Jun 4, 2013

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Employment law changes 'disappointing in the extreme'
The Public Service Association says New Zealand workers deserve better than the government's proposed changes to employment law which are set to have their first reading in parliament. The Employment Relations Amendment Bill introduces measures ...
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Guernsey could be set for changes to employment law
Guernsey Isle News
Noting recent European Court of Human Rights judgments in the area Ms Richardson said: "Guernsey doesn't currently have legislation enabling employees to bring religious discrimination claims but it does have human rights legislation containing the ...
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Property Management Firm Hit with California Labor Lawsuit
San Diego, CA: A company that pays their non-exempt employees non-discretionary commission and bonus pay for performance on the job has nonetheless found itself in hot water for shortchanging its workers out of overtime pay due to an alleged failure to ...
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Shares for rights
An employee will be able to contract out of their rights to claim unfair dismissal or redundancy compensation (and also the right to request flexible working and time off for training) if they are offered and accept at least £2,000 of free shares in ...
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Is the NLRB ignoring reality?
Crain's Cleveland Business (blog)
Without a doubt, this is certainly an interesting time to be practicing in the field of labor and employment law. Last year at this time I predicted that 2012 would be a year of notable labor actions. And based on what has happened already this year ...
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New mental-health manual seen as boosting disability claims
Thomson Reuters News & Insight
Out of the public spotlight, however, lawyers, legal scholars and labor advocates have been assessing a different kind of fallout from the new edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual for Mental Illnesses, or DSM-5. In legal quarters, the ...
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Summertime … And the Livin's Litigious
Business Management Daily
summer work Studies show that as the temperature rises, the potential for employment law problems heats up in the workplace. Why? Companies face more leave-related disputes as employees want to hit the road. Skimpy summer fashions prompt more ...
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National declares war on Kiwis' wages - Fenton
Government changes to employment law set to come before Parliament this evening will make life even harder for working Kiwis, says Darien Fenton, Labour's spokesperson for Labour Issues. "The changes will have a knock-on effect throughout the labour ...
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Texas court ruling impacts union representation rights
Three dissenting judges disagreed, saying their interpretation of the law grants public employees the right to representation. "For decades, private and federal employees have exercised that right, as have Texas public sector employees acting under our ...
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EEOC sues companies over genetic discrimination
Sacramento Business Journal
iStockphoto. The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission last month settled its first lawsuit related to the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008 and filed its first class action under the law. Kathy Robertson: Senior Staff Writer ...
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Low-wage workers seek Obama's help
Washington Post
In a forthcoming publication, the National Employment Law Project (NELP) will report on its survey of 567 workers in federally contracted jobs. They make military uniforms, provide janitorial services and drive trucks. According to the report, 74 ...
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Poll finds support for gay rights
News & Observer
A majority of North Carolina small-business owners believe federal and state laws should prohibit employment discrimination against gay and transgender employees in the work place, according to recent poll conducted for advocacy and research ...
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Hassan to nominate Jim Craig to be next NH labor commissioner
Nashua Telegraph
CONCORD – Gov. Maggie Hassan is preparing to nominate a former House Democratic leader to be her next labor commissioner. Jim Craig, 62, has been managing a successful Manchester law firm since he left the Legislature in 2006 to mount a disastrous ...
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Ex-Blank Rome Partner Joins Ogletree's New York Office
Law360 (subscription)
... 2013, 1:52 PM ET) -- Ogletree Deakins Nash Smoak & Stewart PC on Monday added the second new shareholder this year to its New York office, hiring a former Blank Rome LLP partner who has four decades of experience in labor and employment law.
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Leave-Of-Absence Issues Managers Need To Know
Mondaq News Alerts (registration)
Duane Morris LLP. In many organizations, the human resources function is handled by specialists who guide managers' decision-making to ensure consistency with myriad employment laws. It is not uncommon, however, for HR professionals to get involved ...
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CNA-Qatar letter raises more questions about employment issues
The Telegram
The letter, sent to employees last Thu-rsday appears to address an ongoing legal fight between employees and management over "end of service gratuity" payments — a form of severance required under Qatari law — but Parsons said he still wants more ...
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Big Cos. Dodge ACA Employer Mandate At Their Own Peril
Law360 (subscription)
... workers to skirt the Affordable Care Act's mandate that large businesses provide medical benefits to full-time staffers, according to experts who say big financial penalties could be levied under employment law and health reform's whistleblower ...
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Law gives landlords unchecked power
This law allows for a grossly inequitable distribution of power. A fired employee can at least go to court and try to make a case that the employer's action was an act of discrimination or retaliation. There also is the Equal Employment Opportunity ...
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Breastfeeding is Protected by Title VII, Fifth Circuit Rules
The National Law Review
For many employers, the practical impact of the decision is further marginalized by the fact that many state laws already afford breastfeeding employees affirmative rights and protections. Federal law also does so. The recently enacted Affordable Care ...
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The HR IQ Test: June '13
Business Management Daily
by The HR Specialist: Employment Law on June 3, 2013 3:00pm in HR Management,Human Resources. 1. In 2000, 81.8% of employees who were offered health insurance through their jobs enrolled. A decade later, that percentage was: a. Up to 84.3%. b.
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Tory MP and his wife 'propositioned lesbian housekeeper'
They were amused when she refused their advances and fled in embarrassment, and after the event she considered suicide, the woman told an employment tribunal. The housekeeper, who cannot be identified either, is suing the couple for sexual ...
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Poll: NC businesses favor LGBT employee protections
Among other results, the poll found that a majority of small business owners mistakenly believed state and federal laws already protected LGBT workers. Sixty-four percent said they thought it was illegal in North Carolina to make employment decisions ...
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How a small business should manage long-term sick leave and terminal illness
Adrian Hoggarth, head of employee law at Prolegal, discusses what to do in the difficult circumstances of an employee's health deteriorating. Employee absence from work, whether that be down to annual, compassionate or maternity leave or sickness is ...
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Bulgarian Socialists to Table Policies to Boost Employment
According to the socialist, key among those policies will be formulated in new amendments to the Law on the Stimulation of Employment. "We will give a better oportunity for young people to find jobs or additional training," said Stoilov at a press ...
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Balyszak: Farm workers need better labor standards
Auburn Citizen
It appears what Lockwood really means is that these long overdue and needed farm worker rights - that'll plug some inexcusable gaping holes in the state labor law - are unnecessary for the farmers, not the farm workers, because they'll cost some ...
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Bill to cut workers' pay in Parliament - CTU
The CTU is disappointed that the government law to make it easier to cut workers' pay and conditions, and remove vulnerable workers protection will have its First Reading in Parliament tonight. CTU Secretary Peter Conway says "the Employment Relations ...
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Employers Need To Know The Law During A Disaster
Mondaq News Alerts (registration)
For the purposes of federal wage law, the bombings were no different than a blizzard, hurricane or other disaster. Businesses that closed because they are located in the crime scene or the wider "shelter-in-place" zone have to follow certain employment ...
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Discriminating Against Partnerships
The EEOC has never liked mandatory retirement ages, and the agency's Chicago office has a reputation for testing the boundaries of the law. In this case, the law has been on the books for almost a half-century. The 1967 Age Discrimination in Employment ...
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What Rights Trigger an Exception to Alabama State Immunity?
Legal Examiner
The Moulton Court concluded that, as an "at-will" employee, Teplick did not have a property interest in continued employment, and therefore could not claim his due process rights were violated by the defendants' failure to have a hearing prior to his ...
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Agencies extend their control over employees
The Age
An APS employee, when acting in connection with APS employment, must treat everyone with respect and courtesy, and without harassment. An APS employee, when acting in connection with APS employment, must comply with all applicable Australian laws ...
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Transfer Window Asia: recent moves including Simmons and Ashurst
Legal Week
The hire comes less than a year after Winston & Strawn took on corporate partner Brinton Scott, also from Clyde & Co, to focus on corporate work, intellectual property and employment law matters in its Shanghai office. Winston & Strawn is among a long ...
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Will California Finally Pass the Domestic Workers' Bill of Rights?
On Wednesday, the California Assembly passed the Domestic Workers' Bill of Rights (AB 241) which seeks to guarantee basic labor protections like overtime pay and rest breaks for domestic workers. With this win in the Assembly under its belt, the bill ...
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Same law, different enforcement
Free Malaysia Today
Why is the law not being applied to these four suspects the same way that it is applied to those not in police employment? They should have been in the lock-up from the day that the autopsy report confirmed the death was not an unexplained "sudden death" ...
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NOVA Legal Beat: ADHD Claim? | ARLnow.com
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Located in Arlington, Va. and Washington, D.C., Tully Rinckey PLLC's attorneys practice criminal defense, matrimonial and family law, federal employment law and military law. To speak with an attorney, call 703-525-4700 or to learn more ...
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The California Employment Law Blog: Leyva v. Medline Industries ...
By Steven G. Pearl
In Leyva v. Medline Industries, Inc., ___ F.3d ___ (9th Cir. 5/28/13), the plaintiffs sued their employer, alleging that it failed to compensate its hourly employees for all hours worked, failed to calculate their overtime rates of compensation ...
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Payroll news | Payroll questions | Employment Law advice from Payroll Help. Payroll help is a site covering payroll and HR news and advice. It is maintained by the payroll and HR experts at The Learn Centre who provide. Payroll Training ...
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Web9 new results for Employment Law
Especially for Texas Employers — Texas Workforce Commission
However, the information found herein is not intended as legal advice and is not a substitute for individual consultation with a labor and employment law attorney ...
Our Employment Law Section - Connecticut Law Tribune
Find current Connecticut legal news, decisions, columns, personalized practice areas, firm news, court information, public notices.
Employment Law | Cohen, Todd, Kite & Stanford - Cincinnati
Cohen Todd Kite & Stanford's Employment Law Practice Group provides clients with pro-active, effective and practical solutions to their employment law-related ...
Employment Law Issues Pose Traps for the Unwary - Boston
Pabian & Russell, LLC represents companies and individuals in a variety of employment law matters including questions regarding job classification, restrictions ...
Employment Law | Lloyd Gosselink Atttorneys at Law - Austin
The employer-employee relationship is among the most regulated in the country. Our Labor and Employment Law Practice Group provides: Straightforward ...
Employment Law Update Conference - Arizona Small Business ...
Our Employment Law Update covers the most significant employment law developments of the year by stripping away the legalese and providing you with ...
Manhattan Queens NY Employment Law Attorney Law Firm
20th Annual Employment Law Institute
The Employment Law Institute is designed to focus on the developments in state and federal workplace laws and court decisions. Our stellar faculty will present ...
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Employment Law Attorneys. Escamilla & Poneck, LLP. At Escamilla & Poneck, LLP, we represent clients ranging from large employers to small businesses in a ...

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