May 11, 2013

Google Alert - Employment Law

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The Cruel Things Obama Is DoingTo the Labor Market
Forbes
These are not small changes, and in some instances they can double the cost of labor. The law does not specify how much of the premium must be paid by the employer versus the employee, but the economic effects are the same, regardless of who writes the ...
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Candy Workers Sue for Overtime
ABC News
Steven Kaminshine, dean of Georgia State University College of Law and an expert in labor and employment law, said cases claiming violation of the Fair Labor Standards Act are "very fact-dependent." "A common area of dispute under the Fair Labor ...
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Labour relations may get rockier - Star Phoenix
StarPhoenix
However, if the government has no "labour problem" when it comes to people finding jobs, it seems logical to ask why we then need to hastily overhaul 107 years of labour law and stuff it into an omnibus bill without taking proper time to assess the ...
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Pre-employment psychological exam waived for Joshua McGehee, deputy ...
WPTV
"Personnel presently employed by the Sheriff's Office whose work history and disciplinary records do not contain any negative employment indicators, and that are transitioning into sworn law enforcement or corrections positions, are NOT required to ...
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WPTV
ConAgra Loses NLRB Case Over Verbal Union Activity Warning
Law360 (subscription)
Law360, New York (May 10, 2013, 3:53 PM ET) -- A National Labor Relations Board administrative law judge ruled Thursday that ConAgra Foods Inc. violated federal labor law by reprimanding an employee for discussing union activities on the clock and ...
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Fed contractors: Prepare to defend pay decisions
Business Management Daily
by The HR Specialist: Employment Law on May 10, 2013 3:00pm in Discrimination and Harassment,Human Resources. If you're a federal contractor or subcontractor, now's a good time to make sure your compensation practices are free from race, sex or age ...
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Older employee slowing down: Does termination = discrimination?
Business Management Daily
If you do plan to discipline or terminate an older worker due to the person's reduced or poor performance, just make sure you follow the golden rule of employment law ... Do It To One, Do It To All. Equality and consistency will save you in court. Also ...
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Towards Efficient Labour Dispute Resolution
AllAfrica.com
For this reason, the effective management of conflict and the resolution of labour disputes have, as a consequence, assumed increasing importance since the dawn of independence. Consequently Namibia's labour laws have undergone reforms and have ...
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Schneiderman announces settlement with Fortune 500 company to end illegal ...
Niagara Frontier Publications
"My office is committing to ensuring equal access to employment opportunities for New Yorkers across our state," Schneiderman said. "Those who have paid their debt to society deserve a fair chance to make an honest living. It's illegal under New York ...
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You're fired... but wait, there's more
New Zealand Herald
Faber is still stunned by the Employment Relations Authority (ERA) decision, which landed a week before Christmas. "They are a law unto themselves," says the bluntly spoken former South African from his Independent Refrigeration and Electrical business ...
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New Zealand Herald
Ex-employees sue Lexington restaurant for more than $105000 in wages
Lexington Herald Leader
The former employees are being represented by Trent Taylor, an employment law attorney for the non-profit Kentucky Equal Justice Center in Louisville. Taylor said Thursday that allegations of failure to pay minimum wage or overtime "is a latent but ...
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Sonia lays down the law: Pressure from Congress President forces Ministers ...
Daily Mail
The names of Communications Minister Kapil Sibal and Petroleum Minister Veerappa Moily are doing the rounds for the post of law minister, while Dalit leader from Karnataka Mallikarjun Kharge, now Minister of Labour and Employment, and Health Minister ...
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Daily Mail
Lawsuit: Airports Authority Spawns Culture of Discrimination, Retaliation ...
Patch.com
According to Scott Oswald, another of Smeal's attorneys from The Employment Law Group law firm, her "allegations of fraud and harassment are supported by years of documentation and witness accounts. We are confident justice will be served for Isabel ...
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Kasambahay Law
Tempo
Employers will also have something to smile about with the professionalization of house hold service workers (HSW) after the Department of Labor and Employment (DoLE) recently issued the implementing rules and regulation (IRR) for Republic Act No.
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Early Lessons From the NLRB on Social Media - Law.com
Corporate Counsel
A small but growing body of case law from the National Labor Relations Board is setting the boundaries of employer authority to curb employee online expression about the workplace. The NLRB, which enforces the National Labor Relations Act, made ...
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State proposal would cover municipalities' military leave
Business Management Daily
by The HR Specialist: Minnesota Employment Law on May 11, 2013 7:00am in Compensation and Benefits,Human Resources. Many of the police officers, firefighters and paramedics in Minnesota municipalities are members of the military reserves and ...
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Federal wage-and-hour lawsuits filed last year up 10%
Business Insurance
A record high of 7,764 federal wage-and-hour lawsuits were filed under the Fair Labor Standards Act for the year ended March 31, said law firm Seyfarth Shaw L.L.P. on Thursday. The law firm said it based its report on data from the Washington-based ...
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Nepali workers still struggle in Saudi Arabia
Bikyanews.com
Human Rights Watch has documented discrimination and abuse against Asian domestic workers in the Middle East for several years. Labor laws in the Gulf exclude domestic workers from basic protections guaranteed other workers such as a weekly rest day, ...
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D.C. Circuit Rules National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) Notice-Posting ...
The National Law Review
The Notice Rule was published by the NLRB on August 25, 2011, and would have required all employers subject to the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) to post a notice informing employees of their rights under the NLRA. The court's decision means ...
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On Your Side: Due diligence before chasing a better mortgage
The National
Article 134 of UAE Labour Law states, "The wage which is considered as basis for computation of the end of service gratuity shall not include anything given to the labourer in kind, housing allowance, transport allowance, travel allowance, overtime ...
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IRS targeting of political groups might be one of agency's 'deadly sins'
Washington Post (blog)
Violating the rights protected under the Constitution or the civil rights established under six specifically identified laws with respect to a taxpayer, taxpayer representative, or other employee of the IRS. 4. Falsifying or destroying documents to ...
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Beyond Basketball and Bigotry
New York Times
The lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community remains vulnerable to employment discrimination in more than half the country. Only 21 states have laws barring employers from refusing to hire people or firing them because of their sexual ...
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Blogs2 new results for Employment Law
 
NJ Gov. Vetoes Employer Facebook Password Request Ban ...
By Lawyers.com
New Jersey would have been the eighth state to stop businesses from snooping into their current or prospective employees' Facebook and Twitter accounts, although the Jersey law would have gone several steps beyond the protections that ...
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Different punishments for breaking same rule? Cite specifics to ...
By The HR Specialist: North Carolina Employment Law
It's reasonable to expect employees to obey your work rules. But employees can also reasonably expect you to apply those rules fairly. If you don't, you risk a ... by The HR Specialist: North Carolina Employment Law on May 11, 2013 10:00am ...
Business Management Daily

Web4 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 ...
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Kenya: Court Rules Employment Law Covers ... - Solidarity Center
Saying that under the Employment Act, "a verbal contract is a contract that can confer rights and can be enforced," the judge ruled that domestic workers are ...
www.solidaritycenter.org/content.asp?contentid=1646
Protecting Privacy or Enabling Fraud? Employee Social Media ...
To date, at least six states have enacted social media employee privacy laws ( which were blogged about here, here, here, and here) and upwards of thirty-five ...
privacylaw.proskauer.com/.../protecting-privacy-or-enabling-f...
No Cost Employment Law Resources | PenSoft Blog
How many times have you heard, "There is no such thing as a free lunch"? Well we want to share with you two resources from the U.S. Department of Labor (D.
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