect. The new overtime rule, which was supposed to have gone…
Rank this Week: 2457

Southwest Florida Employment Law…

Southwest Florida Employment Law Blog

Covers discrimination, employee benefits, terminations, leave policies, unions, and wages & overtime. By Henderson Franklin.

http://www.swflemploymentlawblog.com/
  • Oct 16

    HR Seminars: Transparency, Efficiency and the EEOC Portal System

    HR Seminars: Transparency, Efficiency and the EEOC Portal System
    Today’s guest post comes from Susan Smith Erdelyi, Esquire, Marks Gray, Jacksonville. She will be presenting at the Florida Law Alliance Fall Employment Law Conference taking place on Friday, November 10, 2017 with EEOC District…
  • Oct 16

    HR Seminars: Transparency, Efficiency and the EEOC Portal System

    HR Seminars: Transparency, Efficiency and the EEOC Portal System
    Today’s guest post comes from Susan Smith Erdelyi, Esquire, Marks Gray, Jacksonville. She will be presenting at the Florida Law Alliance Fall Employment Law Conference taking place on Friday, November 10, 2017 with EEOC District…
  • Oct 9

    What You Need to Know About Employment Dispute Arbitration

    What You Need to Know About Employment Dispute Arbitration
    Today’s guest post comes from Michael Schofield, Esq., from the Clark Partington firm in Pensacola. He will be presenting at the Florida Law Alliance Fall Employment Law Conference taking place on Friday, November 10, 2017 (see below…
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Suits by Suits

Suits by Suits

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

http://www.suitsbysuits.com/
  • Oct 15

    Sales Representative Who Was Paid $900,000 Can Still Claim Violation of Overtime Law, Says Federal Court

    Sales Representative Who Was Paid $900,000 Can Still Claim Violation of Overtime Law, Says Federal Court
    Under federal law, employers must pay employees time-and-a-half if they work over 40 hours in a workweek, unless the employees are exempt from the overtime law. Employers don’t usually think of an employee who takes home $900,000 in a…
  • Sep 27

    Pro Wrestling Photo Not Enough to Pin Employer

    Pro Wrestling Photo Not Enough to Pin Employer
    An employer isn’t immune from a discrimination claim when an employee quits instead of being fired. An employee who quits can still bring a “constructive discharge” claim, arguing that his working conditions were intolerable…
  • Sep 7

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

    Swimming Pool Company’s Non-Compete Claim Takes a Dive
    When a company believes that an employee has breached a non-compete agreement by going to work for a competitor, one remedy it can seek is a preliminary injunction. A preliminary injunction is meant to preserve the status quo in a case…
Rank this Week: 2250

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: 4371

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/
  • Oct 13

    Ongoing Debate Over Scope Of Workplace Bias Law

    Ongoing Debate Over Scope Of Workplace Bias Law
    Seyfarth Synopsis: On October 5, 2017, U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions issued an agency memorandum stating that the language contained in Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, “does not prohibit discrimination based on gender…
  • Oct 6

    FY 2017 Litigation Scorecard For The EEOC – What Employer’s Should Know

    FY 2017 Litigation Scorecard For The EEOC – What Employer’s Should Know
    Seyfarth Synopsis: With the EEOC’s Fiscal Year ending on September 30, 2017, loyal blog readers know that our firm has been busy analyzing the major trends of FY 2017 on the EEOC litigation front. In this video, Jerry Maatman of…
  • Sep 30

    Tick, Tock….The EEOC Runs Out The Clock – Fiscal Year 2017 Marks A Last Minute Return To Frantic Filing

    Tick, Tock….The EEOC Runs Out The Clock – Fiscal Year 2017 Marks A Last Minute Return To Frantic Filing
    By Matthew J. Gagnon, Christopher J. DeGroff, and Gerald L. Maatman, Jr. Seyfarth Synopsis: With uncertain times and profound changes anticipated for the EEOC, employers anxiously await what enforcement litigation the EEOC has…
Rank this Week: 3019

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/
  • Oct 13

    Association Health Plans … Someday … Maybe

    Association Health Plans … Someday … Maybe
    The October 12, 2017 “Executive Order Promoting Healthcare Choice and Competition Across the United States” gets things rolling, but this ball will have to roll up hill for months before it can roll downhill.  Here’s…
  • Oct 12

    ACA Transgender Accommodation Mandate?

    ACA Transgender Accommodation Mandate?
    Readers will recall our surprise that so much of the rule-making under ACA § 1557 addressed transgender issues.  We now have decisions from two federal district courts taking polar opposite positions on whether § 1557…
  • Sep 14

    “Understanding Your IRS Notice or Letter”

    “Understanding Your IRS Notice or Letter”
    That’s the title of a web page that employers may find helpful upon receipt of an IRS communication asserting liability for employer mandate taxes under Code § 4980H.  It should have an official notice (“CP”)…
Rank this Week: 2299

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: 3225

Boston Employment Lawyer Blog

Boston Employment Lawyer Blog

Covers employment law. By Altman & Altman.

https://www.bostonemploymentlawyerblog.net/
  • Oct 13

    Are You A Victim Of Sexual Harassment in the Workplace?

    Are You A Victim Of Sexual Harassment in the Workplace?
    Film producer Harvey Weinstein was fired from the company he co-founded, the Weinstein Company, following accusations of sexual harassment by at least 30 women. Among them are several well-known actresses including Angelina Jolie, Gwyneth…
  • Oct 13

    Gender Bias in the Workplace

    Gender Bias in the Workplace
    Despite the significant advancements and legal protections of recent years, gender discrimination is still a major problem in the workplace. Laws such as Title VII and the Equal Pay Act of 1963 were enacted to prevent gender bias, but issues…
  • Sep 28

    Was I Wrongfully Terminated From My Job?

    Was I Wrongfully Terminated From My Job?
    If you hate your job and decide to stop showing up for work, chances are you’ll get fired. And you aren’t likely to be surprised by that termination. But what if your termination is unjust? Sometimes a worker is terminated for the…
Rank this Week: 1831

Florida Employment Lawyers Blog

Florida Employment Lawyers Blog

Covers employment law. By Whittel & Melton, LLC.

https://www.floridaemploymentlawyersblog.com/
  • Oct 12

    Clearwater Cook Accuses Restaurant of Unpaid Wage

    Clearwater Cook Accuses Restaurant of Unpaid Wage
    A cook has filed a class action lawsuit against her former employer, alleging the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), and workers compensation acts. The woman filed a complaint, individually and on behalf of herself and all others similarly…
  • Oct 9

    South Florida Cleaning Company Accused of Retaliation

    South Florida Cleaning Company Accused of Retaliation
    A former employee is suing a south Florida cleaning company for alleged retaliation. The man filed a complaint on Aug. 3 in the Broward County Circuit Court, alleging that the company breached its duty of good faith and fair dealing.…
  • Oct 3

    Publix Being Sued Over Dreadlock

    Publix Being Sued Over Dreadlock
    The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission is suing the supermarket chain for religious discrimination after a new hire claimed Publix asked him to cut his dreadlocks in order to work there, according to reports. The man, who practices…
Rank this Week: 2118

Employer Law Blog

Employer Law Blog

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

http://employerlawblog.com/
  • Oct 12

    DOJ Reverses Stance on Gender Identity Discrimination

    DOJ Reverses Stance on Gender Identity Discrimination
    On October 4, 2017, the United States Department of Justice issued a memorandum reversing its stance on whether the prohibition on sex discrimination under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 includes discrimination based on gender…
  • Sep 5

    General Assembly Strikes Again

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

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

    Federal Contractors: Are You Complying With New Paid Sick Leave Requirements?
    Executive Order 13706 established paid sick leave requirements for federal contractors and subcontractors and went into effect on January 1, 2017. Non-complying contractors are subject to monetary damages, attorneys’ fees, equitable…
Rank this Week: 1786