Jul 5, 2013

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Business View & Comment Comment: Legal challenges threaten Employment ...
Business7
Against this background, it should come as little surprise that the Government's proposal to introduce the payment of fees into the Employment Tribunal system has proved to be the most controversial measure within the raft of employment law reforms ...
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Morality Clause at Issue in Ohio Labor Lawsuit
LawyersandSettlements.com
Cincinnati, OH: When it comes to state labor laws, such as Ohio labor laws, when do Ohio employee rights take precedent over morality clauses? That was the question before a federal jury, who was asked to consider whether Ohio employment labor law was ...
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Criminal records a delicate subject for employees, employers
HeraldNet
The EEOC charges that the automaker violated the anti-discrimination provisions within Title VII of the Civil Rights Act through the use of criminal background checks in employment decisions. The actual discrimination charged is based on the principle ...
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Government consults on new tax breaks to "encourage and support" indirect ...
Out-Law.com
It is consulting on the creation of a capital gains tax relief (CGT), which would apply when the controlling share of a business was sold into indirect employee ownership. A second relief would allow employee-owned companies to pay staff an annual ...
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US Supreme Court Ruling Offers Employers Hope in Pro-Employee World
Lawfuel
LawFuel.com � Law Firm News � The Supreme Court vacated that decision, concluding that "the text, structure and history of Title VII demonstrate that a plaintiff making a retaliation claim … must establish that his or her protected activity was a but ...
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Mr. Solomon's wisdom
Power Line (blog)
Attending the Upper Midwest Employment Law Institute in St. Paul this past May, I was only seeking to fulfill my continuing legal education requirement. I wasn't looking for politics at the employment law program, but at the institute's plenary morning ...
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DOLE to hold barangay orientation on 'Kasambahay' Law
Philippine Information Agency
BORONGAN CITY, Eastern Samar, July 5 (PIA) -- The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) here is conducting an information drive in the barangays of the province in preparation for a province wide orientation program on the Kasambahay Law (KL) ...
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Supreme Court rejects Snyder's request for advisory opinion on right-to-work law
Battle Creek Enquirer
State employee unions argue that the law does not apply to them because the state constitution gives the Michigan Civil Service Commission exclusive jurisdiction over the terms of their employment. Snyder requested the opinion in late January, saying ...
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Marryatt payout could top $500000
Stuff.co.nz
City employment law experts spoken to yesterday said a severance package worth six to 12 months' salary was not unusual at the senior executive level. The difficulty for the council if they hoped to push Marryatt out, is that any payout could be ...
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COMMENT : First from the top! ― Hina Hafeezullah Ishaq
Pakistan Daily Times
The Labour Department Punjab took various initiatives under the project, focusing not only on capacity building and gender expertise but also undertaking to review the labour laws from a gender perspective, to align them to grant equal protection and ...
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How the Sequester Savages the Long-Term Unemployed
The Nation.
These are folks who can least afford to absorb these kinds of cuts," said Maurice Emsellem, policy co-director at the National Employment Law Project. "They're tapped out financially. They are surviving week by week on these benefits, for the most part ...
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UK employers must heed judgement on Woolworths collective redundancy case
The HR Director Magazine
Martin Warren, Employment and Pensions Practice Group Head at global law firm Eversheds comments: "This case arose from the mass redundancies following the insolvency of the Woolworths and Ethel Austin companies. Following a failure to consult the ...
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Keker & Van Nest, Wachtell, Paul Weiss: Business of Law (1)
Businessweek
Pocklington focuses her practice on traditional labor relations and employment law including election representation and unfair labor practice charges before the National Labor Relations Board, advising and training on union avoidance and campaign ...
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Confusion reigns as Employment Contract Law comes into effect
China Law and Practice (subscription)
The amended Employment Contract Law (中华人民共和国劳动合同法) came into force this week. Since it was first promulgated in 2008, the use of dispatch workers and agencies has soared. The main purpose of the amendments was to remove loopholes that ...
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Document misconduct probe, just in case of lawsuit
Business Management Daily
by The HR Specialist: Minnesota Employment Law on July 5, 2013 11:00am in Firing,Human Resources. Sometimes, it's pretty obvious you need to terminate an employee. That doesn't mean you don't have to investigate and document your decision.
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Rudd builds team to befriend business
Herald Sun
These included changes to the 457 skilled worker temporary visa laws, tarred as "anti-investment and anti-employment" by one group, while Fair Work Act changes are seen as giving union officials greater powers to enter work places. Australian Industry ...
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Employers using psychometrics on shaky ground
Newstalk ZB
Cullen Employment Law partner David Burton says using the tests could leave employers open to a challenge - as happened in one case he's aware of. "And in that case the employees redundancy was found to be unjustified and the employee was ...
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Walmart pay saga continues with appeal to Pa. Supreme Court
Business Management Daily
by The HR Specialist: Pennsylvania Employment Law on July 5, 2013 8:00am in Human Resources,Overtime Labor Laws. Retail giant Walmart has appealed to the Pennsylvania Supreme Court, asking it to overturn a $187.6 million class-action verdict issued ...
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Simplified TUPE regulations due by September
Workplace Law Network (subscription)
Speaking at the CIPD Employment Law Conference on 3 July, Ms Swinson said that new rules on TUPE have been eagerly awaited by employers and promised a "simpler" regime that would provide greater certainty for businesses. Ms Swinson indicated ...
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TMT Legal Update: June's employment law changes; and what else to expect ...
Linex Legal (press release) (registration)
Précis - Various changes to employment legislation took effect on 25th June 2013, including amendments to whistleblowing laws. Other changes will follow over coming months. In this briefing we outline the key employment law changes that can be expected ...
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Kasambahay poster girl
Inquirer.net
Maria on being eyed by the International Labor Organization and the Department of Labor and Employment as the poster girl of the Kasambahay Law: "If my endorsement means increasing awareness and educating our household helpers on their rights...
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Some employees can't afford to stay home sick
The Tennessean
Florida joined other states, including Tennessee, Louisiana and Mississippi, that have laws blocking such requirements. Regardless of state and local laws, the issue of whether to provide paid sick time to employees is a question that every employer ...
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More firms requiring non-compete agreements
MarketWatch
"Corporations are overplaying their hands in state courts" and causing states to create additional restrictions, says R. Scott Oswald, managing principal of the Employment Law Group, a Washington, D.C.-based law firm. With technology making it easier ...
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EU Referendum Bill Heads To Parliament
Sky News
Labour and Liberal Democrat MPs are expected to stay away from Westminster for the debate, dismissing the legislation - which has a slim chance of becoming law - as a political stunt. It is designed to cement the PM's promise if re-elected in 2015 to ...
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Connecticut Law Restricts The Use Of Non-Compete Agreements In Acquisitions ...
Mondaq News Alerts (registration)
The new law, Public Act No. 13-309, would take effect on October 1, 2013. The focus of the Act is to restrict the use of non-compete agreements when an employer is acquired by or merged with another employer. Under the Act, when an employee is ...
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Wonkbook: Obamacare's rocky week
Washington Post
Health law penalty delay clouds individual mandate. "[B]y declining to enforce the rules on employers, the Obama administration might find it harder to carry out the individual mandate under which people must carry health insurance or pay a tax penalty…
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Justice Department reaches settlement with R.I. company on immigration-related ...
The Providence Journal
WASHINGTON -- A Rhode Island employer, Vincent Porcaro Inc. (VPI), will take steps to resolve immigration-related unfair employment practices, under a settlement agreement with the Justice Department. The government found that VPI violated anti ...
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Mining peace pact hits first hurdle
Mail & Guardian Online
It also stated that parties must ensure "all matters pertaining to labour relations" are conducted within the framework of labour law. The state committed to preventing the abuse of workers by unscrupulous microlenders, including reviewing regulations ...
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Ask Lambda Legal - Bathroom Access for Transgender People
Camp KC
Q: I'm a transgender person and was recently questioned by an employee of a local restaurant when I went to use the bathroom. What should I do if this happens again? A: There is no law that says a person must look a certain way to use a certain ...
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NSB police chief given extra half-year's pay for retiring
Daytona Beach News-Journal
Jason Bent, a law professor at Stetson University who specializes in employment law, said severance typically isn't given to employees who retire or voluntarily quit. "Ordinarily, a contract would spell out when severance pay is available and it would ...
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EEOC cracking down on employers asking medical history questions
Inside Tucson Business
If employers take these two steps, they will greatly reduce the risk of having a GINA claim brought against them or included in another complaint for additional leverage. Contact Jessica Post, who practices in the area of labor, employment law and ...
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New unemployment legislation takes hold as county numbers improve
Macon County News
The new law goes into effect right as May's county employment figures were released and showed an increase in unemployment rates for 87 of the 100 counties in the state. Macon County saw its unemployment rate decrease to 9.8 percent from 10.2 percent ...
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Coordinated Efforts Needed On The Decent Work Bill
The Inquirer
THE NEW LABOUR law otherwise referred to as the Decent Work Bill, was passed by the 53rd House of Representatives at the time of the agriculture break without setting what should be the real minimum wages. AT ITS regular session recently, Plenary of ...
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Fourth Annual Trans Law Institute at Lavender Law
ChicagoPride.com
This year's theme is "25 Years of Transgender Law," which fits with this year being the momentous 25th anniversary of the Lavender Law Conference. This year's Institute will focus on employment, immigration, health care, and increasing trans ...
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Breaking News : US adds 195K jobs in June ; unemployment remains at 7.6 %
Politico
"ObamaCare has been predicted to be a drain on employment since before its passage and that outcome was confirmed by the Obama Administration's delay of the employer mandate," Cantor said, calling for a "permanant delay" of the health care law.
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Civil Rights and the Supreme Court: Why We Can't Celebrate
CounterPunch
He writes in the areas of critical race theory, employment discrimination, criminal procedure, constitutional law, and identity. He is editor of Race Law Stories (Foundation Press) (with Rachel Moran), and is working on a book on employment ...
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S Arabia expels thousands of Yemeni workers
Aljazeera.com
Officials confirm that thousands of Yemeni expatriates have been deported after a controversial change in the Saudi labour law, designed to curb the overwhelming number of foreign workers flooding the country. Yemen is the poorest country in the Arab ...
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20-Year-Old Nigerian Bags First Class Degree in Law At UK University
AllAfrica.com
In May 2013, she was at Shoosmiths LLP, UK to do a day's internship in the Employment Department and in June she stretched her internship drive into Construction Law. The latter experience enabled her to understand hardcore legal issues including the ...
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Blogs3 new results for Employment Law
 
Employment Law Advice Solicitors help client settle unfair dismissal ...
By Employment Law Advice Solicitors
Employment Law Advice Solicitors advised a client this week on the settlement of an unfair dismissal claim for a five-figure sum. It was settled after protracted and complicated negotiations with the other party.
Employment Law Advice Solicitors
Fourth Annual Trans Law Institute at Lavender Law | The Bilerico ...
By Dr. Jillian T. Weiss
This year's theme is "25 Years of Transgender Law," which fits with this year being the momentous 25th anniversary of the Lavender Law Conference. This year's Institute will focus on employment, immigration, health care, and increasing trans ...
The Bilerico Project
Lawffice Space - Employment Law Blog: No Brazilian Wax, No Job ...
By [email protected] (Philip Miles)
Not surprisingly, this case has received some media attention - like this Huffington Post article - for the important employment law issues, I'm sure (HT: Mike Chittenden via email). Email ThisBlogThis!Share to TwitterShare to Facebook.
Lawffice Space - Employment Law Blog

Web4 new results for Employment Law
 
Employment Law Lookout | Workplace Policy
Employment Law Lookout is a resource for employers, management & HR on the today's legal workplace issues including ADA & diversity issues.
www.laborandemploymentlawcounsel.com/
Labor & Employment Law - Declues, Burkett & Thompson, LLP
Declues, Burkett & Thompson, LLP's labor & employment law practice helps clients with mediation and litigation regarding all types of labor and employment law ...
www.dbtlaw.com/labor--employment-law.html
Multi-jurisdictional Labor and Employment Law ... - Ernst & Young
Multi-jurisdictional Labor and. Employment Law update. Spring/Summer Issue 2013. Labor and Employment. Law in EMEIA ...
www.ey.com/.../EY-EMEIA-Labor-Employmen-Newsletter-S...
Labor & Employment Law Alerts - SmithAmundsen
Rebecca Dobbs Bush reviews the Supreme Court ruling on DOMA and how it affects employers.
www.salawus.com/Newsletters/Labor/Page1458


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