Jul 4, 2013

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Employment Law Changes in Enterprise
The measures were implemented to further promote a dynamic economy by encouraging innovation and enterprise, while protecting the best interests of a business and its employees. Here is some of the key information that employers and business owners ...
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Dollar General violated labor law, suit claims
The Tennessean
Two Dollar General Corp. employees from East Tennessee have filed a collective-action lawsuit in Nashville alleging that the nation's largest small-box discount retailer forced them to work during unpaid lunch periods, which is a violation of federal ...
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Employment attorney: Unpaid internships may become extinct
Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
Unpaid internships could soon become a thing of the past, said Sharon Stiller, a Rochester-based partner of and director of the Employment Law Practice at New York law firm Abrams, Fensterman, Fensterman, Eisman, Formato, Ferrara & Einiger, LLP.
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Delay of employer penalties could have unintended effects
Detroit Free Press
Employers should assume the provision will take effect as planned, said Sharon Stiller, head of employment law at the firm Abrams, Fensterman. "They can modify their policies to comply with new rules, but I think the bigger deal is not being prepared.".
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Sequestration Cutting Unemployment Benefits
U.S. News & World Report
There's plenty of talk about how sequestration is hurting some workers, like the government employees facing unpaid furlough days this year. But the cuts are hitting unemployed Americans hard as well, according to one employment rights organization.
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Ex-trader Kerviel rebuffed by Paris employment tribunal
Chicago Tribune
The former banker still has a chance of winning on some points, however, thanks to the technicalities of French employment law, argued Mabrouk Sassi, a lawyer who specializes in tax, business and employment law. Under the terms of his dismissal, SocGen ...
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The Supreme Court Limits Our Employment Rights...Again
American Civil Liberties Union News and Information (blog)
Both interpret one of the federal laws that govern employment discrimination: Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. By setting forth yet another cramped interpretation of this statute, the Supreme Court made it more difficult once again, as it did ...
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Case law update: employment tribunal finds that setting a compulsory ...
The Lawyer
On 28 May 2013, an employment tribunal (ET) delivered its judgment in the long-running but important age discrimination case of Seldon v Clarkson Wright and Jakes (a partnership) (CWJ). Mr Seldon was a partner in the law firm CWJ and, under the terms ...
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How is your company embracing flexible working?
The Guardian
Alternative ways of working are beginning to replace the traditional nine to five, which can be daunting for SMEs. With fewer staff to cover the needs of the business and smaller budgets, it may initially seem like a challenge for SMEs to accommodate ...
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The cost of rights for shares
CIPD (blog)
It means that from September 2013, employers will be permitted to give shares in their business to new employees, who in return will give up some fundamental employment rights. Employees will primarily give up the rights to sue employers for unfair ...
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Nevada limits access to employee's social media accounts, credit reports
Las Vegas Review-Journal
New social media and personal credit privacy laws have been enacted recently in a number of states around the country — including Nevada — could present problems for businesses, according to a Las Vegas-based labor and employment attorney.
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Don't Show Them The Money Re: Lending Employees Money
The National Law Review
Let's say you sue the ex-employee. As we know, "the best defense is a good offense." Are you prepared to deal with a counterclaim from the ex-employee asserting a violation of some employment law (i.e. discrimination, harassment, retaliation)? Are you ...
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AFL-CIO Chief Says Health-Law Delay Troubling
Wall Street Journal (blog)
In his statement, Mr. Trumka said labor "fought to ensure employers have a responsibility to provide affordable, comprehensive health benefits to their workers and their families." While the health law's penalty provision fell short of what labor ...
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Justice Department Settles Immigration-related Discrimination Claim Against ...
eNews Park Forest
Washington, DC--(ENEWSPF)--July 3, 2013. The Justice Department today reached an agreement with Stellar Staffing LLC, based in Birmingham, Ala., resolving claims that the employment agency violated the anti-discrimination provision of the Immigration ...
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Have You Updated Your Employment Application Recently?
The National Law Review
One routine HR document that often gets overlooked in the hectic life of HR professionals is the company employment application. If you have not updated yours in the last few years, set aside some time to review it and make any necessary changes. You ...
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5 New Laws Affecting Small Businesses Now
Specifically, the guidance indicates that an employer's use of an individual's criminal history in making employment decisions may, in some instances, violate the prohibition against employment discrimination under the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended.
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Revamped TUPE 'due by September', says employment minister
CIPD (blog)
The Liberal Democrat minister used the platform to hail a raft of forthcoming reforms resulting from the government's Employment Law Review, which she said would promote growth and employment. These include pre-claim conciliation in the tribunal ...
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EU court: Italy falling short on employment rights for disabled
The New Age Online
Contrary to EU law, Italian legislation did not require that all employers adopt "effective and practical measures" for all persons with disabilities to "have access to, participate in, or advance in employment, and to undergo training," the European ...
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Promotions at city commercial law firm
This is Scunthorpe
... the dispute-resolution department dealing with commercial disputes, while David is a member of the firm's planning team. Ed works in the employment team. He is experienced in non-contentious issues and advises clients on all aspects of employment law.
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Higher Education Practitioners: Living And Working In The UAE
Mondaq News Alerts (registration)
The main legislation that applies to all employers and employees with respect to employment matters is UAE Law No. 8 of 1980, as amended (the Labour Law). This is a federal law and applies to each Emirate and, with a few minor exceptions, covers all ...
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Orientation on 'Kasambahay' Law held
Philippine Information Agency
RLC invited national government agencies (NGAs) in Eastern Visayas to discuss the mandatory laws of Pag-IBIG Fund, Social Security System (SSS), Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) and the Philippine Health Insurance Corp. (PhilHealth) in ...
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Employment Probationary Period - Terminations
Mondaq News Alerts (registration)
While the employee may not be entitled to reasonable notice or termination pay in lieu of notice under Ontario's Employment Standards Act ("ESA"), the employee is entitled under common law. In the recent Small Claims Court decision of Deacon v. Moxey ...
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EEOC sues BMW, Dollar General for biased background checks
Business Management Daily
... manufacturer BMW and the Dollar General retail chain, alleging that the companies' criminal background check policies illegally resulted in employees being fired and others being screened out for employment in violation of Title VII of the Civil ...
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The Applicability Of The Massachusetts Wage Act Swells In June 2013
Mondaq News Alerts (registration)
As such, employment practices related to such employees should be reviewed prudently to ensure compliance with Massachusetts law. If you have any questions about this Alert or would like more information, please contact Bronwyn L. Roberts, Jeffrey D.
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The U.S. Supreme Court Rules Defense of Marriage Act Unconstitutional ...
The National Law Review
COBRA Rights– Opposite-sex spouses who lose their right to an employer's group health plan due to certain qualifying events (e.g., death of employee, divorce from employee) have the right to continue plan coverage under COBRA. Same-sex spouses will ...
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Employment contract minefield can take its toll
Financial Times
... whether the company is listed, whether specific regulatory requirements are applicable, the seniority and role of the executive, and even the extent to which the employer's contracts are up to date in terms of employment law requirements and best ...
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Disability-bias suit seeks promotional video captions
Business Management Daily
Note: Although this case doesn't directly involve employment law, it could affect your company. If you use videos to interact with your customers, make sure they are captioned or otherwise accessible to hearing-impaired viewers. When videos are ...
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Civil Rights Whiplash at the US Supreme Court
Huffington Post
After all, in the 1980s, the court derided a gay man's privacy rights claim as "at best facetious" when he tried to challenge Georgia's sodomy law but also upheld the Voting Rights Act and broadened the reach of employment discrimination laws. Taken ...
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Nixon vetoes two employment bills
Kansas City Business Journal
"What employees do on their own time should not be used as a basis for denying unemployment benefits, except in the narrow circumstances already set forth in the law," Nixon said in a statement. He also noted that the bill would violate federal laws ...
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ProfNet Experts Available on Employee Discrimination, Elderly Same-Sex ...
Sacramento Bee
EXPERT ALERTS: Rulings on Employee Discrimination Cases Deborah Widiss Associate Professor of Law Indiana University Maurer School of Law "The two decisions – Nassar and Vance – will leave victims of harassment in a particularly vulnerable ...
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Employers Risk NLRB's Wrath With Limits On Workplace Pics
Law360 (subscription)
Law360, New York (July 03, 2013, 8:28 PM ET) -- Employers looking to safeguard confidential information and protect their reputations by restricting workers' ability to take photographs and video footage in the workplace should be cautious about ...
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Web4 new results for Employment Law
Employee Rights Self-Help Clinic Story | Thomas ... - San Diego
Thomas Jefferson School of Law is launching a new program for people with work-related legal issues. The Employee Rights Self Help Clinic will provide ...
Fair Labor Standards Act – Time suffered or permitted to work ...
Online resource to help employers, small businesses owners, Human Resources professionals, attorneys, and employees answer their employment and labor ...
Parker Employment Law Attorney | Littleton Sex Discrimination ...
At Miller & Steiert, we assist both employer and employee. Whether you have an employment contract or employment lawsuit, our employment law attorneys can ...
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Topical Highlights for Labor and Employment provides summaries of significant judicial decisions.

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