Jun 18, 2013

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Employment law: why HR needs some common sense
One of the points this raised was that, too often, HR can be a bit too clever for its own good, whether that's overcomplicating what should be simple administrative processes or living by every letter of the employee manual for fear of flouting ...
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LETTER: Back to square one on labour law
AS WE all know, Nedlac, an institution set up by the South African Parliament, has been in ongoing negotiations with both the Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) and the business community for the past two years on many changes to our ...
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Employee privacy: California court expands rights
For a Limited Time receive a FREE HR Report "Critical HR Recordkeeping." This exclusive special report covers hiring records, employment relationships, termination records, litigation issues, electronic information issues, tips for better recordkeeping ...
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Two employees, in separate cases, allege violations of 'right to work' law
Indianapolis Star
The foundation, and other proponents of the law, say it's unfair to force employees to contribute money to a union as a condition of employment. Unions and their supporters say the law will force unions to represent workers who aren't paying their fair ...
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New Zealand labor minister under fire for reneging on ILO consultation ...
Global Times
New Zealand Labor Minister Simon Bridges was under fire Tuesday for refusing to meet with officials of the United Nations labor agency to discuss whether his government's planned employment law changes accord with international labor conventions.
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Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) Sues Performance Food ...
The National Law Review
BALTIMORE - A national marketer and distributor of national and proprietary-branded food and food-related products engaged in a pattern or practice of failing to hire female applicants for operative positions at distribution centers nationwide, the U.S ...
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New Texas Law Protects Employers Performing Background Checks and ...
A new law in Texas – H.B. 1188 – signed by Governor Rick Perry on June 14, 2013 will amend the Texas Civil Practice and Remedies Code so that "a cause of action may not be brought against an employer, general contractor, premises owner, or other third ...
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Jackson Lewis' JoAnna Brooks Joins Littler Mendelson
Jackson Lewis' JoAnna Brooks Joins Littler Mendelson. Employment law heavyweight Littler Mendelson, P.C., recently added a key partner to its San Francisco office. JoAnna Brooks joined the Northern California office in a lateral move, bringing her ...
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Employment law changes coming into force on 25 June 2013
Lexology (registration)
There will be no qualifying period of service for unfair dismissal purposes where the reason or principal reason for dismissal is, or relates to, an employee's political opinions or affiliations. This will apply to any dismissals which take place on or ...
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Unions win latest battle over employee alcohol testing
Kelowna Capital News
Updated: June 17, 2013 2:47 PM. One of the great and long-running battlegrounds in the world of employment law is mandatory, random testing for impairment. The latest round of that battle—on the eastern front—has been won, handily, by the trade unions.
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Women Denied Equal Pay Help in Texas Law
Courthouse News Service
"House Bill 950 duplicates federal law, which already allows employees who feel they have been discriminated against through compensation to file a claim with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission." Without congressional intervention, the ...
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Minister of Labour 'ducking ILO responsibilities'
The Public Service Association says the Minister of Labour is being irresponsible by refusing to meet with ILO officials over whether the government's proposed labour law changes are in breach of international labour conventions. Simon Bridges is in ...
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David J. Linesch Discrimination Law Blog on Lawyers.com
Lawyers.com Blog (blog)
Julie filed a complaint of discrimination with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission protesting this treatment, represented by the ACLU and the New York Civil Liberties Union. But the truth is, she shouldn't have had to. The Pregnancy ...
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Gay Rights 2013: LGBT People Should Be a Protected Civil Rights Group
Some states have passed employment non-discrimination laws that cover sexual orientation, gender identity, or both. In 2011, 73% of likely 2012 voters reported that they support protecting those who identify as LGBT from workplace discrimination, and ...
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Taking interest in affairs of employees
Times of Zambia
In a recent research which I carried out among the SMEs, I have discovered that the employers take little time to engage in labour laws and, therefore, labour disputes with their employees especially when an employee separates from the employment have ...
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Grand Forks OKs protection for city employees from discrimination based on ...
Grand Forks Herald
The Grand Forks City Council approved an amendment to city law Monday that protects city employees from discrimination based on gender identity and sexual orientation. By: Brandi Jewett, Grand Forks Herald. City of Grand Forks logo. image. City of ...
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Tips on hiring, firing
Canadian HR Reporter (blog)
In my next post, I will review our comments on the subject-matter of our respective books: dismissals (and just cause for dismissal in particular) and extraordinary damages in employment law cases. Stuart Rudner is an HR lawyer and a founding partner ...
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'California rally protests low wages'
Press TV
Many giant corporations employ the low-waged workers by large and that returns billion of dollars to shareholders and hand out executive bonuses worth millions, according to a report from the National Employment Law Project.' Related Interviews: US ...
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Employment relations agency divided
Caymanian Compass
The director also discussed issues surrounding the Labour Law, such as the leave, remuneration, gratuities, severance pay, unfair dismissal and health and safety. "A lot of disputes can arise from having no contract in place, which is also actually a ...
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Claims Bridges mislead Parliament
Simon Bridges' refusal to meet with International Labour Organisation (ILO) officials to discuss his government's employment law changes shows his disdain for international workers conventions, and confirms he misled Parliament, says Labour's ...
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321 illegal workers held in Oman
Muscat Daily
Data released by the joint inspection team at the Ministry of Manpower shows that 321 workers were caught violating the Labour Law between June 9 and 15, a press release stated. This includes 269 commercial workers, 24 farm workers, and 28 housemaids ...
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Seattle Workers, What Are Your Rights?
KUOW News and Information
In 2011, Seattle became the third city in the nation to mandate paid sick leave for employees. But the specifics of the law have been very confusing for workers and their employers. Not surprisingly, sick leave isn't the only employee rights law that ...
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As Employer Protection Fails More Businesses, TBI Law Warns Against Cutting ...
DigitalJournal.com (press release)
As more employment insurance packages fail to cover businesses' legal needs, North East England firm, Tilly Bailey & Irvine Solicitors (TBI Law) has called on employers to 'think twice' before purchasing an 'Employment Law Consultancy' package.
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New Criminal Code Changes to Affect Indiana Employers on July 1, 2013
The National Law Review
To avoid such consequences, it will be important for Indiana employers to assess whether their application materials and employment practices (including, for example, the interview questions that they utilize) are compliant with the new law. For ...
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Music Industry’s 1st Intern Pay Suit Filed Against Warner Music, Atlantic ...
This is the first unpaid internship lawsuit to be filed against a music industry business, according to lawyers involved in suit, which alleges that Atlantic Records and its parent, Warner Music Group Corp. violated New York State Labor law by ...
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Angels at Home to Pay $16000 to Settle EEOC Sexual Harassment and ...
The National Law Review
Such alleged conduct violates Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, which prohibits employers from subjecting employees to discrimination on the basis of sex and from retaliating against employees who complain about such discrimination. The EEOC ...
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Employment Law in Europe
Eversheds Press Office (press release)
A third edition of "Employment Law in Europe" was published in May 2013 by Bloomsbury Professional. The chapter on Polish employment law was authored by Ewa Łachowska-Brol, attorney at law heading the Labour Law team at Wierzbowski Eversheds.
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Court: ADA class-actions generally won't fly
Business Management Daily
by The HR Specialist: Pennsylvania Employment Law on June 18, 2013 8:00am in Employment Law,Human Resources. Because the ADA requires employees to show they are disabled based on individual restrictions, a class-action lawsuit against an ...
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Coats Rose attorneys to address League City Chamber
Your Houston News
Keough and Barita are business lawyers who specialize in representing businesses in all areas of labor and employment law. They handle contracts for businesses and work to obtain practical resolutions of employee issues and successful representation of ...
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'Black Swan' Ruling Could Impact Unpaid Internships
Associations Now
"This trend is probably going to expand beyond media companies and beyond New York," Laura O'Donnell, a lawyer at Haynes & Boone in San Antonio who has written about interns and employment law, told Reuters. "I think employers in all industries ...
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Blogs8 new results for Employment Law
NLRB Extends Scope Of Protected Employee Complaints - JD Supra
By XpertHR - Partnered with LexisNexis
The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has ruled that an employee's emails and Facebook postings were protected under the National Labor Relations Act (Act) even though they were... ... XpertHR - Partnered with LexisNexis · Contact. XpertHR is a practical online service to help HR comply with federal, state, and municipal law. Our... View Profile » ...
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Black Swans and Trojan Horses: Why That Internship Program May ...
By Daniel Schwartz
Connecticut Employment Law Blog Insight on Labor & Employment Developments for Connecticut Businesses. Home · About · Services · Contact · Published by Daniel A. Schwartz of Pulman & Comley, LLC ...
Connecticut Employment Law Blog
HUD Finds Housing Discrimination In Mobile : Alabama ...
By Daniel Burnick
According to Al.com, the US Department of Housing and Urban Development fined LLB&B, a Mobile real estate company, $29000 for discriminating agai.
Alabama Employment Law Report
The California Employment Law Blog: State Bar Advanced Wage ...
By Steven G. Pearl
I am honored to be the principal organizer of the State Bar Labor and Employment Law Section's Third Annual Advanced Wage and Hour Conference, July 31, 2014, in San Francisco. This year's Conference will include: Recent Developments ...
The California Employment Law...
Employment Law Advice Solicitors | Disk jockey wins Employment ...
By admin
platten A disc jockey branded "stale and complacent" has won his Employment Tribunal claim for age discrimination and unfair dismissal after he was dismissed for redundancy. Mr Williams, a 42-year-old disc jockey (conventionally known as ...
Employment Law Advice Solicitors
Think odd employee might benefit from mental exam? Talk to your ...
By The HR Specialist: North Carolina Employment Law
in Employment Law,Human Resources. Let's face it: Some employees are a bit strange. They may do a good job, but their personal quirks may make other employees feel uncomfortable. Sometimes, their behavior may even be an indication of ...
Business Management Daily
Lawffice Space - Employment Law Blog: EEOC Targets Criminal ...
By Philip Miles
If you'd like some guidance about how to avoid the EEOC's wrath, check out last year's enforcement guidance: Consideration of Arrest and Conviction Records in Employment Decisions Under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. HT: Friend ...
Lawffice Space - Employment Law Blog
With Twitter Disclaimer, You Can Still Get Fired - Law and Daily Life
By Brett Snider, Esq.
While such disclaimers may serve to differentiate an employee's tweets from the official views of his employer, it does nothing to protect the employee from liability or job loss. ... Have an employment law question? Try FindLaw Answers.
Law and Daily Life

Web7 new results for Employment Law
Norfolk Employment Lawyer | Virginia Beach Employee Rights ...
The Norfolk employment lawyers of Reid H. Ervin & Associates provide experienced representation and a high level of client service. Call 888-314-8548.
Practice Areas - KW&W Labor and Employment Law - Akron, Ohio
Kastner Westman and Wilkins LLC, Ohio labor & employment attorneys representing ... taxation, benefits, workers compensation, litigatiion and labor law.
Connecticut Paid Sick Leave Law – Exempt Manufacturing Employers
Connecticut's paid sick leave law exempts employers classified in sections 31, 32 , or 33 of the North American Industrial Classification System from it coverage.
Labor & Employment Law Alert - Unanimous Supreme Court ...
Download a PDF of the Barnes & Thornburg LLP Labor & Employment Law Alert, "Unanimous Supreme Court Upholds Arbitrator's Decision to Allow Class ...
E. Gary Spitko | Santa Clara Law
Professor Spitko has published extensively in the areas of arbitration, donative transfers, employment law, and law & sexuality. Prior to joining the Santa Clara ...
Employment Law - Seikaly & Stewart, P.C.
The Michigan employment law lawyers at Seikaly and Stewart handle employment law cases in Wayne and Oakland County and throughout MI.
Employment + Labor Attorneys - Paul Frank + Collins :: Paul Frank + ...
Vermont Employment lawyers. Employment Laws are ever-changing and require sophisticated understanding. At Paul Frank + Collins, we are committed to ...

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