Jun 12, 2013

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Employment Law Firm FordHarrison Joins Ius Laboris, Global HR Law Alliance
Fort Mills Times
Ius Laboris, the world's largest alliance of Human Resources law firms announced that U.S. employment law firm FordHarrison LLP has joined the Alliance. FordHarrison focuses on representing management in labor and employment law matters in more than ...
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Westlaw Topical Highlights: Labor and Employment, June 12, 2013
Westlaw Insider
Labor and Employment Westlaw Topical Highlights for Labor and Employment provides summaries of significant federal and state judicial decisions and legislative and administrative activities affecting labor and employment law. A Westlaw subscription is ...
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Seyfarth Shaw, Latham, Reed Smith, Orrick: Business of Law
Seyfarth Shaw LLP began a labor and employment practice in Australia with offices in Sydney and Melbourne. The firm hired eight labor and employment partners from three Australian law firms who will work on national and cross-border matters.
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National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) Rules That Policy Requiring Employees ...
The National Law Review
On June 3, 2013 an National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) reached a decision in which it found that MasTec Services' Company's policy that required employees to individually arbitrate employment disputes violated Section ...
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Seyfarth, Latham, Reed Smith, Orrick: Business of Law
The firm hired eight labor and employment partners from three Australian law firms who will work on national and cross-border matters. Darren Perry, Chris Gardner, Justine Turnbull, Ben Dudley and Luke Edwards join from Herbert Smith Freehills LLP.
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Child Labour: No policy to protect child domestic help
The Express Tribune
In a letter to the Chief Minister's office, the Labour and Human Resource Department expressed helplessness in this regard. The letter, titled Deaths of Children Working as Domestic Servants, pointed out that the labour laws did not cover domestic workers.
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'Black Swan' interns get green light to sue
Thomson Reuters News & Insight
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A federal judge on Tuesday allowed production workers to proceed as a group in a lawsuit against the film company Fox Searchlight, and deemed some of them to be employees rather than interns under federal and state labor laws.
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IN DEPTH: Seyfarth Shaw's Australian ambitions
Legal Business Online
But a good 50% of the firm is still labour and employment. We also have a very deep litigation practice because employment law in the US tends to be more litigation than advisory. So we've got a strong heritage in that space, an exceptionally large and ...
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Collective consultation and the meaning of establishment: Hints of a ...
Shoosmiths legal updates
There have been a number of stories circulating in the legal press during the past week that suggest we face a significant change in the law concerning collective redundancy consultation. Although yet to be formally confirmed by the Employment Appeal ...
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Ius Laboris fills US gap with FordHarrison
The Lawyer
Employment law alliance Ius Laboris has announced that US employment firm FordHarrison is its new US member, six months after previous Stateside firm Littler Mendelson quit the group. FordHarrison has over 20 offices across the US. Littler Mendelson ...
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BMW faces employment suit
Greenville News
But the statement said, "BMW believes that it has complied with the letter and spirit of the law and will defend itself against the EEOC's allegations of race discrimination. "BMW is a global company with employees in more than 140 countries around the ...
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Assess ADA disability against average ability
Business Management Daily
Only those whose conditions substantially impair major life functions are disabled within the meaning of the law. That's why, before accepting an employee's disability claims, you should analyze whether the employee really is disabled and therefore ...
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Spain Adopts Legal Measures To Combat Fraud
Mondaq News Alerts (registration)
From a labor perspective, the Labor Offences and Penalties Law (the "Law") has been amended to include new administrative offences and sanctions. For example, an employer employing workers who have requested or are receiving public pensions or ...
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Seyfarth Shaw opens in Australia with eight partners
Thomson Reuters News & Insight
(Reuters) - Seyfarth Shaw has recruited eight labor and employment partners from three law firms in Australia to create a presence on that continent, the firm said on Tuesday. There will be two offices, one in Sydney and another in Melbourne. The move ...
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Governments Should Ratify Domestic Workers Treaty
Human Rights Watch
(New York) – Governments should mark June 12, 2013, the World Day against Child Labor, by strengthening legal protections for the 15.5 million child domestic workers worldwide, Human Rights Watch said today. Governments should ratify the International ...
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Supreme Court Ruling on Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) Could Lead to ...
The National Law Review
Employees who enroll a non-dependent same-sex spouse or partner under an employer-sponsored benefit plan currently must pay federal income taxes on the fair market value of such coverage. While federal law excludes amounts that an employer pays ...
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Jobseekers bring legal challenge over retroactive legislation
Law on the Web
... in cahoots with Parliament, has breached the European convention on human rights with his actions, which involved pushing through emergency legislation which applied retroactively in order to fix legal issues with employment schemes for jobseekers.
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Pension-Related Reduction In Redundancy Compensation Provided By A Social ...
Mondaq News Alerts (registration)
The EU Directive 2000/78 on equal treatment in employment was transposed into German law by the General Equal Treatment Act (Allgemeines Gleichbehandlungsgesetz–"AGG"). Pursuant to the AGG, redundancy compensation plans (so-called "social ...
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Seafarer's claim on three-day mandatory reporting requirement denied
International Law Office
"The seafarer shall submit himself to a post-employment medical examination by a company-designated physician within three working days upon his return except when he is physically incapacitated to do so, in which case, a written notice to the agency ...
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Am Law 200 Firms Downsize at Home and Abroad
The American Lawyer
Amid a broader effort to focus on its health care and labor and employment practices, Epstein Becker & Green confirmed Tuesday that it will be "significantly reducing its presence in Atlanta." Curtis, Mallet-Prevost, meanwhile, confirmed that it closed ...
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The Law Offices of Sidkoff, Pincus and Green, P.C. Now Offering Employment ...
SBWire (press release)
Philadelphia, PA -- (SBWIRE) -- 06/11/2013 -- A qualified employment attorney in Philadelphia will know how to handle employment law matters and frequently represent employees and/or employers in the local courts. Sidkoff, Pincus and Green, P.C. ("SPG ...
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Mental Coverage Suit Too Broad, UnitedHealth Says
Law360 (subscription)
... Group Inc. urged a New York federal court on Monday to throw out a class action alleging it placed roadblocks in the way of patients seeking mental health coverage, saying the beneficiaries' claims are too broad and precluded by federal employment law.
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5 Documents Sure To Appear In Employment Litigation
Law360 (subscription)
Law360, New York (June 12, 2013, 12:52 PM ET) -- Although simple and oftentimes overused, sports metaphors can provide insight to complicated topics. Thus, when it comes to employment litigation, cases often boil down to "blocking and tackling." In ...
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Decision coming on plaintiff's burden in adverse employment actions
The Sedgwick County Post
Any day now, the U.S. Supreme Court will make a ruling that will be important to every employer who has 15 or more employees and is subject to federal employment laws. And depending on how the court rules, an employee's claim of retaliation may be ...
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Lawsuit accuses BMW of racial discrimination in background checks
The State
s criminal background check policy disproportionately excluded blacks from working at the company's South Carolina plant, a federal lawsuit alleges, but BMW says it has complied with the law. The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission alleges in ...
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Pushed Off The Job While Pregnant
The allegations of pregnancy discrimination persist and have even risen in recent years despite a decades-old law against it, according to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. Advocates say those most vulnerable are low-wage workers like ...
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SPC president regrets retaliating against job candidate
If it happened tomorrow, I wouldn't send it," said Law in an interview with the Tampa Bay Times' editorial board. Indeed, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission ruled that Law was not engaging in a professional couresy, but retaliating against ...
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Epstein Becker To Close 'Out Of Sync' Atlanta Office
Law360 (subscription)
Law360, Los Angeles (June 11, 2013, 6:11 PM ET) -- Epstein Becker Green will close its 14-attorney Atlanta office by the end of the year after the outpost's focus drifted from the firm's core health care and employment practices, firm leaders said Tuesday.
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Bill would give city input on airport subcontractor pay
The National Employment Law Project released a report Tuesday detailing the financial plight of 2,000 workers employed by subcontractors at Philadelphia airport who earn less than $16,000 a year. The city's living-wage standard, implemented in 2007, ...
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Tilleke & Gibbins | Michael K. Lee to Address 6th Annual Employment Law ...
Linex Legal (registration) (press release)
Michael K. Lee, partner and head of the Tilleke & Gibbins corporate/commercial group in Vietnam, has been invited to speak on Vietnamese labor law at the 6th Annual Employment Law Congress in Singapore. The two-day event, to be held on June 12-13 at ...
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Epstein Becker plans to shutter 14-lawyer Atlanta office
Thomson Reuters News & Insight
Epstein Becker, which specializes in health law and labor and employment, staffs 258 lawyers in 11 offices nationwide, according to the American Lawyer. Its Atlanta office counts 14 lawyers who specialize in healthcare, labor and employment, and ...
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Legislature rejects invasive species law
YATES COUNTY—The Yates County Legislature voted down a proposed local law to prevent the introduction and movement of aquatic invasive species during their meeting Monday, June 10. Legislators Daniel Banach and Mark Morris were the only two ...
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City Council delays decision on sex offender laws in UA
However, Hummer's office has proposed eliminating the employment prohibition over concerns that courts could rule the local punishments go beyond state sex offender laws and can be deemed unconstitutional. A staff report provided to council June 3 by ...
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EEOC Files Suits Against BMW Manufacturing, Dollar General
Wall Street Journal
The EEOC in April 2012 issued updated guidelines related to employer use of arrest and conviction records in employment decisions under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act. The guidance noted that in the past 20 years a rising number of Americans "have ...
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EEOC sues Dollar General over background checks
The Tennessean
"The EEOC has advised employers that under certain circumstances, their use of that information to deny employment opportunities could be at odds" with federal labor law, EEOC Chairwoman Jacqueline A. Berrien said in a statement. According to the EEOC ...
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Justice Dept. finds disabled students' civil rights violated in RI
The Providence Journal
PROVIDENCE, R. I. -- The federal Department of Justice has ruled the city and state violated federal law, and the civil rights of disabled students at a Providence school, and one of the state's largest employment programs for people with disabilities.
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Kuit Steinart Levy | Employment Law Update - June 2013
Linex Legal (registration) (press release)
Our team of employment solicitors look at the recent developments in employment law and how they may affect both you and your business. As ever, should you wish to speak to an employment solicitor call 0161 832 3434. Blackburn Rovers lose High Court ...
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Shoosmiths appoints Michael Briggs as an associate in its employment team
The Lawyer
Briggs advises a wide range of clients on all areas of contentious and non-contentious employment matters and day-to-day HR practices including: disciplinary and grievance processes; contracts of employment; senior level service agreements; contracts ...
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Blogs2 new results for Employment Law
The DOJ Settlement with the Silicone Valley Six Giants Extends ...
By Hartnett, Smith & Paetkau
Where the DOJ Settlement Extends Beyond the Law. The DOJ settlement requires that all non-solicitation agreements be strictly drafted to affect only employees who are directly involved in the agreement and identify clearly the employees ...
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Employee Who Changed Word Secretly in Severance Agreement ...
By Daniel Schwartz
The situation is a common one. Employer terminates the employment of an employee. Employer provides a severance agreement with its signature already affixed. Employee signs it and returns the agreement to the employer. Employer, likely ...
Connecticut Employment Law Blog

Web5 new results for Employment Law
Legal Solutions Blog | Blog | Westlaw Topical Highlights: Labor and ...
Top Labor and Employment cases of the week. This week's highlights include arbitration, workers' compensation, hour and wage cases, and more.
Employment Legal Update: Do Your Policies Reflect the New 2013 ...
Gross McGinley's Employment Law Group has released a new Employment Legal Update: "Do Your Policies Reflect the New 2013 FMLA Changes?
When the process becomes the substance (California Employment ...
By Partner Jon Holtzman. We all know that labor law is supposed to establish a process for dispute resolution. That's a good thing. From an anthropological point  ...
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