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Retirement Plan Blog

Retirement Plan Blog

Covers pension plans, 401(k) plans, and the Pension Protection Act of 2006. By National Benefit Services, Inc.

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

    Will 2017 Form 5500 reveal outdated fidelity bonds or none at all?

    Will 2017 Form 5500 reveal outdated fidelity bonds or none at all?
    The 2016 Form 5500 deadline has come and gone for calendar year taxpayers, and a number of them revealed outdated fidelity bonds or retirement plans without bonds at all.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

    Still time to set up a retirement plan for 2017

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

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

    “Decumulation”: It’s here now for individuals approaching retirement
    “Decumulation” is a word that has now entered the lexicon of those individuals approaching retirement. The definition of which is the conversion of retirement plan assets accumulated during an employee’s working life…
Rank this Week: 1514

McCormack & Erlich Blog

McCormack & Erlich Blog

Covers employment law.

http://mcelawfirm.com/articles/
  • Dec 1

    Postmates pays $8.75 million to settle worker misclassification lawsuit

    Postmates pays $8.75 million to settle worker misclassification lawsuit
    California courts have been dealing with a growing number of worker misclassification cases that have resulted from the expansion of the gig economy. In one such lawsuit, a federal judge recently approved an $8.75 million […]
  • Sep 29

    Misclassified property workers awarded $2 million in overtime lawsuit

    Misclassified property workers awarded $2 million in overtime lawsuit
    A recent case serves as an important reminder about the protections that California labor laws provide to workers. Employers can be liable if they misclassify their workers and fail to comply with wage and overtime […]
  • Sep 19

    Venture capital firm co-founder resigns amid sexual harassment scandal

    Venture capital firm co-founder resigns amid sexual harassment scandal
    Silicon Valley has recently been hit by a series of complaints about inappropriate behavior in the workplace. Not long ago, Uber CEO Travis Kalanick stepped down amid allegations of sexual harassment within the ride-hail company. […]
Rank this Week: 1656

Ontario Disability Blog

Ontario Disability Blog

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

http://www.awaxmanlaw.ca/blog
  • Dec 1

    How Post-Partum Depression Is Diagnosed and What Is Paternal Post-Natal Depression?

    How Post-Partum Depression Is Diagnosed and What Is Paternal Post-Natal Depression?
    Recently it was International Men’s Day, and many people used it as an opportunity to discuss men’s mental health and mental health awareness on social media. Mental health stigma, especially surrounding men’s mental health…
  • Nov 13

    What to Expect When You're Expecting Part 2– The Checklist

    What to Expect When You're Expecting Part 2– The Checklist
    So much too do and so little time. Expecting parents are, in a very real sense “on the clock”, with so many concerns to address in a finite and quickly shrinking window of time. In hopes of easing some of the…
  • Nov 6

    Breast Cancer and Long-Term Disability Claim

    Breast Cancer and Long-Term Disability Claim
    As many of you are aware, October was breast cancer awareness month. Breast cancer affects 1 in 8 Canadian women and the most recent statistics estimate that 26,300 women and 230 men in Canada will receive a breast cancer diagnosis in 2017…
Rank this Week: 2092

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
  • Dec 1

    How Post-Partum Depression Is Diagnosed and What Is Paternal Post-Natal Depression?

    How Post-Partum Depression Is Diagnosed and What Is Paternal Post-Natal Depression?
    Recently it was International Men’s Day, and many people used it as an opportunity to discuss men’s mental health and mental health awareness on social media. Mental health stigma, especially surrounding men’s mental health…
  • Nov 13

    What to Expect When You're Expecting Part 2– The Checklist

    What to Expect When You're Expecting Part 2– The Checklist
    So much too do and so little time. Expecting parents are, in a very real sense “on the clock”, with so many concerns to address in a finite and quickly shrinking window of time. In hopes of easing some of the…
  • Nov 6

    Breast Cancer and Long-Term Disability Claim

    Breast Cancer and Long-Term Disability Claim
    As many of you are aware, October was breast cancer awareness month. Breast cancer affects 1 in 8 Canadian women and the most recent statistics estimate that 26,300 women and 230 men in Canada will receive a breast cancer diagnosis in 2017…
Rank this Week: 1903

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/
  • Dec 1

    Accidentes de andamios, lo que necesita saber

    Accidentes de andamios, lo que necesita saber
    Accidentes de andamios, lo que necesita saber El colapso de un andamio o una caída desde un andamio pueden tener graves consecuencias. Si se lesionó en un accidente de andamio, necesita un abogado experimentado en accidentes de…
  • Nov 23

    Feliz día de acción de gracia

    Feliz día de acción de gracia
    El día de acción de gracias se lleva a cabo este jueves, 23 de noviembre. En Jacob Oresky & Asociados, nos gusta tomar un momento para darle gracias a nuestros clientes y a la comunidad por ayudarnos a lograr otro año…
  • Oct 4

    Conductor de Camión de Carga Golpeado por Grúa Está Por Recibir $1.8 Millones Por Acuerdo en Accidente de Caída en Nueva York

    Conductor de Camión de Carga Golpeado por Grúa Está Por Recibir $1.8 Millones Por Acuerdo en Accidente de Caída en Nueva York
    Jacob Oresky, Abogado, está orgulloso de anunciar que negoció con éxito un acuerdo por $1.8 Millones para uno de los clientes de su firma, un chofer de camión de carga que recibió lesiones graves luego de…
Rank this Week: 2181

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/
  • Nov 30

    Scaffolding Accidents, What You Need to Know

    Scaffolding Accidents, What You Need to Know
    The collapse of a scaffold, or a fall from scaffolding, can have serious consequences. If you have been injured in a scaffold accident, you need an experienced scaffold accident lawyer. The steps you take immediately after a scaffold accident…
  • Nov 27

    Thanksgiving Dinner at the Ayazamana Ecuadorian Cultural Center

    Thanksgiving Dinner at the Ayazamana Ecuadorian Cultural Center
    Attorney Jacob Oresky is always greatly appreciative to the Community. To say thank you, Oresky & Associates, Accident Attorneys, sponsored a Thanksgiving Dinner at the Ayazamana Ecuadorian Cultural Center on Thursday November 23, 2017.…
  • Nov 27

    Awards ceremony at Flushing Meadow Park La League Estundiantile

    Awards ceremony at Flushing Meadow Park La League Estundiantile
    Jacob Oresky, proud sponsor of the Soccer League, La Liga Estundiantile, awards ceremony Flushing Meadow Park See the photos below! The post Awards ceremony at Flushing Meadow Park La League Estundiantile appeared first on New York Accident…
Rank this Week: 2170

Hunton Employment & Labor Law…

Hunton Employment & Labor Law Perspectives

Analyzes and covers developments in employment and labor issues. By Hunton & Williams.

http://www.huntonlaborblog.com/
Rank this Week: 4296

Employment Law and Litigation

Employment Law and Litigation

By Orrick.

http://blogs.orrick.com/employment/
Rank this Week: 1982

Suits by Suits

Suits by Suits

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

http://www.suitsbysuits.com/
  • Nov 30

    Where the Whistle Blows: Justices Express Doubt That Dodd-Frank Protection Shields Internal Whistleblowing

    Where the Whistle Blows: Justices Express Doubt That Dodd-Frank Protection Shields Internal Whistleblowing
    When Congress passed the Dodd-Frank Act in 2010, it bolstered protections for whistleblowers who report certain kinds of misconduct, such as violations of securities law. At the time, the Sarbanes-Oxley Act already provided many of these…
  • Nov 19

    Segway Competitor Rolls Away from Former CEO’s Attempt to Force Arbitration

    Segway Competitor Rolls Away from Former CEO’s Attempt to Force Arbitration
    A party seeking to enforce a contract has to show mutual assent, also referred to as “a meeting of the minds.” In other words, both parties actually have to agree on the same thing. If the parties don’t agree, then a…
  • Oct 30

    Halloween Flashback: Our Scariest Stories for Employer

    Halloween Flashback: Our Scariest Stories for Employer
    Ghosts, ghouls, and ghastly liability; the last is certainly enough to spook any employer. For this Halloween, we take a trip down Elm Street to revisit the most startling nightmares we’ve ever covered. It Came From the General…
Rank this Week: 1438

Maine Employment Lawyer Blog

Maine Employment Lawyer Blog

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

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

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

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

    Members of the #metoo movement should unite at work

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

    Tech entrepreneur goes on the offensive to prevent sexual harassment

    Tech entrepreneur goes on the offensive to prevent sexual harassment
    A tech entrepreneur recently took a novel approach to ensure that members of her company’s board of directors cannot engage in sexual harassment and keep their positions. The entrepreneur, Kristina Bergman, is the CEO of Integris…
Rank this Week: 4619

Bay Area Employment Lawyer Blog

Bay Area Employment Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.bayareaemploymentlawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 3151

Duncan Linton LLP Blog

Duncan Linton LLP Blog

Covers construction law, employment law and wills and estates in Canada.

https://www.kwlaw.net/blog/
  • Nov 29

    Bill 142 – Changes to Lien, Trust Account & Holdback Rule

    Bill 142 – Changes to Lien, Trust Account & Holdback Rule
    Ontario’s construction industry is awaiting an amended Construction Lien Act, which is expected to pass in early 2018. As the final installment of our series about Bill 142, this post will review the proposed amendments to provisions…
  • Nov 22

    Bill 142 – Public Private Partnership

    Bill 142 – Public Private Partnership
    This is the next post in our series about Bill 142, the Construction Lien Amendment Act, 2017, which proposes certain amendments relating to the treatment of public-private partnerships. Our earlier discussion includes the prompt…
  • Nov 15

    Bill 142 – Mandatory Adjudication Part Two

    Bill 142 – Mandatory Adjudication Part Two
    In this series, we are discussing Bill 142, which is expected to pass into law in early 2018. The Construction Lien Amendment Act, 2017 is implementing mandatory adjudication for every contract signed after the bill…
Rank this Week: 1972

Atlanta Employment Attorneys Blog

Atlanta Employment Attorneys Blog

Covers employment law. By Mays & Kerr LLC.

http://www.atlantaemploymentattorneysblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2674

Chicago Overtime Lawyer Blog

Chicago Overtime Lawyer Blog

Covers the Fair Labor Standards Act, overtime, class actions, and wage and hour cases. By Chicago Overtime Law Center.

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

    Illinois Fitness Trainers did not get Paid Minimum Wage According to New Lawsuit

    Illinois Fitness Trainers did not get Paid Minimum Wage According to New Lawsuit
    Because none of these tasks earned them a commission and their managers wanted them to perform them off the clock, the trainers allege they spent time working for Life Time Fitness that was either unpaid or underpaid. In early 2016, the…
  • Nov 16

    Department of Labor Sues For Alleged Falsification of Labor Record

    Department of Labor Sues For Alleged Falsification of Labor Record
    As a result, the DOL alleges Café Misono knew it was violating the FLSA and did so intentionally. With the many complicated labor laws, not just at the federal level, but also at the state, county, and city levels, it’s easy for…
  • Nov 3

    Google Fiber Inc. and ITC Service Group Arbitrate Unpaid Overtime Claim

    Google Fiber Inc. and ITC Service Group Arbitrate Unpaid Overtime Claim
    Shortly after the lawsuit was filed, ITC argued the allegations should be handled in individual arbitration, since the employees involved in the lawsuit had signed temporary contract employment agreements that included an arbitration…
Rank this Week: 2928

New Jersey Employment Attorneys…

New Jersey Employment Attorneys Blog

Covers employment law. By Mashel Law, L.L.C.

http://www.newjerseyemploymentattorneysblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1709

SAC Attorneys LLP Blog

SAC Attorneys LLP Blog

Covers business and employment law.

http://www.sacattorneys.com/san-jose-business-lawyer
  • Nov 24

    Can Partnership Disputes Be Avoided?

    Can Partnership Disputes Be Avoided?
    Even some of the biggest and most successful companies have faced their share of internal struggles and disputes among those who were there from the beginning. Some are able to overcome their disputes after a period of disagreement, while…
  • Oct 20

    California is Now a Sanctuary State for Undocumented Immigrant

    California is Now a Sanctuary State for Undocumented Immigrant
    When the state of California enacted new laws designed at protecting undocumented immigrants, it prompted a stern response from federal authorities. Now, neighborhoods and workplaces face the threat of more frequent raids by Immigration and…
  • Sep 15

    DACA and Your Busine

    DACA and Your Busine
    The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) immigration policy has become a hot-button issue lately for politicians, immigration activists and business owners. The primary concern for business owners is that employees who obtain work…
Rank this Week: 2159

Employment and Labour Law

Employment and Labour Law

Covers employment law in Canada. BY FMC Law.

http://www.employmentandlabour.com
Rank this Week: 3458

Bernick Lifson Business Law Blog

Bernick Lifson Business Law Blog

Covers topics related to business law, including intellectual property, trademarks, litigation, and employment law.

http://www.bernicklifson.com/blog/
  • Nov 22

    Do Your Pay Practices Comply with Minnesota Overtime Laws?

    Do Your Pay Practices Comply with Minnesota Overtime Laws?
    Last month, an overtime class action lawsuit affecting workers in Minnesota ended in a seven-figure settlement for the plaintiffs.   In Acevedo v. Brightview Landscapes, a group of landscapers from Minnesota and several other states sued…
  • Nov 7

    6 Tips on How to Run an HOA Annual Meeting Effectively

    6 Tips on How to Run an HOA Annual Meeting Effectively
    (Originally published in CIC Midwest 2017 Summer Edition. To visit their site, click here.)   Time for an annual meeting? All homeowner associations (HOA’s) are required to have an annual meeting each year. In addition to any other…
  • Sep 28

    MCIOA Amendments Change Construct Defect Claims Proce

    MCIOA Amendments Change Construct Defect Claims Proce
    A new law attempts to slow construction defect litigation.   You have likely heard about the Minnesota Common Interest Ownership Act (MCIOA) amendments for some time — legislation, H.F. 1538, which was recently signed into law by…
Rank this Week: 1884

Bernick Lifson Business Law Blog

Bernick Lifson Business Law Blog

Covers business-related legal current events and topics in areas including: litigation, labor law, creditors' remedies, real estate law, mediation and arbitration, construction law, intellectual property, and more.

http://www.bernicklifson.com/blog/
  • Nov 22

    Do Your Pay Practices Comply with Minnesota Overtime Laws?

    Do Your Pay Practices Comply with Minnesota Overtime Laws?
    Last month, an overtime class action lawsuit affecting workers in Minnesota ended in a seven-figure settlement for the plaintiffs.   In Acevedo v. Brightview Landscapes, a group of landscapers from Minnesota and several other states sued…
  • Nov 7

    6 Tips on How to Run an HOA Annual Meeting Effectively

    6 Tips on How to Run an HOA Annual Meeting Effectively
    (Originally published in CIC Midwest 2017 Summer Edition. To visit their site, click here.)   Time for an annual meeting? All homeowner associations (HOA’s) are required to have an annual meeting each year. In addition to any other…
  • Sep 28

    MCIOA Amendments Change Construct Defect Claims Proce

    MCIOA Amendments Change Construct Defect Claims Proce
    A new law attempts to slow construction defect litigation.   You have likely heard about the Minnesota Common Interest Ownership Act (MCIOA) amendments for some time — legislation, H.F. 1538, which was recently signed into law by…
Rank this Week: 2606

Fair Competition Law Blog

Fair Competition Law Blog

Covers trade secrets, noncompetes, privacy and security, the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act, trademarks, copyrights, and business torts. By Russell Beck.

https://www.faircompetitionlaw.com/
  • Nov 22

    New Jersey Takes a Page Out of Massachusetts Noncompete Reform Book

    New Jersey Takes a Page Out of Massachusetts Noncompete Reform Book
    The New Jersey legislature is considering noncompete reform. The current bill, Senate Bill 3518, largely tracks the concepts – and, in some instances, the language – of the Massachusetts bills that I drafted for Representative…
  • Oct 31

    Taking AIM at the Hearing on Massachusetts Trade Secrets and Noncompete Bill

    Taking AIM at the Hearing on Massachusetts Trade Secrets and Noncompete Bill
    Today, the Massachusetts Joint Committee on Labor and Workforce Development held a hearing on the 8 bills involving noncompetes or trade secrets currently pending at the State House. As many of you will remember, this process started in…
  • Oct 29

    Trade Secret and Noncompete Survey – National Case Graph (Updated 10-29-2017)

    Trade Secret and Noncompete Survey – National Case Graph (Updated 10-29-2017)
    In preparation for an upcoming discussion of trade secrets law for PLI in San Francisco (Trade Secrets 2017: What Every Lawyer Should Know), I reran my chart of noncomepte and trade secrets decisions. As regular readers of this blog…
Rank this Week: 4360

Understanding Your Rights

Understanding Your Rights

By the Law Offices of Maya Risman, P.C. Focuses on employment issues in New York.

http://www.risman-law.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 3352

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/
  • Nov 20

    Draw Against Commissions: Keeping FLSA Minimum Wage and Overtime Violations At Bay

    Draw Against Commissions: Keeping FLSA Minimum Wage and Overtime Violations At Bay
    By Mark Wiletsky Paying sales employees on a commission basis can achieve multiple goals. Salespersons have an incentive to increase sales to earn more money while the company sees higher revenues without being locked into a guaranteed pay…
  • Nov 15

    Faking Cancer Delivers Colorado Postal Worker A Criminal Record

    Faking Cancer Delivers Colorado Postal Worker A Criminal Record
    By Steven T. Collis A longtime Colorado postal worker faked a cancer diagnosis to get time off of work, and for nearly two years, she got away with it. Her charade was discovered, however, when she misspelled the name of her supposed…
  • Nov 6

    Take Note: Benefit Plan Deadlines Approaching

    Take Note: Benefit Plan Deadlines Approaching
    By Molly Hobbs At this time of year, important deadlines are quickly approaching for 401(k) plans and health and welfare plans. Here is a non-exhaustive list of significant employee benefit plan deadlines for the remainder of 2017 and early…
Rank this Week: 2370

Diversity Insight

Diversity Insight

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

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

    New research urges a rethinking of 4-year degree requirement

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

    Unconscious bias training helps fuel diversity efforts at industrial gas company

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

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

    Deciphering the feds’ changing position on LGBT employment protections under Title VII
    by Molly DiBianca In a memo issued on October 4, 2017, U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions formally declared that Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 does not prohibit discrimination based on transgender status. The memo directly…
Rank this Week: 4418

HR Law Guy

HR Law Guy

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

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

    Al Franken Falls Victim to the Ray Rice Rule

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

    Brave New World of Sports Employment--Gamer Superstar

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

    Employees Behaving Badly, Part 63

    Employees Behaving Badly, Part 63
    So, I guess not all nurses have the same pritective atitude towards their patients as the nurse in Salt Lake City.These Denver nurses are probably not long for their jobs aftetr this. I'm guessing there will be a substantial patient and…
Rank this Week: 3341

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/
  • Nov 17

    Unemployment Tip # 009: Back Pay is a Bad Word

    Unemployment Tip # 009: Back Pay is a Bad Word
    The post Unemployment Tip # 009: Back Pay is a Bad Word appeared first on IAJ Law, LLC. Getting back pay while unemployed seems like a great thing, right?  In Minnesota, getting paid back pay usually has negative consequences on…
  • Oct 30

    Witch Hunts for Unemployment Overpayment

    Witch Hunts for Unemployment Overpayment
    The post Witch Hunts for Unemployment Overpayments appeared first on IAJ Law, LLC. Unemployment overpayments in Minnesota are no joke.  In the year 2016, Minnesota had a huge problem with overpayments to the tune of $79 million dollars.…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 1771

Employment Law 101

Employment Law 101

Covers employment law trends. By John A. Gallagher.

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

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

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

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

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

    Is President Trump a Malignant Narcissist?

    Is President Trump a Malignant Narcissist?
    Rolling Stone's Matt Taiibi Makes Compelling Case that Donald Trump Mentally IllPlease Don't Reject Out of hand Until ReadingThe always stellar Matthew C. ("Matt") Taiibi, who is in my view as important a journalist existing today in America,…
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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/
Rank this Week: 1839

Employment Law Watch

Employment Law Watch

Covers employment law in the U.S., UK and France. By Reed Smith LLP.

http://www.employmentlawwatch.com/
Rank this Week: 3634

Whistleblower Law Blog

Whistleblower Law Blog

By Katz, Marshall & Banks, LLP. Explores current issues and the latest developments in whistleblower law.

http://www.kmblegal.com/blogs
Rank this Week: 1872

Employment Law Spotlight

Employment Law Spotlight

By Baker Hostetler.

http://www.employmentlawspotlight.com/
  • Nov 13

    New York City Expands Paid Sick Leave Law With Creation Of ‘Safe Time’

    New York City Expands Paid Sick Leave Law With Creation Of ‘Safe Time’
    On Monday, Nov. 6, newly re-elected Mayor Bill de Blasio signed into law “Intro. 1313-A,” a bill that amends and expands the coverage of New York City’s paid sick leave law. The bill renames the sick leave law as the…
  • Oct 22

    New California Law Prohibits Asking Job Applicants About Their Salary History

    New California Law Prohibits Asking Job Applicants About Their Salary History
    A new California law (AB 168) was signed by Governor Jerry Brown on October 12, 2017 that prohibits employers from inquiring about the salary histories of its job applicants. AB 168, which takes effect on January 1, 2018, and applies to all…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 2312

California Labor and Employment…

California Labor and Employment Law

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

http://www.calaborlaw.com
  • Nov 9

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

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

    Final Paychecks – When Are They Due?

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

    “Sharp” Defense Lawyers Smacked Down by Appeals Court

    “Sharp” Defense Lawyers Smacked Down by Appeals Court
    Ever wonder what would happen if a lawyer tried to “pull a fast one” on a trial court judge? Wonder no more. In Francisco Diaz v Prof. Community Mgt., Inc., a case decided in October 2017... [[ This is a content summary only.…
Rank this Week: 4220

Boston Lawyer Blog

Boston Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.bostonlawyerblog.com/
  • Nov 8

    Massachusetts Moves Toward New Law on College Sexual Assault

    Massachusetts Moves Toward New Law on College Sexual Assault
    On November 2, 2017, the Massachusetts Senate unanimously passed a bill that would dictate how colleges and universities in the Commonwealth must handle sexual assault allegations. As a mecca for higher education, with over 100 colleges and…
  • Oct 31

    Beyond Sports and Sex Part 3: Title IX and Dress Code

    Beyond Sports and Sex Part 3: Title IX and Dress Code
    In this series, I look at some of the protections afforded by Title IX that have received less attention in the media and political arena than Title IX’s applications to equity in athletics and campus sexual assault. Part 1 looked at…
  • Oct 24

    Beyond Sports and Sex Part 2: Title IX and Bullying/Harassment Based on Gender Stereotype

    Beyond Sports and Sex Part 2: Title IX and Bullying/Harassment Based on Gender Stereotype
    In this series, I look at some of the protections afforded by Title IX that have received less attention in the media and political arena than Title IX’s applications to equity in athletics and campus sexual assault. Part 1 looked at…
Rank this Week: 2562

Swinging for the Fences - Royal…

Swinging for the Fences - Royal Sports Group

Baseball player rights, benefits and more.

http://royalsportsgroup.info/
  • Nov 7

    Jordan Milbrath – Cleveland Indians Next Power Pitcher

    Jordan Milbrath – Cleveland Indians Next Power Pitcher
    Jordan Milbrath, a power pitching prospect for the Cleveland Indians, was promoted to the AA Akron Rubberducks in 2017. With an upper 90’s fastball and [Read More] The post Jordan Milbrath – Cleveland Indians Next Power Pitcher…
  • Sep 21

    Light Reading and MLB’s New Collective Bargaining Agreement

    Light Reading and MLB’s New Collective Bargaining Agreement
    As you know, MLBPA and MLB agreed to a new collective bargaining agreement.  Unless there is strike or lockout, this agreement is effective from today [Read More] The post Light Reading and MLB’s New Collective Bargaining Agreement…
  • Sep 21

    Light Reading and MLB’s New Collective Bargaining Agreement

    Light Reading and MLB’s New Collective Bargaining Agreement
    As you know, MLBPA and MLB agreed to a new collective bargaining agreement.  Unless there is strike or lockout, this agreement is effective from today [Read More] The post Light Reading and MLB’s New Collective Bargaining Agreement…
Rank this Week: 1765

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: 2947

Employment Law Business Guide

Employment Law Business Guide

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

http://www.employmentlawbusinessguide.com
  • Nov 1

    The Importance Of Effective Personnel Documentation

    The Importance Of Effective Personnel Documentation
    As most human resources professionals know, documentation can often make or break an employment lawsuit. A thorough paper record of an employee’s performance problems, complaints, job requirements, attendance, and/or breaks and working…
  • Oct 23

    New Hampshire Ski Area Sets the Standard for Employee Helmet Use

    New Hampshire Ski Area Sets the Standard for Employee Helmet Use
    Boyne Resorts, the company which operates Loon Mountain ski area in New Hampshire, Sunday River and Sugarloaf in Maine and several other ski areas in the US and Canada has announced that all employees will be required to wear safety helmets…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 2560

Overtime Law Blog

Overtime Law Blog

Reviews FLSA cases. By Andrew Frisch.

http://flsaovertimelaw.com/
Rank this Week: 3915

Goldbach Law Group Blog

Goldbach Law Group Blog

Covers bankruptcy and employment law.

http://www.goldbachlaw.com/blog/
  • Oct 27

    Debt Collection Lawsuit

    Debt Collection Lawsuit
    Debt Collection Lawsuit? Here’s What You Should Know… Have you been served with a summons from a debt collection agency or a credit card company? Chances are, if you have received a summons and complaint from a debt collection…
  • Oct 21

    Chapter 13 Debt Payment Issues?

    Chapter 13 Debt Payment Issues?
    Can’t Make Your Chapter 13 Debt Payment? Now What? When your Chapter 13 bankruptcy case is confirmed by the Court, you enter into a debt repayment plan. The payment plan is carefully created considering your specific financial…
  • 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 ……
Rank this Week: 1818

Massachusetts Employment Law

Massachusetts Employment Law

What employees need to know about Massachusetts employment law: severance agreements, wrongful termination, discrimination claims, wage and hour claims. By the Law Office of Maura Greene, LLC.

http://www.mauragreene-law.com/
  • Oct 25

    Sexual Harassment Laws Need to Change

    Sexual Harassment Laws Need to Change
    Sexual Harassment Time Frames for Filing Sexual harassment laws need to change to protect victims of sexual harassment.  Currently, victims have a very short time frame for filing claims.  The statute of limitations is only 180…
  • Apr 1

    Wrongful Termination: When Should You Call a Lawyer?

    Wrongful Termination: When Should You Call a Lawyer?
    Wrongful termination- do you have a claim? When should you call a lawyer about a wrongful termination claim? You may have received a written warning or a performance improvement plan. You may have a new supervisor and communication has broken…
  • Oct 19

    A true professional

    A true professional
    Maura was a terrific partner as I worked through some employment matters. She was very responsive to calls and questions. Her sound advice was backed by keen insight and solid experience with real situations involving employment law. She…
Rank this Week: 3312

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Covers the intersection of employment law and emerging technology. By Steven Sheinberg.

http://www.workplacetechlaw.com
  • Oct 24

    On the black box: “The 10 Top Recommendations for the AI Field in 2017”

    On the black box: “The 10 Top Recommendations for the AI Field in 2017”
    AI Now, comprised of researchers from Google Open Research, Microsoft Research, and New York University, issued a list of top 10 Recommendations for AI.  Worth the read.  Here are two recommendations of note:…
  • Oct 20

    Privacy and Cyber Security for Payroll Pros: A Global Perspective

    Privacy and Cyber Security for Payroll Pros: A Global Perspective
    Often overlooked, payroll professionals play a key role in the processing and protection of key personnel information.  Here is the deck of a presentation to the NYS Payroll Association, offering them a global perspective on privacy and…
  • Jun 28

    Expert HR Systems: A Guide for Counsel

    Expert HR Systems: A Guide for Counsel
    I am pleased to announce that my paper, tentatively titled “Countering Bias in Expert HR Systems: A Guide for In-House Counsel,” has been accepted for publication in the International In-house Counsel Journal.   …
Rank this Week: 2645

Idaho Law Blog

Idaho Law Blog

Covers workers compensation, employment, estate, injury and accident, real estate and property law. By Racine Olson.

https://www.racinelaw.net/blog/
  • Oct 20

    Vocational Experts Make Your Case

    Vocational Experts Make Your Case
    By: Fred J Lewis Idaho Worker’s Compensation cases are controlled by the Idaho Worker’s Compensation Act which is contained in the Idaho Code. Idaho Worker’s Compensation Claims are 100% statutory creatures. These claims…
  • Apr 20

    What should an undocumented immigrant in Idaho do if confronted by ICE?

    What should an undocumented immigrant in Idaho do if confronted by ICE?
    By Joseph G. Ballstaedt Contrary to what you may believe, if you are an undocumented immigrant living in Idaho, you have many substantial rights under the United States constitution. The American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) wants…
  • Apr 20

    Idaho Estate Planning Basic

    Idaho Estate Planning Basic
    By Lane V. Erickson, Attorney It doesn’t really matter whether you live in Boise, Nampa, Pocatello, or Coeur d’Alene. Idaho Estate planning Basics are the same for everyone. Every adult in Idaho should have at least a basic estate…
Rank this Week: 1979

Stoel Rives World of Employment

Stoel Rives World of Employment

Insight and commentary on labor and employment law.

http://www.stoelrivesworldofemployment.com/
Rank this Week: 3826

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: 4536

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: 2402

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: 3463

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: 2005