Jul 23, 2013

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Revised Bangladesh labour law 'falls short' of international standards: UN agency
Business Recorder
image UNITED NATIONS: The United Nations labour agency said Tuesday that amendments to the Bangladesh Labour Act "will hopefully prove to be a first step" in addressing workers' rights and boosting occupational safety and health, but urged the ...
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OMG! Social Media Policies Under More Legal Scrutiny—Time to TCOB …
As with most employment law issues, there is a spectrum of conduct which ranges from lawful to the unlawful. For example, in one recent NLRB ruling, a majority of the board affirmed that an employee's dismissal was lawful. In that case, the employer, a ...
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Genetic-Testing Law Trips Up Employers
Wall Street Journal
The EEOC cases show that GINA "is broader than what many employers realize," says Ilyse Schuman, a shareholder at employment-law firm Littler Mendelson PC. The cases "should be a wake-up call for other employers who haven't paid attention to GINA ...
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Md. law schools' job rates drop; more students finding work that requires bar ...
Washington Post
BALTIMORE — Fewer students graduating from Maryland's two law schools are finding jobs, but a greater number are obtaining employment that requires bar passage, according to data from the American Bar Association. About 86 percent of the University of ...
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With student demand flagging, law schools and firms adapt
Modesto Bee
When the recession hit, some of the nation's largest law firms stopped hiring or laid off employees. Smaller firms have also cut back. "Turned out we were a little oversized when the economy melted down," said Jim Moose, senior partner in the ...
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Employment Tribunal Fees set to arrive
29 July 2013 could represent a landmark date in employment law with tribunal fees likely to be introduced for the first time since the introduction of Employment Tribunals (ET) in 1965. The Employment Tribunals and the Employment Appeal Tribunal Fees ...
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Quinn signs laws to protect workers' paychecks
The laws deal with the misclassification of workers and the attempts of employers to avoid paying state employment taxes and premiums. "Workers shouldn't have to worry about whether their employers are following the rules and paying everything they owe ...
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Labour crisis hits 36% of construction projects in Saudi Arabia
Hindu Business Line
Nearly 36 per cent of construction projects in Saudi Arabia have been hit by labour crisis following the Gulf Kingdom's decision to introduce a labour law. There were 250,000 registered construction project contracts in Saudi Arabia before the first ...
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New civil rights chief will be pressed to charge Zimmerman in Trayvon Martin ...
Washington Post (blog)
Tom Perez (Alex Wong/Getty Images) With Tom Perez, former head of the civil rights division at Justice now moving to be secretary of Labor, the question is: Who will head Justice's civil rights division? The answer for the short term — and we're ...
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New Illinois law to fight misclassification of workers
Under the new law, the Employee Classification Act will be clarified and it will be easier to pursue violators. In addition, the signing of House Bill 923 also amends the Employee Classification Act to require all contractors report all payments to ...
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MOM seeks feedback for reviews of labour laws
Straits Times
The Manpower Ministry (MOM) is seeking public feedback as it starts the second phase of reviews to the Employment Act and the Employment of Foreign Manpower Act. In the first review phase, the Employment Act - Singapore's main labour law - was ...
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Trula Brunsdon, associate solicitor at Sherbornes LLP: Employment law
South West Business
From the point of view of an employment lawyer, now is the time to get the best staff, and it doesn't need to be a risk to the business. Provided that an employer does not discriminate, the employer can hire and then fire again in the first two years ...
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Do As They Say: It's the Law
Education Week News
Labor and employment statutes vary from state to state. But virtual uniformity exists in how state laws and courts treat the employer-employee relationship. Often using the archaic terms "master" and "servant," the law gives employers the right to ...
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Court Expands Discrimination Protections, Limits Whistleblowers
Lawyers.com Blog (blog)
Businessman blowing whistle. Eyecandy Images/Thinkstock. The New Jersey Supreme Court on July 17 clarified the scope of two important state employment laws, one dealing with reporting discrimination and the other with whistleblowing for fraud.
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Jocelyn Samuels Rumored to Become Acting Head of Civil Rights Division
Main Justice
2 in the Civil Rights Division, is a strong candidate to step in as the acting chief now that her boss, Assistant Attorney General Tom Perez, is moving to the Department of Labor. Jocelyn Samuels. Samuels is the likely choice according to The ...
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New American names its top legal executives
Fort Worth Star Telegram (blog)
As Senior Vice President and General Counsel, Paul will have responsibility for labor and employment law and litigation and oversight of the Company's compliance obligations. He will also have oversight of our labor relations efforts. Paul is a ...
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McDonald's employee budget leaves out food, child care, clothes, gas
That's nearly not enough to support yourself, let alone a family," said Gebreselassie, a staff attorney at the National Employment Law Project. McDonald's, Walmart, and other big corporations posted record breaking profits over the past year—in some ...
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Loopholes in health care law could result in employee harassment
Science Codex
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — The contrasting incentives of employers and employees under the Affordable Care Act ultimately may result in increased employee harassment and retaliation claims, two University of Illinois law professors say in a paper they co-wrote.
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Duane Morris Attorneys Named to The Nation's Most Powerful Employment ...
PR Newswire (press release)
In addition, he has been retained as an expert witness to testify in litigation involving employee discipline and due process in the workplace. Redeker received his J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania School of Law, and received his M.A., with ...
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Tennessee Voices: Human rights still priority after 50 years
The Tennessean
As the Tennessee Human Rights Commission (THRC) celebrates 50 years of enforcing the Tennessee Human Rights Act and the Tennessee Disability Act, which prohibits discrimination in housing, employment and public accommodation on the basis of ...
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LeClairRyan attorneys honored by Super Lawyers Magazine
Daily Press
Susan Childers North has been chosen as a "Super Lawyer" in the field of employment and labor law, and as one of the ""Top 50 Women Attorneys" in Virginia, according to a news release. Brian Muse has been chosen as a "Rising Star" in the field of ...
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5 Pitfalls When Hiring Employees Abroad
About - News & Issues
He leads the firm's international HR service that handles employment law, compensation and benefits, stock options, expatriate tax, and immigration related issues for clients. The differences between the U.S., where I am, and other countries are amazing.
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Car Dealer Fired Employee For Being Too Fat, Suit Claims
Law360 (subscription)
Plaintiff Joseph Whittaker — who says he's "severely obese" — claims dealership chain America's Car-Mart Inc. violated the Americans with Disabilities Act and the Civil Rights Act by terminating his seven-year employment in November. Whittaker said ...
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Facebook Posts About Co-Worker Protected By Human Rights Law
Mondaq News Alerts (registration)
Kulczycki,1 the Tribunal found that comments made by an employee about a co-worker on Facebook constituted harassment in employment contrary to subsection 5(2) of the Ontario Human Rights Code (the "Code"). The case emerged after the applicant ...
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Category: Federal and International
eNews Park Forest
Title VII is a federal statute that prohibits employment discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex and religion. The suit, filed in ... The continued enforcement of Title VII is a priority of the Justice Department's Civil Rights ...
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Top Los Angeles Employment Attorney Rodney Mesriani Weighs in on the ...
Watch List News (press release)
Attorney Rodney Mesriani, founder of the Mesriani Law Group, who represents victims of employment harassment and wrongful termination in Los Angeles and throughout California, applauds the latest Supreme Court ruling on the case of Vans v. Ball State ...
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Workplace Injuries Drop, but Claims of Employer Retaliation Rise
Wall Street Journal
About 100 federal and state court cases involving retaliation for workers' compensation claims were decided last year, roughly double the number a decade before, estimates Lex Larson, president of Employment Law Research Inc. Some lawyers attribute the ...
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Keeping Emotions Under Control is Vital When Dealing With Employment ...
Watch List News (press release)
Employment law expert, Robert McCreath, has highlighted the importance of controlling emotions when dealing with employment disputes, in a Find the Edge article published earlier today. (PRWEB UK) 22 July 2013. Understanding the emotions that are ...
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Calif. High Court Won't Hear Piece-Rate Pay Case
Law360 (subscription)
Law360, New York (July 22, 2013, 6:53 PM ET) -- The California Supreme Court on Wednesday refused to review an appeals court's ruling that a class of auto mechanics paid on a piece-rate basis were also entitled to minimum wages for time spent waiting ...
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Missouri court seeks more arguments on law denying benefits to gay partner of ...
The Republic
Their recent Missouri court filings state that the U.S. Supreme Court — a day after ruling on the federal benefits law — declined to hear an appeal of a ruling that an Arizona law limiting employment benefits to spouses had a discriminatory effect ...
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Mandatory EEOC survey sent to employers
Tire Business
The EEOC said the EEO-1 report provides "valuable employment data by race/ethnicity, gender and job categories and is used by researchers, private attorneys and human resource staff as well as in the EEOC's enforcement of Title VII of the Civil Rights ...
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Outsourcing Made by India Seen Hit by Immigration Law: Jobs
The issue is whether such employment would be as good, said 25-year-old Soma Krada, an Infosys H-1B employee in Houston. "If I have to go back once my visa expires or if this law forces my company to bring me back home, my life will instantly change," ...
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Ex-employee files suit against Somerset business claiming discrimination
Angie Abbis, a 21-year-old township resident is suing her former employer, Quality Paint and Trim and Do Molding in Somerset, under the state's Law Against Discrimination, claiming that she was harassed because of her age, gender and religion.
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Government to appeal Woolworths collective redundancies decision
The Government's decision not to attend the EAT case in which it was a respondent raised more than a few eyebrows, given its oft-stated commitment to preventing employment law burdens on businesses. "Perhaps the Government was expecting the EAT to ...
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7-Eleven Franchisees Weigh In on Recent Legal Dramas
CSNews Online
"Internal reviews are a necessary part of complying with the law. Anyone with undocumented or under-the-table employees needs to take this seriously," he said. "This is a reality check. Franchisees should not wait for 7-Eleven Inc. to review. They ...
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Arsenal & Manchester United can land 'new Fellaini' for free
According to the Daily Mail, Malanda has used Belgian employment law to cancel his contract with Zulte Waregem in the hope that he can secure a move to the Premier League or Bundesliga. Both Arsenal and Manchester United have previously been ...
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Forcing employee to take leave when healthy not FMLA interference ...
By Joy Waltemath
By Lorene D. Park, J.D. An employee's allegations that her employer forced her to take FMLA leave based on its erroneous belief that she had a serious.
Employment Law Daily
Court disallows salespeople's bid for class-action status — Business ...
By The HR Specialist: New York Employment Law
in Employment Law,Human Resources. A federal judge in the Western District of New York has decertified a class of outside salespeople who alleged they were misclassified, citing two recent Supreme Court decisions. In April this year, the ...
Business Management Daily
Unions to rally over collective bargaining law change... | Stuff.co.nz
While employers cannot simply walk away, under the new law they can ask the Employment Relations Authority to let them end bargaining, if there is a stalemate. However, the authority must consider whether the parties have explored all ...
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Reminder: Maryland law regarding pregnant workers soon to change
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Employee Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, SSDI, Workers' Compensation the attorneys at the Owenby Employee Law Center will protect your rights as ...
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