Jun 8, 2013

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Overcoming the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission's (EEOC ...
The National Law Review
The EEOC is focusing on policies and practices that allegedly discourage or prohibit individuals from exercising their rights under employment discrimination statutes, or impede the EEOC's investigative or enforcement efforts. As part of its initiative ...
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Who is Responsible for Overseas Working Conditions?
Corporate Counsel
Lubbe, a shareholder at labor and employment law firm Littler Mendelson, advises various retail and apparel industry associations, including the National Retail Federation. The U.S. retail industry, he said, shares in the objective of preventing future ...
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Fired employee files claim against Voyles, County
TriValley Central
On March 11, the merit commission ruled McCormack was a merit-protected employee throughout his employment with PCAO and that he was terminated. On May 22, chairman Tom Ramsdell signed the Final Findings of Fact, Conclusions of Law and Order; ...
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All Change in the UK Employment Tribunals
The National Law Review
On 3 June, the UK government published "The Employment Tribunals (Constitution and Rules of Procedure) Regulations 2013" (the New Rules). The New Rules make several important changes to the procedure applicable in UK employment tribunals and ...
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WORKPLACE: Forever 21 sued over overtime computation
Press-Enterprise (blog)
According to the California Labor and Employment Law Blog, Forever 21 is being sued by a long-time employee who claims that non-discretionary bonuses and incentive pay should have been taken into consideration when overtime rates were computed.
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Health care reform: California weighs in on essential health benefits
Business Management Daily
by The HR Specialist: California Employment Law on June 8, 2013 10:00am in Employee Benefits Program,Human Resources. by Timothy G. Verrall, Esq., Ogletree Deakins. States will play an important role in implementing the provisions of the Affordable ...
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British Firms See Value in Continent-Wide Labor Pool
New York Times (blog)
For non-Europeans, it can take three months to secure a work permit, so the European Union's labor law is a huge help, according to Michael I. Glenn, CH2M Hill's director of international operations. "It's incredibly important; we struggle with that ...
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Bracy defends need for Dreamer law, says highway safety policy is inadequate
MiamiHerald.com (blog)
She further stated that the Department does "accept Social Security cards and unexpired employment authorizations as proof of legal status" for identity purposes. While this may be true, these documents are not always readily available. What often ...
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Sexual harassment: A briefing on the concept and the law
Arab American News
By the 1980s, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission issued guidelines for how to interpret Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, which banned discrimination by gender. These guidelines were grounded in Supreme Court rulings and ...
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Informal complaint to employer found to be a "workplace right"
Mondaq News Alerts (registration)
On the question of whether Ms Devonshire had a workplace right, Lucev FM found in the affirmative as Ms Devonshire was entitled to the benefit of a workplace law, namely section 323(1)(a) of the Act, which requires an employer to pay an employee, in ...
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Editorial: New York's stupidest law
Crain's New York Business
But lately, this obscure law has morphed from a nuisance into a threat—not just to contractors and property owners, but to taxpayers. The statute, Labor Law 240/241, holds property owners and employers liable for all damages when a worker is injured ...
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Whole Foods Says It Does Not Forbid Employees From Speaking Foreign ...
ABC News
Angela B. Cornell, director of the Labor Law Clinic at Cornell Law School, said suspending an employee for speaking Spanish on the job would certainly "raise a red flag" regarding national origin discrimination. "There are times when speaking English ...
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Human Resources Generalist
Emirates 24/7
Assists in a wide variety of personnel activities (e.g. issuance of contracts, processing employment recommendations, Coordinating exit interviews, maintaining certified files, etc.) For the purpose of ensuring compliance with labor law requirements.
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Advance payment against gratuity
Gulf Times
ANSWER: Article 54 of the Labour Law provides that gratuity shall be payable to those employees with one or more years of continuous service. Employer and employee should agree the rate of gratuity payable after the qualifying service of one year.
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Bloomberg Blasts 'Disgruntled' Ex-Worker's OT Class Bid
Law360 (subscription)
Law360, New York (June 07, 2013, 5:33 PM ET) -- Bloomberg LP on Thursday urged a New York federal court to rebuff a former information technology employee's request for certification of a class to bring overtime claims, calling the named plaintiff a ...
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Getting to know: Laura D. Windsor
Richmond Times Dispatch
... with Troutman Sanders in Atlanta, 2001-2003; attorney with Holland & Hart in Cheyenne, Wyo., 2003-2004; attorney with Troutman Sanders in Richmond, 2004-2013; joined Williams Mullen in Richmond in 2013, focusing on labor and employment law.
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Recruitment agencies announce code of conduct
The Daily Star
Agencies are duty-bound to clarify worker and employment rights, and expected functions at the very beginning of the contract relationship. Those agencies that violate the code of conduct, by facilitating work placements leading to forced labor and ...
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No Country, No Rights: Gender Discrimination and Statelessness
Huffington Post
Being stateless has grave consequences, often leading to violations of fundamental human rights. Stateless people face many barriers and obstacles: without citizenship or identity documents they are unable to own or rent property, secure formal ...
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Pettit Kohn Shareholders Selected to the 2013 San Diego Super Lawyers List
San Francisco Chronicle
... law firm, is pleased to announce that three shareholders in the firm's San Diego office have been selected for inclusion in the 2013 San Diego Super Lawyers list: Douglas A. Pettit for Professional Liability: Defense, Thomas S. Ingrassia for ...
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From the Chinese press
China Daily
To protect women's reproductive rights, laws such as the Labor Law and the Law on the Protection of Rights and Interests of Women advocate "fair employment" and make discrimination in recruitment a punishable offense. For example, employers should not ...
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Bill to Protect Nursing Moms in Maine Advances
Bill to Protect Nursing Moms in Maine Advances. 06/07/2013 10:27 AM ET. The measure would make an employer's failure to provide accommodations for a nursing employee unlawful employment discrimination under the Maine Human Rights Act.
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Nazarbayev returns pension reform draft to parliament
According to Nazarbayev, the government and the Labor Ministry failed to successfully represent the draft law in public discussions and assert its important in the people's minds. "As a result, a majority of Kazakhstan citizens are cautious about the ...
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EEOC sues T-Mobile, claims discrimination in Augusta
Atlanta Business Chronicle
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission on Friday sued T-Mobile USA Inc., alleging the telecommunications giant violated federal law by discriminating against an employee at an Augusta, Ga., call center because of her religion. In the suit ...
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EEOC Starts to Protect Genetic Information
Health Data Management
EEOC also recently filed suit against The Founders Pavilion, a Corning, N.Y.-based nursing home and rehabilitation center, alleging violations of GINA, ADA and the Civil Rights Act. Under GINA, the agency alleges Founders requires pre-employment ...
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When is an at-work injury covered by workers' comp?
EIN News (press release)
To be compensable under Colorado workers' compensation law, an injury sustained while at work must be a "workplace injury." A "workplace injury" is one that occurs both in the course of employment and was proximately caused by a work-related function.
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Leading from the top: coalface health, safety obligations at director level
National Business Review
... obligations and, therefore, liability. Leading from the top on health and safety issues is likely to become, not only a matter of best practice, but one of legal necessity. Jennifer Mills is a partner at Minter Ellison Rudd Watts, specialising in ...
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Small-Business Owners Support Antibias Laws
Two thirds of respondents said there should be a federal ban on employment discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity, and in states without such antidiscrimination laws, seven in 10 were in favor of enacting them. More than 80 ...
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Bankers, beware the rise of PIPs
Financial News
Gareth Brahams, founding partner of employment law firm Braham Dutt Badrick French, said that with the spotlight falling on pay in the City of London, there have been increasing instances of this kind of disciplinary and performance-related proceeding.
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On holiday: Countries with the most vacation days
However, while employers in Spain are required by law to give employees a total of over one month off a year, a large portion of Spanish workers cannot even find jobs. According to the OECD, Spain's unemployment rate in 2012 was 25.1%, higher than any ...
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Lesbian Teacher Wins $170000 Court Award from Cincinnati Archdiocese
National Catholic Register
Klingler told the jury to ignore the archdiocese's employment contract argument and to focus instead on the federal anti-discrimination law. In order to be found guilty of violating the federal pregnancy discrimination law — a provision of the 1964 ...
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TACOMA: Paid sick leave would be a bad idea for city
A study by the Institute for Women's Policy Research — a group supportive of paid sick leave laws — found that nearly 30 percent of San Francisco's lowest-wage employees reported layoffs or reduced hours at their place of work following that city's ...
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Mitchell appointed to PEI Court of Appeal
The Guardian Charlottetown
His main areas of practice were criminal law, labour and employment law, administrative law, and civil litigation. Mitchell was an instructor at the bar admission courses in criminal law and is a past president of the P.E.I. Law Society. His ...
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US immigration reform: Why 'E-Verify' screenings, while flawed, will pass
Yahoo! News
If a comprehensive immigration law passes Congress this year, many policy analysts say, it will include a provision to take E-Verify nationwide for all employers. On Friday the Senate began debating a comprehensive reform ... E-Verify is an Internet ...
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Pocatello OKs Anti-Bias Law 4-2
The Spokesman Review (blog)
... applause seemed tired as a weary Pocatello City Council voted 4-2 to pass an ordinance to protect members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community from discrimination when it comes to housing, employment and public accommodations.
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When are you old and useless?
The problem is that this law provides numerous exceptions that result in legally sanctioned age discrimination in various professions. For example, federal air traffic controllers cannot be older than 30 when starting their employment and must retire ...
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UN Human Rights Council adopts UPR report on UAE
In addition to these values underpinning the UAE's progress on human rights, he especially noted the continued solid improvement of the labor environment in the legislative and executive field and committed that the UAE will continue on this path of ...
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US employers add 175000 jobs in May; jobless rate ticks up to 7.6%
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
... receive federal aid called Emergency Unemployment Compensation, which are the benefits paid to those who have exhausted the standard 26 weeks of unemployment insurance, according to the National Employment Law Project, a nonprofit research and ...
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Web7 new results for Employment Law
New York City, NY Employment Law Attorney Lawyer Law Firm
Representing employees and employers throughout New York City in a wide range of employment law matters. Over the past several decades, the workplace in ...
AG: Gun measure doesn't affect employment law | The ... - Clarksville
A Tennessee employer could fire a worker who violates company policy by storing firearms and ammunition in vehicles parked on employers' property despite a ...
International Labor and Employment Law Expert to Testify on ...
In a testimony today before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, international labor and employment expert Johan Lubbe will focus on the key issues that ...
Employment Law Roundtable - In Business Madison - June 2013
Employment law has grabbed more headlines in recent years, particularly due to the more aggressive enforcement of the National Labor Relations Act by the ...
Shirazi Law Firm - Employment Lawyers - Torrance - Torrance, CA
Specialties: Representing employees in cases against their employers, including: sexual harassment, discrimination, wage and hour (wage issues, overtime, ...
Employment Law And Disasters, Natural And Otherwise
Employment Law And Disasters, Natural And Otherwise. Date: May 28, 2013. By Joseph Ambash. In addition to myriad social, emotional, security and economic ...
Kemp Smith Attorneys Speak at EPSHRM's Annual ... - El Paso
The second oldest law firm in Texas, Kemp Smith has offices in El Paso, Austin and Las Cruces, New Mexico. Practice areas include: business, environmental, ...

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