Jun 5, 2013

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Controversial employment law changes up for debate
Newstalk ZB
Sweeping changes proposed for the country's employment laws are set to be debated in Parliament later today. The Government's looking to pass the first reading of a Bill amending the Employment Relations Act. As drafted it will reduce the amount of ...
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Proposed Bills May Bring Big Changes To California Employment Laws
Justice News Flash
The California employment law landscape is always changing, as each year ushers in new proposed bills that alter existing labor laws and create new ones. As the February deadline to introduce new bills in the California legislature has come and gone, ...
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Fierce opposition to labour law changes
NZ City
Labour law changes, which opposition parties say will turn New Zealanders into a nation of state-sanctioned sweatshop workers, are in a government bill that has passed its first reading in parliament. The Employment Relations Amendment Bill is fiercely ...
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Racing pundit sues Channel 4 claiming age is but a number
Hertfordshire Mercury
Employers are advised to seek specialist employment law advice before making any decisions in respect of employees where age could crop up as an issue. The lines are even finer since the abolition of the default retirement age of 65 and employers are ...
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Law center: 5 institutions violate health care law
The Seattle Times
The National Women's Law Center filed complaints Tuesday against several businesses and universities, claiming the institutions failed to offer pregnancy coverage to their employees' dependent children in violation of federal law. By ANN SANNER ...
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Downton Abbey & The Employment Reference
The National Law Review
As a management-side employment law attorney, I often watch television workplace dramas with one eye out for any legal or human resources ("HR") implications. (I know, I know, what a nerd!). Although I have only seen a few episodes, it appears to me ...
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Wilson Sonsini, Gibson Dunn, Grant & Eisenhofer: Business of Law
... Michael Ringler, Todd Cleary and Kathleen Rothman; intellectual property-technology transactions partner Parag Gheewala; employee compensation and benefits partners John Aguirre and Michelle Wallin, tax partner Ivan Humphreys and employment law ...
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Battelle named in employee-benefit complaint
Columbus Dispatch
The federal health-care law requires plans that offer coverage to employees' dependent children to provide that coverage to age 26. The law center also filed complaints against Beacon Health System, based in South Bend, Ind.; the public Auburn ...
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'Kasambahay' law now in effect
Under the law, barangay officials, together with the Bureau of Local Employment, must record the contracts between household service workers (HSWs) and their employers before these are submitted to the Department of Interior and Local Government for ...
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Women must not work after 10 pm, states 'obsolete' law
Jamaica Gleaner
"The way the labour laws are written, an employer must pay time and a half on Saturday and double time on Sundays, but because of flexi-week, the extra overtime will only kick in once you have passed 40 hours," Wan noted. daraine.luton@gleanerjm.com ...
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Michael Rainer Commercial Law Blog on Lawyers.com
Lawyers.com Blog (blog)
Where there are questions concerning employment agreements, written warnings and dismissals, a lawyer active in the field of labour law should be sought who can carry out a legal examination. A lawyer can help with enforcing claims and provide support ...
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Spinneys boss faces charges over workers rights
The International Labour Office, a UN agency which monitors labour rights worldwide, and trade unions body UNI Global Union have previously written to Wright expressing concern over Spinneys' treatment of unions and failure to implement minimum wage, ...
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Former MassHealth CEO. Philip Poley Fined $25000 for Conflict of Interest Law ...
The Valley Patriot
Poley admitted that he violated the law by contacting managers at Accenture, an international technology and business consulting firm, to discuss and negotiate prospective employment with Accenture, while also working on a MassHealth/UMass Medical ...
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LEGAL MATTERS: Can Your Tattoo Get You Fired?
GoLocal Worcester
Just cause can also be refusal to abide by a legitimate company policy–so if your boss asks you to cover up your 'F*%# You" tattoo before you wait on customers, you should. Beyond that, you can contact an attorney who specializes in employee rights for ...
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Companies face legal challenges over pregnancy benefits for dependents
Thomson Reuters News & Insight
Notably, the group brought some of the key cases that established the legal precedent that pregnancy discrimination is tantamount to sex discrimination and therefore prohibited by federal employment laws. However, the latest complaints don't deal with ...
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Retirement fund benefits for employees who worked abroad: apportionment rules
International Law Office
The application of the apportionment rules to South African retirement fund benefits in cases of South African residents who contributed to these funds while they worked abroad is unclear. The South African Revenue Service (SARS) believes that lump-sum ...
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PA business owners support employment non-discrimination bill
The Pike County Courier
HARRISBURG — A scientific opinion poll released by Small Business Majority shows that 68 percent of small business owners in Pennsylvania believe federal law should prohibit employment discrimination against gay and transgender people. The vast ...
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Governor: Tennessee workers' compensation reform law will simplify system
That threshold is met "only if it has been shown by a preponderance of the evidence that the employment contributed more than fifty percent (50%) in causing the injury, considering all causes," the law states. The law increases the maximum total ...
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Towards a more flexible employment law environment in France
Lexology (registration)
On January 11, 2013, most French employees' and employers' unions entered into an Inter-Professional National Agreement (the "Agreement"), the purpose of which is to combine company competitiveness with employment-related guarantees.
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Seminars to promote better understanding of Employment Act
Royal Gazette
Minister Michael Fahy said: "Our overall goal with this outreach is to assist employers in better understanding their rights, their employees' rights and their obligations under the law. "We believe that communication is key in the workplace, and ...
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Serial complainer cries harassment? Investigate every allegation
Business Management Daily
Serial complainer cries harassment? Investigate every allegation. by The HR Specialist: California Employment Law on June 4, 2013 5:00pm in Discrimination and Harassment,Human Resources. An employee can lose a sexual harassment lawsuit and still ...
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Proposed Regulations Clarify New York Employers' Wage Deduction Rights
Mondaq News Alerts (registration)
Now, however, proposed wage deduction regulations interpreting Labor Law section 193 have been filed with the Department of State and published in the May 22, 2013 issue of the State Register.2 In addition to deductions for overpayments and advances, ...
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As economy sheds jobs, demand for employment law experts increases
Canada NewsWire (press release)
That's according to employment lawyers Natalie MacDonald and Stuart Rudner, founders of the newly launched Rudner MacDonald LLP, a law firm specializing in employment law. "Employment is essential to our happiness and wellbeing. Being dismissed is ...
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State moves closer to mandatory nurse/patient ratios
Business Management Daily
State moves closer to mandatory nurse/patient ratios. by The HR Specialist: Minnesota Employment Law on June 5, 2013 12:00pm in Employment Law,Human Resources. A bill requiring hospitals and other health care facilities to meet target nurse-to-patient ...
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Alabama Firearm Act Gives Right Of Action Against Employer
Mondaq News Alerts (registration)
The new law provides that a public or private employer may restrict or prohibit its employees from carrying firearms while on the employer's property or while engaged in the duties of the employment. However, a public or private employer may not ...
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Workers Compensation, Employment, and Disability Laws
WorkersCompensation.com (press release) (blog)
The various aspects of hiring, accommodating, providing modified duty in the case of workers' compensation and firing an employee with a disability can be tricky. But being informed and communicating policies clearly takes the mystery out of managing ...
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A Broken Bargain for LGBT Workers
Huffington Post
Anti-gay voices in Congress have continued to block measures -- such as the federal Employment Non-Discrimination Act, which was first introduced 19 years ago -- that would include LGBT workers within federal employment nondiscrimination law. Similarly ...
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More Evidence Equality is Good for Business: New Reports Show Support for ...
Human Rights Campaign Backstory (blog)
A poll by Small Business Majority shows two-thirds of small business owners say federal law should prohibit discrimination against LGBT workers and job applicants. The survey, which shows the nation's entrepreneurs support federal and state employment ...
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Guidance For Employers' Hurricane And Disaster Preparation
Mondaq News Alerts (registration)
With hurricane season approaching and in light of Hurricane Sandy and its aftermath last year, employers should be aware of employment laws that may be implicated in the event of a natural disaster. As a refresher on key areas for employers to consider ...
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Sweeping women's rights legislation proposed by New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo
Stop sexual harassment in all workplaces -- state law currently prohibits harassment in workplaces of four or more employees. Remove barriers to remedying discrimination -- plaintiffs, usually women, cannot now recover attorney fees for trials of ...
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Know The Law: Drug Testing In The Workplace
Mondaq News Alerts (registration)
Assuming no specific requirements apply to your company, be aware that there are generally three types of drug testing: 1) pre-employment, 2) reasonable suspicion or post-accident/injury, and 3) random. Drug testing is a medical test and must be ...
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Single dad: I was fired over care giving needs of autistic son
Employment law professor Brian Clarke with the Charlotte School of Law says the employer did have an obligation to make reasonable accommodations. However, when it comes to caregivers, Clarke says the law is loosely defined. "The way the litigation ...
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10 Terms To Look For In Job Offer Letters
Moy and Marzigliano are partners at Outten & Golden LLP, a plaintiff-side employment law firm. Hoffman is a writer and former partner at Outten & Golden. She blogs at piperhoffman.com. If you get an offer letter when you are getting ready to start a ...
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Ogletree Deakins' Tibor Nagy, Jr. Ranked in Chambers USA
Tucson Citizen
May 24, 2013 – Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C. (Ogletree Deakins), one of the largest labor and employment law firms representing management, is pleased to announce that Tibor Nagy, Jr., managing shareholder of the firm's Tucson office, ...
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N.Korea enacts new law on special economic zones
New Straits Times
"The state shall provide investors with conditions for preferential economic activities regarding the use of land, employment of labour, payment of taxes, etc." Rights granted to investors and their investments and income will be protected by law, it said.
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Co-operative launches first Legal Services TV ad push
It now offers all consumers advice on employment law, family law, conveyancing and personal injury. Mackie said: "We've now got a very broad range of services and the campaign we've created to promote those is purely based on customer insight around ...
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Q&A With Phelps Dunbar's Reed Russell
Law360 (subscription)
Law360, New York (June 04, 2013, 1:52 PM ET) -- At Phelps Dunbar LLP, Reed Russell practices in the area of labor and employment, focusing on representing employers in wage and hour and employment discrimination law, with an emphasis on collective ...
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Recent legal developments expected to increase risks and costs for many New ...
Lexology (registration)
A number of recent developments in New York City law are likely to increase the litigation risks and costs of having employees who work in New York City. First, New York City is poised to become the most recent jurisdiction to pass a law requiring ...
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Orrick World: A Quarterly Report of Global Employment Law Issues ...
By Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
In This Issue: France Employment Law Update; Germany Employment Law Update; Italy Employment Law Update; UK Employment Law Update; and, United States Employment Law Update.
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Employment Law Boff (EmpLawBoff) on Twitter
The latest from Employment Law Boff (@EmpLawBoff). I like UK employment law. I am a boff. Enough said. #ukemplaw.
IRS, HHS, EBSA issue final regs on nondiscriminatory wellness ...
On May 29, 2013, the IRS, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), and the Employee Benefits Security Administration (EBSA) jointly issued final.
US Senator Dick Durbin and Congressman Bill Foster ... - Chicago
US Senator Dick Durbin and Congressman Bill Foster Address Chamber's Employment Law Forum on Immigration Reform.
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Shaw Bransford & Roth - Federal Employment Law - Washington, DC
Federal employment law is a unique area of practice in the employment law field. Our attorneys, many of whom have practiced at federal agencies, have ...

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