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McEldrew Young Blog

McEldrew Young Blog

Covers whistleblower law and wage theft for employees.

http://www.mceldrewyoung.com/blog/
  • Feb 9

    Key Whistleblower Changes in Bipartisan Budget Act

    Key Whistleblower Changes in Bipartisan Budget Act
    The Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018, passed overnight and signed this morning by President Trump to end the second federal government shutdown of this year, includes two key provisions for whistleblowers previously introduced by Senator Charles…
  • Feb 9

    CFTC Issues Record $30 Million Fine for Spoofing to Deutsche Bank

    CFTC Issues Record $30 Million Fine for Spoofing to Deutsche Bank
    The CFTC announced enforcement actions against three banks and six individuals for spoofing at the end of January. The three banks, Deutsche Bank, UBS, and HSBC, were charged with spoofing in precious metals futures contracts trading on the…
  • Jan 4

    Study Confirms Breast Implants Increase Rare Cancer Risk

    Study Confirms Breast Implants Increase Rare Cancer Risk
    The largest study of the link between breast implants and lymphoma to date found that there is a greatly increased risk of a rare cancer, according to the report published this month in JAMA Oncology. The study found breast implants are…
Rank this Week: 2028

The New Jersey Employment Law Firm…

The New Jersey Employment Law Firm Blog

Covers employment discrimination and harassment laws. By Resnick Law Group, P.C.

http://www.thenjemploymentlawfirmblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2702

Cross-Border Counselor: What…

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

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

https://crossbordercounselor.com/
  • Feb 9

    Tax Reform to Impact Compensation Deduction Claimed by Foreign Private Issuer

    Tax Reform to Impact Compensation Deduction Claimed by Foreign Private Issuer
    While the recently enacted U.S. tax reform legislation did not overhaul executive compensation to the extent proposed in early forms of the bill, Section 162(m) of the U.S. Internal Revenue Code was dramatically revised in a way that affects…
  • Feb 7

    Termination for Cause in the United States: It’s Whatever You Want it to Be

    Termination for Cause in the United States: It’s Whatever You Want it to Be
    The default rule in most U.S. states is at-will employment. This means that either the employee or the employer may terminate the employment relationship at any time, without notice, for any reason—other than a discriminatory or…
  • Jan 29

    Status Check on the SEC’s Proposed Overhaul of the Mining Disclosure Regime (Part 2)

    Status Check on the SEC’s Proposed Overhaul of the Mining Disclosure Regime (Part 2)
    The SEC is aiming to finalize its new mining disclosure rules within the next year, according to statements made last week by William Hinman, Director of the SEC’s Division of Corporation Finance, at the Securities Regulation Institute.…
Rank this Week: 1001

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: 3482

WKL&B WOrkDay Blog

WKL&B WOrkDay Blog

Covers labor and employment law developments. By Wolters Kluwer.

http://www.employmentlawdaily.com/index.php/blog
  • Feb 8

    Top labor and employment developments in January 2018

    Top labor and employment developments in January 2018
    In case you missed Employment Law Daily’s in-depth coverage, here’s a recap of some of the key developments in the L&E community for January 2018. Supreme Court: “Tolled” means “stop the clock.” It was…
  • Feb 8

    Whether Tyson’s response to sexual harassment complaint was reasonable will be determined at trial

    Whether Tyson’s response to sexual harassment complaint was reasonable will be determined at trial
    By Harold S. Berman, J.D. A female production worker could proceed against Tyson Foods with her Title VII claims arising from allegations that she was sexually harassed by a coworker, a federal district court in Kansas ruled. The court denied…
  • Feb 8

    91,000-member au pair class action alleging wage-suppression scheme certified

    91,000-member au pair class action alleging wage-suppression scheme certified
    By Ronald Miller, J.D. Au pairs were granted certification of a Rule 23 class action alleging that multiple sponsor agencies engaged in an illegal agreement to suppress wages and inflate their own fees, in violation of federal and state wage…
Rank this Week: 4639

Labor Relations Today

Labor Relations Today

Provides analysis, resources and commentary on developments in traditional labor law. By McKenna Long & Aldridge.

http://www.laborrelationstoday.com/
  • Feb 6

    NLRB Orders New Election Where Polls Opened Seven Minutes Late

    NLRB Orders New Election Where Polls Opened Seven Minutes Late
    One Democrat Member and one Republican Member of the National Labor Relations Board joined together to set aside an election won by the union 14-12 because the Board agent opened the polls seven minutes late and there were four…
  • Feb 4

    NLRB General Counsel Mulling New ULP Case Processing Procedure

    NLRB General Counsel Mulling New ULP Case Processing Procedure
    In a January 29, 2018 email, the Office of the General Counsel of the National Labor Relations Board informed its Regional offices of potential changes it is considering with respect to how the NLRB processes unfair labor practice charges.…
  • Jan 25

    House of Representatives Passes Bill To Restore Recognition Of Tribal Sovereignty In Labor Law Enforcement

    House of Representatives Passes Bill To Restore Recognition Of Tribal Sovereignty In Labor Law Enforcement
    Earlier this month, a bipartisan 239-173 majority of the House of Representatives passed the text of the Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act (H.R. 986) as an amendment to a Senate bill amending a 2010 law regarding Apache tribal water rights…
Rank this Week: 4436

The Utah Employment Lawyer

The Utah Employment Lawyer

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

http://theutahemploymentlawyer.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 5

    Cases --- January 28th through February 3rd (2018)

    Cases --- January 28th through February 3rd (2018)
    Workers Compensation/Occupational Safety and Disease*Streeter v. Berryhill (10th Cir., February 2, 2018) (affirming denial of disability benefits:  Streeter failed to assert any factual or legal challengeto the decision)*Cases marked…
  • Jan 27

    Cases --- January 21st through 27th, 2018

    Cases --- January 21st through 27th, 2018
    Contract/Noncompete/Trade Secret/Wrongful TerminationZimmerman v. University of Utah (Utah, January 23, 2018) (notice of termination may be an adverse employment action (independent of actual termination) sufficient to trigger the running of…
  • Jan 18

    Cases --- January 14th through 20th, 2018

    Cases --- January 14th through 20th, 2018
    Discrimination/RetaliationLincoln v. Maketa (10th Cir., January 17, 2018) (reversing denial of qualified immunity to defendants on plaintiffs' claim of retaliation for protected speech)Tabura v. Kellogg (10th Cir., January 17, 2018)…
Rank this Week: 2755

Dallas Employment Lawyer Blog

Dallas Employment Lawyer Blog

Covers employment law. By Adam S. Greenfield.

https://www.dallasemploymentlawyer.com/
  • Feb 2

    Can government workers be fired for exercising their right to free speech?

    Can government workers be fired for exercising their right to free speech?
    The First Amendment prevents the federal, state, and local governments from infringing on rights of religion, press, speech, assembly, and petition. While workers of private companies are not protected from being fired for what they say,…
  • Jan 25

    Is a violent co-worker a workplace safety issue?

    Is a violent co-worker a workplace safety issue?
    Texas workplace violence includes any threat or violent action taken against a worker. It can happen both on the job and away from the workplace. Nobody is immune from workplace violence, and some workers are at a higher risk of injury from a…
  • Jan 18

    What is the SEC whistleblower program?

    What is the SEC whistleblower program?
    The SEC whistleblower program was established by Congress as part of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010. The Dodd-Frank Act is one of several financial reforms, another of which was the Sarbanes Oxley…
Rank this Week: 1260

Employment Law Business Guide

Employment Law Business Guide

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

http://www.employmentlawbusinessguide.com
  • Feb 2

    What to Do If an Onsite ICE Raid Occurs?

    What to Do If an Onsite ICE Raid Occurs?
    With news of US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agencies raiding nearly 100 7-Eleven stores across 17 states in the US demanding employment verification from managers, TerraLex recently asked me to discuss what considerations…
  • Jan 29

    Massachusetts High Court Rules That Unused Accrued Sick Time Is Not “Wages”

    Massachusetts High Court Rules That Unused Accrued Sick Time Is Not “Wages”
    This week, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court ruled that unused accrued sick time does not constitute “wages” that must be paid upon termination under the Massachusetts Wage Act.  This decision, Mui v. Massachusetts…
  • Jan 29

    What Can an Employer Do When Employees Talk About Their Pay?

    What Can an Employer Do When Employees Talk About Their Pay?
    Long gone are the days when employers could prohibit employees from talking about their pay with each other, including bonuses, pay raise rates and/or paid benefits and/or to fire them for doing so. It is illegal for an employer to take any…
Rank this Week: 1731

New Jersey Employment Lawyer Blog

New Jersey Employment Lawyer Blog

By Rabner Baumgart Ben-Asher & Nirenberg, P.C.

http://www.njemploymentlawfirmblog.com/
  • Feb 1

    Supreme Court Allows More Time to Refile Cases in State Court

    Supreme Court Allows More Time to Refile Cases in State Court
    Last week, the United States Supreme Court issued an interesting ruling in an employment law case that impacts the statute of limitations. By way of background, when a case is filed in (or removed to) federal court based on the fact that the…
  • Jan 24

    New Jersey Expands “Ban-the-Box” Protection

    New Jersey Expands “Ban-the-Box” Protection
    Last month, Governor Christie signed into law an amendment to the New Jersey Opportunity to Compete Act (“OTCA”).  The OTCA, more commonly known as the “ban-the-box” law, restricts employers from inquiring about a…
  • Jan 18

    New Jersey Law Against Discrimination Protects Breastfeeding

    New Jersey Law Against Discrimination Protects Breastfeeding
    Last week, the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination (“LAD”) was expanded to prohibit discrimination and harassment on the basis of breastfeeding and to require employers to provide certain reasonable accommodations for nursing.…
Rank this Week: 3746

Employment Discrimination Report

Employment Discrimination Report

Covers legislation, noteworthy cases and trends in enforcement. By Fox Rothschild LLP.

http://employmentdiscrimination.foxrothschild.com/
Rank this Week: 1878

Minnesota Labor & Employment Law…

Minnesota Labor & Employment Law Blog

Provides legal news for Minnesota employers. By Abrams & Schmidt.

http://www.minnesotalaboremploymentlawblog.com/
  • Jan 31

    Increase in Minnesota Minimum Wage

    Increase in Minnesota Minimum Wage
    In case, you aren’t aware, the Minnesota minimum wage was adjusted for inflation effective January 1, 2018.  The new large employer minimum wage is $9.65/hour, an increase of $0.15.  Small employer minimum wage went up $0.12…
  • Jan 19

    Making the Right Call: Independent Contractor or Employee?

    Making the Right Call: Independent Contractor or Employee?
    The Department of Labor (DOL) has been very aggressive in auditing employers over the misclassification of workers as independent contractors, instead of employees.  Properly classifying workers is important for employers to avoid hefty…
  • Jan 19

    Making the Right Call: Independent Contractor or Employee?

    Making the Right Call: Independent Contractor or Employee?
    The Department of Labor (DOL) has been very aggressive in auditing employers over the misclassification of workers as independent contractors, instead of employees.  Properly classifying workers is important for employers to avoid hefty…
Rank this Week: 3660

McCormack & Erlich Blog

McCormack & Erlich Blog

Covers employment law.

http://mcelawfirm.com/articles/
  • Jan 31

    African American worker says Tesla is a ‘hotbed for racist behavior’ in lawsuit

    African American worker says Tesla is a ‘hotbed for racist behavior’ in lawsuit
    An African-American employee sued Tesla for racial harassment, describing its California factory as a “hotbed for racist behavior.” The company, which was hit with a string of lawsuits last year, has been criticized for not…
  • Jan 23

    California lawmakers urged to take action on sexual harassment in government

    California lawmakers urged to take action on sexual harassment in government
    California lawmakers are dealing with a growing sexual misconduct scandal that has led to questions about whether there are enough protections available for victims and whistleblowers. One of the driving forces behind the recent focus…
  • Jan 12

    Amazon employee sues for denied overtime and breaks at distribution center

    Amazon employee sues for denied overtime and breaks at distribution center
    Amazon workers in California are seeking overtime pay, rest breaks and owed wages, claiming the company violated state laws by repeatedly denying them their rightful compensation. A class-action lawsuit covering workers at Amazon facilities…
Rank this Week: 2016

Wildings Solicitors Blog

Wildings Solicitors Blog

Covers real estate law in the UK.

http://blog.wildings-solicitors.co.uk/
  • Jan 31

    Reforming the Conveyancing proce

    Reforming the Conveyancing proce
    The home moving process is something that most people will experience at some point during their lifetime.
  • Dec 22

    Employment & HR Roundup - Merry Christmas & Happy New Year!

    Employment & HR Roundup - Merry Christmas & Happy New Year!
    For many businesses, today is the last working day before Christmas! We at Wildings hope you have all had a great 2017 and have enjoyed the build up to Christmas! In today's roundup, we are only sharing two updates - the first looking back…
  • Dec 13

    Employment & HR Roundup - Christmas Special!

    Employment & HR Roundup - Christmas Special!
    It is almost Christmas! With less than 2 weeks until everyone finishes for the festive period, we at Wildings wanted to focus on recent news, particularly geared to Christmas planning! Whilst this is generally a fun and enjoyable time of year…
Rank this Week: 1176

PVW Tax & Business Law Blog

PVW Tax & Business Law Blog

Covers issues that concern business entities, taxation, and employment law. By Parsonage Vandenack Williams LLC.

http://www.pvwtaxandbusinesslaw.wordpress.com/
  • Jan 31

    Business Entities as Parties to Real Estate Transactions: Who Has Authority?

    Business Entities as Parties to Real Estate Transactions: Who Has Authority?
    Business entities buy and sell real estate on a regular basis. A successful transaction hinges, in part, on the proper parties executing the requisite documents. Because failing to correctly identify the parties and obtain proper signatures…
  • Dec 29

    End of the Year Tax Planning Considerations: New Issues Arise from Tax Legislation

    End of the Year Tax Planning Considerations: New Issues Arise from Tax Legislation
                With the passage of new tax legislation by Congress, the usual gamut of year-end tax considerations has been made more complicated this year.  The timing of this…
  • Nov 29

    SSA Updates Social Security Taxable Wage Base for 2018

    SSA Updates Social Security Taxable Wage Base for 2018
    By Joshua A. Diveley In October, the Social Security Administration (SSA) announced an adjustment to the Social Security taxable wage base to take effect in January based on an increase in average wages. Based on the wage data Social Security…
Rank this Week: 2212

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
  • Jan 29

    New “Employment Law Now” Podcast Episode

    New “Employment Law Now” Podcast Episode
    Are you concerned about the Superbowl creeping into your workplace this week? Wondering how the new tax reform impacts your company’s ability to settle sexual harassment cases? Concerned about newly-threatened criminal exposure for…
  • Jan 8

    New Year, New Podcast Episode – “Employment Law Now”

    New Year, New Podcast Episode – “Employment Law Now”
    I hope you had a terrific holiday and New Year! For my first new episode of 2018 – released just this morning – I offer a Top 10 list of New Year’s resolutions for employers to consider. If you are…Read more ›
  • Dec 27

    Final 2017 Podcast Episode – “Employment Law Now”

    Final 2017 Podcast Episode – “Employment Law Now”
    My final 2017 episode of “Employment Law Now” has just been released. Today’s episode takes a quick look back at the topics and guests from Volume 1 in 2017, and somehow ties former President Clinton to today’s…
Rank this Week: 3602

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: 3234

Duncan Linton LLP Blog

Duncan Linton LLP Blog

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

https://www.kwlaw.net/blog/
  • Jan 26

    Not All Democratic Debates Are Created Equal – Defamation and Municipal Proceeding

    Not All Democratic Debates Are Created Equal – Defamation and Municipal Proceeding
    Last week, we discussed the law of defamation, and specifically how claims may be defeated where a recognized privilege exists to protect certain forms or venues for expression. This case illustrates how this privilege is applied in the…
  • Jan 19

    The Law of Defamation and Municipal Proceeding

    The Law of Defamation and Municipal Proceeding
    Municipal government proceedings, including council meetings and other public forums may become venues for heated debate. Ontario law recognizes that reputation is a valuable asset, and statements that impugn the reputation of another person…
  • Jan 12

    The New Minimum Wage

    The New Minimum Wage
    As of January 1, the minimum wage in Ontario has increased for most workers to $14.00 an hour. Already, there have been reports of some employers attempting to cut back in other ways to compensate for higher labour costs, and …
Rank this Week: 1345

Knudsen Law Firm Blog

Knudsen Law Firm Blog

Covers legal issues in Nebraska.

http://www.knudsenlaw.com/our-blog/
  • Jan 25

    Bankruptcy Basics (Part II) Car, Home, and Furniture Loan

    Bankruptcy Basics (Part II) Car, Home, and Furniture Loan
    If you are considering bankruptcy, you may be concerned about being able to keep your car and home. The good news is that you will likely be able to keep your vehicle and home. Let’s start with home loans. If you have less than $60,000…
  • Jan 18

    Bankruptcy Basics (Part I) The Different Types of Bankruptcy Case

    Bankruptcy Basics (Part I) The Different Types of Bankruptcy Case
    The main goal of any bankruptcy case is getting a discharge of a large amount of debt. Getting a debt discharged means that the debtor is no longer obligated to repay the debt. Credit card debt and medical debt are generally dischargeable…
  • Nov 26

    Bankruptcy Rule Changes:

    Bankruptcy Rule Changes:
    Bankruptcy Rule Changes: Secured Creditors Must File Claims New Deadline for Filing Proofs of Claim in Bankruptcy Cases By Trev E. Peterson Congress requires that I disclose that our firm is a “debt relief agency” under the…
Rank this Week: 3560

The South Carolina Law Blawg

The South Carolina Law Blawg

Covers family law, criminal defense, personal injury law, employment law, and business law in South Carolina. By Futeral & Nelson, LLC.

http://www.charlestonlaw.net/charleston-lawyers-blog/
  • Jan 25

    Who Gets the House in a South Carolina Divorce?

    Who Gets the House in a South Carolina Divorce?
    Lawyers in Charleston, SC - Futeral and Nelson, LLC As divorce attorneys in Charleston, South Carolina, our clients frequently want to know who gets the house in a divorce. The short answer is that it completely depends on each case. The long…
  • Jan 25

    Who Gets the House in a South Carolina Divorce?

    Who Gets the House in a South Carolina Divorce?
    Lawyers in Charleston, SC - Futeral and Nelson, LLC As divorce attorneys in Charleston, South Carolina, our clients frequently want to know who gets the house in a divorce. The short answer is that it completely depends on each case. The long…
  • Jan 19

    South Carolina’s Dram Shop & Social Host Laws for Alcohol-Related Accident

    South Carolina’s Dram Shop & Social Host Laws for Alcohol-Related Accident
    Lawyers in Charleston, SC - Futeral and Nelson, LLC In South Carolina, an injured person can file a personal injury claim against a drunk driver in civil court. However, what happens under South Carolina law to the bar, the tavern, the…
Rank this Week: 2090

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: 2222

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
  • Jan 23

    Trial and Arbitration Plenty of Due Process for Acquitted Police Officer

    Trial and Arbitration Plenty of Due Process for Acquitted Police Officer
    By: Loyd Willaford and Matt Baker In Otto v. Williams, plaintiffs were seven police officers who were accused of conspiracy, fired, and later acquitted. A labor arbitrator reinstated them with back pay after their acquittal. Despite this, the…
  • Jan 23

    Illinois Police Officer Whose ADA and FMLA Leave Was Misclassified Was Not Retaliated Against

    Illinois Police Officer Whose ADA and FMLA Leave Was Misclassified Was Not Retaliated Against
    By: Loyd Willaford and Sarah Burke In Freelain v. Village of Oak Park, an Illinois police officer who requested leave to take care of his sick wife, and after he developed migraine headaches, sued his department for retaliation under the ADA…
  • Jan 23

    Fire Chief can bring Free Speech and Whistleblower Claims Against City of Nampa

    Fire Chief can bring Free Speech and Whistleblower Claims Against City of Nampa
    By: Loyd Willaford and Matt Baker In Strosnider v. City of Nampa, an assistant fire chief claimed that he was discharged from his job in retaliation for exercising rights under the First Amendment and Idaho whistleblower law. The assistant…
Rank this Week: 3410

Law Office of Goldstein and Clegg,…

Law Office of Goldstein and Clegg, LLC Blog

Covers employment law and bankruptcy.

http://www.goldsteinandclegglaw.com/index.php/blog/
Rank this Week: 3944

Massachusetts Employment Law Blog

Massachusetts Employment Law Blog

By Goldstein & Clegg.

http://goldsteinandclegglaw.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 1946

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/
  • Jan 22

    Define ZOPA: Zone of Potential Agreement

    Define ZOPA: Zone of Potential Agreement
    Define ZOPA One of the most popular articles on this blog is my article on the definition of BATNA. This week I thought I would cover another fundamental negotiation term and define ZOPA. ZOPA is an acronym that means zone of potential…
  • Jan 8

    Negotiation Mastery at HBX: A Student’s Review

    Negotiation Mastery at HBX: A Student’s Review
    Negotiation Mastery at HBX I recently took a certificate in Negotiation Mastery at HBX, the Harvard Business Extension School. In this post I am going to talk about my experience at HBX with the negotiation mastery course. What is Harvard…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 1651

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
  • Jan 19

    President Trump Nominates Fifth Board Member to Round Out NLRB

    President Trump Nominates Fifth Board Member to Round Out NLRB
    Earlier this month, President Donald Trump nominated management-side labor attorney, John F. Ring, to the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB). This is a significant nomination because, if Mr. Ring receives Senate approval, the Board will…
  • Jan 18

    Gov. Murphy’s First Executive Order Prohibits State Government from Asking Applicants about Salary History

    Gov. Murphy’s First Executive Order Prohibits State Government from Asking Applicants about Salary History
    Governor Phil Murphy has signed an executive order which bars state workers from asking job applicants seeking positions with the state about their previous salaries in his first official act after his swearing-in on January 16, 2018. State…
  • Jan 16

    DOL Adopts Primary Beneficiary Test to Determine Intern Status Under Wage Hour Law

    DOL Adopts Primary Beneficiary Test to Determine Intern Status Under Wage Hour Law
    On January 5, 2018, the Department of Labor (DOL) withdrew its six-factor test, established by a 2010 DOL guidance, used to determine whether interns and students are considered employees and, thus, covered by the Fair Labor Standard Act…
Rank this Week: 3277

Sherman Law News & Insights

Sherman Law News & Insights

Focuses on employment law, personal injury, construction law, real estate law, workers' compensation, civil rights and appeals.

http://www.johnshermanlaw.com/blog/
  • Jan 18

    Dangerous Driving Habits: How to Prevent Personal Injury Accident

    Dangerous Driving Habits: How to Prevent Personal Injury Accident
    Dangerous driving habits are a leading cause of personal injury accidents and deaths in the U.S. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) states that more than 32,000 people are killed and over two million are injured every year…
  • Jun 22

    Discrimination at Work: Why You Need to Act Fast

    Discrimination at Work: Why You Need to Act Fast
    In the case of Green v. Brennan, Marvin Green was a mailman experiencing racial discrimination at work in the form of threats, harassment and demeaning comments. After filing informal complaints against his employer, Green was subjected to…
  • May 25

    11 Frequently Asked Questions About Personal Injury Law

    11 Frequently Asked Questions About Personal Injury Law
    It is not surprising that unfortunate events can happen to unsuspecting people. A distracted driver could run a red light and total your car. A vicious dog could get loose and attack a jogger. Or a careless employee could leave a puddle of…
Rank this Week: 1259

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: 2080

New York Civil Service Attorney…

New York Civil Service Attorney Law Blog

Covers employment and discrimination issues related to civil service. By the Law Offices of Kevin P. Sheerin.

http://civilservice.sheerinlaw.com/
  • Jan 16

    Appealing a Civil Service Disqualification video

    Appealing a Civil Service Disqualification video
    Here is a link to my powerpoint video describing the NYPD disqualification, FDNY disqualification, Department of Correction and other disqualification process. Contact me by calling 516-248-3494 or email me at kevin@sheerinlaw.com……
  • Dec 30

    What are the rights of disqualified NYPD Candidates?

    What are the rights of disqualified NYPD Candidates?
    DCAS is New York City’s personnel department.  DCAS has delegated the task of investigating applicants to the NYPD.  You can appeal your NYPD disqualification.  Applicants who are disqualified from appointment may…
  • Dec 13

    What are some of the reasons a candidate can receive an NYPD psych disqualification ?

    What are some of the reasons a candidate can receive an NYPD psych disqualification ?
    What can be expected in the NYPD psych testing process? The NYPD will give you a written exam consisting of hundreds of questions.  After the examination is scored you will be called to meet with a NYPD Psychological staff member for an…
Rank this Week: 4088

The FEHA Blog

The FEHA Blog

Discourse on California’s Fair Employment and Housing Act from an employee rights attorney’s point of view. By M. Greg Mullanax.

http://fehablog.com/
  • Jan 16

    FEHA Plaintiff Must Prevail for Attorney’s Fee Award

    FEHA Plaintiff Must Prevail for Attorney’s Fee Award
    Here’s a FEHA disability discrimination case that went to trial and resulted in a defense verdict.  Plaintiff’s attorney then sought attorney’s fees because even though the jury awarded plaintiff no relief, the jury did…
  • Sep 6

    It’s A Conduit Case!

    It’s A Conduit Case!
    In this case, plaintiff alleged he was fired because of his marital status in violation of FEHA’s protections against marital status discrimination. Plaintiff was fired by his boss, who was also his mother-in-law. Plaintiff said he was…
  • Aug 28

    Disability Discrimination Case – Summary Judgment Affirmed

    Disability Discrimination Case – Summary Judgment Affirmed
    Here’s an interesting FEHA disability discrimination case in which the Ninth Circuit upheld the district court’s summary judgment dismissing the case. In this case there was no evidence that plaintiff’s disability was a…
Rank this Week: 2315

Florida Employment Lawyers Blog

Florida Employment Lawyers Blog

Covers employment law. By Whittel & Melton, LLC.

https://www.floridaemploymentlawyersblog.com/
  • Jan 16

    Pinellas County Woman Accuses Media Business of Disability Discrimination

    Pinellas County Woman Accuses Media Business of Disability Discrimination
    A Pinellas County woman is suing a Clearwater company, alleging age and disability discrimination. Whittel & Melton is pursuing the case on behalf of the woman. The woman filed a complaint Nov. 16 in  Pinellas County Circuit Court…
  • Jan 3

    Former Orlando Employee Accuses Restaurant Supply Company of Religious Discrimination

    Former Orlando Employee Accuses Restaurant Supply Company of Religious Discrimination
    A former employee is suing an Orlando restaurant supply and equipment company, alleging religious discrimination. The man filed a complaint Dec. 1 in Orange County Circuit Court against the company, alleging he was fired without warning.…
  • Dec 21

    Former Clearwater Employee Accuses WaWa of Discrimination

    Former Clearwater Employee Accuses WaWa of Discrimination
    A former employee is suing WaWa, alleging disability discrimination, discrimination, retaliation and wrongful termination. The man filed a complaint Nov. 29 in Pinellas Circuit Court against WaWa Inc., alleging the company fired him for…
Rank this Week: 2280

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
  • Jan 11

    Boss Assumed That Gay Employee Must Have AIDS

    Boss Assumed That Gay Employee Must Have AIDS
    Boss Assumed That Gay Employee Must Have AIDS Supervisor drew pictures that mocked man’s supposed effeminate mannerisms Your boss seems uncomfortable that you’re in a same-sex marriage. He makes lewd comments about your…
  • Jan 3

    Report: Employers Stole More Than $2 Billion from Workers in Last Two Year

    Report: Employers Stole More Than $2 Billion from Workers in Last Two Year
    Report: Employers Stole More Than $2 Billion from Workers in Last Two Years Low-wage workers are particularly at risk You read that headline right. Two billion. It’s a staggering number—and it’s the amount of money the…
  • Dec 21

    Is Flirting at the Office Unlawful?

    Is Flirting at the Office Unlawful?
    Is Flirting at the Office Unlawful? How to know if it’s harmless or if it’s harassment Your new coworker is outgoing, friendly, talkative … and apparently, a flirt. He unabashedly compliments you on your appearance,…
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Employment Law Spotlight

Employment Law Spotlight

By Baker Hostetler.

http://www.employmentlawspotlight.com/
  • Jan 8

    Massachusetts Pregnant Workers Fairness Act Will Be in Effect Before You Know It

    Massachusetts Pregnant Workers Fairness Act Will Be in Effect Before You Know It
    As you may know, Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker signed the Massachusetts Pregnant Workers Fairness Act in July, expanding state protections for pregnant women and new mothers, and setting new rules for employers with six or more…
  • Jan 8

    Massachusetts Pregnant Workers Fairness Act Will Be in Effect Before You Know It

    Massachusetts Pregnant Workers Fairness Act Will Be in Effect Before You Know It
    As you may know, Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker signed the Massachusetts Pregnant Workers Fairness Act in July, expanding state protections for pregnant women and new mothers, and setting new rules for employers with six or more…
  • Dec 22

    California Imposes New Rules on Employers in Worksite Enforcement Action

    California Imposes New Rules on Employers in Worksite Enforcement Action
    Authorship credit: Matthew W. Hoyt, James D. Levine, Pamela D. Nieto and Alan C. deVries With clear indications from the Trump administration that worksite immigration enforcement is near the top of the agenda for 2018, the state of…
Rank this Week: 2509

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: 4089

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

http://www.workplacetechlaw.com
  • Jan 4

    Countering Bias in Expert HR Systems: A Procurement Guide for In-House Counsel

    Countering Bias in Expert HR Systems: A Procurement Guide for In-House Counsel
    Just published in the International In-house Counsel Journal!  Full text here.  Print edition available in April 2018. Abstract: People analytics – the focusing of so-called big data on human resources – is a tool…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 1762

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: 3103

Pennsylvania Worker's Compensation…

Pennsylvania Worker's Compensation Blog

Covers worker's compensation and Social Security litigation. By Martin LLC.

http://www.paworkinjury.com/blog/
  • Jan 3

    2018 PA WORKERS’ COMP AVERAGE WEEKLY WAGE ANNOUNCED

    2018 PA WORKERS’ COMP AVERAGE WEEKLY WAGE ANNOUNCED
    According to the Workers’ Compensation Act, injured workers are entitled to wage-loss benefits equal to two-thirds of their weekly wage for a work-related injury. However, there are minimum and maximum adjustments provided in the Act,…
  • Nov 10

    3 Common Reasons Your Military In-Service Compensation Claim Might Be Denied (And What To Do About It)

    3 Common Reasons Your Military In-Service Compensation Claim Might Be Denied (And What To Do About It)
    If you’ve filed a claim for service-connected compensation and your claim has been denied, you’re probably wondering what you did wrong, or could have done differently. All too many times I speak with veterans who believe that…
  • Aug 30

    How much can you work while receiving Social Security Disability benefits?

    How much can you work while receiving Social Security Disability benefits?
    Social Security defines disability as an “inability to engage in any substantial gainful activity” because of a physical or mental impairment. In short, to be disabled, you must be unable to work. However, Social Security defines…
Rank this Week: 1257

Employment Law Blog

Employment Law Blog

By Strong Advocates.

https://www.strongadvocates.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 2545

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/
  • Jan 1

    Vermont and New Hampshire Introduce Bills to Limit Noncompete

    Vermont and New Hampshire Introduce Bills to Limit Noncompete
    Proposed legislation banning noncompetes has become de rigueur. Two more states – Vermont and New Hampshire – have introduced noncompete bills in just the past two weeks. Vermont’s bill would ban all employee noncompete…
  • Dec 24

    Pennsylvania Legislators Propose Noncompete Ban

    Pennsylvania Legislators Propose Noncompete Ban
    Early this year, Pennsylvania joined the bandwagon of states considering modifying their noncompete laws. (For a comprehensive list and on-going updates, see Changing Trade Secrets | Noncompete Laws.) At that time, it was considering…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 4353

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
  • Dec 28

    What Is the Harm of Hugs in the Workplace?

    What Is the Harm of Hugs in the Workplace?
    In recent months, the increasing number of high-profile allegations of sexual harassment and sexual assault has put a spotlight on the charged issue of proper decorum in the workplace. The issue that many employers face, however, is…
  • Dec 28

    What Is the Harm of Hugs in the Workplace?

    What Is the Harm of Hugs in the Workplace?
    In recent months, the increasing number of high-profile allegations of sexual harassment and sexual assault has put a spotlight on the charged issue of proper decorum in the workplace. The issue that many employers face, however, is…
  • Dec 21

    Steps to Take When You've Been Underpaid

    Steps to Take When You've Been Underpaid
    You work hard for your paycheck, and every dollar counts. So you might be surprised to learn that getting underpaid is quite common, and not every employee realizes it’s happening. Employee rights lawyers recommend verifying the…
Rank this Week: 4011

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/
  • Dec 22

    Bronx Italian Restaurant Sued For Wage Theft

    Bronx Italian Restaurant Sued For Wage Theft
    Roberto’s Restaurant, a famous Italian restaurant on Arthur Avenue in the Bronx, was sued by Gerardo Luna, a food preparer and porter, for unpaid overtime compensation and spread of hours pay, in violation of the Fair Labor Standards…
  • Dec 15

    Haru Restaurants Sued for Forcing Waitstaff to Share Tips with Sushi Chef

    Haru Restaurants Sued for Forcing Waitstaff to Share Tips with Sushi Chef
    Haru restaurants in New York City, were hit with a tip theft lawsuit that claimed the restaurants had a tip distribution scheme where sushi chefs would receive a daily portion of the tip pool. The lawsuit claims that the sushi chefs did not…
  • Dec 11

    Mario Batali Accused of Sexual Harassment

    Mario Batali Accused of Sexual Harassment
    A sex harassment expose by Eater accuses celebrity chef Mario Batali of inappropriately touching four women and engaging in a pattern of sex harassment that has spanned the last twenty years. According to Eater, one woman accused Batali of…
Rank this Week: 3108

HR Law Talk

HR Law Talk

By Bass, Berry & Sims PLC.

http://www.bassberryhrlawtalk.com/
Rank this Week: 3555

Quirky Employment Law Questions

Quirky Employment Law Questions

Covers quirky questions in employment law. By Dorsey & Whitney LLP.

http://quirkyemploymentquestions.com/
Rank this Week: 4029

Tennessee Employment Lawyer Blog

Tennessee Employment Lawyer Blog

Covers Tennessee age discrimination, minimum wage, overtime, qui tam and workplace discrimination. By the Higgins Firm.

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

    $20 Sexual Harassment Settlement for Fox’s Gretchen Carlson

    $20 Sexual Harassment Settlement for Fox’s Gretchen Carlson
    By now, many are familiar with Gretchen Carlson’s sexual harassment lawsuit against Fox News. This popular Cable News Network has reshaped how news has been delivered over the past twenty years. Carlson was a fixture at Fox, yet during…
  • May 10

    Faulty Background Checks Prompt Multiple Class Action Lawsuit

    Faulty Background Checks Prompt Multiple Class Action Lawsuit
    Last March Michele Petry was told she would not be hired for a nursing position she had so eagerly awaited for. Indianapolis-based IDE Management had run a mandatory background check which had revealed Miss Petry was a convicted felon. Her…
  • Sep 16

    Is Your Personal Trainer Being Worked Over by their Employer?

    Is Your Personal Trainer Being Worked Over by their Employer?
    Personal trainers everywhere work hard to provide many of us with the best services as possible. They deserve every penny of their paychecks and maybe even some pay for putting in overtime. Unfortunately, recently there has been an alarming…
Rank this Week: 4603

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: 2320