Jul 7, 2013

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Provinces fail to come up with anti-child labour law
The News International
In May 2011, the Punjab government had adopted the Employment of Children (Amendment) Act 2011 as the province's apex child labour law, replacing the Employment of Children Act (ECA) 1991, and retained the main feature of the federal law. In 2012 ...
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Social media free speech rights complicated for workers
The question of employees' rights when it comes to social media is "the hottest issue going right now," said Dorraine Larison, a St. Cloud employment law attorney who frequently counsels businesses on developing social media policies. Generally ...
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Small business stricken by Obamacare mandate
The Detroit News
Acknowledging business frustration with the complexities of the Affordable Care Act, the Obama administration has suspended until 2015 the law's mandate that companies provide health insurance for employees or face a penalty. The government should ...
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Thirty Best Labor and Employment Law Firms Named by bestattorneysonline ...
DigitalJournal.com (press release)
The independent authority on legal services, bestattorneysonline.com, has released their list of the thirty best labor and employment law firms in the legal industry for the month of July 2013. The rankings are released at the start of each month based ...
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BUSINESS LAW : Title VII claim fails
As we have noted in the past, Title VII prohibits employers from discriminating against an individual with respect to compensation, terms, conditions, or privileges of employment based on that individual's race. To establish a claim, the employee must ...
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Seattle Latest City to "Ban the Box" for Private Employers
Mondaq News Alerts (registration)
If you have any questions or concerns regarding the new Seattle ordinance, its interaction with other local, state, and/or federal laws, or other criminal background check laws, please contact your Proskauer lawyer or any co-chair of the Employment Law ...
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Laws: Labour's sexist suicide mission
Stuff.co.nz (blog)
If Labour's logic is applied, professions they dominate - teaching, nursing, the media - will require reverse quotas. And let's ensure strict gender quotas for specialist undergraduate schools like law and medicine because women also dominate tertiary ...
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Are internships educational or just free labor?
So what does federal labor law think about that? Don't we have a minimum wage in this country, not to mention a 13th Amendment? Are these interns soaking up jobs that paid adults should fill, especially in so-called glamour fields such as fashion and ...
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Supreme Court Reinforces Strict Standard of Review of Affirmative Action ...
Mondaq News Alerts (registration)
... affirmative action and diversity programs of employers, especially public employers who must comply not only with employment statutes like Title VII, but also have the same obligations as public universities with respect to employees ...
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Outsourced workers enjoy equal pay as regular staff
In China, tens of millions of people are working for their employers under indirect contracts, but they may soon benefit from a newly amended labor contract law. Since July, those so-called outsourced workers are now entitled to the same amount of pay ...
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Sequester putting more pressure on unemployed
Press TV
According to the National Employment Law Project, 120,100 people in New Jersey who receive jobless insurance will see their average compensation decrease 22.2 percent. "They just don't care. The government is doing absolutely nothing to stimulate job ...
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Economist: Obamacare to Encourage Part-Time Employment, Cost Taxpayers
Wall St. Cheat Sheet
Essentially, the law could have the unintended consequence of manipulating a marketplace predicated on having full-time workers to reach maximum productivity to switch largely to part-time employment, since the incentives will now be greater. In line ...
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Boot camp benefits Alabama employers
Opelika Auburn News
The Alabama Cooperative Extension System should be commended on its 2013 outreach to employers throughout the state of Alabama on a variety of employment law subjects; the most recent of which was Alabama Guns in the Parking Lot Act with Lee ...
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OK to punish repeat offenders more harshly
Business Management Daily
OK to punish repeat offenders more harshly. by The HR Specialist: California Employment Law on July 6, 2013 6:00pm in Firing,Human Resources. A cardinal HR rule: Everyone who breaks the same rule should receive the same punishment. That doesn't ...
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Business Roundup for July 7
Martinsburg Journal
In addition, the publication named Bowles Rice as "Top Ranked" in each of the five areas of law evaluated by the publication's researchers in West Virginia: corporate/commercial law; labor and employment law; commercial litigation; natural resources ...
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Email from a hellish resort
Jamaica Gleaner
"I would like to know if the labour law in Jamaica doesn't protect hotel workers. The law says that a person must work 40 hours per week, which is equivalent to 2 days off for the workweek. Well, there is a big breach of the law going on because in ...
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Internships under scrutiny: Court addresses working environment, compensation
Jackson Clarion Ledger
The question is, are (interns) there shadowing (someone), learning, or are they doing something that provides an economic advantage" for the employer, says Tim Threadgill, an employment law attorney with Butler Snow O'Mara Stevens Cannada law firm in ...
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Business briefs
Ventura County Star
McGlasson will oversee the company's legal function, including intellectual property, international law, ethics, corporate governance, contracts and labor, employment matters and regulatory affairs. She still will be corporate secretary and compliance ...
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Comment: Better Together? Not if you're a trade unionist
Attacks on employment law, where statutory redundancy has been reduced to 45 days, contempt for health and safety legislation, removal of civil liability claims, welfare reform, and continuing austerity are not reasons for a trade union activist in ...
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WILLIAM E. SPRIGGS: Reflecting on comprehensive immigration reform
Your Houston News
Not just workers, but employers, were hiding work-and jobs-from enforcement of labor law and from job seekers who needed information on job openings. Helping to correct an imbalance in labor laws and workers' rights will help to correct an imbalance in ...
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The unprovoked attack on Wyoming workers
Casper Star-Tribune Online
After July 1, Wyoming's working people will no longer have the legal right to be paid for unused, "banked" vacation when their employment terminates. The law's creator has characterized this statement as paternalistic, and that it represents a "fear ...
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Bill to protect BPO workers filed anew
Santiago's bill aims to protect the rights of call center employees to, among others, organize and join labor organizations; a safe and healthy working environment; and the right to stay in their employer's premises until daybreak for night shift ...
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Redundant workers deserve support
Tauranga's Employment and Environment Law partner Danny Jacobson says the recession has required many Bay employers to examine their business costs and efficiencies to remain viable. In many cases employers view redundancy as a last resort – and ...
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South Jersey Business People, July 7
Cherry Hill Courier Post
Woolwich resident Elizabeth Garcia has been appointed chairwoman of the Labor and Employment practice group at Mount Laurel's Parker McCay law firm. Garcia, also a shareholder, serves as lead labor attorney for more than 45 municipal, school board ...
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'Ban the Box' would eliminate past crimes from job applications
Lincoln Journal Star
A Connecticut law, for example, prohibits denial of public employment or a professional license because of a prior conviction, saying "the ability of returned offenders to find meaningful employment is directly related to their normal functioning in ...
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School board vote on orientation challenged
Roanoke Times
Finally, he said that without the existence of federal law, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission could not act on claims based on sexual orientation language added to the MCPS policy. Despite King's statements that no additional protections ...
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On tipped wage, Berkeley should learn from its neighbors
San Jose Mercury News
Federal law sets the minimum wage for all employees at $7.25. However, businesses such as restaurants are allowed to pay a base wage of $2.13 coupled with a guarantee that employees earn at least the federal minimum with tips included. In practice, the ...
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Federal subcontractors now have whistleblower protections ... - Dallas
A general consensus exists that society should encourage people to speak up when they see others breaking the law. As su.
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