Jul 12, 2013

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Opinions mixed on employment law update
Stuff.co.nz
Auckland University law professor Bill Hodge describes it as "a useful tweaking, a good nudge, but not a sweeping overhaul". On the other side of the fence, Council of Trade Unions president Helen Kelly says it's "massive... one of the most important ...
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Government launches employment law reforms
Workplace Savings & Benefits
The changes to how employment law is conducted will aim to ensure flexibility for employers is provided without compromising fairness for employees. The proposals were announced in March by the Department for Business Innovation and Skills. Supporting ...
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Legal battle over bid to charge to go to employment tribunals
Herald Scotland
Employment lawyers went to the Court of Session this week to halt plans by the Ministry of Justice to introduce fees for those wanting to proceed through the employment tribunal service with claims for lost wages, discrimination or unfair dismissal. It ...
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Recent legal developments highlight just how critical it is for businesses to ...
New Hampshire Business Review
The first development is a statute that invalidates all non-competition agreements signed after July 14, 2012 (the effective date of the law), if the agreement is not signed in conjunction either with a job offer to a new employee or an offer of a new ...
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Get your employment law questions answered
FarmersWeekly
... Board for England and Wales raises some important questions on how employers will engage with staff on annual pay and other important terms and conditions negotiations from 1 October - but you can ask about any aspect of agricultural employment law.
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Police union seeks court order to allow cops to move out of city
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
The Milwaukee Police Association has filed suit asking a judge for a temporary restraining order that would force the City of Milwaukee to obey a new law that allows public-sector employees to move out of the city and not enforce its residency rule ...
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Criminal Background Checks and the Equal Employment Opportunity ...
The National Law Review
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) first issued written policy guidance in the 1980s regarding the use of arrest and conviction records in employment decisions when they advised employers that their use of that information to deny ...
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Properly Drafted At-Will Acknowledgements Can Survive National Labor ...
The National Law Review
In two cases in early February 2013, the NLRB General Counsel's office, Division of Advice, affirmed that carefully drafted contract disclaimers in employee handbooks may be found lawful as long as employees would not reasonably construe the language ...
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Bill would outlaw job, housing discrimination for troops, vets
NavyTimes.com
A federal law, the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act, already prohibits discrimination in hiring for veterans, but it does not specifically cover current service members looking for part-time jobs. Service members and veterans ...
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Senate Committee Hears From Experts on the Benefits of Increasing the ...
Civilrights.org
According to the National Employment Law Project, the Fair Minimum Wage Act would generate more than $32 billion in new economic activity, translating to 140,000 new full-time jobs. Dr. Michael Reich, advisor at the Institute for Research on Labor and ...
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Wisconsin Employment Relations Commission (WERC) Releases Rules ...
The National Law Review
The Wisconsin Employment Relations Commission will reinstitute annual certification elections for collective bargaining representatives who want to continue representing school district employees. On July 9, 2013, Governor Walker approved WERC's Draft ...
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Justice Department Releases Educational Video About Discrimination in ...
Yumanewsnow
The Office of Special Counsel for Immigration-Related Unfair Employment Practices (OSC) within the department's Civil Rights Division enforces the anti-discrimination provision of the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA), which prohibits employers ...
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Jobs: So called zero-hours contracts are a 'cause for concern'
Bedford Today
Paula Whelan, employment law partner at Shakespeares which has offices in Milton Keynes and Newport Pagnell, said: "Although 'zero-hours' contracts suit many employment situations there is often an ambiguity around what these types of contracts ...
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Shegerian & Associates Founder Cites Pacific Airport Services Case as Classic ...
Wall Street Journal
Located Santa Monica, Shegerian & Associates is a law firm specializing in protecting the rights of employees who have been wronged by their employers. Richly experienced in labor and employment law and possessing an unparalleled success record as ...
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Carey Olsen employment specialists outline appropriate redundancy process
Businesslife.co
Employment law specialists, Advocate Elaine Gray, from Carey Olsen's Guernsey office, and Huw Thomas, from the firm's Jersey office, presented delegates with a step-by-step guide to handling a redundancy process at a breakfast briefing on 4 July.
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Blumenthal, Kilmer introduce bill to prohibit discrimination based on military ...
Norwalk Plus Magazine
Washington, CT - Today, U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) and U.S. Representative Derek Kilmer (D-Wash.) introduced the Veterans and Service Members Employment Rights and Housing Act of 2013, a bill that would provide veterans and service ...
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Leave arbitration agreement out of handbook
Business Management Daily
by The HR Specialist: California Employment Law on July 11, 2013 4:30pm in Employment Law,Human Resources. Like most employers, your employee handbook probably includes a disclaimer informing employees that nothing in the document creates a ...
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Supreme Court rules on crucial employment law matters
EIN News (press release)
If you have been a victim of employment issues, you may benefit from speaking with an experienced employment law attorney. Employees have specific rights and protections under the law. A lawyer can help you assert your rights with the recent rulings in ...
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Cross-Selling in a Boutique Law Firm
Above the Law
Virtually every company of any size needs legal help with employment advice and counseling, licenses or other contracts, business formation, tax issues, etc. In Silicon Valley especially, startups and established companies alike consistently need IP ...
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Human Rights campaign survey finds Miss. support for gay protection law
Jackson Clarion Ledger
The bipartisan survey also showed most Mississippians believe there are state and federal laws already in place prohibiting employers from discriminating against LGBT employees. When the issue turns to marriage, the survey found a majority of ...
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Paula Deen Fires Her Legal Team
Celebuzz
In court docs obtained by Celebuzz, the Savannah, Georgia law firm of Oliver Maner has stepped down as the former Food Network star's legal representative and been replaced by Grace E. Speights, a partner in Morgan Lewis's labor and employment firm in ...
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Managing the Rise of Baseless Whistleblower Retaliation Claims
Accountingweb.com
Under some of the laws OSHA enforces, companies must immediately comply with the reinstatement order. When employees bring cases under the OSH Act, the Asbestos Hazard Emergency Response Act, or the International Safe Container Act, the ...
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Law Schools Take Scamming Students to a Whole New Level
The American Prospect
Now, as I reported in early May, the degree is being awarded to more and more Americans, often by schools with low employment rates (two-thirds of the law programs with the 50 worst full-time legal employment rates offer LL.M.'s to American students).
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Insta-liability: Online risks go beyond Facebook
Business Management Daily
by The HR Specialist: Employment Law on July 12, 2013 1:00pm in HR Management,Human Resources. Most of the legal cautionary tales about social media involve misguided posting on Facebook and Twitter. Here's proof that lack of common sense can be ...
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Employment and discrimination
The Lawyer
Our Employment and Discrimination workgroup continues to reinforce its reputation as a major player in employment and discrimination with the recruitment of Daniel Barnett at the beginning of 2011 and Andrew Short QC's Silk appointment in 2010.
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Perkins Coie Adds 3 Lawyers In Calif. Offices
Law360 (subscription)
... to its California offices including a patent specialist who had been running his own Silicon Valley boutique for more than 20 years, a commercial litigator who had been practicing in Australia and an employment law specialist, the firm announced ...
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Bill Would Allow Veterans To Bring Bias Charges To EEOC
Law360 (subscription)
Law360, New York (July 11, 2013, 7:29 PM ET) -- A bill introduced in both houses of Congress on Thursday called for the designation of U.S. military veterans as a protected class under federal anti-discrimination laws, enabling them to file bias ...
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Paula Deen FIRES Legal Team (From Her Hiding Place)!
PerezHilton.com
And yes, she made this move while in "hiding." Stay tuned! [Image via WENN.] Tags: attorney, business blitz, employment, fire, fired, lawyers, legal, legal matters, legal team, n word, paula deen, practice, prop 8, racist, sad sad. Email this ...
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Unless You Own a Business, You've Missed Out on the Recovery
DailyFinance
The National Employment Law Project released a report showing just how slow of a recovery it has been since the Great Recession. It's been so slow, in fact, that wages have moved backward: Averaged across every job, real median hourly wages have fallen ...
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Bid to block employment tribunal fees fails
BBC News
Chris Leitch, an employment lawyer at Tods Murray solicitors, commented: "It seems bizarre that far from simplifying employment law, what we have now is businesses and claimants having to pay fees that may or may not be refunded depending on the ...
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EEOC's Ongoing Interest In Criminal Background Checks
Law360 (subscription)
Law360, New York (July 12, 2013, 12:12 PM ET) -- On June 11, 2013, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission filed two new criminal record lawsuits, one in South Carolina and one in Illinois. The lawsuits allege that the employers violated Title VII ...
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United States: US Supreme Court Answers Question Left Open By Faragher And ...
Mondaq News Alerts (registration)
If the alleged harasser is a supervisor, but the harassment does not involve a tangible employment action, an employer can avoid liability if it can establish, by affirmative proof, that (1) it exercised reasonable care to prevent and promptly correct ...
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Jackson Lewis In Denver Adds Two From Patton Boggs
Law Week Colorado
Two Patton Boggs attorneys have left the Denver office to join the local office of employment law firm Jackson Lewis as partners. The two, Mark Savit and Donna Vetrano Pryor, were among six Patton Boggs partners to leave the firm for Jackson Lewis.
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Personal Notes on Lawyers
New York Law Journal (registration)
He was a partner at Winston & Strawn. • Labor and employment firm Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart has added Brian Gershengorn as a shareholder. He joins from Proskauer Rose, where he practiced in the labor and employment law department.
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Blogs3 new results for Employment Law
 
Labor Employment Law Blog: Second Circuit Imposes Individual ...
By Sheppard Mullin
The issue the Court faced was whether Catsimatidis was an "employer" within the meaning of Section 203(d) of the FLSA or Section 190(3) of the New York Labor Law ("NYLL"). The case began in 2004 when a putative class of Department ...
Labor Employment Law Blog
Iowa Immigration Law Blog: What To Do When An Employee Is ...
By Davis Brown Law Firm
In a past blog, we discussed practical steps to take when you find that an employee has been using a false ID and wants to "fix it". That blog assumed that the company wants to continue...
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The California Employment Law Blog: Ayala v. Antelope Valley ...
By Steven G. Pearl
My knowledge of employment law, neutrality, and natural tenacity allow me to resolve cases effectively. Contact Dana Sweetman at [email protected] or (310) 201-0010 to calendar a mediation. CV of Steven G. Pearl · Daily Journal ...
The California Employment Law Blog

Web8 new results for Employment Law
 
Professor claims University of Denver violates employment law ...
DENVER - A University of Denver law professor has filed a federal complaint against her employer, alleging she has been underpaid in violation of the Equal ...
www.9news.com/.../Professor-claims-University-of-Denver-vi...
After seventy-five years, minimum wage law still controversial ...
President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed the Fair Labor Standards Act in 1938. Its original purpose was to stimulate the e.
www.atlantaemploymentlawattorney.com/.../after-seventy-five...
California Target employees sue for discrimination, harassment ...
Three former Sacramento area employees of Target have filed a lawsuit against the retail giant, charging harassment, dis.
www.bononiemploymentlaw.com/.../california-target-employe...
Can I report an employer who breaks employment law without going ...
Without going in to too many details I have been working for a company who ... u do not have a leg to stand on,and u have to work 6 months at least. ... They haven 't ...
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Plainsboro Princeton NJ Employment Law Lawyer Attorney Law Firm
Over the past several decades, the workplace in the United States has become increasingly regulated. Dozens of federal and state statutes, such as the Family ...
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Rudman Winchell presents Employment Law Lunch and Learn
Rudman Winchell Invites You to a Complimentary Lunch and Learn. 10, 15, 20, 50.....Do You Know Why These Numbers are Important in Employment Law?
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Product: Employment Law AZ - (General) - 360Training.com
Employment Law AZ - (General). Description. This course covers broad issues on Employment and Labor laws as it applies to Insurance Agencies. It covers ...
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Employment Law - ExpertBeacon
When it comes to work-related legal advice or employment law questions in general, ExpertBeacon is the reliable source for you. Because there is a.
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