May 21, 2013

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Live from the Upper Midwest Employment Law Institute
Power Line (blog)
At the moment I am listening to the ostentatiously liberal Judge Mark Bennett of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Iowa summarize the Supreme Court's employment law decisions of the past year. Judge Bennett wants us to know ...
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Flint-based human resource company to host HR Law Lunch and Learn seminar
FLINT, MI – Expert Human Resources, a Flint-based company, will host a seminar dealing with employment law and regulations on Thursday, May 23, from 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m., at the America's Best Inns and Suites Hotel on Hill Road in Flint. "Employment ...
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Employment status warning from Lancashire firm
Lancashire Evening Post
A Lancashire employment law expert is warning that a controversial new type of employment status is to be introduced later this year, bringing with it a number of responsibilities for bosses. 'Employee shareholder' status has been created by the ...
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Keep careful pay records, or else courts will take employees' word for it
Business Management Daily
by The HR Specialist: Texas Employment Law on May 20, 2013 4:00pm in Human Resources,Overtime Labor Laws. Here's another powerful reason to maintain meticulous wage-and-hour pay records. If you don't—and a worker claims you owe him money for ...
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Seminar to brief Gloucestershire business on legal changes
South West Business
Legal and employment law experts Sherbornes Solicitors will be delivering a seminar covering all legal changes due in 2013 likely to impact on business. The Cheltenham solicitors is teaming up with the Gloucestershire Chamber of Commerce to deliver the ...
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New EEOC Commissioner Marks a First for Agency -
The National Law Journal
Jenny Yang, a civil rights and employment lawyer hailing from New Jersey, was sworn in last week to the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, returning it to full strength after a yearlong vacancy. Yang, 43, a Democrat, replaces Stuart Ishmaru, ...
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Tightening the Belt & Loosening Enforcement: Effects of the Sequester on ...
The National Law Review
The sequester not only imposes real consequences to employees who work for these federal agencies, but also serious impediments to labor law rights and regulations. Employers who are involved in agency charges, administrative hearings, or lawsuits ...
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Puerto Rico Takes Important Steps Towards LGBTI Rights
The measure would amend several employment law provisions that deal with discrimination (be it for race, gender, religion, etc.) and would add sexual orientation as a prohibited factor upon which to make an employment decision. With a new party in ...
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LibertyBell Civil Lawyers Cheer the Pending California Employment Law (press release)
LibertyBell civil lawyers encourage the passing of the new California employment law, SB 404, now pending in the Senate Appropriations Committee. The new law, introduced by Senator Jackson, amends the California Fair Employment and Housing Act.
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Pay Issues with Professionals, with Larry Moy, Partner with Outten and Golden ...
... Larry Moy, Partner with Outten and Golden, an employment Law Firm in New York talks with the Employment Law Channel about the different scenarios that arise when employee seek legal advise regarding pay issues.
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Important new and wide-ranging changes to employment law in France
Lexology (registration)
A significant new employment law was adopted by the French Parliament on 14 May 2013 (Loi relative à la sécurisation de l'emploi) setting out a number of important new measures affecting employers in France. The law has not yet been officially ...
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New Developments in UK Employment Law for 2013 and Onwards
Lexology (registration)
In the last 18 months, the UK government has introduced a host of legislative reforms to UK employment law. These reforms are part of the governments "Employment Law Review" which is designed to cut back the "red tape" in employment law in a bid to ...
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Federal laws ensure workers are paid for every last minute of overtime (press release)
Most New York workers are generally familiar with the federal overtime law that expressly dictates that hourly employees must be paid at least one and one-half times their regular hourly rate for all time worked beyond 40 hours in any given workweek.
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In and out
The Global Legal Post
Mr Deans is a former practicing employment barrister and his current legal practice covers a wide range of contentious and non-contentious UK employment law and has included advising clients operating in the financial services, insurance, publishing, ...
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Fast-food worker strikes continue to spread in major U.S. cities
A statement from Armstrong Teasdale LLP, which has offices in St. Louis and Kansas City, Missouri, and edits Missouri Employment Law Letter, points out that the recent wave of strikes differs from traditional labor unrest. "Although strikes are often ...
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Fallbrook Hospital may be forced to negotiate with nurses
U-T San Diego
The National Labor Relations Board is set to go to federal court June 5 to request a rare federal injunction to force the hospital to comply with federal labor law. Last May, Fallbrook RNs voted to join the California Nurses Association/National Nurses ...
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Little incidents can become harassment over time
Business Management Daily
by The HR Specialist: Pennsylvania Employment Law on May 21, 2013 8:00am in Discrimination and Harassment,Human Resources. Respond ASAP with swift discipline the first time someone levels sexual or anti-female taunts at an employee. Otherwise ...
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Micky's now under fire from ex-employees - WeHo News
WeHo News
Matthew Krupnick of Krupnick and Krupnick Law Firm has secured an October trial date for a class action suit representing nine former employees of the nightclub claiming a hostile work environment, racial discrimination, discrimination against ...
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Reality show debacle spurs questions about tipped employees
BLUMBERG: Matt Fendon is an employment attorney in Phoenix. He does not think an employer keeping tips and paying a hourly wage would be illegal under Arizona law, but federal law specifically says tips are always the property of an employee.
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NAVEX Global Workplace Harassment Benchmark Survey Demonstrates How ...
San Francisco Chronicle (press release)
NAVEX Global Workplace Harassment Benchmark Survey Demonstrates How Organizations are Addressing New and Growing Employment Law Challenges. PRWeb. Published 6:00 pm, Monday, May 20, 2013. Tweet · Comments (0). Larger | Smaller ...
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270 illegal workers held in Oman
Muscat Daily
Legal actions against the workers have been initiated by the competent authorities. Meanwhile, 199 labourers were deported for violating provisions of the Labour Law, during this week, the release added. 270 illegal workers held in Oman. Currently 0 ...
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Government proposals for simplifying TUPE
Known as TUPE, The Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2006 is a law which aims to protect employees should a business in which they work change hands. However, it adds substantial complications to a business's sale and ...
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Two Halifax insurance brokers clash in court
Halifax Evening Courier
Maureen Singleton, Head of Corporate and Employment Law at Eatons Solicitors, represented Romero in the dispute. She said the judgement stated there was no breach of Andrew Templeton's contract by Romero and hence no constructive dismissal.
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Guest Column: Union are integral part of modern free society
SCRTW law prohibits agreements between labor unions and employers that govern the extent to which an established union can require employees' membership, payment of union dues, or fees as a condition of employment, either before or after hiring.
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Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) Issues Revised Guidance ...
The National Law Review
On May 15, 2013, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) issued revised guidance for employers regarding individuals with specific disabilities: cancer, epilepsy, diabetes and intellectual disabilities. The guidance reflects the change to ...
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DHB says smoking law is on its side
Newstalk ZB
Lawyer Jonathan Coates says under the Health and Safety in Employment Act, the DHB has an obligation to protect its employees from hazards, including smoking, which is a significant one. He says as the legal owner and occupier, Waitemata DHB also has ...
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Uni professor loses bid for ERA case hearing
New Zealand Herald
Professor Christopher Ohms, who specialises in tax law at Auckland University of Technology (AUT), applied the the Employment Relations Authority (ERA) to have the matter removed to the higher authority. In its decisions declining the application, the ...
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Ash Kalra on pensions: Time for San Jose to end the war on its employees
San Jose Mercury News
We cannot wage war against our employees, expect them to provide high-quality service for lower pay and then be surprised that they seek employment elsewhere. Given the decades of case law against the city's attempt to break our employees' contract ...
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Case to Watch: California case to test compulsory union dues
Thomson Reuters News & Insight
Statutes that require public-sector employees to contribute to non-political union activities have been accepted law for more than 30 years, since the Supreme Court ruled in Abood v. Detroit Board of Education. But in a narrow decision on union dues ...
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Mounts, Peña elected to Hospice El Paso board
El Paso Inc.
A University of Virginia alum, Mounts attended the Texas Tech School of Law and has practiced insurance, transportation, product and labor-employment law for 26 years. Also joining the board is Rene D. Peña, a UTEP graduate and president of Peña, ...
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Texas Man Resurrects Suit Alleging AG Fired Him for Being Gay
The Voice notes Texas's erratic employment nondiscrimination laws, highlighting that former AG Dan Morales, a Democrat, added sexual orientation to the department's nondiscrimination policy. But when current AG Doug Abbott, a Republican, took office in ...
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In Monterey, judge rejects cap on pension payments
Capitol Weekly
The state Public Employment Relations Board (PERB) upheld labor complaints that the measures in San Diego, San Jose and Pacific Grove violated state labor law requiring bargaining. The board filed an unsuccessful lawsuit to prevent a vote on the San ...
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Man wins €5000 for illegal sacking
Times of Malta
Tribunal chairman Christopher Attard quoted a section of employment law, which states that a service contract could not be terminated without the employee's consent while he is out on injury leave after being hurt at work. He, therefore, ordered the ...
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Employment lawyer joins Scharnhorst Ast & Kennard
Kansas City Business Journal
While Seyferth Blumenthal & Harris has the "deepest bench" of employment law expertise in Kansas City, Coverdale said, Scharnhorst Ast & Kennard offered him "a great opportunity to hone my skills." "You can always find ways to sharpen your saw," he said.
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Bangor school board votes to test all employees for drugs
Allentown Morning Call
The policy states the district's commitment to test in instances of "reasonable suspicion", which it already does per state law, and as terms of employment. Addessi said the policy is unnecessary because the district covers itself, through reasonable ...
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Wage-and-hour lawsuits up sharply
Business Management Daily
"This strong spike and new high for FLSA claims makes them one of the top threats to U.S. employers," said Richard Alfred, an employment law attorney with the Seyfarth Shaw law firm. "It's surprising to see a sharp increase like this." The most common ...
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Ramos' bill to keep job-seekers' social media info private OK'd by Assembly
The Jersey Journal -
If signed into law, the legislation will bar employers from requiring employees or applicants to turn over their log-in information for social networking websites -- shuch as Twitter and Facebook -- as a condition of employment. "If we don't draw this ...
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US High Court to Hear Fidelity Case to Clarify Worker Protections
WASHINGTON--The Supreme Court said Monday that it will consider the scope of whistleblower protections written into a 2002 federal law that encourages employees at public companies to report fraud. The case, involving claims made by former employees ...
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Blogs3 new results for Employment Law
New Colorado Law Prohibits Employer Access to Applicant and ...
By Proskauer Rose LLP
On May 12, 2013, Colorado's governor signed H.B. 1046 into law to forbid employers from requiring or requesting that prospective and current employees disclose their username and...
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The California Employment Law Blog: McCoy v. Pacific Maritime ...
By Steven G. Pearl
My knowledge of employment law, neutrality, and natural tenacity allow me to resolve cases effectively. Contact Audra Graham at or (310) 201-0010 to calendar a mediation. CV of Steven G. Pearl · Daily Journal ...
The California Employment Law Blog
For employers, discrimination based on sexual orientation is legal ...
By recwordpress
If a Pennsylvania employer operates solely in areas without any express sexual orientation antidiscrimination laws, the employer still must contend with the federal employment discrimination law, Title VII. Although Title VII does not expressly ...
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Labor Law Workshop - Keauhou Farmers Market
Labor Law Workshop. Please call Gina at 322-4892 to RSVP or by email at ginab Friday, June 14, 2013. 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm. Pahala Community ...
Key employment law issues and trends for 2013 - YouTube
Members of the Hogan Lovells employment team discuss some key employment law issues ...
Employment Law - Las Cruces - CARRILLO LAW FIRM, PC
The Las Cruces office of Carrillo Law Firm, P.C. handles employment and labor law cases throughout New Mexico and West Texas. Call us at 575-647-3200.
Military Times names best employers for veterans in 2013 ...
On average, veterans make up more than 14 percent of the workforces of the more than 1000 companies and top government contractors that responded to a ...

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