Jun 3, 2013

Google Alert - Employment Law

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Job, sweet job
Canadian HR Reporter (blog)
Employers are placing more emphasis on things that can help employees balance their work and home life as a means of attracting and retaining talent and dealing with changing employment law issues — such as accommodation of family status. With the ...
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Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) Sues Star Transport, Inc ...
The National Law Review
Star Transport, Inc., a trucking company based in Morton, Ill., violated federal law by failing to accommodate two employees because of their religion, Islam, and discharging them, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) charged in a ...
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Hiring a worker with a disability
Canadian HR Reporter (blog)
On June 20, I am speaking on Employment Law in Today's Workplace for the One Voice Network, an organization whose vision is the inclusion of all individuals in the workforce, creating a society that embraces people of all abilities. They work to pair ...
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My View: Employers' obligations can follow employees home
Put another way, when your employees telecommute, your company's employment law obligations do not stay back at the office, but in fact follow your workforce into their homes, the local coffee shop, or wherever else they may be performing work. One ...
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E-verify is supposed to stop undocumented employment. It could also harm legal ...
Washington Post
Almost everyone expects mandatory electronic employment verification to be part of any immigration reform law that reaches President Obama's desk. The idea is simple: Citizens and legal immigrants should be able to work, undocumented immigrants ...
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Proceedings | Highlights from the Law Blog
Alan B. Morrison, associate dean for public interest and public service at George Washington University Law School, said that the reluctance of the labor department to take a softer position has been "a significant impediment to my effort to get law ...
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Legal Volunteering, on the hype! Part I
ivo.org (blog)
Another volunteer opportunity is with The Free Representation Unit, organisation that provides representation for people in welfare benefit appeals to the Social Security Tribunal and employee's employment law claims in the Employment Tribunal ...
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Do You Know The Seven Factors That Comprise "Just Cause"‎
Mondaq News Alerts (registration)
The "just cause" standard has long been a cornerstone of traditional labor law (under many collective bargaining agreements, employees generally cannot be discharged except with "just cause"). However, the standard also has important implications ...
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Former Ethel Austin staff to share £5m compensation
Manchester Evening News
As a result of the Employment Appeal Tribunal ruling, shop workers in the smaller stores are entitled to 'protective awards' after being denied redundancy compensation when the high street chains went bust. Employment law experts have now warned that ...
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Pittsburgh casino faces another employee lawsuit
Pittsburgh Post Gazette
A Fayette County woman's claim filed last week that male co-workers at the Rivers Casino told her "they were going to gun [her] down" is the eighth federal employment law complaint filed against the North Shore facility's owners in its four years of ...
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The Namibian Labour Dispute Resolution System in Context of a Historical ...
During the apartheid era, Namibia had no comprehensive labour legislation in place. However, there were a series of fragmented labour laws fundamentally based on racial discrimination against black workers, who were largely excluded from the ...
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Employee can encash leave on resignation, termination
Khaleej Times
An employee is entitled to annual leave salary based on the basic salary and the housing allowance in accordance with Article 78 of the Federal Law No. 80 of 1980 regulating labour relations (the 'Law') which states: "Every worker shall be entitled to ...
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Indonesia Sets 2020 Goal of Eradicating Child Labor
Jakarta Globe
The Manpower Ministry also intends to educate parents and businesses about laws on child protection and manpower, including the Child Protection Law. "Businesses and parents need to be aware that the Child Protection Law prohibits child labor practices.
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Liberia: Clearing the Air - Chinese Firm CICO Denies Bad Labor Practice in Liberia
A Labor law crafted 35 years ago by the Liberian government provides that a person be paid 0.25 cents per hour. Madam Sogbandi said, CICO employees are receiving medical and transportation incentives contrary to rumors that the company is paying ...
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Former Enon officer continues legal battle
Springfield News Sun
The Employment Law Group contacted Probst and has filed a brief on Adam's behalf. "My hope is that the Supreme Court reconsiders its position," said Probst. Enon has opposed the motion for reconsideration, claiming it has done nothing wrong and that ...
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Ex-Woolworths staff win £5m payout in landmark legal case
Workplace Law Network (subscription)
Employment law experts have now warned that the decision could have major ramifications on companies in the UK, as well as much wider implications. The ruling involves the rewriting of UK laws to comply with EU directives - legislation that has been in ...
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Unmarried employee couple is expecting: Can both take FMLA leave?
Business Management Daily
The California Family Rights Act (CFRA) also provides leave for employees for the birth of a child for purposes of bonding or for the placement of a child for adoption or foster care. The CFRA also permits employers to limit the leave of employees who ...
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Alberta's whistleblower protection law now in effect
Canadian HR Reporter
Alberta's "landmark" whistleblower protection law is now in effect, as of June 1. The Public Interest Disclosure (Whistleblower Protection) Act, passed in the fall 2012 session of the legislature, protects public sector employees from job reprisal if ...
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California arbitration clause struck down: Where employer went wrong
The court noted that under the agreement, all claims arising under state and federal law—except for workers' compensation, unemployment benefit, and disability claims under state law—must be arbitrated. That would include claims employees might bring ...
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Local News Withholding passports condemned
Gulf Daily News
"Employers should safeguard their rights by drafting clear employment contracts that is in the interest of both parties," said Nationality, Passports and Residence Affairs (NPRA) Under-Secretary Shaikh Rashid bin Khalifa Al Khalifa. "The employers ...
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On the Boards
He is a partner at the Philadelphia labor and employment law firm Willig, Williams & Davidson. Daniel Dwyer, an attorney at Unruh, Turner, Burke & Frees P.C., has been appointed to the board of the ARC Community Trust of Pennsylvania and will serve as ...
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Striking a Blow for Work/Life Balance?
Human Resource Executive Online
Still, the legislation could be difficult for employers to get a handle on, says Wanda Holloway, a Houston-based partner in Reed Smith's employment and labor law practice. "Like many aspects of the Fair Labor Standards Act and similar state laws, the ...
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Moves: 3 June
The Lawyer
Shakespeares has recruited employment law partner Chris Kisby from Gateley, where he was a senior associate. He specialises in employment law. North. DWF has hired 13 real estate lawyers from Eversheds. Five partners and eight associates will move to ...
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HMRC targets minimum wage cheats in Corby
Employee Benefits
"The advice and guidance given by our investigators on these visits made sure that agencies are fully aware of their legal responsibilities and what they need to do to abide by the law. "We want to make sure that the employment rights of vulnerable ...
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Wage gap keeps growing under National - Fenton
"The National-led government has held the minimum wage down, brought back youth rates and is about to embark on the biggest assault on workers' pay in two decades through changes to employment law. "The government is now the low-wage King of ...
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Chambers USA honors Houston attorney
Your Houston News
Valderrama, who joined Jackson Lewis as a lateral partner in 2008, counsels employers in all aspects of workplace law and a wide range of employment–related government agency matters, such as the Department of Labor, the National Labor Relations ...
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Law firm Marrons plans merger with Shakespeares
This is Leicestershire
Leading law firm Marrons is in talks with Shakespeares, the second largest law firm in the Midlands, with a view to joining them. If the merger goes ahead, Marrons will be the sixth company to merge with Shakespeares, following fellow Leicester ...
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SSS opens offices on Saturdays of June for household employers, domestic ...
Philippine Information Agency
10361 or the Kasambahay Law, which ensures the social protection of household employees under various government agencies including SSS, Philippine Health Insurance Corporation and Pag-IBIG Fund and the Social Security Law. "As active SSS ...
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Web3 new results for Employment Law
Weary interns should make employers wary | Employment Law Daily
Just in time for summer hiring season, a recent decision out of a federal district court in New York was a ray of sunshine for employers that offer college.
Super Lawyers Names All Four Principals of The Employment Law ...
WASHINGTON, May 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Super Lawyers named all four principals of The Employment Law Group® law firm to its 2013 list of outstanding ...
Idaho's Legally Mandated Labor Law Posters | Gjording Fouser
There have been no recent changes to existing Idaho labor law posters, but employers are reminded that they can download the legally mandated posters listed ...

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