Jul 18, 2013

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Employment law changes could breach ILO conventions
Radio New Zealand
Newly released papers reveal the Minister of Labour advised the Cabinet that proposed employment law changes could breach international labour conventions. Under the Employment Relations Amendment Bill, employers would be able to walk away from ...
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Employee of Kentucky Government Files Employment Lawsuit
LawyersandSettlements.com
Lexington, KY: An employee of the Kentucky government has filed a Kentucky employment lawsuit alleging she was abused during her employment. The Kentucky labor lawsuit includes allegations of violations of various labor laws, including verbal abuse ...
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Greenberg Traurig Labor & Employment Attorney Terence McCourt to Speak at ...
Newsday
Terence P. McCourt, Boston managing shareholder of the international law firm Greenberg Traurig will be a featured speaker at American Conference Institute's (ACI) 4th Annual Forum on Defending and Managing Employment Discrimination Litigation.
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Governor Corbett signs employment bills into law
HR.BLR.com
Governor Tom Corbett recently signed Pennsylvania House Bill (HB) 26, legislation allocating a portion of employee unemployment compensation (UC) tax contributions to subsidize the UC service system by creating a new fund known as the Service and ...
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California Labor Commissioner Julie A. Su honored as top labor and ...
Sacramento Bee
Last year was the first time, which was also the first time a state labor commissioner was so recognized. "Julie continues to make great strides in enforcing labor law. She has increased pressure on the underground economy by issuing more citations for ...
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Rhode Island Enacts Ban the Box Law Limiting Ability of Employers to Ask About ...
ESR NEWS
The state of Rhode Island has enacted a "Ban the Box" law – Senate Bill 357 (SB 357) – that will prohibit inquiries on employment applications regarding prior criminal convictions except when federal or state law specifically disqualifies a person from ...
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N.J. top court strengthens workplace bias laws
Philly.com
He filed suit under the state Law Against Discrimination, which seeks to ban workplace discrimination based on gender, sexual orientation, religion, and other characteristics of protected groups. The law also bans retaliation against employees, whether ...
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House of Horrors: Labor Trafficking in Domestic Workers
Daily Beast
The International Labor Organization, Human Rights Watch, the ACLU, and other human-rights advocacy organizations have compiled report after report about human trafficking and migrant domestic worker abuse around the world. Forced overtime ...
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Leon's Furniture store paid man below minimum wage
CBC.ca
Labour law mandates $10.25/hour minimum wage. Ontario's Employment Standards Act states all employees, including those on commission, must receive the minimum wage of at least $10.25 per hour. That must be shown on each paycheque and not as an ...
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Law would have ensured some accountability - Little
Voxy
Police would have had a strong legal foundation to mount a prosecution over the 29 deaths at Pike River had New Zealand had a corporate manslaughter law, says Labour MP Andrew Little. The police have advised families of the miners killed in the mine ...
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Mia Macy, Transgender Woman Denied Employment By ATF, Wins Major Victory ...
Huffington Post
Macy's suit already made history last year when it it prompted the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission to rule that Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act bans employers from discriminating based on an employee's gender identity. The EEOC's ruling ...
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The tribunal tide is turning
bdaily
Paul Hargreaves, from County Durham law group Hewitts Solicitors, says we're heading for a "real sea change" in employment law. Last week, lawyers arguing against the introduction of fees for taking cases to employment tribunals have lost their bid to ...
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Maids, Domestic Help Workers in Saudi Arabia Now Get a Weekly Day's Off from ...
International Business Times AU
"The law aims at regulating relationship between domestic help and their employers while explaining their rights and duties and punishment for violators of contract terms," Arab News quoted Labor Minister Adel Fakeih as saying. Still, the law provided ...
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July employment law changes
Lexology (registration)
Fees will not be charged if a case has already been issued by 29 July, though, with minor exceptions, the new rules will apply to cases currently in the system as well as new cases started from that date onwards. On the other hand the new earnings ...
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Law firm unveils app to appeal to tech-savvy business leaders
UPI.com
Developed by the Spilman, Thomas and Battle law firm, Silman SuperVision was created because the firm saw a "hole in the marketplace," Eric Iskra, chairman of Spilman's labor and employment practice, told The Charleston Gazette. "We saw an opportunity ...
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Committee backs French law on plant closures, takeovers
Reuters
Critics of the bill, a campaign pledge by Socialist leader Francois Hollande, say it will dissuade investment in Europe's second largest economy as it tries to kickstart growth and employment. The full debate on the law is due mid-September. "It's true ...
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Rhode Island Enacts "Ban the Box" Law Prohibiting Employment Application ...
Mondaq News Alerts (registration)
Effective January 1, 2014, a recent amendment to Rhode Island law will restrict the timing of pre-employment inquiries by Rhode Island employers about a job applicant's criminal past. Employers who are covered by the law may not inquire about an ...
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Rights for cancer patients examined
Thousand Oaks Acorn
Guest attorneys will discuss the most common cancer-related legal issues for cancer patients and survivors including health insurance options, employment rights and reasonable accommodations in the workplace, taking time off work and access to ...
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Bullying behavior alone not grounds for harassment lawsuit
Travel Weekly
The terms "harassment" and "hostile work environment" entered the human-resources lexicon late in the last century as part of civil rights law. As you probably know, those laws protect employees from discrimination. Somehow, the quoted terms have ...
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Labor dispute could cost Escondido $1 million
U-T San Diego
The workers claim city officials violated state law by replacing them with part-time employees doing the same work and by failing to engage in collective bargaining before the layoffs. City officials have repeatedly said they didn't violate employee ...
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Obama Labor Chief Pick Perez Wins Senate Confirmation
Law360 (subscription)
Law360, New York (July 18, 2013, 1:32 PM ET) -- Thomas Perez got a green light from the Senate Thursday to take the helm at the U.S. Department of Labor, despite Republican gripes about his handling of a False Claims Act case against St. Paul, Minn ...
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San Diego Labor Lawyers at Blumenthal Nordrehaug & Bhowmik and The JCL ...
Watch List News (press release)
On April 9, 2013 the San Diego employment attorneys at Blumenthal, Nordrehaug & Bhowmik and The JCL Law Firm filed a class action complaint against PSS World Medical, Inc. ("PSS") for allegedly failing to pay their employees the proper amount of ...
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WILL HIRING STALL UNDER NEW HEALTH CARE LAW?
U-T San Diego
... 66 percent of whom said their business clients are less likely to add new employees in the next year because of the Affordable Care Act, according to the results released Tuesday. Only 2 percent said the law makes it more likely that employers will ...
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Protecting Tajik migrants' rights: positive aspects of new migration policy ...
FIDH
The impact of positive institutional and policy reforms has been impaired by insufficient budget allocation. Although draft laws on Labour Migration and on Private Employment Agencies have been under discussion since 2010 in working groups, they still ...
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Advice for small businesses poised to hire their first employee
Fox 54
Federal law requires employers to verify that an employee can legally work in the U.S. You'll need to complete and submit an Employment Eligibility Verification Form within three days of making a hire. * Fulfill your obligations under your state's new ...
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Impact Of DOMA Case On Employee Benefit Plans
Mondaq News Alerts (registration)
In most cases, those provisions give an employee's spouse a tax benefit (such as tax-free employer-provided health benefits) or a statutory entitlement (such as spousal death benefits under a qualified plan and COBRA rights). In a few cases, those laws ...
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Letter: Divorce employment and health care coverage
Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
From one liberal to another, Mr. President, revise your health care law. Break the link between health care and employment. It leads to more bureaucracy and perverse hiring practices. An employer mandate will not reduce costs. The tax advantage could ...
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Class Action Waivers In Arbitration Agreements In Massachusetts
Mondaq News Alerts (registration)
These decisions affirm that employers in Massachusetts can dramatically reduce their exposure to employment law class actions by adopting arbitration agreements that contain class action waivers. In Massachusetts, employers may require employees to ...
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How the introduction of employment tribunal fees will affect SMEs
Real Business
However, getting around the new legislation, and spending time adhering to new laws, is always time intensive and more red tape is certainly something SMEs could do without. Adrian Hoggarth is head of employment law at City law firm Prolegal.
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Age Bias Laws Might Not Help Older Workers
U.S. News & World Report
Age discrimination laws provided no meaningful protection to older employees during and after the recession, according to a study released this month by the National Bureau of Economic Research. David Neumark, an economics professor at the University ...
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Macleod, M - Employment law reform
DeHavilland (press release) (subscription)
We are making good progress on our review of employment law. On Friday the Government published an update including a call for evidence on whistleblowing and outlining that the new employment tribunal rules of procedure will come into effect on 29 July.
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Work with providers to sort DOMA impact
Business Management Daily
"The Windsor decision significantly impacts the benefits and the associated tax rules related to same-sex spouse coverage under employee benefits plans," said Jason Rothman, an attorney with the employment law firm Ogletree Deakins. "Employers that ...
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Low-Wage Federally-Contracted Employees Hold Third Strike For Livable Wages
TheJaneDough.com
According to a report from the National Employment Law Project, a not-for-profit that conducts research and advocates on issues affecting low-wage and unemployed workers, 75 percent of these federally-contracted service workers earn less than $10 an ...
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Oceanskies issued with Maritime Labour Convention 2006 (MLC) Statement of ...
Businesslife.co
The International Labour Organisation's MLC provides comprehensive rights and protection at work for the world's seafarers and will enter force on the 20th August, 2013. After this date the employers of crew on all commercially operated yachts, i.e ...
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Whistleblower policy: Preventing insider information leak incidents
TechTarget
The general counsel should also seek the opinion of external counsel with expertise and experience in employment law and in prosecuting or defending whistleblowers. It is also advisable to confer with the general counsel or external legal counsel on ...
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David Perecman of The Perecman Firm Agrees with Federal Settlement in NY ...
Newsday
525-2009-00784) with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). Individuals who believe they have been victims of a New York civil rights violation including disability discrimination or sexual harassment in the workplace can contact The ...
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Blogs2 new results for Employment Law
 
Back to the Basics on Sexual Harassment Prevention | Connecticut ...
By Daniel Schwartz
The CHRO recommends (but does not require) that an update of legal requirements and development in the law be given to supervisory employees every three years. Again, that's probably a good idea; it demonstrates an employer's ...
Connecticut Employment Law Blog
Lawffice Space - Employment Law Blog: Obama's NLRB - Recess ...
By [email protected] (Philip Miles)
President Obama finally got some good news regarding his National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) this week. Republicans agreed to confirm a slate of executive branch nominees, including NLRB nominees Nancy Shiffer and Kent Hirozawa ...
Lawffice Space - Employment Law Blog

Web7 new results for Employment Law
 
Thailand Law: Advice For Foreigners Working In ... - YouTube
If you are a foreigner working for a Thai company, it is important to familiarize yourself with ...
www.youtube.com/watch?v=h81GNrOKs6s
Employment Law - At Work - WSJ
The blog covers management, careers, office life, business schools and leadership.
blogs.wsj.com/atwork/tag/employment-law/
Unpaid Internships push the boundaries of legality | Northern ...
Unpaid internships in California and the rest of the United States have been on the rise among college students and grad.
www.northerncaliforniaemploymentlawattorneys.com/.../unpai...
Seyfarth Launches New Blog on Emerging Employment Law Issues
CHICAGO (July 16, 2013) — Seyfarth Shaw LLP announced today the launch of Employment Law Lookout, the firm's newest Labor & Employment blog which ...
www.seyfarth.com/news/2314
Changes to civil penalty regime for illegal working | Employment ...
About Us. The Employment Law Worldview Blog aims to interest and educate, to stimulate discussion, to provoke and sometimes just to amuse...More ...
www.employmentlawworldview.com/changes-to-civil-penalty...
Iowa Immigration Law Blog: What To Do When An Employee Is ...
The Davis Brown Employment and Labor Law Blog provides Iowa human resources directors and employers with the latest on employment law matters, ...
www.davisbrownlaw.com/davis-brown-employment-and-labo...
Spilman Thomas & Battle Releases Innovative Employment Law App
Charleston, W.Va. — The law firm Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC (Spilman) announced its launch of the Spilman SuperVision app for iOS devices. The new ...
www.spilmanlaw.com/.../Spilman-Thomas---Battle-Releases-In...


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