Jun 10, 2013

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Holland & Knight, DLA Piper, Nixon Peabody: Business of Law
Kreismann has more than 40 years of experience in labor and employment law matters. He represents clients in collective bargaining negotiations and arbitrations and counsels them on employment matters including wage and hour, equal employment ...
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Labor Law: Toxic employees
Richmond Times Dispatch
A few weeks ago, Jacob Geiger did an article on the happy employees of Richmond, Virginia. He said, "I know Forbes named Richmond the 15th happiest city for young professionals in 2011, but seriously, I almost never meet a grump." He's right. There are ...
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Attacked on all sides, NLRB is in 'unprecedented' place
Thomson Reuters News & Insight
"The NLRB is in an unprecedented place in its 78-year history," Solomon said at a conference on labor and employment law at New York University Law School. "We are being attacked judicially, politically and legislatively." In January, the District of ...
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Case for salami-slicing away union powers is as strong as ever
THE likely capitulation of the African National Congress (ANC) to the Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) over labour law amendments in Parliament this week confirms that the battle to liberalise such law will be as long a haul here as it ...
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Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) Sues Professional ...
The National Law Review
CHICAGO - Professional Freezing Services, a cold storage warehouse and distribution company serving the Chicago area, violated federal law by failing to hire an applicant for its warehouse manager position because he had prostate cancer, the U.S. Equal ...
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That summer intern may be legal liability
Hartford Business
Federal and state departments of labor, as well as prominent plaintiffs' law firms, are increasingly vigilant in this area. Their focus is on unpaid internships which are really nothing more than unpaid work, as they search for wage and hour violations ...
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Change in the law on redundancies
SunLive (blog)
Three recent cases from the Employment Court are indicating a change in the way the court is viewing redundancies. The impact of these cases is such that employers are wise to seek professional advice before undertaking any consultation that may result ...
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Complaint desks set up for kasambahays
Philippine Star
MANILA, Philippines - With the Kasambay Law taking effect, the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) has set up regional complaint desks for household service workers who would raise concerns on the newly enacted legislation. Labor Secretary ...
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What employees should know about sexual harassment
Michael Balaban runs a small law practice that focuses exclusively on employment and business law. He handles cases involving worker discrimination, wrongful termination and sexual harassment. VEGAS INC recently named him one of Southern Nevada's ...
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Round-up of employment law developments in May 2013
Lexology (registration)
It has been reported that the EAT has ruled that the obligation to inform and consult for collective redundancies applies whenever an employer proposes 20 or more redundancies within a 90 day window, even if these 20 are spread across a number of ...
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Guernsey could soon introduce discrimination law
Channel Television
She said: Guernsey doesn't currently have legislation enabling employees to bring religious discrimination claims but it does have human rights legislation containing the same right to manifest religious beliefs in the workplace. It is important that ...
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Businesses hamstrung by more regulation than required by EU
Gold-plating often occurs in UK employment law, where for example EU regulations require 20 days of annual leave, but UK law demands 28. Despite a promise to review the implementation of EU law in 2010, few have been changed. Alexander Ehmann ...
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Managing Terminations — Minimizing Employer Liability When Making Difficult ...
Canadian HR Reporter
Jennifer Hodgins practices employment and labour law with Sherrard Kuzz LLP in Toronto, providing advice and representation to management in many areas including attendance management, employee relations, employment contracts, employment ...
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Time To Say Goodbye (For Now)
Mondaq News Alerts (registration)
After years of breaking down Dunder Mifflin's employment law issues, your loyal bloggers will each (in turn) bid a final goodbye to the series with a farewell post. But don't get too teary–we're only saying goodbye for now until our new EntertainHR ...
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Minnesota To Allow Home Healthcare Workers To Unionize
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The law, effective July 1, 2013, authorizes unionization and collective bargaining rights for some private home healthcare workers – including child care and personal care attendants – and treats them as covered under the Public Employment Labor ...
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Worker on FMLA leave? Limited contact OK
Business Management Daily
by The HR Specialist: Pennsylvania Employment Law on June 10, 2013 8:00am in FMLA Guidelines,Human Resources. Employees out on FMLA leave are generally entitled to take that time off without interference from their employers. However, there are ...
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Ontario PC labour reforms violate core democratic principles
Toronto Star
Rather, the reforms the PCs propose, as presented in Hillier's Defending Employees' Rights Act, would repeal Section 45(1) of the Ontario Labour Relations Act which makes the union the exclusive bargaining agent for all employees in the bargaining unit.
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INFOGRAPHIC: What you should know about the Kasambahay Law
GMA News
It also seeks to formalize transactions between employers and workers, with the law requiring an employment contract, pay slips, and even a certificate of employment. The Kasambahay law serves as the country's compliance mechanism to the International ...
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Nevada Tenth State To Restrict Employer Use Of Credit Checks
Mondaq News Alerts (registration)
Coverage. The new Nevada law is expansive, defining "employer" as any person acting directly or indirectly in the interest of an employer in relation to an employee or prospective employee. Prohibitions. Unless otherwise permitted by the new Nevada law ...
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A Comparison Of Illinois And Florida Law Governing Non-Compete Agreements
Mondaq News Alerts (registration)
Like New York, Illinois adopts "[t]he modern, prevailing common-law standard of reasonableness for employee agreements not to compete." Reliable Fire Equipment, 965 N.E.2d at 396, quoting BDO Seidman v. Hirshberg, 712 N.E.2d 1220, 1223 (N.Y. App.
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Social security should apply to all workers without discrimination. (File photo)
Further, the law speculates that a contract with an employee shall be in writing if the contract provides that the employee is to work outside the United Republic of Tanzania. However, Annamarie Kiaga, United Nations Development Assistance Plan ...
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The Rainbow Times | Boston LGBT Newspaper Serving New England | Gay News
Rainbow Times
ATP's official launch will be at the Philadelphia Trans* Health Conference on June 13th at the Pennsylvania Convention Center where ATP will maintain visible presence throughout the event and is sponsoring a workshop entitled "Trans Employment Law 101 ...
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Background Check Bill May Affect Exchange Deadline
Kitsap Sun
Health policy experts and civil rights groups are taking issue with the provision in the bill prohibiting the state from hiring new employees with a felony conviction, arguing that it violates potential employees' equal opportunity employment rights ...
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Unpaid articling legal, but is it ethical?
Canadian Lawyer Magazine
On May 28, the president of the American Bar Association wrote a letter to the U.S. labour solicitor asking for the Fair Labor Standards Act to make it clear that unpaid internships for pro bono cases are allowed. "[W]e believe that the language of the ...
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Assembly debates management of local residency law
VietNamNet Bridge
In the afternoon, lawmakers separated into groups to debate the draft law on amendments and supplements to some articles of the Law on Emulation and Reward and the draft Law on Employment. Today, they are expected to cast votes of confidence on ...
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TUC urges MPs to reconsider tribunal fees in last minute intervention
Workplace Savings & Benefits
This afternoon a committee of MPs will debate whether to allow tribunal fees to become law from this July. Plans to apply fees to all employment tribunals and employment appeal tribunals lodged from 29 July were confirmed last week. The government's ...
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No remuneration during suspension
Khaleej Times
Your employer has temporarily suspended you from your employment in accordance with the provisions of Article 112 of the Labour Law which states: "A worker may be temporarily suspended from work if he is accused of committing a deliberate offence ...
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Retirement ages, tribunal fees and criminal record checks
The former partner in a law firm has lost his lengthy battle to establish age discrimination. The question in the Seldon ~v~ Clarkson Wright & Jakes case was how far a mandatory contractual retirement age can be justified under the Employment Equality ...
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New Businesses Could Launch with Health Care Law
Then they projected the growth in those numbers based on self-employment trends in states that already have adopted rules similar to the health care law -- including rules that prohibit insurers from discriminating against people with pre-existing ...
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Unions call for last minute tribunal fee U-turn
CIPD (blog)
The TUC has today called on MPs to halt plans for employment tribunal fees at the eleventh hour. The new fee system is scheduled to become law on 29 July, but is being debated by a committee of MPs for the last time this afternoon. The payment ...
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Why share schemes remain a valuable employee benefit
Employee Benefits
The government's move to boost the number of employee-owned UK businesses may also help employers to engage staff, assuming that employees are happy to relinquish some key employment rights. Employment status. The new employment status, due ...
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Non-Latino Coaches Sue MLS Team Chivas USA for Discrimination
Lawyers.com Blog (blog)
Both federal law, under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, and California law prohibit employment discrimination on the basis of race or national origin. While the laws were initially enacted to protect the rights of minority workers, they cover any ...
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UM hires new affirmative action director
The Missoulian
Gutierrez has a long commitment to public interest law, particularly in the areas of immigrants' rights, employment discrimination, education, voting, housing, health care, financial literacy, LGBT and women's issues, poverty and access to benefits. "I ...
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On the Boards
Rogoff practices in the areas of employment law and complex commercial litigation. Ronald McDonald House of Southern New Jersey, Camden, has elected four business leaders to its board: Denise Viola Monahan, executive vice president for PNC Bank, ...
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Amusement Park Discrimination May Be Tip of Iceberg in Israel
Jewish Daily Forward
In fact, the law is clear. At least on paper, Israel's Equal Employment Opportunities Law forbids discrimination on the basis of gender, marital status, pregnancy, age, race, religion, nationality, sexual orientation, ethnic origin, views, party ...
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29/04/2013. Glyn Lloyd, an employment lawyer specialising in immigration law at Morgan Cole, has outlined what changes to immigration law may mean for employers, of which directors, boards and HR departments should all be aware. Ease red tape to ...
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ANC and Cosatu wrong on labour brokers
THE African National Congress (ANC) and the Congress of South African Trade Unions' (Cosatu's) call for the banning of labour brokers is ill-conceived. A complete ban on labour brokers will lead to large-scale unemployment. The existing labour laws are ...
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It's no time to retreat from affirmative action, voting rights
CNN International
But the supporters pushed back, and the laws remained intact. There have been repeated challenges to the Voting Rights Act and affirmative action, especially as it was extended into areas other than employment, such as education, but they have failed.
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IFA Legal Symposium report
Lexology (registration)
These cases arose in the contexts of several categories of employment law claims by employees and states against employers, as well as the traditional vicarious liability claims for personal injuries and property damage. Franchisors were unable to ...
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Blogs3 new results for Employment Law
Layoffs Are On The Rise Again – Are Your Documents Updated ...
By Karen Elliott
The employee may not sign the release, so best practice is to include the acknowledgement separately. Including only employees "older" than 40 in the OWBPA documents. The federal Age Discrimination in Employment law applies to ...
North Carolina Law Life
Lawffice Space - Employment Law Blog: BREAKING: SCOTUS ...
By noreply@blogger.com (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 ...
Lawffice Space - Employment Law Blog
NLRB judge strikes down Red Cross employee confidentiality policy
By Jon Hyman
If the Board is supposed to read employment policies "in context," then can you please explain the recent ruling by an NLRB Administrative Law Judge in American Red Cross Blood Services, Western Lake Erie Region (6/5/13) [pdf]?
Ohio Employer's Law Blog

Web3 new results for Employment Law
Daniel Zapata receives 2013 Sandra P. Zemm Labor Law ... - Chicago
Daniel Zapata has been awarded the 2013 Sandra P. Zemm Labor Law Prize. The Zemm Prize is given annually to a third-year IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law ...
Labor Law - Madison - Melli Law, SC
Generally regarded as one of the preeminent labor law firms in Wisconsin.
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