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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: 3718

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: 4001

Kaufman Dolowich & Voluck, LLP…

Kaufman Dolowich & Voluck, LLP Blog

Covers employment law.

http://www.kdvlaw.com/news-resources/category/blog/
Rank this Week: 2546

Employment & Labor Insider

Employment & Labor Insider

Discusses timely issues in labor and employment law and human resources from management's perspective, with subjects ranging from discrimination to employee handbooks and religious accommodations. By Constangy, Brooks & Smith, LLP.

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

    Affirmative Action Edition is coming soon

    Affirmative Action Edition is coming soon
    Get your groove on! It won’t be long now. Our new blog, Affirmative Action Edition, will be here before Halloween!… Continue Reading
  • Oct 13

    Eight takes on sexual harassment and Harvey Weinstein

    Eight takes on sexual harassment and Harvey Weinstein
    Words fail me. Let’s just say that I hope he is sincere about getting the help he needs to turn his life around. Which, among other things, should include trying to make some form of restitution to his alleged victims. (None…
  • Oct 13

    Weekly catch-up

    Weekly catch-up
    Trump’s travel ban scores one with the SCOTUS. This week, in a victory for the Trump Administration, the U.S. Supreme Court dismissed as moot one of the two pending challenges to the March 6 travel ban issued by the Administration and…
Rank this Week: 3497

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: 3952

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: 3765

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: 3635

Goldbach Law Group Blog

Goldbach Law Group Blog

Covers bankruptcy and employment law.

http://www.goldbachlaw.com/blog/
  • Oct 17

    Chapter 7 Bankruptcy – Debt Discharge

    Chapter 7 Bankruptcy – Debt Discharge
    Discharge Debt In Chapter 7 Bankruptcy If you have already filed Chapter 7 bankruptcy, you are probably looking forward to the Chapter 7 debt discharge. To discharge debt in Chapter 7 Bankruptcy, 60 – 90 days will need to pass ……
  • Oct 12

    Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Checklist

    Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Checklist
    What To Expect When Filing Chapter 7 Bankruptcy For most people, preparing for your first bankruptcy meeting brings about a great deal of anxiety so we have put together a Chapter 7 bankruptcy checklist to help ease your worries and ……
  • Oct 6

    How To Guide: Chapter 7 Bankruptcy

    How To Guide: Chapter 7 Bankruptcy
    How To File Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Dealing with debt is scary. Contemplating filing bankruptcy can be even scarier. While a bankruptcy lawyer can’t eliminate the fear bankruptcy and debt bring, we can provide comfort and guidance to help…
Rank this Week: 3162

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: 4590

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: 3800

New Jersey Employment Lawyer Blog

New Jersey Employment Lawyer Blog

Covers employment law. By Phillips & Associates.

https://www.newjerseyemploymentlawyerblog.net/
Rank this Week: 2711

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: 3031

Employment Law Spotlight

Employment Law Spotlight

By Baker Hostetler.

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

    Predictable Schedules – A Right, Not a Privilege, in NYC Fast Food and Retail Industrie

    Predictable Schedules – A Right, Not a Privilege, in NYC Fast Food and Retail Industrie
    Earlier this year, New York City signed into law the “Fair Work Week” legislative package, which aspires to ensure more predictable schedules and paychecks for fast food and retail workers by setting restrictions on how and when…
  • Sep 6

    DOL Overtime Regulations: The End of an Era

    DOL Overtime Regulations: The End of an Era
    At least once a week we get a call from a client inquiring about the status of the new salary threshold overtime regulations. We have an update, and the news is good for employers! By way of background, on May 23, 2016, the U.S. Department of…
  • Jul 26

    Second Circuit Lowers Causation Standard for Employees Alleging FMLA Violation

    Second Circuit Lowers Causation Standard for Employees Alleging FMLA Violation
    Last week, the Second Circuit joined the Third Circuit in lowering the causation standard in evaluating alleged Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) violations against employers. Under a lower “motivating factor” standard…
Rank this Week: 2669

New York Sexual Harassment Lawyer…

New York Sexual Harassment Lawyer Blog

Covers New York age, employment, gender, genetic, pregnancy, racial and sexual orientation discrimination. By Schwartz & Perry LLP.

http://www.schwartzandperry.com/Blog.aspx
  • Oct 16

    Sexual Harassment in the New

    Sexual Harassment in the New
    We at Schwartz Perry & Heller are pleased to see the outpouring of support for the victims of Harvey Weinstein. This controversy sheds a light on the difficulties faced by all victims of sexual harassment, and how daunting it can be to…
  • Oct 12

    Ex-Employee Claims Facebook Routinely Fires People Over 50

    Ex-Employee Claims Facebook Routinely Fires People Over 50
    Ex-Employee Claims Facebook Routinely Fires People Over 50 Worker alleges managers set him up to fail so they could terminate him Age discrimination cases often come with their own set of code words. Frequently, older employees or job…
  • Oct 4

    Ex-Employee Claims Facebook Routinely Fires People Over 50

    Ex-Employee Claims Facebook Routinely Fires People Over 50
    Ex-Employee Claims Facebook Routinely Fires People Over 50 Worker alleges managers set him up to fail so they could terminate him Age discrimination cases often come with their own set of code words. Frequently, older employees or job…
Rank this Week: 3556

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…
  • 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…
  • Sep 1

    Obama-Era Overtime Rule Struck Down by Federal Court

    Obama-Era Overtime Rule Struck Down by Federal Court
    Yesterday, Judge Amos Mazzant, a federal judge based in Texas, issued an order invalidating the Obama-era overtime rule that would have made more than 4 million additional workers eligible to earn overtime. By way of background, in 2014,…
Rank this Week: 2421

Employment Law 101

Employment Law 101

Covers employment law trends. By John A. Gallagher.

http://employmentlaw101.blogspot.com/
  • 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,…
  • Sep 8

    What Do I Do If I am Unable to File My Bi-Weekly Unemployment Claim in Pennsylvania?

    What Do I Do If I am Unable to File My Bi-Weekly Unemployment Claim in Pennsylvania?
    PHILADELPHIA EMPLOYMENT LAWYERNeed Legal Help With a Severance Agreement?John Gallagher's Philadelphia Area Law Firm NegotiatesAll Types of Employment Contracts610-647-5027 or jag@johnagallagher.comPhiladelphia area employment…
Rank this Week: 3286

Wildings Solicitors Blog

Wildings Solicitors Blog

Covers real estate law in the UK.

http://blog.wildings-solicitors.co.uk/
  • Oct 16

    Meet the Team: Asgher Hussain, Immigration Solicitor

    Meet the Team: Asgher Hussain, Immigration Solicitor
    Introducing Asgher Hussain an Immigration Solicitor from our Birmingham office.
  • Oct 13

    Employment Law & HR Roundup 08/10 – 14/10

    Employment Law & HR Roundup 08/10 – 14/10
    Welcome to this week’s essential Employment Law & HR briefing. In our discussion today, we’ll focus on the dangers of social media in the workplace, a foster carer bringing an employment tribunal claim over workers’…
  • Oct 12

    Social Media in the Workplace

    Social Media in the Workplace
    The opportunities and risks that Social Media poses for businesses has never been greater. we discuss the importance of Social Media Policy in the workplace
Rank this Week: 2639

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 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…
  • Oct 2

    Deductions From Employees’ Salaries May Lead to Liability

    Deductions From Employees’ Salaries May Lead to Liability
    Today’s guest post comes from Jeff Wilcox, an associate at the Hill Ward Henderson firm in Tampa. He will be presenting at the Florida Law Alliance Fall Employment Law Conference taking place on Friday, November 10, 2017 (see below for…
Rank this Week: 3377

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: 4426

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
  • Oct 13

    Long-Term Disability Series Part 3 – How Does a Recurrent Disability Provision Work?

    Long-Term Disability Series Part 3 – How Does a Recurrent Disability Provision Work?
    There are many provisions and terms in insurance policies that can be difficult to understandand cause confusion.This is part 3 of our blog series that will take a closer look at certain terms/phrases used in long-term disability (LTD)…
  • Oct 13

    Long-Term Disability Series Part 3 – How Does a Recurrent Disability Work?

    Long-Term Disability Series Part 3 – How Does a Recurrent Disability Work?
    There are many provisions and terms in insurance policies that can be difficult to understandand cause confusion.This is part 3 of our blog series that will take a closer look at certain terms/phrases used in long-term disability (LTD)…
  • Sep 28

    Long-Term Disability Series Part 2 – What is an Offset?

    Long-Term Disability Series Part 2 – What is an Offset?
    There are many provisions and terms in insurance policies that can be difficult to understand and cause confusion. This is part 2 of our blog series that will take a closer look at certain terms/phrases used in long-term disability (LTD)…
Rank this Week: 3075

California Employment Law Report

California Employment Law Report

Covers California employment law trends, cases and issues. By Anthony Zaller.

http://www.californiaemploymentlawreport.com/
Rank this Week: 4065

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: 3032

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: 3574

Guelph Employment Law Blog

Guelph Employment Law Blog

Discusses labour and employment issues such as termination, wrongful dismissal, constructive dismissal, severance, notice, and non-competes.

http://petermcsherry.ca/blog/
  • Oct 12

    Vacation Pay

    Vacation Pay
    Vacation Pay Most employees in Ontario know that they are, by law, entitled to at least two weeks of vacation every year. However, not many employees realize how important the vacation provisions in the Employment Standards Act (ESA) are,…
  • Oct 5

    Rights of Federally Regulated Employee

    Rights of Federally Regulated Employee
    Employees who are employed in industries covered by federal law have a unique remedy under the Canada Labour Code. Federal law applies to persons working in businesses such as inter-provincial transportation, television or radio broadcasting,…
  • Sep 28

    Workplace Investigation

    Workplace Investigation
    Workplace Investigations There are many circumstances mandating an investigation of workplace issues, including allegations of harassment, discrimination, vandalism, or a safety issue. Employees should be aware that employers are obligated to…
Rank this Week: 2651

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: 2432

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: 2818

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: 2646

Employers' Lawyers

Employers' Lawyers

Provides best practice tips, checklists and updates designed to keep organizations of all sizes in compliance with federal and state employment laws. By Holland & Hart.

http://www.employerslawyersblog.com/
  • Oct 12

    Top Five Ongoing Challenges For Collective Bargaining and Organizing

    Top Five Ongoing Challenges For Collective Bargaining and Organizing
    By Steve Gutierrez Most expect that the White House and federal agencies will take a more business-friendly approach than in recent years. Employers hope that will mean they can now look forward to a potential rollback of regulations and…
  • Oct 5

    ADA Does Not Mandate Multi-month Leave of Absence As Accommodation, Says Seventh Circuit Court

    ADA Does Not Mandate Multi-month Leave of Absence As Accommodation, Says Seventh Circuit Court
    By Mark Wiletsky Rarely do we receive definitive guidance on reasonable accommodations. But the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals came very close to providing that when it recently ruled that a multi-month leave of absence is beyond the scope…
  • Sep 25

    Reminder: New I-9 Form Now Mandatory

    Reminder: New I-9 Form Now Mandatory
    By Roger Tsai Beginning September 18, 2017, U.S. employers are required to use the revised Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification form. U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) released the revised form on July 17, 2017 but…
Rank this Week: 2901

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: 4469

NJ Labor & Employment Law

NJ Labor & Employment Law

Covers various employment and labor law topics, including employment discrimination, ADA, CEPA, and FMLA. By Jay S. Becker and Joseph C. DeBlasio.

http://www.njlaborandemploymentlaw.com
  • Oct 12

    Potential Game Changing Decision: Extended Leave Not A Reasonable Accommodation

    Potential Game Changing Decision: Extended Leave Not A Reasonable Accommodation
    The 7th Circuit Court of Appeals has just ruled that extended time off, after all paid and Family Medical Leave Act (“FMLA) leave has been exhausted is not a “reasonable accommodation” under the Americans with Disabilities…
  • Aug 16

    Much to the Satisfaction of Employers Across the State, Governor Christie Vetoes 2 Employment Law Bill

    Much to the Satisfaction of Employers Across the State, Governor Christie Vetoes 2 Employment Law Bill
    Authored by: Jay S. Becker Jeri L. Abrams Ari G. Burd Recently, Governor Christie vetoed 2 pieces of workplace related legislation. One bill that was vetoed sought to ban employers from inquiring about job applicants’ salary…
  • May 16

    Medical Marijuana in the Workplace

    Medical Marijuana in the Workplace
    New Jersey, like 28 other states in this country, allows individuals to use marijuana for medicinal purposes.  From time to time, employers in NJ may receive accommodation requests from employees with medical marijuana…
Rank this Week: 3441

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/
  • Oct 11

    New Article: Managing Employee Benefits in the Face of Technological Change

    New Article: Managing Employee Benefits in the Face of Technological Change
    Our colleague Michelle Capezza of Epstein Becker Green authored an article in Confero, titled “Managing Employee Benefits in the Face of Technological Change.” Following is an excerpt – click here to download…
  • 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 readers technology industry employers and plan sponsors: “Plan…
  • Sep 26

    New York State Issues New Cybersecurity Regulations Following Equifax Breach

    New York State Issues New Cybersecurity Regulations Following Equifax Breach
    New York State has issued proposed regulations extending existing regulations requiring banks and other financial institutions to have in place a comprehensive cybersecurity program to credit reporting agencies.  Governor Mario Cuomo…
Rank this Week: 3381

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: 3789

Immigration Wage & Hour Law Blog

Immigration Wage & Hour Law Blog

By Ken C. Gauvey.

http://www.gauveylaw.com/legal-blog/
  • Oct 11

    How Does the New Fiduciary Rule Impact 401k Plans in Maryland?

    How Does the New Fiduciary Rule Impact 401k Plans in Maryland?
    2017 is seeing changes to the Department of Labor (DOL)’s rules and standards for financial and investment professionals who work with retirement accounts. If you have a retirement account, this rule may have some impact on your account…
  • Aug 7

    The Case for Using Actual Photographers in Your Entertainment Marketing

    The Case for Using Actual Photographers in Your Entertainment Marketing
    As many hospitality industry owners know, a new breed of lawsuit is targeting the entertainment industries such as restaurants and gentlemen’s clubs. Recently, those establishments that use images from unknown sources for marketing…
  • May 22

    Restaurants and Defending FLSA Claims in Maryland

    Restaurants and Defending FLSA Claims in Maryland
    Restaurants have become the newest targets for wage and hour attorneys. Restaurants are particularly susceptible to wage claims for a variety of reasons. Actions that increase risks to restaurant owners include paying employees cash without…
Rank this Week: 2392

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: 3388

HR Law Talk

HR Law Talk

By Bass, Berry & Sims PLC.

http://www.bassberryhrlawtalk.com/
  • Oct 10

    The DOL’s Fiduciary Rule: Alive, Dead or Both?

    The DOL’s Fiduciary Rule: Alive, Dead or Both?
    Bass, Berry & Sims attorney Doug Dahl provides an update regarding the Department of Labor’s (DOL) fiduciary rule, which sets forth when an individual becomes a fiduciary by providing investment advice to employer retirement plans.…
  • Oct 9

    Update: Stage Now Set for DOL to Adopt More Modest Salary Level for Overtime Exemption

    Update: Stage Now Set for DOL to Adopt More Modest Salary Level for Overtime Exemption
    In an article for the October 2017 issue of The Corporate Counselor, Bass, Berry & Sims attorney Tim Garrett examined the latest ruling related to the Department of Labor’s (DOL) overtime rule following Texas Federal Judge Amos…
  • Oct 2

    Is Genetic Testing the Future of Employee Wellness Programs?

    Is Genetic Testing the Future of Employee Wellness Programs?
    Bass, Berry & Sims attorney Susie Bilbro authored an article for BenefitsPRO discussing the future of genetic testing in employee wellness programs following the latest updates from the Preserving Employee Wellness Programs Act,…
Rank this Week: 3922

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: 3329

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
  • Oct 9

    New “Employment Law Now” Podcast Episode

    New “Employment Law Now” Podcast Episode
    I just released my new “Employment Law Now” podcast episode. Today, I address several interesting and important employment law issues: kneeling in the NFL/workplace, extended ADA leave entitlement, updates from DC on the overtime…
  • Sep 25

    New “Employment Law Now” Podcast Episode

    New “Employment Law Now” Podcast Episode
    A brand new podcast episode of “Employment Law Now” has just been released. Today, we turn the tables a bit with you getting to hear an interview of me. I recently was interviewed on SiriusXM Channel 111, The…
  • Sep 5

    New “Employment Law Now” Podcast Episode Released

    New “Employment Law Now” Podcast Episode Released
    The time is now… To celebrate the return to work from the long holiday weekend (for those who have), I’ve just released my new “Employment Law Now” podcast episode. Today, I talk about employer obligations after…
Rank this Week: 3864

Legal Developments In…

Legal Developments In Non-Competition Agreements

Reviews recent cases involving non-competition agreements and related claims. By Kenneth J. Vanko.

http://www.non-competes.com/
  • Oct 9

    Much Overdue Case Law Update, Part I

    Much Overdue Case Law Update, Part I
    It has been a while since I surveyed new reported decisions. So over the next few weeks, I'm going to summarize very briefly some of the cases I've seen that piqued my interest. The topics are varied, which is kind of the…
  • Sep 19

    The Farewell to Judge Posner: Ten Opinions for Non-Compete Lawyers to Read

    The Farewell to Judge Posner: Ten Opinions for Non-Compete Lawyers to Read
    Less than two weeks ago, Judge Richard Posner left the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals. Immediately. No senior status. No notice. Just up and left. Presumably to hang out with his cat, Pixie.And like that, the most widely cited appellate…
  • Sep 7

    Judicial Engagement and Non-Compete Litigation

    Judicial Engagement and Non-Compete Litigation
    The lack of judicial engagement is a serious thing - particularly in competition disputes.What do I mean by judicial engagement? For simplicity, I mean a bridge between judicial activism and judicial restraint. It's a method of evaluating and…
Rank this Week: 4613

Bingham Greenebaum Doll Blog

Bingham Greenebaum Doll Blog

Covers Indiana law.

http://www.bgdlegal.com/blog/
  • Oct 9

    Indiana Sees Growth in Start-Up Funding

    Indiana Sees Growth in Start-Up Funding
    Indiana, in particular the Indianapolis region, is drawing the attention of private equity firms and venture capitalists from around the country.  The city, with a growing industry focus in technology and healthcare, as well as a variety…
  • Sep 29

    IRS Adjusts Predeceased Spouse's Estate Tax Exemption in Surviving Spouse's Estate Tax Audit

    IRS Adjusts Predeceased Spouse's Estate Tax Exemption in Surviving Spouse's Estate Tax Audit
    The U. S. Tax Court recently upheld the right of the IRS to adjust the amount of the unused estate tax exemption left by the predeceased spouse, when computing the federal estate tax owed by the estate of the surviving spouse
  • Sep 26

    Dispute Over the Term “Comic Con” Goes to Trial

    Dispute Over the Term “Comic Con” Goes to Trial
    A federal court in California recently rejected a motion by the San Diego Comic Convention and will hear whether the mark COMIC-CON is generic.  Background The San Diego Comic Convention (“SDCC”), a non-profit corporation,…
Rank this Week: 3164

Stoel Rives World of Employment

Stoel Rives World of Employment

Insight and commentary on labor and employment law.

http://www.stoelrivesworldofemployment.com/
  • Oct 6

    California Responds to Increased Federal Immigration Enforcement Action

    California Responds to Increased Federal Immigration Enforcement Action
    On October 5, 2017, California Governor Jerry Brown signed AB 450. With the passage of this bill, California becomes the first state in the nation to enact a law prohibiting employers from providing voluntary assistance to immigration…
  • Aug 31

    Employers Need Not Disclose Pay Data on EEO-1 Reports; September Deadline Moved to 2018

    Employers Need Not Disclose Pay Data on EEO-1 Reports; September Deadline Moved to 2018
    Employers can breathe a sigh of relief.  The Office of Management and Budget (“OMB”) announced this week that it was removing a requirement that EEO-1 reports contain employee pay data.  The now-defunct Obama-era…
  • Aug 24

    Department of Labor Seeks Input on New Rules for White Collar Exemption

    Department of Labor Seeks Input on New Rules for White Collar Exemption
    Employers know that the salary rule for “white collar” exemptions from President Obama’s Department of Labor (“DOL”) was blocked by a federal court last year (we blogged about that here).  That rule would…
Rank this Week: 4119

New York Accident Lawyer Blog

New York Accident Lawyer Blog

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

https://www.oreskylaw.com/en/blog/
Rank this Week: 2548

PCT Law Group\'s Legal Insights

PCT Law Group\'s Legal Insights

Covers civil litigation and employment law.

http://pctlg.com/insights-news/
Rank this Week: 2301

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: 4101

Blog de Abogados de Accidentes en…

Blog de Abogados de Accidentes en Nueva York

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

https://www.oreskylaw.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 2527

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: 2483