May 1, 2013

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Labour laws: Political manifestoes lack vision
Business Recorder (blog)
Most of the political parties have announced their manifestoes for May 11 general elections with their "focus" on minimum wages. Although, labour was no longer a Concurrent subject, on May 01, 2012, the then Prime Minister announced an increase in ...
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Cheers, jeers for labour law changes (+poll)
The Bay of Plenty Times
Unions have slated newly announced labour laws, but Tauranga employers say the controversial changes are a step in the right direction for small Western Bay of Plenty businesses. Tauranga MP and Labour Minister Simon Bridges unveiled a suite of ...
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Right to employment after parental leave
International Law Office
In its ruling, the court clarified that this right is far reaching and may entail a limitation of an employer's general right under the Labour Law to manage and supervise its employees and their tasks, as well as an employee's obligation to perform ...
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Sheppard Mullin adds ex-Baker & McKenzie labor and employment leader
Thomson Reuters News & Insight
(Reuters) - As part of an effort to strengthen its international labor and employment practice, the law firm Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton has hired a former leader of Baker & McKenzie's labor and employment practice in Chicago. Brian Arbetter, 46 ...
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Law reforms could help create jobs
Zambia Daily Mail
This year's theme is 'Transforming the Economy through Job Creation, Labour Law Reform, Better Conditions of Service and Improved Work Culture'. It appears loaded but it is probably one of the most practical and comprehensive themes coined in a very ...
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US Senate Confirms New Commissioner of Equal Employment Opportunity ...
From 1997 to 1998, she was a New York University Community Service Fund attorney fellow at the National Employment Law Project (NELP), and served as a judicial law clerk for Judge Edmund V. Ludwig of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of ...
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Court considers definition of 'bargaining unit' in breakthrough unionisation
International Law Office
One issue in collective labour law that has both legal and practical ramifications is the definition of the term 'bargaining unit' for the purposes of collective bargaining and the signing of a collective agreement. In this context, a 'bargaining unit ...
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Family feud leads to 3rd Circuit employment precedent
Thomson Reuters News & Insight
The 3rd Circuit, in a case called Robert Mariotti v. Mariotti Building Products, said that the test can be applied to businesses that are not professional corporations that have been sued under Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights act, the primary ...
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Iran: Government Trampling Workers' Rights, Says HRW
Eurasia Review
Dozens of labor and independent trade union activists are in prison for speaking out in defense of workers.Human Rights Watch called for the government to end the crackdown and free labor rights advocates in anticipation of International Workers' Day ...
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Katz, Marshall & Banks' Group of "Super Lawyers" Continues to Grow
The Herald |
WASHINGTON — Whistleblower and employment law firm Katz, Marshall & Banks is pleased to announce that the group of firm attorneys recognized as "Super Lawyers" continues to grow. This year, Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Avi Kumin joined the firm's ...
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Legal recognition of domestic workers
Financial Express Bangladesh
Domestic workers have been kept outside the purview of labour law. Hence, there are no standards relating to their wages, working hours and leave. The helpless and poor workers cannot place allegations against offenders and file cases if they are ...
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Miners' Union Takes Unusual Legal Turn to Save Benefits in Bankruptcy
Insurance Journal
In an unusual move, the union claims that the transactions were designed to interfere with workers' benefits, which is illegal under federal employment law. It asks the court to declare that Peabody and Arch remain liable for benefits for some 13,000 ...
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Slovenia Should Reject Neo-Liberal Model, Labour Law Expert Says
STA - Slovenska Tiskovna Agencija (subscription)
Ljubljana, 1 May (STA) - Slovenia must reject the neo-liberal attitude that considers workers as cost that needs to be cut, Barbara Kresal, a labour law expert from Ljubljana University, told the STA in an interview ahead of International Labour Day ...
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New regulations introduced for outsourcing services
International Law Office
On December 1 2012 the Federal Labour Law was amended for the first time in more than 40 years. One of many relevant aspects of the new law is the inclusion of new regulations for outsourcing services. Although the outsourcing industry has been growing ...
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Bill Targets Lawyers Who Threaten Immigrants -
"And, it gives a law-breaking business strong incentive to run a shop that falls far short of respecting California's employment laws." SB 666 and SB 516, backed by immigrant support groups and organized labor, have sailed through two legislative ...
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Simpson & Marwick poaches four lawyers from MacRoberts
Miller, accredited as a specialist in employment law and in discrimination law by The Law Society of Scotland, has represented both private and public sector organisations in a number of high profile tribunals throughout the UK. He said: "My colleagues ...
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Ogletree Deakins Jumps 11 Spots to Break into Am Law 100
MarketWatch (press release)
ATLANTA, Apr 30, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE via COMTEX) -- via PRWEB - Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C. (Ogletree Deakins), one of the largest labor and employment law firms representing management, is pleased to announce that the ...
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MarketWatch (press release)
Jiangsu Province Adopts New Labor Contract Rules
China Briefing
In addition, the Rules have reflected the most recent development of China's Labor Contract Law by including a full chapter detailing various aspects regarding labor dispatch. As the Rules have already come into effect on May 1, 2013, enterprises ...
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Sacked for having the wrong beliefs
Thanks to a ruling by the European Court of Human Rights last year, the UK Employment Rights Act has been amended so that, from the first day of employment, an employee can bring a claim of unfair dismissal if the reason for being sacked was his or her ...
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Playersí complaints overshadow Qatari attempts to project improved workersí ...
Middle East Online
Employment-related complaints by two international players, one of whom is barred from leaving Qatar, threaten to overshadow 2022 World Cup organizing committeeís release of charter of workerís rights. Middle East Online. By James M. Dorsey - Singapore ...
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Middle East Online
Inside Business: Vogel Law
Regardless of gender, all of the new hires bring with them different areas of expertise, as the firm`s services include everything from business and employment law, to governmental relations and medical malpractice. "Given North Dakota`s economy, we ...
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'Shares for rights' scheme to become law in the autumn
Builders' Merchants News
A new Employee Shareholder scheme is to start this autumn, allowing staff to give up certain employment rights in exchange for shares in the business they work for, worth between £2,000 and £50,000. The House of Lords has voted to accept a clause in ...
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'Dodger Dog' makers burned by DOL bias probe
Business Management Daily
The OFCCP has labor-law compliance authority over Cloherty because its parent company, Minnesota-based Hormel Foods, is contractor to the federal government. Under the settlement, Cloherty will pay $439,538 in back wages, including interest, to 1,988 ...
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Ensure FMLA eligibility before approving leave
Business Management Daily
by The HR Specialist: Texas Employment Law on April 30, 2013 4:00pm in FMLA Guidelines,Human Resources. Here's a problem that's quite common for employers with several work sites spread far apart and one common HR department. Many employees ...
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Ask your attorney about class-action waivers
Business Management Daily
by The HR Specialist: Minnesota Employment Law on April 30, 2013 1:00pm in Employment Law,Human Resources. The 8th Circuit Court of Appeals, which covers Minnesota employers, has ruled that an employee who previously agreed to waive her right to ...
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Social, not legal justice
Philippine Star
An employee is entitled to separation pay pursuant to Article 284 of the Labor Code if the employer terminates the services of an employee found to be suffering from any disease and whose continued employment is prohibited by law or prejudicial to his ...
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Simplified share buy back rules to boost employee ownership announced
It said that the changes would make it easier for companies that issue shares directly to their employees to buy these back when workers leave the company. This will enable companies to reissue these shares more easily to new employees, and to avoid ...
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Employment lawyer warns bosses of home-working risks (press release)
As Work Wise UK approaches its eighth annual campaign week 12-18 May 2013, a leading North Wales and Shropshire employment law specialist has issued a warning to local bosses. Nick Kennan. The Work Wise Week initiative, which comes from Work ...
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New remuneration requirements for fund businesses
International Law Office
The implementation raises questions in terms of labour and employment law. For instance, it must be examined whether existing works agreements can be replaced by new agreements with the works council. This would avoid the enterprise having to enter ...
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Labour Day Is Learning Day
Channel 7 Daily News
Tomorrow is Labor Day, a public and bank holiday where we all honour the contributions of workers to Belize's history. Antonio Soberanis is probably Belize's best-known labor unionist who fought many of the rights which have been enshrined in Belize's ...
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New Oregon Law Aimed At Recovering Fraudulently Collected Benefits
Albany Tribune
The Employment Department already has the authority to intercept state tax refunds; the new law gives the agency another method to recoup fraudulently collected benefits. Unemployment insurance benefits are meant for individuals who are out of work ...
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Doe v. Guthrie Clinic, Ltd.: A New Privacy Battleground?
The National Law Review
Such a finding will usually defeat a patient's claim against the employer hospital or medical practice for the employee's actions. As is frequently the case in health law, however, all of that may be about to change, and if it does, hospitals and ...
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Unions hit back at labour proposals
Wairarapa Times-Age
A controversial new employment relations bill is a "fundamental attack on workers' rights", a local union rep warns. Introducing the Employment Relations Amendment Bill on Friday, Labour Minister Simon Bridges said it aimed to improve fairness and ...
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A Pathway to Citizenship Should Create a Pathway to Workplace Protections
Huffington Post (blog)
On the back end, Congress would rely on federal agencies such as the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), Department of Labor (DOL), and Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) to enforce labor laws. On the employer side, ...
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John Allen: Overzealous bottom-line moves can cause anything but savings
Smart Business Network
To mitigate risk and minimize costs, HR compliance should be a constant consideration for business owners. Employment laws govern how companies hire, schedule, compensate and behave toward their employees. Adhering to these and other government ...
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Smart Business Network
Matthew Figgie and Rick Solon: An extension of your team
Smart Business Network
Labor and employee issues —The multitude of employment law issues, regulation and compliance requirements and employer/employee legal issues demands a working relationship with a labor/employment legal professional. Financial services ...
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Smart Business Network
Labor groups endorse 7 senatorial bets -
She pushed for the passage of domestic workers' bill (it was signed into law on January 18 and is now known as the Kasambahay law) and also for the ratification of the ILO (International Labor Organization) convention 189 in 2012, according to Mata.
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Blogs1 new result for Employment Law
Speaker Kadaga Wants a Law to Force Investors Create ...
By Uganda News Picks
Speaker Kadaga Wants a Law to Force Investors Create Employment to Locals. Posted on May 1, 2013. By Our Reporter. As Uganda today joins the rest of the world to cerebrate the international labor day, with the THEME skilling Ugandans ...
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Web7 new results for Employment Law
Center for Labor and Employment Law Hosts Symposium on ...
The Center for Labor and Employment Law, under the leadership of Professor David L. Gregory, recently hosted a symposium on arbitration in professional ...
Helen Kelly More Employment Law Changes FINAL - YouTube
Helen Kelly More Employment Law Changes FINAL. NZCTU·26 videos ...
Webinar - Employment Law Seminar - "Preparing for ... - Des Moines
The Davis Brown Law Firm is an Iowa law firm with offices in Des Moines, West Des Moines, Ames and Emmetsburg. Founded in 1929, Davis, Brown, Koehn, ...
The Butterfly Effect of Boston Bombings on Labor Law | Labor ...
While the unfortunate series of events may seem quite removed from labor law, the bomber's status as immigrants may have a larger impact than expected in the ...
Employment law - Villarrubia Law Office
Wage and hour issues, noncompete agreements. Contact employment law firm, Moreno & Villarrubia LLP in Indianapolis. Call 317-822-9900.
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