Jul 15, 2013

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Stronger labor law in Bangladesh after garment factory collapse
DHAKA (Reuters) - Bangladesh approved on Monday a labor law to boost worker rights, including the freedom to form trade unions, after a factory building collapse in April killed 1,132 garment workers and sparked debate over labor safety and rights.
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Shoura won't OK labor law biased against citizens
Arab News
In a related development, the council is also expected to deliberate next month on the proposal submitted by the Ministry of Labor regarding working hours in the private sector. The ministry has recommended reducing weekly working hours to 40, with ...
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Labor Law: The importance of accountability
Richmond Times Dispatch
Like many Americans, the men's finals at Wimbledon had me riveted. When Andy Murray won the tournament, my attention turned to the runner-up Novak Djokovic. After losing the championship, Djokovic graciously accepted defeat by congratulating his ...
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When using temps, make sure temp agency retains control of employment ...
Business Management Daily
by The HR Specialist: Pennsylvania Employment Law on July 15, 2013 8:00am in Employment Law,Human Resources. Using temporary workers can be an effective way to stretch your labor budget without making a long-term staffing commitment. But if a ...
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Vinson & Elkins, Ashurst, Paul Hastings: Business of Law
Spreights is the managing partner of Morgan Lewis's Washington office, chairwoman of the Systemic Employment Litigation Practice, and co-head of the firm's Diversity Committee. The Weiner, Shearhouse, Weitz, Greenberg & Shawe law firm in Savannah ...
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JS passes Labour (Amendment) Bill
The parliament on Monday passed the Bangladesh Labour (Amendment) Bill, 2013 to make the existing law time befitting for workers' welfare. Labour and Employment Minister Raziuddin Ahmed Razu moved the bill which was later passed in voice vote, ...
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The latest word on seats from the appeals court bench
Business Management Daily
The trial court originally dismissed the case because the employees hadn't specifically requested seats. The 9th Circuit reinstated their lawsuit, concluding that the law says nothing about requesting the seats. It merely states that employees "shall ...
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Using Independent Contractors in China
China Briefing
15 – It is not (as has been suggested elsewhere online) illegal to use independent contractors in China, however, care must be taken when assessing the relevant employment law. Engaging independent contractors can be a useful, cost saving strategy for ...
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Government reviews whistleblowing laws
CIPD (blog)
The call for evidence will look at whether there are any gaps in the law that leave whistleblowers vulnerable to reprisals and mean they feel unable to come forward. The review was announced as part of a broader government examination of employment law ...
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Pro bono attorney training series eliminates barriers to employment for clients
Jacksonville Daily Record
The two training sessions, "Driver's License Reinstatement" and "Sealing and Expunging Records," are part of Jacksonville Area Legal Aid's "Employability: Eliminating Barriers to Employment" webinar series for pro bono attorney. The first session is ...
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Pa. workers' comp attorney appointed to seat on state Board of Law Examiners
The Pennsylvania Record
At the national level, Keenan serves on the Workers' Compensation and Governmental Liability Committees of the Defense Research Institute, and he serves on the Labor and Employment Law Section of the Federalist Society for Law and Public Policies.
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Can work for competitor outside UAE
Khaleej Times
It is assumed that your employment is subject to provisions of the Federal Law No (8) of 1980 on Labour Regulations (the "Labour Law"). Your current employer is within its rights to include a clause pertaining to 'Confidentiality and Non-Competition ...
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National Labor Information Center launched to provide labor data
Pattaya Mail
Members of the public can access labor information from the center via its website http://nlic.mol.go.th. The site contains data on classified advertisements, vacancies, labor law and workers' rights as well as unemployment rates and wage and earnings.
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Dispensaries approved, but details remain elusive
Albany Times Union
"There are many (dispensaries) right now that are paying taxes, paying worker's comp, taking care of employees," said Oregonians for Medical Rights lobbyist Geoff Sugarman, who drafted the bill. "The responsible thing to do for patients is to regulate ...
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EU Court of Justice Slams Italy Over Failure To Fully Enact Disability Laws
Mondaq News Alerts (registration)
Europe's highest court, The Court of Justice of the European Union, has just ruled that Italy has failed to fully extend to all disabled employees the necessary protections which the EU Council has held to be consistent with the U.N. Convention on the ...
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Did termination violate Illinois Whistleblower Act?
Point to remember: The Whistleblower Act prohibits employers from retaliating "against an employee for disclosing information to a government or law enforcement agency, where the employee has reasonable cause to believe that the information discloses a ...
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Joan Rivers Faces Potential Fine, Expulsion in WGA East Trial (Analysis)
Hollywood Reporter
That's improper under federal labor law, according to one management-side labor lawyer THR spoke to. That might allow Rivers and E! to bring a complaint with the National Labor Relations Board – and perhaps ask that the guild trial process be enjoined.
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Japanese employees are less eager to take parental leave
The Tokyo Times
The Japanese law allows the parents to take one year off work after their child is born. Ministry officials suspect that the drop in numbers is a sign of the mothers' insecurity about their employment. After the 2011 earthquake and tsunami, there has ...
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What does Boise need in an ombudsman?
The Idaho Statesman
In the future, the office could help handle the human resources department's workload, such as workplace complaints, sexual harassment investigations, federal and state employment law compliance, employee grievances and employee policy writing and ...
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"Mental Health Issues In The Workplace:" Report From Canada
Mondaq News Alerts (registration)
Canadian attorneys Dan Black and Karen Bock presented a report at the annual Davis LLP Toronto Employment and Labour Law Conference on May 10, 2013, which does a great job of examining the changing workplace environment, the role and effect of ...
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Morning Must Reads: July 15
TIME (blog)
This week Senate Democrats will likely bring a vote to the floor that would modify Senate rules and put an end to the GOP's stealth attack on labor law enforcement by requiring an up or down vote on President Obama's appointments to critical federal ...
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Law Times
Atkinson, a former Hollinger executive, may only provide legal services as an employee of a licensee or pursuant to a contract with a licensee and can't practise as a sole practitioner or a law firm partner. The hearing panel found him to have engaged ...
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Reining in absences & tardiness: 7 do's and don'ts
Business Management Daily
That's because those absences and late arrivals may be a legal right for employees who have medical conditions—or have family members with medical conditions—that qualify under laws like the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and the Americans ...
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Job-killing employer mandate shows need for Obamacare repeal
News Sentinel
Bowing to growing criticism, earlier this month the administration announced that it will delay until 2015 the highly unpopular Obamacare mandate requiring businesses with 50 or more full-time employees to provide workers with government-approved ...
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Harold Meyerson: The dying American job
The News Journal
Indeed, the median hourly wages of all American workers declined 2.8 percent from 2009 to 2012, according to a study published this week by the National Employment Law Project. (Page 2 of 2). There's no doubt that if the economy were at full employment ...
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Wiretapped Bangladesh Activist Learned Facebook to Stir Protest
The creation of a local movement with teeth and legitimacy is considered a critical step in helping to lift workers out of unsafe daily labor and meet their most basic needs, like sufficient pay to feed themselves and their families. The government and ...
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Human rights are for humans, not for ideologies
National Secular Society (blog)
Human rights are for humans, not for ideologies. A Jewish man has won an employment tribunal case for racial and religious discrimination after his employer made derogatory remarks about "Yids" and suggested that he would like to lock up and gas Jews.
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Emmet County updates staff policies on social media, medical marijuana
Petoskey News-Review
The second amendment will regard Michigan's law allowing certified medical marijuana card holders employment with the county. The "drug and alcohol policy" of the employee handbook will now restrict the marijuana from being used, even when medically ...
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The Shoura Council is expected to allay the fears of Saudi employees working in the private sector regarding their employment security following the Ministry of Labor's recent move to amend some clauses in Article 55 of the Labor Law. As it stands ...
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South Korean contract workers struggle for rights
Financial Times
... who was dispatched to the plant by a Hyundai subcontractor, was let go after nearly three years of employment. He sued the carmaker, and the Supreme Court ruled in February last year that he should be made a regular worker, citing a South Korean ...
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Patton Boggs loses antitrust attorney and big part of health and safety practice
Washington Post
Meanwhile, the majority of Patton Boggs's health and safety practice group has joined employment law firm Jackson Lewis, and will be taking most of their business with them. Six health and safety lawyers, including the group's lead partner Henry Chajet ...
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Risky Business: Cutting Workers' Hours May Save on Health Costs
Wall Street Journal
... after being informed of the statute—section 510 of ERISA, which forbids employers from interfering with an employee's benefits—have revised their internal communications with employees to downplay or remove references to the healthcare law, Mr ...
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DLG seeks SRA approval ahead of law firm launch
Post Online
The law firm, to be known as DLG Legal Services, will be wholly owned by DLG, and operate in partnership with Parabis Law offering customers legal advice and management of their personal injury or non-injury claims, including debt recovery, employment ...
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Slew of new laws takes effect, from social media to fair pay
ABQ Journal
Nor does the new law prohibit an employer from monitoring social-media activities of its established employees or from setting policies governing employees' activities. In addition, courts now routinely issue subpoenas for the production of social ...
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Driver loses damage recharge tribunal
Natalie Saunders, specialist employment law solicitor and founder of Pharos Legal, told Fleet News that the case did not establish any new principles of law. She said: "What the case does is remind employers how helpful it can be to have a bespoke ...
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Attorney General weighs in on Tennessee guns in trunks law
Lexology (registration)
During this year's debate, the bill's sponsor, Representative Jeremy Faison (R-Cosby), said its purpose is to prevent criminal prosecution of employees, not to infringe on employer rights. He said Tennessee would remain an at-will-employment state and ...
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Blogs2 new results for Employment Law
The California Employment Law Blog: Please Nominate Our Blog for ...
By Steven G. Pearl
Every year the ABA Journal announces its "Blawg 100" of notable law blogs, and I would love to be included on that list. That will happen only if you go to the Blawg 100 web page and nominate me. Do it today. It will make you feel good.
The California Employment Law...
A-Infos (en) France, Alternative Libertaire AL #228 - Labour law: Ani ...
By a-infos-en@ainfos.ca
This low mobilization on the ground in terms of construction of balance of power, however, is not synonymous with support employee-es to the agreement, on the contrary. But the complexity of the law makes the fight more difficult.
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Web7 new results for Employment Law
Labor & Employment Law « Houston Bar Association
Section Focus. The Labor & Employment Law Section has membership which includes plaintiff and defense labor and employment law attorneys, in-house ...
Stronger labor law in Bangladesh after garment factory collapse ...
From Yahoo! News: By Nandita Bose DHAKA (Reuters) - Bangladesh approved on Monday a labor law to boost worker rights, including the freedom to form ...
California Employment Law Notes | Publications | Proskauer
California Employment Law Notes. Newsletter. July 2013. Employee Must Prove That Illegal Retaliation Was The "But For" Cause Of Adverse Job Action Under ...
New developments on the unpaid intern front | Employment Law Daily
By Lisa Milam-Perez, J.D. When New York federal judge Harold Baer in May refused to certify a Rule 23 class in a wage suit filed by unpaid Hearst Corp.
Free Workplace Bullying Policy and U.S. Employment Law | GovTalk
Free Workplace Bullying Policy and U.S. Employment Law · Physical bullying at school, as depicted in th... Physical bullying at school, as depicted in the film ...
New Jersey, Labor, Employment, Lawyers, Attorneys
The New Jersey labor and employment lawyers at Pellettieri, Rabstein & Altman have represented labor unions, union members, civil service employees and ...
Employment Law - Winter Park - TRH Law
Orlando Employment Attorney, Winter Park Employment Attorney, Orlando Intellectual Property Attorney, Winter Park Intellectual Property Attorney, Intellectual ...

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