Jun 26, 2013

Google Alert - Employment Law

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Employment Law -- Telecommuting
Guests: Employment Law attorneys Lisa Lawson and Sharon Vinick, Members of the Executive Committee of the Labor & Employment Law Section of the State Bar. Listeners are invited to call-in with questions/comments for the guests: 415-841-4134.
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What Employers Need to Know About SCOTUS Employment Rulings
Corporate Counsel
A pair of employment law decisions handed down by the U.S. Supreme Court this week made it harder for employees to prove harassment and retaliation in the workplace. But while the 5-4 decisions in Vance v. Ball State University [PDF] and University of ...
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Hiring your first employee: what you need to know
Your business is growing and you've decided to recruit your first employee. But unfortunately, with employees comes the risk of a legal claim if the relationship turns sour. Defending an employment claim can be time-consuming, distracting and expensive ...
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Redundancy: Analysis of the Ghana Labour law
Most employers claim their human resources are their most valuable asset, and thus formulate policies to ensure the best employees are recruited into their organisations. However when it is time for employees to exit organisations through redundancy ...
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Calls for changes to employment law
Newstalk ZB
Calls are being made for changes to employment law so innocent businesses don't lose out financially in disputes. The calls come from the Canterbury Chamber of Commerce which won a dispute with the Employment Relations Authority as former employee, ...
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Davis Blank Furniss Announces Next Employment Law Event
Davis Blank Furniss – the Manchester based law firm – has announced details of its next Employment Law breakfast seminar which will be covering the topical issue of Disability Discrimination. It will be taking place at 8.30am on Wednesday 18th July at ...
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UPA on course to destroy more jobs with minimum wage law
Though it does not mention minimum wages, clearly wage rises are not greatly impacted by tinkering with labour law. It notes: "One way to increase labour productivity, therefore, is to increase investment (and thus capital per employee) across all ...
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Employers Still Dodging Minimum Wage Law 75 Years After Its Passage
Huffington Post
Catherine Ruckelshaus, the legal co-director of the National Employment Law Project, an advocacy group for workers, described it as the "go-to mechanism" for employers in a range of industries, including construction, trucking and janitorial services ...
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Walker Morris launches tracker to map changes in employment law
The Lawyer
Categories:Employment,UK. Walker Morris launches tracker to map changes in employment law. Walker Morris has launched a legislation tracker to follow changes in the employment law arena. 26 June 2013. Downloads/Links. More on the employment law ...
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Gonski school funding reforms now law
Illawarra Mercury
The government rejected Greens' amendments to toughen up accountability measures and remove anti-discrimination law exemptions for religious schools. Labor argued such changes would increase the complexity of the laws and create legal uncertainty.
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The Lawyer
It In October last year, the Supreme Court handed down a truly landmark decision which broke the boundaries of employment and equal pay law. Working on a no-win, no-fee basis, a team led by Leigh Day partner Chris Benson and Outer Temple's Andrew ...
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San Francisco Employment Lawyers have signed on with legal marketing firm ...
San Francisco Employment Lawyers, Hoyer & Associates have signed on with legal marketing firm Trusp LLC to bolster the law firm's visibility. The San Francisco based Hoyer & Associates are one of California's top employment firms. They have handled ...
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Same-sex spouses of federal employees could benefit under high court ruling
Washington Post
Because of the DOMA law's definition of marriage as between a man and a woman, several of the most valuable of federal employment-related benefits — coverage under the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program and eligibility for survivor benefits ...
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Michael Rainer Commercial Law Blog on Lawyers.com
Lawyers.com Blog (blog)
It has been confirmed again and again in the jurisprudence of the Federal Labour Court (BAG) that the potentially very tight deadlines in labour law must be imperatively adhered to. GRP Rainer Lawyers Tax Advisors, Cologne, Berlin, Bonn, Bremen, ...
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Labour Commission settles over 140 cases in 2013
Ghana Business News
law-and-justice Mrs Bernice Welbeck, Acting Executive Officer of National Labour Commission (NLC), on Tuesday said the Commission had received 370 complaints from aggrieved workers from January and Mid-May. She said out of the 370 complaints, the ...
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Whistleblowing: disclosure in the public interest?
Channel 4 News
The current UK law on protected disclosures is changing and a further test is being introduced for workers under the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Act 2013. They will now have to show that they "reasonably believe" that the disclosure they are ...
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Employment law changes to be implemented today
Lexology (registration)
The new 'public interest' requirement for the protection of whistleblowing disclosures will be welcomed although, somewhat unusually, it seems that complaints relating to an individual employee's private contractual obligations may still be protected ...
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Salary must be paid into employee's bank account
International Law Office
As of July 1 2013, employers will be legally obliged to pay salaries into their employees' bank accounts. Cash payment will be allowed for compelling reasons only - for example, if an employee has no bank account. The amendments relate to the Finnish ...
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New rules for exploitation of ports bring changes for workers
International Law Office
Trade unions have argued that it will threaten labour rights and grant privileges for privatisation. At present, only trabalhadores avulsos (periodic port workers) are permitted to work in Brazilian ports. Such workers have particular characteristics ...
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Advocates press to extend minimum wage for home care workers
The Hill (blog)
"It's 2.5 million workers and there's no reason why we shouldn't be paying them minimum wage and overtime," said Catherine Ruckelshaus, legal co-director at the National Employment Law Project. "It's an important sector and as we age and have a higher ...
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Keya Denner of Bridgewater-based law firm presents seminar
Denner devotes his practice to labor and employment law, construction law, and commercial litigation. In the area of labor and employment, his practice is focused primarily on the defense of employers in both federal and state court in matters ranging ...
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Draft whistleblowers' law to be published tomorrow
During this year's electoral campaign, Labour leader Joseph Muscat had pledged that the bill would be one of the first laws to be enacted by his government. Although both parties in Parliament have always backed the introduction a law which would ...
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Labour Commission settles over 140 cases
They said some companies are adamant in the payment of Social Security benefits and leave the decision to workers to make, which is contrary to the labour law. They, therefore, recommended that employing agencies should incorporate in their proposals ...
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Legal opinion: Can redundancy selection be too objective?
As is so often the case with employment law, there is no "one size fits all" approach to redundancy selection. The selection process needs to be tailored to fit the particular circumstances. In this case, the employer was accused of having "blind faith ...
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Will Businesses Be Too Scared to Offer Unpaid Internships?
Fox Business
"This ruling will have a lot of employers, especially smaller businesses, rethink their internship programs if they are unpaid," says Francine Breckenridge, a labor and employment attorney at law firm Strasburger. "The potential fines and bad press ...
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A Good Day for Employers – Supreme Court Issues Two Favorable Decisions
The National Law Review
June 24, 2013 turned out to be a busy day for the United States Supreme Court, which issued two decisions directly affecting employers. This Barnes & Thornburg labor and employment legal Alert takes a close look at both decisions, and offers ...
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Beware misclassifying inside sales staff
Business Management Daily
by The HR Specialist: Texas Employment Law on June 25, 2013 4:00pm in Human Resources,Overtime Labor Laws. Do you have employees classified as inside sales employees? If so, you may be courting trouble unless you are absolutely sure they qualify ...
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Has drug testing become more complicated?
Macon Telegraph (blog)
According to an administrative law judge for the National Labor Relations Board, a reasonable suspicion drug test conducted by an employer is tantamount to an "investigatory interview," such that the employee has a right to have a union representative ...
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UK HR e-briefing: Today's employment law changes; and what else to expect ...
Eversheds Press Office (press release)
Various changes to employment legislation take effect today, including amendments to whistleblowing laws. Other changes will follow over coming months. In this briefing we outline the key employment law changes that can be expected to take effect ...
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NLRB Finds Quicken Employment Policies Unlawful
Law360 (subscription)
Law360, New York (June 25, 2013, 8:10 PM ET) -- The National Labor Relations Board on Monday upheld an administrative law judge's ruling that that provisions of Quicken Loans Inc.'s employment agreement with its mortgage bankers aimed at protecting ...
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Background checks and the law
Human Capital Magazine Online
"The prospective employee's permission is generally required to access their criminal record, the only exception to that is where the collection of that information is required by law," Longland said. This may apply in such instances as child care ...
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Another Nail in the Coffin of Full Employment in California Claims Norman ...
DigitalJournal.com (press release)
The San Diego employment lawyers at Blumenthal Nordrehaug and Bhowmik originally filed the purported class action complaint on behalf of the Registered Dieticians in August of 2011 alleging that the rigid framework required by law within which the ...
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Oklahoma state employers have options under reformed workers' compensation ...
... Spencer advised private employers who choose the health plan option to wrap workers' comp coverage into their existing health plans, so that the benefit will be governed by Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) federal law and not state law.
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Don't just simply accept employees' extravagant demands
Financial Post
The lawyer foolishly added that his small Toronto employment law firm advised all their clients who wished to leave to commence actions claiming wrongful dismissal. I suggested the lawyer might wish to contact his insurer since case law is clear ...
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Christian County E911 board evaluates employee probation policy
Springfield News-Leader
The Christian County Emergency Services Board of Directors will consider changing the probationary employment policies for new employees who train to become E911 dispatchers for the seven law enforcement agencies and seven fire protection districts ...
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Can employers weigh obesity in employment decisions?
Dallas Business Journal (blog)
Michael Royal of the Dallas office of labor and employment law firm Fisher & Phillips said whether obesity is considered a disability under the ADA depends in part on its severity. Morbid obesity, defined as being twice your ideal body weight, has ...
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Blogs2 new results for Employment Law
California Supreme Court Delays Decision in Key Arbitration Case ...
By Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart,
The underlying case was brought by Frank Moreno, an employee of Sonic-Calabasas A, Inc. As a condition of employment, Moreno signed an agreement that required both parties to submit all employment disputes "which would otherwise require or allow resort ... In Concepcion, the U.S. Supreme Court held that state law and public policy should not be applied in a manner that disfavors arbitration and that the Federal Arbitration Act (FAA) will preempt such state law or public policy.
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Washington & Lee Law Prof. replies to Prof. Merritt: Too Soon to Tell ...
By Stephen Diamond
But one gets into much shadier territory to suggest any relationship between these kinds of changes and employment outcomes. That is a function largely of the changes in the macroeconomy. If law firms and corporations need lawyers they ...
Stephen F. Diamond

Web7 new results for Employment Law
Employment Law | Ithaca Law
Employment Law. by admin; June 24, 2013. imgres One might need a Los Angeles employment lawyer for a multitude of reasons. One reason an employee may ...
Employment Law Insight - June 2013 - Patton Boggs
An employer should expect its law firm to determine and provide the right approach for the right situation. Our Employment Law practice group does just that.
Napa Employment Law Lawyer | Northern California Discrimination ...
Call 707-927-4923 in California to schedule a consultation with a Napa employment litigation lawyer from The Law Offices of Vincent M. Spohn, A.P.C..
Charity M. Price Employment Law Attorney | Reston, Virginia | Odin ...
Charity Price, a Virginia attorney, practices employment law.
Common employment law issues | General Counselor
E. Jason Tremblay On June 18, Arnstein & Lehr Chicago Partner Jason Tremblay presented a seminar to an audience of 45 CPAs affiliated with the Illinois.
Employment Law Counseling - In Good Company
Employment Law Counseling. Biz Strategy | July 11, 10am-Noon | IGC, 16 West 23rd Street, 4th floor. Dr. is In: Naomi Dabi Lantsberg, Esq. Congratulations!
U.S. Department of Labor - Find It By Topic - Youth & Labor ...
Information on the enforcement of child labor laws by the U.S. Department of Labor s Wage & Hour Division s.

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