Jun 25, 2013

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Happy Birthday to my favorite law
Philly.com
... Act turns 75 today! It may be old, but it's not obsolete. This is the law that requires people to be paid minimum wage. It sets the rules for overtime. It is the most basic employment law -- the one that makes sure that people are paid for their ...
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Universities Play Role in 2 Supreme Court Employment Law Rulings
Inside Higher Ed
In both cases, the Supreme Court, divided 5 to 4, narrowly defined employees' rights under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act. In Vance v. Ball State University, the majority endorsed a restrictive definition of which kinds of managers count as ...
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US Supreme Court double-murder case could have implications in employment ...
The Birmingham News - al.com
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama – A U.S. Supreme Court decision last week regarding a double murder could have implications in employment law, according to a Birmingham attorney. In his blog Alabama Employment Law Report, Daniel Burnick writes that the ...
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Court Rulings Complicate Discrimination Suits For Employees
NPR
In two big employment law cases, the U.S. Supreme Court has made it harder for employees to bring discrimination suits about workplace harassment and retaliation. The two 5-to-4 rulings frustrated Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg so much that she took the ...
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Supreme Court to Hear Recess Appointment Dispute
The National Law Review
Scott J. Witlin is a partner in the Los Angeles office of Barnes & Thornburg and a member of the firm's Labor and Employment Law Department and the Entertainment and Music Practice Group. Mr. Witlin handles traditional labor and employment matters, ...
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Whistleblowing law to have impact
economia
The changes to ss17 to 20 of the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Act 2013 mean that the employee reporting the wrong-doing will be afforded protection under the Employment Rights Act 1996 only if the disclosure is "reasonably believed" to be in the ...
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Agriculture, fishery workers to get labour laws benefits
The Nation
KARACHI - Sindh govt has decided to extend all relevant benefits of labour laws to the workers associated with agriculture sector and fisheries respectively. Workers associated with the two sectors are soon to be recognised as formal workers, through a ...
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Just cause not a lost cause
Canadian HR Reporter (blog)
I included the word "almost" to acknowledge that the decision to dismiss cannot be based upon a ground that is protected by human rights legislation, and that unionized employees will have additional protections. Just cause is not a lost cause ...
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Sweden's Mannheimer strengthens employment with Linklaters hire
The Lawyer
Nordström has been a partner and head of the Nordic employment team at Linklaters since 2001, and head of the Swedish litigation group since 2006. He advises the state and corporates on general employment law, with a focus on litigation and arbitration.
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CRY hopes for tough law to bring an end to child labour
The New Indian Express
Although child rights activists have been stressing that the Child Labour Prohibition & Regulation) Act (CLPRA) enacted in the country in the year 1986 is a toothless Act, government has been dormant in this issue. Further recommendations include that ...
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U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission Sues Royal Tire for Pay Bias
The National Law Review
Royal Tire, Inc., a transportation company with commercial and retail locations throughout the Midwest, violated federal law by paying an employee less because of her gender, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) charged in a lawsuit ...
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Supreme Court rules on what constitutes a supervisor
The Union Leader
The Supreme Court on Monday made it harder for employees to sue over employer discrimination or retaliation in two decisions that should come as good news to New Hampshire business owners, according to an expert on labor law at the state's largest firm ...
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Newsbreak: LGBT Rights Still Face Uphill Battles [Video]
Lawyers.com Blog (blog)
It's a story about the struggle to realize the great American promise that all people can live with dignity and fairness under the law." The president has endorsed the Employment Non-Discrimination Act, which prohibits employers from discriminating ...
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Checked out: Employers, make sure your background and credit check ...
Crain's Cleveland Business (blog)
While Ohio doesn't have a law restricting the use of credit reports, several states and cities have laws on the books severely limiting an employer's ability to use a job applicant's or current employee's credit history or credit-related information ...
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'Maya' asked to help promote 'Kasambahay Law'
Cebu Daily News
MANILA, Philippines — The International Labor Organization (ILO) and the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) are eyeing "Maya" as the poster girl for the promotion of the Kasambahay Law. In an interview, Labor Undersecretary Rebecca Chato ...
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MDOL offering free class on workplace rights
St. John Valley Times
AROOSTOOK COUNTY, Maine - The Maine Department of Labor has added a new session of its free about regulations governing the workplace. The "Laws Governing Workplace Rights" classes are taught by staff of the Wage and Hour Division of the Bureau ...
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What does HR need do in response to the whistleblowing law changes?
HRZone.co.uk
New whistleblowing laws came into place today. The main tenet of the changes revolves around the nature of disclosures - they have to be made in the public interest, whereas previously they needed to be made in good faith. Whether a disclosure has been ...
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The Future of Fair Labor
New York Times
The act is the bedrock of modern employment law. It outlawed child labor, guaranteed a minimum wage, established the official length of the workweek at 40 hours, and required overtime pay for anything more. Capping the working week encouraged ...
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Problems found during FMLA: Is it OK to fire?
Business Management Daily
by The HR Specialist: Employment Law on June 25, 2013 6:30am in Firing,FMLA Guidelines,Human Resources. Absence makes the heart grow fonder. And in the workplace, it often makes the manager grow wiser, too. Say that when an employee goes on ...
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Oregon Passes Workplace Protection Law For Unpaid Interns
Mondaq News Alerts (registration)
The new law does not create an employment relationship under Oregon's wage and hour law, employment laws regarding minors, state occupational safety and health laws, workers' compensation laws, unemployment laws, or state laws governing ...
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JOB CITES: How to interpret the NLRB's latest take on social media
Wisconsin Law Journal
Geoff Trotier is a shareholder at Davis & Kuelthau SC, where he practices labor and employment law. He can be reached at 414.225.1484 or [email protected] When employees get fed up at work, they increasingly turn to social media to air their ...
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California workers' comp: New guidance on changes for injured employees
HR.BLR.com
Under the new law, employees who have any healthcare insurance for injuries or illnesses that are not work-related may predesignate their personal physician to treat an occupational injury or illness—they are no longer limited to physicians within the ...
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Nevada Imposes Restrictions On The Use Of Credit Reports In Employment ...
Mondaq News Alerts (registration)
The law applies to existing employees, making it unlawful to fire, discipline, discriminate against, or fail to promote an employee who refuses, declines, or fails to submit a consumer credit report or other credit information. It will also be unlawful ...
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75 emigrants from state rendered jobless in Saudi Arabia
Hindustan Times
Saudi Arabia's new labour law - Nitaqat system - that was implemented to provide employment to natives in the private sector, has rendered hundreds of emigrants jobless. Among them, 75 are from Haryana. Earlier this month, the union ministry of ...
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AFL-CIO opposes banning deductions for PAC funding
Business Management Daily
by The HR Specialist: Texas Employment Law on June 24, 2013 4:00pm in Employment Law,Human Resources. The Texas chapter of the AFL-CIO is opposing a bill introduced in the state House of Representatives that would criminalize payroll deductions ...
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NJ lawmakers hear plea on ' ban the box '
Philly.com
Titled "the Opportunity to Compete Act," the proposed law would prohibit employers from asking about an applicant's criminal history until there was a conditional employment offer on the table. "People are not going to be hanging on street corners ...
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Employees working far away from the office: a jurisdictional nightmare?
Lexology (registration)
Start with employment law. Many foreign jurisdictions will take the position that an employee working in their jurisdiction will be subject to the labor and employment law protections of their jurisdiction. For example, in Sullivan vs. Oracle, a ...
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High Court To Weigh Union-Employer Neutrality Agreements
Law360 (subscription)
Law360, New York (June 24, 2013, 12:37 PM ET) -- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to consider whether certain agreements between unions and employers setting ground rules for union organizing campaigns, including a dog track owner's ...
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Amendments could kill jobs
Independent Online
So you would expect changes in employment law should promote business success and reduce unemployment. The proposed amendments to labour legislation appear to do neither. The parliamentary portfolio committee on labour voted last week to pass ...
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New Connecticut Law Restricts The Use Of Non-Compete Agreements In ...
Mondaq News Alerts (registration)
Under the Act, when an employee is presented with a non-compete agreement as a condition of continued employment following a merger or acquisition, the non-compete is void unless the employer provides the employee with both a written copy of the ...
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Nevada amends its UI law regarding collections
CCH
The law now provides that the Administrator of the Employment Security Division will charge to the employer against whom any collection proceeding is brought an additional fee to defray the cost for recording, copying, or certifying documents, as ...
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Mothers of Newborns Have Privacy Rights In The Workplace
Daily Report (registration)
Pregnant employees also are entitled to freedom from harassment based on pregnancy. This is an area where frequent claims may arise. Taking bets on delivery dates, jokes about the baby delivering while the employee is at work and comments that might ...
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Blogs8 new results for Employment Law
 
Employment Law & Practice w/ Judge Little and New Park Court ...
By admin
Date: Tuesday 24th September 2013. Time: 4pm – 6pm. Objective. Judge Robert Little will be covering the new Tribunal procedural rules and fees and the recent and prospective changes and developments from the Employment Judge's ...
Sheffield Law Society
The California Employment Law Blog: Association of Orange County ...
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
Christine Owens: On the 75th Anniversary of the Fair Labor ...
WASHINGTON, D.C. June 25, 2013 – Statement of Christine Owens, Executive Director, National Employment Law Project Seventy-five years ago today, President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed into law the Fair Labor Standards Act, the ...
YubaNet.com
Court rules for employers in two employment discrimination cases ...
By Kevin Russell
Court rules for employers in two employment discrimination cases. Congress and the Court have long had a back and forth over the proper scope and implementation of the nation's civil rights laws. Sometimes the cross-branch discussion has ...
SCOTUSblog
What Does the New Virginia Worker Privacy Law Mean for Your ...
By Annemarie Cleary
Workplace Law Is Our View. The employment lawyers at Sands Anderson offer commentary, analysis and news on the employment law front for businesses in Virginia and North Carolina.
Virginia Workplace Law - Karen...
Congressman Proposes Bill To Make Asserting Constitutional ...
By Doug Mataconis
Essentially, such a law would be saying that one of the conditions of your employment as a Federal Employee is that you must waive your Constitutional rights. Quite honestly, I cannot imagine any Federal Court ever allowing such a law to ...
Outside the Beltway
Court Rulings Complicate Discrimination Suits For Employees | KTOO
By Nina Totenberg and Sommer Ingram - NPR News
In two big employment law cases, the U.S. Supreme Court has made it harder for employees to bring discrimination suits over workplace harassment and retaliation. The two 5-to-4 rulings frustrated Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg so much that ...
KTOO
Does an employee have the common law right to procedural ...
By Earl Altman
Employees in private companies (i.e. non-governmental entities) have no common law right of procedural fairness in the manner of their termination, whether the termination is for cause or not. Similarly, employees have no legal right to an ...
First Reference Talks

Web5 new results for Employment Law
 
Joseph Lordan To Speak At Labor & Employment Law Seminar ...
Established in 1979, Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP is a national, full- service law firm with over 850 attorneys and 26 offices, in 13 states from coast to  ...
www.lewisbrisbois.com/.../joseph_lordan_to_speak_at_labor_...
Employment law firm grows, changes name - Sacramento Business ...
A boutique Sacramento employment law firm formed two years ago has changed its name...
www.bizjournals.com/.../employment-law-firm-van-dermyden...
Women's Equality Act moves forward | Employment Law Daily
New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo's proposal to eliminate the inequities women in New York face based on gender took a leap forward as the New York ...
www.employmentlawdaily.com/.../womens-equality-act-move...
Labor & Employment Law Alert - OSHA's Revised Hazard ...
Download a PDF of the Labor & Employment Law Alert, "OSHA's Revised Hazard Communication Standard Imposes New Training Requirements by Dec.
www.btlaw.com/labor-employment-alert-osha-revised-hazard-...
Nassau County NY Employment Law - Overview Lawyer Law Firm
The United States Congress enacted the first federal employment law in 1888. Now, more than 180 federal laws mandate how more than 10 million employers ...
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