May 28, 2013

Google Alert - Employment Law

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Transgendered employees and sexual harassment
Canadian HR Reporter (blog)
Employers must always be alert to the possibility of sexual harassment and be prepared to act if it occurs. Whether it's male employees harassing females or vice-versa, harassment can create a work environment that can be damaging to the harassed ...
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Australian industrial laws not so bad: Computershare
The Australian Financial Review
print -font +font. Reprints & permissions. Australian industrial laws not so bad: Computershare. Computershare CEO Stuart Crosby told the AFR on Tuesday"...the employment law problems we have are not in Australia, they are in other markets." Photo ...
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Do employers have right to temporarily lay employees off due to shortage of work?
Canadian HR Reporter (blog)
Just recently, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice rendered a decision which, on its face, appears to have changed the law with respect to temporary layoffs. This decision is good news for employers, who may now have more flexibility when they face ...
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Companies will not be forced to publish results of equal pay audits, says ...
Employees can bring an equal pay claim against their employer under UK employment laws where they can show that they are being paid less than members of the opposite sex for performing work of equal value providing the staff concerned work in the ...
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Take heart: EEOC doesn't win every time
Business Management Daily
by The HR Specialist: Minnesota Employment Law on May 28, 2013 12:00pm in Discrimination and Harassment,Human Resources. The EEOC sometimes tries to test out new retaliation theories to trip up employers. Its most recent attempt didn't work.
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Venezuela Employers Beware, New Regulations Establish Additional Wage And ...
Mondaq News Alerts (registration)
As of May 7, 2013, employers in Venezuela must comply with the new wage and hour law established one year ago under Venezuela's employment law reform act, known as the Organic Law of Labor and Workers1 (the "LOTTT", for its Spanish acronym).
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PERSONNEL FILE: Bowles Rice 'top ranked' in five areas of law
West Virginia Record
... USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business recognizes Bowles Rice as "Top Ranked" in each of the five areas of law evaluated by the publication's researchers in West Virginia: corporate/commercial law; labor and employment law; commercial ...
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The Lawyer Awards employment special report: Working models
The Lawyer
The range of work highlights the spectrum of issues in the employment law and pensions sphere right now. From restructuring pension schemes to payoffs by banks to bankers and one of the biggest and most significant equal pay claims to have been fought, ...
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Tim Hudak Takes a Page Out of the US Labour Policy Playbook
Huffington Post Canada
Apparently, attacking unions' financial security plays well among the wealthy set. At an event that raised $2.1 million for the Party last month Hudak declared: "We will modernize our labour laws so that no worker will be forced to join a union as a ...
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Beware one-sided arbitration agreements
Business Management Daily
After her employment ended, she filed a class-action lawsuit claiming violations of the California Labor Code. She said by misclassifying her as an exempt employee, AMS broke laws regarding minimum and overtime wages, rest and meal breaks and ...
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Pa. Workers' Comp Judges Can't Fight Rescinded Raise
The National Law Journal
"Under Pennsylvania law, employees are at-will and, absent a contract, may be terminated at any time for any reason or for no reason," the court said. "This general rule is not abrogated just because the employee is a governmental worker since an ...
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Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) Settles Sex Harassment ...
The National Law Review
Sexual harassment and firing an employee for opposing harassment violate Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. The EEOC filed its lawsuit, Civil Action No. 06-CV-05302, in U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York after attempting ...
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NYC Council Overwhelmingly Passes Mandatory Paid Sick Leave Law
Mondaq News Alerts (registration)
Led by Mayoral candidate and Council Speaker Christine Quinn, the New York City Council has enacted the Earned Sick Time Act — a new law that mandates all employers of 15 or more employees in New York City to provide paid sick leave to workers.
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Employment, development to mark ILO meet
"This Conference Committee will focus on the role of social partners and labour administrators. Labour Law Reforms and promoting of sound industrial relations will also be in focus. The discussions of this Conference Committee assume greater ...
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U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)'s Jackson Office and ...
The National Law Review
JACKSON, Miss. - The Birmingham District of the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) will sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the New Orleans Consulate of Mexico at the EEOC's Jackson Area Office in Jackson on May 23.
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Cash-strapped Victorian Legal Aid turned over more than 100 staff in last ...
Herald Sun
A SENIOR stakeholder employment co-ordinator; ... And in a move that has concerned the Law Institute of Victoria's ethics committee, VLA lawyers have been asked to sign an undertaking not to seek documents or files regarding clients' previous cases.
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NUS terminates Tey Tsun Hang's employment
Channel News Asia
In a statement, NUS said under the terms and conditions of his appointment at NUS, termination may be effected without prior notice and without payment of any compensation should Tey be convicted by a court of law of any crime which in the opinion of ...
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Bills Would Expand Pregnancy, Nursing Workplace Rights
Mondaq News Alerts (registration)
According to a press release: Current law provides mothers who are classified as non-exempt employees with reasonable break times to express milk in a private, non-bathroom environment while at work. The Supporting Working Moms Act would expand this ...
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Arbitrator refuses to reinstate fired worker after unjust dismissal finding
Canadian Employment Law Today (subscription)
Principles of labour law recognize the inherent value in a collective bargaining job, and arbitrators therefore strive to reinstate unjustly terminated workers. It is a rare occasion for an arbitrator to find that a unionized worker was terminated ...
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Darren Sherborne, Sherbornes Solicitors LLP: Partners and LLP members face ...
South West Business
With employment rights, members of LLPs for example are presumed in law to be self-employed. In any other company structure, the label on the relationship doesn't matter. If the person works at the direction of another, they will usually be an employee ...
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Help WM close the productivity gap on Germany, Italy and France
Works Management
Have your say on skills shortages, absenteeism and employment law and help WM's Great Productivity Debate establish why UK labour productivity lags behind the rest of Europe. WM is investigating how we bridge the divide in output per worker between us ...
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Alabama Lawmakers Approve Bill Requiring Employers To Allow Firearms In ...
Mondaq News Alerts (registration)
Alabama Governor Robert Bentley has signed into law SB286, a bill that limits employers' restrictions on employee possession of guns in their cars at work. The House of Representatives voted 73-28 on Monday to approve a conference committee version of ...
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HIV tests will no longer be required for educators
China Daily
"China has laws and regulations protecting the rights of people with HIV and AIDS, including the right to employment. Denying them the jobs they deserve is depriving them of their right to contribute to society and earn a living," said Xu, who has long ...
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Moves: 27 May 2013
The Lawyer
A former K&L Gates employment partner has joined Davenport Lyons as a partner. Noel Deans is a former practising employment barrister and his practice covers a wide range of contentious and non-contentious employment law. Keystone Law has hired ...
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Stone Pony Pizza Sued for Race Discrimination
The National Law Review
Stone Pony Pizza, Inc., a Clarksdale pizza restaurant and bar, violated federal law by refusing to hire a class of African-American applicants because of their race, according to a lawsuit filed on Friday, May 17, 2013 by the U.S. Equal Employment ...
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Resort Company Sued for Firing Older Workers Blog (blog)
"If the comments in the Kahler case were made as described, they would constitute what is called 'direct evidence' of age discrimination," said Donna Ballman, a Florida employment law attorney and author of "Stand Up For Yourself Without Getting Fired ...
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Q&A: Robert Canino on the EEOC's win in Hill Country Farms
Thomson Reuters News & Insight
Canino: There was the egregiousness of the physical assault: The gratuitous and severe punishments and threats to health and safety were highly unusual and shocking when compared to most employment discrimination cases. There was the vulnerability of ...
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California Bills Aim to Protect Immigrant Workers from Retaliation
KQED (blog)
He's a lobbyist for the California Employment Law Council, a group of the state's biggest private employers. He says he doesn't doubt that retaliation against immigrant workers can happen. But he thinks the Hernandez bill could hurt California's economy.
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United Airlines Rejected by Top Court on Disabilities Law
United is fighting a 2009 lawsuit brought by the federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. The agency contends the airline violates the ADA with its procedures for accommodating disabled employees. The high court rebuff means the suit can move ...
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Web8 new results for Employment Law
Employment Law: New Laws for Employees with Wage Claims ...
A new Maryland labor and employment law incentivizes settling unpaid wage claims and may reduce court caseload.
Matt Ellison attended National Employment Law ... - Lexington
Matt Ellison recently attended the National Employment Law Institute's "Mid-Year Employment Law Conference" in Chicago, Illinois. This conference featured ...
LibertyBell Civil Lawyers Cheer the Pending California Employment ...
LibertyBell Civil Lawyers are cheering on the passing on of a new California employment law geared towards anti-discrimination by employers and businesses.
Labor & Employment Law Alert - Third Circuit Follows D.C. Circuit ...
Download a PDF of the Barnes & Thornburg Labor & Employment Law Alert, " Third Circuit Follows D.C. Circuit, Holds NLRB Recess Appointment Invalid" ...
Employment Law | Held Law Firm - Knoxville
After our families, our jobs are the most important thing in our lives. That's why Held Law Firm represents employees and small business owners in employment ...
Washington Employment Law Attorney Blog | What is Differential ...
What is Differential Treatment? - Washington employment law blog.
Bogin Munns & Munns » Blog Archive Orlando Employment Law ...
Orlando employment law attorneys at Bogin, Munns & Munns, P.A. can assist with your labor law questions. Call today.
More Employment Lawsuits in 2013? - HR Watchdog - Typepad
Know your potential risk areas by downloading CalChamber's free "Employment Law Trends" white paper. CalChamber members can download their copy from ...

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