Jul 14, 2013

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New right-to-work laws might cloud state contract talks
Lansing State Journal
Before negotiators even approach a bargaining table later this summer, state officials and the unions that represent 36,000 state workers are still at odds over one key issue: Do Michigan's new right-to-work laws apply to civil service employees? The ...
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Business happenings: Law forum to cover sexual harassment
Ventura County Star
California law requires companies with 50 or more employees to provide their supervisors with at least two hours of interactive sex harassment prevention training every two years. New supervisors must be trained within six months of starting their ...
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Iowa woman fired for being 'irresistible,' court says it's legal
Knight's conduct was not sex discrimination in violation of the Iowa Civil Rights Act, the court said. The all-male court had previously ruled against Nelson, finding that employees who are seen as an "irresistible attraction" by their employers can be ...
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In Labor Board Filibuster Fight, Republicans Kindly Offer To Take Over Agency
Huffington Post
At the center of this showdown sit President Barack Obama's nominees to the National Labor Relations Board, the five-member body that enforces labor law on businesses and their workers. Democrats are demanding Republicans pledge not to filibuster the ...
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2 workers broke same rule? Explain different punishments
Business Management Daily
by The HR Specialist: Pennsylvania Employment Law on July 14, 2013 8:00am in Firing,Human Resources. Sometimes, two employees who break the same rule don't deserve exactly the same punishment. But employers must make sure they can explain the ...
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JS session resumes today
Daily Star Online
The House is likely to pass some important bills, including the much-discussed labour law (amendment), during the rest of the budget session, sources in the parliament secretariat told The Daily Star yesterday. Speaker Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury on July ...
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Retaliation alert: Don't punish boss for refusing to alter disputed ...
Business Management Daily
by The HR Specialist: California Employment Law on July 13, 2013 6:00pm in Discrimination and Harassment,Human Resources. Here's an important reminder for senior executives: If an employee says she will sue for discrimination unless her evaluation is ...
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Expert says apprentices being exploited
3News NZ
An employment law specialist says apprentices are being exploited by companies, who are using cheap labour to maximise profits. There are fears the problem will get worse as an increasing number of small businesses start up. It's been six months since ...
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Dispensaries approved, but details remain elusive
San Francisco Chronicle
With the pot shops up and running, they'll be expected to follow the same rules of employment law as other businesses. That means stores whose primary purpose is the distribution of a federally-prohibited substance will pay federal taxes. IRS spokesman ...
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Browse > Home / Injury News / LA Garment Maker, 5 Plus 2, Cited $282k for ...
NewYorkInjuryNews (press release)
A Los Angeles garment maker who moved and changed its business name in an attempt to avoid previous labor law violations, has hit a dead end and must pay $282,582 for failing to pay 19 workers minimum wage and overtime in violation of wage and hour ...
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Lincoln anti-bias law sits on books, unenforced
San Francisco Chronicle
The ordinance, which would protect gays, lesbians and transgender individuals from discrimination in employment, public accommodations and housing, was approved by the City Council in May 2012. But a successful petition drive, sponsored by a number ...
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As Congress debates food stamp cuts, working poor worry
For many of the working poor, their wages just don't go far enough. The National Employment Law project says nearly 60 percent of jobs created in the post-recession recovery pay $13.83 or less an hour, and hourly wages for some low-wage occupations ...
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A primer on recent court rulings, minus the legalese
The Virginian-Pilot
Our subject today isn't gay marriage or voting rights. It's workplace discrimination and retaliation. As Jim Theuer, a Norfolk lawyer who usually represents employees, sized it up: "It's certainly going to make my life and my clients' cases more ...
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Employment status notification bill proposed
Business Management Daily
The bill, H.B. 826, would also institute fines for misclassification of independent contractors and raise fines for intentional violations. It would define "employment status" using common-law rules. Note: Whether this bill passes or not, employers ...
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Other Views: Is America creating a part-time economy?
Times Herald-Record
The median hourly wages of all American workers declined 2.8 percent from 2009 to 2012, according to a study by the National Employment Law Project. There's no doubt that if the economy were at full employment, workers' hours would be longer and their ...
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On the Move
Press Herald
Adam Zimmerman recently opened law offices in Portland and Boston. Zimmerman's practice handles employment and labor law matters on behalf of employees and small businesses. He previously worked in the litigation practice group at Norman, Hanson ...
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Chester 911 center director files sex discrimination lawsuit against Sheriff's ...
Charlotte Observer
The "best way" for a plaintiff to win a sex discrimination suit is to submit as evidence a letter written by the employer, saying the employee is being demoted because of his or her gender, said Dennis Nolan, a professor emeritus of law at USC who also ...
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Saturday's letters: The real thing
In the past he has opted to ignore other laws related to immigration when the DREAM Act was defeated, the Defense of Marriage Act and No Child Left Behind. Throughout our history, the three branches of government have ... It seems the actual unintended ...
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The Cities Where Wages Are Plummeting: 24/7 Wall St.
Huffington Post
According to a report by the National Employment Law Project, the increase in inequality is because many people who were unemployed during the recession have accepted lower-skill and lower-pay jobs than the ones they previously had in order to make ...
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Dionne: Raising the stakes on immigration
Longview Daily News
In truth, granting immigrants who are here illegally basic labor rights would have a positive effect on wages for all workers. But if Kristol and Lowry are really worried about low-paid workers, let their next literary collaboration be an endorsement ...
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IT director who raised questions about Zimmerman case is fired
ABC15.com (KNXV-TV)
An employee of the Florida State Attorney's Office who testified that prosecutors withheld evidence from George Zimmerman's defense team has been fired. Ben Kruidbos ... Managing Director Cheryl R. Peek accused Kruidbos of having erased data from a ...
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Fallen celebrity chef replaces legal team
Vancouver Sun
According to the Morgan Lewis website, Speights specializes in defending clients in employment discrimination cases and consulting clients on best practices in corporate diversity. Court documents filed Thursday asked that all future documents in the ...
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NARAL splits from women's rights coalition over NY's 10-point legislation
The Journal News | LoHud.com
In addition to the abortion piece, the package included largely uncontroversial measures to fight pay inequity, sex trafficking and discrimination against pregnant women and mothers in employment and housing. "While NARAL Pro-Choice New York supports ...
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Web9 new results for Employment Law
Two recent decisions impact employment law | News OK
Q&A with Adam Childers Two recent court decisions impact employment law.
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Business is booming in the Houston labor-employment law market, and large niche ...
Using an Investigator for Employment Law Discovery - Madia Law
Minnesota Wrongful Termination Attorneys, Minneapolis Employment Discrimination Lawyers, Wisconsin Employment Attorneys, Workplace Discrimination Law.
Supreme Court makes employee retaliation claims more ... - Dallas
A decision recently handed down by United States Supreme Court will make it increasingly burdensome going forward for em.
Lois Lane's Employment Contract | Law and the Multiverse
This will probably be our last post on Man of Steel. No spoiler warning on this one, as I can set up the issue without giving anything of consequence away.
Metro Brooklyn Employment Law Blog || Serving ... - Leo Glickman
Local Brooklyn-based employment lawyer serving all neighborhoods in metro Brooklyn including NYC, Long Island & NJ. Free case consultation within a day.
Tort Law, Right to Privacy, and Employment Law - "Just a Legal ...
ATTENTION ALL CALIFORNIA EMPLOYERS: Did you know your employee's right to privacy ...
Non-Litigation Employment Law Achievements - Dallas
Representative Non-Litigation Results in Employment Law. Provided training in employment law and litigation avoidance to management of national company.
Employment Law | BCGL law - Lancaster
Practice Groups. Litigation · Financial Services · Estate and Trust Planning/ Administration and Elder Law · Real Estate · Business Services · Employment Law ...

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