Jul 13, 2013

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Second Circuit Imposes Individual Liability on New York Mayoral Candidate for ...
The National Law Review
On July 9, 2013, the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit issued its opinion in Torres et al. v. Gristedes Operating Corp. et al., Case No. 11-4035, affirming the Southern District of New York's imposition of individual "employer ...
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Employer Policies May Be Per Se Violations of National Labor Relations Act ...
The National Law Review
National Labor Relations Board ("NLRB" or the "Board") rulings are requiring employers to pay close attention these days to employment policies that, at first blush, may not seem to implicate any prohibition under the National Labor Relations Act ...
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Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) Absences on the Rise; Employers Should ...
The National Law Review
The FMLA statute itself, the Department of Labor ("DOL") regulations and case law reveal various practices employers can use to control abuse of FMLA leave. To be sure, none of them are a silver bullet, and not all will be appropriate for every ...
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Boca Council to reconsider benefits for employees' domestic partners
Sun-Sentinel
Boca Raton's anti-discrimination policies have been the focus of the Palm Beach County Human Rights Council since it came to light last summer that in 2011 Boca opted out of the county's more inclusive equal employment opportunity policy. The rule ...
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Supreme Court rules FLSA class-action properly dismissed as moot
Business Management Daily
Supreme Court rules FLSA class-action properly dismissed as moot. by The HR Specialist: California Employment Law on July 12, 2013 5:00pm in Employment Law,Human Resources. by Patrick F. Hulla and A. Craig Cleland, Esqs., Ogletree Deakins.
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Department of Justice and the National Labor Relations Board Establish ...
The National Law Review
On July 8, 2013, the Department of Justice ("DOJ") issued a Memorandum of Understanding ("MOU") between its Office of Special Counsel ("OSC"), which investigates immigration-related unfair employment practices, and the National Labor Relations Board ...
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Erin Byrnes Joins Udall Law Firm
PR.com (press release)
Tucson, AZ, July 13, 2013 --(PR.com)-- The Udall Law Firm, LLP is pleased to announce Erin E. Byrnes has become a partner of the firm. Ms. Byrnes focuses her practice in employment law, government liability defense, Indian law, and education law.
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A Bad Smoke Break: Stringent Documentation of Work Rules Defends Against ...
The National Law Review
At the time of this case, Missouri law defined misconduct as a "wanton and willful" act in order to disqualify a terminated employee from receiving unemployment benefits in Missouri. But as the first decision made by the deputy at the Missouri Division ...
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Unfair dismissal cases rising here
Otago Daily Times
Dunedin employment law specialists say the slow rise in unfair dismissal cases being brought to Otago lawyers for mediation does not appear to be abating, despite the Employment Relations Authority (ERA) recording a dramatic decline in figures nationally.
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DLA Piper Announces Hiring of New Partner, Employment Litigator Margaret ...
JDJournal.com
Margaret Keane earned her J.D. from University of Pennsylvania Law School and a B.A. from Boston University. She is licensed to practice in California, New York and Pennsylvania. Litigator Keane represents employers in restrictive covenant disputes ...
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Focus on Restrictive Covenants: Illinois Appellate Court Case May Change ...
The National Law Review
They argued that employment must continue for a substantial period of time in order for the covenants to be enforceable under Illinois law. Pointing out that Illinois courts have held that two years of continued employment is sufficient, Fifield and ...
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AMVETS Applauds Congress for Bill to Protect Veterans
Wall Street Journal
WASHINGTON, July 12, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Today AMVETS National Executive Director Stewart Hickey applauded Congressional leaders for introducing H.R. 2654 and S. 1281, the Veterans and Service Members Employment Rights and Housing ...
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Jackson Lewis Adds Seven High-Profile Attorneys to Workplace Safety and ...
Wall Street Journal
In addition, Jackson Lewis is ranked in the First Tier nationally in the category of Labor and Employment Litigation, as well as in both Employment Law and Labor Law on behalf of Management in the U.S. News -- Best Lawyers (R) "Best Law Firms," and is ...
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Morgan Lewis Attorneys Join Paula Deen Defense Team
The BLT: Blog of Legal Times (blog)
Morgan Lewis spokeswoman Jennifer Costa confirmed that Speights and attorneys from the firm are representing Deen and co-defendants. Cuttino and Thomas practice in labor and employment law. In the complaint, filed in U.S. District Court for the ...
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People in the news
Tampabay.com
Broad and Cassel, Tampa, Kelly B. Holbrook is of counsel and practices in the areas of employment and labor law. Carlton Fields, St. Petersburg office Super Lawyers are: David R. Punzak and Lee H. Rightmyer. Tampa Super Lawyers: D. Matthew Allen, ...
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Why Three Republicans Said Yes to LGBT Worker Protections
Care2.com
Even though ENDA would be the first federal law to prohibit employers from discriminating against LGBT people, 9 out of 10 voters mistakenly believe LGBT workers already have federal protections against employment discrimination. The lack of outcry ...
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EEOC Forecast: More Scrutiny Of Criminal Record Checks
Law360 (subscription)
The lawsuits allege that the employers violated Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 by implementing and utilizing criminal background-check policies that resulted in employees being terminated and others being screened out for employment. One ...
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Senate Dems Want Federal Probe Of Employee Payroll Cards
Law360 (subscription)
Federal agencies should clarify if current laws permit the practice by some large employers, some of whom receive commission payments for signing up their employees to such cards, the democrats, including Sens. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., and Elizabeth ...
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MacRoberts Employment Law Update 12/07/13 TRIBUNAL FEES – THE STORY ...
Linex Legal (press release) (registration)
MacRoberts Employment Law Update 12/07/13 TRIBUNAL FEES – THE STORY CONTINUES…. Source: MacRoberts. MacRoberts Employment Law Update 12/07/13. TRIBUNAL FEES - THE STORY CONTINUES…. The Lord Chancellor has confirmed that ...
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New Educational Video from Justice Department Helps Companies Avoid ...
Compliance Week
"We believe this video will help both employers and employees across the country understand employment eligibility verification rules," said Gregory Friel, Deputy Assistant Attorney General for the Civil Rights Division. "Federal law prohibits ...
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Paula Deen replaces head legal team
Examiner.com
Deen had previously been employing the services of the Oliver Maner law firm as the defending attorneys in an employment discrimination lawsuit filed by a former manager at a restaurant co-owned by Deen. A deposition related to the lawsuit revealed ...
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California Employment Law Notes
Linex Legal (press release) (registration)
The United States Supreme Court ruled that a plaintiff asserting retaliation under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 ("Title VII") must prove that illegal retaliation was the "but for" cause of the employer's adverse action. In a five-to-four ...
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Firing Of ' Irresistible ' Woman Legal , Top Court Repeats
Law360 (subscription)
Law360, New York (July 12, 2013, 2:05 PM ET) -- The Iowa Supreme Court on Friday unanimously reaffirmed its previous ruling that a dentist's firing of his assistant at his wife's behest because she was an "irresistible" temptation didn't constitute sex ...
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SCOLAG - Quarterly Employment Law Update
Linex Legal (press release) (registration)
Each month SCOLAG publish a legal journal which contains articles and updates in relation to the most recent legislative and judicial changes in the law. Myself and my colleague Lisa Daniels were asked to produce the employment law content towards the ...
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Congress and Immigration Reform – Overcoming Inertia and the Culture of "No"
The National Law Review
Co-Managing Shareholder, Tysons Corner Office. Laura Reiff focuses her practice on business immigration laws and regulations affecting U.S. and foreign companies, as well as related employment compliance and legislative issues. [email protected]
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Questions about kasambahay law
Inquirer.net
Thus, the law translates into very concrete terms the constitutional mandate to afford "full protection" to labor wherever situated, regardless of status and nature of position. The need for full protection is more pronounced when the concerned worker ...
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Court maintains 'irresistible employee' lawfully fired
USA TODAY
"The civil rights laws seek to insure that employees are treated the same regardless of their sex or other protected status," justices wrote last year. "Yet even taking Nelson's view of the facts, Dr. Knight's unfair decision to terminate Nelson (while ...
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Current developments in employment law - Autumn 2013
Linex Legal (press release) (registration)
This course is aimed at HR professionals with responsibility for employment law issues in their organisation. The course is also relevant to in-house lawyers. It is assumed that delegates will have a working knowledge of employment law.
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Woman fired for sex appeal: Unfair, but not gender bias, Iowa court rules
Christian Science Monitor
The case is important because it examines the scope of protections against gender discrimination in a murky area of employment law. RECOMMENDED: The evolution of sexual harassment awareness. Melissa Nelson worked for more than 10 years as a ...
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Are Gratuities Becoming Gratuitous?
90.5 WESA
Our guests were Ben Bratman, Associate Professor of Legal Writing - Pitt Law who specializes in and teaches employment law and Antony Davies, Associate Professor of Economics at Duquesne University. When asked if we're going overboard with tipping ...
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State employee investigated for 'malfeasance and neglect of duty'
Columbus Dispatch
He is a 22-year state employee, including several years as the Bureau of Workers' Compensation law director. Travis, 56, was the subject of a June 27 report by Ohio Inspector General Randall J. Meyer that concluded he violated several ethics rules ...
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Iowa court reaffirms it was OK to fire 'irresistible' worker
CNN
"While the loss of a job is often devastating to an employee, and at times unfair, these considerations do not play a role under our employment-at-will doctrine, and our exceptions to this law, such as sex discrimination, are only based on the ...
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No sibling rivalry as trio establishes boutique
Lawyers Weekly
"In employment law there certainly is more of a move towards the boutique firms, because the huge cost structures that huge law firms have [in place are] sometimes incompatible with the legal spend people have in the employment law space. "The main ...
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All-male Iowa Supreme Court rules employer can legally fire someone for being ...
Raw Story
Friday's ruling reiterated December's decision to side with Knight, "We ultimately conclude the conduct does not amount to unlawful sex discrimination in violation of the Iowa Civil Rights Act. We emphasize the limits of our decision. The employee did ...
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Blogs1 new result for Employment Law
 
The U.S. Senate's "Nuclear Option": What it Means for Employers ...
By Governmental Affairs Team
By Michael Lotito and Ilyse Schuman As the rest of the nation slows down during the summer months, the U.S. Senate is poised to enact a fundamental ch.
Washington D.C. Employment Law Update

Web10 new results for Employment Law
 
Employment Law Blog | Vigilant
Our employment attorneys navigate complex state-specific HR law to keep your company in legal compliance. Browse Q&As to view issues we handle every ...
www.vigilantcounsel.org/employment-law-blog/qa-posts
Are Your Labor Law Posters Creating Liability for Your Business ...
Are Your Labor Law Posters Creating Liability for Your Business? Federal, state and city laws require all employers (even those with only one employee) to ...
sovalaw.com/.../are-your-labor-law-posters-creating-liability-f...
International Employment Law - Rudy, Exelrod, Zieff
At Rudy, Exelrod, Zieff & Lowe, LLP, we have a unique concentration in the representation of U.S. employees whose rights are violated while working overseas.
www.rezlaw.com/.../International-Employment-Law.shtml
St. Louis Employment Law Firm Anticipates NLRB Ruling
A St. Louis employment law firm anticipates an NLRB ruling regarding in agreement of hearing Noel Canning v. NLRB in the Supreme Court. Read more about ...
www.mcmahonberger.com/.../st-louis-employment-law-firm-a...
Hawaii expands protections for workplace breastfeeding and ...
Hawaii Governor Neil Abercrombie on July 1 signed legislation that strengthens laws protecting the rights of domestic workers and women who are.
www.employmentlawdaily.com/.../hawaii-expands-protections...
Five Grievances Don't Make A (Dismissal) Right | Employment Law ...
A recent case in the UK Employment Appeals Tribunal Woodhouse v. West North West Homes Leeds Limited UK EAT/0007(12) has looked at whether it is ...
blogs.orrick.com/.../five-grievances-dont-make-a-dismissal-rig...
2013 Employment Law Seminar
In one day, learn all the latest employment laws and trends: Preti Flaherty's Labor and Employment Law Group invites you to attend the 2013 Employment Law ...
www.preti.com/2013-Employment-Law-Seminar
Employment Law | Messer & Stilp, LTD
Employment Law. While every company and workforce is different, employers in today's workplace are faced with more complex issues than ever before.
www.messerstilp.com/services/employment-law/
Nurses' Union Committed Unfair Labor Practice by Unilaterally ...
Nurses' Union Committed Unfair Labor Practice by Unilaterally Adding Weingarten Rights Language to Cover of CBA. Posted on July 8th, 2013. By Carie ...
www.healthcareemploymentcounsel.com/.../nurses-union-com...
Essential employment law and HR that every business should know ...
HR expert, Amanda Chadwick, provides a complete overview of essential Employment Law ...
www.youtube.com/watch?v=fL0kHzLpIGA


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