Jun 13, 2013

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Deathblow for Unpaid Internships?
Daily Beast
That's what corporate CEOs and employment law attorneys were trying to figure out Wednesday after a U.S. district court judge ruled that Fox Searchlight Pictures had violated the law by not paying interns who worked on the film Black Swan. 112511863 ...
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Unions want govt to oppose labour law bill
NZ City
"If this bill becomes law then it would reduce the impact of a strike, create huge conflict between strikers and replacement labour and make it harder to protect pay and conditions." Mr Conway says the government has so far rejected the policy and he's ...
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Palestinian rights campaign in limbo
The Daily Star
Issued on that date, Law 129 amended Article 59 of the Labor Law and thus revoked two major obstacles to Palestinians in Lebanon accessing employment, namely the work permit fee and the reciprocity condition (Palestinians here can't be treated like ...
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Ghana's human rights commission supports global action against child labour
Ghana Business News
Ghana's Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) has expressed support for various actions being taken globally towards the prevention of child labour and the strengthening of children's rights. It said without these actions, many ...
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Morton-based Star Transport faces suit on religious rights
Peoria Journal Star
PEORIA — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has sued a Morton-based trucking company for allegedly violating the religious rights of two former employees. The five-page suit, filed May 29 in U.S. District Court in Peoria, alleges Star ...
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Fox Searchlight loses key ruling in intern labor lawsuit
Los Angeles Times
Pauley wrote in his ruling that Fox Searchlight should have paid the interns, saying: "Considering the totality of the circumstances, Glatt and Footman were classified improperly as unpaid interns and are 'employees'" under New York labor law and the ...
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Rhetoric on Day against Child Labour
The Nation
PPP MPA Sharmila Farooqi while speaking as chief guest said there was no comprehensive law for dealing children employment in Pakistan that protect children under the age of 18 from all form of labour. She called all legislators to initiate legislation ...
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TWO Men Trapped after Scaffolding partially Collapses
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US employment commission: Some criminal background checks are racist
Raw Story
According to the National Employment Law Project, Minnesota, Massachusetts, New Mexico, Connecticut and Colorado — along with about 40 cities and counties around the nation — have adopted "ban the box" laws that prohibit employers from asking ...
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New Zealand misleading UN with employment law changes: union chief
Shanghai Daily (subscription)
WELLINGTON, June 13 (Xinhua) -- The New Zealand government is " thumbing its nose" at the ideals of the United Nations with its plans for controversial employment law changes, the head of New Zealand's trade union movement told the UN's labor agency ...
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Employment law update
Lexology (registration)
... before it becomes law. If the Bill is implemented, employers will need to update Employee Handbooks, and Discrimination and Harassment Policies to include the ground of gender identity and to ensure fair working practices for transsexual and ...
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Bloomberg BNA Publishes 2013-2014 Books Catalog
Sacramento Bee
... Bloomberg BNA announces the publication of the 2013–2014 Books Catalog, which presents its entire line of industry-leading legal treatises that cover crucial topics in labor and employment law, intellectual property law, health law, employee ...
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New Developments Surrounding Lactation Discrimination
The National Law Review
When the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) was signed into law in 2010, we reported on a provision of the law that amended the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) to require that covered employers offer unpaid lactation breaks to nursing ...
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Texas Workers Recover $6.3 Million In Unpaid Wages Under Payday Law
TWC Labor Law investigators annually conduct more than 16,000 wage claim investigations statewide. You can access wage claim forms and other labor law information at the Texas Employee Rights & Laws website. For a location, visit the Texas Workforce ...
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Kuwait is keen in protecting foreign worker''s rights -- Minister
Kuwait News Agency
By Tamer Abu Al-Aynain (with photo) GENEVA, June 13 (KUNA) -- Kuwaiti Minister of Social Affairs and Labor Thikra Ayed Al-Rashidi highlighted here on Thursday importance of clarifying the Kuwaiti measures and steps for protecting rights of foreign ...
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Speaking Out on Behalf of New York 'Beard Law'
Chabad.org (blog)
The bill will amend the civil-rights law, the executive law and the labor law in relation to prohibiting discrimination against religious attire, including facial hair. This proposed legislation will protect the rights of both uniformed employees and ...
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DOLE to tap barangay officials for Kasambahay Law
Philippine Information Agency
With the implementation of the new law, the household employer shall have the obligation to furnish a copy of the employment contract to the kasambahay and a copy to the Office of the Punong Barangay in the barangay where the employer resides.
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Unanimous Supreme Court Upholds Arbitrator's Decision to Allow Class Arbitration
The National Law Review
Mark D. Scudder is an of counsel member of Barnes & Thornburg LLP's Labor and Employment Law Department in the Fort Wayne, Indiana office. Mr. Scudder's practice covers virtually all areas of labor and employment law, including litigation concerning ...
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FordHarrison law firm joins HR alliance
GSA Business
FordHarrison focuses on representing management in labor and employment law matters with more than 200 lawyers in 23 offices around the country, including Spartanburg. "FordHarrison's sole focus is on providing HR law advice to commercial ...
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New ID rules would threaten citizens' rights
CNN International
Under the guise of "reform," these trample fundamental rights and freedoms. Requirements in Senate Bill 744 for mandatory worker IDs and electronic verification remove the right of citizens to take employment and "give" it back as a privilege only when ...
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No room for full service
Lawyers Weekly
The ex-Minter Ellison partner who has returned to Australia to try and crack the local market with US labour law firm Seyfarth Shaw said more US firms with specialised offerings will follow. The international managing partner of Seyfarth Shaw, Darren ...
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SF Lawmakers Pioneering Flexible Working Hours for Families
The Epoch Times
"Too often, workers are forced to choose between their families and their careers," said Julia Parish, a lawyer at the Legal Aid Society-Employment Law Center, at City Hall on Tuesday. Workers report on their hotline every day about their struggle with ...
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Recent Decisions Provide Guidance On Drafting Noncompetition Agreements ...
Mondaq News Alerts (registration)
The material change doctrine, as it has developed under Massachusetts law, essentially provides that if an employment relationship changes significantly after an employee enters into a noncompetition agreement with his or her employer, the agreement is ...
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Plan to beef up migrant worker protection
Immigration Minister Michael Woodhouse said under the present law, a recent resident who committed a crime could be liable for deportation. "At the moment breaches of the Employment Relations Act are more civil than criminal. But I think there have ...
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Strike bill a return to failed far-right policy - Fenton
"Coming on top of unnecessary ballot provisions from Tau Henare, and the ability to fine workers for partial strikes and bureaucratic notice procedures before a strike can proceed in the government's employment law changes, this is yet another ...
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North-east barrister take his career by the reins
Craig, who was born in Glasgow, juggles his full-time career at leading Scottish employment law, HR and health & safety firm, Empire, around his distance learning PhD course in Law at the Queen's University in Belfast, and his show jumping hobby.
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LaGrange Resident's Law Firm at Forefront of $90 Million Antitrust Settlement
Chicago Tribune
Mr. Malkinson and his firm also concentrate their practice on employment law, False Claims Act, and wrongful death claims. Mr. Malkinson represents named plaintiff companies in three other pending nationwide price-fixing cases. "Prosecuting domestic ...
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Aberdeen legal consultant receives top HR award
OilVoice (press release)
The Top cHeRry award was presented to David after he was nominated by HR and business professionals who felt that his contribution to the employment law sector should be recognised. Talking about his achievement, David said: "Words cannot express ...
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Employment Lawyers at LPK to Offer Consultation to Victims of Wage & Hour ...
PR Web (press release)
Employment lawyers at Levy Phillips & Konigsberg LLP, a nationally-recognized litigation law firm represents employees who are victims of their employers' violations of wage and hour statutes and regulation. Such litigation, on the rise nationally and ...
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States Outlawing Employer Demands for Credit Checks
Lawyers.com Blog (blog)
Under Nevada's new law, SB 127, employers cannot require prospective employees to submit credit reports as a condition of employment. It provides for a private cause of action: affected employees can sue the employer and force it to hire them, as well ...
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ILO told that NZ is no longer the international 'good guy'
By knowingly doing this, the government is effectively thumbing its nose at the founding ideas of the UN and its constituent bodies." The government's employment law changes will allow employers to opt out of multi-employer collective agreement bargaining.
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Govt. committed to fight against child labour: Dr Nicky
Nagaland Post
Nagaland observed ' World Day Against Child Labour' in Kohima, where parliamentary secretary for labour and employment, justice & law and land revenue department Dr. Nicky Kire, reminded that the state was committed against child labour as per the ...
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Can employers require assignment of employee inventions under Minnesota law?
Lexology (registration)
Yes – employers can require assignment of employee inventions under Minnesota law, but there are important statutory limitations on that right that employers need to know. Minnesota law provides that any assignment in the ownership rights of employee ...
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Kasowitz, Sullivan & Cromwell, Jones Day: Business of Law
Keith's practice is in employment, regulatory and criminal law, with an emphasis on regulatory and corporate crime, occupational health and safety, workers' compensation and workplace risk management litigation, the firm said. "We are delighted to ...
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France Allows Same-Sex Marriages
The National Law Review
A question raised by Law No.2013-404 is the extent to which it will impact different fields of law such as divorce, inheritance and property law, and employment and benefits rights. Law No.2013-404 allows same-sex couples to receive the same benefits ...
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Strike busting law proposed by National MP
Scoop.co.nz (press release)
"Fair employment laws that encourage collective bargaining as the way to higher wages and productive and safe workplaces, not changes that undermine bargaining and make it even harder for workers to get ahead, would be a much better way," says Peter ...
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How Obamacare will affect your job
The government, however, will be using data from 2013 to determine an individual's employment standing, which means many employers have already started trimming resources and hours for employees in an effort to be compliant with the law. The new ...
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Blogs4 new results for Employment Law
The Dangers of Unpaid Interns: Update : Alabama Employment Law ...
By Daniel Burnick
Last week, I wrote about the dangers of using unpaid interns, including claims for wages and benefits. According to the Hollywood Reporter, a judge gr.
Alabama Employment Law Report
The California Employment Law Blog: Negri v. Koning & Associates ...
By Steven G. Pearl
Since federal law requires that, in order to meet the salary basis test for exemption the employee would have to be paid a predetermined amount that is not subject to reduction based upon the number of hours worked, state law requirements ...
The California Employment Law Blog
Lawffice Space - Employment Law Blog: Lawffice Links - Snowden ...
By Philip Miles
Employment law doesn't usually entail top secret national surveillance programs, accusations of treason, and international media firestorms . . . so the least I can do is bake some Lawffice Links when it does: THE ORDER: The top secret order ...
Lawffice Space - Employment Law Blog
Civil Rights Group Challenges NSA Phone Surveillance Program ...
John Mahoney, Esq., Partner & Chair of the Labor & Employment Law Practice Group will discuss the "Who, What and When of Whistleblowing" at the 2013 Federal Workplace Conference and Expo at the Gaylord National in National Harbor, ...
Federal Employment Attorney |...

Web4 new results for Employment Law
Oregon Employment Labor Law - LawyersAndSettlements.com
Oregon employees are entitled to certain Oregon employment protections under state law. These Oregon employee state laws set out how much an employee ...
Towards A More Flexible Employment Law ... - Mondaq.Com
12 Jun 2013 - United States - Employment and HR - Towards A More Flexible Employment Law Environment In France - Jones Day - On January 11, 2013, most ...
A penny for your thoughts about employment law - JD Underground
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Employment Law - Manhattan Beach - Barrera & Associates
Do you need an experienced employment law attorney? Call 310-802-1500 to contact Barrera & Associates in Manhattan Beach, California.

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