Jun 17, 2013

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Goddard College: Union says labor laws violated
Barre Montpelier Times Argus
PLAINFIELD — The faculty and staff at Goddard college are alleging the administration violated federal labor law when it handed down an Aug. 1 deadline to come to an agreement on the ongoing union negotiations or financial cutbacks that the ...
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HLS alum fights for fair pizza
Harvard Law School News
A partner at Boston-based plaintiffs'-side employment and labor law firm Lichten & Liss-Riordan, she opened The Just Crust pizzeria on Brattle Street in Cambridge, just down the block from where she lived with her now husband, Kevin, while she was in ...
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Caritas Nepal against slave-like child labour
AsiaNews.it
Nepali law bans child labour under the age of 14, but children are the most sought after domestic workers. Torture and abuse often go along with the job, especially if children spend too much time studying. For Caritas, children's rights should be ...
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Federal Court Allows U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC ...
The National Law Review
A federal district court has denied United Parcel Service's (UPS) motion to appeal an earlier ruling in favor of the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the agency announced today. The contested ruling allowed the Commission's ...
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Czech MP tries to help ex Croatian employee of Radio Free Europe
Croatian Times
Vladimira Lesenska, Chair of Czech parliamentary Subcommittee on Labor Law and Employment, member of the largest in country's parliament Social-democratic party, has submitted a paper entitled "The Situation of Foreign Employees of Radio Free ...
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Milena Jakšić Papac is appointed new head of employment practice at ...
The Lawyer
She is vice-president of the HR committee of the Foreign Investors Council and has recently taken on a leadership role with the up-and-coming Benefits, Executive Compensation, Tax, Employment and Labour Law Alliance. Print; Email · Tweet ...
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When mandatory arbitration replaces litigation, consumers lose
Washington Times
Big business and corporate money, along with a corporate friendly Supreme Court, have been enough in the past to defeat efforts to bring fairness back to the arena of routine consumer and employee rights. Unfortunately, the same thing is likely to ...
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Labour backs creation of free schools in new policy switch
Telegraph.co.uk
Sources at the Department for Education (DfE) hit out at the plans and warned that they may fall foul of EU employment law. "Labour's policy ignores that the DfE does not employ teachers, therefore cannot fire them, and any attempt to do what Labour's ...
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Drafting error in Equality Act revealed through case law
CIPD (blog)
Jessemey won his claim for unfair dismissal and age discrimination, but his claim for victimisation was rejected by the tribunal and by the Employment Appeal Tribunal, despite the intervention of the Equality and Human Rights Commission in his support.
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Litigation Solicitors
LawFuel.co.nz
An intermediate practitioner ideally with 4 - 5 years post admission experience in Civil Litigation /Employment Law and, preferably, local government. You will be working closely with the litigation partner, across a range of issues requiring advocacy.
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Court Rejects Walmart's Bid To Kick Negligent Hiring Claim By Contractors ...
Mondaq News Alerts (registration)
According to plaintiffs, "Walmart knew or should have known that each [contractor-employer] had a track record of violating state and federal employment laws, and Walmart's agreement with [these contractor-employers] created economic pressure to ...
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United States: Criminal Background Checks: EEOC Position Presents A Legal ...
Mondaq News Alerts (registration)
Taking notice of this trend, the EEOC issued Enforcement Guidance (Guidance) on the Consideration of Arrest and Conviction Records in Employment Decisions under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1954, as amended (Title VII). To maintain or establish ...
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Business forum: HR and the same-sex marriage act
Minneapolis Star Tribune
When determining benefits policies in Minnesota, companies first and foremost need to follow all federal laws that have no state equivalent. For example, employee benefit plans covered by ERISA (Employment Retirement Income Security Act) do not change.
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Freedom to Work doubles down on push for LGBT workplace protections
Metro Weekly
With momentum building for what is considered one of the last major pieces of LGBT-rights legislation — the Employment Non-Discrimination Act — the organization dedicated solely to its passage is ramping up efforts to see ENDA finally become law this ...
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Conn. lawyers to honor consumer advocate Nader
Seattle Post Intelligencer
The annual meeting will offer 38 seminars on labor and employment law, family law, real property law, elder law and other topics. The Connecticut Bar Association is a membership organization of more than 10,000 Connecticut attorneys and other members ...
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UK trade secrets law – ex-employee bites back in mosquito net case
Lexology (registration)
This case will be of particular interest to businesses with R&D operations in the UK, as it highlights the limitations of employee contracts on protecting trade secrets once an employee has left the business. It also explores how far a claimant can ...
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Supreme Court of Canada quashes random alcohol testing in dangerous ...
Canadian Employment Law Today (subscription)
Irving Pulp & Paper operates a pulp mill in New Brunswick. In 2006, it unilaterally adopted a workplace policy that mandated random alcohol testing of employees that held safety sensitive positions in the mill. Random testing was achieved by using an ...
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Editorial: Pay interns fairly
UI The Daily Iowan
Eric Glatt and Alexander Footman, the interns in question, successfully sued Fox Searchlight and Fox Entertainment Group under the Fair Standards Labor Act and New York Labor Law. Their win could lead to more successful lawsuits by numerous other ...
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Smith Fisher gets nod
Business First of Buffalo (blog)
Among the new members is Cheryl Smith Fisher, partner at Magavern Magavern & Grimm in Buffalo who will serve as vice president of the 8th Judicial District. She practices employment law, commercial litigation, bankruptcy and professional responsibility.
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Public servants gagged by law – union
Cowra Community News
PSA general secretary Anne Gardiner says the Government Sector Employment Bill, which was rushed into parliament late last month without consultation, will casualise employment and remove important protections, merit-based recruitment processes and ...
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Will Companies Stop Offering Health Insurance Because of the Affordable Care ...
Wall Street Journal
Mr. Kuhlman: The decision by employers to stop offering health insurance to employees as a result of the health-insurance law is far from certain. We do know that the cost of health insurance continues to be the No. 1 problem for small-business owners ...
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How Abbott outflanked Labor on IR
Business Spectator
How Abbott outflanked Labor on IR. Ken Phillips 14 hours ago 8 · Politics · Election. Rather than fight a renewed battle over WorkChoices-style industrial relations, the Coalition has promised to implement a swathe of unfinished Labor policies.
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Arabs: Preferential treatment bill 'discriminatory'
Ynetnews
A new law being proposed by an Israeli parliamentarian would give preferential treatment in housing, employment and higher education to anyone who served in the army or did alternative national civilian service. The bill, which has been approved by the ...
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Don't exploit interns, court rules
Sacramento Bee
It is a reminder for those employers who may want to look to interns to minimize costs that that may not be appropriate," said Steve McCutcheon, an employment law attorney at Sacramento firm Cook Brown. According to the federal labor law and California ...
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Globals get the gong
Lawyers Weekly
International law firms only had one clean sweep at the inaugural Lawyers Weekly 30 Under 30 Awards, and it is not the one you would necessarily guess. The three winners of the Workplace Relations, Employment & Safety Award, proudly sponsored by ...
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7-Eleven stores raided in human smuggling probe
USA TODAY
Haeyoung Yoon, senior staff attorney for the National Employment Law Project, said that low-wage employers are more prone to not having the proper documentation for their workers. Once the fraud is exposed, the workers typically end up getting fired on ...
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All emails from work belong to the employer
Stuff.co.nz
Retaining the trust of your employer lies at the heart of employment law. So, too, with a minister of the Crown and their "employer", the prime minister. Dunne's basis for not turning over the emails is his view that communications between MPs and the ...
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Secretary is latest city employee seeking waiver to Brockton's residency rule
Enterprise News
The residency waiver would add Casarez, a benefits administrator in the Personnel Department, to the long list of employees that are exempt from the city's law requiring employees to live within Brockton – passed by voters in 1991. Casarez has been ...
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Drawing Digital Boundaries
Human Resource Executive Online
In Washington, even an internal investigation is not justification to require an employee to submit login information, Schroeder says. The new law allows employers to ask for specific "content" as part of an internal investigation, he says, but that ...
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New Texas law limits negligent hiring, supervision claims against employers
Lexology (registration)
The Texas legislature passed the law in response to its finding that applicants with criminal records seeking employment "receive less than half as many job offers as job seekers without criminal records." The law's purposes are to "enhance public ...
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W&L Law Alum Wins National Award for Writing
Washington and Lee University News Office (blog)
Chris, who served as lead article editor of the Washington and Lee Law Review, practices complex commercial litigation and employment litigation. According to his biography on the Husch Blackwell website, he has represented clients in a wide range of ...
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How IT major Cognizant cut costs, grew legal headcount from 1 to 70 in six years
Legally India
The legal team's corollary would be to draft the master services agreement that sets out the scope of engagement, which could then result in drafting sale deeds for real estate services, patent applications for intellectual property (IP) services, or ...
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Letter: Cronyism or Qualifications - Which is the Best Way to Hire a Park ...
Patch.com
Ray McGury joined the Naperville Park District in September 2008 with more than 27 years of community leadership, education and law enforcement experience. Prior to his employment at the park district, Mr. McGury served as a leading law enforcement ...
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Supreme Court to Review Housing-Bias Legal Technique
Wall Street Journal- India
WASHINGTON—The Supreme Court on Monday agreed to review a legal approach used by U.S. officials and others to challenge housing discrimination, in a case that has implications for labor-secretary nominee Thomas Perez. The court agreed to take up a ...
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Public servants rally against possible gag
The Daily Telegraph
A petition with about 16,000 signatures has been handed to upper house MP Fred Nile, voicing the Public Service Association's opposition to the Government Sector Employment Bill and any possible job cuts. Under the bill, protections and merit-based ...
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Teams turn out for Loch Lomond Dragon Boat Challenge
The Dumbarton and Vale of Leven Reporter
Taking place at Balloch Castle County Park the event was attended by a variety of people from Digby Brown Solicitors and Just Employment Law to BAE Systems and international energy consultants Xodus Group. Fifteen teams overall battled for the winner's ...
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NLRB poster rule likely dead after second federal appeals court ruling
Thomson Reuters News & Insight
The decision on Friday by the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals rejected a 2011 rule that required employers to post, physically or electronically, a notice describing workers' rights under the National Labor Relations Act. The case was a direct ...
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Blogs3 new results for Employment Law
 
CBA Annual Meeting: Resources on Social Media & Employment Law
By Daniel Schwartz
This afternoon, I'll be speaking to the Connecticut Bar Association's Annual Meeting on a topic that is familiar to blog readers: The Intersection of Employment Law and Social Media. If you're attending, please stop by to say hi. There are a few ...
Connecticut Employment Law Blog
Employment Law SCOTUS Watch - Lawffice Space
By Philip Miles
That's a lot of employment law goodness that should all come out within the next week or two. We could see developments as early as 10 AM this morning. Check out the newly redesigned SCOTUSblog for liveblogging at 10 AM for opinions ...
Lawffice Space - Employment Law Blog
The California Employment Law Blog: Vargas v. SAI Monrovia B, Inc ...
By Steven G. Pearl
My knowledge of employment law, neutrality, and natural tenacity allow me to resolve cases effectively. Contact Dana Sweetman at [email protected] or (310) 201-0010 to calendar a mediation. CV of Steven G. Pearl · Daily Journal ...
The California Employment Law Blog

Web5 new results for Employment Law
 
Labor Law > Education > How to Prove Your Employment Law Case
How to Prove Your Employment Law Case through Effective Demonstratives. Presented by: The Labor and Employment Law Section of the State Bar of ...
laborlaw.calbar.ca.gov/.../HowtoProveYourEmploymentLawC...
Employer Labor Law - Utah Department of Workforce Services ...
NO FEE! Please RSVP in advance so we can plan. Thank you. Better Your Business. Breakfast Seminar. Employer. Labor Law. Presented by. Elisabeth Blattner- ...
jobs.utah.gov/employer/business/060613.pdf
Employment Law: Can TPAs Be Liable for FMLA-Related Violations ...
masthead (small). By Jeff Nowak, Esq., Co-chair, Labor & Employment Practice of Franczek Radelet P.C., Blog Author of FMLAinsights.com. When it comes to ...
dmec.org/.../employment-law-can-tpas-be-liable-for-fmla-relat...
Employee who changed one word in separation release before ...
By Lorene D. Park, J.D. By changing the word "including" to "excluding" with regard to a list of claims covered by a separation and release agreement.
www.employmentlawdaily.com/.../employee-who-changed-on...
Labor & Employment Law | Hall Render - HR Insights for Health Care
Posted by Stephen W. Lyman on June 5, 2013 in Adverse Inference, Evidence, Labor & Employment Law, Litigation Hold 0. Adverse Inference from Deleted ...
blogs.hallrender.com/insights/category/labor-employment-law/


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