Jun 24, 2013

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Supreme Court caps random testing of employees
Canadian HR Reporter (blog)
The legal saga of random drug and alcohol testing of employees in Canada has been ongoing for quite a while. Various courts across the country have come to differing conclusions, leaving a confusing and battle-scarred landscape in employment law.
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Agriculture and fishery workers to get labour law benefits
Business Recorder (blog)
KARACHI: Sindh government has decided in principle to extend all relevant benefits of labour laws to the workers associated with agriculture sector and fisheries respectively. A senior official of provincial labour department told APP Monday that ...
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Employee relations' losses in legal cases are costing DC
Washington Times
And although the former executive director of the Public Employee Relations Board (PERB) has accused its members of harboring a pro-labor bias and of racial and ideological discrimination against its own employees, additional reasons loom for the ...
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Employee shareholder contracts: How will shares for rights work?
Employees are required to forfeit their rights in relation to unfair dismissal (except where the dismissal is automatically unfair or for discrimination) and statutory redundancy payments. They also lose the right to make a flexible working request, or ...
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Redefining unfair dismissal
The Lawyer
The Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Act (ERRA) will introduce two employment law changes this week (25 June to be precise). The first, relating to whistle-blowers, is a restriction on current unfair dismissal protection; the second, relating to ...
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Invoke arbitration rights as early as possible
Business Management Daily
by The HR Specialist: Texas Employment Law on June 23, 2013 4:00pm in Employment Law,Human Resources. If an employee has signed an agreement promising to arbitrate employment claims, tell the court right away and ask it to compel arbitration.
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How to deal with contractor misconduct
Federal Times (blog)
The difficulty for an agency that does not respect a contractor not being a federal employee is that under principles of employment law, the contractor employee might be considered a federal employee for some purposes, particularly when it comes to ...
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'Union rights are human rights'
Morning Star Online
Institute of Employment Rights chairman John Hendy QC has called collective bargaining a human right and insisted wages should be set by workers and "not the great and the good." Mr Hendy told a packed debate on Reunionising the UK at the People's ...
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Carey Olsen webinar examines Control of Housing and Work law
Jersey Isle News
Carey Olsen employment law specialist, Huw Thomas, and property associate, Will Whitehead, presented a webinar last week outlining the key aspects of the new legislation and what it means for employers and employees. Mr Thomas said: "The new law is ...
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Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) Issues Final Rule Revising ...
The National Law Review
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) issued a Final Rule today revising certain provisions of its Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) regulations. EEOC's revised FOIA regulations, 29 CFR Part 1610 ("Availability of Records"), ...
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China to Strictly Regulate Secondment/Staffing Business Model
The National Law Review
The new law expressly states that, as a general principle, employers should hire employees through signed labor contracts and that secondment can be used only if the position is of a temporary, auxiliary, or replaceable nature. A position will be ...
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What is the Top Priority for the LGBT Community? Survey Says...
Care2.com (blog)
This, for instance, has led to high profiled campaigns like the one in New York that legalized marriage equality in 2011 while the state level trans employment bill GENDA still isn't law, despite being passed six times by the state assembly. Few would ...
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What are; wrongful, unfair and constructive dismissals?
Succcessive Governments have given employees additional statutory protection in addition to that given by the law of contract. The law on unfair dismissal is principally contained in 'The Employment Rights Act 1996' as amended by numerous statutes.
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New Case Shows Use Of Unpaid Interns Can Be A Costly Employment Decision
Mondaq News Alerts (registration)
Judge Pauley admonished that "[u]sing unpaid interns to fill the interstices created by eliminating paid positions is a clear violation of the [New York labor laws]." The Fox Searchlight case is just the first of a growing trend of comparable lawsuits ...
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Changes to whistleblowing law: what you need to know
No guidance has been provided on what 'in the public interest' will mean in this context; this will be left to the determination of individual employment tribunals. The person making the disclosure must reasonably believe it to be in the public ...
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Connecticut Adds Burdensome Requirements To Personnel File Statutes
Mondaq News Alerts (registration)
The Act adds a new requirement to Connecticut law obligating employers to provide employees with copies of certain personnel documents on a "real time" basis. Beginning October 1, 2013, an employer must provide an employee with a copy of "any ...
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Tips For Setting Employees' Salaries And Benefits For Multinational Companies
Mondaq News Alerts (registration)
Prohibition of financial penalty: French law provides that a fault of an employee cannot be sanctioned by a financial penalty. As a consequence, an employer cannot withhold a part of the salary because his employee has voluntarily not worked correctly.
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Top Five Workplace Privacy Questions
Mondaq News Alerts (registration)
In jurisdictions that have not enacted privacy legislation applicable to employment matters, employee privacy rights are less clear. In unionized workplaces there is some arbitral case law that recognizes workplace privacy rights (esp., relating to ...
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Proposed changes to immigration and labour legislation
Scoop.co.nz (press release)
Plans to amend the Immigration Act to make it a specific offence to exploit migrants on temporary work visas plus potential changes to improve enforcement of minimum standards, mean employers really need to start familiarising themselves with labour ...
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Anne Mannix joins Averta Employment Lawyers to head up London office
SourceWire (press release)
Former DLA Piper employment partner, Anne Mannix, has joined Averta Employment Lawyers as the director of its new London office in Devonshire Street, which will offer employment law advice to directors, senior executives and professionals. On leaving ...
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Vance, Nassar, Mutual: The High Court's Ballad of Impossible Tasks
Cato Institute (blog)
Law, unlike the realm of fable, shouldn't set impossible tasks, which is why we should be glad the Supreme Court's five-Justice "conservative" majority prevailed today in three cases – the employment-law cases Vance v. Ball State and University of ...
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Beware the perils of using unpaid interns
Canadian HR Reporter (blog)
When it comes to using unpaid interns, "what may seem like a good idea, benefitting both intern/trainee and organization, may create undue risk for the organization," Sherrard Kuzz LLP notes in a recent employment and labour law update. "The legal risk ...
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Top Los Angeles Employment Attorney Rodney Mesriani Calls for Vigilance in ...
DigitalJournal.com (press release)
Mesriani Law Group's top Los Angeles employment discrimination lawyers pride themselves in assisting employment and labor law victims by handling all kinds of discrimination cases, to include age discrimination, racial discrimination, gender ...
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MFG Solicitors strengthens employment team
shropshirelive.com (press release)
Based between the firm's offices in Telford and across Worcestershire, Lisa will play a key role in developing mfg's employment law services to businesses and individuals across Shropshire and the wider West Midlands. Sally Morris, partner and head of ...
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New Associate Joins the Law Firm of Rogers Joseph O'Donnell
Sacramento Bee
The firm emphasizes government contracts, commercial, construction, environmental, and retail trade law, attorney liability and conduct, labor and employment law, and white collar criminal defense. More information: http://www.rjo.com. SOURCE Rogers ...
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Justices to hear abortion-related case for review
CNN (blog)
The state's "selective exclusion law" makes it a crime for speakers other than clinic "employees or agents ... acting within the scope of their employment" to "enter or remain on a public way or sidewalk" within 35 feet of "a reproductive health care ...
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Court narrows scope of Title VII in the workplace
Arabic UPI.com
WASHINGTON, June 24 (UPI) -- The U.S. Supreme Court ruled 5-4 Monday an employee is a supervisor under federal civil rights law only if she can take tangible actions against the victim. The ruling along the court's ideological fault line could have ...
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Recognize Child Labour!
Kashmir Life
In a 2011 book, 'Child Labor: A Curse of Jammu and Kashmir', Dr. Fayaz Ahmad, has highlighted absolute neglect of anti child labor law in Kashmir. According to the author there are more than 200,000 child laborers in J&K. Children selling maize cobs ...
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Comings & Goings | lawblog@wsj.com
Wall Street Journal
Labor and employment law firm Littler Mendelson PC has hired JoAnna Brooks as shareholder at the firm's San Francisco office. She had been a partner at Jackson Lewis LLP, where she was involved in more than 50 class-action litigation cases in California.
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War on trafficking 'needs fresh push'
Gulf Daily News
Released by Secretary of State John Kerry, it gives a detailed account of trafficking, slavery and testimonies of victims including forced labour for 188 countries worldwide. ... However, it praised the new Labour Law for better protecting domestic ...
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China's New Exit-Entry Law Targets Illegal Foreigners
With the aim of curbing the illegal entry, stay and employment of foreigners as well as clarifying punishments for people who enter, live or work in the country illegally, China's top legislature, the Standing Committee of the National People's ...
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McDonald's franchise to employees: Want fees with that?
Washington Times
WASHINGTON, June 24, 2013 – This past April and May, owners of a McDonald's franchise in Pennsylvania paid employees by depositing their pay into a debit card account at Chase Bank. Employees were then given a debit card and written instructions on ...
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Drop seen in Bahrain's trafficking probe
Trade Arabia
However, it praised the new Labour Law for better protecting domestic workers. Focusing on the confiscation of passports by employers, the report states that "police did not have the authority to arrest the employer for non-compliance". The report is ...
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Fast forward 50 years
So, after all these years, why is diversity awareness – specifically the importance of a law that's been on the books for nearly five decades prohibiting employment discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex and national origin – still a ...
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Will You Be Ready for ObamaCare?
Fox Business
The first thing a small business owner has to do to prepare for the impending changes is get a good understanding of the nuances of the new law. For instance, under the Affordable Care Act, all businesses with more than 50 employees have to offer their ...
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Exploited illegal migrant workers won't be automatically deported - Key
"Under the current employment law it is very difficult to hold employers personally liable for the breaches so the penalties fail to act as a deterrent. "Without introducing more personal liability I don't think there's a hope for us to address the ...
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Blogs3 new results for Employment Law
BREAKING: U.S. Supreme Court Narrows Employer Liability in ...
By Daniel Schwartz
We've been waiting a while for a few U.S. Supreme Court cases to come down that have an impact on employment law. This morning, the U.S. Supreme Court released a decision in Vance v. Ball State University, a sexual harassment case ...
Connecticut Employment Law Blog
The California Employment Law Blog: American Trucking ...
By Steven G. Pearl
American Trucking Associations, Inc. v. City of Los Angeles, 569 U.S. ___ (6/13/13) is not an employment case, but it deals with FAAAA preemption, which has become prominent in many wage and hour actions and is pending before the ...
The California Employment Law...
Lawffice Space - Employment Law Blog: BREAKING: SCOTUS ...
By Philip Miles
An employee is a "supervisor" for purposes of vicarious liability under Title VII only if he or she is empowered by the employer to take tangible employment actions against the victim. Examples of "tangible employment actions" include:.
Lawffice Space - Employment Law Blog

Web6 new results for Employment Law
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July 18 Webinar: Employee Privacy Rights in California ...
Employers must tread carefully when it comes to employee privacy. Certainly, monitoring emails and social networking comes into question. With ever- changing ...
11th Cir Finds Sufficient Evidence of Minimum Wage Law Violation ...
The Eleventh Circuit disagreed when the district court entered a judgment ruling that the Menendez family did not... - Employment Law.
Laws & Regulations - United States Department of Labor
The Department of Labor's Civil Rights Center, a part of the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Administration and Management (OASAM), enforces Title II with ...
Kansas Employment Law Blog
Kansas Employment Law Blog Photo. Home · About · Archives · Links ... Authors. Don Berner Image · Don Berner, the Labor Law, OSHA, & Immigration Law Guy.
GCLA Los Angeles Labor and Employment Law Seminar
2013 Los Angeles Employment Law Seminar Topics: Wage and Hour- Meal / Rest Breaks-Overtime by Joe Lordan. Class Action Lawsuits / Arbitration ...

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