May 31, 2013

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Friday Teasers: Employment Law – HR Connect Quiz 2013 ROUND THREE
Facilitated by law firm Bird & Bird, a recent meeting of London HR Connection included an employment law quiz. Thanks to both for allowing us to use it here. Test yourself on the third part of the quiz of HR and recruitment-based legalities. We'll ...
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Prosecutors say Ryanair broke French labor law
I) of employing French-based staff on Irish contracts said on Friday the low-cost airline should be fined the market value of four aircraft if it is found guilty of breaking labor laws. They say the airline infringed French employment rules in its ...
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Employment Relations Minister Jo Swinson MP to discuss biggest shake up of ...
At the CIPD's annual Employment Law Conference inLondon on Wednesday 3 July, HR professionals will receive an update on key changes to the employment law landscape, including changes in legislation under theEnterprise and Regulatory Reform Act, ...
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California Labor Law: Bi-polar Cook Wants Just Desserts
California Labor Law: Bi-polar Cook Wants Just Desserts Anthony, 20 years old, suffers from bi-polar disorder, but it didn't interfere with his work as cook/dishwasher at a Mountain Mike Pizza franchise. In fact, nobody even knew about his condition ...
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WORKPLACE: Furry friends at work carry legal strings
Press-Enterprise (blog)
The newest laws in California on accommodating a disabled person are a little broader and, for an employer, more complicated. The California Labor and Employment Law Blog said that recent regulations specifically permit other animals that provide ...
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Judge takes parting shot at 'politicised' industrial relations
Sydney Morning Herald
The Director of the Centre for Employment and Labour Relations Law at Melbourne University's Law School, Associate Professor John Howe, said Mr Gray was one of a few people left at the Federal Court specialising in industrial relations law and ''losing ...
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Read only what you need to know about this summer's employment law ...
The Lawyer (subscription)
Having trawled through these new laws, Nabarro sees some method in the madness. Here the law firm summarises very briefly what they mean to you. The crux of the changes is to give with one hand and take with the other. Employees get new rights but ...
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French unions strike deals on labour reform for sake of jobs
Financial Times
The government won majority trade union and employer support this year for a labour reform law, a key part of which is German-style "Flexi-security" giving businesses more leeway to negotiate a cut in working hours and salaries during a downturn, in ...
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Puerto Rico Signs Law Protecting LGBT Community From Employment ...
Hispanically Speaking News
Approved earlier this week, Governor of Puerto Rico Alejandro García Padilla signed into law civil rights legislation that finally provides employment nondiscrimination protections for LGBTT people and protects same-sex couples under Puerto Rico's ...
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Kinman & Curry Prevail in Wrongful Termination Lawsuit In Paso Robles
Sacramento Bee
PASO ROBLES, Calif., May 30, 2013 -- /PRNewswire/ -- Kinman & Curry, a leading local law firm specializing in business and employment law since 1993, represented Mark Kenyon, who was recently awarded $500,671 by a Paso Robles jury for wrongful ...
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'Me-too' evidence doesn't prove specific bias
Business Management Daily
by The HR Specialist: California Employment Law on May 30, 2013 6:00pm in Discrimination and Harassment,Human Resources. Here's some good news for employers: Employees can't use "me-too" evidence pointing to widespread discrimination against ...
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Is Your Criminal Screening Process Compliant?
The National Law Review
In May 2012, the United States' administrative agency, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), issued new guidance explaining how employers may violate Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 by screening out and rejecting job applicants ...
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Compliance overdue
Cape Coral Daily Breeze
An investigation conducted by the U.S. Department of Labor's Civil Rights Center after the Miami Workers Center filed a complaint found that a requirement implemented in 2011 that unemployed workers file online only did not provide adequate access to ...
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Dent in remittances feared
Pakistan Daily Times
KARACHI: Pakistan can get a massive blow to its remittances as Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) has declared 30,000 Pakistani expatriates illegal immigrants on Wednesday following new employment law Nitaqat, according to Saudi media reports.
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Q&A: Employee benefits lawyer on new wellness plan rules
Thomson Reuters News & Insight
Townsend routinely advises companies on how to design wellness programs without running afoul of federal laws that bar discrimination against unhealthy workers. She said the new rules, however, are not likely to resolve all questions, giving employers ...
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Muslim drivers fired for refusing to deliver alcohol: EEOC
Business Insurance
"If an employer can reasonably accommodate an employee's religious practice without an undue hardship, then it must do so. That is a principle which has been memorialized in federal employment law for almost 50 years, and it is why EEOC is in this case ...
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Figures released on legal spending at South Ayrshire Council and NHS Ayrshire ...
Ayrshire Post
"Solicitors and paralegals act in conveyancing transactions, in litigation before courts and tribunals and in public inquiries; in various statutory and appeal processes, licensing matters, human resources and employment law, planning and other ...
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Compulsory retirement age can be justified, employment tribunal rules
Seldon originally brought the landmark legal claim against his firm in 2007, after forcing him to retire from the partnership of the law firm at 65. At the time the default retirement age (DRA) applied to employees, but not to partners. The case now ...
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Why CaBi employees say Alta is underpaying them
Greater Greater Washington
Federal labor laws also give workers the right to take collective action and speak out about their working conditions, so any retaliation against them for doing so would likely be illegal. Still, it's that much more inspiring that 18 workers are ...
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Poll: Record Percentage of Americans Support Non-Discrimination Laws
Human Rights Campaign Backstory (blog)
According to a poll conducted by the Public Religion Research Institute, roughly three-quarters of Americans, 73 percent, favor laws that would protect gay and lesbian people from employment discrimination, versus the 22 percent who are opposed.
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Obama Administration Releases Final Rules on Employment-Based Wellness ...
EHS Today
... Final Rules on Employment-Based Wellness Programs. The U.S. Departments of Health and Human Services, Labor and the Treasury move forward on implementing the health care law by issuing final rules on employment-based wellness programs.
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Facebook Firing Shows NLRB Eyeing Workplace Web Chatter
Law360 (subscription)
Law360, San Diego (May 30, 2013, 10:20 PM ET) -- The National Labor Relations Board's holding this month that Skinsmart Dermatology didn't break federal labor law when it fired a worker for disparaging the company in a Facebook group message may be ...
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BGMEA's Dipu, labour leader Lima nominated for wages commission
BGMEA Director Arshad Jamal Dipu and labour leader Lima Ferdousi have been nominated as the members for the six-strong wages commission for garment workers. The law ministry Thursday sent the necessary documents – along with its opinions on the ...
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30000 Pakistanis fall victim of Saudi Nitaqat Law
The News International
In a joint statement, the Saudi Ministries of Interior and Labour confirmed that an inspection campaign would resume soon after the deadline to enforce the new labour and immigration laws, known as the Nitaqat law. Tens and thousands of Pakistanis are ...
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Patriot beneficiaries wait to see fate of their benefits
West Virginia Public Broadcasting
He has handled cases involving bankruptcy, pension law, and employment law since 1986. Campbell says finding a solution to paying for benefits inherited in a corporate purchase is one of the biggest challenges for companies during the re-organization ...
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Puerto Rico's Governor Signs Two Pro-Equality Laws
Human Rights Campaign Backstory (blog)
One of the bills protects LGBT individuals from employment discrimination. The other, introduced in the House, added sexual orientation and gender identity and expression to domestic violence laws. Prior to the bills' passage, the mayor of San Juan ...
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Lawsuit Alleges Anti-White Discrimination in Philly DA's Office Blog (blog)
Employment discrimination laws were originally enacted to protect minority employees; however, the rules apply across the board to all people, including whites. The 1976 Supreme Court decision McDonald v. Santa Fe Trail Transp. Co clarified that ...
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31/05/2013French prosecutor seeks confiscation of Ryanair planes
Expatica France
A prosecutor pressed on Friday for low-cost Irish airline Ryanair to be fined 225,000 euros ($293,000) and for confiscation of four of its planes over alleged breaches of French labour law. At a trial in southern France, prosecutor Annie Battini said ...
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News briefs from around Tennessee at 1:58 am EDT
San Francisco Chronicle
The signing took place despite questions about whether the legislation affects employment law in Tennessee because the measure would allow workers to store guns in their cars while parked in their employers' parking lots. At the time, Senate Speaker ...
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Officials seek more on fire district
The Newark Advocate
They met with Jonathan Downes, a certified specialist in labor and employment law with the Zashin & Rich law firm, to learn more about the logistics of setting up a fire district that could include those municipalities. Some of those officials said the ...
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The Trouble With The So-Called "Equal Opportunity Harasser" – Another ...
The National Law Review
As in many areas of employment law, state and local laws and ordinances – and case law interpreting them – pose challenges for employers. In some instances state courts will follow precedent under Title VII when interpreting and applying state law ...
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Mandated vacation sounds good, until the bill comes
The report is a review of the employment laws of 21 countries, including ours, that have highly developed economies. There are some interesting aspects of differing employment laws in this review and the extent of government control and meddling in ...
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Cabinet agrees higher sanctions for illegal employment
The Slovak Spectator
Starting from November this year, fines for illegal employment in Slovakia should be higher, as stipulated by the draft amendment to the law on labour inspection. The government approved the draft revision at its session on Thursday, May 30. The rest ...
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Kellogg Settles 5-Year Wage Class Action
Law360 (subscription)
Law360, New York (May 30, 2013, 1:40 PM ET) -- Kellogg Co. agreed to pay $550,000 to resolve a 5-year-old suit by workers at five factories who alleged the company broke federal labor law by not paying them for time spent walking from the changing ...
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Nearly 8 years later, post-Katrina firing of school employees at issue in ...
The Republic
She also said the employees were denied due process that school boards by state law must go through if finances require a reduction in force. Michael Rubin, an attorney representing the state, said there was no basis for holding the state liable for ...
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Legal Alert: DOL Proposes Short-Term Relief for and then ...
By Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP
On May 24, 2013, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) proposed to amend ERISA Prohibited Transaction Class Exemption 80-26 (PTE 80-26) to allow an indemnity, security interest or other...
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The California Employment Law Blog: County of LA v. LA County ...
By Steven G. Pearl
State and federal labor decisions have long held that unions are presumptively entitled to contact information for all employees they represent. These decisions, and applicable labor laws, generally obligate the County to give SEIU the ...
The California Employment Law Blog
When Complaining About Your Job on ... - Legal Blog Watch
By Laurel Newby
Employment law blogs, including Porter Wright's Employer Law Report and Ogletree Deakins' Employment Law Matters, have been discussing an Advice Memorandum recently released by the National Labor Relations Board that addresses ...
Legal Blog Watch
Lawffice Space - Employment Law Blog: "Race Raters" Inadmissible ...
By (Philip Miles)
I posted a new entry on the Employment Law Information Network (ELinfonet): Supreme Court Holds that 3rd Party Retaliation Exists… but When?... My New Post on ELinfonet: SCOTUS Defines Class Action Glue in Wal-Mart v. Dukes ...
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Attorney General: 'Guns-in-lots' doesn't affect ... - Nashville
Gov. Bill Haslam in March signed the measure that would allow people with handgun carry permits to store firearms in their vehicles no matter where they are ...
2013 Labor Law Update Workshop
The Plumas Business and Career Network held its 2013 Labor Law Update Workshop at The Plumas/Sierra County Fairgrounds on January 24th. Twenty- four ...
Labor and Employment Law Update - Lane Powell PC
Labor and Employment Law Update. Lawyers for Employers ®. 05/23/2013. New Washington Law Protects Employees' Social Media Accounts. On May 21 ...
New California Employment Law | Aerlex
A recent change in California law, enacted by the state Legislature, means California employers must now be more careful when paying employees a salary that ...
Employment Law Guides - G.Neil
Items 1 - 10 of 10 ... Our employment law guides and manuals keep you up to date on labor law rules, and simplify complex federal and state legislation.
Wait – What? Did Employers Really Get A Favorable Labor Law ...
Appellate court invalidates NLRB rule for posting notice of employee rights under National Labor Relations Act.

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