Jul 19, 2013

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Employment law could breach international standards
Radio New Zealand
Council of Trade Unions president Helen Kelly said it would start a campaign on Monday against the proposed changes and take the matter to the International Labour Organisation (ILO) if the bill becomes law. But Employers and Manufacturers Association ...
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California Labor Commissioner Julie A. Su honored as top labor and ...
"Julie continues to make great strides in enforcing labor law. She has increased pressure on the underground economy by issuing more citations for minimum wage and overtime violations and improving the wage claims process to assist California workers ...
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Be Careful What You Say Re: Age Discrimination Employment Litigation
The National Law Review
James F. Ehrenberg is an associate in Barnes & Thornburg's Labor and Employment Law Department in Indianapolis, Indiana. He regularly defends employers in matters alleging wrongful discharge, discrimination, retaliation, sexual harassment, breach of ...
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Labour MP decries 'vicious' employment law changes
Southland Times
Proposed changes outlined in the Employment Relations Amendment Bill would be detrimental to workers and cement New Zealand as a low-income country, a visiting Labour MP said in Invercargill yesterday. The Labour MP and spokeswoman for labour ...
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Labour attack industrial law changes again
Sunday Star Times
Labour has renewed its attack on planned industrial law changes after papers showed further concerns about possible breaches of international labour conventions. In a paper to the Cabinet released yesterday, Labour Minister Simon Bridges warns that a ...
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New Jersey Enacts Law Providing Leave From Employment For Victims Of ...
The National Law Review
The New Jersey Security And Financial Empowerment Act (A-2919 or "the SAFE Act"), which becomes effective November 1, 2013, provides employees who suffer from an incident of domestic violence or sexually violent offense (as defined by N.J.S.A. ...
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Prison guards vote to leave Wisconsin State Employees Union
Fond du Lac Reporter
FON · Local News. Prison guards voted Thursday to break away from the once-powerful Wisconsin State Employees Union, already wobbly at the knees after a 2011 state law effectively ended public sector union rights. The vote was 1,548-1,108 for the split.
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LAMBRO: The coming employment retrenchment
Washington Times
While just about every poll in the country is telling the administration that Americans care more about finding a job and getting a weak economy back on track, President Obama is out promoting his signature social welfare law: the government's de facto ...
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Employment Non-Discrimination Act Clears Senate Committee
The National Law Review
"The President has long supported an inclusive ENDA, which would enshrine into law strong, lasting and comprehensive protections against employment discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity. We look forward to the full Senate ...
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Barely Legal Things Employers Do To Keep Unemployed Applicants Out
Business Insider
The problem though, is that it's also very difficult to prove that the tactics above are being used to keep out unemployed people. "It's difficult to document," Maurice Emsellem, policy co-director with the National Employment Law Project, told Eileen ...
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Supreme Court's DOMA Decision Affects Employers' Obligations Under The FMLA
Metropolitan Corporate Counsel
The FMLA and its regulations define "spouse" as "a husband or wife as defined or recognized under State law for purposes of marriage in the State where the employee resides, including common law marriage in States where it is recognized." Although this ...
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Mo. labor department official to get job back after challenging her dismissal
The Republic
Cindy Guthrie, a longtime employee at the department's Division of Employment Security, had filed an administrative legal challenge to her February dismissal as chief of the Employer Contributions Section, which assigns tax rates paid by companies to ...
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CJEU: unlawful to require new employers to apply collective bargaining ...
"Previous case law – and earlier decisions and opinions in this case – seemed to suggest that a private sector transferee would be bound to apply public sector pay settlements made after the transfer, if the transferred employment contracts said that ...
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Dismissed Mo. labor dept. worker getting job back
... Missouri Department of Labor and Industrial Relations. Cindy Guthrie, a longtime employee at the department's Division of Employment Security, had filed an administrative legal challenge to her February dismissal as chief of the Employer ...
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Employment for crime victims
UB Post
The Minister of Labor adopted a regulation for the "Employment of human trafficking victims and occupational training service". According to the Law of Criminal Procedure, this regulation applies to unemployed working-age Mongolian citizens whose ...
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Ferris State board approves 5-year faculty contract after legal fight
The Grand Rapids Press - MLive.com
Some lawmakers had threatened to penalize universities that approved contracts in advance of the law. A Mecosta County judge denied the request of the association about RTW not taking effect at Ferris until a hearing before the Michigan Employment ...
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Michael Rainer Commercial Law Blog on Lawyers.com
Lawyers.com Blog (blog)
If, for example, a computer program is created by an employee in the course of carrying out employment duties or under the authority of the employer, such related rights will remain reserved with the employer even after termination of employment and ...
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Are All Unpaid Internships Illegal? Labor Lawyers Explain How Businesses Can ...
International Business Times
"I do think this debate is going down to a question of policy," said Sharon Stiller, director of employment law at Abrams, Fensterman. Stiller, who spoke to IBTimes by phone from her office in Rochester, said as more internship lawsuits flood the legal ...
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Jobs Concerns May Complicate Perez's Role As DOL Chief
Law360 (subscription)
Law360, New York (July 18, 2013, 9:23 PM ET) -- Newly confirmed labor secretary Thomas Perez will likely set a tough, enforcement-minded tone when he takes the reins of the U.S. Department of Labor and could push through a wave of new regulations, ...
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R. Scott Slifka
Hartford Business
My responsibilities include general commercial law, employment law, real estate, insurance, mergers and acquisitions, antitrust law, licensing and intellectual property. I've also pursued public service. Since 2004 I've had the honor of serving as ...
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Naming and shaming before investigations are complete
CIPD (blog)
Anyone who works with UK employment law knows the importance of 'process' in dealing with employee misconduct, and that if an employer imposes sanctions, such as dismissal, on an employee without following a fair procedure then the organisation will ...
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NLRB GC's Office Says Employers May Not Unilaterally Implement Social Media ...
Mondaq News Alerts (registration)
... take note of the pro-union approach here in the context of social media, especially considering the two imminent pro-labor NLRB appointments set to join the NLRB. For additional analysis on this issue, please visit our sister blog, Employment Law ...
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Five myths about fixed-term employees
Fixed-term employees provide cheap temporary cover, with little risk to the employer when the contract expires. That is a commonly-held view. However, is it true? Here we focus on five key rights that fixed-term employees can claim. Since 2002 and the ...
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Some gay-rights activists regret focus on marriage
Richmond Times Dispatch
Stone said the latest survey of the community centers' patrons found that their top concerns were anti-gay bullying at schools, transgender rights, HIV and AIDS issues, and the need for more laws against anti-gay discrimination in employment, housing ...
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Fed Ponders Part-Time Shift as Obamacare Role Questioned
The law requires employers with 50 or more full-time equivalent employees to provide benefits to those who work at least 30 hours a week, or pay a $2,000-per-person fine. The Obama administration said this month that it would give businesses an extra ...
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European judges make crucial TUPE ruling
Local Government Chronicle
Emma Burrows, head of the employment department at law firm Trowers & Hamlins, said the ruling meant that alterations to collective agreements post-transfer would no longer have an effect. "When employees transfer under TUPE, the law operates to bind ...
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County seeks worker raises
San Angelo Standard-Times
SAN ANGELO, Texas — The Tom Green County Commissioners Court is proposing across the board cost-of-living increases in salary, expenses and other allowances for county employees and elected officials. Law enforcement would receive a 5 percent ...
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Copyright law holdup linked to US pressure
... in 2008 to update the law to keep pace with digital technology - and a review within five years was promised. However, documents show the Government has agreed to delay the Ministry for Business, Innovation and Employment study until the conclusion ...
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LULAC Lauds Perez Confirmation as Key Victory for Latinos and Workers
PR Web (press release)
The primary role of the Department of Labor is to implement the employment law provisions in order to help support working families and respond to the needs of our nation's communities. "We hope that with the confirmation of Thomas Perez the agency ...
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Hawaii High Court OKs Worker Wage Suits Over State Tip Law
Law360 (subscription)
Law360, New York (July 18, 2013, 8:18 PM ET) -- The Hawaii Supreme Court on Tuesday gave the green light to hotel and restaurant workers to sue under the state's wage law over alleged violations of a state statute that requires service charges on food ...
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BRODKORB TAPES: Ousted Senate staffer recorded firing - KMSP-TV
FOX 9 News
Employment attorney and former Human Rights Commissioner Stephen Cooper listened to the tapes at the request of FOX 9 News, and he said "it helps tremendously" that Fischbach shared her opinion even though she was not involved in the decision to fire ...
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Are 'testers' used to see if hiring laws are followed?
Business Management Daily
Testers from the civil rights groups are often looking to gather information about an employer's hiring practices, while union "salts" are hoping to gain employment in your workforce where they can educate employees about the benefits of membership in ...
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Hawaii Hotel Workers Win Small Step Toward Compensation For Wage Theft
Mintpress News
Lichten and Perkin believe that the hotels are in violation of a Hawaii law that requires hotels and restaurants to distribute service charges for food and beverage services entirely to employees unless customers are informed that management retains a ...
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Am Law Trio Advise on Apache's $3.75 Billion Asset Sale
The American Lawyer
For the sale to Fieldwood, Apache has turned to a Bracewell team that includes business and regulatory chair G. Alan Rafte, finance partner Kristen Campana, labor and employment partner Bruce Jocz, tax partner Elizabeth McGinley, and corporate and ...
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Blogs4 new results for Employment Law
Labor Employment Law Blog: New Jersey Supreme Court Expands ...
By Sheppard Mullin
On July 17, 2013, the Supreme Court of New Jersey expanded the state's already broad Law Against Discrimination (LAD), holding that an employee's complaints about inappropriate workplace conduct need not identify any specific victim of ...
Labor Employment Law Blog
Will contempt order melt DQ's resolve not to pay? — Business ...
By The HR Specialist: North Carolina Employment Law
by The HR Specialist: North Carolina Employment Law on July 19, 2013 10:00am in Discrimination and Harassment,Human Resources. Back in December 2011, the operator of a Dairy Queen restaurant in Winston-Salem's Hanes Mall ...
Business Management Daily
Constitutional Law Prof Blog: First Amendment Whistleblowers ...
By constitutional lawblogger
Decided in 2006, Garcetti denied First Amendment protections to a prosecutor who testified for the defense regarding his misgivings about the veracity of an affidavit used to obtain a search warrant and then suffered adverse employment ...
Constitutional Law Prof Blog
Truck Driver Held to Be Workers' Compensation Act Statutory ...
By Eric Welter
A truck driver employed by Swift Transportation Company of Arizona, LLC, was found to be a statutory employee of Sears Logistics Services, Inc. under the Virginia Workers' Compensation Act. Consequently, he was not able to maintain his ...
The Laconic Law Blog

Web7 new results for Employment Law
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 ...
The List: Labor & Employment Law Firms - Houston Business Journal
Houston, TX News - View Daily Local Business News, Resources & more in Houston, Texas.
Will the DSM-5 Lead to Crazy Employment Law?
DSM-5 will surely affect employment law profoundly, but it may well do so in some disparate and unpredictable ways. DSM-5 is likely to expand the number of  ...
Find a Cleveland Employment Law Lawyer Ohio ... - YouTube
Employment Law Lawyer Cleveland Ohio. Do you want to find a Employment Law lawyer in ...
Title VII | Employment Law Spotlight
The Employment Law Spotlight blog is written by attorneys of our national Employment and Labor Group, with an eye toward helping employers avoid litigation.
Employment Law - Snow Jensen & Reece
Call Snow Jensen & Reece, P.C., in St. George, Nevada, at 866-602-1762 to talk to a lawyer about business law, real estate, estate planning or litigation.
Labor & Employment Law Alert - New Illinois Gun Law Requires ...
Download a PDF of the Barnes & Thornburg LLP Labor & Employment Law Alert, "New Illinois Gun Law Requires Employer Action to Keep Workplaces ...

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