Jun 21, 2013

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News35 new results for Employment Law
Army redundancies - know your rights
Herts and Essex Observer
There is no mandatory procedure laid down in law for fairly dismissing employees for redundancy. Employees are advised to check their contracts to see whether there are any procedures set out, or whether there are implied procedures by way of custom ...
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Unison to Judicially Review 'Brutal' Employment Tribunal Fees – Lauren Godfrey
UK Human Rights Blog (blog)
News that Unison has applied for Judicial Review of the Government's controversial plans to introduce fees in the Employment Tribunal has gone viral in the Labour Law community. A key theme in the application is access to justice for working people, ...
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Employment Law round up and changes for 2013-14
Mondaq News Alerts (registration)
Since 1 January 2013, Fair Work Australia has changed its name and is now called the Fair Work Commission (FWC). It is still in the process of changing all of its forms to reflect the new title. It has also acquired the website www.fwc.gov.au, but ...
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Trade unionism, better pay ignored in amended labour law
A parliamentary body has finalised recommendations on the proposed Labour (amendment) Bill 2013 without accommodating foreign diplomats' suggestions for ensuring better working condition and rights of workers to unionise. The Parliamentary Standing ...
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Sen. Jay Rockefeller co-sponsors Employment Non-Discrimination A - Business ...
State Journal
Jay Rockefeller co-sponsors Employment Non-Discrimination A - Business, Government Legal News from throughout WV. Member Center: Create Account|; Log In; Manage Account|; Log Out. SITE SEARCH WEB SEARCH BY Google. Home · News · Law ...
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Employers Face 'New Rules' With Modern Hiring Practices
Corporate Counsel
Modern-day employers are not only confronted with the challenges of adapting their policies and practices for their workforce to conform with the ever-changing landscape of employment law, but are now grappling with new potential landmines arising from ...
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Unpaid Interns and the Law
BU Today
Michael Harper, a School of Law professor of law and the school's Barreca Labor Relations Scholar, cites the six US Department of Labor requirements that determine whether or not an internship can be unpaid, starting with evidence that unpaid interns ...
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NEWS ANALYSIS: One size doesn't fit all in labour-broking debacle
While no outright ban is proposed, Johan Botes, director of employment law at Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr, says labour broking "will never be same as it was" and will "suffer a blow" due to the amendments, which could ultimately cost jobs as there is no ...
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Classification of Obesity as a Disease Has Huge Employment Law Implications
Workforce Management (blog)
Conventional wisdom has been that normal, run-of-the-mill obesity, unlinked to an underlying medical condition such as diabetes, is not a disability protected from discrimination by the Americans with Disabilities Act. This decision by the AMA, however ...
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Small business owners freeze hiring, cut employee numbers because of ...
Forty-one percent of them said they have stopped hiring because of the law, and "almost one-fifth—19 percent— answered 'yes' when asked if they had 'reduced the number of employees you have in your business as a specific result of the Affordable Care ...
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no right to privacy when fraudulent activity suspected
CIPD (blog)
The EAT held that even if Article 8 had applied, interference with it could be justified by legitimate aims (the prevention of crime and the protection of the rights and freedoms of others – in other words, the employer's right to expect employees to ...
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Manager brings unfair dismissal claim after being fired for having sex with ...
Office liaisons may be run-of-the-mill but managers can find themselves in hot water if caught seducing their employees in the workplace, as a Brisbane man recently found out. The manager of a Brisbane care facility was fired last year for alleged ...
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How to draw DOL scrutiny: Withhold pay, fudge time sheets
Business Management Daily
by The HR Specialist: Pennsylvania Employment Law on June 21, 2013 8:00am in Human Resources,Overtime Labor Laws. The Department of Labor's Wage and Hour Division doesn't want to see any funny business when it comes to accurately recording ...
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Employment discrimination measure passes Assembly
A bill to enshrine federal protections for workers facing employment discrimination into state law passed the Assembly Thursday. The measure would extend the time workers have to file employment discrimination claims. President Obama made signing a ...
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End Of Service Gratuity: A Recap
Mondaq News Alerts (registration)
Further clarifications in the Gratuity section of the amended DIFC Employment Law state that the daily figure for an employee's basic salary should be calculated according to the number of days in the year. In other words, the daily salary figure ...
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NALP: 18-Year Low for Law Grad Employment
Bloomberg Law
June 20 (Bloomberg Law) — James Leipold, Executive Director for the National Association for Law Placement, talks with Bloomberg Law's Lee Pacchia about his organization's annual report on the job market for law school graduates. They've found that ...
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Georgia and North Carolina Employers Must Begin Using E-Verify July 1, 2013 ...
The National Law Review
Employers were phased over time to the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services' (USCIS') online electronic employment eligibility program based on the size of the company. On July 1, 2013, .... NLR does not accept advertising from attorneys or law firms.
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Return Of The Wild West: Mississippi's New Firearms Law
Mondaq News Alerts (registration)
So the days of Wyatt Earp and Billy the Kid may not be such a thing of the past, but what effect might this law have on an employer's ability to restrict firearms in their workplace? Businesses may experience more patrons, or even employees, openly ...
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Union calls for judicial review over tribunals
Lancashire Evening Post
It will be argued that the introduction of fees will make it virtually impossible for workers to exercise their rights under employment law, and in doing so, is contrary to EU Law. Unison went on to say that the planned charges would give "unscrupulous ...
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A.G. Recovers $300K From Long Island Beverage Distributor for Failure to Pay ...
Long Island Exchange
Under New York State's overtime laws, which covers most workers, employers must pay employees 1 ½ times their regular rate of pay for each hour worked past 40 in a given week and they must pay an additional hour of pay to employees who work more ...
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PA Supreme Court Finds Non-Compete Ancillary To Commencement Of ...
Mondaq News Alerts (registration)
If the candidate signs the restrictive covenant agreement, are the post-employment restrictions enforceable? State law provides the answer, which may be different from state to state. In Pennsylvania, the Supreme Court considered this question in Pulse ...
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A need for public education
Barbados Advocate
In the absence of such explanation, a public that is understandably unfamiliar with the intricacies of the law relating to public and police officers' employment is therefore left to conjecture as to the likely reasons for Commissioner Dottin's removal ...
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Kuwait considering scrapping sponsorship system
The Hindu
The daily pointed out that the formation of the MSAL, which the parliament has cleared, follows the enforcement of the private sector labour law passed in 2010. The pressure in image conscious Kuwait to conform to "international standards" is also ...
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Multi-Site Redundancies: Important Changes To Consultation Rules
Mondaq News Alerts (registration)
Earlier this week, the EAT reportedly reached a decision that turns on its head the law on employers' collective information and consultation duties. You may recall that where an employer is proposing to dismiss as redundant 20 or more employees at one ...
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LGBT workplace discrimination must end
U-T San Diego
While California has a law that makes discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity illegal, there are still 29 states that don't. In those states without LGBT employment nondiscrimination laws, talented, loyal, hardworking employees ...
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Contentious Labour Bills passed
Creamer Media's Engineering News
Oliphant also rejected opposition claims – voiced in the debate on the Basic Conditions of Employment Amendment Bill – that the law changes would bring further rigidity to the labour market. "I want to confirm that the labour laws of this country are ...
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Did the Opposition hit a nerve?
Waikato Times
That's not exactly what the minister told Parliament, but Ms Fenton followed up with her own press statement to highlight two issues. First, she again claimed the Government had ignored advice that its employment law changes would breach ILO conventions.
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How LGBT Rights (With Emphasis On the T) Have Soared Under the Obama ...
The hearing covered how the U.S. government is currently addressing transgender issues (and LGBT issues in general) internally — with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, the Social Security Administration, the Equal Employment ...
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Durazzo, Eckel and Hawkins, legal eagles for business
Inside Tucson Business
The law firm also handles a wide range of business and employment law cases — often negotiating, identifying and litigating disputes that threaten to sour relations between business entities or embroil a company in a difficult employer-employee situation.
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Aaron's Law Would Revamp Computer Fraud Penalties
... Web-based products, website notices or employment agreements under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA). On Thursday, Representative Zoe Lofgren, a California Democrat, and Senator Ron Wyden, an Oregon Democrat, introduced Aaron's Law...
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Mindanao fish canneries owe workers P53M—DOLE
Minda News
Labor Secretary Rosalinda Baldoz said in a statement released by the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) in Region 12 here that the agency conducted a rapid audit on fish canning companies in the island to ensure the rights and safety of their ...
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Trending: Broad Whistleblower Protection
Law360 (subscription)
Law360, New York (June 20, 2013, 1:40 PM ET) -- How should financial services companies and publicly traded companies treat employees who claim that the company violated federal law or regulations? Very carefully. With the decision in Murray v. UBS on ...
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Supreme Court: Provision In AIDS Law Violates Free Speech
She called on Congress to pass legislation that would undo many of the court's recent decisions on "forced arbitration" for small businesses, consumers and employees. Without congressional action, she said, "all federal and state civil rights ...
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EEOC's Review Of Teacher's Firing Wasn't Fair, Group Says
Law360 (subscription)
Law360, New York (June 20, 2013, 2:09 PM ET) -- A religious rights group said Wednesday that the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission's premature dismissal of a bias charge from a New Jersey teacher who was allegedly fired after giving a ...
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Lawmakers seek protection for 'gay marriage' critics
In evidence, we asked the government whether further legislative provision or guidance is necessary to clarify how employment law should deal with these complex issues so that employers and employees know where they stand," the report continued.
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Blogs3 new results for Employment Law
Employee verification: Your line-by-line guide to I-9 changes ...
By The HR Specialist: New York Employment Law
Employee verification: Your line-by-line guide to I-9 changes. by The HR Specialist: New York Employment Law on June 20, 2013 1:00pm in Hiring,Human Resources. by Anas Saleh, Esq., Bond, Schoeneck & King, Syracuse. The U.S. ...
Business Management Daily
Lawffice Space - Employment Law Blog: SCOTUS: Arbitration ...
By Philip Miles
The Supreme Court did, however, issue an opinion with employment law implications: American Express v. Italian Colors (opinion here). The case involved the enforceability of an arbitration clause, which is pretty much all you need to know to ...
Lawffice Space - Employment Law Blog
18-Year Low for Law Grad Employment According to NALP
By Law Librarian
18-Year Low for Law Grad Employment According to NALP. Bloomberg Law's Lee Pacchia interviewed NALP's Executive Director James Leipold about NALP's recently released annual report on the job market for law school graduates.
Law Librarian Blog

Web7 new results for Employment Law
Employment law in UK? - Yahoo! Answers
What are my rights is any. 34 minutes ... This question about "Employment law in UK… ... How long does an employer have to pay an employee for time worked?
Entry-Level Employment Falls Again, And It's Possible That Law ...
How many terrible NALP reports do we have to endure before law schools focus on jobs instead of classes?
: class actions : Alabama Employment Law Report
Earlier this week, the US Supreme Court, in a unanimous decision, found that the language in an arbitration agreement permitted the arbitrator to decide on ...
Healthcare Employment Law - Squire Sanders
Healthcare Employment Law. Squire Sanders labor and employment lawyers offer industry expertise and broad experience to assist hospitals, medical centers,  ...
18-year low for law grad employment (video) - ABA Journal
James Leipold, executive director for the National Association for Law Placement , talks with Bloomberg Law's Lee Pacchia about his organization's annual ...
Tennessee employment law - Thompson Burton PLLC
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission ("EEOC") recently filed race discrimination lawsuits against two large companies for use of ...
Do I Really Have to Pay My Employees Overtime ... - Lavelle Law
A question I am commonly asked, whether it is asked by an employer or an employee, is whether a given employee is entitled to overtime compensation for ...

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