Jul 17, 2013

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New Texas employment law changes from 83rd Legislature
Texas lawmakers passed numerous bills affecting employers at the close of the 83rd legislative session, many of which were signed into law. An exception was House Bill (HB) 950, which sought to make it easier for employees to show pay discrimination.
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Will Bangladesh's new labor law prevent another Rana Plaza?
GlobalPost (blog)
Revisions consist of 87 amendments to the original 2006 Labor Law, which allowed factory owners to veto the creation of unions, but the International Labour Organization said the law still does not do enough to protect workers rights and conditions, ...
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Spilman launches employment-law app
Pittsburgh Business Times
Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC, a Charleston, W.Va.-based law firm with a Pittsburgh office, has launched an app that permits users to explore common employment-law situations. The app, Spilman SuperVision, is available for free download via the Apple ...
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CTU campaigns against employment law changes
Radio New Zealand
The Council of Trade Unions is planning rallies throughout the country to challenge what it calls radical changes to employment law. Submissions close on 25 July on the Employment Relations Amendment Bill, which brings several changes. Employers will ...
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Quinn Signs Law To Boost Employment For People With Disabilities
Progress Illinois
On Tuesday, Gov. Pat Quinn signed the "Employment First Act" in an effort to expand competitive state agency employment opportunities to people with disabilities. Under the law, state agencies have to coordinate and set up measurable goals and ...
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Unions wage legal fight against Michigan's right-to-work law
Washington Times
Right-to-work proponents suffered a small setback Friday when Michigan's Supreme Court declined to weigh in on the legality of the law, which makes it illegal to require workers to join a union as a condition of employment. But supporters are confident ...
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Bloomberg Law
Join Bloomberg Law for a complimentary webinar that will bring together thought leaders to discuss the impact of critical labor & employment related topics such as class actions in the context of the Fair Labor Standards Act, NLRB proceedings and the ...
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Labour laws under review
Fiji Broadcasting Corporation
Director Labour Policy Vania Varea told FBC News while the employment relationship is blooming, work still needs to be done on the labor laws to enhance it. Varea says there's not enough good faith existing between the employers and employees.
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Employee ownership: making the correct choices for your business
The Guardian
The government calls this "employee shareholder" status, a potentially confusing phrase as there are many employees who hold shares without having given up their employment law rights. Any subsequent growth in share value will be free from capital ...
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No individual reasons underlying employment termination on collective grounds
International Law Office
The Supreme Court recently ruled that the employment of a company director was terminated on proper financial and production-related grounds.(1) Organisational changes within the company leading to the expiration of the director's post had not been ...
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Carothers DiSante & Freudenberger LLP Receives Recognition for Stellar ...
EON: Enhanced Online News (press release)
The annual list acknowledges lawyers who have worked on cutting-edge issues and who have had the greatest impact on labor and employment law in California. Seven other CDF attorneys have been selected to the prestigious Super Lawyers and Rising ...
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Governor Signs Legislation Making Employment of People with Disabilities a ...
eNews Park Forest
Governor Pat Quinn today signed the "Employment First Act," a new law which requires Illinois state agencies to work together to make employment for people with disabilities a priority. The legislation was first proposed by Governor Quinn in his 2013 ...
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Seyfarth Shaw brings process-led labour law to Australia
BRW (subscription)
Different countries have different labour rules, as Seyfarth Shaw well knows. The United States firm that specialises in employment law opened its Australian practice this week with just two of the eight local partners it has hired. The rest were held ...
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Legal opinion: New limits on unfair dismissal compensation
A "week's pay" is calculated rigidly under provisions in the Employment Rights Act 1996. It is either remuneration payable under the contract for working normal hours in a week or, where the remuneration varies with the amount of work done, the average ...
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What Edward Snowden would have been up against under German law
International Law Office
However, there is a fine line between breaching duties and violating the law as a result of whistleblowing. If an employee informs a third party (eg, the public prosecutor's office) about his or her suspicion without having made an attempt at internal ...
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Consecutive fixed-term contracts: judicial control of abusive use
International Law Office
German law favours the conclusion of unlimited employment agreements. Under Section 14 of the Part-Time and Fixed-Term Employment Act, fixed-term employment agreements are, in principle, valid only if the term is justified on objective grounds.
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Spilman Thomas & Battle Releases Innovative Employment Law App
SYS-CON Media (press release)
The app allows users to explore common employment law situations, including those relating to overtime pay, final wage payment and employee complaints on social media. Following the app's simple decision tree, users can gain a better understanding of ...
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Handbook calls for civility? Enforce the policy
Business Management Daily
Handbook calls for civility? Enforce the policy. by The HR Specialist: Pennsylvania Employment Law on July 17, 2013 1:00pm in HR Management,Human Resources. Many employers have revised their handbooks to include language requiring all employees ...
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Maritime Labour Convention 2006 enters into force
International Law Office
In June 2012 Sweden ratified the 2006 International Labour Organisation Maritime Labour Convention. The convention aims to secure the right of all seafarers to decent employment. The provisions are implemented through amendments to, among other ...
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Erin Byrnes Joins Udall Law
Tucson Citizen
Her employment law work runs the gamut from advising clients on day-to-day human resources issues to representing employers in employment litigation, including trial. Ms. Byrnes also maintains an active government liability practice defending public ...
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Peter Woodhouse, a partner at law firm Stone King: How to avoid a high-profile ...
South West Business
This issue of employment law hit the headlines recently when a former winner of TV's The Apprentice brought a claim for constructive dismissal against Lord Sugar. Although Stella English lost her claim - and her six-figure salary - employers face ...
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Saudi passes historic domestic worker law
The kingdom's 2m domestic workers, including maids and drivers, have been among the most exploited employees in the country and the new law follows years of disputes between Saudi Arabia and labour exporting countries, mostly from southern Asia and ...
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Second Circuit Imposes Individual Liability On New York Mayoral Candidate For ...
Mondaq News Alerts (registration)
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 Managers and ...
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Despite temporary reprieve, business owners increasingly anxious as health ...
Washington Post
In a survey of 300 accounting professionals who work with small businesses, two-thirds said the new health care changes are making it less likely that their clients will expand and add employees, compared to only 2 percent who said the law will help ...
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Employee rights under South Carolina workers' compensation law
EIN News (press release)
It is important for everyone to take time to learn about their rights under South Carolina's workers' compensation law. Workers' compensation provides benefits when a person is injured in a workplace accident or develops a work-related illness or ...
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Attorney William J. Clark, IV Joins Danna McKitrick as Of Counsel
July 17, 2013 – The law firm of Danna McKitrick, P.C. is pleased to announce that William J. Clark, IV has joined the firm as Of Counsel. Clark focuses his practice on business and employment law for small to mid-size business for a diverse client base ...
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UN forum aims to improve employment, living standards for persons with ...
UN News Centre
A background paper prepared by Secretariat for the sixth session of the Conference of States Parties to the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, which runs until 19 July, states that persons with disability face a greater risk of ...
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Rainmaker Q&A: Ogletree Deakins' Ron Chapman
Law360 (subscription)
He is board certified in labor and employment law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization and represents employers in all areas of labor and employment law, including discrimination, harassment, retaliation, wage and hour, noncompetition and ...
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Fox News Fabricates Criticism Of Obama In Analysis Of Declining Wages
Media Matters for America
Fox News falsely claimed that an analysis by the National Employment Law Project (NELP) showing declining wages criticized President Obama's policies. In fact, the analysis made no mention of the president or his policies, and NELP's executive director ...
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Action against four vineyards
Employers that breach minimum employment rights face fines of up to $10,000 for individuals and $20,000 for companies and up to seven years' imprisonment for employing unlawful migrants. The ministry issued seven Marlborough vineyard employers with ...
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Corlew Law Now Offers Early Intervention In Employment Litigation
DigitalJournal.com (press release)
Scott Corlew of the Corlew Law Firm is now offering early intervention in employment litigation, a process that can help end the dispute in a shorter amount of time. When an employee becomes unhappy at work, he or she may look for a way to blame the ...
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Labour Hire Restrictions Will Protect Workers
It does not necessarily make labour more expensive but states that labour hire workers should be employed at conditions that are not substantially worse that those enjoyed by other workers doing similar work. Thus the law tries to protect labour hire ...
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Fast-food workers tell city council of poor working conditions
Real Change News
Rebecca Smith of the National Employment Law Project said that while educating employees of their rights is vital, many workers don't want to speak up for fear that employers would retaliate by cutting hours, reclassifying employees or firing them. "It ...
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EEOC ruling a key victory in battle over anti-transgender discrimination
LGBTQ Nation
The EEOC also ordered the ATF take corrective action to prevent future cases of discrimination, and post notices within 30 days that it is in compliance with federal statues regarding employment law. Connect with LGBTQ Nation. The Nation's most ...
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Blogs2 new results for Employment Law
Ledbetter Act, equitable tolling make Title VII, ADEA claims timely ...
By Joy Waltemath
By Lorene D. Park, J.D. A long-time African-American employee was allowed to proceed on all but her ADEA disparate treatment claims against the Army, which.
Employment Law Daily
Social Media Risk Management Toolkit | NAVEX Global - JDSupra
By NAVEX Global
A solid social media policy is the first step in controlling and reducing risks associated with employee misuse. But proceed with caution; the legal landscape continues to shift. By following a few simple tips, employers can navigate this complex ...
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Employment Law Course | UC Berkeley Extension
Employment Law BUS ADM X455.2. Sections available for enrollment; Email this course information · Request information about this course and future sections ...
Bloomberg BNA Unveils Enhancements to the Labor & Employment ...
Bloomberg BNA today unveiled new, direct access to additional labor and employment research tools on the Labor & Employment Law Resource Center™.
Employment Law Briefing: Summer 2013 - McGuireWoods LLP
The Summer 2013 issue of Employment Law Briefing produced by the lawyers of McGuireWoods London LLP is now available. Discussed in this issue are the ...
Labor Law - Lawdragon
INDIANAPOLIS – Barnes & Thornburg announced today that it is boosting its national Labor & Employment Law Department with the addition of veteran ...
David Kern Elected Fellow of The College of Labor and Employment ...
"Dave has been an outstanding leader in the labor and employment law community for over 30 years," said D. Scott Watson, chairman of the firm's labor and ...
Asia employment law: quarterly review - Lexology
A Full Bench of FWA (Fair Work Australia) handed down its decision in a test case seeking to increase minimum wage levels for social and community…

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